Charging the VEX IQ (2nd gen) Controller

Using VEX IQ (1st generation)? See this article.

The Controller can be charged with a USB-C Cable. 

This article will cover: 

  • Charging a Controller Battery with a USB-C Cable
  • Charge LED Indicator Lights

Charging a Controller Battery with a USB-C Cable

View this animation to see how to charge your Controller with a USB-C cable.

  • Connect the USB-C to the Controller’s Charge port.
  • The USB-C cable must be connected to a power source to charge the Controller.

Charge LED Indicator Lights


The charge LED indicator light can show green, red, or off. 

Charge LED Color   Status

Solid Green Controller Battery is completely charged

Solid Red Controller Battery charge in progress

Blinking Red Controller Battery fault

Off Not charging