Karcher BV5/1 Backpack


Karcher BV5/1 Backpack vacuum is one of the most powerful backpack vacuums with the absolute lowest power consumption and Optional HEPA H13 Filter. Made in Europe.

Dry Use | Single Motor | 5L | 62dB | 16.5m Reach |Bag

800Watts | 53 (l/s) | 112.3 CFM | 240 (mBar) | 2447 (mmH20)

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Product Overview

The practical and versatile BV 5/1 backpack vacuum weighs just 5.3 kg and ensures ergonomic, comfortable working in tight spaces. It is ideal for use in cinemas, theatres, buses, aircraft cabins, staircases, hotels, offices and rooms packed full of furniture.
The extremely comfortable carrying frame has a patented ventilation system and padded shoulder and hip straps, which can be individually adjusted to suit every user. The large power switch on the side of the five-litre tank is easily accessible.
The suction hose is positioned in the middle to allow easy operation by both left-handed and right-handed users. A 15-m power cable ensures a large action radius, even on stairs or scaffolds


  • The BV 5/1 backpack vacuum allows unrestricted use in areas where conventional vacuum cleaners cannot be used.
  • The powerful BV 5/1 Bp hybrid vacuum cleaner can be used with or without mains connection.

Standout Features

Rated Power (Watts) 800W
Sealed Vacuum : mmH20 | kPa 2447 (mmH20) 96.35 (inH20) | 24 (kPa) 240 (mBar)
Airflow Max l/s | ft3/min (cfm) 53 (l/s) 3180 (l/m | 112.30 (cfm) 190.8 m3/hr
Motor Type Single Stage Flow Through
Sound Pressure Level (dB(A) 62 (dB(A)
Sealed Vacuum System NO
Self Cleaning Filter NO
Specialty Filters H13 HEPA OPTIONAL
Micron Filtration Up to & Including 2 micron YES
Certified HEPA Filtration Level 0.3 Micron or bigger HEPA Rated H13 OPTIONAL
Adjustable Speed NO
Cord Length (m) 15m
Total Reach (m) 16.5m
Tank Capacity (L) 5L
Weight (kgs/grams) 5.3kgs
Dimensions 400 L x 320 W x 540 H
Accessories Crevice Nozzle | Dusting Brush | Floor Tool All Purpose
Onboard Tool Storage YES
Multi Floor Combination Head Yes
Hard Floor Synthetic Brush Head No
Hard Floor Natural Fibre Bristle Head No
Flat Profile Multi Use Head Yes
Carpet/Rug Turbo Head No
Mini Upholstery/Car Turbo Tool No
Rod Type Metal Telescopic
Rod/Tools/Head Size 35mm
Dust Compartment Tyoe Bagged Washable
Warranty 2 Year Commercial
Model Number BV 5/1

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