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Kyberlight - The Greatest Custom Lightsabers in the Galaxy!

A project in American Fork, UT by Shon Whitney

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One LightSaber. Countless Custom Combinations. 20 Built-in Colors. Indestructible Blade with Lifetime Warranty. Best Pricing Guaranteed
Backers: 1177
Average Pledge Per Backer: $431

Funded: $507,241 of $50,000
Dates: Jun 13th -> Jul 28th (45 days)
Project By: Shon Whitney
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Latest News

The Kyberlight Rebellion of 2016 has begun!! 1014%/ $507,241!!!!

July 28th - via:
Dear Fellow Rebels-  I want to thank everyone for their amazing support!!  This has blown away all our expectations and we are so grateful!!  Now to the business of production and fulfillment.  Here is a couple of house cleaning things to make... (Read More)

1000 Backers!!! "You must unlearn what you have learned"

July 25th - via:
Thanks so much to all our amazing backers!!   I feel like my master just lifted my x-wing fighter out of the swamp!!    You guys are the best.   Shon  (Read More)

Holy Nerf Herders!!! $400k and 800% of Goal

July 23rd - via:
We have the best backers in the verse!!!! Thanks everyone we can't wait to get your Kyberlight Sabers sent out!!  (Read More)

Sneak Peek at the Kyberlight Shipping Box

July 22nd - via:
Dear Amazing Backers -  We just finished the prototype shipper box.  This is how your Kyberlight will arrive with foam cut outs for the hilt, blade and the main 12 accessory pieces. The bonus reward pieces will be in a similar but smaller box.... (Read More)

$350K and 701% of Goal!!

July 19th - via:
Thanks again to all the backers for helping us bring balance to the light saber universe!! You guys are amazing!! shon  (Read More)

Why Kyberlight?

July 19th - via:
Hey everyone- I read the comment boards on youtube and other places I can't help but see, that from time to time, there are haters out there bent on attacking us and looking for every flaw in our videos or our concept.  I know that our model is... (Read More)

30 Day Money Back Gaurantee

July 18th - via:
Hey everyone in addition to a life time warranty on the blade and a 1 year warranty on the hilt and electronics we are pleased to announce a 30 day risk free, money back guarantee.  If you are not happy with your Kyberlight for any reason just... (Read More)

$300k over 600% of goal!!

July 17th - via:
Congratulations to all our amazing backers!!! Thanks so much for your support and kindness. We can't wait to ship your Kyberlight!! Shon  (Read More)

Kyberlight Featured on CNBC

July 16th - via:
Hey everyone Kyberlight was featured in a video that was posted on CNBC this morning. You can go to our facebook page to check out the post: CNBC Video It already has over 30K views.  Wild!!  Share it out to everyone you know!!  Thanks guys Shon  (Read More)

Manufacturing Update and Life after Kickstarter

July 16th - via:
Hey everyone - We have received several questions and comments about manufacturing and timing given the continued rise in pledges.   I thought I better keep you updated and set expectations properly.    We have gone to production on 3000 units as... (Read More)

15 Days Left to get these amazing rewards!!!

July 13th - via:
Hey everyone- I wanted to say thank you again for your support of Kyberlight.   We only have 15 days left of the Kickstarter and the amazing rewards there will never be a better deal on a lightsaber of this caliber or with these many options.  Just... (Read More)

A Look Inside the Kyberlight

July 12th - via:
Hey guys - Here are some photos of the electronics.  As you can see it is an elegant design for a more civilized saber.  No lose wires, no electrical tape.  Very clean and easy to work with. Switches, rechargeable batteries, charging port all... (Read More)

New Kyberlight Youtube Channel - 2 New Video Tutorials

July 9th - via:
Hey guys - We have created a youtube channel:  kyberlightsabers  check it out!! We just posted 2 videos one is a quick customization and hilt introduction video Click here for your reference.  It is a 4 min video that will give you a tour of what... (Read More)

$250k!! 500% of Goal.

