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Posted: 27 Jun 2016, 16:54
Awesome find. Welcome to the "club". My keyboard, as shown above, didn't come with a cable at all so I would guess that these came without a cable. I don't see a cable in inyourgroove's keyboard either. However, that said, the ribbon cable you have on yours would be appropriate for the time. Very nice.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016, 17:02
That's a small club snuci. We could start a Beamspring club instead.
Posted: 27 Jun 2016, 18:54
I can get behind that.
Posted: 05 Nov 2016, 21:09
Well, it took a bit more than I expected, but here they are. Prepare to be potatoed.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016, 22:21
having a 1 layer PCB and numbered switches really helps wiring it up.
Basically you want to figure out the matrix of rows and columns that make up the keyboard. So find out what switches are on the same row electrically, and the ones on the same column electrically. For example in your case, switches 47,48,49,50,51,52,53,54,55 and ? (can't read) are all on the same row. This means they all have to be on different columns. keeping this in mind will help.
also if you look switches 33-40 are on the same row, but you can see a jumper to the far left. following it around, we see switch 65 (lower pin) on the same row also. It can get a little convoluted though, since they are using upper pin as row for switch 33-40 but then lower pin for row elsewhere. Usually a bunch of switches on he bottom row will be at odd matrix positions, so you'll have to watch out for that.
I recommend looking at the controller chips and defining arbitrary row column numbers, then making a spreadsheet with the switch number
Posted: 22 Nov 2016, 22:32
I'm officially brainwashed at this point... this is sad. Every time I see the proper legacy "Alps" logo, I now think "Seebart". Your avatar waterboarding has paid off
Posted: 23 Nov 2016, 01:46
@dorkvader thanks for the help. I'm short on time to tackle it now, but it will come in handy when it comes to my work desk again.
Edit: adding soarer's config file