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  Lightsaber - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Many lightsabers, such as that wielded by Zayne Carrick in 3,964 BBY, made use of a pressure sensor in the hilt's grip that deactivated the blade whenever it was released.
It came to be known as a "Sith lightsaber" because it was preferred by Sith and was possibly invented by Dark Lord of the Sith Exar Kun, whose lightsaber was both double-bladed and dual-phase.
Lightsabers possibly inspired the photon weaponry of the Phantasy star game series by Sega - the saber and brand weapons are nearly identical to green and blue lightsabers respectively - although the swords aren't the only weapons that display an energy edge as nearly all weapons are modeled as such.
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 Lightsaber
The Lightsaber cannot be weilded by everyone, though, it takes many years of skill and practice to master the art of the Lightsaber, and even then, few can even reach the ability to use the full potential of a Lightsaber.
A Lightsaber (also known as "laser swords") is a single blade of pure energy, distributes by a special device, which cannot be duplicated without an exact knowledge of a Lightsaber.
Darth Vader, though his Lightsaber was simpler than Darth Maul's, created a Lightsaber with several "Adegan" crystals (the crystals which determine the length, power, and strength of the blade), so that he could adjust his Lightsaber's length, and strength.
www.angelfire.com /games3/nakata/lightsaber.html   (695 words)

  
 Lightsaber - JnanaBase   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lightsabers are limited to blue, green and purple for the Jedi, while red-bladed lightsabers were associated with Dark Jedi.
The lightsaber is made up of a short polished metallic cylindrical tube (30 centimetres) that emits a beam of a plasma-like substance that acts as a sword blade.
The result is that the users' skill in each individual areas of lightsaber combat is only moderate, making Form VI well suited for diplomats, as they can spend their time training in the areas of politics and negotiation instead of combat training.
jnana.wikinerds.org /index.php/Lightsaber   (2498 words)

  
 Star Wars: Databank | lightsaber
The lightsaber is the weapon of a Jedi, an elegant armament of a more civilized time.
To carry a lightsaber is an example of incredible skill and confidence, dexterity and attunement to the Force.
Although use of the lightsaber is strictly reserved to the Jedi -- the only ones capable of handling the difficult weapon -- it is also used by their sworn enemies, the Sith.
www.starwars.com /databank/technology/lightsaber   (240 words)

  
 Lightsaber combat - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
Lightsaber combat was the preferred style of fighting used by the Jedi and Sith, which was initially based on ancient sword-fighting technique.
All seven forms of lightsaber combat utilized these ancient terms used by the Jedi for describing the objectives, maneuvers to use, and the various outcomes that could arise out of a fight involving lightsabers as weapons.
The Flowing Water cut was a lightsaber combat technique designed for going blade-to-blade with one's opponent, based on the principle of using the space created when the opponent withdrew their lightsaber offensively to one's own advantage.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/Lightsaber_combat   (2808 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Lightsabers Work"
Chances are that you have seen a lightsaber at one time or another, whether on the evening news or down at the local cantina.
Therefore you know that a lightsaber is an amazing and versatile device that is able to cut through nearly anything in a matter of milliseconds.
Lightsabers are only a figment of George Lucas' imagination, of course.
electronics.howstuffworks.com /lightsaber.htm   (882 words)

  
 Lightsabers - Principles and Components
The lightsaber is known as the weapon of a Jedi Knight.
This is unusual in that the construction of a lightsaber is a small part of Jedi training, but cannot be attempted until a considerable amount of the training has been completed.
Since lightsabers are individually constructed, usually by the persons who intend to use them, their construction and external design tend to reflect in some fashion on their builders.
www.lightsaber.com /starwars/lightsaber.html   (750 words)

  
 SWRPGNetwork - Net.Guide to Lightsaber Construction
The process of creating a lightsaber varies depending on who the craftsman is, with each artisan giving the saber his or her own personal style.
Lightsabers can (and often are) used as the focus of adventures, and are means of telling a better and more fluid story in a roleplaying game.
The lightsaber might be part of a matched set which once belonged to a Battlemaster, and its twin has fallen into the hands of the part's enemy.
www.swrpgnetwork.com /entry.php?id=588   (3105 words)

