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SMS equiped Automower 260 ACX

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments25 April 2009

husqvarnas-autonomous-automower-260-acx.jpgDon’t most of us like the smell of the fresh cut grass? Husqvarna has been producing robotic lawnmowers since 1995. They have developed Automower 260 ACX made for homeowners with large lawns up to 6000 square meters. Day or night, rain or shine, all on its own, it cuts and fertilizes the lawn to perfection without any emissions. It is equipped with GSM technology so if the mower gets disturbed, it sends a text message (SMS) to the owner’s cell phone.

They work by cutting the grass with small blades in an irregular pattern to leave a perfect finish. The method of cutting leaves into a fine mulch which doesn’t need raking and acts as a fertilizer for the lawn. With a small almost invisible wire staked into the ground, the mower stays within a pre-determined area. The same cable is used to protect flowerbeds and other areas to be avoided. The boundary cable also helps Automower to find its own way back to its charging/base station.

Hilly areas and obstacles in the garden are not a problem. The machine manages gradients of up to 35 percent and built-in sensors using ultrasonic technology help the mower avoid tough collisions.

Like the smaller models of robotic lawnmowers from Husqvarna, Automower 260 ACX delivers a perfect lawn beyond the capabilities of other mowers. Besides cutting the grass at the height of your choice, it fertilizes the lawn naturally using the cut-offs from the grass. As an extra bonus, studies have shown that it scares off moles, Spanish slugs and other lawn predators, if you let it work at night.

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Automower 260 ACX is battery driven and recharges itself through an electrically powered charging station. With no harmful exhaust emissions and low energy consumption, it is gentle on the environment. The cutting time is 60 minutes, after which it returns to the charging station by itself to recharge for 40 minutes before setting out to cut again.

Programming the Automower is as easy as personalizing a mobile phone, and with the timer function you can adjust the mowing time to suit your garden. It is also theft protected because a personal 4-digit code is required to operate the mower, as well as, an alarm to deter unauthorized users. It has a safety feature which stops the Automower if it’s lifted from the ground. The product can be outside around the clock and is designed to function properly and unattended regardless of the weather conditions.

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