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Mon May 18 15:31:07 CDT 2020
Paul Koning wrote:
>> On May 18, 2020, at 9:09 AM, Peter Coghlan via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> I also find myself with several flakey LK201s.
>> To be honest, I wouldn't be interested in replacing them with PC keyboards.
>> I'd prefer to get my LK201s back in action.
>> If the issues are in the keyswitches or the flexi-print stuff connecting them
>> to the electronics, it looks like it will be nearly impossible to do anything
>> with them.
> Yes, and that is the case with mine. I know from years past that those
> switches are vulnerable to contamination.
I fear it may be the same with mine. Most of mine seem to behave as if keys
are intermittently stuck down but no amount of tapping, shaking etc seems
>> However, if it turns out that the issues are in the electronics part of the
>> keyboard and they are not easily repairable for one reason or another, I may
>> be interested in a drop in replacement for the original electronics.
> Since that wasn't my scenario I haven't tried to do that. It seems easy
> enough. The main issue is that you need a controller with enough I/O lines
> to run the scan. A BeagleBone would be ample; an Arduino might not be.
Fair enough. Sorry for the digression.
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