X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Get Geeky Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: E-Mail | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE

HomeStar R2-D2 Planet Projector: The Little Droid Sees Stars

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

I’m jealous. Francesco over at Hobby Media [IT] is off roaming the aisles at the Tokyo International Toy Show while I’m sitting here in Chicago, working at an hour when I should be sitting on the couch watching bad TV shows. On his trek through the show, Frankie came across this little guy:

r2_d2_homestar_projector_1

What you’re looking at is a very special R2 unit. This little R2-D2 actually contains one of SEGA Toys’ awesome HomeStar planetarium projectors in it.

r2_d2_homestar_projector_2

Instead of projecting a hologram of Princess Leia, this R2 projects over 10,000 tiny stars onto your ceiling. Unfortunately, it only projects our little old galaxy, The Milky Way, and doesn’t include Tatooine, Hoth, Coruscant or Alderaan. Oh yeah, there is no Alderaan anymore. Still, if you quint real hard, they were kind enough to throw in a tiny Death Star in the projection, so at least it’s got that going for it.

r2_d2_homestar_projector_3

The HomeStar R2-D2 is expected to hit stores in Japan this September for ¥6825 (~$85 USD), after which point you’ll probably be able to order one from an importer, such as Rinkya, Japan Trend Shop or Gizmine.

[via Hobby Media]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Star Wars Movie Realization Darth Maul, Jango Fett & Shadowtrooper

Star Wars Movie Realization Darth Maul, Jango Fett & Shadowtrooper

Prime 1 Swamp Thing Statue

Prime 1 Swamp Thing Statue

Advertisement
Rag’N’Bone Man: Gimme Shelter

Rag’N’Bone Man: Gimme Shelter

Is Reality Real?

Is Reality Real?

Tricked-out 1990 Land Rover Defender 110 for Sale

Tricked-out 1990 Land Rover Defender 110 for Sale

2019 Volvo XC40 Compact SUV: A Tough Little Robot

2019 Volvo XC40 Compact SUV: A Tough Little Robot