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Yeedi Floor 3 Station review: Flat and powerful self-cleaning station

A robot vacuum that vacuums and mops itself. Thanks to its new ToF camera, the new Yeedi Floor Station 3 is said to be able to more precisely navigate the home. With a spin mop, dirt can be removed thoroughly. But not everything works perfectly with Yeedi’s new domestic helper.

“The Ultimate Mopping Robot – Now Even Better” – that’s what Yedi promises with their new 3rd floor station. The suction power is as high as 5100 Pa, and the sweeping robot has a strong vacuuming ability. The swiveling and oscillating mopping pad cleans floors thoroughly, and the use of the mopping table significantly improves the user experience.

Yidilou Station 3

Product Category design

Round robot diameter 350 mm: height 84 mm

Workbench with cover (B/T/H) 47 cm × 45 × 45 cm


14,4 V; 5200 mAh; 74.88 Wh
Type: S10-LI-144-520 4INR19/66-2


ToF camera with map storage and collision avoidance Suction

up to 5100 Pa (according to manufacturer)

dust bucket

400 ml Fresh Water Tank 200 ml in the robot

4000 ml in the station

charging times
4 hours and 32 minutes (from 15% to 100%)

connect WLAN using only 2.4 GHz

Special function

Multi-floor manual Backup and restore map storage

Carpet identification

Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri voice control

Manufacturer Link

Yi Ground Floor Station

The 3rd floor of Yidi and the affiliated stations are mostly bright white. Thanks to a time-of-flight (ToF) camera on the front of the robot, it’s flatter than competitors with LiDAR cameras. The Yeedi Floor 3 is only 84mm high and has a diameter of 350mm. This means the vacuum should have no problem cleaning under furniture. Both the base and the robot itself are adorned with some rose gold accents. Its rounded edges and almost invisible seams give the robot a high-quality feel. However, since all parts are made of plastic and rubber, the ultra-shiny finish may get scratched over time.

The Yeedi Floor 3’s cover is fully removable and held in place with multiple strong magnets. Below you will find the dust container which holds 400 ml and must be emptied regularly. There is a 200ml water tank at the rear of the device and 3 side brushes on each side. This allows the robot to change direction more easily and clean floors more efficiently. If you look closely at the back of the vacuum cleaner, you’ll see a rubber tab – this is where an automatic emptying station can empty the dust bin. Unfortunately, the third floor station does not have this feature.

Yidi 3rd floor station is equipped with all necessary things, but does not include any extra things. Since all consumables like filters, mop pads, and brushes have to be replaced at some point, you’ll have to buy these separately at a later date. The accessories are supposed to last about a year and cost about $84 a set. The vacuum cleaner comes with an instruction manual, however, we found the Yidi app to be so comprehensive that we didn’t even need to read the paper manual.

Various components are grouped together in the packaging of the device. The dust and water tanks are already installed, and you don’t need any tools to put the rest together. The ramp as well as the mop pad and brush must be inserted into the base. Once the base is connected to a power source, you can start configuring settings using the Yeedi app, which is available on Android and iOS devices. Here’s where we encountered our first problem during testing — the device couldn’t connect to our smartphone. Usually pressing the WiFi button is enough to activate the robot’s setup mode. In our testing, however, we ended up having to try our luck and press multiple buttons on the base until a connection was established. We later found out that the Yeedi Floor 3 immediately activates setup mode when it’s in its station – but then you can’t access the QR code on the device. After we managed to connect the robot to our WLAN, the rest of the setup went smoothly without any issues. Then, we start creating our first map.

A 4 cm strip of unwashed floor along the edge of the room

On our first floor, about 75 square meters, Yeedi Vac 2 Pro took about 2.5 hours to create the map – and it only worked after the third try. The Yeedi Floor 3 is much faster. Less than 10 minutes later, the mapping was complete and the robot returned to its place. Thanks to the ToF camera on the front of the vacuum, the Yeedi Floor 3 can create a detailed map with just a quick look around the room. Since the device projects an invisible grid of dots, it also worked in the dark and was able to detect our floor-standing mirrors.

