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    Braava ™ Floor Mopping Robot 300 Series Owner’ s Manual[...]

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    2 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual Dear iRobot ® Braava ™ Owner , W elcome to the world of iRobot. As an owner of the iRobot Braava Floor Mopping Robot, you join a growing gr oup of people ar ound the globe who, like you, are discovering an easier way to mop their floors. The use of practical robots that help you in and ar ound your home is [...]

  • Page 3 3 T able of Contents Safety Instructions ........................................................... 4 Braava Overview ............................................................. 6 Buttons and Lights .......................................................... 8 Battery and Char ging ...............................................[...]

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    4 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual IMPOR T ANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR INJUR Y W ARNING: READ AND SA VE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. T o avoid the risk of injury or damage, these basic pr ecautions should always be followed: • Read all safety and operating instructions before using Braava. • Read and heed al[...]

  • Page 5 5 • Make sure the cleaning cloth does not drape into the middle channel between the gripping strips as this could impede sensor functions and safe operation. See page 18 for further detail. • When mopping, do not use Braava in areas wher e wetness can damage unfinished or unsealed floors or delicate carpeting or rugs. • Op[...]

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    6 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual Control Buttons NorthStar ® Navigation Sensor Navigation System Indicator Bumper Handle Cube on/off button (on back corner) Removable Cleaning Pad Braava Overview Braava NorthStar ® Navigation Cube Battery Charging Port Floor T ransition Sensors Wheel Guards Charging Adapter T urbo Charge Cradle (380t) Meijer[...]

  • Page 7 7 Fill Cap Reservoir Wick Multi-Purpose Cleaning Pad Pro-Clean Reservoir Pad (Ships with Select Models) For dry sweeping or wet mopping, disposable or reusable micr ofiber cloths. For wet mopping with the blue Pro-Clean micr ofiber cleaning cloth. Cloth Gripping Strips Middle Channel for Floor T ransition Sensors[...]

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    8 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual Buttons and Lights Press once to turn Braava on. Hold for 2 seconds to turn Braava off. Blue solid light: Power on Red blinking light: Battery starting to get low Red solid light: Low battery (needs to be rechar ged) Power Button Press once to start cleaning.* Press while cleaning to pause. Blue solid light: Mo[...]

  • Page 9 9 4 Blue blinking light: Power on, broadcasting signal Blue solid light: Power on, connected to Braava Red solid light: Batteries low 5 5 Blue blinking light (1): Establishing connection Blue solid light (1 to 3): Locked onto NorthStar Cube NorthStar Connection Navigation System Indicators Blue lights flashing in sequence: Thinki[...]

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    10 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual Charging • Stand Braava on its end to access the char ging port. • Plug the adapter into a standard electrical outlet and into Braava’ s char ging port. • Char ge Braava until a solid blue light appears on the power button*. • It may take Braava a few char ging cycles to reach its full capacity . Bat[...]

  • Page 11 11 The NorthStar Navigation Cube The Cube uses 2 C batteries. The battery door can be found on the bottom of the Cube. Charging Indicators (While Plugged In) Please dispose of all batteries properly by finding a recycling resource near you. Power Button Red pulsing light: Battery charging Blue solid light: Battery charged • Plu[...]

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    12 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual Sweep and Mop Modes Braava sweeps and mops hard surface floors using r eadily available dry and wet cleaning cloths or the included reusable micr ofiber cloths. Braava is not a vacuum and is not intended for use on carpets. Sweep Mode Sweep mode is intended for cleaning with a dry cloth. In Sweep mode, Braav[...]

  • Page 13 13 Cleaning Cloths Disposable Cloths For use only with the Multi-Purpose Cleaning Pad. • Braava is compatible with most disposable dry and pre-moistened cleaning cloths such as Swiffer ® brand and store brands like T arget ® . • Always follow the use and care instructions included with any dry or wet cleaning cloths to care [...]

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    14 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual How Braava Cleans Braava intelligently cleans your floor by mapping the room as it cleans. Cleaning Cycle • Braava cleans your home in sections, first cleaning areas to its right and later returning to areas to its left. • When the open areas in each section ar e complete, Braava cleans along edges of fu[...]

  • Page 15 15 Quick Clean Mode • Cleans 30% faster by focusing cleaning on open areas. • Activate by holding the Sweep or Mop button for 3 seconds. • Y ou will hear a single beep followed by the “start cleaning” song. • Braava typically cleans the same total area as the standar d detailed cleaning mode, but will skip detailed cle[...]

