Cutting the cord for good: Dyson’s new cordless vacuum packs the same punch as a full size vacuum

Cutting the cord for good:

Dyson’s new cordless vacuum packs the same punch as a full size vacuum

 Forget pesky cords and bulky cleaners. The latest Dyson Digital Slim™ DC62 vacuum is lightweight, cordless, and packs the same power as a mains vacuum cleaner. With 20 minutes of powerful suction, DC62 is light and easy to manoeuvre between high, low and hard to reach spaces. No more fiddling about with plugs or tripping over cords. Simply remove from the docking station and go.

James Dyson said, “Our digital motors create new technological possibilities. The V6 motor is faster and stronger than its predecessor with a higher power density; giving DC62 the performance of a mains powered machine – without being tethered to the wall.”

Integrated motor technology: the new V6 motor was engineered specifically for this machine. One and a half times more powerful than the previous motor, it draws more power from the battery source. Nothing wasted.

2 Tier Radial™ cyclones: 15 cyclones work in parallel across two tiers to capture fine dust. Dyson engineers ensured an equal flow of air throughout the cyclone pack, by engineering the airways, to guarantee constant centrifugal forces and high dust separation.

Tough on dust and dirt: a newly configured motorhead tackles dust and dirt on any surface. Carbon fibre antistatic bristles reduce the build-up of static charge, aiding capture of fine dust on hard floors. Nylon bristles work to trap ground-in dirt from carpets.

Light, versatile and easy to store: a small, light, power dense motor in the hand, instead of at the floor, makes it easy to clean up top, down low and in between spaces. The lightweight aluminium wand can be detached for stairs, upholstery, cars and other compact spaces. And storage is hassle free with a wall mounted docking station.

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Notes to editors:

Evolution of Dyson handhelds and cordless technology:

  • 2006: Dyson launched the first handheld, DC16. The first handheld with patented Root cyclone technology
  • 2009: Dyson launched DC30 and DC31, the first handhelds to be powered by the Dyson digital motor V2
  • 2011: Dyson launched DC34 – a handheld – and DC35 Digital Slim™– the first cordless vacuum with patented carbon fibre brushes for fine dust pick-up
  • 2012: Dyson launched DC44 – the second cordless vacuum with 100% more cleaner head power
  • 2013: Dyson launches DC58 and DC62 – the first machines from Dyson with the V6 Dyson digital motor – and the same performance as a mains vacuum cleaner

About Dyson:

  • Dyson has 1,536 engineers and scientists working on a pipeline of technology that stretches out over twenty-five years.
  • Dyson invests £1.5 million a week on research and development and has doubled the number of engineers employed at its UK research and development laboratories in the past two years.
  • Dyson has expertise in fluid, mechanical, robotic, electrical, thermal, chemical, acoustic, motor, thermo dynamics, testing and software engineering, and is thought to be the only vacuum cleaner manufacturer with an in-house microbiology team.

 

Dyson Digital Slim™ DC62

  • Testing: Dyson prototypes are subjected to 636 different validation tests. On/off buttons are punched 20,000 times. Prototypes are drop tested 10,000 times. Cleaner heads are slammed into iron table legs.
  • Patents: There are 350 patents and patent applications worldwide relating to the technology used in Dyson cordless vacuum cleaners, including patents relating to Dyson digital motors.
  • Run-time: This machine will run for 20 minutes, 17 minutes with the motorised tool, and for 6 minutes on boost mode.
  • Hygienic bin emptying: Just push the button to release the dirt directly into the bin.
  • Weight: 2
  • Guarantee: The machine comes with a 2 year parts and labour guarantee.
  • Energy Star Rating: The machine’s battery charger has qualified for the Energy Star rating, due to its energy efficiency.