Price Alert for Meccano M.A.X

Notify me when the price drops below:
E-mail address:

We respect your privacy and promise not to spam you with useless mumbo-jumbo.


Meccano M.A.X

£71.99
build quality
fun
design
longevity

4.4

5

Overall

The best thing about the Meccano M.A.X set is that the fun doesn’t stop once the build is complete. Once he’s built, there are a ton of ways to play with him.

User Rating (22 votes)

View Prices

Set Price Alert





Meccano M.A.X Price Comparison

Click one of the buying options below to be re-directed:

£70.00

In Stock

Go to site

£71.99

In Stock

Go to site

- -

Out of Stock

Go to site

Please note that in order to provide a fair price comparison, eBay prices are for new (buy it now) items only. Cheaper second-hand options or auction items may exist. We recommend that you visit eBay to see all the buying options available. Data last updated: 12th December 2018.

Meccano M.A.X Price History

Set Price Alert

Jennifer Watts

14th August 2017

By Jennifer Watts

Mum, Wife, Gadget Lover & Foodie


My daughter has always been into LEGO but as she’s getting older she’s starting to want things that do a bit more. She loves the LEGO Boost and she’s just starting to get into Meccano too. The Meccano M.A.X (which stands for ‘Meccano Advanced Xfactor’) is a STEM-type toy that is great for teens and ‘tweens’. It’s designed for kids aged 10+ and it’s a ‘3’ difficulty so it’s a medium to high difficulty build. It’s definitely too advanced for my daughter on her own, but she managed to get there with some help.

What’s in the Box?

There’s 332 pieces, which might not seem like a lot compared to a lot of LEGO sets, but the build is definitely more complex. You also get a charger and rechargeable battery, a USB cable, a sticker sheet for adding details, the tools that you need to build M.A.X, and a set of instructions which are easy-ish to follow. The box itself is nice, it’s quite similar to the MeccaSpider box; another Meccano set we have.

Building M.A.X

The instructions say as a guide that a ‘3’ difficulty model should take between 1 and 3 hours. Ha! To be honest we could have done it quicker but because the kids are young we did it over the course of a few days in short bursts so that they didn’t get bored or frustrated and this seemed to work quite well.

The kids had so much fun working on this. Their favourite part was figuring out which screws were needed where as they are all different sizes. The instructions include a 1:1 scale of the screws needed for each section so they loved measuring the screws against the pictures and making sure I had all the right pieces. The build was relatively straightforward, but more difficult when the motor packs were added.

Appearance

The best thing about the Meccano M.A.X set is that the fun doesn’t stop once the build is complete. Once he’s built, there are a ton of ways to play with him. He looks so cute, very Wall-E in appearance, and he’s a pretty decent size measuring around 30cm in height. He has some sort of LED eyes which give it a bit of personality, although they’re definitely not Furby-level, and they’re difficult to see in sunlight.

Playing with M.A.X

It’s annoying you can’t get started right away because M.A.X needs to charge for about 4 hours before use, but once he is charged you just say ‘Hello’ and you can get started. M.A.X has infrared sensors so he can ‘see’ and he’s on wheels so he moves around. This is a voice-based toy, and this type of toy is all the rage right now. So the idea is you talk to M.A.X and he talks back, and vice versa. The standout feature is that although it doesn’t ‘understand’, it does listen out for keywords, like if it hears ‘phone’, it will ask to borrow it, and if it hears ‘TV’ it will ask to watch with you. It even remembers what you’ve told it and talk about it again in the future. The kids found it hard to believe they’d built something so clever!

There’s also 4 different games you can play (2 Truths and a Lie, Are You Smarter Than a Robot?, Would You Rather…? And Robo Tennis, which is a bit like the old Pong game. Or it can be used as a room guard. Personally I think playing the Robo Tennis game as it’s been ages since I had a good game of Pong!

Any Downsides?

It’s hard to find something bad to say about M.A.X because I really think this is excellent and definitely worth the price. The only difficulty I’ve had is with the voice commands but I find this with almost every voice-activated toy! Maybe it’s my accent? Anyway it’s not a problem. The instructions do give a set of voice commands if the robot is having trouble picking up on keywords, but you can also control M.A.X by the control panel on his front or by the app. The app is free and we find this is great for our daughter because it’s a ‘drag and drop’ style programming set up so she finds this really easy to do on her own.

