Mechtech Illustrated was a publication focused on droids, mechanized operational aids and other modern robotics.
Their review of the R2-series astromech droid was extremely favorable, describing it as the one of the most versatile multi-purpose droids available, citing among others its capabilities for starship repair, security access, and navicomputer interface.
- Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game
- Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game 30th Anniversary Edition
- "The History of R-Series Astromech Droids"—Star Wars Adventure Journal 7
- Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game, Second Edition, Revised and Expanded
- The Essential Guide to Droids
- The New Essential Guide to Droids
- The Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia
- "A-Z of the Clone Wars R"—Star Wars Magazine 1
- Star Wars Comic 2