LK201 emulation

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at
Sun May 17 16:43:56 CDT 2020

On Sun, May 17, 2020 at 5:13 PM Paul Koning via cctalk
<cctalk at> wrote:
> I've been having problems with broken LK201s, so as a workaround I created an adapter that connects to a standard PC USB keyboard and makes it look like an LK201
> Question to the list: is this something that would be of interest to others?  If yes, I can make the design available.  Perhaps the PCB layout and parts list.


I have a number of Rainbows, DECmates, VT220s, VT240s, etc.   I also
have some LK201s but fewer every year as they die.

> I don't think I want to get into building units for others, though.

Completely understandable.  Building them at home with a Trinket as a
base doesn't sound difficult, PCB or point-to-point.

I look forward to seeing the design.


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