LG | VR5942L | LG VR5942L Owner’s Manual

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VR59**L/VR59**L*
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Material
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Weight 80g
Part No
MFL67086053
12.11.02
Color(cover/body) 1/1
Size(W*H)
190×260(mm)
Designer
Ma Yongli
Owners Manual
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OWNER’S MANUAL
HOM-BOT
Before using, please carefully read the Safety Precautions pages to allow for
safe operation of the product. After reading the operation manual, please keep
it in an easily accessible location.
VR59**L
VR59**L*
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FEATURES
Images of the floor are obtained from the sensors of the lower camera, and
through this, the location of HOM-BOT will be confirmed,therefore, elaborate
cleaning can be accomplished for every part of the room.
Camera sensor
As the height of the HOM-BOT is low (90mm), even the underside of a framed
bed or furniture can be cleaned.
As the noise levels are at a quiet 60dB, cleaning can be performed at night.
*Less than 60dB
The HOM-BOT can clean all parts of the area by cleaning in zigzag mode and
then in spatial expansion mode.
Please, check
the dust bin
The HOM-BOT also has voice confirmation and instruction that can be easily
understood by the user.
CONTENTS
1
4
BEFORE USING
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
1~4
Safety Precautions
26~28 Troubleshooting
5
Included with Product
29
6~7 Parts Descriptions
8~9 Button Functions
10
Display Status Information
11
Before You Start
12
Overview
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HOW TO USE
13
How to Install the Home Station
14
How to Turn the Power Supply On and Off.
15
How to Start and Stop Cleaning
16~17 How to Charge the Battery
18
Cleaning Modes
19
Auxiliary Cleaning Modes
20
Timer Cleaning
21
Mop Cleaning (option)
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CARE AND MAINTENANCE
21
Cleaning the Dust Bin
22
Cleaning the Dust Bin Filter
23
Cleaning the Brush
24
Cleaning the Sensor/Charging Terminal
25
Cleaning the Side Brush
Before You Call for Service
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REFERENCE
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Product Specifications
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
The purpose of the safety precautions described below is for the user to use the product safely and correctly
to prevent any unexpected risk or damage.
Basic safety precautions
After reading this manual, please keep it in an easily accessible location.
This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can result in property damage and/or serious bodily harm or death.
WARNING Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.
WARNING
1. This appliance is not intended for use by persons
(including children) with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person
responsible for their safety.
2. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do
not play with the appliance.
3. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by
LG Electronics Service Agent in order to avoid a hazard.
4. This appliance can be used by children aged from 8
years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and
knowledge if they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe
way and understand the hazards involved. Children shall
not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision.
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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
For your safety, do not remove the battery
from the HOM-BOT. If you need to replace the
battery or the HOM-BOT, take it to the nearest
authorized LG Electronics service center or
dealer for assistance.
Failure to follow this warning can cause fire
or product failure.
Never use the HOM-BOT with a battery and/or home station from any
other product than the HOM-BOT.
Doing so can cause fire or product failure.
Make sure the power cord of the home station is not crushed under a heavy object or
damaged by contact with sharp objects.
Failure to follow this warning can cause fire or
product failure. If the power cord is broken,
replace it at an LG Electronics customer care
center.
Do not use the HOM-BOT when
candles or fragile objects are placed
on the floor.
Do not place the home station and
the HOM-BOT near a heating device.
Always use a dedicated outlet.
Doing so can cause product deformation,
fire, or product failure.
Do not force the power plug to bend.
Do not use the power plug when it
has been damaged or loosened.
Doing so can cause fire or product failure.
Doing so can cause fire or product failure.
If multiple appliances are connected to an
outlet simultaneously, they can generate
enough heat to cause a fire.
When pulling out the power plug, always
pull it out by grabbing the plug, not the
cord. When pulling out the power plug, do
not to touch the prongs with your fingers.
Doing so can cause an electric
shock.
Do not touch the power plug with
wet hands.