July 9th - via:
Congratulations everyone!!! Kyberlight has the worlds greatest backers!! Everyone, including Knights, get the Kyberlight Blade Plug for those times you need to go blade-less!! For Master Level and above that is now a total of 23 accessories!! Thanks... (Read More)

Kyberlight featured on Dope Inventions

July 8th - via:
Hey guys I thought you would dig this!!  Kyberlight was recently featured on Dope Inventions under the heading 5 Gadgets you don't know exist.   Check out the link: Pretty cool! Shon  (Read More)

Updated Drawing of "Red Dwarf"

July 6th - via:
Hey guys - Many of you have commented on the position of the cross bar on the "Red Dwarf" as it relates to the covertec wheel and the ability to wear it on your belt clip.   We have made an adjustment to the positioning so that should not be a... (Read More)

$250K Stretch Goal Announced~~ Blade Plug (3D Rendering)

July 6th - via:
Hey Everyone- I have attached the CAD drawing of the Blade Plug.   The plug is made from the same proprietary plastic as the current blade with artistic design for the top.  It will of course light up when you turn the hilt on.  Check it out!!  ... (Read More)

$200K, 400% of Goal!

July 4th - via:
Hey everyone it is appropriate that we passed $200K on the 4th of July!!  Fireworks!!  Explosions, Celebration!!   Thanks so much to our amazing backers for their help in spreading the word about Kyberlight!!  You guys are the greatest.  Shon ... (Read More)

$250K Stretch Goal Announced~~ Blade Plug

July 3rd - via:
Hey everyone- We are excited to announce yet another stretch goal.   If we can make it to $250K we will be including a Kyberlight Blade Plug with every pledge including the Knight level.   So in addition to the 10 bonus accessories for any pledge,... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #12 (Dark Adaptation)

July 2nd - via:
Hey guys  Here is the final accessory highlight.   We call this "Dark Adaptation" and this is the sleeve that comes standard with all Kyberlight units.   Enjoy:  "Dark Adaptation"        (Read More)

$150 K Bonus Reward Announced: "Magnetar"

July 1st - via:
Hey guys - We saved the best for last!!  This is my personal favorite.  We call it "Magnetar".  A magnetar is a type of neutron star with an extremely powerful magnetic field.  "Magnetar" would look amazing with the "Claw" and either "Pulsar" or... (Read More)

$140K Bonus Accessory Announced~" Prominence"

June 29th - via:
Hey Everyone - Here is the $140K bonus reward for all Master Level Backers.  A prominence is a large, bright, gaseous feature extending outward from the Sun's surface, often in a loop shape. This will look sweet on your Kyberlight.   "Prominence"... (Read More)

Indestructible Blade Video

June 29th - via:
Hey Guys - We did this quick and dirty blade bashing video so you can see how tough they are.  Even if you figure out how to break one it is ok because we offer a life time guarantee.  Enjoy!! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this... (Read More)

Kyberlight Production Shipping Boxes

June 29th - via:
Hey guys - Check out the shipping box.  This is how your Kyberlight will arrive.  It is a box very similar in nature to an iphone box with foam cut outs for each piece for protection and display.    The top piece will be matte black with the... (Read More)

$130K Bonus Accessory Announced, "Red Dwarf" ~~ Epic!!

June 29th - via:
Hey everyone - This is my favorite top piece so far.   When combined with the red sleeve (Red Shift) and the Dark Star bottom it looks Epic!!  We have 2 more accessories to announce and they are going to make you cry they are so cool.   Just a... (Read More)

$150K, 300% of Goal!! Thanks to our Amazing Backers!!!!

June 28th - via:
Congratulations on helping us hit the $150K milestone!!  Amazing!!  All of our Master Level Backers will receive 10, count em 10 additional accessories on top of the 12 you get with the Master kit.  That is a total of 22 accessories to help you... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #11 (Nova)

June 28th - via:
This is a simple but elegant pommel piece.   This comes standard with the $199 Knight package.   It just screws on and off at will.  "Nova"   "Nova"    (Read More)

Kyberlight Kickstarter Campaign: The Force Is Strong With This Customizable Lightsaber Kit

June 28th - via:
Looking to upgrade to the latest in Jedi technology? A new kind of lightsaber offers fully customizable options, a lifetime warranty and amazing sound effects. (Read More)

$120K Bonus Accessory Announced, "Kepler"

