Another year, another new Dyson vacuum. However, 2021 brings some of the biggest changes we’ve seen in a long time, which is why the company is moving from V11 to V15. More specifically, the new V15 detection packs a green laser to help you see how dirty your floors are.
While many vacuums already use LEDs to help you see the dirt on your floor, Dyson is trying to outdo everyone else by including a much cooler green laser instead (only available on the ‘Fluffy’ cleaning head). ‘intended for hard floors). The laser is precisely tilted 1.5 degrees and 7.2mm from the ground to make dust as visible as possible.
Why green, you ask? Dyson says it offers the best contrast. Which I guess makes sense; a white LED would be hard to see on a light colored surface, but I’ve never seen anyone with shiny green floors.
But it’s not just the light show that gives you a better idea of how clean your floors are. The vacuum cleaner also includes a new piezo acoustic sensor that actually tells you how much dust you are picking up. This sensor also allows the vacuum to increase suction when it encounters a large amount of dust. Once the levels have stabilized, the vacuum suction will return to normal.
Dyson goes so far as to show a breakdown of the size and amount of dust on the vacuum’s LCD screen. It’s not something I ever thought I wanted to know, but it’s still pretty cool considering the accuracy of the sensor; Dyson says the sensor can detect particles as small as 10 microns – the size of some bacteria.
In addition to letting you know how dirty your floors are with scientific precision, Dyson says its new vacuum attachments probably solve the most annoying problem with vacuums all around – hair getting tangled in the brush bar.
For its new mini-motorized brush head – intended for cleaning furniture and the like – the company has developed a new tapered brush bar that is capable of winding hair and fur into a spiral in the dust bin rather than pulling it out. allow it to tangle and build up over time.
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For its larger brush bar, Dyson instead basically uses what amounts to a fancy hair comb to collect hair and keep it from tangling around the brush bar.
But wait, there is more! After introducing the oversized Dyson Outsize for giant American homes last year, Dyson today announced a smaller variant of its vacuum for smaller spaces called the Dyson Omni-glide.
This version differs from other models in two main ways: it can lie flat on the floor to clean the little nooks and crannies, and it comes with a cleaning head that can move in any direction (from where the “ Omni-glide ”). This means that instead of the usual push-pull-turn of a typical vacuum cleaner, you can sweep in any direction you want.
In order to stay flat, the Omni-glide has a slim frame and gets rid of the vertical grip for a long bar instead. This allows the vacuum to drop very low to the floor and easily slide under sofas and the like; useful for a small apartment in which moving the sofa is not an option.
Also, in another big change for Dyson, the vacuum uses a simple on-off power button instead of the usual trigger. The big caveat to all of this is that the vacuum cleaner is only designed to last 20 minutes on a charge, it does not come with a brush head intended for rugs or rugs, and it has no sophisticated new features of V15. But it’s also a lot cheaper.
The Dyson V15 Detect and Omni-glide are available to order at Dyson.com starting today. They cost $ 700 and $ 400 respectively.
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Published March 24, 2021 – 22:45 UTC