Doing so can cause electric shock.
Do not use the HOM-BOT while a
child or object is on it. Do not use the
HOM-BOT while an object is hanging
from it.
Doing so can cause injury or product damage.
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SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
WARNING
Do not spray or suck in inflammable
materials, surfactants, or drinking water in the vicinity of the HOM-BOT.
Doing so can cause fire or product failure.
* Inflammable materials: gasoline, thinner, etc.
* Surfactant: detergent, articles for bath, etc.
Turn the power supply off immediately if
any abnormal sound, odor, or smoke is
generated from the HOM-BOT.
Failure to do so can cause fire or product
failure.
Do not insert any part of the body, such as
a hand or foot, below the brush or wheels
of the HOM-BOT while in use.
Do not operate the HOM-BOT in a room
where a child is sleeping.
Doing so can cause injury or product damage.
Do not operate the HOM-BOT on nar row and high furniture such as a wardrobe, refrigerator, desk, table, etc.
Doing so can cause injury or product failure.
Doing so can cause injury or product damage.
Do not let children play with the
HOM-BOT.
Doing so can cause injury or product damage.
CAUTION
Frequently empty the dust bin and
maintain its cleanliness.
Do not drop the HOM-BOT or sub ject it to strong impacts.
The dust collected in the dust bin
can trigger allergies and may contain
harmful insects.
Doing so can cause injury or product failure.
Use the HOM-BOT indoors only.
Do not expose the HOM-BOT to
cold temperatures (less than 23°F
or -5°C) for a long period of time.
Using it outdoors can cause product failure.
Doing so can cause product failure.
The HOM-BOT may bump into fur niture such as chair legs, table legs,
thin and long furniture, etc. while
operating.
For a quicker and cleaner performance,
place the chairs on top of the table.
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Cleaning will not proceed smoothly
on carpets with tassels or carpets
thicker than 10 mm.
It may be more convenient to
arrange them before using the
product.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
CAUTION
In rare cases, the HOM-BOT brush
can damage the carpet. If this happens, immediately stop the cleaning
operation.
When a carpet has long tassels, the
tassels can be damaged.
Tip
Do not allow the HOM-BOT to suc tion up liquids, blades, thumb tacks,
kindling, etc.
These items can cause product
failure.
Do not let the main frame and charging terminal of the home station come
into contact with metallic objects.
Do not put sharp objects into the
opening of the HOM-BOT super sonic sensor.
Doing so can cause product failure.
Doing so can cause product failure.
Do not put water, detergent, etc.
into the HOM-BOT.
Do not use the HOM-BOT when the
dust bin is completely filled up.
Doing so can cause product failure. Do not
put any water or detergent on the HOM-BOT.
If liquids get inside of the HOM-BOT, turn off
the power supply and contact an LG Electronics sales agent or customer care center.
Doing so can cause product failure.
If the floor is wet or has wet spots,
wipe them up before using the
HOM-BOT.
When the robot cleaner is operating, it may hit the chair leg, desk leg,
table leg or other narrow pieces of
furniture.
Failure to do so can cause product
failure.
For quicker and better cleaning, place the
dining chairs on top of the dining table.
Check the following items before use:
ţRemove fragile or unnecessary objects from the room to be cleaned. For example, remove
expensive ceramics and valuables from the floor.
ţ%POot use this product in the room where a child is sleeping alone. The child can be hurt.
ţConfirm whether the battery has sufficient power, and if it is low, recharge it.
ţEmpty the dust bin after if fills up.
ţClose the doors of any room that you do not want the HOM-BOT to enter.
During cleaning, the HOM-BOT may enter another room and continue cleaning.
ţRemove any moisture from the floor before cleaning.
ţRemove any cables or long strings from the floor.
ţRemove cables, strips, towels, socks, etc. from the floor so they will not get caught by the brush.
ţCleaning will not proceed smoothly on carpets with tassels or carpets thicker than 8 mm
(0.315 in). It may be more convenient to arrange them before using the product.
