[sdiy] Mac users - excellent keyboard similar to IBM

René Schmitz synth at schmitzbits.de
Mon May 31 10:17:48 CEST 2021


On 30.05.2021 23:28, Neil Johnson via Synth-diy wrote:
>  Michael E Caloroso wrote:
>
>     Showing my age here... I loved those IBM model M "buckling spring"
>     keyboards from the 1980s that had a great tactile feel and were easy
>     on the joints.  They were great for work involving frequent typing
>     like documentation and software development.  When I threw out my PS/2
>     computer I kept the keyboard for my other Windows computers.  I could
>     work for hours on them and never have RSI problems, unlike newer
>     keyboards.
>
>
> Nice keyboards. At work some years ago we got into clicky keyboards.  
> I went for this one:
> https://www.njohnson.co.uk/page/f122.html 
> <https://www.njohnson.co.uk/page/f122.html>
>
> Click Click click ...
>
They look similar to the keyboards used on mainframe terminals on an IBM 
System 370.

I remember some terminals that had the ability to lock the keys. I.e. 
you would feel when

your input wasn't accepted. (Because your cursor was in the weeds.) A 
bit like a jammed typewriter.


Best,

  René


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