[GRLUG] typewriter keyboard hack
John J. Foerch
jjfoerch at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 21 19:47:02 EDT 2009
On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 05:58:35PM -0400, Michael Mol wrote:
> So my family got my grandmother a laptop so she can get email, etc
> from the kitchen table, and she remarked that the keyboard is
> unfamiliar to her; Her professional life revolved around the
> mechanical and electrical typewriters from the 50s through the
> Is anyone familiar with a hardware hack that converted such a
> typewriter to work either as a PS/2 keyboard or USB HID device?
Perhaps a Model M keyboard would be more to her liking. There is a
company in Pennsylvania called Unicomp that still makes them.
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