Excerpt: As others have said, the battery does not hold a charge AT ALL. I've tried charging it for days, but it will only work for one minute, at most. It's disappointing, because I loved it the first few months of use.
Summary: Just six weeks after receiving this item, the clear plastic nozzle broke, making this part of the vac unusable. I have used the vac about half a dozen time, and have had Dirt Devils before, so it did not break due to abuse or overuse. I was two weeks past the window for return, so I am stuck with half a hand vac. I would not recommend this appliance.
Excerpt: I received this handvac as a gift for my office. Even after its been charging overnight i get about 5 minutes of use and then the battery is dead already. I got it last Christmas and hardly used it since the power and battery are so awful. DD should address these concerns or stop selling the product.
Excerpt: Purchased model (EASYLITE 7.2V) in March of 2014. It worked great. Now when take it off the charger and use it , it runs for about 30 seconds and quits. Have done as the manual says and let it run down completely and then let it charge for 2 days before trying to use it again, all with the same results. Not very pleased with this unit at all.
Excerpt: I bought this product last December and I'm starting to have issues with it now (Sept). I use it every morning for less than a minute. That is all the battery will handle. It is plugged in at all other times. The light on the charger rarely goes on. I have to try several outlets before it starts charging. Still, it cleans for only 1 min. After a 24 hr charge. Don't recommend this product.
Excerpt: I'm so sad and disappointed. My new vacuum only lasted me 4 uses. After that, I charged it for 2 hours and from there the battery only lasts 10 seconds. I really wish I could get either a refund or a new vacuum, I feel like I just wasted my money.