TARDIS Technical Index

Emergency Power Booster

This small red box contains the maximum power-drive switch. When plugged into the console and activated it diverts all of the Eye of Harmony and Ancillary power to the Dynamorphic Generators in a massive surge. This is a dangerous device to use, as the Generators will overload if they receive more than 1000 omegas for longer than a few seconds. This could cause the mercury in the Fluid Links to vaporize, and will lead to the eventual destruction of a TARDIS. If the TARDIS diverts all power to its drive systems it will be unable to activate is defence mechanisms. It would then be possible for intruders to breach the main doors. For these reasons the Power Booster is not usually plugged into the console.

Color Key

The following color code is used:

  • Black: For information from the TV Series, including Dimensions in Time, and 1996 TV Movie.
  • Blue: For information from the Novels and Audios including Target, Virgin, BCC, and Big Finish.
  • 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.
  • The TARDIS Technical Index is copyright Will B Swift.

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