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iRobot Inventory

Author: Ashwin Thomas Email:
Date: Last modified on 08/04/17
Keywords: Roomba, iRobot, iCreate

iRobot Roomba iRobot Create

The photo above depicts an iRobot Red roomba (left) and an iRobot Create (right).

Motivation and Audience

The purpose of this page is to inventory the units and summarize their functions. Readers of this page assumes the reader has the following background and interests:

* Know how to work with iRobot roombas
* Are interested in the inventory of iRobot units
* This tutorial may also attract readers who want to use the roombas

The rest of this tutorial is presented as follows:

Parts List and Sources

US-based vendors to obtain material to complete this tutorial include:

Rechargeable iRobot batteries (can be used for Creates and Reds):

iRobot charger:

Inventory of iRobot units

iRobot Unit QTY Description
Roomba Red 4100 2 Both of the iRobot Red Roombas are in proper working order. Both of them have working vacuums as well. All that is needed is the proper battery pack and charging station.
Create 2 The Creates do not have any of vacuuming parts. They are purely for training. Both are in working order and are quieter than the Reds. They also only require an iRobot battery pack and charging station.


This section gives details along with media to show the iRobot units.
The Reds can pick up small scraps of garbage along the floor and can navigate around obstacles as well as drops.

Red underside

The Creates have all the motion capabilities as the Reds. However the Creates do not have any vacuuming parts, so they are unable to pick up any trash.

Create underside

Final Words

This page's objective was to inventory the iRobot units within the lab. All the units are in working order and simply require batteries. The Reds can vacuum while the Creates can be used for teaching purposes.

Speculating future work derived from these units, includes potential programming projects. Plus the Reds can be used for lab cleaning purposes as well.

For questions, clarifications, etc, Email:

irobot.txt · Last modified: 2017/08/14 18:59 by jeanvaz