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Shark Rotator NV752 Powered Lift-Away Upright Vacuum

Shark Rotator NV752 is large and powerful upright vacuum cleaner, featuring several Shark's cleaning technologies enabling Shark Rotator NV752 to be used as the main vacuum cleaner even in large homes and apartments, for cleaning both floors and elevated surfaces.

Three cleaning modes, good filtration, strong suction, several cleaning tools and attachments are reason why this vacuum is one of the most popular in its class, even long time after being introduced.

Published: April 29, 2019.

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 Shark Rotator NV752 Features and Specifications

Shark Rotator NV752 is designed for vacuuming bare floors, low-, medium- and high-pile carpets and area rugs.

Most prominent features include Powered-Lift Away detachable canister pad with an optional caddy, advanced swivel steering, Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology, LED lights on the handle and main cleaning head, fingertips controls and several, very useful cleaning attachments.

Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology prevents the vacuumed air to escape the vacuum without being filtered first.

Powered Lift-Away Technology allows the user to detach the canister pod (Lift-Away pod) away and clean hard-to-reach areas using either main cleaner head or some of the cleaning tools and attachments.

shark nv752 modes

Thanks to Powered Lift-Away Technology, Shark NV752 can be used as classic upright vacuum cleaner, Powered Lift-Away mode (Lift-Away pod detached, main cleaner head is used for vacuuming the floors) and above the floor, with or without extended reach.

Such versatility, allows the user to keep clean even large home and apartment relatively easily.

Fingertip controls allow the user to turn on/off the vacuum cleaner and to quick transition between hard floors and carpeted areas.

Main cleaner head is 12 inches (~30.5 cm) wide and features 10.5 inches (~26.7 cm) wide cleaning path, helping the user to clean large area quickly.

Main cleaner head features motorized brushroll, which is very useful when cleaning carpets and rugs. When cleaning bare floors, brushroll can be turned off.

Brushroll is very efficient in picking up various types of dirt, including pet and human hair. However, it is not maintenance free brushroll, requiring user to periodically manually clean the brushroll from entangled pet and human hair, lint, fibers and similar dirt.

To help the user with the brushroll, it comes with so-called 'Brush Indicator Light', promptly indicating to the user current status of the brushroll:

- No Light: the brushroll is turned off, because the unit is in the Hard Floor mode.

- Solid Green Light: the brushroll is operating properly, with no issues.

- Flashing Red Light: the motorized floor cleaning head is overheating. Turn the vacuum off, let it cool down and check for potential issues.

- Solid Red Light: there is a jam or some sort of blockage in the motorized floor cleaning head. Turn off the unit and remove the jams and blockages.

Note: Shark Rotator NV752 is simple to use and maintain vacuum cleaner, but just in case, when it arrives, read the manual thoroughly.

There are three cleaning modes available:

- Carpet mode: used for thick carpets and area rugs,

- Low-pile carpets mode,

- Hard floor mode: used for vacuuming bare floors.

shark nv752 features

Shark Rotator NV752 is rated at 1200 watts, featuring 30 feet (~9.1 m) long power cord. With such long power cord, Shark Rotator NV752 has very long cleaning reach using just one wall power socket, especially in Powered Lift-Away and Above the Floor modes.

Shark NV752 doesn't feature automatic self-rewind system - power cord is manually wrapped by the user around cord wrap hooks on the left side (watching from the behind) of the unit.

Unit physical dimensions (H x W x D) are 46 x 12 x 13 inches (~117 x 30.5 x 33 cm) and it weighs 15.6 pounds (~7.1 kg) - obviously, Shark NV752 is not the lightest upright vacuum on the market. But, thanks to its design and advanced swivel steering, it is easy to push/pull around during vacuuming.

Lift-Away pod weighs just 8 pounds (~3.6 kg), allowing the user to easily carry it in one hand and vacuum with other hand.

Dirt cup is transparent, featuring capacity of 3.3 quarts (~3 liters) which is excellent capacity, suitable even for regular cleaning of large, heavily soiled floors.

Dirt cup is easily emptied thanks to the bottom emptying system, allowing the user to dump the dirt directly into the trash can, without ever touching the dirt.

shark nv752 hepa filterShark Rotator NV752 features excellent filtration and is capable of filtering out 99.9% small dirt particles - it is not so-called 'true HEPA' vacuum cleaner, but nonetheless, its air filtration is very important for people with pets and kids and for people having respiratory issues of any kind.

