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Difference between Oreck Super Deluxe BB880,BB1200DB,and BB900-DGR Commercial XL Pro 5 canister vacuum

These 3 Oreck machines are similar, all of them are corded and bagged. They are light, weighs about 5 pounds. They do not have wheels, if you want to move it around, you have to use the handle or the included shoulder strap. They have a vacuum port as well as a blower port for cleaning areas like stairs, bookshelves, and drapes.
There is no product info about the BB880 on the Oreck website, but you can find it on sites like amazon.com and walmart.com. For the info about the BB1200DB, you can find it here https://www.oreck.com/compact-canister-vacuum/BB1200DB.html, for the BB900-DGR, find it here https://www.oreckcommercial.com/vacuums/oreck-commercial-xl-pro-5-canister-vacuum

Below are some differences between them.

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About the Cord.
The Super Deluxe Compact canister vacuum BB880 and BB1200 have a 20 foot cord which is black, whereas the Commercial XL Pro 5 BB900-DGR has a longer cord which is 30 foot long and in orange color. According to user review, the Commercial one has more heavy duty cord.

Cord Storage
The BB880 and BB900-DGR have the cord wrap on the side of the canister, whereas the BB1200DB has the cord located on bottom of the canister.

The BB880 and BB1200DB are designed for household use, they carry a 3 year warranty for residential use. Whereas the BB900-DGR carries one year commercial warranty.

There is some slight difference on the included attachments, make sure what they includes before making a purchase.

If you know other difference between them, please share below.


The BB880 and the BB880-AD are the same except for the attachments.
BB1200DB manual – http://tti.a.bigcontent.io/v1/static/BB1200DB_Oreck_User_Manual
BB900-DGR manual – https://www.oreckcommercial.com/media/1157/72191-04_bb900dgr_xlpro5.pdf

Oreck Commercial U2000R-1 vs U2000RB-1 what’s the difference?

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The only difference between Oreck U2000R-1 and U2000RB-1 is the Belt.
The U2000RB-1 is equipped with the long-lasting Endurolife Belt which is designed for long life, Oreck claimed that this belt does not need replacing.
While the belt on the U2000R-1 is recommended to be replaced every 6 month.

Btw, the U2000RB-1 retail price is about $20-$30 more expensive than the U2000R-1.

Please share your review here if you know other difference between these 2 Oreck U2000 upright vacuum cleaners, thanks.

Oreck Commercial U2000R-1 vs 2100RHS what’s the difference?

Below are some difference between Oreck commercial U2000R-1 and 2100RHS:
Oreck XL 2100RHS vs U2000R-1
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Carry Handle
This is one of the key difference.
The Oreck U2000R-1 has a Rear Carry Handle that the 2100RHS does not have.

Cord Length
The U2000R-1 has 40 feet pigtail cord while the 2100RHS has a 35 feet standard cord.

Outer Bag Size
The U2000R-1 has a larger outer bag.

Color: Red vs Blue
As you can see from the images, the U2000R-1 is Red whereas the XL 2100RHS is Blue.

The retail price of Oreck U2000R-1 is about $20 more expensive than the XL 2100RHS.

If you know other difference between Oreck XL 2100RHS and U2000R-1, please share below.

Oreck XL Edge vs Magnesium what’s the difference?

Here we will discuss some big difference between Oreck XL Edge and Magnesium.

The weight of them may be something that many people concern.
Though Oreck XL Edge is not heavy, weighs about 13 pounds without cord, it is much heavier than the Magnesium which weigh only 7.7 pounds without cord.
So, if you are looking for a light one, than go for the Magnesium.

Speed Settings
The XL Edge offers variable speed control. It has high and low speeds, but not fixed 2 speeds, it is a speed range. You can adjust it to get variable speeds.
Whereas the Magnesium features Quickswitch fixed 2 speed settings.

Cleaning Width
The XL Edge has a wider cleaning path and it is a bit more bulkier. Its nozzle is taller, this will be an issue while getting under furniture.

Cleaner Head
The nozzle design are totally different.
The XL Edge features a Versa-Glide true floating head that allows it to move smoothly between surfaces.
While the Magnesium feature Quickswitch and large wheels that give it the agility for cleaning different types of surfaces.

Compare Oreck Magnesium RS, SP with XL Edge

 Oreck XL Edge U8100S SpecsOreck Magnesium RS LW1500RS Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner SpecsOreck Magnesium SP LW100 Bagged Upright Vacuum Cleaner Spec
Dirt CollectionBagBagBag
Full IndicatorNoNoNo
On/Off Switch Locationon the handle
on the handleon the back of the vacuum
Power SourceCordedCordedCorded
Cord Length30 feet30 feet30 feet
Cord WindingManualManualManual
Motorized BrushrollYesYesYes
Brushroll ShutoffNoNoNo
Speed SettingsVariable Speeds22
Roller Speed7,000 revolutions per minute on high speed7,000 revolutions per minute on high speed
WeightApproximately 13 lbs without cordabout 7.7 pounds without cordabout 7.7 pounds without cord
Height Adjustmentno manual settingno manual settingno manual setting
Nozzle Widthabout 13''about 12''about 12''
HEPA FiltrationYesYesYes
Edge BrushYesYesNo
HandleHelping Hand Handle Easy-fit Handle Easy-fit Handle
Swivel SteeringNoYesNo
Suction ControlNoNoNo
ColorBlack with Gold and SilverBlack with BlueBlack with Blue
Dimensions49"H x 13.5"W x 11.5"D47.75'' H x 12'' W x 10.5'' D47.5'' H x 12'' W x 10.5'' D
CRI Seal of ApprovalSilver LevelGold Level
ManualManual DownloadManual Download Link from Official SiteManual Download Link from Official Site
Tuneups3 tune-ups 5 tune-ups 3 tune-ups
Warranty7 year limited warranty7-year limited warranty7-year limited warranty

If you know more difference between Oreck Magnesium and XL Edge, please share your review below to help others buy the right one.

Oreck 2100RHS vs U2200HHS what’s the difference?

Below are some difference between Oreck 2100RHS and U2200HHS, hope this help.
Oreck U2200HHS vs 2100RHS
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On/Off Switch Position
The On/Off switch of the 2100RHS is located in hand grip while the U2200HHS uses a Foot-switch Activation that has the control on base of the unit.

Cord Length: The 2100RHS has a much longer cord.
The 2100RHS has a cord length of 35 feet versus 25 feet on the U2200HHS.

The 2100RHS comes in blue and gray while the U2200HHS comes in gray and white.

The 2100RHS carries limited 1 year commercial warranty while the U2200HHS is backed by limited 1 year residential warranty, on oreck.com, the U2200HHS product page also indicates that it has 1 tuneup.

They are bagged.
Both have motorized brush roller, no way to turn off the brush roller for suction only.
Have side brush to clean baseboard and edges
No auto cord retractor.
No manual height adjustment.
Only a basic unit with No attachments, No hose, No cleaning wand.
No headlights.
Not self propelled.
Have only 1 speed.
Fixed handle, cannot be adjusted to fit your height.
No swivel steering.

If you know more similarities and difference between Oreck Commercial XL 2100RHS and Oreck XL Classic U2200HHS, please share below.