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Shark® Rotator® Professional Lift-Away® Upright Vacuum

NV501
A Lift-Away® upright vacuum with a detachable pod. With just the push of a button, detach the pod to clean above the floor. Features Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology® and a HEPA filter to trap dust and allergens.
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Includes Five (5) Year Limited Warranty

Power meets portability.

Take powerful suction everywhere. Tackle floors and carpets, or Lift Away the pod and clean anywhere above the floor with newfound portability.

Optimized maneuverability.

Equipped with dynamic swivel steering, this Rotator® provides excellent control when maneuvering around furniture and other obstacles.

A lightweight 2-in-1 Lift-Away® upright vacuum with a detachable pod for portable cleaning power. With the push of a button, Lift Away the pod and easily clean in hard-to-reach areas. This vacuum is also equipped with Swivel Steering for excellent control when maneuvering around furniture, and has a completely sealed system with a HEPA filter to trap dust and allergens.
• Lift-Away®: Lift Away the detachable pod and easily clean above-floor areas like stairs and furniture.
• Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology® + a HEPA filter. Traps 99.9% of dust and allergens inside the vacuum.
• Advanced Swivel Steering for excellent control in tight spaces and maneuverability around furniture.
• XL-capacity dust cup for extended cleaning without interruption.
• LED headlights illuminate hidden debris around the home.
• Upholstery Tool, Dusting Brush, and Crevice Tool included for versatile cleaning.
• 5-year limited warranty.
Cleaning Path Width23.5 cm
Cord Length7.62 m
Hose Length2.56 m
Product Dimensions (cm)30.3 cm L x 35.51 cm W x 116.99 cm H
Voltage120 volts
Dust Cup Capacity0.83 L
ColorWhite/Red
Amperage10 amps
Wattage1200 watts
Filter TypeWashable HEPA + Foam Filters
Warranty (years)5
Weight15.5 lbs

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  • Crevice tool
  • Dusting brush
  • Wide upholstery tool

How do I detach the pod for portable cleaning?
Press Lift-Away® button to lift pod off floor nozzle.

The Lift-Away® feature allows you to remove the pod from the floor nozzle to easily clean stairs, above-floor areas with accessories, or hard floors with the hard-floor attachments.
How and when do I adjust the suction?
The suction control collar at the base of the handle allows you to adjust the suction. To reduce suction and increase maneuverability on carpets., rotate the collar counterclockwise. For more suction on bare floors and when using accessories, rotate the collar clockwise.
How do I assemble the vacuum?
  • Insert the wand into the nozzle then attach the pod.
  • Insert wand into the pod.
  • Connect the handle to the wand, pressing until it clicks into place.
  • Connect the hose to the back of the pod, pressing until it clicks into place.


For proper operation, ensure all parts are firmly clicked into place.
How do I clean above floors?
Detach the pod from the floor nozzle to clean above-floor areas.
  • From upright vacuum mode, first remove the cord from the cord clip, then press release button on the bottom of the pod.
  • Gently step on the floor nozzle and lift off the pod. Remove the wand from the nozzle, or the handle from the top of the wand.
  • If your unit came with a canister caddy, you can place the pod on it, instead of holding it, for easy manueverability while cleaning


Remove the handle:
  • Press the Handle Release button and pull up on the handle to detach it. Add a cleaning tool to the handle.


Remove the wand:
  • Press the Wand Release button and lift out the wand by the handle. Add a cleaning tool to the end of the wand.
How do I use the different cleaning modes?
To clean bare floors, press the POWER button. To activate the brushroll to clean carpets, press the Brushroll button, then step on the nozzle and tilt the handle back
When and how do I clean the filters?
Filters may need to be cleaned if the vacuum stops picking up dirt, if airflow is restricted, or if you notice lighter or no suction. Between cleanings, hold filters over the trash and tap lightly to remove dust and debris as needed.

Pre-motor foam and felt filters:
  • Rinse the pre-motor filters every 3 months.
  • Remove the dust cup, then take out the filters.
  • Rinse the filters with water only, and allow to air-dry completely before reinstalling.
  • Return the filters to their housing, reinstalling the felt filter first, followed by the foam filter.
  • Reattach the dust cup.


Post-motor HEPA filter:
  • Rinse the HEPA filter every 12 months, or as needed.
  • Press the tab on top of the filter cover and lift off the cover, then remove the HEPA filter.
  • Rinse the filter with water only, then allow it to air-dry completely before reinstalling.
  • When filter is completely dry, reinstall it and reattach the cover.
When and how do I empty the dust cup?
For optimal performance, empty the dust cup each time you vacuum, or when debris reaches the MAX FILL line.

  • Hold the dust cup over the trash and press the bottom door release button.
  • Tap gently to empty the contents.
  • Press the door shut again until it clicks. If needed, turn the dust cup upside down over the trash and press the top door release button.
  • Tap gently to remove the contents and wipe the interior of the dust cup with a soft cloth.