Shapeways Shop Section ⇒ C12 – Phoenix Props
Two chassis levels are available for Phoenix Props Kylo:
– Sith Apprentice for a basic install, with a chassis mainly focused on securing all your electronics
– Sith Master for a highly detailed reveal, including crystal chamber parts that can be printed in metal for the best reveal effect.
Both these chassis have the “MultiBoards Adaptive Chassis 2.0” design which allows any major soundboards to be installed (Plecter Labs or NEC). They also both have a slot for Plecter Labs CEx satellite board.
Prices: From approx $125
Additional cost depending on material.
Typical setup with metal approx $205.
Install Level: Advanced
⇒ Part 1 – Main Chassis: phoenix-props-kylo-sith-master-part-1-main
⇒ Part 2 – CC1: phoenix-props-kylo-sith-master-part-2-cc1
⇒ Part 3 – CC2: phoenix-props-kylo-sith-master-part-3-cc2
⇒ Part 4 – Plates 1 (optional): phoenix-props-kylo-sith-master-part-4-cover1
⇒ Part 5 – Plates 2: phoenix-props-kylo-sith-master-part-5-cover2
⇒ Part 6 – Plates 3: phoenix-props-kylo-sith-master-part-6-cover3
⇒ Part 7 – Crystals (optional): phoenix-props-kylo-sith-master-part-7-crystals
Prices: Approx $65
Install Level: Beginner
⇒ Main chassis (recommended in black plastic): phoenix-props-kylo-sith-apprentice-chassis
Chassis parts can be found in local hardware stores as well as on the web, check The Saber Armory for example.
You can also be inventive and add any custom parts, paint job or else to your chassis to give it an unique look!
For the Sith Master chassis only, here is a list of parts needed to install it:
⇒ 1.5mm OD Brass rods (4x100mm, 2x110mm)
3- DIY empty hilts:
⇒ Contact Phoenix Props
5- Electronic components and blades:
⇒ Soundboard, the “heart” of our sabers is the Soundboard, here are the 2 major Soundboard producers:
Plecter Labs – from the entry level Nano Biscotte to the high end Crystal Focus.
Naigon Elelctronic Creations – from the entry level Spark 2 to the high end I2.
Master – Single 18650 (3.7v) or 2 x 18350 (7.4v)
Padawan – Single 18650 (3.7v) or 2 x 18650 (7.4v)
⇒ Recharge Port, 2.1mm port is used on this chassis (kill key included in the chassis kit).
⇒ Battery charger, according to the battery voltage used.
⇒ Main Led, Tri-Cree XPE-2 recommended
⇒ Switches, tactile switches – follow instructions.
⇒ Speaker, 28mm Speaker, bass or flat
⇒ Accent Leds, 2 x 5mm led for the Sith Master Crystal Chamber recommended (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 solder joints.
⇒ RICE port – a RICE port can be added with a micro jst port. Ex on ebay.
⇒ 1″ OD blade or 7/8″ OD blade for the main blade, TBD for the crossguards blades.
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(step by step)
Note 1: These chassis are for the current version of Roman Inception, elite or standard. There is an old version of this hilt which we never had in hands and thus don’t know if the chassis work with it. We unfortunately cannot provide support for this old Inception model.
Note 2: 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 3: These instructions will not cover how to wire the soundboard, make sure to learn how to by reading the manual. make sure to test your install along the way! Making sure everything works after important steps is better than having to dismount everything cause something wasn’t wired properly.
Note 4: This instructions will details the install as much as possible. Given the hilt structure, this install isn’t Beginner level. GOTH-3Designs cannot be held responsible for any mistakes made by DIYers tho. Thanks!
Note 5: Recharge port wiring reminder:
These instruction will cover the Sith Master Chassis installation. The Sith Apprentice chassis is more or less similar.
WORK IN PROGRESS