FLEX™ - Cordless Mini Canister Vac

MODEL # FHV1200


  • 4' flexible hose easily reaches tight spots, high shelves and more
  • Cordless, portable and ultra-compact so you can tackle chores without lugging out your full-size vacuum
  • High-performance motor delivers strong suction for messes big and small
  • Pet hair cleaning tool loosens stubborn hair and ground-in debris
  • Accessory storage caddy keeps accessories neatly stored and at your fingertips
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Product Details

Key Features

  • 4' flexible hose
  • Cordless. portable and ultra-compact
  • High-performance motor
  • Pet hair cleaning tool
  • Accessory storage caddy
  • Easy empty dirt canister
  • Cyclonic action
  • Filter refresh knob
  • 3 Stage filtration system
  • Energy star approved
  • Includes:
  • *When compared to a 12V Dustbuster

Benefits

  • Easily reaches tight spots. high shelves and more
  • To tackle chores without lugging out your full-size vacuum
  • Strong suction for messes big and small
  • Loosens stubborn pet hair and ground-in debris
  • Keeps accessories neatly stored and at your fingertips
  • For a mess-free cleanup
  • spins dirt away from the filter to help maintain performance
  • Flicks debris off filter to improve suction power
  • prevents dust and debris from escaping for clean air exhaust
  • vacuum. 2-in-1 nozzle/brush tool. pet hair cleaning tool. long crevice tool. accessory storage caddy. dishwasher-safe filters. and charger.

What's Included

  • Vacuum with 4 ft. flexible hose
  • 2-in-1 nozzle/brush tool
  • Long crevice tool
  • Pet hair cleaning tool
  • Accessory storage caddy
  • Washable filter (model FVF100)
  • Charger

Technical Specifications

  • Voltage12
  • Air Watts25 Watts
  • Capacity17 oz.
  • Replacement FiltersFVF100
  • Power SourceCordless

2 Year Limited Warranty

Black & Decker (U.S.) Inc. warrants this product for two (2) years against any defects in material or workmanship. The defective product will be replaced or repaired at no charge in either of two ways.

The first, which will result in exchanges only, is to return the product to the retailer from whom it was purchased (provided that the store is a participating retailer). Returns should be made within the time period of the retailer?s policy for exchanges (usually 30 to 90 days after the sale). Proof of purchase may be required. Please check with the retailer for their specific return policy regarding returns that are beyond the time set for exchanges.

The second option is to take or send the product (prepaid) to a Black & Decker owned or authorized Service Center for repair or replacement at our option. Proof of purchase may be required. Black & Decker owned and authorized Service Centers are listed under "Tools-Electric" in the yellow pages of the phone directory.

This warranty does not apply to accessories. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may have other rights which vary from state to state or province to province. Should you have any questions, contact the manager of your nearest Black & Decker Service Center. This product is not intended for commercial use.

LATIN AMERICA: This warranty does not apply to products sold in Latin America. For products sold in Latin America, check country specific warranty information contained in the packaging, call the local company or see the website for warranty information.

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    User Reviews for FLEX™ - Cordless Mini Canister Vac

    0 people recommended the following review
    LadyWickah Wrote:
    THE CUTEST LIL HANDHELD YOU EVER SAW!!!
             
    I bought this little vacuum earlier this month and I just love it. It is very powerful to be so small. It is very lightweight and easy to use. You can get to all those nooks and crannies that you can't with regular vacuums or other handhelds. Get this vacuum, you won't be disappointed.
    Pros:

    The size, the weight and the attachments. It is easy to clean too. It is the perfect size for RV's, boats and vehicles. It is also perfect for travel too.

    Cons:

    The ONLY thing I didn't like is the fact that it doesn't have a long(er) tube, so that you can use it on the floors. You have to get on your hands and knees, but it is so powerful; it doesn't take long to finish.

    12/20/2013 8:30:08 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    Ekbleigh Wrote:
    Favorite Handheld Vacuum!!!! I even vacuum my dog!
             
