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Gadgets in Sean Connery Bond Movie

Gadgets in Sean Connery Bond Movie

Gadget was actually a Geiger counter. Bonduses it to scan the inside of Quarrels boat where he finds some radioactive rock samples. The Geiger counter is hardly considered a gadget however, due to its size and conspicuous nature. Thankfully technology improved somewhat by the time of Thunderball where we see a Geiger counter installed within a camera.
Gadget was actually a Geiger counter. Bonduses it to scan the inside of Quarrels boat where he finds some radioactive rock samples. The Geiger counter is hardly considered a gadget however, due to its size and conspicuous nature. Thankfully technology improved somewhat by the time of Thunderball where we see a Geiger counter installed within a camera.
Geiger Counter - Dr No (1962) Geiger Counter Gadget was actually a Geiger counter. Bonduses it to scan the inside of Quarrels boat where he finds some radioactive rock samples. The Geiger counter is hardly considered a gadget however, due to its size and conspicuous nature. Thankfully technology improved somewhat by the time of Thunderball where we see a Geiger counter installed within a camera.
A unique way to kill his victims Donald ‘Red’ Grant, a psychotic killer, used an extremely thin piece of wire that extended out of his watch to strangle his victims to death. He uses this a number of times during the film, and it’s only the dagger from Q’s attache case that saves Bond from the same fate.
A unique way to kill his victims Donald ‘Red’ Grant, a psychotic killer, used an extremely thin piece of wire that extended out of his watch to strangle his victims to death. He uses this a number of times during the film, and it’s only the dagger from Q’s attache case that saves Bond from the same fate.
Garotting Wire Watch - From Russia With Love (1963) Garotting Wire Watch A unique way to kill his victims Donald 'Red' Grant, a psychotic killer, used an extremely thin piece of wire that extended out of his watch to strangle his victims to death. He uses this a number of times during the film, and it's only the dagger from Q's attache case that saves Bond from the same fate.
This gadget was cutting-edge. It’s hardly used in the film apart from a very small scene with Sylvia Trench. The pager bleeps alerting Bond that Universal Exports is trying to contact him.
This gadget was cutting-edge. It’s hardly used in the film apart from a very small scene with Sylvia Trench. The pager bleeps alerting Bond that Universal Exports is trying to contact him.
Pager - From Russia With Love (1963) Pager From Russia With Love this gadget was cutting-edge. It's hardly used in the film apart from a very small scene with Sylvia Trench. The pager bleeps alerting Bond that Universal Exports is trying to contact him.
After Bond’s bleeper alerts him to call Universal Exports, he walks to his car where he picks up his phone to contact the office. This is hardly a gadget, but like the pager, this would have been something new in 1963.
After Bond’s bleeper alerts him to call Universal Exports, he walks to his car where he picks up his phone to contact the office. This is hardly a gadget, but like the pager, this would have been something new in 1963.
Car Phone - From Russia With Love (1963) Car Phone After Bond's bleeper alerts him to call Universal Exports, he walks to his car where he picks up his phone to contact the office. This is hardly a gadget, but like the pager, this would have been something new in 1963.
Breif case This leather briefcase is issued to all 00 agents as standard equipment by Q-Branch. Featuring an array of gadgetry that would become standard as the films continued, the attache case would save Bond’s life a number of times throughout From Russia With Love.
Breif case This leather briefcase is issued to all 00 agents as standard equipment by Q-Branch. Featuring an array of gadgetry that would become standard as the films continued, the attache case would save Bond’s life a number of times throughout From Russia With Love.
Breif case - From Russia With Love (1963) Breif case This leather briefcase is issued to all 00 agents as standard equipment by Q-Branch. Featuring an array of gadgetry that would become standard as the films continued, the attache case would save Bond's life a number of times throughout From Russia With Love.
This small and very simple bug detector is used by James Bond to check to see if his telephone in his hotel room is bugged when he arrives in Turkey, and of course it is.
