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The Oracle Answers
The Oracle Answers

The Keyboard Oracle
Thy wish is to buy a mechanical keyboard, but eternal doubt is eating éow irrelevant mortal soul? The Leopold with Cherry MX Blue…

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Pocketable keyboards - why don't we talk about them?
Pocketable keyboards - why don't we talk about them?

bhtooefr
I know, I know, the vast majority of mobile keyboards are utter garbage... but seriously, that seems like it's even more of a reason to talk about…

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Keyboards for Alps Keycaps Dye Sub PBT or Doubleshot ABS?

Hypersphere
Which keyboards could be used as a source for dye-sub PBT or doubleshot ABS Alps (or Matias) keycaps?

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MICRO SWITCH SW-10591
MICRO SWITCH SW-10591

seebart
a few of you knew I bought this a couple of weeks ago. I'm not so sure if this is worth what I paid for but that's really not measurable…

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Programming the Poker II

Hypersphere
According to the DT Wiki, "The Poker II does not permit normal key functionality to [be] reprogrammed." Nevertheless, I have seen posts indicating that a complete remapping, such…

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Keyboards at work you cant have

Touch_It
I don't know why I never posted before but I know of at least 3 IBM Wheel Writers where I work, two of witch are never used. Next time I wonder by I will take a picture. I keep hoping some will come…

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Filco double shots? Opinions sought...

ShivaYash
Hello chaps, I saw these today: http://www.keyboardco.com/product/doub… Only on the screen. They look rather nice but at £46 inc VAT the price is classic KeyBoardCo. I find their…

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Beast of an F I call the Beige Whale

Rotti
Much thanks to hwood34 for selling me this exceedingly hard to document piece. Anyway enough of the formalities. While this may LOOK like a 5291 "Bigfoot", the internals are totally…

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ErgoDox not showing up after flashing

aidalgol
I just finished assembling my ErgoDox — my first mechanical keyboard, by the way :D — and flashed the firmware and... nothing shows up on my PC. I can flash the Teensy just fine with the…

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Topre PBT Spacebars

Hypersphere
It seems there are currently no sources for PBT spacebars for Topre keyboards such as Realforce or HHKB Pro 2. How might interest be generated for this product? Could a company like…

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Keytronics foam fix?

elecplus
Posted from another mail list I belong to: I've fixed a couple of keyboards using hobby shop track bed foam, but have not been very happy with the "feel". That foam is considerably less…

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Kickstarter: HashKey - most cringeworthy "keyboard" ever
Kickstarter: HashKey - most cringeworthy "keyboard" ever

ne0phyte
Some guys are trying to kickstart the "HashKey" which is nothing but a hash # key. What makes it cringeworthy to me is that they…

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Typewriter Style Sphericals for Cherry MX

Paranoid Android
Hello, I recently bought a CM Storm Quickfire Rapid (without the overload of logos :D ) and am very happy with it, but while the keycaps are fine, I would like to one day put some Typewriter style…

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Keyboards for Mac...

Brian8bit
Alright chaps, I've been looking around for keyboards that are native to mac and/or OS X. The intention is to compile a substantial list that can be included in the wiki at a later date when…

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The SurpriseBox Worldwide Trip 2

Mrinterface
I'm going to send a SurpriseBox(@) around the world for the second time. The idea is based on this one : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_red_p… The general idea is that you…

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Unidentifiable keyboard switch from Mexico
Unidentifiable keyboard switch from Mexico

groinksan
I just came across a package of unused keyboard switches. The only thing I know about this is that they were manufactured in Mexico. And that is only…

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Putting Together an Order at Elite Keyboards
Putting Together an Order at Elite Keyboards

Muirium
All right, I'm fiiiiiinally on the verge of ordering an HHKB. (I've been eyeing one for two years already!) EK has them on sale, in stock,…

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Would you like to buy Kinesis Advantage Contoured Keyboard?

cub-uanic
Please vote http://dro.ps/v/2pFW4za if you are interested!

