Interactive R2D2 Astromech Droid

Interactive R2D2 Astromech Droid

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Interactive R2D2 Astromech Droid Product Description

Collectors young and old will appreciate the details of this Star Wars Interactive Electronic R2-D2 Astromech Droid. Complete with movie-accurate messages and flashing lights, this droid responds to voice commands and has a special arm designed to keep your beverage handy. This friendly robot is designed to be a fun companion for kids aged eight and up.

What We Think

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The Good: Detailed robot moves, makes authentic movie sounds, and holds your beverage

The Bad: R2-D2 occasionally has trouble deciphering voice commands

In a Nutshell: Star Wars collectors are sure to enjoy this cool, interactive droid

At a Glance

Ages: 8 and up
Requires: 4 "AA" batteries and 4 "D" batteries
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The realistic details of R2-D2 will please collectors young and old. 

Bring Home Your Own Star Wars R2D2 Astromech Droid

Celebrate Star Wars 30th Anniversary by inviting this movie-accurate voice command droid into your life. Once the loyal companion to Queen Amdala, r2d2 is programmed to be your devoted helper and friend. Help him get ready to serve you by snapping his steering legs into place and attaching the projector piece to his domed top. You'll need to use a Phillips screwdriver to insert 4 "AA" batteries and four "D" cell batteries in his side.

More than 15-inches tall, Interactive r2d2's sophisticated R2 D2 model boasts a secret cargo compartment, a unique swing-down utility arm that's also a beverage holder, a removable sensor scope, a working light beam, sound-processing microphones, and an adaptable droid mood-status indicator. Sonar navigational technology and infrared location sensors help make him one the most advanced droids around.

Take Advantage of R2D2s 3 Interactive Modes

Intergalactic missions will be more fun with a reliable droid at your side. In companion mode, R2-D2 responds to commands like "Go on patrol," "Light Beam," and "Play Message." Star Wars fans are sure to appreciate the accuracy of the messages, which are culled from famous missions he remembers.

You can even ask R2 about friends including Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, Darth Vader, and Jabba the Hutt. He has a different reaction to each name based on his "feelings" for the characters. And if you hit R2D2 on the head, he'll make irritated beeping sounds and try to move away from you. As you get to know your droid, you'll realize that the noises and motions he makes correspond to his "mood."

In game mode, the Starwars Interactive R2D2 responds to more complicated voice commands. He'll act as a sentry to protect your important stuff, dance to cantina music, spin around, or play light tag. The third mode is the most complex. This command mode lets you give pointed directions that control R2's exact movements. Tell him to turn left or right or to move forward whenever you want, or set a pre-programmed course for him to follow.

While the Hasbro Interactive R2D2 Astromech Droid responded well to simple commands with out any problems, we had difficulty getting him to reliably respond to some of the more complex voice commands we gave him. We trust that, like with any voice-operated electronic system, over time it will get easier to produce a wider range of commands that R2 consistently responds to. Until then, his movie-accurate look, the way he responds to simple commands, and the convenient beverage holder make him a fun (and useful) comrade.

What's in the Hasbro Interactive R2D2 Box

R2 comes with the droid body, two steering legs, projector piece, telescope piece with sensory array, and of course an operation manual.
R2D2 Interactive Droid by Hasbro

R2-D2 can respond to commands.
Star Wars Interactive R2D2 Droid Robot

And can double has a beverage holder.

Interactive r2d2 Astromech Droid

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Star Wars Interactive R2D2 Customer Reviews

Interactive R2D2 Astromech Droid has been getting a ton of raving reviews by customers that have already got theirs. The following Star Wars Interactive R2D2 customer reviews are just a sample of some of the most recent from, in no particular order. You can click here to see the complete list of Star Wars Interactive R2D2 user reviews.

Star Wars R2D2
Product Reviewed: Starwars Interactive R2D2
Review Date: September 5th, 2010
Reviewer: Soccer mom (Amazon Verified User)
Bought this for my eight year old son who is really into star wars. He really likes this R2D2. He really enjoys playing with it but does have a little trouble getting R2D2 to understand what his commands are. You must speak clearly and slowly for him to understand what you want him to do but overall he is very happy with his R2D2 robot.
A Must For Fans!
Product Reviewed: Starwars Interactive R2D2
Review Date: February 8th, 2010
Reviewer: Zachary Scott Yokum (Amazon Verified Purchaser)
A must have for any Star Wars fan - though it obviously has its limitations, interacting with R2-D2 is definitely something all diehard fans have been waiting for.
Voice Activated RD2D
Product Reviewed: Starwars Interactive R2D2
Review Date: February 5th, 2010
Reviewer: NAME (Amazon Verified Purchaser)
This was a gift for my son. He was thrilled but maybe a little too young (6). You need to be clear with the commands and things need to be said a certain way. We have been working on that with our son so he can command the R2 unit properly. He absoluty loves it and I would buy it again for him. The R2 can be tempermental so getting him to do things can also be challenging.
Great toy for kids and star wars fans
Product Reviewed: Starwars Interactive R2D2
Review Date: January 6th, 2010
Reviewer: Ariel Lacsamana (Amazon Verified Purchaser)
We gave this as a Christmas present to our 7 year-old son who's a big Star Wars fan and he was able to set it up himself. It is sometimes stubborn like the real R2D2 and doesn't obey your command which makes it more interesting for him. My son and 6 year-old daughter loves the "light tag" function where it plays hide and seek with them. It even plays a secret message from Princess Lea! We bought rechargeable D and AA batteries for it as well - the "Tenergy" brand was a good deal for it.
R2D2 is Cool!!!
Product Reviewed: Starwars Interactive R2D2
Review Date: November 19th, 2009
Reviewer: Angela Leboeuf (Amazon Verified Purchaser)
I bought this for my 8 year old son for Christmas. It is a really cool toy. R2D2 listens to voice commands, he plays hide-and seek, and even dances. R2D2 will even go on patrol, and alert you if someone enters the room. We have had R2 for almost a year now, and my son still enjoys him. I would recommend this toy for Star Wars fans or robot fans, he is awesome.
Just like a real R2-D2!!!
Product Reviewed: Starwars Interactive R2D2
Review Date: August 22, 2009
Reviewer: Ocraboat (North Carolina) (Amazon Verified User)
My kids really enjoy playing with their R2-D2 robot! It has lots of voice commands, plus there are some secret ones they don't tell you about in the book! R2 moves very well on wood floors or carpet. The quality seems very good as R2 is well built and we've had no problems after over a year of ownership. Owning this made my son very interested in robots as a career.
Not so Bad
Product Reviewed: Starwars Interactive R2D2
Review Date: June 7th, 2009
Reviewer: Sean Oudit (Amazon Verified Purchaser)
Good toy for those who have patience.It's fun but he is a bit stubborn. He is a good toy when you have friends over.
Best Robot For the Buck!
Product Reviewed: Starwars Interactive R2D2
Review Date: March 15th, 2009
Reviewer: Van Hoy Daniel David (Amazon Verified User)
R2 is a hit in our house! This little fellow is non-stop fun. Our son loves playing with him more than playing with the dog (R2 is much more obedient). Getting around the house is generally pretty easy for R2. He can almost always get himself out of a jam. His voice command capability works well and his sensor capability and programming are excellent for a robot at this price point. While the range of commands are limited, R2 does everything he's been programmed to do with excellence and even surprises you from time to time. We have had no problems at all with him. There is no better buy in a robot at this price point. R2 has become a permanent part of our family. Now we're waiting for C3PO!