This small and very simple bug detector is used by James Bond to check to see if his telephone in his hotel room is bugged when he arrives in Turkey, and of course it is.
Telephone Bug Detector - From Russia With Love (1963) Telephone Bug Detector This small and very simple bug detector is used by James Bond to check to see if his telephone in his hotel room is bugged when he arrives in Turkey, and of course it is.
Disguised as a camera, the back comes off this gadget to reveal a tape recorder.Tatiana Romanova tells Bond a description of the LEKTOR decoder that is recorded. This is then played back at HQ where officials can check to see if the machine is genuine, before they give Bond the go-ahead with the plan.
Disguised as a camera, the back comes off this gadget to reveal a tape recorder.Tatiana Romanova tells Bond a description of the LEKTOR decoder that is recorded. This is then played back at HQ where officials can check to see if the machine is genuine, before they give Bond the go-ahead with the plan.
Camera/tape Recorder - From Russia With Love (1963) Camera Disguised as a camera, the back comes off this gadget to reveal a tape recorder.Tatiana Romanova tells Bond a description of the LEKTOR decoder that is recorded. This is then played back at HQ where officials can check to see if the machine is genuine, before they give Bond the go-ahead with the plan.
It’s normal state this looked like a normal shoe, but a click of the shoe extended a metal spike. Once the poisonous spike made contact with it’s designated target, it’s victim would be dead in 12 seconds. Nasty gadget was an invention by SPECTRE
It’s normal state this looked like a normal shoe, but a click of the shoe extended a metal spike. Once the poisonous spike made contact with it’s designated target, it’s victim would be dead in 12 seconds. Nasty gadget was an invention by SPECTRE
Poison Tipped Spiked Shoe - From Russia With Love (1963) Spiked Shoe n it's normal state this looked like a normal shoe, but a click of the shoe extended a metal spike. Once the poisonous spike made contact with it's designated target, it's victim would be dead in 12 seconds. Nasty gadget was an invention by SPECTRE.
James Bond is lured to Russia under the opportunity to steal the LEKTOR decoder. This would be then used to de-code Russian top-secret transmissions. It looked like a typewriter and had 24 symbol and 16 code keys.
James Bond is lured to Russia under the opportunity to steal the LEKTOR decoder. This would be then used to de-code Russian top-secret transmissions. It looked like a typewriter and had 24 symbol and 16 code keys.
LEKTOR Decoder - From Russia With Love (1963) Decoder James Bond is lured to Russia under the opportunity to steal the LEKTOR decoder. This would be then used to de-code Russian top-secret transmissions. It looked like a typewriter and had 24 symbol and 16 code keys.
Snorkel SuitSeagull Snorkel Suit - Goldfinger (1964) Snorkel Suit This rather novel gadget was simply a seagull on top of a specially designed snorkel to conceal it. Bond uses this to enter a narcotics complex undetected. In a classic Bond moment, once he arrives he throws the ridiculous contraption into the water with almost contempt.
Hook GunGrappling Hook Gun - Goldfinger (1964) Hook Gun This gadget comes in handy when Bond wants to scare a large wall to enter the narcotics complex at the beginning of Goldfinger. He fires the gun, sending a grappling hook shooting at high speed. Once the hook was in place a rope could be used to climb the obstruction and gain entry.
Homing beaconGoldfinger (1964) Homing beacon These two homing devices supplied by Q, enabled James Bond to follow Goldfinger's car from a distance. The larger homing device had a range of 150 miles and Bond could follow its movements in his specially modified Aston Martin DB5 by accessing the display hidden behind the speaker vent. The smaller brother was magnetic and could be hidden inside the heel of Bond's shoe. He tries to send a message to Felix Leiter using the smaller homing device by placing it in Mr Solo's pocket.
Bowler Hat Oddjob's Bowler Hat - Goldfinger (1964) Bowler Hat This hat doesn't look much to the naked eye but in the hands of Oddjob it was deadly. The inside of the hat was steel rimmed, and with great precision and accuracy, Oddjob threw his hat at his targets slicing their throat.
LasersLasers - Goldfinger (1964) Lasers Goldfinger uses the laser on Bond whilst he is strapped to a gold table in the famous scene. It is also used later to burn through one of the doors in Fort Knox to gain access.
Hook Gun Tracking device - Goldfinger (1964)

