iRobot Roomba Power Supply conversion
Roomba Power Supply conversion
Convert 5xx PS from 110VAC to 220-240VAC
How did I make a US / American iRobot Roomba 5xx power supply to work in European countries?
How did I mod (modify) iRobot Roomba 5xx power supply from 110VAC to 220-240VAC?
Please note that there are few PCB models for the same power supply,
this page relates ONLY to the PCB model shown in the following images which is of iRobot model #: 17062
DISCLAIMER - Important!
A. Disassemble the PCB from the housing.
1. Electrolytic capacitor 47µF 400V (marked C1 on PCB)
Note: Take extra care to capacitor polarity when you place it
2. Varistor 14D361K , VMax=360 Imax=6000 (marked RV1 on PCB)
Note: After replacement, it is advised to add a shrink to avoid damage in case of blow
3. Time Delay fuse 1.6A 250V (marked F1 on PCB)
4. Mains Plug
For safer and secure operation, cut the US plug and add a mains plug according to the standard used in your country.
The US supplied wire comes without earth wire so you don’t need to worry of it.
Have fun and enjoy your Roomba, Avi
Did you find this article helpful?
Did it save you time and trouble?
If yes, please consider donating some $$$ to help me cover the hosting cost involved. Thanks
To make a donation, please click the following PayPal button:
Comments, remarks and updates are welcome.
Some will be published, with hidden sender’s details.
Copyright © Schneor Design. All rights reserved. Do not copy without written consent from the author.