Questions tagged [irobot-create]

The iRobot Create is a programmable robot based on the Roomba vacuuming robot. Users can program it using the iRobot Open Interface.

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Cannot disable sleep in passive mode for iRobot Create 2

I tried to disable sleep by pulsing the BRC pin low for one second every minute as suggested in the OI, but my Create 2 still goes to sleep after 5 minutes. My firmware is r3_robot/tags/release-3.2.6:...
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Roomba iRobot Create 2 Open Interface, is there a way to turn off vacuum motor while the robot is docking?

I am able to control every desired aspect of my robot, except for vacuum motor which seems to be turned on for some reason every time I send Seek Dock (code ...
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Waking Up Roomba Over Serial

Sorry if this is a noobie question, it's my first time posting on this forum... I've been trying to mod an old Roomba 400 series (model #4220) by adding a raspberry pi to it. (I know real original ...
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problem of power on PIN 1 and PIN 2 of DIN connector of Roomba 521

I notice there is a problem of power on PIN 1 and PIN 2 of DIN connector of Roomba 521...I have only 0,5 V but it's expected 12V...motherboard damaged?
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IRobot 690 - raw wheel encoder counts change with no movement command issued

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3, B+ pertinent libraries are WiringPi, with WiringSerial. Code is written in c. EDIT: the Serial connection is handled through GPIO 14(Tx) & 15(Rx), 5v (Tx) is stepped ...
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increase current draw from serial port of icreate 2

This is from the icreate 2's document: "Pins 1 and 2 (Vpwr) are connected to the Roomba battery through a 200 mA PTC resettable fuse. The continuous draw from these two pins together should not exceed ...
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Power on iRobot Create 2 via serial port

I have Arduino talk with Create 2 via serial interface. But before sending commands to the robot, I have to power it on by manually pushing the power button on the robot. How to make the robot turned ...
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Does iRobot Roomba 606 have a wifi chip?

I just bought an iRobot Roomba 606 and am trying to customize it with create 2 documentation based on Roomba 600. I opened up the Roomba, and over the board, it says "R3 MAIN, WIFI". It doesn't say ...
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URDF_model_for_Create 2

Can someone has the URDF model for the Create 2.0 from iRobot, I need to simulate at Gazebo the robot and simulate the laserscan with the robot, I would like to know if someone know about something of ...
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create2 right bump sensor malfunctioning

create2 sensors.bumps_wheeldrops is returning this: "bump_left=False, bump_right=True, wheeldrop_left=False, wheeldrop_right=False" when I check the sensors.bump_wheeldrops, which indicates something ...
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problem roomba 500 power saving scheduler

anybody experienced problem with power saving and scheduler command? I have roomba 521 with last firmware updated via OSMO, so now it has also power saving feature. I have problem with scheduler ...
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iRobot Create 2 Flash CRC Message/other internal messages

I got the same issue as here, but I couldn't resolve it. I tried the ros libcreate based create_autonomy and some python based implementations. In the end I started to copy python code and realised ...
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Roomba stops responding to commands on the OI

So I just received my roomba create 2. I have managed to read and send commands to the roomba using the OI and an Arduino. I also got it to move using the USB cable provided by iRobot and the tethered ...
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Can't get iRobot Create to respond

We have an iRobot Create connected to a Win 10 PC with the cable supplied with the unit. We have followed the instructions here: http://www.robotappstore.com/Knowledge-Base/How-to-Use-a-RealTerm-...
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Driving the iRobot Create 2 straight

I am attempting to make the iRobot Create 2 drive in a straight line using the opcode 137 with the parameters specified in the OI documentation. "Straight = 32768 or 32767 = 0x8000 or 0x7FFF" I have ...
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directly tapping Create2 battery

Since the mini DIN power is limited to 250ma, has anyone found a way to tap the battery to supply power to added electronics? I'd prefer this over adding a secondary battery and separate charger ...
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Issues with Running Multiple Instructions in Sequence

I tried to use Microsoft Robotics Dev Studio (sample 4) to write a code that was able for robot to go with a square path by just one clicked. However, there is one problem. When I try to put ...
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C++ and Create 2

I am trying to use C++ to talk to the Create 2 robot. Does anyone have basic code to write/read from the Create 2 using C++ or C? I am having trouble with converting Create 2 commands (like ...