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Jet Vortex Dust Collector 1.5HP w/Canister Filter DC-1100VX-CK

Prevents clogging of the filter and increases packing efficiency.
Item #
42830
Rating:
86% of 100

The JET DC-1100VX features the exclusive Vortex Cone™ which improves chip separation to prevent clogging of the filter, and increases packing efficiency of the collector bag. The high air velocity (CFM) stands up to any competitive specifications, and the industrial controls are designed for years of durable use. Collection bags have a snap ring for fast installation and removal. Casters offer maneuverability within the shop.


Features:
  • Vortex Cone improves chip separation and collector bag packing efficiency
  • Eliminates premature filter clogging for sustained performance
  • Single-stage design for economical and quiet operation
  • Industrial controls designed for years of trouble-free use
  • Quick-connect collection bags with elastic band for fast, easy installation and removal
  • High air velocity (CFM) design stands up to any competitive specifications
  • Permanently lubricated, totally enclosed, fan-cooled motors are rated for continuous-duty
(1) JET DC-1100VX-CK Dust Collector
(1) 2-Micron Canister Filter Kit
(4) Casters
More Information
Brand Jet
Manufacturer Part Number 708659K
Weight 134.0000
Amps 11/5.5
Sound Rating 70 - 80 dB
Volts 115
Height 39"
Length 37"
Width 22-1/2"
Warranty 3 Year
Capacity 5.3 Cubic Feet
Flow Rate 1110 CFM
Filter Type Canister
HP 1-1/2 HP
4.3 / 5.0
38 Reviews
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Great purchase
Quick easy set up. Has lots of power and I like the canister at the top over the bag setup. Easy to move around and effectively sucks up all the sawdust.
February 15, 2020
Purchased
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Happy but needs modification
The Machine is amazing. Plenty of suction and quiet. Really needs a handle to move it around. Suggest you install cross braces on the filter legs.
January 30, 2020
Purchased
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Excellent quality of components and construction. Easy assembly. Superb performance. Great value
December 30, 2019
Purchased
4 months ago
Nice dust collection unit
This Jet dust collector is a very good product and a work horse in my shop. I highly recommend for small shops.
November 18, 2019
Purchased
5 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great machine for the price
Well powered and easy to set up. The metal uprights are a little flimsy, but they do the job.
July 9, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Great machine
I really like it. I got the remote switch also makes it more convenient.
June 26, 2019
Purchased
10 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
So much better than that old shop vac
I love this machine. It is powerful and yet quiet too and so much nicer working in the garage without the noise of the shop vacuum system I was using. The garage is a lot cleaner with most of the duct going into the collector. Well worth the cost.
April 13, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
vortex dust collector
good suction, quite
December 18, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
Happy Camper
Packages arrived in undamaged condition, no missing parts and easy to put together (second pair of hands recommended). Works great, would buy again.
October 22, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Almost perfect!
Very happy with this purchase and very happy with the performance.

Two things that I am frustrated with:

1. Dust ports take up additional space as they stick out beyond the base. Add another several inches for your dust hoses and you're giving up more shop space (which I don't have.) Not going to ding them here.

2. Only an OCD complaint but the housing between the filter and the bag sits crooked and it will drive me crazy forever!

Big wins for me are:

