NEWS – Remember in The Enemy Within episode from Star Trek TOS when Mr. Sulu and the landing party were stuck on Alfa 177, where the temperatures were dropping to -120°? They survived by heating stones to glowing, hot heat generators with their phasers as they huddled nearby under their survival blankets. Well, the Star Trek TOS Phaser-Controlled Rock Mood Light won’t keep you warm, but it will light your room, and you’ll use a phaser-like remote to control it.
The lamp has a rock-shaped shell with LEDs inside. In “survival mode”, the lamp will glow red so long as you “fire” the phaser at it (complete with firing sounds), and it will dim down when you stop firing the phaser. The lamp also has an “atmosphere mode” which lets you have the rock glow one color, cycle through all available colors quickly or slowly, glow with maximum brightness, or dim over a period of ten minutes to help you drift off to sleep.
The IR remote looks like a Type-1 phaser from the first season of TOS; it has an IR range of 10 feet. The rock stands 7.3″ tall x 6.7″ wide x 6.3″ deep and is powered by battery or with the included USB cable. You’ll even get a Starfleet standard-issue emergency survival blanket. The lamp is an officially-licensed Star Trek: The Original Series merchandise and is an SDCC ThinkGeek exclusive from The Wand Company.
The Star Trek TOS Phaser-Controlled Rock Mood Light is $69.99 at ThinkGeek.