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Solar System In My Room -  Uncle Milton - Toys"R"Us
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Uncle Milton In My Room Solar System In My Room Motorized Planets with Light-Up Sun

Bring our solar system into the comfort of your own home with the Uncle Milton In My Room Solar System In My Room Motorized Planets with Light-Up Sun. Use the included remote to activate the system and watch in awe as all eight planets orbit the brightly lit, 29" sun! Realistic details on the surface of each planet make this colorful system a welcome addition to the bedroom of anyone who is curious about the cosmos. The system automatically shuts off after 20 minutes, helping to conserve battery power.

Product Highlights

  • With a glowing sun at its center, this mini solar system lets you observe all eight planets in orbit in your own room
  • Brightly lit, battery-powered sun boasts an impressive 29" diameter
  • Control the system with the included remote, which doubles as a light pointer
  • Automatic shutoff after 20 minutes helps conserve battery life
  • Requires three AA and two AAA batteries (not included)
  • Recommended for ages 6 years and older

What's Included

  • Uncle Milton In My Room Solar System In My Room Motorized Planets with Light-Up Sun
  • Remote/light pointer
  • Eight wires, Saturn ring
  • Solar system tour audio CD
Brighten up your bedroom
Add a cosmic look to your room with this miniature version of the solar system in which we dwell. With a glowing sun at the center, this little system features all eight planets in orbit.
Brightly lit sun
This 29", battery-powered, light-up sun may not be the center of the universe, but like our real sun, it's the center of this exciting, realistic miniature solar system.
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Product Description

Explore the wonders of the solar system with an orbiting Solar System right in your room! Just look up at your ceiling and watch as the planets orbit around the light-up sun. Listen as the audio CD takes you on a fascinating tour of our solar system. Use the included light-pointer to locate each planet and make comets and meteors streak through the night sky!

Features

  • Includes: 1 - Light-up Sun, 8 - Planets, 8 - Wires, 1 - Saturn ring, Remote control / Light-pointer, and Audio CD
  • Auto shut-off after 20 minutes of operation
  • Easy to install
  • Battery Operated

Additional Info

689529

76275005

042499020787

2078

2.2 pounds

14.2 x 11.0 x 4.5

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Average Customer Rating:

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Uncle MiltonSolar System In My Room
 
3.0

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (11)

58%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Promotes learning (15)
  • Fun (14)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Interactive (8)
  • Educational (6)

Cons

  • Does not work well (8)
  • Flimsy (5)

Best Uses

  • Home (16)
  • Children (7)
  • Gift (5)
  • School (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (27)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (20), No (11)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Very Neat Addition to Son's room!

Bought this solar system for my 5 yr old son's room. He loves it! The sun is made out of the same material of Uncle Milton's Moon, although the sun doesn't have phases....Read complete review

Bought this solar system for my 5 yr old son's room. He loves it! The sun is made out of the same material of Uncle Milton's Moon, although the sun doesn't have phases. I have read the reviews on other sites & most of complaints were on how loud it was when the planets rotated. I did not agree. It makes a very small "hum" when rotating.
The only 2 drawbacks that I see was: 1) The sun does not glow as bright as the Uncle Milton Moon, but it's enough. 2) This solar system does not have a timer on it, like the Moon. Would definately recommend this for an addition to a kids' room!!

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Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Horrible

I bought this for the shared bedroom of my 8yr old and 6yr old and it is SO bad. First, the details of the planets are a shrunk wrapped plastic sleeve over tiny plastic...Read complete review

I bought this for the shared bedroom of my 8yr old and 6yr old and it is SO bad. First, the details of the planets are a shrunk wrapped plastic sleeve over tiny plastic balls. THe earth, for example has a tiny strip of detail.

Second, the "rotation" is LOUD and shaky making the "planets" bounce up and down during the rotation.

Third, you have to get a ladder and unmount it from the wall to replace the batteries that die nightly.

Fourth, the tiny rods that connect the "planets" to the sun are just that, TINY, short. The picture on the product is VERY misleading and it's disappointing when you get it assembled. This thing isnt going to inspire imagination at all.

