I must say I was a little disappointed with the electronics. Only one button works and all it does is turn on the 2 blue LEDs...no sound effects. I believe they could have done more with it had they not felt the need to issue a Mini-Sonic Screwdriver with it (again, no sounds). Speaking of, here's a shot of the mini laying next to the full size:
Overall, I give it an 8 out of 10. A very cool prop for the price. It's very accurate and wears nicely.
Could I get you to do some scaling for my plans? nothing too arduose maybe if you could just take an overhead picture of the prop flat on a table with a ruler next to it that would realy help me out. this is the story so far. img34.imageshack.us/i/vm01.jpg/
I suppose you could take the normal precautions against an atomic blast. Sticky tape on the windows and that sort of thing.