Quantron

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Quantron
Maketoys character
Quantron-box.jpg
Maketoys Quantron box
Created by

Maketoys
Release number

MTCM-03
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Alternate mode

Five robots

Quantron is a fictional character and third-party Transformer homage to Generation 1 Computron created by Maketoys in 2014.

Maketoys

Quantron is an homage to Generation 1 Computron. He is made up of Blindfire (jet fighter, Strafe), Celeritas (car, Lightspeed), Metalstorm (jet bomber, Scattershot), Overheat (motorcycle, Afterburner) and Sonic Drill (drill tank, Nosecone)

Development

In April 2013 Maketoys released art of Blindfire, Celeritas and Metalstorm on their web site.[1]

Quantron was released in September 2014.

Reception

In the Cybercast podcast for April 6th, 2013 the hosts talked about the Maketoys Computron homage in the news.[2]

In the Fwooshcast podcast for May 5th, 2013 the hosts talked about Maketoys Computron homage.[3]

The moonbase2 podcast for May 7th, 2013 covered the Maketoys Computron homage in the news.[4]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for September 7th, 2013 covered Blindfire in the news.[5]

The Cybercast podcast for December 21st, 2013 discussed the TFsource Christmas catalog pictures of the Quantron team in the news.[6]

The Retro Robot Radio podcast for May 3rd, 2014 mentioned Blindfire and Celeritas in the news.[7]

The Cybercast podcast for May 4th, 2013 discussed Maketoys Computron homage in the news.[8]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for May 5th, 2014 discussed Blindfire and Celeritas in the news.[9]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for July 29th, 2013 discussed the Quantron in the news.[10]

The Good Morning, Cybertron! podcast for December 9th, 2013 discussed Quantron in the news.[11]

The TransMissons podcast for December 17th, 2013 discussed Quantron in the news.[12]

The Cybercast podcast for December 21st, 2013 discussed the TFsource Christmas catalog pictures of the Quantron team in the news.[13]

The TransMissons podcast for June 3rd, 2014 discussed Quantron in the news.[14]

The Star To Star Toys News podcast for September 23rd, 2014 discussed Quantron in the news.[15]

Quantron was featured in an article in the October 2014 issue of Chi Soul Die (模魂志) magazine.[16]

Fiction

Blindfire, Metalstorm and Sonic Drill appeared in "Nameless Planet".

Blindfire, Celeritas, Metalstorm, Overheat and Sonic Drill appeared in "The Ripper". In this story Blindfire returned to base after drinking too much enerhol and was attacked by Ripper. When he got back to base no one believed him.

Toys

  • Maketoys MTCM-03 Quantron (2014)
A new mold by Maketoys. Quantron is made up of 5 robots who each turn into vehicles. He stands 28 centimeters tall in combined form.
Blindfire turns from robot to a apace fighter and forms the right arm. Blindfire was recolored into Ripper.
Celeritas turns from robot to car and forms the right leg.
Metalstorm turns from robot to bomber jet and forms the head and torso.
Overheat turns from robot to motorcycle and forms the left arm.
Sonic Drill turns from robot to drill tank and forms the left leg.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/maketoys-quantron-unofficial-computron-177360/
  2. Craig (April 6th, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyofeHzH9lc. 
  3. Craig (May 5th, 2013). "Fwooshcast". http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/ (Podcast). The Fwoosh. http://fwooshcast.thefwoosh.com/2013/05/episode-109-may-5th-lois-oil-me-up/. 
  4. Andy (May 7th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-241. 
  5. Mathew Robert Ignash (September 7th, 2013). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). RetroRobotRadio. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FhmGixEyWQE. 
  6. Josh (December 21st, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDJAsIWUsmk. 
  7. Mathew Robert Ignash (May 3rd, 2014). "Retro Robot Radio". http://www.youtube.com/user/RetroRobotRadio?feature=watch (Podcast). RetroRobotRadio. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CScIy3Aj60. 
  8. Josh (May 4th, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zavKSk3baIE. 
  9. blunghole (May 5th, 2014). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NeOgvY1h0k. 
  10. blunghole (July 29th, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrgYVV0J1qw. 
  11. blunghole (December 9th, 2013). "Good Morning, Cybertron!". https://www.facebook.com/pages/Good-Morning-Cybertron/147383341975239 (Podcast). blunghole. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHwDLRfMVfc. 
  12. Charles Shelton (December 17th, 2013). "TransMissions". http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/ (Podcast). TransMissions. http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/2013/12/transmissions-episode-19/. 
  13. Josh (December 21st, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDJAsIWUsmk. 
  14. Charles Shelton (June 3rd, 2014). "TransMissions". http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/ (Podcast). TransMissions. http://www.transmissionspodcast.com/2014/06/transmissions-episode-49/. 
  15. Chris and Ash (September 23rd, 2014). "Star To Star Toys News". https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6PGk5W0pSKfwbXpIahKObw (Podcast). Star To Star Toy News. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISQfsv6rPiU/. 
  16. "Maketoys Quantron". Chi Soul Die (模魂志): p. 102-107. October 2014. 

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