[vcf-midatlantic] Tandy 6000HD lives!
mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Thu Mar 21 23:25:55 EDT 2019
I can't comment on the Compaq, but I can confirm that the Texelec pads work
on the Tandy 6000. A few of the pads were a little misshapen, but could be
massaged into shape. The foil should be flat, but a little convex is okay.
Most of the Texelec pads had a slight dome to them, but they work.
On Sat, 16 Mar 2019, Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I used a set of those at the last VCF workshop on an original Compaq
> portable. They did not work right. Someone told me that the foam was too
> thick. I get stuck key errors when I turn on the computer now.
> On Sat, Mar 16, 2019, 1:22 PM David Gesswein via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 01:06:10AM -0400, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic
>>> The foil-and-foam Keytronics keyboard required a complete rebuild
>>> (disintegrating foam), and a Sun Type 4 keyboard was sacrificed to
>>> provide replacement pads.
>> I have done the same steal pads to fix another keyboard since I didn't
>> have the time to make them myself. If you hadn't heard about them this
>> place sells ready to go pads. I bought a set to fix the donor but haven't
>> tried them yet.
Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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