RC 710 Kobra – Frequently Asked Questions

RC 710 Kobra – Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: How do I connect my Kobra robot to my Android-based device?

A: Please follow the below steps:
1. Open your App Store / Google Play Store
2. Search “New Bright App” or “New Bright iRobot” to find App
3. Install New Bright iRobot App; App is free to download.


Kobra Android_Install4. When prompted, ACCEPT permissions. Without these permissions, your app will not function as intended.

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5. Turn your Kobra robot ON

6. Press the right BLUE button on your transmitter to initiate your robot’s WiFi signal.

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7. Listen for series of beeps; your robot will beep several times, a quick 3-beep indicates your WiFi is active. This process can take up to 30 seconds.

8. Open the WiFi settings on your Android device; Select signal “MV#######” These numbers will match those found on the back of your robot’s camera.

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9. Once WiFi is successfully connected, open New Bright Robot App

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Q: How do I connect my Kobra robot to my iOS-based device?

A:
1. Open your Apple App Store
2. Search “New Bright iRobot” to find AppKobra Robot

3. Download/Install App, App is free to download.
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4. Turn your Kobra robot ON

5. Press the right BLUE button on your transmitter to initiate your robot’s WiFi signal.

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6. Listen for series of beeps; your robot will beep several times, a quick 3-beep indicates your WiFi is active. This process can take up to 30 seconds.

7. Open the WiFi settings on your iOS device; Select signal “MV#######” These numbers will match those found on the back of your robot’s camera.Kobra Robot
8. Once WiFi is successfully connected, open New Bright Robot AppKobra Robot

9. When opening App for the first time, you will be prompted to accept permissions

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First time opening App – Permissions prompt
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Home Screen

10. When activating the Walkie-Talkie function for the first time, you will be prompted to accept permissions

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Walkie-Talkie Function – Microphone Permissions Screen

Q: Will the Kobra robot app work on my device?

A: If you using an iOS (optimized for iOS 6.0 or later), or Android powered device capable of accessing and downloading apps from either the Apple Store or Google Play Store, you should be able to run the Kobra app.

Q: I have the Kobra App open, why won't the camera view connect?

A:
1. You must directly connect to the robot’s WiFi signal from your smart device. You achieve connection through the WiFi settings on your phone. For further assistance, please follow steps outlined for your type of device on this page.
2. Already connected, but still not seeing anything? Check to ensure you have enabled all necessary permissions for the app in your device’s app settings.

Q: Can I access my robot remotely through a router?

A: No, you must directly connect to the robot’s WiFi signal from your smart device, through your device’s WiFi settings.

Q: Can I operate my Kobra robot arm and movements using only my phone/tablet?

A: No. At this time, the app controls the use of the camera, streaming video and walkie-talkie functions.

Q: Where can I find a digital copy of the 710 Kobra Owner's Manual?

A: Click HERE for PDF

Q: What does the night vision view look like?

A: Comparison between day and night vision:

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Daylight/Color Image Capture
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Night Vision Image Capture

Q: How do I review/delete my photos inside the App? iOS/Apple Devices

A:
1. From the App home screen, tap Photos

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App Home Screen

2. Browse images; to view individually, tap image

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Gallery Screen

3. To export individual image, tap export icon at bottom right

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Location of Export icon

4. To return to gallery view, tap gallery icon at bottom left

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Location of Gallery view icon

5. To delete image(s), tap “Select” at top right

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Location to tap to select individual pictures

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A blue check mark shows image selected

6. Once selected, tap “Trash Can” symbol at top left of screen; At prompt, “Don’t Allow” to change your mind, or “Delete” to remove image(s) from your device

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Location of “Trash Can” icon

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Prompt screen after tapping “Trash Can” icon

7. To return to App home screen, tap back arrow symbol at top left of screen from gallery view.

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Location of symbol

Q: How do I review/delete my photos inside the App? Android Devices

A:
1. From the App home screen, tap PhotosKobra Robot

2. Full instructions coming soon…

Q: How much weight is the Kobra able pick up?

A: The arm is rated to pick up 6 ounces of weight; this is noted on the robot’s arm.

Q: Why does my robot's claw click?

A: If your robot’s claw clicks, this indicates that your claw has been closed to its limit. Continuing to allow the claw to click will likely result in stripping of the internal gearing, rendering your claw unable to be used for future tasks.

Q: What are the dimensions of the Kobra robot?

A:
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