Unicomp Keyboard

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Unicomp owns the rights to the design of IBM Model M keyboard, and makes modern version of keyboard with the classic IBM buckling spring key switch mechanism.

[see IBM Model M keyboard]

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Unicomp Keyboard

Unicomp Keyboard Review

Here's a interview with Unicomp guy Mr Muyskens

[Old-School Keyboard Makes Comeback Of Sorts By Mr Muyskens. At ]

Here's History of IBM Model M, and Review of Unicomp keyboard.

Unicomp Model M review (buckling springs)

With APL Layout Keycaps

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Unicomp Keyboard with APL labeling. Unicomp Keyboard

[see How to Create APL or Math Symbols Keyboard Layout]


The buckling spring is a old tech. There are few other key switch mechanisms with good tactile feedback. If you want something with very crispy tactile bump feel, i recommend keyboard with Cherry MX Blue switch.

[see Guide to Keyboard Key Switch Mechanisms]

[see List of Keyboards with Mechanical Switch]

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