Boba Fett Chest Display Circuit: An In-Depth Analysis: Part 1
A breakdown of the glowly lights on the front of boba fett's suit.
Upgraded Boba Fett Chest Displays
Dec 2020 brought new episodes of the Mandalorian which blessed fans with the reappearance of Boba Fett and his faithful armor. The chest display refresh gets me excited. Instead of a blocky bargraph lightshow, we get a fully animated larson scanner! Remember larson scanners? Classic sci-fi light animation that sweeps back and forth, night rider, bsg cylons, etc. My previous boba fett chest display circuit is not wired for a fully animated bargraph. The ESB and ROTJ style animations both used 5 animated blocks above the character displays. So I designed the bargraph to be run on 6 wires. Five control wires from the chip and one common for ground.…