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The First Solar Powered Robotic Pool Skimmer

This is the first solar-powered robotic pool skimmer that autonomously navigates a pool and removes leaves, grass, and insects, taking the toil out of skimming a pool and reducing strain on pool pumps. Two solar panels on top of the skimmer collect solar energy and store it in the rechargeable NiMH batteries. Dual, turbine-like paddlewheels propel the device as it continuously courses across the water and send debris to the skimmer's filter. Four wheels on the side panels allow the skimmer to turn when it encounters a pool wall and navigate along the perimeter where dirt often collects. An internal microprocessor monitors the skimmer's power and prods it to "seek" sunny areas of the pool to recharge the batteries. When the unit enters the sunlight, the microprocessor slows the rear paddlewheel, allowing the solar panels to collect optimal energy and, once the batteries are fully charged, the skimmer resumes the cleaning process. During the evening or cloudy conditions, the unit automatically reduces its speed to conserve energy while continuing to clean the pool. If the skimmer becomes clogged, it will automatically reverse the rotation of its paddlewheels to dislodge the stubborn detritus. The skimmer holds two 3" chlorine tablets that slowly dissolve as the skimmer moves across the pool. The filter removes and can be cleaned with a garden hose. Operates for 8 hours on a full charge. 6 1/4" H x 20" W x 23" L. (8 lbs.)

Lifetime Guarantee

The First Solar Powered Robotic Pool Skimmer comes with The Hammacher Schlemmer Lifetime Guarantee. Items that we sell are guaranteed for their normal life under standard non-commercial use.

Should any product fail to meet your expectations, we will replace it or refund the cost of the item less shipping and service fees. Returns older than one year will be credited in form of a gift certificate.

Should you have any questions, we are available seven days a week (Monday - Friday 7:30 AM - 9 PM EST and Saturday - Sunday 7:30 AM - 8 PM EST) Please call 1-800-321-1484 to speak with a specialist or email us at to receive a response within 24 hours or less.

Item 75071
Price $499.95
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