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Tickled with this new household appliance
on July 14, 2017
I'm quite happy with this purchase. It reminds me of things I bought in the past which I wasn't sure I needed, but once I started using them, wondered why I had waited so long.
I've turned Deebot N79 loose a half-dozen times now, and I'm amazed to see how much cat hair, sand, dust bunnies and who knows what gets packed into the little waste container. Over and over. Where is all that coming from? I vacuum with a Eureka standup unit, but Deebot is finding a ton of detritus that has always been missed!
I've watched it disappear under low end tables and thought, "uh, oh, I'm going to have to rescue it from that tight space", and then it whirs, reverses, backs, jogs, tilts, and exits the maze and keeps on cleaning. I've been observing the work done by high school students in the field of robotics, and I can see this area is changing our lives, and will do so much, much more in the future. I wonder if I can get a driverless Uber car to deliver one of these Deebot's to my relatives....
Note to those who have trouble connecting it to their home wifi network: I had the same problem, but found I needed to stand very close (4-5 feet) to the unit when I started the network sync up, then everything went smoothly.
Attached is today's image of when I left the front door open while I was working on the computer. Deebot climbed over the big threshold and accepted the challenge of cleaning the whole world. I was blissfully unaware it had escaped until I heard distant beeps of distress. I went outside and found it had jammed while trying to suck up lava rocks under the hibiscus tree. I wonder if anyone has ever lost one of these units, and if they are wandering alone down some neighborhood street, doing their best to fulfill their purpose.