Keys - Non-Ace was RE: ACE Key codes (xx2247 etc.)

Paul Koning paulkoning at
Mon Apr 25 09:19:40 CDT 2016

> On Apr 24, 2016, at 8:54 PM, Jerome H. Fine <jhfinedp3k at> wrote:
> >Kyle Owen wrote:
>> On a related note, a former DEC field engineer gave me this key (and
>> keychain). He thought it was a PDP-8 key at first, but it's not the
>> standard XX2247. It says KBM1100...any ideas what this might go to?
> I have followed this thread, but have not been interested enough
> to keep any of the old posts.
> ...
> The above post suggests that XX2247 was used for the PDP-8.
> If so, was any specific key used for the PDP-11?

XX2247 was the standard key for the PDP-11.  And the VAXen, at least until DEC switched to plastic blank "keys" instead.


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