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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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New WASD v2

shawndumas
https://flic.kr/s/aHsjXavDUx

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[Interest Check] Voice Augmented Keyboard/Portable Computer Concept

cstevens
http://portfolio.cooper.st… Here's a concept design for a keyboard that may be used either as a standalone keyboard or as a Linux-based computing environment. Here is a video…

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Possible improvements over standard keyboards

trapicki
Idea This thread is an attempt to collect all different ideas what could be changed to the better of current mainstream keyboards. Or asked in a provocant way: If we had no keyboards yet, how would…

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ITT Courier 1700 keyboard - help id the switches
ITT Courier 1700 keyboard - help id the switches

Engicoder
I recently picked up an ITT Courier keyboard that was used with the ITT Courier 1700 terminal, a competitor for the IBM 3178 in the early mid 80's.…

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NEC Branded Alps SKFL?
NEC Branded Alps SKFL?

Jimi14
Was browsing ebay today and stumbled upon this keyboard with some strange looking switches. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-NEC-Ke… $_57.JPG…

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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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Cherry MX mount.

Eszett
Hi guys! Can someone help me with information please. I need the exact measurements of the Cherry MX mount. Here is what I need: stem (male) cross, arm width: ... (1mm?) slot (female) cross, arm…

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MICRO SWITCH SW-10876
MICRO SWITCH SW-10876

seebart
I got this as part of my vintage "mini haul" that derzemel found. I know that Nuum wanted to buy this one some time ago but never did. Like…

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Twinkletoes

iandoug
hi all I'm building a keyboard which will be machined out of a solid block of wood (not unlike keyboard.io model 1), except one piece not two. Am a bit stumped as to what to use for feet. Ideally I…

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Rapoo KX: Rapoo branded switches

REVENGE
I just bought a KX in the states and disassembled it a few days ago. The switches are branded Rapoo (in their characteristic font) rather than Kailh, and the housing more closely resembles Cherry MX /…

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Think you've seen dirty keyboards?
Think you've seen dirty keyboards?

Chyros
Picked up this "beauty" today at the recycling centre. I've had a lot of keyboards that were really, REALLY dirty. But THIS one.... …

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What Kind of Cherry Switch is it?

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Greetings from a new member

zslane
Hello everyone! I am making my first foray into the world of custom (maybe personalized is a better word?) mechanical keyboards and am delighted to find a resource like DT available to me. I guess I…

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Anyone seen keycaps that look like these?
Anyone seen keycaps that look like these?

Davsmith4
Here are a few images of some quick Sketchup models I modified of the look of keycaps I would like. http://i.imgur.com/ZuUhQSk… …

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Unidentified kbd

elecplus
Sorry, no pic. Label says 1978. No brand. Cupped caps, colorful. No springs under the caps. Has PCB board. Any ideas, or is this too vague?

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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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Ganss mechanical keyboards w/cherry mx switches ?

mech greenhand
Any one has any experiences with ganss mechanical keyboards ?? Like the 87-key layout, GS-87 with cherry mx switches? Thanks

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Vintage Blacks - Clarifying it once for all!
Vintage Blacks - Clarifying it once for all!

Prelim
So guys, long story short... I got my hands on a G80-1000 from '88 (week A20) and a WYSE from '86 (pcb version, case refers '84) …

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cherry g80-1800 questions.

fishcola
Hi DT! Long time lurker here, I've fallen in love with the g80-1800's layout and I want to grab one and replace its switches. So far I like mx greens, and dislike blues and browns, so I want to…

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The 8-key keyboard

elecplus
About the size of 2 packs of gum, magnetic, designed for Mac portable device users. http://www.macrumors.com/2… Due to production issues, not yet available.

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And... this is the next one 60% mini keyboard; happy hacking replica
And... this is the next one 60% mini keyboard; happy hacking replica

kbdcraft
Here's my 2nd project with Hwi's design works. The 1st is LK-1800fe...already you saw from the below list of this section. This project is…

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Unidentified kbd

elecplus
Sorry, no pic. Label says 1978. No brand. Cupped caps, colorful. No springs under the caps. Has PCB board. Any ideas, or is this too vague?

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Unknown Keyboard
Unknown Keyboard

10ko
Hi guys, Where is it from? ukb.png Thanks

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Which key switch next?

snarfarlarkus
So I am just trying to find my most preferred switch for typing but I just can't as of yet. I have an IBM Model M 1390131 and a RealForce 87U 55G. I have tried cherry blues, reds, blacks and…

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Interview with XMIT

klikkyklik
José has graciously given up some of his time for an interview. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. https://klikkyklik.wordpress.com/2015/…

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[Update] ISO support Gusset - FLOW mini HHK replica with cherry switch

kbdcraft
Just sample...for FLOW mini HHK edition Top with sanding, buttom without sanding... No anodizing... Next time for 60% mini with anodizing... https://monosnap.com/file/czFu… …

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Cooler Master CM Storm Quickfire Rapid-I LED problem

sad_pillow
Hello everyone, I'm new here, so maybe my thread will look bit stupid. I just don't know where else i can ask for help. So I bought Rapid-I couple months ago as my first mechanical keyboard, was…

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NCR K430 magnetic valve - Fixed! - second row from bottom was dead
NCR K430 magnetic valve - Fixed! - second row from bottom was dead

XMIT
I'm trying to get "9e7b" working. Fixed! Turns out there was a gap in the PCB trace preventing signal from jumping the layers. Works now! …

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Wiring Up Teensy ++

Davsmith4
So I am making a 104 key keyboard, 6 rows and 21 colums with 3 leds, and I was wondering what the best way is to hook this up to the Teensy ++. I know that there are some pins you have to avoid on the…

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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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Need a beam spring for cheap

MECHGAMER
How did the beam spring owners on deskthority get their beam springs? I've heard a lot of good things about these keyboards. I really want to try one.

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Anyone want a Keytronics KB-5150?

dramsey
Bought off eBay thinking it was a clicky; instead, it's a capacitive-foam setup, and all the foam has rotted away. The keyboard is cosmetically almost perfect-- looks unused, really. So I bought…

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My Alps switch keychain
My Alps switch keychain

Chyros
Charmed by the buckling spring keychain some people have posted, and of which I have one, I decided to devise a simple Alps switch tester. As I…

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I can no longer in good faith recommend a Keycool board

Blaise170
So a few months ago I purchased a Keycool Hero 104 RGB and intermittently the M switch would lose the blue color and only cycle between red and green (and colors in between). I decided to…

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