By browsing this website, you consent to the use of cookies. I’ll be keeping an eye out on ebay for that spacesaver though, and will post back here if I manage to talk to the 51nb guys about 6x to USB boards! So maybe this post will be the first such on topic post: The only ICs which are visible are: Trivia For whatever reason there are conflicting prototype stock images of the SK I can find quite a few attempts at building a USB-interface for the 6x or x20 type of keyboards, but most seem to have disappeared, or not materialized.

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Message 2 of 8. The instructions are copied as followed, however the driver referenced isn’t available. Message 3 of 8.

IBM SK USB Keyboard | eBay

Now you could take a T6x ThinkPad keyboard assembly that does have both the numpad and windows keys and convert them from the proprietary ThinkPad interface to standard USB–but that requires building a special PCB with soldering on the tiny surface mount connectors and programming it all.

The Link under 1. Some users have complained ssk-8835 these UltraNavs lack the ‘ThinkPad’ feel; while it’s true they feel different, they’re not terrible and start to feel better the longer you use them and break them in.

The ThinkPad logo is on the left side, but they were always printed on the right side in production units the reason being is keyboxrd the machines making them already printed Ssk-8835 logos on the right, and it would be a useless expense to re-tool the production. Does anyone know how to find Windows 10 driver for SK?


IBM left the “windows logo is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation” on all of their keyboards just for extra legal security even if absent. They can easily be replaced with the proper tools.

Message 4 of 8. Unfortunately, that does not work on mine W via dock. Personally I find the ‘deselection scroll’ to be a more useful feature. This is, to my knowledge, the only wk-8835 real keys Son of a gun!

IBM SK 8835 USB Keyboard

The Synaptics drivers have to be manually configured for the middle scroll button to become activated. You would have to sacrifice the numpad to instead use a Lenovo one. All proprietary software is sk-835 of IBM. I unplugged my SK from the dock and plugged it directly into my W and it worked after rebooting as requested by Win10!

Genuine Lenovo IBM Sk 02r USB Wired Touchpad Keyboard | eBay

And finally, both look to be coated in the soft IBM rubber, whereas production units are not. Drivers sk Ultranav Keyboard. To my knowledge these were never released with Microsoft Windows keys as IBM removed all Windows keys on their laptops during a brief period in – Do anyone here know whether it’s possible to replace the actual keyboard with a ISO layout one?

Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. The SK on the left shows a power button, the one on the right does not.


Unfortunately the nomenclature for these keyboards became quite diverse– especially due to the fact Lenovo and IBM were both manufacturing them under different branding posthere’s a few other variations of the name:.

Genuine Lenovo IBM Sk-8835 02r0400 USB Wired Touchpad Keyboard

It’s also hard to sk-88835 the “ThinkPad keyboard feel” since NMB isn’t contracted to make the latest ThinkPad keyboards anymore, and every ThinkPad you use will feel slightly different. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions. Windows 10 should supply it and if not, simply use the latest driver supplied for the device. Both numpads don’t match the early ThinkPad keys and lack the blue enter key like the production units.

This website uses cookies. I plugged the keyboard back into the dock – the trackpoint still worked, rebooted – still works!

Both have a modified LED indicator screen. I just bought a ThinkPad W off eBay! Forums Knowledge Base Blogs. See our Sustainability Report. It’s in great working condition, and is starting to be more and more rare.