Features of the different Roomba-500 series models (595, 585, 580, 572, 570, 564, 562, 560, 555, 550/551, 535/540, 532, 530)

It is possible that all 500 series machines can be upgraded to have the above features through a firmware and/or hardware upgrade, but iRobot has not made any such promises.The other differences between the 500-series model boil down to the additional accessories, power rating of the batteries included and/or replacement parts that are part of the package.
 
Below is a comparison spreadsheet of the different Roomba 500 series models:


Comparison Term530532 - PET535550 560562 - PET564-PET580
List Price$269.98 $329.00$249.99 $279.99 $349.99$369.99$379.99$399.99
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Virtual Wall or Lighthouse****Virtual WallVirtual WallVirtual WallVirtual WallVirtual WallVirtual WallVirtual WallVirtual Wall
Number of Virtual Walls or Lighthouse in the package22122222
On board schedulingNoNoNo Yes Yes YesYesYes
RemoteNo NoNo No No NoYes Yes
Brush Kit***No YesNo No No YesYes Yes
Accessory Kit**No YesNo No No YesNo Yes
Room Coverage33444444
WarrantyOne YearOne YearOne YearOne YearOne YearOne YearOne YearOne Year
Max ModeN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
High-Capacity Sweeper BinNoYesNoNoNoYesNoNo

  • **Accessory Kit contain silver face plate, additional virtual wall lighthouse, 3 bristle brushes, 3 beater brushes, 3 side brushes, and 3 extra filters.
  • ***Brush Kit contains 1 bristle brush and 1 beater brush.
  • ****Lighthouse has 2 modes – virtual wall & lighthouse. Notice that 535 and above models had Lighthouse when they were first introduced. When the 600-series was introduced, the feature was removed from the 500-series models.
  • The following 500-series models are also part of the line: a) Roomba 572, a pet-series model was introduced in September 2010, b) Roomba 585 is a Sam's club version which is an upgrade to the 550 - it has Aerovac technology (better pet hair cleaning) and the latest cleaning technology (iAdapt & Dirt Detect), and c) Roomba 595 is a Costco-exclusive product that is the same as the 585 with the following extras: 2 extra side brushes, 2 extra beater brushes, 2 extra bristle brushes, 3 extra AeroVac filters, and 4 Duracell C Batteries for the virtual walls. 




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