Repurposing cable for IBM Model M Keyboard

Rob Jarratt robert.jarratt at
Wed Nov 6 12:30:26 CST 2019

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> Subject: RE: Repurposing cable for IBM Model M Keyboard
> The cables are not very common. You could possibly keep the cable intact
> you bought a $10 adapter from Just put Adds keyboard adapter
> in the search box.

Thanks for the tip!

I am in the UK though, so not sure if they would ship. Also I don't know if
the cable pinout will be correct, so I might need to hack the adapter
anyway, but at that price if I can get one in the UK it would be worth a



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