Absolutely LOVE it
I was hesitant to buy this vacuum because the reviews were terrible. I agree that the mapping algorhythm could be better, but I don’t even care about having the robot clean the whole house as opposed to just a few rooms, that’s the whole idea of not doing it ourselves. The vacuum function is FANTASTIC (even is standard mode!) we use it 2-3 times a week and always amazes us how much dust and dirt there is, considering we never use our shoes inside the house. We can control it from our phones. It’s fairly silent. Easy to assemble and clean. The mopping function is good, really water efficient, but I still like proper mopping the floors with cleaner once a week. I had a roomba before and I must say the Deebot is much better.
Purchased in February 2021 for $650.00.
Deebot = failure
Deebot = failure. Uses up all its energy going round in circles, moves 1/2 a metre, more circles, bangs into the same part of the room consistently, repeat. A very expensive piece of rubbish.
Purchased in May 2020.
Map and software SUCKS - always have to reset the whole map in house
The robot itself is good. However the software is Terrible. Every time it get stuck and you manually put it back on it’s charging doc it will restore the map for you. However when it does this the next time you start it it always says it’s difficult to locate and start a new clean which requires an entire new map to be setup again. I’ve taken my bot back and the new one is the same. It takes me about 3-4 hours to map my house and have to take everything off the floor etc.
Purchased in July 2020.
Look for a better product
I bought this approx 15 months ago. It was fantastic for the first 3 mths, then started having sporadic but continual problems with the maps. It kept losing the maps and getting confused. The only way I managed to fix the problem was by resetting the maps each time. The problems over time became worse but because we bought it online and we always managed to get it working again I never pursued the matter to my own detriment as now we have ran out of warranty. In the past few months it started giving an LDS malfunction error, saying it need...ed cleaning, almost prior to every use. Initially cleaning seemed to fix the problem, however after a few months has now refused to work and continually gives the LDS malfunction error. Finally contacted Ecovacs customer help centre, and tried all their recommendations to no avail. In fact after resetting the map as recommended, the machine will no longer connect to our wifi. It is such a pity that the firmware is sub standard because I have always been happy with the actual vacuuming (when it worked that is), although I do not think the mopping is very good. I tried the mopping a couple of times and then stopped using it as I didn’t think it gave a proper clean. I am currently trying to get a quote to find out the problem and cost to fix it. For a machine that is priced at around the $900 - $1000 mark, it is extremely poor to start having problems 3 mths in and finally give up 15 mths later. I have just read many reviews with similar issues. Be warned, look for a better product that will last, I will not buy an Ecovacs again!
Purchased in November 2019 at Lazada.
Bought 6 weeks ago, have 2 storey house so need two maps. It keeps getting confused about where it is and has merged the maps so can rarely find itself and when it does It takes as long as the vacuuming it then does. Numerous over & back with customer service and given various new information NOT included in original very basic set up instructions e.g. do not charge on carpet, turn off completely when moving from one map to another. This morning after 2 days charging it only ran for 15 minutes before needing to recharge & as it couldn’t figu...re on which floor it was on couldn’t find way back to charger. I haven’t even tried mopping. They’ve offered to repair but have agreed to a replacement given numerous issues. Even if the next one works I would not recommend for anyone with more than one level home. There is an option to add another bot which makes me think they know about this issue but who wants two bots plus a regular vacuum for the stairs? Seems excessive & expensive.
Purchased in December 2020 at JB Hifi Home for $799.00.
Welcome to the Future
Tiles and Floorboards.
Very quiet. We were first nervous that it would disturb our one year old but the noise level is pretty low. Cleaning is good. Robo vacs are still lagging behind manual vacuums.
Mopping is ok, need to mop twice for deep cleaning. We used to vacuum and mop every week before we bought the deebot. We now only clean and mop every fortnight.
The App is good but is a but fiddly. Our Coco (thats what we named her) had issues initially mapping the house, but after 2-3 cleaning attempts it finally made it.
Battery is great. Won't go lower than 65% after cleaning and 55% after mopping.
Purchased in December 2020 at JB Hifi Home for $799.00.
Changed my life!
My Deebot 950 has changed my life and given me so much time back. Technology has improved considerably over the years so if you think robot vacuum cleaners weren’t so good 6 years ago, they certainly have improved. I was told from a few people that you have to spend crica $1,000 to get a good one and the 950 won’t disappoint.
