Original 8: still original, still the best
Original 8 was the first portable display in the world. It was designed and patented by Maxibit and has been a testiment to Maxibit’s innovation since 1978. Original 8 is perfect for:
- Trade fairs and career days
- Press conferences and sporting events
- Displays and booths in shopping centres
- Foyers and hotel lobbies
The Swedish original from 1978... and still original!
Product Gallery: Original 8
Quick Facts: Original 8
What is it?
Original 8 is a foldable wall made up of eight panels in a 4×2 configuration, each panel being 70 x 100 cm. The system relies on clever hinges that allow the system to fold onto itself when packed up and ready to transport in a carry bag. Original 8 can be ordered with MaxiLight and extra header for extending the height of the system an extra 30 cm. A variety of shapes can be made from Original 8, like pillars and z-shaped walls.
Where to use it
Original 8 has always been a great solution for smaller mobile events in airports, train stations and shopping malls. Original 8 is also a superior solution for trade fairs and career days and can be used in conjuction with media events and press conferences. It a is the perfect backdrop for seminars and events in conference centers and hotel lobbies.
Original 8 is the first mobile presentation system and has always been ahead of it’s time. It’s graphic panels are easy to exchange and snap into place in a matter of seconds. It’s form is adjustable and can be folded to suit the environment you are in. It has a handy carry bag for transportation and can be lite up with Maxilight. It is also extendable with 70 x 30 cm headers.
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Resource Center: Original 8
Need to know more? The product sheet is the perfect place to find out everything about Original 8. Here you find standard dimensions, weights and a few images to inspire.
Product Sheet: desks made from Original 8
Here is a product sheet with a selection of desks made from Maxibit’s Original 8. On the productsheet you will also find other desks in the Maxibit range.
Graphic Measures Guide
Here is the a complete document with graphic measures for all our products.
Original 8 (8 panels)
Here is an InDesign template for Original 8. It is Original 8 in it’s basic form, with 8 panels in a 4×2 formation.
Original 8 (with headers)
Here is an InDesign template for Original 8 with headers. It is made up of both Original 8 in it’s basic form, with 8 panels in a 4×2 formation, and headers that are each 70 x 30 cm. Headers are added to the top of Original 8.
Here is an InDesign template for a Promocounter. Promocounter is a handy desk made of Original 8 frames.
Here is an InDesign template for a Trapeze desk. The trapeze desk is a handy desk made of Original 8 frames, which is larger than the promocounter.
Need more resources?
Are you making something extra special. If you need help with any graphic or technical questions then feel free to contact us.
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Questions & Answers: Original 8
Original 8 is an environmentally friendly product that is made from 100% recyclable parts. It’s parts are anodized making it an easy process to recycle it.
Maxibit and the UN?
Maxibit has been a member of the United Nations Global compact since 2007 – we are the only company of our kind in the Global Compact. Through participation in the compact we work towards sustainable development, better living conditions and respect for human rights.
- What is the graphic size of the Original 8?
Original 8 is made up of 8 panels each 700 x 1000 mm. Original 8 headers are 700 x 300 mm.
- Where can I find templates for Original 8?
You can find a selection of graphical templates for InDesign in our Resource Centre on this page. Scroll up to the Resource Centre and click on the tab for “Graphic Production”. There you will find many to chose from. If you need however a special template, please feel free to contact us.
- Where can I find a reseller of Original 8?
Maxibit has over 200 resellers supplying quality displays all over the globe. To find your nearest reseller please feel free to contact us.
Do more with Original 8!
Find a kit
Get the most out of Original 8 by taking advantage of Maxibit’s extensive range. We have a product for almost all portable marketing needs.
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We are very happy with the support that we have received from Maxibit both before and after our event. Everything has worked great and been delivered on time.–Erica Grankvist, Donationsrådet, Stockholm, Sweden
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Our enterprises uses MAXIBIT-products since several years. The professional support service of our general agent and the high quality of the products themselves are essential reasons for our decision–Harald Hois /GF OÖ. Werbund (Upper Austria Atvertising Ltd.).
Products designed by MAXIBIT can be used in all fields of nonverbal communications and in all occasions. We like them because the are easy–Sigrid Prentner /Arbeitsmarktservice OÖ, Employment Service Upper Austria, Land office
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We are working with MAXIBIT products since five years and using the systems for so many events every years. What we like on MAXIBIT systems is the easy handling, stability, practical transportation bags and the first class service–Iva Stastna, EVN, Energie Versorgung Niederösterreich AG.