The KR Sabers x One Replicas Emperor lightsaber has been released. The custom saber, an empty hilt kit, is inspired by the design of the Palpatine lightsabers. The Emperor lightsaber is a collaboration between KR Sabers and One Replicas.
The partially assembled lightsaber hilt kit may be displayed or installed as a neopixel saber or in-hilt LED saber. KR Sabers is accepting pre-orders in June 2020. The kits are expected to ship in November 2020.
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The Emperor lightsaber is a CNC machined brass hilt. The hilt is electroplated with a chrome/gold/rose gold color. The hilt features a bright, polished finish. A dedicated GOTH3Designs chassis and ECO chassis will be available for the hilt for an additional charge.
The hilt may be installed as an in-hilt LED saber or a neopixel saber. KR Sabers recommends using recommend using the ShtokCustomWorx short pin PCBs and holders (sold separately) for neopixel configurations. The Emperor hilt kit’s LED PCBs allow the user to configure the lightsaber with illuminated switches. The kit is partially assembled. Find the KR Sabers Emperor assembly video on their YouTube channel.
The Emperor lightsaber hilt kit includes the following:
x1 Emperor hilt kit (empty hilt)
x1 emitter (1 inch FX version)
x1 emitter (screen accurate version)
molded dummy LED Switch Hats
x2 LED Switch PCBs
x1 heatsink/switch/PCB holder
KR Sabers is a United Kingdom based custom saber company, offering empty hilts, lightsaber parts and components, and install services.
One Replicas is a Spain based custom saber company offering empty hilts, including the slimmed-down Super Stunt series, along with a selection of lightsaber parts and components.
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Image depicts the KR Sabers x One Replicas Emperor lightsaber hilt kit