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Offline tecla.efe

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Opinion on IBM keyboard
« on: Tue, 08 April 2014, 17:13:13 »
Hi. I'm looking for mechanical keyboards in my country, but they're very rare, and due to custom's policies now is becoming difficult and very very expensive to buy abroad. I found a cheap IBM keyboard (for some terminal) on sale here ( but it says it comes without any wires and it only has a proprietary connector. Is this one really a mechanical? Do you know what kind of connector does it probably have? Will it work on a new computer?

Offline E TwentyNine

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Re: Opinion on IBM keyboard
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 08 April 2014, 17:24:13 »
The 1390250 is a 122 key terminal keyboard, not a 102 as shown in that picture.

Here's a thread (in spanish no less) with people discussing this, and it has that same exact picture of the 102 in your listing:
« Last Edit: Tue, 08 April 2014, 17:32:05 by E TwentyNine »
Daily driver: SSK or Tenkeyless IBM AT
1984 Model M Industrial Prototype ⌨ 1992 Black Oval Industrial SSK ⌨ 1982 5251 Beam Spring ⌨ 89 Key "SSK" ⌨ M13 triplets