|part#||IBM model F (83-key keyboard)
|date||18 DEC 85 (34 years old)
heavy weight: 7 pounds, 4 oz = 3.3 kilos
19″ x 9″ x 1.5″. (485mm x 228mm x 38mm)
|IBM logo||silver logo with black text|
|metal steel back case (painted white)|
|cable||attached, gray coiled cable, 15-pin connector|
|condition||Keyboard in good condition for an artifact that is 35 years old.
|key switches||VERY clicky = buckling spring|
|key covers||one piece key cover integrated into key stem|
|condition||untested, very clean condition|
|comments||Feet extend in three positions (fully retracted, partially extended, fully extended). Metal shiny internal plate (zinc galvanized steel). White painted metal bottom case. Keyboard weight = 7 pounds, 4oz (3.3 kilos).
Gray keyboard cable in very good coiled condition with 15-pin connector.
see for Chryosan’s YouTube review. IBM 5291 Model F “Bigfoot” keyboard review (capacitive buckling springs)