About the iRobot Roomba j7
Intelligent robot vacuum
Intelligent robot vacuum
The Roomba j7 literally works around you, learning your home's layout, your stuff, and your schedule.
The iRobot Roomba j7 cleans hard floors and carpets with a careful eye and precise navigation. It's got smart features that let it map your home and keep out of danger — and out of your way. It can even recognize and avoid pet accidents.
And since iRobot has been making robots for more than 30 years, you'll know you're on the leading edge of robot vacuum technology.
Learns your home's layout as it vacuums
The j7 navigates in neat rows, going under and around your furniture and mapping as it goes. It learns your home over time, so you'll be able to tell it to clean your whole floor, or just specific rooms. You can even create keep-out zones and customized clean zones within rooms.
It can also see which areas are the dirtiest and give them more attention. And its cliff-detect feature keeps it from falling down staircases and other steep drop-offs.
A run-in with pet waste can make a huge mess and terminate a robot vacuum's usefulness. The story would be funny — unless it happened to you.
The j7 smartly avoids pet waste, electrical cords, shoes, and other obstacles, thanks to its deck-mounted navigation camera and built-in AI. And since it gets automatic software updates, its hazard-recognition abilities will only get better with time.
App and voice control
You'll control the j7 with the iRobot Home app for Android™ and iOS®. It lets you set up cleaning routines, clean specific rooms, customize zones within rooms, and more.
You can also control it with your voice using Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa devices (sold separately).
The j7's edge-sweeping brush pulls dirt and dust toward its rubber roller brushes and powerful suction — 10 times stronger than the Roomba 600 series.
The patented roller brushes are designed to avoid tangles from hair, and they really pry into your carpet so the vacuum can suck up embedded sand and other tenacious dirt.
Other smart features
The j7 can keep out of your way by starting its cleaning routine after you've left the house, if you enable this location-based feature in the app. Its recharge and resume feature automatically sends it back to its base to charge when it senses a low battery, then back out to pick up where it left off vacuuming. It also can make seasonal cleaning schedule recommendations, like during cat and dog shedding season.
You can also get the j7+ with the Clean Base® self-emptying and charging dock that sucks the dustbin clean when the vacuum docks to charge, storing the dirt in an internal dust-free bag. You can hand-wash the vacuum's dustbin using warm water — just remember to take the filter out before you wash it, and make sure it's dry before you put the filter back in.
If you want, you can add a Braava Jet m6 smart mop (sold separately) that will start working the moment the j7 finishes.
- smart robot vacuum with Wi-Fi
- 3-stage cleaning system
- edge-sweeping brush
- dual multi-surface rubber brushes
- powerful suction
- high-efficiency filter captures and traps 99% of cat and dog allergens
- Dirt Detect™ sensors tell it to give more attention to dirtier areas
- reactive sensors tell it where it can and can't fit
- cliff-detect feature avoids steps and other drop-offs
- PrecisionVision Navigation avoids pet waste, electric cords, and more
- navigates in neat rows, avoiding furniture and other obstacles
- returns to base for recharge when battery runs low then resumes vacuuming where it left off
- learns your home and creates Imprint® Smart Maps
- control with the free iRobot Home app to tell it to vacuum your whole house or just specific rooms and more
- create vacuum schedules
- create keep-out zones in sensitive areas
- tell it to vacuum your whole floor, specific rooms, and zones within rooms
- learns your scheduling preferences and can offer suggestions
- iRobot Genius gets new features through automatic software updates
- add voice control with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant devices (sold separately)
- rechargeable lithium-ion battery reaches full charge in about two hours
- fully charged battery lasts about 75 minutes
- vacuum: 13-5/16"W x 3-11/16"H x 13-3/8"D
- vacuum weight: 7.49 lbs.
- charging station: 5-7/16"W x 3-11/16"H x 5-13/16"D
- charging station weight: 10.15 oz.
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # J715020
What's in the box:
- Robot vacuum cleaner
- Home Base charging station
- 6' AC power cord (right-angled non-polarized C7 plug)
- Spare filter
- Spare Edge-sweeping brush
- Getting Started card
- Safety Information
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More details on the iRobot Roomba j7
Overview: The Roomba® j7 from iRobot is a Wi-Fi connected robot vacuum. With Roomba's 3-Stage Cleaning System and powerful suction, the j7 automatically cleans the rooms you want when you want. iRobot's Genius Technology and PrecisionVision Navigation helps the robot vacuum recognize and avoid common objects, such as cords, socks and pet waste, eliminating the need to pick up before you clean. The iRobot Home App can customize your cleaning schedule, while voice assistants Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant let you start cleaning with a simple voice command. The j7 comes with a charging station, a spare High-Efficiency Filter and an Edge-Sweeping Brush.
Cleaning Power: The Roomba j7 cleans your floors effectively with its premium 3-Stage Cleaning System. Dual Multi-surface Rubber Brushes, one loosens the dirt while the other lifts, help tackle tough dirt and grime on any surface. The Roomba automatically adjusts for hard surfaces or carpet, so there's no need to change the settings. The rubber brushes stay in contact with wood, tile, and carpet to pick up the dirt more efficiently than bristles. In addition, they avoid tangles from human and pet hair, so there's less maintenance. A rotating Edge-Sweeping Brush sweeps dirt, pet hair, and dust from along the wall edges and in corners. The j7's Power-Lifting Suction, 10x more powerful than the Roomba 600 series, pulls in the dirt and debris, while a High-Efficiency Filter captures 99% of pollen, mold, dust mites, and other allergens. The dirt and debris are captured in a removable bin, which can be hand-rinsed with water. Roomba will even alert you on the unit or in the app when the bin is full.
