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Keyboard specs and case colors?

append delete Mesh

As the keyboard specs been finalized yet?
I'd love to know if you're going full on C65 clone with a membrane keyboard or if you're going with a mechanical design, and if so, which switches brand and model has been chosen ?
Will there be color choices for case and keycaps as shown on some of the renders ?
Thx :)

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append delete #1. gardners

For the keyboard itself, see: http://c65gs.blogspot.com/2018/09/keyboard-prototypes-have-been.html

These are full mechanical keyboards with cherry switches. Initial colour choice will be as for the Model T Ford, "any colour you like, so long as it is this one".

Paul.

append delete #2. Freddy Champagne

Does the keyboard have the international stuff like the c128 keyboard?
I mean the 'greyed' out extra Y,Z ß etc? (aka ASCII/DIN) ?
I know this is important for Germans ;)

Best regards,

Freddy

append delete #3. gardners

At the moment not, but that is relatively easy to manage, as it is just printing.

append delete #4. Mesh

Hey Paul, will there be keyboard kits so we can install whatever MX compatible switch we want? That'd be awesome!

append delete #5. gardners

At the moment all effort is on just getting the machine ready for availability :)

The keyboard is with hole-through mechanical switches, so in the worst case, there would be nothing stopping you replacing the mechanical keys with other ones.

Paul.

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