Chassis summary:

Mentor Chassis Var1Available – DIY Instructions.
Mentor Chassis Var2Available – DIY Instructions.
Mentor Chassis Var3WIP
Master ChassisAvailable – DIY Instructions.
Knight ChassisAvailableDIY Instructions.
Padawan ChassisAvailable  DIY Instructions.

Shapeways Shop Section ⇒ C1.1 – Graflex Vintage and C1.2 – Graflex Mentor


 

MENTOR Chassis Variant 1 – DIY Instructions

High end and complex chassis assembly for the best crystal chamber and core reveal, with a majority of metal parts.
Reveal-X: Extend your chassis to reveal the focusing crystal, without removing the whole chassis core. The Chassis locks and unlocks using magnets. That’s not all, it uses Magnetik Cover Plates as well, to be removable and reveal what’s “under the hood”
Rotating Crystal Chamber to power the Primary Kyber crystal – motorized and fully controllable.


Prices: From $230 (depending on materials used) – approx $600 with the metal parts in recommended materials.
Install Level: Expert


 

MENTOR Chassis Variant 2 – DIY Instructions

While retaining the overall design aspect, this chassis is a more simple version of the Variant 1 above.
It doesn’t have the Reveal-X and Rotating Chamber features but is much faster and also easier to install.
The main feature of this variant 2 is the usage of 18650 batteries, with removable capability and thus better support for Neopixel blades.


Prices: From $TBD (depending on materials used) – approx $TBD with the metal parts in recommended materials.
Install Level: Advanced


 

MENTOR Chassis Variant 3 

WORK IN PROGRESS
Prices: From $TBD (depending on materials used) – approx $TBD with the metal parts in recommended materials.
Install Level: Advanced


 

MASTER Chassis – DIY Instructions

Detailed chassis with metal Shells and Crystal Chamber. DIY kit with various parts to assemble.
The Crystal Chamber is available in 2 different Styles (with or without Power Gate).
Compatible with all current major soundboards with the “MutliBoards Adaptive Chassis” design (inlcuding Teensy Saber V3 using an adapter).
NEW DESIGN 2018
Style 1: The Crystal Chamber contains a Power Gate to focus the energy between the crystals


Style 2: Open crystal chamber without Power Gate.


Prices: From $200 (depending on materials used) – approx $290 with steel shell and brass CC inserts.
Install Level: Intermediate

 


 

KNIGHT Chassis – DIY Instructions

Variant 1:

Multi-parts chassis including crystal chamber. Cheaper solution (plastic, can be painted) for a very nice reveal still.
Compatible with all current major soundboards with the “MutliBoards Adaptive Chassis” design (inlcuding Teensy Saber V3 using an adapter). Note that the Speaker module and rotatable cover of Variant 2 can be used with Variant 1.
NEW DESIGN 2018


Prices: Approx $95
Install Level: Beginner

Variant 2:

Similar to Var1 in its overall structure, this mutli-parts chassis allow to print Crystal Chamber inserts in metal materials. It also feature a rotatable back cover to hide the recharge port access.
Compatible with all current major soundboards with the “MutliBoards Adaptive Chassis” design (inlcuding Teensy Saber using an adapter). Note that the Speaker module of Variant 1 can be used with Variant 2 .
NEW DESIGN 2018

Prices: From $140 (depending on materials used) – approx $220 with brass/bronze CC inserts.
Can also be printed in plastic (and painted) to lower the cost.
Install Level: Intermediate

 


 

PADAWAN Chassis – DIY Instructions

Variant 1:

All-in-1 chassis for simple and budget install.
Compatible with all current major soundboards with the “MutliBoards Adaptive Chassis” design (inlcuding Teensy Saber V3 using an adapter). Optional module for Plecter Labs’ CEx.
NEW DESIGN 2018

Prices: Approx $50
Install Level: Beginner

Variant 2:

All-in-1 chassis for simple and budget install, with support for Keystone 18650 battery holder (removable battery setup).
Compatible with all current major soundboards with the “MutliBoards Adaptive Chassis” design (inlcuding Teensy Saber V3 using an adapter).
NEW DESIGN 2018

Prices: Approx $50
Install Level: Beginner

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