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DUCKY SHINE3 TKL Program, chatter?

phetto
Hello. I have a yellow Ducky SHINE3. I cannot use it properly, it has this weird thing going on. When I press A key, the key does not hold, instead its like its pressed 100 times in one second…

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Request for advice re Model M vs other mechanical keyboards

Thomas
Hi everyone, first off I'm new to mechanical keyboards and this forum. If my question is in the wrong place or "odd" for some other reason, please cut me some slack and point me in…

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KB Paradise V60 Mini
KB Paradise V60 Mini

matt3o
dual back-lit 60% keyboard NOT compatible with Poker case. Caps are ABS and pretty thin, but the selection of switches is very good: blue,…

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MX Clear with 62g korean springs...

Cherry1990
Some months ago I bought two sets of 100 (to be precise 102 and 96 pieces) korean spring (the "gold" one) rated 62g. I swapped the springs to my Cherry G80-3000LQC keyboard. It has PCB…

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Ducky Mini Dvorak Keycaps

Surgikill
Hey guys. I am going to buy a ducky mini but I only use the dvorak layout on my keyboards. Seeing as the ducky mini has all sorts of function modifiers I want to be able to buy a dvorak layout with…

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Building A Raspberry Pi inside An Apple Extended Keyboard.
Building A Raspberry Pi inside An Apple Extended Keyboard.

ezrahilyer
I built a Raspberry Pi inside an Apple Extended Keyboard. This is my project: http://straypoetry.com/project… I also did a model…

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USw LXBB03?
USw LXBB03?

groinksan
I recently came across a package of switches. And, with the help of the wiki, I am able to identify the switch. It is a USx LXBB03. …

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Xerox 820 II Keyboard (928-900451) Teardown
Xerox 820 II Keyboard (928-900451) Teardown

hwood34
Just recently got this board thanks to a bunch of help from nubbinator, thought I'd take it apart and post some pics. …

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Optimal Keycap - Keyboard Combinations

Hypersphere
Part of the fun of having a mechanical keyboard is installing different sets of keycaps. This is particularly the case for Cherry mx keyboards, because there is such a variety of choices, both in…

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Epiphany
Epiphany

Laser
... the moment one realizes that a wooden folding chess table would make a perfect case for a small format keyboard. …

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IBM Model M keycaps for Cherry MX keyboards

Cherry1990
Almost daily I go to keypuller website to watch all keycaps set I missed... But I never saw an IBM Model M set for Cherry!!! What do you think about make this set for MX? PBT, of course, dyesub print…

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Request for advise: TKL keyboard for Round 5 keycabs

pcaro
I am waiting for Round 5 keycaps from 7bit (alpha white, tkl grey) and I think they need a better keyboard than my keycool k-5 (brown mx). I am happy with the keycool but the leds for scroll and caps…

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Cherry M8 - Trying to prevent key cap from rocking front and
Cherry M8 - Trying to prevent key cap from rocking front and

groinksan
I'm currently attempting to restore a Basis 108 keyboard. It uses the Cherry M8 switch. http://deskthority.net/wiki/Cherry_M8 The problem with the…

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What are these switches?
What are these switches?

fr1tz
Had a look through the ytwiki, couldn't find this style of Cherry switch: http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/… Thanks!

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Keyboard sound isn't really about the switches...

robo
I was thinking about this today - a lot of pleasure derived from mechanical keyboards is about the sound that they make, and most people's focus is on the type of switches. But it seems to me that a…

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ADI - the oldie, mechanical keyboard I found in my basement

vedranius
http://imgur.com/a/iAZLC#0 What do you think guys, should I try to clean it, wash it? It feels pretty nice. Tell me, do you recognize switches? Because I don't... It seem that they aren't Cherries?…

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What switch is this? (MX-compatible linear)
What switch is this? (MX-compatible linear)

davkol
Linear, MX-compatible keycap mount, white stem, medium stiffness, mounted in a plate. There's only "Fx" written on some switch tops (but…

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