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This page is about the T-900 in Rise of the Machines timeline, for the T-900 in The Sarah Connor Chronicles timeline, see T-900 (The Sarah Connor Chronicles).

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Series 900

The T-900 is a type of Terminator mass-produced by Skynet. The T-900 is the successor to the T-850 as Skynet's main foot soldier and the predecessor to the T-X as the "Anti-Terminator" against increasingly reprogrammed units by the Resistance.

Specification

T-950

The 900 and its variants glowing in different colors in Rise of the Machines video game.

The T-900 series is twice as fast, strong and durable.[1] The T-900 combat chassis is built with a plasma reactor as its power source while the endoskeleton is covered with hyperalloy armor to increase its durability.[2] Because the T-900 is powered by a miniature plasma fusion reactor inside its torso, its body glows in certain color, such as blue, red, green, or yellow.[3][1]

A T-900 has the ability to drive animals to the point of attacking their own handlers.[1][2]

Variants

Skynet made models for different purposes on the battlefield which they also named differently:

  • T-900: The standard model of the T-900 without the living tissue.
  • T-900 Supply: This type of the T-900 has red sensors and Terminator rejuvenation kits. During battle, they can supply ammunition to the other Terminators.[2]
  • T-900 Heavy: This type of the T-900 is very much like the T-900 Supply in build. They have blue sensors and can have an RSB-80 Plasma Cannon. They can also notify HK planes to bombard a human base or convoy.[2]
  • T-950: The T-950 is an advanced model of the T-900.

Possible Flaws

Despite its increased capabilities, the T-900 has appeared to be particularly inefficient and otherwise inferior compared to T-850, an older model.

One possibility is that these T-900s had little combat experience compared to the battle-hardened T-850. In addition, their CPUs may also have been set to read-only, allowing Skynet more control over them but at the same time limiting their ability to learn.

Design Differences

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T-900's cameo appearance in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.

Determining which version is canon remains difficult. However, the original T-900 design is used as the merchandise and featured as a cameo in the Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines film with blue glowing as opposed to red, making the original version closer to canon.

Terminator 3: War of the Machines

The original T-900 has several distinct variations in design from different Terminator fictions. The original T-900, is a hyper-alloy armored foot-soldier built to replace the T-800 as the standard ground unit in the war against the Resistance. It possessed a red glow from the plasma reactor housed in its chest.

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines game

The T-900 maintained its previous appearance, only this time the detail on its endo-skull was clearly different to that of previous Terminators; possessing a reinforced jaw bone structure and an overall increase in cranial protection.

During a scene of the game, one of the machines identifies another as a T-950. However, all other promotional material refers to it as a T-900.

An early design of the T-900 shows a slightly different model with less armor around the spinal region and the thigh area. This T-900 appearance is similar to the T-X.

Terminator 3: The Redemption

The T-900 is apparently an enhanced version of a T-850, which features a bulkier chassis that gives it the appearance of a T-850 that has had armor plating applied to its endoskeleton. Like the its other incarnations, it glows red from within, but to a lesser degree.

Notes

  • There are four glowing colors of the plasma reactor: blue, red, green, and yellow.

Merchandise

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Appearances

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Gallery

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (video game)

Terminator 3: War of the Machines

Terminator 3: The Redemption

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines game
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Terminator 3: War of the Machines
  3. Terminator 3: The Redemption

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