Tomy Omnibot 5402

Published: July 31, 2021
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The Omnibot 5402 robot by toy company TOMY was released in 1984. Other robots in the their robot family include the Omnibot 2000 and the Tomy Verbot, Dingbot, Flipbot, Hootbot, and Crackbot. The main robot required a 6-volt sealed lead acid rechargeable battery for 5402's main functions, and 2x AA batteries for the integrated computer. The remote control required 4x AA batteries.

Omnibot 5402

Meet the future. Your own personal robot!

The computer unit was also completely seperate from the Omnibot, even having a dedicated speaker. The remote control allowed you to move the Omnibot forward, backward, left, and right. You could also talk through the remote's in built microphone and broadcast it through Omnibot's integrated speaker, and play built in "robot sounds". 

Original price

The original retail price was $250 USD (which is roughly $650 USD in 2021 money).


The Omnibot 5402 was about a foot tall with a:

  • built-in cassette player for both music and programming
  • RC remote control
  • built in microcomputer with lock
  • programming capabilities

After the initial launch, an 'Omnibot MKII" with dedicated motor ports on the back for direct control was released.

Today, the Omnibot 5402 is (still!) relatively easy to find on eBay, and prices asked range from $50 (not tested) to a whopping $999 (prototypes).

// repair service manual //

Want a copy of the service manual?
Download here the Omnibot 5402 service manual (PDF).

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Tomy Omnibot 5402 value and price guide

What's your Tomy Omnibot 5402 worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items with prices.

Item Title Date Price
Tomy Rare Tomy Omnibot 5402 Remote Rare Tomy Omnibot 5402 Remote Control 06/2021 $ 298.83
Tomy 1984 Tomy Omnibot 5402 w Box 1984 Tomy Omnibot 5402 W Box Partially 08/2021 $ 386.72
Tomy Rare Tomy Omnibot 5402 Remote Rare Tomy Omnibot 5402 Remote Control 07/2021 $ 257.82
Tomy 1984 Tomy Omnibot 5402 Robot 1984 Tomy Omnibot 5402 Robot RC Tape 09/2021 $ 243.17
Tomy 1984 Tomy Omnibot No 5402 in 1984 Tomy Omnibot No 5402 In Box Remote 06/2021 $ 333.99
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Omnibot 5402 forum

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Taygen - August 25, 2021
Ive had my Tomy since new in the early 80's but since moving houses several times ive lost the remote control. Ive been thinking its time to get him out of the box and display and use him. Does anyone know if i find a remote to buy will it work with him or are they set for each individual Tomy? Anyone know where i can get one from?
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