View Prices


To read more on this model, check out the Meccano M.A.X homepage here (opens new window).

Images

  • Age: 10+
  • Difficulty Level: 3
  • Build Time: 1 - 3 Hours
  • Pieces: 332
  • Model Number: 6040732
  • Size: 30cm (H)

Model

Age

Rating

Price

3D Magic Maker

6+

£12.25

Air Hogs Supernova

8+

£29.99

Anki Cozmo

8+

£129.89

Anki Overdrive

8+

£13.99

Anki Vector

8+

£199.99

Autobot Sqweeks RC

6+

£17.99

Baby Bjorn Bouncer

1 - 2

£119.99

Barbie Care Clinic

3+

£34.99

Barbie Dream Camper

3+

£57.99

Barbie Townhouse

3+

£100.02

BOOMco Rapid Madness

6+

£37.75

BOOMco Twisted Spinner

6+

£24.99

Canterlot Castle

3+

£34.99

Cards Against Humanity

17+

£25.00

Cars 3 Giant RC Lightning McQueen

4+

£59.99

Cars 3 RC Turbo Racers

4+

£14.02

Chewbacca Electronic Mask

5+

£19.99

Chow Crown

8+

£14.99

Civil War Blaster Reveal Shield

6+

£19.99

Clever Keet

5+

£72.49

Dance And Groove Rockit

0.6-3

£21.80

Disney Princess Royal Dreams Castle

3+

£84.99

Don't Step In It

4+

£14.00

Egged On

5+

£6.00

Emiglio

4+

£174.45

Enchantimals

4+

£5.90

Exploding Kittens

5+

£19.50

Fantastic Gymnastics

8+

£11.50

Feber My Lovely Unicorn

3+

£169.99

Fingerlings Baby Unicorn

5+

£14.99

Fingerlings HUGS

2+

£29.99

Fisher-Price BeatBo

9-36 Months

£21.49

Fisher-Price Code-a-Pillar

3-6

£32.90

Fisher-Price Rainforest Jumperoo

2+

£95.02

Fisher-Price Teach ‘n’ Tag Movi

3 - 6

£31.99

Furby Boom

6+

£59.99

Furby Connect

6-18

£61.99

FurReal Chatty Charlie

4+

£24.99

FurReal Friends Bootsie

4-8

£43.72

FurReal Friends Torch

4-14

£33.99

FurReal Makers Proto Max

6+

£29.99

FurReal Muchin Rex

4+

£39.99

FurReal Roarin Tyler

4+

£69.99

FurReal Rock-a-too

4+

£49.99

FurReal Trick Lovin Pup

4+

£66.99

Geckobot

8+

£44.99

Girl Tech Password Journal

£18.99

Golden Coin Maker

6+

£14.99

GraviTrax

8+

£34.99

Hanazuki MoodGleam

6+

£4.46

Hasbro BB-8

5-18

£39.99

Hatchimals

5+

£39.99

Hatchimals CollEGGtibles

5+

£1.00

Hatchimals HatchiBabies

5+

£39.99

Hatchimals Mystery Egg

5+

£39.99

Hatchimals Surprise

5+

£31.99

Hearing Things Game

12+

£14.99

i-Que Robot

5+

£29.99

IDO3D

6+

£39.99

Insect Lore Butterfly Garden

3+

£16.97

JoJo Siwa Singing Doll

6+

£13.89

Jumanji

8+

£17.50

Jumping Night Drone

7+

£99.99

Kinetic Sand

3+

£11.76

L.O.L Surprise! Fizz Factory

8+

£29.99

L.O.L. Surprise Live Pet

5-10

£24.99

Laser X

6+

£44.99

Laser X Long Range Blaster

6+

£27.99

Laser X Tower

6+

£22.99

Leapfrog LeapTV

4+

£150.00

LEGO 76075 Wonder Woman Warrior Battle

6 - 12

£39.90

LEGO Boost 17101

7 - 12

£129.99

LEGO City 60201

5-12

£17.69

LEGO Death Star 10188

14+

£417.99

LEGO Deep Sea Exploration Vessel 60095

8+

£140.22

LEGO Elsa's Sparkling Ice Castle 41062

6+

£52.99

LEGO Fantastic Beasts 75952

8-14

