How to Make an Easy Lightsaber Emitter Shroud | DIY Lightsaber Tutorial

I’m Alan Cheong of ACLightsabers and in this tutorial I’m going to show you how to make a shroud for your lightsaber hilt. The shrouds look metal, but they are actually made of vinyl-wrapped PVC.

Finding My Lightsaber Resistor | DIY Lightsaber Tutorial

Rob Petkau demonstrates how to find your resistor for your lightsaber build in this simple tutorial.

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

plug and play lightsaber kit

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 … Read more

Plecter Labs and the Evolution of Lightsaber Soundboards: An Interview with Erv Plecter

Erv Plecter and Plecter Labs lightsaber soundboards

Erv Plecter, electronics engineer and founder of Plecter Labs, launched his eponymous prop electronics company in 2005. Based in France, Plecter is the brains behind some of the most popular custom lightsaber boards on the market, including: Nano Biscotte, Pico Crumble, Crystal Focus, PRIZM and more. Plecter Labs soundboards, especially the entry-level Nano Biscotte and … Read more