Help with lights/lenses on remote batcomputer

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Help with lights/lenses on remote batcomputer

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Hello, folks. I don't like posting for help a lot, but this search has got me flummoxed.

I'm looking for the sort of lights/lenses (with bezels) featured on the remote batcomputer panel on the batmobile's dash.
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I've searched "indicator lights," domed indicator lights, panel lights, pilot lights, and just about every variation on those terms, and come up pretty much empty-handed. Does anyone know what these are generically called? Or better yet, have a source? I'm guessing they're 1/2" - 1" in diameter.

My thanks in advance for any assistance!

RRR
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Re: Help with lights/lenses on remote batcomputer

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Here's a green one that seems kind of close.
http://www.newark.com/idec/ap6m222-g/pa ... dp/29C8597

And a red one from another vendor.
http://www.tayee-electric.com/product/a ... -lamp.html

Not sure if either is what you're looking for, and I don't see that full range of colors, but I feel like the search term "led indicator pilot lamp" got the closest to what you're looking for. Also "control station indicators" turned up some possibilities, though I couldn't tell if they were for use with specific devices and not good for generic electrical projects like this.

Good luck.
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Thanks, SprangFan! Yeah, I'm really looking for ones with silver bezels. SO hard to find! I'll just keep on keeping on, I guess. Thanks, again!

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Hi, Rick. Thank you for using a photo of my Remote Batcomputer Switch. Give me a call and I can help you out: 574-722-3237.
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Well, Mark, it wasn't intentional. I purposely avoided the image of it you have on your website - all the others came from a web image search, and none of them were credited, and they all look different, so it's hard to know who made them...
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Here's the original - hard to find clear images of it - it actually didn't get much screen time.
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I am not actually looking to make an accurate version for my dash right now - I just need to throw together a quick static fake facade to fill an empty space in my truck where my battery USED to be, before I head to a show next weekend.

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Re: Help with lights/lenses on remote batcomputer

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Hi Rick,
I think what you are looking for is called: Vintage Beehive lenses dash lights DIALCO . They are 5/8"
Here is a source for them on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-AMBER-R ... SwrklVV63T
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Rick,

All three pics are of my switch, LOL! I'm trying to obey board rules here--give me a call to see how I can help you with lenses...I have dozens of each lens. ;)
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SteveA wrote: Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:06 pm I think what you are looking for is called: Vintage Beehive lenses dash lights DIALCO . They are 5/8"
Here is a source for them on eBay: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-AMBER-R ... SwrklVV63T
Wow, thanks, SteveA, very helpful. Had no idea they would be so expensive! Good info to have for the future if I ever make a functional replica, but WAY beyond the budget for something I'm basically using to disguise a hole! :lol:

Frustrating that there seems to be no contemporary equivalent. I will continue to look for something that can approximate the look at a quick glance that doesn't have to be a real light.

Also, thank you again, Mark. Sent you an email.

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Re: Help with lights/lenses on remote batcomputer

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Hey Rick,
You are welcome. I bought a few to make the Smaller Light version of the Shakespeare Bust and the
Original Star Trek Clipboard.
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