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by karlmartin95
14 Aug 2019, 05:17
Forum: Marketplace Help
Topic: Price Check: How much is my _____ worth?
Replies: 4410
Views: 256883

Re: Price Check: How much is my _____ worth?

How much an IBM 3178 Keyboard cost?

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by karlmartin95
08 Aug 2019, 14:16
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What Are Your IBM Model F Preferences? (XT vs AT vs 122...)
Replies: 179
Views: 10940

Re: What Are Your IBM Model F Preferences? (XT vs AT vs 122...)

And what about the terminal model F's? Like the 4704 keyboards?
by karlmartin95
05 Aug 2019, 15:07
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 3713
Views: 190358

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

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What keyboard is this?
by karlmartin95
24 Jul 2019, 01:50
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Saving a 2100 From Death: The Unsaver Way!
Replies: 21
Views: 1190

Re: Saving a 2100 From Death: The Unsaver Way!

Good job! glad to see this kind of restorations!
by karlmartin95
23 Jul 2019, 22:22
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Tutorial] Cheapest IBM 4704 Keyboard USB Conversion
Replies: 8
Views: 505

Re: [Tutorial] Cheapest IBM 4704 Keyboard USB Conversion

snacksthecat wrote:
22 Jul 2019, 23:53
Really nice tutorial. Thanks for taking the time to share it.
We must help each other, it's the only way to grow.
by karlmartin95
22 Jul 2019, 01:19
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Tutorial] Cheapest IBM 4704 Keyboard USB Conversion
Replies: 8
Views: 505

Re: [Tutorial] Cheapest IBM 4704 Keyboard USB Conversion

Yup, TMK speaks almost everything, 4704 included. I remember running this when I first got my Kishsaver and Hasu first supported them. I consider Xwhatsit's controller an upgrade, though, as I never liked the 4704's original cable, or its bulky end, and Xwhatsit's GUI worked well before Unimap. Now...
by karlmartin95
22 Jul 2019, 01:17
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Tutorial] Cheapest IBM 4704 Keyboard USB Conversion
Replies: 8
Views: 505

Re: [Tutorial] Cheapest IBM 4704 Keyboard USB Conversion

dcopellino wrote:
22 Jul 2019, 00:44
Redmaus wrote:
22 Jul 2019, 00:16
Now all I need is a 4704
No problem, you'll find it here for free
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:D
:lol: yeah!
by karlmartin95
21 Jul 2019, 21:25
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Tutorial] Cheapest IBM 4704 Keyboard USB Conversion
Replies: 8
Views: 505

[Tutorial] Cheapest IBM 4704 Keyboard USB Conversion

Hi, I made this post to help you to convert your IBM 4704 keyboard to USB with a cost less than 10 USD! Capacitive F50, F62, F77 and F107 can be converted with this method. https://i.imgur.com/0xUosna.jpg This post took me some work, but after all I did it!. First , I have to thank to HASU: https://...
by karlmartin95
21 Jul 2019, 16:38
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED

Chyros wrote:
21 Jul 2019, 09:12
Wow, that is really nice Oo . Super elegant, well done mate! :D
Thank you! And congrats for your youtube channel, your videos are amazing!
by karlmartin95
21 Jul 2019, 01:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

Alright guys, the Keyboard is ready! Today I finished the converter, I used a cheap Arduino Pro Micro as you can see in the images, heat shrinkable tubes, cables and of course a female DB-9. Here, the final product: https://i.imgur.com/BQou3Zs.jpg https://i.imgur.com/MXGcGjX.jpg https://i.imgur.com/...
by karlmartin95
17 Jul 2019, 04:53
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Smith Corona Typewriter
Replies: 1
Views: 748

Re: Smith Corona Typewriter

That gif is amazing!
by karlmartin95
17 Jul 2019, 01:56
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM Model M50
Replies: 6
Views: 644

Re: IBM Model M50

andrewjoy wrote:
16 Jul 2019, 15:33
Nice.

Take a peak inside , you may see a happy surprise.

Some M50s ( if not all ) have a half F half M design . An F style top and bottom plate with M internals. Or what i like to call a "Proto M"
Really? I'll see
by karlmartin95
14 Jul 2019, 17:13
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

And finally, the buzzer works! I can hear it in every keypress. Also, if I move the knob I can mute it or increse the volume of the beep. Wow this is insane! There's one thing left, I have to create an external adapter with a female db9 in order to preserve the original cable attached to the keyboar...
by karlmartin95
12 Jul 2019, 17:45
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM model F's tribute
Replies: 50
Views: 3186

Re: IBM model F's tribute

dcopellino wrote:
12 Jul 2019, 15:51
karlmartin95 wrote:
12 Jul 2019, 12:40
Nice, I have only 2 models F.

