TARDIS Technical Index

Auto-Systems

These devices and programs are responsible for the interior Environmental Metaphor of a TARDIS. These include the Protyon Unit, Relative Dimensional Stabilizers, Time Vector Generator, and Architectural Configuration Program.

The Auto-Systems also ensure that a TARDIS's Reality Quotient remains stable at 0.9 and that the crew members' quotients remain at 1. If displaced from their proper time state the Auto-Systems will attempt to correct the problem, but they will need a Standing Wave (created by a binary induction system) to home in on.

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.
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