As the popularity of Pool Robots increases, the true benefits of these machines becomes more and more clear.  Most are purchased to get the dirt out of the pool and for some it is simply an alternative to pushing a pole around the pool with a vac head plugged into the skimmer or suction fitting. There are a few tricks that will really make these things worth the extra money

The procedure below is from Aqua Products. It explains how to use an external timer with your pool robot. It is often convenient to have your pool robot come on after the pool pump has been switched off for an hour or two. This gives suspended debris time to settle to the bottom where it can be picked up.