The Yedi app shows the expected value of the approximate life consumables, and you can use it to set the control of the robot. This includes levels of suction for Quiet, Standard, Max, and Max+, as well as three different levels of water volume. Settings to control cleaning include general cleaning, options to clean specific rooms, and area cleaning. There are also various settings for the 3rd floor station. All in all, the app is clear and intuitive. If you’ve owned an app-controlled robot vacuum before, you’ll get your bearings quickly with the Yeedi app. The only option we found missing was the option to tell the robot to go to a specific location in the room. This can make servicing the device very difficult if the base is not easily accessible.

One big criticism of the app is the ads that appear when you open it. Even though it only lasts 3 seconds and is skippable, we found it extremely annoying since we were already using the device it was trying to advertise.

Yeedi Floor 3 has an option to use voice output, which lets the robot say which tasks it is currently working on and if it is having any problems. This is available in multiple languages. The device also outputs clear instructions during setup and servicing. The volume of the voice output can be controlled or turned off completely.

There is a 4cm strip of unwashed floor at the edge of the room

Thoroughly clean the floor on the third floor of Yidi. With powerful suction and a rotating mopping pad, it removes a lot of dirt. Small nuts and bolts are easily sucked into the dust bin. The mop pad can also remove a lot of dirt – after about 10-20 square meters the robot returns to its workbench to clean and wet the mop pad. It turns out that even cat food, coffee, and ketchup are no problem for Yidi’s third floor—with some exceptions. In our room with underfloor heating, the mop pads dried out too quickly—often before the robot returned to its bench to clean them. In these cases, the device miscalculated the amount of water needed. On laminate and wood floors without underfloor heating, the pads hold moisture better. When everything goes according to plan, the Yeedi Floor 3 leaves floors streak-free. Thanks to its side brushes, the robot vacuum can handle dust from the edges of the room. However, the mop pad leaves a 4 cm wide strip of unwashed floor on each side.

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ToF navigation works reliably, but Not entirely without problems. Obstacles such as shoes, cables, and toys are mostly recognized by the ToF camera, and Yeedi avoids hitting them. With the Yeedi Vac 2 Pro, we were able to report how well the flatbed vacuum cleaned under furniture—with the Yeedi Floor 3, that wasn’t the case. It often refuses to clean under furniture it can easily fit under. The 84mm-tall robot cleans under furniture 11cm from the floor – which in turn loses its edge over vacuum cleaners with lidar towers. We hope this issue will be resolved in a firmware update soon.

In the long run, the robot can clean around 200-400 square meters without human assistance. The limiting factor here is having to empty and refill the various tanks. Fresh and dirty water tanks easily hold 4 liters of water.

Now comes the real crux of the station on the third floor of Yidi. Technically, everything could be as simple as that – but there are a few things you need to check to keep your mop vacuum running. The most important thing is to ensure that the dust bin is emptied regularly, as the 3rd floor station does not do this automatically. Apart from that, you also have to make sure to refill the tank regularly and clean the brushes every now and then. To service a robot, it must be removed from the platform. It releases from its position with the push of a button, but it’s quicker to do it yourself if you’re already there. The app doesn’t have an option for the robot to put itself in a repair position. In addition, the water tank at Yidi 3rd Floor Station needs to be emptied and refilled regularly. This means you should make sure you keep the base in an easily accessible place.

In addition to routine maintenance, the equipment may need additional maintenance . Positive aspects include, for example, the ease of use of the battery. The battery can be replaced by simply unscrewing a few screws. The battery is a S10-LI-144.520 battery – the same battery found in many other mopping robot vacuums on the market. This makes this spare part relatively cheap and easy to find.

Regarding the noise emission of Yidi’s 3rd floor belt station, you have to bear in mind that the equipment makes noise not only when it is in use and when it is cleaned floors – The Yeedi Floor 3 Station itself can also generate quite a bit of noise. The Voltcraft SL-10 measured volume at 54-64 dB(A) at a distance of one meter while the robot was cleaning the mop pad. While drying its mop pad, we measured the volume at just under 40 dB(A), which isn’t an obnoxious level in our opinion. The sound of the mop pad drying is a subtle whir that is easily overlooked.

When the mopping robot vacuum cleaner is in use, the volume is at least 52 dB(A) when it is used quietly and without mopping function. At full suction, the volume rises to 75 dB(A). For some, this might be a rather annoying noise level – but it’s important to note that the average volume of even an average vacuum cleaner is around 80 dB(A).

