Retro blinkenlights panel available - UK

From: John Lawson <>
Date: Wed Dec 8 17:26:06 2004

On Wed, 8 Dec 2004, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> On Wed, 8 Dec 2004, Shirker wrote:
>> I came across the following item which I have no need for, but it looks
>> absolutely ideal for anyone who's building a recreated old computer or a
>> new design from scratch, to use as status lights.
>> See
> It looks like part of a photographic developer of some sort. I reckon
> young Johnny Lawson could probably fill us in some more.

    Well, it's a curved metal panel with an assembly of pretty much
bog-standard bayonet base miniature lamps on it.. one would have to go
to a bit of trouble to make a 'status display' out of it - after dealing
with the drivers, and (I am assuming) rewiring it for individual
addressing of each lamp.

   But as to what it's intended function was/is - I've certainly No Clue.


Received on Wed Dec 08 2004 - 17:26:06 GMT

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