Instructions

Instructions for "Easy Install" Conversion Kit
Click on the brand name of your typewriter below to watch a video explaining how to convert it to a USB keyboard with our kit:

Instructions for Portable Models:
Corona
Olympia
Olivetti
Optima
Remington (Models with Circular Keys Only)
Royal
Smith Corona
Underwood -- COMING SOON

Instructions for Desktop Models:
Royal -- Desktop Models (No. 10, KMM, and KHM)
Underwood -- Desktop Models (No. 3, No.4, and No. 5)
Remington "Quiet Riter" -- COMING SOON

Instructions for the Solder-It-Yourself D.I.Y. Kit
Click Here to view the instructions for the older, solder-it-yourself version of our conversion kit. These instructions are not brand-specific, so you may want to review the "Easy Install" instructions for your specific brand of typewriter as well.

Compatibility
Some typewriters may not be compatible with our conversion kits.  Click Here for a breakdown of which typewriters will and will not work.

Technical Information
For those who are curious, this link explains how the electronic circuitry works, and includes links to the open-source hardware and software design files.

User Manual
The instruction manual for using the USB Typewriter is included with every order. Download the PDF here for your reference.