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by leoc
13 Aug 2020, 06:17
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: 1990 Chicago Tribune article on keyboards interviewing Key Tronic, Northgate and IBM managers
Replies: 12
Views: 796

Re: 1990 Chicago Tribune article on keyboards interviewing Key Tronic, Northgate and IBM managers

Polecat wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 03:59
Link goes to the current home page.
The link to the article? https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct- ... story.html It works for me, on a couple of different devices, and for at least some other people. Try this archive.is link if you're still having trouble?
by leoc
12 Aug 2020, 07:18
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: 1990 Chicago Tribune article on keyboards interviewing Key Tronic, Northgate and IBM managers
Replies: 12
Views: 796

1990 Chicago Tribune article on keyboards interviewing Key Tronic, Northgate and IBM managers

I found this 1990 Chicago Tribune article about PC keyboards by chance. [EDIT: try archive.is if the link doesn't work for you.] I searched and it doesn't seem to have been mentioned here previously so I mention it now. Sorry if I missed earlier discussions of it! Possibly interesting things include...
by leoc
15 Dec 2018, 22:06
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4468
Views: 452635

It looks like it's a rebranded Datacomp with Futaba MA. Those keycaps are extremely distinctive, and I haven't seen them on anything else yet. I did have the right thread, excellent. :D But yes, thank you, it seems to be something very close to the DFK-777F in the wiki or the DFK-700FI that Chryros...
by leoc
15 Dec 2018, 20:37
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Post the ugliest keyboards you've seen!
Replies: 519
Views: 55484

Keyboard for left-handed people :?: The 108 version is quite Lovely and I'm a Right Hander ;) . It's really a keyboard for right-handed people, because the Model M is a keyboard for left-handed people. 35 years ago, when most MS-DOS users had scarcely heard of a mouse, the Model M was a keyboard fo...
by leoc
15 Dec 2018, 17:03
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4468
Views: 452635

I hope this is the correct thread to mention things seen on eBay... https://www.ebay.ie/itm/Vintage-IBM-PC-Keyboard/264081504166 https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/~vgAAOSwpLVcC93J/s-l1600.jpg It's a switchable, third-party AT/XT keyboard. The sticker on the underside says "Supplied by WALTERS INTERNATI...

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