Original 11/74 front panel
ak6dn at mindspring.com
Fri Feb 10 14:06:36 CST 2006
Actually I was thinking of making a replacement/alternate front panel
for my 11/44 uisng the
11/74 panel. Add real blinking lights/switches connected up to the real
The 11/44 panel is *way* too spartan looking, and the 11/74 panel would
fit just perfectly on
the front of the box.
Gooijen, Henk wrote:
> Hmm, I was wondering ... (as if I don't have enough projects at hand),
> the 11/70MP or 11/74 are of course real unobtainium gold-pressed latinum
> (perhaps even literally!). So, I think it makes sense to get SIMH running
> on a PC/104 board (trivial), add the Blinkenlight Core and I/O Board and
> build an 11/74 console. You could make a replica of the console, or perhaps
> re-use an 11/70 console panel and make a new plastic front. If the key switch
> or the rotary knobs are in the wrong position, you could re-arrange that.
> What matters are the switches and the LEDs for a "real" replica.
> Of course, I am *not* saying that you should rip a console of a real 11/70 !
> We know a source, just be prepared to put down some money ...
> I bought a real 11/70 console, and started on the metal workz to build a
> nice (smallish) box behind the panel. Guess what's going inside that :-)
> But this gets close to the new thread "mounting new hardware in vintage
> - Henk, PA8PDP.
> Van: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org namens Tim Shoppa
> Verzonden: wo 08-02-2006 19:24
> Aan: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Onderwerp: Re: Original 11/74 front panel
> Don North wrote
>> So how many of these panels exist is hard to say. I know only of one.
> Two more can be seen at
> http://www.trailing-edge.com/~shoppa/1174Xopen.jpg <http://www.trailing-edge.com/~shoppa/1174Xopen.jpg>
> So that makes three :-).
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