Please note, this product is not intended for use in any workshop, commercial office, garage or outdoor
environment. It is for normal Domestic internal home use only.
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HOM-BOT
PARTS DESCRIPTION
Top view
Dust bin cover button
Dust bin cover
Status indication lamp
Detecting sensor of home station &
receiving sensor of remote controller
Front view
Ultrasonic sensor
Rear view
Ventilation port
Bottom view
Cliff detection sensor
Charging terminal
Brush
Side brush
Wheel
Lower camera sensor
Battery
Power switch
Figures can be different from actual objects.
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PART DESCRIPTION – HOME STATION / DUST BIN
Home station
Power lamp
Charging terminal
Reset button
Power cord fixing groove
Dust bin
Dust bin handle
Dust bin cover
Suction port cover
Dust bin cover opening
button
ᶀ Figures can be different from actual objects.
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Sponge
filter
HEPA filter
BUTTON FUNCTIONS
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BUTTON FUNCTIONS – REMOTE CONTROL
Start
Charging
The HOM-BOT will start cleaning
The HOM-BOT will move to the
home station for charging.
Directional button
The HOM-BOT will move as desired
by the user: to front, rear, left, and
right sides for cleaning.
Spot
Stop
If the HOM-BOT is in operation it will
be stopped. If it has been set for
timer cleaning, the reservation will be
canceled.
Timer
Cleaning will concentrate within a
space of about 1 m (3.28 ft).
The timer can be set from 1-12
hours in the future.
Zigzag cleaning and then
spatial expansion
The HOM-BOT will clean while maneuvering in a zigzag pattern and
then expand the cleaning area.
Tip
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ţ The HOM-BOT power supply cannot be turned on with the remote control.
ţ To turn on the power supply, use START/STOP button on the top of HOM-BOT.
ţIn order to do spot cleaning, timer cleaning, zigzag cleaning, and spatial expansion cleaning, you
must first stop the operation of the HOM-BOT.
ţ*GUIFNBJO frame is turned off, the remote control will not be activated.
ţ The preset feature may be set only when the HOM-BOT returns to the charging stand.
ţIf the main switch on the underside of the HOM-BOT is in the off position, the Status display will
flash and sound when the unit is manually placed onto the home station, to indicate that the
main switch is off.
DISPLAY STATUS INFORMATION
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BEFORE YOU START
Check these items before cleaning
ţ%POot use this device in a room where a child is left alone. The child could be injured.
ţRemove fragile or unnecessary objects from the room to be cleaned.
Especially, remove expensive ceramics and valuables from the floor.
ţRemove any moisture that might be on the floor.
ţRemove cables, strips, towels, socks, etc. from the floor so they will not get caught by the brush.
ţConfirm whether battery charge is sufficient, and if it is low, recharge it.
ţEmpty the dust bin if it is full.
ţClose the doors of any room that you do not want the HOM-BOT to enter. %uring cleaning, the HOM-BOT
may enter another room and continue cleaning.
ţWhen the mop is attached, HOM-BOT will not be able to go over thresholds of 5mm or higher.
If you are not planning to use the mop for cleaning, remote the mop before using HOM-BOT.
Loading the remote control battery
1. Open the battery cover by lifting the rear hook of the remote control.
2. Insert two AAA batteries, checking for +, - nodes while loading.
3. Close the battery cover completely so that the batteries will not fall out.
Precautions while using the remote control
ţ0OMZQress one button at a time.
ţ%POot drop or subject it to forceful impact.
ţ%POot store it near devices that give off heat, fire or hot air.
ţCertain fluorescent lamps, such as 3 wavelength fluorescent lamps, can interfere with the activation of the
remote control. Therefore, use it as far away as possible from such lamps.
ţIf the remote control is far from the HOM-BOT when activated, it may fail to operate properly. Use the device
within 3 m (9.84 ft) of the HOM-BOT if possible.
