indi™ Battery + Charging FAQ

Sara Sampson Updated by Sara Sampson

How long does it take Sphero indi to charge?

If completely dead, it take two hours for the battery to fully charge.

How many hours does indi last on a full charge?

With normal classroom usage, we expect indi to last an entire seven-hour school day.

If the motor is running continuously, the battery will last two hours.

How do I know when indi needs to be charged?

The eyes on indi will flash red to indicate it's time to charge the battery

How do I know indi is charging?

When you plug indi in, the eyes will quickly flash blue. The eyes will then turn green, indicating that indi is charging.

How do I know when indi is done charging?

If indi is plugged in, and the green lights turn off, this indicates that indi has completed its charging cycle.

How should I store indi when not in use?

Anytime your robot is not in use, we recommend turning off indi and keeping it off the charger.

For the best way to maintain your battery, prior to turning off indi, we recommend first running the battery down to 50%* and then storing. The most important thing to note is that, when not in use, the robot should not be plugged in and should be stored in a cool area.

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