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RobotZoo In Quakers Hat Bay

Why is RobotZoo In Quakers Hat Bay? Quakers Hat Bay is nestled in the quiet & protected reaches of inner Middle Harbour, in Sydney. On the other side of the Spit Bridge, as they say. It's only 9km from the Sydney GPO, but this could be 15-20 minutes by car because of occasional traffic congestion. Is it Mosman (2088) or is it Cremorne (2089)? Actually it is both. We count 40 streets, with just over half of them having a Mosman postcode. There are around than 1,800 dwellings in Quakers Hat Bay, with more than 70% of these being houses, and the rest units. The block size averages around 600 sqm, so there is room for pools and lawns.

By |September 3rd, 2019|Blog|

The Future Role of Robots in Landscaping Services

"I have someone who comes and does the lawn". When talking to people about our lawn mowing robots, we sometimes get the response, “well I have someone who comes and does the lawn”, as if to say that’s the end of the matter. But it really isn’t. Read on … A mowing service can cost households around $100 per month. This is based on fortnightly visits over the summer growing season, and around an hour spent on the premises by the contractor doing the job each time. If you want the hedges trimmed then that’s usually an add-on service that costs more. Of course, you could ask the neighbourhood kids to do it for less, or even do it

By |September 3rd, 2019|Blog|

RobotZoo In Cammeray

Why is RobotZoo In Cammeray? Cammeray is a quiet and relatively compact suburb which is just 6km, or 10 minutes drive, from the Sydney GPO. It has its own postcode (2062), and the topography consists of a ridge line which reaches from the shopping village down to its own peninsula (Folly Point), which extends slightly into the tranquil Long Bay. So Cammeray can proclaim itself as a peninsula suburb, along with some other, bigger, localities on the Sydney foreshore. We've counted around 60 streets in Cammeray, as many as in some bigger suburbs. There are more than 2,200 dwellings in Cammeray, with around 55% of these being Strata Plans (Apartments). So there are as many streets, and as many

By |August 27th, 2019|Blog|

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 1,600 or more dwellings. Of these, more than 75% 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|