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P/N 1397003

IBM Personal System/2 Host Connected Keyboard

Type
Model M Type IV PC Functional Key Keyboard
Nickname
Battlecruiser
OEM
IBM
Switches
IBM membrane buckling springs
Earliest Appearance
1998
Original Keycaps
PBT with dye-sublimated legends
Casing Colour
White
Branding
IBM blue oval badge
Connection
Cable
Cable
Grey coiled detachable SDL to PS/2
Key Count
122
Form Factor
120%
Layout/Language
German ISO
Data Last Updated
2020-11-12

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Variant of a Model M Type IV PC Functional Key Keyboard
Variant of a Model M Type IV PC Functional Key Keyboard
Variant of a Model M Type IV PC Functional Key Keyboard

The IBM Personal System/2 Host Connected Keyboard is a variant of the Type III IBM Functional Key Keyboard designed to be natively compatible with PCs. As such, these are the only IBM "battleship" or "battlecruiser" keyboards that come with modular SDL connectors and lock-lights as standard.