IBM Model F Bigfoot
IBM 4704 F77

I'm in the searching for the others!
Oops, it seems there is the king among us... Gorgeous
Thanks, oh you are from Napoli.. my family came from there. Long live to Italy!
by karlmartin95
12 Jul 2019, 12:40
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM model F's tribute
Replies: 50
Views: 3186

Re: IBM model F's tribute

Nice, I have only 2 models F.

IBM Model F Bigfoot
IBM 4704 F77

I'm in the searching for the others!
by karlmartin95
10 Jul 2019, 21:41
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

Dingster wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 20:49
Woa, amazing job with the restoration. Could you do a typing demo of it?
Yes sure, but first I want to make the buzzer works on every key press. Any help will be welcome!
by karlmartin95
10 Jul 2019, 18:11
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

Yes, the foot is removable
by karlmartin95
10 Jul 2019, 14:11
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

Anyone wants to see the sale here it is. Wow.. perhaps the seller saw this post lol might be, a bit of a coincidence here. Regardless of that, now you can confirm that folks here ain't joking about the place this board holds in the community... Interesting and my keyboard has the back plastic to el...
by karlmartin95
10 Jul 2019, 12:37
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

User101 wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 04:56
Anyone wants to see the sale here it is.
Wow.. perhaps the seller saw this post
by karlmartin95
10 Jul 2019, 04:49
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

Weezer wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 04:07
One of these just came up on ebay and instantly sold for almost $4000
Really??? When?
by karlmartin95
09 Jul 2019, 05:37
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

Ladies and gentlemen, the keyboard is finished! I'm writing from it right now. There's one problem left, I have to make the buzzer work while I write. The buzzer only make a beep when I connect the keyboard to the computer. Here is the final result: https://i.imgur.com/AEWMEnx.jpg I preserve the ori...
by karlmartin95
09 Jul 2019, 02:12
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

One thing at a time, then. Please make sure that it does respond to keys being pressed with scan codes and whatnot. Later we can all help you figure out the rest. Did I say "ENVYYYYYY"? :mrgreen: Yes, I have some problems with some keys.. Here I show you my keyboard configuration, I used this: http...
by karlmartin95
09 Jul 2019, 00:06
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

It works!!! I'm using an Arduino Pro Micro. When the keyboard starts I can hear a beep from the buzzer and all works good. The only thing is that I can't hear the buzzer every time I hit a key. Can somebody help me? Perhaps, only with other mods the beeper works There should be a volume knob under ...
by karlmartin95
08 Jul 2019, 23:33
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

It works!!! I'm using an Arduino Pro Micro. When the keyboard starts I can hear a beep from the buzzer and all works good. The only thing is that I can't hear the buzzer every time I hit a key. Can somebody help me? Perhaps, only with other mods the beeper works
by karlmartin95
08 Jul 2019, 17:12
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

depletedvespene wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 16:21
JP! wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 16:17
Wow this is lovely. So do you need a partner for the next bank heist? ;)
No skippin' the line, Mister!
Yes! I need 1 partner more and we'll make a heist!
by karlmartin95
08 Jul 2019, 16:08
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

darkcruix wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 15:36
Amazing find !!!! Keep us posted on the journey to restore this fine keyboard.
Yes for sure. When I finish the restoration I'll modified this topic with a tutorial of how to make this thing work on modern pcs. I'll not sand the keyboard, I prefer to preserve its original paint.
by karlmartin95
08 Jul 2019, 08:47
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

//gainsborough wrote:
08 Jul 2019, 08:39
My hunch is more than 2k - and in fact, I expect Karl will be getting, if he hasn't already, PMs with offers for it, hahaha.
If I get another F77 for sure It'll go for sale of for trade. I'll search in my country!
by karlmartin95
08 Jul 2019, 08:11
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77 FINISHED
Replies: 84
Views: 3249

Re: [Restoration] IBM 4704 F77

Haha holy shit, an F77! xD How many of these are still known to be around now? Three or something, this one included? xD Sorry, I'm new in this forum, I like the people here and all the tutorials that people made. But I can't understand if it's a joke or what, this is the fifth time that I hear in ...

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