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, corey986 <no_reply@...> wrote:
> So today at InfoAge I decided to look at the Sol-20 systems and try to get one running.....
> Then on to the keyboard. Now Sol-20 systems use a keytronic capacitance system where there is foam and an insulator that form a capacitor when you press on a key. The foam deteriorates or disconnects from the top insulator.....
> Now I know you can make new ones, or take them from a sun type-4 keyboard. I actually bought my set on eBay for my Sol-20. For now I want to just get this system working for MARCH.
> So Saturday will be spent fixing the keyboard, cleaning the machine up, calibrating the cassette interface. This working unit will also get the signed part from Lee F.
Woodland Scenics 5mm foam
dollar store aluminumized Mylar oR space blanket
7/16" punch from Harbor Freight or
Stanley Grommet Kit of 1/2" (12mm) punch
courtesy of Herb and Bill show
kudos to Bill "da Fonz" Degnan