Sunday, 12 June 2011

What's Inside a Keyboard?

These are the components of a recent keyboard, China-made as, indeed, are most.  Colours are amazing. The turquoise cups are lovely and there was one lowly pink one, purpose of which, I am uncertain. It's these little rubber cups that give your keyboard keys a bit of a spring when they are depressed.

I don't know what most of these items are called or what they do but it sure was satisfying taking the board apart and finding them.

The printed circuit