This will be LONG but for the casual buyer I hope it helps. I didn't REALLY understand the difference between RGB or Neopixel but I do now. While I DID completely understand RGB was for the "budget" shopper, honestly, I was surprised at how much they gave you anyway.
Hilt: I did know it was metal but honestly a higher quality than I expected. It's NOT a "cheap" thin feel but well, far more impressive than I expected.
Blade: we this is the unexpected but still OK part. The RGB does NOT have anything inside the blade. It's essentially a lightsaber looking flashlight that changes colors. At first I admit I was like "OH NO" but it IS bright. OK not "neopixel" bright but for the budget end: Honestly NOT BAD. Now you are NOT going to have the igniting base to tip slow movement of the light and turning off, it will not slowly return to the hilt. After all it is a flashlight with nothing inside the blade. However they include the awesome ignite sound and the awesome turning off sound to still make it very cool.
Also, the blade quality would make for LIGHT dueling, it's rather thin and would not take much Id imagine to dent it or worse. It is held in place by two micro sized screws that an (included) allen wrench is used to tighten them. They even give you extra screws which is actually very generous.
Sounds: This was MOST impressive. Many sounds to choose from for the part we desire most in the experience. Great "crackling" saber sound while you hold it still and a nice selection of saber "whooshing" sounds when you swipe it back and forth.
Effects: The blade has several choices to just "on" to almost a strobe effect. Mentioning RGB had noting in the blade tube I was VERY pleased to find they made an effect that kind of makes the blade bright-slightly dim-back to bright, to essentially try to imitate a shimmering effect.
Colors: LOTS to choose from and I think anyone will be happy with the selection.
Easy to recharge and VERY happy the batteries can be replaced (I did not try to see if this was easy to do but it says they can be replaced).
Summary: If you want more of a professional experience then go with the other two neopixel options. If you want a pretty impressive saber for the money. I have to admit, they gave us that. Pretty generous options and quality for the money. SURE I'd like it to be brighter (and my picture honestly was in a very dark room and "looks" brighter that in truth it was. Still, it's bright enough to be happy with it.
Thanks for reading! :-)
Dear Jedi, Thanks for your patient and detailed comment, it will be of great help to the Jedi of the galaxy. While we have dedicated a Neopixel saber page and related blog posts to its differences from RGB, it is clear that it is not obvious enough. Our content team is working on related videos to increase its popularity. We will continue to serve the Jedi with better service and lightsabers.
This lightsaber is very well balanced. I can spin it easily without any problems bringing it back up from the lowest part of the swing. All the weight is in the hilt, so it makes it really balanced.
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I purchased the Luke lightsaber w/Proffie soundboard. Received the item in one week… (that’s FAST)
This saber is a fantastic blend of form and function. Is is great on its own, but is also a fantastic canvas for the force wielder looking to make a statement with their hilt! I'm very happy with mine and look forward to using it in battle!
Dueling was never this much fun before i bought this saber. It has brought me a new wave of excitement and I am really very happy and satisfied with the product.
It seemed like i was going to waste my money over this product because I did not know anything about this store. But when I received my order, it was finely packed with proper care and the product was as per the description, really loved and enjoyed the saber.
Cool, best addition to my lightsabers collection and guess what, still it has a lower price than many of the sabers in my collection. Recommend you guys to buy this wonderful gadget.
Star Wars fan?? buy this saber if you really want a great duel with your lightsaber. It makes dueling more joyful with its flashes and sounds. Shop it!!
This is my first Neopixel lightsaber and I'm in love! I'm over 30 and feel like a little kid again! I had Luke's ROTJ hasbro extending lightsaber when I was a kid and boy am I glad there are companies that make these realistic Sabers! A must have for true Star Wars fans!
Most accurate budget replica of the return of jedi luke lightsaber, a must buy for any fan of luke! The display emitter and pommel make it so real. I wouldn't swing it too hard though because there is little blade depth. It is is only flaw. It comes with 27 soundfonts of several star wars character including luke of course.
Outstanding service and communication. Product was perfect, couldn't be better. So much thanks.
