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post #1 of 8
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There was one lying in my office at work when I took this job and I'm about to reduce inventory. I just got this keyboard now for free basically. And I heard it is quite rare too. Has a 2001 manufacturing date stamped on the bottom and it indeed does have the 2 mouse attachments.

How cool is this?

I also might be interested in selling it...





Edited by NITRO1250 - 6/14/11 at 10:17am
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post #2 of 8
Quite an odd one alright.

Would still love to see some pictures (and of the insides too if possible)
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post #3 of 8
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I will take some pictures right now. Grabbing the SLR camera.

Upon looking at the keyboard, given my inexperience with such things, I'm going to refrain from taking apart the keyboard for fear of damaging it.

*edit* updated first post with pics
Edited by NITRO1250 - 6/13/11 at 12:31pm
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post #4 of 8
There's not much to it, there's four bolts underneath the keyboard. You remove them, and the top part of the case hinges off. Unless of course you don't have the appropriate nut driver...

Either way, would you mind taking a pic of the whole of the back? Sorry for all the requests, but this is the first I've heard of one in the wild.
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post #5 of 8
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To be honest, this is the first time I have actually heard of this keyboard. I'm excited I found something this rare in my office that my coworkers had no idea it was this rare or valuable.

When you say back, you mean bottom or the back edge?

*edit* Yes there are indeed 4 bolts on the bottom, however I don't have a socket to remove it at the office. I do at home, but I'd have to liberate it from work before I can take it apart for pics.
Edited by NITRO1250 - 6/13/11 at 1:00pm
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post #6 of 8
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So, that friend of mine didn't know how rare it was, so once I get it out of my office, I'm obliged to sell it as I have no use for the board. Someone out there could use it more than I would and appreciate it more.
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post #7 of 8
Neat. Nice find. I would be really excited about finding something like that somewhere unexpected too.
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post #8 of 8
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Originally Posted by magna224 View Post
Neat. Nice find. I would be really excited about finding something like that somewhere unexpected too.
Yeah, the moment I laid eyes on it I knew it was valuable, I just kept waiting to get my hands on it. As of right now, I have it securely at home as we are up to our gills in keyboards on campus and they don't want any more. Score!

Now that I have it, I might sell it... but to not get a mod in here doing his job, I won't talk about prices but reserve it for later.
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