Neopixel Lightsaber

Ultrasabers Neopixel lightsabers give you greater control over the look and sound of your custom lightsaber than any before them. These advanced Neopixel sabers come equipped with our latest 127-LED Neopixel Blades and Obsidian Soundboards with Chassis, allowing for extreme sound and color customization even on the go. We offer all of our most popular hilt designs, including character-inspired models, with Neopixel blades. Whether you're looking to build your own Neopixel lightsaber or seeking high-quality Neopixel sabers, our custom Neopixel lightsabers provide unrivaled performance and extensive customization options.

What Is a Neopixel Lightsaber?

Neopixel lightsabers feature Neopixel LED strips to create a more advanced and customizable lighting effect compared to traditional lightsaber replicas that provide light from the hilt.

Neopixel lightsabers typically have a strip of individually addressable RGB (Red, Green, Blue) LEDs mounted inside the blade. These LEDs can be programmed to display a full rainbow of colors, brightness levels and special effects, such as flickering, pulsing and “Flash on Clash” when two lightsabers make contact.

Neopixel lightsabers can be customized with different color schemes, sound effects and blade styles, allowing owners to create a personalized lightsaber that suits their preferences. They are often used by Star Wars cosplay enthusiasts, collectors and lightsaber duelists who want a more realistic and impressive experience.

What Makes Ultrasabers Neopixel Lightsabers Different?

Ultrasabers Neopixel lightsabers set a new standard in customization and performance. Equipped with the latest Neopixel Blades and Obsidian Soundboards with Chassis, these lightsabers offer unmatched control over color, sound, and brightness. You can sport a blue saber blade when channeling your inner Jedi, or a deep red when exploring the dark side.

Neopixel blades bring extension and retraction animations, a new Latch Lockup feature and built-in Flash on Clash. When paired with our new Obsidian Soundboards, our Neopixel lightsabers give you ultimate control over volume, sound, brightness and more.

While our Neopixel lightsabers come with tons of features equipped, you can customize them even further with our Obsidian software. We recommend that you educate yourself on the capabilities so you can get the most out of your Neopixel lightsaber.

Neopixel Saber Specs

Our Neopixel sabers feature the following specs when paired with our Obsidian Soundboards:

  • 127 Individual Neopixel LEDs housed along the blade for movie-like extension & retraction effects — and some of the brightest blades available on a custom lightsaber
  • Available with our Obsidian Lite, Obsidian v3 and Obsidian v4 soundboards in a unique battery & speaker chassis.
  • Gesture-controlled onboard settings menu for blade brightness, color, sound and volume
  • Up to 10 cyclable sound fonts & color configurations through the onboard menu without connecting to a computer —up to 25 effects per font (up to 25 different sounds for Swing, Stab, Spin and Clash effects)
  • Customizable with up to 6:40 minutes of audio memory
  • Accept both LSU and WAV sound formats (mono, 16-bit, 48 kHz)
  • Powered by a single 3.7V, 18650 Li-Ion rechargeable battery
  • Built-in battery holder and electrical protection
  • Auto-power-off at timeout and low battery

Customizing Your Neopixel Lightsaber: Tips and Tricks

Whether you’ve already purchased your Neopixel lightsaber or are still considering one, you may be wondering how you can customize it to create a unique and personalized weapon. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started:

  1. Pick the right hilt style: We offer a wide range of hilt styles, from classic designs to more elaborate and detailed options. Think about your preferences for grip and aesthetic when selecting a hilt.
  2. Nail down the perfect color scheme: Neopixel lightsabers can display a wide range of colors, allowing you to create a unique color scheme. Consider how different colors will look with your hilt and evoke the Jedi (or Sith…or Mandalorian if you go for the Neopixel Darksaber) style you want to convey. However, keep in mind that you can always change it up on the fly with the UltraPixel blade!
  3. Customize your sound font: A sound font can greatly enhance the overall lightsaber experience. Experiment with different sound effects and audio files to create a custom sound font that reflects your personal style.

You can create a custom saber that reflects your unique personality and style. Ultrasabers offers a wide range of customization options to help you make the perfect weapon. Check out our video to learn how to change the color on a Neopixel lightsaber and more.

