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Dyson V10 Battery Life: How Long Does It Last Between Charges?

Finding the best vacuum for your home and lifestyle can feel impossible at times. Are you thinking about getting a Dyson V10 but don't know how long its battery will last between charges? Well, we've done extensive research into this popular vacuum and have the answer to share. Let's check it out below!

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In general, you can expect a Dyson V10 to run for about 20 minutes between charges. However, that's only if you have it set to 'Regular' mode, so if you clean using the 'Max' setting, this timeline falls to under ten minutes.

Once your Dyson dies, you'll need to charge it for 30-45 minutes, so keep that in mind.

As we begin, we will cover all things Dyson V10 and discuss how long one will last between charges. We've got your back, whether you're new to this brand or already own a V10. With that said, let's dive right into this post!

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How Long Does A Dyson Battery Last Per Charge?

You can usually expect a fully charged Dyson battery to last between 20 and 30 minutes. Of course, that timeline will vary depending on your vacuum model and age, so everyone is different.

For example, a fully charged V10 tends to run 20-25 minutes on regular mode, which isn't too long if you need to clean your entire house. Luckily, your Dyson's charge time shouldn't be longer than 45 minutes, but again, this can be inconvenient to some.

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As we mentioned, A Dyson battery will only last a mere 5-10 minutes on the MAX setting, so if you need to clean a large space, try to stick to regular power.

How Often Do I Need To Charge A Dyson V10 Vacuum?

For those with a Dyson V10, charge it each time you vacuum. Typically, you will get about 30 minutes of vacuuming time with this exact model, so plug your device into the wall when you're finished cleaning.

Although it can be annoying to connect your vacuum to its power source every time you clean, doing this will allow you to grab it and go the next time you're doing chores.

We recommend charging your V10 each night so it's ready to clean in the morning. You can also try to plug it in while you're away, whether during your workday or while you're off running errands.

Regardless, you want to make sure that you make your way to a wall outlet every time your Dyson's low battery light goes on.

How Do I Know When It's Time To Charge My Dyson V10?

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Although you don't have to fully charge a Dyson V10 to use it, doing so can ensure you get the most out of your vacuum. With that said, you will notice when you're vacuum starts to lose battery power.

Typically, a Dyson system will slow down, eventually shutting off completely. From there, a V10 will have a flashing blue light appear, which indicates you need to plug it in.

Luckily, charging a Dyson vacuum is very simple. All you need is to plug it into the wall or attach it to the charging mount it came with. Of course, every Dyson will be slightly different, so refer to your user manual if you have any issues.

The Dyson website is also very helpful and answers troubleshooting questions according to which vacuum/system you own, so that's another place to check out.

Can I Leave My Dyson V10 On Charge All The Time?

Yes, if you prefer to leave a V10 vacuum on charge whenever you aren't using it, that is fine. Considering that when Dyson's battery reaches a full charge, it won't consume any more electricity, leaving it plugged in won't do damage.

That means if your device is fully charged but still plugged in, it isn't technically using any power/electricity. So, we don't see any issues arising as long as you want to do this.

Furthermore, it is a good idea to get in the habit of plugging your V10 in between uses, as this is the only way it will be ready to clean the next time you need it to.

Are All Dyson Vacuums Cordless?

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Yes! A huge part of the Dyson allure is that the brand focuses on cordless, electric vacuums. Considering their ever-popular V10 model is a 'Cordless Stick' design, you can expect whichever model you choose to come with a charging cable rather than an attached cord.

Traditionally, vacuums will include a built-in cord, ranging from a few feet to over ten, which you need to plug in to use your device. On the other hand, Dyson has changed the game in terms of how a vacuum should/does work.

Instead of a bulky cord, you can use one of their systems wherever you are, as long as it is charged.

Are Dyson Cordless Vacuums As Powerful As Corded Options?

There are some things to consider for those on the fence about getting a Dyson. First, how powerful is a cordless vacuum? However, Dyson claims its products are on par with standard cordless designs.

The brand also claims that many of their newer systems, like the V10 provide twice the amount of suction as a regular vacuum, so that's impressive.

Generally speaking, corded vacuums will pull more electricity, thus being stronger than cordless models. So that makes many people skeptical about how valid Dyson's claim of being better holds out.

According to The Good Guys, due to the fact cordless vacuums aren't always the strongest option electricity-wise, it's better to invest in a corded model if you have a big home.

They also mention how one of the major downsides to chargeable vacuums is that they don't hold a charge as well the older they are. That can become a problem for bigger spaces.

How Long Do Dyson Batteries Last?

When it comes to the lifespan of a Dyson battery, expect it to last between three and four years. Dyson batteries will start to degrade after 2-3 years, ultimately failing around the 48-month mark.

Considering that the brand uses lithium batteries for their vacuums, your system may start to show signs of problems after one year of use. For this reason, Dyson offers battery coverage for all of their cordless vacuums, covering two years from the date of purchase.

Some may find it odd that such an expensive vacuum only lasts one year before needing a new battery, but new technology usually comes with its fair share of problems.

Are Dyson Batteries Reliable?

In general, Dyson batteries and products as a whole will be reliable. Although they only last a few years on average, it isn't typical for Dyson batteries to run into issues during that timeframe.

Additionally, Dyson will cover the costs of a new battery for your vacuum, which is nice. Not all companies take that step to ensure customers are happy, so props there.

Dyson seems to take pride in its craftsmanship, explaining its loyal fanbase. Again, every vacuum has its own set of problems, so this shouldn't be a big deal if you don't mind needing a new battery every 2-4 years.

How Do I Know If My Dyson Vacuum Needs A New Battery?

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If you suspect it may be time for a new Dyson battery, there are some signs to watch for. Generally, the easiest way to tell a Dyson needs a new battery is its run time.

If your Dyson V10 or other model has a shortened clean time (less than 25-30 minutes), that could indicate a problem with its battery. Remember, lithium batteries don't last forever.

You can also see how healthy a Dyson battery is by testing it. To do this, fully charge your vacuum and turn it on to the MAX setting. If your vacuum runs for less than three minutes, you need a new battery.

As we mentioned, Dyson will replace the battery in your system for two years from its purchase date, and after that may offer a discount if you reach out to them directly.

How Much Does A New Dyson Battery Cost?

If the time comes for a new battery and you're past the Dyson warranty period, you can still purchase one through their website. We found that this will set you back around $130 if you have a V10 model.

However, not all Dyson vacuums have the same size battery, so you may spend closer to $100 if your battery is smaller. There are third-party options for Dyson battery replacements, although doing this can pose a risk for your vacuum.

Although purchasing a battery through a non-Dyson seller will cost less, it could put unnecessary wear on your system. Furthermore, Dyson batteries will be of the best quality, so if you choose a second rate option, expect to replace them more frequently.

To Wrap It Up

Whether you have a Dyson V10 vacuum or want to get one, knowing its battery lifespan and charge times is essential. From what we found, the V10's battery will last roughly 30 minutes on a full charge.

However, this applies to your vacuum's 'Regular' mode, as the 'Max' setting reduces battery life to around 5-10 minutes. Furthermore, charging a Dyson V10 will be easy and doesn't take more than 30-45 minutes on average.

Regardless, check out all of Dyson's various systems before deciding, and don't forget to contact them directly if any issues arise.

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