Altair front panel measurements

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Thu Apr 6 21:45:12 CDT 2006

On 4/6/2006 at 10:02 PM Richard A. Cini wrote:

>            I'm putting the finishing touches on my replica Altair 8800
>front panel and I need to find out how much the LEDs stick out from the
>front of the metal dress panel. Would someone be kind enough to measure
>this for me? Thanks.

Assuming that I built my kit right lo these many years ago, 3/16" is the
distance from the face of the panel to the tip of the LED "dome".
Actually, a spot check on about 5 of them on mine vary between 0.183 and
0.190, but the above figure should be accurate enough.


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