Roomba Communication Cable - miniDIN 8

This cable is perfect for connecting your RooStick or Roo232 to your Roomba SCI port. Wired straight through. Male miniDIN 8 connectors on each end are compatible with the 7-pin connector on the Roomba.


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  • Member #190547 / about 10 years ago / 1

    What is the length of the cable?

  • monkeymojo / about 10 years ago * / 1

    For those who are cutting up the cable for your project here are the pin color codes:

    • Pin 1 Red (vpwer)
    • Pin 2 Peach (vpwer)
    • Pin 3 Orange (RX)
    • Pin 4 Green (TX)
    • Pin 5 Blue (BRC)
    • Pin 6 Purple (GND)
    • Pin 7 Black (GND)

    See iRobot's Roomba Serial Interface For Reference.

  • Member #334574 / about 10 years ago / 1

    For information on programming the roomba using the SCI port, there is a good tutorial here: It goes over basic communication to the roomba via the SCI port - which this cable will allow you to do. Hope this helps!

  • Elitism / about 10 years ago / 1

    This cable does not work with the ps2 keycounter like it says it does..

    • VirtualBoxer / about 10 years ago / 2

      Those links down there are actually somewhat random.

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