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Ecovacs Deebot N79S

Cheap and Cheerful and gets the job done. Edit 07-Aug-2023: 19 months after buying this robot and using it every few days, it is dead. Mechanical failure means that one of the wheels is no longer connected to the motor that drives it, so the robot basically goes round in small circles. 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 an