[Coco] Keyboard adapters

Stephen Castello zootzoot at cfl.rr.com
Mon Nov 8 21:54:06 EST 2010

Membrane, it doesn't click at all.

On Mon, 8 Nov 2010 21:17:27 -0500, Brian Blake
<random.rodder at gmail.com> had a flock of green cheek conures squawk

>Do you know if the keyboard is the micro-switch or membrane type? I'm
>guessing micro-switch since most of the XT keyboards were, but, you never
>know with Tandy...
>If the interface IS part of the motherboard, and the keys are
>micro-switches, this project may be possible.
>On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 9:05 PM, Stephen Castello <zootzoot at cfl.rr.com>wrote:
>> It won't work on the EX/HX keyboards.  They're built-in and the
>> keyboard interface is part of the motherboard.  The keyboard itself
>> just has a header similar to the coco keyboard, but with wires.
>> On Mon, 8 Nov 2010 19:36:56 -0600, "Little John" <sales at gimechip.com>
>> had a flock of green cheek conures squawk out:
>> >The "Puppo" keyboard interface was an XT keyboard interface for the CoCo.
>> >There was one on eBay awhile back that ended without bids....
>> >The currently available AT keyboard adapters won't work with XT keyboards
>> >unless the XT keyboard has the xt/at switch (some did - most didn't)
>> >
>> >----- Original Message -----



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