Keeping your floors clean is easier with Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper. At least that is what sales page says.
But lets see is it really a great robotic cleaner and how well does it clean different floor types.
The Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper is the model in the Mint line of robotic floor sweepers from iRobot, makers of the Scooba floor scrubber and Roomba vacuum robots.
You could say that Mint Plus 5200C Floor Cleaner 5200C is small robot with big cleaning abilities.
The Mint Plus 5200CMint Plus 5200C floor cleaner is newer version of its little brother, the Mint 4200.
You get the same intelligent room mapping, powered by the Northstar® Navigation system, but with an extended range.
When using multiple navigation cubes, the Mint Plus can clean areas up to 2,000 square feet at once, even travelling from one room to another.
In sweeping mode, the Mint 5200 will provide up to 4 hours of runtime. If you’ve got a really large space to clean, the optional Turbo Charge cradle can recharge the Mint Plus in as little as two hours, minimizing downtime.
With five dogs, I cannot live without this. This is my second Mint. I use them both everyday. They sweep up dog hair, and the dirt they bring in with them. Without them, I would be lost.– Buyer
Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper uses a removable Reservoir Cleaning Pad.
Simply fill the reservoir with water or a mild cleaning solution, and the Mint Plus can mop up to 350 square feet with a continually damp cleaning cloth.
For smaller jobs or dry sweeping, the Mint Plus is fully compatible with all Mint microfiber cloths and third-party pre-moistened towels.
Sweep mode moves in straight lines back and forth to efficiently and thoroughly pick up dust, dirt and hair while mop uses a special mopping action and wet cleaning cloths to clean the floors. It is made with PerfectEdge Technology that allows the Mint Plus remove dirt and dust along walls, edges, and baseboards.
The square shape of Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper will effectively remove dirt and dust to from its hidings.
It’s time to put your feet up, and let cleaning machines from the iRobot family do the work.
Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper Review
As already mentioned, Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper is one of the product series by the well-known robotic cleaner giant, iRobot. This 2-in-1 automatic sweep and mop cleaner has a Pro-Clean System that dispense water or cleaning solution in the entire cleaning cycle.
Firstly, it is very simple to use. Just attach a disposable cleaning cloth or the unique Reservoir Pad with a Pro-Clean microfiber cloth, set Mint down, press either the Sweep or Mop button and let it clean.
After cleaning, simply dispose of the cleaning cloth or wash the included microfiber lcoths for use later.
Mint Plus 5200C includes a detachable Reservoir Pad that fills and empties easily over the sink. In order to use, just pour in water, close the fill cap, attach a damp Pro- Clean microfiber cloth and place the Reservoir Pad back on Mint.
Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper uses NorthStar 2 Navigation System. That navigation system works like an indoor GPS by projecting a signal.
Signal is used to determine and later map its location in your room plus extend how far Mint can clean in your home.
Mint’s Plus smart sensors avoid stairs, area rugs and raised transitions to carpet.
….mop mode works perfectly around objects, it even goes under our couch, tables and chairs. We just run the mop mode with a dry rag when needed and wet when we want it mopped. – Buyer
In order to effectively use NorthStar2 navigation, simply place a Cube in the first area you’d like to clean and place additional Cubes set to different channels in other rooms or areas you would like Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper to reach.
Then, As Mint Plus finishes cleaning one room, it will travel from channel to channel thoroughly cleaning floors as it goes.
Mint Plus 5200C Robotic Cleaner
Mint Plus 5200C uses NorthStar 2 Navigation System. That navigation system works like an indoor GPS by projecting a signal. That signal is used to determine, and later map its location in your room plus extend how far Mint can clean in your home.
Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper Features
- Pro-Clean System
The Pro-Clean System allows longer mopping for larger area coverage. A special Reservoir Cleaning Pad dispenses liquid throughout the cleaning cycle. The cloth stays damp so Mint Plus can mop up to 350 square feet in a single cleaning cycle. The detachable Reservoir Pad fills and empties easily over the sink
- Fast Charging
Mint Plus 5200C charges in about 4 hours and comes with the included adapter. Its rechargeable battery cleans for up to 4 hours on dry sweeping or 2.5 hours on wet mopping on a single charge. When used with the Turbo Charge Cradle, Mint Plus charges in just 2 hours so it can clean more in less time
- Expandable Cleaning Areas
Mint Plus can travel from one Cube to another to expand its dry sweeping area up to 2,000 square feet in a single cleaning cycle. Set up is easy. Simply place a Cube in the first area you’d like to clean and place additional Cubes set to different channels in other rooms or areas you’d like Mint Plus to reach. As Mint Plus encounters each new Cube it will lock on and keep building its map while it cleans
- Sweeps and Mops
In Sweep mode, Mint Plus uses dry cleaning cloths to pick up dust, dirt and hair, keeping your floors barefoot-friendly every day. In Mop mode, Mint Plus uses wet (or pre-moistened) cloths and a special mopping action to pick up the deeper dirt and grime. Compatible with Mint Plus reusable Microfiber cloths or disposable like SWIFFER brand dry and wet cloths
- Easy to Use
Simply attach a cleaning cloth, set Mint Plus 5200C down and press either the Sweep or Mop button. Mint Plus intelligently cleans so you don’t need to move any furniture
- Cleans Intelligently
Mint Plus intelligently maps and tracks where it goes so it never misses a spot. It uses the NorthStar 2 Navigation System which works like an indoor GPS. PerfectEdgeTM technology allows Mint Plus to clean right along walls and edges, and around chair legs and other obstacles for a complete clean
- NorthStar2 Navigation
The NorthStar Navigation Cube projects a signal that Mint Plus uses to determine its location. As Mint Plus cleans, it builds a map of the area, marking walls, obstacles and drop offs as it encounters them
Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper doesn’t cut corners, it cleans them beautifully. PerfectEdgeTM technology allows Mint Plus to pick up dust and dirt precisely along baseboards and edges, for a complete clean
- Pause / Resume
The cleaning cycle can be paused to change the cleaning cloth by pressing any button or simply picking Mint Plus up by its handle while it is cleaning. The map of area covered is retained while paused so when Mint Plus resumes cleaning it can continue cleaning areas not yet covered
- Knows Where to Go
Mint Plus has smart built-in sensors that can detect furniture such as chair legs and slows down while gently making contact to avoid damaging furniture and obstacles
- Smart Sensors
Mint Plus smart sensors let Mint Plus gently maneuver around obstacles, avoid stairs and detect area rugs and raised transitions to carpeting
Mint Plus 5200C Floor Sweeper is very quiet. You can work or carry on phone conversations while it cleans in the background. Mint Plus is so quiet, you can set it to work while you sleep
- Cleans Where Vacuums Can’t
Because of its small size, Mint Plus can get under sofas, beds, tables, and work in tight corners where large vacuums can’t. Mint Plus’ square-shaped design fits corners and edges beautifully
The Mint Plus Automatic 5200C is newer version of its little brother, the Mint 4200. You get the same intelligent room mapping, powered by the Northstar® Navigation system, but with an extended range.
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With rapid charging, longer control time and expanded cleaning coverage, it is able to top more ground on a single charge. Mint Plus is desired for larger homes, more frequent use and more extensive mopping.