Compaq P III was Re: Keyboard repair parts?

From: Joe <>
Date: Sat Jul 3 18:03:02 1999

At 02:25 PM 7/3/99 +0000, Larry wrote:
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>I've got an apparently functioning Compaq portable, the sewing machine
>look-alikes, that I've been unable to explore because it is missing the
>cover/keyboard. It has a deep well socket that takes a standard 5-pin din
>but won't work with any of the K-Bs I've tried with it. Like the Plus it
>seems to be a proprietary interface. Anyone know of a k-b that will work
>besides the original ?

   Sounds like a Compaq Portable III. Did you try both an XT and an AT
style keyboard? I think I used a non-Compaq keyboard on one in the past.
There's a P III for sale on E-bay right now and I think the price was
pretty cheap.

Received on Sat Jul 03 1999 - 18:03:02 BST

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