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Sega Toys Homestar Flux Planetarium Review

Sega Toys Homestar Flux Planetarium Review
7 Total Score

£99.99

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  • Improved brightness
  • Compatible with existing discs
  • Can be powered by USB
  • Very quiet

Space, the final frontier. And also a bit of a hassle to get to! Instead you can experience the wonders of a starry sky, without a telescope, in the comfort of your home with the Sega Toys Homestar Flux Planetarium.

The Flux comes nicely packaged with a box that can be kept and used for storage.

This unit is small and comes with a USB power cable and wall adapter. This is a great feature as it means the projector can be run from a portable powerbank, you’re not restricted to a wall outlet like the Original Homestar.

You get a couple of projection discs included and more are available to purchase. Slip the disc into the projector, power it up and a beautiful star field is displayed.

The Flux has a number of controls on the back, the star field can be set to rotate (don’t worry about noise, it’s got a very quiet motor), and you can have a shooting star occassionally appear to give life to the projection.

The Flux projection is strong and clear. I’ve found it works best on a flat surface without anything else on (so no pictures/photos/TVs). You’ll see in the review video below I used a flat ceiling and the results are brilliant.

If you’re in the market for a planetarium the Sega Toys Flux is well worth considering, especially as it has the option to expand your disc collection, albeit at a steep price.

It’s available now from:

Amazon.co.uk: https://amzn.to/2Qy22uw
Amazon.com: https://amzn.to/2LhqcmY
Amazon.ca: https://amzn.to/2EnzrRm
eBay: https://ebay.to/2QQWZol

Sega Toys Homestar Flux Planetarium Video Review

Perfect Starry Night at home, Sega Toys Homestar Flux Planetarium Review

Review of the Sega Toys Homestar Flux Home Planetarium which is available from the following links: Amazon.co.uk: https://amzn.to/2Qy22uw Amazon.com: ...

Sega Homestar Planetarium Original vs Flux

Seen both the Sega Toys Original and newer Fluc planetariums but not sure what the difference is? In this video I take a quick look. Sega Toys Planetariums are ...

7 Total Score
Sega Toys Homestar Flux Planetarium Review

A good update to the Sega Toys Original Planetarium

PROS
  • Improved brightness
  • Compatible with existing discs
  • Can be powered by USB
  • Very quiet
CONS
  • Expensive
  • Additional discs also expensive
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Self confessed gadget lover who has a day job at Verastar Ltd and a hobby of writing and filming reviews that are published on YouTube and Reviewify.co.uk.