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P/N 41G3604

IBM Industrial Space Saving Keyboard

Type
Model M Industrial Space Saving Keyboard
Nickname
SSK
OEM
Lexmark
Switches
IBM membrane buckling springs
Earliest Appearance
1992 Q3
Original Keycaps
PBT with dye-sublimated legends
Casing Colour
Industrial Grey
Branding
IBM black oval badge
Protocol
Set 2/AT
Connection
Cable
Cable
Grey coiled detachable SDL to PS/2
Key Count
85
Form Factor
Tenkeyless
Layout/Language
German ISO
Data Last Updated
2020-11-12

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Variant of a Model M Industrial Space Saving Keyboard
Variant of a Model M Industrial Space Saving Keyboard

The IBM Industrial Space Saving Keyboard was a variant of the IBM Space Saving Keyboard designed for blending in with industrial environments - in particular, heavily within the automotive industry. In a familiar fashion to the relationship between the IBM Enhanced Keyboard and IBM Industrial PC Keyboard, the only difference is the grey casing designed to hide the dirt and discolouration expected to be inflicted upon the device within an industrial environment. Like the full-sized industrial keyboards, these are usually sold at a significant premium.