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The Dimensionometer [1] is an experimental piece of equipment designed as an alternative to the Containment Unit.

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Primary CanonEdit

The Real GhostbustersEdit

In the long term, storing captured entities in on-site containment vessels in the basement of the Firehouse would be both expensive and hazardous. Egon Spengler and Ray Stantz developed the Dimensionometer as a method to banish spirits to other dimensions permanently. [2] A test subject was sent through and the Dimensionometer proved a success.

However, a 20/40/60 news crew was present. Ever skeptical, Sandy Van Sanders caused an overload. In the chaos, Egon's soul was sucked into the Netherworld and a Possessor Demon stole Egon's body. After Winston Zeddemore and Peter Venkman hosed down the Dimensionometer with fire extinguishers, Peter went in to rescue Egon's soul while Janine held the fort. Ultimately Egon was returned to normal and the demon was sent back. The Dimensionometer wasn't too lucky and appeared to be scrapped.

Secondary CanonEdit

Ghostbusters: The Board GameEdit

During a paranormal incursion incited by Idulnas, the Ecto-1 was outfitted with a Dimensionometer to banish captured spirits directly to the Spirit World. [3]

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Primary CanonEdit

The Real Ghostbusters

Secondary CanonEdit

Cryptozoic Entertainment

ReferencesEdit

  1. Egon Spengler (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "Egon on the Rampage" (1987) (DVD ts. 5:06-5:09). Time Life Entertainment. Egon says: "That's why Dr. Stantz and I have developed the Dimensionometer."
  2. Ray Stantz (2009). The Real Ghostbusters - "Egon on the Rampage" (1987) (DVD ts. 5:10-5:13). Time Life Entertainment. Ray says: "If it works, it'll banish spirits to another dimension permanently."
  3. Narrator (2015). Cryptozoic Entertainment- "Ghostbusters: The Board Game" (2015) (Manual p.17). Narrator says: "The Ecto-1 contains a portable Dimensionometer, which allows Ghostbusters to send Trapped Ghosts back to the Spirit World."


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