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Taking Apart My Amiga 500's Keyboard

My Amiga 500's Keyboard A Story And Unnecessary Surgery *Unnecessary Surgery Video  *Next article *Previous article *Alphabetical list of writings Other than the Commodore 64, there may be no more legendary look to a computer and her keyboard than from the Amiga 500. Having written quite a bit on both the Amiga and 64 over the years, I would have to give the Amiga a firm win if not in look, than certainly in its actual use. The 500 is where I learned how to type, and no matter how much time ticks past, or how ergonomic newer boards might be on your wrists, I have always felt most at home when typing with this legendary machine right here. It's difficult to even picture most computers with their keyboard. When you're first buying a computer there's likely to be several keyboard options as there would be for any other component in the setup. You'll have it tucked under the desk and out of sight when it's not in use, it may even be wireless and cu