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was it worth all that money ?,
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no, it really wasn't .. unless you were about to hire a cleaner because carrying the henry upstairs has become too much, like me, or are allergic to dust etc yet have 2 cats and make wigs for a living, like me.
the previous model [roomba] broke within a year ,needed replacement bits and then gave up, it's tiny dust container and entangled brushes a source of irritation before giving it to a charity to repair and sell. it has taken me 2 years to try again
this one looks more robust , has a large top loading bin which is huge improvement on a daily basis , and copes with my uneven floors and heavy carpets with gusto, unlike the old machine but . already bits are dropping off [ lost cover of a sensor] and i have a tiny spare silver disc / washer from somewhere within ] , the brushes are really fiddly to return to the belt and clear of hair / cotton and the revolving side brush [ why is there only one?] needs constant attention or just doesn't move.
yes it does a great job every day and i'm not sending it back now i've had it a month, but the cost!
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Initial post: 8 Feb 2013 16:03:22 GMT
Michael Hamson says:
Brenda! Send it back and buy a Neato XV-15. Look at the photos, they are identical construction and layout, but the Neato is half the price. We've used one for about 4 months and it is fantastic. Mike
In reply to an earlier post on 25 Feb 2013 10:51:10 GMT
No it isnt the same. Other battery, other filter and no side brush. The same is only the case, dimension and the software.
In reply to an earlier post on 30 Nov 2013 19:48:20 GMT
brenda leedham says:
should have replied sooner but too angry,after a month the brsh will no longer go back in, so it woldnt work, is sitting in a heap, have finally stopped crying and mortgaged my soul to buy a dyson [ another lie, it claimed to be ligt weight] should have emplyed a cleaner, been cheaper.
In reply to an earlier post on 29 Dec 2013 02:27:15 GMT
if it is still broken I would be interested in buying for spare parts.
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