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Dyson DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner - 64600-01

Abt Model: DC41ANIMAL2 | UPC Code: 879957008342
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0.55 Gallon Bin Capacity/ Radial Root Cyclone Technology/ Tangle-Free Turbine Tool/ Ball Technology/ Motorized Brush Bar/ Self-Adjusting Cleaner Head/ Instant High Reach Wand/ 51.7 Ft. Maximum Reach/ 35 Ft. Cord Length/ Iron And Purple Finish
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Dyson DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner, Model DC41ANIMAL2

DC41 Animal is engineered for outstanding cleaning performance and ease of use. It has the strongest suction at the cleaner head, which automatically self-adjusts for different carpet lengths and hard floors. DC41 Animal has Dyson’s latest Radial Root Cyclone™ technology, and Ball™ technology for smooth steering. There's also a Tangle-free Turbine tool to remove dirt and hair from carpets and upholstery.

Features:

  • Radial Root Cyclone™ technology
    Conventional vacuums rely on bags to trap dust and dirt. But when you start to use some bagged machines, dust can clog the tiny holes in the bag. Some ordinary bagless vacuums work in a similar way. They use a central filter to trap fine dust, which can clog too. Suction drops, leaving dust and dirt behind in your home. Dyson’s patented cyclone technology captures more dirt than any other cyclone. In Radial Root Cyclone™ technology remodeled airflows maximize suction power. Improved flow efficiency reduces turbulence and preserves air pressure, so more microscopic particles are extracted by the inner cyclones. These refinements help remove more dust, allergens and pet hair from the home
  • Tangle-free Turbine tool
    The Dyson Tangle-free Turbine tool is the only turbine tool that doesn’t tangle. There’s no brush bar for hair to wrap around. It uses counter-rotating heads with brushes to remove hair and dirt from carpets and upholstery and releases it straight into the bin. The flexible heads and articulating base plate ensure that the brushes maintain constant contact with a surface – no matter how uneven. The heads are positioned so the brushes reach to the front and side of the tool, drawing in hair and dirt from all directions
  • Ball™ technology for upright vacuums
    Dyson Ball™ uprights ride on a ball, which pivots on the spot so you can steer with a turn of the wrist. The ball also houses core technology, including the motor and ducting. There’s less clutter, so it’s easier to clean into awkward places, along edges and around furniture
  • Strongest suction at the cleaner head
    Many upright vacuums use fixed settings. Their cleaner heads don’t self-adjust to different floor types – the bigger the gap between cleaner head and floor, the more suction power is wasted. With an active base plate it creates the optimal cleaner head contact for every floor type, reducing air leaks and retaining more suction power. It’s designed for outstanding performance across all floors – not just carpets, but the whole of your house
  • Powerful and durable
    DC41 machines are made from modified blends of materials selected for strength, flexibility and tolerance. Many parts are made from polypropylene reinforced with 20% glass fibres and high-impact PC-ABS. Using these materials means greater strength from less plastic - so the machine is lightweight
  • Motorized brush bar
    Stiff nylon bristles spin at up to 90 times per second to agitate carpet pile and dislodge ground-in dirt and pet hair. The brush bar can be turned off to protect delicate rugs and hard floors. The button is above the clear bin – no need to bend down to find it
  • Captures allergens. Expels cleaner air.
    Ordinary vacuums can’t always retain all the dust they remove – so some of them vent some of it back into your room in the air they expel. That’s the reason for the dusty, electrical smell. Dyson cyclones can capture microscopic particles such as pollen, mold and bacteria
  • Hygienic and quick to empty
    Emptying the bin on a Dyson vacuum is quick and hygienic. Just press the button to release the dirt. The bin is clear, so you can see when it needs emptying – and how much dust, dirt and pet hair the machine has captured. Dyson vacuums were the first to have clear bins – despite market researchers insisting it was a bad idea. Now clear bins are everywhere (though not all are made from the same ABS polycarbonate as riot shields, like Dyson bins)

Specifications:

  • Patented cyclone technology: Radial Root Cyclone™ technology
  • Suction power: 235 AW
  • Movement type: Ball™ technology
  • Filter: Lifetime washable post filter
  • Cleaner head: Motorized brushbar
  • Stair cleaning: Instant high reach wand
  • Bin capacity: 0.55 gallons
  • Maximum reach: 51.7 ft
  • Cord length: 35 ft

What's In The Box:

  • Operating manual
  • Quick start guide
  • Product registration card
  • 5 year warranty
  • Combination crevice/brush tool
  • Stair tool

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 4.2"
  • Width: 14.6"
  • Depth: 8.6"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 17.1 lbs
  • Shipping: 24 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 5 Years Parts and Labor
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TypeUpright
BaglessYes
ColorIron and Purple
Cord Length35 Ft.
FlooringMulti
Hand ToolYes
Hepa FilterYes
PetsYes
Steam CleanerNo
Wet / Dry SurfacesDry
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum
 
4.7

(based on 4075 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3267)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (630)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (86)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (52)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (40)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Powerful/good suction (27)
  • Easy to empty (26)
  • Easy to use (25)
  • Efficient (25)
  • Long power cord (23)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Carpet (25)
    • Pet hair (22)
    • Tile floors (21)
    • Hardwood floors (19)
    • Stairs (13)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Frequent user (25), Occasional user (5)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (30)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    The Best Dyson Ever Made.

