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The lightsaber being a little too destructive, we reach for an iOpener to soften up the adhesive under the plastic wrapper.

Our first look inside! This is definitely not your ordinary Coke bottle.

That big blue panel is the light in this lightsaber—a "single pixel" OLED panel. The OLED itself illuminates white, while the colored filter on the wrapper gives the lightsaber its proper color. The rest of the wrapper is lined to block any extra light.

Carefully peeling away the paper-backed circuit, we find:

The OLED panel

Kyber crystals Battery packs

Membrane switches

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