Vacuum Robot Overview

Here are some information I collected over time of my own vacuum robots and some information I found elsewhere. This table is far from complete, as I still need to sort my documents and files ;) If you find a mistake, feel free to contact me (dennis [at] dontvacuum.me).

Robot hardware and firmware
Robot features
Rootability, custom firmware, config files and teardowns
Pictures of models


Robot hardware and firmware

Modelname Model ID Codename Firmware Soundfiles SoC RAM Flash MCU WiFi OS (Kernel) Year
Xiaomi Vacuum Robot rockrobo.vacuum.v1 ruby ccrypt, unsigned ccrypt, unsigned Allwinner R16 (4x) 512 MByte 4GByte eMMC STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q3/2016
Roborock S5 / S50 roborock.vacuum.s5 rubys ccrypt, unsigned ccrypt, unsigned Allwinner R16 (4x) 512 MByte 4GByte eMMC STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q4/2017
Roborock S6 roborock.vacuum.s6 tanos A=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA) A=enc, signed Allwinner R16 (4x) 512 MByte 4GByte eMMC STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q2/2018
Roborock T6 roborock.vacuum.t6 tanos A=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA) A=enc, signed Allwinner R16 (4x) 512 MByte 4GByte eMMC STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q2/2018
Roborock S4 roborock.vacuum.s4 rubyplus A=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA) A=enc, signed Allwinner R16 (4x) 512 MByte 4GByte eMMC STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q3/2018
Roborock T4 roborock.vacuum.t4 rubyplus A=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA) A=enc, signed Allwinner R16 (4x) 512 MByte 4GByte eMMC STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q3/2018
Xiaomi Vacuum Robot 1S roborock.vacuum.m1s ruby2 B=enc, sign, header in TZ A=enc, signed Rockchip RK3326 (4x) 512 MByte 4Gbyte eMMC STM32F103VET6 RTL8189ETV Linux (4.4.x) Q2/2019
Roborock S5 Max roborock.vacuum.s5e rubyslite C=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA), sqfs B=enc, signed, sqfs, ogg Allwinner R16 (4x) 256 MByte 512MByte NAND STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q4/2019
Roborock S5 Max (Variant 2) roborock.vacuum.s5e rubyslite C=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA), sqfs B=enc, signed, sqfs, ogg Allwinner R16 (4x) 256 MByte 256MByte NAND STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q2/2020
Roborock S6 Pure roborock.vacuum.a08 rubysc1 D=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA), sqfs B=enc, signed, sqfs, ogg Allwinner R16 (4x) 256 MByte 512MByte NAND STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q1/2020
Roborock P5 roborock.vacuum.p5 rubysc1 D=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA), sqfs B=enc, signed, sqfs, ogg Allwinner R16 (4x) 256 MByte 512MByte NAND STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q4/2019
Roborock T7 roborock.vacuum.a11 tanose F=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA), sqfs B=enc, signed, sqfs, ogg Allwinner R16 (4x) 256 MByte 512MByte NAND STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q1/2020
Roborock T7S roborock.vacuum.a14 tanoss H=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA), sqfs B=enc, signed, sqfs, ogg Allwinner R16 (4x) 256 MByte 256MByte NAND STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.5.x) Q1/2021
Roborock S7 roborock.vacuum.a15 tanoss H=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA), sqfs B=enc, signed, sqfs, ogg Allwinner R16 (4x) 256 MByte 256MByte NAND STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.5.x) Q1/2021
Roborock S6 MaxV roborock.vacuum.a10 tanosv E=enc, signed, header in TZ Qualcomm APQ8053 (8x) 512 MByte 4GByte eMCP STM32F103VCT6 Qualcomm Android (3.18.x) Q2/2020
Roborock T7 Pro roborock.vacuum.a09 tanosv E=enc, signed, header in TZ Qualcomm APQ8053 (8x) 512 MByte 4GByte eMCP STM32F103VCT6 Qualcomm Android (3.18.x) Q2/2020
Xiaomi Vacuum 1C dreame.vacuum.mc1808 p1904 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR133 (4x) 512 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F303*ET6 RTL8189FTV (6189N-SFC) OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q4/2019
Dreame Robot Vacuum-Mop F9 dreame.vacuum.p2008 p2008 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR133 (4x) 512 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F303*ET6 RTL8189FTV (6189N-SFC) OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q2/2020
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 dreame.vacuum.p2009 p2009 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR133 (4x) 256 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F303*ET6 RTL8189FTV (6189N-SFC) OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q4/2020
Xiaomi Vacuum 1T dreame.vacuum.p2041 p2041 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR813 (4x) 1 GByte 512MByte NAND GD32F303*ET6 RTL8189FTV (6189N-SFC) OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q4/2020
Dreame Bot L10 Pro dreame.vacuum.p2029 p2029 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR813 (4x) 512 MByte 512MByte NAND GD32F303*ET6 RTL8189FTV (6189N-SFC) OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q1/2021
Dreame Bot Z10 Pro dreame.vacuum.p2028 p2028 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR813 (4x) 512 MByte 512MByte NAND GD32F303*ET6 RTL8189FTV (6189N-SFC) OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q2/2021
MOVA Z500 Robot Vacuum and Mop Cleaner dreame.vacuum.p2156o p2156 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR133 (4x) 512 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F303*ET6 RTL8189FTV (6189N-SFC) OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q4/2021
Viomi V2 viomi.vacuum.v6 zip, sqfs, unencrypted Allwinner A33 (4x) 512 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV OpenWRT (3.4.x) Q2/2019
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop P viomi.vacuum.v7 zip, sqfs, unencrypted Allwinner A33 (4x) 512 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV OpenWRT (3.4.x) Q2/2019
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop P viomi.vacuum.v8 X= zip, sqfs, encrypted Allwinner A33 (4x) 512 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV OpenWRT (3.4.x) Q3/2019
Roborock S4 Max (Variant 2) roborock.vacuum.a19 C=enc(AES-256-CBC), signed (RSA), sqfs B=enc, signed, sqfs, ogg Allwinner R16 (4x) 256 MByte 256MByte NAND STM32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV Ubuntu 14.04 (3.4.x) Q4/2020
Wyze Robot Vacuum (viomi clone) wyze-robot zip, sqfs, unencrypted Allwinner A33 (4x) 512 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV OpenWRT (3.4.x) Q4/2020
Conga 3090 (viomi clone) conga-robot-3090 zip, sqfs, unencrypted Allwinner A33 (4x) 512 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F103VCT6 RTL8189ETV OpenWRT (3.4.x) Q4/2019
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 Pro dreame.vacuum.p2187 p2187 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR133 (4x) 256 MByte 256MByte NAND GD32F303*ET6 RTL8189FTV (6189N-SFC) OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q2/2021
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 Max dreame.vacuum.p2259 p2259 X=enc(2x), signed, sqfs tar.gz, unsigned Allwinner MR112 (2x) ? ? OpenWRT (4.9.x) Q3/2021