£36.99

LEGO Friends 41130

8-12

£131.26

LEGO Friends 41317

7-12

£42.99

LEGO Friends 41340

6+

£44.99

LEGO Friends 41353

6-12

£12.99

LEGO Harry Potter 75953

8-14

£54.99

LEGO Harry Potter 75954

9-14

£84.99

LEGO Harry Potter 75955

8+

£54.49

LEGO Heartlake Grand Hotel 41101

8+

£201.88

LEGO Millennium Falcon 75105

9-14

£119.99

LEGO Movie 70809

8+

£100.54

LEGO Nexo Knights 70321

8-14

£59.90

LEGO Star Wars 75184

6-14

£25.85

LEGO Star Wars 75187

10-16

£68.97

LEGO Star Wars 75213

6-14

£18.00

LEGO Star Wars 75230

9-14

£52.94

LEGO Technic 42083

16+

£239.99

LEGO Tower Bridge 10214

16+

£184.99

LEGO Volcano Exploration Base 60124

8-12

£84.99

LEGO X-Wing Fighter 75102

8-14

£95.95

Little Live Pets My Dream Kitten

5+

£44.99

Little Live Pets Surprise Chick

5+

£12.28

Little Live Pets Wrapples

5+

£13.92

Little Love Learn to Walk

2+

£48.99

Little Tikes Car

1.5 - 5

£41.39

Little Tikes Playhouse

1.5 - 5

£199.99

Little Tikes Trike

1 - 3

£49.99

LOL Surprise Bigger Surprise

3+

£69.99

LOL Surprise Biggie Pets

3+

£26.97

Luvabella Doll

4+

£59.99

Makie Doll

6+

£N/A

Meccano M.A.X

10+

£71.99

Meccanoid G15

8+

£130.02

MeccaSpider

10+

£44.99

Minions Tumbling Stuart

4+

£30.00

MIP Robot

8

£74.26

MiPosaur

8+

£95.99

Monopoly Cheaters Edition

8+

£15.00

Monopoly Fortnite Edition

13+

£21.99

Musical Lights Elsa

3+

£15.19

My Friend Bing

2+

£N/A

My Friend Cayla

5+

£N/A

My Friend Dory

4-18

£7.99

My Friend Freddy

2+

£13.99

My Little Pony Crystal Empire Castle

3+

£30.80

My Magical Princess Twilight Sparkle

3+

£46.91

Myla The Magical Unicorn

5-10

£37.99

Nerf Cam ECS-12

8+

£N/A

Nerf Laser Ops Pro Alphapoint

8+

£34.99

Nerf Modulus Tri-Strike

8-16

£48.24

NERF N-Strike Mega Mastodon Blaster

8+

£74.75

Nerf N-Strike Modulus ECS-10

8+

£37.99

Nerf Nitro FlashFury Chaos

5+

£16.99

Oonies

5+

£7.59

Orbeez Ultimate Soothing Spa

5+

£24.00

Paw Patrol Air Patroller

3+

£41.25

Paw Patrol My Size Lookout Tower

3+

£76.99

Paw Patrol Sea Patroller

3+

£46.99

Paw Patrol Ultimate Fire Truck

3+

£47.00

Paw Patrol Zoomer Marshall

3+

£74.21

Paw Patroller

3+

£57.45

Pie Face Cannon

5+

£6.99

Pie Face Game

5+

£3.32

Pie Face Sky High

5+

£3.32

PJ Masks Headquarters

3+

£79.99

PJ Masks Mission Control HQ Playset

3+

£36.86

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Magical Oven

3+

£18.00

Pomsies

4+

£14.39

Poopsie Slime Surprise

3+

£44.99

Power Rangers Deluxe Dino Charge Megazord

4+

£12.99

Princess Rose Peppa

3+

£19.99

Rainbocorns

3+

£24.99

Real FX Racing

8+

£79.99

Scalextric ARC ONE

5+

£37.45

Scoop and Learn Ice Cream Cart

2-5

£39.99

Scruff-A-Luvs

3+

£17.99

SelfieMic

8-16

£8.99

Servin Up Fun Food Truck

18 - 36 Months

£59.99

Shopkins Scoops Ice Cream Truck Playset