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OVERVIEW
1
2
3
4
Install the home station. (page 13)
Insert the power cord plug into an outlet and locate the
station against a wall. If power is not supplied to the
home station, the HOM-BOT will not charge.
1.5m
1.5m
2m
Turn on the power supply of the HOM-BOT. (page 14)
Turn on the power switch located on the bottom of the
Roboking and press the upper START/STOP button to
turn on the power supply.
* If the power supply is not turned on, refer to page 14.
Start cleaning. (page 15)
Press the START/STOP button once again while the
HOM-BOT is turned on. You will hear the sound of cleaning and cleaning will begin.
Automatic charge. (page 16-17)
The HOM-BOT will self-diagnose and automatically return
to the home station to recharge before the complete discharge of the battery. It takes approximately three hours
to charge the battery.
Use auxiliary functions. (page 18-21)
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With the remote control, the auxiliary functions can be
used. Auxiliary functions include manual cleaning, spot
cleaning, the timer function, and ultra microfiber mop
cleaning.
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HOW TO INSTALL THE HOME STATION
How to Install the Home Station
1. Position the home station against a wall, to prevent sliding during docking, on hard level flooring.
Remove objects within 1.5 m. to the right and left side and within
2m. to the front.
1.5m
2m
1.5m
2. Plug the power cord into an outlet.
Wrap the power cord around the fixed hanger on the back side
of the home station or along the wall surface so that the travel
path of the HOM-BOT will not be obstructed.
Fixing groove of power cord
3. Fix the home station against the wall so that it does not move.
Tip
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ţAlways keep the home station plugged in. If the home station is not plugged in, the HOM-BOT
will not return to the station to charge automatically.
ţDo not operate the HOM-BOT if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, or
if it has been damaged or dropped. To avoid hazard, the cord must be replaced by LG Electronics, Inc. or a qualified service person.
HOW TO TURN THE POWER SUPPLY ON AND OFF.
Turning on the main power supply
To turn the power supply on, turn the HOM-BOT upside down on
a smooth/soft surface and check whether the main power supply switch is turned on.
If the main power supply switch is turned off, turn on the
switch.
When turning on the power switch, do not press the button
located at the upper section of the HOM-BOT. Operation of the
button can be delayed.
Turn off the power switch if the HOM-BOT will not be used for
a long period of time, in order to protect the battery.
The power switch cover is used for protecting the switch
from the dust. Always keep the cover attached on.
Turning on the power supply
When HOM-BOT is not turned on, press the ‘START/
STOP’ button for more than 1 second. The power supply
will be turned on with the melody sound.
If the power supply is turned on and nothing is done for
ten minutes, the power supply will automatically turn off
to reduce battery consumption.
Turning off the power supply
Press the START/STOP button for two seconds while the
HOM-BOT is turned on. A melody will sound when the
power is turned off. The power will be turned off with the
melody sound.
Tip
The power can be turned off due to the static electricity during
the operation.
- If the power is turned off, turn off the main power switch and
then turn it back on.
ower cannot be turned on, do the following.
- Turn on the power switch and wait for more than 3 seconds.
- Press the ‘START/STOP’ button when the power switch is
turned on.
- If the power is not turned on or if there is no display but only
the “Ting” sound, put the HOM-BOTon the home station.
- If there is no change even when HOM-BOT is attached to the
home station, press the reset switch located on the rear side
of the home station while the HOM-BOT is attached on the
home station.
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HOW TO START AND STOP CLEANING
Using the buttons on the HOM-BOT
After the HOM-BOT is turned on, press the START/STOP button to
begin cleaning. A melody will sound and cleaning will begin.
Press the START/STOP button during the cleaning cycle to stop cleaning.
When the ‘START/STOP’ button is pressed while the power supply
of the HOM-BOT is turned off, the power will be turned on. Press the
‘START/STOP’ button one more time to clean.
Using the remote control
After the HOM-BOT is turned on, press the START button on the remote control. A melody will sound and cleaning will begin.
