Shark Navigator Powered Lift Away NV581& NV583


NV581, NV581Q and NV583

It is my firm belief and philosophy that every family should have, and will also need, 3 vacuum Powered Lift-Away NV581cleaners. The powered lift-away fulfills that role. Dirt does not just happen on the floor. It is on the top of, under,  and it is behind everything. You will have  need of a “great” upright vacuum cleaner. You will also need a canister to reach under the bed and you will need a handheld vacuum.  Shark has built it all in one model and made it its top of the line. You do not have to spend 500, 600 or even 700 dollars for a vacuum nowadays in order to get everything you need in a vacuum.

Can you imagine cleaning your entire house top-to-bottom without even moving a single piece of furniture? Then get the vacuum that goes where most ordinary vacuums cannot.

The Navigator Powered Lift Away is a true 2- in-1 vacuum cleaner! Powered lift-away extends the reach of the motorized brush head to get all the way in, around, behind, and under every tough-to-reach area. You can remove the canister out of the way, leaving just the wand and the base. This allows you to tilt the base all the way down converting the upright into a stick vacuum cleaner. A motorized cleaning head in both the upright and lift-away modes means you can tackle just about every surface in your home including hard wood floors, furniture, stairs and ceiling.

The Shark Powered Lift-Away vacuum offers a few unique ways to vacuum. It offers the power of an upright, the convenience of a portable Lift-Away, and the amazing under furniture reach of Lift-Away.  It is actually three vacuum cleaners in one: upright, stick and handheld.

And more to this – you can also install the canister on wheels (an optional caddy) and transform your machine into a multi-purpose vacuum cleaner – upright, canister, stick and handheld. You get complete brush roll control as well as power on/off right on the handle. Power button and floor height controls are within reach of one’s thumb during operation which makes adjusting on the fly very easy. No need to bend down to adjust anything.

Technology and Features: (see Shark Upright Vacuum Cleaners)

  • Powered Lift-Away
  • Never loses suction – Cyclonic filtration prevents clogs so the vacuum never loses suction.
  • Advanced Swivel Steering
  • Anti-Allergen Complete Seal Technology and HEPA filter combined with 2 foam filters.
  • Fingertip controls on the handle for transition between floor and carpet
  • Dual-motor system with motorized floor brush roll.
  • Easy brush roll on/off switch for carpets and bare floor.
  • LED headlights on floor nozzle to illuminate work area
  • Adjustable suction control right on the handle
  • Dust canister opens from the top and from the bottom
  • Zero maintenance cost – lifetime filters and lifetime belt
  • Input power 1140W equivalent to 9.5A
  • Weight 15.2 lb., 7.9 lbs. portable canister
  • Dimensions are 46” high x 12” wide x 13.5” deep
  • Total cord length 25 ft.
  • Dust capacity is 2.6 dry quarts.
  • Cleaning path is 12”
  • 5-years manufacturer’s warranty

The only difference between Shark NV581, NV581Q and NV583 is the accessories they come with, otherwise they are the same.

See Navigators Comparison Chart.


powered-lift-awayNV581 Shark Navigator Powered Lift-Away comes with a standard set of attachments: pet power tool, duster crevice tool and Dust-Away Hard-Floor attachment (Hard-Floor Genie) with 1 microfiber pad to pick up debris and wipe away fine dust in one easy step. Lavender color.






Powered Lift-Away NV581-cannister-caddyNV581Q Powered Lift-Away DLX includes an extra Canister Caddy which can transform the vacuum into a canister vacuum. You are getting 3-in-1 vacuum clener: upright, canister and handheld. And you are getting mobility and it all comes down to suction. You get the best value for the top of the line vacuum. It is a home cleaning system since the point is the cleaning.

This vacuum has an XL capacity dust cup and  comes in blue, red, platimun and plum colors.

What an amazing cleaning machine. Try it!

NV583 Shark Navigator Powered Lift-Away Deluxe includes extra Appliance Wand (helps to clean areas under appliances) and Pet Multi-tool (2 in-1 cleaning tool – dusting brush and upholstery tool)

The Powered Lift-away feature allows you to use the powered nozzle in both upright and lift-away modes. The head of the vacuum has a low profile and can easily get under almost everything. And when you need an extra hand the wheeled caddy converts the unit into a convenient canister vacuum.

The Navigator Powered Lift Away has the floor selector on the handle, whereas Navigator Lift-Away has the floor selector switch on the top of the canister.

The Powered Lift-Away has LED light on the floor nozzle, Lift-Away does not have headlights.

This is a one fantastic vacuum cleaner which does what it is supposed to do. The head swivels, it does not lose suction, easy to maneuver, light weight and completely sealed. Navigator Powered Lift-away is powerful and multi-functional, durable and sturdy. The suction is superb.

Maintenance is very minimal – just washing the filters from time to time when dirty. The tools are very easy to attach and they all work quite well. And oh, did I mention, emptying the canister is super easy. It can be emptied from the top or the bottom. It’s fabulous!

This is a truly amazing product for the price. Why pay hundreds of dollars more for a vacuum that will not perform as well as this Shark?