A Forum for Scooter Enthusiasts, Scooter Chargers, and Scooter Mechanics.

Discuss the Segway Ninebot ES Kick Scooter in this Forum. Topics include the Segway-Ninebot app, hardware, street riding, and much more.
#3155
Learn how to hack the Segway Ninebot ES2 firmware. This speed hack will spice up your Ninebot scooter!

After the success of hacking Bird's Xiaomi Mijia M365 scooter I wanted to try doing it again with their Segway Ninebot model.

You can check out the Xiaomi Mijia M365 scooter hack here.

The process was the same.
(1) Buy OEM parts from eBay.
(2) Take off Bird's hardware.
(3) Install purchased items.
(4) Download the app.

With little surprise it worked right away and took 30 mins to complete. The difficulty level is low and similar to the M365 model. This was a plug in play and required no soldering.

Here is the dashboard I purchased.
Black Original circuit board Dashboard For Ninebot ES2 Foldable Electric Scooter

eBay dashboard installed.
To view images REGISTER or LOGIN for full access.


Bird hardware removed.
To view images REGISTER or LOGIN for full access.


eBay dashboard installed and Bird harness in the background.
To view images REGISTER or LOGIN for full access.


Note from the Admin:
Interested in purchasing a scooter? Check out these posts.

Last edited by humanbeing21 on Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:47 am, edited 2 times in total.
Zik, Mind Train, an0m13 and 10 others liked this
User avatar
By humanbeing21
Posts LikeBB LikeBB Avatar
#3156
Tools Needed for the Hack

Update 01/10/2019:

You will need security bits to take the scooter apart and linked below is the recommended tool kit. It includes all the bits you'll need to disassemble any scooter.



Thank you to @bikeaddiction for finding this!
Last edited by humanbeing21 on Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:47 am, edited 1 time in total.
Zik, 0E800, Igor Franco and 2 others liked this
User avatar
By humanbeing21
Posts LikeBB LikeBB Avatar
#3157
Segway's App

The app isn't required to use this scooter. If you do not connect the scooter to your phone it will remain unlocked and you'll be able to ride it without issue.

Download the app: Some cool features found in the app.

The app has a section to change the light pattern.
To view images REGISTER or LOGIN for full access.


Here is another screen with some cool features.
To view images REGISTER or LOGIN for full access.
Zik, Igor Franco, migas88 liked this
By DavieBoiii
Posts
#3283
Is there any way just resetting motherboard?

I can't get the motherboard show up in ninebot app. But I find it showing up as a Bluetooth device.

It is programmed to one of the scooter renters. It is a st1-st4 motherboard.

There must be a way to reflash with some app or something?
Jonny liked this
User avatar
By humanbeing21
Posts LikeBB LikeBB Avatar
#3286
DavieBoiii wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:56 am
Is there any way just resetting motherboard?

I can't get the motherboard show up in ninebot app. But I find it showing up as a Bluetooth device.

It is programmed to one of the scooter renters. It is a st1-st4 motherboard.

There must be a way to reflash with some app or something?
Did you hookup a stock dash?
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 31

Hi, What is this on Tier scooter ?? https://i[…]

ES2 not charging

Hi, For the past 3 months I've been enjoying my […]

BMS item name: 10S or 13S small size 36V lithium[…]

Coming soon to an auction near you https://www.su[…]

Ad
Black Original circuit board Dashboard For Ninebot ES2 Foldable Electric Scooter
$31.61
sold by cncdeals5
97.7% Positive feedback