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Offline REVENGE

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Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 11:55:08 »
In the last two hours, I've come upon two almost 100% confirmed sources for these keyboards. As a reminder, these are 104 key Terminal Model Fs which look like 122 key Terminal boards without a numpad (also referred to as the "Space Unsaver" by Kishy). Source #1 appears to have boards that are fairly clean and in good condition, while source #2 probably has dirtier, near salvage grade boards with or without moderate damage to various components (missing key caps, rust, damaged cords, etc.). Depending on who has how many boards in what condition, I'm looking at a tentative upper bound of about $60 per board + shipping to your location. If you would be interested in acquiring this board, please post in the thread below. At this point, I have yet to determine whether this will be a "Group Buy" handled by me or individual orders between you and the sources.

My personal example, the white balance is really off:


...and now I'm off to bed, expect to hear back from me towards the end of the day.

UPDATE: Scratch the previous statement about them being made in 96, it looks like it was a replacement label from someone. I do see one board with a legitimate Model F label, made in 91.
UPDATE: Source #1 has confirmed with pictures. The boards are somewhat clean, but may have a stretched cord and/or missing keys / key caps. Also, this seller might not have the terminal necessary to function test these boards, so they could be sold as is.
UPDATE: Source #1 has committed to cleaning the boards and ensuring they are as complete as possible, meaning replacement key caps for any boards which are missing some, etc. Source #2 has also indicated that they're going to do the same.
« Last Edit: Wed, 20 July 2011, 20:14:03 by REVENGE »
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« Reply #1 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 14:01:48 »
Quote from: REVENGE;384080
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 I'm interested. I take the one in white!
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« Reply #2 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 14:15:39 »
Interested in a fairly clean one (first source)
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« Reply #3 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 14:25:03 »
Interested if you go with the first source.
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« Reply #4 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 14:53:16 »
Interested in a clean one.

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« Reply #5 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 17:39:53 »
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I'm interested. I take the one in white!
Well that's good, because they only come in white! And that picture of the painted board I received a while back has poor color balance, so expect them to be in the classic IBM Ivory.
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« Reply #6 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 17:51:32 »
I'm torn... I don't like tenkeyless, but this is an 'F' I have not yet acquired... :-D

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« Reply #7 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 17:55:11 »
Are these PS/2 or will they require modding to use on a PC?

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« Reply #8 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 18:08:12 »
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Are these PS/2 or will they require modding to use on a PC?
Not PC compatible out of the box. They require a physical adaption to PS/2 or a direct connection to the Teensy, then you can use any of the firmwares our members have written that can do the conversion. This particular route can be solder-less, or involve very simple soldering.

If you want to be adventurous, you can swap out the entire controller for one with the custom firmware generated by JohnElliot's program, which would let you use it over PS/2 directly. Involves (more) complicated PCB soldering and requires a spare controller and programmer (could be expensive?).
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« Reply #9 on: Wed, 20 July 2011, 20:15:39 »
REALLY WANT, but too expensive for me...
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« Reply #10 on: Thu, 21 July 2011, 06:51:06 »
Quote from: REVENGE;384080
In the last two hours, I've come upon two almost 100% confirmed sources for these keyboards. As a reminder, these are 104 key Terminal Model Fs which look like 122 key Terminal boards without a numpad (also referred to as the "Space Unsaver" by Kishy). Source #1 appears to have boards that are fairly clean and in good condition, while source #2 probably has dirtier, near salvage grade boards with or without moderate damage to various components (missing key caps, rust, damaged cords, etc.). Depending on who has how many boards in what condition, I'm looking at a tentative upper bound of about $60 per board + shipping to your location. If you would be interested in acquiring this board, please post in the thread below. At this point, I have yet to determine whether this will be a "Group Buy" handled by me or individual orders between you and the sources.

My personal example, the white balance is really off:
Show Image


...and now I'm off to bed, expect to hear back from me towards the end of the day.

