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what is this ?
Wow, another keyboard on eBay UK with that weird Fujitsu style "spring over prong" (Daniel's nomenclature, I think) switch. This time in an Epson Q203A, which is supposed to have your standard Peerless switches.

See these links for reference:
https://deskthority.net/post385745.html#p385745
https://deskthority.net/post385752.html#p385752
https://deskthority.net/keyboards-f2/not-a-peerless-switch-t8058.html

I asked the seller to give it to me for 20 GBP and got a return offer of 30 GBP. Was tempted to use the current 15% coupon and snag it up, but given shipping to Germany is 15 GBP, I still didn't bite. Anyone willing to pay 30 to dissect and wikifi it in the name of keyboard science, feel free! Me, I'll wait for the price to come down further.
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N9vem wrote:Can it be something alps related? The keyboards upper part which have rubber buttons was manufactured by alps. The mount are a bit similar to the alps magnetic reed's cylindrical slider also.
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Thank you for helping me out again.
Looks very much like Alps integrated dome. (SKE*) Pretty bad keyfeel, but the caps might be nice.
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Hi guys. I ran across a Televideo board on eBay that I never seen before.

Here is the eBay listing for a Televideo terminal set: https://www.ebay.com/itm/323369680110?ul_noapp=true. There are two keyboards in this terminal post. Of course, the larger one I've seen before, but the smaller one has a unique layout I've never seen -- F-key cluster in the top left corner, numpad in the top right corner, 60% layout at the bottom.

Has anyone seen this keyboard before? Any info on it?

The seller was nice enough to send me a pic of the back label on the keyboard, which is attached here.
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Thanks. In that case, I think the seller just sent me a picture of the label from the other keyboard. Well, "mystery" solved.
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strangeloveesq wrote:

Thanks. In that case, I think the seller just sent me a picture of the label from the other keyboard. Well, "mystery" solved.

The other keyboard in the pic is linear space invaders.
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Errr, what's this, please?
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Anyone know what this one is?

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njm wrote:Anyone know what this one is?

One of the common styles of Apple II clone, sold under many names or none.
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njm wrote:Anyone know what this one is?

One of the common styles of Apple II clone, sold under many names or none.

Ah thanks, that makes sense. I was guessing Apple from the front legends, but couldn't find a model that matched.
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Hey, a friend gave me this keyboard to identify, it seems to be a Monterey K104 but I'm not sure what the switches are, they look like blue alps but I don't know if they're not clones. Also, can you help me estimate a price?
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Blue alps indeed! You should post it in this thread instead: help-f53/price-check-how-much-is-my-worth-t16.html

I would say at least $250. More if the blues are in really good condition.
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Thanks a lot, very much appreciated!
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The switches are definitely not clean, you can see it in the pictyre. I'd say $250 is quite a lot. I mean I'm sure some idiot would buy it, but I'd say it's not worth that.
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Chyros wrote:The switches are definitely not clean, you can see it in the pictyre. I'd say $250 is quite a lot. I mean I'm sure some idiot would buy it, but I'd say it's not worth that.


In that condition, I personally wouldnt pay more than 150. That is one HELL of a TLC restore project. Blue alps have become so massively overpriced and hyped, people will pay anything nowadays.
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Thanks again for the answers, in order not to go off topic, I want to ask what's the price for a terminal model F(the 122 key one)/other 122 key terminal boards, where do I ask such questions on the forum?
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Yeah certainly less if switches are scratchy, for sure. I’m on mobile so it’s hard to gauge condition hahah.
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Thanks, I assumed that's only for keyboards you want to sell, not the ones you want to buy.
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Technically for anything you own, but of course it's not a requirement that you have it first, it's more of a general price check thread.
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What sort of switches does the HP C1401 use? It has the same caps as the HP 46010A, but that profile has been seen on a portable with alps, as well as Fujitsu Leaf Spring and Rubber Dome so I don't know.
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I'm pretty sure they are rubberdome.
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I've got the seller of one to take a picture of the back of a cap as well as the switch. Whenever they send the pic I'll know more but they probably are rd yeah.
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