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Atex Newspaper Editing Terminal Keyboard Model DIN-40

Posted: 19 Apr 2019, 22:53
by JP!
I received two of these interesting Atex newspaper editing terminal keyboards from PDP_11 and figured I would post a quick teardown. From the two I would eventually like to restore one into the best condition as I can.

Atex Model DIN-40:
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The teardown:
Spoiler:
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Some sort of foam and foil switch I've never seen before:
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A big problem in the 1980's
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Haata also has a similar keyboard but his is quite a bit different and is older than mine: viewtopic.php?t=15026

Re: Atex Newspaper Editing Terminal Keyboard Model DIN-40

Posted: 04 May 2019, 09:36
by ysyson
Very nice!