[vcf-midatlantic] Tandy 6000HD lives!

W. Bryan Caudle bcaudle at ctsi.net
Mon Mar 18 09:48:24 EDT 2019


>Has anyone figured out a material which can be used to replace the
>original aluminized(?) paper discs from keytronic keyboards? The foam I
>know (vaguely) what type it originally was.
>
>I have four of them here (one kb3270 and three victor 9000 keyboards)
>where the foam has turned to goo and corroded away most of the metal on
>the discs, so I don't think they can be re-used.
>
>--
>Jonathan Gevaryahu
>jgevaryahu at gmail.com
>jgevaryahu at hotmail.com

I used the silver static bags to restore a TRS-80 Model 12 keyboard a little while back.  It worked ok, just be sure you get the conductive side facing away from the foam disc.  If I had to do it over, I would likely just use the kit from texelec.  It would save a lot of cutting...


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