SoftBank Robotics documentation What's new in NAOqi 2.5? [For Partners only]

Turning Pepper on

To turn your robot on:

Step Action

Make sure Pepper is:

  • on a flat surface, providing enough space to move around, or
  • properly installed on his Charging station.

If it is not the case, see: Moving Pepper while off.

Press the Chest Button once.

Result

  • Start-up

    The LEDs, blinking and fading, inform you about the progress of the startup. For further details, see: Understanding the boot process.

    The boot process is completed when Pepper says “OGNAK GNOUK”.

  • Life

    Shortly after, Pepper starts seeking your attention.

    If applications are installed, they may be launched automatically or interactively.

Chest Button - Pepper

../../_images/chest_button.png

Troubleshooting

  • If nothing happens:

    Step Action

    Make sure the battery is charged.

    For further details, see: Charging the battery.

    Make sure the Stop button is unlocked.

    For further details, see: How to unlock the stop button.

    Stop button
    ../../_images/stop_button.png

    How to unlock the stop button

    Step Action
    Pull the soft part behind the shoulders.
    Twist the Stop button clockwise.
    Replace the soft part.