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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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Retro-ize a modern board?

robo
I've never had a Cherry board, but jumped on the Massdrop for the CM Storm Stealth TKL that should ship in January. It's a bit early but I've already started thinking about what I can do with it.…

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Identify this Apple keyboard

Touch_It
ImageUploadedByTapatalk1416605600.5063… The computer it is sitting on is a power Macintosh g3 if that helps. I can maybe get a better pic if required. Trying to figure out what it is and…

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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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Lead loading a case - to double its weight

moley
I like small heavy things. The stock Poker 2 is okay, but I wanted something heavier. I bought an aluminium case from a forum member, but at 400g it didn't quite feel heavy enough. I cut some strips…

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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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I want to try MX Clears

Ellis
What are my options, aside from transplanting them onto another build (which I think is too much of a task for me :D)? Something with UK ISO layout is preferred (not a big deal though, since…

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adding buttons on a keyboard

OMG_its_Roel
Is it possible tot add buttons on a keyboard? For example i want tot make a volume wheel with a rotary switch i can use the Windows shortcuts (ctrl+f10=lower volume)

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Random facts
Random facts

Daniel Beardsmore
#000: Commodore 64 keycaps fit perfectly onto tall slider MEI WEAB switches: Random Fact 000.jpg

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Looking for keycaps for this Cherry POS keyboard
Looking for keycaps for this Cherry POS keyboard

berserkfan
Hi, I’m an active member of geekhack. I registered an account here a long time ago but haven’t been active. My account nick is the same on both…

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Identifying an IBM keyboard
Identifying an IBM keyboard

komodo
Hi, I've been using the database here and browsing the forums for a while, and I thought this could be the place to help me identify an…

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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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Karabiner: How can I program a combination to open an appli

moley
I've been trying to edit the private.xml so by pressing O + L an application opens... but so far no luck. This is what I've come up with: <?xml version="1.0"?> <root> …

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Real force Boards are CHEAP in Australia...!

ShivaYash
Dear all, I have an Australian connection, my wife is from there. This Xmas I'll be meeting the MIL in Dubai, she'll be flying in from AU. Perhaps I'll ask her to bring over two RF 87 KBs for me. One…

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Cherry vs Costar-type Stabilizers: Thick PBT & other Issues

Hypersphere
Not quite finished testing Cherry mx keyboards, I am seeking advice about Cherry vs Costar-type stabilizers and corresponding TKL keyboards. This is partly for my sake, but mostly for a colleague who…

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Keyboard modding
Keyboard modding

OMG_its_Roel
I don't know if many of you are familiar with corsair if so with the k70 the keycaps are high from the plate …

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Blank key between left ctrl and alt

arda
I have this keyboard http://www.ebay.com/itm/Advanced-Logic… converted into ps2. I want to program its blank key with Sharpkeys or keyboard layout manager. However I cannot managed to identify…

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ATXMega Keyboard Controller?

epicepee
Has anyone tried using an ATXmega-based board as a controller? I'm thinking something like this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/At… $22 buys a microcontroller built on the same…

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Happily new here, with a plan. (pointers and advice apprecia

Linkert
Hello! Totally fresh in the world of mechanical keyboards. So far I don't even own a mech keyboard, but that's about to change next salary :) Got into this though researching ways of simplifying my…

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IBM Model Number Controller Differences

Jersern
I am trying to fix a model M with a busted controller. It's model number is 1390131 and I can get a replacement controller from a pretty much trashed (but still working) model m of this model:…

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Custom mechanical keyboard

Teo
Hello everyone ;) , I would like to pass to a mechanical keyboard with switch cherry MX brown, but looking at the various brands of the mechanical keyboard, I noticed very few mechanical keyboards…

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IBM Solenoid question

Touch_It
Fist, I just thought I would point out that this would be for my 4704 Model F 107 key. With that being said do wheelwriter's have solenoids or where is the best place to get a replacement solenoid…

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LEDs on normal BlackWidow 2013 possible?

JRaleiigh
anyone tried it ? i cant get the ultimate edition cos it cost more but 3mm LED is not that expensive i know that u need 8000mcd or something like that just need to know if its possible cos it has LED…

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Scratchiness of IBM Model M vs Model F Switches

Hypersphere
I have noticed that the switches in my IBM Model M SSK feel scratchy, whereas the switches in my IBM Model F XT feel smooth. Is this a known operational difference? If so, what accounts for it? Are…

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Power consumption of keyboards

woody
Can't remember this discussed so far. As a quick, dirty and not very reliable experiment, I checked the increase of power consumption from HHKB Pro2, measured by the smart battery of a…

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HID_Listen: <Alt> + Win7 + <???> = KAPOW!

MacMarty15221
Ah, it's been quite a day. Still hacking away at my eMate300 keyboard project. Today I have successfully mapped out all keys but <OPTION>, known to windoze as <ALT>. All of the…

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KB-M102 rubberdome?

Touch_It
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tastiera-V2000… Found a guy locally that wants to sell the same keyboard as listed in the ebay link above. It seems it is a rubberdome but wanted to be sure before I…

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Does it exist?

skrotnisse
Sun Type 5 with norwegian layout?

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Any chance to get G80-3000 with US layout in UK?

liuw
Hi all. I'm interested in buying a Cherry G80-3000 US layout with blue switch. As far as I can tell, G80-3000-LSCEU is the one I need. My question is, where can I buy one? I'm currently in UK.…

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Is bolt modding hard without a drill press?

wes1099
I was wondering how hard it would be to bolt mod my model with a handheld drill. I was also wondering what size drill bit I should use for m2 screws. I think it is 1/16 but I'm not sure.

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I need help with remapblock for European IBM

fohat
I have been asked to remap some keys on an IBM Model F 122-key terminal with a Soarer's/Teensy. Most of it seems pretty straightforward, such as the 1x key between "Z" and a 1.25x Left…

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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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Why is a HHKB so expensive?

OMG_its_Roel
Why is a HHKB so expensive? just curous a $260 dollar keyboard with less than 60% keys

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Strange keyboard in a movie

elecplus
Check out the custom looking keyboard in "The Bone Collector", about 25 minutes into the movie. What is it? Has anyone here used one? http://playmovie.kerock.bi…

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Ergodox problems - multiple keys being pressed

caffeine
Hi everybody, I finally got around to putting my Ergodox together yesterday, but I have a problem. Some of the keys on the left side aren't working properly. When I press (default layout from the…

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