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RobotZoo In Northbridge

Why is RobotZoo In Northbridge? Northbridge is a quiet peninsula suburb just 8km from the city of Sydney. We've counted around 60 streets in Northbridge, with 1,500 or more dwellings. Of these, more than 80% are houses, and many have big windows that showcase great water views. The topography is quite hilly, with a bushland and a public golf course forming a significant area. The principal street, Sailor's Bay Road, runs along a ridge-line, mostly, and divides the suburb. There are around 500 private swimming pools to maintain, and although every house has some grass, we count more than 300 decent sized lawns to mow. If you live there, can you spot your place below? RobotZoo in Northbridge

By |July 8th, 2019|Blog|

Robot Lawn Mower Troubleshooting – Diagnostics for the RobotZoo Wombat

There's a lot of smarts built into our Wombat mowers. But how do you check that everything is in working order? Here's a guide on how to  peek into the soul of the machine, and see how its sensors work. (To download this guide as pdf,  click here.) What Sensors Are There? The RobotZoo Wombat and Wombat Joey are equipped with the following sensors: Boundary Wire Line Detection Sensors Charging Station Current Sensors Touch Sensors Bump / Lift Sensors Gyro Sensors - Pitch / Roll / Angle Internal Charge Sensors Internal Motor Sensors Rain Sensors Accessing the Diagnostic Screen Boundary Wire Line Detection Sensors Charging Station Current Sensors

By |April 3rd, 2019|HowTo|

Robot Window Cleaning Challenge

We like a challenge! Every so often we like to give our clever window cleaners a challenge. A robot window cleaning challenge. We call this the RobotZoo Challenge. You may have seen our YouTube, Facebook or Instagram posts. If not, and for the benefit of browsers on our website, here's a collection: Showing off the RobotZoo Glider A show reel featuring the RobotZoo Glider window cleaner Showing off the RobotZoo Gecko A show reel featuring the RobotZoo Gecko window cleaner How easy is it to use? Watch Kristin get the RobotZoo Glider unpacked and working in 60 seconds! Which one is faster? The RobotZoo Gecko & RobotZoo Glider face

By |November 17th, 2018|Events|

Crows Nest Festival 2018

RobotZoo is showing off our clever cleaners at the Crows Nest Festival 2018, Sunday October 21. Our Stand will be right next to Ernest Place and the Northside Baptist Church. Come visit This clip gives an idea of what to expect. It may not be the biggest stand but it will be the most interesting, featuring smart autonomous cleaning machines that do the chores and clean the floors, windows, pools and lawns.  

By |October 19th, 2018|Events|

Robot Zoo Wombat Mower Review

Robot Zoo Wombat Mower Review - Introduction If you've been looking for an independent Robot Zoo Wombat Mower Review, look here. What we've done is to take a sample of a review done by PCmag for another mower, and adapt it to describing the Wombat. Okay, that should take care of the acknowledgements & attributions, so here goes. What's so good about a robot mower anyway? Are you tired of paying a landscaper to cut your lawn? Do you not want to spend your Saturdays pushing a lawnmower in the hot sun? Then let a robot do it for you. The RobotZoo Wombat is a feature packed mowing device that cuts it when it comes to tough Australian lawns. RobotZoo

By |September 21st, 2018|Blog|

Robot Mower Reviews – Compare Models

Doing the research on robot mower reviews isn't easy. That's why we've done it for you. We've trawled the internet to find independent reviews of various models, including our own, where we can. There have been reviews done recently by PCmag, and by lawnmowerreview.org, which cover the major models. The table below repeats the information from PCmag, with links to the detailed reviews written by themselves and others. Where our mowers are not covered, we've written a review in the style that they would write it (just in case you think we're being biased). To find out more about our mowers see our blog about getting the Robot Zoo Wombat mower ready for summer. Do you have a

By |September 20th, 2018|Blog|