no signal from keyboard

By powderedtoast ยท 8 replies
Aug 21, 2005
  1. i turn the computer on it beeps twice then says eithor keyboard error or kb/interface error then press f1 to resume. how do i do that if the kb is not working? anyone kno what the beeps mean? the computer is a commodore thats like 10 years old?
  2. tdeg

    tdeg TS Rookie Posts: 119

    Get a new keyboard.

    They are cheap as dirt.
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Concur, keyboard is shot.

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
  4. powderedtoast

    powderedtoast TS Rookie Topic Starter

    new keyboard

    the keyboard has a wierd plug end i tried to plug this new one into it but i couldn't. the end looks the same as a newer one but larger and with only 5 prongs instead of six. can i still buy a keyboard like this?
  5. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,187   +470

    It would be easier if you stated the brand and model of the keyboard in question.
  6. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    They make adapters for that, althought I'm unsure of what they are called at the moment.
  7. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    For keyboard adapters look HERE .

    This is a uk site, but if you are elsewhere, I`m sure you will have no problem getting what you need.

    Regards Howard :)
  8. hexcrackerjtj

    hexcrackerjtj TS Rookie

    dead keyboard...

    same thing happpend to my old keyboard bro... the led lights came on, so power was going to the keyboard, but it never worked... u can get one from the thrift store for like 2 bux...
  9. powderedtoast

    powderedtoast TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thanks for the help hope it works
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