If 25 years of staying power doesn’t impress you, this should: Mon, 18 October , So the MKB is the cheapest option for cherry blues? I wanted that sucker but it’s crazy expensive. Unicomp, which now owns the rights to the design, continues to sell Model M keyboards. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.

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It would come up to euro in all I think.

So I’m not sure if the keyboard connector is called an “AT connector” or not. The layout is a bit different but the ONLY thing it lacks is the dedicated arrow keys. How do I know this? No additional import charges at delivery!

IBM Lenovo Ps2 Model Sk-8820 Wired Computer Keyboard

Refer to eBay Return policy sk-820 more details. Learn more – opens in new window or tab. Even the addition of Windows keys or the new interface doesn’t mean very much: We take this layout for granted today but when the Model M was put into production, there was no similar “standard” layout.

This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. The matrix routing seems to be rather cursor-key-gaming-friendly, and the proud new owner’s previous sample had developed some problems so he was happy to obtain a replacement.


I have saved many Model Ms in my day, most of them probably stashed in a box in my garage.

That’s not to say that they’re perfect. Posted Fri Mar 14, 7: Keybord one thing that I don’t like is the fact that the compact adesso’s esc and F keys are moved over to the right.

Best PC Keyboard: The Vintage IBM Model “M” Keyboard

The earliest Model M in my collection was produced in August Save your money and get the DSI version. I’ve been a big fan of the Model M keyboards for years. How do I know this, you ask? Barring electrical problems or some other catastrophic failure, I can see myself using these for the rest of my life; all they need is a bit of cleaning every once in a while and perhaps some replacement bearings for the trackballs every few years.

IBM Lenovo Ps2 Model Sk Wired Computer Keyboard | eBay

Many postmodernists would think it ugly even if they could buy it in a tangerine or blueberry variant. Because obviously I don’t want to spend the hours tweaking the system to the way I want it, reinFingstalling everything! They have become the equivalent of the standard equipment AM radio that used to ship in American automobiles in the ’70s. The trackballs are perfectly good, but I think they’re really intended for server cabinets and other environments where space is at a premium and the pointing device is used only occasionally.

These mainstream ‘boards, all with one or another variant of the simple and quiet rubber dome switch idea, are perfectly OK for people who don’t type much. Posted Wed Mar 12, 5: The very notion that computer hardware that began its tour of duty in the mids is still useful today seems so-8820.


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Good keyboards can improve productivity and reduce stress on your hands. If I decided that I liked blues over other switches and wanted something permanent, no it’s not too high. So I still had the cheap rubber dome keyboard to replace. So now with ssk-8820 fast Windows 7 machine I have the cheap-ass bendy, squishy not the good kind of squishy between a girls legs either keyboard that is responsive but hard to type on, for several reasons like keys that move considerable from side to side, black harder to see key placements.

Posted Wed Mar 12, 3: So I started research keyboards, because I feel to have the least frustrating, fast and enjoyable home PC computer using experience that I should have the best human interface components that one can afford regardless of the actual hardware in the PC case – the monitor, mouse and Keyboard. Nimz Thread Starter Posts: That’s not to keyboad that they’re deafening, but you sure can’t hear a pin drop.