The craftsmanship of this replica is absolutely remarkable. From the hilt's intricate design to the blade's vibrant glow, every detail has been meticulously recreated to resemble Cal Kestis' iconic lightsaber from Episode IV. Holding it in my hands, I couldn't help but feel a surge of excitement, as if I were about to embark on a grand Jedi adventure myself.
Great sound and great durability. Its quality is incredible. The sound board is top notch and the charging ability is so nice. The tricks and moves are really smooth. Its brightness is incredible. Best working. Thank you.
I've wanted a lightsaber ever since the original 3 films were released back in the 80's. I've never thought to purchase one over the years as the technology just wasn't there to make it realistic or "cool" enough. Even the awesome sabers you can build at Disney were not quite there for me. The technology is there now I feel to make the most realistic lightsaber possible, without actually having the real thing. I ultimately purchased the Luke Skywalker replica as I was an absolute fan of Luke's saber from Return of the Jedi! I have been super happy with my purchase. I will admit that using the many features, (changing sound fonts, colors and getting the music to work properly) have proved a bit of a challenge for me but, all in all, this lightsaber is SO VERY COOL! I love just playing around with it and listening to the sound of the saber itself. I'm not an avid collector but simply a guy who wanted a replica lightsaber in my room. This has to be the neatest piece of movie memorabilia that I own!
So many different colors and easy to use.
I got my hands on the coolest and cheapest (ish) lightsaber in the galaxy, just in time for Halloween. Let me tell you, it's been a treat, not a trick!
First of all, this lightsaber's design is on point for the season, it looks sick, it makes a ghostly wail every time you swing it. I've never seen a lightsaber that perfectly complements my vampire costume. But the real treat is in the functionality. Hitting the tiny button once or twice or thrice activates a variety of light effects, color change, strobe, sound, yeah it’s got Star wars theme sound built-in, and the audio is louder than I’d like, in a quiet night.
All in all, this lightsaber is a delightful treat that'll bring your costume to life (figuratively, not literally—unless you're a Sith Lord). Just be careful not to go too crazy with it; remember, it's all fun and games until someone loses an eye, safety first, even though the blade is made of hard, smooth plastic, not glass or sharp thingy. Happy Halloween, and may the spooky force be with you!
This is an amazing lightsaber that has all of the features of the more expensive models. I liked it so much that I bought a second one for my best friend. So far, He absolutely loves his.
super easy to use very bright and loud everything that was expected and as advertised well worth the price.
it's built sturdy, hilt is made of steel and the charging port is hidden inside of the hilt. I do like the different saber sound effects, overall pretty cool.
Not bad for what it is. A little confusing on the operational end when it comes to changing the settings. The recharging port could have been placed where you don’t have to remove the end of the handle to charge it. But otherwise, would recommend it for anyone that is looking for a good light saber. The handle is all metal. Definitely a plus. It doesn’t feel like cheap plastic in which the markings of the handle wear off over time.
Package was nice and secure saber itself is wonderfully nice and light unlike the ones that Disney sells. Blade was terrific works great. Shout out to these people they are awesome.
I have had this for a few days and spent some time testing it out. Here are some my thoughts as there's pros and cons to this saber, and I'd say by far more pro’s:
- Looks great! Hilt is high quality and is super heavy. I'm not sure what more you could expect of it. Blade is super long too.
- Colours are vibrant and super bright and there are 12 modes for the blade...start up as a Jedi, or sith, or some funky ones like a rainbow, etc. I have the pixel one so that is expected.
- Sound is strong, can only set to high or low, or mute
- Weight overall is decent. It is a heavy blade overall
- App - there is a app that allows you to control the whole saber, so pretty cool
Cons - Controls - there is one button that controls it all. To make it switch start up modes, you have to hold it down for like 2 seconds. It’s takes a bit to learn but overall you will get it.
Weight - it’s a good and bad thing? It is heavy so it feels really super high quality but harder to do fancy moves on it.
So overall yes, it's a beautiful looking saber and much much cheaper than any of those official stores. The quality is there and I don’t see what else you would get from an official one.