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    Aug 22, 2012, 12:49 AM - Star Trek desk top computer help #1

    I just received some very nice colored domes and control knobs from an ebay purchase and would like to build a replica of the computer used on the tv show Star Trek, does anyone here have the dimensions to this prop? please help!
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    Aug 22, 2012, 1:07 AM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #2

    You might need to be a little more specific...
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    Aug 22, 2012, 1:24 AM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #3

    One member has done these.

    I am sure he will post when he sees this
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    Aug 22, 2012, 3:31 AM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #4

    sorry the Alpha used in the episode "court martial"
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    Aug 22, 2012, 1:21 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #5





    I know you were after the alpha but the dimensions are the same on the beta model and the controls are located in the same spot.


    More information on the TOS computers can be found here (most people can disregard, lol):
    http://tosgraphics.yuku.com/topic/37...ISED-and-in-HD
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    Aug 22, 2012, 3:40 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #6

    Great drawing, Feek!
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    Aug 22, 2012, 6:50 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #7

    Fan-freaking-tastic thank you so much Feek just what i needed :P
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    Aug 23, 2012, 12:38 AM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #8

    Yep!

    Theres the man!!


    MattMunson said: View Post
    Great drawing, Feek!
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    Aug 23, 2012, 4:08 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #9

    thanks guys you have all been a big help
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    Aug 23, 2012, 7:50 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #10

    Glad to help.
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    Aug 23, 2012, 8:14 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #11

    WNMHGB said: View Post
    Fan-freaking-tastic thank you so much Feek just what i needed :P
    No...... Fan-feeking-tastic.....

    Sorry. It had to be said. Too good of a setup to pass by.

    Gene
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    Aug 23, 2012, 9:06 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #12

    lol that's funny can't believe i missed that opportunity
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    Aug 23, 2012, 9:22 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #13

    GKvfx said: View Post
    No...... Fan-feeking-tastic.....

    Sorry. It had to be said. Too good of a setup to pass by.

    Gene
    LOL, made me laugh!

    Make sure to post photos of your build.
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    Aug 24, 2012, 2:31 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #14

    Good googly-moogly! That is an amazing diagram!
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    Aug 24, 2012, 7:30 PM - #15

    Jeff_Haas said: View Post
    Good googly-moogly! That is an amazing diagram!
    It has made me try to think of what I could put in it so I can justify building one. Hmm, maybe make a scale version. I need to add that to my ideas list.

    Sent from my Etch-A-Sketch
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    Aug 24, 2012, 8:35 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #16

    Hopefully you guys CAN use the diagram to do a build. You can never have too many TOS computers laying around!

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    Aug 24, 2012, 11:24 PM - #17

    But can they calculate pi?

    Sent from my Etch-A-Sketch
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    Aug 24, 2012, 11:38 PM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #18

    had picture hosting issues will repost soon
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    Aug 25, 2012, 8:08 AM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #19

    That is looking good. Yes, those are the "Beta" knobs. The "Alpha" version had black knobs with a tiny white arrow on them. They were actually the same computer; "Alpha" was rebuilt into "Beta" after damage from the explosion at the end of the episode "A Taste of Armageddon."

    It's interesting how the front always appears flatter in photos than it really is.

    Here is the "Alpha" version:


    Here is the demise of the "Alpha" version (on top right of the large console)
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    Feb 6, 2014, 3:51 AM - Re: Star Trek desk top computer help #20

    necropost - quick question - where is everyone getting the lights and knobs for thiers? i have a cabinet built , looking for stuff to fill it , it will be a static prop so no need for driver boards, ect, just for display in an office

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