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Offline False_Dmitry_II

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AT&T Unix PC keyboard
« on: Tue, 29 March 2011, 13:52:33 »
http://cgi.ebay.com/AT-T-Unix-PC-Keyboard-and-mouse-/160563007088?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item25624d0e70

I've never seen a plug that looks like that, so I'm not sure if its possible to use it or not on current PC's. Especially without modding of some sort.
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AT&T Unix PC keyboard
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 29 March 2011, 16:17:05 »
I have a keyboard that looks almost exactly like that.
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Offline lilraver018

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« Reply #2 on: Tue, 29 March 2011, 16:24:01 »
What kind of switches does it uses?

Offline CurtisLeon

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« Reply #3 on: Tue, 29 March 2011, 16:33:27 »
Quote from: lilraver018;320929
What kind of switches does it uses?


Foam & foil, probably.
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Orange ALPS: Apple Extended Keyboard (modded to ghetto Blue ALPS)
Peerless: Fujitsu FKB4700
Foam & Foil: LR 69497 (unknown make, terminal keyboard)

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Re: AT&T Unix PC keyboard
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 00:52:53 »
I played with one of these at the recent MGC. I fell in love with the keyboard; it was in great condition, so maybe that helped.

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Re: AT&T Unix PC keyboard
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 21:42:55 »
I played with one of these at the recent MGC. I fell in love with the keyboard; it was in great condition, so maybe that helped.

How did you find this 7 year old thread?
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Re: AT&T Unix PC keyboard
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 22:11:46 »
Any pics of it?

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Re: AT&T Unix PC keyboard
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 23:10:49 »
I played with one of these at the recent MGC. I fell in love with the keyboard; it was in great condition, so maybe that helped.

How did you find this 7 year old thread?

I was looking for the last time a good board was posted on this site.

JUST KIDDING.
I Googled "at&t unix pc keyboard." Voila.

Any pics of it?

I thought I took one but I checked my phone and didn't.

Here's a photo pulled from the net:



The one I saw was in immaculate condition; white case with clean caps. The caps felt divine with no noticeable wear (from the five minutes I played with it, trying to figure out how to play a text-based puzzle (?) game). The travel distance was short, the caps were low, and there was a very nice tactile feel with a clunk when the keycaps hit the bottom. Not a bad clunk, but you definitely noticed when the bottom was reached.

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Re: AT&T Unix PC keyboard
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 16 April 2018, 23:13:13 »
some of them use skcm brown, which is what it sounds like you tried

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Re: AT&T Unix PC keyboard
« Reply #9 on: Tue, 17 April 2018, 09:02:51 »
The one above looks like it actually has discrete switches due to the LED cutout. Typically those cutouts are used for MX, but it could work for Alps as well. Alps is typically a rectangular window directly above the key.
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