Connecting to the Brain with Web-based VEXcode EXP - Mac

It takes just a few steps to connect a VEX EXP Brain to Web-based VEXcode EXP on a Mac.

How To Connect a VEX EXP Brain from Web-based VEXcode EXP on a Mac

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Be sure the EXP Battery is charged and is connected to the EXP Brain.

Turn on the Brain by pressing the Check button on the Brain.

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Connect the EXP Brain to your Mac device using the USB-C cable. 

Note: Your EXP Brain must remain plugged into your device throughout the connection process.

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Launch web-based VEXcode EXP by navigating to codeexp.vex.com.

Select the Brain icon in the Toolbar.

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Select ‘Connect.’

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A text box will appear and explain that you should choose the Brain that has lowest ID number. Select 'Continue' on the text box to open the connection window.

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Select the EXP Brain with the lowest ID number, from the list of Brains available.

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Select the ‘Connect’ button, once you have chosen the lowest numbered EXP Brain ID.

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Once the EXP Brain is successfully connected the Brain icon will turn green.

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If the connection was unsuccessful, another text box will appear and prompt you to select the Brain with the different ID number.


How To Disconnect a VEX EXP Brain from Web-based VEXcode EXP on a Mac

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To disconnect your device from an EXP Brain, unplug the USB-C cable from your device or the EXP Brain.

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You can also disconnect an EXP Brain from web-based VEXcode EXP by turning the Brain off.

Turn the Brain off by holding the X button until the screen on the Brain goes black.

For more information, help, and tips, check out the many resources at VEX Professional Development Plus