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Offline Ellipse

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NIB IBM PC XT Inner Assembly Replacement only
« on: Mon, 30 March 2015, 22:55:34 »
This is a NIB (or New in Foam?) inner assembly replacement for an IBM PC XT keyboard. An interesting recent eBay acquisition (not for sale!). I have not seen one like this before, though I've seen one of an F122 inner assembly. I removed a few keys to show how nice the top metal plate is - no corrosion/rust from what I can see.

To see a photo with all the keys installed and one of the PCB, here's the original listing: http://www.ebay.com/itm/111606249270

Only $30 shipped!

Any photos of a NIB IBM 3179/3180 or associated F122?

The part number on the foam box and keyboard underside label refers to a "Type 2" PC XT keyboard according to this thread: http://www.vintage-computer.com/vcforum/showthread.php?38072-Verified-TWO-revisions-of-the-Type-F-Key-83-Keyboard

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Re: NIB IBM PC XT Inner Assembly Replacement only
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 30 March 2015, 23:37:56 »
I don't think the joy and excitement of obtaining something like that back in the day would have been anywhere near that experienced with a find like that today.
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Re: NIB IBM PC XT Inner Assembly Replacement only
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 31 March 2015, 21:48:30 »
That's probably the newest NIB I've seen :p
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