Connecting a VEX 123 Robot to a Chromebook

It takes just a few steps to connect a 123 Robot to your Chromebook.

Turn on the 123 Robot by pushing the 123 Robot along a surface to “wake” it.

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Launch VEXcode 123.

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Open VEXcode 123 and select the Robot icon in the Toolbar.

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Select ‘Connect.’

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A list of available 123 Robots will appear. Select the name of the Robot you want to pair.

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Once a Robot is chosen, select the ‘Pair’ button.

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The Robot icon will turn orange and a ‘Connecting to:’ message will appear while the Robot is connecting.

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Once the Robot is connected, the icon will turn green. The message in the window will say ‘Connected to:’ and list the name of the 123 Robot that is connected to this Chromebook.

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Underneath the “Connected to” message, there is an icon that displays the battery level of the 123 Robot.

The level in the battery will appear as one of three colors:

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Red for a low battery level

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Screen_Shot_2021-02-04_at_2.34.50_PM.png Green for a full battery level

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To disconnect from a Robot, select ‘Disconnect.’

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If you are experiencing connection issues, select ‘Help Connecting Your VEX 123 Brain.’