mfortuna wrote:The roomba has a small computer as well and monitors IR, switches, battery, and external power when on the dock.
mfortuna wrote:The roomba 500 series has an ARM7 processor, runs an embedded OS, and has storage both as RAM and EEPROM. It could be the Neato has a more powerful processor since it implements room mapping. But for you to say the Neato has an internal computer and the Roomba doesn't is wrong.
You seem to always push the merits of the Neato by trying to make the roomba look bad. Remember there are probably millions of Roomba users that are happy with their robot and its cleaning ability.
mfortuna wrote:Who cares about the speed difference? Both are computers on a chip and both get the job done according to many users. You fail to admit your original statement "the roomb lacks a computer" was wrong. If you said the Neato has a better computer than Roomba's computer then I would agree.
mfortuna wrote:Even armed (pun intended) with your information I would still buy a roomba over a Neato even if I had no prior experience with the roomba.
mfortuna wrote:I can get a roomba that will clean my house fine for less money than a Neato and I can tinker with the roomba via the SCI port.
joeygil wrote:Dirt sensor is out. That's an iRobot patent
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