Tracking device

James Bond receives two transmitting devices, or ‘homers’ as they are referred to on screen, from Q-Branch. Factory Entertainment has created extremely accurate replicas of these devices.
Golden PistolGolden Pistol - Goldfinger (1964) Golden Pistol When Operation Fort Knox starts to go awry, Goldfinger removes his coat to reveal a General's uniform and takes out a gold-plated revolver. Bond escapes from Jacques Boitier's château during the fast paced pre-title sequence.
JetpackJetpack - Thunderball (1965) Jetpack Able to carry its occupant up to 600 feet and remaining airborne for up to 4 minutes, this is truly a Bond style gadget.
RemoteRemote-Controlled Doors - Thunderball (1965) Remote After entering a normal looking building, Emilio Largo walks into a back room where after pressing a button on this device, a secret door opens allowing him to walk into SPECTRE Paris headquarters.
BreitlingBreitling Top Time - Thunderball (1965)

Breitling

James Bond (Sean Connery) wears a modified Breitling Top Time chronograph watch. The Breitling is given to Bond by Q and acts as a geiger counter.
Infrared CameraInfrared Camera - Thunderball (1965) Infrared Camera This clever gadget could be used to take photographs in complete darkness using an infrared film and could take eight pictures in rapid succession. Bonduses this to take pictures of the hidden doors in the hull of the Disco Volante.
Homing PillRadioactive Homing Pill - Thunderball (1965) Homing Pill Radioactive pill could be swallowed, which would then act like a homing device with the persons location able to be tracked on a scanner. Bondis unconvinced of this purpose when Q introduces it to him, but Q assures him that it is harmless.
Propulsion Unit Underwater Propulsion Unit - Thunderball (1965) Propulsion Unit Rather bulky device strapped onto Bond's compressed air tanks. Once in the water it enabled him to get into the heart of the battle being propelled along at a fast pace. Containing spear guns, the propulsion unit, explosive bottles and searchlights, Bond enters the underwater battle well prepared.
Oxygen SuitProtective Oxygen Suit - You Only Live Twice (1967) Oxygen Suit

M arranges to fake his death. After being 'assassinated' by men connected withLing, Bond's death is spread in the news. The funeral takes place at sea where he is wrapped in this mummy-like cocoon, with a plastic wrapper inside. His body is then dropped overboard and lies on the bottom of the sea after a funeral ceremony. With a short-term air supply, Bond is able to breath whilst divers from the nearby MI6 submarine bring him aboard for his briefing with M.
Fingerprint ScannerFingerprint Scanner - Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Fingerprint Scanner Tiffany Case and her unique biometric scanner were fooled by Bond’s fake fingerprint. These days the technology is so smart and widespread that there might be a small fingerprint scanner in your notebook computer-and it’s probably way too sophisticated to be fooled by a lifeless prosthesis.
Air BalloonFloating Air Balloon - Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Air Balloon The balloon is dropped from a plane where it parachutes to the water below. Bond then literally walks on water, unzipping the balloon where he reaches the oilrig. Bond's entry to Ernst Stavro Blofeld's oilrig at the end of the film.
Piton GunPiton Gun - Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Piton Gun Bond uses this piton gun to scale Willard Whyte's sloped penthouse, where the gun fires a series of ropes. After gaining entry through a skylight above Whyte's toilet, Bond comes face-to-face with not one, but two Ernst Stavro Blofelds.
Changer MachineVoice Changer Machine - Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Changer Machine Ernst Stavro Blofeld uses this device to convince the world at large that he isWillard Whyte and not to arouse any suspicions about Whytes kidnapping by imitating his voice. Later in the film Bond uses a similar device designed by Q to imitate the voice of Bert Saxby to gain information about Willard Whyte's hostage location.
RPM ControllerElectro-magnetic RPM Controller - Diamonds Are Forever (1971) RPM Controller Q takes the opportunity to test this nifty gadget. When slight pressure is applied to the case of a fruit/slot machine at the correct moment, it causes the reels to stutter and stop, leaving a trail of winning lines!
Laser SatelliteDiamond Laser Satellite - Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Laser Satellite In Diamonds Are Forever was this diamond laser satellite. Harnessing the power of a laser through diamonds to create a deadly accurate powerful destructive force, Blofeld destroys a number of military installations.
Philips 2205 TapePhilips 2205 Tape Recorder and Philips C90 Tape - Diamonds Are Forever (1971)


Philips 2205 Tape

Ernst Stavro Blofeld (Charles Gray) has a Philips N2205 tape recorder on his desk in his office on the oil rig. The N2205 is used when Blofeld listens to a Philips C90 tape with the World's Greatest Marches, with James Bond (Sean Connery) standing at his desk.
Hand Booby TrapHand Booby Trap - Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Hand Booby Trap Gadget worked in the very same way a mousetrap would work. When an object was placed inside the trap it would snap instantly shut.Bond uses this when he is on his search for Ernst Stavro Blofeld.
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