[BBC-Micro] master keyboard
mike at jasper.org.uk
Fri Oct 17 08:08:49 BST 2008
In article <Pine.WNT.4.64.0810170208450.624 at zapac>, Anders Carlsson
<anders.carlsson at sfks.se> writes
>A gentleman on this mailing list told me in a private email that one
>can buy a set of replacement keyswitches on eBay for a few pounds.
>They're called Acorn Electron. ;-)
ouch. A dead Elk maybe, but to rip apart a working one for keyswitches
is sacrilege :)
> Shouldn't it be possible to pull
>them apart and clean those keyswitches,
If you mean taking the keyswitches themselves apart, no.
> or is it not a failsafe way
>to make them work again?
_sometimes_ a squirt of contact cleaner (e.g. rswww.com part number
132-491) in between the white plunger and black switch body, followed by
a good dew operations of the switch, works. Usually though, the switch
is plain worn out.
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