1. Noise is much much lower than I expected.
2. Lots of power!

Great product and highly recommended.
October 22, 2018
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
time for an upgrade---great reviews
Tim M on Jan 17, 2020
It looked like what need for my shop. It is in my basement so I want the best I can afford. This seems to be priced fairly.
Cheryl J P on Sep 22, 2019
time for an upgrade---great reviews
Tim M on Jan 17, 2020
Liked the vortex and canister setup.
Ben M on Dec 21, 2019
It looked like what need for my shop. It is in my basement so I want the best I can afford. This seems to be priced fairly.
Cheryl J P on Sep 22, 2019
My neighbor has this system, seems to work very well
Victor K on Jun 4, 2019
Nice unit. Quiet, 120V, effective!
Samuel L Y on Feb 24, 2019
I read the reviews and liked the level of sound rating.
R F on Dec 27, 2018
I THOUGHT IT WAS THE BEST SOLUTION FOR MY SHOP
ARDEN K on Nov 23, 2018
good value for the price
Sandy F on Nov 23, 2018
I made this selection based on research, review and the price.
Cory B on Nov 15, 2018
Value, quality, price.
Michael M on Mar 5, 2018
Price quality
Robert M on Sep 15, 2017
own other jet machines
Richard V on Jul 17, 2017
Its a Jet what more can I say? Rockler has great customer service and jet makes the best.
David O on Jul 16, 2017
to complete my dust collection system and for enough suction to run more than one tool at a time
Delbert W S on Mar 6, 2017
Based on reviews it is best unless one wants to move up toe cyclone dust collectors.
Larry K on Mar 3, 2017
watched YouTube video about this product
Chad S on Jan 27, 2017
I already have the smaller DC 650 dust collector ,and like it , but I intend on devoting it to only my planner . I wanted this larger model to handle the balance of my equipment .
Brad Van H on Jan 9, 2017
small start up shop. Seems like the best unit with the highest CFM and lowest micro filter... guess I'll find out after I put it to work.
David G on Dec 11, 2016
Needed for shop
Barry B. M on Sep 10, 2016
Ratings and needed collection system for saws in shop.
JOANNE V on Aug 26, 2016
It had the most consistent good reviews and I love my Jet dust filtration system.
Mark M on Jul 5, 2016
Seems like a good quality/value ratio at 120 volts.
tim g on Mar 7, 2016
Sale price low shipping
Craig H on Mar 7, 2016
Best DC i could find for the $$
DAVID A on Mar 6, 2016
Good reviews, I have other Jet products and the work very well.
Jim F on Mar 5, 2016
I like JET products. Recommended by members of my wood turning club.
Thomas L on Nov 27, 2015
Footprint small enough to fit into my small shop. Good dust collection for the size
Scott G on Oct 25, 2015
My previous dust collector died and I needed a new one. Did tons of research and this collector seems to meet my needs. Very happy with it.
Michael S on Aug 2, 2015
Added a planer and joiner to mu shop and needed more capacity for dust collection. Also, wanted to improve the quality - my previous dust collector was the bag type and too much fine particle dust escaped the bag.
Stephen R on Jul 7, 2015
Jet tools are normally very good and this fit the situation
KEITH C on Jun 6, 2015
To keep saw dust accumulation down in shop so I don't have problems with lungs later
Jerry G on Apr 15, 2015
Liked the vortex and canister setup.
Ben M on Dec 21, 2019
My neighbor has this system, seems to work very well
Victor K on Jun 4, 2019
How do I order new bags for dust collectors??
Robert W on Jun 27, 2016
Does anyone remember this collector being offered recently with remote control?
Alex B on May 4, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Really doesn't need to come with one, just run down to a box store and get a remote controlled power cord leave your equipment in the on position and plug it into that and use that remote, they usually have to plug in ports.
Did this DC come with bags?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it came with 5 bags.
Is there a retro vortex for my dc1100 collector?
Al E on Nov 27, 2017
What is the overall assembled height of model 1100VX-CK?
A shopper on Aug 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It is 67 1/4 to the top of the canister and 69 to the top of the assembled handle.
How tall is this unit? The info on site says 39 inches...if the bag is about 30 inches and the filter is at least 25 inches...I believe that the dimensions are for the shipping box. I have a low ceiling in my new basement shop, 5'9", and the wife will not let me move in until I upgrade my dust collection.
Jay H on Jul 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 69 1/2" with everything assembled. Might be 70" if my eyes are playing tricks. Taking off the wheels gives you about 3-1/2".
How well does this collect for smaller tools that use hoses under 4 inch? Such as hand and benchtop sanders, etc. thanks
Pa W on Feb 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I can provide only a partial answer. I dedicate this collector to my Laguna bandsaw (2 4" ports) and my SawStop PCS (1 4" lower port and a small port on the blade guard assembly). Using both ports on the SawStop, the table remains clear of sawdust; no lack of suction. I have not, nor would I consider regularly using only smaller hoses without first getting the OK from Jet because of the air flow restriction and potential overheating of the motor that might result.
Can the pleated filter be cleaned using water & a mild detergent? I have one which was used to collect dust from a brake lathe & it needs more than a vacuuming.
Barry M on Feb 16, 2016
BEST ANSWER: We've had ours for over a year and haven't needed to clean it yet. It still works like new. I'd be afraid to use water on it for fear of creating a paste with the debris left inside that might clog the ultrafine holes permenantly, Defininetly a question for Jet just to be safe. HT
What are the "base" dimensions of the 1100VX unit?
A shopper on May 28, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The metal base that the unit mounts on is 33-1/8" x 20-1/4". The actual footprint with the dust ports and 4" hose coming out is 40" x 32". This should give you 'just' enough room.
Does this dust collector have a remote control?
Tom N on Feb 4, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I don’t have a remote for mine, not sure if one is available.

