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April 17th, 2017 41 comments

Coming Soon – Rabbit Tanaka Tardis Console Lamp

You can see more information on their Facebook Page

Advanced technology at its finest. Globules of paraffin & opaque substances undulate as a 25w bulb delivers a mesmerizing glow. Time Lord endorsed.

As seen on The Doctor Who Fan Show…

The TARDIS Console Lamp is a beacon to Time Lord technology. It’s a towering 18″ tall and is ideal for parallel universes. Available mid-Summer 2017.

Categorised under: General, Novelty


  • K. Alan McDougall

    April 22nd, 2017 - 7:45pm

    I wonder if they’ve ever considered using a (greenscreened in) version of this time rotor for the TV series (or fan films)? It’d reinforce the concept that the Tardis is as much a living thing as it is a mechanism…

  • Prydonian

    April 21st, 2017 - 4:51am

    Do we know of any rough price guide and if the console segments are metal or plastic?

    • Exterminator

      April 22nd, 2017 - 11:14am

      No idea on price yet and I’m guessing plastic.


    April 20th, 2017 - 6:21pm

    It would be nice if they did this in green as well like the series 7b TARDIS

  • Exterminator

    April 20th, 2017 - 11:59am

    I asked the manufacturer on Facebook if they’re planning any other colours for the lava lamp, they replied that they did some research and orange came out top followed by purple which they’re also considering at some point in the future.

    I requested a red lamp.

    • The Outcast

      April 21st, 2017 - 9:11am

      I’m personally hoping for a blue (series 7b TARDIS), but Purple, Red and Green would also be cool.

  • Exterminator

    April 19th, 2017 - 11:02am

    All this needs is a raised floor, some roundel walls and door and you’ve got yourself a cool retro looking classic console room for figures. Why couldn’t Character Options do something like this!!!!

    • booboo

      April 19th, 2017 - 11:11am

      probably because i think people would expect something much more detailed to be honest

    • Exterminator

      April 19th, 2017 - 11:22am

      True but this is just crying out to be customised, I can’t wait to see what people do with these lamps when they get them.

      Just imagine a black lava lamp version as the masters Tardis. Very cool.

    • Exterminator

      April 19th, 2017 - 5:36pm

      I wonder if this would fit into the 9th/10th Dr’s Tardis play set in place of the console from that set? It would be cool if the floor panels fitted around this lamp.

    • The Living Shadow

      April 19th, 2017 - 11:59pm

      I was thinking that too, it looks to be a similar size. That would make customisation a lot easier!

  • Chris

    April 18th, 2017 - 9:59pm

    At 4:34 in the video it can be seen with a figure next to it. Is that one of the 3.5″ figures? Looks too small to be a 5.5″ figure. If it’s on of the smaller line figures, then the 5.5″ figures should look awesome next to this. Might get one just to strip out the center of it and try to turn it into a legit toy console with time rotor and everything. Even if you just made a mold of the console itself, it would be a great starting point for a custom TARDIS console!

    • Tom Baker Plush

      April 18th, 2017 - 10:57pm

      That’s definitely a 5.5″ figure, they don’t make a 3.75″ figure of that variant. It’s a little too big but I bet it’d look ace when painted properly

  • Anonymous

    April 18th, 2017 - 4:42pm

    So is this availible in the uk?

    • booboo

      April 18th, 2017 - 5:11pm

      we don’t know for sure

    • Anonymous

      April 25th, 2017 - 6:26pm

      They said no.

  • Joe Gould

    April 18th, 2017 - 4:07pm

    Musttttttttt get

  • JasonisnotaRobot

    April 17th, 2017 - 11:05pm

    First piece of merchandise in years that I desperately want, looks amazing

  • Exterminator

    April 17th, 2017 - 7:08pm

    Now this I really love. I didn’t get the Tardis or Dalek lamp but I want one of these.

    • Exterminator

      April 18th, 2017 - 12:58am

      I would prefer a red lava lamp version though.

  • Doctor Mysterio

    April 17th, 2017 - 5:53pm

    This looks good. I avidly avoid the so called ‘fan show’ so thanks for letting me know. Wonder why America get all this stuff for a British programme?

    • booboo

      April 17th, 2017 - 6:01pm

      its because the businesses making many items you see are USA based and no distributor in the UK wants to take this stuff on, at least at the moment.

      There are other complications such a regional licenses and different voltages and safety requirements

    • Borg

      April 17th, 2017 - 10:43pm

      I’m totally with you on the anti-fan show thing

  • Anonymous

    April 17th, 2017 - 5:26pm

    As someone who doesnt use facebook…can someone please me the cost…?

    • booboo

      April 17th, 2017 - 5:29pm

      no cost i given yet

  • The Dalek Whovian

    April 17th, 2017 - 5:15pm

    So I’m guessing with a bit of modification this could fit in with some figure range ?

  • Anonymous

    April 17th, 2017 - 4:57pm

    Trouble is, will this only be available in the USA as usual?

    • booboo

      April 17th, 2017 - 5:31pm

      North American territories

      The problem is this like other merchandise relies on a UK distributor taking it on and there doesn’t seem to be one

    • Anonymous

      April 17th, 2017 - 6:46pm

      I thought so. I’ll cross it off my purchase list now then. It will probably cost about £40 from the US either on ebay or Amazon. Add the Shipping cost will be another £30-40 plus the Import Fee/Surcharge & you will be looking at £90-100 sadly. Great product, but just sorry I won’t be buying it.

    • booboo

      April 17th, 2017 - 6:49pm

      we have FYE, Thinkgeek and as retailers at the moment

      The Doctor Who fan show seem to be actively promoting this and its essentially aimed at UK viewers so maybe they know something we don’t

    • Anonymous

      April 25th, 2017 - 6:29pm

      I think that they know that they get free stuff.

  • Ryan

    April 17th, 2017 - 4:53pm

    I’ve particularly liked lava lamps, or though that they were for me… but now I feel I NEED this. I just love it and I really like how the console is just a basic template of all the buttons and levers with no colour! I WANT THIS!

  • Jordan Scott

    April 17th, 2017 - 4:48pm

    If this isn’t too expensive I might get it and paint all of the console buttons!

  • 12th Doctor Fan

    April 17th, 2017 - 2:01pm

    I love this, it’s fantastic.

  • Dav McKenzie

    April 17th, 2017 - 1:58pm

    I noticed this in the background of the DW Fan Show. Looks cool shame its not more of a replica with more detail but I get that the lava is meant to be the star of the show!

  • MickeySmith07

    April 17th, 2017 - 1:55pm

    I’d love to get this. It’s so cool

    • Christopher Gilbert

      April 17th, 2017 - 2:31pm

      I would too!

  • The Living Snowman

    April 17th, 2017 - 1:54pm

    Shame it’s not in scale with the 5 inch figures! Looks very nice though :p

    • The Outcast

      April 17th, 2017 - 2:17pm

      It sorta is though. If you raised the figures up to around the start of the rotor (the small bit of it under the rotor), then it sorta works as a 5.5 Tardis console from what I saw of it on the fan show.

    • The Living Snowman

      April 17th, 2017 - 2:24pm

      Oh right, well that’s good- I like it even more now!

  • The Outcast

    April 17th, 2017 - 1:30pm

    Saw this on the Fan show. It seems to be roughly in scale with the 5.5 if you raise the Floor level a bit (place the figures higher up). Even without that cross compatibility it still is a great idea for a product.


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