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Keyboards Retro-ize a modern board?

I am also interested in painting one of my old Cherry. Do you think that Plasti Dip is more resistant to scratch than normal paint? Is Plasti Dip only one or a kind of paint?

Cherry1990

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Deskthority Awards 2014 [Call for nominees] Best input device photo 2014

I missed this thread somehow. I've seen plenty of awesome photos this year, but it is a bit tricky to remember where. It can also be difficult to separate photo quality from the subject. I've seen…

mr_a500

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Marketplace » Member to member [FS] Round 5 / Grab Boxes

Does the SPH/J has a mark (don't know the name) on it. I'm looking for SA with a mark like standard DCS.

MrMen

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Keyboards I want to try MX Clears

http://www.mechanicalkeyboards.com/search.php?switch_id=9&size=Tenkeyless&keyword=&in_stock=on judging from the title i found you these mechs with clears that are in stock (which honestly…

PaiCrai

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Deskthority Awards 2014 [Call for nominees] Best space-saving or compact keyboard 2014

Okay, thanks. It seems that I always discover products rather late. Like my 1984 IBM XT keyboard....

Hypersphere

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News & reviews [Product news] EK Drops Silent RF Keyboards?

Yes, EK has been making some mystifying moves, but perhaps their hand has been forced by their suppliers. First Filco, then Leopold, then RF keycaps, and now silent RF keyboards .... I have no…

Hypersphere

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Keyboards Scratchiness of IBM Model M vs Model F Switches

But if you have the complete package of a SSK in mind, it is one of the best compromises: modern layout, better click than lots of other switches, weight/size ratio perfect! Of course a XT feels…

madhias

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Workshop Turn a Dell AT102W into an USB TKL keyboard

wow that´s awesome! I have a couple of AT102´s somewhere in the basement. I need to get into projects like this!

seebart

57 minutes ago

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Off-topic OS X Yosemite: Do you Like the Look?

I've found a halfway solution to my issues. As I wrote earlier in the thread, I was contemplating downgrading to Mavericks. Before I did that however, I read that other people on Apples support forums…

Khers

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Deskthority Awards 2014 [Call for nominees] Best keyboard innovation 2014

There is no hard rule, check the OP for good examples.

webwit

Today, 18:31

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Photos & videos [Photos] Zenith Z-150 keyboard

it´s not really overcharging, but gogusrl could have gotten them even "cheaper". It´s still a good deal. On the other hand you never know what condition those old boards are in!

seebart

Today, 18:28

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Photos & videos [Photos] Post your desktop.

There's the cheaper Dell UP2414Q.

woody

Today, 18:12

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Off-topic Let the Buyer Beware

At work we get almost entirely robots — sadly you can't string those along and wind them up. Machines don't have a sense of humour even when they do listen.

Daniel Beardsmore

Today, 18:06

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Marketplace » External [External] Great/Interesting Finds

http://www.ebay.de/itm/CHERRY-PC-TASTATUR-MY-3000-fuer-386er-486er-Modelle-gut-erhalten-/301396752223?ssPageName=ADME:B:WNA:US:3160 2 hours left on this G81-3081SAD

gogusrl

Today, 18:01

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Marketplace [Help] Price Check: How much is my _____ worth?

I think €50 for the Cherry FR set, upto €15 on the Thai set. No clue on the Mitsumi. Around €30 for the M8 board.

IvanIvanovich

Today, 17:50

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Deskthority Awards 2014 [Call for nominees] Best regular keyboard 2014

I nominate the Ducky Premier keyboard. For the very nice thick PBT dyesub keycaps, the lack of backlighting (except on WASD...) and the dip switch selectable dvorak/colemak layouts. But also because…

Khers

Today, 17:44

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Photos & videos [Photos] Micro Switch keyboard 1978

Everybody can use a good minion.

mr_a500

Today, 17:06

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Mice & other input devices Mouse cursor acceleration profiles

From TFA: "In practical terms this means that, frequently, as a user tries to use the mouse to move the pointer from point A to point B, the pointer motion feels sluggish. The user then tries…

Daniel Beardsmore

Today, 17:01

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News & reviews [Review] WASD V2 87 mx Brown Barebones

KEYBOARD CHOICES Form Factor . My favorite form factors are 60% and TKL. This time I opted for a TKL keyboard. Switch Type . Cherry mx keyboards are not among my favorites. In general, I prefer…

Hypersphere

Today, 16:41

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Deskthority Awards 2014 [Call for nominees] Best input device mod, device or software 2014

The one I got in his current distribution is only rev.D (I registered for one when it was rev.B in developing) so this seems to be a new one apart from the 2011's, the difference is it now support…

bazh

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Workshop kbedit

That's awesome, very nice work!

neverused

Today, 16:01

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Marketplace » Member to member [WTB] IBM parts/caps

Forget the ear tabs, they are stupid anyway. Just push the button with your finger. They are easy to grind down smooth.

fohat

Today, 15:53

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Marketplace » Member to member [WTT] FILCO ISO TLK Blues for FILCO ANSI TLK BLUES

@BlueBär I think you misread my original post. I'm after an ANSI Filco. I consider Filco mainstream.

ShivaYash

Today, 15:47

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Deskthority Awards 2014 [DTA news] Win a Matias of your choice from The Keyboard Company

It's for voting for the ping award (among other things) and you can select quiet switches if they have them in stock? For shame. ;)

bhtooefr

Today, 15:27

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Marketplace [Vendor] I AM GOING TO SCREAM!!!!

Is that him? http://media.giphy.com/media/BJ57HAJ1kbmne/giphy.gif "Krkrkr, you won't have them!"

ramnes

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