The psuedotethered scanner’s design has remained virtually unchanged for a century, with the only real updates being aesthetic changes to fit the styles of the decade. They’re connected by a single light-tether, designed to fly around a single large space with virtually no restrictions, and they can easily lock into place when the ship experiences turbulence as to avoid damage. They’re cheap and energy-efficient, and they are a must-have for any pilot.

The I-77 model has all-new innards, but outside is about fifteen years old at this point, with the added bonus of having been scribbled on by various disgruntled pilots after learning exactly how much their repairs would cost.