Matching Keyboard

A project log for 70cm Serial WiFi Bridge

A box to convert an amateur radio 70cm serial stream to telnet over WiFi.

J. M. HopkinsJ. M. Hopkins 03/07/2016 at 23:532 Comments

I've had this old PET Commodore keyboard for nearly a decade, so I made it a matching keyboard.

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Xark wrote 03/08/2016 at 00:21 point

Very cool!  Ahh, the fond memories of wrist cramps, while enjoying my PET 2001.  However, I am kind of shocked to see one of these without the key-cap stickers nearly worn blank and starting to peel off. :-)

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J. M. Hopkins wrote 03/08/2016 at 00:37 point

It was a good find when I got it. I had originally planned on using it on a home brew CPU project, but lost steam in wiring it up, so it just lives in logisim. 

It's funny, I'm using a Teensy with basically 100x the power of the original computer to act as the matrix decoder and USB HID driver... Times have changed :)

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