@grimmware Wow, I hope you will post pictures after soldering these PCBs :D

@grimmware Is the plan to build a keyboard or a ZX81 clone? Either way, looks interesting!

@mattonthehill I’m modding the ZX81 - I’ve already built a new power supply and installed an RF to composite video mod and now I’m building a mechanical keyboard to replace the broken membrane keyboard.

@grimmware What is this? Upgrade kits for ZX81 or something else?

@Sandra It's a prototype PCB for replacing the membrane keyboard with a mechanical one!

More of a personal project than a kit at this stage but I'll be documenting the whole thing and open sourcing the PCBs if they work :P

@grimmware That’s the awesomest thing I have heard all week! Thank you for doing this

@Sandra thanks for the enthusiasm :) I’m itching to get the rest of the parts for the keyboard so I can actually use the thing! The membrane keyboard was broken when I got it and anyways just looking at the thing gives me carpal tunnel hahah

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