Pinball nerds rejoice! The PinBox 3000 is a flippin’ fun gamer-maker kit for anyone who loves pinball and DIY. Its sturdy yet customizable construction gives maker-players of all ages infinite design possibility! Our Adafruit PinBox is decked with pink spray paint and our favorite stickers. Ah, simply marble-ous…
Each kit comes with everything you need to build your PinBox 3000. Also included are two extra playboards for you to arts-and-craft-to-your-delight two separate pinball games. No extra tools required. Check out the graphics printed on the negative space of each cardboard slide for inspiration! Takes about one hour or less to assemble. But once you finish one, you’ll want to start assembling another – two PinBox 3000 games can be latched together for two player BattleMode!
While you could just build and play (and we would not blame you if you did!) we think this kit could benefit greatly by electronic customization. Grab some copper foil tape and Circuit Stickers to make a colorful flashing pinball box. Or maybe add a Circuit Playground Express to help keep score and play some cool tunes. Customize and play with friends to show off your ‘tronix skills.
12 die cut slides containing 39 essential parts
30 box rivets
12 rubber bands
three marblesone hook tool, one mini pencil, one hole puncher
die cut extra parts for classic pinball layout
Assembly guide (take a looksie at Cardboard Teck’s real-time assembly video at pinbox3000.com)
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Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.