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Full Parts Kit to up-grade the Hexbug with a Reprogrammable Microprocessor brain.
The new circuit board enables the Hexbug to

  • Make Sounds
  • Detect Light
  • Detect Battery Level
  • Control the drive motor
  • Receive IR control signals
  • Detect obstacles
  • In-Circuit Programming

Under new software control the Hexbug can now:

  • Start, Stop, and Sleep
  • Change its speed
  • Turn itself on and off depending on light level
  • Be controlled with a TV remote
  • Sing
  • Request new batteries
  • Be given new personalities

     Includes PC board, all parts including IR receiver module, low profile piezo speaker, and PIC12F675 pre-programmed with operational start-up test program and basic personality.
     Note: A PICkit-2 Programming module and MPLAB software (or similar) will be required to reprogram the PIC chip. The new board is also compatible with the PIC12F685 for increased memory.
     Full Kit of parts to Upgrade a stock Hexbug - 

Hexbug Upgrade Kit

SKU: 61140120054
  • If any parts are missing or incorrect, or if you need assistance, write to us at We will ship the needed part and answer your questions promptly.



    WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to
    (This item was manufactured prior to August 31st, 2018.) See home page for further details.


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