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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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TE Keyboard key switch changes

michaelr524
Hi, I've ordered the Truly Ergonomic keyboard and got notified today that they have made a few changes in it, where the main change is the move from Cherry MX key switches to Kailh key switches.…

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Found a weird thing on an old Key tronic keyboard
Found a weird thing on an old Key tronic keyboard

Jimi14
So having lurked on these forums for quite some time now i finally decided to to register (hello everybody :D ) Putting that aside for a moment…

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Please help with Ducky Mini. The board types on its own

Loki
My Ducky Mini is my first mechanical keyboard and so far I enjoy the feeling typing on it. However, the problem is whenever I tried to use the backlight mode, whatever it is, raindrop, wave mode,…

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In praise of Bigfoot
In praise of Bigfoot

quantalume
The Model F keyboard from the IBM 5291 terminal, affectionately (or not) dubbed "bigfoot," seems to be much maligned in the keyboarding…

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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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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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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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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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May have discovered a vintage switch. Can help ID it?

demokirby
http://imgur.com/a/uOtl6 Its a very strange plugger switch with Cherry MX compatiable keycaps. So far have found very little about it except it was made by a company call Quimax in the mid 80's and…

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Chording keyboard: Tipro vs. Acces-IS

aesk25
I have made software for an advanced chording keyboard. Most keys are both characters and modifiers at the same time, e.g. A prints the letter 'a', but A+C produces Ctrl+C, so A acts lika a Ctrl…

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IBM Model F and M

POTV
I have thought for a rather long time, that IBM Model M was the answer to my typing dreams. Now, I have read on DT that the Model F actually is even more crisp and delicate due to a better…

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Another custom keyboard post [Work in progress]
Another custom keyboard post [Work in progress]

crimzongryphon
Crimzon's Custom Keyboard (too damn catchy) I'd just like to say before this gets started that this post is basically a really long question…

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Help identifying a keyboard
Help identifying a keyboard

fr1tz
Can anybody shed some light on this? The cross-shaped arrow keys, the font and the LED on the 'caps lock' key remind me of some AMSTRADS ( this and …

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Cutout Verifying
Cutout Verifying

crimzongryphon
Hi I'm trying to finalize my cutout design and here's where I'm at. MXSwitchCuouts.png This is a keyswitch cutout from this thread:…

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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…

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Tipro Layout
Tipro Layout

Willwas
So, I bought a Tipro TMC-KMCV-C13-025 (16x8 Matrix, PS2), cause why not and i wanted to try a non staggered keyboard layout. So far i had no time to…

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Matias Ergo Pro review, anyone?
Matias Ergo Pro review, anyone?

Grond
Did anybody get one of these? What do you think about it? http://matias.ca/ergopro/pc/re…

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Advice needed - Repurposing Apple eMate 300 keyboard

MacMarty15221
Hi! I'm Marty, and I'm new in town. I have a project goal and need pointing in the right direction. I'd like to "repurpose" the keyboard from the Apple eMate 300, with a hopeful goal of…

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Sources of Special Keycaps and other Parts for IBM Keyboards

Hypersphere
I thought it could be useful to have a thread dedicated to sources that people have found for keycaps (especially specialized or custom keycaps) and other parts (such as spacebar stabilizers, barrels,…

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Complete list of KEYNAMES for configuring Soarer's Controlle
Complete list of KEYNAMES for configuring Soarer's Controlle

MacMarty15221
RetroMini-kbd-teensy.jpg I'm making great progress with my Apple eMate 300 keyboard, using Soarer's Controller. But now I'm stuck. Please tell me,…

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Salmon ALPS mount
Salmon ALPS mount

seebart
this just happened to me for the first time,I guess it´s a keyboard shit moment! :cry: The caps on this Apple Standard Keyboard were almost…

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Relegendable keycaps for APL Cherry G80-1306 or stickers???
Relegendable keycaps for APL Cherry G80-1306 or stickers???

urbancamo
So, I've got a dilema I'd like some advice on. I have a Cherry G80-1306 connected to a VAXstation 4000/90: …

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I made my own keyboard

grug
Hey guys and girls, I just finished making my own keyboard and doing a writeup on it. The blog post can be found http://www.davecooper.org/… <-- here. Sorry that the writeup…

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Clean keyboard with post-it-note.
Clean keyboard with post-it-note.

Eszett
I just stumbled upon this life hack, since it is related to keyboards, I thought let’s announce it on Deskthority: Zwischenablage01.jpg

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Article about the Model M: "King of click" (The Verge)

madhias
http://www.theverge.com/20… Even with a fancy music video.

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Adapting to ANSI?

Mackem
How easy is it to adapt to an ANSI keyboard layout coming from ISO? I use a UK layout keyboard but I really like the look of keyboards like the Leopold FC750R but not sure whether to take the plunge…

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Beginning the diy custom keyboard journey

amp625
Hey guys, I'm fairly new here, and just wanted to see if I could get a few questions answered or some research verification. I've been designing and building my own electronics projects for…

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Identify the font thread A.K.A WHAT THE FONT!
Identify the font thread A.K.A WHAT THE FONT!

beltet
Hi I tried to find a thread about this on the forum but couldn't. If there is a nice font on your keyboard(or anything else) you want to know the…

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Keycap shine, what does it look like?

RadikulRAM
I'm currently using PBT caps, but I've been looking at some nice double shots in red. Ofcourse they're ABS, and I'm worried to invest in ABS caps as they can get shiny. But I've never seen just how…

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Anyone using the Workman or Norman layouts?

ivan
I've been looking into alternatives to the QWERTY layout, mostly in search of something more comfortable, as I'm programming all day. (I'm also looking into the Ergodox keyboard, but that's a subject…

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Get the most out of your keyboard
Get the most out of your keyboard

POTV
I'm not sure if this is the right place on DT, but I thought I would share a few deas. If you have similar, please join in. Light... The keyboards,…

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Classic Mechanical Keyboards As Analogies to Mythical Gods,

ezrahilyer
I am looking for analogies to gods and goddesses (greek, roman, norse, whatever) for classic desirable mechanical keyboards. Weird right? Anyway, I have these so far: IBM Model M = Zeus, king of the…

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Filco Custom Spacebar Stuck - How To Fix?

cinch
I just installed custom keycaps from Group By 4 (Spherical: http://deskthority.net/wiki/Round4_SPH… All the keys work fine, except for the space bar. When i press it on the left or right side,…

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help me identify an Alps clone^Wmount switch

davkol
The keyboard is branded as JIT Technology; the FCC ID is GWT3P9KM1021S (GWT stands for Lin Ming Industrial Co Ltd and 3P9KM1021 (without the S) is a registered keyboard, according to FCC ID search). …

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