P/N 6820819 - Keyboard Details & Specs

Provided by the ASK Keyboard Part Number Database

IBM 5140 PC Convertible Keyboard Assembly

TypeType
A designation from my own type naming scheme used to categorise this keyboard with or from others by their common features and market intent but may/may not be derived from official names.
PC Convertible Keyboard Assembly
OEMOEM
Possible companies responsible for making this keyboard for the company marketing it.
Alps Electric
Key-switchesKey-switches
The name of the known switching mechanism that lies under this keyboard's keys.
Alps SKCM "Brown" & SKCL Compact
Earliest AppearanceEarliest Appearance
The year (and possibly the quarter) that this keyboard part number was introduced, first observed, first recorded or the first example found.
1986 Q2
Original KeycapsOriginal Keycaps
The keyboard's original keycaps' material and text/symbol printing technique.
PBT with dye-sublimated legends
Casing ColourCasing Colour
The original colour of this keyboard's outer casing. For keyboards whose casing materials are known to yellow, this will refer to the original colour before such transformation occurs.
Grey
BrandingBranding
The possible branding and logo styles found on this keyboard part number. This could be multiple styles at once or possible styles found over time.
None
FeetFeet
The style of this keyboard's flip-out or extendable feet. If applicable, this may also state how many levels of height adjustment are available and whether the feet could be rubberised.
None
ConnectionConnection
The keyboard-to-host connection. This is could be a description of a cable (its colour, whether its coiled, whether its detachable, and what connector is at its end) or the name of a wireless technology.
Integrated
Key CountKey Count
The number of keys that this keyboard originally had.
79
Layout/LanguageLayout/Language
Image of Layout/LanguageThe original regional/language layout this keyboard was configured as. Both the language and the standardised key layout may be listed, and in the case of both being known or defined, it will be styled as language then standard.
Italian
Source(s)Source(s)
Documents ("Doc"), websites and/or webpages ("Web") that were used as a source of information for this keyboard part number. Examples of this keyboard part number I own ("ASK") will also be included as sources.
Web: https://archive.org/details/6280646-ibm-pc-convertible-hardware-maintenance-and-service-1ed-feb-86/
Data Last Updated 2024-06-11

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