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Please Help! Brookstone Rover 2.0 Won't Move!

Whenever i click connect on the movement panel, all the Rover does is just have its camera move downward, and thats it! I can't move it! Please help. any solution would be greatly appreciated.


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did you try other like check or slider.are the batteries fully charge.
try whit remote
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It may sound stupid but are you connected to the Brookstone Rover via WiFi before you hit connect on the movement panel?
@Rich yes i connected to the rover's router network beforehand...
you can also try.remove the connection,reboot and connect again.
@nomad18.08 thats the first thing i tried...
so it connects the rover.updates ARC or pc .keyboard settings.
Wachtos when I was setting my rover up the thing I missed was the little box in the lower left hand corner. (gear)DJ said gear but on my laptop you can barely see a gear in the box. There are some settings in there you need to set. I have a v1 Brookstone rover
thats correct i dont see the gear also
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The gear icon is in the camera control not the movement panel. If the brookstone rover isn't moving then the issue is with the movement panel, the camera control config wont help.

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ah thats good.for excample would it be possible to use robome?
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You know what, I just spotted one thing... This topic is about a Rover 2.0

I am not sure that the V2.0 is compatible with ARC... I'll have to search a bit for the answer but everything mentioned is for the V1.0 This may be why there are problems...
yes there was some post telling this.
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I can't see where support for the Brookstone Rover V2.0 was added to ARC. I have seen a few topics where it was discussed but there were no mentions of it being added to ARC.

The control help page mentions only the V1 too, no mention of the V2.0 being compatible.

I also read an old post by DJ where he explained that adding third party robots is not high priority.

Therefore I would say that the Brookstone Rover V2.0 is not compatible with ARC. Which would explain the problems with controlling it.
ok but then how come the camera moved when i clicked connecf?
all 4 are correct.
in the video tutorial was earlier a link whit the correct rover that worked.but the link is no more there.
some will work others dont.
I was under the impression that ARC does not support V2 of the Rover...
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It doesn't from what I can see. I hadn't noticed the V2.0 in the subject until post #13 and assumed this was a V1.

Since the rover is very simplistic in it's ARC connection and there are problems controlling a V2.0 it's pretty safe to say it's not supported.