⇒ Available on Korbanth
All-in-1 chassis for straightforward install. Can hold all the soundboards, a 28mm speaker (bass or premium) and a 18650 battery (or 2×18350 7.4v pack). The recharge port pins have to be cut short in order for the port to fit properly. There is a slot for an on/off switch, a kill key is also included with on/off feature.
3- 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.
⇒ Battery, 18650 battery for 3.7v or 2×16340 for 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
⇒ Heatsink for 7/8″ blade holder
⇒ Switches, main switch is included with the hilt.
⇒ On / Off Switch, an optional on/off switch can also be installed (Ex: Digikey).
⇒ Speaker, 28mm Speaker, either premium or bass
⇒ Accent Leds, 5mm led for the 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 recommended on most our 3D Printed chassis. We are buying them from this eBay seller.
⇒ Heat shrink tubing, to protect your joints.
⇒ 7/8″ OD Blades only.
A chassis part to hold them all. Gently cut the chassis with an Exacto knife, following the pattern below according to the soundboard you want to install:
UPDATE: Plecter Labs new Prizm 5.1 is smaller than previous versions (4 and 5), you can purchase this adapter piece to make this new board fit into the chassis, after cutting the Prizm pattern shown above.
About the Kill Key. It is recommended to sand a bit the side of the kill key “on/off” slot, in order to make them more round and to turn better in the recharge port. (as a reminder, this slot allow to start / stop the saber without removing the kill key).
Recharge port wiring reminder: