What is a Plug and Play lightsaber electronics kit? | Lightsaber Terminology

A Plug and Play lightsaber electronics kit is comprised of pre-wired, ready-to-install, DIY lightsaber components that may be installed in an empty lightsaber hilt with few to no tools. Using a Plug and Play lightsaber electronics kits may be an attractive option for first-time DIY lightsaber installers since the kit simplifies the electronics installation process and require no soldering. Some Plug and Play lightsaber electronics kits use JST connectors as well.

What’s included in a Plug and Play lightsaber electronics kit?

The components included in a Plug and Play lightsaber electronics kit may vary. A basic Plug and Play lightsaber electronics kit for a stunt saber (no sound) may include a pre-wired: LED module, activation switch and battery pack. A kit may include additional ready-to-install lightsaber parts like: a sound module, speaker, recharge port, microSD card (to adjust saber settings), chassis, etc.

A la carte Plug and Play lightsaber components

Plug and Play components for lightsaber may also be sold individually (i.e. a la carte) as well, rather than as a complete kit. Saberforge sells pre-wired, Plug and Play: soundboards, activation switches, a battery holder assembly, and LED modules. The Custom Saber Shop offers many pre-wired components in their Modular Wiring System (MWS) section, including pre-wired: Battery Packs/Holders, LED Modules, Switches, JST Connectors, and LED Drivers/Sound (including pre-wired Nano Biscotte V4 sound modules and assemblies.

List of Plug and Play lightsaber parts sellers

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ARGENTUM SABERS (Etsy) Germany
Argentum Sabers Plug and Play Electronics Kit (with Plecter Labs Nano Biscotte V4)

DARKFORCESABERS (Etsy) United States
DIY Basic Complete Lightsaber Electronics Kit with Prewired Soundboard and LED
DF Modified Hasbro Lightsaber Soundboard DIY
DIY Prewired Modified Hasbro Lightsaber Soundboard

THE CUSTOM SABER SHOP United States
Pre-wired parts in the Modular Wiring System (MWS) section

OUTER RIM SABERS (Etsy) United States
Outer Rim Sabers Tier3 Electronics Kit (YDD)

THE PACH STORE Hong Kong
Ultimate Works Asteria soundboard V1.5 (PLUG N PLAY / Asteria Heart)

SABERFORGE (Etsy) United States
Plug and Play Veteran SaberCore 2.5 USA
Plug-and-Play Champion SaberCore 3.0

SOLOSABERS (eBay) United States
Plug and Play Custom Kit with SaberCore Soundboard and Chassis
Plug and Play Custom Kit with Galaxy Soundboard and Chassis

COVER IMAGE CREDIT Saberforge (left image) and The Custom Saber Shop (right image)
Image depicts a Saberforge Plug and Play Warrior Kit (left) and The Custom Saber Shop MHSv1 Nano Biscotte V4 Assembly (right)

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