Running Tank Drive with the V5 Controller

Power on your V5 Controller

Press the square Power Button in the center of the controller to turn it on.

Set up Driver Control

Use the Arrow buttons to highlight the Driver Control program's icon (highlighted in the image).

Then press the A button to choose Drive.

Press the A button again to choose Run.

Press the B button to return to the previous menu, if needed.

Use the Joysticks to Operate the Drive Train

  • To make the robot go forward, push up on both joysticks.
  • To make the robot go backward, push down on both joysticks.
  • To make the robot turn left, push the right stick up and the left stick down.
  • To make the robot turn right, push the left stick up and the right stick down.

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