Oreck Magnesium vs Touch what’s the difference?


There are some big difference between Oreck Magnesium and Touch that you would like to know before making a purchase.

1, Dirt Collecting Type
The Magnesium is bagged while the Touch is bagless.
Commonly, emptying a dust container is more messier than changing a bag. So, a bagged one is better for asthma and allergy sufferers

2, Brush On/Off and Speed Setting
The Magnesium has 2 speed settings but the brush is always on.
While the Touch has only 1 speed with brush On/Off switch.
According to user experience, the spinning brush is safe for laminate, vinyl, hardwood floors. But if you are afraid of the risk of scratching your hard floors with the non-stop spinning brush on Magnesium, then buy the Touch.

3, Included Tools
The Magnesium does NOT include any attachments for above floor cleaning, whereas the Touch comes with Cleaning Wand, Hose, Crevice Tool, Upholstery/Dusting Brush, Stair Tool and Accessories Bag.

4, Weight
This is another big difference. The Magnesium is about 9 pounds lighter. If you need to carry the vacuum up and down stairs to clean your house regularly, then this is a concern.
The Magnesium weighs approximately 7.7 lbs without cord whereas the Touch weighs 16.8 pounds without cord.

According to user reviews, the Touch picks up pet hair better than the Magnesium.
More details, read the comparison table below.

Compare Oreck Magnesium RS, SP with Touch

 Oreck Magnesium SP LW100 Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner SpecOreck Touch Upright Bagless BU10000 SpecsOreck Magnesium RS LW1500RS Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner Specs
BrandOreckOreckOreck
ModelLW100BU10000LW1500RS
DesignUprightUprightUpright
Dirt CollectionBagDust CupBag
Full IndicatorNoNoNo
On/Off Switch Locationon the back of the vacuumon the handleon the handle
Power SourceCordedCordedCorded
Cord Length30 feet30 feet30 feet
Auto Cord RewindNoNoNo
Motorized BrushrollYesYesYes
Brushroll ShutoffNoYesNo
Speed Settings212
Roller Speed7,000 revolutions per minute on high speed7,000 revolutions per minute on high speed
Weightabout 7.7 pounds without cordabout 16.8 pounds without cordabout 7.7 pounds without cord
Height Adjustmentno manual settingself adjust
no manual setting
no manual setting
Nozzle Widthabout 12'' about 12"about 12''
HEPA FiltrationYesYesYes
HeadlightsYes
LED Headlight
Yes
LED Headlight
Yes
LED Headlight
AttachmentsNocrevice tool, upholstery/dusting brush, stair tool and accessory bagNo
Edge BrushNoNoYes
Self-propelledNoNoNo
HandleEasy-fit Handle Easy-fit Handle
Swivel SteeringNoYesYes
Suction ControlNoNoNo
ColorBlack with BlueMulti ColorBlack with Blue
Dimensions47.5'' H x 12'' W x 10.5'' D 45”H x 12”W x 12.5”D47.75'' H x 12'' W x 10.5'' D
CRI Seal of ApprovalGold LevelSilver LevelSilver Level
ManualManual Download Link from Official SiteUser GuideManual Download Link from Official Site
Tuneups3 tune-ups 1 tune-up 5 tune-ups
Warranty7-year limited warranty5 year limited warranty7-year limited warranty
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