Brickstuff LEGO Hogwarts Castle Light and Sound Kit FAQ
There are a lot of light kits available from multiple companies. Why is your kit better than the others?
Our kit has features you can't get in any other kit from any company. But don't take our word for it-- read about all the details and comparisons with kits from other companies in this review written by one of our customers. Click here to read it.
Do I have to wait until I get the light kit before building the LEGO set?
Most of our kits are designed to be installed after the corresponding LEGO set has been built. That is how the instructions for this kit are written-- it assumes you have already built your Hogwarts Castle. While there will be some disassembly needed to fully install the lights and hide the wires, the instructions will show how to do this.
DO I NEED TO MODIFY ANY OF THE LEGO PARTS THAT CAME WITH MY LEGo SET TO INSTALL YOUR KIT?
No, this is why we provide genuine LEGO parts with our kit. Any parts that need to be modified have already been modified by us during manufacturing, so all you need to do it swap your original kit parts for the ones we provide in our kit. This also allows you to keep the original parts from your set in case you decide to sell your castle in the future.
What do i need to power my kit?
Our kit includes one of our USB power cables. Our USB cables work with any iPhone/iPad type charger that plugs into the wall. If you have a spare adapter of this type, you can use it to connect to the USB cable and power your kit. If you do not have a spare iPhone/iPad type charger, you can buy any high-quality standard mains USB adapter for your country's plug type and voltage, as long as it has a standard USB output connector and as long as it provides at least one amp (1A) of power. We also sell our own mains adapters that work with any global voltage and plug type.
I ALREADY HAVE EXTRA USB CABLES. WHY DO I NEED YOURS?
Our USB cables have our custom power connector on one end, so this is the only way to connect a USB output to our lighting system.
I DON'T WANT ALL THE PARTS IN YOUR KIT. CAN I JUST ORDER ONE PART, LIKE THE spotlights?
Because of the central control design of this kit, it is not possible to order or install portions of the whole.
Anybody can take a good picture of a light kit in the dark. Where are all the wires?
We're proud of the design of our lighting system, which has been in constant development since 2011. Over the years, we've developed the thinnest, strongest wires that can be almost completely hidden inside many standard LEGO structures and assemblies. This kit incorporates our next-generation adapter boards and controller, which allow control of more lights using fewer wires. This makes it even easier to hide the wires. Of course, no lighting system can ever completely hide the wires, so to make sure you know what you're buying, we've created a page of "daylight" photos showing some of the wire gathering points and runs inside this kit. You can view those photos by clicking here.