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Roomba battery repair & bot personalities

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NewRoombaInTown writes – “The battery in my Roomba died and as I was searching around for Roomba information I discovered that the Roomba battery can be opened up and the contents can be replaced for less money than buying a new battery. Another positive side effect is the new batteries will last longer than the originals.”Link.

Miad
And… In other Roomba news, if you’re using a Bluetooth controller to write/mod/control your robot, the folks over at MyRoomBud have a “personality” application. So, if you dress your bot with one of their kid made outfits, you can use their app to make it, well, tiger-like before it cleans the place…. Link.

Related:

  • Get a RooTooth controller – Link.
  • Make your own Bluetooth controller – Link.

0 thoughts on “Roomba battery repair & bot personalities

  1. Interesting looking device. The business end looks a lot bigger than most SMD components though

    Have you ever tried a tiny drop of quick set superglue and tweezers to glue it in place before soldering?

  2. I’ve had good results with a Palmgren Steel Products drill press vise, and I’ve heard good things about third hands. I suppose it’s tougher to make those yourself, though.

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