Doctor Who Keyboard

By Xah Lee. Date: .
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“It's a board from a local electric distribution center. The serial ports in the back are some proprietary configuration - 50pin male and a 9pin female - there's really no practical purpose for it other than to gawk ☺” [image source https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/9bdf7w/my_new_238/]

Total is about 244 keys.

The top is 25x5 = 125 keys.

The bottom part is about 93 keys, plus 4x6 = 24.

This appears to be National Grid keyboard used in UK.

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Apparently, this keyboard is used as a interior prop in British TV scifi series Doctor Who's TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space). TARDIS is the name of a time travling machine that looks like a UK police box (public phone booth used for emergencies)

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doctor who keyboard ba393 [image source http://tardisbuilders.com/index.php?topic=4581.0]

2018-09-09 thanks to Marcin Wichary for identification https://twitter.com/mwichary

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