Press the STOP button during the cleaning cycle to stop cleaning.
The HOM-BOT power supply cannot be turned on by using the remote control if the power of the HOM-BOT is off. When the power is
off, press the ‘START/STOP’ button on the upper side of HOM-BOT
to turn the power on.
When the START button on the main unit or remote control is pressed, HOM-BOT will start cleaning in
‘Spatial expansion’ mode.
During cleaning, collisions can happen when the sensor cannot detect objects because of their shape.
When this happens, the internal impact detecting sensor will avoid the obstacles by using a backward motion.
If the HOM-BOT is set to start cleaning at a location away from the home station, put the device on a flat floor
in order to prevent a malfunction of the obstacle detecting sensor. In addition, start cleaning from a location
where there are not any obstacles such as curtains or walls within 30 cm (11.8 in) of the HOM-BOT.
Tip
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For best results:
Briefly scan the area to be cleaned for big and small objects that will cause difficulty if vacuumed up.
If cleaning is started when the HOM-BOT is at the home station, the device can rapidly be re turned to the home station as the current home position has been accurately read.
HOW TO CHARGE THE BATTERY
Automatic charging
The HOM-BOT returns to the home station at the end of a cleaning cycle
or when its battery is running low.
If the HOM-BOT is unable to dock to the home station on its first at tempt, it will try again until it docks successfully.
When HOM-BOT completed all areas that it can clean, it will return
to the home station even when the battery level is not low.
Manual charging
If using the HOM-BOT for the first time or when charging the battery during cleaning, you can manually
charge the battery.
Method 1. Attach the HOM-BOT to the home station by matching
up the two arrows on the HOM-BOT and the home station. A melody will sound and charging will begin.
When the HOM-BOT is attached to the home station, if a
“TING” sound is generated repeatedly, please check the
power switch and turn it on.
Method 2. When the HOMING button of the remote control or the
HOM-BOT is pressed, charging will start by automatically
generating a searching sound and returning the HOM-BOT
to the home station.
If the HOM-BOT stays within 10 cm (3.9 in) of the front of the charging terminal while the power supply is
turned on, it will automatically be returned to the home station and charging will begin.
Tip
Take the following precautions when using the home station:
If foreign material is caught in the charging terminal, charging may not proceed smoothly.
Wipe the terminal from time to time with a dry cloth after the power plug is disconnected.
To prevent electric shock, do not touch the charging terminal with any metallic objects.
To avoid fire or electric shock, never disassemble or modify the home station.
Do not to place the home station or power plug near to a heating appliance.
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HOW TO CHARGE THE BATTERY
Remaining Battery Charge Indicator
The remaining battery charge can be confirmed from the charge indication light, which will indicate charge
as follows:
During charging, the charge remaining indication light will flicker.
When charging is completed at the home station, only the battery icon will illuminate to save power.
The battery icon will flicker when battery charging is required.
Flickering
Fully charging
(under charging)
High
middle
Low
Charging is required
If the Battery is Not Charging
Check 1. If the battery is not charging even when the HOM-BOT is at
tached to the home station, check the following items.
- Turn the power switch on the bottom of the HOM-BOT off
once and then on again.
- Unplug and plug in the power plug on the home station.
- Wipe the terminal on the home station with a dry cloth.
Check 2. If the battery is still not charging after the previous check, try
the following.
- Attach the HOM-BOT to the home station.
- Press the reset button at the rear of the home station for
three seconds.
If the “TING” sound is repeated when the main unit is attached on the home station, check the main power switch.
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CLEANING MODES
Spatial expansion cleaning
When the START button on the main unit or the remote
control is pressed, HOM-BOT operates in the spatial expansion cleaning mode.
The 1st stage: A maximum area of 3 m x 3 m (9.84 ft x
9.84 ft) will be cleaned. (The actual size
of the area will change in accordance
with the shape of the house’s interior.)
The 2nd stage: The inside of the area will be cleaned in
a zigzag path.
