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Dyson DC65 Animal Upright Vacuum
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DC65 Animal Upright Vacuum

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DC65 is the most powerful upright vacuum on a ball, with twice the suction of any other vacuum. It uses Radial Root Cyclone technology and a reconfigured brush bar to remove more dirt and dust from the home. The redesign of the brush bar means that the bristles have been made shorter and stiffer allowing deeper carpet penetration to remove more dirt, while maintaining superior performance on hard floors. The DC65 cleans better than any other vacuum across carpets and hard floors. It achieves this through the combination of Radial Root Cyclone technology and a self-adjusting cleaner head which seals in suction across carpets and hard floors. The latest Ball technology allows easy steering into difficult places. More key technologies are housed inside the ball, reducing components on the outside of the machine. Removing clutter from around the ball makes it even easier to steer under and around furniture. Other vacuums have a choice of settings for different floor types. This means that when moving from one floor type to another, suction power can be wasted. DC65 has an active base plate which self-adjusts to create optimal contact with every floor type. This reduces air leaks and retains more suction power at the cleaner head. Suction tested against upright market to ASTM F558 at the cleaner head, dust-loaded as per IEC 60312-1. Tested against upright market, dust-loaded, using ASTM F608, ASTM F2607 and IEC 60312-1 5.1, 5.9.

  • Dyson DC65 animal cleans better than any other vacuum across carpets and hard floors, tested against upright market, dust-loaded, using ASTM F608, ASTM F2607 and IEC 60312-1 5.2, 5.9
  • Radial Root Cyclone technology, remodeled airflows help remove more dirt, dust and allergens from the home
  • Reconfigured brush bar means 25% more power drives bristles deeper into carpets removing more dirt
  • Ball technology maneuvers easily around furniture, obstacles and into difficult places
  • Instant high reach wand, no catches or parts to assemble, reaches the top of the stairs
  • 5 year warranty, parts and labor
  • Tangle-free turbine tool has counter-rotating heads with brushes remove hair and dirt from upholstery
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Name Ball Animal Upright Vacuum CarpetMaster 212 Dual Motor Commercial Upright Vacuum Cleaner Cinetic Big Ball Animal Closeout Upright Vacuum DC65 Animal Upright Vacuum
Brand Dyson Clarke Dyson Dyson
Ratings (1799) (0) (444) (1977)
Surface Type All Floor Types All Floor Types All Floor Types All Floor Types
Amperage (amps) 11.67 9 11 11.7
Color Family Purples / Lavenders Blues Purples / Lavenders Purples / Lavenders
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Can this vacuum be used on hardwood floor and laminate floor?

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August 25, 2015
Would the floor be scratched? if it can be used on hardwood and laminate floor, which mode should be used? and what are the suggested ways to use the vacuum on these floors?
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September 1, 2015
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Hi Owner,
It's Vince with Dyson. The DC65 Animal is designed to handle both carpets, hardwoods and laminate flooring. We recommend disengaging the brush bar when using the unit on hardwoods and laminates. We will be happy to provide additional details on the functionality of the DC65 via email at askdysonus@dyson.com.
Best wishes,
Vince P.
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August 27, 2015
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Yes, we use it daily on both ceramic tile and laminate floors. We will never go back to Hoover, Dyson's are great!
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August 26, 2015
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Yes, this product can be used on both.
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Does this new vacuum actually click into an upright position?

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October 7, 2014
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in fact it does and the sticker on the machine shows that you push it forward after returning to the upright position till it clicks and then it will stay.
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June 1, 2014
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Yes, it does. It requires a fair amount of forward force to the point of practically lifting the back wheels off the floor. Rather disappointing for such a otherwise fantastic vacuum.
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March 17, 2014
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Hi this is Joe From Dyson,
Thank you for your interest. Like all of our upright style vacuums, DC65 locks into the upright position for storage and when utilizing the wand or hose for cleaning furniture and other cleaning tasks.
Please let us know if you have any other questions and we will be in touch as soon as possible.
Best wishes,
Joe
Dyson Customer Service
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Hello - does this model have a retractable power cord? Thanks!

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December 2, 2015
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Hi LeeAnn. It's Vince with Dyson. The DC65 is not designed with a retractable power cord. Two cable winders secure the powercord to the back of the unit for easy storage. We will be happy to answer any additional questions you have regarding the DC65 via email at askdysonus@dyson.com.m
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No, but the cord is plenty long and wraps and unwraps easily.
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Can I stop the suction in the upright position?

