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iRobot Roomba 860 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner | Review

April 1, 2018 by  
Filed under Robot Vacuums, Vacuums

    iRobot Roomba 860  Vacuum Cleaner

    iRobot Roomba 860 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

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    iRobot Roomba 860 Robot Vacuum . The new Roomba 860 is one of iRobot’s best robot vacuums to date. This time iRobot has introduced Tangle-Free AeroForce Extractors, which gets rid of brushes, increasing suction and airflow no matter what surface it is vacuuming. It is effective at getting dirt, dust, pet fur, and pet hair from a variety of surfaces using its patented 3 stage cleaning system.

    The built-in HEPA filter traps dust and allergens and will keep your air clean and smelling fresh, great for those with allergies, pets and pet hair. This sophisticated robot vacuum has Dirt Detect Series 2 Technology uses both optical and acoustic sensors to identify dirtier areas and spends more time cleaning them. Using advanced software and sensors, the Roomba 860’s iAdapt technology ensures that it vacuums every section of your floor, including areas you cannot easily reach, such as under furniture.

    iRobot Tangle Free Extractors

    The new AeroForce Extractors are “tangle free” and provide more suction

    iRobot Roomba 860 Features: As a multi-floor vacuum, this robotic vacuum will automatically adjust to clean carpets, hardwood, tile, and linoleum floors as it moves through your home. Roomba will vacuum every section of your floor multiple times, and its advanced software allows it to get around obstacles, move along walls and to avoid falling down stairs, drop-offs, and avoid tangles from loose cords. Tangle-Free AeroForce Extractors: replaces the brushes on previous Roomba models, and breaks down dirt and debris and lifts the dirt into the new Airflow Accelerator for much better pickup. Hair, Pet Hair, and dust don’t get tangled. Full Bin Indicator tells you when to empty the dust bin. The Roomba 860 starts working for you at the push of the CLEAN button (on the top of the vacuum).

    iRobot Virtual Wall

    The included Virtual Wall Barrier restricts the iRobot 860 from leaving a specific room

    Virtual Wall Barrier: The included Virtual Wall® acts like a barrier and will confine the robot to specific rooms and areas, so you only clean the room or rooms that you want done.

    The 860 model comes complete with One Virtual Wall Barrier, which restricts your iRobot in the rooms you want cleaned. Halo Mode keeps your robot vacuum away from items you want to protect, like pet bowls. The Roomba 860 will automatically return to its Home Base® to dock and recharge between cycles.

    What’s in the Box: iRobot Roomba 860 Vacuum, 1 iRobot XLife Battery, 1 Virtual Wall Barrier, Integrated Home Base, and 1 Extra HEPA Filter.

    On-Board Scheduling: The Roomba 860 can be scheduled to perform up to seven cleaning sessions per week, even when you’re not home.

    Vacuum Warranty: 1-year warranty
    Vacuum Weight: 8.4 lbs.
    iRobot Model: R860020

    Smart-Review Commentary: The iRobot Roomba 860 Robotic vacuum has made huge advances over previous Roomba robotic vacuums. The new Tangle-Free AeroForce Extractors provides a 5X improvement in air power than previous Roomba generations. It no longer uses brushes, and has better contact with the floor or rugs. Its HEPA filter will filter out dust, dirt, and allergens. iRobot vacuums are extremely sophisticated cleaning machines, using the latest software and sensor technology to vacuum your entire floor, yet avoid obstacles. Soft bumpers cushions the vacuum when it encounters furniture and walls. It will clean areas that vacuums rarely go, such as under furniture, under a bed, in corners.

    The Roomba 860 is better equipped than previous models to handle fibers like hair, pet hair, pet fur, lint and carpet fuzz. It is ideal for those with pets. The larger dust bin requires less emptying than previous models. This vacuum can do a comparable job to many uprights, because this vacuum goes over a dirty area many times, until clean, using Dirt Detect 2 technology. Some reviewers have even reported that this vacuums does a better job than their manual upright. If this fits your lifestyle, it is an excellent robot vacuum to clean your rooms while you do other activities. Very simple operation, just press the clean button. You also have the option to schedule cleaning when you are not home with 7 day scheduling. This model has been upgraded to Lithium Ion Batteries, which gives you 3x the battery life of previous battery systems. This robotic vacuum has received extremely high marks from professional reviews as well as outstanding reviews by consumers. This model is has won our Smart-Review BEST of 2017 Award for robotic vacuums.

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      Vacuum Features

    • Robotic Vacuum
    • iRobot XLife™ Battery
    • Larger Dust Bin
    • HEPA Filter
    • Virtual Wall Barrier
    • AeroForce Extractors
    • iAdapt™ Technology
    • Dirt Detect 2 Technology
    • Bagless Vacuum
    • 7 day scheduling
    • Bin Full Indicators
    • Pet Hair Vacuum
    • 1 year warranty

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    Tangle-Free Extractors
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    1 Virtual Wall
    60 Minutes Cleaning

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    Smartphone Control
    Tangle-Free Extractors
    Recharge & Resume
    1 Virtual Wall
    75 Minutes Cleaning

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    Smartphone Control
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    90 Minutes Cleaning

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    Smart Review: Top Rated Robotic Vacuum for 2019

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    Robot Vacuum

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    Tangle-Free Extractors
    Lithium Ion Battery
    Built-in WiFi
    Smart Mapping
    Smartphone APP
    1 Virtual Wall Barrier
    Recharge & Resume
    iAdapt™ 3.0 Navigation
    HEPA Filtration
    BEST of 2019

    The iRobot Roomba i7 (7150) Robotic Vacuum:

    iRobot Roomba i7 Robot Vacuum with WiFi iRobot’s top rated i7 series model. We saw the Tangle-Free extractors technology demonstrated at CES. The i7 model has new navigation technology that can retain maps of rooms, and allow you to specify what rooms to clean. The vacuum features 1 Virtual Wall, Built-in Wifi, AeroForce Tangle-Free Extractors, iAdapt 3.0 navigation, larger dust bin, extended 120 minutes of cleaning. Recharge & Resume: robot returns to base, recharges, then resumes cleaning.

    The iRobot i7 (7150) Features: The new Tangle-Free AeroForce Extractors provides a 10X improvement in air power than previous Roomba generations. They eliminate the maintenance hassle of hair clogs and jams. Built-in WiFi & Smartphone APP to program and control your robot vacuum. Its optical sensors detect dirty areas and its acoustic sensors will determine where the dirt is and concentrate on those areas. The HEPA filter will keep the air clean as it vacuums, which is best for those with pets and/or allergies. This is one of iRobot’s best models. The iRobot i7 model has 7 day scheduling, to clean while you are away. Carpet Boost, a premium feature, increases power on carpeting automatically. This model won our BEST of 2019 Award.