Dang it, I should have taken this keyboard and iPad combo with me on my vacation last month instead of my old Stowaway keyboard. The USB Typewriter is exactly what it looks like – an old fashioned manual typewriter. It will work with any USB capable computer and iPad. You can buy a pre-converted typewriter for $500 and up, or if you’re into DIY projects, you can order a conversion kit with instructions for $55. Another option is to send in your existing typewriter for conversion. That will set you back $350 plus shipping. I have to admit, that there’s a lot of charm with this setup. I can remember using my mom’s old Underwood typewriter (I think I still have it somewhere) to create my own newspapers when I was a kid. I was a first class dork even back then 😉
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