Date : Mon, 02 Nov 1992 15:27:06 GMT
From : agate!spool.mu.edu!hri.com!noc.near.net!bigboote.WPI.EDU!wpi.WPI.EDU!lcurran@ucbvax.Berkeley.EDU (Louis J. Curran Jr)
Subject: Re: Kaypro 4 keyboard
In article <1992Oct24.email@example.com> firstname.lastname@example.org
(Rogers George) writes:
>I discovered I don't have a working keyboard cable!
>The K-4 keyboard conection is a 4-position modular. I tried an old terminal
>(vt220 I think) keyboard cable I had laying around, then hacked it so the pins
>were straight through (pin 1 to 1, etc., UNlike telephone handset cords) and
>tried again. No go.
>What are the pin assignments for this puppy? Is just one* of the pairs
>reversed? are the inside and outside pairs swapped somewhere along the line?
>Did I fry my keyboard on the first try? (if so, what did I fry? can I fix it?
>does a kb like this exist anywhere else in creation?)
All Kaypro CPM machines use the telephone cable. You can use or borrow the
cable from any telephone handset. If your machine is dysfunctional, the
problem lies elsewhere.