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.
|Model M SpaceSaver Keyboard|
Possible companies responsible for making this keyboard for the company marketing it.
The name of the known switching mechanism that lies under this keyboard's keys.
|IBM membrane buckling springs|
|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.
|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.
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.
|Unicomp logo across lock-light LEDs area|
The protocol(s) this keyboard can use to speak to the host computer (eg, scancode sets).
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.
|Black straightened-style fixed Type A USB cable|
|Key CountKey Count
The number of keys that this keyboard originally had.
|Form FactorForm Factor
The standardised or universally acknowledged name for this keyboard's layout form factor.
The 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.
|Data Last Updated||2021-04-08|
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The Unicomp Ultra Classic (PC) and Unicomp SpaceSaver M (Mac) are compact-profile full-size Model Ms featuring the thinnest side bezels ever put to a Model M design. Like its EnduraPro sibling, the SpaceSaver family are produced using the same moulds formerly used to make IBM 5576-C01 keyboards in the '90s. Unlike the EnduraPro or 5576-C01, these do not feature any integrated pointing stick. The Ultra Classic was also previously known as simply the SpaceSaver and should not be confused with the IBM Space Saving Keyboard (SSK) or Space Saver Keyboard (Model M4-1).