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Step 24: CONNECT THE REED SWITCH WIRES

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Each reed switch has two wire leads, which must be connected to the correct pairs of solder holes on the interface board.  The hole pairs labeled D7, D8, D9, and D10 are multi-purpose inputs that can be used for any key, such as the backspace key, the return carriage key, or the space-bar.  The only keys that cannot be connected to the D7-D10 inputs are SHIFT, ALT, and CTRL, which have their own special, reserved inputs.

The picture above shows an example of how the space-bar reed switch might be connected.
 
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