Difference between revisions of "Computron"

From Battlestar Wiki, the free, open content Battlestar Galactica encyclopedia and episode guide
(initial creation)
 
m (citations)
 
(One intermediate revision by one other user not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
A '''computron''' is a Colonial term for computer.
+
A '''computron''' is a Colonial [[List of terms (1980)|term]] for computer.
  
It is first used in ''[[Galactica 1980]]'' with the introduction of a "[[wrist computron]]", a device capable of translation and invisibility ([[Galactica Discovers Earth]]).
+
It is first used in ''[[Galactica 1980]]'' with the introduction of the navigational computron, the navigational computer within a [[Viper (TOS)|Viper]] ([[1980]]: "[[Galactica Discovers Earth, Part I]]").
 +
 
 +
The term is most often used in association with the [[wrist computron]], a device worn on the wrist capable of translation and invisibility ([[1980]]: "[[Galactica Discovers Earth, Part I]]").
  
 
It is also a term used in the [[Realm Press comics]], first appearing in "[[The Law of Volahd]]".
 
It is also a term used in the [[Realm Press comics]], first appearing in "[[The Law of Volahd]]".
  
[[Category: A to Z]] [[Category: Comics]] [[Category: Realm Press Comics]] [[Category: 1980]] [[Category: Technology]] [[Category: Technology (TOS)]] [[Category: Terminology]] [[Category: Terminology (TOS)]] [[Category: TOS]]
+
[[Category: A to Z]]
 +
[[Category: Comics]]  
 +
[[Category: Realm Press Comics]]  
 +
[[Category: Technology]]  
 +
[[Category: Technology (1980)]]  
 +
[[Category: Technology (TOS)]]  
 +
[[Category: Terminology]]
 +
[[Category: Terminology (1980)]]
 +
[[Category: Terminology (TOS)]]
 +
[[Category: 1980]]
 +
[[Category: TOS]]

Latest revision as of 09:19, 6 April 2010

A computron is a Colonial term for computer.

It is first used in Galactica 1980 with the introduction of the navigational computron, the navigational computer within a Viper (1980: "Galactica Discovers Earth, Part I").

The term is most often used in association with the wrist computron, a device worn on the wrist capable of translation and invisibility (1980: "Galactica Discovers Earth, Part I").

It is also a term used in the Realm Press comics, first appearing in "The Law of Volahd".