TwentyfourSixteen – a 17-segment alpha LCD font

2416-demo

Download: TwentyfourSixteen.zip.

Made in 2016 by Stewart C. Russell – scruss.com

A mono-spaced font family derived from the HP/Siemens/Litronix DL-2416 17-segment alphanumeric 17 segment LED display matrix.

Design size: appx 19 pt

For maximum fidelity, should be displayed/printed red to match the original’s ~640 nm wavelength. This corresponds to RGB #ff2100

Weights

Regular only.

Note that this has a very slight skew (5°) built in.

Coverage

ASCII only, upper case.

Author

Stewart C. Russell – http://scruss.com/blog/

Licence

Dual-licensed CC0/WTFPL (srsly)

All of the segments. I've stashed this glyph at character code U+007f so you can make up new ones.
All of the segments. I’ve stashed this glyph at character code U+007f so you can make up new ones.

also: numbers.zip — just 00-99 as PNG images, after this, made with Pango, like this:

for f in {00..99}
do
 pango-view --no-display --background=black --dpi=112 --align=right --foreground='#ff2100' --font='TwentyfourSixteen Regular 48' --hinting=full --output="$f.png" -t "$f"
done

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