Cracking open a lightsaber

Ever wanted to know how a lightsaber works? Now's your chance, sort of.

Darth Vader's lightsaber
Darth Vader's lightsaber CNET Networks

Crave's sister site has excerpted another of TechRepublic's "Cracking open" series, where they dive into the insides of some favorite electronic devices. Today it's Darth Vader's lightsaber. No, really--a Lucas-licensed reproduction manufactured with care. Must be seen to be believed.

Check it out here: "Photos: Cracking open a lightsaber"

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