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ThinkGeek beams into San Diego Comic Con 2014 with functional Star Trek Phaser

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FAIRFAX, Va., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkGeek is proud to announce the reveal of The Wand Company's latest Universal Remote Control – a  Star Trek: The Original Series Phaser Universal Remote Control.  This exceptionally accurate and highly detailed working replica will be revealed at San Diego Comic Con on July 23 and can be experienced first-hand at ThinkGeek's booth (#3849).

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Created from meticulous 3D scans of the last known hero prop from the original Star Trek series, the Phaser Universal Remote Control is a fully functional gesture-based universal remote control suitable for controlling many home entertainment systems and other IR controlled devices.

"The Star Trek Phaser is one of the most iconic pieces of sci-fi gadgetry," said Chris Barnardo from The Wand Company. "We've spent hundreds of hours creating a collectable prop replica gadget that will bring new levels of action and enjoyment to Star Trek fans as they boldly go on their adventures."

Seamlessly blending functionality and perfect form, the 1:1 scale Phaser is equipped with 10 authentic phaser firing sounds, tactile force-feedback, a customizable personal lock code, and can store up to 36 remote commands.

The Star Trek: The Original Series Phaser Universal Remote Control, under license by CBS Consumer Products, will be available at ThinkGeek.com beginning early November 2014.  For more information please visit www.thinkgeek.com/product/1db4.com.  If you are visiting San Diego Comic Con and would like to make an appointment to see the Phaser in person, please contact Jessica Darrican, Jessica@maxborgesagency.com.

About ThinkGeek
ThinkGeek, a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeknet, Inc (NASDAQ: GKNT), is the premier retailer for the global geek community.  Since 1999, ThinkGeek has been creating a world where everyone can express and celebrate their inner geek, turn their interests into passions, and connect with one another.  We are obsessed with creating and sharing unique and authentic experiences that stimulate our fans' imaginations and fuel their geek core.  We believe there is a geek in everyone and invite you to Join In.  Geek Out.  Learn more at thinkgeek.com

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