A type-1 Phaser from 2367, specifically the mark V personal phaser.

A type-1 phaser was the smallest, most basic weapon carried by Starfleet and other Federation personnel. Type-1 Phasers were typically carried when it was inappropriate to carry a larger weapon, such as on diplomatic missions, or "undercover" work.

The Type-1 had eight adjustible settings, ranging from stun to heat through disruption to disintegration. The 23rd century type-1 in use in the 2260's incorporated a small flip-up sight, and was fired by a trigger on the bottom front of the unit. Several versions of the Type-2 Phaser incorporated a Type-1 Phaser into their design.

A low power variant of the Type-1 was also available. This variant only had three settings, from light to heavy stun. (TNG reference: Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual)

In 2362, three unsolved homicides were committed by an assailant using a type-1 phaser on burn setting. In 2366, the murderer was determined to be Starfleet officer Dar Ableen. (SCE eBook: Security)

In 2369, Benjamin Sisko used one of these particular models of phaser in dealing with Bajoran terrorists placing bilitrium grenades in Deep Space 9's docking pylon 3. (DS9 video game: Crossroads of Time)


Federation Starfleet hand-held weapons
Directed energy weapons type-1 phaser/hand phaser Sestra phaser IAtalskes phaser IIISestra phaser IBmark V personal phaser Starfleet Command logo
type-2 phaser/phaser pistol Sestra phaser IIAtalskes phaser IVSestra phaser IIBmark VI battle phaserphaser (alternate reality)
type-3 phaser/phaser rifle phaser rifle (23rd century)mark VII phaser rifletype III phaser riflecompression phaser rifleenhanced compression riflephaser rifle (alternate reality)
miscellaneous assault rifleinfinity modulatorisomagnetic disintegratorlaser pistollaser rifleneural disruptorphase pistolsniper rifle
Projectile weapons compound grenade launcherphoton burstquantum burstTR-116TR-120

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