Bergisons Making Of

MPCD - Multi Purpose Color Display

Working time approx. 20 hrs.

The "MPCD" - Multi Purpose Color Display - is the central display in the F-18 cockpit and is mainly used for navigation. I made it out of white ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) and fitted-in some push-buttons and potentiometers:

Cutting the first of 3 layers of white ABS. Cutting the first of 3 layers of white ABS.
All cnc cutting finished. All cnc cutting finished.
Sprayed with black scratchproof paint. Sprayed with black scratchproof paint.

With the labels engraved. With the labels engraved.
Buttons and potis inserted and wired. Buttons and potis inserted and wired.
Front view, almost done. Tidied up the cable mess. Front view, almost done. Tidied up the cable mess.

Installing the new MPCD in the pit. Angled the original screen up a bit. Installing the new MPCD in the pit. Angled the original screen up a bit.
Done! Done!
The new MPCD in action :) The new MPCD in action :)

 

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