PDP8/e front panels.

Rod Smallwood rodsmallwood52 at btinternet.com
Sat Jun 6 11:13:50 CDT 2015

Hello Mike
                  Photo attached - the real thing is much sharper.


On 06/06/2015 15:03, Mike Ross wrote:
> Oh I'll take two or three of those if they're any good.
> Might be interested in commissioning your young ladies to do pdp-15
> and pdp-12 panels too.
> Mike
> On Sat, Jun 6, 2015 at 10:13 PM, 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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