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Re: Chicony KB-5160XT with Cherry black switches
« Reply #1 on: Sun, 01 December 2019, 04:42:13 »
Interesting board, IMO:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Chicony-KB-5160XT-84-key-PC-XT-keyboard-black-Cherry-MX-switches-071890/223757991739

Nice find! I actually picked one of these up with vintage whites I guess you could call them (the switches Cherry with clear stems/black click collar, made before blues meant to just have hysteresis & not click) for $80 a couple weeks back. I'm gonna pull the whites for my collection & rebuild the board with a better feeling switch. Overall it's a decent vintage board IME, the caps are thin DCS type though.