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It is very cool, but also not really an upgrade from a V10...

Case in point, I stripped a DC33 the other night. Usually I'd plough the Beko right through to clean up after, but I hesitated to use the V11 as it probably couldn't cope with the fine dust... I also pulled the trigger with the bin open (on film, will be on tomorrows video) and it got utterly caked, really disappointed they didn't limit that from happening, would have taken a tiny pressure switch somewhere on the edge of the motor housing to solve that.

The Light Torque head is also not nice on laminate/hard flooring, which is the main subject of the video
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No, that's what people tell you, then when you do list it on ebay it sells for 7.45...
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I gave my one away lol. I bet it's worth hundreds :(
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Miele Vacuum Cleaners / Re: Dyson's tools to work with Miele
« Last post by Halcyon on Yesterday at 09:38:26 PM »
That's what I thought, but I still had some hope.
Do you think that Miele's turbo brush would be as effective as Dyson's turbine head?
It's 49.99 at Curry's and you can get pack of 4 bags in the price
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Miele Vacuum Cleaners / Re: Dyson's tools to work with Miele
« Last post by MVacs on Yesterday at 09:36:03 PM »
I think there is no easy way to do that without fashioning something unique involving a cut and shut and some glue.
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Dyson in the News / Re: The New Dyson V11 (SV14) Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
« Last post by MVacs on Yesterday at 09:34:02 PM »
Beko above has already bought one and there is a more detailed topic >>here<<.
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Miele Vacuum Cleaners / Re: Dyson's tools to work with Miele
« Last post by Halcyon on Yesterday at 03:26:09 PM »
So basically I can attach quick release tool adapter to Miele's tube but it's the same size as Dyson's turbine, if it makes any sense ila_renderedila_rendered
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In my 2 bed house, it could pass as the only cleaner based on my use this morning...

Right up until I did the bathroom and needed to get the dust from behind the sink... Then the celebrity with its hose came out! I also tipped it upside down to do up on the extractor fan whilst it was a bit full and all the dirt fell the other way and caused a blizzard inside it.
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Super and solid info as ever.  :bow:

Although I haven’t seen much yet personally that would make me change from my V8 to the new V11, we all need to learn about them don’t we?

What is not often mentioned with any of the cordless machines is that really they are still secondary machines. Often times, Dysons marketing is misleading in this respect lulling people into the belief that it can be used as a main vacuum to replace a mains powered vacuum.

I don’t believe they can be used as a main vacuum cleaner unless you happen to live in one of the sterile 15th floor Singaporean apartments shown in Dysons marketing. For people who live in the real world with houses full of children and animals they are only suitable as a secondary machine.

You may yet convince us otherwise the with the new V11.
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These are the three heads you get with the Absolute, the Torque Light head, which does work very well on the right carpet, and the whole cleaner adjusts it's power as it cleans (just like Hoover did in the early 90s with Autosense!). However it's awful on laminate flooring, need to make a video showing that! The Fluffy head is good, bit prone to twisting itself around all it's joints if you push it too fast though and the mini turbo tool.

Interesting to note already after conversations with other collectors (Mr Steve Jones for one) is the motor's in these 3 heads are more powerful than they were on the V8 and 10

The Torque Light is 100w, the V10's power head is 50w
Fluffy on the V11 is 30w, not 20, the same with the small turbo tool. So, this is where they get their "50% greater suction*******" heavily caveated headline from!

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This is the tool holder, which actually works very well. I'd been using it all day and have not noticed it tbh, although I haven't tried to clean anywhere narrow yet. The tools are not a snug fit, but won't come off anytime soon!

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And there we go! 50 a month for 12 months, I hope to get some content and value out of it! Anyone want any specific things demonstrating? I have a few things in mind already, but want to build up a list of things to potter through and upload a video a week or similar.

What is very obvious though, is it's no massive step up from a V10. It's JUST like mobile phones! If you have a Galaxy S9, an S10 is pointless. V6 or V7, then maybe (although it is MUCH heavier than a V6, but much taller, I don't like the V6 as it is quite short for me, the V10 is taller) but you have to do your research, as 599 is not a happy number tbh. Very gadgety, but you pay the price for it!

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