Maplin, the electronics specialist, has unveiled its first ever national TV campaign, which is all about the ‘Maplin Moment’ – those moments when your technical know-how runs dry, and Maplin has the perfect solution to problems which you didn’t realise could be solved so easily.

And one lucky winner will win the fantastic products that feature in the TV ad, worth over £350! These innovative products will help you with life’s little, but often frustrating, tech problems – such as help reversing into a tight parking spot or something to boost your Wi-Fi around the home.

The prize package includes an in-car reversing camera kit, HDMI adaptor, Wi-Fi booster and remote control socket kit and Wi-Fi Link.

To be in with a chance of winning these great prizes, answer the following question:

Q. What is a Maplin Moment? a) The moment you walk into Maplin b) When your technical know-how runs dry c) When you wear a bright blue t-shirt

News Shopper:

Maplin’s in-store experts - the ‘Maplineers’ – are on hand at the Forest Hill, Charlton and Bromley stores, ready to help people with life’s little tech problems.

The Maplin website also offers over 30,000 products along with advice through live chat and helpful videos. For further information, please visit


Text your answer to 80360, starting your message with NSMAPLIN leave a space and then put your answer, name, number, email and address.

Or send your entry with your name, address and contact phone number on a postcard or a stuck-down envelope to: Maplin Competition, News Shopper, Mega House, Crest View Drive, Petts Wood, Kent BR5 1BT.

Closing date: June 16.

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Extra T&Cs: No cash or alternative. Winners must be happy for publicity.