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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 5
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 3
A great gadget to play with! – Novel Solar Powered Locust Reviews

posted by springbat on 01/14/2010 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

The solar locust is a sort of bristlebot: a pager motor activated by the sun shining on the solar cell makes him buzz and move all arount on flat surfaces.
Great build quality, a very eye-catching little nice toy!
Here now it's winter, I cannot test its efficiency under direct sunlight;
Obviously works with halogen or incandescent lamps too, but requires high wattage lamps or near light sources to gain enough energy to start buzzing.
Not a real con, definitely!
A must-have little toy! I will buy some other to astonish my friend's children :)
really, really nice!


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