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Solar bug

Velleman MK185: Solar Bug

Velleman MK185

The Velleman MK185 Solar Bug (Electronic Project Kit –Soldering Required)

Have you want to add a little atmosphere to your garden or backyard? Then look no farther– the MK185 will give you a realistic chirping of crickets and can glow (fading green LED like a glow-worm) as long as the sun is shining. Want to extend this into the night? The MK185 also comes with a battery holder so you can mount your rechargeable batteries (2x AAA NiCd or NiMH sold separately).



  • Solar cell: 4.5V/ 35mA
  • Dimensions: 140x150x50mm / 5.6 x 5.9 x 1.97"


Additional Information

Difficulty Level 2


Assembly instructions
Illustrated manual explaining how to build the mini-kit

Info Sheets

Overview of Velleman modules that are equal to D.I.Y Kits
This sheet is useful when you want to know which modules you could find in the do-it-yourself range of Velleman Kits and minikits.

 Warning: this product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/product