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March 31st, 2015 46 comments

Doctor Who Smartphone Operated K-9

Doctor Who : Smartphone Operated K-9

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Complete with moving ears, light up eyes and extending nose probe, our faithful K-9 is at your service. Just use the app on your IOS or Android device to control the Doctor Who K-9. The power is now in the palm of your hands and with the bluetooth controlled K-9 at your side, you’ll be safe in your travels.


  • Interactive K-9 Unit controlled direct from your Android or iOS unit
  • Personality, user controlled voices, interactions and movements
  • Moving ears, flashing keypad buttons and user controlled extending probe
  • Requires 4 x 1.5v AA Batteries (not included)
  • 100% officially licensed Doctor Who merchandise

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Categorised under: Computer and phone, General


  • Moony

    March 6th, 2021 - 10:38am

    Oh wow IOS-App isn’t available anymore. So I have a sweet toy and can’t play with.

  • finn

    December 22nd, 2020 - 5:23am

    how can i get my hands on one

    • Dalek Commander

      December 22nd, 2020 - 7:14am

      This and the Dalek were not very well made. App was buggy. Unless you really have to have one I would avoid.

  • Angel

    September 11th, 2020 - 1:36pm

    Que app tengo que descargar para comandar K9

  • Simon Mykolajenko

    May 19th, 2020 - 7:25am

    DON”T BUY ONE! I opened the box and when I went to put the batteries in realised there was a metal piece missing from the battery cover, so NO POWER. Not that it really matters because there is nowhere you can download the app to drive K9. All in all a bloody expensive paper weight. : (

  • Nicky French Martyn

    December 20th, 2019 - 10:27pm

    Bought K 9 and no app on iPhone and the app downloaded on android doesn’t work. Extremely disappointing!!!

  • wee j

    December 25th, 2017 - 6:49pm

    its not working I can move it

    • Debbie

      January 2nd, 2018 - 9:22am

      I bought one for my daughter who got it for Christmas and we can’t get it moving either. We have tried on several devices as I thought there was something wrong with my bluetooth on my brand new phone but can’t get it to move. It lights up and connects to my phone but it will not move. I have tried 2 lots of brand new batteries and nothing. We followed the instructions and also followed instructions on a YouTube video and nothing is happening. The back lights flash and the nose says that it is connected and on my phone it says it is connected but the K9 will not move, how disappointing and so frustrating. My 9 year old daughter is so upset that her Christmas present is not working.

    • Wayne Richards

      April 26th, 2019 - 1:28am

      No point in wasting money on this toy, or presumably the Dalek remote controlled toy either. Neither Android/Google or Apple Stores have the application required to operate them and longer. The links from the Zeon website do not function either.

  • Lauren

    November 19th, 2017 - 1:21pm

    The app needs to be updated with the new iOS 11 so far it’s only working on androids but not iPhone please update the k-9 app. Why sell this product if you can’t keep up because the box falsely advertising the product with instructions saying it’s compatible with “iOS 4 and later”

    • booboo

      November 19th, 2017 - 2:46pm

      This post is 2 and half years old

      you need to contact zeon, we dont sell anything here its their resolvability or the shop you purchased it from

  • Bideah

    August 26th, 2017 - 1:44am

    Help! The app isn’t coming up!

    • ZB

      September 3rd, 2017 - 11:14am

      The app isn’t available in the Australian iOS App Store.

  • Ronald Oden

    November 21st, 2015 - 4:05am

    I am interested in where to get the app.

  • Michael

    September 4th, 2015 - 1:22pm

    Hi all, i bought one. It is 1/4 scale (i did not check yet how good the scale is), the color is too light blue. It functions well with my Wiko Lenny (Android 4.4.2). It’s made of plastik, you CAN NOT remove the sidewall, that image does not belong to the product! Driving is ok, the ears wiggle only when it’s driving. It can play 8 sounds i think, and you may use it as (lousy) bluetooth speaker. The nose extended one times, never retracted again and even if manually pushed back, it will not shoot out again. Maybe mine is defect. The lights on the keypad flicker randomly, all together, driven by one RGB-LED.
    So i would say, nice to have for any Whovian, but a bit expensive for the quality.
    Best regards Michael from Germany

  • The Legend Doctor

    May 19th, 2015 - 10:28pm

    This looks to me like the first 2005 K-9 Remote Control but has app controls inside

  • g7even

    May 19th, 2015 - 10:00pm

    The BBC shop have this in stock at the moment.

    Got 10% off with code RPMAY15 and free delivery

  • Brads

    April 2nd, 2015 - 11:12pm

    What’s the app for k-9

  • VespiformsSting

    April 1st, 2015 - 2:27pm

    Sound pricey….so they connect to the internet anywhere….or do you connect somehow via your isp ?? Dont you have a problem with batteries powering it – forever running down ??