    This is truly the best Dyson vacuum ever made. It's light, every maneuverable, has powerful suction, and it's very easy to use. In comparison to the DC25 Ball, the DC41 is far...Read complete review

    This is truly the best Dyson vacuum ever made. It's light, every maneuverable, has powerful suction, and it's very easy to use. In comparison to the DC25 Ball, the DC41 is far better engineered, and is better than its predecessor in every way imaginable. For starters, the DC41 has a much larger clear bin, and longer cord than the DC25 (the two most common grievances about that machine. With a cord that's 10 feet longer, and with nearly double the debris capacity, you will reach farther distances with less emptying. The little details on the DC41 should give everyone that uses it that the engineers put a lot of thought into designing the DC41 to make it more of a be-all, end-all flagship vacuum cleaner rather than just another niche vacuum with a specialty gimmick. The "Active base plate" ensures constant close contact with the floor surface for stronger pick-up. The brush roll has two distinct rows of bristles: one row of short bristles and one row of tall bristles -- this combination provides optimum agitation on both short and high pile carpeting. I was amazed at how well this machine deep cleaned considering it's rather small diameter brush roll. Cat hair, fluff, sand, and dust were pulled from my carpet every time I vacuumed. The DC41 Animal definitely cleaned my carpets better than my DC25, that's for sure! The "Radial Root Cyclone" system focuses air flow through the center of the cyclone assembly which promotes better cyclonic filtration since each of the 12 cyclones on the top of the bin receive equal air flow. Another design feature that I found rather thoughtful was the use of rounded airways to promote smoother and more efficient airflow. I recall seeing the DC07 with this same feature, but for one reason or another, Dyson lost focus on this feature on more recent models. I'm glad they brought it back on the DC41. Anyone with a keen eye will notice that the perforated shroud inside the clear bin has been replaced by a finer screen filter. This is to greatly reduce the likelihood of fine dust buildup, as well as promote greater airflow intake. The redesigned ball makes for a rather clean looking appearance since all of the ducting that would normally wrap around the ball have now been integrated inside of it. Since the wrap around ducting are no longer present, the DC41 has a much improved turning radius in comparison to its DC25 predecessor. Other improvements I've noticed include the larger dusting brush with softer bristles, the handle that is now fixed to the machine (makes for better upright rigidity), and I really like how the HEPA exhaust filter securely screws onto the ball rather than snapping into place -- having owned the DC25, I never liked how the exhaust filter felt loose and unsecured, even when snapped into place. Exhaust air would normally leak through the rubber gasket of the HEPA filter, and generate a lot of squealing and whistling. I will never have that problem with the DC41 thanks to its more proper design. Overall, this is a fantastic vacuum cleaner. Dyson definitely went all out in designing this machine. As having owned every generating of "The Ball" (DC15, DC25, and now DC41), I can say the DC41 is the best by far -- I loved my DC15, was disappointed by the DC25, but the DC41 is a quantum leap ahead of every Dyson in the lineup.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Sucks good, but could use some improvements

    The Good: The vacuum has excellent suction. I have two dogs and two long haired cats and it is able to pull the hair easily from the carpet. I like the smaller size...Read complete review

    The Good: The vacuum has excellent suction. I have two dogs and two long haired cats and it is able to pull the hair easily from the carpet. I like the smaller size when compared to my Dyson DC7. I like that the head of the vacuum is clear so I'm able to quickly identify if it needs to be cleaned. I also like how easy it is to access the brush in the suction head of the vacuum compared to my DC7. The vacuum is easy to maneuver. The Bad or what needs to be improved: I think Dyson over engineered the head of the vacuum for maximum suction. I have 3 kids under the age of 7 and they will spill popped popcorn and popcorn kernels in to the carpet. I will manually pick up the large popped popcorn and use the vacuum for the kernels and broken off bits. The vacuum does not pick up these kernels easily. I make multiple passes from different angles and it will still leave kernels. My DC7 even at 5 years old could pick up the kernels better than the DC41. If an item larger than dust is sitting on the surface of the carpet, the vacuum tends to just push it around instead of sucking the item up. I like the idea of the ball when vacuuming. I dislike the rear travel wheels when trying to move the vacuum prior to or after vacuuming. The Vacuum will "break down" in to the vacuum position where it's resting on the ball. I want to be able to move the vacuum using the rear two wheels like I was able on my DC7. It's frustrating when I push the vacuum forward and the rear two wheels will not stay engaged. It needs a lock or something to keep it in the travel position. Overall the vacuum has been working well sucking up pet hair and dust/dirt out of my carpet - much better than my DC7. The vacuum is a fail at picking up anything large especially if it's sitting on the surface of the carpet. I'd like to see a travel lock or something so I can move the vacuum on the rear two wheels instead of pushing it around in the ball position.

