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Color & Distance Sensor

Color & Distance Sensor452.
Average rating4out of 5 stars
Price14,99 €

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Connect the LEGO® Powered Up 88007 Color & Distance Sensor to the 88006 Move Hub or 88009 Hub. This LEGO sensor can detect colors and motion to make your LEGO builds and robot toys interactive.

  • Features a sensor, connecting wire and a connection point for LEGO® Powered Up components.
  • Detect 6 colors and objects within 5 to 10 cm range with this robot toy accessory for kids.
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Color & Distance Sensor
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Overall RatingAverage rating4out of 5 stars
(2 Reviews)
100% would recommend this product.


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Play ExperienceAverage rating3.5out of 5 stars
Value for MoneyAverage rating3out of 5 stars
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  • in about 2 months
    Average rating3out of 5 stars
    Distance sensor works great, color sensor iffy
    | 45-54
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    I'm using this with the Powered Up hub (88009) to control forward and backward movement of my trains and so far it has been buggy, a combination of both software and hardware issues. The distance sensor function works very well, and you can control the distance of the sensor from an approaching object to kick off a trigger. However, the color sensor has sensitivity issues and is a hit-and-miss (i would say 75% hit 25% miss). It also suffers from sensing a color that is not there. I placed it to read color tiles on a train track and it registers a trigger even if there is no color there. And in order to read a color, the sensor has to be within millimeters of the colored object. Also, not sure if it is with the Powered Up software, but after a few passes of the sensor with colors, it will ignore subsequent color reads and will stop working. I would recommend this for distance sensor control but it needs major improvement with the range and sensitivity of the color sensor. Eventually I would like to make this work on a linear train track on my holiday village to make the train move back and forth controlled by colored tiles.

    Response from LEGO SHOP

    15 May 2019
    Callie, Customer Service
    Thank you so much for your review! I'm sorry to hear you're having some issues with the Color Sensor. For tip top performance, make sure the sensor is tested in an area with bright and steady lighting while using bricks with varied color values. Black, Brown, Red, Blue and Yellow work the best! Still having trouble tracking the colors? Get in touch with our friendly giving us a shout at for some support for your sensor.
    Play ExperienceAverage rating3out of 5 stars
    Value for MoneyAverage rating3out of 5 stars
    Building Experience: Expert LEGO builder
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  • in about 2 months
    Average rating5out of 5 stars
    Works 100% with the right colours
    | 35-44
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    Purchased for: Self
    Note : Powered Up app needed to use. I have purchased 2 of these from and I have fitted one of them to my passenger train 60197, it's in the middle of the loco pointing down at the track, set roughly 5-10mm from the track sleepers. I had to experiment with different colours, red and white were good but yellow was also detected when track went over my laminate flooring. > I use red 4x2 plates on my track in stations stop the train e.g. to load/unload passengers. > I use white 4x2 plates on my track to call sounds and change speed, e.g. horn at tunnel entrance or slow down for a curve With my room/flooring/lighting, all plates are recognised 100% of the time, at hi and low speed, when using red and white plates. I use studded plates as i think the smooth ones are too reflective/shiny. Andy.
    Play ExperienceAverage rating4out of 5 stars
    Value for MoneyAverage rating3out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 5 mins
    Building Experience: Intermediate LEGO builder
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