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KIM Clone is Available!

After many months, it’s finally available… in small quantities!  This takes a lot of time to build, and takes a lot of parts that are being ordered, so I’ll probably only be able to build/ship one or two units per week.

Assembled units are available in the shopping area.  These are initially using the rev 1B boards which are fully functional but have some silkscreen errors.  Ie, some of the text printed on the surface is not correct; this has nothing to do with functionality.  I stopped doing serial numbers years ago but have decided to start again.  This is board #3:

The keypad has nice buttons that click when pressed.  Getting custom printed keycaps was out of my price range, so these are standard caps with white/clear printed labels on top.  Getting those buttons labeled is the single most time consuming process to build a board.

The USB interface to the PC is along the top.  Earlier I mentioned silk screen errors, and here is one of them.  Below our URL should be “Version 1B” but it was put on the back side of the circuit board by mistake.

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