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March 27, 2014
Hi! I just got this vacuum and love it, except one thing... when I click it into the upright position, it automatically starts sucking in the wand, which means it attempts to suck in my hand, hair, etc. because the wand is facing up at me. Any way to stop this? The DC25 had a solid cap, whereas this one has slots on top.
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June 1, 2014
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Not that I know of. The vented cap was probably designed to avoid sucking in body parts. I had one of the original Dyson models with the same feature only much more noisy. It's probably safest to turn it off.
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March 29, 2014
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Hi it's Joe at Dyson,
The wand cap is slotted to help protect against loose fitting clothing that may have otherwise been sucked into the wand. The cap was solid on the DC25, as the DC25 does not have suction from the wand unless the wand is deployed.
If the wand cap were solid on the DC65, the self-defense mechanism (thermal cut out) would engage as it would cause the machine to overheat.
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Hi it's Joe at Dyson,
The wand cap is slotted to help protect against loose fitting clothing that may have otherwise been sucked into the wand. The cap was solid on the DC25, as the DC25 does not have suction from the wand unless the wand is deployed.
If the wand cap were solid on the DC65, the self-defense mechanism (thermal cut out) would engage as it would cause the machine to overheat.
Please let us know if you have any additional questions.
Best wishes,
Joe
Dyson Customer Service
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 1976 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Strong Suction This vacuum is very well built. My personal opinion is that there is not a better made machine made today. Although I have obviously not used every vacuum on the market, I can not imagine there being a better one. You'll have to try one to see what I mean. That's the good news. The only other things I'll say is that it has almost to much suction.. It could pull the threads out of your carpets and it is VERY heavy. I have a smaller Dyson that is much smaller, lighter and much more maneuverable. I got this machine on sale at a significant price reduction. I would not have purchased it at the MSRP. $600.00 Just WAY to much to pay for a vacuum cleaner. August 18, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Do Not Buy Dyson Dyson is a nightmare when it comes to service. The vacuum never worked right, and I have gotten such a run-around from Dyson for three months. Don't buy Dyson. They don't stand in back of their products. If you ever need to fix it (even in the warranty period), they have you ship it back to them, then they send it back to you in the same broken condition claiming it's fixed. A nightmare. Buy anything but Dyson. I think they want you to finally give up getting it fixed. Which is what I finally did. You call their service number and they keep on transferring you around until someone finally hangs up. Like something out of Kafka. June 16, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by DYSON DC65 SUCKS! We finally replaced our old Hoover wind tunnel self propelled antique. This new Dyson puts Hoover to shame. Easier to use, stronger, more versatile and surprisingly easy to push (being used to the self propelled). Aside from its modern looks, my concern was its somewhat fragile looks with all the plastic. We were wrong, it looks good and works even better. The con(s): THE PRICE, short of the ridiculously high end Filter Queen, $500 is a lot to spend on a sweeper. There is a saying: quality and reliability will always win out over good deals and low prices. Hopefully this is true. So far I am very impressed with Dyson and will continue to drink the kool-aid... August 26, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by DC65 Animal Is Great For Capturing Pet Hair This is a powerful vacuum. We were amazed at how much pet hair was pulled from our floors. One thing that Dyson needs to enhance on this vacuum cleaner is to reinforce the handle. It seems to be made out of very thin plastic and we're afraid that it might break in use. Also the extension hose is not user friendly. You really have to use two hands to use it and it'll give you a workout. The vacuum is pretty heavy also, so it gets cumbersome to pick it up and move it. The price is a little steep at $600+. Other than this, it has the best suction of any vacuum cleaner we've ever owned. It also has a 5 year OEM warranty, so it appears they stand behind their product. September 3, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Customer Service I had an overheating issue when my unit was too full or the brush became clogged. The power shut off and I thought I was in trouble. Customer Service worked with me to solve the motor overheating problem. Great service. August 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Super easy vacuum to maintain and use I have owned this vacuum for over two years. I absolutely love this vacuum. I have two dogs, and it does a wonderful job picking up all the dog hair as well as the fine dust that accumulates from them as well as people. The clear bin is easy to empty into a trash can, and I love how I do not have to buy vacuum bags. In addition, the filters are easily maintained by taking them out every couple months and rinsing them under cold water. I absolutely love the wand attachments as well! Since I have two dogs, the wand attachment that looks like a mini handheld vacuum does wonders for my vehicle! I would highly suggest this vacuum to anyone who has pets and/or wants a nicely cleaned carpet. June 22, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Best Vacuum Cleaner I have Owned This is a great machine. I bought it not only for the superior suction and roll-around ease, but especially because of the auto-adjusting height of the powered brush bar. It goes from hardwood floors to carpeting to rugs without any loss of suction. Try to find that in any other brand of vacuum in this price range. It also picks up dog hair perfectly. I am still amazed at how much dirt this vacuum picks up every time I use it. This machine is absolutely by far the best stand-up vacuum cleaner I have owned. I would buy another in a heartbeat if I needed it. Definitely worth every penny. July 16, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great Vacuum Great Vacuum, carpet looks like it new . It pulls dirt out of the carpet that other vacuum missed. May 19, 2015
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