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Haynes Retro Arcade Kit

Special Price £2.97 was £29.99
  • Build you own Retro Arcade Machine from Haynes
  • Featuring the iconic Pong-style tennis game
  • Includes all components you need to build your player
  • Ideal for electronic whizzes aged 14 and over
  • Requires 3 x AA batteries (not included)

Need it in a hurry? Order in the next and select the Express Delivery option for delivery by Only £4.99.

Standard tracked delivery for just £2.99, delivered in 2 - 5 working days. Free over £40.

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Put away our Space Hopper and feast your eyes upon this icon of electronic gaming! This fantastic Haynes Retro Arcade Kit gives you all the components to build yourself your very own portable arcade gamer.

So whether you’re an electronics genius or a nostalgic enthusiast, this kit is fantastic for anyone who enjoys self-assembly. Complete with the illustrated Haynes manual, simply follow the instructions provided to solder all the pieces together, including variable resisters, circuit board and wires. Once built, this Retro Arcade Kit uses the 120 LED screen to play the funky two player table tennis game Pong! Play with someone else or against the computer, using the variable speed settings and score displays, and have a tonne of retro inspired fun!

Ideal for anyone aged 14 and over, this portable gamer is the perfect project.

Please note: a soldering iron and wire cutters are required

In the Box:

  • Microcontroller circuit board with LED Display (ATmega8-Controller; 120 LED matric)
  • 2 x 10kΩ linear potentiometers
  • 2 x knobs with grub screw fixings
  • Battery compartment for 3 x AA batteries
  • Insulated stranded hook-up wire
  • 2 x pre-cut bare wires
  • Plastic mounting housing
  • Plastic screen diffuser
  • Four double-sided adhesive dots
  • Printed box/casing with magnetic closure
  • Illustrated instruction booklet
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Contents
  • Microcontroller circuit board with LED Display (ATmega8-Controller; 120 LED matric)
  • 2 x 10kΩ linear potentiometers
  • 2 x Knobs with grub screw fixings 
  • 2 x Pre-cut bare wires
  • 4 x Double-sided adhesive dots
  • Battery compartment for 3 x AA batteries
  • Insulated stranded hook-up wire
  • Plastic mounting housing
  • Plastic screen diffuser
  • Printed box/casing with magnetic closure
  • Illustrated instruction booklet

Delivery Options

Standard Tracked Delivery: 3-5 working days, £2.99 or FREE for orders over £40

Sadly free shipping is not available to the Scottish Highlands, Isle of Man, Channel Isles and Northern Ireland, personalised items, or items sent from 3rd party suppliers.

Express Tracked Delivery: Next available working day, £4.99: Orders placed before 5:30pm Monday to Friday will be delivered by DHL within one working days to UK mainland addresses. Orders placed after the cutoff on Friday will reach you on the following Tuesday. Sadly, our Express delivery is not available to customers with the following postcode prefixes: AB, IM, GY, JE, BT, FK, HS, G83, IV, KA 27-28, KW, PA, PH and ZE. You will be given an estimate for delivery date in the checkout.

Saturday/Sunday Delivery - £6.99 - Delivered by DHL or DPD, we offer this service at the lowest possible price. You'll need to place your order before 4:30pm on a Friday, and just like our express service, you can follow your order right to your door.

DPD Pick Up - £3.99: We'll deliver your parcel to a local DPD Pick Up point that you select during checkout. They'll notify you when it arrives, and will keep it for 7 days meaning there's plenty of time for you to collect. If your order is placed before 4:30pm your order should be ready within 24 - 48 hours (Monday to Friday). Further details, including specific store opening times, can be found during the checkout process.

Click & Collect - Free: Our Click & Collect service allows you to reserve an item online and then collect it at your nearest Menkind shop. Orders are available either on a same-day or next-day service; we'll let you know when it's ready to collect.

UK Delivery To: Northern Ireland, The Channel Islands, the Scottish Highlands & Islands & The Isle of Man: 

Economy tracked delivery costs £3.99 and our Express service is £14.99

Europe Deliveries typically take up to five working days. The cost varies by country (see the full list on our FAQs page), but some of the most requested are:

Eire £14.99 2 - 5 working days
France £12.99 2 - 5 working days
Germany £9.99 2 - 5 working days
Netherlands £9.99 2 - 5 working days
Spain £19.99 3 - 5 working days

Personalised Item Delivery - £4.95: For any personalised products, your parcel will be sent directly from the manufacturers that help us to create them. Unfortunately these cannot be tracked, but will be delivered in 7-10 days.

Returns

We offer FREE UK returns for up to 30 days after purchase for unwanted (and unused) non personalised items, and we'll even refund any standard delivery costs too. Because we know many of our products are purchased as gifts, from 1st November to 24th December we extend our policy so you can exchange anything or receive credit via a gift card up to 25th January in the following year. See our FAQs page for full terms and conditions.

