Star Trek The Original Series Communicator Bluetooth Handset
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Star Trek The Original Series Communicator Bluetooth Handset

SKU ID #866906
$149.95
For nearly 50 years, 700 hours of content from six television series and eleven movies, has made Star Trek into an entertainment and pop culture icon across the world. With its visionary philosophy and thrill for adventure, Star Trek continues to boldly go into new territories, as the rebooted film franchise goes on to wow new audiences. The Wand Company’s Star Trek Original Series Communicator is the most accurate replica ever made, designed using the first ever structured-light 3D scans taken of the Alpha Hero Prop, crammed full of advanced technology, bringing new levels of action and immersion for Star Trek fans of all ages.
  • First fully working wireless Communicator
  • Bluetooth® Handset for pairing with Bluetooth® enabled mobile cellular phones
  • Made in response to countless requests from Star Trek fans all over the world
  • Constructed from pressed metal, die cast metal, machined aluminum and textured ABS to replicate the original hero prop
  • Magnetic stand, with metal base and multi-colour LED charge status illumination
  • Built-in lithium polymer battery with wireless charging, just place on stand to automatically charge the power cell
  • High quality molded polyurethane foam-lined transit case
  • High quality speaker, great for hands-free calls and even playing music streaming from any bluetooth enabled audio player
  • High quality MEMS microphone for crystal clear call quality
  • Will delight collectors
  • Wide range of authentic sound effects and conversation fragments from the Star Trek Universe
  • Is a cosplayer’s dream come true
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314 Reviews
4.8

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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CBS Consumer ProductsStar Trek The Original Series Communicator Bluetooth Handset
 
4.8

(based on 314 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Well built / quality (245)
  • Easy to use (228)
  • Easy to set up (226)
  • Energy efficient (127)
  • Authentic (3)

Cons

  • Difficult to use (5)
  • Flimsy construction (4)

Best Uses

  • Upgrade (31)
  • Replacement (9)
  • Cosplay (8)
  • Speaker phone (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (196), Power user (57), Casual user (46)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (293), Business (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (260), Yes (39)

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5.0

My friends are seething with envy

By 

from Chicago

About Me Casual User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Low Power Consumption
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about this product:

      This Star Trek TOS Communicator is both a great adult toy, excellent prop for parties and fan conventions, and also a fairly practical daily-use Bluetooth speakerphone. I appreciate the attention to detail, with the dimensions/textures/details based closely on 3D scans of an original 'hero' prop communicator. The look and feel (and heft) are just right. The thought that went into making this really functional (to the extent possible in the real universe) is much appreciated. The manual is first rate.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Communicator

      By 

      from .

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Easy To Use
      • Low Power Consumption
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about this product:

          The quality is great. Everything they said it was. All my friends are envious.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Awesome Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator!!

          By 

          from New York, N.Y.

          About Me Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Easy To Use
          • Low Power Consumption
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Upgrade

            Comments about this product:

            With my android phone, no need to answer the calls through the phone. When the call comes in, you hear the familiar "beep-beep" from the communicator. Lift the gold antenna, you hear the familiar "chirping" sound and you simply answer the call!! Simple as that and you talk through the microphone and it is as if you are communicating with the USS Enterprise NCC-1701 miles above the earth!! This great device will astound any Star Trek enthusiast or die-hard Trekker!! I love it!! Get your's today!!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            It works great!

            By 

            from Albuquerque, nm

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Low Power Consumption
            • Quality Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Replacement

              Comments about this product:

              I use this product for fun and entertainment.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Awesome Sauce

              By 

              from San Francisco, CA

              About Me Power User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Easy To Use
              • Low Power Consumption
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Upgrade

                Comments about this product:

                Birthday gift for my boyfriend and he loves it! Every time we run into somebody, he makes them call him!

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                Quality product! I was impressed the moment I first held it.

