Miele S2121 Reviews
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Very light, hardwood/carpet vacuum with adjustable suction power

The Miele S2121 Olympus canister vacuum cleaner is a great canister that offers a lot more control over suction power than other vacuums, making it ideal for a home with a lot of different floor types. It’s also very light for portability and has an Air Clean filter to get rid of harmful allergens and dust particles.

Six-stage suction power

The Olympus has six-stages of suction power that you can manually adjust for whatever floor type you’re vacuuming, such as deep-pile carpet, hardwood floor, or short rugs. This gives you total control over getting the best clean you can and more precise cleaning than just switching brush heads for every differing room.

Classic FiberTeQ floor tool

In addition to the suction power adjusters, the Miele Olympus easily transitions from low-pile, rugs, and hard surfaces with a toggle switch. It’s just another way to get the best performance out of the vacuum on every floor in your house or apartment.

Air-Clean filter

Wherever you’re vacuuming, there are going to be possibly dangerous allergens lurking around. With the Air-Clean filter, you can vacuum and deal with harmful air pollutants found in dust and dirt particles, making your home a healthier and safer environment for everyone. The Auto-Seal Closing FilterBag locks in the dirt and allergens when it’s time to change out the bag, so you don’t have to worry about releasing those bad guys back into the air when you’re emptying the vacuum.

Strengths

More control than other vacuums

With the FiberTeQ tool and six-stage suction power, you have increased control over your vacuum and experiment with the best adjustments for your home. Other vacuums don’t have such precise controls so you’re stuck with whatever presets it comes with or limited suction range.

Nice collection of cleaning tools

The vacuum’s VarioClip comes with three accessories: the dusting brush, crevice tool, and upholstery tool. You can vacuum floors without scratching, get into corners, and vacuum sofas easily. There’s also room for more tools, so if you choose to, you can buy more accessories that will enhance your cleaning performance.

Long cleaning radius

The Olympus’ telescopic wand reaches 29.5 feet, giving you a huge cleaning radius. You don’t have to keep picking up the vacuum and moving every few feet, so you save time and energy. You can also get up entire flights of stairs and way up on the ceiling to get every last bit of dust in the house.

Weaknesses

Not super strong on carpet

The main problem with the Miele Olympus is that it isn’t especially strong when it comes to vacuuming carpet, even with the strongest suction. You might find that you have to really push to get ground-in hair and dirt out. This is relatively common for smaller vacuums with less powerful motors. You can get the air-powered turbo brush head, which is sold separately, to help deal with the problem, though other models of Miele have it included for much less money. If you don’t have a lot of carpet in your home, the Olympus isn’t a problem.

Overall Review

The Miele S2121 Olympus offers a lot of control over the vacuum’s power and cleaning functions, which is great if you have a lot of different flooring in your home or just like to play around with what gets the best clean. You also get a really wide cleaning range, an air-cleaning filter, and handy brush tools. All in all, this vacuum is an efficient, strong choice for a canister vacuum.