4 Neopixel Lightsaber Sound Font Ideas for Immersive Cosplay & Duels

The right sound font can enhance the realism and immersion of your custom Neopixel lightsaber, making it feel like a real weapon from a galaxy far, far away. Here are four sound font ideas to help you create an immersive and exciting Neopixel lightsaber experience:

  1. Classic Lightsaber: Choose a sound font featuring the iconic hum and clash sounds of the traditional lightsabers from the original Star Wars trilogy.
  2. Dark Side: A sound font with menacing and sinister sound effects is perfect for Sith or Dark Jedi cosplay.
  3. Jedi Knight: With a balanced mix of hum, clash and power-up sounds, you can create the perfect lightsaber for heroic Jedi Knight cosplay.
  4. Custom Sound Font: Want to follow your path? Create a completely custom sound font that includes all of your favorite sound effects and audio files to make your Neopixel lightsaber truly unique and personalized.

Choosing Lightsabers: Neopixel vs. Traditional

If you’re in the market for a custom lightsaber, you may wonder whether you should choose a traditional or Neopixel lightsaber. While both options have their advantages, Neopixel lightsabers offer superior technology that can significantly enhance the overall experience.

As the next step forward in technology for the custom lightsaber, Neopixel sabers use a series of individually addressable LEDs to create a more realistic and dynamic effect. This allows for a range of colors, effects and customization options that are not possible with traditional lightsabers. Neopixel sabers also have soundboards that offer an immense range of sounds.

However, traditional lightsabers are still viable options for those who prefer simplicity or are just getting started in the hobby. Traditional lightsabers use a simple and reliable technology that has been popular for decades, and they can still be customized with a range of colors, hilts and sound fonts.

Ultimately, the choice between a traditional or Neopixel lightsaber comes down to personal preference and budget. While Neopixel lightsabers may be more expensive, the superior technology might be worth it for you. Whichever you prefer, we offer a wide range of custom lightsabers to suit every budget and style.

More FAQs & Info About Neopixel Sabers

We understand that choosing the perfect custom lightsaber can be a daunting task. With so many options and features available, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. We’ve put together this FAQ section to answer some of the most common questions we receive from our customers about Neopixel lightsabers. If you need to know more, don’t hesitate to contact us.

How Do Neopixel Lightsabers Work?

Neopixel lightsabers feature individually addressable RGB LEDs mounted in a strip inside the blade. These Neopixel LEDs are controlled by a microcontroller that can manipulate them to produce a range of colors and effects.

In addition to the LEDs, Neopixel lightsabers also feature a built-in soundboard that can generate a wide range of sound effects and audio files. The soundboard is usually pre-loaded with several sound fonts you can choose — and you can customize your own using our Obsidian software on your computer.

To power the Neopixel blade and soundboard, the lightsaber includes a Li-Ion battery pack that is stored in the hilt. The battery pack can be charged using a micro USB cable and charger, similar to a smartphone or other electronic device.

How Long Does the Battery Last on a Neopixel Lightsaber?

Battery life for Neopixel lightsabers varies based on usage and settings. Generally, a fully charged battery can last between 30 minutes to 2 hours of continuous use. Using lower brightness settings and shorter activation times can extend battery life.

Are Neopixel Lightsabers Duel-Ready?

Neopixel lightsabers, like the other lightsabers from Ultrasabers, are durable enough for dueling. However, we do not recommend heavy dueling due to the delicate LED strips inside the Neopixel blade. They are better suited for light to moderate sparring. For intense combat, an in-hilt LED lightsaber might be a better choice.

What Neopixel Blade Colors Are Available?

Our Neopixel blades are fully customizable, so you can change your “kyber crystal” on the fly and choose the perfect color to match your cosplay or dueling style. Some of the most popular colors include:

Design Your Own Custom Neopixel Lightsaber Today

You can create the best Neopixel lightsaber in the galaxy right here. With classic inspired hilt styles like The Graflex to newer designs like the Darksaber, Neopixel sabers offer you the look you want — with full customization and extremely high-quality components. Create yours today!

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