iRobot Roomba 880 Review, a Vacuum Cleaner Robot

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What You Should know about Roomba 880 Vacuum Cleaning Robot

Roomba 880 is smart, simple and powerful robot cleaner that will change your cleaning activity more fun. Is smart because she able to find the docks and recharge it’s battery. She also will find the dirt and clean it perfectly. Can clean up 3 room. It will clean your home according to your schedule. It will able to handle hair easily. Roomba 880 will clean your home in 3 steps, agitation, brushing, suction. It can capture 99% of allergen, pollen and particles as small as 10 microns. Roomba 880 works good on wood floor and rug with fringe, it will not suck the fringe. It also recognize stairs, so it will not fall from stairs.

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Irobot Roomba 880 user manual in PDF format can be found here

iRobot Roomba 880 Battery Maintenance:

Like any other electronic devices with battery, Roomba will need regular maintenance and cleaning. The battery type is Li-ion rechargeable battery. For longer battery life please iRobot suggest to remove the battery if you will not use it for a long time. If Roomba 880 is used often then keep the battery charged. If you let the battery empty for several weeks it will damage the battery. Using Clean Roomba 780 regularly, when it full with hair and debris, it will push Roomba to work harder and will drain the battery faster. When you need to replace the battery, use only iRobot battery here

Factory reset Roomba 880

If you need to reset Roomba’s software, just press and down the CLEAN button for about 10 seconds. It will clear all scheduled cleaning, it also will reset the clock and the most I like is it will resolve some software issues.

Roomba880 accessories

Virtual Wall/lighthouse: Virtual wall use to restrict area we do not want to be cleaned like to protect pet food/bowl, virtual wall will create barrier about 20 inch diameter around the item you want to protect from iRobot Roomba 880. Lighthouse mode is to give mark to Roomba to clean the area before move to adjoining room. Lighthouse also being use by Roomba to return to docking station.

Roomba 880 Troubleshooting Guide and Error code

When Roomba found error, usually because of wheel hanging on un even surface, or need to remove dirt and debris on it’s wheel, below or sensors covered by debris. some error code or Roomba:


Roomba wheel hanging down, because the surface is not even so the wheel not firm to the surface, all you need to move to another even surface and press clean button to restart.

Error 2

Roomba’s  main extractors cannot turn you will need to clean wheels from hair and debris, open Roomba extractor frame and clean it.

Error 5

Roomba side wheels stuck, try to spin the wheels to clean and make sure no hair and debris on the wheels.

Error 6

Roomba stuck because cliff sensor is dirty move to new location and press clean button to start. Clean the sensor.

Error 9

Tap Roomba’s bumper to clean make sure no dirt and hair around. Most of Roomba problem because of debris and hair around it. Make sure to clean Roomba after you use it to avoid error when you use it again.

Error 10

If Roomba is circling, clean its side wheels of hair and debris. Push the wheels in and out, and check that they both turn freely. If it is not, Roomba may be in a very large area, move it to the smaller or use a Virtual Wall to make cleaning area smaller.

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Error 11

Internal error, you must call customer service. Although most of error can be fixed by our self  without professional help, this Error 11 code need customer service help.

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Where to buy Roomba 880

Roomba 880 can be bought from Amazon, Costco, Walmart and other store for about $660

This end up my Roomba 880 Review, let the robot clean your house while you do another important thing.

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