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Build your own R2-D2

A half-size model of the legendary astromech droid from the Star Wars saga. Receive monthly packages direct to your home with everything you need to assemble your R2-D2 model!

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Your R2-D2 astromech droid

Follow in the footsteps of the master film prop designers and assemble a movie-accurate, half-size replica of the most famous astromech in the galaxy.

Your R2-D2 is also an advanced, autonomous droid, with interactive intelligence, and multiple modes and functions.

With his sensors, camera, microphones, sophisticated logic boards and powerful motors, R2-D2 can interact with his owner, move and behave just like the astromech from the Star Wars movies.

Find out more about this model


  • Rotating metal dome with built-in camera.
  • Two modes of operation: user-directed through an app or 'AI' mode with independent movement.
  • Includes speakers and microphones so it can respond to verbal orders and communicate using chirps, whistles and even lights.
  • Camera capable of capturing and storing photos and videos.
  • Projector that can emit messages featuring Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker.
  • Capable of moving and turning like the real droid, with a third support leg for stability.
  • Extendable and foldable arms
  • Hidden spring-activated lightsaber inside the body and sensors to avoid obstacles.
  • Model requires rechargeable batteries (not included)
  • 6.2 kg
  • Width 28cm x Height 48cm
Half-size model

Discover the secrets of R2-D2

R2-D2 has his own APP

After assembly, you can control R2-D2 from your smart phone or tablet [with Android or iOS]. R2-D2 can also follow voice commands. 

• Control movement and moving parts such as his head or retractable arms 

• Project images of Princess Leia or Luke Skywalker 

• Record videos and take photos 

• Activate hidden pop-up lightsaber

Inspiring content

Master your knowledge of R2-D2 and Star Wars

How it works


Start building

Subscribe now and receive your first monthly package with 2 assembly stages + tools in 25-30 days. First issue only £0.99. 


Step by step

Every month receive 4 assembly stages with everything you need to build your model. Each stage includes a magazine with tutorials, amazing facts and articles.


Enjoy the journey

Immerse yourself in the Star Wars galaxy and be amazed at what you can achieve.

Special subscription gifts

You'll receive the following gifts during your subscription

What will you receive?

All you need to assemble the model

Easy step-by-step instructions

To assemble your model you only need a screwdriver and follow the step-by-step instructions in each magazine.
  • Detailed step-by-step photographs
  • Reference infographics
  • Hints and tips

Video Tutorials

In addition to the magazines, you will have access to video tutorials for each stage. Watch the first video here.
Help Centre Service

We are here to help you whilst you are building your model. You can contact us via our Customer Service with any questions you may have with the model assembly.

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Any questions?

How does this subscription work?

The R2-D2 is complete in 100 assembly stages (parts to build and magazines).

The first package contains 2 assembly stages and a screwdriver. Afterwards, every month you will receive a package with 4 stages. 

Each assembly stage is only £9.99. The 1st stage is now at the special price of £0.99, the 2nd, 3rd and 4th at £4.99 each. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy this special offer! 

Shipping & Handling on your 1st package is completely free! From the second shipment, the S&H cost is £1.00 per stage.

You will also receive fantastic gifts throughout your model build experience.

The model contains a total of 100 assembly stages, each one consisting of model parts and a magazine with exclusive content plus an assembling guide.

The assembly process as well as the content of the magazines have been created by engineers and experts in the Star Wars universe, so that both beginners and expert model makers can enjoy the experience.

To assemble you need just a screwdriver and it is already included in the 1st stage of the model.

The first shipment should arrive from 8 to 16 days after placing your order.

After you receive your 1st package, every month you will receive 4 new stages (assembly parts + magazines) to continue building your R2-D2 model. You will also receive fantastic free gifts during your subscription.

Each stage contains a magazine and the next parts for assembling the model.

You can cancel your subscription anytime you want, simply contact our customer service team.

Stage 1 is available at an introductory price of just £0.99. Stage 2-4 is available at the special price of £4.99. From stage 5 the regular price is £9.99 per stage.

Shipping is free for the 1st package, from 2nd just £1.00 per stage. Payments will be processed by DeAgostini Publishing SPA.

At Fanhome you have the option to pay for your subscription using a Credit card, Paypal, Debit Card or Direct Debit. Your first package will be charged by De Agostini within a maximum period of 4 days from the order purchase date. 

You will be able to view both the content of the packages received and those of your next shipment in your account details. 

If you are not happy with your first package you can return it within 14 working days of receiving it, with any seals and shrink-wrap intact. If you wish to cancel at any time after the 14 working days following receipt of your first package, you are free to do so at any time. However, we would advise that you provide us with 28 days notice of cancellation, otherwise your next shipment/s may already be on their way to you and we will be unable to prevent the delivery. Please contact our customer service team who can help you with this.

If you have any questions or wishes, you can always contact our customer care by email support@uk.fanhome.com or just call us 020 3991 1199.