Pet Owner Official Promise: With the purchase of a new Roomba j7 robot vacuum, iRobot offers the Pet Owner Official Promise (P.O.O.P). If the robot vacuum becomes soiled due to a failure to avoid solid cat or dog waste, iRobot will provide you a free replacement product. Additional Terms and Conditions apply.
Imprint® Smart Mapping: Roomba j7 uses powerful Imprint® Smart Mapping technology that learns your home's layout and creates Smart Maps of each room (up to 10). During the initial non-cleaning Mapping Run, the robot vacuum travels in straight lines back and forth throughout the room, using its built-in camera to learn where the furniture, obstacles, and stairs are located. It also learns the boundaries for each room. It may require several Mapping Runs to become totally efficient in cleaning your home. Sensors detect objects and hazards and avoids them, adding them to the map. When a new hazard is detected, the j7 will send a photo of the hazard to the iRobot Home app, and remembers how you want the vacuum to react the next time it's encoutered. The j7 offers cleaning of individual rooms, and even specific areas within a room. With Targeted Room Cleaning, you can instruct Roomba to clean specific rooms on demand or on a personalized schedule. Targeted Area Cleaning lets you create Clean Zones (under the dining room table) and Keep Out Zones (near the pet's food and water bowls). These targeted zones can be recalled in the iRobot Home app, or by voice command with Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant.
Reactive Sensor Technology: The robot vacuum is equipped with numerous sensors to help it maneuver the natural obtacles in your home while it cleans. The front of the unit has a camera that detects new objects in its path, and sends photos to the app to get your response. If the unit bumps into a chair leg or wall, the impact is softened by the smart bumper on the front, and a sensor causes it to turn away from the obstacle. Six "cliff sensors" along the front and sides let the vacuum know that it is nearing a dropoff, such as stairs or a balcony, and the unit will back away from the ledge. Wall Follow Sensors allow the Roomba to follow the path of the wall as it cleans. Other sensors also detect the clearance under chairs and couches so the vacuum doesn't get hung up. Dirt Detect sensors also recognize areas of your floors that need more attention, and those that don't.
Onboard Controls: The j7 has a single onboard control button on the top. One press wakes up the vacuum to begin cleaning, or to pause and resume. Holding the button down for 2-5 seconds during a cleaning session ends the job and sends the robot vacuum back to the charging station.
Regular Maintenance: Periodically, the Roomba needs regular care and cleaning to maintain optimum performance. The dirt bin should be emptied after each cleaning, and rinsed out with water as needed. The High-Efficiency Filter should be gently cleaned once a week--more frequently if you have pets. It should be replaced every couple of months. The Full Bin sensor and Front Caster Wheel need cleaning every two weeks. The Edge-Sweeping and Multi-Surface brushes require cleaning every month, and replaced every 12 months. The camera window, sensors, and charging contacts should be wiped clean once a month.
Charging Station: Included with the j7 robot vacuum is the Home Base charging station where the vacuum charges its battery and stores when not in use. The charging station should be placed in an area with no obstacles within 1.5 feet to either side, or within 4 feet in front. To prevent the robot from falling downstairs, the charging station should be placed at least 4 feet from stairs. The charging station plugs into an AC outlet via its removable power cord.
Power: The Roomba j7 is powered by a user-replaceable Lithium-ion rechargeable battery. The battery fully charges in approximately 2 hours while docked in the charging station. Initially, the battery should be charged at least 3 hours. A fully charged battery lasts approximately 75 minutes. The j7 supports Smart Recharge and Resume. When the battery is running low, the vacuum returns to the charging station to recharge enough to complete the job, then picks up where it left off, until the task is complete. The battery should last up to 400 charge cycles before being replaced with a new battery obtained from the manufacturer.
Wi-Fi: The j7 connects to your home's 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz Wi-Fi network. You can control it with the iRobot Home App on your smartphone or tablet.
iRobot Home App: The iRobot Home app is essential to the operation of the j7. With the app loaded to your smartphone or tablet, you can choose when and where to clean, and create custom cleaning schedules. When cleaning is complete, you can view a Cleaning Report in the app, showing the date and time of the cleaning job, the length/duration, and total area (square feet) cleaned. The app learns your scheduling preferences, and can even suggest extra cleanings during peak pollen season, or when your pets typically shed the most. iRobot Genius Software updates are available through the app, and can be downloaded to the Roomba. These updates can add new features, as well as fix bugs, and keep it up to date. The iRobot Home app works with iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 13.0 or later, and with iPad with iPadOS 13.0 or later. It is also compatible with Android devices (version varies with device).
Voice Assistants: The j7 can be operated by voice command through your favorite Voice Assistant. You can ask Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant to ask Roomba to start cleaning, and the robot vacuum will begin a cleaning cycle.
- j7 Battery Power: 14.4-volt 2410mAh 32Wh Lithium-ion rechargeable (ABL-D2)
- Charging Station Power:
- Input: 100-240 VAC/ 50-60Hz / 0.56A: 31W
- Output: 18V / 1.25A
- j7: Width 13.26", Height 3.63", Depth 13.34"
- Charging Station: Width 5.398", Height 3.657", Depth 5.768"
- j7: 7.49 pounds
- Charging Station: 10.15 ounces