PC/XT keyboard | Article about PC/XT keyboard by The Free Dictionary
PC/XT keyboardAn 83-key keyboard introduced with the IBM PC in 1981 and the PC XT in 1983. The keyboard introduced the dual-function keypad that switches between numeric entry and cursor movement, which became standard on all the full-size keyboards that followed. See PC keyboard.
|Enter and Shift Key Bloopers|
|The small Enter and left Shift keys made typing cumbersome on the first PC keyboards, but these were corrected on the AT keyboard.|