BEAM Information

Advanced Smart Screen

The motion sensored 360˚ light ring and LED Smart Screen features 2-way communication which provides continuous communication to the hose handle.

The Advanced Smart Screen (C) icons display even more key performance details about your system.

Advances Smart Screen


Communication Link Icon

When the BEAM Alliance hose is connected to an inlet valve, the Communication Link icon will appear at the top of the power unit screen. The fan blade on the BEAM Alliance hose handle will pulsate with a glowing blue light to indicate communication between power unit and hose handle when the hose is in standby mode or OFF position.

Link Icon


Power and Navigation Buttons

Below the display screen, are buttons for are Left, Enter, Right, and Power.

The Power button on the power unit can turn the unit ON/OFF. The unit can also be activated by the hose handle from an inlet valve inside the home, Quick Clean Valve on the power unit or through other cleaning tools through a low volt system.

Navigation Buttons


Motor Fault Indicator Icon

If there is a system fault or malfunction with your power unit, the fan blade icon will flash with an
exclamation icon. If these symbols appear on the power unit screen, turn the power unit OFF and
call for service. The power unit communicates the system fault to the BEAM Alliance hose handle with a
RED flashing fan blade.

 Motor Fault  


Performance Bars

Three to four performance bars indicates the system is performing at the optimal level. Performance levels will change depending on variable speed settings and when specialty cleaning attachments are used. When the unit is OFF, performance bars will display as empty. When 2 bars or less are illuminated, the airflow is restricted,meaning the vacuum’s cleaning performance has decreased. The power unit will communicate the error message to the Alliance hose handle showing a flashing RED fan blade.

  Performance Bars


Empty Bucket Indicator Icon

For every 25 hours of use (approximately 6 months) the empty bucket indicator icon will flash on the power unit screen. The power unit also communicates to empty the dirt bucket to the BEAM Alliance hose handle with a RED flashing fan blade. As this notice is time based, you may find the dirt bucket partially full or too full. If you have pets, a workshop or vacuum frequently, you should check the dirt bucket more frequently.

  Empty Bucket



To set the time, use the left or right navigation buttons on the power unit to select the clock and hold the Enter Button for 5 seconds. Select either 12-hour or 24-hour time format.