iRobot Roomba 880 Vacuum Robot Review

We have all seen science fiction movies where robots are all set to take over the world. However, the real life is different. In reality, they are useful creatures for …. Well, cleaning.

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iRobot Roomba 880The iRobot Roomba is the current king of vacuum robots. Read on to find out why:

Design:

If you have seen the previous Roomba 700 models, then you are likely to find no difference between the two models. The diameter of the large rounded puck is similar to a car’s steering wheel while the height is approximately the size of a mug. The flip up handle in the center makes it convenient to carry the robot around.

On the top of the robot, you will find the large “clean” button and several touch buttons which are helpful to program the robot such as set the clock, managing a schedule for cleaning, return back to the platform, and/or concentrate on a single, troublesome spot.

Programming:

Setting up the Roomba is easy. Just select the day, time, and press “ok”. The vacuum cleaner will clean the room and return back to its platform once done. The Roomba can clean several rooms on one full charge and spends around 25 minutes in each room before moving on to the next one.

The Roomba comes with two “virtual wall lighthouses”. These are small black devices which can be set in doorways preventing the robot from wandering around and helps it find its way back to the charging dock. These can be set to three different ranges and also allows you to create a virtual wall around objects you don’t want the Roomba to bump into.

The Roomba will automatically went back to the charging platform once it has finished cleaning the pre-set rooms, run out of charge, or when the litter bin is full.

Performance:

The new Roomba 880 boasts a new brushless intake that is proclaimed to prevent tangles from occurring when vacuuming and increase its suction as well. According to the manufacturers, the Roomba 880 has the ability to remove 50% more dirt, hold 60% more litter in its bin and is 5 times move powerful than the previous models.

On an average, the Roomba 880 requires emptying of the litter bin only once or twice a week. However, this depends on the floor size of your home. The 880 is equipped with a remote controller which can be used to steer the robot away when it’s stuck somewhere or to places which requires thorough cleaning.

Maintenance:

According to the company, the Roomba 880 requires cleaning (by the user, of course) once a week. The bin, air filters, drop sensors and air filters should be regularly maintained to enhance the longevity and performance of the robot.

Conclusion:

The Roomba 880 is a hassle-free cleaning partner which is easy to use and clean. The iRobot Roomba can provide you with a sparkly clean room in just minutes. >>Click here to buy the Robotic Vacuum from Amazon