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HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant

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HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant -  Innovation First Inc - Toys"R"Us
HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant -  Innovation First Inc - Toys"R"Us
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Product Description

The build-it-yourself line of HEXBUG VEX Robotics fosters creative STEM learning through hands-on play by allowing kids to construct their very own jumbo-sized HEXBUG and customize its programming. The Ant kit has over 150 snap together pieces, 6 wheels, dual bump sensors and interlocking gears. Once built, it will roll around and respond with every hit of the bump sensor. The Ant's large wheels allow it to climb over obstacles in its path. There are two drive modes, manual driver controlled via remote control or autonomous. Autonomous drive mode is customizable with 64 different programming variations. To program, simply flip a series of switches on the robot's brain, allowing for quick experimentation with different modes to determine how it reacts when the sensors are activated.

Features

  • VEX Ant

Additional Info

101477

5544F5FF

807648033465

406-3346

batteries are required (not included)

3 pounds

12.0 x 12.0 x 3.5

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Average Customer Rating:

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Innovation First IncHEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant
 
3.6

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Detailed (5)
  • Fun (3)
  • Stands on its own (3)

Cons

  • Small parts (3)

Best Uses

  • Older children (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent of two or more children (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (6)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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5.0

Great Product!

By Mara

from Totowa, NJ

About Me Parent of Two or More Children

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Detailed
  • Stands on its Own

Cons

  • Small Parts

Best Uses

  • All Ages
  • Imaginative Play

Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

My son loved it, it was still challenging but not too difficult to figure out.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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4.0

TECH Hexbug

By Rich

from Smithtown, NY

About Me First Time Parent

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Detailed
  • Fun

Cons

  • Small Parts

Best Uses

  • Gift
  • Older Children

Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

This is a great learning tool for kids

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

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5.0

Fun and good learning experience for young minds

By Louis

from West Covina

About Me Education Oriented, Parent of Two or More Children, Working Parent

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Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Detailed
  • Fun
  • Realistic
  • Stands on its Own

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Collecting
    • Older Children

    Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

    Great value and price. Used it to entertain my son who enjoys building Legos but this motivated him more by adding movement.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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    1.0

    Pretty much useless

    By garbarsarbar

    from Washington, DC

    About Me First Time Parent, Working Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Once assembled looks good

    Cons

    • Falls Over Easily
    • Hard To Move Parts
    • Never worked
    • Poor Quality

    Best Uses

    • Older Children

    Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

    Th robot was hard to assemble, pieces did not fit very well, and fell apart even with slightest pressure on them. However, the worse part was the robot never moved even after I tried two sets of new batteries. I had to return this. Not happy at all.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    1.0

    Brain Broke

    By Hythloda

    from Aspen, CO

    Pros

      Cons

      • Breaks Easily
      • Poor Quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

        It was fun putting it together but then it automatically was "on" only way to shut it off was to remove the batteries. For the second play we put the batteries back in and it never turned on. I have used VEX in the classroom for years and their higher line is a lot more expensive but at least it doesn't break. This was very disappointing to only get one play out of it. It is like the power button is on an always off location now.

        We have been trying to buy just the micocontroller (brain) but haven't had luck since it so cheap for a robotics toy.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

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        2.0

        Fragile

        By Nana challenged

        from Northern Calif

        Pros

        • Detailed

        Cons

        • Breaks Easily
        • Falls Over Easily
        • Small Parts

        Best Uses

          Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

          Great working with grandson to put together, but much too fragile for anything more than putting on shelf. Perhaps if we had glued every piece it would have stayed together. I put it back together 4 times and then said this is it. Age limit should be increased to 10 or 12.

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          • Yes

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          5.0

          Highly recommend

          By MaSchieren

          from Kinderhook, NY

          About Me Parent of Two or More Children

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          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Detailed
          • Fun
          • Realistic
          • Stands on its Own

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Older Children

            Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

            Great robotic toy. Not too bad build and it works wonderfully.

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            4.0

            Great idea

            By Nid

            from Maryland

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

            Interesting toy that triggers logical and practical thinking.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

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            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Seriously challenged by an ant! Really?!

            By Gramma Gail looking for a challenge!

            from Virginia beach, va

            About Me Education Oriented

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Assemble
            • Easy To Use
            • Good Mental Challenge
            • High Quality
            • Lasting Fun

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home

              Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® VEX Robotics Construction Set - Ant:

              Excellent educational toy. Grandson never gets bored using it.Exceeded my expectations at a very reasonble price.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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