Robot features

Modelname LIDAR Camera Mop Waterpump LIDAR-tower bumper IR-dropsensors IR-sidesensor Frontsensor Cloud
Xiaomi Vacuum Robot y n n n n 4x y Ultrasonic 3.3.9, 3.5.8
Roborock S5 / S50 y n y n y 4x y IR 3.3.9, 3.5.8
Roborock S6 y n y n y 6x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock T6 y n y n y 6x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock S4 y n y n n 4x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock T4 y n y n n 4x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Xiaomi Vacuum Robot 1S y y (1x OV7251 up facing[640x480]) n n n 4x y n 3.5.8
Roborock S5 Max y n y y n 4x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock S5 Max y n y y y 4x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock S6 Pure y n n n y 4x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock P5 y n n n y 4x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock T7 y n y y n 6x y IR 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock T7S y n y y y 4x y IR 4.1.2, tuya
Roborock S7 y n y y y 4x y IR 4.1.2, tuya
Roborock S6 MaxV y y (2x OV5695 front [1920x1080]) with IR illumination y y y 6x y Cameras 3.5.8, tuya
Roborock T7 Pro y y (2x OV5695 front [1920x1080]) with IR illumination y y y 6x y Cameras 3.5.8, tuya
Xiaomi Vacuum 1C n y (1x OV7251 up facing[640x480]) y y n IR bar 3.5.8
Dreame Robot Vacuum-Mop F9 n y (1x SC031GS up facing[640x480]) y y n IR bar 3.5.8
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 y n y y y y IR 3.5.8
Xiaomi Vacuum 1T y y (1x SC031GS up facing [640x480], 1x ToF camera to the front[224x1558]) y y y y ToF (4.1.2 + Security Chip)
Dreame Bot L10 Pro y y (1x SC031GS front facing [640x480]) y y n y LineLaser (4.1.2 + Security Chip)
Dreame Bot Z10 Pro y y (1x SC031GS front facing [640x480]) y y n y LineLaser (4.1.2 + Security Chip)
MOVA Z500 Robot Vacuum and Mop Cleaner n y (1x SC031GS up facing[640x480]) y y n y IR bar 3.5.8
Viomi V2 y n y y (replaces dustbin) 4x IR 3.5.8, viomi-iot
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop P y n y y (replaces dustbin) 4x IR 3.5.8
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop P y n y y (replaces dustbin) 4x IR 3.5.8
Roborock S4 Max y n n n y 4x y IR 4.1.2, tuya
Wyze Robot Vacuum (viomi clone) y n y y (replaces dustbin) 4x IR , wyze-iot
Conga 3090 (viomi clone) y n y y (replaces dustbin) 4x IR , conga-iot
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 Pro y n y y y y IR 3.5.8
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 Max y n y y y y IR 3.5.8

