The Vacu-Maid DC1200AC cyclonic dirt can is generally used with power units that are motor pods only. The DC1200AC is compatible with motor pods sold under the Vacu-Maid, AstroVac and Imperium brands. This dirt can can be installed in an area that is convenient to empty. The motor pod can be installed next to this dirt can or a different location that is better for noise reduction, outside exhaust and power supply. An optional poly bag can be installed in the dirt can to facilitate emptying. The DC1200 is 12" in diameter. If a larger can is needed, the 14" DC1240 is available. is available.