Set Suction



52 to 60 dB( A) Without mop function

56 to 60 dB(A) With mop function


58 to 62 dB(A)

66 to 70 dB(A)


72 to 75 dB(A )

In standby mode, Yi The station on the third floor of the ground only needs 1 watt to maintain the stable charging of the base. The vacuum cleaner needs about 16 watts of power to charge its battery. After heating, the mop pad needs about 20 watts to dry. The drying time can be set to 2, 3 or 4 hours. Using 14 days a day and drying for 2 hours, the device consumes about 1.4 kWh. A Voltcraft SEM6000 was used for these measurements. For comparison: Standard commercial vacuum cleaners use around 600-850 watts, which means they use the same amount of energy over 2-3 hours of use.

Yeedi Floor 3 has a battery capacity of approximately 75 Wh. That means you should get about 180 minutes of runtime. Depending on the settings you choose, these times can be significantly reduced. The aforementioned run times were achieved with the unit set to quiet and the mopping function turned off. The maximum and maximum+ settings significantly reduce runtime. In our tests, we measured an average cleaning speed of 1 square meter per minute. This means that using the standard settings and with the mopping function turned on, the vacuum cleaner can cover an area of ​​more than 120 square meters at a time. The robot’s true run time is difficult to determine in combined use, as the base automatically recharges every time it returns to its workbench to clean the mop pad. However, the battery was so low after 130 minutes that the Yeedi Floor 3 had to rest for longer to recharge.

During our 14-day test, the Yidi third-floor station used a total of 1.4 kilowatt-hours of electricity. Using an energy price of $0.42/kWh, this means that it costs about $16 per year to run the unit. Consumables like side brushes, main brushes and mop pads are also supposedly good for about a year. According to Yeedi, you can pick up a pack of replacements for around $84. This means that the total operating cost of the Yidi 3rd Floor Station is about $100 per year.



5100 Pa suction


Sleek design and beautiful finish


Self-cleaning station


Clear App


Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri Voice Control


84 mm flat


App Ads

don’t use its flat Structural cleaning under furniture

The self-cleaning station has no dust removal function, even though the connection on the device is there

Approximately $100 in annual operating costs

Yeedi Floor 3 Station – provided by Yeedi

Of course you don’t have to complain about the third floor of Yidi and the station on the third floor of Yidi hardware. The vacuum cleaner and its cleaner are well built, giving it a high-quality feel, and both devices are technically complete. The Yeedi Floor 3 cleans thoroughly thanks to its ToF camera – as long as it doesn’t have to clean under furniture.

Software is the real vulnerability device. There are really a few things the manufacturer should tweak here to avoid disappointing any customers. Issues like drying out mop pads can be easily fixed with a software update. Also missing is an automatic emptying function for the dust bin. Considering that this accessory is already installed on the device, we can only assume that a new and updated station will be available soon.

Yeedi Floor 3 Station is not yet available at major retailers such as Amazon US. When it hits the market, it will retail for around $842.

Marc Herter

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This review sample Provided by the vendor to the author free of charge for review purposes. There was no third-party influence on this review, nor did the manufacturer receive a copy of this review prior to publication. There is no obligation to post this review.

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Marc Herter – Technical Writer – Published 212 on Notebookcheck Articles

Since 2021

From a very young age, I have like Toru Checking out various devices to see how they work also involves taking apart my own devices, so it doesn’t always make my parents happy. Nevertheless, with my grandfather’s support, I became a computer and electronics repairman. With a home PC and Lego Mindstorms, my interest in software and programming took off, and I’m currently an engineering student. I love building gadgets of all kinds with Arduinos and 3D printers, and I still love putting electronics to the test at their pace. By joining the Notebookcheck editorial team, I’ve been able to turn my hobby into a career.

Daisy Dickson

Daisy Dickson


Daisy Dickson – Translation – 8 articles published on Notebookcheck Yeedi Floor 3 Station - supplied by Yeedi From 2023

I am originally from Scotland, grew up and lived in Germany until I finished my high school and then moved back to Scotland Finish college.Bilingual growth has made me and English He has developed a close relationship with German and German and is often engaged in teaching and translation. Much of my childhood was shaped by the new craze of playing with new consoles, computers and gadgets, and mastering the internet and smartphones. This interest stayed with me well into adulthood. Now, I live in Glasgow and work as a freelance translator and digital media coordinator. I start translating for Notebookcheck in early 2023.

Marc Herter, 2023-03-8(Updated: 2023-03-8)

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