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Topic # 193699 21-Mar-2016 11:33
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I have a Roomba and use two Virtual walls to stop the unit from entering a couple rooms.

 

My question is, how long do your virtual walls last? I seem to be replacing the batteries on mine once a month, which is a lot when the manual says they should be replaced six monthly.


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  Reply # 1516780 21-Mar-2016 11:35
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You buying those special dollar store batteries or something?





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  Reply # 1516788 21-Mar-2016 11:40
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richms:

 

You buying those special dollar store batteries or something?

 

 

That's what I thought last time, but this time bought the expensive Energizer batteries (or similar).  Same outcome, flat within a month :/


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  Reply # 1516794 21-Mar-2016 11:50
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I turn mine off. It tends to get moved around the house so it is easy just to flick it off when moving it.. I want two as the Roomba only came with one but I can't find an economic source for them. They are pretty expensive seperately.

 

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  Reply # 1516815 21-Mar-2016 11:52
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nate:

 

I have a Roomba and use two Virtual walls to stop the unit from entering a couple rooms.

 

My question is, how long do your virtual walls last? I seem to be replacing the batteries on mine once a month, which is a lot when the manual says they should be replaced six monthly.

 

 

 

 

I think I read somewhere that to save battery use you have to take them out - or at least undo the catch at the bottom.  Otherwise they continue to transmit.  I found mine lasted much longer when I did that.


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  Reply # 1516842 21-Mar-2016 12:24
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nate:

 

I have a Roomba and use two Virtual walls to stop the unit from entering a couple rooms.

 

My question is, how long do your virtual walls last? I seem to be replacing the batteries on mine once a month, which is a lot when the manual says they should be replaced six monthly.

 

 

 

 

I think I read somewhere that to save battery use you have to take them out - or at least undo the catch at the bottom.  Otherwise they continue to transmit.  I found mine lasted much longer when I did that.

 

 

 

 

Mine has a switch on the top which says "OFF" and "Auto"





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