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Subject: Re: keyboard interface.
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Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2002 18:28:17 GMT
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Organization: Telia Internet
If they are AT PS/2 keyboards you'll find all the information you need here:
You can build a viewer to find out what are the scan codes for the custom
After that, it won't be any problem to build some sort of 'translator' from
keyboard into the codes for the custom keys.
Best regards RA
Michael Painter wrote in message
> I have some expensive custom cherry keyboards.
> Keys are going bad on them at random. Most fail, some have to be hit
> times before they might work.
> The keyboards are clean, a skin goes on as soon as they arrive.
> It costs about as much to repair them as replace them ( Close to $300.00.)
> 1. Does anybody know of a source for replacement key switches?
> 2. What is required to find out what the signals are from each key and
> an interface that would convert, if needed, the signals from a regular
> keyboard to this one.
> This is a standard layout with two exceptions. The Scroll lock and Pause
> have been replaced by a single key and the numeric pad plus key has been
> replaced with two keys.
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