TARDIS Technical Index

Core Service Module (CSM)

Core Service MusicThe Core Service Module (CSM) is a sphere located beneath the Control Sphere and above the Artron Mainframe. It holds most of the Power Rooms, the Dynamorphic Generators (and other travel systems), life support systems, and basic crew facilities. The last includes bedrooms, bathrooms, maintenance bays, and research labs.

The CSM sphere is surrounded by a grid of matter control projectors. Using these Matter Control Projectors the Dimensional Stabilizers maintain the CSM. They also control all the custom designed add-on modules, which are then linked (via space-time bridges) to the CSM.
The CSM contains the following rooms:

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  • Black: For information from the TV Series, including Dimensions in Time, and 1996 TV Movie.
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  • Green: For information from 'licensed' reference sources such as the Technical Manual, Doctor Who Magazine, and the Role Playing Games.
  • Red: For information from unofficial sources -The Faction Paradox series, behind the scenes interviews, author's speculation, and popular fan belief.
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