Basic Cybernetic Hand

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Basic Cybernetic Hand
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Cost Cr25,000
Size 1 liter average
Type Cyberware
Tech Level TL–8
Weight 1 kg average
Manufacturer Various

A Basic Cybernetic Hand is a cyberware device.

  • It is a replacement for an organic manipulator.
  • The exact size and dimensions of the hand are tailored to match the physical characteristics of the recipient.

Description (Specifications)[edit]

A battery powered cybernetic manipulator constructed from strong lightweight materials. It closely matches the dexterity and capabilities of an organic hand.

  • A Basic Cybernetic Hand replaces approximately 3% of the body in humans. In other sophonts, a manipulator may represent a greater or lesser percentage of the body.
  • The battery is extremely compact and has a very long life, typically measured in decades.
  • It may have a pseudobio appearance, with synthetic skin, silent operation and species-normal body temperatures.
  • Some individuals prefer a colorful or bizarre finish or leave the internal mechanics of the hand exposed.

The Basic Cybernetic Hand directly connects to the individual's nervous system, allowing it to be controlled as though it were a natural manipulator, and provides sensory feedback including touch, pressure, texture and temperature.

  • The hand provides feedback about its power levels and functionality.
  • Exceeding the design specifications may cause the hand to malfunction or cause injury to the individual. In extreme cases it may tear away from the body.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

The Basic Cybernetic Hand is a life-like prosthesis designed to replace an organic hand. Its compact nature and relatively light weight allow it to be used to replace a missing organic manipulator without the need to attach it to a Cybernetic Arm: in such cases it is knitted into the limb above the wrist.

Similar devices have been in use since the days of the First Imperium. They reached their modern form through Terran medical advances achieved during the Interstellar Wars period.


The hand may not be upgraded.

  • The hand may be fitted with armor, either as an integral feature or as external plates. Plating is not compatible with a naturalistic appearance.

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