UPDATE: Scratch the previous statement about them being made in 96, it looks like it was a replacement label from someone. I do see one board with a legitimate Model F label, made in 91.
UPDATE: Source #1 has confirmed with pictures. The boards are somewhat clean, but may have a stretched cord and/or missing keys / key caps. Also, this seller might not have the terminal necessary to function test these boards, so they could be sold as is.
UPDATE: Source #1 has committed to cleaning the boards and ensuring they are as complete as possible, meaning replacement key caps for any boards which are missing some, etc. Source #2 has also indicated that they're going to do the same.

 
They should sell them dirty and cheaper!
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« Reply #11 on: Thu, 21 July 2011, 07:29:05 »
That must be largest tenkeyless there is... ;D
So I should add something useless here yes? Ok, ok...
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« Reply #12 on: Thu, 21 July 2011, 13:57:17 »
Also interested as well, cleanliness/rust-free isn't important as much as it being structurally sound.
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« Reply #13 on: Thu, 21 July 2011, 14:17:06 »
Interested in a clean one

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« Reply #14 on: Thu, 21 July 2011, 14:38:18 »




I take 3.
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« Reply #15 on: Sun, 24 July 2011, 23:09:17 »
Yeah, ill take one.

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« Reply #16 on: Mon, 25 July 2011, 04:43:12 »
OK, I'm in for one :-)

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« Reply #17 on: Mon, 25 July 2011, 04:49:09 »
K, I should work out the specifics later today.
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« Reply #18 on: Wed, 27 July 2011, 16:51:15 »
Ok, I'll be doing orders with source #1 very soon. Unfortunately, it seems that in total there are less boards than we had previously expected, so I'll be going in the order of posts in this thread.
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« Reply #19 on: Wed, 27 July 2011, 21:14:09 »
Damn - i'm near the end of the list. i hope i make it in.

on the bright side, this should encourage another IBM key caps group buy, right? i still need Windows and media caps for my terminal SSK hack project.
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« Reply #20 on: Thu, 28 July 2011, 23:21:13 »
Put me down for one as well, I hope there is still enough for everyone interested.

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« Reply #21 on: Fri, 29 July 2011, 10:36:03 »
If any turn up which are non working, or not actual 1387033, or which are too damaged for sale (or which have an uncommon connector) then I am quite interested. The adapter for the others has likely not yet to be written, and otherwise, I always need F parts.

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« Reply #22 on: Tue, 02 August 2011, 20:39:22 »
I'll take another if I can. How many are going to be available?

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« Reply #23 on: Wed, 03 August 2011, 03:19:24 »
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I'll take another if I can. How many are going to be available?
Not enough, not to mention it's taking forever to get things coordinated.
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« Reply #24 on: Tue, 30 August 2011, 21:31:19 »
Is this deal still going down or what?

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« Reply #25 on: Thu, 01 September 2011, 01:38:58 »
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Is this deal still going down or what?
To be honest, this is no longer GB worthy, mainly because it turned out that there's really no appreciable stock. I might be able to get my hands on something for the first few posters, I guess we'll wait and see.
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #26 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 14:57:13 »
I may have got my hands on one; I will update you fellas once I presumably get it.
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #27 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 15:03:34 »
wow dat necro.....

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #28 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 15:05:02 »
A little necro doesn't hurt


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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #29 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 15:09:03 »
I'd be interested in one as well if there are any available. Been looking for one for a while.  :thumb:
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #30 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 15:11:58 »
I'd be interested in one as well if there are any available. Been looking for one for a while.  :thumb:

check the dates

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« Reply #31 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 15:19:04 »
if they're cheap im so in
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #32 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 15:57:01 »
Dude, this thread is so old!

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« Reply #33 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 17:00:12 »
check the date. :p
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #34 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 17:21:07 »
Dude, this thread is so old!
Haha indeed it is.

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« Reply #35 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 18:21:06 »
Dude, this thread is so old!

oh wow damn

welp guess not
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #36 on: Tue, 01 April 2014, 23:52:59 »
In the last two hours, I've come upon two almost 100% confirmed sources for these keyboards. As a reminder, these are 104 key Terminal Model Fs which look like 122 key Terminal boards without a numpad (also referred to as the "Space Unsaver" by Kishy). Source #1 appears to have boards that are fairly clean and in good condition, while source #2 probably has dirtier, near salvage grade boards with or without moderate damage to various components (missing key caps, rust, damaged cords, etc.). Depending on who has how many boards in what condition, I'm looking at a tentative upper bound of about $60 per board + shipping to your location. If you would be interested in acquiring this board, please post in the thread below. At this point, I have yet to determine whether this will be a "Group Buy" handled by me or individual orders between you and the sources.

