fischertechnik Dynamic XL
Age range 9 years thru 12 years
Toy Type CP -- CT -- GP -- SC -- This newest fischeretchnik ‘Fun with Physics’ set features all new special parts, such as 90° curves, cross-overs, and jumps with catch funnel. The balls race through tight curves and chutes and shoot through different tracks. Discover new, fascinating conveying techniques: With the new mega model the balls are transported back up by a motor-driven conveying wheel. Then even higher by the innovative stage conveyor, which transports the balls one-by-one all the way to the top in a zigzag pattern. Once there, the balls shoot along their own path downward through the loop, quarter-pipe, and jumping loop. More ingenious models such as a launching pad, stair step conveyor, and chain lift make the subject of conveying technology inspiring. An ideal addition to either the Rolling Action or Dynamic construction sets. Set includes multi-language teaching and activity booklet, Mini motor, 2x rainbow LED, 31x track unit, 12x steel ball, 5x 90° curve, cross-over, catch funnel, and battery tray for 9V block. There are a total of 1250 parts for building eight different models (9V Battery NOT included). The fischertechnik system was created in 1964 by Professor Artur Fischer. A highly creative and prolific individual, Professor Fischer patented his first invention, a Photo Flash Light, back in 1949, and he currently holds 1080 patents. He hopes to one day surpass Thomas Edison, who recorded 1093 patents during his lifetime. The original fischertechnik construction sets were created as Christmas gifts. These initial sets proved so popular that he decided to release them on a larger scale. The sets were featured on German television during Christmas of 1965, and then introduced to the retail toy market. The response was enthusiastic, and public demand led to many additional sets. And even now, almost 50 years later, fischertechnik sets are still in high demand and used around the world, not only by aspiring young engineers, but also in classrooms, labs, and in industrial simulations and training sessions.