Should an item be damaged or faulty, please contact us. Our products go through rigorous testing but occasionally a faulty product may slip through our quality control or become damaged in transit. We're interested in making sure you have the best possible experience with us.

Put away our Space Hopper and feast your eyes upon this icon of electronic gaming! This fantastic Haynes Retro Arcade Kit gives you all the components to build yourself your very own portable arcade gamer.

So whether you’re an electronics genius or a nostalgic enthusiast, this kit is fantastic for anyone who enjoys self-assembly. Complete with the illustrated Haynes manual, simply follow the instructions provided to solder all the pieces together, including variable resisters, circuit board and wires. Once built, this Retro Arcade Kit uses the 120 LED screen to play the funky two player table tennis game Pong! Play with someone else or against the computer, using the variable speed settings and score displays, and have a tonne of retro inspired fun!

Ideal for anyone aged 14 and over, this portable gamer is the perfect project.

Please note: a soldering iron and wire cutters are required

In the Box:

  • Microcontroller circuit board with LED Display (ATmega8-Controller; 120 LED matric)
  • 2 x 10kΩ linear potentiometers
  • 2 x knobs with grub screw fixings
  • Battery compartment for 3 x AA batteries
  • Insulated stranded hook-up wire
  • 2 x pre-cut bare wires
  • Plastic mounting housing
  • Plastic screen diffuser
  • Four double-sided adhesive dots
  • Printed box/casing with magnetic closure
  • Illustrated instruction booklet
Back to Top
Contents
  • Microcontroller circuit board with LED Display (ATmega8-Controller; 120 LED matric)
  • 2 x 10kΩ linear potentiometers
  • 2 x Knobs with grub screw fixings 
  • 2 x Pre-cut bare wires
  • 4 x Double-sided adhesive dots
  • Battery compartment for 3 x AA batteries
  • Insulated stranded hook-up wire
  • Plastic mounting housing
  • Plastic screen diffuser
  • Printed box/casing with magnetic closure
  • Illustrated instruction booklet

Delivery Options

Standard Tracked Delivery: 3-5 working days, £2.99 or FREE for orders over £40

Sadly free shipping is not available to the Scottish Highlands, Isle of Man, Channel Isles and Northern Ireland, personalised items, or items sent from 3rd party suppliers.

Express Tracked Delivery: Next available working day, £4.99: Orders placed before 5:30pm Monday to Friday will be delivered by DHL within one working days to UK mainland addresses. Orders placed after the cutoff on Friday will reach you on the following Tuesday. Sadly, our Express delivery is not available to customers with the following postcode prefixes: AB, IM, GY, JE, BT, FK, HS, G83, IV, KA 27-28, KW, PA, PH and ZE. You will be given an estimate for delivery date in the checkout.

Saturday/Sunday Delivery - £6.99 - Delivered by DHL or DPD, we offer this service at the lowest possible price. You'll need to place your order before 4:30pm on a Friday, and just like our express service, you can follow your order right to your door.

DPD Pick Up - £3.99: We'll deliver your parcel to a local DPD Pick Up point that you select during checkout. They'll notify you when it arrives, and will keep it for 7 days meaning there's plenty of time for you to collect. If your order is placed before 4:30pm your order should be ready within 24 - 48 hours (Monday to Friday). Further details, including specific store opening times, can be found during the checkout process.

Click & Collect - Free: Our Click & Collect service allows you to reserve an item online and then collect it at your nearest Menkind shop. Orders are available either on a same-day or next-day service; we'll let you know when it's ready to collect.

UK Delivery To: Northern Ireland, The Channel Islands, the Scottish Highlands & Islands & The Isle of Man: 

Economy tracked delivery costs £3.99 and our Express service is £14.99

Europe Deliveries typically take up to five working days. The cost varies by country (see the full list on our FAQs page), but some of the most requested are:

Eire £14.99 2 - 5 working days
France £12.99 2 - 5 working days
Germany £9.99 2 - 5 working days
Netherlands £9.99 2 - 5 working days
Spain £19.99 3 - 5 working days

Personalised Item Delivery - £4.95: For any personalised products, your parcel will be sent directly from the manufacturers that help us to create them. Unfortunately these cannot be tracked, but will be delivered in 7-10 days.

Returns

We offer FREE UK returns for up to 30 days after purchase for unwanted (and unused) non personalised items, and we'll even refund any standard delivery costs too. Because we know many of our products are purchased as gifts, from 1st November to 24th December we extend our policy so you can exchange anything or receive credit via a gift card up to 25th January in the following year. See our FAQs page for full terms and conditions.

Should an item be damaged or faulty, please contact us. Our products go through rigorous testing but occasionally a faulty product may slip through our quality control or become damaged in transit. We're interested in making sure you have the best possible experience with us.