Top 5 Problems with Neopixel Lightsabers

Neopixel lightsabers continue to increase in popularity in the custom saber community. The lightsabers feature brightly illuminated blades and boast some of the most technologically advanced and customizable lightsaber blade effects, ranging from tip drag and saber scroll to specialized visual effects concentrated in specific segments of the blade. Despite the popularity and advanced functionality … Read more

5 Most Common Types of Lightsaber Blades

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A colorful and vibrant light-up blade is one of the most distinctive and thrilling parts of custom lightsabers and Star Wars Force FX lightsabers alike. Let’s take a closer look at the 5 most common types of lightsaber blades. 1. Standard Blade (removable polycarbonate tube)One of the most common types of lightsaber blades is the … Read more

Kaizen Saber Opens Neopixel Ripper Blades Run | NEW PRODUCT ALERT

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Custom lightsaber company Kaizen Saber, based in Canada, opened an anticipated limited run of neopixel Ripper Blades called Ripper Pixel Blades. The Ripper Pixel Blades limited run is a collaborative project: the blades are handcrafted by Ripper Blades and installed with neopixel electronics by Kaizen Saber. The blades range in price from $210 to $230. … Read more

Ripper Blades Announces NEW Neopixel Blades

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Custom lightsaber blade company Ripper Blades announced they will be releasing neopixel lightsaber blades. Ripper Blades has not divulged a specific release date for the new Ripper Blades neopixel blades. Ripper Blades Etsy Store [AFFILIATE LINK] Watch Ripper Blades Announces NEW Neopixel Blades on YouTube The year 2018 has been a big year for neopixel … Read more

What is the lightsaber scrolling effect? | Lightsaber Terminology

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The lightsaber scrolling effect is the gradual activation or deactivation of individual LEDs within a lightsaber lightsaber blade. The purpose of the scrolling effect is to mimic the extension and retraction effect of the lightsaber blade in the Star Wars films. A real life lightsaber, however, has a plastic blade attached to the hilt. The … Read more

Future of In-hilt LED Lightsabers After Neopixel Lightsabers

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As neopixel lightsabers and blades continue to gain popularity among lightsaber enthusiasts, what’s the future of in-hilt LED lightsabers? Custom saber manufacturers like Vader’s Vault and Sabertrio unveiled their first neopixel lightsabers in 2018. Although Ultrasabers and Saberforge don’t yet offer neopixel lightsabers, the two companies, along with many other custom saber companies, will likely … Read more

Lightsaber Blade Brightness: What You Should Know (wattage vs. lumen rating)

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Sometimes lightsaber enthusiasts seem to enjoy discussing lightsaber blade brightness nearly as much we enjoy discussing the hilt designs themselves. Let’s talk about the most important factors that affect lightsaber blade brightness and how to the select the brightest blade for your circumstances. Watch Lightsaber Blade Brightness: What You Should Know (wattage vs. lumen rating) … Read more