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KB5 Cordless Sweeper

The Kärcher cordless sweeper picks up dirt, debris, pet hair and crumbs in seconds, then stores away neatly until you next need it. It's simple to use and easy to empty.

Kärcher
Kärcher
KB5 12580010 https://www.kaercher.com/uk/home-garden/cordless-sweeper/kb5-12580010.html
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Most homes need an everyday once-over, just to pick up crumbs or pet hair, or dirt walked in from outside. Getting the vacuum cleaner out every time can be a lot of effort, but that's where the Kärcher Cordless Sweeper comes in. It's an innovative battery powered electric sweeper that picks up everyday dirt in seconds, then stores away neatly in a closet or a corner until you next need it. The rotating brush delivers outstanding performance for such a compact and simple design, and cleans right to the edge on both hard floors and carpets. You'll find the Kärcher KB5 electric broom a pleasure to use from the moment you start - there are no buttons to press, you simply tilt the handle and it starts automatically, then steers effortlessly around furniture. It's easy to empty and gives you 30 minutes of cleaning power before it needs to be charged. The electric cordless sweeper comes with a two year guarantee.

Features and benefits
Cordless electric broom KB5: Kärcher Adaptive Cleaning System
Kärcher Adaptive Cleaning System
Reliably removes dirt on all floor surfaces. Innovative adjustable sweeping edge for optimal dirt pick-up. Improved interior geometry with optimal dirt conduction for reliable dirt removal.
Cordless electric broom KB5: Dirt receptacle is easy to remove and refit again
Dirt receptacle is easy to remove and refit again
Quick and easy emptying without coming into contact with dirt.
Cordless electric broom KB5: Flexible double joint
Flexible double joint
The handle can be moved effortlessly in all directions. Easy to manoeuvre. Including between furniture and chairs.
Automatic on/off switch
  • Easy to switch on and off.
  • Fast and intuitive.
  • No need to bend down.
Universal brush
  • For optimum dirt pick-up both on hard floors and carpets.
  • Allows easy removal of hairs.
  • Also allows sweeping close to edges.
Universal brush is easy to remove and replace
  • Quick and easy with one hand.
  • Facilitates cleaning of the universal brush.
Lithium-ion battery technology
  • With a battery running time of up to 30 minutes on hard floors.
  • Without memory effect.
  • Always ready to use.
Space-saving storage
  • For simple, space-saving storage, even in small cupboards.
  • Cordless electric broom can be kept wherever it is needed.
Parking position
  • Device can be comfortably set down for brief pauses.
Lightweight
  • Easy to transport and manoeuvre.
Specifications

Technical data

Working width of universal brush (mm) 210
Container capacity (ml) 370
Battery voltage (V) 3.7
Battery running time on hard floors (min.) 30
Battery running time on carpets (min.) 20
Battery technology lithium-ion battery (Li-Ion)
Voltage (V) 220 - 240
Frequency (Hz) 50 - 60
Weight including battery (kg) 1.2
Dimensions of device with handle (L × W × H) (mm) 215 x 230 x 1120
Dimensions (L x W x H) (mm) 215 x 230 x 1120

Equipment

  • Universal brush, removable
  • Battery charger
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Application areas
  • Hard floors
  • Carpets
  • Between chairs
  • Under furniture
  • Stairs

