The word Triage is used at Free Geek to indicate the process of assessing what to do with devices coming into to a particular area. In general, there are three basic outcomes of triage:
- Further inquiry or testing required
The triage process for Game Consoles happens in two places: Receiving and System Evaluation. Data bearing devices (such as Xbox 360s, PS3s, etc) should be sent to Prebuild, wherein the hard drives will be removed. Other consoles, accessories, power supplies, etc, should move from Receiving to the TARDIS.