Connect the keyboard of an Apple IIc or IIC+ to a modern system via USB. Perfect for embedding a Raspberry Pi in a retro shell.Designed by Option8, LLC, Ships from United States
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Update July, 2014: The latest version now includes breakout pins for the //c keyboard switch, 80 column switch and Disk Activity light. These can be addressed by the firmware to activate something ...Read More…
The latest version now includes breakout pins for the //c keyboard switch, 80 column switch and Disk Activity light. These can be addressed by the firmware to activate something on your PC or Raspberry Pi. For instance, light up the Disk Activity LED when caps lock is on. More details and notes can be found in the Arduino code on github.
Connect the keyboard of a classic Apple IIc or IIC+ to a modern system, whether you're building a stealthy system for retro gaming emulation, an '80s themed iPad dock, or just really prefer the super clicky feel of those old keys. Perfect for embedding a Raspberry Pi in a retro shell!
These boards are shields that plug into the PJRC Teensy Arduino clone. The Teensy provides the USB HID (human interface device) code and is easily programmable to match different keyboard layouts, remap broken or custom keys, or add additional functionality.
Flashing firmware requires:
Full versions come completely soldered, firmware flashed for US English keyboard layout
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