Shark ION F80 MultiFLEX Vacuum, DuoClean is one of the coolest cordless vacuum cleaners that ever have come in the market. If you are bothered about the corded vacuum and want to switch to a cord-free one forever, the Shark ION F80 is the most suitable alternative for you. Two powerful batteries offer you up to 80 minutes of uninterrupted run time. The MultiFLEX and freestanding design of this vacuum are already proved as pleasant to its’ customers. Please go through the whole article for a detailed understanding of the Shark ION F80 MultiFLEX vacuum.
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What Features make the Shark ION F80 MultiFLEX Vacuum special?
Twice the Runtime
Two (2) packs of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries give you a tension-free 80 minutes run time; just swap the batteries and keep going.
Flexible Use of Shark ION F80 MultiFLEX Vacuum
The lightweight and MultiFLEX design are convenient to reach this vacuum anywhere and everywhere. You can push the vacuum head underneath the bed and furniture without bending over. In addition to that, the flat and thin cleaner head with 90o bending ability gives you great maneuverability to reach the hard spots.
The MultiFLEX design is not just about reach, it enables total folding of the device which is easy for storage and battery charging. The flexible wand of this shark cordless vacuum will allow you easy folding so that you can conveniently store the vacuum at any of your convenient space.
DuoClean technology of Shark ION F80 MultiFLEX Vacuum
The DuoClean technology of this shark stick vacuum gives you detailed cleaning. The two brush rolls arranged in the vacuum head as such nothing will be left unpicked. The unison of two brush rolls removes both the large debris and fine dust from the hard floor and carpet. The cool thing is that you can engage or disengage the brush rolls just by pressing the switch on the handle.
Two Power Settings
The two power settings “ION Power” and “ION Boost” superbly cover all cleaning jobs. The ION Power mode serves your everyday cleaning and switching to “ION Boost” gives one-minute boosted suction to do the hard cleaning.
Easy transformation to handheld form is convenient to clean the places with extra care. A crevice tool attachment lets you clean the corners, tight places and inside your car.
The LED light at the top of the cleaner head illuminates every piece of dirt to be picked up.
Hygienic Bin Empty
Single pressing the empty button will serve you hygienic ejection of the bin.
How does the DuoClean technology differentiate the Shark ION F80 from the traditional vacuums?
In DuoClean technology, two brush rolls are used instead of using a single brush roll. The two full-size brush rolls are engineered inside the brush roll garage in such a way that the first brush roll picks up most of the loose particles, dust and fine particles. At the same time, this brush roll loosens the pressed carpet for the second brush roll. The second one does its job perfectly, root out and swallow the dirt from the deep of the carpet.
Is the Shark cordless vacuum any good?
The flexible design of Shark cordless is great to use the vacuum underneath spaces. You can reach the mess just bending the device not bending yourself. Besides, the DuoClean technology of Shark ION F80 model is effective to present you cleaner surface. It effectively picks up larger particles like garain and crumb from the hard surface but some time miss out the dust. But, satisfactorily remvos fine dust from the carpeted floor.
Is a Shark better than a Dyson?
Both Shark and Dyson company are familiar for their products. Still now, the Dyson garauntees for quality products but cost excessively high. They brought fantastic cordless vacuums (like Dyson V11, V10, V8, V7) with multiple design, higher suction and weight. On the other hand, the Shark is offering their items with convenient use and satisfactory performance in much lower prices. The wight and suction of Shark products are comparatively lower than those of Dyson products.
Operation Guidelines and Maintenance of the Shark ION F80 MultiFLEX Vacuum!
Using & Charging of Battery Pack
The battery pack is also called here ION Power Pack, which is a 25.2-volt lithium-ion battery pack. You can slide the battery into the slot by applying a gentle push, and to remove, press the release tab and slide the battery pack out from the slot. You can charge the battery pack by charging dock or a wall mount attached to the vacuum set.
