WorldWide Video Unveils Mighty Mouse Small-Footprint Prize Crane

Posted On: 3/26/2019

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LAS VEGAS, NV -- Making its debut at this year’s Amusement Expo International here is a slimline prize-every-time crane from WorldWide Video (San Diego, CA). The little crane, with a Mighty Mouse theme, is designed to appeal to children.

The machine measures only 12" W.  x 16" D. x 68" H.. It features tempered-glass construction with an extra-thick plexiglass prize door, and is supplied with two sets of brackets permitting it to be attached to a wall or to the floor, and with the hardware required for installation. The cabinet also can be attached to an optional 100-lb. steel floorplate.

It features LED illumination with a dimmer switch, and draws only 1.5A. the cabinet’s capacity is approximately 280 toys; capacity varies according to the size of the toys.

The machine is equipped with a USB connection, coin and prize meters, as well as an LED-illuminated electronic coin mech and a Mars banknote validator with $500 bill stacker. Its extra-large coinbox can hold up to $800, and the entry features three options for security-bar attachments, allowing operators to install their choice of locks.

The cabinet is Embed-card-reader ready, and includes an optional modem connection to support a telemeter for remote monitoring and income tracking over the Internet.

The Mighty Mouse Crane is fitted with a top-mounted 7". color LCD monitor that plays a Mighty Mouse cartoon; it is capable of accommodating different content. Reinforcing its promotional appeal is a prize sensor that plays the heroic mouse’s signature “Here I come to save the day!” line as the prize is delivered.

The crane is shipped in sturdy custom foam and cardboard packaging, so it can be delivered by standard UPS or Federal Express truck ground service. It is covered by a 1-year warranty on all electronics and most components (the top-mounted monitor, joystick and button are not covered). A year of free technical support also is provided.

Promotional support includes a free digital file containing a brochure that can be customized with the name of the operation, and another that may be used to create a full-size Mighty Mouse Mini Crane cutout that has proven to be a great sales tool.

Available for $199 is a professionally-produced 200-second (three minutes, 20 seconds) commercial for posting to the operator’s YouTube channel. It’s said to have a value of $5,000, and is customized with the operator’s company name and logotype for use as a sales tool in soliciting accounts.

The manufacturer will assist in setting up a YouTube channel for customers who don’t presently have one.

Toy mixes for the Mighty Mouse Mini Crane are supplied by Rick’s Vending (Visalia, CA), and have been chosen carefully for compatibility with the size of the claw. A wide variety of products is offered, and mixes can include as many as 40 different items at one consistent price. The Mighty Mouse Mini Crane program features a toy mix that changes every 90 days, to keep the product assortment fresh and interesting.

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