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Hyperspanner, 22nd century

22nd century Hyperspanner

Hyperspanner power source

22nd century Hyperspanner power source

Hyperspanner, 24th century

24th century Hyperspanner

A hyperspanner was an adaptable multipurpose engineering tool carried aboard starships. One of its many uses included repairing communication systems, relinking and bypassing the circuit boards of electrical systems.

Hyperspanners did not need external power sources as they had their own internal power source. Cpt. Archer used a modified hyperspanner power source with Reed's guidance to bypass a Romulan mine trigger mechanism that threatened to destroy the enterprise (ENT: "Minefield")

While exploring a 31st century time-pod, Commander Tucker and Reed discovered an access tunnel that seemed to drop several dozen feet, much more than the size of the pod would allow under normal circumstances. To prove it wasn't a hologram of some kind, he dropped a hyperspanner down it. After it hit the bottom, he used it as an excuse to go down and retrieve it. (ENT: "Future Tense")

When Osaarian pirates snuck aboard the Enterprise NX-01 while traversing the Delphic Expanse, Chief Engineer Trip Tucker picked up a hyperspanner from atop the warp reactor and attacked an intruder, knocking him out cold. (ENT: "Anomaly")

In December 2153, Malcolm Reed used a hyperspanner to repair relays in the armory after spatial anomalies caused extensive damage to Enterprise, and Andorian Imperial Guard Lieutenant Talas expressed her own opinion on the efficiency of the tool. (ENT: "Proving Ground")

In 2373, Chakotay used a hyperspanner to repair the communications systems aboard a shuttlecraft. (VOY: "Unity")

Also that year, Miles O'Brien asked Nog to hand him a hyperspanner to repair a damaged conduit. (DS9: "Empok Nor")

In 2374, while trapped in a restrictive environmental suit, B'Elanna Torres said that it would be much easier to interplex the comm systems in it if she had a hyperspanner. (VOY: "Day of Honor")

In Quarren's apocryphal holoprogram The Voyager Encounter, Harry Kim was willing to beat information out of a Kyrian prisoner with a hyperspanner. (VOY: "Living Witness")

In 2377, Kim borrowed a hyperspanner from Torres and Tom Paris, his opponents in the Antarian Trans-stellar Rally, shortly before the race resumed. (VOY: "Drive")

Soon after, Torres claimed that "gene resequencing is a tool, like a hyperspanner", as her rationale for removing Klingon DNA from her unborn daughter. (VOY: "Lineage")

Later that year, The Doctor created a holonovel, Photons Be Free, that portrays an underappreciated holographic doctor who is belittled and oppressed by his crew. In the story, B'Elanna Torres' counterpart, "Torrey," openly proclaims to the protagonist that he is merely a tool, comparing him to a hyperspanner. (VOY: "Author, Author")

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