length: (standard length) 36-48 inches
ps/2 connector to SDL (IBM model M keyboard connector)
Keyboard cables came from used IBM model M 1391401 keyboards and verified to be in very good working condition.
IBM original coiled cable still is good condition for 20+ years old IBM part and plastic SDL clips are both intact.
Inspected and tested for no cracks or excessive wear in plastic cable sheathing, unlike problem of cracked cable sheathing more typically found in plastic used in Made by Lexmark cables from 10-15 years ago.
|Connector assembly having improved internal latching system Hayes & Weidler 1984
|link to full text of US Patent 4,458,973
|Electrical connector assembly comprises a plug and a receptacle which has a plug receiving opening extending into its mating face. The plug has latch arms extending from its endwalls adjacent to the leading end of the plug. The latch arms extend divergently and have rearwardly facing shoulders intermediate the ends and handle portions extending from the shoulders to the free ends. Ears extend from the free ends towards the endwalls and are offset from the adjacent plug sidewall so that the latch arms can be flexed towards the plug endwalls for unlatching. The receptacle opening has shoulders therein for engagement with the plug shoulders.