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IBM Model M5-2

An IBM Model M5-2 with a cute little trackball. Posted by opalinemoth.
Published August 30, 2021

Using Shark's fool-proof IBM part number finder even I could figure out what model this might be:

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According to the database, all models with these part numbers were manufactured by Lexmark, starting in 1993/1995.

Published on Mon 30th Aug 2021. Featured in KBD #41 (source).

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