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Solar System In My Room

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Solar System In My Room -  Uncle Milton - Toys"R"Us
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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

batteries are required (not included)

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
 
2.9

(based on 33 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (11)

55%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Promotes learning (13)
  • Fun (12)
  • Easy to use (7)
  • Interactive (7)
  • Educational (6)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Home (14)
  • Children (7)
  • Gift (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (25)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (19), No (10)

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.

Reviewed by 33 customers

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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.

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    • Yes

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    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

    About Me Parent

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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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        4.0

        solar system scores big points for mom

        By dino bite

        from Dallas oregon

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fun
        • Promotes Learning

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift
          • Home

          Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

          This solar system is a great way to learn about the earth & our galaxy without the mess of other products. As a duel purpose my children have quit using a nightlight and as my daughter says they feel like they are sleeping under the stars.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          1.0

          Wanted to love...

          By Sarah

          from Wisconsin

          About Me Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Promotes Learning

          Cons

          • Does Not Work Well
          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

            My son is 3 and fascinated by all things space right now, so we were so excited to get this. Unfortunately, it didn't live up to our excitement. The motor gets stuck and won't spin the planets and is extremely loud. Waste of money.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            5.0

            Excellent Addition to my Son's room

            By Leo Mom

            from Cincinnati Ohio

            About Me Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Interactive
            • Promotes Learning

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gift
              • Home
              • Office
              • School

              Comments about Uncle Milton Solar System In My Room:

              This has been a wonderful addition to my son's room! He love astrology and this provides a great display of the solar system and also provides a night light which is soft/subtle. My son loves to look at this as he drifts off to sleep. The CD is also a nice part of this gift.
              I'd highly recommend this !!

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              • Yes

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