King Power Boards - Answers to Your Most Frequent Hoverboard Questions

Hoverboards F.A.Q.

Q: What is the heart system of a hoverboard?

A: The wheels are the most important part of a hoverboard, and they contain the electric motors and sensors for speed and tilt.

Q: What’s in the main body of a hoverboard?

A: The hoverboard’s body houses the gyroscope and the speed control boards. When you accelerate or tilt, this info is picked up by the sensors in the wheels, received by the control boards and sent to the main logic board – the hoverboard’s brain.

Q: How can you steer the device?

A: Hoverboards are designed to allow riders to use their body weight intuitively to steer the device. You can turn, spin in circles, and also move forward or backward.

Q: How can a hoverboard self-balance?

A: Hoverboards can self-balance via the tilt sensors relaying pressure information to the gyroscopes. The information is sent to the logic board by the gyroscopes. The pressure pads and the switches of the tilt sensors work together.

Q: How fast can a hoverboard go?

A: this depends on each model, so you have to check out this feature for the hoverboard that you plan on buying. You also have to check the laws regarding the use of hoverboards in your location because they usually involve speed requirements.

Q: What is the minimum age required to use a hoverboard?

A: The minimum rider age is usually 7+ years old and kids between 7 and 15 years old should be supervised by an adult while they are riding a hoverboard and wear a helmet and other protective gear..

Q: How hard is learning to ride a hoverboard?

A: Learning to ride a hoverboard is really effortless and getting the hang of how to maneuver it will take about 10 to 15 minutes.

Q: How can I re-calibrate my hoverboard?

A: Usually this depends on the device, but most times this is done by pressing and holding the power button for a few seconds until the display light flashes.

Q: Can I use the hoverboard off road?

A: Classic Hoverboards are designed for use in urban areas or smooth and dry surfaces. ProZip® Off Road All Terrain Hoverboards are the only hoverboards built and reccomended for Off-Road use.