Build your own R2-D2 - Issue 6

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Build your own R2-D2

De Agostini presents the step-by-step guide to build the world's most advanced R2-D2 working model!



Issue 6


Building the Galaxy 3

FILMING R2-D2 PART 3: Moving to Elstree Studios brought the whole cast and crew together for the first time. But production continued to be dogged by difficulties.


Droid Directory           6 

EG-L POWER DROIDS: Power droids were created to service a basic need for reliable, inexhaustible energy sources in places where having a permanent reactor was not an option.


Understanding Robotics               10

LCDs: The amazing properties of liquid crystals are the secret behind the technology used in R2-D2’s diagnostic display.


Build R2-D2           13

R2-D2’s Diagnostic display: In this stage, you fit the LCD into its housing and test its complex cycling pattern of red, green and yellow dots.


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