Condensation inside my robot

Updated 1 week ago by Sara Sampson

Condensation (water droplets) inside BOLT may occasionally form - this is normal, and you do not need to worry. This sometimes happens during the second half of the charging cycle, or during heavy use, when the robot can heat up. The condensation is caused from the heat inside the robot generated by the motors, combined with a cold outside environment, and this temperature difference can result in water droplets condensing as a result of natural humidity trapped inside the ball. The condensation disappears once the temperature inside and outside the robot get closer together.

Condensation inside of BOLT poses no safety or failure issue, nor has it affected the performance of the robot during our extensive testing.


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