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Almost every electronic item has been redesigned for The Sims 2: FreeTime. This article is for them.

Entertainment[edit]

All existing entertainment objects give hobby enthusiasm. These are as follow.

  • RC Car: Tinkering
  • Game Console: Games
  • Pinball Machine: Games
  • Arcade Machine: Games

In addition there are more games for the gaming console.

Zip Zap Zop! Classic Model Car
Price§160
Need EffectsFun 5
Need MaximumFun 90
HobbiesTinkering
Room(s)Living
Community SortMiscellaneous, Shopping

Can be placed on table or counter but will not run if. Interactions:

  • Play with: The car will zoom across the room. There's no way to control where it goes.
  • Watch: If car is being used.
Falconeer Chopper
Price§180
Need EffectsFun 5
Need MaximumFun 90
HobbiesTinkering
Room(s)Living
Community SortMiscellaneous, Shopping

Functions the same as the RC Car except that it flies instead of runs across the room.

TVs and Computers[edit]

The Tube in Wood-Paneling
Price§800
Need EffectsFun 7, Environment 3
Skill(s)Cooking, Mechanical, Body
HobbiesCuisine, Film & Literature, Fitness, Music & Dance, Science, Sports, Tinkering
Room(s)Living, Bedroom
Community SortMiscellaneous

The T.V. has several hobbies available to it. Each channel affects a different hobby. They are as follows.

  • Kidztube: Film & Literature
  • Sim Broadcasting Network: Film & Literature
  • SimStation Dance: Music & Dance
  • SimStation Sports: Sports
  • The Yummy Channel: Cuisine
  • Weather Station: Science

As well working out improves fitness and repairing the T.V. gives tinkering. New interactions are as follows.

  • Tinker: Improves tinkering and carries a chance of electrocution.
  • Watch Movie: There are five genres to select from. This interaction is autonomous. If chosen the movie will be one chosen by personality and/or age.
    • Action: Active
    • Children: Kids
    • Comedy: Playful
    • Drama: Outgoing
    • Spooky: Grouchy

There are ten movies to watch from in total, they are as follows

  • Bubble Bath: Drama
  • Cat Lady: Spooky
  • Chicken: Comedy
  • Fairies: Children
  • Family Fun: Children
  • Fetch: Action
  • Mime Cat: Comedy
  • Pool Table: Drama
  • Weather Control: Action
  • Werewolf: Spooky
Centrepiece Entertainment Suite
Price§2,600
Need EffectsFun 8, Environment 3
Skill(s)Cooking, Mechanical, Body
HobbiesCuisine, Film & Literature, Fitness, Music & Dance, Science, Sports, Tinkering
Room(s)Living, Bedroom
Community SortMiscellaneous

For all interactions, see above.

Audio[edit]

Hi-Fi with Vintage Turntable
Price§1,300
Need EffectsFun 9, Environment 2
Need MaximumFun 85
Skill(s)Mechanical, Body
HobbiesFitness, Music & Dance, Tinkering
Room(s)Study, Living, Bedroom
Community SortMiscellaneous

All stereos now carry these interactions:

  • Turn On: Turns the stereo on. From there you have more interactions.
    • Switch to: Changes the genre of music played. You also access custom stations with this interaction.
    • Next Song: Skips song playing
    • Dance: Choose a dance style and do it. Gives Music & Dance enthusiasm.
    • Join: Joins sim dancing.
    • Turn Off: Turns stereo off
  • Repair: If stereo breaks, this interaction repairs it. Carries chance of electrocution.
  • Tinker: Sim plays around with stereo. Carries chance of electrocution.
  • Work Out: Sim exercises to music. Improves Fitness (Both body shape and hobby)
The GrooveLayer 10k Professional Dj Booth by HotBeets
Price§3,000
Need EffectsFun 10, Environment 3
Skill(s)Creativity
HobbiesMusic & Dance
Community SortMiscellaneous

Contains the same interactions as a stereo plus these interactions:

  • Work as the DJ: Takes over as DJ on community lot. Earns money.
  • Be the DJ: Available at home. Sim takes on the role as DJ.
  • Change Style: Alters the style of Music to Fast, Medium, Slow or House Mix. House Mix pulls MP3 files out of the computer.
  • Request: Ask for a certain style of music.

There's also a new interaction for Dj booths and that is to enter a dance competition. This is a clear step by step process on how dance competitions work.

  1. Click on DJ Booth and select Enter Dance Contest then select the dance your sim will perform.
  2. Other sims will enter choosing dances of their own. As sims wait, they talk amongst each other.
  3. Competition starts when four sims have entered.
  4. Winner is chosen based on Body skill, Music & Dance enthusiasm, the hidden dancing skill and a random factor.
  5. Winners get $500, Body and fun. Dance competitions deplete energy and hygiene.

Small Electronics[edit]

TalkTime Phonality
Price§60
Room(s)Living, Bedroom, Kitchen
Community SortMiscellaneous, Shopping

Must be placed on a surface. Carries all the same interactions as other phones. All phones and cellphones carry two new features.

  • Make 3-Way Call: Third Popularity benefit. To do this, call a sim and select the talk with option. While talking, select your sim and click on Make 3-Way call. You will then be given a menu to choose from. All sims gain relationship with each other.
  • Subscribe to Magazine: Available upon reaching hobby level 3 in any hobby. Click on the phone and select Subscribe to Magazine. You will be given a list of hobbies that you achieved level 3 or over. Choose desired magazine and follow the prompts. Magazines are delivered weekly. The days of delivery are listed below.
    • Monday: Music & Dance
    • Tuesday: Arts & Crafts, Tinkering, Nature
    • Wednesday: Science
    • Thursday: Sports, Fitness
    • Friday: Cuisine
    • Saturday: Games
    • Sunday: Film & Literature

To cancel subscription, simply click on the phone and select unsubscribe from magazine. Another version of this phone 'TalkTime Phonality with Mounting Bracket' is available. However, it must be placed on a wall. Other than that, it shares the same features.

The Official Fighting Llama Wall Clock
Price§230
Room(s)Study, Dining, Living, Bedroom
Community SortMiscellaneous, Shopping

Must be placed on a wall. Does nothing but tells the sims time. No interactions

Old Time Wall Clock
Price§1,100
Room(s)Study, Dining, Living, Bedroom
Community SortMiscellaneous, Shopping

See above object.