Commodore PET 2001 ‘Chiclet’ Key Plunger

Replacement key plunger for fixing broken-off keys on the original 1977 Commodore PET computer

Description

Do you have an original Commodore PET 2001 (‘chiclet’ keyboard model) with a broken-off key? If so, this is the part you need to fix it! When a key is broken off, the part that actually fails is the key plunger inside the keyboard, so this is the part you need to replace. The only tricky part of replacing it is removing the broken off piece of the old plunger from the keycap. I recommend doing this by drilling a tiny hole in the broken piece and then inserting a small screw in the hole to pull out the broken part.

This product is available for sale directly from Shapeways. Please order from the D’Asaro Designs Shapeways Store.

Download the STL file for this product here. Note that these files are available for PERSONAL, NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. In short, you are welcome to use them to build this product yourself, but you must contact me to work out a commission if you wish to sell anything derived from them. This product was designed in ExpressPCB so you will need to download a copy of that software from expresspcb.com before you can view the files.

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