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Less chores. More life. That’s the big idea behind iRobot cleaning robots. Our goal is to simplify your cleaning routine, giving you back more time in your day. If you need assistance with shopping on our site, please call us at (800) 727-9077 and a customer care representative will be happy to assist you.

Remote Control

Item Number: 82201

Turn Roomba on without getting up. This remote control gives you convenient, remote access to Roomba commands. You can even steer Roomba around the room!

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Remote Control Full Specifications

Roomba has always been the most convenient way to vacuum your floors – and now with this handy remote control, it just got even easier. The remote allows you to turn Roomba on and off and gives you remote access to Roomba commands. You can even steer it around your room!

What's In The Box:

  • 1 Remote Control (requires 2 AA batteries, not included)

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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3.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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    (4)

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63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (3)
  • Easy to set up (3)
  • Ergonomic (3)
  • Nice button configuration (3)
  • Nice features (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tech savvy (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (5)

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(18 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A little GEM in your hand!

By Irv

from Palmetto, Florida

About Me Age 85, Practical, Tech Savvy

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Ergonomic Design
  • Nice Button Configuration
  • Nice Features

Cons

    Best Uses

    • In A Cluttered Room

    Comments about iRobot Remote Control:

    In 2 attempts of use it was mastered. It turns on at over 14 feet. It follows all commands instantly.
    It took the second attempt to realize that the turn button must be held down continuously for Roomba to keep moving. Use your thumb for forward arrow and just roll thumb slightly to left or right to make Roomba turn while in motion. I think the people having trouble don't realize the turn button must be held down on the arrow desired to keep Roomba moving! If you select SPOT the Roomba will spiral clean without holding any button but if you press and hold any arrow the Roomba returns to your remote control!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (19 of 22 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    come on people

    By PenDragon

    from michigan

    About Me Couch Potato, Practical, Tech Savvy

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Program
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Ergonomic Design
    • Nice Button Configuration
    • Nice Features

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about iRobot Remote Control:

    come on people, do you want an android to serve you tea, the roomba is ahead of its time for a vacume and this remote, put it under your chin....it will extend the range. other people are comeplaning about the noise, well its not even close to to a regular vacume. buckup and enjoy it.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    (9 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Could Be Useful In Certain Situations

    By Brian

    from Raleigh, NC

    About Me Tech Savvy

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Requires Line of Sight

      Best Uses

      • To Start Roomba Remotely

      Comments about iRobot Remote Control:

      The remote has some flaws, but works for us. We use it on our Roomba 530 to kick off a clean from upstairs without having to walk to the Roomba (does require line of sight). Biggest negative is it takes a long time or multiple button presses to activate Roomba. I don't see any value in the other functions of the remote such as steering.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (7 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      waste of money

      By Oritokitomini, The Oakridge Boys

      from Ft. Lauderdale, FL

      About Me Couch Potato

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Difficult To Program
        • Not Enough Features
        • Weak Signal

        Best Uses

          Comments about iRobot Remote Control:

          NOTHING IS GREAT ABOUT IT

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

          (27 of 29 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          works best

          By Dillon

          from Wroxton,sk canada

          About Me Professional, Technically Challenged

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Program
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Ergonomic Design
          • Nice Button Configuration
          • Nice Features

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Every day

            Comments about iRobot Remote Control:

            I use the remote for my roomba every day i let it clean. At times roomba stops under the bed, it`s too hard to push roomba out useing a stick, now i dont push roomba anymore i steer roomba out!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

            (14 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Works as advertised

            By anonomous

            from Illinios

            Comments about iRobot Remote Control:

            Works as advertised. Nice for spot cleaning areas that need more attention.

            Very conveniant when I do not need an entire room swept.

            (15 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            not great

            By Dustin (owner of 2 Roombas)

            from California

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor range

              Best Uses

                Comments about iRobot Remote Control:

                poor range (8-10 ft)
                only works line-of-sight
                must hold down buttons for one second or more

                unless you have a medical condition which prevents you from being able to bend over to push buttons on/pick up the robot, you should save your money...

                (13 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                2.0

                Waste of money

                By Love my Roomba

                from Hate the Roomba remote

                Pros

                • Not overly bulky

                Cons

                • Buttons often dont work
                • Only has a range of 8 ft
                • Only works line-of-sight

                Best Uses

                • Expensive paper weight

                Comments about iRobot Remote Control:

                I had high hopes for this remote, but it really isn't useful. Its just not practical to have to walk right behind the roomba to stear it with the remote. I'll be returning it... you should save your money.

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