    I bought this product 12/2012 after seeing the platinum model as a give away on the Wendy Williams show. I couldn't find the platinum in store & it was $$ so I got this Black & Decker FHV1200 & absolutely LOVE it! I use it every single day & even bought my mom one. It's light weight, has great suction & useful attachments. The pet hair attachment works perfectly- I clean the underside of my couch cushions with it & I even use it on my dog while she's in her chair! I ordered 2 extra filters & a new brush since i use it so much. I've asked Santa for a Platinum this year!!!! As for the reviews on the charge- if it's a refurbished machine that could be the problem. Mine lasts about 15-20 minutes at a time going non stop- I mean who even vacuums their carpet for that long? It's a mini hand held vac- does your DustBuster last longer than that? I keep it on the charger when not in use & have no problems.
    Pros:

    Suction, portability

    Cons:

    Brush wears out quickly, filters $10 each a little pricy but worth it

    12/17/2013 12:44:31 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    RichardL1958 Wrote:
    Great, great little vacum
             
    The wife and I both use this little jewel often. From cleaning up around the fireplace to out in the cars and boats. Picks up the dog hair off the rug and furniture really well. Have not had any issue with battery life?? I would and will purchase again. In fact we just picked one up for one of our daughters for Christmas
    Pros:

    Portability, power and attachments

    Cons:

    nothing

    12/9/2013 7:27:15 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    fccid Wrote:
    short battery life but gradual depleation
             
    The vac is really powerful off the charger. Expect at most a ten minute run time with a gradually slowing motor. Don't run the battery flat to the point where nothing happens when you turn it on. You will get slightly longer run times if you recharge when the vac can no longer pick up dirt. If you stop and empty the dirt half way through use, the battery will regenerate a bit and the clean filter means less work for the motor. I recommend that everyone should buy two of these. The reason being, when the first one goes dead you can put it on charge and use the second. Charge time is much shorter on a battery after its initial "break in".
    Pros:

    I like the vac being cordless best of all.

    Cons:

    What were your engineers thinking when they designed the power system on this vac? I would rather buy multiple battery packs than multiple vacuums. Think McFly!

    12/1/2013 3:49:01 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    WB Ranch Wrote:
    Love it
             
    I have had this item for quite a few years and love it. It works great for spot cleaning and we use it many times for quick pick up around the kitchen area instead of dragging out the big vacuum cleaner. We live in the country and I am constantly using it to vacuum the entry way to our home. I keep it plugged in all the time and have not had any issues with the charge or suction.
    Pros:

    The brush cleaner works great on baseboards.

    Cons:

    No complaints.

    11/9/2013 10:04:11 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    BMV2004 Wrote:
    NOT HAPPY WITH THE BATTERY LIFE OR SUCTION OF THIS VACUUM
             
    I thought that initially it was just my fault for not charging this vacuum long enough, but now after I have used it..I can not return it and so unhappy with its horrible suction and horrible battery life.
    Pros:

    Portable and cordless

    Cons:

    Everything! I could have bought a shop vac cheaper and would have 100 times better suction...Super unhappy with this purchase. I am going to call customer service and try to get a refund some how! :(

    11/1/2013 4:41:17 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    Shirl from PA Wrote:
    Excellent suction power and battery life for a cordless vac
             
    This is the best cordless vac I've ever had or used - the suction power is the best. It has excellent battery life - what are those other reviewers expecting? It runs powerfully for as long as I need it to. After all, it's not meant to vacuum a whole house! I've had mine for two years with absolutely no complaints. A friend bought one after seeing and trying mine and she's had no problems with hers.
    Pros:

    The excellent suction power and good battery life.

    Cons:

    Nothing.

    9/16/2013 6:09:23 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    gb234 Wrote:
    NO GOOD
             
    I bought this canister vac because I thought it would be handy around the house and to clean my car. The suction was good but the problem is that the battery life is horrible which makes the product useless. I wish I saw these reviews before I made the mistake of purchasing this product.
    Pros:

    Suction and accessories

    Cons:

    Battery life stinks

    7/21/2013 2:26:36 PM

    0 people recommended the following review
    janicegarvin2011 Wrote:
    NO BATTERY LIFE
             
    VACUUMS FOR MAYBE 10-15 MINUTES
    Pros:

    SMALL

    Cons:

    BATTERY LIFE

    7/24/2012 11:39:13 AM

    0 people recommended the following review
    KnowsBetter Wrote:
    A Real RIPOFF
             
    For Black and Decker I thought I could trust the product, NEVER AGAIN! Ten minutes of life to the charge. I charged it over 21 hrs., then I need to charge it another 21 hrs. to get another 10 minutes of use. Anyone who reads this, is crazy if they buy the product. You have been warned. I only wish I had checked reviews before I purchased.
    Pros:

    On ten minutes use, who can tell??" This product DOES NOT WORK, period,.

    Cons:

    Need I say more, see review!

    7/22/2012 5:50:01 PM


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