Using the VEX GO Switch

Using the Switch allows you to bring the VEX GO system to life without programming.

The following article will cover:


Use the Switch With a Motor

Switch Port

Using a Motor with the Switch allows you to control the Motor without the need for programming.

There are two ports on the Switch. A Smart Port to connect a Motor or LED Bumper and an orange Battery Port to connect a Battery.

GO Switch Motor

Connect a Motor to the Switch by inserting the Motor Cable into the Smart Port on the Switch.

Black Connection

Ensure that the Motor Cable is fully inserted into the Smart Port on the Switch. A ‘click’ sound will ensure that the cable is seated fully into the Smart Port.

GO Brain Battery

To control a Motor with the Switch, ensure a Motor and Battery are connected to the Switch.

There are three settings on the Switch

Switch Forward

‘+’ : rotates the Motor in the forward direction.

Switch

Neutral: turns the Motor off.

Switch reverse

‘-’ : rotates the Motor in the reverse direction.

View all three settings of the Switch.


Use the Switch With the LED Bumper

GO Switch Bumper

Connect the LED Bumper to the Switch by inserting the LED Bumper Cable into the Smart Port on the Switch.

Black Connection

Ensure that the LED Bumper Cable is fully inserted into the Smart Port on the Switch. A ‘click’ sound will ensure that the cable is seated fully into the Smart Port.

GO Switch Battery Bumper

To control the LED Bumper with the Switch, ensure the LED Bumper and Battery are connected to the Switch.

There are three settings on the Switch when connected to the LED Bumper

GO Switch Green

‘+’ : sets the LED Bumper color to green.

GO Switch Neutral

Neutral: turns the LED Bumper off.

GO Switch Red

‘-’ : sets the LED Bumper color to red.