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Geosafari® Motorized Solar System
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Fun Product. Awesome Customer Service!
About Me Educator, Parent
Comments about GeoSafari® Motorized Solar System:
My son loves the GeoSafari Morotized Solar System. He gets it out now and then to put it together and use it. I have also brought it to our preschool class to show them how the planets orbit the sun. Granted that they don't move in a perfect circle in real life but they get the idea that they move around. The planets themselves do not rotate on the machine while they orbit but you can educate on that fact. The replacement light bulbs are hard to find. The planets will still orbit the sun, it's just the sun that won't shine if the bulb is burnt out. Still useable. Jenna in customer service was so helpful in taking care of our questions and equipment inquiries!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Disappointed Kid on Christmas
from Thousand Oaks, CA
About Me Parent
We thought this product would make for a good christmas gift for our son but after assembling this morning and making sure that the batteries & adaptor were working properly, we have come to the conclusion that one of the bulbs included was already burned out and that the motor simply does not work at all. Needless to say, he was very disappointed after realizing that the product was broken on arrival.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: This review does NOT brighten our day! Please email email@example.com so we can get your solar system spinning or replace it with one that does.
Didnt keep real time orbit around sun
By Johnny B
About Me 220 lbs, 6'5, Blue green eyes, Collector, Education Oriented, Male, Thrifty
Beside the motor that is obviously a piece of trash from previous comments and my own motor failing. The 2 other gripes I have is that it could at least come with a power adapter for when the motor breaks down the planetarium will light up, instead of batteries, would lighten the sting of buying a poorly made motor. The last grip I have is where is the southern hemisphere dome for the planetarium part of it, would love to see those stars also. Just a little more and you guys got a hit!
Merchant response: Oh Johnny B, we're so sorry you're disappointed. It's a balancing act to create a product that gets kids excited about the solar system but doesn't cost an arm and a leg. We went with a separately available AC adapter (EI-8702) and a single speed orbit, rather than a real-time orbit, to keep the price down, but a real-time orbit is definitely on our wish list, too!
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