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Matra Alice 90

The Matra Alice 90 is a French 8-bit computer first marketed in 1983. Posted by videoface.

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HP 264X keyboard

A mouthwatering HP 264X keyboard from 1974 reviewed by Chyrosran22.

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Bull Questar 200/210

Some nice boards found in an abandoned place in France. Shared by druka-grey.

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Electronic Control Systems display terminal T-03

A cool retro terminal spotted by TyrantFoxx in a Hugh Jeffreys video.

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Ergonomics of the 1880s

To put it mildly, this Hammond 12 typewriter with its "ideal" layout raises some questions.

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Hughes printing telegraph, 1860

The Hughes printing telegraph, the second "keyboard", was a huge improvement compared to its predecessor. Spotted by TheSemiHistorian.

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IBM 4683 POS matrix keyboard

The IBM 4683 POS matrix keyboard is an ortho from IBM - acquired by SharktasticA.

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Japanese typewriters

An old write-up on the inner working mechanism and general evolution of Japanese typewriters.

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Acorn Archimedes 3010

THEletter01 found this Acorn Archimedes 3010.

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IBM Selectric Model 1

IBM Selectric Model 1 typewriter with sound test. Posted by josefquevedo.

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Intertype machine

An Intertype, a typecasting machine, spotted in the wild by mejicat.

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Focus FK-5001

Focus FK-5001 with built-in calculator and other curiosities acquired by DrHERO1.

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History and QWERTY

A fairly good summary of the early history of typewriters and QWERTY by The History Guy. Posted by shinjikun10.

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Unikey KB-7001

A Unikey KB-7001 made by PC concepts found by DarthDangles25.

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JDL Topre board

A JDL Topre posted by TeeN_TetriS.

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Entertainment Computer System

A rare find posted by Dubis7.

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Lear Siegler ADM-2

Vintage Lear Siegler ADM-2 keyboard (circa 1974) with Key Tronic Foam & Foil switches. Posted by jacksonh22.

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Chonker

IBM Displaywriter 6580 spotted by madribby78.

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Project Sphinx

The Project Sphinx is a retrofuturistic concept, the proposed design of a soviet home computer from the '80s. Posted by FractionPrism.

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Data General 6246-A

Data General 6246-A spotted by JonnyUnreliable.

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Burroughs keyboard

A Burroughs terminal keyboard before cleaning posted by BStojanovski.

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IBM Model F AT

A nice-looking IBM Model F AT posted by WillytheWarden.

A Brief History of Numlock

A Brief History of Numlock and Arrow Keys by @figmadesign. Posted by charlesatan.

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Burroughs electronic check writer

A Burroughs Model T9929 electronic check writer spotted.

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1983 IBM PCjr

1983 PCjr keyboard from IBM posted by rpiguy9907.

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