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#1 Opry99er OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 3, 2018 11:38 PM

Does anyone have a set of beige key caps (or a beige keyboard assembly) they'd be willing to get rid of (say off a dead beige console)?  I'd happily trade something or pay for the caps.  One of my consoles has a couple of broken key caps (broken in the move) and I'd like to just switch the whole set out.  I've been using black keys on a silver console for 10 years... thought maybe I'd like to try out beige on silver for a while.

 

Thanks!

 

 

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Edited by Opry99er, Sat Feb 3, 2018 11:39 PM.


#2 OLD CS1 OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 3, 2018 11:55 PM

If you just want to replace key caps, it will be important to know if the key caps have the square or post-hole in the underside, and the position of the right SHIFT key's plunger.

 

Some of the plunger mating holes are off-center and others are centered.

 

Might be easier just to get a replacement keyboard :)



#3 Opry99er OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Feb 3, 2018 11:58 PM

True... my posts are square... but I'm not 100% sure on the Shift-Key orientation.

 

I'll look for a replacement keyboard on the interwebs.  :)



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Posted Sun Feb 4, 2018 12:04 AM

True... my posts are square... but I'm not 100% sure on the Shift-Key orientation.

 

Flip it over to find out.  Or you could ask it, but it might change from day to day. ::fnar fnar::



#5 Opry99er OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Feb 4, 2018 12:28 AM

Wow... epic reply.  :D

 

 

I'll check it out tomorrow.  Gracias



#6 jjh76 OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Feb 6, 2018 11:56 PM

Heh, just found one on ebay. Unfortunately it's attached to a "homebrew" computer that's a little expensive if all you want is the keyboard

 

https://www.ebay.com...5.c100012.m1985



#7 Opry99er OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Feb 7, 2018 12:34 AM

Well, that's a beautiful little beast, isn't it??

 

 

Thanks for sharing!

 

 

 

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#8 RickyDean OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Feb 7, 2018 6:53 AM

I have a sinclair in a metal box, with a TI99 keyboard as the input. Worked 17 years ago. Haven't tried it since then.



#9 Sinphaltimus OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Feb 7, 2018 7:21 AM

Heh, just found one on ebay. Unfortunately it's attached to a "homebrew" computer that's a little expensive if all you want is the keyboard

 

https://www.ebay.com...5.c100012.m1985

 

 

Wow, that looks like a scam if I ever did see one. 



#10 Tursi OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Feb 7, 2018 12:33 PM

A bit expensive for a dead TS-1000, but a cute little setup. :)



#11 discgolfer72 ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Feb 7, 2018 12:52 PM

think I have 3  beige keyboards in my parts bin  I knw one is square  the other 2 are membrane   depending on what you need I might have a full set   I know I'm missing a few keys from one of them


Edited by discgolfer72, Wed Feb 7, 2018 12:53 PM.


#12 bradleyb OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Feb 8, 2018 3:45 PM

If you're getting rid of the black keycaps, can I have your old CTRL key?






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