DEC colours

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Mon Nov 15 01:22:10 2004

On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Mike Ross wrote:

> Does anyone have codes - Pantone numbers, or something like that - or
> commercial paint names, for the following shades of DEC paint:
> pdp-15 'powder blue'
> pdp-10 dark blue
> pdp-12 green
> The light, very slightly creamy, grey paint used for front panel frames,
> RA8x disk drives, etc.
> Have some restoration to do!

Any local paint store or paint department in the local hardware store
should be able to do a computerized paint match if you bring in a sample.
I used Behr color swatches from the Home Depot to match the colors for the
PDP-1 replica I did and they came out *very* close.

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