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  1. It does, and if you use the wrong cable on the...

    It does, and if you use the wrong cable on the Mac, it will fry the chip on the keyboard which is irreplaceable. I'm not sure if such damage can happen on the Kaypro but likely not a good idea.
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    I do have a 3d printer but haven't had to repair...

    I do have a 3d printer but haven't had to repair these parts yet. I'll be honest though, I'll try to keep the drives working as long as I can, but I'm not going to put much effort into it. Unless...
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    If you have the stuff built, it would be awesome...

    If you have the stuff built, it would be awesome to test and let us know. I have the image from Shirsch but the slow boat from china with the parts to finish this build is taking even longer than...
  4. Awesome, thanks Pete... Enjoy the podcast and...

    Awesome, thanks Pete... Enjoy the podcast and looking forward to this new episode.
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    Yeah, i've repaired both the PET 4032 and the...

    Yeah, i've repaired both the PET 4032 and the TRS-80 keyboards and the Pet was much easier. For both I did the silver conductive paint method and tested with a multimeter before reassembling since I...
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    Ahh, i've never opened that keyboard up.. Its...

    Ahh, i've never opened that keyboard up.. Its always worked.
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    Pretty sure it's Teledisk. ...

    Pretty sure it's Teledisk.

    http://www.classiccmp.org/dunfield/img47321/teledisk.htm
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    Yeah, I've opened up a model m2 (cheaper...

    Yeah, I've opened up a model m2 (cheaper variation of a model m) keyboard before but I've never seen that on a trs-80... (those model m type keyboards are the worst).

    Mine is like the guys in the...
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    I have no idea what 'spring over membrane' means,...

    I have no idea what 'spring over membrane' means, but is it something like this?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pp9hDmzDecE

    If so, there's lots of videos on repairing these, including this...
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    Thanks. Yeah, I'm still waiting for parts to...

    Thanks. Yeah, I'm still waiting for parts to finish my FreHD/Shim for my kaypro but I was planning on just throwing this out the back somewhere.. Wouldn't need to access it very much, just there in...
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    Do you have a link or something? my google-foo...

    Do you have a link or something? my google-foo isn't working to track this down and I'd probably like to get a couple for future projects.

    Edit: nevermind, just as I asked, I figured out the...
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    So I've not tried this, since I don't have a...

    So I've not tried this, since I don't have a membrane keyboard on my trs-80, but perhaps these would work for it? They work for lots of membrane keyboards of the era.
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    Thanks for the new article. I actually read your...

    Thanks for the new article. I actually read your original article about the Philip Avery method to learn where things were and what to adjust. I went a little off book in that what i ended to doing...
  14. I think the retro YouTubers have helped increase...

    I think the retro YouTubers have helped increase the demand of a lot of these things recently. Specifically the Tandy machines.

    I'm actually not sure why the Altair prices are so high, since...
  15. I'm with you on this. It took me forever to get...

    I'm with you on this. It took me forever to get my classic macs working... from the flakey analog boards, a bad logic board that has a non-replaceable chip, bad solder joints, floppy drives with...
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    Guess I've just been lucky, I never had an issue...

    Guess I've just been lucky, I never had an issue using a CF card. I've mostly used 2gb and 4gb cards. I'm using them on a IBM Aptiva Pentium, IBM PS/1 and a Tandy 1000SX. The Tandy 1000 SX is the...
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    Not that I know of. I had PCB's made from JLCPCB...

    Not that I know of. I had PCB's made from JLCPCB using gerbers of the files on the github. You'd also need a programmer to write the JED file to the chip.



    The file attachment system here is...
  18. I do not, but I'm definitely interested in input...

    I do not, but I'm definitely interested in input on this as well. As mentioned, this color paint isn't correct (or different then almond spray paint), but if this method works... I'd totally be...
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    I'm planning on embarking on this project soon...

    I'm planning on embarking on this project soon but for an older Kaypro II. Would be great if anyone could share any Kaypro Hard Drive Images they have created.

    I do have a FreHD to build (as...
  20. Yeah, i've kinda seen the same. The only...

    Yeah, i've kinda seen the same. The only variation -might be- that looking at the ending soon list, I see a lot more things going through with no bids... Things that might have possibly gotten 1...
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    So, I have a Model 4 Gate Array and I've read the...

    So, I have a Model 4 Gate Array and I've read the 'speed up' stuff in the past, but I'm curious why one would do that now? I've never bothered because I haven't noticed anything be particularly...
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    I don't, but just a side note that its a bit of a...

    I don't, but just a side note that its a bit of a misnomer that the Gate Array -only- had the clustered keyboard. While the clustered keyboard was specific to the Gate Array model, the Gate Array...
  23. Thread: Trs-io

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    Updating thread (again). Problem is solved...

    Updating thread (again). Problem is solved (thanks to John Wiggins in facebook trs80 group). The SMB share has to be a root level share (ie. 192.168.1.200/trs, vs...
  24. Thread: Trs-io

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    Updating this thread. So it appears that the...

    Updating this thread. So it appears that the autoboot disks don't work with this, so I installed an autoboot rom (a bit of a pain since I have the Gate Array model 4 which needed a special pcb for a...
  25. So plenty of time to kill while on conference...

    So plenty of time to kill while on conference calls all day today... socketed and a zilog.

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