·What Causes Lightsabers to Turn off When Dropped?·



Lightsabers are like knives or swords. We are aware that knives do not automatically fold when dropped. Why do lightsabers switch off when dropped in that situation? We need to explain the workings of lightsabers in order to comprehend this query. What exactly is Tarkata and why is it important? So let's examine how lightsabers function.

The Lightsaber and Its Uses 
A lightsaber is an all-crushing laser sword. These swords can slash through heavy metal doors, boulders, and even blasters. 

The blade of a lightsaber looks like a laser but is really made of pure plasma. This plasma blade's temperature may rise as high as 25000 C. Additionally, a lightsaber attack might feel like a thunderbolt. Everything is melted by the lightsaber strike and its warmth, giving the impression that the blade is cutting it.

Diatium power cells are embedded into the hilt of a lightsaber. These Diatium power cells have a long lifespan. The Kyber crystals are the other significant item in the hilt. In Star Wars, the lightsaber blade is colored by these natural crystals. But they also serve a more significant purpose. It increases the energy of the blade. 

The Kyber crystal amplifies the plasma blade's energy by a factor of a hundred as the Diatium power cells ignite it. A lightsaber is only used by Force users in Star Wars since it takes extensive training and the use of the Force to operate one successfully.

Diatium power cells are regarded as indestructible batteries in lightsabers. Even though Jedis only charge them every year or two, they have a self-charging feature. Similar to the Kyber crystals, which are living things that eat Dark matter (Space.) So a lightsaber has infinite energy and can be used forever. 

Star Wars lightsabers come in a wide variety of styles and hues, but they all share a same internal structure and set of capabilities. Multiple Kyber crystals can be found in some lightsabers. The lightsaber used by Darth Vader has two crystals. The Umbrella lightsaber of a Sith Lord who appears in the Vision series also included several Kyber crystals.

So What Causes Lightsabers to Turn off When Dropped?
We are aware that a lightsaber has an ON and OFF button on the hilt. Without hitting the button, a lightsaber cannot be turned ON. By doing this, Jedis are prevented from inadvertently turning it on when the lightsaber hilt is attached to their belt. But when the Jedi drops it without touching the button, it shuts off. The explanation is that it is built to automatically switch off when falling for safety. For this, a safety switch is employed.

Safety Switch 
While utilizing the lightsaber, you must continue to hold this switch. The switch will turn off and the lightsaber will extinguish if the lightsaber is dropped from the hand. This switch is helpful for preventing the lightsaber from sliding out of the user's grasp when lightsaber fencing. Anyone who is in its way might suffer severe injury. 

Some people think the safety switch, although a safeguard, is a flaw in the lightsaber that needs to be fixed. They contend that the safety switch can prevent fights. When the switch is being held with your thumb, wielding a lightsaber might be challenging. The lightsaber will also not turn off if the switch becomes stuck, endangering the user's neighbors.

Therefore, George Lucas created Star Wars Lightsabers in a way that they automatically switch off when they drop off the hand in order to avoid circumstances where you may harm others or yourself. 

Some individuals also think that the Jedi can activate and deactivate the lightsaber at will. There is no reliable information on this, making it very improbable. Yes, especially with the lightsaber, they can move things with the Force. Still, they cannot turn the lightsabers on and off at will.

The Jedis have managed to overcome the flaw. They address the drawback of holding the switch by using the Force power to keep it on hold so they do not have to maintain their hand's attention on it. Holding a switch with one hand can cause distraction, and in Jedi-Sith confrontations, even a split second might be the difference between life and death.

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How to choose the blade length?
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How Long Does It Take to Full Charge? And How Long Will It Last After It's Done Charging?
The batteries need to be fully charged for four hours in-between uses. Typically, the battery life is roughly two hours. The reason for the slow charge is because the charger only has a 5V and 0.5A output. Do not use a power source that is over 1A and 5V to charge your lightsaber!!!
Can two hilts be connected to make a double-bladed saber?
Yes, most of our sabers are compatible with each other to be able to make a double-bladed saber. If not, contact our customer service or online chat to speak out your requirement, we will try our best to solve your needs.
What is a blade? Are the saber blades removeable from the hilts? Can they be replaced?
A lightsaber blade is a brilliant part of a lightsaber, which made from polycarbonate, and generally about 72cm/82cm/92cm length and 2mm/3mm thickness, extending out of the emitter section when the lightsaber is activated and recedes when the lightsaber is deactivated. All of our lightsabers whether baselit, Xenopixel and proffie come equipped with a removeable and replaceable blade.
Can I order an empty lightsaber hilt?
Yes, we offer empty lightsaber hilts which are VHC parts for you to custom your own lightsaber.
What is lightsaber hilt? Does a hilt come with a blade?
The lightsaber hilt, also called as the saber's handle,is the basic and all encompassing part of a lightsaber. It contains a combinatio handgrip, blade emitter, button parts, lightsaber kits and pommels. Every saber can come with a lightsaber hilt and a blade. But you can buy sperate empty hilt without blade for futher custom.
What is a blade plug?
Lightsaber blade plugs, also called safety plugs, which are designed to be installed in your handles in place of a blade. Plugs will give the hilt a cool look with the blade removed and help to prevent shining a high powered LED directly into yours or someone else's eyes. Check out Damiensaber Blade Plugs here.
Can I have you guys make a saber hilt in a unique way?
At Damien, we always love to be as accommodating as we can. Very glad to receive your message and share with us what you have come up with. If it is possible to be achieved, you can be assued that we will do it for you.
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