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Useless Box Kit

Turn it on, so it can turn itself off.

  • Fun, DIY electronics kit has only one function: turn it on and it turns itself off.
  • Every flip of the switch will also make a smile appear on onlookers.
  • One of the silliest electronics kits ever.
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Turn it on, so it can turn itself off.

Useless Box Kit

Useless Box Kit

Ok, so it's a black box, sort of shiny, with a switch on top. But what does the switch do? Does it launch a nuclear attack? Does it terminate someone you don't know somewhere in the world? Does it make bacon magically appear? You stare at it over and over, hour after hour, until you can't take it anymore. You turn it on. And out of the box, a little finger pops out and turns the unit back off. That's all it does, and the smile on your face is proof it works. Presenting, the Useless Box Kit.

The Useless Box Kit arrives as most kits do: a pile of parts. With easy to follow instructions, you'll be assembling your Useless Box Kit very quickly. Whip out your soldering iron, do a little bit of work, and then screw the thing together. When you're done, you'll have your own gleaming acrylic box. Set it on your desk and wait for curiosity to cause victim after victim to turn it on - each to be met with the little finger turning the box back off. The Useless Box Kit - the silliest science kit we've ever fallen in love with.

Please Note: The acrylic pieces come with protective paper on both sides (as shown in the parts shot). You need to peel this off before installation.

Useless Box Kit

  • Build this fun kit and amaze everyone with how technology can do incredibly simple things.
  • Turn the Useless Box on, and it will turn itself off. That's all it does.
  • Oh, and it also makes cool people smile (and scares away the squares).
  • Box made of space-age acrylic panels.
  • Over 50 pieces install easily, with some basic soldering and screwdriver skills.
  • Tools, solder, and batteries not included.
  • Batteries: 2 AA (not included)
  • Skill Level: High beginner / low intermediate
  • Completed Dimensions: approx. 5.5" x 4.125" x 2.75"

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