[NTLK] The more you know ... about the Newton keyboard.
victor at chuma.org
Mon Apr 18 17:38:07 PDT 2022
As a part time Model M keyboard enthusiast and proud owner of a Model M
and M2, this is my kind of content!
From the photo of the keyboard PCB
there are two electrolytic capacitors on the board. My IBM model M2,
circa 1993, needed its electrolytic capacitor replaced around 2013 or
so. If anyone has a Newton keyboard giving them grief or that has
stopped working, I'd wager that those caps need replacing.
On 2022-04-18 14:49, Grant Hutchinson wrote:
> This self-proclaimed keyboard geek named “Admiral Shark” has produced a very interesting (and comprehensive) article showing that the Newton keyboard is apparently an IBM Model M6-1 ThinkPad keyboard in disguise.
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