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Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by 1batt4u » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:53 pm

I finally bought the 1/24 Aoshima cars, KITT and KARR.

They are awesome!! Extremely detailed! Most of all scanners are real awesome!! An authentic scanning effect. They are built very simple as compared to the 1/18 scanner, and uses only 2 LR44 batteries. The 1/18 requires 4, and scan effect sucks!!

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Re: Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by MrSmith » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:53 pm

can you post some actual photos of the models or a youtube video?

would be great to see and compare to other offerings



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Post by 1batt4u » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:32 pm

This isn't my video, its a video I came across prior to buying the models. I just loved than scan effect.

I'll try and post pictures of the cars.

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Re: Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by Dave Knight » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:39 am

there was a site that sold the scanners separately for those who had the lower priced Aoshima models that did not have the scanner feature, and they can be used in the AMT/MPC Kitt models from the 80s as long as you do not want to have an engine in those models (the circuit board takes up the space of the engine bay). I saw a AMT Kitt model at a model show that had a Aoshima LED scanner and it was very cool when installed.
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Re: Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by imranbecks » Wed Feb 06, 2013 9:55 pm

1batt4u wrote:This isn't my video, its a video I came across prior to buying the models. I just loved than scan effect.

I'll try and post pictures of the cars.



Hahaha.. Thats my video I uploaded at YouTube! Yeah I have both the scanners and the KITT model which is still not fixed up yet since getting it two years ago..hahaha..

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Post by kittvskarr1984 » Fri May 03, 2013 9:50 pm

Hi guys, would like to know what type of LEDs and what size they are on the aoshima 1/24 scale scanner unit. I need to replace them because they are orange instead of being continuous red colour. Any help would be great.

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Re: Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by Tannim31 » Sat May 04, 2013 10:48 am

there's an ebay user that has the red Aoshima scanners for $20 plus shipping, and i so agree with the detail of the Aoshima models, just finished mine a couple of days ago, the scanner is near perfect!

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Re: Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by n knight » Sat May 04, 2013 10:19 pm

Here is the link, I bought 2, couple weeks ago
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0911115797
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Post by Whitestar » Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:21 am

Curious, does the 1/43 scale KITT/KARR made by Aoshima dashboard lights up as well like the Diamond Select 1/18 KITT?

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Re: Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by kittvskarr1984 » Wed Dec 25, 2013 3:20 am

once the model has been assembled and glued, how would you replace the LR44 batteries for the scanner once they run out. The hood I assume would be glue on and underneath is blocked. Any suggestions?

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Re: Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by imranbecks » Wed Dec 25, 2013 3:34 am

kittvskarr1984 wrote:once the model has been assembled and glued, how would you replace the LR44 batteries for the scanner once they run out. The hood I assume would be glue on and underneath is blocked. Any suggestions?


There is a screw on panel at the bottom where you can remove it and access the scanner chipboard where the batteries are. Pretty simple actually.

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Re: Aoshima KITT and KARR

Post by kittvskarr1984 » Mon Jun 09, 2014 2:56 am

imranbecks wrote:
kittvskarr1984 wrote:once the model has been assembled and glued, how would you replace the LR44 batteries for the scanner once they run out. The hood I assume would be glue on and underneath is blocked. Any suggestions?


There is a screw on panel at the bottom where you can remove it and access the scanner chipboard where the batteries are. Pretty simple actually.


Thanks for reply. I looked all over the model especially on the bottom and I cant that unscrews. Are you sure you are referring to the plastic 1/24 aoshima models? If so, would you be able to send me an image of where it exactly unscrews?

Thank you again.

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