XT keyboards (and missing decal)

Jules Richardson jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 14:42:56 CST 2014

On 11/15/2014 01:49 PM, tony duell wrote:
>> I've got a 5160 here with the XT keyboard - however it's got the 64/256K
>> motherboard fitted (with the "early" Jan '86 EPROMs), and Wikipedia seems
>> to claim that by the time the 64/256K boards came out the machines were
>> shipped with 102-key keyboards (the XT flavor of the Model M, I assume).
>> Anyone know if that's true, and so my system should technically have a
>> "full size" keyboard, or was there a crossover period where systems with
>> the newer boards shipped with the 83-key XT keyboards?
> I thought the 64K-256K board was the older XT one, the later version being 256-640K
> (it's the same board with the '158 mux chip added and a link soldered in, just like the
> well-known upgrade).

Well spotted - darn it! I *meant* 256/640K board :-( I wrote that message 
over the course of two days while doing a hundred other things, and kept 
coming back to re-word it.



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