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    5.0

    DC 65 Multi Floor

    By byronix

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    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    Excellent Vacuum. Great suction. I have top of line Shaw Carpet. It cleaned and fluffed it as never before. I have to be carefulin transport as the vacuum will collaspe from upright, the only negative aspect i can determine except for the cord issue, it needs to be retractable. Don't we live in a technology age and we are still winding cords. Other than that super vacuum.

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    3.0

    High pitch whistling sound

    By WhirlingW

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    It has great suction and with several animals, it is picking up a lot of pet hair . I do have a concern , at random times it will start a loud, high pitch whistling sound but then wil randomly stop. If the high pitch stops completely I would rate this very high.

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    5.0

    Best Vacuum Ever!

    By llentz

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    We got this as a Christmas gift to replace our old cannister vacuum cleaner. Lets just say we never knew how dirty our floors were until we got our new Dyson. It's amazing how much more dirt this little machine pulls out of the carpet. If you think your floors are clean, trust us...they are not until you put a Dyson on them! It's so easy to pull out and use our 9 year old can easily vaccum the floors now. We liteally use this everyday!

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    4.0

    Still my favorite vacuum brand

    By cwzyczar

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    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    This is my third ...no, fourth Dyson but my first ball based one. For me the dyson's have consistently provided powerful cleaning, innovative designs and a general ease-of-use that makes it a solid performer. The DC65 ball vacuum delivers yet again. When I first engaged the brush motor (nice design change BTW to make it a button up top), the vacuum took off like a self-propelled lawn mower. Now, one could argue that this is going to damage or degrade the carpet, but I look at it from the standpoint that it's only removing the damaged fibers anyway and it almost guarantees that any dirt in the carpet will be shook free to be immediately sucked up. My one design suggestion is to add a foot "locking" pedal for those times when you just want to wheel the dyson around without the head on the floor. Often when I tilt it back for that purpose, the head drops as if to begin vacuuming when all i'm really trying to do is maneuver it into the closet. One last thing, all of my dysons are still performing after years of service. I've abused them, not cleaned them as often as i should, and they still do the job better than some other brands I've owned in brand-new condition.

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    5.0

    The Best

    By RedHorse78

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    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    We have owned a lot of vacuum cleaners over the years, but none have impressed us much as our Dyson. When our DC65 Animal Complete arrived, my wife had just vacuumed the carpet (with a top of the line vacuum that was getting too heavy for her). We tried out the Dyson, just for the feel of it. To our surprise, I had to empty it after just one round in the living room! We were shocked at how much the Dyson picked up that our other vacuum had missed (apparently for a long time)! In addition to what a great job it does, the Dyson is so well engineered that everything about it is amazingly easy to use.

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    5.0

    DC65 Animal Complete

    By meinkekl

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    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    I have two Shelties and they have a lot of hair. This vacuum works great!! I also purchased the Pet Groomer attachment and it works great as well.

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    5.0

    Best Vacuum Ever

    By Lucy3

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    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    My first Dyson was used hard for 11+ years with no problems but I've upgraded to the DC65 Animal and couldn't be more pleased. I thought the ball style would be hard to get used to and a little heavy to steer but it is almost self propelled and is a dream to maneuver. The lower head gets under most furniture and the attachments are great for doing stairs, etc. The suction is unbelievable on this thing! I absolutely love it!

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    5.0

    love my vac

    By Anonymous

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    Unbelievable!!! Picks up so much fur I didn't know was there. My house feels so much cleaner. The vac is very light weight. Moves from hard wood floor to carpet with no adjustments needed. I love to vac now.

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    5.0

    Great machine

    By SuperD

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    We thought our first Dyson was a great machine, this one even better. We had our first machine for about 8 years it is still working great but when we decided to purchase a second machine so we wouldn't carry one up and down the stairs, there was no doubt what brand it was going to be. We tried out DC65 and loved it, it does super job cleaning and handles beautifully.

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    4.0

    Great vacuum, minor annoyances

    By DC65User

    from Undisclosed

    Comments about Dyson Ball DC41 Animal Upright Vacuum:

    This is an excellent vacuum. The suction is incredible and I love the ease with which you can switch between carpet and hardwood. The only reason I deducted a star was for two minor annoyances: first, it's hard to move without the brush part on the ground. Although it's easy to get the vacuum into vacuuming position, as you simply press down on the back wheels, it makes it hard to wheel the turned-off vacuum around without the brush being forced down. The second annoyance is the fact that the end of the hose sits right where your hand drives the thing, meaning that when you turn it on or push it up to turn it off, your hand (or clothes or anything in the general vicinity) will get sucked down. However, my wife and I love the vacuum otherwise. There are a lot of great features: the dirt chamber is really easy to clean and designed so that you can open it without your hand being near where everything falls out. The maneuverability of the vacuum is unparalleled. The suction is great, even on the edge of the brush. Would recommend to a friend.

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