Sphero RVR

Cleaning RVR's Wheels

We get it! If you love maneuvering RVR through different types of terrain, the wheels are bound to get a little dirty. You can remove the treads from RVR - don't worry, this will not hurt the wheels!…

Sara Sampson
Updated 6 months ago by Sara Sampson

Drawing power for the USB and UART ports

The 5V power from the USB and UART and the main power to RVR come from the same 7.4V battery. There is an e-fuse on the expansion port, which limits the output current to 2.1A. The USB and UART share…

Quinn McRae
Updated 2 months ago by Quinn McRae

Getting Started with RVR

Recently purchase a shiny new RVR? You're in the right spot! Here are some tips and tricks to get rolling with your new robot. Be sure to check out the additional links as well! RVR is our most techn…

Amelia DeBoer
Updated 7 months ago by Amelia DeBoer

Lost Battery Key?

Your RVR came with a small key to open the battery housing. If you have lost yours, a coin, house key, screwdriver, or any other number of household items can be used to open the battery charger. At…

Sara Sampson
Updated 7 months ago by Sara Sampson

Lost Charging Cable?

If you have misplaced, or need an extra charging cable for your RVR, we recommend this one.

Sara Sampson
Updated 7 months ago by Sara Sampson

Missing UART Cable

If you are looking for a UART cable to use with RVR, we recommend this one: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10369

Sara Sampson
Updated 7 months ago by Sara Sampson

RVR Battery FAQ

Where is the battery located? The battery is located in the center of the robot, between the two wheels. The battery can be accessed by using the included RVR key to open the battery door which has t…

Amelia DeBoer
Updated 7 months ago by Amelia DeBoer

Sphero RVR Warnings

Types of RVR Warnings. You may notice a number of warning popups while using the Sphero Edu app with your Sphero RVR. While these warnings may look alarming, they provide important information about…

Micah Daby
Updated 7 months ago by Micah Daby

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