PDP-8/A front panel

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Mon Oct 24 17:00:42 CDT 2005

>--- charlesmorris at direcway.com wrote:
> The front panel runs $90 in single quantities from
> Frontpanelexpress.com. (They get cheaper in quantity
> too). NO way a machinist with a Bridgeport would be
> able to do one for that! $90 would pay for 2 hrs
> labor (if you're lucky) and I think it would take
> far longer to do each one. 

That's a heckuva good price for a one-off.  Experience is also a
factor--these guys appear to do nothing but panels, so you're more likely
to get it right.


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