HP 16500A Breakout and Missile Command

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Tue Dec 30 17:48:54 CST 2014

On Mon, 29 Dec 2014, Al  Kossow wrote:
> I spent some time over the weekend experimenting with shooting pictures of
> boards, so there are a bunch of new images in various places on bitsavers.
> Getting good images is actually quite difficult. You want a lot of light
> to get decent depth of field on boards, but too much and you get glare off
> the solder mask. and shiny surfaces.

Have you tried tent lighting?
There are cheap light tents on eBay ($21 for 20")

It will make make the lighting so flat that you will get little or no

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