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 mini and standard engine powered rockets.