P/N 92F6330

IBM Retail POS Keyboard w/ Card Reader and Display

FRU Part Number
Market Model Name/Feature Code
Model M8 POS LCD MSR Keypad
Maxi Switch, XAC
IBM/Toshiba POS rubber domes
Earliest Appearance
1993 Q2
Key Count
Casing Colour
RS485 over POS SDL
Additional Notes
Made for the IBM 4694 POS System and later reused with the SurePOS 700 Series, had an original MSRP of $550 USD in 1993

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Variant of a Model M8 POS LCD MSR Keypad

The IBM Retail POS Keyboard /w Card Reader and Display was one of five Model M POS input devices introduced with the IBM 4694 POS Terminal in June 1993. The Model M8 is essentially an enlarged Model M7 keypad with an added LCD tilt-adjustable LCD panel in the top-left corner and no option to have it without a magnetic stripe reader. In its default layout, the keypad has 50 keys of which 49 are usable, and the middle bank has a numeric keypad made up of single-unit keys with the zero key taking up two switches. The single key on its own serves as a dedicated Ctrl key. The other slightly larger keys are designed to be programmable and thus have transparent keytops.