Consider upgrading to a Low Voltage Hose for a few dollars more.
The Low Voltage Hose features:
*Note: Beam Vacuum is a registered trademark of Electrolux Home Care Products , not M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. Products sold by M.D. Manufacturing, Inc. are not from Beam Vacuum but are designed to complement a Beam Central Vacuum. Therefore, parts and products carry warranties from MD Manufacturing and not Beam Vacuum and thus may alter the warranty provided by Beam Vacuum.