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A holoprojector—also known as a holo-projector, holojector, hologram projector, and the 'proj[1]—was a device that could record, transmit and receive hologram images. Traditionally, these images were constructed for the purposes of communication, but some holoprojectors were also designed as tools for entertainment and academic purposes. Most astromech droids were outfitted with holo-projector technology.

Using lasers to scan a subject, Holoprojectors create an organized arrangement of light that can be projected to appear as a 3-d replica of the subject. These Holograms are used for communication, information displays, and entertainment. Most holoprojectors are equipped with sound recorders so that a person can hear the subject talk in perfect sync.

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Holoprojectors could project real-time or pre-recorded three-dimensional images, which could even be transferred through a comlink connection. Sound capability typically doubled the cost of a handheld holoprojector. The device had a limited storage capacity but this could be expanded by connecting it to a holorecorder. A personal holoprojector weighed roughly 0.5 kilograms and from 32 BBY to 8 ABY were available at a cost of 1,000 credits.

The Supreme Chancellor of the Galactic Republic maintained a large holoprojector in his office in the Republic Executive Building, from which he could view reports from Senators, Republic agents and Jedi across the galaxy. Succeeding galactic governments, from the Galactic Empire to the Galactic Federation of Free Alliances, made use of holoprojectors. In particular, the Alliance to Restore the Republic used these projectors to view holographic recordings that were produced by cameras installed on their starfighters. They would study these recordings for tactical purposes.

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  • Darth Bane: Dynasty of Evil
  • Jedi Apprentice: The Dark Rival
  • Jedi Council: Acts of War
  • Cloak of Deception
  • Darth Maul: Shadow Hunter
  • Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
  • Star Wars Republic: Twilight
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  • Rogue Planet
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  • Star Wars: Jango Fett
  • Star Wars: Zam Wesell
  • Jedi Quest: The School of Fear
  • Jedi Quest: The False Peace
  • Star Wars Republic: Honor and Duty
  • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
  • Boba Fett: Crossfire
  • Star Wars Republic 49: Sacrifice
  • Star Wars Republic 50: The Defense of Kamino
  • The Clone Wars: The Pengalan Tradeoff (Mentioned only)
  • Republic Commando: Hard Contact
  • Star Wars Republic 53: Blast Radius
  • Jedi: Aayla Secura
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  • Star Wars Republic: The Battle of Jabiim
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  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Lightsaber Duels
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  • Star Wars The Clone Wars 8: In Service of the Republic, Part 2
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  • Star Wars Republic 68: Armor
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  • X-wing: Wedge's Gamble
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  • Jedi Search
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  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
  • Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy
  • Junior Jedi Knights: Vader's Fortress
  • Junior Jedi Knights: Kenobi's Blade
  • Survivor's Quest
  • Balance Point
  • Star by Star
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  • Star Wars Legacy 8: Allies
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  • Star Wars Legacy: Claws of the Dragon
  • Star Wars Legacy 30: Vector, Part 11
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  • Star Wars Legacy 34: Storms, Part 1

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Notes and references

  1. Death Star
  2. Han Solo's Revenge
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