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Offline JP

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IBM Wheelwriter 1000 - $25
« on: Thu, 12 October 2017, 15:39:56 »
Nice Wheelwriter keyboard. $25 / best offer + free shipping. Worth it just for the one piece keys.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Keyboard-ONLY-IBM-Wheelwriter-1000-Part-No-1398350-Plt-no-TC1-/401422725457?hash=item5d76a8b151:g:BBsAAOSwYIVZ37BT
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Re: IBM Wheelwriter 1000 - $25
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 12 October 2017, 16:24:19 »
Nice Wheelwriter keyboard. $25 / best offer + free shipping. Worth it just for the one piece keys green sublegends.
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Re: IBM Wheelwriter 1000 - $25
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 12 October 2017, 19:55:46 »
Maybe it is just my imagination, but those typewriter keys feel better than keyboard keys.

And, if lot-lizard ever revives his project, I suspect that a lot of people will be wanting "Code" keys.
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Offline orihalcon

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Re: IBM Wheelwriter 1000 - $25
« Reply #3 on: Thu, 12 October 2017, 21:46:38 »
You can also get this working with an Xwhatsit Model F controller as it has a 16x8 matrix :)

Offline ed_avis

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Re: IBM Wheelwriter 1000 - $25
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 13 October 2017, 04:04:02 »
The seller also has five 'Federal Express Datalux keyboards': http://www.ebay.com/itm/401402498749

Offline Weltschmerz

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Re: IBM Wheelwriter 1000 - $25
« Reply #5 on: Sat, 14 October 2017, 12:06:42 »
The seller also has five 'Federal Express Datalux keyboards': http://www.ebay.com/itm/401402498749

What's the deal with these? Look neat enough but do they have a special switch?