June 27th - via:
Hey everyone attached is a 3D drawing of the 120K bonus accessory for all Master Level Backers!!  We call it the "Kepler".   This is a top piece that slides on and is held in place with a set screw.   Spread the word to everyone you now to pledge... (Read More)

Rewards Gallery Added to the Kickstarter Page

June 27th - via:
Hey everyone we had a great suggestion from one of our backers, to add a reward gallery to our kickstarter page so you don't have to scroll through all the updates.  We have added all bonus rewards to the bottom of the kickstarter so check it out!... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #10 (Plasmafier)

June 27th - via:
Today's accessory part of the day highlight is one of my favorites.  We call it the "Plasmafier".  It is a top piece that slides on and is held in place with a set screw.  Check it out:  "Plasmafier"   "Plasmafier"    (Read More)

New Bonus Accessary!! $140K reached and 272% of Goal

June 27th - via:
Congratulations everyone!!  We are so excited to have hit the $140K milestone.  That means Master Level Backers receive 9 bonus accessories so far.  Remember that it does not matter when you pledged it only matters that you are a Master Level or... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #9 (Gamma)

June 26th - via:
Here is today's accessory part of the day.  We call this one "Gamma".  This is a pommel piece that is threaded and just screws onto the bottom of the Kyberlight.  The holes insure that you will continue to hear the rich sound effects.   "Gamma"... (Read More)

And the Winner of the $100K Accessory Vote is?

June 26th - via:
It was quite a battle with the forces of "Purple Rain" jumping out to a commanding lead early but the rebellious "Blue Giant" followers rallied the people and in the end over ran the "Purple Rain" position and won the day!!  So congratulations the... (Read More)

Congratulations on another milestone!! $130K~~260% of goal

June 25th - via:
Congratulations to all Master Level Backers you just qualified for another accessory!!  That brings your grand total including the 12 base accessories to 20 accessories.   This just keeps getting better and better.  Help us spread the word that no... (Read More)

Minor Correction on the $70K reward

June 25th - via:
Hey guys - I made a naming mistake on the $70K reward. The name should have been "Dark Star" not Dark Flare.  Thanks to Michael for letting me know.  The great news is you still get all the cool accessories and now you can add "Dark Star" to your... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #9 (Dark Flare)

June 25th - via:
Hey everyone here is the accessory part of the day update.  We call this "Dark Flare" .  This is a top piece that uses a set screw.  It looks outstanding with red or black sleeve and give you a nice thin profile.     Dark Flare   Dark Flare  ... (Read More)

We Exceeded $120K!!! Hurray another accessory!!

June 24th - via:
Congratulations!  to all Master level backers and higher you just earned another accessory!! That is your 7th accessory in just a week.   That means you now get 19 accessories plus the Green sleeve if you pledged before we hit our goal!!!  Wow!!... (Read More)

10K Stretch Goal Clarificaiton

June 24th - via:
Hey everyone - I just wanted to make sure all the Master Level backers know that we will continue to reward you with a new accessory up to the $150K level so the total number of reward accessories will cap out at 10.  But don't worry we have several... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #8 (Quasar)

June 24th - via:
The Quasar is a pommel (bottom) pieces that is threaded for easy attachment.  This looks amazing with any of the sleeves and I especially like it combined with the Corona top piece.     Quasar   Quasar    (Read More)

$110K Level Reached!!! 231% of Goal

June 24th - via:
Congratulations everyone we hit another 10K mile stone!!  That means all Master Level Backers get another accessory piece.   That is 6 additional pieces on top of the 12 you get with the Master Level so now you get 18 pieces!!!  Are you kidding... (Read More)

$100K Accessory Vote!!