5+

£20.93

Shopkins Supermarket Game

5+

£8.00

Simon Air

8+

£15.98

Simon Optix Game

8+

£12.95

Sing-A-Long Elsa

3+

£39.99

Skate And Sing Elsa

3+

£58.99

Snow Glow Elsa

3+

£48.99

Snuggles My Dream Puppy

4-18

£44.99

SoundMoovz

8+

£N/A

Speak Out Game

16+

£5.50

Sphero BB-8

5+

£11.95

Sphero BB-9E

8+

£58.43

Sphero Lightning McQueen

3+

£124.99

Sphero Mini

8+

£48.99

Sphero R2-D2

8+

£49.99

Sphero Spider-Man

5+

£69.99

Spin Master Boxer

5+

£44.99

Spin to Sing Game

6+

£13.99

Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit

8 - 12

£99.99

Strictly Come Dancing Board Game

8+

£15.99

Teksta T-Rex

5+

£76.99

The Rocket Singing Machine

14+

£14.99

Thomas and Friends Super Station

3+

£79.99

Thunderbirds Interactive Tracy Island Playset

3+

£199.99

Tiny Treasures Baby Doll

3+

£39.99

Toilet Trouble Game

4+

£14.49

TrackMaster DFM54

3+

£59.95

Treasure X

5+

£8.49

Trolls Hug Time Poppy

4+

£28.49

VTech Chase Me Casey

9m - 36m

£36.99

Vtech DigiGo

3+

£198.00

Vtech Discovery Home

1+

£43.99

VTech Kidi Concert

6+

£24.99

VTech Kidi Super Star

6+

£79.99

Vtech Kidizoom Cam

5+

£42.99

VTech Kidizoom Duo

3+

£42.99

VTech Kidizoom Selfie Cam

4+

£32.99

Vtech Kidizoom Watch

5+

£34.99

VTech Toot-Toot Drivers Goldmine

£75.99

Vtech Toot-Toot Drivers Super RC Raceway

1+

£44.99

Wet Head

4-18

£9.00

What Do You Meme Game

17+

£N/A

Wizard Training Wand

8+

£16.99

WowWee CHiP

8+

£N/A

WowWee Fingerlings

6+

£14.99

WowWee Fingerlings Untamed

5+

£14.99

Xeno Toy

5+

£49.86

Zoomer Chimp

5-12

£111.11

Zoomer Hedgiez

4+

£29.68

Zoomer Show Pony

5+

£36.95

Zoomer Zupps

3+

£19.00


People Who Viewed This Also Viewed
£239.99
LEGO Technic 42083

Developed in partnership with Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S, the LEGO Technic 42083 Bugatti Chiron set looks amazing. The attention to detail is great and makes this a truly rewarding build.

£52.94
LEGO Star Wars 75230

The LEGO 75230 Star Wars Porg toy is no ordinary building set. This is a full sized Porg sculpture. At around 8-inches tall, the whole build takes around 3.5 hours. I love the opening mouth and flapping wings.

£44.99
LEGO Friends 41340

The LEGO 41340 Friends Heartlake Friendship House is unlike most doll houses - it's a 4-story converted fire station. I especially like the fireman's pole and the pulley system. It's the perfect addition to the Friends Heartlake series.

£36.99
LEGO Fantastic Beasts 75952

As with any LEGO toy, the LEGO Fantastic Beasts Newt's Case of Magical Creatures set has been made to the utmost quality. Whoever designed this is clearly a fan. Every detail is magnificent. I especially love the Muggle Worthy button and the golden hinges.


Copyright © 2013-2016 Bang Rocket LTD (C 67994) 260 Triq San Albert, Gzira, GZR 1150, Malta.


Top