Is this IBM keyboard compatible with the IBM 3279?
phb.hfx at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 16:33:58 CST 2020
I was doing field service on 3270 terminals among other things up until
1983 and I never saw a 3278 or 3279 with a keyboard like this, all the
ones I recall seeing where an earlier capacitive switch keyboard that is
sometimes referred to as the "Beam-spring" switch. That said this ones
does seem to have all the right keys in the right place for a 3270
keyboard. The replacement product for the 3279 was announced spring of
1984 so 3279 may have already been out of production when this keyboard
On 2020-03-03 12:48 p.m., Mattis Lind via cctalk wrote:
> The connector is the correct one. It has four jumpers that could be used
> for setting one of the keyboard types using the KB ident lines.
> Which terminal was it used for originally?
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