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homes with mostly smooth floors, Miele has introduced the new Miele Quartz. Similar to its S4 predecessors, the Miele Quartz vacuum cleaner is a compact canister
built to tackle tile, hardwoods, laminate, linoleum and other types of smooth flooring in and around your home. Easy to use yet extremely durable, the Quartz employs the
SBD 285-3 combination tool to tackle flooring, rugs, and even low pile carpet. Six suction settings allow you to customize your suction level for each cleaning task, and
the combination of a sealed system, Air Clean filter and FJM filterbag make the Quartz an excellent allergy vacuum. For anyone living in a space with little or low
pile carpet, the Miele Quartz is the perfect cleaning machine. To see how the Miele Quartz compares to other Miele S6 vacuum cleaners visit our
Compare Miele S6 Vacuums page.
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Miele Quartz S6270 Vacuum Features
Air Clean filter captures allergens, 99.95% of all particles as tiny as 0.5 microns, and 94% of all particles 0.3 microns and larger.
The Clean Air System construction of the canister keeps all the dust inside, providing maximum protection for indoor air quality.
The redesigned 1200W Miele Vortex Motor provides powerful suction for cleaning any surface.
Miele vacuum cleaners are tested to last an average of 20 years residential use (45 min per week at highest setting).
Pre-motor filter protects the motor from debris and adds another layer of air filtration.
In line with Miele premium models, the Quartz features a 33 ft. operating radius with a newly added one-touch, automatic cord rewind.
Durable ABS plastic body and the independent, rubber, 360° swivel wheels won't damage floors and provides unmatched maneuverability.
Exclusive rib-cage canister design allows the air to continuously circulate around the entire bag, maintaining strong airflow as the bag becomes full.
Large FJM Air Clean filterbag with a 3.7 quart capacity that allows for longer use.
Dustbag change indicator alerts you to replace the filterbag.
Automatic Safety Shut-Off prevents the motor from overheating in the event that a damaging item is sucked up.
Enhanced Silence Insulation makes the Miele Quartz canister one of the quietest of all Miele vacuum cleaners.
Lightweight and compact at only 10.25 pounds, makes it easy to maneuver.
Rotary Dial controls "click" as you adjust them to let you know when you've selected your suction setting.
The Miele Quartz earned the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.
An ergonomic handle with suction slide control not only helps to keep the strain off your wrist but also allows you to reduce the suction, at your fingertips.
The Quartz includes the SBD 285-3 combination tool. In one position, the stainless steel sole glides across carpet while the felt strips
works to loose soil, and in the other position bristles extend to create a smooth floor tool.
VarioClip attachments include a Crevice Tool for tight spaces, a Dust Brush for delicate cleaning, and an Upholstery Tool for furniture and curtains.
New touches, including a brushed aluminum accent around the collar, new streamlined compartment latch, slight design changes and
embossed logos all give this mid level Miele high class appeal.
7 Year Warranty on the motor and body casing and 1 Year Warranty on limited parts
SBD 285-3 Combination Carpet/Smooth Floor Tool
This universal tool is ideal for all smooth flooring
and very low pile carpeting. It allows you to go from
smooth floors to carpeted surfaces with a quick click of
a rocker switch.
The metal glide sole is gentle to even the most sensitive flooring.
Carpet and rugs can be gently and thoroughly vacuumed.
Wide thread lifters help collect dirt and dust.
The Miele S2 series comes with 3
included tools all useful for cleaning upholstery,
shelves, baseboards, and more. The tools are stored on the VarioClip which can be attached to the hose at any
Air Clean Filter The Air Clean filter is designed for normal use and is made of multi-ply material
which is charged to retain dust particles. It retains 99.95% of particles down to 0.5 of a micron and
94% of particles down to 0.3 of a micron. This filter lasts as long as 5 dust bags and is included free
of charge from Miele with each box of Miele certified dust bags.
AirClean Dustbag The FJM AirClean dustbag features a 9-ply
construction with a spring-loaded, self-sealing
collar built into the bag. Each style is color coded to prevent confusion and offer many
33% longer suction performance than Intensive Clean bags
15% improved filtration
Air flow guides increase dust storage capacity by up to 25%
Self-sealing collar for hygienic removal and disposal
Q1: Is the miele Quartz S6270 Vacuum Cleaner good to clean wood curtains?
A: Yes. For that matter, any Miele would work just fine with dusting wood curtains and blinds. You may want to adjust the suction level down a bit, and possibly have someone hold the bottom of the curtain or blind to steady and make it easier for you to clean. I would recommend the included dusting brust attachment.
If you want to finish up a bit quicker, you might purchase the Universal Swivel Brush. It offers a wider row of bristles and can be turned to any angle.
