Buying Supported Robots

The recommended source to buy a supported robot is wherever it is cheapest. In general, when buying something, you should always use price comparison websites, shopping communities, check Aliexpress etc.

Recommendation

For your convenience, here’s a short list of recommendations (updated 2022-11-23).

Note: This list only features robots that can be fairly easy to root depending on the firmware they’re running. They’re also ranked based on desirability due to features, performance, etc.

For buying a new robot, the best options would be the these:

If you need proper mopping, consider these:

If you’re on a budget, you could also consider buying one of these:

If you’re even more on a budget, consider buying one of these:

It has come to my attention that there are other people trying to make money off Valetudo by using it to get people to click on their affiliate links. Therefore, I’ve decided to have my own affiliate links. I’m not exactly happy with this, however if people want to use such things, they should at least use them in a way where the money ends up supporting the project.

If you want to support the project, consider donating using GitHub sponsors instead of using affiliate links as they are part of the advertising industry, which some people might describe as bad.

Germany

For price comparison, check out geizhals.de or idealo.de. Also, don’t forget mydealz.de and of course Aliexpress.

If Amazon is something that you like to use, here are some affiliate links for it:

Valetudo

Open source cloud replacement for vacuum robots enabling local-only operation

View the Project on GitHub Hypfer/Valetudo

General

Newcomer Guide Why Valetudo? Why not Valetudo? Getting Started Supported Robots Rooting Essentials Buying Supported Robots

Installation

Dreame Roborock

Usage

Implementation Overview Capabilities Overview Upgrading Firmware Updates

Companion Apps

Valetudo Companion (Android) Valetudo Tray Companion Valeronoi Lovelace Valetudo Map Card I Can't Believe It's Not Valetudo node-red-contrib-valetudo Fun & Games Other Noteworthy Projects

Integrations

MQTT Home Assistant Node-RED openHAB

Misc

FAQ Style Guide Troubleshooting

Development

Building and Modifying Valetudo Valetudo core concepts MQTT