SOL-20 keyboard question

Scott Stevens chenmel at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 29 16:12:10 CST 2005


On Thu, 29 Dec 2005 12:20:28 +0000 (GMT)
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk (Tony Duell) wrote:

> > 
> > The following site seems to think that you can use junker Sun 4 keyboards
> > for parts:
> 
> Keytronics keyboards turn up on all sorts of machines (I've come across 
> them on PERQ 2's, Apricots, Tekky workstations, etc). And from what I've 
> seen the mylar/foam disk assemblies are all the same size
> 
> However, these parts decay naturally, whether the keyboard has been used 
> or not. I'd be a bit careful about spending money on an old keyboard to 
> get them. They may well be useless, or fail again in a short time.
> 
> -tony

Also, it could turn into a scene of enthusiasts for one type of
machine butchering the last extant keyboard for some other
hard-to-find machine for these components.

Someone needs to come up with a solution using current available
materials.



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