Merry Christmas wrote:
Memory Alpha is NOT a canon source of information.
Per the actual on-screen data:
"Replicators convert energy into matter" - matter was never mentioned.
The problem Deks, Memory Alpha could give some "episodes Reference". So what about you? Where is that statement come?
What episode were
you referring too"
was a device that used transporter
technology to dematerialize quantities of matter
and then rematerialize that matter in another form. It was also capable of inverting its function, thus disposing of leftovers and dishes and storing the bulk material again. (TNG
: "Lonely Among Us
: "Hard Time
", "The Ascent
: "Year of Hell
I copy this from Memory Alpha. Look at the last one. They give us the episodes reference. Look at that, The three series. TNG, DS9 and VOY.