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Keyboard–switch database Futaba Second Generation Type 2 MX mount lock


Manufacturer Futaba
Series Second Generation

Created by Daniel on 2015-10-30


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1990 1991 1992 1993

Warning: Please note that the timeline must not be trusted until a statistically significant number of data points are present.


Model Year(s) Switches Serial PCB codes Reference Notes
ETC Power Glide 105 1990 (IC) Alps SKCM White (pine; scrawly; SP:SW)
Futaba 2G Type 2 MX mount lock (lock)
9202075 deskthority.net Another chip has what could be a 1992 date code, and the serial does begin “1992”. The FCC grantee should be “GM8” not “GMB”, which is a mistake.
FK-8000 (Focus) 1992 (IC)
1992 (case)
Futaba 2G Type 2 MX mount
Alps SKCL Green (LED; SP:LG, L:N) (lock)
Futaba 2G Type 2 MX mount lock (other)
deskthority.net Due to drastic lack of details or photographs, very little is known about this keyboard, so I'm compelled to leave most details blank.
Focus FK-8000 1993 (case) Alps SKCL Yellow (LED; unknown) (lock)
Futaba 2G Type 2 MX mount lock (other)
931101627 deskthority.net The regular switch was never identified; it is a four-tab clone, most likely OA2 considering its age