Interactive R2D2 commands and features; find them all here. The small Astromech droid, R2D2 interactive robotic droid is a major character that appeared in all Star Wars films to date. This resourceful Astromech droid, R2-D2 Robot that served Padmé Amidala, Anakin Skywalker, and Luke Skywalker in turn, and showed great bravery in rescuing his masters and their friends from many perils is all ready to serve you in real life. From the first movie in the famed Star Wars series, we all have been hooked up with this futuristically adorable yet powerful robot character. Sphero has fulfilled this fantasy by creating a lifelike droid version of this Star Wars character.
Having all the cool features, Sphero’s R2D2 Robot is the best miniature representation of the Star Wars character. Very detailed in design makes it look like a screengrab from your favorite scene from the movie saga. Comes in a very attractive black case with Star Wars logo embossed on the front, this will make your eyes gleam even before opening and using it. Has a USB charging cable with it and few pretty cool r2-d2 stickers that you can put in your room.
High-quality mobility and authentic movements
Being able to switch between its tripod and bipod stances just like his big screen counterpart that we see in the movie is as real as it gets. The central leg is retracted into the body when R2D2 Robot is not active, and can’t be pulled down manually. The other legs can’t be moved by hand, either, but the head can be swiveled. It seems magical watching it do so. R2D2 droid can move around in tripod mode, turn around, then go back onto two legs with perfect precision. It has real treads, just like his original iteration, gets around surprisingly effectively on standard medium-thick, medium-height carpeting, and extremely well on flat ground.
Extremely detailed in the design that you can’t tell it apart from the actual character in the movie series. The Sphero R2D2 Robot stands tall, at 17cm (around seven inches). And despite not feeling as solid, it’s quite notably heavy, at 370g. from first sight and it’s R2D2 through and through. Its mannerisms are identical and the sounds it makes are completely authentic. It’s brilliant. He can communicate through his emotive head movements and its various lights and sounds. These built-in sounds and lights inside the dome are fantastic. It makes the character come alive on a whole new level, especially to those watching. His head turns back and forth, his lights blink, and he makes comments from time to time. It also has an integrated speaker that allows you to hear the beeps and boops that give this app droid a big personality.
Control on the go with the App on your smartphone
Control your Sphero R2-D2 Droid, with the all-new sphero App. From within the app, you can remotely control its movements, or choose from a selection of sounds and gestures that echo some from famous moments in the movies. The App offers some amazing and thrilling functions.
The patrol mode makes your droid autonomous, letting explore on its own. R2D2 will go out on its own while you can keep a check on its progress viewing it on your smartphone via the App. It can detect an obstacle which it encounters and try to find its way through it.
With the Draw & Drive mode, you can use a finger to sketch a path displaying a grid in the app, which the droid can then follow.
Explore holographic simulations from the Star Wars galaxy with R2D2 and the Sphero App-Enabled Droids app. This feature is more like virtual reality. You get to take a droid’s-eye view around the Millennium Falcon, moving your phone or tablet to look about the ship on the screen, and using on-screen controls to trundle over special info points to read a fact about the ship. When you turn your device, the Sphero R2D2 also physically turns to match (but doesn’t move forward or back).
Have your own movie party with the droids
The watch with me feature allows R2-D2 to View films from the Star Wars saga with as it reacts by your side. Finally, there’s a movie-viewing mode, which currently supports A New Hope, Rogue One, and The Force Awakens. You connect whichever droids you own and start one of the movies on your TV at any point, leaving the app open. The droids react to certain key moments in the film, R2D2, for instance, wobbles and chirps happily when Finn and Rey first appear in The Force Awakens.
You have to set the orientation for R2D2 Robot which tells R2D2 which direction forward is and which backward with respect to you. once you have configured the setting R2D2 app-enabled droid is free to go.
The Sphero R2D2 Robot is a fantastic toy that captures the movie droid’s looks and personality perfectly. If you are a Star Wars fan, you definitely ought to get one of these very soon as this is the droid you are looking for.
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- Authentic Movement - Drive R2-D2 with your device, go from bipod to tripod stances, or trigger emotive waddles
- Integrated Speaker & LEDs - Sounds come right from R2-D2, and front and rear lights are fully functional.
- Code R2-D2 - Download the Sphero Edu app and use character-specific commands to program R2-D2 and complete STEM activities.
- Watch With Me - View films from the Star Wars saga with R2-D2 reacting by your side.