Light Saber Igniter

Home made Light Saber projects can consist of one bright led in the hilt or a row of LED’s in the shaft that all light up at the same time. To look a bit more authentic a sequential lighting of the blade can give the visual appearance of the blade extending. This project produces an “igniter” that will turn on a bank of LED’s in sequence. It has a high current driver capable of driving up to 500mA per stage (that’s a lot) and has an adjustable power up / power down speed. This project requires no prior knowledge of electronics or programming ability. All the components should be easily sourced from any electronics shop that sells Integrated circuits and resistors.”