The Miele entry level canister vacuum for bare floors, area rugs, and low pile carpet. This does not have a revolving brush making it safe for all area rugs and oriental rugs. A German Engineered, quality machine at an affordable price. Those looking to learn what all the buzz is about Miele vacuums and have bare floors and area rugs? Then this is the machine for you. If you have allergies please consider the Miele Compact C1 Homecare(Which is less than the Olympus) with a HEPA filter or the Miele Complete C3 Alize which comes with the HEPA filter.