Re: [midatlanticretro] Re: Repair of MARCH Commodore PET 2001 chiclet keyboard
- On Fri, 30 Nov 2012, joshbensadon wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jeffrey Brace" <ark72axow@...> wrote:I wouldn't use a PCB Repair Pen on anything flexible. The first time
>> I am working on getting MARCHâ??s Commodore PET 2001 chiclet keyboard working again. There were some keys that were not working.
> Hi, I have a 2001 in my repair queue. I don't know if the keyboard
> needs any attention, but I would suggest using some aluminum tape? Or
> use that product for $9.99. Or, you can also get Silver PCB Repair pen.
> It deposits silver and drys to a conductive trace. If I had the time, I
> could try it on my system as I have one of these pens. I also have used
> the rubber keypad repair, I doubt it will work for you. I suspect the
> rubber is too far gone. The keypad repair kit is a limited fix.
you press a key, it will crack.
Mike Loewen mloewen@...
Old Technology http://sturgeon.css.psu.edu/~mloewen/Oldtech/
- --- In email@example.com, "Jeffrey Brace" <ark72axow@...> wrote:
> > Was my other advice helpful?Oh well :( It was fun throwing ideas out there just the same.
> Not really. I just used ordinary household aluminum.
> I don't know the reason why there is a blue label. I just know that it isRare or not, it definitely looks much cooler!
> more rare than the black one.
> You can ask Bryan Pope, he knows a lot moreI was hoping to see Bryan on the weekend at World of Commodore, but I missed him.
> about the PETs than I do.