Dont waste your money.

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5.0

I love this!

By Fialogan

from Murfreesboro, TN

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Effective Demonstration
  • Fun
  • Interactive
  • Promotes Learning

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • School

    Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

    I was a little unsure of how this would work when I got it but, figured my hubby is a carpenter, he can figure it out! Well, The "sun" basically replaces the light cover in the room and the rest of the planets attach...it is really cool. We don't have it installed yet but, we opened the package and it seems really simple and will only take maybe 5 minutes to install. I am really excited to set it up, it going to look really neat In my sons room.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    5.0

    I would recommend it

    By null

    from undisclosed

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    Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

    Really easy to set up. It looks amazing and my sonloves it

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    4.0

    Solar system

    By Solar system

    from Missoula

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Effective Demonstration
    • Fun
    • Promotes Learning

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home
      • School

      Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

      Great learning toy about the planets

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      1.0

      Junk

      By Nebu90

      from Philadelphia

      Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

      We unboxed it and it didn't even have all the parts. And they wouldn't send us the missing parts. I can tell it's very cheaply made. It's going in the garbage. I can't see Uncle Milton lasting very long with products like this.

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      3.0

      ok

      By momof2

      from 14141

      Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

      The planets are extremely small and the light is not bright enough to light the sun dome half way .
      Would be better if size was increased, included rings for all of the planets that have them instead of just , and the sun was brighter.

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      1.0

      Complete Garbage - Do NOT Buy!

      By AngrySanta

      from Tennessee

      About Me Parent

      Pros

        Cons

        • Doesn't work
        • Flimsy
        • Very Dim

        Best Uses

        • To Fill Garbage Can

        Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

        I bought this product along with the Uncle Milton planetarium (which is also junk) for my 5y.o. son this past Christmas. This is a complete piece of garbage and I would not recommend. If I could rate this zero stars I would. Upon unpacking I noticed how cheap the materials are - the planets are made of what seems to be a very cheap plastic wrapped in paper printed to the design of the planet (hardly looks like the planets anyway). The center piece is made out of very lightweight and cheap plastic. Comes with two toggle bolts to fasten to ceiling (doesn't even come with wood screws for those who might actually want to fasten to a ceiling joist) I didn't really like the idea of drilling two 7/16" holes in my ceiling to allow for the toggle bolts. After getting it put together and fastened to the ceiling we turned it on and found that the light bulbs in the sun are so dim you can hardly see it even with all the lights off. And the worse part is that the gear that rotates the planet doesn't make full contact with the rings that is suppose to rotate the planets, so instead of spinning like it's supposed to it just sits there and makes an annoying clicking noise and every now and then slightly rotates a few degrees. I am EXTREMELY disappointed in this product and I'm surprised that ToysRUs would even put such a cheap product on their shelves.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        System overlord

        By Troy

        from Green Bay, WI

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun
        • Interactive
        • Promotes Learning

        Cons

        • Flimsy

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Home

        Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

        It is a pretty snug fit in the bedroom, so make sure the solar system does not go supernova with your ceiling fan!

        It lives up to the expectation of the product line.

        Good educational model that demonstrates the solar system, but don't expect it to be entirely accurate.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        it's ok

        By Earth in the room

        from chicago il

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        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

        It's smaller than the picture. Doesn't work all the time. We change the battery twice the same day and the same problem.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Garbage hung on a ceiling

        By bobbybe2

        from SF, CA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Does Not Work Well
          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

            I returned three of these as each one was so poorly built that the gears would squeak and at one point in the rotation it would just about stop as it got caught up within it self, the gears that is NOT the planets. I wrote the company and received no help just an offer for me to return the item or send it to them for repair!

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            4.0

            Super cool

            By Auntie Ru

            from Mountain View, CA

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fun
            • Interactive
            • Promotes Learning

            Cons

            • A little pricey

            Best Uses

            • Home

            Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

            It took a while to install, but the kids really enjoy the remote option.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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