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NuTone

Model VX550C

Internet #100598710

Deluxe 550-Watt Central Vacuum Power Unit

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The powerful NuTone Deluxe 550-Watt Central Vacuum Power Unit is large enough for homes up to 6,000 sq. ft. It traps dirt and dust with 135 CFMs of airflow and HEPA-media filters. Filters replace easily and cleanly with their snap-in design. An indicator light alerts you when the dust basin becomes full, minimizing the risk of overflow or diminished efficiency.

  • 550-Watt power unit for central vacuuming systems in homes up to 6,000 sq. ft.
  • Delivers 135 CFMs of airflow
  • Coated HEPA-media filters resist buildup
  • EasySnap filter changes ensure dust won't escape from the basin
  • Indicator lights trigger when debris basin is full
  • Rated for up to 15 amps
  • Cyclonic Filter Model # - S30010270
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Can I purchase a power unit only as a replacement for and old Nutone and use same wiring and piping?

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September 13, 2013
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January 28, 2014
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Yes.
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September 16, 2013
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Hi, Joy. Thanks for your interest in replacing your old central vacuum power unit. We appreciate your business. The answer is yes. The piping and wiring will be compatible with the new unit. If you would like to call our Customer Service Department and speak with them, just dial 888-336-3948. Thanks, again.
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Kennesaw, Ga
September 16, 2013
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Hello,
Thank you for asking. To determine pricing and availability you will need to localize the item online by using a zip code. Unfortunately, if you are unable to see the store inventory, then it’s most likely not a stocked item in your area. However, you can still order it online to ship to your home or business. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service Read More
Hello,
Thank you for asking. To determine pricing and availability you will need to localize the item online by using a zip code. Unfortunately, if you are unable to see the store inventory, then it’s most likely not a stocked item in your area. However, you can still order it online to ship to your home or business. For any other questions, please call us at HomeDepot.com Customer Service 800-430-3376.
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Hose, I see nothing mentioned about a hose, Is there one ? Length etc would be nice.

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January 28, 2014
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No hose, this is just the power unit. Also, if starting from scratch, I recommend 2" PVC rather than the flimsy 'central vac' piping .
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October 14, 2013
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The VX550C is just the power unit. All hoses and accessories are purchased separately. We have several to choose from. You can view the entire selection on our website: www.nutone.com. After viewing the selection, if you need assistance with selecting which hose option is best for you, please contact our Customer Support Department at 888-336-3948.
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Can I replace the power unit only to adapt to a kennmore switch system and continue to use my current hoses

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March 10, 2012
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Yes- you may have to modify connections at the unit, but it's pretty straight forward; central vacuum, low volt on/ off connections, done!
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March 12, 2012
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We cannot guarantee that our power unit will work with the Kenmore system or any of your current accessories.
For more indepth compatibility questions, please contact our Technical Services Department at
888-336-6151.
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Does the Nutone vx550 have hoses of 15'-20'

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February 20, 2012
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February 21, 2012
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The VX550 is a central vacuum unit only. All hoses, tools, and accessories are purchased separately. NuTone has hoses that range from 30'-42' in length. You can review the product information (model number, specifications, etc.) at www.nutone.com.
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February 21, 2012
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Greetings Romarocket,
My name is Tom, also known as HD116 at Home Depot's How to Community. I am here assisting with a few product questions and saw yours.
The VX550 from Nutone you have described is for the power unit itself, and does not include any accessories. There are hoses available from about 30 to 42 feet in length. One of 30' can be found by clicking this link - Read More
Greetings Romarocket,
My name is Tom, also known as HD116 at Home Depot's How to Community. I am here assisting with a few product questions and saw yours.
The VX550 from Nutone you have described is for the power unit itself, and does not include any accessories. There are hoses available from about 30 to 42 feet in length. One of 30' can be found by clicking this link - http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1v/R-100656033/h_d2/ProductDisplay?catalogId=10053&langId=-1&keyword=cenratl vacuum hoses&storeId=10051
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Customer Reviews

Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 20 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Product was easy to install. Didn't realize how weak the old unit it replaced was until we used the new one. Unit has great look. Easily adapted to the existing system. Easy to install, one bracket, entrance and exit tubes, two wires to connect and plug in wall socket. May 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very pleased with product. Works great. Easy to use, and good results. Very pleased with product. February 21, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Central vac This new bagless unit replaced my old bag container. The new unit is lighter and easy to work with since no bags are necessary. February 6, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by I love that the vacuum is easy to use and is a central vacuum sytem. My previous home had a central vacuum system and when I purchased a new home I was very pleased that the builder offered an option of a central vacuum system. I find that the system is user friendly and it is very easy to empty the debris pail. This model does not have a bag which is also convenient and cost effective. The vacuum system is powerful and makes it easy to keep my floors clean. Also, since the dirt is collected outside of my home, it helps my allergies. September 5, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by This product is very easy to empty and clean We love it. It is very convenient. It is light and easy for older people to use. February 6, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by excellent value Easy to install and superior performance. To be recommended. January 6, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by VX550 The accessories. Not happy with quality kink proof vacuum hose kinks and collapse if you set on it stopping vacuum suctions, Plastic attachment one pcs. broke floor hardwood sweeper not adjustable poor suction. I like the canister the suction is good. I think a upgrader accessory kit would make it a great system. I would not buy another unit for that reason only. Bruce September 5, 2014
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by What good is it if there are no replacement parts it's a good unit, worth every penny UNTIL you find out that the only thing that wears out on the unit, the motor brushes, are no available to purchase and you have to spend a little over 50% of the price of the whole unit to replace the motor instead of 2 brushes that would cost a few dollars. Wish I had know this when i got the unit :( June 30, 2014
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