What is a flanged emitter? | Lightsaber Terminology

A flanged emitter is a lightsaber emitter section style that features a rim or lip that flares out near the top of the hilt. Flanged emitters vary in diameter and thickness, however, the feature is commonly flat on the top, extending to one of the widest diameters of the entire lightsaber hilt. Some flanged emitters … Read more

What is an activation box? | Lightsaber Terminology

lightsaber from various companies

An activation box is a rectangular lightsaber component that’s typically located within the middle of the lightsaber hilt or possibly a bit toward the pommel of the lightsaber hilt. An activation box is most commonly associated with Original Trilogy lightsabers, including: Obi-Wan Kenobi’s lightsaber, Darth Vader’s lightsaber, and both of Luke Skywalker’s lightsabers. Some custom lightsaber companies … Read more