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Leeds & Northrup Max1

A cool control station terminal spotted by jacksonh22.

jacksonh22 posted this photo without any details but fnordulicious identified the protagonist as a Leeds & Northrup Max1 terminal.

Apparently a Leeds & Northrup Max1 terminal. Seems to be part of a control system for things like power plants. It was apparently hooked up to DEC VAXen – fnordulicious.

Here is and old interface documentation archived by Google.

Published on Sat 13th Nov 2021. Featured in KBD #52 (source).


Preh Commander AK 67

This [x|Brüel & Kjær NP 0028] aka Preh Commander AK 67 was found by cdc_mkb in the attic of his employer.


IBM 3178 C1 mod

An IBM 3178 C1 USB Chungus edition ft. Solenoid by drake9800.

1989 Nixdorf Computers keyboard

1989 Nixdorf Computers keyboard with 30 F-keys. Renovated (lubed mx blacks, dampened, retrobrite) by bubr123.

Don Lancaster's TV Typewriter project

Found in a customer's garage by 209Diamondhander, this might be a build of Don Lancaster's TV Typewriter.