R2 Building Adventure
We have been building a
for about two years! It has been a blast! We joined
the R2-D2 Builders Club, which has been a ton of help. We
intend to fill this section out with our progress reports and photos.
At the moment, I am having to re-build this section
due to losing all my web pages. Be patient.
In the meanwhile, I have
been busy working on our prototype "Budget" R2 J.E.D.I. Control System,
which we successfully demo'd at CIV in Los Angeles for the 30th
Anniversary Celebration of Star Wars. We had a GREAT time
meeting so many builders as well as all the cool stuff to see and
As a result of feedback and
seeing how to do certain things "properly" at CIV, such as creating a
fiber optic effect on the Front Logic Displays, I went back
to coding up some better effects. The result is really good,
so now I am looking to give back to the club for all the great parts by
doing a "part run" of my control system, including all lights
and sound generation (sans speaker and amp since these tend to be droid
specific, I think). In this way, I can get PCBs made for all
the parts so I have reliable (and replaceable) components for our
See the second link
at left to go to the web page for more information.