- 3 proportional connectors
- 5 non proportional connectors
- 1 electricity connector
- gyrosensor +/-2G
- dimensions 11x6x3 holes
- micro USB B
- on/off button
- LED diod
- electricity 9V
- range 10 meters
- Bluetooth 4.0
- 2 year warranty
- compatible with Power Functions connectors
- smartphone is not included
UPCORE G1 has 9 connectors to control your brick creations and models. 3 connectors are fully proportional, you can regulate your supply motors M-motors, XL-motors, LEDs and other appliances in the range 0-100%. 5 connectors is non proportional, these connectors can control their creations as well as with non proportional control Power Functions. And the last connector is used to power the UPCORE G1 (from the battery box). UPCORE G1 connectable with Power Function connectors.
UPCORE G1 is used to power the 9th special connector. Can be used to power a standard 9V source: 8881 LEGO® Power Functions battery box, 88000 LEGO® Power Functions Battery Box AAA or 8878 LEGO® Power Functions Rechargeable Battery Box and older sources, if you use the 8886 LEGO® Power Functions Extension Wire or 8871 LEGO® Power Functions Extension Wire. 9th connector has reverse polarity protection. Current is 1A (amper). Maximum load is 16V (volt).
Gyrosensor +/-2G - gyroscope, used to detect collisions, falls, blows, hits a shot and tilt axis XYZ. For example. Gyroscope can provide feedback on off-road driving. Using the driver (smartphone, tablet, netboook) can simulate the function of damage to the axle or rolling off the tires. Or. The driver can simulate the function of car bodywork damage during the "Brick cars destruction derby ."
Micro USB B
UPCORE G1 has installed micro USB type B for repair and uploading firmware. When you connect your computer and UPCORE G1, UPCORE G1 is used as a USB flash disk, you can upload and change the firmware.
Turns on and off the UPCORE G1. The button also serves as a command to reset the UPCORE G1.
LED used to indicate: power on / off, searching drivers, low battery status, signal loss, hardware failure.
UPCORE G1 range is normally up to 10 meters, but the range of control can be even greater if your driver will have Bluetooth class 1 with a range of 100 meters. UPCORE G1 communication is not unlike the Power Functions IR technology disturbed sun or reflection of light snow or water. Bluetooth signal is only disturbed by metallic surfaces.
Driver for iOS 5, iOS 5.1, Android 4.0, Android 4.0 programming source code is available. Also preparing a driver for the Windows platform.