She’s quiet so you can put her on and still watch TV. She gets right into the corners (unlike the old days). I have 2 cocker spaniels that lose a lot of hair. You can remove the rolling brush underneath so it sucks up the...hair and doesn’t get tangled. The bin looks small but it’s incredible how much dog hair can actually fit in it (to the point that I don’t have to empty it until she has finished cleaning). The battery life is 3 hrs! Needless to say, she never has to recharge mid clean. She detects stairs so you don’t have to put anything down to stop her falling down them. I use the mop function all the time - good enough to clean dirty dog footprints off the tiles!
Purchased in November 2020 at Godfreys for $949.00.
Great Vacuum but....
Purchased Deebot 950 about 9 months ago $999.Vacuuming efficiency is a no brainer, due to 2 flea bags that loose a lot of hair I have removed central brush for tangle free situation and still does a great job.
Gets in the tight corners ,under the beds absolutely very happy.
The cleaning of the Deebot is very easy and quick and the battery is long lasting it cleans the whole house with ease (4x2)
The only bad thing is it continually looses its map, that means you can't clean a specific area ( which when it works its absolutely brilliant) but un...
Purchased in February 2020 at Godfreys Physical Stores for $999.00.
Good cleaning but...
Vacuuming efficiency is pretty good, it change power between carpet and other tipes of floors, not so much as mopping as it leaves marks on tiles. Very annoying fact is that during cleaning, if you move the it even for couple of cm it won’t find the location so you have to manually bring it back to the dock to restore the map, although 80% of the times it won’t restore it and so you have to map again the whole house.
Purchased in May 2020 at Godfreys for $1,098.00.
Great, when it works
Deebot 950 can be great, when it works as promised. It’s suction and cleaning ability are brilliant and it can get into all those annoying spots like under beds and couches etc. However one of the main attractions of this model is its ability clean the house once and then save a map of where it’s been. This is super handy when you just want it to clean one room/ part of the house, but also because when you do use it, you have to pick everything in that room up so it gets the best map possible. The frustration comes in when it constantly loses i...tself or says your saved map has changed (even though it’s in exactly the same place it’s always has been), and then starts a complete new cleaning cycle to build the map again. This is super annoying and actually makes it a pointless purchase because this failure ends up driving more work than it was supposed to save you in the first place. So far no forums or their customer service has given me a solution that works, so it’ll likely be going back to the shop and we’ll start again with another provider.
Purchased in June 2020 at JB Hi-Fi for $800.00.
Do not buy any ecovacs products: $1k : broken in less than year and no warranty fix
The worst company and product I have ever purchased. Their product is faulty. They know it and still don't fix it. My Ecovacs stopped working (no longer charged properly) in less than a year and after three attempts over 6 months they failed to repair it. When asked for repairers notes and comments, as I was suspected their is a fundamental build fault in the product which means it is built not to last for long, they failed to disclose that. No replacement provided. So after spending $1000, hundreds of emails and phone calls to get them to fi...x it, 3 times packing and return the machine and 6 months hoping they would fix it, I am left with scrap which did not even last 12 months. Worst of all their call centre located who knows where do not care one bit. Why would anyone buy a Ecovacs product. Buyer beware. Do not spend thousands of dollars to buy a unfit for purpose product from a company that does not care about customers and build products that will not even make it a year. #Ecovacs=Ecosucks
Purchased for $1,000.00.
Difficult to buy spare parts
Bought a 950 about 2 months ago from JB HiFi. Seems to navigate and clean OK, doesn't like a rug that has a black edge. You have to clean the drop sensors after every cycle. My main issue is trying to buy a replacement filter. Have asked for assistance from their help email, no help at all unfortunately.
Purchased in April 2020.
Replaced our Roomba with the Bot and it is fantastic. It is much quieter than the Roomba and the navigation is superb. The app is easy to use and easy to set up. The scheduling is the best part and each room or area in the house can be on a different schedule. I am SO happy with this robot.
Purchased in November 2019 at Godfreys for $1,000.00.
Great! But sometimes frustrating.
I purchased the 950 not long after it was released in Australia, I can't remember how long ago that was, but I've had it since then. I've named it Vicki. :)
I'll start off with the good stuff....
Set up was easy, connect to Wifi, let her do a mapping run, etc. Great! The initial run was quite fun to watch. I've never had a robo vac before so as a gadget geek I couldn't keep my eyes off her watching it guide itself along the walls, turn corners, navigate obstacles, etc. Woo! Look at her go! Once she finished her initial run of my apartment, the...
Purchased in November 2019 at JB Hi-Fi for $999.00.
Ecovacs mop does not meet expectations
Bought in May 2020 from JBhifi for $799.