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    16 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual NorthStar ® Navigation The NorthStar Navigation Cube acts as a beacon, emitting a signal that guides Braava’ s cleaning. Connecting to the NorthStar Navigation Cube • Once Braava starts cleaning, it tries to establish a connection to the NorthStar Navigation Cube, indicated by one flashing blue light on [...]

  • Page 17 17 Setting Up NorthStar Navigation Cubes Using Braava with one Cube • Place the Cube near the center of the area you want to clean and start Braava nearby . • Braava will clean the area ar ound the Cube, and may extend into other r ooms based on the cleaning mode and how far the NorthStar signal reaches. • If you have a choi[...]

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    18 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual Operating Braava CAUTION: Make sure the cleaning cloth does not drape into the middle channel between the gripping strips as this could impede sensor functions and safe operation. Put On a Cleaning Cloth 1. Set Braava on its end and remove the cleaning pad. 2. Attach a dry or wet cloth to the Multi-Purpose cle[...]

  • Page 19 19 Using the Pr o-Clean Reservoir Pad (Sold separately for Braava 320) The Pro-Clean Reservoir Pad dispenses liquid as Braava mops to keep the cleaning cloth wet longer .  When mopping is finished: NOTICE: T o avoid the Pro-Clean Reservoir Pad leaving excess fluid on your floor , do not leave Braava unattended when mopping a[...]

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    20 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual For Best Results • Place the NorthStar Navigation Cube where it has a clear view of the ceiling (for example, no cabinet or shelf directly above it). • Do not move the NorthStar Navigation Cube once Braava has started cleaning as it may impair Braava’ s cleaning performance. • Do not put the NorthStar [...]

  • Page 21 21 Start Cleaning Place Braava on the floor within 6-8 feet of the NorthStar Navigation Cube, facing toward the Cube. 1. T ur n Braava on using the power button. The button will light up blue when the cleaner is on. 2. T o start cleaning with a DR Y CLOTH just pr ess the Sweep button. 3. T o start cleaning with a WET CLOTH just p[...]

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    22 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual Maintenance T o keep your Braava in the best working condition, follow these maintenance steps. Cleaning and Storing • Use a dry cloth to wipe dust or dirt from Braava’ s exterior . Do not rinse or submer ge in water . • Use a damp cloth to wipe off dust and dirt on tir es. Make sur e that Braava is not [...]

  • Page 23 23 Pro-Clean Reservoir Pad (Sold separately for Braava 320) • Hand rinse with water in the sink to clean. Do not put the reservoir pad in the dishwasher . Do not wash with soap. • Let dry completely before r e-attaching to Braava after cleaning is complete. • The wick is designed for repeated use and includes antimicr obial [...]

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    24 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual T r ouble Shooting Visit for additional tips and tr ouble shooting. Problem: Likely Cause What T o Do Solid red light on the middle NSI. System error • Press and hold the power button to turn Braava off. • Vigor ously rotate both wheels for 15 seconds. • Place Braava on floor and powe[...]

  • Page 25 25 Problem: Likely Cause What T o Do Leaking or leaving puddles. Loose wick or fill cap Check the fill cap and the wick cap and make sure both ar e securely sealed shut. Fluid will dispense at a faster rate if these caps are not sealed. Not wicking fluid. Wick cap requir es replacement Refer to Reservoir Pad maintenance for ins[...]

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    26 Braava 300 Series Owner’ s Manual Problem: Likely Cause What T o Do Braava Cleans only a small area. Cube not being used Make sure the Cube is turned on and placed in the area you want to clean. Check the position of the Cube for interference such as: • Cabinets, shelves or ceiling fans above the Cube. • V ery high, uneven or black ceiling[...]

  • Page 27 27 iRobot Customer Car e USA & Canada If you have questions or comments about this product please contact iRobot before contacting a r etailer . Please visit the iRobot home support site at www for support tips, frequently asked questions, or information about accessories and other iRobot products. Should y[...]

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    © 2008-2013 iRobot Corporation, 8 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA 01730 USA | All rights r eserved. iRobot and NorthStar are register ed trademarks of iRobot Corporation. Braava is a trademark of iRobot Corporation. Swiffer and W etJet are r egistered trademarks of Procter and Gamble. T arget is a registered trademark of T arget Brands Inc. U.S. Pat. ht[...]