A computer system’s diagnostic mode is used to ascertain whether or not there are problems or inconsistencies in a starship’s systems.
|Table 7.6: System Diagnostics|
|5||3 seconds||A computer operated routine, ordered by the characters.|
|4||5 minutes||A more comprehensive computer routine.|
|3||30 minutes||A manual check of the system’s main components.|
|2||1 hour||An extensive manual check of all the system’s main components and its secondary components.|
|1||4 hours||The most thorough check possible. Involves systematically taking each component apart and testing it, as well as all power couplings.|