[Coco] Another eBay auction

Bruce W. Calkins brucewcalkins at charter.net
Thu Feb 3 05:46:51 EST 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rogelio Perea"

> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 9:57 PM, Brian Blake <random.rodder at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> Here we have an auction for a 128k CoCo3 with a 'rare' chicklet 
> keyboard...
>> rrriiiiiiiight
>> *http://tinyurl.com/6j366jd*
> Trying to remember if the chiclet keyboards came later with the mylar film
> connector... l'm positive they were not with the early CoCos.
> -- RP

The mylar film connector came in with the "F" board CoCo 1.  The keyboard 
was nearly a complete redesign, from a printed circuit board with spring 
contacts to a folded film of "mylar" printed with contacts.

Bruce W. 

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