|Mapping / Path planning||yes|
|Mapping Sensor Type||camera|
|Recharge & Resume||yes|
|Automatically Docks and Recharges||yes|
|Side Brushes (one or two)||1 pcs|
|Battery Capacity||3300 mAh|
|Run time||120 min|
|Rated Power (Watts)||N/A|
|IR Remote Control||no|
|Wi-Fi / Smartphone App||yes|
|Wi-Fi Frequency Bands||2.4 / 5 GHz|
|Amazon Alexa Support||yes|
|Google Assistant Support||yes|
|Digital Blocked Area||yes|
|Manual movement control||yes|
|Selected Room Cleaning||yes|
|Anti-drop / Cliff Sensor||yes|
|Full Bin Indicator||yes|
Question 1: Are there different settings for different types of flooring?
Answer: There are no settings for hard floor or carpet, tho you adjust suction power for hard flooring by setting it to quiet clean so the battery will not drain as fast.
Question 2: Does it have a no-go zones feature?
Answer: The Roomba s9+ is the first camera-based robot vacuum that supports digital keep-out zones. You can set them in the app to prevent the robot from going to these places.
Question 3: Does it come with a dual mode virtual wall barrier?
Answer: It includes a dual mode virtual wall barrier. You can also set digital virtual walls in the app if needed.
Question 4: Does it work in a two or three story house?
Answer: The Roomba s9+ stores up to 10 different floor plans. If the robot already created and saved the second floor map, it will have no issues recognizing its location if being manually placed upstairs. The only thing to keep in mind, the Roomba s9+ will not return to the dock if the robot is on the second floor and the base is downstairs. The solution might be if you buy another charging dock for the second floor.
Question 5: Can I buy a standard home base, not the Clean Base Dirt Disposal System?
Answer: The Roomba s9 comes with a standard home base, it does not include the Clean Base Dirt Disposal System. You can get the self-emptying charging base to the Roomba s9 separately if needed.
Question 6: What is the height of the automatic dirt disposal base unit?
Answer: It’s about 18” tall.
Question 7: For how long the Roomba s9+ run on one charge?
Answer: Depending on power settings, it runs from 50 to 120 minutes before needs to recharge.
Question 8: Can i plug into 220-240 volts?
Answer: Robots sold in the US and Canada come with the domestic charger which is rated at 120V and 60 Hz.
Question 9: Does the Roomba s9+ avoid carpets?
Answer: The Roomba s9+ does recognize carpets and boosts up suction when stepping on it but it is not able to avoid them automatically. To block carpets, set "keep-out zones" in the app.
Question 10: Is the self-emptying base also compatible with the Roomba i7+?
Answer: The evacuation port for dirt and debris, plus the charging contacts are located in different positions. The Roomba i7+ will not charge on Roomba s9+ Clean base, and vise versa.
Question 11: How well the Roomba s9+ handles pet hair?
Answer: The Roomba s9+ is equipped with advanced tangle-free extractors that are easy to clean, work great agitating pet hair on both carpet and bare floor and are easy to clean. Hair does not get clogged, even if some of it does, it takes a few seconds to clean the rollers.
Question 12: Does it work on black carpets?
Answer: The Roomba iSeries and sSeries have advanced cliff sensors, which use dual beam technology to help navigate darker surfaces that our older Roombas may have seen as a concern.
Question 13: Can it work in the dark?
Answer: The Roomba s9+ can work in the dark but it would not use mapping and smart navigation features. It will bounce around until the battery runs out of energy.
Question 14: How is the Roomba s9+ different over the Roomba i7+?
Answer: Shape, battery life, stronger suction power, etc. You can read more in the Roomba s9+ vs. Roomba i7+ Comparison
Question 15: How many warranty does it have?
Answer: Robots purchased directly from an iRobot AuthorizedRetailer will come with the standard 1 Year iRobot Limited Warranty. Certain authorized retailers may offer an extended warranty.
Question 16: Is the dustbin bigger than Roomba i7+?
Answer: It is not bigger, but it is designed to compact debris better when it is full.
Question 17: Does the s9+ also cleans the filter when emptying the dustbin?
Answer: The self-emptying charging base does empty the robot's bin but does not clean the filter. It has to be done manually.
Question 18: Will it return to the charging dock without Wi-Fi?
Answer: Yes, the root does need Wi-Fi to return to the charging dock.
Question 19: Is it safe on marble floors?
Answer: Yes, the Roomba s9+ is gentle when cleaning marble, tile, laminate, carpets, etc. It is absolutely safe to use the robot on any.
Question 20: Does the Roomba s9+ bumps into furniture harshly like older models do?
Answer: The s9 has a light touch bumper that has built-in sensors that help it slow down as it senses oncoming obstacles. In addition, there are No go zones being added in the future to create barriers within the mapping to keep it away from delicate objects if needed.
Question 21: Can I wash the filter with water?
Answer: No, the filter is not washable, you can vacuum it with a traditional vacuum tho.