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What is this?

Circular form (a) of blue and gray plastic; control buttons in gray arched panel on top.

This is a robotic vacuum cleaner from United States. It is dated 2005 and we acquired it in 2008. Gift of iRobot.

This object is currently vacuuming our storage facility.

Its medium is

molded plastic, metal, electronic components

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 8.9 x 34.3 cm (3 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)

We have 1 video that features Roomba model 4230 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, 2005.

Roomba Cam

A Roomba's-eye view of the Carnegie Mansion after its grand re-opening in 2014.

This object has been tagged:

This object was designed by iRobot Corp.

This object was lent by iRobot Corp.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Roomba model 4230 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner, 2005 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=27 July 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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