VAX Blade 4 

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The latest vacuum cleaner from VAX also handles hard floors. The previous one that I saw was the Blade 2 and there are a number of changes not least is the fact that the battery is removable and can fit all of the latest range of VAX products.

Vax OnePWR Blade 4 Cordless Vacuum Cleaner
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The Vax ONEPWR Blade 4 measures 114cm from the cleaning foot to the top of the handle when stood upright. Unlike the Blade 2 where the power adapter fitted into the top of the handle to charge the fixed battery here in the Blade 4 the battery fits into the unit near the head and clicks out for recharging into an ‘L’ shaped holder for recharge.

If you have another of the ONE PWR units from VAX then the batteries are interchangeable so while one is charging another can be in use.

On the Blade 4 you get 45minutes cleaning time (recharge takes three hours).

Near the top is the container that stores the dust and this circular container is 18cm across, one click to remove the container and empty into a bin. On both carpets and hard floors the VAX removes 85% of dust etc.

The widest part of the unit is the foot that is 24x15cm.

The unit is made of four parts that just click together to make the 114cm length. It can be used without the foot and the tube for places that are hard to reach and even in the car, a small 10x6cm oval brush and a 20cm tube are included for such tasks. All the parts can fit together one way only.

The Blade 4 also has a wall mount complete with screws so you can store up without the chance of it being knocked over, something that was lacking with the Blade 2.

Unlike some vacuums that have a button or switch to push when you move from carpet to hard floors this is handled automaticity with the VAX.

On the outside of the top of the front of the handle are three buttons on/off, power, turbo for those difficult bits.

Below this are four LED’s that show the state of the battery so you know how much battery power you have left.

In my bungalow I found I had plenty of power for cleaning right through twice on a single charge as well as the extra small cleans of the busiest spots.

If you buy direct from VAX – link at the end – you also get a £50 value ProKit 2. This comprises a Flexi Crevice Toot, a Tough Dirt Tool, Textile Tool and a Stretch Hose.

The VAX One PWR Glide 4 is available from Amazon for £219 (without the ProKit 2).

Alternatively this vacuum can be purchased direct from VAX with the ProKit 2 for £219.99.

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