The Xiaomi Segway Drift W1 is completely different rollers than we are used to know. These are rollers for each foot, and they look like electric boots from sci-fi movies. The manufacturer says it took 18 years for these electric rollers to be light, sturdy, safe, and have modern design. And how does the Xiaomi Segway Drift W1 stand out from other brands? What is the quality of this new product, how to control them, how long the batteries can last, how long does it take to charge, and what are the other benefits of these electric rollers?
Xiaomi Segway Drift W1 electric rollers come safely packed in a standard box. On the side are some essential technical specifications, a picture of the rollers, and a special handle to carry to the box. Because each roll weighs 3.5 kilograms, the total weight of the box is more than 7 kilograms. Inside the box there you can find an instruction manual and 2 meters long charger. This charger can charge both electric rollers at the same time. Convenient and practical thing.
The Xiaomi Segway Drift W1 are electric rollers for each foot. They operate independently of each other, and you control them only by the movements of your foot. Each skate has a power of 250W and each of the skates has 44.4 Wh batteries. The batteries are fully charged in about 3 hours. The manufacturer guarantees that you can drive for up to 45 minutes on a single charge. However, tests have shown that battery power can last for more than an hour, even when the auxiliary lighting is on. By the way, if you exceed a speed of 12 km/ h (maximum speed), they start beeping to inform you to slow down.
There are even more protections: from too high and too low voltage, from overcurrent, short circuit, and overheating. It is important to mention that the Xiaomi Segway Drift W1 housing is water and dust resistant and has an IP54 standard. However, it is not recommended to drive in heavy rain. By the way, the batteries inside are completely waterproof, they have an IPX6 standard.
Due to the metal cover with special rubber details for safety, the rollers can be used at temperatures from -10 to 40 degrees Celsius. Each electric roller has a 3.5-inch solid wheel, so you can ride on any surface, though it is recommended to choose an asphalt road. The maximum load of the Xiaomi Segway Drift W1 is up to 100 kg. With the Xiaomi Segway Drift W1, you can ride up a 10 percent slope. Also, each electric roller has special straps, so it is quite convenient to carry them with you.
The Xiaomi Segway Drift W1 are excellent quality electric rollers. To activate them, simply press the power button and the 4 LEDs will light up. After 1 minute of inactivity, the gyroscope turns off and they fall asleep, press them with your foot to drive again, and after 5 minutes of inactivity, they turn off completely. The rollers are very well balanced and there is also no difference in how you stand on them as there is no such thing as driving forward or backward. The maximum speed is 12 km/h, so these rollers are also suitable for children.