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Miele S5281 Pisces Canister Vacuum Cleaner

Model: 41528145USA | SKU: mi2240
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  • Product Overview

    The Miele S5281 Pisces Canister Vacuum Cleaner effectively cleans your household surfaces while capturing dust, pet dander, and pollen. The Miele S5281 Pisces Vacuum Cleaner is a 100% sealed vacuum that won’t leak particles back into your space, making it an excellent choice for asthma- and allergy-sufferers. With a flexible turbo floor brush and a parquet floor twister, this vacuum cleaner easily maneuvers around furniture and obstacles in your home. Thanks to a quiet, 1,200-watt motor, the Miele Pisces S5281 also produces less sound than comparable canister vacuums.

    Product Highlights

    • Swivel Casters: The Miele Pisces S5281 Canister Vacuum is equipped with three easy-roll casters that rotate on a 360-degree pivoting system. Made of durable rubber material, these casters provide sturdy support for the vacuum and make it easy for you to maneuver around corners and furniture while vacuuming.
    • Telescopic Extension Wand: With over 20 adjustable height settings, the stainless steel telescopic wand provides easy specialized cleaning in hard-to-reach places throughout your home. The telescopic wand securely connects to the suction hose and the attachment tools using the square-locking system.
    • Turbo Comfort Brush: The powerful turbo brush provides quick cleanup on carpets, rugs, and hard floors. Using a rotating roller brush, this air-driven floor tool uses maximum force to break down dirt and dust particles for superior pickup. The turbo brush swivels on a 90-degree pivoting system for a smooth glide around furniture and walls.
    • Parquet Floor Twister: Great for cleaning hardwood floors, tile, and smooth surfaces, this parquet twister brush is made of natural bristles for a gentle application on bare floors. The parquet floor brush twists and turns at a 90-degree angle, providing seamless flexibility under tables, between chairs, and in tight corners.
    • Airflow Indicator: The airflow indicator screen, conveniently located on the front panel of the vacuum, will change from clear to orange when it is time to replace the dustbag or if there is an obstruction in the hose or one of the attachment tools.
    • Easily Transportable: The Miele S5 Pisces Vacuum features a convenient carry handle and two parking station slots. The cleaning wand quickly snaps into the parking clip attachment on either side of the vacuum, so you can take a break from vacuuming without worrying about the vacuum cleaner tipping over or the hose swinging out of place.
    • Automatic Cord Rewind: Great for compact and tidy storage, the Miele S5281 Pisces Vacuum Cleaner features an automatic cord rewind button that draws the power cord back into the unit when the vacuum is not in use.
    • Overheat Protection: If the vacuum overheats or an article blocks the suction tube, the vacuum will automatically power off to prevent overheating.

    Active HEPA Filter

    Designed to thoroughly clean various surfaces without polluting the air, the Miele S5281 Pisces not only cleans your home, but also treats the air that comes through and out of the vacuum. In addition to a pre-motor filter that protects the vacuum motor from collecting dirt, this Miele S5 vacuum cleaner also includes an Active HEPA Filter.

    The HEPA filter captures 99.99% of dust mites, pet dander, pollen, and other particles as small as 0.3 microns and releases clean air back into your space. Additionally, this sealed filter cartridge also features a layer of activated charcoal for odor control. The Generally Activated Charcoal material absorbs food and pet odors and deodorizes foul smells in the dustbag.

    For more effective odor control, you can swap out the Active HEPA Filter with Miele's Active Air Clean Filter (sold separately). This filter blends the Air Clean filtration technology with an activated charcoal cassette to absorb pet and household odors better than the Active HEPA Exhaust Filter. The Active Air Clean Filter also captures and retains 99.5% of allergen particles as small as 0.5 microns.

    Variable Vacuum Speeds

    The Miele Pisces Vacuum Cleaner features a rotary dial power selector that allows you to adjust the motor speed and suction power according to the surface you are cleaning. The rotary power selector includes six adjustable power levels with a user-friendly icon for each setting. Using the manual knob, you can increase or decrease the suction power from minimum to maximum for the following applications:

    • Curtains and fabrics
    • Upholstery and cushions
    • Carpets and rugs
    • Lightly soiled carpets
    • Tiles and hard floors
    • Light vacuuming with minimal sound

    Tool Storage Compartment

    The Miele Pisces S5281 Vacuum Cleaner contains a convenient compartment on the front panel that stores the dusting brush, crevice tool, and turbo nozzle. The onboard tools are easily accessible and very useful for transporting the vacuum up and down the stairs or from room to room. By keeping these integrated accessories on hand, you can easily transition from vacuuming your floors to cleaning upholstery and sofa cushions with no hassle. Simply press the compartment lid release button, remove the tool you need to use, and attach it to the vacuum hose for quick above-floor cleaning.

