Karcher BV5/1

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Karcher BV5/1
Karcher portable back-pack vacuum cleaner


The BV 5/1 backpack vacuum is designed for quick and effective vacuum cleaning of hard-to-reach, fast turnaround areas such as public transport, aeroplanes, cinemas, theatres and stairwells. The machine features a 5 litre capacity and a single, powerful vacuum motor. The innovative harness system was developed with rucksack manufacturer Deuter, to ensure that the straps are as comfortable and supportive as possible, and help to keep operators cool.

Outstanding mobility

Large, easily accessible water fine filter for protecting the pump against dirt particles in water.

EASY!Lock quick-release locks: durable and robust. And five times faster than screws.

Ideal for building contractors, tradespeople, building service providers and local authorities


Technical Data

  • Sound level (dB(A))62
  • Container capacity (l)5
  • Motor rating (W)800
  • Air flow (l/s)53
  • Vacuum (mbar/kPa)240/24
  • Power rating brush-
  • Power rating fan (W)800
  • Weight without accessories (kg)6.5
  • Weight (with accessories)-
  • Weight incl. packaging-
  • Dimensions (L x W x H) (mm)400 x 320 x 540
  • Cable length (m)15
  • Standard nominal sizeID-32
  • Standard nominal sizeID-35
  • Voltage (V)220-240
  • Frequency (Hz)50-60
  • Number of current phases-


Standard Accessories

  • Container material, Plastic
  • Clip system for extension hose
  • Filter bag, Fleece
  • Crevice nozzle
  • Integrated power cable reception
  • Upholstery nozzle
  • Safety class, II
  • Telescopic suction tube, Standard
  • Switchable floor nozzle, 270 mm
  • Washable nylon filter (main filter)