Challenge 4

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Challenge #4 is intended to be a fun one: get the Roomba to play a tune. Four suggestions are given.

There are many sources of information about this problem on the Internet. Apple Mac users may have a slightly easier time, however ultimately you need to send a sequence of notes to the Roomba for it to play automatically. This can be done from MAC, Windows or Linux.

It may indeed be possible to write a direct interface (i.e. a program) that takes a MIDI file and "pipes" it directly to the Roomba. For example: [] has about 20 versions of the Star Wars Imperial March. The Roomba's MIDI palette is more limited than a musical keyboard, hence you may need to remove or truncate notes outside of the Roomba's audio range.

More info at: