iRobot Roomba 5th Generation Robotic Vacuum: Specs & review

Posted by on Oct 20, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Check out the features, specs and review of an autonomous cleaner, Roomba 5th Generation Robotic Vacuum, sold by iRobot.

An autonomous robotic vacuum cleaner the Roomba is sold by iRobot. It is able to navigate a living space and its obstacles while vacuuming the floor, under normal operating conditions. In 2002, the Roomba was introduced. Numerous updates and new models have since been released that allow the Roomba to improve negotiate complication and optimize cleaning. iRobot Roomba 5th Generation Robotic Vacuum is a powerful vacuum cleaner.

iRobot Roomba 5th Generation Robotic Vacuum: Specs & review

This Robotic Vacuum patented cleaning system provides frame cleaning capability and self-adjusting cleaning head. To remove dirt, dust, and pet hair, a powerful vacuum with two counter-rotating brushes and an efficient vacuum reach deep into your carpet. Its anti-tangle system won’t get wedged on cords, carpet fringe or tassels.

It include in the box:

  • Power Adapter
  • iRobot 540 Roomba
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Self Charging Home Base
  • 1 Brush Cleaning Tool
  • 1 Virtual Wall Lighthouse
  • 2 Filters (One already installed on Roomba)
  • 2 Beater Brushes (One already installed on Roomba)
  • 2 Bristle Brushes (One already installed on Roomba)

Following are the features, specifications and review of iRobot Roomba 5th Generation Robotic Vacuum:

Features and specifications:

  • Automatically returns to its Home Base to recharge between cleanings.
  • Fine filter traps dust, pollen and tiny particulate inside the bin.
  • Covers up to 3 rooms on a single battery charge.
  • Detects dirtier areas and spends more time cleaning them.
  • Robot intelligence easily cleans hard to reach places, under beds and around furniture.
  • Sturdy Bristle Brush digs deep into carpet fibers to grab dirt, debris, pet hair and more.
  • Automatically senses and avoids stairs and other drop-offs.
  • Spot Clean provides quick clean-up of spills and concentrated messes.
  • Improved sidebrush makes Roomba even more efficient at cleaning edges and corners.
  • Improved filter captures more dust and allergens while a larger bin holds more debris.
  • Compact Virtual Walls tell Roomba where to clean by restricting off-limit areas.
  • Efficiently vacuums dirt, debris, pet hair, dust, allergens and more from carpets and hard floors.
  • Counter rotating Bristle Brush and Beater Brush work together like a dustpan and broom.
  • Faster counter-rotating brushes with improved design pick up more hair and debris and are easier to remove and clean.
  • Automatically returns to its compact, self-charging Home Base to dock and recharge between cleanings.
  • Covers up to 3 rooms on a single battery charge (Room size based on 100 square feet of hardwood or low-pile carpet with minimal furniture).
iRobot Roomba 5th Generation Robotic Vacuum: Specs & review


According to a user, iRobot Roomba 5th Generation Robotic Vacuum works as expected, great in concept, time saver, and it cleans well. By using few buttons and an LCD, robot itself do lots of work. It is a practical and polished robotic vacuum which works in your home and can actually make your life easier. It is easy to empty the dirt and clean the brushes. Really, it’s astounding how well the Roomba is able to clean on its own.

User can set different cleaning times for every day and the robot will wake itself up, clean the room(s), and then go back to its base.

iRobot Roomba Vacuum-Cleaning Robot with Aero-Vac Bin video from youtube:

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