Category Archives: Tech talk

Can You Use An Electric Scooter In The Rain?

Can electric scooters be used in the rain? The question of whether electric scooters can be used in the rain is one that many people have. Yes is the clear-cut response. Most scooters can be used without issue in mild rain, however riding in severe rain will result in issues, such as damage to the […]

Can Electric Scooters Go Uphill?

Will your Electric scooter go uphill? Electric scooters have long struggled to provide users with adequate power to move uphill. You would have to get off your scooter whenever there was even the slightest slope and push your scooter all the way up, which is neither practical nor pleasurable. It’s good to know that some […]

Swagway Teardown: What Makes a Safe Hoverboard?

From:ifixit We teamed up with The Wirecutter and Ken Shirriff to measure the Swagway’s Swag. The device that makes walking look pedestrian: the much-blogged-about “hoverboard.” You may have seen those super cool kids, effortlessly gliding around the supermarket while you’re stuck walking the produce section—like a chump. You may have thought to yourself, “Should I […]

You Can’t Ride a Hoverboard Without Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity

PEOPLE CALL THEM HOVERBOARDS, but they clearly don’t hover. If you haven’t seen one, it’s basically a Segway without the handle. So sure, riding one makes it look like you’re gliding over the surface, sort of like hovering.Riding a hoverboard requires some physics. In this case, Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. We can use it to explain […]

how to switch the mode of your smart wheel/scooter/mini segway/hover board

mini eletric scooter, or we call it smartwheel, mini segway, hover board, etc, which is absolutely the hotest product this year.   but do you know it has 2 different modes in the system? and they are interchangable. beginner mode: on this moede, the scooter is more slower and easier to balance, you feel not […]

how to diagnose and repair broken hoverboard

This how-to generally works with most self balancing electric scooter smart wheel / hoverboard / mini segway many issues arose due to some cables went loose or got  disconnected inside the control unit of the hoverboard so what caused that? Vibration from riding or shabby workmanship from the factory that assembled hoverboard in a hurry and […]

Brands with / without unexpected shutdowns (new buyers look here)

Problem One: BMS shutdown Most popular low-priced generic style brands, and many other popular brands of the last generation, are made with an electric bicycle style battery management system (BMS). This part can try to protect the battery and shut down instead of protecting the rider, even in the best conditions. This means, the unit […]

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