1. Member Since
    Aug 2011
    Feb 2, 2012, 2:10 PM - Chest Panel idea. #1

    Having seen various methods of lighting up a boba fett chest panel (from transparencies and bicycle lights to custom circuit boards) I was struck by the the cost to effectiveness factor.

    Sure the bicycle light/ transparancy method is cheap but not very realistic.
    The custom circuit board/ Led setup looks great but is (by necessity) expensive.

    So I was pondering if there might be a better (and much more accessible) way. Then it struck me. Many of us own smart phones or similar devices with a LED screen. What if there were an Android/ iOS app which had the Boba chest lighting as its display. The smart device could be placed in a pocket behind the chest armor and hey presto instant chest display.

    The app would ideally have an ability to scale the output to allow for different screen/ armour sizes plus have the ability to choose your lighting sequence.

    Now I don't have the ability required to program such an app, but I'm sure somebody here does. I for one would be willing to pay $5 for such an app and if enough people wanted it, it might be commercially viable.

    What do you all think?
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  3. clonecollector's Avatar
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    Dec 2007
    Feb 2, 2012, 3:32 PM - Re: Chest Panel idea. #2

    Interesting idea!
  4. High Speed Low Drag Fett 4 Real's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    Feb 2, 2012, 6:29 PM - Re: Chest Panel idea. #3

    Interesting as far as having the App for fun but, Id rather have a chest light display be a permenant attached piece...also its not that expensive for what you get and considering this is NOT a cheap hobby to do right.

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