Vax archive

  • Vax Air3 multi-cyclonic upright vacuum cleaner pictures and hands-on
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    Vax Air3 multi-cyclonic upright vacuum cleaner pictures and hands-on

    By 27 September 2012

    We have all sorts of things land in the Pocket-lint offices and, although this one's far from a pocketable gadget, the Vax Air3 U88-AM-B's multi-cyclonic promises serious suction. This dust-munching upright has orange-coloured brushes that spin to help...

  • Vax EV: the cardboard vacuum cleaner
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    Vax EV: the cardboard vacuum cleaner

    By 1 July 2011

    Vacuum cleaners are normally designed to pick up rubbish not be made of it, but that’s the case with the latest vacuum cleaner from Vax that’s made from cardboard. Created by young British designer Jake Tyler at Loughborough University, the vacuum...

  • Vax Life Unplugged Multipack hands-on
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    Vax Life Unplugged Multipack hands-on

    By 25 November 2010

    Last year we looked at Vax’s Life Unplugged upright cleaner, we liked it although admitted that it is a vacuum cleaner that comes with a few compromises. Vax is putting together a multipack, offering both the Life Unplugged upright and a handheld vacuum...

  • Vax Mach Air Reach suits big small homes
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    Vax Mach Air Reach suits big small homes

    By 13 May 2010

    We have something of a soft spot for the Vax Mach Air. We reviewed it last year and were impressed with what Vax had done: great cleaning power, lightweight and easy to store in smaller homes, ideal for those living in cramped urban apartments. But we...

  • Vax Dual V V-124A carpet cleaner   review
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    Vax Dual V V-124A carpet cleaner review

    By 10 May 2010

    Carpet cleaning is one of those things that you probably only think about doing when you are moving into a new house. When you think of carpet cleaning you probably think about Vax, so we put their Dual V carpet cleaner to the test. If you've watched...

  • Vax LiFE unplugged vacuum cleaner   review
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    Vax LiFE unplugged vacuum cleaner review

    By 22 January 2010

    Vax, 1989's best-selling vacuum cleaner brand, has been shifted down a few pegs since its heyday. Once the ruler of the roost with its 3-in-1 machine that also washed the carpet as it cleaned it, the company has recently announced a cordless, battery-powered...

  • Vax launches Vax LiFE unplugged vacuum
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    Vax launches Vax LiFE unplugged vacuum

    By 7 December 2009

    Vax, the company behind the high-scoring Mach Air, has announced a new vacuum cleaner, the Vax LiFE unplugged. It's a upright model, lending a decidedly retro quality to proceedings, and the device also has a Lithium-ion battery which VAX claims will...

  • Vax Mach Air vacuum cleaner   review
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    Vax Mach Air vacuum cleaner review

    By 2 November 2009

    The Vax Mach Air boasts that it is the lightest full sized multi cyclonic upright vacuum cleaner in the world at 4.9kg, taking the fight right to the likes of Dyson. It looks very much like some of Dyson's models with a modular modern design, finished...