New keyboard for SAM COUPE clone


This page contain photos of some PC keyboards which can be theoretically used in new clone of SAM COUPE computer.

Photo of original SAM COUPE keyboard (72 keys) :

As new keyboard can be in new clone used external PS/2 keyboad or true internal keyboard (keyboards for notebook). Not each PC keyboard contain block with numeric keys, but it's not so big problem. On keyboards without numeric block will original sam coupe keys F0-F9 mapped on function keys F1-F10. Numeric block can be used as sam coupe function keys or as numeric keys(switchable). I found some keyboards with good design or keys layout :

a) keyboard for TOSHIBA SATELLITE T130 (tested all ZX keys combinations in games and work correct)

b) keyboard for TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 (tested all ZX keys combinations in games and work correct)

c) keyboard for DELL INSPIRON 1420

d) keyboard for GATEWAY SA6

e) keyboard for GATEWAY  M-6750

f) keyboard for TOSHIBA SATELLITE A300


h) keyboard for DELL ALIENWARE M17X

i) keyboard for IBM LENOVO V570

j) keyboard for DELL XPS M1730

k) keyboard for GENUINE GATEWAY MG2