Dyson Direct via Rakuten offers its refurbished Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Multi-Floor Bagless Upright Vacuum in Purple for $199.99. Coupon code "HOME20" cuts it to $159.99. With free shipping, that's $30 under our January mention, $400 off list, and the lowest price we could find. It features an 11-amp motor, 13.4" cleaning path, and 35-foot cord. A 6-month Dyson warranty applies.
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