There are four star bases that sell hardware to equip a ship with. One base is only accessible by having a very low reputation; this base is referred to as the "Pirate base".
Costs of hardware are shown in the following table:
|Nuke||50,000||Approximately 2000 damage. Purchased only from the Pirate base or with tokens.|
|G-14 Negotiator||1000||Approximately 900 damage. Purchased from any base.|
|Mines||100||Approximately 1000 damage. When detonated carefully, it only does around 300 damage. Purchased from any base.|
|Compound Mines||5,000||Similar to a regular mine but can be detonated up to 4 times. Purchased from any base.|
|Beacons||500||Leaves a short message for all to see. Placed in space or on a planet. Purchased from any base.|
|Biodome Kit||10,000-2,090,000*||The foundation of colonies. Purchased from any base.|
|Flak Cannon||25,000||Deals approximately 100 damage and gives splash damage. Reduces energy slightly on impact. Purchased from any base.|
|Laser Cannon||75,000||Deals 200 damage. Reduces energy. Bounces off objects. Purchased from any base.|
|Shields||5-20**||Shields are a ships primary protection against attack. Purchased from any base or port.|
|Cargo Holds||25||Used to carry resources & colonists. Purchased from any base or port.|
|Plasma Shooter||7||Poor standard weapon, approx. 30 damage with high rate of fire & low energy use. Bounces off objects.|
|Fusion Blast||15,000||Projectile weapon with approx. 70 damage, low energy use, and high rate of fire. Bounces off objects.|
|Explosive Charge||175,000||Projectile weapon with approx. 200 damage, slow traveling, slow rate of fire & high energy use. Detonates upon impact.|
|Graviton Beam||900,000||Weapon with auto-aim and average range. Can attack three targets at once. Passes through objects.|
|Hellbore Laser||15,000||Weapon with average damage applied as long as its in contact with the target, and medium range. Blocked by objects.|
|Death Ray||120,000||Weapon with very short range and high damage.|
|Broadband Scanner||800,000||Scans the whole system, returning the combined weights of all planets. Uses 3 fuel.|
|Neutrino Scanner||1,500,000||Scans the whole system, returning the weights of planets individually. Uses 5 fuel.|
|Tactical Scanner||500,000||Displays shield percentage of other ships.|
|Battle Scanner||1,000,000||It also reveals cloaked Ships. WARNING: Does NOT Display shield percentage of other ships|
* This amount varies between servers. 40k is the standard price, while 2.09mil is normally found on the PAX servers.
** Prices are subject to Supply and Demand at ports with 20 being price at full supply, bases always sell for 20.