Tertiary Control Room
The Tertiary Control Room is found near the centre of a TARDIS's interior. It has a smaller Control Console with only four sides and a miniature Time Rotor. Some Tertiary Control rooms have green lighting and a console made of stone. This Control Room can generate its own exo-plasmic Shell and split off from the rest a TARDIS. In this form it can serve as a short term escape pod. When launched, it will home in on the "closest" habitable planet. It is also capable of locking onto and returning to its TARDIS if the operator wishes.
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.