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Offline Red Leader 4

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Galaxys edge string blade
« on: August 02, 2019, 02:52:04 AM »
Hi everyone. I was watching this youtube video explaining how to swap the disney blade for a thicker one and i saw the string of leds inside the blade. Does anyone know what the name for these leds are? If you can buy them in a string like this and if you can get them in rgb form?

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Re: Galaxys edge string blade
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2019, 09:46:08 AM »
I'd call this a "plastic ladder" or a "framed ladder" style LED blade.  I remember back in 2015ish, there was someone producing these for hobbyists, but I don't know if they're still active.  It's definitely not a common thing like neopixel strips.  I think these are used in the licensed lightsabers, but they're specific to them, and not an off the shelf product.

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Re: Galaxys edge string blade
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2019, 07:34:34 PM »
I'm pretty sure it's just used for mass production.  "String blades" are very much a thing, and there are a number of ways people have made them, including RGB blades.