hard is it to install?
The LawnBott installation is an easy process that normally
takes about the same amount of time as mowing your lawn
once. No special skills are required but we can assist you
if your lawn is complex. You simply place the charging house
in a location convenient to an electrical outlet, unroll
the wire and stake it down around the perimeter of your
lawn using the supplied wire nails. Thats it!
the LawnBott move from one
plot to the other?
The LawnBott can navigate between two plots only if they
are connected by a patch of grass or a surface tha will
allow the wire to be attached or buried. The minimum width
of this area between the plots is 5-6 feet for all models
although we have seen the unit sucessfully pass through
a 24 inch passage. You set the unit to enter the lawn at
a different point along the perimeter by schedule. By wiring
in an "hour glass" shape, you can "trap"
the mower in different areas so that it concentrates on
and completes that area. It will then follow the wire back
to its house for recharge. We can provide a tips to accomplish
The back yard
is fully enclosed with a fence, do I need to wire it?
No you do not. The LawnBotts have a menu feature where the
unit will not look for the perimeter wire when mowing. It
will simply treat the fence as an obstacle. If you have
beds, ponds or other areas that you need to protect, use
of this feature is not recommended.
I connect a few areas, or even
the whole yard as one loop to the charging house?
Yes, this is the required method.
What is the longest
wire I could use?
The limit is 2000 feet. With the addition of a signal booster
any workable length is supported.
Will I have
to remove the installed wire or house after every operation
or for the winter?
The wire remains in place after the initial installation.
You may wish to bring the charging house indoors over the
winter to reduce unnecessary weathering