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by stoddartc1
09 May 2020, 22:14
Forum: Workshop
Topic: IBM 5251 terminal USB conversion (but not what you think)
Replies: 61
Views: 12259

Re: IBM 5251 terminal USB conversion (but not what you think)

This is ridiculously awesome and something I didn't know I needed in my life
by stoddartc1
30 Apr 2020, 12:31
Forum: News
Topic: Unicomp SSK delayed, new Model M design coming
Replies: 87
Views: 13675

Re: Unicomp SSK delayed, new Model M design coming

IIRC doubleshot PBT is not a particularly easy thing to do and would require new molding, it would be better if they could do reverse dye sublimation From what I know, dye sublimation works only with a dark ink on a paler base. And that's exactly why the maxiswitch black model Ms had pad printing o...
by stoddartc1
23 Apr 2020, 08:31
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: 80s era kanji keyboard?
Replies: 6
Views: 791

Re: 80s era kanji keyboard?

Probably not what you're referring to, but this post reminded me of this: http://xahlee.info/kbd/chinese_drum_keyboard.html
by stoddartc1
15 Apr 2020, 20:57
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: DT Hyperlinks
Replies: 6
Views: 3196

Re: DT Hyperlinks

In the meantime, if you middle click with your mouse or control-click when opening links it should open them in a new tab regardless
by stoddartc1
28 Mar 2020, 21:17
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4407
Views: 424581

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

Doomsday terminals from an abandoned NATO command and control bunker in Italy. Around 8:00 of this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SuGOpHh6dU doomsday.png Googled for the displayed make and model (Delta 7260TC) but found nothing about it. It's almost certainly a keytronic foam and foil board...
by stoddartc1
28 Mar 2020, 09:52
Forum: Workshop
Topic: "Restoring" and hacking a Pinnacle Deko!
Replies: 4
Views: 656

"Restoring" and hacking a Pinnacle Deko!

Hello all, after receiving a Pinnacle Deko and Model M122 for just the shipping cost from Blaise170 (thanks again!) I set off on making both of them work. This is my process of making the Deko function! The Board in its original condition: https://i.imgur.com/aHi6lHp.jpg As you can see, my work is c...
by stoddartc1
24 Mar 2020, 06:42
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Switch identification on an old calculator
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Switch identification on an old calculator

Hey all, I found an old calculator and I was just wondering if anybody could identify the switches it uses? IMG_3644 edited.jpg IMG_3651.jpg It's an Olympia CD401A (not the Nixie tube model unfortunately). IMG_3645.jpg IMG_3650.jpg IMG_3648.jpg IMG_3646.jpg The return force is driven by an external ...
by stoddartc1
24 Mar 2020, 03:56
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Focus FK 2000 Plus with Arabic Sublegends
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Re: Focus FK 2000 Plus with Arabic Sublegends

fricked wrote:
23 Mar 2020, 03:23
where did you find it
Picked it up off of craigslist. The seller said he obtained it in the middle-east a long time ago
by stoddartc1
24 Mar 2020, 03:52
Forum: For sale
Topic: Blaise's free recycling thread
Replies: 15
Views: 2295

Re: Blaise's free recycling thread

Sending a PM!
by stoddartc1
23 Mar 2020, 02:58
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Focus FK 2000 Plus with Arabic Sublegends
Replies: 6
Views: 995

Focus FK 2000 Plus with Arabic Sublegends

About Saw this for about $15 CAD and just had to grab it. I've never seen a FK 2000+ with Arabic sublegends so I decided to post it. Photos Main body of the keyboard IMG_3615.jpg IMG_3616.jpg Close up of the keycaps (with the sublegends) IMG_3629.jpg IMG_3632.jpg With the dustcover on IMG_3635.jpg ...
by stoddartc1
01 Sep 2019, 20:52
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Alps 12KC155B
Replies: 4
Views: 2559

Re: Alps 12KC155B

Care to show some pictures of the vintage computers? Of course! Unfortunately they're in storage right now so I only have some subpar pics I took of them earlier. c9d69459-5131-4ced-a8ed-738a9f26ec47.JPG af6ba74c-c04b-49ef-8e0a-5784acb032b2.JPG 33002000-0082-4c8e-b8cd-9908bd731d27.JPG 6ab22bfc-25a1...
by stoddartc1
01 Sep 2019, 07:09
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Alps 12KC155B
Replies: 4
Views: 2559

Alps 12KC155B

Alps 12KC155B https://i.imgur.com/n5JhYZw.jpg Picked this up alongside a bunch of other vintage computers and keyboards. It appears to be an external version of the keyboard used on a Zenith Z-100 computer, although I can't find too much about it online. The Board https://i.imgur.com/6HCLw1p.jpg ht...

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