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What is the difference between Meccano and Erector?

What is the difference between Meccano and Erector?

Erector was now called “The New Erector, The World’s Greatest Toy”. In 2000, Meccano bought the Erector brand and unified its presence on all continents. The two brands are now sold under the Meccano brand name, with the Erector Set being marketed as “Erector by Meccano”.

What age is junior Meccano for?

Sales Package 1 Set
Minimum Age 3 years
Material Plastic
Battery Type No batteries

What age is Meccano suitable for?

Today the build-it-yourself Meccano sets are suitable for children aged from 5 – the Build & Play range uses flexible plastic components (easier for small hands to handle), while the metal Turbo sets require a more technical build including lights, sound and remote control.

How to create with Erector by Meccano videos?

Watch videos and learn to create with Erector by Meccano! Instructions? Let us help you find what you are looking for! Let’s Go! Learn how to program sounds, movements and so much more!

Who was the inventor of the Meccano robot?

For over a century, Meccano has been a leading producer of imaginative construction sets for children. The company arose from humble origins in 1898, when English inventor Frank Hornby created the first Meccano construction kit for his sons. In 1913, an American company called Erector began manufacturing a similar toy, the Erector Set.

How big is the Meccano remote control speedster?

Made with real metal parts by Meccano (formerly Erector), this 9.5” long RC model is capable of handling high speeds. The impressive communication range of 2.4 GHz, combined with multi-directional steering, enables this speedster to go exactly where you want. Not only fun, the Remote Control Speedster is a certified S.T.E.M toy.