June 23rd - via:
Hey everyone it is time for you to vote on the $100K accessory.  We have 2 sleeve options.  One is called "Blue Giant" and the other is "Purple Rain" .  I have posted 2 3D renderings of each so scroll down.  Check out the photos and then send me... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #7 (Arbiter)

June 23rd - via:
This is one of my personal favorites.  It looks good and creates a nice look on the top of your kyberlight.   Arbiter      (Read More)

Cross Promoting with SOS PowerBank

June 23rd - via:
Hey guys - A fellow kickstarter agreed to cross promote our kickstarters so they will post about Kyberlight and we agreed to do the same.  Check this kickstarter out as well it is pretty cool.    SOS PowerBank:  These highly portable, solar... (Read More)

$80K Reward Announced~~ "Stellar"

June 23rd - via:
Congratulations everyone we are excited to announce the $80K reward for all Master Level Backers.  We call it "Stellar" , a stellar is a black hole formed by the gravitational collapse of a massive star.  This is a pommel (bottom) piece.... (Read More)

$90K Reward Announced~~ We call it "Kilonova"

June 23rd - via:
Hey guys here is the $90K accessory reward for all Master Level Backers.   We call it Kilonova.   A Kilonova occurs when two neutron stars or a neutron star and a black hole merge.   The $100K reward vote coming tomorrow.  "Kilonova"    (Read More)

$100K!!!! 203% of Goal!! Congrats to all our Founders Club Members

June 23rd - via:
Hey Everyone  Congratulations you are all Founders Club Members!!  Which means you will get 10% off all Kyberlight purchases for life!! And you will be the first to get new products or services.  Also all Master Level or above will get another... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #5 (Corona)

June 22nd - via:
Hey guys here is the accessory photo of the day.  This is one of my favorites.  We call it "Corona"  not the beer but the Latin word for crown also known as aura of plasma that surrounds the sun and other celestial bodies.    Corona      (Read More)

We Just Broke $90K~~ Another Accessory coming your way!!

June 22nd - via:
Hey everyone we are thrilled to announce that we just past another milestone!!  We will be announcing the accessory that all Master Level backers will receive in the next few days!! Keep sharing and keep collecting the accessories!!  You guys are... (Read More)

$70 K Reward Announced, the "Dark Flare"

June 22nd - via:
Hey everyone- I am excited to announce the next Bonus reward for hitting the $70K level.  We call it "Dark Flare" and it is a pommel piece that will look amazing on your Kyberlight.   All Master Level backers will receive this in addition to "The... (Read More)

60 K Accessory Announced! "The Claw"

June 21st - via:
Hey everyone- Check out the 3D rendering of the Claw as the 60K reward for all Master Level and above backers.  I will be announcing the 70K tomorrow and the 80K on Thursday so stay close.  We are also planning a stretch goal reward that will... (Read More)

Light Up T-shirt is Here!! Check out the video

June 21st - via:
Hey guys - We could not just do a plain old t-shirt like everyone else,  so we did a light t-shirt!!  Check out the video.   All backers receive the light up t-shirt with their pledge:    You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content.... (Read More)

You did it again!! We just broke $80K!!! We are at 161%

June 21st - via:
Congratulations Everyone!! We just increased by another $10K!! So everyone that has pledged at the Master Level will receive yet another accessory.  That is 3 additional accessories so far!!  So with your Master level pledge you receive 12... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #4 (Red Sleeve)

June 21st - via:
Hey guys - As part of my ongoing series to give you a closer look at each accessory part, here is the Red Sleeve!!  This is actually my favorite.  It gives you that dark side feel and tcombined with the Arbiter top and the Pulsar bottom it looks... (Read More)

We Exceeded $70K, 141% so everyone gets another accessory!!!

June 20th - via:
Hey Everyone thanks for helping us to spread the word.  As we said for every $10K over our goal everyone on the Master Level or higher gets another accessory piece.  We have now exceeded our goal by $20K so everyone at Master Level or higher gets... (Read More)

Custom part update # 3 A

June 20th - via:
Hey guys - I forgot to include these in the dual saber center piece update I sent earlier today. Dual Saber Connector    The dual saber options is wicked cool.   (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day Update #3

June 20th - via:
Hey guys - Here is the part of the day.   This is the dual saber connector.  So if you have 2 Kyberlight Sabers you can connect them together for amazing dual saber fighting.  The sound is awesome when you have 2 going at the same time.  Enjoy. ... (Read More)

Kyberlight Founder's Club

June 20th - via:
Good Morning Everyone!! We are excited to announce that anyone that backs us before we hit the $100K mark will become a Kyberlight Founder.   You will receive a 10% off all future purchases from Kyberlight for life and you will always be the first... (Read More)

All backers just earned a new accessory

June 19th - via:
Hey everyone thanks again for your loyal backing!! We just went up another $10K over our goal and are now at 121%.   This earns each backer at the Master Level a new accessory!! Great job everyone and remember that for every $10K over our goal all... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day #2

June 19th - via:
Hey guys - Here is one of my favorite parts, the "Gold Sleeve" this combined with the chrome hilt looks awesome.  Enjoy!! Gold Sleeve      (Read More)

We Exceeded our goal in just 5 days!!

