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James Dyson with a range of Dyson cordless vacuum cleaners

Engineering Story

A new era begins.

James Dyson with early Dyson vacuum cleaner

Pioneering radical change.

Frustrated by dust clogging the bag of his vacuum cleaner at home, James Dyson spent five years and 5,127 prototypes inventing the world’s first cyclonic vacuum cleaner. Launched in 1993, the DC01’s revolutionary technology solved the everyday problem of vacuums losing suction. Since that first Dual Cyclone vacuum, Dyson has continued to break new ground – inventing a cordless vacuum cleaner that performs like a full-size vacuum.

¹Suction tested to ASTM F558 at the flexible inlet.

James Dyson using a Dyson Cyclone V10™ cordless vacuum cleaner in front of old Dyson vacuums on plinths.

Smaller, faster, lighter.

Creating a powerful cordless vacuum cleaner begins with the motor. Our engineers looked to aerospace engineering to create a motor that delivered the power we needed. The case material is phenolic moulding compound – as used in satellites – for its high resilience and strength-to-weight ratio, to smooth vibrations at ultra-fast motor speeds.

Dyson Cyclone V10™ cordless vacuum cleaner impeller

Increased efficiencies.

A Polyether Ether Ketone (P. E.E.K) and carbon fibre composite, found inside high-intensity pistons, was used for the impeller. To help channel more airflow, we overlapped the impeller’s vanes, creating a larger surface area and improving efficiency.

Dyson Cyclone V10™ cordless vacuum cleaner ceramic shaft

Ceramic centre.

The motor needed a light, strong shaft that was able to cope with speeds at up to 125,000 rpm. Such high speeds create intense heat, causing a steel shaft to develop a curve of 10 to 20 microns – a tiny deviation, but enough to cause disruptive vibrations. So we used ceramic, which is cured at 1,600°C and three times harder than steel, at exactly half the density.

Dyson Cyclone V10™ cordless vacuum cleaner handle and cyclone pack

The boing effect.

To generate the extra power of the Dyson cordless vacuum cleaner digital motor V10, Dyson engineers doubled the number of magnets and stators. When the trigger is released, the motor brakes the rotor to a stop almost instantly and the magnets bounce between the four stator positions. Like a ping-pong ball bouncing on a table, they move a smaller distance each time, creating a sound which our engineers call the ‘boing’.

Airflow through Dyson cordless vacuum cleaner digital motor V10

The Dyson digital motor V10.

The result of all this development was the Dyson cordless vacuum cleaner digital motor V10 – the fastest digital motor we have ever created.

Graphic of a Dyson V8 vacuum and Dyson Cyclone V10 vacuum showing the direction of airflow in each machine

Direct development.

This smaller motor allowed our engineers to rotate the cyclone and bin assembly through 90 degrees, into an in-line format. This created a linear airflow path – improving the number of Air Watts of suction at the cleaner head by 20% more than the Dyson V8 Absolute vacuum and allowing a ‘point and shoot’ bin emptying mechanism.

Cleaner air being expelled from Dyson Cyclone V10™ cordless vacuum cleaner

Advanced filtration.

It also allowed us to wrap both the pre- and post-motor filters around the motor as one sealed unit, for improved filtration. We improved the motor housing, adding sound-absorbing material and acoustic baffles, to reduce noise.

Dyson Cyclone V10™ cordless vacuum cleaner battery pack

Long-lasting power from a single battery.

We wanted to get long-lasting suction power into just one battery. Our seven-cell, 525 Watt lithium-ion battery pack has high-capacity which delivers fade-free power using nickel-cobalt-aluminum battery chemistry. Dyson’s intelligent power management system monitors power distribution to deliver fade-free power.


  • Magnetic poles – twice as many as the Dyson V8™ vacuum.


  • Watts generated to power the Dyson digital motor V10.


  • Grams in weight – half that of the Dyson digital motor V8.

Dyson Cyclone V10™ vacuum cleaner with older models in background

Game changer.

We’ve come a long way in 25 years – we’ve reinvented the cordless vacuum cleaner to have the suction power of a corded vacuum¹. Now a new era begins.

The Dyson Cyclone V10™ cordless vacuum.

¹Suction tested to ASTM F558 at the flexible inlet.

