Parts Details:

1- 3D printed Chassis parts:

Shapeways Shop Section ⇒ C6 – Parks / Korbanth

Three chassis levels are available for the Parks / Korbanth K4 saber Kit:
Padawan for a basic install, with 2 variants and chassis mainly focused on securing all your electronics.
Knight for an All.In.One chassis including a crystal chamber reveal by unscrewing the booster/pommel section.
Master for a crystal chamber part that can be printed in metal and revealed by unscrewing the booster/pommel section.

These chassis can hold a Nano Biscotte, Prizm 5.1 or I2/SPark2.

Master Chassis:

Prices: From approx $55
(additional cost depending on material used for the Crystal Chamber part)

Install Level: Beginner

 Part 1 – Main Chassis : korbanth-parks-k4-master-chassis-part1
 Part 2 – Crystal Chamber : korbanth-parks-k4-master-chassis-part2
 Part 3 – Optional Crystal : korbanth-parks-k4-master-chassis-part3

Knight Chassis:

Prices: From approx $50

Install Level: Beginner

 All.in.One Chassis korbanth-parks-k4-knight-chassis
 Optional Crystal (same as Master Chassis): korbanth-parks-k4-master-chassis-part3

Padawan Chassis:

 

Prices: Approx $45

Install Level: Beginner

Variant 1 uses the speaker / recharge cone design, to access the recharge port / kill key by unscrewing the pommel.
 Chassis Var1: korbanth-parks-k4-padawan-all-in-one-var1
Variant 2 has the speaker at the end. It uses an on/off switch instead of a kill key, and both switch and recharge port are accessible by unscrewing the booster/pommel parts.
 Chassis Var2: korbanth-parks-k4-padawan-all-in-one-var2

2- Additional chassis parts:

You can also be inventive and add any custom parts, paint job or else to your chassis to give it an unique look!
 Brass or copper rods – 1.5mm max OD sold at The Saber Armory

3- DIY empty hilts:”

 Available on Korbanth website

4- Electronic components and blades:

Saber electronic components are basically more or less similar from one saber to another. You’ll need a main Led, a Battery, a recharge port, one or two switches, a soundboard, accent leds, a speaker and wires. Then the blade is the last part of your saber, they are usually made from PolyCarbonate tubes + tip.

You can search these parts with the following suppliers: Solo’s Hold, The Saber ArmoryElegant WeaponsJQ-Sabers

Soundboard, the “heart” of our sabers is the Soundboard, here are the 2 major Soundboard producers:
Plecter Labs – from the entry level Nano Biscotte or Prizm 5.1 (recommended).
Naigon Elelctronic Creations – from the entry level Spark 2 to the high end I2.
Battery, 18650 battery 
⇒ Recharge Port, 2.1mm port (kill key included in the Master and Padwan Var1).
 Battery charger, according to the battery voltage used.
 Main Led, Tri-Cree XPE-2 recommended
 Switches are probided with the hilt.
 On / Off Switch (Padawan Var2) – slider switch (example).
 Speaker, 20mm Speaker
 Accent Leds, 5mm led for the Crystal Chamber recommended on the master chassis (if RGB, read your soundboard manual to select between common anode or common cathode led), 3mm leds for the others.
 Wires, 30awg wires are mandatory on most our 3D Printed chassis. We are buying them from this eBay seller.
 Heat shrink tubing, to protect your joints.
 RICE port 
– a RICE port can be added with a micro jst port. Ex on ebay.
 7/8″ Heat sink.
 7/8″ OD Blades.

 


Demo:

 

 


 

Installation instructions:

(step by step)

Note 1: 30awg wires and smaller are mandatory for this install (30awg for main wires and 32awg  for accent leds and switches are highly recommended)…. Oh and definitely use colored wires to make your life easier.

Note 2: These instructions will not cover how to wire the soundboard, make sure to learn how to by reading the manual.

Note 3: This instructions will details the install as much as possible. GOTH-3Designs cannot be  held responsible for any mistakes made by DIYers tho. Thanks!

work in progress

 

 

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