When the 1st and 2nd stages are completed, the device
will move to the next cleaning area and repeat the stages
until the entire inside of the house has been cleaned.
Zigzag cleaning and then spatial expansion button
HOM-BOT first runs the zigzag cleaning mode and then switches to spatial expansion mode by dividing the space by partial
squares to clean inside the house thoroughly.
1. Press the ZIGZAG+Cell by Cell button on the remote control. Zigzag cleaning and then spatial expansion’
2. Roboking cleans total of 6m area in zigzag cleaning mode
by cleaning up to 3m on the left side until it hits the wall.
3. After cleaning in the left direction, HOM-BOT returns to the
starting point and cleans in the right direction until it hits
the wall to clean total area of 6m to complete the zigzag
cleaning mode.
4. And then HOM-BOT switches to the spatial expansion clean ing mode, which is the automatic cleaning mode.
Tip
The cleaning mode can only be changed with the remote control.
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AUXILIARY CLEANING MODES
Manual cleaning
This method of cleaning involves manually moving the HOM-BOT by pressing the directional (arrow) buttons
on the remote control.
The interior space will be cleaned by the HOM-BOT as it is being moved to the front, rear, or rotated to the left
and right side according to the input of the directional buttons.
Spot Cleaning
Use this cleaning method when concentrated cleaning of a small interior space is required.
After moving the HOM-BOT to the location to be cleaned, press the SPOT button on the remote control.
The spot cleaning icon will illuminate on the HOM-BOT, and concentrated cleaning will be performed for a
space within a radius of 1 m (3.28 ft).
During charging, the spot cleaning button on the remote control will not activate.
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TIMER CLEANING
HOM-BOT can be scheduled to start cleaning after a certain period of time.
The time can be set among 2 hours, 6 hours and 12 hours.
1. By pressing the TIMER button on the remote control or the HOM-BOT, a cleaning time can be scheduled.
2. Adjust the time by pressing the ‘TIMER’
button multiple times. Each time you
press the button, it changes from 2 hours
to 6 hours to 12 hours.
2 hours
6 hours
12 hours
3. After setting up the start time, press the START/
STOP button on the HOM-BOT or wait about five
seconds. Time setting will complete and a melody
will sound.
- When the time set up is complete, the time setting icon, in the shape of a clock, will illuminate
and a voice message will sound.
Tip
When the set up time elapses, cleaning will start automatically.
Use the timer setting when the HOM-BOT is attached to the home station.
To cancel the timer setting during the set up time, press the STOP button on the remote control or the START/STOP button on the HOM-BOT.
When HOM-BOT is detached from the home station, the timer setting will automatically be
canceled.
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CLEANING THE DUST BIN
If the dust bin is full, suction power can be weakened. Clean the dust bin before and after each cleaning session. Clean the dust bin using the following sequence:
1. Open the dust bin cover by pressing the PUSH button
on the HOM-BOT.
2. Grab the handle of the dust bin and pull it upward.
3. Separate the HEPA filter and the inside sponge filter by
removing the HEPA filter
To clean the dust bin filter, refer to page 23.
4. Lift the cover upward while pressing the separation
button on the dust bin.
5. Empty the dust bin and clean it with a cleaning brush
or under running water.
6. After cleaning with water, completely dry the dust bin
in a well-ventilated area out of the direct sunlight.
7. When you have completed cleaning the dust bin, close
the cover and replace the sponge filter and HEPA filter.
8. Put the dust bin into the HOM-BOT and close the dust
bin cover.
Tip
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After cleaning, always mount the dust bin filters (HEPA filter, sponge filter) to the dust bin. If
they are not mounted, dust may enter the HOM-BOT interior and cause product failure.
Always close the dust bin cover. If attempt to operate the HOM-BOT while the cover is open, you
will hear a voice message stating “Please check the dust bin.”
CLEANING THE DUST BIN FILTER
The dust bin filters are comprised of the HEPA filter and the sponge filter.