  
 Lightsaber - Gizmodo
This Lightsaber universal remote is just the thing to have when the Star Wars episodic TV show heads our way in 2009.
We all pretended to duel with lightsabers when we were kids—poor Ghyslain was the only one who got filmed doing it.
Hasbro's Spring Activated Force Action Lightsaber complete with sound effects pops up when you press the button, giving you an authentic experience that even tops the joy of hearing "oh my god the glass is in my eyes".
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 Lightsaber - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The lightsaber (not to be confused with a heavysaber), whilst using the most powerful special effects known to man, is not an actual weapon per se.
This removed the need for wires to provide power, resulting in a lightsaber that was easier to wield and had the added advantage of not electrocuting every second opponent.
Recently proposed additions to the lightsaber are rumoured to involve multiple fluorescent lights in series, petrol, lasers, sharks, satellites and all manner of household appliances.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Lightsaber   (1129 words)

  
 Lightsaber combat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lightsaber combat is the fictional style of lightsaber fighting used by Jedi and Sith in the Star Wars franchise.
The hilt of the lightsaber is held down level with the waist with the tip of the lightsaber pointed at or slightly over the head of the target.
All ten forms of lightsaber combat utilize these ancient terms used by the Jedi for describing the objectives, maneuvers to use, and the various outcomes that could arise out of a fight involving lightsabers as weapons.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lightsaber_combat   (11272 words)

  
 TSV MR Anakin ROTS FX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Force FX lightsaber is indeed a licensed collectible approved and endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd. As a collectible, the Force FX lightsaber is not a toy and it is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.
The hilt of the lightsaber was made slightly larger than the actual movie prop in order to accommodate the electronics that control the light and sound effects.
A: The Force FX lightsaber incorporates three motion sensors which sense both the motion of the blade as well as when it comes in contact with something.
www.thesabervault.com /MasterReplicasAnakinROTSFX.html   (540 words)

  
 Lightsabers are cutting edge technology
Now in the age of advanced computer graphics such clumsy expediencies as solid shafts on set can be dispensed with, but lightsaber shadows have been firmly established in the iconography of the weapon.
That points to what is probably the most challenging aspect of the lightsaber: the self-limiting length of the energy blade.
One simple way to design a fixed-length laser beam would be a hacksaw-like design where a reflective or absorbent tip could be held a metre or so away from the source of the laser by a stiff filament or rod.
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 Lightsaber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lightsabers are science fiction versions of their namesake, the saber, the curved metal blade replaced by a solid, glowing bar of plasma that resembles a tubular fluorescent light bulb, so as to create a flashier version of traditional swordfighting in the Star Wars films.
Although use of the lightsaber is not strictly reserved to the Jedi, the only others widely known of being capable of handling the difficult weapon are the Sith: Darth Maul, Count Dooku, Darth Sidious etc...
Lightsabers are the principal weapons of the Jedi, but are also used by the Sith.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lightsaber   (8369 words)

  
 Recall to Repair Star Wars Lightsaber Toys
The Qui-Gon Jinn Lightsaber has a single retractable "light blade" made of green plastic that extends from a metallic-gray hand grip to about 3 feet.
The plastic blades on double-bladed Lightsaber light up when struck against another object, and the single-bladed Lightsaber stays continually lit when turned on.
Lightsabers currently being sold with the sticker, "Now with battery protector" are not part of this recall.
www.kidsource.com /cpsc/star.wars.html   (328 words)

  
 eBay Guides - Glossary of Lightsaber Terms
Collectables: Lightsaber hilts that are similar to, but not as detailed as/not the same size as, lightsaber hilt props used in the Star Wars Trilogies.
Concept: Refers to a lightsaber replica based on an artist's design (concept) that either wasn't turned into a movie prop, or was altered (for aesthetic or practical reasons) before being made into a prop.
Force FX lightsabers have polycarbonate blades that conceal strings of LEDs that power on and off sequentially (to mimic the extend/retract effect seen in the movies) and integrated circuit boards with shock sensors that produce lightsaber sound effects from the movies: power-up/-down, clash, and idle hum.
reviews.ebay.com /Glossary-of-Lightsaber-Terms_W0QQugidZ10000000000992552   (1152 words)

