Front Panel Update
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 13:16:29 CDT 2015
So how different is the 8E to the rest of the PDP-8 family.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Rod
> Sent: 08 June 2015 18:54
> To: General at classiccmp.org; Discussion at classiccmp.org:On-Topic and Off-
> Topic Posts
> Subject: Re: Front Panel Update
> Its a full size 8/e front panel.
> Its made to be a replacement for damaged front panels on real PDP8/e's I
> doubt it would fit anything else.
> There is a possibility of a lights and switches panel to go with it if we can
> solve the problem of the lack of the lever operated switches that are a
> feature of the PDP8
> However its a case of if you don't have an 8/e now or are building one then
> this panel is not for you.
> Rod G8DGR
> On 08/06/2015 18:21, Dave G4UGM wrote:
> > Is this appropriate for an SBC6120 or does that need different switch labels
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Rod
> >> Smallwood
> >> Sent: 08 June 2015 13:20
> >> To: General at classiccmp.org; Discussion at classiccmp.org:On-Topic and
> >> Off- Topic Posts
> >> Subject: Front Panel Update
> >> Hi All
> >> Since I released the picture of the first 8/e panel on
> >> Friday there has been a big response.
> >> Its 12:45 local on Monday in the UK and I'm of to the silk screeners
> >> to collect the rest of the first batch and to arrange for more to be
> >> printed as soon as I get the blanks from the plastics supplier.
> >> I'll send out what I have to fullfill as many of the orders I have so far as I
> >> I have learned an awful lot just based on the inquires I have so far.
> >> I see the following as requirements
> >> 1. Full size reproductions of the original panels useing the
> >> same methods.
> >> 2. High quality
> >> 3. Custom one off service for important restorations.
> >> 4. There's more demand than I thought.
> >> 5. So far its all been for DEC systems
> >> And yes they would look good just hung on the wall
> >> Next up an accurate reproduction of the bezel.
> >> And after that a lamps and switches board when and if I solve the
> >> Stackpole switch levers issue.
> >> Please send in your orders so I can allocate production/shipping slots.
> >> Regards
> >> Rod Smallwood
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