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IBM keyboard part number finder

Need help finding an IBM keyboard part number? Look no further! This tool by SharktasticA takes care of that.

KBD.news
Published August 30, 2021

Try it here: https://sharktastica.co.uk/kb_db_finder

The new keyboard database finder is an upcoming alternative method for searching the keyboard part number database. This long-awaited replacement for the original form-based keyboard database finder takes the form of an interactive quiz that should enable you to 'hone' in on a keyboard and its part number based on your visual and feature preferences or known facts of a keyboard you're trying to reverse search.

As this is a preview, operational bugs are to be expected. If you encounter an issue, please report it.

So, what can you do with this? Basically, you take a five-question quiz and the database will try to find IBM (and Lexmark, Unicomp, etc.) keyboard part numbers based on your answers. This is could be used for:

  • Finding out if a particular style and function of IBM keyboard you want exists
  • Reverse-searching a keyboard you know exists but don't know any part numbers for

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


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