Skip to 15:15 for a typing demonstration with the solenoid off.
Skip to 15:43 for a typing demonstration with the solenoid on.
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I’m Thomas and I do keyboard videos and reviews. Today we look at the IBM 5251 keyboard, a massive behemoth that uses the famous beamspring switches. This one took around 4 hours to film, and several hours to edit as well. Hope you enjoy the video!
The practice sentence was: “Hello my name is Thomas and I’m typing on an IBM 5251 right now. Well, what more can I say that I haven’t said already? It’s absolutely magnificent!”