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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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Topre switch / Cherry MX compatible
Topre switch / Cherry MX compatible

CM Bram
Thoughts? http://i.imgur.com/lSRg709… Japanese Topre 45g with cherry MX key cap compatibility. Tenkeyless low profile…

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Embedding a USB HUB in teensy converted keyboard?

urbancamo
Is it possible to embed a USB hub in a vintage converted usb keyboard using soarers converter? I'm presuming there is enough space to accommodate the solution, and that soarers converter plugs into…

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Cherry g80 Model 1191 made by tandem. (FIXED)

crimzongryphon
Hello! Recently I found a rejected old keyboard which I recognized as something similar to a cherry g80. It looks like this: http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a2… I took it home in the hopes…

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nOOb looking for first Mechanical Keyboard
nOOb looking for first Mechanical Keyboard

KingBlank
Hello, I'm new here and I've come looking for a new keyboard. I would love to hear some recommendations because I'm not really sure where to start. …

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finished my model m bolt mod.

keokitsune
So I finished my model m bolt mod tonight, it took a few hours but I’m finally finished and everything seems to be working so far. I also took the time to replace the old springs with new ones from…

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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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Has anybody used the Leopold 750R?

the1onewolf
The Leopold 750 has been out since late March/early April but it doesn't seem to be available outside of Korea yet. It's the successor to the Leopold 700, it's got nice, thick 1.5m PBT keycaps (even…

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Switch Identification
Switch Identification

hwood34
Anyone know what these are? http://i.imgur.com/xbF93Cd… http://i.imgur.com/LOi5IY4…

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My keyboard search is over.
My keyboard search is over.

Trev
http://f.cl.ly/items/0s222… http://f.cl.ly/items/0Y3J0… …

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Macintosh Portable
Macintosh Portable

Muirium
Back in the late 1980s, Apple made its first Mac laptop: the Macintosh Portable . The only one before the PowerBook introduced the ubiquitous…

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First computer keyboard with "inverted 't'" arrow layout?
First computer keyboard with "inverted 't'" arrow layout?

mr_a500
Everybody mentions the 1982 DEC LK201 when talking about the first inverted 't' arrow layout, but I was sure I saw that layout on a couple earlier…

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vim flat icon & ramblings about a "made for vim" keycap set
vim flat icon & ramblings about a "made for vim" keycap set

Laser
Just found an interesting flat vim icon: http://node1.iconverticons.… (Source - as ico, PNGs : …

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Moving to non staggered keyboard

mjl
I just got me a used TECK and am currently trying to get to terms with the new non-staggered layout. I'm on my third day typing on it and I'm just about to throw it against the wall. Repeatedly. Are…

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Why do you prefer the ANSI enter? Why the ISO enter?

gioele
Personally I prefer the ISO enter because I find it easier to reach regardless of the position in which my fingers are.

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Problem with a new Ducky Shine 3

Kneon
I brought a Ducky Shine 3 with Brown switches, it's my first mechanical keyboard and I love the way it feels and how it is as a keyboard but there seems to be a problem with it which I think has…

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what keyboard is this?
what keyboard is this?

macmakkara
http://i.imgur.com/5AVqvi8… what is this? It didin't have any model or maker markings on it. its using rj cable.

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Wyse 'transtec branded' DEC LK401 layout keyboard - now USB
Wyse 'transtec branded' DEC LK401 layout keyboard - now USB

urbancamo
Happy to report that thanks to a very kind fellow Deskthority member who sent me a replacement controller chip after I smoked mine by plugging the…

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Razer Blackwidow 2014 Stealth Edition or Logitech G710+?

FireFly
I'm new to this forum, and I just really needed someones opinion on this. I have a Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013 now, and I was thinking on replacing it since I'm not a big fan of blue switches. I…

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Virulent Keyboard Project
Virulent Keyboard Project

sad_destroyer
Hey everyone, I'm working on a project similar to Phantom, but of my own design. I call it the Virulent Keyboard. I posted a few months ago about…

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Examples of Soarer Converter configuration files please

urbancamo
Does anyone have an example of a converter configuration file that contains either selects or layers. Still trying to get my head round these options. I have four 'spare' function keys and would…

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RF 87u 55 gram Topre

Hypersphere
Looking for some advice. I see that the all-55 gram Topre RF 87u is finally back in stock at EK. Both the black and white models are available at $215. One of my favorite boards is my HHKB Pro 2, but…

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Xerox with Tactile Green Alps
Xerox with Tactile Green Alps

nubbinator
This is a first for me. I bought the keyboard on the off chance that it might be Brown Alps, but was surprised when I saw green sliders. At first I…

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Try Keyboard Layouts in Browser

mikekuehn
Try out soft layouts like Colemak, Dvorak, Arensito, etc. http://mikekuehn.ca/posts/keyb… I have 28 layouts up there now. Please report any bugs or layout / feature requests. :) I…

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For comfort, style, speed - spherical or cylindrical ?

pietergen
I've read a lot (the Deskthority wiki, endless Google searches, pics) but would like to get some info from people who can compare in real life. Spherical versus cylindrical keycaps ....…

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NTC KB-6151N AT/XT
NTC KB-6151N AT/XT

seebart
I picked this up for one euro. It´s pretty beat up. The case is damaged between F8 and F9. I love the metal backplate construction. It makes sense…

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AirType tries to kill the keyboard with some kind of bracele

Grond
http://airtype.io/concept/ http://vimeo.com/90766615 The concept is cool but I doubt it'll work fine. Edit: is it possible to embed videmo videos?

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IBM model F help
IBM model F help

seebart
I bought a IBM model F recently. The keyboard is dead. No function. Openning it I found the following: The rest looks "fine" but since I…

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tipro joining boards changeme
tipro joining boards changeme

jond_keyhack
http://i57.tinypic.com/28g… I have connected two tipro boards by bus and the full matrix one isn't programming properly. I…

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DSA spacebars with different shapes.
DSA spacebars with different shapes.

Eszett
Hi! I’ve ordered a DSA 7u spacebar from SP, to go with the Granite Set of matt3o. I thought it has the same shape (DSA) as the Granite Set, but it…

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Controller susceptable to touch?

Eszett
Someone told me, that I have to use a strong magnet to bring my controller (Pegasus Hoof) into boot mode. One of my hairs fell on the controller, and I wanted to remove it. So I breathed upon my…

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The Qwerkywriter - Typewriter Inspired Mechanical Keyboard
The Qwerkywriter - Typewriter Inspired Mechanical Keyboard

Grond
https://s3.amazonaws.com/k… I think this is strictly for hipsters and must be awful to type on those flat caps, still it looks…

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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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How to connect USB-keyboard to PS/2-Socket

thoast
I just finished assembling my first ergodox (thanks czarek) and now I'm thinking about building another one for the office. The problem is, that the usb-ports are blocked on my office-pc :cry: , but…

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Model m not always responding when computer starts up.

keokitsune
So I’ve had my model m for about 2 weeks now and recently sometimes when I boot up my computer the keyboard isn’t responding, even if I unplug and replug it a few times or reset the computer, it…

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