Clean the HEPA filter and the sponge filter according to the following sequence:
1. Separate the HEPA filter and the inside
sponge filter by removing the HEPA
filter.
2. Carefully clean any fine dust off the HEPA
filter and the sponge filter with a vacuum
cleaner or water.
3. After washing the HEPA filter and the
sponge filter with water, place them out
of direct sunlight and allow them to dry
completely.
4. Mount the cleaned HEPA filter and sponge
filter into the dust bin according to the
sequence shown to the right. When assembling the filter, the filter handle should face
upward.
Tip
In order to maintain the performance of the HOM-BOT, the HEPA filter should be cleaned with
a cleaning brush or vacuum cleaner at least once a week, and should be washed under running
water at least once a month.
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CLEANING THE BRUSH
The brush, located on the bottom of the HOM-BOT, helps with the suction of foreign objects. Perform the following steps to clean the brush:
Lay a smooth cloth on the floor.
Turn the HOM-BOT over and
put the HOM-BOT on the cloth.
Turn off the power switch before
cleaning.
Separate the cover by pressing the fixing hook and pulling
upward.
Wearing gloves turn the brush
until the separation groove of
the brush appears.
Separation
groove of
brush
Grab the brush and remove by
pulling it up.
Insert the fixing hook on the opposite side of the brush (marked
with a rounded rectangle) by
matching it to the separation
groove of the brush.
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Clean the brush with a
vacuum cleaner by hand, or
an old unused firm bristle
toothbrush.
Insert the fixing guide in front
of the brush by matching it to
the fixing groove located on
the main frame.
Insert the fixing hook on the
side of the brush (marked with
the square) by matching it to
the fixing groove of the brush.
Close the cover by pressing
it down until you hear a click
from the fixing hook.
Be careful that the side
brush is not caught by the
cover.
CLEANING THE SENSOR/CHARGING TERMINAL
There are sensors on the HOM-BOT that can detect obstacles, stairways and the
home station for charging the battery. In order to maintain the performance of
the HOM-BOT, regularly clean the sensors and charging terminal as follows:
1. Lay a smooth cloth on the floor, overturn the HOM-BOT and put it on the
cloth.
2. Turn off the power switch on the bottom of the HOM-BOT. Injury can be
caused by the activation of the HOM-BOT during cleaning.
3. Use a smooth cloth or cleaning brush to wipe the dust off each sensor and
the charging terminal as described below.
Receiving sensor of
remote controller
Obstacle detection sensor
Cliff detection sensor
Charging terminal
Charging terminal
Tip
Lens
ot clean the HOM-BOT by directly spraying it with water, thinner, benzene, etc.
Call the service center if the sensor or charging terminal is damaged. Sensor and terminal
damage can cause the product to malfunction.
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CLEANING THE SIDE BRUSH
Foreign objects/materials such as hair can easily adhere to the side
brush. Remove such materials at least once a week.
If excessive amounts of foreign materials are stuck to the brush, there is
the risk of breakage.
If the floor is rough or walls are frequently cleaned, the side brush may bend or become damaged. In this
case, use the following method to straighten the side brush.
1. The following procedure is helpful in restoring deformed brushes.
2. Turn off the power supply by pressing the
START/STOP button on the HOM-BOT for two
seconds.
3. Place the HOM-BOT at the end of a table to make
cleaning the side brush easier. Make sure that the
HOM-BOT is not in danger of falling.
4. Soak the side brush in warm water.
5. Press the side brush for about ten seconds so that it
is completely submerged in the water.
6. Slowly wipe the side brush by sliding it through your
hand.
7. Rotate the side brush and repeat steps 4-6 for each
section of the brush.
8. Use the side brush only after it has completely dried.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
When the voice, “Please check the wheels”, is announced.
If the unit becomes stuck or suspended and the wheels do not allow the unit to move, the voice,
“Please check the wheels”, will be announced.
wheel trapped in the front door, balcony, stairway, etc?
