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Overview ThinkPad USB keyboard adapter for ThinkPad T60, X41 laptop keyboards and other ThinkPad laptops that share the same keyboard. This is the PCB and receptacle only. Details The boards are 5...Read More…
ThinkPad USB keyboard adapter for ThinkPad T60, X41 laptop keyboards and other ThinkPad laptops that share the same keyboard. This is the PCB and receptacle only.
The boards are 50x50mm. There are 2 versions available for purchase: - ThinkClamp v0.6.2 (white) - ThinkClamp v0.6.1 Rev 1.1 (blue)
This page sells the white version
Both boards works fine with the firmware provided. The blue board (v0.6.1) utilizes more passive components for better stability but the components are smaller (0603) and may be harder to solder. The white board (v0.6.2) uses 0805 resistors and capacitors.
The firmware can be flashed via USB for both boards using Texas Instruments MSP430 USB Firmware Upgrade Example, or for the blue board only, any MSP430 programmer that supports SBW can be also be used.
Only the PCB and receptacle is provided. Other components to complete the boards include:
For white PCB (all capacitors and resistors are 0805):
To upload a new firmware:
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