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The Imagecaster was a model of personal holoprojector that was manufactured by SoroSuub Corporation at some point prior to the Invasion of Naboo. These devices were commonly carried by members of the Jedi Order during the last years of the Galactic Republic.


Imagecaster with arms extended.

The Imagecaster, a hand-held, disk-shaped hologram-projection device, comprised three curved arms fitted to a grilled projector plate; these arms could be extended in order to stand the Imagecaster on a level surface. The device could hold up to a hundred minutes' worth of images, though it was unable to send or receive transmissions—requiring the Imagecaster to be connected to another transmission device to be able to download images. It could also be connected to a pair of comlinks for pseudo-real-time, face-to-face communication.


Jedi Master Qui-Gon Jinn carried an Imagecaster with him on his mission to Naboo in 32 BBY. He later used the device to project an image of Queen Amidala's J-type 327 Nubian royal starship while bargaining with Watto to obtain a T-14 hyperdrive generator for the vessel, which had been damaged in the escape from Naboo.


Qui-Gon Jinn's imagecaster displaying a hologram of the Naboo Royal Starship.


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