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MOS Commodore KIM-1

I was very happy to find a blue PCB version of a KIM-1 computer some time ago.  I have a  couple of different versions but this KIM-1 is Revision E.  More information is available...

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Univac 1701 Keypunch Keyboard

In the last few weeks, I happened on a vintage Univac keyboard from a 1701 Kyepunch.  I had seen one in my travels at Deskthority.net, a keyboard enthusiasts web community and it did pique...

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Commodore SuperPET SP9000

As a Commodore fan, finding and acquiring a Commodore SuperPET was something that I have been looking forward to doing for a long time.  There are many pages that talk about Commodore SuperPET specifications...

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Vintage Homemade keyboard

I seem to be focused on keyboards lately but this is one of the most impressive keyboards in my collection to me.  It’s construction is crude but it was quite usable as this keyboard...

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Vintage Micro Switch Keyboard

Here is an example of a Micro Switch keyboard assembly.  It is mounted in a makeshift housing that appears to have held a different keyboard in the past.  After some Internet searches, it appears...

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Vintage SMK Keyboard assembly

This is a vintage SMK keyboard assembly that uses SMK key switches (thanks for the correction Daniel).   This keyboard has user labeled keys and some of the key caps have had pad printing...

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Vintage Alps Keyboard

I recently acquires some interesting items from someone that had an eclectic collection of vintage computer hardware and software.   Among the items was this Alps keyboard that I found very interesting.   I don’t...