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by zx_spectrum
12 Dec 2018, 10:24
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model M 1392373 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 412

IBM Model M 1392373 ?

I couldn't find real data about 1392373.
aside from the fact that it is french/canadian ISO, It has strange connection cable .
and what about its protocol ?
by zx_spectrum
21 Nov 2018, 17:40
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM model M Terminal 1392595 Build-quality ?!
Replies: 2
Views: 317

IBM model M Terminal 1392595 Build-quality ?!

i own a Lexmark late version of IBM model m (from the mid 90's). well yes.. it doesn't really show the signs of legendary robustness of IBM Model M that i usually hear about on forums, that's why i have decided to buy and early IBM model M silver or maybe black-on-white label unit so i could experie...
by zx_spectrum
20 Nov 2018, 08:56
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Terminal IBM Model M Usability ?? 1392595
Replies: 4
Views: 495

to be specific, i am talking about 1392595
by zx_spectrum
19 Nov 2018, 18:29
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Terminal IBM Model M Usability ?? 1392595
Replies: 4
Views: 495

Terminal IBM Model M Usability ?? 1392595

well other than providing a converter, how an IBM model m terminal keyboard 1392595 can be used today on a normal computer?
i know there are no LEDs, but generally what do i have to do in order to make it usable ??
can i use immediately on a modern PC (after providing a converter) ??
by zx_spectrum
11 Nov 2018, 14:39
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model F XT (NO FOAM) !!
Replies: 3
Views: 481

IBM Model F XT (NO FOAM) !!

I know it is kind of strange to post such a topic but
is it actually possible to use the model f xt after completely removing the foam from it ??!!

i thought that the answer would be NO
but then i saw this :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wPOe0Pmd3gs
by zx_spectrum
02 Nov 2018, 17:27
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Any data about 1393990 Model M Keyboard ???
Replies: 5
Views: 435

According to this IBM page http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/ShowDoc.wss?docURL=/common/ssi/rep_ca/7/897/ENUS190-177/index.html&lang=en&request_locale=en 1393990 is the BOX number, with the keyboard being 1392090. It was shipped with an IBM 8580 Personal Computer (80386 at 20 or 25 MHz), and a separ...
by zx_spectrum
02 Nov 2018, 14:37
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Any data about 1393990 Model M Keyboard ???
Replies: 5
Views: 435

so what is it:
- a terminal or pc keyboard ?
- ps2 or at ?
- buckling spring or rubber dome ?
- straight or coiled cable ?
- with or without leds ?
- production year ?
- weight ?
- back plate type ?

what kind of keyboard is it ?
by zx_spectrum
02 Nov 2018, 12:22
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Any data about 1393990 Model M Keyboard ???
Replies: 5
Views: 435

Any data about 1393990 Model M Keyboard ???

I have looked every where, nothing about 1393990 Model M
NOT A SINGLE WORD
any clue !!!!
by zx_spectrum
30 Oct 2018, 17:55
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Model M 52G9658
Replies: 3
Views: 408

Model M 52G9658

Hello i would like to know about IBM model M (52G9658) made by IBM: 1- beside the fact that it has permanently attached flat cable; any known issues about this keyboard? 2-how is it when in term of build-quality when compared to 1391401 units ? 3- 2-how is it when in term of build-quality when compa...
by zx_spectrum
30 Oct 2018, 16:59
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Capacitive vs Regular (membrane) Buckling Spring Tactility?
Replies: 20
Views: 1565

Capacitive vs Regular (membrane) Buckling Spring Tactility?

I know very well the sound difference between capacitive and membrane buckling spring switches. i own a model m keyboard and i have watched a lot of videos for sound comparison. but i would like to know the difference in tactility between these switches: clickyness , stiffness, weight, linearity lev...
by zx_spectrum
29 Oct 2018, 12:47
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: How the IBM model m13 is holding up today??
Replies: 9
Views: 720

do you think there is a build-quality difference between MaxiSwitch version and Lemark M13?
by zx_spectrum
28 Oct 2018, 11:27
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: How the IBM model m13 is holding up today??
Replies: 9
Views: 720

actually i was'nt asking about the trackpoint quality i know that it is just crap. what interests me is the M13 as a model m keyboard. the thing is after i read this info: https://wiki.geekhack.org/index.php?title=IBM_Model_M13 i got the impression that they might be even worst than today's Unicomp ...
by zx_spectrum
27 Oct 2018, 18:23
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: How the IBM model m13 is holding up today??
Replies: 9
Views: 720

How the IBM model m13 is holding up today??

Hello
anyone here has been using an IBM Model M13 as a daily driver ??
i would like to know how sturdy the m13 is if used on daily bases

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