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ONYX katana custom saber build WIP thread
« on: January 31, 2019, 05:55:33 AM »
A one off unique katana inspired saber I designed with my girlfriend and making for her.

Features:

- 273mm long, 35.5x19mm grip
- 1 inch Neopixel blade with x2 SK6812 5050 strips
- NPXL lit Neopixel blade connector designed by me
- full metal crystal chamber reveal with genuine amethyst lit crystal
- 3D-printed chassis
- Proffieboard Open Source High-End sound board
- FSC-BT909 bluetooth Remote Control with "ForceSync" app (iOS and Android)
- dual 16650 3.7V battery with total 5000mAh capacity and 10A drain (around 1 hour of run time)
- 2.1mm recharge port
- 28mm 8 Ohm bass speaker in the emitter area
- hidden set screws
- rotatable emitter shroud



3D concept renders




CAD 3D model




All parts machined in aluminum and brass









Now parts are going to sand blasting and anodizing in black...
« Last Edit: February 08, 2019, 08:44:54 AM by ShtokyD »

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Re: ONYX katana custom saber build WIP thread
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2019, 12:45:13 PM »
Very nice.

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Re: ONYX katana custom saber build WIP thread
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2019, 08:48:49 AM »

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Re: ONYX katana custom saber build WIP thread
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2019, 10:49:28 AM »
Can't wait to see the outcome. This hilt is a beauty .

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Re: ONYX katana custom saber build WIP thread
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2019, 10:25:49 PM »
Can't wait to see the outcome. This hilt is a beauty .
Thank you! Added a short video showing the hilt before anodizing :)

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Re: ONYX katana custom saber build WIP thread
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2019, 08:04:07 AM »
You're work is always so clean. Always impressive.