My personal example, the white balance is really off:
Show Image


...and now I'm off to bed, expect to hear back from me towards the end of the day.

UPDATE: Scratch the previous statement about them being made in 96, it looks like it was a replacement label from someone. I do see one board with a legitimate Model F label, made in 91.
UPDATE: Source #1 has confirmed with pictures. The boards are somewhat clean, but may have a stretched cord and/or missing keys / key caps. Also, this seller might not have the terminal necessary to function test these boards, so they could be sold as is.
UPDATE: Source #1 has committed to cleaning the boards and ensuring they are as complete as possible, meaning replacement key caps for any boards which are missing some, etc. Source #2 has also indicated that they're going to do the same.

Sign me up for two! I love model Fs! I don't need complete keycaps, but of course internals and casing must be ok.

Revenge, if you need to, allocate one with missing keycaps to me so that other geekhackers, who don't have as many spare keycaps as me, can get complete sets.
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #37 on: Wed, 02 April 2014, 00:01:38 »
Damn it. This April Fools joke is way over the line!

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #38 on: Wed, 02 April 2014, 01:42:34 »
Damn it. This April Fools joke is way over the line!

Infuriating! It's no longer April 1 where I am and hasn't been for 15 hours, so I didn't realize it was an April Fool's.
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #39 on: Wed, 02 April 2014, 01:53:18 »
Damn it. This April Fools joke is way over the line!

Infuriating! It's no longer April 1 where I am and hasn't been for 15 hours, so I didn't realize it was an April Fool's.

it's still april fools in part of the world.

Anyway, This topic comes up in searches for 1387033, and makes it harder to find actual ones. I ran into this in 2012 and 2013 when I tried several times to actually get one.

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #40 on: Wed, 02 April 2014, 05:12:57 »
Can't tell if you guys are joking but this wasn't an April Fool's joke, people aren't looking at the date of the original post or even reading the thread.

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« Reply #41 on: Wed, 02 April 2014, 22:41:06 »
The necro bump on April 1 2014 by dgreekstallion was the joke. At least I assumed it was intended as such.

If there are any more of these out in the world, the first few that go on sale will make an industrial SSK selling price look like a bargain.

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #42 on: Thu, 03 April 2014, 10:30:20 »
The necro bump on April 1 2014 by dgreekstallion was the joke. At least I assumed it was intended as such.

If there are any more of these out in the world, the first few that go on sale will make an industrial SSK selling price look like a bargain.
Lol, I'm not kidding guys. I found one.
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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #43 on: Thu, 03 April 2014, 10:33:58 »
The necro bump on April 1 2014 by dgreekstallion was the joke. At least I assumed it was intended as such.

If there are any more of these out in the world, the first few that go on sale will make an industrial SSK selling price look like a bargain.
Lol, I'm not kidding guys. I found one.
Nice one, man. Post pics once it arrives! That really is one hell of a board you've found.

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #44 on: Thu, 03 April 2014, 22:15:07 »
The necro bump on April 1 2014 by dgreekstallion was the joke. At least I assumed it was intended as such.

If there are any more of these out in the world, the first few that go on sale will make an industrial SSK selling price look like a bargain.
Lol, I'm not kidding guys. I found one.

Congrats, that's awesome. I agree, pictures are definitely in order. And if you find any more, give ol' Techno Trousers a thought!

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #45 on: Fri, 04 April 2014, 00:33:40 »
No kidding, nice find.  Post pics for sure!

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #46 on: Fri, 20 March 2015, 00:24:26 »
I'm interested if they're still here.

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #47 on: Fri, 20 March 2015, 00:45:06 »
I'm interested if they're still here.

check the date bro... you just necro a thread that have been necroed before

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Re: Tenkeyless Terminal Model F (1387033) Interest Check
« Reply #48 on: Fri, 20 March 2015, 10:22:16 »
A most ancient of necros has occured.   :-X

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