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Pro Very maneuverable
Given that it's a normal sized board, the short board base makes Blink very maneuverable.
Pro Super lightweight and portable
The board is especially lightweight at 9 lb, meaning it is easier to carry around than other, heavier boards.
Pro Charges very quickly
You can charge the board from empty to full in less than an hour.
Pro Easy to learn with beginner mode
It only takes a few minutes with beginner mode to feel comfortable using the board.
Pro Great customer support
They are very personal and supportive.
Pro Relatively inexpensive
The board is $399 to pre-order, which is quite cheap for electric skateboards. As a result, this would most likely make a good starter board for those looking to get into the hobby.
Pro Cool LEDs under the deck
There are white LED strips mounted under the deck facing outwards. They look great, especially after sunset.
Pro Very nice app
Acton app packs with a lot of useful features, you can get your battery level, change between 3 modes, see other electric skateboard users near you, and show user rankings.
Pro Powerful performance
For a board of its weight and size, it gets pretty impressive power out of the engine. The company claims a max speed of 15 mph.
Con Not water resistant
The board is not water-resistant, which is a serious oversight for an electric board. Make sure you don’t get caught out in the rain.
Con Short range
It has a range of only 6 miles, which is quite low for an electric skateboard.
Con Weak plastic motor mount
Plastic motor mount has been known to crack, as seen in this image.
Con Bad quality
Several reviewers encountered problems with the belt slipping and breaking constantly, this is caused by the aggressive brakes, and this is caused by the cheap/bad motor controller. Second main issues is the remote random disconnecting.
Con Bad trucks
Squeaks and it's hard to adjust.
Con Aggressive brakes
The brake is too aggressive meaning the board may stop too abruptly, potentially throwing the rider off balance.
Con Weak motor
The overall power is just not there.
Con Low max speed
The maximum speed is not fast, maybe 12-14 mph top speed.