KB5 is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 16.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from handy bit of kit I have been using this electric broom for about 3 weeks now. I must say I am impressed with it. Although there are some cons I think this is pretty useful bit of kit in every home, office or even restaurant. Bare in mind this is not a Vaccum cleaner it is a broom and it sweeps everything on its way: dry mud, sand , wood shavings,even little objects like lego bricks or pens. I cant say anything about pet's hair because I do not own one. It is very light and cordless, charges very quickly. The only two cons I found are as follows. It is very hard to sweep anything from the corner or even from against the wall. And the other thing, you can not tilt it forward or all the rubbish you just cleaned up will spill back on the floor. Other than that I am very happy with it.
Date published: 2017-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Makes sweeping easier and more fun! I have been using the KB5 for around 1 month now, and I am really happy with it! It was really easy to set up and use for the first time, I just needed to assemble the handle and plug it in to charge. Our house has lots of hard flooring, so the KB5 is really helpful with all of the sweeping that I have to do. I am so pleased with it, as it does a better job than I did before within a dustpan and brush, and because I like gadgets, it actually makes the sweeping more fun too!
Date published: 2017-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent for old or disabled people In spite of the warnings in the manual 'not intended for use by persons with limited physical...capacities' I think this appliance would be ideal for some disabled people and also for young children (with supervision)and especially elderly people. It is light, simple and easy to use. But it won't replace a good conventional vacuum cleaner, but it is ideal for a quick sweep around. One drawback - it could perhaps benefit from a slightly more powerful motor.
Date published: 2017-02-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from What a handy little appliance! I received this product from Karcher to test and am really impressed with it. My kitchen has got glossy dark brown ceramic tiles which look great but unfortunately show up every crumb. Before receiving this item, it was a bit of an ordeal getting the vacuum cleaner out but not any more - the KB5 simply stores away upright under the stairs and is ready for action in 10 seconds! A quick tilt of the handle and it is doing it's magic. I was impressed with the edge to edge cleaning and it is so light and manoeuvrable. No it is not a heavy duty cleaner but for crumbs, dust and hair, it's perfect. My kitchen and hallway floors have never looked so good. I have tried it on carpets and it's OK on short pile but does not perform that well which is why I have only given it 4 stars. However for ceramic tiles and laminate floors it is perfect. Usual Karcher quality and a full charge lasts for 4 or 5 five minute cleans. Light as a feather and can easily be picked up with one hand.
Date published: 2017-01-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My KB5 seemed a little compact on initial opening; it was very simple to put together however i do have to admit it needed a bit of my partners man power to push together the pieces but once its all clicked in it seems very sturdy. It didn't take long to charge and like all of my other beloved Karcher products it uses the same charger which is very handy (my cleaning cupboard looks like a Karcher warehouse)! I think you would be very surprised at the size of the product however value for money i think is good, it is easy to use, very light which is great for carrying up and down the stairs. It isn't meant to be a replacement for the hoover which is good because it isnt; but for those mid week clear ups or for a quick go over before the visitors turn up it is ideal. Does not work on any thick carpets or rugs but for wooden floor, lino, tiles etc it really is a great help; i wouldnt be without mine now!
Date published: 2017-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic compact product - really useful The product arrived in secure packaging and was really simple to assemble. It took less than 3 minutes from unwrapping to ready to use. On first glance the product is compact and light weight and feared that it would not be powerful or robust enough... how wrong could I be? The current cordless hoover we use is a market leader and costs several hundred pounds - this does everything the more expensive hoover does, but at a fraction of the price tag. In a household with several messy children, it coped well and has proven to be the default product to use on a daily basis. The product has a really useful and easy waste door allowing for swift emptying. The charge time of 30 minutes is always more than enough to cover the downstairs with ease., moving from wooden floors to rugs with ease. Even dinner crumbs under the dinner table are swept up with ease. I received the product for free as part of the Kärcher Club product testers campaign.
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very lightweight easy to use It was very easy to set up and use. I really like how compact and lightweight it is. I found it didnt pick up everything, you have to go over spots again. It would cut out occassionally going from tiled floor to carpet. Its been fantastic using it for quick clean ups saving having to get the bulky hoover out.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Karcher Sweeper Have been testing this sweeper over the last month,needed some help to fix the handle as it was quite stiff but when fitted it was very sturdy, the sweeper was very compact and quiet running however it cut out a lot over a carpet was lucky to get about 5mins running so quite a lot of stopping and starting
Date published: 2017-02-23
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