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more like a unified product. The systems integrators would ask the third-party
 
more like a unified product. The systems integrators would ask the third-party
 
providers (e.g., Tektronix) to supply the instruments with a specific appearance.
 
providers (e.g., Tektronix) to supply the instruments with a specific appearance.
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Tektronix instruments from the beginning through the 7000 series
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typically have dark writing on unpainted metal panel.
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Some special-color panels (e.g., the light gray CA shown below) retain the dark writing.
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Other special-color panels (e.g., dark gray CA shown below) use light writing to maintain contrast.
  
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
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Black tek 2b67.JPG|Black [[2B67]]  
 
Black tek 2b67.JPG|Black [[2B67]]  
 
Black tek 3b3.jpg|Black [[3B3]]
 
Black tek 3b3.jpg|Black [[3B3]]
Grey tek ca.JPG|Gray [[CA]]
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Tek light gray ca.jpg|Light Gray [[CA]]
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Grey tek ca.JPG|Dark Gray [[CA]]
 
RM547_white.JPG|White RM[[547]]
 
RM547_white.JPG|White RM[[547]]
 
Gray r561b.jpg|Gray [[561|R561B]]
 
Gray r561b.jpg|Gray [[561|R561B]]
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OrangeTypeL.jpg|Orange [[L]]
 
OrangeTypeL.jpg|Orange [[L]]
 
Gray 3a75.jpg|Gray [[3A75]]
 
Gray 3a75.jpg|Gray [[3A75]]
Green ca.jpg|Pale Green [[CA]]
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
  
  
 
[[Category:History]]
 
[[Category:History]]

Revision as of 09:27, 13 January 2020

For some customers, Tektronix made special front panels. Apparently some military applications specified a certain kind of color/texture. Also, some systems integrators sold racks of equipment configured for some specific purpose and wanted to make the rack look more like a unified product. The systems integrators would ask the third-party providers (e.g., Tektronix) to supply the instruments with a specific appearance.

Tektronix instruments from the beginning through the 7000 series typically have dark writing on unpainted metal panel. Some special-color panels (e.g., the light gray CA shown below) retain the dark writing. Other special-color panels (e.g., dark gray CA shown below) use light writing to maintain contrast.