DEC indicator panel 'light shield'

Jon Elson elson at
Thu Nov 23 10:57:33 CST 2017

On 11/23/2017 06:39 AM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote:
> So now I'm trying to make up a prototype 'light shield' (the flat board with
> all the holes drilled in it); the parts list in the drawings (RF11 engineering
> drawings, pg. 187) just calls it a 'Benelex', which is the name for the
> material it was made of (sort of like MDF), but 'light shield' is what I've
> taken to calling it.
I have made very similar technology panels before.  I used 
black Plexiglas as the "light shield", and used an end mill 
to plunge the holes through, rather than a drill.  I think 
that made cleaner holes.


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