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Dyson Cyclone V10 Animal

Up to 60 minutes of run time¹

30% more suction than the Dyson V8™ vacuum. Engineered for strong cleaning performance..

1 cleaner head and 4 tools

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  • Torque drive cleaner head

    Our most powerful cleaner head yet. Cleans across carpets and hard floors.

  • Charger

    Charges your vacuum with or without the Docking station

  • Crevice tool

    Designed for precise cleaning around edges and narrow gaps.

  • Docking station

    Wall-mounted dock to recharge your vacuum and tidily store tools

  • Combination tool

    Two tools in one, for versatile cleaning around the home

  • Mini motorized tool

    Great for cleaning smaller surfaces, upholstery and stairs

  • Mini soft dusting brush

    Easy, vacuum-assisted dusting. Soft nylon bristles clean delicate surfaces.

    $699.99
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    Dyson V11 Torque Drive (Nickel/Fuchsia)

    Up to 60 minutes of run time¹

    60% more suction than the Dyson V8™ vacuum. Intelligently adapts power and run time to deep clean everywhere.

    1 cleaner head and 5 tools

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    • Wand storage clip

      Handily stores the Combination and Crevice tools on the wand of your vacuum.

    • Charger

      Charges your vacuum with or without the Docking station

    • Mini soft dusting brush

      Easy, vacuum-assisted dusting. Soft nylon bristles clean delicate surfaces.

    • Mini motorized tool

      Great for cleaning smaller surfaces, upholstery and stairs

    • Nickel Torque Drive

      High Torque cleaner head With Dynamic Load Sensor (DLS) technology. Intelligently adapts suction to deep clean carpets. Extends run time on hard floors.

    • Combination tool

      Two tools in one, for versatile cleaning around the home

    • Stubborn dirt brush

      Stiff nylon bristles dislodge stubborn dirt from floors and furniture.

    • Crevice tool

      Designed for precise cleaning around edges and narrow gaps.

    • Docking station

      Wall-mounted dock to recharge your vacuum and tidily store tools.

      $799.99
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      Dyson Outsize

      120 minutes of run time¹

      90% more suction than the Dyson V8™ vacuum. Intelligent full-size cleaning, without the cord. 150% bigger bin. 25% wider cleaner head.⁴

      1 cleaner head and 5 tools. Full-size High Torque XL cleaner head covers more floor with each pass.

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      • Flexi-crevice tool

        Extends and bends. For hard-to-reach places around your home and car.

      • Charger

        Charges your vacuum with or without the Docking station

      • Wand clip

        Handily stores the Combination and Crevice tools on the wand of your vacuum. So they're always there when you need them.

      • Extension hose

        Adds up to 61cm of flexible reach to any tool attachment, to clean up high or down low in your home or car.

      • High Torque cleaner head

        Full-size cleaner head with Dynamic Load Sensor (DLS) technology. Intelligently adapts suction and run time across all floor types. Covers more of your home faster.

      • Crevice tool

        Designed for precise cleaning around edges and narrow gaps.

      • Hair screw tool

        Anti-tangle conical brush bar picks up long hair and pet hair. Fast. Motor-driven cleaning for small spaces.

      • Docking station

        Wall-mounted dock to recharge your vacuum and tidily store tools.

      • Additional click-in battery

        Additional battery clicks into place to extend run time. Can be charged on or off your machine.

      • Combination tool

        Two tools in one, for versatile cleaning around the home

        $1,099.99
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        Dyson Outsize Absolute

        Up to 120 minutes of run time¹

        90% more suction than the Dyson V8™ vacuum. Intelligent full-size cleaning, without the cord. 150% bigger bin. 25% wider cleaner head.⁴

        2 cleaner heads and 5 tools. Full-size High Torque XL cleaner head covers more floor with each pass and new Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head that detects microscopic dust on hard floors.⁵

        What's in the box

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        • Additional click-in battery

          Additional battery clicks into place to extend run time. Can be charged on or off your machine.

        • Mini soft dusting brush

          With soft nylon bristles to clean delicate surfaces and fabrics.

        • Stubborn dirt brush

          Stiff nylon bristles dislodge stubborn dirt from floors and furniture.

        • Hair screw tool

          Anti-tangle conical brush bar picks up long hair and pet hair. Fast. Motor-driven cleaning for small spaces.

