Debris sensor for cleaning apparatus

  • US 10,182,693 B2
  • Filed: 12/26/2017
  • Issued: 01/22/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/28/2004
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An autonomous cleaning apparatus comprising:

  • a drive system operable to move the autonomous cleaning apparatus;

    a cleaning head;

    a debris sensor for generating a debris signal; and

    a controller configured tocontrol the drive system to steer movement of the autonomous cleaning apparatus, andinitiate an adjustment of power delivery to the cleaning head of the autonomous cleaning apparatus in response to the debris signal.

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