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Samsung POWERbot R7090 Robotic Vacuum Guide

If you love your pets but not the pet hair, the Samsung PowerBot R7090 is among the best robot vacuum cleaners available on the market today. The Powerbot R7090 is leading the pack in terms of vacuum intelligence, taking care of all floor work using a compact robot vacuum. In contrast to its predecessors, the R7090 model has the connectivity, battery-life, and navigational abilities to gush from one room to another without getting lost. This unit gives you cleaner floor surfaces, all through your entire home, with the push of a button. Let’s see if this high-end robotic vacuum cleaner from Samsung is worth the premium price…

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Samsung POWERbot R7090


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40x More Powerful Suction
Powerful suction provides maximum cleaning benefits with 40x more suction power than the previous model.

Visionary Mapping Plus and FullView Sensor 2.0

Onboard digital camera and nine individual smart sensors help make a maximum cleaning path by scanning the layout of your home and its environment. You will not need to worry about furniture or objects on the floor. Simply switch it on, and let it do the job for you.

Wi-Fi Connectivity

Remotely get a grip on your robot vacuum with your smartphone via Smart Home or Smart Things App, or voice control with Amazon Alexa.

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About the battery

Buy batteries at authorized Samsung centers and check for the symbol which is stuck on the battery and the model name before buying. This battery is exclusively for the Samsung Electronics POWERbot. Don’t use it for any other product. Don’t disassemble or modify the battery. Don’t throw the battery out in fire or heat it. Don’t connect any metallic object to the charging contacts (+, -). Store the battery indoors (at 0 °C~40 °C).

If the battery malfunctions, don’t disassemble it yourself. Contact your nearest Samsung service center. Battery charging time and usage time may decrease the greater amount of the battery is used. If the battery’s lifespan has been exceeded and it no longer docking stations properly, have it changed at a Samsung service center. The battery product warranty period is 6 months from the date of buy.

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About the Samsung IrDA sensor

Infrared signal transmission may not be smooth in locations exposed to halogen lamps or in outdoor locations. The POWERbot uses 3 types of infrared devices. Each of the devices has a different priority level. A device may not work if it is signal is superseded by a device with a higher priority. – Infrared signal Priority: Smart control > Docking station Different infrared signals may interfere with one another and cause the devices to malfunction if they’re used together in a small space or in close proximity. If more than one POWERbot is used simultaneously, they may malfunction due to interference between infrared signals.

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Samsung POWERbot R7090 Information codes
– The POWERbot is caught, stuck or trapped while moving around. Switch off the emergency switch and move the POWERbot to another area.
– Unknown matter caught in the brush. Switch off the emergency switch and get rid of the unknown matter from the brush.
– Unknown matter caught in the left Driving wheel. Switch off the emergency switch and get rid of the unknown matter from the Driving wheel.
– Unknown matter caught in the right Driving wheel. Switch off the emergency switch and get rid of the unknown matter from the Driving wheel.
– Unknown matter caught in the auto shutter tool. Switch off the product by pressing the emergency switch and get rid of the unknown matter from the auto shutter tool.
– Bumper sensor needs to be checked. Switch off the emergency switch and switch it back on. When information code doesn’t disappear, check if there is any small unknown matter between the bumper and the main body. If there is, pull the bumper slightly and get rid of the unknown matter.
– Unknown matter accumulated on the obstacle sensor. Switch off the emergency switch and clean the front and rear sensor with a soft cloth.
– Unknown matter accumulated on the cliff sensor. Switch off the emergency switch and clean the cliff sensor with a soft cloth.

C01: Unknown matter caught in the brush. Switch off the emergency switch and get rid of the unknown matter from the brush.
C02: Foreign matter caught in the left Driving wheel. Switch off the emergency switch and get rid of the unknown matter from the Driving wheel.
C03: Foreign matter caught in the right Driving wheel. Switch off the emergency switch and get rid of the unknown matter from the Driving wheel.
C04: Unknown matter caught in the auto shutter tool. Switch off the product by pressing the emergency switch and get rid of the unknown matter from the auto shutter tool.
C05: Bumper sensor needs to be checked. Switch off the emergency switch and switch it back on. When information code doesn’t disappear, check if there is any small unknown matter between the bumper and the main body. If there is, pull the bumper slightly and get rid of the unknown matter.
C06: Unknown matter accumulated on the obstacle sensor. Switch off the emergency switch and clean the front and rear sensor with a soft cloth.
C07: Unknown matter accumulated on the cliff sensor. Switch off the emergency switch and clean the cliff sensor with a soft cloth.

Samsung POWERbot R7090 Robotic Vacuum

The POWERbot is not working at all.
– Check if the emergency switch is on.
– Check if all the icons are shown on the display panel.
– Check if the POWERbot’s battery is depleted.
– When “Lo” is shown, place the POWERbot on the docking station to charge it.
– When the battery indicator blinks, manually place the POWERbot on the docking station to charge. (Only SR1AM7010UW series) Replace the batteries (AAA type) if the remote control is not working.