                By 

                from Iowa

                About Me Power User

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Set Up
                • Easy To Use
                • Low Power Consumption
                • Quality Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about this product:

                    Very impressed with the weight of this. You can definitely tell it is not a toy. Speaker is plenty loud enough despite many reviews I have read where others have complained that is not loud enough.
                    I may have to purchase another just for a display piece to compliment my Wand Company phaser.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    I love this product. I WILL PURCHASE AGAIN

                    By 

                    from Naples ID

                    About Me Power User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about this product:

                        Awesome product

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No
                         
                        5.0

                        Very very cool

                        By 

                        from NYC

                        About Me Casual User

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Quality Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about this product:

                            This is, of course, amazing. As a kid if such a thing existed I would have broken open my college savings to buy it. First, read the instructions so you understand how to use the buttons. Second, the only negative is that after I make a call the communicator says "call terminated" and then it connects me. So that's dumb. It says it's not working but it is working. Shortly after it says "call terminated" it rings on the other end, the person you called picks up, and you're talking like Kirk on your communicator. For awhile I believed the "call terminated" message and was hanging up thinking the call really didn't go through. Also, when you use voice control to dial - and this is an iPhone issue not really the communicator - you have to pause after you activate the voice control and before you speak. If you speak too immediately the voice recognition won't kick in in time and it won't dial. You have to wait a beat. But again, that's the iPhone's issue.

                            • Primary use:
                            • Personal
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Amazing... one flaw.

                            By 

                            from California

                            About Me Power User

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Easy To Set Up
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Quality Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about this product:

                                Perfect in every way... an amazing, functional, prop. Only flaw, it turns itself on whenever it is charging, so it automatically connects to your phone, even when you are charging the communicator... preventing you from hearing your phone ring, or incoming text messages. When turned off, it should stay off when on the charger.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No
                                 
                                5.0

                                "WOW"

                                By 

                                from Weymouth, MA

                                About Me Power User

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Low Power Consumption
                                • Quality Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Upgrade

                                  Comments about this product:

                                  "The Crown Jewel of my Collection" !!!!!

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  4.0

                                  One time

                                  By 

                                  from Yukon Oklahoma

                                  About Me Casual User

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Set Up

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about this product:

                                      Bluetooth

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No
                                       
                                      5.0

                                      Phenomenal!!!

                                      By 

                                      from Washougal WA

                                      About Me Power User

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Quality Construction

                                      Cons

                                      • Want to play with this thing all the time

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Upgrade

                                      Comments about this product:

                                      Best communicator prop ever!

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No
                                       
                                      5.0

                                      My boyfriend has a new reason to make fun of me

                                      By 

                                      from Chicago, IL

                                      About Me Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                      • Easy To Use
                                      • Low Power Consumption
                                      • Quality Construction

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Upgrade

                                        Comments about this product:

                                        Now, this is a lot of money, it is, which is why a lot of people won't buy it, but let me tell you. This is the most fun I've had with a purchase ever. Not only is it hilarious to answer calls from a communicator in public, but it works really well. Like surprisingly well, the speakers are fantastic and I didn't expect the call quality to be as great as it was. So i'll be honest it was way better than I originally thought it was. Also very practical for hands free calling.

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Personal
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

                                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Great Stuff

                                        By 

                                        from Oklahoma

                                        About Me Power User

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                        • Easy To Use
                                        • Low Power Consumption
                                        • Quality Construction

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Replacement

                                          Comments about this product:

                                          Awesome to be able to use a Communicator like when I was a kid watching Stsr Trek, It really has come to life, Thanks Wand, Thanks Star Trek . Com

                                          • Primary use:
                                          • Personal
                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No
                                           
                                          5.0

                                          A communicator that actually communicates....

                                          By 

                                          from Denver, CO

                                          About Me Casual User

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Easy To Set Up
                                          • Easy To Use
                                          • Low Power Consumption
                                          • Quality Construction

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • amusement

                                            Comments about this product:

                                            I have bought cheaper "props" previously and was always disappointed. This build quality is good and there is fun and novelty to a TOS communicator that actually communicates...

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal
                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No
                                             
                                            5.0

                                            AWSOME!!!!! I WOULD PAY TWICE THE PRICE!!!

                                            By 

                                            from Arizona

                                            About Me Power User

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy To Set Up
                                            • Easy To Use
                                            • Quality Construction

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about this product:

                                                Couldn't be a.more exact replica.....I have personally held an seen one of the original props and this is spot on...except for one thing....IT'S REAL, IT'S REAL!!!!!;I'VE WAITED FOR 40 YEARS.......I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!!!! my only question is why did it take so long. Today is a great day! For non trekkers you may find something you don't like,,, but I doubt it. If you love Star Trek its perfect.

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Personal
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No
                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                Outstanding!