June 19th - via:
Thanks to everyone for believing in us and helping to take Kyberlight to full production.  Now that we have past our goal we will go to production right away.  Our plan is to start shipping in mid August.   I will continue to give you updates as... (Read More)

Accessory Part of the Day Update #1

June 18th - via:
Hey every as I mentioned before I will be posting a closer look at each accessory once a day until the end of the campaign.  Remember you get all of these accessories with the Master pledge level.  This one is called " Pulsar" Pulsar   Pulsar  ... (Read More)

List of Colors

June 18th - via:
Hey everyone I have had a lot of questions asking for the list of LED colors.  Remember all of these can be changed on the fly with the touch of a button.  Here you go:  Blue: #4876FF Green: #54FF9F White: #FCFCFC Red: # CD2626 Yellow: #EEEE00... (Read More)

Dark Saber Photo

June 17th - via:
Ok guys here is the black color mode or what we call "Dark Saber" mode.   I added some additional colors first so you can see how the light reflects and then when you get to the black it gathers around the blade.     So many colors so many options... (Read More)

Bonus Accessory for All Backers and Incentive to help us Exceed our Goal

June 17th - via:
Hey everyone I am excited to announce that for everyone that backs us at Master level or above before we hit our goal of $50K  will receive a special bonus green sleeve.  (if you are Grand Master or High Council you will get 2 or 4 additional... (Read More)

Accessory Part Names

June 17th - via:
Hey everyone - Here is a photo of the accessory parts.  Each day I will post a close up shot of each part. The great thing about Kyberlight is that you get all of this and our amazing saber and blade with your pledge of $299.    This is just the... (Read More)

On Track to Fund

June 17th - via:
Hey everyone thank you so much for your support and helping us spread the word.  After 4 days we are almost 60% funded!!  Our plan is to announce a fun stretch goal reward for those that help fund us and we have some really cool updates coming in... (Read More)

Kyberlight kickstarter picked up by 290 global media outlets

June 16th - via:
Hey guys we just heard that Crowdfund Newswire was able to help us get picked up by over 290 global media outlets.  So the word is getting out!!  Go Kyberlight.      (Read More)

Dark Saber

June 16th - via:
Hey guys - I forgot to mention that I think we are the only saber in the world that has a Dark Saber mode.  As I am sure most of you know of the ancient, black-bladed saber that once belonged to the Jedi Order and was stolen by the Mandalorians... (Read More)

Kyberlight selected as the official sponsor of Star Edge Divisions

June 15th - via:
Kyberlight was just selected as the official sponsor for Star Edge Divisions.   A company dedicated to the Jedi Arts.  Check out their website:  They are dedicated to teaching lightsaber forms, sparring, and... (Read More)

Side by side brightness photos

June 14th - via:
I posted the photos at the bottom of the kickstarter just scroll down to check it out.    (Read More)

Side by side brightness photos

June 14th - via:
Hey everyone - We have been getting a lot of questions about how the Kyberlight compares to other major custom sabers so I did some quick and dirty photos using my iphone that compares the Kyberlight to a very popular custom saber maker.  These are... (Read More)

Great first day!!

June 14th - via:
Thanks to everyone that has pledged so far.  We have had a great first day by receiving pledges over $10K and putting us 21% of the way to our goal.  Over 1500 people have viewed our video and things are really starting to move.  Keep sharing we... (Read More)

Great International Representation

June 14th - via:
Hey guys we are seeing a lot of interest internationally.  So far we have had pledges from Australia, Spain, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines.  I just want to ask you to help us spread the word in your countries.  The Kyberlight charger... (Read More)

Off to a great start

June 13th - via:
We launched the kickstarter about 4 hours ago and we already have 11 pledges from 3 countries!!  Tomorrow our press release and our social media campaign will start.  So excited.     (Read More)

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