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Fluke 1720A keyboard

u/R009k saved a vintage Fluke 1720A Programmer Keyboard from getting thrown out.

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Published February 26, 2022

Introduced by John Fluke Mfg. Co., Inc. in the early 1980's, the Fluke 1720A Programmer Keyboard accompanied the Fluke 1720A Instrument Controller which was designed for controlling industrial instrument systems.

Work was throwing out a few of these beauties, snaged one on the way out – R009k.

The keyboard sports Datanetics DC-60 series switches and includes an on-board solenoid.

More info and photos on Deskthority.

Published on Sat 26th Feb 2022. Featured in KBD #67 (source).


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