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AR Blue Clean AR2N1 vs AR390SS - The Differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the AR Blue Clean AR390SS and the AR Blue Clean AR2N1.

But before checking out explanations regarding their power, design, and features here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 pressure washers:

AR Blue Clean AR390SSAR Blue Clean AR2N1
AR Blue Clean AR390SSAR Blue Clean AR2N1
  • More mobile by design
  • Lighter
  • Bigger soap tank
  • Longer pressure hose
  • Hose reel
  • 2 designs in 1
  • Wall-mountable
  • More nozzles
  • Significantly less expensive
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As the AR390SS and the AR2N1 are both AR Blue Clean pressure washers, they benefit from the same overall level of quality and attention to detail.

Power Comparison

  • Fuel: Both units are corded electric washers, offering sustained power for uninterrupted cleaning, making them reliable choices for tackling larger tasks without interruption.
  • Engine & Pump: The AR Blue Clean AR390SS and the AR Blue Clean AR2N1 both feature axial-type pumps, known for their lightweight construction and simplicity. These 2 pumps are manufactured by Annovi Reverberi. Both units utilize a 13-amp Universal motor to drive the pump.

The following charts are provided to show you at a glance how the main specs of the AR Blue Clean AR390SS compare to the AR Blue Clean AR2N1.

  • Pressure: With very similar maximum reachable pressures (2000 PSI for the AR Blue Clean AR390SS and 2050 PSI for the AR Blue Clean AR2N1), both devices are equally equipped to lift and blast away dirt as effectively.
  • Water Flow: These units share an identical maximum water flow rate, capable of delivering up to 1.4 gallons per minute (GPM) each. This uniformity in flow ensures consistent rinsing power, catering to diverse cleaning requirements.
  • Cleaning Power: Since the gap in Cleaning Units between the AR Blue Clean AR390SS and the AR2N1 (2800 and 2870 CU, respectively) is minimal, both devices can be considered to offer the same level of overall cleaning efficiency.

Design Comparison

  • Design: When considering portability, mobility, and storage convenience, the AR Blue Clean AR390SS's compact and portable design stands out as the preferred option. However, the AR Blue Clean AR2N1's hand truck design offers notable stability and ergonomic handling, catering to specific tasks where these features are crucial. The AR Blue Clean AR2N1 has an interesting design feature, as the power unit can be detached from the frame in order to transform it into a convenient, hand-carry, portable device. Additionnaly, the AR Blue Clean AR2N1 is wall-mountable, which is handy if you wish to regularly clean the same area.
  • Design: When considering portability, mobility, and storage convenience, the AR Blue Clean AR390SS's compact and portable design stands out as the preferred option. However, the AR Blue Clean AR2N1's hand truck design offers notable stability and ergonomic handling, catering to specific tasks where these features are crucial. The AR Blue Clean AR2N1 has an interesting design feature, as the power unit can be detached from the frame in order to transform it into a convenient, hand-carry, portable device. Additionnaly, the AR Blue Clean AR2N1 is wall-mountable, which is handy if you wish to regularly clean the same area.
  • Weight: At 31.1 lbs, the AR390SS is somewhat lighter than the 36.4 lbs of the AR2N1, offering users increased ease of transportation and handling.
  • Maneuverability: The inclusion of wheels on both products greatly enhances their maneuverability. The AR390SS has a standard handle and the AR2N1 a foam-padded handle, both of which aid in maneuvering.

Feature Comparison

  • Soap Addition: Both washers provide the option to include chemical detergent solutions in the water, enhancing their cleaning effectiveness. Whether you select the AR390SS or the AR2N1, you'll appreciate their onboard soap tank, which ensures easy storage of cleaning chemicals, simplifying your cleaning tasks. However, the AR390SS boasts a larger detergent tank, capable of holding 0.38 gal of cleaning solution, compared to the AR2N1 with its smaller tank capacity of 0.2 gal.
  • Trigger Gun & Wand: Each of these units is supplied with a fairly standard ergonomic trigger gun and a classic wand.
  • Nozzles: Both pressure washers come with 0°, 25°, soap, and turbo nozzles, but the nozzle similarities stop here. The AR2N1 also has a 15° nozzle.
  • Reach: Benefiting from a 30 ft high-pressure hose, the AR Blue Clean AR390SS offers expanded operational range right from the start, allowing you to work at greater distances from the unit compared to the AR Blue Clean AR2N1 and its 25 ft high-pressure hose. Featuring a 35 ft power cord each, both units offer identical placement flexibility from an electrical outlet.
  • Storage: The AR390SS and AR2N1 are designed with onboard storage solutions, making it easy to store and access your nozzles and accessories while working. Though the AR2N1 manages its pressure hose with a straightforward set of hooks, the AR390SS enhances user experience by incorporating a hose reel for added convenience.

TL;DR

AR Blue Clean AR390SSAR Blue Clean AR2N1
AR Blue Clean AR390SSAR Blue Clean AR2N1
  • More mobile by design
  • Lighter
  • Bigger soap tank
  • Longer pressure hose
  • Hose reel
  • 2 designs in 1
  • Wall-mountable
  • More nozzles
  • Significantly less expensive
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