Anyone tried using a different keyboard on the 3B1?

Pete Hardie pete at nyet.UUCP
Fri Feb 22 02:48:56 AEST 1991

In article <6299 at idunno.Princeton.EDU> yren at idunno.Princeton.EDU!phoenix.UUCP (Yong Ren,,,) writes:
>I don't know whether some other keyboards will fit this machine, but when
>I bought my new keyboard from Discovery Electronics, they told me there 
>are two kinds of keyboards for 3b1, one feels softer than the other. I 
>got the softer one, and most of my friends who have used my machine think the
>keyboard feels much better than those on IBM PC or Mac's. And isn't it
>cheap! $35 dollars for both the new keyboard and mouse, with two telephone

I have recently acquired a PC7300 as a playmate for nyet, my 3b1.  The 7300
has a very different feel to its keyboard, much softer, less 'clicky'

Personally, I'm not sure which I prefer, since the softer one is quieter,
but mushier.

If anyone REALLY want to trade styles, I'd consider it.

Pete Hardie             mail: ...!emory!stiatl!slammer!nyet!pete
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