How to Turn On/Off a VEX IQ Robot Brain

Turn on the Brain.

  • Turn on the Brain by pressing the Check button on the Brain.

Turn off the Brain.

  • Turn the Brain off by holding the X button until the screen on the Brain goes black.

Power cycling is the act of restarting a device by turning it off and then back on. This is often done to electronic equipment to reset it if the equipment seems to be malfunctioning. 

If the Brain is frozen, power cycling will not work if the buttons are not responsive. Try disconnecting the VEX IQ Robot Battery and then reconnecting it. Click here to view the article, “How to Install or Remove the VEX IQ Robot Battery.”