The Keyboard Oracle has decided:
The votes have been counted. As voted for by the members of deskthority - input devices extraordinaire
:Best relic/discovery 2011
Nominated: HaaTa for his combined archeological work in 2011, the IBM Model F AT, the Sega HTR-2106, the Space-cadet keyboard and the Tipro.
And the winner is...HaaTa for his combined archeological work in 2011Full results
.Best input device mod 2011
Nominated: Lowpoly's Apple M0110 mod, Signature Plastics key caps and Soarer's XT/AT/PS2/Terminal to USB converter with NKRO.
And the winner is...Lowpoly's Apple M0110 modFull results
.Best keycaps 2011
Nominated: Clack Factory keycaps, Dolch keycaps, IBM Model M keycaps, Original Cherry double shot keycaps and Topre Realforce/HHKB PBT keycaps.
And the winner is...Clack Factory keycapsFull results
.Best ergonomic keyboard/HID 2011
Nominated: The Cherry G80-5000, the Datahand Professional II and the Kinesis Advantage
And the winner is...The Datahand Professional IIFull results
.Best other (non-keyboard) HID 2011
Nominated: The Apple Magic Trackpad, the Kensington Slimblade trackball and the Rollermouse family.
And the winner is...The Kensington Slimblade trackballFull results
.Best keyboard company or brand 2011
Nominated: Cherry, KBC, The Keyboard Company, Topre and WASDKeyboards.
And the winner is...The Keyboard CompanyFull results
.Best regular keyboard in 2011
Nominated: The Cherry G80-3000, the Filco Majestouch 2 family, the Filco Ninja Majestouch 2, the Unicomp Spacesaver and the WASD V1.
And the winner is...The Filco Majestouch 2 familyFull results
.Best space-saving/compact keyboard 2011
Nominated: The Filco Majestouch 2 Tenkeyless, the HHKB Professional 2, the IBM Model M Space Saving Keyboard, the KBC Poker and the Realforce white 87U uniform 45g.
And the winners are...The Filco Majestouch 2 Tenkeyless and the KBC PokerFull results
.Best keyboard switch 2011
Nominated: Cherry MX Blue, Cherry MX Brown, Cherry MX Red, IBM Buckling Spring and Topre.
And the winner is...Cherry MX BrownFull results
.The *Ping* Award 2011
Nominated: Corsair (for mechanical/rubber dome hybrids), the Geekhack trojan attacks, No Miniguru in 2011, PING!/The Summer of Ping! and Truly Ergonomic.
And the winners are...The Geekhack trojan attacks and No Miniguru in 2011Full results
.And now, your special attention for the main Award...The Deskthority Award 2011
Nominated: 7bit for organizing Round 4 + R4Wiki, Ascaii (Cherry key caps etc.), The Keyboard Oracle, Sixty for groupbuys and The Switch Try Bag and The Cherry Switch Try Gaming PCB's
And the winner is...7bit for organizing Round 4 + R4WikiFull results