BuWizz is the high-performance controller for LEGO® Power functions. It is compatible with all LEGO® Power functions, as well as OLD elements like RC-Buggy motors 5292 and old 4,5 V train motors (in slow mode). It offers incredible power and delivers voltage up to 11,8 V.

We wanted to help you comparing 3 most used controllers for LEGO® Power functions.

Main features comparison:

  BuWizz Sbrick + LEGO® LEGO® Power functions
Power 11,8 V 7,4 – 9V 7,4 – 9V
Speed 42 km/h * 34 km/h* 28 km/h*
Range 100 m 100 m 20 m
PF functions controlled with one brick 4 4 2
Size  3 x 4 x 8 studs Li-Po 4 x 4 x 8 studs
+ 3 x 4 x 3 Sbrick
Li-Po 4 x 4 x 8 studs
+ 3 x 4 x 3 IR
Protection of Li-Po battery 4 A 1.3 A (Uses LEGO® Battery) 1.3 A
Technology Bluetooth Bluetooth Infra Red
Controller Telephone (soon physical controller) Bluetooth Physical controller
Built in battery Yes No No
Price $134 $142 ** $130

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Price comparison:

BuWizz 2.0 SBrick+LEGO LEGO
BuWizz – $134 Sbrick – $59 Li-Po 8878 – $50*
Li-Po 8878 – $50* Li-Po Charge 45517 – $30*
Li-Po Charge 45517 – $30* IR Controller 8885 x2 – $20*
Cable 8886 – $3* IR Receiver V1 8884 x2 – $30*
$134 $142 $130

*all prices are taken from shop.lego.com for the US

Price Comparison for 2 Buggy Motors system

BuWizz 2.0 SBrick+LEGO LEGO
BuWizz – $134  2 x SBrick – $59  2 x Li-Po 8878 – $50*
 2 x Li-Po 8878 – $50*  Li-Po Charge 45517 – $30*
 Li-Po Charge 45517 – $30*  IR Controller 8885 x2 – $20*
 Cable 8886 – $3*  IR Receiver V1 8884 x2 – $30*
$134  $254  $130