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Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery

Item Number: 17373

A new APS 3000 mAh NiMH Battery keeps Roomba running at peak performance, cleaning up to four rooms in a single cleaning cycle.*

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Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery Full Specifications

STANDARD FEATURES

  • Rechargeable APS 3000 mAh NiMH Battery for Roomba 400 Series, Discovery Series and Original models.
  • Use the APS Fast Charger (Item No: 4902) to charge APS Battery in less than 3 hours (the Standard Charger charges the battery in 7 hours).
  • 6-Month Manufacturer's Limited Warranty


WHAT'S IN THE BOX
  • Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery

*Note: Not compatible with Roomba 500 Series Robots. Room size based on 150 square feet of hardwood or low-pile carpet with minimal furniture. Cleaning area per battery charge varies depending on floor type, room layout, battery age and amount of debris. Battery performance and run time will decrease over the warranty period. Maintaining clean brushes optimizes battery performance.

The iRobot limited warranty shall not apply to failures or problems which are caused by products or equipment not authorized by iRobot Corporation.

Country of Origin:China

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1.6

(based on 209 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (46)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (132)

16%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (25)
  • Easy to clean (24)
  • Lightweight (23)
  • Ergonomic (19)
  • Fast charge (7)

Cons

  • Short life (104)
  • Pricey / poor value (83)
  • Inconsistent performance (31)
  • Charges slowly (23)
  • Lacks power (22)

Best Uses

  • General upkeep (34)
  • Having around the house (34)
  • Pet hair (13)
  • Heavily used areas (8)
  • Allergies (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (84), Casual cleaner (35), Budget shopper (32), Meticulous cleaner (19)
    • I Am A:
    • Couple no kids (22), Family older kids (13), Family young kids (9), Single female (6), Single male (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (123)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (104), Yes (17)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

If I was accurate they would not print it these are soo bad

By mrbi11

from tx

About Me Frequent User

Pros

  • Irobot Gets Rich Replac

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Door stop

    Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

    The batteries have a very limited lifetime, and are of ancient nicad technology. They have to be replaced annually +/- depending on use. Lithium batteries have been around for a decade that would last longer cleaning by 2x pound for pound, literally, and last longer before wearing out. These are inexcusably wasteful because they need constant replacement. The CO2 load for nicad is MANY times the co2 load for lithium, so thanks for that.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    I like gadgets

    By Tone

    from Burnaby, BC

    About Me Occasional User

    Pros

    • Easy To Empty
    • Easy to Use
    • Efficient
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • A Bit Pricey
    • Noisy

    Best Uses

    • Hardwood Floors
    • Pet Hair
    • Tile Floors

    Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

    I use this Roomba a bit because I have a dog in my place! Because He sheds a bit. I like how the machine goes around the room and the corners, you have to keep loose cords and other things off the floor in order to have a good cleaning job done though. If you take good care of the Roomba and follow the cleaning and storage instructions, there's no reason why anything should not work. I made the mistake of not having the power plugged in when not in use as this depleted the battery use time and shorts the battery life. The only thing I thought that wasn't great about it was how noisy it seems when its cleaning. The noise is not excessive but just sounds like it.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great iRobot products

    By Robot Lover

    from Minneapolis

    About Me Homeowner

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Extends Functionality
    • Inconspicuous Design
    • Increases Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

        Although some complaints are likely legit, I believe complaining owners don't use their Roombas to good advantage. These are great tools. Not magic. Just tools that need to be used and treated as such, with no magical expectations. I now have several, and use them throughout the house every day. One is in the kitchen, running once or twice a day while I do dishes. Another starts at 6pm to clean upstairs. Others I run here and there when needed while I dust or do other tasks. If a new battery were needed every six months, that's still a lot less expensive than hiring a maid (which I couldn't afford). If treated properly, I've had no problem with battery life, since most last from two to three years. Those that fail early? Well, you and I are not perfect, either, and could expire at any time.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Works for me

        By Happy

        from CB, IA

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Pros

        • Charges Quickly
        • Long Lasting
        • Powerful
        • Reliable Performance

        Cons

        • Half Price Would Be Nice

        Best Uses

          Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

          Not sure what's up with all the bad reviews, worked great for me. I use the Roomba about once a week so it is not over used. I dated the last battery replacement and it was 2/8/12, about two and a half years. I do not think this is bad. I do follow direction for battery maintenance, which can be found on the web site.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Not worth it do not buy it

          By Jack

          from USA

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Pros

            Cons

            • Charges slowly
            • Inconsistent Performance
            • Pricey / Poor Value
            • Short Life

            Best Uses

              Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

              for my home on standard carpet floor

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (10 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Poor Battery

              By Jim

              from Orlando, Florida

              About Me Quality Oriented

              Pros

                Cons

                • Not worth the price
                • Pricey / Poor Value
                • Short Life

                Best Uses

                  Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

                  Just want to thank all the reviewers for honest feedback about the battery. I've had my unit for 5 years but most of that time it sat unused in a closet. I replaced the battery once and it lasted only a few months. I thought I'd try again and after reading the reviews, decided it wasn't worth it.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (15 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  I am NOT shocked any more!

                  By TechFan

                  from Portland, Oregon

                  About Me Quality Oriented

                  Pros

                  • Cool Convenient

                  Cons

                  • Battery Life

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

                    It did a very nice job for light cleaning. Very cool technology. Set it up and it does its job when you are gone. It sounded so effortless.
                    The BIG problem was it only worked for a few months before the battery gave up. The unit was stored for few years unused. Tried buying a battery for it but after reading the reviews I decided not to. Wish there was a longer lasting battery out there.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (12 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Good product with poor battery

                    By Wise uswe

                    from San Jose, CA

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                    • Charge Before Use
                    • Charges slowly
                    • Lacks Power
                    • Short Life

                    Best Uses

                    • Clean House Not At Home

                    Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

                    Good product but poor battery

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (9 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    You need a new supplier for battaries

                    By Maggie the maid

                    from Ohio

                    About Me Quality Oriented

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Charges slowly
                      • Inconsistent Performance
                      • Lacks Power
                      • Pricey / Poor Value
                      • Short Life

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

                        I'm still waiting for someone to come up with a battery that will at least clean one room of low pile carpet not just hardwood floors - sure the battery may last longer but how many people have hardwood floors vs. carpet. No this was not a gift I purchased it for my own home use.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (15 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        1.0

                        Very short lifespan.Need a new supplier.

                        By Stan

                        from Huntington Beach, Ca.

                        About Me Quality Oriented

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Reliable Performance

                        Cons

                        • Pricey / Poor Value
                        • Short Life

                        Best Uses

                        • Having Around The House

                        Comments about iRobot Advanced Power System (APS) 3000 mAh NiMH Battery:

                        Routine floor cleaning with iRobot Roomba. The battery life (not the run time, its actual lifespan) is so short compared to the price of the battery that I could not recommend it.

                        I was hoping for an improved battery by this time.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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