Are You Charging Your Bee-Bots and Blue-Bots
If not, you can seriously damage them.
It is critical that you don't overcharge your Bee-Bots
and Blue-Bots. Don't leave them charging for long periods
of time and never for longer than overnight. Robots left
charging over a weekend can cause overheating and render
The best practice is to charge a Bee-Bot or Blue-Bot when
it gets sluggish, when the lights work but the robot
doesn't move or turn, or when its eyes flash red.
Eye light indicators tell the status of your Bee-Bot or
Read details here.
For "See & Say" Bee-Bots (3 switches underneath) and
all Blue-Bot versions:
Flashing Red - Low battery, needs charging
Solid Red - Charging
Solid Green - Fully charged, remove it from the
Solid Blue - Connected via Bluetooth
For the original Bee-Bots (2 switches underneath):
Green left eye - Charging
Green left eye switches OFF - Fully charged, remove it
from the charger
Here is how to recharge your Bee-Bot or Blue-Bot:
Set all switches to their "Off" positions.
Insert the USB cable into the charging socket on the
underneath side of your Bee-Bot or Blue-Bot.
Connect the other end to a USB port on a computer or a
USB charging plug.
If you have a Docking Station, place the Bee-Bots and Blue-Bots into the docking
station and connect the power cable. When the robots are
fully charged, you can store them in the Docking Station,
but unplug the station.
It may take up to 2 hours to charge if the battery has
been totally discharged. Once fully charged, your Bee-Bot
or Blue-Bot will have approximately 6 hours of normal use
and approximately 1.5 hours of continuous use.
Read battery FAQs here.