  
 Lightsaber History - Luukesabers: The Ultimate Lightsaber Site
One training lightsaber in particular was built to pay homage to a fallen Jedi, Qui Gon Jinn, the first Jedi know to be killed by a Sith in a millenia.
Her lightsaber was left with her body never to be seen again.
Anakin does not entirely remember constructing this, his first lightsaber but rather was in a trance and given to him by this dark vision.
www.thelightsaber.com /Histories/historyA.htm   (1568 words)

  
 The truth about Plasma Lightsabers
After EXN.ca published Lightsabers are cutting edge technology, an informal discussion group on how to build lightsabers sprung up on our pages.
The plasma could be contained in the handle, when the switch is flipped the electromagnetic field is energized and the plasma is ejected within it.
By this token, a toy lightsaber made from a neon tube is, in fact, a very real plasma lightsaber.
www.exn.ca /starwars/plasmasaber.cfm   (1447 words)

  
 Lightsaber Construction Section for SW : Continuum
Lightsabers typically take a month to construct and test, however during an
A lightsaber blade is 1 meter long with no mass, the hilt is 24-30 centimeters in length.
Lightsabers, are not proven to not be able to function underwater, for the purpose
www.angelfire.com /scifi/swcont/Lightsaber_Construction.html   (762 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "Inside the Lightsaber"
The construction of a lightsaber is a Jedi art passed down primarily by word-of-mouth from a Jedi master to his young Padawan learner.
However, the main features are remarkably consistent from lightsaber to lightsaber because of the common lineage of information.
The risk of personal injury is much higher with a double-bladed lightsaber, and their practical applications around the home are limited.
electronics.howstuffworks.com /lightsaber1.htm   (628 words)

  
 Lightsaber
Lightsabers are used by both the Jedi and Sith and are amongst the deadlist weapons know in the Star Wars universe.
Still pissed off that this dual wielding lightsaber machine has such a small part in the new episodes.
Some will cover the actually making of the lightsaber handle while others will show you have to make the lightsaber effect using some software on your computer.
www.bluesfear.com /tutorials/Lightsaber.htm   (374 words)

  
 Star Wars Force FX Lightsaber
The Force FX lightsaber is indeed a licensed collectible approved and endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd. As a collectible, the Force FX lightsaber is not a toy and it is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.
Although the design of the Force FX lightsaber is faithful to the look of the movie prop, it is not an exact replica.
The hilt of the lightsaber was made slightly larger than the actual movie prop in order to accommodate the electronics that control the light and sound effects.
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 IGN: Et tu, Dooku?
The static tear of an extending Lightsaber, the buzzing hum of a Jedi ready for action, and the cracking power of blades clashing in battle have been etched upon the psyches of generations.
Launched to coincide with the DVD release of Episode III, The Force FX Lightsabers are the new be-all-end-all of Lightsaber action on Earth, outside of non-functional limited-edition prop replicas.
Motion sensors in the handle gauge the movement of the blade for accurate Lightsaber swooshing, and each of the five sound effects is an official digital copy of the sound effects from the movies.
gear.ign.com /articles/665/665713p1.html   (925 words)

  
 Force FX Star Wars Lightsaber at Gadgets.co.uk - Ideal gadgets, gifts and novelties
Master Replicas' Force FX lightsabers are official reproductions - authorized by Lucasfilm - complete with realistic power-up and power-down light and sound effects.
A: The Force FX lightsaber incorporates two motion sensors which sense both the motion of the blade as well as when it comes in contact with something.
The Force FX lightsaber was produced by Master Replicas as a collectible; it was not intended for dueling.
www.gadgets.co.uk /star-wars-fx-lightsaber.html   (414 words)

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