IBM 3104-B2/3178-C2 Typewriter Keyboard

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Admiral Shark's Keyboards (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
Admiral Shark's Keyboards (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
1982 Q4Model F 3104/3178 Typewriter Base Keyboard (31XX-87)IBM capacitive buckling springsMore info on this keyboard

eg, P/Ns 4742702, 4742704, 5640987

87-key (rest of world) or 88-key (Japanese) typewriter-style EBCDIC keyboard for the 3270-family IBM 3104 Model B2 Display Terminal and IBM 3178 Model C2 Display Station. It was a part of the continuation of IBM 3270 Base Keyboards that originated in the IBM Model B keyboard family era. It has an internal solenoid clicker assembly and a blue-coloured display case toggle switch. This keyboard has a 12-key program-function keypad with only PF13 to PF24 legends.


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