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Long story short I want to Mount a Computer inside an Antique typewriter maintaining the look and feel of the antique. My initial plan is to dissasemble a Toshiba Satellite and disgard any thing I don't need (plastic housing, Maybe the speakers, and any chassis' I can do without) I have so far stripped the keyboard down to Flexible circuit board, and am looking for ideas on how to make the keys of the old typewriter activate the corresponding keys on the circuit board. This is The biggest problem I have with the project, I see it being very do able. underneath there are arms of metal that move about 3 -5 MM and I could make small contact swithces, very easily.What could I use to translate the contact switch to the digital keyboard that would be long lasting with minimal maintence? and where is the cheepest place to acquire such material, and what kinds of tools will I Need, I have basic tools, and can acquire specialty tools with in financial reason.
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