IBM PC Keyboard

This 84-key keyboard was supplied with the original IBM 5150 PC. It uses a 5-pin DIN plug and is not electrically compatible with the later AT and PS/2 computers. The keyboard protocol is one-way and the keyboard therefore lacks the caps/numeric/scroll-lock LEDs that would later be introduced.

Part number: 1501105

Date : 20th August 1984

Manufacturer : IBM

Format : Keyboard

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH40919. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

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