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Installation FAQs

Where is the best place to install the Base Station on the lawn?

Robomow’s Base Station must be placed along the Perimeter Wire, where the wire “loop” starts and ends. Other things to keep in mind when placing the Base Station: Place it on relatively level ground. Do not place it on a […]

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Is it possible to install the perimeter wire in a sloped area?

Yes. The Perimeter Wire can be laid across a slope that slants less than 10% (4in rise per 3.2ft/10cm rise per 1m). It’s important to note that if the Perimeter Wire is laid across a slope steeper than 10%, the […]

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Can Robomow drive over a flat path?

When the working area is divided by a flat path that is level with the lawn, it is possible to allow Robomow to run over the path. The Perimeter Wire can be laid under the pavement blocks or in the […]

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What is the minimum distance between two adjacent island installations?

For RC Models You should maintain a minimum of 3.3ft (1m) between adjacent islands. For RS Models You should maintain a minimum of 4.9ft (1.5m) between wires of adjacent islands. Wires under same peg Perimeter Wire position Perimeter Wire Minimum […]

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How should I install the Perimeter Wire near a swimming pool or watercourse?

If the working area is adjacent to a swimming pool, watercourse, slope greater than 10%, precipice higher than 20in (50cm) or a public road, the Perimeter Wire must be supplemented with a fence or the like. The height must then […]

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How should I properly install the Perimeter Wire (island) around an object?

The following steps will guide you through the proper installation of the Perimeter Wire around lawn objects: Use the Perimeter Wire to demarcate areas inside the working area by creating islands around obstacles that cannot withstand a collision. For example, […]

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What should be the distance between the pegs?

Use the supplied pegs to fasten the Perimeter Wire into the ground, below grass level. For RC and RS Models During the first layout of the wire, insert pegs every few meters, or at any point the wire changes direction, […]

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How do I calculate the slope?

You can simply download an app to your mobile device that measures the slope (for example, Clinometer, Slope Level, Slope Calculator, and others). Take a flat surface (such as a wooden platter) and place it on top of the slope […]

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When do I need to use the “Adapter for Perimeter Wire” with the perimeter wire in my lawn?

For 2014-2017 Models Only The Adapter for Perimeter Wire (part number SPP6117A) is required if the resistance of the Perimeter Wire is bigger than 15 Ohm. Normally this happens, when the Perimeter Wire’s lengths exceed 2,000ft (650m). In such case, […]

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How many Islands can be installed in the lawn?

There is no limit of islands that can be installed on the lawn, but the wire length should not be more than 800 meters.

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