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Does anybody have one of those Robot Vacuums?

I was wondering how well they work. I ordered one while it was on sale on Amazon for an additional joint Christmas present for my mom and dad but don’t know how well they work. I still have time to cancel the order so…

What is your experience with them?

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Here is the one I ordered if it makes a difference:

eufy by Anker, RoboVac G30, Robot Vacuum with Smart Dynamic Navigation 2.0, 2000Pa Strong Suction, Wi-Fi, Compatible with Alexa, Carpets and Hard Floors

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I really want one,

But am still going to wait another couple generations of tech before I buy.

I still think they have some stuff to work out.

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They aren’t perfect. Sometimes they get baffled by obstacles and miss surface areas.

Some of our cabin clients have these and dad and I still have to touch up the floor.

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I have one but bluetooth and it was before they were released in North America long time ago. Got it from China AliExpress. It seems that China get new tech before us. Thats the case with vapes too. It still works well but mine doesn’t spray water , I have to wet the tissue on the bottom of the robot vaccum. New ones spray water automatically. I used it a lot when I lived alone for a few years. My father now like to use it.

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I have the eufy. It works okay, but we have one with the spin brushes, and they keep falling off and getting lost. If I had to do it again, I would buy one without those. Otherwise, it is amazing. I hate the noise of the vacuum, so this runs when im out of the house and I come back to clean floors. We do still have to manually clean bigger messes, and do a more intensive floor clean one a month, but it is great for basic maintenance. If you dont care about aesthetics, you can buy pool noodles from the dollar store to wedge under the couch or chair rungs, so it doesn’t get stuck.

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Btw Anker is a good brand, I like their chargers and powerbanks.

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Got my mom a roomba and she loves it. She had all hardwood and no pets.

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The noise is much less than a normal vaccum though.

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It isn’t the volume, it is the frequency. Like nails on a chalkboard for me.

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Thanks for all the replies. Based on the input, I don’t think I will cancel the order. It sounds like they are not perfect but are generally useful.

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I have zero idea if this one has “spin brushes” or not. Would you recommend getting a different model @ninjastar ? It was a “black friday” deal and was pretty cheap so I hate to go with a different model unless necessary. The specs say it includes “2 side brushes” if that’s what you are referring to.

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The side brushes, yeah. If it was significantly cheaper, stick with it. Ours was also a black friday deal like 2 or 3 years ago and still works well enough. The replacement brushes were only like $20 and we only needed to replace them once.

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A word of warning and a funny story. A friend of mine had one a few years ago. Their dog had pooped on the floor while they were gone. The robot came out and did its usual routine, smearing dog poop all around the house in the process. She put the robot in the garage that night but neglected to turn it off, so the next day it ran and smeared the remains around the garage as it hunted for its dock. So…yeah take that for what it’s worth lol

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Mr. Star says he actually just threw out the side brushes because they don’t do much and it runs better without them. But yeah, it’s perfectly functional.

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It’s seems like my sister had mentioned something like that happening with hers as well. Smearing something all over. I think it may have been dog doo as well. I probably should call her and ask her opinion but I didn’t want to get her cell number from my parents and have them ask why I was calling her.

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Fortunately, my dog never goes in the house, so we should be safe there.

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That’s definitely a bonus. My parents have a robot, they like it, though it does hang itself up on objects sometimes, but the technology just keeps getting better.

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Thats so funny lol

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My mom had one. It worked pretty well. They’ve been around awhile and are pretty popular so they must be decent.

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