Last updated: 16th July 2018
Bissell 1984 AirRam Cordless Vacuum reviews
Bissell 1984 AirRam is a cordless vacuum for cleaning pet hair, hardwood floors and low pile carpet.
The best part of this model is that it has a long run time (compared with normal cordless vacuum cleaner) up to 30 minutes per single charge, lightweight (about 7 lbs) and it has an agile brush roll designed for cleaning multiple surfaces with very low profile height for reaching under sofa , bed effortlessly.
The model downside is that, it can’t be converted into a handheld unit, and its price is equal to many new released cordless vacuum from Hoover, Shark ( Hoover REACT cordless stick, Shark Ionflex IR101, IR 251) therefore you can consider a lot of models with similar price range to pick out which is the best for you.
Technologies and benefits of Bissell 1984 AirRam
Construction: a cordless upright unit designed for floor cleaning with extreme low profile and a lay-flat handle for reaching under sofa easily.
Good suction power, long run time
The model uses a 22V Li-ion battery for 30 minutes fade free cleaning. It is designed for heavy -duty cleaning therefore the model has a strong suction power which is very efficient when picking up pet hairs on carpets and area rug.
The brush head is designed for multiple surfaces cleaning, low profile, brigh LEDs lights, edge vacuuming technology is also used.
Specifications of the model
- Similar Models: 19841, 19844
- Warranty: 2 year limited
- Power Source: Cordless (Rechargeable)
- Surface Type: Bare Floors, Carpet, Hard Floors, Low Pile Carpet, Stairs
- Run Time: Up to 30 Minutes
- Dirt Cup Capacity: 0.6 Liters
- Charge Time: 4 Hours to Recharge
- Soft Bumper: Yes
Pros and cons
it is ready to use, has a huge suction ability and easy to clean the home in a fast way thanks to the lightweight, smooth gliding on carpets, swivel head and bright LED lights. Great vacuum and charge lasts 45 minutes or longer!
It can’t be converted into a hand vac
Compare Bissell Airram 1984 with other models
|BISSELL Bolt (model 1313)||BISSELL Bolt Pet (model 1954)||BISSELL Air Ram|
|Battery||Nickel-Metal Hydride||Lithium Ion||Professional Grade Lithium Ion|
|Battery Voltage||12 Volt||14.4 Volt||22 Volt|
|Run Time||Up to 15 Minutes||Up to 25 Minutes||Up to 30 Minutes|
|Tank Capacity||0.4 Liters||0.6 Liters||0.6 Liters|
|Brush Roll On/Off||yes||yes||no|
|Includes||Crevice tool with dusting brush (for hand vac)|
Multi-Surface Brush Roll
Multi Surface Brush Roll
|bonus||Crevice Tool With Dusting Brush|
Pet Hair Nozzle
Sweep & Scoop Tool
Advanced Pet Hair Brush Roll
|Removable Dirt Bin with Easy Empty Debris Slider|
|Warranty||1 Year Limited||2 Year Limited||2 Year Limited|
FAQs & troubleshooting of Bissell 1984 AirRam
How well does it work on cat litter?
Answer: I haven’t used it to pick up cat litter, but I believe would do very good. It picks up materials of the size of cat litter just fine.
Question: Does plug in charging cord come with this?
Answer: Yes. The battery easily slides off and charger plugs into wall and battery.
Question: Is it comfortable for a tall person to use? Is the stick long enough so a 5 ft 10 inch person does not have to stoop over?
Answer: It is long enough for the most part, not knowing how straight you want to stand. I tend to bend forward a slight bit. Here’s the thing. I, and others, have had the little plastic gizmo that adjusts the handle length break and I ended up using duct tape on the handle at the height I wanted.
Question: will it scratch polished porcelain tile?
Answer: It does not scratch mine.
Question: Does the vacuum work with the handle collapsed, and if so, what is its height with the handle collapsed? We have a toddler who wants a working vacuum.
Answer: yes it does
Question: Is the bissell airram the same as the gtech airram? looks the same!
Answer: I believe so. I saw multiple ads for the gtech while in the UK, so searched for something like it when we got home. It’s the same and I love it!
Question: Does the battery charger come with it or do you have to buy it separately?
Answer: It comes with it. Plugs in at the back of the vac. Easy peasy
Question: how well does it clean along the edge or in corners?
Answer: I would not buy this vacumme. The filter smells like mildew and blows air that smells like mildew.
Question: Can I get a replacement battery charger
Answer: I’m sorry but I do not know.
how long the charge
Answer: The charge lasts about 45-50 minutes. Goes full speed until it stops. In other words, it doesn’t wind down when it’s losing power, It just stops.
Question: Is there a difference between model 1984 and 1984-1?
Answer: Aside from where they’re sold, the two machines are the same!
Question: Can you put an attachment on this vacuum to get to hard to reach places on the ceiling or on top of drapes?
Answer: No. The handle lays flat to the floor to get under things, but it has no attachments.
Question: Can you purchase a second battery to keep charging as a spare and if so where can you get it.don’t see it on amazon
Answer: Yes you can – replacement batteries can be ordered direct from BISSELL online
Question: Is the battery charged on the wall or does the whole vacuum have to be hooked to the outlet?
Answer: Good question – the battery can be removed from the vacuum for charging or charged while still in place.
Question: I see this has a 2 yr warranty. I’m wondering how long this will last tho.. 2.. 3.. 4? Hope to get our moneys worth?
Answer: I have only owned mine for less than a year, but had to have a small part that broke replaced after just 3 months. No problem with Bissell sending me a complimentary new handle, but doesn’t speak well for longevity.
Question: Does it scratch luxury vinyl plank tile? The flooring manufacturer says to not sweep with a brush turned on.
Answer: No it does’t drag at all. But I will say that I and at least one other customer had an issue where the handle came apart and had to be taped back together. That being said, it’s a great little vac for day to day stuff but not as strong as a plug in vac. Just depends on what kind of dirt you have. Pets?
Question: Will the bissell airram pick up pits of paper etc on the floor left in a craft room?
Answer: The AirRam should have no trouble picking up small bits of paper.
Question: This looks a lot like the gtech airram that i have and i was wondering if the charger is the same and if i could order just the charger?
Answer:The Gtech model may use a different charger, you’ll want to contact Gtech direct for any Gtech branded products.
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