Ratings for the PowerBoard 2
- Design - 100%100
- Dimensions - 100%100
- Ease of use - 98%98
- Manoeuvrability - 97%97
- Battery Life - 99%99
The PowerBoard 2 is an easy to us self balancing 2 wheels scooter with a good manoeuvrability and battery life.
Powerboard by Hoverboard, as the title suggests, is a two wheel self-balancing electric scooter made in the USA and is the hottest trend with regard to moving from one place to another. It helps you move faster, more efficient and without getting tired, even though the distance to where you have to go is quite long. It does not require any training courses, because it is very easy to use. Whether you are a sixteen-year-old person, or a forty-year-old one, anyone can see how easy it is to ride this thing. It is worth mentioning that there are some disadvantages regarding this scooter, but the advantages definitely come into prominence.
MAIN FEATURES OF POWERBOARD
- reaches 10 km per hour
- six hour battery life
- charges very quickly, fully recharged in nearly an hour
- enough for nearly a 32 km ride (20 miles)
- can sustain up to 100 kg ( 220 lbs.)
- simple and smooth acceleration
- drift corners easily
- LEDs in the front
- tire size 16.50 cm (6.5 inch)
- product weight 10 kg (27.5 lbs.)
- dimensions 58.4 x 18.5 x 17.7 cm (23” x 7.3” x 7”)
- motor 300 watts
- comes in various colors
- shoulder carrying case
- carrying bag
- battery charger
EASY TO USE
One of the main advantages of Powerboard by Hoverboard electric scooter is that even two-year-old children can ride it; this is how easy they are to control. However, in case of children between two years old and fourteen years old, parents’ close supervision is recommended. The self-balance feature prevents people from falling from the powerboard and to injure themselves, which is a great advantage. Those who are used to skateboarding or other sports that involve boards need less than a minute in order to learn how to ride these things. On the other side, those who have never put their feet on any boards might need ten minutes tops to understand how this electric scooter works.
The fact that this two wheel electric scooter is able to offer a six-hour ride makes it an incredibly useful instrument, that anyone should have it. For the first use, it is recommended to charge the battery for nearly two or three hours in order to format the battery. After it is completely charged, the scooter is ready to go and to offer you a fun ride. Manufacturers advise that you should first plug the battery charger into the scooter, and only then to plug it into an electrical outlet. They also recommend recharging the battery after every ride, even if you have used the scooter for a small ride. This way, you expand the lifespan of the battery. Moreover, in case you do not use the scooter for several months, you should still charge the battery every three months in order to maintain its good condition.
EASY TO TRANSPORT
In case you want to take your Powerboard and put it into your car in order to use it the moment you arrive to a specific place, you should use one of the carrying bags available on the market. It is recommended to use these bags in order to transport it safely. Manufacturers have designed carrying bags and shoulder carrying cases specifically for these electric scooters. A bag weights no more than 400 g, so you do not have to worry about carrying another too heavy object. It is worth mentioning that the scooter has a weight of nearly ten kg, thus making it easy to transport by nearly any person.
This device has a high level of sensitivity, because it responds rapidly to any movement a person makes when he or she is on the scooter. The scooter is designed according to dynamic balancing principles. It is able to calculate the user’s center of gravity with the aid of acceleration and gyroscope sensors that are mounted inside the device. This is what makes the device so sensitive to any reaction the rider has. The only movements the user has to make are leading towards front, back or on sides and the scooter can transport the user anywhere.
BOTH AFFORDABLE AND ACCESSIBLE
When it comes to other electric scooters on the market, it is worth mentioning that this model is quite affordable, compared to other similar products on the marketplace. You should definitely take advantage of this occasion and choose Powerboard by Hoverboard electric scooter for less money than other products. Many online stores provide this type of scooter, so it is quite accessible to nearly anyone with an Internet connection. Some experts in this domain even say that among other available offers on the market, this is one of the best deals one could make.
- These electric scooters are mostly designed to be ridden on plat surfaces. It is true that stairs might not be such a problem for these scooters, but other uneven surfaces might cause the riders some trouble.
- Because it only runs on a battery, you might find yourself in the middle of the ride that your battery has discharged and it might be you who carries the scooter, and not the other way round.
- It is not a waterproof device, which means you might need to leave it at home on rainy days.
THE FINAL VERDICT
In case you wonder whether this device does worth your money or not, you should know the answer is yes. It would make a perfect gift for your children and it is for sure that your partner would appreciate it too. Besides the fact that they make the scooter seem cool and out of this world, the bright LEDs are very helpful during night too, because people can actually see you coming. Moreover, this Powerboard scooter is very easy to use the moment you get up on it. So, why walk when you can ride a cool two wheel electric scooter?