The POWERbot has stopped during cleaning.
– When “Lo” is shown on the display panel, place the POWERbot on the docking station to charge it.
– When the battery indicator blinks, manually place the POWERbot on the docking station to charge. (Only SR1AM7010UW series)
– When POWERbot is immobilized by an obstacle such as a cord, threshold etc, pick it up and move it away from the obstacle.
– If any fabric or string is caught in a drive wheel, switch off the emergency switch and get rid of the fabric or string before using it again.

Suction power is weak.
– If the “Filter inspection indicator” is on, turn off the emergency switch and clean the dust container.
– When there is too much dust in the dust container, suction power may get weakened. Switch off the emergency switch and empty the dust container.
– If the intake (on bottom of POWERbot) is blocked by unknown matter, switch off the emergency switch and get rid of unknown matter from the intake.
– When sound suddenly increase, turn off the emergency switch and empty the dust container.

The POWERbot cannot find the docking station.
– Check if there is a power failure or whether the power plug is unplugged.
– get rid of any obstacles around the docking station that may avoid POWERbot from returning to the docking station.
– When there is unknown matter on the charge pins, charging can be affected. Clean the unknown matter off the pins.

Samsung POWERbot R7090 Robot Vacuum

The POWERbot suddenly cleans diagonally.
– Check if the docking station is installed along the grain of wooden floors or tiles.
– The POWERbot may clean in a diagonal direction if it’s moving to another area using the shortest route. It may also move at a diagonal if it made contact with an obstacles at that angle, if it was charged at the docking station at an angle, or if the grain of the wooden/tile floor skewed is in that direction.

Point cleaning is not working.
– If you point the red light directly at POWERbot, it may not move in desired direction.
– Point the red light on the floor within 1.6 feet (0.5 m) of POWERbot.
– don’t use point cleaning in direct sunlight, under bright light, or on dark floors.

Point cleaning is not working.
– If you point the red light directly at POWERbot, it may not move in desired direction.
– Point the red light on the floor within 1.6 feet (0.5 m) of POWERbot.
✻ Do not use point cleaning in direct sunlight, under bright light, or on dark floors.

Samsung POWERbot R7090 Vacuum

I fail to log into the Samsung account.
– Check your ID and password on the screen of the Samsung account

There looks a message saying there is a failure during Easy-Setup.
– You may have failed temporarily due to the distance from the wireless router or other obstacles. Please try again after a while.

The products don’t work even though the smart phone is normally connected to the POWERbot.
– switch off the Samsung Smart Home app and then operate it again, or disconnect the smart phone from the wireless router and then connect it again. Or switch off the power supply of the POWERbot, turn it on, wait for a minute or longer, and then operate the Smart Home app again.

The features of the Samsung Smart Home App don’t work.
– Check if the Smart control blocking function of the POWERbot is set. (When the Smart control is locked, the Wi-Fi indicator is turned off.)

The Samsung Smart Robot Vacuum App fails to get started.
– Check if the POWERbot is connected to the wireless router.

POWERbot is not connected to Wi-Fi.
– Check the setting status of the wireless router.

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Intelligent power control function works on a normal floor.
– Check whether the floor is not even and then the POWERbot works with its body a bit lifted up.
– Check whether there are any unknown matters on the cliff sensor which is at the bottom of the POWERbot.
– Check whether the floor color is dark.

Intelligent power control function doesn’t work.
– When the POWERbot cleans a carpet with short fibre and bright color, it may recognize the carpet as a floor and then the Intelligent power control function may not work.

Edge clean master function doesn’t work.
– When POWERbot cannot recognize the wall, the Edge clean master may not work.
– When an obstacle made of reflective material is in front of the wall.
– When the wall itself consists of reflective material.
– When the wall is a dark color.

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Edge clean master function works though there is no wall or corner.
– Check whether small obstacles are arranged in a narrow space.
– When the POWERbot recognizes the front obstacle as a wall, Edge clean master function may work.

The Edge clean master function works though the POWERbot has not approached a wall or corner.
– When the degree of the angle of a corner which the POWERbot detects is large, the Edge clean master function may work without approaching the wall or corner.


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Samsung POWERbot R7090 FAQ


Q: What is the run time of the device?
A: R7090 can run up to 90 minutes.

Q: In the living room, the ceiling is about 18 feet, will the roof sensor work with that height?
A: The POWERbot will work with your ceiling height.

Q: Will the Samsung Smart Home App work with the Galaxy Tab S2 tablet?
A: Yes

Q: Will the PowerBot r7090 support google home (google assisstant) ?
A: It doesn’t support Google Home at this moment.

Q: Does the R7090 work with Nest – reporting vacuuming state and progress to Nest app?
A: The R7090 does not work with Nest. The POWERbot supports the Smart Home app and Smart things app.

Q: I have over 2000Sqft on the ground floor, can i use the powerbot with two home/docking stations?
A: The POWERbot will only dock with the docking station where it begins. If the POWERbot doesn’t finish cleaning before it is battery dies, it will dock recharge and start where it left off. Having two docking stations on the same floor will add no benefit.

For the full review -> Samsung POWERbot R7090 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Review


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