    • VespiformsSting

      April 1st, 2015 - 2:28pm

      Drat hit the wrong arrow this should be under your reply thanks BooBoo

    • booboo

      April 1st, 2015 - 2:35pm

      no via mobile broadband so virtually anywhere

      with average use they will last me a day then i just recharge via usb , i have a car charger as well

      I have an iphone 4 which is £14.99 a month including the phone, unlimited internet (and i use it a lot) and so many calls and text free, i have never needed to “top up” but i hardly ever use the phone.

      it just depends on what you do, for me its brilliant, i have a memory like a sieve so the alerts and alarms are great, as are the maps if you need to find somewhere, obviously been able to check comments (and reply) and check emails when I’m out in invaluable.

    • VespiformsSting

      April 1st, 2015 - 5:25pm

      Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm sounds interesting seems you cna do some interesting stuff with these things….

  • VespiformsSting

    April 1st, 2015 - 12:08pm

    Lol someone tell me about smartphones..apart from controlling a dalek or k9 what use are they….I still use my pay as you go phone bought in 1995 for a few quid from tesco and rarely use that….

    whats the difference between using a phone and a remote control unit ??

    • booboo

      April 1st, 2015 - 1:59pm

      i dont know much either but i find mine very useful ( and I’m not a techno person)

      I actually hardly ever use mine as a phone

      As they connect to the internet when you are out and about you can check emails, leave (check) comments etc useful for me

      they have built in alarms, timers if your cooking, note pads of your out and think of something, reminder alarms, calculator and of course the time.

      all sorts

      The have apps where you can check the weather play games, loads and ,loads of stuff

      if you travelling you can see live train updates or road problems, it has maps as well

      its an app that controls K9 so they can do updates with different phrases etc

      its basically your smart phone “talking” via K9

  • Derrick

    March 31st, 2015 - 11:22am

    Product Dimensions 2.9 x 1.2 x 2 cm

    • booboo

      March 31st, 2015 - 12:03pm

      That’s odd the finished on we saw at the toy fair was considerably bigger than that

      It takes 4aa batteries to start with which wouldn’t fit into that

  • Steve

    March 29th, 2014 - 12:53pm

    Can’t wait to own an RC K9….how cool is that?!!!

    One bit of advice, I know its easy to be lazy but please support vendors other than just Amazon.

  • Professor Marius

    March 28th, 2014 - 9:32pm

    Well I have gone for the easy option and just asked the makers of the product what scale it is.

  • the astronaut of death

    March 28th, 2014 - 7:16pm


  • Derek Smith

    March 26th, 2014 - 10:35pm

    ‘Life size” for 70…? No.

    • NCC1701D

      March 27th, 2014 - 8:17pm

      Does this use the same body as the old character K-9 because even got the removable side panel, it’s cool though, even if the price is a bit steep.

    • CG

      March 31st, 2015 - 9:23am

      New smaller body


    March 26th, 2014 - 9:34pm

    Do you have to pay for the app too or is it free? I definitely want this & the Dalek, just hoping they’ll be cheaper than £69.99 each from another retailer, especially as FP want £5.50 on top of that for delivery. 🙁

  • Cherryl Walker

    March 26th, 2014 - 9:13pm

    Yes, the dimensions would be nice to know. But how secure will the operations app be on a cell phone?

  • Tammy Morrison

    March 26th, 2014 - 8:00pm

    WANT! I have the old remote control one, but this one would be great for cons depending on how large he is.

    • Taranach

      April 2nd, 2015 - 3:41am

      Several years ago (late 90’s) I built a “life size” K-9 with foam core board and mounted on an RC off-road truck… the ears moved and it all lit up… even got the laser to move in and out by using a floppy disk motor… It was a hand held remote control but I put some coils on the side walls and it would automatically “follow me” through a convention if I didn’t walk too fast or make sudden crazy moves… I had a simple display screen on the side but the “voice” portion never really worked right…

      I might have to try it again with the arduino/ raspberry pi options now available…

  • DoctorWhoFan101

    March 26th, 2014 - 6:17pm

    £70 for this… Might buy…

  • Dalek fan12345

    March 26th, 2014 - 4:50pm

    gessing it wont work on nokia 106! 🙄

  • Last white point star

    March 26th, 2014 - 4:37pm


  • luca vagnoni

    March 26th, 2014 - 4:35pm

    …a version for blackberry?

  • NCC1701D

    March 26th, 2014 - 4:19pm

    Is it just me or does the head look too small and squished to match the body.

  • matt9982

    March 26th, 2014 - 4:12pm

    WOW! That is awesome! I am totally getting my own personal K-9!

    • matt9982

      March 26th, 2014 - 4:12pm

      Booboo what size is it? 🙂

    • booboo

      March 26th, 2014 - 4:13pm

      don’t know to be honest

    • matt9982

      March 26th, 2014 - 4:21pm

      Ok thanks, hope its life size 🙂

    • JellyBaby100

      March 31st, 2015 - 3:12pm

      Looks like the same mold as the 1/4 scale CO version.

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