Disassembling and cleaning IBM model M buckling spring mechanical keyboard, article cover

IBM Model M keyboard: disassembly and cleaning

I love the IBM Model M keyboard! I really like it for its sturdiness, the tactile feedback and the characteristic sound of its keys. In this video, we explore the disassembly and cleaning of this mechanical keyboard in detail. […]

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FastLynx to transfer files between old and new PCs

If you're passionate about vintage computers and have ever wondered how to transfer files between old and new PCs, between MS DOS and Windows 10 or 11, then FastLynx might be the solution you're looking for! In this article, [...]

DS1287 replacement nwX287 by Necroware, IBM PS/2 model 30 286, article cover

IBM PS/2, DS1287 – nwX287

Welcome! Let's tackle a fundamental repair on the IBM PS/2 Model 30 286: the replacement of the Real Time Clock (RTC), specifically the Dallas DS1287, with a modern alternative, the nwX287 by Necroware. IBM Computer Configuration Errors The Dallas DS1287, also present [...]

IBM PS/2 model 30 286, Intel 286, IBM personal system, spanish keyboard layout, vintage computer collection, white switch

IBM PS/2 model 30 286

An IBM PS/2 model 30 286, which I bought on Wallapop from Spain, has entered my collection. The origin can also be seen from the keyboard layout, which is Spanish and not Italian. The IBM Personal System/2 model 30 286 is [...]