|part#||IBM model F (83-key XT keyboard)|
|date||13-7-84 (July 13, 1984)|
|IBM logo||silver logo with black text|
|metal steel back case (see photo #15)|
|cable||attached, black coiled cable, XT 5-pin DIN connector|
|condition||Keyboard in very good condition, but I would consider it to be used equipment due to exterior condition of box and some light dust on cable and internal keyboard surfaces.
Keyboard tested and fully validated to working 100% using Hagstrom’s XT to ps/2 keyboard encoder and on my IBM PC XT.
|key switches||VERY clicky = buckling spring|
|condition||Requires use of additional XT to AT converter/adapter in order to work with modern PCs
|comments||Metal bottom plate with 2 out of 4 original cork pads. Keyboard cable in very good coiled condition. Overall very good condition for a keyboard that is 37-39 years old. Keyboard tested and fully validated to working condition using Hagstrom’s XT to ps/2 keyboard encoder and on an amber screen IBM PC XT.|