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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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IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

Prelim
Hi guys, I've search the forum but I can't find a thread for keyboards identification... so I thought the best was to create one by myself. Here's the first one since I have no clue of…

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Want criticism on Keyboard design

RadikulRAM
Hello, I'm looking to create a two piece keyboard. The bottom group is the one I want to go for: http://imgur.com/u3fLxA5 [1] It's inspired by the Ergodox, I just don't like the matrix + thumb…

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SSK - 8 months on and still in love
SSK - 8 months on and still in love

ShivaYash
Hands down this is the best keyboard ever made. I've moving to Australia for five months and seriously thinking of packing this in my suitcase to hook…

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Focus FK-2001 with Windows Key... Worth it?
Focus FK-2001 with Windows Key... Worth it?

Thvle
This keyboard: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Teclado-Mecani… http://ibazarocasion.com/image… Is it worth it for that price? …

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[Hype Builder] ?????
[Hype Builder] ?????

joekenton
http://i.imgur.com/K4dleqa…

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F107

MECHGAMER
I was just wondering whether orihalcon's F107s on ebay for $232 with an xwhatsit, missing keys, and 2 not working keys, was a good deal. And yes, I did look at all the pictures ;)

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XT to PS/2 Converter for Model F
XT to PS/2 Converter for Model F

Engicoder
Why? Why not? Anyway, here it is, a converter that allows you to use the original cable for the Model F XT and use it with a PS/2 computer or adapter.…

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Presentation & Question
Presentation & Question

Scottex
Hi everyone. I've been lurking for some months now and finally decided to introduce myself. I'm a newbie at this hobby (only started collecting since…

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Question about Reset line on early Model F PC/XT

Engicoder
The Backstory: The early Model F PC/XT keyboards (Type 1) had a reset line on pin 3 of the connector. The Reset line was normally pulled high. Pulling the line low would reset the keyboard. I have…

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This 1965 IBM computer had 2 keyboards

elecplus
Start here, and see the keyboard built into the desktop. http://ibm1130.org/ You could also hook up a display unit, which came with another keyboard. …

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Key and sticker questions
Key and sticker questions

ciemnika
Hi everyone! I'm a longtime lurker and mechanical keyboard fan. I just got a new set of keycaps recently, and I'm looking to find either good blank…

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ADDS vintage terminal with keyboard

elecplus
I don't think I could have typed on bright orange all day https://www.pinterest.com/…

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Model M - UK ISO

ShivaYash
Just bagged a mint ISO layout model M for £20. Utterly delighted. It's a 1990 model with a grey label. A shame it doesn't have a proper birth certificate but a crappy thermal label on the back side.

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An interesting idea

elecplus
I wonder if this idea could be adapted to any type of mechanical keyboard? http://www.gizmag.com/crop… Then you could customise what you want by just adding the parts you want,…

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Fujitsu / Triumph FKB4700 issue

klikkyklik
Strange... I have three Triumph-branded FKB4700's, and none of them work through a passive USB, active USB (blue cube), nor even directly into a PS/2 port (via AT to PS/2 adapter)! When I plug them…

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Good deal for beam spring?

MECHGAMER
I found a 5251 on eBay for $200 plus $59 for international shipping. It is missing 3 keys and is dirty. Is it a good deal?

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New Unicomp Classic 103 with slight mods
New Unicomp Classic 103 with slight mods

Ozric
Got this in the mail today from Unicomp, I had ordered some extra stuff to customize the appearance of the keyboard slightly: …

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60%, Whats needed for a DIY, and DIY VS POK3R

MSF_Reaper
I have been looking into building a new mechanical. My current G710 is just too large. I really like 60%ers and have been eyeballing the POK3R really hard. I can get one right now for about $130. …

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Bluetooth Poker?

cookie
Hey folks, I just stumbled over this here: http://www.pcwaishe.cn/article-12859-1… Seems very interesting despite the fact that I can't read this. Has anyone an idea what dis guy did? I see a…

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Which hand do You use to press "6"?
Which hand do You use to press "6"?

rpilgrim
In some countries and in some touch typing books key "6" is pressed with right hand and in some others with left. Not a big issue until you…

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First week of July; LK-1800fe will comes here for GB [Here's my...]
First week of July; LK-1800fe will comes here for GB [Here's my...]

kbdcraft
Yes! Finally... GB will comes here! I prepared KBDcraft.com for GB. This site can support PayPal. It works but it doesn't works. Only for…

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how does membrane keyboards avoid ghosting?

sandric
Hi, I'm new here, so sorry if question may sound dumb. I read this wiki article http://deskthority.net/wiki/Ro… but still can not understand it fully. In article it is saying that…

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Disassembling the CM Novatouch TKL

Elk
Greetings, Please forgive my lack of mechanical acumen, but how do you disassemble the CM Novatouch TKL ? I've removed the 3 screws on the back but it won't move, and I don't see any screws on the…

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Proof that Friday is the best day of the week, hands down.
Proof that Friday is the best day of the week, hands down.

Chyros
So I found a place where they had a few old keyboards. They weren't open during weekends so I had to go during the week. They said they'd…

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model f help?

MECHGAMER
I just got my new F122, and four keys in the numpad don't click, I'm suspecting a bent plate, but I'm not sure. will post photos tomorrow.

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More info on Model M caps?

faycheung
I saw this on /r/mk but I wasn't able to find more information on this. It seems like an M 122 terminal, the caps like the custom Japanese ones on Etsy. Found in an abandoned building …

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Pok3r -> iPad. Feasibility inquiry.

zslane
So does anyone around here use a Pok3r with an iPad? And I mean wired, not bluetooth. My questions are: 1. Does the lack of Apple-orientedness present a significant obstacle to usability? For…

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Today I F...ed Up by trying to flash the firmware on the Leeku 1800

derzemel
So, I really messed things up I tried to flash the firmware on the Leeku 1800 using the instructions here: http://kbdlab.co.kr/?document_srl=5435… I could not get it to work through CMD and I…

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New member here
New member here

ignic
Hi to all! Here a new member, with a recently purchased Vortex Poker 3, my first mechanical keyboard. …

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Optical Keyboard.. where is it now on the market?

modology
I've heard that Taiwanese company has been making optical switches and BLOODY is making their own optical keyboard products as well. So far there are nothing to available on the market. Anyone know…

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Boards w/linear green Alps

klikkyklik
I saw a Zenith ZKB-2 come up on eBay today, but it has yellow Alps instead of the linear greens I'm pursuing. Can someone clue me in a little on what other boards I might keep an eye out for that…

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Hi-Tek were having a laugh

Daniel Beardsmore
002 and I have been doing some digging into the NMB Hi-Tek switch over the last few days. Together with a fortuitous topic that sprung up on GH last night, I think Hi-Tek should be vying…

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Help! Massdrop - CM Storm Quick Fire Rapid-SI (created by me)

ein3030
Hello all, I'm a noob here but thought I'd ask for your help with my quest to get a CM Storm Quick Fire Rapid-SI in the USA! They're currently not sold here, so I began looking for and asking the…

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Need help with keyboard construction

bigbluesaw
Hi All, I'm looking for an experienced keyboard builder to help me with my new keyboard project. I have a design in mind: a split or two-piece wireless keyboard. I am comfortable with designing and…

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