ZX8-KDLX - replacement keyboard for ZX81 with SMD switches

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ZX8-KDLX - replacement keyboard for ZX81 with SMD switches

Post by PokeMon » Sun Oct 12, 2014 1:51 pm

So from now on there is a complete replacement keyboard available for use with ZX81 and TS1000 (maybe with little different namings like NEWLINE vs. ENTER).
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The keyboard is available as pcb only, assembly kit with all parts and full assembled version (ready to use) on sellmyretro.
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Re: ZX8-KDLX - replacement keyboard for ZX81 with SMD switch

Post by PokeMon » Tue Nov 18, 2014 12:53 pm

Due to some requests I added the ZX80 versions of this keyboard as well (with ZX80 imprint).
This is not a directly replacement or spare part of an original ZX80 but can be fitted with manual wiring.
I don't think someone will do this on real ZX80 but it can be used for a modified ZX81 (with ZX80 rom) or for own purposes/developments.

Just in case someone needs. ;)

http://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/4054

This is available as assembly kit as well.

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Re: ZX8-KDLX - replacement keyboard for ZX81 with SMD switches

Post by PokeMon » Mon Jan 25, 2016 3:50 pm

The ZX8-KDLX keyboard membranes have been sold out for a while and now this replacement keyboard is available again as kit or complete version. The membrane has been improved a little bit while changing the background colour of the keys from light grey to white and the ZXpand keywords are printed on this version, too.
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Re: ZX8-KDLX - replacement keyboard for ZX81 with SMD switches

Post by PokeMon » Thu Oct 20, 2016 10:54 am

After summer sales sell out the ZX81 and ZX80 replacement keyboards are available again, now in white color (pcb) while the cover is original black like in the picture above. Available as kit or completed keyboard or pcb only as well.

http://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/3970
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Re: ZX8-KDLX - replacement keyboard for ZX81 with SMD switches

Post by PokeMon » Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:38 pm

The ZX81 keyboards with tactile switches as replacement for membranes is back now after 6 weeks sold out.
There is only the completed/assembled version available but with lower price (same now as previous kit price).
So assembly kits and pcb only are no more available as all boards have been assembled in industrial way.

The replacement keyboard is now EUR 17.90 (was EUR 22.50 before) with ZX81 membrane or EUR 19.90 with ZX80 imprint.
So it is same price than the ZX80 membrane or 50% plus in comparison to a simple ZX81 membrane.

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Re: ZX8-KDLX - replacement keyboard for ZX81 with SMD switches

Post by Andy Rea » Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:52 pm

whooey 1 ordered Thanks

Regards Andy
6 x ZX81, 1 x TS1500 , 1 x +3e, 1 x timex 2040 printer, 1 x timex 2020 cassette deck, siclair printer and some spectrum

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Re: ZX8-KDLX - replacement keyboard for ZX81 with SMD switches

Post by Jeekay56 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:13 pm

Apologies for bumping an old thread, but at the current price of 15.90 euro, these are too good to miss.

Cheers,

Graham

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