Note: 'true HEPA' air filters or vacuum cleaners are capable of capturing 99.97% of 0.3 microns or larger particles. They have even better air filtration, but their filters also cause relatively large air pressure drop and are less efficient - You win some, You lose some ...

Air filtration is based on the foam and felt pre-motor air filters and the post-motor HEPA air filter.

All filters are washable using plain, cold water. Depending on the use, they should be washed on average every 3 months (pre-motor filters) and 12 months (post-motor filter).

Note: after washing, air filters should be thoroughly dried for at least 24 hours. Never assemble them back into the unit if they are moist or even wet, since that can damage the vacuum and void its 5-year limited warranty.

On average, pre-motor filters should be replaced every 30 months (2.5 years) and post-motor filter every 36 months (3 years).

Shark Rotator NV752 Cleaning Attachments

 Shark Rotator NV752 comes with several, very usefull cleaning attachments and tools, including:

- Hard Floor Hero is special cleaning tool, designed for cleaning bare floors, including dusting of hardwood and similar sensitive floors.

- TruePet Mini Motorized Brush features small rotating brushroll designed for deep cleaning of small carpeted areas, stairs, upholstery and other similar surfaces that tolerate such cleaning. Brushroll does excellent work in pocking up hair, ling, crumbs and similar dirt, but it is not maintenance free tool - it is up to the user to periodically clean the brushroll from entangled hair and other similar dirt.

- Pet-Multi Tool enables the cleaning various types of dirt, pet hair included, from surfaces that are too sensitive to be cleaned using TruePet Mini Motorized Brush.

- 11" Crevice Tool is long and narrow cleaning tool, helping the user to reach and clean areas like edges, corners, gaps etc.

Note: the list of available attachments differ from store to the store. Also, attachments change over time. So, before actually buying a vacuum cleaner, check the list of the available attachments at the store you are interested in buying the vacuum cleaner.

 Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Vacuums - NV751 vs NV752 vs NV753

Shark Rotator NV751, NV752 and NV753 Powered Lift-Away Vacuums are group of three very similar convertible vacuum cleaners.

They differ in the color and available cleaning attachments, with the main differences listed in the following chart:

Model Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away Deluxe (NV751) Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away TruePet (NV752) Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away (NV753)
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Motor 1200 W
Cleaning Surface Bare Floors, Carpets, Area Rugs
Cord Length 30 feet (~9.1 m)
Nozzle Width 12 inches (~30.5 cm)
Cleaning Path Width 10.5 inches (~26.7 cm)
Product Dimensions (HxWxD) 46 x 12 x 13 inches (~117 x 30.5 x 33 cm)
Upright Mode Weight  15.6 pounds (~7.1 kg)
Lift-Away Pod Weight 8 pounds (~3.6 kg)
Dust Cup Capacity 3.3 dry quarts (~3.1 liters)
Led Lights On Floor Nozzle and Handle
Canister Caddy No No Yes
Hard Floor Hero Yes Yes Yes
TruePet Mini Motorized Brush Yes Yes Yes
Pet Multi Tool Yes Yes Yes
11" Crevice Tool No Yes No
Duster Crevice Tool Yes No Yes
Accessories Bag No No Yes
Amazon Link Shark Rotator NV752 Shark Rotator NV752 Shark Rotator NV753

shark nv752 caddyNote: Amazon affiliate links open in the new windows, feel free to check them for most up-to-date offers and prices. Again, the list of available attachments vary over time and from store to store - before buying, check thoroughly.

If certain attachment is required later, it can be ordered online.

For example, only NV753 model comes with Canister Caddy, which allows the user to place Lift-Away Pod in the Caddy, essentially transforming the upright vacuum cleaner into the canister vacuum.

Over the time, Shark Rotator NV752 has establish itself to be by far the most popular model of these three units.


For Short: Shark Rotator NV752 is large, relatively heavy, but also strong, agile, versatile and convertible upright vacuum cleaner, which comes at rather affordable price.

It is suitable as the main vacuum cleaner even in larger homes and apartments. If you are looking for such unit, consider this model.

For more reviews and recommendations, check Shark Rotator NV752 Powered Lift-Away Amazon link (link opens in the new window).




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