Greg
Any way to wall mount this unit?
Mark O on Mar 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, not easily. The vortex collector relies on gravity to settle sawdust down into the plastic collection bag, and when full the bag is extremely heavy and more safely handled as the unit comes configured. Smaller units that may be wall-mountable are available, but this is a big heavy piece of machinery designed to be used with the roll-around base.
if you already have this with the bag can you buy the cannister and replace the bag with it?
GEORGE T on Feb 8, 2020
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BEST ANSWER: You're showing dust collectors with 2 different sizes I suggest you called jet what the model number dust collector you have an order directly from them so that way you have the right canister they are not universal
How well does this work with 2 1/2" ports?
Frank M on Jan 30, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I have only used 1-4” and 1-2-1/2” ports together on my router enclosure and fence. It rocks! If you only use 1-2-1/2” port that might not allow enough air flow for the Jet.
Does this item ship in one box?
Great Dome on Apr 9, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I believe it was 2 boxes. But definitely was not just one box. Filter in box by itself.
What's the difference between the bag and canister unit for a garage size shop?
Greg H on Feb 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I believe the canister collects finer dust particles than the bag. The canister also has arms which make contact with the filter on the inside. By spinning the handles on the outside of the canister, the filter can be cleaned without removing the top.
What is the impeller made of. Is it metal or a composite material?
Jim S on Oct 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Metal
Is the 1110 CFM rating with the 2 micron canister filter?
Dlcgrizzly on Jul 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I have no accurate way to measure the CFM, but I’m guessing yes or close to it. I have this unit with the canister filter and I will give you an unscientific “it moves a lot of air.” I am very happy with it.

I paired mine with a ceiling mounted Jet 1 micron air cleaning system, and I like that, too. I just feel terribly healthy. 😎
What is the CFM for this model? I own one and it doesn't pull dust from my Jet Proshop II table saw.
Alex B on Jun 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Check the input side of the collector, the screen may be plugged with pieces too big for the screen.
What would be the typical connection to smaller tools such as benchtop sander, hand corded sanders, etc? I think some of my smaller tools are 1 1/2 hoses.
Pa W on Feb 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: There are adapters. I have two 4" runs and two branches off of each one on each branch that is reduced to
1 1/2" hose.
I am considering this system and one by Grizzly which is a couple of hundred dollars less. Anyone have any thoughts that the extra money spent provides more benefit?
Gary K on Jan 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: While I have no experience or knowledge of the grizzly model, I can tell you thie JET is worth every Penney. Very happy with it... craig
What item number bags should be use on this unit?
Michel L on Feb 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The Jet Number is 709563.
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