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Ecovacs Deebot N79S

Cheap and Cheerful and gets the job done. If you're looking for a smart appliance with all the bells and whistles then this is not it, but it doesn't pretend to be it anyway. This is an entry-level vacuum cleaner robot that fumbles around more or less randomly, cleaning up whatever is in its path. The reason I bought this is because I wanted to see how well the technology coped with a small home on one floor that really is quite cluttered to be honest. If it doesn't cope well, then no great loss. If it does, then I know I can invest a bit more when this one comes to the end of its life. The robot comes with an infra-red remote control allowing you to access its basic features: auto clean, room clean, edge clean, spot clean and return to dock. It also allows you to set up the Wi-Fi link and to program the timer to get it to start cleaning automatically at a set time every day. Then there's an app (there are both Android and iPhone versions) that provides a bit mo