TARDIS Technical Index

Remote TARDIS Security System

Remote security system in operation

This system is found on Type 45 and later TT Capsules and functions as a more primitive version of the SID. It provides extra security by means of electronic eyes at the Main Doors and an internal scanner. If the beams from the electronic eyes are broken, an alarm is triggered. The system is also equipped with several tanks of nerve and stun gas, which can be set to trigger remotely or automatically whenever the beams are broken. The Type 45 can also discharge a lethal energy burst, killing all humanoids who are standing nearby. The Remote Security System also can be tied in with the Internal Scanner and the main Scanner so that the interior and exterior of the TARDIS can be visually monitored.

The Remote Security System is often used in conjunction with the Portable Scanner. The Portable Scanner can be set to sound an alarm when the TARDIS is entered, and use the Internal Scanner to allow the operator to view the intruders. The operator can then remotely trigger the nerve or stun gas as desired.

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