TARDIS Technical Index

Power Demand Chart

Space Time Jump Minimum 700,000 omegas*sec
Dematerialisation 160,000 omegas (for 3 seconds)
Rematerialisation 73,000 omegas (for 3 seconds)
(Note: it takes the Eye of Harmony 12 minutes to charge the console's Energy Storage Unit for flight)
Flight in the Vortex (average) 990 omegas
Spatial Drive only 500 omegas
Minimum power for travel 240 omegas
Temporal drift into the past 995 omegas
Temporal drift into the future 0.7 omegas
(Note: travel into the past requires at least 1440 times more power than travelling into the future)
Other required systems in flight 5 omegas
Life Support whilst on a habitable planet 1 omega
Drain of opening the Eye of Harmony 70 omegas
Creating a Time Field for Axos 3,000,000,000 omegas (709 mega K-Tons)
(Note: it takes about three hours for the Ancillary system to be drained by the Eye. So about 760,000 omegas*sec are stored)

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