Bob PetHair SLAM: The High-Tech Helper. Bob pioneers Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Realtime. With laser vision and state-of-the-art mapping and localizing technology, Bob creates a map of his surroundings, and plans the best cleaning path providing full cleaning coverage of the entire house. Connect Bob to Wi-Fi and use the bObsweep app to witness another one of Bob’s unique tricks: He identifies and colors different rooms at first glance. Schedule a customized cleaning plan for your home. Finally, laser vision, and a plan: what a perfect...Robot!
Pet hair, don’t care
With adjustable suction settings, SLAM is specially designed to col¬lect everything from the toughest pet hair to the lightest dust bunny
One bot, two appliances
Bob complements powerful vacuuming with motorized mop¬ping for a complete clean
App, no mishap
Smooth, clean, refreshing. Exactly what you expect it to be. Supports Bluetooth fast Wi-Fi pairing
Devise your clean
Edit, Personalize, and Customize Bob’s cleaning map. Draw cleaning zones, NoSweep zones, Room-to-Room cleaning, and more
Two is better than one
Voice control Bob with Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant apps and devices
Double the power
Main brush and twin side brushes spin in tandem to pick up large scraps and bits, and collect dust and dirt collected along baseboards and in the corners
Self-charging and edge detecting
Automatically returns to the charging station when low on battery, while edge detection prevents Bob from falling off edges. Can be disabled to clean dark carpet
No training run or area scoping needed; Bob maps on the fly, while his proprietary SLAM technology keeps track of his surroundings and location
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Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Great vacuum, great customer service, so-so app
Posted . Owned for 2 months when reviewed.
Vacuum works well and is easy to maintain. It deftly navigates my somewhat crowded floor plan with ease. Mop attachment does what it needs to do, but I have some complaints with the app in regards to this. There is no way to manually trigger the vacuum to only clean a particular set of rooms, you can only do this via a schedule to clean multiple rooms, or by individually selecting each room and having the vacuum clean each room one by one. As of the writing of this review, they also seem to have omitted the ability to set a scheduled cleaning in the mop setting. What this means, in practice, is if I want to have it mop my hard floor rooms I have to sit with the app open and select each room for a targeted cleaning. Pretty annoying. The other complaint I have is with the construction. There is a small rubber piece attached to the roller of the main brush assembly that is quite easy to lose while cleaning the brush. After cleaning out the brush over the trash can, i took the trash out and threw it in the dumpster before realizing i had lost this piece. I contacted bobsweep support, fully expecting to have to pay a nominal fee for replacement of this part, but to my surprise they sent me a whole new brush assembly (which i didn’t even need) and several extra replacements for the rubber piece, free of charge. Quality customer service like that is hard to come by and I think any flaws with the product are perfectly tolerable in light of this.
Absolutely love Bob. Does an amazing job navigating our broken up and crowded floor plan. I am amazed daily at how much dog hair it picks up. I would agree with previous reviewers that the app could use some improvement as far as selecting a few rooms at a time that can be cleaned versus either all of them or just one at a time.
Have not tried the mop feature yet so can't comment on that.
Otherwise we are very happy with our purchase
I think I received a defective bob! I kept getting a message the right wheel is stuck, which is not true. Also, bob didn’t know how to return to the base. I contacted the company and they were able to exchange it, but I decided to return and get a different robot. Customer service is good.
Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
Bob is a pretty cool product. He maps out the home initially and does a great job and ensuring the entire floor gets cleaned by zig zagging through the house.
He gets stuck from time to time, so you’ll need to removed specific rugs, cords, or things from the floor before starting him up. But the unit is great at stopping it before any damage occurred. Overall, the SLAM technology is pretty awesome. I added a picture of my daughters drawing of Bob, because in our home he's an addition to the family.
He finds his way back to the charging dock and everything can be managed from the app, including a schedule, or even a quick clean in a specific area like the kitchen or kitty litter.
Very happy with the purchase because he is much more efficient than a broom, or even vacuum and does the heavy lifting for me, since I have so much hardwood.
One thing to lookout for: cost of replacement parts are pretty expensive. It does come with two extra brushes and an extra filter, but beyond that, they're priced at retail to make good profits on the replacement parts.
Delighted by the functionality of this product! bOb gets to pick up everything on the way including my long hair. Some of the things that I love about this new product is its great suction power, the hairs do not get tangled with the brush as with other vacuums and the side brushes are long enough to reach more dirt. In addition, it can be easily managed from the App to sweep, charge or to schedule a cleaning. I am super excited that now with the App I get to choose the time and days of the week I want my bOb to sweep and/or mop. I also enjoy the low power mode to save battery and clean more quietly. Days have been easier and more organized now.
Wow, this thing is fantastic. Goes easily onto carpets and the app interface makes it so easy to program the schedule. This is my second Bob. Loved the first one, but really wanted the new SLAM. I gave the old one away as a gift to a friend because I figured the new one would be even more awesome. It is ;) The layout of my house is pretty complex and it amazes me that Bob always seems to find the dock. There's nothing like the fantastic customer care and support that the company has too. Solid product and solid company. Get one!
Posted . Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.
After reading some reviews and getting the “daily deal” price, I wanted to like it. The only reason I give 3 stars is for the design and how quiet it is when operating. Here is a picture of the 5th and last time I used it. All 5 times, it stopped somewhere else other than the base. Most of the time, it got stuck. It is not for long-haired pets!! I own 2 golden retrievers and keep them very well groomed. Still, the brush and other pieces got tangled constantly. The iOS app should be updated. Lastly, the mapping process is bad. I don’t recommend getting it even at a hugely discounted price!!
A:AnswerYes it will run over pet accidents. However, I found mine easy to clean. There are tutorials on how to disassemble for cleaning and putting back together. I gloved up and used Simple Green to clean things off with toothpicks, old toothbrushes and Q-tips. You have to be careful and not drop the little screws and don’t let liquid run into the inside. And if you disconnect any electrical connections do it gently.