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Bet you have all seen the Roomba run around the house and clean floors. Now as an improvement of to earlier models, iRobot has come up with the Roomba Scheduler, the latest Roomba so far. It has the regular Roomba elements plus the famed scheduler feature. The Roomba Scheduler belongs to the third generation Roomba models and is released in 2005 by iRobot.
The Roomba Scheduler feature is what makes Roomba rock. The upgrade made room cleaning totally supervision-free. With this feature, you can set Roomba to work on a certain time of the day. Now Roomba can work even when you’re not at home or during the night when kids are asleep.
With the same technology as the earlier Roombas, it cleans the entire floor using the random walk algorithm it is programmed with. It would cover the entire room for as long as there’s no virtual wall that would block its path.
The virtual wall device is used with the Roomba Scheduler. Once detected by the Roomba, it would turn around and go the opposite direction as if bumping into a real wall. It is especially helpful to block the Roomba Scheduler from going into places where cables and wirings are astray as it is definitely not fond of it.
The Roomba is disk-shaped about 34 centimeters in diameter and 4 inches in height. It is designed that way for it to be able to go under tables and sofas while cleaning. That’s another good point for the Roomba. Upright vacuum cleaners won’t reach those spots. With a Roomba Scheduler, you need not move stuff around.
They had added an extra sensor on Roomba Scheduler so it would detect the dirtier part of the room. It would then tend to go that area and clean it more. An infrared sensor would all tell the Roomba Scheduler that there’s a ledge or stairs near therefore it would roll away from it.
The Roomba Scheduler has to be cleaned regularly. Compared to it predecessors, it is easier to clean. You need not unscrew the cover as the previous models require. It is recommended that you clean the Roomba after eight to ten uses. Otherwise, it would just stand there and refuse to work.
The Roomba Scheduler can be controlled remotely. And if in case the Roomba got stuck in a place or situation it can’t go out of, it would emit a sound woeful enough for the owner to hear so as to be found and rescued.
Another good feature of the Roomba Scheduler is its ability to go back to its docking station after a cleaning session or when the battery is going low. It would recharge itself automatically so it would be ready for its next cleaning schedule.
The Roomba Scheduler is indeed an effective cleaning companion. With its rich features and capabilities, cleaning the house should no longer be a major concern. Owning one will soon be more or less a necessity nowadays. Anything new that can work competently and unattended is definitely worth checking out. Get a Roomba Scheduler now and see for yourself!