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Compare Electrolux Ergorapido


There are a few models of Electrolux Ergorapido, like Ergorapido EL1014A, Ultra EL1009A, Ultra+ EL1020A, Ultra+ EL1022A, Green EL1024A, EL1016A, and EL1030A.

Here are some differences between electrolux ergorapido models.

Battery Type:
EL1014A is powered by 9.6V NiMH battery;
Ultra EL1009A, Ultra+ EL1020A, Ultra+ EL1022A, Green EL1024A, and EL1016A are powered by 12V NiMH battery;
EL1030A is powered by 18v Lithium Ion battery.

Run Time:
EL1030A runs 30 mins at normal speed and 16 mins at high speed; while the other models runs 20 mins at normal speed and 12 mins at high speed.

Charge Time:
EL1030A charges much faster than the other models since it is driven by Lithium Ion but not NiMH battery.
EL1030A takes about 4 hours to fully charge, the other models takes more than 16 hours.

Headlight:
Ultra+ EL1020A, Ultra+ EL1022A, Green EL1024A and EL1030A come with headlight illuminates the cleaning path, while EL1014A, EL1009A and EL1016A don’t.

Weight:
Ion EL1030A weighs 5.1 lbs while the others weighs 5.3 lbs.

Price:
The MSRP which is $129.99: EL1014A;
The MSRP which is $149.99: Ultra EL1009A and EL1016A;
The MSRP which is $169.99: Ultra+ EL1020A, Ultra+ EL1022A, Ultra+ EL1022A, and Green EL1024A.
The MSRP which is $249.99: Ion EL1030A.

Similarities between electrolux ergorapido models:

They have 2 stage snap filter;
180-degree swivel head;
motorized brushroll;
high and normal speed control options;
8.3 inches cleaning path;
2-in1 combination stick and handheld design;
the dust cup capacity of Ergorapido is 0.1 gallons;
they all have crevice tool and dusting brush;
bagless;
cordless;
2 year limited warranty.

Dirt Devil BD10045RED Review: small vacuum for car detailing, dirt, crumbs

This Dirt Devil BD10045RED AccuCharge 15.6 Volt Hand Vac is great for quick cleaning small messes, you can read review below.
Dirt Devil BD10045RED AccuCharge 15.6 Volt Hand Vac

Likes about Dirt Devil BD10045RED:

  • It is light and portable.
  • Suction is strong for its size.
  • Does a good job picking up crumbs from hardwood, linoleum, tile floors as well as car seats.
  • A full charge takes about 6 hours, and it features the no over charging system to protect the battery, save energy, and maintain the charge.
  • Battery life is quite good, it can runs about 20 minutes for a single charge.
  • Well balanced, no wrist stress.
  • Comes with a plastic quick flip crevice tool for detail cleaning and a small retractable brush.
  • Has a charging stand that can be wall mounted.
  • It is a snap to clean the dirt cup and filter.
  • This hand vac has a 3 year limited warranty. For hand vac, you usually get one year limited warranty.

Dislikes about Dirt Devil BD10045RED:

  • The nozzle of BD10045RED is a bit small.
  • It is not powerful enough to pick up all stuff such as kitty litter from high carpets.
  • It takes a while to get used to pulling out the vac from the charging stand.

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Dirt Devil BD10045RED Specs, Features and Details
Model: BD10045RED
Design: Handheld
Usage: Clean window sills, counter tops, cushions, hard to read areas, car detailing.
Weight: 3.25 lbs
Price: BD10045RED Price is $69.99 at dirtdevil.com. You can get discount Dirt Devil BD10045RED on Amazon.com
Motorized Brushroll: No
Power Source: Cordless, Battery Driven
Battery Type: Nickel Cadmium
Motor Volts: 15.6 Volts
Nozzle Width: 1.5 Inches
Dirt Devil BD10045RED Filter: BD10045RED uses the Dirt Devil Type F4 Filter
Bagged or Bagless: Bagless
Accessories: quick flip crevice tool, retractable brush
ENERGY STAR AccuCharge Technology: Help reduce energy consumption without sacrificing performance.
Wall Mountable: Charging stand can be wall mounted.
Warranty: 3 Year Warranty on Parts and Motor
BD10045RED Manual: Download Link

Lightweight Vacuum for Small Apartment: Dirt Devil BD20035RED Review

This Dirt Devil BD20035RED Accucharge 15.6 Volt Cordless Bagless Stick Vac is a lightweight vacuum for small apartment or quick pick ups. If you need a good apartment vacuum, this one fits your needs. But for large house, its battery life will be a problem. You can read the Dirt Devil BD20035RED review below:

Dirt Devil BD20035RED Accucharge 15.6 Volt Cordless Bagless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

Likes about Dirt Devil BD20035RED:

  • It has good suction.
  • Picks up dirt, dog hair, and crumbs without any problem.
  • Works great on bare floors like tile and hardwood. OK on low profile rugs.
  • It doesn’t scratch the hardwood.
  • The AccuCharge system does work. It only charges the battery when it needs. This prevents overcharge, and maintains the charge.
  • Can stand on its own, but not steady.
  • Charging time is 6 hour, sharter than stick vacs that are powered by NiMH.
  • Has brushroll on/off switch, easy to switch from hard floors to rugs and carpets.
  • The handle can fold down to save storage space.
  • Carries two year warranty, many other stick vacuum cleaners only come with 1 year warranty.

