The youngest member of Swagtron hoverboards family is Swagtron T5. His precedents, Swagtron T1 and Swagtron T3 are already well known among hoverboard lovers. After T1 and T3 models one should expect that Swagtron T5 is an ultimate Swagtron achievement with real ride thrill and satisfaction. But, actually it really isn’t. Its more designed and oriented to beginners or first-time riders, especially because it has learning mode. However, this is the cheapest Swagtron hoverboard on the market. How they managed to offer lowest price than for the Swagtron T1 or Swagtron T3 models? Well, you probably guess, the producer had to cut some features out of this model so it could be more competitive to cheap generic models present all over the market. It doesn’t mean that they discarded the quality, quality is still present only with fewer additional options.
SWAGTRON T5 CHARACTERISTICS
The design of Swagtron T5 is similar or even same as at Swagtron T1 but with less color variations, only black and white options are available. You should remeber that all quality hoverboards are UL2272 certified and Swagtron T5 has UL2272 certification and Swagtron SentryShield Multi Layer Protection Technology (battery chamber) is under new UL2271 certification. These certificates are here to guarantee to the buyer the quality of scooter and batteries and ensures the buyer that its not a fire hazard.
On the other side, this model has maximum speed of (only!?) 7 mph with 7 mile range and incline capability of just 15° (comparing to 30° at T1 and T3 models). Also, the maximum weight of the rider is just 187 lbs or around 90 kg.
Inside the box you will find 1 Swagtron T5 hoverboard, 1 AC adapter, 1 power cable, 1 waranty card and 1 user manual. At the moment you can find Swagtron’s T5 equivalent (Hoverzon xS) available on Amazon. It has same design and characteristics like Swagtron T5.
How to fix a Swagtron that won’t turn off
If you have bought Swagtron T5 you might be experiencing one problem concerning turning off (or on) your self balancing scooter (and constant annoying beep sound). Why is this happening? First possibility is that you might have a slight problem with wiring system under the cover of your Swagtron T5 hoverboard. Or more precise, there is a possibility that wires are not correctly connected to logic board inside hoverboard (wires connecting power button and logic board). If this is a case you should uncover the hoverboard, plug the wires off the logic board and then plug them back in (check this video for explanation – just have in mind that this is an amateur video). But, we think that second possibility for this glitch is more probable. Since this is the cheapest Swagtron among Swagtron hoverboards they are using cheaper components including cheaper logic board. If the problem is in the logic board you should replace it with more quality logic board (check this video to see how to change logic board on your hoverboard). Prices and different logic boards for hoverboards you can find here. We hope this will help you.
However, our best advice is to buy more expensive Swagtron like Swagtron T3 or other popular hoverboards which are not experiencing this glitch like EPIKGO, InMotion MoHawk Prime R6, Hoverzon, Skque etc. For detailed reviews of mentioned hoverboards check out our Hoverboard Reviews section.
MAIN FEATURES OF SWAGTRON T5
- UL2272 Certified
- Aluminum wheels with strong rubber tires
- Weight: 20 lbs (9 kg)
- Size: 23w x 3.8h x 7d (inches)
- Motor : 1 x 200W motor
- Maximum Load: 187 lbs
- Minimum Load: 44 lbs
- Maximum Speed: 7 mph (10.5 km/h)
- Charging Time: ~ 1.5 Hour
- Maximum Driving Range: 7 miles
- Learning Mode For Beginners
- Lithium ion batteries with patented SentryShield battery system
- Turning Radius: 0°
- Climbing Capability: 15°
- Limited 1 year waranty