Apple Standard Keyboard


The Apple Standard Keyboard (also known as Apple Keyboard) is a pointing device that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 1987 to 1990 as part of the Apple Keyboard series. The Keyboard has been introduced on March 2, 1987, alongside the Macintosh II and Macintosh SE.

The new keyboard was literally the same as Apple Desktop Bus Keyboard but features a more solid and thicker frame. It used the new input connection method the Apple Desktop BUS (ADB) and was designed to be compatible with both product lines the Macintosh and Apple II series.

This keyboard has been discontinued on January 15, 1990.

Today Apple Standard Keyboard is 35 years old!

Apple Standard Keyboard
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Apple Standard Keyboard Release Date

IntroducedMarch 2, 1987
DiscontinuedJanuary 15, 1990
Model NumberM0116
Original PriceUnknown
Weight2.25 Ibs.
1.02 KG
Dimensions1.75” H x 16.6” W x 5.6” D
4.44 cm H x 42.16 cm W x 14.22 cm D

System Requirements

  • Apple II computer or Macintosh with ADB port

Keyboard

Keys in Total81
Alphanumeric48
Special1 – Power
Numeric18
Cursor-control4

Connections

ConnectionADB

Power

PowerUnknown

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