What do the lights on my Mind Station® or LeapLink® connector mean?

The indicator lights on your Mind Station or LeapLink connector tell you what state the connector is in.

If you have a USB Mind Station connector (green and red lights above the leaping frog), refer to this chart:

Light indicators

Mind Station Connector State

No lights

Mind Station connector off

Red solid light

Mind Station connector on; cartridge inserted properly

Both red and green solid light

Mind Station connector on; cartridge inserted properly; successful computer connection

Green flashing light

Data transferring from website to Mind Station connector

Green solid light

Data transfer complete (download or upload); okay to remove cartridge

Red flashing light

Problem with upload or download, check screen for error message and next steps

Both red and green lights flashing simultaneously

Plug in AC adapter

Red and green lights flashing alternately

USB starting up

If you have a serial Mind Station connector (round yellow light and leaping frog green light), refer to this chart:

Light indicators

Mind Station Connector State

No lights

Mind Station connector off

Green frog solid light

Mind Station connector on; cartridge inserted properly; no computer connection

Yellow solid light

Mind Station connector on; cartridge inserted properly; successful computer connection

Yellow light slow blink

Data transferring from website to Mind Station connector

Yellow solid light

Data transfer complete (download or upload); okay to remove cartridge

Yellow light fast blink

Problem with upload or download, check screen for error message and next steps

Yellow light fast blink

Plug in AC adapter

If you have a LeapLink connector (round green and yellow lights), refer to this chart:

Light indicators

LeapLink Connector State

No lights

LeapLink connector off

Green solid light

LeapLink connector on; cartridge inserted properly; no computer connection

Yellow solid light

LeapLink connector on; cartridge inserted properly; successful computer connection

Yellow light slow blink

Data transferring from website to LeapLink connector

Yellow solid light

Data transfer complete (download or upload); okay to remove cartridge

Yellow light fast blink

Problem with upload or download, check screen for error message and next steps

Yellow light fast blink

Plug in AC adapter

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