IBM Model M keyboard spares
cclist at sydex.com
Wed Aug 6 23:20:28 CDT 2008
On 6 Aug 2008 at 21:51, Michael B. Brutman wrote:
> I have several versions of the Model M here that will work on a 5170 or
> 5150/5160. From my experiments it looks as though many of the Model Ms
> built until the early 90s could auto-switch between the two protocols.
> Don't tell the 5160 I have at work that it has a Model M on it. (And
> it's not the funny Model M without the indicator lights. That one
> without the indicator lights (1390120) was specifically made for the XT.)
Interesting--I've several variations of the M here. I'll have to try
them individually on a 5160 to see which do and which don't work.
Since the first attempt with one didn't, I'd assumed that it would
hold for all models of the model M (submodels?). Apparently not.
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