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Metropolitan ED500 DataVac 120 Volt Electric Duster, White

  • Electric Duster for computer and electronic equipment
  • Compact handheld DataVac
  • Steel construction
  • 500 watt motor
  • 0.75 HP,120 volt,4.5 amps,70 CFM
  • Pin-pointer,nozzle,flare nozzle,kit
  • Power cord
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The compact, handheld ED500 DataVac Electric Duster has been completely redesigned from the ground up, and effectively keeps almost all of your electronics dust-free. It is a "greener," more effective, economical, and safer alternative to the controversial "canned air" products.

  • newegg Keep your equipment dust-free The new, almost unbelievably powerful 500-watt motor blasts dust, dirt, and debris off expensive computer and electronic equipment to keep them running at peak efficiency.
  • newegg Greener and more effective The new ED500 DataVac Electric Duster is positioned as "greener". It is condensation-free and contains no dangerous propellants. And, it’s much more effective, cost-effective, and safer than expensive throwaway “canned air" products.
  • newegg Durability and Versatile Accessories The ED500 DataVac Electric Duster features all-steel construction for great durability. It comes with an air pin-pointer, an air concentrator nozzle, an air-flare nozzle, and a micro-cleaning tool kit, as well as a 12-foot power cord.

Learn more about DataVac Electric Duster 500

General

Brand
METRO
Name
DataVac Electric Duster 500
Model
ED-500

Specifications

Color
White
Bagless
Yes
Motor Amperage
4.5 Amps
Motor Volts
120 V
Motor Wattage
500W
Power Cord Length
12 ft. Heavy Duty 2 Conductor
Cordless
No
Additional Information
Construction: Sturdy All Steel

Motor: 0.75 Peak HP

Air Flow: 70 CFM

Fan: Single Stage Fan

Attachments: Air-Pin Pointer, Air Concentrator Nozzle, Air-Flare Nozzle and 4-Piece Detailing Tool Kit

Feature

Features
Metro Vac's "Green Power" Blows Off "Canned Air" This newest addition to Metro's proven DataVac line has been completely redesigned from the ground-up. It is much more compact and comfortable to use than previous models and features a new, almost unbelievably powerful 500-Watt motor that literally blasts dust, dirt and debris off expensive computer/electronic equipment to keep it running at peak efficiency. The new DataVac Electric Duster is positioned as a "greener", more effective and cost-efficient alternative to the controversial "canned air" products currently dominating the category. Available in 110 volt and 220 volt models.

Dimensions & Weight

Weight
2.7 lbs.

Manufacturer Warranty

Labor
1 year limited
Parts
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Jason K.
  • 5/31/2015 9:02:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggsGreat deal

Pros: $20 cheaper on e bay for some reason. Scooped it up right away! Still through newegg which is hilarious.

Cons: Nothing wrong with saving a bit of money to spend more here :)

Other Thoughts: Why not save $20

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/7/2015 6:11:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic Item

Pros: The fastest, strongest and most effective way to dust your computer. Without buying cans of air, it pays for itself after use.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This thing is a quality strong beast. Buy it!

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  • Timothy B.
  • 4/30/2015 8:03:39 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat!

Pros: The DataVac works great. One of the best I have found. Small, easy to store, but has tons of power for blowing out machines. Super long cord to clean away from other machines or even outside.

Cons: None.

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  • Kelly R.
  • 4/21/2015 8:11:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsHas some issues

Pros: It does actually work somewhat. I think it was only about 60 bucks.

Cons: Leaks around the seal where the screws located at about midway down -- where the top fits onto the bottom of the unit. Big time leak. It does work, but it has a major leak in whatever the seal is where the top fits on the bottom. This leak was apparent on the first use -- it did not come later. The unit was not dropped by me or damaged in shipment.

Other Thoughts: Thinking I will just take the screws out where the top fits to the base and see what's up with the seal. Not worth sending it back. Not sure if I will find a big O ring that's pinched or some sort of gasket that's failed. I use several of these at work that are the next model up and this one "looks" the same, but has a different model number. It appears to me that this company just discounts the price and sells cheaper the units that don't have a good seal and gives them a different model number.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/21/2015 6:56:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsStop buying canned air!

Pros: Saves a ton of $ vs canned air and is ridiculously good and getting all the dust out.

Cons: None really. dont foget to pull bottom filter and blow it off when it gets caked with dust so it doesnt overheat.

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  • Aaron L.
  • 4/8/2015 8:30:59 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWow

Pros: You could blow your driveway with this. Great for industrial cleaning or really dirty computers.

Cons: Sounds like a jet engine. No regulator to adjust airflow - it just blows with gale force winds. Lack of quality control on the plastic nozzles. Some of the plastic adapters did not have their holes punched.

Other Thoughts: Use it to blow out dirt from your garage or other light work if you don't have an air compressor.

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  • Christopher D.
  • 3/25/2015 1:17:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIf you're looking at this just buy it.

Pros: Like 100x more powerful than canned air.
Doesn't freeze your hand off.
Costs 60 bucks which is like five packs of canned air.
Absolutely blasts the dust off of your components.

Cons: It is loud... that's about it.

Other Thoughts: Let me say that I have never written a review on a product before. I never thought that it was really worth my time. This product is a great investment. You are going to get your money back not buying canned air anyway. Just buy it.

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  • Martin W.
  • 3/14/2015 5:52:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWORKS GREAT!!!

Pros: This is a POWERFUL little air duster/blower.
About same height as regular can of compressed air, but about 2x the diameter.
This thing MOVES the air. Blows at least 3x-5x the volume of air that a regular can does.
VERY High Quality. MADE IN USE.
Quite a few nozzles/adapters come with it.
Removeable/washable/reuseable air filter in bottom.
POWERFUL 120Volt 4AMP Motor in it. As powerful as most small vacuums.

Cons: It is a bit LOUD. About the same as a vacuum cleaner.

Other Thoughts: This is DEFINITELY worth the money.
I bought it as a replacement for the 5$-8$ 'cans of air'. It will pay for itself in very short order.

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  • Matthew V.
  • 3/14/2015 5:30:52 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorth every penny

Pros: Recently upgraded my 5 year old computer, "sadly the hamsters powering it died" So i decided to give old betsy a thorough cleaning before I used her as a server.
I had one can of air left and figured i could use it up before I plugged the duster in, after about 20 mins of waiting for the can to get warm again I gave up and plugged in the polished white dream machine. After finding what I thought was a good attachment I click it on and Boom the computer explode like a bomb in the middle of the desert. It felt like i just walked 20 miles through a dust storm in Iraq.
After I opened the garage door and let it air out "Sorry EPA" I could see again. What an amazing sight it was like i just build the computer not a spec of dust in there. Now i sit here completely satisfied at my purchase in an american made product, I hope you read this and take the trip down satisfied lane as well.

Cons: Looking back at my first dusting with this, I should have invested in some dust masks.

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  • Dan B.
  • 3/11/2015 2:14:24 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBuy NOW!

Pros: This thing can move air. Lots of it. Saves money over time. And keeps various things dust free.... Not just my electronics.

Cons: Zero.

Other Thoughts: This thing is also really good at blowing up air mattresses. My air mattress pump died when we had guest staying over. I plugged this thing in and it filled it 10x as fast.

Also.. Be warned. Take computers outside when using this. I "clean" mine out once a month with canned air... So figured it wouldn't be too bad.. Wrong. This left a cloud of dust in my office for about 15-20 minutes.

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