Sat Dec 29, 7: The following photos depict a Sager NP laptop keyboard:. But from what I can tell, the switches don’t seem to have these 4 tabs. They are in decent condition, just need a little clean up. Opened, showing the contact mechanism, tactile leaf and jumper. Tue Apr 05, 4: Note the lack of slits in the upper shell.
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Even though it also has four pins and is low-profile, it is neither pin-compatible or keycap compatible with the Alps SKFL switch.
Fri Apr 01, If the switch has 4 tabs on it, like this, it’s definitely a clone: It’s still a nice find either way. The result is greater tactility than if a typical tactile leaf were used, but at a cost of requiring some empty space within the switch.
Soon enough that’ll happen, this guy deserves a good cleaning. Turns out, they’ve got Alps!
Something that isn’t very common on most alps boards. Found this puppy at work. They are in decent condition, just need a little clean up. Alps Glidepoint Mac glixepoint keyboard.
Alps GlidePoint Keypad for Macintosh –
Tue Apr 05, glideplint Whoah, check out that bottom row! It has an integrated Glidepoint mechanism that acts as the mouse. With Alps, the condition of the keyboard is often times much more important than the variant of switches themselves, unless the switches are rare. Sat Dec 29, 7: Definitely keeping one, but people on other forums have expressed interest in the other.
I’m using the Windows laps of this at work right now, the tiny backspace drives me a little crazy but my other keyboards are too loud to use here. Anyway, here are g,idepoint pics of a genuine Alps keyboard: As such, when the click leaf is released, it has nothing to strike, and produces no click sound. So you definitely got lucky in that regard. This is the linear version.
Vintage 1995 Alps Glidepoint Full-size Numeric Keypad With Stand – Serial Port
Definitely seems like legit Alps based on your info, I don’t see the tabs on these. I’ve never taken it all the way apart, but it looked the same inside from what I remember. I can’t find any information on this keyboard whatsoever, seems like it could be a rarity but I honestly have no clue. The other interesting part is the split spacebar.
Anyone have any additional info on this?
Vintage Alps Glidepoint Full-size Numeric Keypad With Stand – Serial Port | eBay
The cable includes the 5-pin AT? It also has a stepped caps lock.
A number of variants exist. This article requires additional photographic illustration — internals of black variant needed. A switch exists that resembles SKFR but with a taller slider that accepts regular Alps keycaps; this switch has been found only inand were this to be SKFRAK, the date may explain its omission from the catalogue.
Sat Apr 02, 3: These rack-mount keyboards don’t show up that glidfpoint on eBay, but I have seen them once or twice before. Interestingly enough the couple switches with the LEDs are yellow switches that aren’t clicky to make room for the LED, I read and appear to be clones, as they do have the 4 tabs as well.
The switches are