LG A9Master2X CordZero vacuum sucks with the best (review)
4.0Overall Score
Price (RRP): $999 Manufacturer: LG

LG’s A9Master2X CordZero is an extremely powerful, cordless handstick vacuum. But that description does not do it justice as it can replace your old canister vacuum and do a whole-of-house clean with far less effort.

A9Master2X

LG’s top-of-the-range A9Master2X at A$999 uses the same motor/vacuum unit as its three lower-cost siblings – the only difference is the accessories and number of batteries.

It is LG’s answer to ‘whole-of-home’ cleaning eliminating the need for a separate ‘bulky, old, corded canister.’ GadgetGuy agrees – given the right home this does it all.

Review: LG A9Master2X CordZero

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In the box

First, don’t even think about repacking the unit and its accessories back in the box – it is a marvel of origami how it all got in there in there in the first place.

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It contains

  • The vacuum A9Master2X
  • Carpet powered head (motorised hard brush – voltage supplied by the battery)
  • Hard floor powered head (motorised power soft brush)
  • Bedding punch powered head (vibrating)
  • Combination short bristle brush tool
  • Crevice tool
  • 2 x batteries 25.5V/2,000mAh
  • Charger 29.4V/1A
  • Charging station (floor standing/wall/or compact mountable)

If you buy before 31 August 2018, you will get a bonus total care kit via redemption with

  • Flexible Crevice Tool
  • Multi-Angle Tool
  • Hard Dirt Tool
  • Mattress Tool
  • Flexible Extension Hose

These are all quite useful – especially the soft brushes and flexible tube – and it’s a shame they are an option.

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The first impression is that it is well made – the unit and accessories look like they will last the distance.

I tested it in a largish 65m2 one-bedroom (tight pile carpet), bathroom (ceramic tiles), kitchen (tiles) and lounge (carpet) apartment – and GadgetGuy’s often unkempt offices.

Battery 25.5V/2,000mAh

LG’s marketing says the dual power pack gives you up to 80 minutes run-time.

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The idea of replaceable power packs is appealing. In fact it should be mandatory for all stick vacuums. Batteries are recharged when (A) inserted in the vacuum and placed on the mount or (B) inserted into the mount. Both can trickle charge at once.

Initial charge time from zero to 100% per battery is just under four hours. You will need to have both charged as run-time depends on the amount of suction you want. Three LCD bars on the handle show remaining battery life.

The small print reveals that 80 minutes use (2 x 40) on the normal mode (25W) without the power nozzle. If you use a power nozzle, it claims 60 minutes (2 x 30). The vacuum defaults to normal mode which is fine for most cleaning.

Activate Power mode (80W) by pressing ‘+’. In this mode with a powerhead expect 10-15 minutes per battery.