Closed A4000 Keycaps (M, and > .)

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Hi, I'm hooking up my old A4000 again after a long time collecting dust. :D

The keyboard itself is in good shape but a few of the keycaps have gotten damaged beyond repair, so I'd like to replace them. The M and > . keycaps (from a US keyboard, if it's important) are the ones I need to replace, so matching keycaps would be absolutely perfect, but of course I'd be quite happy with whatever people can spare that fits, really. I think any keys from the bottom row at least will work fine. I don't know about different rows, as the contours seem slightly different.

Thanks :)
 

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Can you please take a shot of the backward of one key? Some Amiga keyboards have different mortise so some will not fit.

Most common ones have a little square pin in the needle and a square hole in the key to hook in.

If so, even a dead A1200 keyboard will have the desired keys (and most A500, albeit those are beige).
 

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Yes, it seems like it's the type you described.

Thanks for the information, it certainly widens my search. :)
 

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Let me get a picture taken & I'll post the entire Keyboard here. The story of the KB is;
....It arrived here from the USA with a Toaster Warp Engine set up. The Keyboard has some bubble wrap stuck to the back of it & it's stuck to the sticky residue left from removing the protective key film. This film had been on from brand new, but when I removed it, the KB had still discoloured terribly.

I'm very busy atm, so please bear with me if I'm a day or two getting back. I'l try & get this up tommorow afternoon before I get into work @ 6pm.

Cheers fellas,

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I might have a4k some keys too, I will check to see if the key kaps are the same.
 

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Overall, it's very grubby. :|

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Sorry for not getting back to this, been busy.

I think I found a source locally, but thanks anyway guys.
 

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@Kin: even if the keyboard is a bit grubby, it's only a matter of cleaning it.

Counting the part is working, of course. If not, I'm interested in all white caps and one "ALT".
 

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@ rkauer

Tbh m8, I am really loathe to break it as it is fully functional. :|

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So no bananas to me. Don't worry, I'll never ask to break a fully functional Amiga device.
 
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