RetroConnector keyboard shield for Apple IIe - kitDesigned by Option8, LLC, Ships from United States of America
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Also available: Full version for IIc, Kit for IIc, Full version for IIe, Kit for IIe Overview Connect the keyboard of a classic Apple IIe to a modern system, whether you're building a stealthy syst...Read More…
Connect the keyboard of a classic Apple IIe 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!
[note: Some photos show the IIc board.]
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.
The kit comes with the board, keyboard cable socket, and female headers to plug a Teensy++ into. It does not include the Teensy or cable.
Flashing firmware requires:
Full versions come completely soldered, firmware flashed for US English keyboard layout.
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Apple II enthusiast, self-taught maker and hardware hacker.