Where can I find one of those classic IBM keyboards to use with my modern desktop?
jhotz 2 years ago
I've been trying to find a keyboard that has the same feel as the old IBM PCs from the 80s-90s. They had a long stroke and a very distinct "click-click" tactile feedback. I suspect the reason for the unique feel was that it was during the transition period from typewriters to word processing, and it replicated the feel of a good typewriter keyboard. Come to think of it, the IBM Selectric typewriter probably had the best keyboard feel I've ever experience, so perhaps IBM just had the finest keyboard designers during that era. I haven't been able to locate anything that feels like them, even though I've been looking for quite a while. Does anyone know of a modern alternative to those IBM PC keyboards, or a way to use one with a modern PC?
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