A 'good-enough' H960 |d|i|g|i|t|a|l| PDP11 masthead replica
paulkoning at comcast.net
Thu Jul 9 06:32:31 CDT 2015
> On Jul 9, 2015, at 12:00 AM, steven at malikoff.com wrote:
> Following the recent discussion here on the 'DEC logo' topic, I've been mucking about with my own efforts to produce a replica PDP11 masthead panel for the DEC H960 rack.
> The idea is basically to make an SVG for a vinyl stencil which looks 'good enough' until I can find an orignal one. I've drawn CAD (vectors and arcs only - no splines)
> over images I've found on the web, from scratch, without relying on the Batchelder examples. So far the output is virtually complete but I need some help from the list,
> if possible - I would like the dimensions of the width and height. I know it's larger than a DEC filler panel. With thise I can adjust the drawing to the final size and
> continue on the project.
> As I need to mix a blurb with example images I've placed it under a blog entry on the VCF board at
> Please take a look, and thanks for any help or comments,
Two suggestions: the 7-block digital logo you can take from the PostScript file, that would be the authority for this. I expect you’ll need splines for that, arcs aren’t good enough. And for the other text, the “Handbook” font I posted should be correct. (In fact, if any part of it is off, I’d like to know so I can fix it.) It has both variants of the “t” in it (and for the “f” as well). Yes, for that one, arcs will suffice.
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