iRobot launches latest outdoor and indoor home robots

robot gutter iRobot launches latest outdoor and indoor home robots

The days of house and gutter cleaning are behind us, with iRobot releasing its latest indoor and outdoor home robots.

The days of house and gutter cleaning are behind us, with iRobot releasing its latest indoor and outdoor home robots.

 
The Looj 330 employs a high-velocity (500 RPM), four-stage auger to clean gutters, removing leaves, dirt and anything else clogging things up. The robot automatically senses and adapts to debris, has a good battery life, and can be controlled from up to 50 feet away. The average cleaning performance means that a 30-foot section of gutter than be tidied up in just five minutes.
 
robot gutter iRobot launches latest outdoor and indoor home robots
 
The Roomba 600 Series are an entry-level version of the more expensive 700 Series of vacuum cleaning robots, employing an optimised airflow via AeroVac Technology, and improved brush design for a lazy, yet thorough, approach to getting those carpets clean. 
 
The robot can be scheduled to clean at specific times and it has a “Dirt Detect” feature, which seeks out dirtier areas and spends more time cleaning them. It even returns to its docking bay to recharge when finished or when the battery is running low, while a Virtual Wall barrier will keep the robot within only the areas or rooms you want cleaned.
 
robot vacuum iRobot launches latest outdoor and indoor home robots
 
“iRobot has sold more than 8 million home robots worldwide, by focusing on cleaning performance and innovation across the company’s portfolio of home robots,” said Jeff Beck, COO of iRobot. “Regardless of whether our robots are washing or vacuuming floors, cleaning gutters or the pool, our global customers want high quality products with state-of-the-art technology that perform a single task exceptionally well. The Looj 330 and Roomba 600 Series are the result of combining innovative research and customer feedback in our development process.”
 
The robots are now available in North America. Prices for the robots are fairly decent. The Looj 330 costs $299, while the Roomba 600 Series starts at $329, so even the more cash-strapped among us can get that virtual maid we've always dreamed of.