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Hot Wires

  • Age: 8 - 12 years

Hot Wires is the ultimate snap together electronics set that lets you create more than 100 exciting experiments.

You can make anything from a flying disk to a burglar alarm, from an FM radio to a lie-detector....and that's just for starters!

Follow the full colour step-by-step instructions to become an electronic wizard.

Great fun for children aged eight and up. This set needs 4 x AA batteries, which aren't included.

Hot Wires includes:

  • Transparent assembly workstation
  • Fuses, connectors and buzzer
  • Touch plate and switches
  • Photo resistor
  • LEDs
  • Battery units
  • Loudspeaker
  • Music IC
  • Alarm IC
  • Sound IC
  • Motor unit
  • Propeller
  • Antenna coil
  • Lamp, bulb and microphone
  • Power amp IC
  • Resistors, capacitors and transistors
  • FM high frequency IC
  • Diode
  • Recording IC
  • Full colour instruction booklet


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How much does UK delivery cost?

Standard Delivery

FREE - when you spend £40, or £3.99 for orders under £40.

  • Delivery in 3 to 5 working days
  • Monday to Friday
  • Free delivery over £40 applies for UK mainland only
  • We can’t deliver during a specific time slot, but if you are likely to be out we are happy to deliver to a work, family or friends address.
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Click & Collect

FREE - only available for orders of £10 or over.

  • Collect from your local store in as little as 30 minutes
  • Monday to Saturday during opening times.
  • If your order is not in stock in store, it will be delivered to store in 1 - 3 working days
  • We’ll let you know at the checkout how quickly you can collect.
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Collect from myHermes ParcelShops

Cost - £3.99

  • Collect your order on the next working day at 1000s myHermes ParcelShop locations across the UK.
  • They're based in convenient locations including supermarkets, newsagents and train stations. Plus they're often open late and on Sundays to make collecting your order as easy as possible.
  • You can find your nearest collection points here: myHermes 
  • You will be notified by email once your order arrives. To collect please take along the confirmation email or SMS and either the payment card or photo ID.

Express Delivery 

Cost - £4.99

  • Order by 7pm for next working day delivery.
  • Orders placed after 7pm will be delivered in 2 working days.
  • UK mainland only.

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