|Keyswitches||Key World Cherry MX clone|
The SKB-5150C was sold for 159 Deutsche Mark as a professional keyboard for data entry with the following features also mentioned on the box in these exact words including wrong spelling (see keyboard box):
- PC-R, Layout 84 key
- PC-R, A, X, Switchable
- Hight - Reliability Mechanical Keyswitch
- Large RETURN and SHIFT key top for easy to operate
- Low Profile Design for DIN. Meet FCC standard
- Multi-Language Version: French, German, Spanish, Denish. Italian...
The keyboard has a metal backplate with PCB mounted ProWorld Cherry MX clone switches.
Like other similarly-named keyboards, 5150 likely derives from the model number of the original IBM Personal Computer (IBM model 5150).