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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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Just picked up this IBM model M, for free..
Just picked up this IBM model M, for free..

krpec
Hi all, it's my first post here, as mechanical keyboards raised my interest recently. After seeing many restoration and other posts about old…

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Your opinions on HHKB Lite 2

indubit
Yes, I know this is in a way heresy since it's a topic that's not about a mechanical keyboard. But, I feel that since it's at least HHKB related maybe you could let it slide? :roll: Anyway, I've…

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Found a Dolch Pac 486 for sale... personally not interested though.
Found a Dolch Pac 486 for sale... personally not interested though.

Jimi14
I was browsing through a local buy/sell site today and came upon this (rare?) thing. 90-talare-4475235.jpg Should come with blue Cherries and PS/2…

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Gaterons

hwood34
So I want to try Gateron switches, I've heard good things about the smoothness, but I can't find much information on them so far, or where to find all the colors. So far I know that: gateron…

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Already claimed, but I thought you might like to see it
Already claimed, but I thought you might like to see it

elecplus
IBM 1390940, silver square label top right IMG_4985.JPG IMG_4986.JPG The number 5 is just on there with Scotch tape. Actually a terminal…

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Custom keyboard

shehateme21
I'd like to know if there's anything out there with the following requirements: Trackpoint above/near the arrow pad, with left/right mouse click on the edge of keyboard facing the user (I've seen…

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IBM Model M Black Keycaps

redkeys
It seems like Unicomp has stop selling black blank keycaps. Is there any other vendor who makes keycaps for model m's?

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NovaTouch TKL survey! We want you!! (and you a NovaTouch TKL :D?)!
NovaTouch TKL survey! We want you!! (and you a NovaTouch TKL :D?)!

CM Bram
http://i60.tinypic.com/2we… Hi there DT community, This might be your chance to win a NovaTouch TKL by helping us…

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DT 2014 Awards @ CM office
DT 2014 Awards @ CM office

CM Bram
Hey Guys, Just wanted to share this with you guys and a special thanks again for voting for us in the DT awards 2015. In our EU branch office we have…

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Das 4C Pro
Das 4C Pro

zts
Just got my hands on Daskeyboard 4C Professional (the *Ultimate* is identical just with blank caps): DAS_4C.jpeg Overall, it's an…

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[Sound Test] Can you guess which switch?

AbuBakr Akram
Let me explain. So I did I sound test of an interesting keyboard I recently acquired. And by acquired, I mean I found in my father's closet. Considering what type of switches it has, I was actually…

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From PCMag 1992, original reviews of keyboards

elecplus
Starts on page 303 https://books.google.com/b…

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My IBM Model M
My IBM Model M

Nigrescence
A few days ago I finished cleaning an IBM Model M that I got from a nice guy who just had it laying around, who didn't want or need it. I grew up with…

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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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IBM 3104 Display Terminal
IBM 3104 Display Terminal

seebart
nothing new here this keyboard is in our wiki and I´m sure it has been covered here at some point.This has been sitting in my basement…

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Beam Spring vs Topre

AbuBakr Akram
A while back, I asked how Beam Springs felt compared to Buckling Springs, and got some great insight as to how these beasts work. Apparently there are even ongoing efforts to bring BS (Beam…

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Trackpoint keyboard with split spacebar.

amosbird
I'm looking for a keyboard that has both trackpoint and split spacebar(generates different scancode). This keyboard will completely prevent my hands from moving. Currently I'm using thinkpad's compact…

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IBM 5155 Model F Keyboard
IBM 5155 Model F Keyboard

sean4star
I picked up an IBM 5155 "Portable" Personal Computer at Goodwill the other day. The machine itself doesn't seem to work, but really I just…

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Sperry Unisys, what language do you speak?
Sperry Unisys, what language do you speak?

XMIT
Does anyone know what language/protocol a Sperry Unisys keyboard might speak? This is a terminal keyboard with a DIN-9 female connector at the end of…

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Plate for Phantom build

bstafford
Hi, (New guy here. I don't know a damn thing about keyboards, as will become obvious.) I'm working on building a Phantom keyboard. I've ordered a PCB and some other components, but I'm not sure how…

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IBM Keyboard switch crispness/sound thread

Redmaus
I am posting the sound of my keyboards here: https://soundcloud.com/r3dmaus/sets/ib… Lets see the sound of all the IBM keyboards at deskthority. Other keyboards are okay, but…

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JD40 - I think I want one...

ShivaYash
How I go about buying one of these? Can a HHKB Pro 2 style cursor be set up via Karabiner?

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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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IBM Model M with molded keyboard protector - any value?
IBM Model M with molded keyboard protector - any value?

I.C. Rhodes
First time poster here. I have a IBM Model M (P/N 52G9700 November 1993) that is fitted with a molded keyboard protector. This keyboard came with a…

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Wireless keyboard and mouse on a budget

urbancamo
Firstly, apologies. I do love mechanical keyboards. Current favourite is vintage cherry blacks followed by topre. However, I need to set up a NUC box for the kids with a wireless keyboard and mouse.…

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Cherry G86-61400 less than ideal for remapping Alphas

Mal-2
So my ordered Cherry G86-61400 arrived today. I'm typing this message on it currently, with my OS set to US ANSI layout (though I'm typing Dvorak). First, while it does allow reprogramming of all…

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Replacement Foam Mat for IBM Model F Keyboards?

Hypersphere
I would like to replace the foam mat that resides between the metal plates on my IBM Model F keyboards (AT, XT, and 122-key). I have some acid-free foam board in black and in white, but it…

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Keyboard identification
Keyboard identification

stratokaster
Hello. I'm new here and new to all this mechanical stuff. Recently I decided to switch to a mechanical keyboard. But before buying…

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Cherry MX - broken in point?

ShivaYash
Chaps, When does a Cherry MX switch feel 'broken in'. I know some LOVE worn/ vintage Cherry KBs. I have two such KBs, both of which have seen a few years of solid use. Are they now 'broken in'. Do…

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Alps SKCCAF002A: tall vintage tee mount
Alps SKCCAF002A: tall vintage tee mount

Daniel Beardsmore
Quest Components stock Alps SKCCAF002A — I enquired about datasheets, and they sent me a couple of photos of the switch: image001.jpg …

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Ps/2 Protocol for teensy?

baked_cake
Hello again. Ive been playing around with my teensy++ 2.0 for bit now, modifying some ergodox code to customize my keyboard, and now I'm ready for the next step. Has any one created ps/2 support for…

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RAFI mini group buy?

Daniel Beardsmore
I e-mailed someone at RAFI the other day for pricing on RS 74 M switches, which have an MOQ of 25. I've not had a reply from RAFI to anything I've written for ages, so maybe this is a job for a…

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IBM 13955660?

Firebolt1914
I found this part number, and I was wondering what model it is. I haven't been able to find it on google.

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Beam Spring vs. Buckling Spring?

AbuBakr Akram
I couldn't find a comparison of this anywhere , so I decided to ask. How do Beam Springs feel compared to Capacitive (and membrane) Buckling Springs? I've used both Model Ms and Fs, but I…

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