                                                By 

                                                from CMH

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Easy To Set Up
                                                • Easy To Use
                                                • Low Power Consumption
                                                • Quality Construction

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about this product:

                                                    I've been waiting for this my whole life, a very well designed and crafted working replica. Very well done!

                                                    • Primary use:
                                                    • Personal
                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • No
                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    The grown-up toy I've been waiting for!

                                                    By 

                                                    from Florida

                                                    About Me Casual User

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Easy To Use
                                                    • Quality Construction

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about this product:

                                                        Still getting used to it. Only real drawback is the cell phone it pairs with sound the ringing chirp just as the phone does.

                                                        • Primary use:
                                                        • Personal
                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                        • No
                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        Awesome!

                                                        By 

                                                        from Springfield, Mo

                                                        About Me Power User

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Easy To Use
                                                        • Quality Construction

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                            Comments about this product:

                                                            I have had a lot of TOS communicators, but this one outshines and outclasses all of them. Never did I think I would have a communicator replica some day that I could actually use to talk to people. It looks beautiful in my collection and the audio sounds great. If I had a minor nitpick it would be the information pressed into the back of the device, but I understand it needs to be there.

                                                            • Primary use:
                                                            • Personal
                                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                                            • No
                                                             
                                                            5.0

                                                            Outstanding product!

                                                            By 

                                                            from Austin, TX

                                                            About Me Power User

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Easy To Use
                                                            • Quality Construction

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                                Comments about this product:

                                                                This, and the companion ToS phaser, are MUST-OWN items!

                                                                • Primary use:
                                                                • Personal
                                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                                • No
                                                                 
                                                                5.0

                                                                Outstanding product! I'm very satisfied!!!

                                                                By 

                                                                from Edmonton, Alberta (Canada)

                                                                About Me Power User

                                                                Verified Buyer

                                                                Pros

                                                                • Easy To Set Up
                                                                • Easy To Use
                                                                • Quality Construction

                                                                Cons

                                                                  Best Uses

                                                                    Comments about this product:

                                                                    I'm very hard to please and my expectations we're high, but I'm bowled over by the quality, attention to detail and beauty of this communicator. Even the packaging was outstanding!

                                                                    • Primary use:
                                                                    • Personal
                                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                                    • No
                                                                     
                                                                    5.0

                                                                    Bob Awesome!!!

                                                                    By 

                                                                    from Richvale, CA

                                                                    About Me Enthusiast

                                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                                    Pros

                                                                    • Easy To Set Up

                                                                    Cons

                                                                      Best Uses

                                                                        Comments about this product:

                                                                        My husband and I are having fun with this gadget and our phones :) Star Trek Fans (not Geeks, ha!) since the late 60's--this is so cool to have!

                                                                        • Primary use:
                                                                        • Personal
                                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                                        • No
                                                                         
                                                                        5.0

                                                                        Coolest Prop ever

                                                                        By 

                                                                        from Oklahoma

                                                                        About Me Power User

                                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                                        Pros

                                                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                                                        • Easy To Use
                                                                        • Low Power Consumption
                                                                        • Quality Construction

                                                                        Cons

                                                                          Best Uses

                                                                            Comments about this product:

                                                                            So cool to use this from the Tv show and actually works like a real communicator, Love it

                                                                            • Primary use:
                                                                            • Personal
                                                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                                                            • No
                                                                             
                                                                            5.0

                                                                            It's a Trekkers dream

                                                                            By 

                                                                            from Central Florida

                                                                            About Me Enthusiast

                                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                                            Pros

                                                                            • Easy To Set Up
                                                                            • Easy To Use
                                                                            • Low Power Consumption
                                                                            • Quality Construction

                                                                            Cons

                                                                              Best Uses

                                                                              • As an addition to your home cell

                                                                              Comments about this product:

                                                                              Audible is excellent, looks great, wish the crew order bulls were easier to access but overall this is the perfect thing for a Trekker to use and show off. A dream come true!