If the wood is easily scratched or very delicate, you might look to Natural Dusting Brush. It can be found on the same page as the Swivel Brush. Though indentical to the included dusting brush with your Quartz, the bristles of the Natural Dusting Brush are horsehair instead of synthetic.
Q2: I had decided to buy a Polaris model but am advised it has been discontinued. Was advise that the Quartz is replacement. What are the differences? Thanks.
A: Yes. The Polaris and the S4 line has finally run its course.
Their are a few differences between the Quartz and the Polaris, but for the most part, they are VERY similar vacuums. The S6 line was introduced to replace the S4 models, so they share many of the same features sealed system, combo floor tools, mini accessories, FJM bags. The main differences are a slightly redesigned combo tool has bristles all the way around instead of that rubber sweep along the back edge, as well as some minor aesthetic differences Quartz has the brushed aluminum trim, embossed logos, rotary dial that clicks into place. The Quartz also has the one touch cord rewind. So instead of holding the cord rewind button down, you press it once and it fully retracts. Aside from these, in addition to the color and slight body styling changes, these two vacuums are functionally, identical.
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As more of an introductory Miele S6 vacuum cleaner, the Miele Quartz represents all of the basic features that have made Miele
so popular. From durable, lightweight construction to quiet, easy operation, the Miele Quartz represents some of the best in
vacuum cleaner technology. With a sample model in hand, we compared the Miele Quartz to the other models in the Miele S6 line.
What I like about the Miele Quartz
For the Miele Quartz, it is all about 'back to basics'. The Quartz represents the introductory model to the S6 line of
Miele's. While you may not find some of the attachments you see in the Topaz, the Miele Quartz showcases the
Vortex motor and powerful suction. The redesigned 1200W Vortex motor generates the same powerful suction while
producing less noise than previous models. This German power plant is tested to last for two decades, and Miele has given
the Vortex and industry-leading 7 year warranty.
When it comes to cleaning, the Quartz is right at home on smooth flooring. With the bristles extended, the combination floor
tool acts like the signature Miele Twister, loosening debris and removing it with powerful suction. On low pile carpet or rugs,
the felt strips work loose soil. For those with predominantly smooth floors, this combination tool is a handy accessory to have.
For allergy and asthma sufferers, the Quartz features the Air Clean filter, pre-motor filter, Air Clean filter bag and a sealed system. Each piece
plays a specific role in not only cleaning your floors but also the air in your home. Vacuums work on the principle of a motor creating suction,
pulling air through the vacuum. As the air flows through the vacuum, debris is captured in the bag. Miele believes that your vacuum should not just
remove large particles but also the very fine particles that can be most damaging to your lungs.
A durable ABS body and skeleton construction allows the Quarts to be durable and resistant to wear and tear all while being lightweight. The one-touch
self winding cord is a recent innovation, as is the slight styling changes, including the redesign of the compartment latch, logos, and outer shell. The
Quartz uses Miele FJM bags, which are spring loaded and self-sealing for convenience and hygiene. And now, thanks to Miele earning the
Good Housekeeping seal of approval, the Miele Quartz is covered by a full 2 year warranty on parts and labor.
What I do not like about the Miele Quartz
With the Miele Quartz you are starting to climb in price in terms of the canister vacuum cleaners. But, Miele is a top of
the line brand which produces durable, quality products. To balance the initial cost, if you get the estimated 20
years out of this Miele, you will have saved hundreds of dollars over buying a cheaper model.
For pet owners, you'll likely want to consider upgrading to the Miele Active Clean filter which packs activated
carbon in the filter to adsorb odors. For larger areas of carpet, I recommend moving up to the STB 205-3. The
combo tool is serviceable, but it has its limitations.
In summary, the suction and filtration provide allergy and asthma sufferers with what they need most in a vacuum.
The performance truly captures all of the debris and allergens in your home. When you purchase a Miele Quartz, you're
not just buying a vacuum for today or next year - you're purchasing a home appliance that can give up two decades of reliable
cleaning ability. And that kind of value is nothing to sneeze at!
Miele Quartz S6270 Vacuum Detailed Specifications
Low pile carpeting, rugs, hardwood, and tile
Durable ABS plastic
1200 Watt Miele Vortex Motor
Rotary Dial Suction Adjustment
Ergonomic Handle with Suction Slide Control
Stainless Steel wand
3.7 quart Air Clean dust bag
Included Floor Tools:
SBD 285-3 Combo Floor Tool
Dust Bag Change Indicator:
Filter Change Indicator Light:
Auto Cord Rewind:
Silence Insulation :
Wand Park Feature:
17" L x 10" W x 9" H
7 years on the motor and body casing - 1 year on parts and labor