Bartosz Tomeczko varia

DIY Roomba virtual wall (part 1)

Recently I got an iRobot Roomba as a gift (wedding gift to be precise). With the Roomba itself there was one Virtual Wall included. The idea of diving open area using the virtual wall is a really brilliant one. I quickly found out that I need more than just one such device for instance in the corridor where I have three doors (and which I would like to stay open during vacuuming). I quickly checked eBay et al. and found out that one Virtual Wall for my Roomba would cost ca 40 $USD plus the delivery cost. Therefore I decided to check it how it actually works and if it is possible to make a "Virtual Wall"-like device at my own.