iRobot Roomba 960

        The floors are without a doubt the dirtiest areas in a home. Therefore, you need to pay a special attention to this aspect. Maybe you do not have enough free time for a very good cleaning, and this is actually why you should opt for an automatic vacuum cleaner. With an innovative unit like this, you will effortlessly, have a clean house at all time. Therefore, in order to obtain amazing results, we strongly recommend the iRobot Roomba 960 robotic vacuum cleaner. Take a look at this review in order to find out more about this…

iRobot Roomba 960 Ratings

CARPET PERFORMANCE - 96%
HARD FLOOR PERFROMANCE - 98%
FEATURES - 97%
RUN TIME - 91%
CHARGE TIME - 95%

95%

EXCELLENT

The Roomba 960 robotic vacuum cleaner is a strongly recommended product due to the fact that is absolutely great for carpets, tile, hardwood, and laminate floors as well. We don't like that it is quite expensive.

User Rating: 5 ( 1 votes)

 
 
 
 
The floors are without a doubt the dirtiest areas in a home. Therefore, you need to pay a special attention to this aspect. Maybe you do not have enough free time for a very good cleaning, and this is actually why you should opt for an automatic vacuum cleaner. With an innovative unit like this, you will effortlessly, have a clean house at all time. Therefore, in order to obtain amazing results, we strongly recommend the iRobot Roomba 960 robotic vacuum cleaner. Take a look at this review in order to find out more about this wonderful robot vac.
 
 
 
 
 

Technical Specifications

This wonderful device runs continuously for up to 75 minutes, and then it will automatically recharge and resume cleaning to complete the whole job. Take into account the fact that this machine has been tested in iRobot’s Home Test Lab on hard floors, and that the run times may vary. The device has a battery life of 1 hour 15 minutes. The Roomba 960 model automatically adjusts itself in order to clean very well carpets, tile, hardwood, and laminate floors as it moves through your house. This modern device provides up to 5x the air power with the Gen 2 motor. This machine comes equipped with the AeroForce high-efficiency filter that helps at capturing up to 99% of allergens, pollen, and particles as small as 10 microns. It also has a spinning side brush that gently cleans wall edges and corners as well.

  • Comes with a reasonably-sized dust bin – approximately 20 ounce.
  • Produces 65 dB, so it features a silent operation in comparison to other models
  • It is able to pass over obstacles that are up to 0.79 inches tall.


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Features

Thanks to the iAdapt 2.0 navigation with visual localization, this robot will seamlessly and efficiently navigate an entire level of your house and also keep track of its location. The device actually uses a high-efficiency cleaning pattern and some innovative sensors for thorough coverage. The Roomba features a 3-stage cleaning system. It uses a combination of agitation, brushing, and suction, in order to provide you the best results. It comes equipped with optical and acoustic sensors that help to detect high concentrations of dirt, dust, and pet hair, in order to focus on the cleaning where it is actually needed the most. This unit also features cliff-detection sensors that allow the machine avoid stairs and other dangerous drop-offs.

  • It is Wi-Fi enabled, so you can use the HOME app on your phone to schedule the cleaning, customize the cleaning cycle, and so on.
  • Features a bin indicator, so you will know when it’s time to empty the trash bin.
  • For added convenience, it works with Alexa and Google Assistant, therefore you can use your voice to activate it.

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    Performance

    The low-profile design of this device allows the unit to clean under most furniture and kickboards. Therefore, dirt definitely has no place to hide. This is something that not too many robotic vacuum cleaners can do. Thanks to the brushless extractors that this device has, the tangles and jams of hair and other debris will certainly be prevented. Therefore, it will be even easier for the unit to tackle daily dirt build-up. You will absolutely love the fact that this machine can be preset to vacuum up to 7 times per week, which means that your house can stay clean every day. The Roomba has an innovative AeroForce 3-stage cleaning system that uses debris extractors and a Gen 2 motor that work together for an improved cleaning performance and lower maintenance. Moreover, thanks to the optical and acoustic sensors high concentrations of dirt, dust, and pet hair will quickly be detected, so that the machine can actually focus on the cleaning where it is actually needed the most. It can capture up to 99% of allergens, pollen, and particles as small as 10 microns thanks to the AeroForce high-efficiency filter.

    Roomba 960 Info

    Dimensions (LxWxH/in.)13.8×13.8×3.6
    Weight (lbs.)8.6
    Battery TypeLi-ion
    Auto Charging
    Charging Time (min.)120
    Operation Time (min.)75
    Noise (dB)65
    Remote Control
    Wi-Fi Connectivity
    Warranty1-year on robot and 6-month on battery

    Maintenance and Ease of Use

    As mentioned earlier, maintaining this device is very simple, thanks to the Gen 2 motor and AeroForce 3-stage cleaning system that uses debris extractor. Furthermore, it is extremely easy to use. It features a very simple operation. You just need to press the clean button and your robot gets to work. Thanks to the iRobot HOME App you will be able to easily clean, schedule and set custom cleaning preferences from your smartphone.


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    Design and Accessories

    The Roomba 960 measures 13.8 x 13.8 x 3.6 inches and it weighs 8.6 pounds. Due to the fact that this robot is only 3.6 inches tall, it will easily fit under most furniture, beds, and kickboards. You will surely love its attractive design with black and dark gray finish. Besides the fully equipped robot and the docking station, you will also receive some accessories.

    • One dual mode virtual wall barrier
    • Two AA batteries
    • One extra side brush
    • One extra filter


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    Warranty and Support

    The manufacturer offers a 1-year limited warranty on the robot and a 6-month limited warranty on the battery. For any further details, customers can confidently contact the Customer Service department.

    Final Thoughts

    As outlined above, the Roomba 960 is an amazing vacuum cleaner that keeps your home clean, effortlessly. It comes with an advanced technology and plenty of impressive features that will surely meet all your requirements. The iAdapt 2.0 navigation with visual localization helps the robot to navigate all your house and keep track of its localization. Furthermore, due to its acoustic and optical sensors, it is able to detect high concentrations of dust, dirt and pet hair. Also, there are the cliff-detection sensors that help the unit avoid the stairs and other drop offs. What we really like about this machine is that it is very easy to use and maintain. You can use your smartphone, in order to set custom cleaning preferences.


    Frequently Asked Questions


    ?Where Is the Floor Sensor Located?
    The floor tracking sensor is located underneath the device, near the caster wheel.
    ?How to Clean the Side Brush?
    In order to remove the side brush you need a screwdriver. Use it to remove the screw that holds the brush. Clean the brush thoroughly and reinstall it carefully.
    ?How Often to Clean the Full Bin Sensors?
    The full bin sensors need to be cleaned once or twice per month.

    6 Comments

    1. Jeremiah says:

      I am thinking about purchasing this model. Can you please explain me what is the purpose of the optical and acoustic sensors?

      • Maurice Sparks says:

        The optical and acoustic sensors that the device features will help it detect high concentrations of dirt, dust, and pet hair, in order to focus on the cleaning where it is actually needed the most.

    2. Dessie says:

      Does it have a remote control device?

      • Joshua Queens says:

        Hello, Dessie. There’s no remote control provided with this model, but you can control the robot from your smartphone, using the app.

    3. Dave says:

      Is the robot compatible with Amazon Alexa?

      • Joshua Queens says:

        Hi, Dave. Yes, the robot is compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. You can ask them start, stop, or dock the robot.