Or maybe channel power through the main deflector dish while routing the tachyons through the inertial dampers?
Jeremy Kaye writes, "Sometimes Star Trek is amazing. Other times though." Well, yes. The technobabble could be a bit much at times. But I think that anti-fans emphasize this point excessively. The Next Generation provided a steady diet of quality science fiction for 7 years. You can't have Darmok or The Inner Light every week.