The Launch Pad comes complete with blast deflector, standoff stem, two-piece 1/8 in. launch rod and launch rod cap. Launch direction may be adjusted 30 degrees from vertical and can accommodate a 3/16 in (5 mm) Maxi Launch Rod – sold separately. Minor assembly required and no glue or tools are needed. The Launch Controller comes fully assembled with 17 ft (5.2 m) of cable and requires 4 new 1.5V 'AA' alkaline batteries – sold separately. A GREAT Controller for launching all mini, standard (A-c) and D powered rockets.