[rescue] For all the Model M keyboard fans:

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Nov 20 18:43:05 CST 2006

Mon, 20 Nov 2006 @ 15:15 -0600, Scott Newell said:

> At 03:01 PM 11/20/2006 , Wesley W. Will wrote:
> >ePay has one up, PS/2 port Model M, starting bid is around $15 U.S., 
> >plus shipping of course. URL:
> >
> >http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-IBM-Heavy-Duty-CLICKY-Model-M-Keyboard_W0QQitem
> Z190053688849QQihZ009QQcategoryZ74946QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
> >
> >It isn't me, I have no knowledge of or affiliation with the seller. 
> >Just passing on the existence of the item.
> I once bought a lot of 10 'clicky' Model Ms off eBay.  They did not have
> the good mechanical buckling spring contacts, but rubber membrane contacts
> instead.  I was (still am) terribly disappointed.  

As far as I know, there was never a Model M made with a rubber membrane
instead of keyswitches.

Are you sure it was a real Model M?

shannon "AT" widomaker.com -- [There is a limit to how stupid people really
are -- just as there's a limit to the amount of hydrogen in the Universe. 
There's a lot, but there's a limit.  -- Dave C. Barber on a.f.c.  ]

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