        • Charger

          Charges your vacuum with or without the Docking station

        • Combination tool

          Two tools in one, for versatile cleaning around the home

        • Wand clip

          Handily stores the Combination and Crevice tools on the wand of your vacuum. So they're always there when you need them.

        • Docking station

          Wall-mounted dock to recharge your vacuum and tidily store tools.

        • Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head

          Laser reveals microscopic dust on hard floors. Soft nylon and anti-static carbon fiber filaments capture dust from hard floors.

        • Crevice tool

          Designed for precise cleaning around edges and narrow gaps.

        • High Torque XL cleaner head

          Full-size cleaner head with Dynamic Load Sensor (DLS) technology. Intelligently adapts suction and run time across all floor types. Covers more of your home faster.

          $1,199.99
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          Latest technology

          Dyson V15 Detect Total Clean

          Up to 60 minutes of run time¹

          100% more suction than the Dyson V8™ vacuum. The most powerful, intelligent cordless vacuum.²

          2 cleaner heads and 5 tools. New High Torque anti-tangle cleaner head and new Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head reveals microscopic dust on hard floors.⁵

          What's in the box

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          • Docking station

            Wall-mounted dock to recharge your vacuum and tidily store tools.

          • Stubborn dirt brush

            Stiff nylon bristles dislodge stubborn dirt from floors and furniture.

          • Mini soft dusting brush

            With soft nylon bristles to clean delicate surfaces and fabrics.

          • Crevice tool

            Designed for precise cleaning around edges and narrow gaps.

          • Hair screw tool

            Anti-tangle conical brush bar picks up long hair and pet hair. Fast. Motor-driven cleaning for small spaces.

          • Charger

            Charges your vacuum with or without the Docking station

          • Wand clip

            Handily stores the Combination and Crevice tools on the wand of your vacuum. So they're always there when you need them.

          • High Torque cleaner head with anti-tangle comb

            Powerfully picks up dust and hair from all floors. Anti-tangle comb clears hair from the brush bar.

          • Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head

            Laser reveals microscopic dust on hard floors. Soft nylon and anti-static carbon fiber filaments capture dust from hard floors.

          • Combination tool

            Two tools in one, for versatile cleaning around the home

          Currently out of stock.
            $949.99
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            Dyson V15 Detect Absolute

            Up to 120 minutes of run time¹

            100% more suction than the Dyson V8™ vacuum. Dyson's most powerful, intelligent cordless vacuum with HEPA filtration³.

            2 cleaner heads and 5 tools. New High Torque anti-tangle cleaner head and new Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head reveals microscopic dust on hard floors.⁵

            What's in the box

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            • High Torque cleaner head with anti-tangle comb

              Powerfully picks up dust and hair from all floors. Anti-tangle comb clears hair from the brush bar.

            • Laser Slim Fluffy™ cleaner head

              Laser reveals microscopic dust on hard floors. Soft nylon and anti-static carbon fiber filaments capture dust from hard floors.

            • Light pipe crevice tool

              Crevice tool with LED lights lets you reach into dark, narrow spaces and see where you’re cleaning.

            • Stubborn dirt brush

              Stiff nylon bristles dislodge stubborn dirt from floors and furniture.

            • Combination tool

              Two tools in one, for versatile cleaning around the home

            • Hair screw tool

              Anti-tangle conical brush bar picks up long hair and pet hair. Fast. Motor-driven cleaning for small spaces.

            • Mini soft dusting brush

              With soft nylon bristles to clean delicate surfaces and fabrics.

            • Charger

              Charges your vacuum with or without the Docking station

            • Wand clip

              Handily stores the Combination and Crevice tools on the wand of your vacuum. So they're always there when you need them.

            • Docking station

              Wall-mounted dock to recharge your vacuum and tidily store tools.

            • Additional click-in battery

              Additional battery clicks into place to extend run time. Can be charged on or off your machine.

            • Additional Charger

              Additional Charger for your vacuum

            Currently out of stock.
              $1,099.99
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              *Compared to Dyson V8 Absolute vacuum. Excludes Dyson V10 Cyclone Motorhead vacuum.

              †Tested at the cleaner head to ASTM F558, dust loaded.

              ‡Actual run time will vary based on power mode and/or attachments used.

              ¹Run time will vary based on power mode, floor type and/or attachments used. 120 minutes run time is based on consecutive use of two separate battery packs. 

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