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  • Update VEX IQ System Firmware
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    Check Your Understanding:
    1. 1. True or False: When updating the VEX IQ System Firmware, you should connect all of the motors and sensors to the VEX IQ Brain.
    2. True: The motors and sensors will need to be configured to the new firmware
      False: The motors and sensors do not need to be connected when updating firmware
    3. 2. How do you connect the Joystick Controller to the VEX IQ Brain for the System Firmware update process?
    4. Over WIFI
      Using a tether cable
      Using the hidden connector cord
      They should not be connected during the update process
    5. 3. True or False: The VEX IQ Brain should be turned off while updating the System Firmware.
    6. True: The update process can only happen with the VEX IQ Brain turned off
      False: The update process can only happen with the VEX IQ Brain turned on
    7. 4. True or False: It is a good idea to update the firmware on the VEX IQ Brain before updating the firmware on the individual motors and sensors.
    8. True: Updating the VEX IQ Brain first allows motors and sensors to be updated to its most compatible firmware
      False: Updating the firmware on the motors and sensors also updates the VEX IQ Brain automatically
    Did You Know?

    Did you know?

    VEX IQ Firmware Update Utility

    When using the VEX IQ Firmware Update utility,
    make sure that "ROBOTC" is chosen as the Programming Environment.

    Did you know?

    Tips for charging the VEX IQ Brain Battery
    1. The battery charger has an LED.

    • If the LED is blinking red , the battery is currently charging.

    • If the LED is blinking green, remove the battery and allow it to cool down before placing it back on the charger.

    • If the LED is solid green , the battery is fully charged.
    2. Once a battery has been fully charged, remove it from the charger and set it aside until it is needed.

    • Do not store charged batteries on the charger.

    • Do not store charged batteries in the VEX IQ Brain.
    3. To extend battery life, let the battery cool down to room temperature before charging.

    Did you know?

    VEX IQ Control System User Guide
    Looking for more information on VEX IQ System? Download the VEX IQ Control Systems User Guide below!
    Additional Guide VEX IQ Control System User Guide.pdf