How to Wirelessly Download and Run a VEXcode V5 Blocks Project on Mac, Windows, Chromebook

Wirelessly connect the V5 Controller to the Brain or connect them via a Smart Cable. The Controller must be connected to the Brain either wirelessly or via Smart Cable throughout the entire wireless download process.

Open VEXcode V5 Blocks.

Connect the Controller to the computer via a USB cable. The Controller must be connected to the computer via a USB cable throughout the entire wireless download process.

Check that the Controller is connected properly. This is indicated by the Controller icon being green.

Save ( Mac, Windows, Chromebook) the project and then choose which of the Brain’s slots to download to.

Check that the Brain icon is green and the Download and other icons are white.

Select Download to download the project to the Brain’s selected slot.

Note: The Download, Run, and Stop icons will turn briefly gray until the download is complete. Downloads done wirelessly take slightly longer than wired downloads.

Finally, run the project on the Brain.

You can also run the project from the toolbar.

Note: The project must already be downloaded before you can run the project from the toolbar.