|Fast facts on the XB∀ND Keyboard|
|Manufacturer: Sega, Tectoy|
|Made for: Sega Mega Drive|
The XB∀ND Keyboard or Teclado Mega Net (Mega Net Keyboard) is, a keyboard peripheral for the Sega Mega Drive. It is a rare peripheral, likely only sold through a mail-order service to existing XB∀ND customers.
This accessory was only released in the United States and Brazil, for use in conjunction with the XB∀ND and Mega Net modems. It only works if plugged into the second controller port of the Mega Drive, and is incompatible with any other cartridges. It is also incompatible with multi-taps such as the Team Player.
It is unusual as it contains seventeen blank keys (nineteen in Brazil), suggesting the design may have been recycled from somewhere else. It lacks keys such as Alt, but it adds several new ones including "Switch" (shortcut for "OK" option on screen) and "Select". Although there are brackets/curly brackets keys, neither symbols are supported, only parentheses.
The right-hand side also contains , , , and keys, which have the same functions as a standard Control Pad; they have the same functions as the "Enter/Return", "Spacebar", "Backspace" and "Caps Lock", respectively. The arrow keys have the same functions of the controller's D-pad.
A similar keyboard for the Super NES was also produced.
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