All of our hoverboards here at Hoverboard.com feature a certain technology known as self-balancing. We attribute it to helping new hoverboard riders stay level on their rides so they can have a safe and comfortable experience as they learn to hoverboard. Now we will take a deeper dive into the inner-workings of our hoverboards to see just how this self-balancing technology is made possible.
Every hoverboard has sensors in it that can detect when the board is off balance. They also detect which way your child is leaning. This is how the hoverboard determines how fast or how slow to go and in which direction they turn. The sensors are necessity for the hoverboard to function properly and assist your child when they are first learning to ride.
The mainframe of your hoverboard. The logic board processes readings from the motors and battery to manage speed. They communicate with the sensors and everything else in the hoverboard to maintain a smooth and stable ride for you child.
Most of the time when your Hoverboard is not working properly it just means it’s time to calibrate it. Below are the instructions on how to calibrate the board:
- Start with the hoverboard powered off. Have the board leveled and unplugged from the charger.
- Adjust the foot pedals until they are level with each other and the ground.
- Press and hold the power button for 10 seconds. Another beep will sound and the LED lights will flash.
- Press the power button to turn off.
- Press the power button to turn on.
- Repeat this process 3 times to fully calibrate your Hoverboard.
We recommend you do this routinely. This helps keep your hoverboard functioning properly!