IBM Selectric

By Xah Lee. Date: .

One ball to rule them all.

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IBM Selectric typeball: PRESTIGE ELITE!
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IBM Selectric ad. A new kind of typewriter.
IBM Selectric Ad.

IBM Selectric Typewriter Review

IBM Selectric typewriter review - and how it works! Video by the redoubtable key switch expert Thomas Ran (aka Chyrosran22)
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IBM Selectric II. [image source wikimedia ]

How Selectric Works

How Selectric Works

Hacker Lore Keyboards

  1. IBM Selectric
  2. History of Emacs and vi Keys
  3. Apple Keyboard History ⌨
  4. Space Cadet Keyboard
  5. ADM-3A Terminal
  6. DEC VT100 Terminal
  7. IBM Model M keyboard
  8. Sun Microsystems Type 6 Keyboard
  9. Control Key and Capslock Key Positions in Old Keyboards
  10. The Idiocy of Happy Hacking Keyboard

Lisp/Selectric Keycaps

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SAIL Keycaps
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UHK LISP keyboard
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Space Cadet Keycaps
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Hyper 7
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Modern Selectric Keycaps

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