New 'flexible' Dustbusters pivot as they vacuumBlack & Decker Dustbuster Pivot vacs unveiled

08 May 2010

Black & Decker Dustbuster

Black & Decker has introduced a new range of Dustbuster handheld vacuum cleaners, with nozzles able to pivot 200 degrees in order to vacuum hard-to-reach corners.

There are four new Dustbusters in the range, each available with a metallic finish and block colours. Black & Decker says these Dustbusters are smaller and more compact than previous Dustbuster handheld models but have a 40% larger capacity for collecting dust and dirt.

The nozzle is able to rotate 200 degrees 'for maximum flexibility', making it easier to tackle fiddly jobs like 'cleaning overhead shelves and underneath cupboards and sofas', according to Black & Decker. The handheld cleaners are all cordless.

Handheld vacuum cleaners

Handheld vacuum cleaners like these new models can help to keep car interiors clean and quickly pick up crumbs and mess, getting into the gaps that a heavier full-sized vac can't access.

Our handheld vacuum cleaner reviews reveals our first impressions of several handheld vacuum cleaners when we gave them a try, including two Black & Decker Dustbuster models, the Black & Decker Dustbuster Eco Extreme DV1205 and the Black & Decker Dustbuster Flexi, which we pitched against the handheld Dyson DC31 and DC35.

We've also got First Look reviews of lightweight cordless vacuum cleaners as well as full lab test results for more than 100 full-size vacs.

Black and Decker pivot vac

Black & Decker dustbusters

The full Dustbuster pivot vac range, which will go on sale from June, includes:

  • 9.6v Dustbuster Pivot, RRP £64.99, is available from Tesco and Amazon (PV9625N-GB).
  • 12v Dustbuster Pivot, RRP £69.99, is available from Currys, Argos and Amazon (PV1225NB-GB).
  • 14.4v Dustbuster Pivot, RRP £79.99, is available from Comet and Amazon (PV1425N-GB).
  • 18v Dustbuster Pivot, RRP £89.99, is available from Currys, Argos and Amazon (PV1825N-GB).

The new vacs come as Black & Decker celebrates its 100-year anniversary. 

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