Re: [midatlanticretro] Repair of MARCH Commodore PET 2001 chiclet keyboard
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From: Evan Koblentz
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2012 7:30 AM
>> It is very difficult to find specific information about this keyboard andThank you, I enjoy Commodore computers as you know. And I really like seeing
>> it’s material and repair.
>I'm impressed with your dedication to this project!
*fully working* machines to show while giving tours at MARCH. Plus this is a
problem that doesn't require a high degree of expertise to repair. It takes
patience, time and researching. For me this is a good task as I'm still
learning about repairing.
Once I fix this keyboard. I will bravely try to fix (or replace) the
cassette tape drive.
>Make sure that store is open Sunday before your schlep there.Yes, I will definitely make sure that they are open before I go there.
>If the effort vs. results becomes too much, you could consider swapping aYes, I have considered swapping out another keyboard as a last resort. But I
>keyboard from one of our other PETs.
believe that the keyboard is fixable in it's current state. I just have to
understand what is going on, what materials can fix it safely and long time
and how to use said materials.
- --- 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.