Re: Commodore PC20-III keyboard

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:08:02 +0200
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On 04/24/2016 05:37 PM, wrote:
>> On 2016-04-24, at 14:23, wrote:
>> PC AT keyboard. And yes, I even tried an A2000 KB.
> I guess it may not be a direct replacement due to different keyset. But as Gerrit mentions check the controller. If the controller chip is the same as in Amigas - I wouldn't be surprised if the protocol is the same but with different wiring for example (see the infamous Commodore Dynamic Total Vision keyboard :-)

Also, check the solder joints. I had an Amiga keyboard go bad on me, 
starting with failing intermittendly, then totally stopping to work. I 
desoldered the controller and added a socket (found a new 6570-036 on 
ebay for cheap). When I plugged in the old controller it worked flawlessly.

So it might just be bad solder joints/contacts that are killing your 


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