    The attachment tools make it easy to clean difficult areas as you vacuum. The dusting brush easily removes visible dust on ceiling fans, shelves, and window blinds. Made of natural bristles, the dusting brush also twists in varying angles so you can easily dust crown moldings, mantels, fan blades, bookshelves, and light fixtures. The crevice tool removes stubborn dirt and crumbs from hard-to-reach areas such as under cabinets, between appliances, and inside air vents. The upholstery nozzle cleans sofa cushions and fabrics, and it features two lint catcher strips that grab hair strands and lint. This handy tool provides a gentle, yet thorough clean on curtains, carpeted stairs, and even mattresses.

    Sealed Chamber System

    Many vacuum cleaners pick up loads of dirt and debris off of your floors and upholstery only to distribute tiny particles back into your indoor air through the exhaust vent or out of the dustbag opening. The Miele Pisces Vacuum Cleaner uses an AirClean FilterBag, which features self-locking technology.

    When the vacuum door is opened, the dustbag automatically snaps close, making it impossible for captured debris particles to be released back into your home. The Auto-Seal filter bag features a quick-snap hook that makes it easy to lift the bag out of the vacuum chamber and easily discard the dustbag without getting dirt on your hands or distributing dust particles back into the air.

    The dustbag is made of 9 layers of electrostatically charged woven fibers that effectively capture and contain dirt, dust, and debris particles. Each AirClean Filter Bag holds 4.76 quarts of collected debris. Type G/N replacement dustbag packs (sold separately) include four dustbags, a replacement pre-motor filter, and an exhaust filter.

    Good Housekeeping-Approved

    Miele vacuum cleaners boast durable construction with lightweight design. The Miele S5281 Pisces Canister Vacuum Cleaner is made of heavy-duty materials that will stand the test of time. The housing is made of durable, recyclable ABS plastics that won’t dent, scratch, or crack with frequent use.

    In addition to durable construction, this Miele S5 Series vacuum is backed by the Good Housekeeping seal. This esteemed emblem confirms the integrity of tested products so you can rest assured that you’ve made a good investment. The Good Housekeeping seal adds a two-year limited warranty which guarantees a replacement, repair, or refund on defective products.


    Good Housekeeping Seal

    Manufacturer's Warranty

    1-Year Warranty on Parts and Labor; 7-Year Warranty on Housing; 7-Year Warranty on Motor

    Manufacturer's Literature

    Owner's Manual
    Product manual for the Miele Pisces S5281 Canister Vacuum.

    What's In The Box?

    • Miele Pisces S5281 Canister Vacuum
    • Parquet Twister Floor Brush
    • Telescopic Wand
    • Crevice Tool
    • Dusting Brush
    • Upholstery Nozzle
    • Active HEPA Filter
    • Pre-Motor Filter
    • Type G/N Air Clean Dustbag
    • Owner's Manual

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  • Specifications

    Vacuum TypeResidential
    Vacuum StyleCanister
    Collection TypeBagged
    Floor Surface TypeBare Floors, Low-Pile Carpet
    Height8.25 in.
    Width10 in.
    Depth19 in.
    Weight13 lbs.
    Collection Capacity4.76 qt.
    AttachmentsCrevice Tool, Dusting Brush, Upholstery Tool, Wand
    Hose Length5.5 ft.
    Sealed Filtration System Yes
    HEPA FilterYes
    ULPA FilterNo
    Odor FilterNo
    Brushroll On/OffNo
    Brushroll PowerAir-Powered
    Adjustable Suction ControlYes
    Height Adjustment ControlNone
    Bag Change IndicatorYes
    Filter Change IndicatorNo
    Automatic Cord RewindYes
    Dirt SensorNo
    Electrical Cord Length18 ft.
    Voltage110-120 V
    Watts1200 W
    Amperage10.2 Amps
    Safety CertificationsCSA
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