- it does great job with vaccum
- but with mopping, I have 2 issues. I have glossy tiles. After just 4/5 moppings, I can clearly see scratch marks around edges of the tiles. Secondly, since mop cant work on the edges near walls, one can see clear difference in the center area and the edges.
Due to these issues, i have stopped using the mop function in just 1.5 months of buying the robot. I think I could have saved some money by buying robot without the mop.
Purchased in May 2020 at JB Hi-Fi Online Store.
Best tech purchase in a long time
Do yourself a favour and just go and buy one! We were paying a house cleaner over $100 to clean every two weeks. Our Evovacs Deebot 950 mate doesnt get sick, no price rises and seriously does a better job than our old cleaner/vacuum (currently have a Miele cat/dog so it’s a good one). This 950 has replaced vacuuming in our house and couldn’t be happier. It cleans our carpet better as it increases suction automatically on carpets. It goes under beds. We can set it to vacuum and mop at the same time and it knows to stay away from the carpet so th...ey dont get wet. We have two levels and it has mapped out the area for both floors and will not fall down stairs because of sensors. We have set a no go zone at top of stairs just in case!! It’s quiet so the family can still watch tv, chat without any issues. I was considering a stick Dyson but now we have our own automatic cleaning assistant and zero work. The pet hair and crumbs during lock down we’re driving me crazy! Problem solved!
Purchased in April 2020 at JB Hi-Fi for $799.00.
Dumber than a box of hammers unfortunately
Allegedly supports up to 3 floor maps, however we have been unable to get it to save more than 2. Gets itself lost regularly, needing to be seen to manually to get it back on track. Bought this to make the cleaning of our place easier, but at this stage after 2 weeks of following it around to get maps set, and having to keep picking it up and setting it back down so it can relocate itself correctly, I am starting to doubt this was money well spent...
Purchased in April 2020 for $799.00.
Perfect Cleaning Assistant
I run this few times a week to help me clean while i'm not home. It's quick and easy to set for cleaning and timing. Made my life easier since it reaches area I normally have to bend over to clean. Have to charge it ever so often. I find it cute when it tries to talk and give signals that it's done or lowbatt.
This product gives you the feeling that you have a cleaning assistant which cleans at any time it pleases. You can say that this deebot is worth every penny spent. Just make sure you pick up big items as not to clog deebot. Convenient to remove the dust deebot has eaten. The device gives a bit of movement noise however it's not at the level that is disturbing and annoying.
2 months and going fantastic
I bought the last piece in stock in Australia in the last week of 2019 from Jefreys, Adelaide. It does the daily vacuuming and mopping very well. With such ease of use and maintenance instructions (such as emptying the bin, cleaning the filter and brush, filling water in the mopping unit), it is quite a great buddy to have in your house. I could not find many options of robot vacuum cleaners with moping facility. It is intelligent to draw it own map of the house, marking carpetted and non carpetted areas. Carpet cleaning is also perfect, where ...it automatically increases its suction power. You can simply make an order to this guy to go and clean a specific area as well. It does and returns back to base once job is complete. With my area of about 200 sq. m. including tiles and carpets, without needing to recharge, it does vacuum in one go ! It is a great machine and a good one to entrust the cleanliness of your house !
Purchased in December 2019 at jefreys for $1,000.00.
I had a robotic vacuum about 9 years ago, and it really just moved the dust about my house! The ECOVAC is AMAZING!!! I was shocked (and a little appalled) at how much dust it picked up in its first run! It cleverly maps the house, and the you can create ‘no go’ zones (we’ve a couple of areas with loads of wires), and it will avoid them.
Great suction, with the carpets looking awesome after it’s finished.
It shouts for help if it gets stuck somewhere - that was funny first time it happened!
Purchased in January 2020 at JB Hi-Fi for $799.00.
Questions & Answers
what is the size of the battery in inchs?
does the it mop well. i had the Ozmo 900 and had to return as it didn't mop at all
We have wooden floors and it does do a good job. It has adjustable settings for the mop and we have it on the lower setting. It is a robot and is a cloth dragging around a floor so good for in between cleans. I don’t think any robot would get off caked in dirt. The water container is not able to take chemical but we sprinkle a bit of floor cleaner around and it helps and makes the place smell amazing and I think this helps with cleaning too. We are very happy with it!
How well does it work cleaning pet hair on carpet?
It’s excellent. I use on max+ power and it does an awesome job.
|Category||Robot Vacuum Cleaners|
|Bin Capacity||0.43 L|
|Running Time||200 min|
|Charging Time||5 hours|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Release date||Oct 2019|
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- MPN: OZMO-950
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