Want To Go Retro When You Write? Get A USB Typewriter

Once upon a time, a long time ago but not in a galaxy far, far away, people used manual typewriters like this one  to put letters, recipes, and manuscripts down on paper. It was a simpler time, without spell check or the ability to save a document. You had to have strong hands to operate it. Ah, yes, I remember it well. If you long for a partial return to yesteryear you can get it with a USB Typewriter.

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Inventor Jack Zylkin takes old, unwanted manual typewriters and repurposes them with electronics so that you can use them via USB port to work with your existing computer or tablet. Start typing and use it like your electronic keyboard. If you really want to go retro you can still put paper in and make just a hard copy.

Enjoy that old-fashioned clackety-clack of the keys AND that all important carriage return slide. It has also been upgraded to have those all important function keys that you have come to rely on like ctrl, alt, esc, and arrows so that you are still in the 21st century.

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Your imagination will get fired up as you start to imagine that you are Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, or an old-time newspaper reporter hacking out breaking news.  It will also make a great looking addition to your desk that will have everyone amazed that you can use that old typewriter with your computer. Grandma and grandpa will really get a kick out of this!

This is total "nerd-vana" for techies and the ultimate steampunk accessory. There are so many people that this keyboard would be just perfect for. Each one is put together by hand and will differ from the ones shown depending on the model of the original typewriter. Made in Philadelphia.

To order your own awesome USB Keyboard, click here.

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