[Photos] Sharp ZX-330 Typewriter

Keeping on trend with the Sharps! ;)

Local craigslist score. SKCL Green Alps + spacebar SKCL Cream, AE DS caps. Very usable HHKB type layout. Gonna turn it into a 60% :)

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Switch and cap:
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Extraction:
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PCB:
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Caps removed:
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Blocker hiding extra places for switches:
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Mattr567
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Unread post05 Sep 2017, 05:18

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The bigger story is ANSI return and right shift. That's very rare on typewriters.q
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I don't think I had ever seen a US layout internationalized in this manner. It's pretty intriguing...
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I'm assuming that you are desoldering the switches?
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paecific.jr wrote:I'm assuming that you are desoldering the switches?

In this case I would completely understand, very nice find Mattr567!

Of course when you're done with you custom you need to call it ZX-60 ! :mrgreen:
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paecific.jr wrote:I'm assuming that you are desoldering the switches?

Yep! The greens are for sale in fact, im gonna use the SKCL Creams from the AT sharp instead. Sharp plate and caps, SKCL Cream with SKCL Yellow LED bottoms, infinity PCB, blue backlight and an alu case :)
seebart wrote:Of course when you're done with you custom you need to call it ZX-60 ! :mrgreen:

Great name! That's totally getting used 8-)
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