Dislikes about Dirt Devil BD20035RED:

  • A bit awkward to use it to vacuum stiars.
  • Takes a while to get used to the swivel feature.
  • Doesn’t pick up large debris.
  • Since it is small, it requires frequent cleaning to maintain optimal suction. However, emptying the dust cup and cleaning the filter are easy.
  • Some customers complained that this stick vac stopped working after 6 months of use.

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Dirt Devil BD20035RED Specs, Features and Details
Model: BD20035RED
Design: Stick
Usage: Quick Pickup
Weight: 5.85 lbs
Price: Dirt Devil BD20035RED Price is $79.99 at dirtdevil.com
Motorized Brushroll: Yes
Brushroll On/Off Switch: Yes
Power Source: Cordless, Battery Driven
Battery Type: Nickel Cadmium
Motor Volts: 15.6 Volts
Nozzle Width: 9.5 Inches
Bagged or Bagless: Bagless
Filter: Standard Filtration
Accessories: No
ENERGY STAR AccuCharge Technology: Help reduce energy consumption without sacrificing performance.
Fold Down Handle: Takes up less space to store it.
Warranty: 2 Year Warranty on Parts and Motor
Dirt Devil BD20035RED Manual: Download Link

Hoover Linx vs Electrolux Ergorapido Ion

The Electrolux ErgoRapido series include several models, such as EL1014A, Ultra+ EL1020A, and Ion EL1030A. They are all cordless 2-in1 combination stick and hand vac. However, only the Ion EL1030A is powered by 18V Lithium Ion battery, the others are powered by 9.6 – 12 Volts NiMH battery.
As far as I know, Hoover Linx series include BH50010, BH50015 and BH50030. BH50010 is a stick vac, BH50015 and BH50030 are hand vacuum cleaners. Since BH50010 is the best selling Linx model and it is also powered by Lithium Ion battery, we will compare Hoover BH50010 with the Electrolux ErgoRapido EL1030A below.

Here are some differences and similarities between Hoover Linx BH50010 and Electrolux Ergorapido Ion EL1030A.

Hoover Linx vs Electrolux Ergorapido

Differences:

Price:
Electrolux Ergorapido EL1030A is more expensive.
Hoover Linx BH50010 vacuum cleaner priced at $179.99 on hoover.com.
Electrolux Ergorapido EL1030A MSRP(manufacturer suggested retail price) was $249.99. (prices checked on 2011-09-26)

Design:
Electrolux Ergorapido EL1030A has a detachable hand unit, thus it can be used as a stick or handheld vacuum.
Hoover Linx BH50010 is a stick vac.

Brushroll:
Electrolux Ergorapido EL1030A does not have Brushroll On/Off switch.
Hoover Linx BH50010 has brushroll shutoff function.

Suction Control:
Electrolux EL1030A has 2 speed options, low and high speed.
Hoover Linx BH50010 has no suction control.

Charging Time:
Electrolux EL1030A takes about 4 hours to fully charge.
Hoover Linx BH50010 takes about 3.5 hours to recharge.

Attachments:
Electrolux EL1030A come with crevice tool and dusting brush.
Hoover Linx BH50010 has no accessory tool.

Weight:
Hoover Linx BH50010 is heavier.
EL1030A weighs 5.1 lbs.
Hoover Linx BH50010 weighs 7.3 lbs.

Cleaning Path:
The cleaning path of EL1030A is 8.3 inches.
Hoover BH50010 has a 11 inch wide nozzle.

Similarities:
Bagless;
Cordless and battery powered;
2 year limited warranty;
Motorized brushroll;
18V lithium-ion battery.

For more info, you can read the Hoover Linx BH50010 Review and Electrolux Ergorapido Ion EL1030A Review.

Electrolux Ergorapido Ion El1030a Review

The Electrolux Ergorapido Ion EL1030A is a bagless and cordless lightweight vacuum cleaner with 2-in-1 design. It is intended for bare floors and area rugs quick pickup. To learn more about this vac, you can read the Electrolux EL1030A review below.
EL1030A Ergorapido Ion Bagless Cordless Stick and Hand Vac

Likes about Electrolux ErgoRapido EL1030A:

  • One significant improvement on this vac is the battery. The previous ErgoRapido models use NiMH battery while this vac is powered by Lithium Ion battery. The benefits of Lithium Ion battery are that it takes much less time to charge and provides constant power. The other Ergorapido models take more than 15 hours to fully charge, whereas this Ion EL1030A takes only 4 hours.
  • Provides more suction power than previous ErgoRapido models. This one powered by 18V battery while the previous models powered by 9.6V or 12V battery.
  • The crevice tool and dusting brush can be stored in the charging station.
  • Has a LED Headlight to illuminates the dark spots.
  • The 2-in-1 feature allows you to clean on and above the floor.
  • The hand unit detach easily from the main body.
  • Good suction.
  • Does a good job cleaning hard floors, such as picking up crumbs from hardwood.
  • Good battery life, runs about 15-20 minutes.
  • The dirt cup is easy to remove and empty.
  • Filter is washable.
  • Light and convenient to use.
  • The swivel head gets around furniture legs easily.
  • The brush roll and wheels can be removed to clean if they get blocked or jammed.

Dislikes about Electrolux ErgoRapido EL1030A:

  • It won’t stand up on it’s own, only stand up in the charging base.
  • The brush roll cannot be turned off.
  • For large debris, you may need to pass over a few times to pick them up.

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