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Old February 9 2013, 08:46 PM   #11
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Re: Phaser banks on the Constitution class

King Daniel wrote: View Post
Don't forget the phasers fired in "Arena" from banks higher up and further spaced than usual:

(IIRC, this shot was "fixed" in TOS-R)

From Memory Alpha
The Enterprise's three double phaser bursts, which Sulu says constituted a full discharge of phaser banks, fire from an unusual location in this episode not from near the glowing dome at the bottom of the saucer, but from much higher up, closer to where Matt Jefferies originally located the main phaser banks in his early diagrams of the ship. These schematics appeared as display diagrams in other episodes and also on the sides of the early AMT Star Trek model kits.
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