VT-320 Hack+Tip for Smokers

From: ajp166 <ajp166_at_bellatlantic.net>
Date: Fri Mar 15 20:28:55 2002

>> LK201:
>> > I found a few of the keys didn't work right on
>> > one of them. This is one of those conductive rubber
>> > dome keyboards (and cheap and junky ones at that).
>All the LK201s I've worked on have used membrane switches. But I believe
>there are several versions.

Actually not less than 4 different versions as LK201 and then you
had the 301, 401 and later versions based on it.

>Since the LK201 protocol is fairly easily available, I would have
>it would be possible to use a single-chip microcontroller to link a PC
>keyboard to a LK201 port. I've never tried to write the code, though.

This is doable. Though most of the LK201s had 8051 chips and you
could program a 8751 and put that in if you like.

Received on Fri Mar 15 2002 - 20:28:55 GMT

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