Connex Maze Challenge Electronic Kit

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About this product

Overview

Product overview

• Have fun building and challenging your friends and family with this amazing maze challenge
• Learn about electronic circuits
• With 18 parts there’s plenty of fun to be had in constructing the kit
• Suitable for ages 8+
• Runs off two AA batteries (sold separately Order Code L43AL)

Special features
• Mix and match components with other Connex models

What can you do with this kit?
Bring the funfair to your own room. Test the steadiness of your hands with this amazing maze challenge and time how long it takes to successfully complete it. Then challenge friends and family to beat your time. Create a different maze each time just reshape the wire for a harder or easier challenge, just make sure the switch is off before removing the metal wire. With 18 parts this kit is simple and easy to build and you can carry it with you. Can you defeat the maze?

What does this teach?
This is a great lesson on circuit design. An electronic circuit is not complete unless there is a full loop. In the Connex 38802N maze kit you build an electronic circuit that is almost complete all it requires is for one last piece to be connected. When the wand touches the wire this completes the circuit and power can reach the spinning arm which rings the alarm.

Mix and match with Connex
Be creative with your kit by mixing components with other Connex kits (take care to match power requirements). No soldering is required with this kit, all the components can be connected using the supplied wires fitting into the springs on the board. No need to worry about losing pieces, the kit comes in a box that doubles as a base to assemble the kit on and a storage box when you tidy it away. This kit requires two AA batteries (sold separately Order Code <L43AL>).

This kit should be used with adult supervision and assistance and is suitable for children aged 8 and over.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Son's 5th grade project My son wanted a project to do for a school project. His grandfather spotted this and wanted to join in the fun, brilliant kit!
Date published: 2014-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun Project Not yet implemented but, knowing Maplin, should be good and in tend to use it at summer fayres, etc - I'll let you know how I get on.
Date published: 2017-08-15
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Specification

Specifications
Number of included parts 18 parts
Number of models that can be made 1
What can be made? Maze challenge toy
Computer system requirements N/A
Age group, if specified 8+
Power supply requirements 2 x AA batteries (not included)
Dimensions 140 mm x 140 mm x 115 mm

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