How to add a power button and charge port to the Rover Zero 2

How to add a power button and charge port to the Rover Zero 2

Nick Fragale

One of our most asked requests is for a power button and charge port to be added to the Rover Zero 2 so that you don't have to open the battery door so much. We think this is a great idea, but many of our customers operate their robots in public spaces and don't want an exterior power button for anti-tamper reasons. So we leave this as a DIY project. It takes about $50 and 30 minutes to add a power button and charge port.

 

The power button we recommend is from a company called Flipsky. 

https://flipsky.net/products/antispark-switch-pro-280a?_pos=3&_sid=116107c63&_ss=r

 

To add this to the robot we recommend