IBM Selectric and Keycaps

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

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 keyboard expert Thomas Ran (aka Chyrosran22)
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IBM Selectric II. 〔image source wikimedia

How Selectric Works

How Selectric Works

Selectric Keycaps

The ball's gone, but the legacy of the Selectric keycaps remain.

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Modern Selectric keycaps. 〔image source imgur, by NeilElver, 2015-09-22〕
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CM Storm NovaTouch keyboard with Modern Selectric keycaps, L-Trac Trackball, and Filco numberpad 〔image source imgur, elsewire, 2015-11-04〕
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CM Storm NovaTouch keyboard with Modern Selectric keycaps, L-Trac Trackball, and Filco numberpad. 〔image source imgur, elsewire, 2015-11-04〕
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Filco numberpad with Modern Selectric keycaps. Buy at amazon 〔image source imgur, elsewire, 2015-11-04〕
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Modern Selectric keycaps. 〔http://pimpmykeyboard.com/sa-modern-selectric-keyset/
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Kinesis Advantage with Modern Selectric SA keycaps. 〔image source reddit, by lytfyre 2015-09-29 〕

[see Kinesis Advantage2 Keyboard Review]

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keycap penumbra. 〔image source http://keypuller.com/penumbra-sa/

Retro Keyboards

  1. Azio MK Retro Keyboard
  2. QWERKYWRITER Keyboard
  3. Magicforce Keyboard Retro Keycap
  4. Steam Punk Keyboard
  5. lofree dot keyboard
  6. IBM Selectric and Keycaps
  7. G.Skill RIPJAWS Keyboard
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