Connecting the V5 Brain to a Computer via USB

In order to program the V5 Brain, a successful connection needs to be established between the V5 Brain and a device via a Micro-USB cable.


The following article will cover:

  • Gathering the Components
  • Connecting Components

Gathering the Components

Gather the Required Components

  • A working Micro-USB cable
  • V5 Brain
  • V5 Battery
  • V5 Battery Cable
  • Windows, Mac, or Chromebook Computer

Connecting Components

Step 1: Connect the V5 Battery to the V5 Brain

  • Connect the V5 Brain to the V5 Battery using the battery cable. Ensure the connection is secure.


Step 2: Connect the Micro-USB cable to the V5 Brain

  • Connect the V5 Brain to a device using the Micro-USB cable.
  • Make sure the V5 Brain is connected to a charged V5 Battery and turned on.


Step 3: Connect the Micro-USB Cable to a Device

  • Connect the other end of the Micro-USB cable to the Computer’s USB port.


Step 4: Confirm a successful connection

  • A successful connection is confirmed when the Brain Status Icon in the Toolbar is green.

    brain green confirm