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Offline tofy79

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Strange IBM Model
« on: Wed, 12 September 2018, 02:28:12 »
Hi IBM Keyboard Experts.


Please find attached Image.

Anybody know which exactly this . model ? is M or F and which model #?

I have never seen such model before, no Num Keys and the IBM Logo located in the top right , unlike other similar model which logo located with PF1-PF24 same side level 

Thanks in advanced.203361-0

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Re: Strange IBM Model
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 12 September 2018, 02:39:11 »
https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=89576.0
https://deskthority.net/wiki/IBM_73x3832_Quiet_Touch
Apparently, it is a rubber dome with slider keyboard, made by Micro Switch.

The form factor is commonly called "Unsaver", because it is larger than a "Space Saver".
From what I can find, there exist Model F (capacitive buckling spring) and rubber domes, but no Model M (buckling spring over membrane) in this form factor. On the Model F "unsaver" the angled section with the function keys is as wide as the keys below.
« Last Edit: Wed, 12 September 2018, 02:51:14 by Findecanor »
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Offline tofy79

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Re: Strange IBM Model
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 12 September 2018, 02:50:56 »
Yes it's same exactly , Many thanks for your quick response.

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Re: Strange IBM Model
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 14 September 2018, 11:13:43 »
I have one of these. I refer to it as the "domesaver"
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