Using an IBM PCjr wireless keyboard

From: Teo Zenios <>
Date: Sat Jan 29 19:26:27 2005

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From: "Jim Leonard" <>
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Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2005 4:34 PM
Subject: Re: Using an IBM PCjr wireless keyboard

> It took me a while to discover WHY the original PCjr keyboard used rubber
> It was so the complete newbie could use thin cardboard "overlays" that
> completely over the keyboard and illustrated what each key did in a
> application. King's Quest for PCjr did this, IIRC, as did a few other
> --
> Jim Leonard (

Could also be because a chicklet keyboard (membrane type) is allot cheaper
to make then a normal IBM keyboard with mechanical switches (of that
Received on Sat Jan 29 2005 - 19:26:27 GMT

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