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Introducing Spark 3™, the top-tier board with entry-level pricing. Spark 3 combines a true 16bit DAC with MotionSense V2, the same beloved motion recognition of Igniter 3™, and pairs it with RGB color mixing. Features normally reserved for the highest models, now available for an affordable price.

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RealSwing™ V2 - Precise and Realistic Motion Tracking Engine

The next iteration in the MotionSense algorithm, S3-R3 comes equipped with RealSwing™! Utilizing RealSwing™, the saber is able to track the motion in real-time, continually selecting the appropriate pitched sound and amplitude for the motion. This allows for precise swings that match the motion at any velocity. Further, all swing sounds are based off the same swing files, so they have the same timbre and thus sound better together than other algorithms like smoothswing.

RealSwing is now updated to V2! This includes the fix for the dead spot, lower latency, multi sound triggered when doing a “windmill” or continuous spin, and major noise reduction at low volumes/slow swings. This is the best motion experience, with amazing tracking! See the R5 video below to see it in action.

Simple Color Mixing

Spark 3™ supports RGB color-mixing, allowing one hilt to support dark users, light users, or anything in between. Each of the three fonts can choose a blade color, clash/lockup color, and blast color for a total of nine unique colors.

Pixel Support

Spark 3™ supports WS2812B, WS2813, SK6812 strips, including RGBW! For the brightest and most even blade, you don’t need to pay a fortune to drive it.

Saber Cinema™

Relive the big screen with Saber Cinema™, the music feature that allows not only playing music, but also utilizing the saber blade and sound effects at the same time!

Cross-guard Support

With Spark 3™, it is possible to use a saber with two smaller side blades with delayed ignition, without any additional hardware. The side blades and main blade will be a single color, but can support a second flash color as well for the classic clash-flash.

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The following is a list of the most exciting features of Spark 3™.

  • True 16bit, 22050Hz DAC for sound normally reserved for high-end boards.
  • Same Motion Sense V2 Swing/Slash and Clash recognition as on Igniter 3™.
  • RGB color-mixing.
  • 3 sound fonts, each supporting a unique blade, blast, and clash/lockup color.
  • Saber Cinema™, a music/wav player to play up to 99 songs and sounds with the ability to use the saber with the music playing!
  • Cross-Saber allows support for delayed ignition of secondary blades with no additional hardware.
  • Blaster Blocks and Clash/Lockup effects with each having a separate settable aux flash value.
  • 3 accent pads that can be sequenced per mode with one of the 16 pre-configured values.
  • 99 sounds per bank.
  • Can be configured to work with only one momentary button, with all features still accessible.
  • Runs on a single 3.7v battery for maximum space savings.
  • Board dimensions: 2.07”x0.85”x0.023”; 1.75”x0.85”x0.023” with the TruDrive removed.
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The following table highlights the differences between the Igniter 2™, Spark Color 2™, and Spark 2™ line.

Feature Spark 3™ Spark Color 3™ Igniter 3™
Audio Quality 16bit DAC 16bit DAC 16bit DAC
Clash Detection MotionSense V2 MotionSense V2 MotionSense V2
Sound Fonts 3 6 Up to 16
Music SaberTracks to play up to 99 tracks with blade extension, retraction, and pulse. SaberTracks to play up to 99 tracks with blade extension, retraction, and pulse, and color change. SaberCinema to play up to 99 tracks while using the saber with all functionality, just the hum is the track.
Colors 3 Channels for RGB mixing over each of the 3 fonts. Up to 9 color sets for RGBA mixing. Up to 16 color profiles, with 32 independent RGBA blade colors.
Color Variation One blade, blast, and clash/lockup per font for a total of 3 One blade, blast, and clash/lockup per color-set, up to 9 One blade, blast, clash/lockup, and dual phase (secondary blade) color per font, up to 16
Color Switch Font switch only Switch font to get to its default color-set; every font can cycle through every color-set Switch font to get to each font's profile; twist wrist to perform dual-phase color
Color Variation NA NA ClashShade™, BlastShade™, and BladeShade™
Cross Guard Built-in Single-color quillions with effects on blade only Single-color quillions with effects on blade only Single-color quillions with effects on blade only
Cross Guard w/ XDrive NA RGB mixing on blade and quillions RGB mixing on blade and quillions
Saber Apps NA Configuration only Up to 16 apps
Accent LEDs 3 3 8
Extra Sounds NA Single 'dual.wav' on the root 99 dualA, dualB, smsh, and fx sounds per font


The following properties are shared across all my sound boards.