PDP8/e front panels.

Adrian Stoness tdk.knight at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 08:39:10 CDT 2015


On Sat, Jun 6, 2015 at 5:13 AM, Rod Smallwood <rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com
> wrote:

> Hi All
>           I have recently produced a number of high quality custom PDP8/e
> front panels.
> They are full size reproductions of the original. The production methods
> are exactly as used in circa 1971.
> They are not photographs. The front has the two colours plus the white
> each done with its own silk screen and the back
> has the intense black with the clear circular areas for the lamps to shine
> through. The inks were matched and made to order. The acrylic blanks with
> the cutouts for the keys were also a custom order.
> I did the artwork, The four screens were made and the printing done by
> two young ladies with very good graphic arts
> skills at 'Squegee & Ink Ltd'  local to me here in Newbury UK. I have some
> photos but they do not do justice to the pin
> sharp lines and intense colours.
> The panel fits the bezel and the switches on the key + lamps board line up.
> I have a few to sell and can do more if needed.
> Due to the custom production they will not be low cost ($95.00 + shipping
> from UK)
> If you are interested I'll send you a picture. My photo skills are not
> that good.
> Rod Smallwood

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