Factory Entertainment unveiled its latest Star Trek collectible – a prop replica set of the Medical Scanner and Hypospray from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
24th Century Starfleet Medical personal had a wide variety of equipment available to them. Two of the most seen items in Star Trek: The Next Generation were:
- The Hypospray, which used aerosuspension to deliver many types of medication both subcutaneously and intravenously. It was also be used to collect and store air samples.
- The Medical Peripheral Device, more commonly known as the “Hand Scanner”, which contained sensors that allow it collect and analyze a wide variety of medical diagnostic readings. The Hand Scanner was designed to work in tandem with a Medical Tricorder but could also function independently.
The original props made a variety of appearances throughout Star Trek: The Next Generation as well as appearing in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. During this long tenure, a number of different props were made. These ranged from fairly primitive nonfunctioning ‘stunt’ props to quite elaborate ‘hero’ props with functioning electronics. As is normal for productions, a number of modifications and changes were made to the different original props over the course of time.
Factory Entertainment’s replicas have been designed to capture the best elements of all the variants in a single blended execution. The collectibles company TNG Medical Set Replica has been copied directly from surviving resources in the CBS archives to ensure accuracy. Its development team also spent many hours analyzing footage to fine-tune the details.
The Hypospray features interchangeable vials and electronic sound effects while the Hand Scanner features electronic light and sound effects and both are crafted with heavy diecast metal bodies. Each numbered limited edition museum quality replica set comes with a wooden presentation case, cast metal plaque and a certificate of authenticity/prop story booklet and will make a fine addition to any Star Trek collection.
This officially licensed Star Trek Medical Set Prop Replica is available to order today. It normally retails for $399.99, but Trekkies who order now through August 9th at FactoryEnt.com will receive a discounted price of $374.99. Expected To Ship Spring 2022.