IBM XT 5160 Keyboard issues

Eric Smith spacewar at
Sun Dec 18 01:51:03 CST 2016

On Sat, Dec 17, 2016 at 11:53 PM, Devin <lyokoboy0 at> wrote:

> Alright, thanks for the info.  I think I'll start off with something in
> the "cheap crap" category and see if i can find something better down the
> line.  Now that i know what to look for it probably won't take long to get
> one that is of good quality.

After that AT (5170) hit the market, most of the clone keyboards that were
introduced either had a switch to select between XT and AT interface, or
did auto-switching.  As XTs faded from common use, the clone keyboards
dropped that feature.

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