DEC Indicator Panels page

Mike Ross tmfdmike at
Tue Aug 23 00:40:33 CDT 2016

On Sat, Aug 20, 2016 at 2:28 PM, Noel Chiappa <jnc at> wrote:
>     > Oooh, thanks ever so much for turning that up!!!
> OK, I have added them to the page - I lost a little resolution rotating them
> to be level, but there's still more than enough to recogize them, and mostly
> read them.
>     > So that mystery panel seems to be a general panel, more associated with
>     > the CPU than anything else; one line does seem to be the reader, but
>     > one quadrant is the KT15 memory management, one is the KA15 priority
>     > interrupt system, and there's general CPU/system stuff throughout
> With that, I think we have most of the PDP-15 panels (although the VT15 image
> is still pretty crummy). That leaves only these two:
> although that looks like early marketing material, so perhaps those panels neve
> made it into production machines?
> I wonder if one of them is a BD15 (whatever that might be) - or if that's
> the name for the CPU panel (above)?

A further contribution; a much better shot of the panel from my RP11:

If you want pics of the entire controllers with the panels installed
please let me know.

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