Front Panels - PDP-8/i Help!

Rod Smallwood rodsmallwood52 at
Thu Jul 7 01:13:59 CDT 2016

On 07/07/2016 06:59, Mike Ross wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 5:37 PM, Rod Smallwood
> <rodsmallwood52 at> wrote:
>> Hi Guys,
>>               I have a nice big batch of PDP-8/i panels in production. I
>> really need a real original panel to check against.
>>               Can anybody lend me one?
>>                                              Rod (Panelman) Smallwood
> Lending would be tricky since I'm in NZ but I can certainly photograph
> one in any detail you require.
> Mike
> 'No greater love hath a man than he lay down his life for his brother.
> Not for millions, not for glory, not for fame.
> For one person, in the dark, where no one will ever know or see.'
Thank you Mike.

Photographs certainly help but round lenses bring distortion.
Scanning is better but you need an A2 or A3 scanner as scanning in parts 
and reassembling also brings problems.

Regards Rod

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