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Shark Rocket Professional NV480 Vacuum Cleaner

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Rocket Professional NV480
This 14-pound upright from Shark is bagless and has micro-filtration, a brush on/off switch and a 30-foot manual-wind cord.
Description
This 14-pound upright from Shark is bagless and has micro-filtration, a brush on/off switch and a 30-foot manual-wind cord.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Carpet

Carpet

Indicates how much embedded talc and sand a vacuum lifted from a medium-pile carpet.

 /  5
Bare floors

Bare floors

Shows how well a vacuum picked up sand without dispersing it on bare floors.

 /  5
Tool airflow

Tool airflow

Indicates the strength of airflow through the hose.

 /  5
Hose suction

Hose suction

Indicates the strength of airflow through the hose.

 /  5
Clean emissions

Clean emissions

Our measurement of the quantity of wood-flour particles a vacuum released under two conditions: first, when only the motor was turned on, and second, while vacuuming.

 /  5
Emissions

Emissions

Our measurement of the quantity of wood-flour particles a vacuum released under two conditions: first, when only the motor was turned on, and second, while vacuuming.

 /  5
Handling

Handling

Reflects how easy it is to push, pull, and carry a vacuum.

 /  5
Pet hair

Pet hair

Reflects how well a vacuum picks up pet hair from medium-pile carpet.

 /  5
Noise

Noise

Based on measurements in decibels.

 /  5

About

The Shark Rocket Professional NV480 is part of the Vacuum Cleaners test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Upright Vacuums models like the Rocket Professional NV480 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Carpet Indicates how much embedded talc and sand a vacuum lifted from a medium-pile carpet.

Bare floors Shows how well a vacuum picked up sand without dispersing it on bare floors.

Tool airflow Indicates the strength of airflow through the hose.

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