Reader Jack pointed out the LawnBott series to us this morning, and it’s totally grabbed our attention. We’ve long desired a “Roomba for the yard,” but most of the ones we’ve seen are missing the Roomba’s best features: a charging station that it can find on its own and a programmable work schedule.
Granted, the LawnBotts take a little more set-up work than a Roomba. The LawnBott requires staked-in wire boundaries which you’ve got to put in place before use. Using a control pad, you tell the ‘Bott when to mow (and when not to mow — like before noon on Saturday or in the middle of the night). But after that, it looks like you can sit back and watch it go.
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