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Torch-Controlled Bug Kit

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Overview

  • Robot has two light-sensitive eyes that determine if either of the 2 motors are powered
  • Can be controlled using a light source like a torch, or by casting shadows over the eyes
  • Each eye has an independent sensitivity adjustment

Product overview

• Robot has two light-sensitive eyes that determine if either of the 2 motors are powered
• Can be controlled using a light source like a torch, or by casting shadows over the eyes
• Each eye has an independent sensitivity adjustment
• Exhibits a strange, almost moth-like behaviour!
• Requires 2 x AAA batteries (Order Code: L42AL)

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this and I made a shape of a bug with metals and I fit the kit on it then I controlled it with a torch in a dark room. this is cool.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I had a few problems at first with finding where all the parts went but I soon figured this out and enjoyed using the product.
Date published: 2014-11-11
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Suitable for an 8 year old? Or does it need soldering?

Asked by: Billw
Yes, this does need soldering.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-03-11

what is Torch Controlled Bug used for?
Asked by: ali
Educational, and entertainment perposes.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

if i was in a dark room with no light and i had a torch pointing at one end of the roomand the bug at the other end would the bug travel to the light?
Asked by: gary
Yes the product does support that.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

Does the kit need wheels, and where can I get them?
Asked by: Francis Norton
These are not required.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

Please could you describe to me in what way does the bug move, as in , does it crawl like an insect, or flap wings, like a moth as stated in the product overview?
Asked by: J H
The reference Moth Like refers to the fact its drawn to light, the item crawls along (it has no wings)
Answered by: PW
Date published: 2015-07-17

is soldering required?
Asked by: jenny
Yes, this does need soldering.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2016-12-16
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