Unicomp Keyboard

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Unicomp Keyboard

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

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]

Here's a interview with Unicomp guy Mr Muyskens

Old-School Keyboard Makes Comeback Of Sorts By Mr Muyskens. At http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=100076874

Alternatives

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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