Rootability, custom firmware, config files and teardowns

Modelname Root possible? (since) * Root method public? * Root complexity Valetudo support  
Xiaomi Vacuum Robot y (Q4/2017) y fw < v4004: easy, else: disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Roborock S5 / S50 y (Q1/2018) y fw < v2020: easy, else: disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Roborock S6 y (Q2/2019) y disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Roborock T6 y (Q2/2019) y disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Roborock S4 y (Q3/2019) y disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Roborock T4 y (Q3/2019) y disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown FW Builder
Xiaomi Vacuum Robot 1S y (Q2/2019) y very hard (BGA soldering or ISP) y Teardown FW
Roborock S5 Max y (Q1/2020) y disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Roborock S5 Max y (Q1/2020) y disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Roborock S6 Pure y (Q1/2020) y disassembly, simple soldering y FW Builder
Roborock P5 y (Q1/2020) y disassembly, simple soldering y FW Builder
Roborock T7 y (Q1/2020) y disassembly, simple soldering y FW Builder
Roborock T7S y (Q1/2021) y disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown FW Builder
Roborock S7 y (Q1/2021) y disassembly, simple soldering y Teardown FW Builder
Roborock S6 MaxV y (Q2/2020) y very hard (BGA soldering or ISP) y Teardown FW
Roborock T7 Pro y (Q2/2020) y very hard (BGA soldering or ISP) y Teardown FW
Xiaomi Vacuum 1C y (Q4/2019) y easy via UART, minimal teardown y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Dreame Robot Vacuum-Mop F9 y (Q2/2020) y easy via UART, minimal teardown y Config-files FW Builder
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 y (Q4/2020) y easy via UART, minimal teardown y FW Builder
Xiaomi Vacuum 1T y (Q2/2021) y easy via UART, minimal teardown y Teardown FW Builder
Dreame Bot L10 Pro y (Q2/2021) y easy via UART, minimal teardown y Teardown FW Builder
Dreame Bot Z10 Pro y (Q2/2021) y easy via UART, minimal teardown y FW Builder
MOVA Z500 Robot Vacuum and Mop Cleaner y (Q2/2021) y easy via UART, minimal teardown y FW Builder
Viomi V2 y (Q2/2019) y old fw: easy via usb-adb, new fw: disassembly y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop P y (Q2/2019) y old fw: easy via usb-adb, new fw: disassembly y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop P y (Q2/2019) y old fw: easy via usb-adb, new fw: disassembly y Teardown Config-files FW Builder
Roborock S4 Max y (Q4/2020) y disassembly, simple soldering y FW Builder
Wyze Robot Vacuum (viomi clone) y (Q1/2021) y easy via usb-adb y Teardown
Conga 3090 (viomi clone) y (Q4/2020) y easy via usb-adb y Teardown
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 Pro y (Q3/2021) y easy via UART, minimal teardown y FW Builder
Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 Max ()

* No does not mean that it is not possible or does not exist. It is just that I don't own the model, have no interest in it, it is not on my priority list or I did not publish it yet. "Since" date gives you an idea since when *my* robots were rooted or when I rooted someone else robot.

 


Pictures

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Xiaomi Vacuum Robot

Roborock S5 / S50

Roborock S6

Roborock S4

Xiaomi Vacuum Robot 1S

Roborock S5 Max

Roborock S6 Pure

Roborock S7

Xiaomi Vacuum 1C

Dreame Robot Vacuum D9

Xiaomi Vacuum 1T

Dreame Bot L10 Pro

MOVA Z500 Robot Vacuum and Mop Cleaner

Viomi V2

Roborock S4 Max

Dreame Robot Vacuum D9 Pro

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