CLASSICCMP digest 79

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Wed Jun 11 10:33:56 1997

On Tue, 10 Jun 1997, Larry Anderson & Diane Hare wrote:

> >I picked up a Commodore 64 a while ago that had this special board
> >inside. It was inserted between the keyboard and the motherboard. IE.
> >it had a connector that plugged into the keyboard rolex connector on the
> >motherboard and then the keyboard ribbon cable plugged into it. Then it
> >had a 9-pin male D-type connector than came out the back of the C64. My
> >guess is that it was for a numeric keypad or something. I forgot what
> >was stamped on the circuit board. Any ideas?
> Sounds like a keypad connector to me, I think it may be a Cardco
> keypad (there I think was an option to plug it into the joystick port
> and interface it via software.

That rung a bell. Sure enough it is a Cardco board. The mysterty is solved.

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Received on Wed Jun 11 1997 - 10:33:56 BST

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