                                                                              • Primary use:
                                                                              • Personal
                                                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                                                              • No
                                                                               
                                                                              5.0

                                                                              Excellent Quality

                                                                              By 

                                                                              from Pasadena, CA

                                                                              About Me Enthusiast

                                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                                              Pros

                                                                              • Easy To Set Up
                                                                              • Easy To Use
                                                                              • Quality Construction

                                                                              Cons

                                                                              • Battery life is short

                                                                              Best Uses

                                                                              • Comic-Con

                                                                              Comments about this product:

                                                                              This is a quality product that delivers everything advertised. The sound quality for the Bluetooth is excellent and you could actually use this for your Bluetooth speaker if not for the really short battery life outside of the dock.

                                                                              • Primary use:
                                                                              • Personal
                                                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                                                              • No

                                                                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                               
                                                                              5.0

                                                                              Definitely worth the 45 year wait.

                                                                              By 

                                                                              from Denver, CO

                                                                              About Me Enthusiast

                                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                                              Pros

                                                                              • Easy To Set Up
                                                                              • Easy To Use
                                                                              • Low Power Consumption
                                                                              • Quality Construction

                                                                              Cons

                                                                                Best Uses

                                                                                  Comments about this product:

                                                                                  I've been waiting for this to come out since I was a very young child. As a kid, I would build my own versions, get the cheap model kits, and as I grew, I eventually moved on to the more expensive semi functioning collector editions but nothing compares to these. If I had one negative thing to say it's that I wish the moiré would continue spinning longer than 30 seconds before stopping just because the antenna is open. I understand it turning off during a call to reduce possible noise and it's shutting down after a period to conserve battery power but 30 seconds is just not long enough. It needs to be double or triple that time. Although it does encourage you to close the antenna and flip it open again. :) Other than that, I love everything else about it. They took a lot of time and effort to create these communicators and it shows.

                                                                                  • Primary use:
                                                                                  • Personal
                                                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                  • No
                                                                                   
                                                                                  5.0

                                                                                  Nice.

                                                                                  By 

                                                                                  from California

                                                                                  About Me Enthusiast

                                                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                                                  Pros

                                                                                  • Easy To Set Up
                                                                                  • Easy To Use

                                                                                  Cons

                                                                                    Best Uses

                                                                                      Comments about this product:

                                                                                      Apple makes everything a little more difficult than it needs to be, but if you are comfortable with your iPhone, I say go for it! If you have an Android, then go for it! I'm a Trek Fan. It says so on my license plates.

                                                                                      • Primary use:
                                                                                      • Personal
                                                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                      • No
                                                                                       
                                                                                      5.0

                                                                                      Coolest item ever

                                                                                      By 

                                                                                      from Oklahoma

                                                                                      About Me Power User

                                                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                                                      Pros

                                                                                      • Easy To Set Up
                                                                                      • Easy To Use
                                                                                      • Low Power Consumption
                                                                                      • Quality Construction

                                                                                      Cons

                                                                                        Best Uses

                                                                                          Comments about this product:

                                                                                          As a Trek fan, Coolest prop Replica and it works just like the TV show, Thanks Wand, Thanks Star Trek . Com

                                                                                          • Primary use:
                                                                                          • Personal
                                                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                          • No

                                                                                          (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                                                           
                                                                                          3.0

                                                                                          Best communicator available in the past 50 years

                                                                                          By 

                                                                                          from Wyoming

                                                                                          About Me Enthusiast

                                                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                                                          Pros

                                                                                          • Easy To Set Up
                                                                                          • Easy To Use
                                                                                          • Low Power Consumption
                                                                                          • Quality Construction

                                                                                          Cons

                                                                                          • Cannot be heard in room level noise environments
                                                                                          • Disconnected call when adjust volume
                                                                                          • Volume is low

                                                                                          Best Uses

                                                                                          • Collection
                                                                                          • Cosplay
                                                                                          • Upgrade

                                                                                          Comments about this product:

                                                                                          It is the best communicator prop made although it has its shortcomings.

                                                                                          • Primary use:
                                                                                          • Personal
                                                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                          • No
                                                                                           
                                                                                          5.0

                                                                                          Makes me smile every time!

                                                                                          By 

                                                                                          from Wine Country, California

                                                                                          About Me Enthusiast

                                                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                                                          Pros

                                                                                          • Easy To Set Up
                                                                                          • Easy To Use
                                                                                          • Quality Construction

                                                                                          Cons

                                                                                            Best Uses

                                                                                              Comments about this product:

                                                                                              Worth every single penny!

                                                                                              • Primary use:
                                                                                              • Personal
                                                                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                                                                              • No

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