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[DPRG] roomba's girlfriend

Subject: [DPRG] roomba's girlfriend
From: Stuart Stegall keltor at keltor.org
Date: Mon Nov 1 12:02:44 CDT 2010

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 11:30 AM, vincent lopresti <spaceminers2010 at yahoo.com
> wrote:

> okay, i love the roomba vacuum...      except when i have to empty the dirt
> conainer. it may be easy for you normal guys but i have paralyzed hands.
> therefore, anything i can get my robots to do for me the less i get
> frustrated.
>
> i want to modify the dirt container with a vacuum port on the top. when the
> roomba parks to recharge, it...
>
> 1. activates a simple actuator to lower a hose from a wet/dry vac over the
> roomba's new vac port.
> 2. powers up the wet/dry vac for a few seconds.
> 3. raises wet/dry hose when finished.
>
> has this been accomplished already? if not, would anyone like to help with
> this project?
>
> RoBoTrOcK =]
>
>
>
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> Look at how the Karcher RC3k does it.  I know it empties itself.
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