Re: Repair advise

From: Christian Dirks <>
Date: Thu, 03 May 2012 23:52:21 +0200
Message-ID: <>
for a replacement keyboard you may take a look here:
I bought 2 keyboards from this dealer, which were both in excellent 


Am 03.05.2012 22:43, schrieb Gábor Lénárt:
> On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 12:02:23PM -0700, Steve Gray wrote:
>> Bought a "dead" Plus/4 from ebay a while back, and the problem turned out to be a bad fuse, so sometimes you do get lucky...
> I've bought one here, in Hungary for 5000 HUF (about ~20 EUR I guess) and I
> got two untested Commodore 16 machines too as a "free bonus" because the
> power suply was not found by the old owner.  Btw, the Plus 4 works, however
> the keyboard is quite unusable (some keys work only with very hard "press").
> However it was still a good business, I think.
> Btw, I often hear the rumour that machines bought in ebay like sites in
> Hungary (for sure, they are mucn smaller things than ebay) will be put on
> ebay later because much more money can be asked for it there. I am not sure,
> as I never tried to buy anything from ebay.
> But to avoid to be off-topic; is there any advise for some keyboard
> replacement for the Plus 4? It can sound as "profanity" but I still prefer
> PC keyboard, and for C64 there are many examples to use one via PS/2
> connector with some uC. How much difference does exist between C64 and
> Plus/4 from the view point of the keyboard matrix/scan from hw level?
> thanks.
>         Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list

Christian Dirks

       Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
Received on 2012-05-03 22:00:04

Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0.