My new project (saved today from being scrapped)

tatsurou

02 Dec 2018, 02:10

There, let's see what secrets she keeps :D

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tatsurou

02 Dec 2018, 02:19

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Rivets are non existent - bolt mod asap:

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Shape is pretty decent:

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SilenceGoo

02 Dec 2018, 07:09

thought its f122 viewing from front just

tatsurou

02 Dec 2018, 08:56

Time to sleep:

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hansichen

02 Dec 2018, 11:18

SilenceGoo wrote: thought its f122 viewing from front just
I think F122 boards always have stepped 1,5u bottom row modifiers, else they are indistinguishable. These old cases with the IBM logo are really pretty :)

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fohat
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02 Dec 2018, 15:18

I think that those screws are going to be too long to allow the case to close. I think that the general consensus is that m2x8 are about the longest that will still allow the assembly to sit low enough.

tatsurou

02 Dec 2018, 19:13

They have to be cut, as all I could find was 6/32 imperial bolts :/ Murica is great.

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fohat
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02 Dec 2018, 20:35

tatsurou wrote:
all I could find was 6/32 imperial bolts
Holy moly that's big!

McMaster-Carr here in Atlanta delivers in a few days but is expensive, ebay from China is insanely cheap but takes 2-3 weeks.

tatsurou

02 Dec 2018, 22:54

I'm almost ready!

tatsurou

02 Dec 2018, 23:44

Keyboard had some cracks in it (I believe someone smashed it on some point):

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Fixing with soldering iron:

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And fixed!

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Dremeled bolts:

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Who needs beds anyway?

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OldIsNew

03 Dec 2018, 03:44

I love M122s! Looks like you're making good progress!

John Doe

04 Dec 2018, 03:05

How fixed the cracks? Sodering iron? How would it work in plastic like that?

tatsurou

04 Dec 2018, 05:12

Keeb is back together now, waiting for the teensy 2.0++ to come and will get rid of this crappy wire it came with.

Soldering iron + staples work wonders in plastics!

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Quartz64

04 Dec 2018, 21:06

Teensy 2.0++? Does it mean that original controller is dead and you are going to build a replacement?

tatsurou

04 Dec 2018, 22:10

It is so I can remap the keys. Rewiring rj45 to ps2 kinda worked but the keyboard just keeps pressing the keys all the time. I assume is talking to the computer in mode 3 instead of mode 2

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Muirium
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04 Dec 2018, 22:37

You can run Soarer’s converter on your Teensy. These boards work well with those, I have one myself.

But sure, you can go straight to the source with a whole controller replacement if you like.

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fohat
Elder Messenger

04 Dec 2018, 23:30

Isn't Soarer's firmware written for Teensy 2.0 and not 2.0++ ?

tatsurou

05 Dec 2018, 00:14

I think it's ++ onwards, I might be wrong. Pretty sure it works on ++

tatsurou

08 Dec 2018, 21:03

She works beautifully! I wired it to my F XT Soarer's converter real quick to see if it works and it does! Every key sends a scan code and it's quite different after bolt modding. Keys feel more deep and thocky than regular blue badge model M. I will make a quick video for you guys to check out later on as it's very nice and fine experience to type on. I''m glad it works again!

tatsurou

08 Dec 2018, 21:13

Quick wiring:

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Writing this on it!

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tatsurou

08 Dec 2018, 21:39


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OldIsNew

09 Dec 2018, 03:53

Nice job! I do love these boards - I hear people complain about the size, but come on, it's just a really cool layout.

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snacksthecat
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09 Dec 2018, 03:57

It's looking great. I love the trick you used to fix the hairline crack in the case.

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depletedvespene

09 Dec 2018, 15:12

Dude, do you take on commisioned work? I got a couple M122 units that could use some repairing. :-D

tatsurou

09 Dec 2018, 17:18

sure :) just pm me!

tatsurou

11 Dec 2018, 20:40

Here we go, a little brain to make it work:

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tatsurou

12 Dec 2018, 00:46

And then:

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Some Teensy:

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Aaaand put freely like that:

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This has been written using current setup :) So it works and it looks nice

tatsurou

12 Dec 2018, 00:55

And finally:

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Wire is matching the color of this behemoth of a keyboard. Goodwill - $1.99 :D

tatsurou

12 Dec 2018, 01:33

And this is a better quality video this time:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZbaF4V ... e=youtu.be

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depletedvespene

12 Dec 2018, 01:37

Most excellent. :-)

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