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cpusave
January 6th, 2014, 05:20 AM
I found my old IBM Personal Computer 5160 XT, with keybord and stuffs, but I also found this, some random keyboard and screen. I have searched the whole internet but I can't find this company. I have attached the images of the keyboard and screen and if you look at the backside of the screen you can see that the company is called "ADVANCED DATUM INFORMATION CORP." and their sign is written as: "/DATUM". If you look at the backside of the keyboard you can't find this; "ADVANCED DATUM INFORMATION CORP." stamp, but on the keyboard it says "KEY TRONIC CORPORATION" insted, and i found that on the internet, but I couldn't find this exact keyboard. So i'm just wondering if this is worth something?

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Stone
January 6th, 2014, 05:28 AM
Everything is worth something. :-)

High_Treason
January 6th, 2014, 05:30 AM
Those look an awful lot like the parts Amstrad used, perhaps it was a rebadge?

cpusave
January 6th, 2014, 05:32 AM
Yeah maybe, hmm

Andrew T.
January 6th, 2014, 06:18 AM
It looks like a Key Tronic-badged version was up on eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Key-Tronic-KB-5151-Professional-Series-Keyboard-Date-1986-CLEAN-/400606716825?pt=US_Vintage_Computing_Parts_Accesso ries&hash=item5d46056399&nma=true&si=%252BAK4dNdLl6ewrmY76dZXTg1cjQw%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557) a little while ago, and here's (http://blog.modernmechanix.com/your-system-deserves-the-best/) a magazine ad. They called it the "KB 5151"...their basic 83-key IBM-replacement keyboard was the "KB 5150."

I really like older keyboards with weird and wacky layouts...if I didn't have my Gateway 2000 AnyKey, I'd dream of getting this one and finding some way to make it electrically compatible with a newer computer. It's an interesting look at an "extended" keyboard layout created before IBM made its own and set the 101-key standard in stone.

cpusave
January 6th, 2014, 09:08 AM
It looks like a Key Tronic-badged version was up on eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Key-Tronic-KB-5151-Professional-Series-Keyboard-Date-1986-CLEAN-/400606716825?pt=US_Vintage_Computing_Parts_Accesso ries&hash=item5d46056399&nma=true&si=%252BAK4dNdLl6ewrmY76dZXTg1cjQw%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557) a little while ago, and here's (http://blog.modernmechanix.com/your-system-deserves-the-best/) a magazine ad. They called it the "KB 5151"...their basic 83-key IBM-replacement keyboard was the "KB 5150."

I really like older keyboards with weird and wacky layouts...if I didn't have my Gateway 2000 AnyKey, I'd dream of getting this one and finding some way to make it electrically compatible with a newer computer. It's an interesting look at an "extended" keyboard layout created before IBM made its own and set the 101-key standard in stone.

Yes it must be the 5151 keybord i think!, thanks:D

Compgeke
January 6th, 2014, 10:08 AM
Watch out with this board, Keytronic from the timeframe means it probably has foam and foil pads which will more than likely be deteriorated by now.