Robot lawnmo wers
ROB has to be the coolest-looking way to trim your grass
Keep your lawn looking effortlessly tidy with one of these machines.
The black and orange colour scheme means ROB looks the part, and it travels with its wider end first too, giving the impression it means business. The display is bright and clear, but the charging dock isn’t as nice as the iMow’s.
ROB has a keypad and friendlier buttons than the iMow, plus Start and Home markings. Underneath, the blades are a wheel of whirling razors with a cutting width of 17cm. Replacements are included, and it can cut in the rain.
Put into Auto mode, ROB mowed for longer than the iMow before docking. Its blade design coped well with longer grass as well as nibbling the tops off shorter stems. It cuts a lawn up to 1,000m2, mulching clippings back to improve the grass.
Setup is hampered by the need to run an extra guide wire along with the boundary markers, including to its charging dock. The controls are more responsive than the iMow’s, with the cutting length control particularly easy to use.
Rates Programming is a breeze; controls are simple to use; a good-looking machine. Slates You’ll need to run an extra guide wire; cover seems loose compared to the iMow.