Move the HOM-BOT on to the flat floor.
foreign material wound around the wheel?
Lay smooth cloth on the floor, overturn the HOM-BOT, and put it on the cloth.
Remove foreign material by confirming the wheel.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
When the voice, “Please check the dust bin”, is announced
When an abnormality is detected with the dust bin, the voice, “Please check the dust bin”, is announced.
st bin fitted correctly?
Open the dust bin cover, and if check if the dust bin is actually fitted. the unit will not operate without
the dust bin.
st bin cover opened, close the cover before operating the unit.
When the voice, “Battery is low”, is announced.
When remaining amount of battery is almost nil, the voice, “Battery is low”, is generated.
ate battery charging of HOM-BOT by moving it to the home station.
When attaching the HOM-BOT to the home station by matching both arrows
of HOM-BOT and home station, charging will be started and the sound of
charging start melody will be heard.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
When the voice, “Please check the brush”, is announced.
When the HOM-BOT detects that the brush is not functioning properly, you will hear the message
“Please check the brush.”
Lay a smooth cloth on the floor, overturn the HOM-BOT, and place it on the cloth.
ŖThe side brush is stuck.
Remove any foreign materials such as cables, thread or hair caught in the side brush or the brush.
Confirm the correct assembly of the brush by checking the separation groove of the brush.
Separation
groove of brush
Proper assembly assures that the rotation of the brush becomes smooth.
ŖThe brush is making a loud, abnormal sound.
Remove the brush from the HOM-BOT and remove any foreign material from the brush.
Separation
groove of brush
For a more detailed description of this process, refer to the instructions on page 24.
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BEFORE YOU CALL FOR SERVICE
Check the following before calling for service.
Problem
The HOM-BOT will not activate.
Movements or travel path are
abnormal.
Suction power becomes weak.
Solutions (Reference page)
Confirm that the battery has been charged. (page 17)
Carefully wipe the sensor with a smooth cloth. (page 24)
Turn on the power switch off and on.
Check whether there is foreign material blocking the suction port.
(page 23
Empty the dust bin. (page 21)
Clean the dust bin filter. (page 22)
Confirm that the dust bin has been mounted properly.
Noise becomes louder.
Confirm that the dust bin filter has been mounted properly. (page 22)
Check whether foreign material is caught in the brush. (page 23)
The HOM-BOT cannot be activated with the remote control.
The brush does not rotate.
Clean the brush. (page 23)
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The HOM-BOT will not charge.
Remove objects around the home station. (page 13)
Confirm that the power supply is connected to the home station. (page 13)
Wipe the charging terminal with a dry cloth.
The power supply automatically
turns off.
This is not a failure. HOM-BOT has its own power saving function. If it is
not used for ten minutes after the power supply is turned on, the power
will automatically turn off.
The power supply cannot be
turned on.
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Replace the remote control batteries. (page 11)
Confirm that the control is within the coverage area of the main frame,
which is less than 3 m or 9.84 ft. (page 11)
Check that the power switch is turned on. (Page 14)
PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
Item/model
LG HOM-BOT VR59**L VR59**L*
External dimension
Φ360 mm X 90 mm
Weight
3.2 kg
Power consumption
15 W
Battery (fully charging)
DC 16.8 V
Traveling velocity
Use time
(1 time charging)
350 mm/sec
Charging time
Main functions
Approx. 90 minutes
Based on general floor surface
3 hours
Obstacle detection function
Falling prevention function
Timer cleaning function
Error indication function
Automatic, manual charging function
Dry mop function (wiping) (option)
Corner cleaning function
Voice output function
Map building function
Spot cleaning function
Spatial expansion cleaning function
Item/model
Home station VR594
External dimension
204 mm x 158 mm x 125 mm
Rating
Output voltage/current
17.1 V / 1.1 A
Power consumption
23 W
Item/model
Battery EAC60766102
Charging battery
Lithium polymer
Nominal voltage
14.8 V / 1900mAh
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MEMO
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