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Comm Unit

A personal comm unit is pocket-sized device that combines a minor portable computer (treat as a tier-0 computer with no upgrades or modules) and a cellular communication device, allowing wireless communication with other comm units in both audio- and text-based formats at planetary range (see page 272). A personal comm unit also includes a calculator, a flashlight (increases the light level one step in a 15-foot cone), and several entertainment options (including games and access to any local infospheres). You can upgrade a personal comm unit to function as some other devices (such as full computers and scanners) by spending credits equal to 110% of the additional device’s price.

Comm units that function at system-wide and unlimited ranges aren’t as portable; they include built-in generators that provide the necessary amount of power. Short-term use of these units can be purchased in most major settlements (see page 234).
See page 430 for more about Pact Worlds communications.

Comm Unit, Personal

Source Starfinder Core Rulebook pg. 219
Level 1; Price 7
Capacity 80; Usage 1/hour
Hands 1; Bulk L

Comm Unit, System-Wide

Source Starfinder Core Rulebook pg. 219
Level 6; Price 4,000
Hands —; Bulk 20

Comm Unit, Unlimited

Source Starfinder Core Rulebook pg. 219
Level 12; Price 32,000
Hands —; Bulk 40