Sonntag, 21. November 2010

Eine 500-fränkige Tastatur, bitte!

Over 90% of all full size keyboards today use this type of switch. Back in the 1980’s, when the first IBM PC clones were popping up, the companies making them knew that to compete with IBM they had to be cheaper. And one of the ways they were able to do this was by cheapening the keyboard. At the time, the Model M alone added around $250 to the cost of the PC ($500 when adjusted for inflation), and the Model F that came before it cost even more than that. And that’s how rubber domes really took off.

Quelle: Mechanical Keyboard Guide – Overclock.net – Overclocking.net

Diesen Blog-Artikel schreibe ich übrigens auf einem legendären Apple Extended Keyboard II (Model M3501) …

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