Sony NEWS NWP-5461
|Branding||SONY, NEWS, Topre (on PCB)|
|Layouts||103-key Japanese (1 power button)|
|Years of production||1988-1995|
The Sony NEWS NWP-5461 is a Japanese layout keyboard that came with Sony NEWS (Network Engineering Workstation) workstations sold in the late 1980s to mid 1990s.
It interfaces with a proprietary DE9 connector with 8 pins and has an 8-pin Mini-DIN connector in the centre on the underside of the keyboard for connecting a mouse. It also has a power button in the top-left corner on the face of the keyboard, 4 DIP switches of unknown purpose on the underside and a volume wheel on the left side.
- Sony Japan — Brief history of the Sony NEWS workstation (Japanese)
- Katsu Watanabe — Table of the various revisions of Sony NEWS workstations (Partially Japanese)