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New Panasonic JetForce Rolls Out At Walmart

Thursday September 26th, 2013 - 11:45AM

Panasonic has announced that it is rolling out a new JetForce vacuum cleaner that combines lightweight design coupled with powerful performance as a Walmart exclusive. The JetForce MC-UL429 is equipped with Pet and Reach tool kits to make cleaning quick and easy, according to the company, and a Telescopic Crevice Tool that expands from 14 inches to 29 inches to make dealing with out of the way spaces simpler.

The MC-UL429 extends the JetForce vacuum series, which includes products that use a unique Hour Glass-shaped dust container to capture dirt in a way that supports consistent suction, the company stated.

Other features include a Fan/Blind accessory with a three-way pivoting head that fits onto the Telescopic Crevice Tool to remove dust and dirt from ceiling fan blades, window blinds and more. A new Pet Glide Tool features double rollers and silicone teeth to provide agitation and vibration, which helps movement across surfaces and easily lifts pet hair and dust from surfaces without damaging fabric, Panasonic asserted. The MC-UL429 also incorporates a HEPA Media Filter that captures small particles such as allergens, irritants and pollutants.

"The Panasonic JetForce MC-UL429 is our most versatile vacuum yet," said David Williams, senior product manager/Home Appliance, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Co., in announcing the introduction. "Not only have we designed a lightweight, powerful vacuum, but we have added unique onboard tools to make cleaning a quick and simple task."

Panasonic will make the JetForce MC-UL429 available October 1, exclusively at Walmart locations nationwide at a suggested retail price of $149.99.