Battery indicator light
The cool thing about this light is that it will show the battery countdown during using the vacuum. This light will also indicate the level of charging of the battery while it is on the charging dock. It will also illuminate the issues of batteries, if arise when they are in use.
Just hit the “Press to Unlock” button located behind the top of the wand and enjoy this awesome feature of the Shark ION MultiFLEX. Use this “Press to Unlock” to carry the vacuum while in MultiFLEX® storage mode.
Using the vacuum in handheld mode
You can convert stick vacuum to handheld form by just clicking the “Wand Release” button at the top of the wand. It will separate the vacuum from the bottom of the wand. Also, you can use the vacuum as a handheld one keeping the wand attached. Stepping on the “Wand Release” foot pedal on the floor nozzle will detach the brush rolls from the end of the wand. Then, attach your suitable tools to clean your spots.
Removal of blockages
The presence of blockages will restrict the airflow of the machine. In such a case, ensure the vacuum is turned off and the battery is removed. Look for the blockages in brush rolls, wand and other accessories. Clean the bin and filters. Empty the bin as soon as the dirt and debris reach the “Max fill” line. Cleaning the dust cup before overfilling and regular washing of the filters reduce the risk of blockage.
Overheating of the vacuum
The machine may automatically turn off if it is overheated. The vacuum is equipped with a thermostat to protect the motor and battery from burning. Do Not run the hot vacuum, turn it off and keep in rest. Remove the battery and wait for at least 45 minutes to cool down both the vacuum and battery. Check the whole machine for blockages, as mentioned above, to power on the machine back.
Washing of filters
There are two washable filters fitted in the vacuum, Pre-Motor Foam & Felt Filter and Post-Motor Filter. The Pre-Motor filters are located on the top of the handle whereas the Post-Motor filter is positioned under the handle of the vacuum. You need regular cleaning and washing of the filters to keep the machine performance up. Normally, you need monthly washing of the Pre-Motor ones, whereas the Post-Motor one needs washing once every 9 months.
Wash the filters under clean and cold running water. Do Not use any detergent and do not wash them in the washing machine. Both the filters need proper drying with free-flowing air before reinstalling. It takes at least 24 hours for complete drying. Do not use dry the filters in mechanical dryers such as oven dryer or microwave oven.
Cleaning the soft roller
Keeping the soft roller clean gives you trouble-free jobs. Turn off the vacuum switch and remove the battery. Remove the brush roll garage from the top of the nozzle by sliding the “Access Brush Roll” backward. Clean the soft roller housing and the roller with a clean and soft cloth. You can wash the soft roller with clean and cold water. Do not use any soap. Leave the roller for at least 24 hours for drying. Refit the soft roller from the front of the nozzle. Slide the roller starting from the left side toward the right until click into the place. Close the brush roll garage and press down on both ends until it clicks into place.
|Product Name||Shark ION™ F80 MultiFLEX® Cordless Stick Vacuum|
|Vacuum Type||Stick vacuums|
|Product Size||13.43 x 10.24 x 45.98 inches|
|Vacuum Width||8.6 inches|
|Bin Capacity||0.3 Quarts|
|Initial Charging Time||3.5 hours|
|Maximum Worktime||80 minutes|
|Suitable floors||Hard floor, Carpet, Dual action|
|Additional attachments||Charging dock, crevice tool|
1 pack rechargeable battery
|Filter Type||2 filters, Washable|
“ION Power” and “ION Boost
|Suction power||Up to 100AW|
|Battery requirement||1 pack Lithium ion batteries|
Front of the vacuum head
Warranty of the ION F80 shark vacuum cleaner
The SharkNinja gives you 2 to 5 years limited warranty on different services and labor. The warranty you will get subjected that the machine is purchased from a Shark authorized dealer and operated for household purposes. You are obliged to run and maintain the machine following the instruction of the shark vacuum cleaner manual. You must need to show proof of purchase to get the warranty services. Check the vacuum manual for detailed coverage of the warranty.