[Photos] Another honeywell hall effect keyboard

Hello,

Here's another pics of Honeywell Hall effect keyboard. Luckily overall condition is very nice, except cable doesn't exist.
Slightly differ from the previous one, so I post it here.

Switches: 4B3S * 103, 5B3S(latching) * 3 on capslock and 2 keys on the top right, 4B1S+6B1D on BLACK 2U 0 key,
6B1D works as stabilizer, I guess.
Keycaps: thick spherical caps w/o blank one. caps lock is not stepped one unlike other things I've seen.
PCB: SD-16238, CAT. LIST: 108SD 21-1, SER. NO: 04041, I have no idea. :?
Production date: there's 4 digit number 7941 on the PCB, 41 week 1979 I guess. but sticker on the bottom of case says 1-8-82.

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The rightmost switch is 5B3S


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6B1D(gray one) next to 4B1S


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Very nice, looks really clean. Congrats! I wonder what"Material N190" is? Honeywell / Micro Switch keycaps never fail to impress.
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So nice!
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Thanks guys, I also wonder what it means. I can't find any info. at all.
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I love looking at Honeywell board! Any hopes on an (external) converter?
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Very nice looking board congrats. And that PCB is so organic... love it.
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Congrats. I bid on that board but got outbid. I also had an opportunity to buy the whole terminal once but it fell through. It is from this Honeywell terminal. Beautiful terminal too.

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if you had posted this a month or so ago you may have won DTA :P
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I bid on this too. Nice board.
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"Two things in this world can make life meaningful: having the strength to forge your own destiny, to live by your own rules, and not be swayed by the whims and wishes of others; and really sticking it to some stranger on the internet."
This looks brand new. Can't believe that's almost 30 years old. I may sound like an old fart, but they don't make them like that no more.
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mike52787 wrote:if you had posted this a month or so ago you may have won DTA :P

He'd be nominated for sure. :)
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Thanks all,
I'm currently working on how to convert it. There are lots of good posts here in DT.
I'll update the post, when I succeed in converting it.
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mike52787 wrote:if you had posted this a month or so ago you may have won DTA :P

He'd be nominated for sure. :)

It would have been nice. But I'm late. :(
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Isn't that the same model terminal that Muirium sent keycap samples from to 7bit for Round 5 (and Round 6) HONEYWELL?
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Looks like it is the same model Muirium has.
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Too many switches, too little time (and money).
Is the profile of the keycaps uniform? It seems like it.
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Such a beautiful, unique keyboard. The Honeywell colorway has to be one of my favorites, and that keyboard is just gorgeous.

You said you don't have a cable for it at the time being - what do you have in mind for replacement? I'm not familiar with keyboards this old at all to tell if that was a common interface at the time.
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Boards like this are my weakness. Gorgeous.
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AMongoose wrote:Is the profile of the keycaps uniform? It seems like it.

Yes it is. Here's side pics.

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codemonkeymike wrote:#dta2018

Thanks for the tag! codemonkeymike :D
gkubed wrote:You said you don't have a cable for it at the time being - what do you have in mind for replacement? I'm not familiar with keyboards this old at all to tell if that was a common interface at the time.

well, I'm also not familiar with that. I'm thinking of using Teensy to convert it. but I'm not sure yet. :?
Sangdrax wrote:Boards like this are my weakness. Gorgeous.

Thanks! Sangdrax :)
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