[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Modern keyboard question

Thomas Fuchs thomas at slash7.com
Tue Nov 27 09:19:43 EST 2018


Wombat works great for me, using AEK II on a modern Mac.

> On Nov 27, 2018, at 12:34 AM, jakari via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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> On 2018-11-26 22:59, David Riley via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> Interesting feedback. It’s been many years since I looked up the price
>> of iMates... when I got mine, they were out of production but still
>> only $20 on eBay. Sorry to see they’re so expensive now.
> 
> Yeah, I was shocked to see that as well.  At $oldjob^4 we threw out probably a dozen of them. :(
> 
>> On Nov 26, 2018, at 13:44, Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic
>> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> "ADB to USB Connector Adapter" on that auction site, shows  Griffin imate,  AlphaSmart as apparently old brands, resale price $70-$100+; and maybe "Wombat" as some hobby class product at $59-$79.
> 
> Inspired by this thread, I just ordered one of the Wombats.  Made by the same guy who does the Floppy Emu.  I'm ok with gambling $49+S&H on something that'll probably work just fine.  I do want to "daily drive" some of my old Apple keyboards like the AEK II and see what I really think of them.  Assuming it'll fit on my keyboard tray side by side with the modern Magic Trackpad.
> 
> -- 
> Jameel Akari



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