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HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary)

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Product Description

The HEXBUG® Fire Ant is a high-speed robotic creature that you can control! This speedy robotic bug lights up and features four custom wheels to boost its ability to move around obstacles in its path. To power on, simply press the botton on the top of the Fire Ant and take off with the I/R remote control. Want to race your Fire Ant with a friend? Pair one Fire Ant to a Channel 1 Remote and the other Fire Ant to a Channel 2 Remote and take off racing! The HEXBUG® Fire Ant's unique design elements were carefully chosen by our engineers to get children to think about the science behind our robots. The HEXBUG® Fire Ant is available in an assortment of five ocolors including Blue, Green, Orange, Red and Yellow!

Additional Info

256976

7D98C0A0

807648028645

477-2864-10GL10

batteries are required (included)

0.2 pounds

4.6 x 4.4 x 2.2

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Average Customer Rating:

by PowerReviews
Innovation First IncHEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary)
 
4.1

(based on 62 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (31)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (46)
  • Easy to use (41)
  • Interactive (27)
  • Effective demonstration (10)
  • Promotes learning (6)

Cons

  • Does not work well (6)
  • Flimsy (6)

Best Uses

  • Gift (45)
  • Home (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (41), Collector (5), Enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (41), No (15)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

I was skeptical

My son chose this toy when spending birthday money, and I was skeptical at first. I felt it was kind of spendy for what it was. However, this little remote controlled fire ant...Read complete review

My son chose this toy when spending birthday money, and I was skeptical at first. I felt it was kind of spendy for what it was. However, this little remote controlled fire ant is pretty cool...it moves quickly over a variety of surfaces and my son really enjoys it.

VS

Most Helpful Critical Review

 

Becoming increasingly disappointed with Hexbug

Well, it's not a good experience this time. My son is 7. He's Autistic with several other diagnoses. I am a single mother with NO help from any friends nor family and can...Read complete review

Well, it's not a good experience this time. My son is 7. He's Autistic with several other diagnoses. I am a single mother with NO help from any friends nor family and can only work part time hours due to this and my son being disabled, I receive NO child support from my sons father as he has nothing to do with Elijah because he feels "the boy is defective" so I raise my son alone. With all that being said, money is extremely sparse for me, but every single dollar I get goes to my sons needs and wants. His newest love is Hexbugs. He absolutely adores this things! We started out with just the little ones, the Nano's I think they're called? I then decided to give in to my sons nonstop pleas for the FireAnt, the Spider, the Beetle, the Scarab....those are the big ones I've bought thus far as well as 12 of the little guys, and one Maze. So I've already invested a LOT of money in these. The Fire Ant and the Scarab stopped working within 12 hours of purchase. I cleaned out both toys of any hair or carpet fibers, I've changed the batteries with a package of the Hexbug 12 pack of batteries that ya'll sell. Nothing. Both toys still will not work. I went to Toys R Us on Saturday, June 11th about 10am and spoke with a Josef about this issue, asking his advice on how to fix these toys and I was told that, and I quote, "It's luck of the draw. It's hit or miss. You are more likely to get a Hexbug that DOES NOT WORK than one that does. You should try buying the other companys toys that are like the hexbug, they don't break as easily." I tried to explain this to my now crying and upset 7 year old Autistic child but it was no use and I had to leave the store because my son went into a full scale mental breakdown from now realizing his precious and very loved toys will never work. I was also told that I'd be better off just buying another Hexbug in it's place and pray it works better than the original one I bought. To say I was upset is an understatement.

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5.0

Excellent pterodactyl duct for a fair price

By Tech guru

from Wheatfield, Indiana

Verified Buyer

Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

This is easy to use, has a small remote, good for dexterity, intriguing, and can be used in combination with other hexbug to create an army of remote controlled critters. You can battle your bugs or just take them on walks. Have fun scarring others with these creepy crawlers.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
4.0

This is a great product. Grandchildren had so much fun!

By Sasha

from Concord, ca

Verified Buyer

Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

My grandchildren (3) loved the item and playing with it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
1.0

Don't waste money

By Ng

from Columbus,oh

About Me Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use

Cons

  • Does Not Work Well
  • Flimsy
  • Poor Demonstration

Best Uses

  • Gift

Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

I think there is issue with the design of hexbugs leg. It tangles hair on the carpet or floor and once hair gets tangles it doesn't move.....hate it

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

My grandson will love this

By patricia

from undisclosed

See all my reviews

Verified Buyer

Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

speedy delivery and great condition

 
4.0

Great toy

By Luis

from Stayton, or

About Me Parent

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift
    • Home

    Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

    Love the product. It's awesome how fast it is.
    I would buy more for my son. Bad thing hair and stuff get stuck between the wheels.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    2.0

    I would not but this product again

    By Joss the boss

    from Springfield

    About Me Parent

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun

    Cons

    • Flimsy

    Best Uses

      Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

      The product started off great however once the toys got a piece of hair in the gears it began to malfunction and stop working properly. My suggestion would have been to make it higher quality to avoid that for possibly happening.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      My 4 year old loves it!

      By Chase the ease

      from Easton pa

      About Me Parent

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Fun

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift
        • Home

        Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

        My two boys loved playing with them.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        I would buy this again

        By Dox

        from long island, ny

        About Me Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fun

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Gift
          • Home

          Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

          My seven year old loves it. It is very small and moves freely around the house with the remote control. It has been several weeks now and he has not tired of it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          So much fun

          By Meg

          from Cleveland, OH

          About Me Parent

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fun
          • Interactive

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Home

            Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

            My son (4) loves this bug. The controls are easy enough for him to understand.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Fun

            By lisa929

            from Bettendorf, IA

            About Me Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Fun
            • Interactive

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gift
              • Home

              Comments about Innovation First Inc HEXBUG® Fire Ant Remote Control (Colors May Vary):

              My two daughters each got one for Christmas. They picked them out themselves and have enjoyed them greatly. The only downfall is the battery life and that when you have 2- one remote with control both of them.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes

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