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Which 60%? HHKB Pro2 or other?

phinix
I was playing with an idea of buying HHKB, but from what I've read, I would need to quickly upgrade it with HASU controller to be able to program the layout. Should go with HHKB or other 60% boards? …

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TMK for PS/2 keyboard

equalunique
I am wondering what's required to connect a TMK keyboard to a PS/2 port on a computer. Will stock TMK support this, or is there more coding required? Is it dependent on the TMK keyboard? Has it been…

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[Newbie] Want to create a DIY ortholinear mechanical keyboard

Le Barde
Hello here, As I cannot find my ideal keyboard (see below), I am currently considering making my own. I have seen that there are some enterprises that sell keyboards not-so-far from what I want. But…

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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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Keyboard Art Installation

mashborn
Hi, I'm looking for a possibility to use different Buzzer-Buttons or contacts in an art-installation as keyboard-replacement. I want to connect the wires of these Buttons with a controllerboard and…

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As for switches (Problem and Help)
As for switches (Problem and Help)

UncleFan
Hello! every one! Today I found a hard problem. :( I want to clean my switches. some of them are dirty,dust and dirt. I think I can use detergents to…

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Durgod Taurus K320

ghostdawg187
I am asking kindly if someone can provide me with some experiences on this keyboard I have found on aliexpress: https://www.aliexpress.com/store/produ… It seems to be a really good offer for…

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Tandy 1000 Keyboard Help!!
Tandy 1000 Keyboard Help!!

Veggies
Hey all, I have this old Tandy keyboard and cannot for the life of me figure out of what kind of plug this is. All I want to do is be able to convert…

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Plum Nano75 Electrastatic Capacitive Bluetooth RGB Keyboard
Plum Nano75 Electrastatic Capacitive Bluetooth RGB Keyboard

mech greenhand
1. Plum capacitive switches, 35g and 45g available. 2. RGB backlighting 3. Bluetooth and wired modes 4. Firmware update available and full…

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Need help with restoring the F XT

Luxanna
Hi! So I have recently gotten a model F XT in a pretty... Welp, medicore conditions and hence I decided to clean it, but as I don't have that much experience in doing so I'd like to ask you for some…

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IBM 3741 Data Station / System 3 Barn Find
IBM 3741 Data Station / System 3 Barn Find

JP!
Today was a good IBM day. Parts of an IBM system 3 literally in a barn, used as tables and as a tool chest. Some of the heavy electrical…

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looking for tactile keyboard suggestions

ivan
I'd like to get a keyboard with tactile (but not loud/clicky) switches. This would be my first mechanical keyboard. I've typed on chicklet (mac) keyboards for years. Now I'm using a ThinkPad T470p at…

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Do you like discount coupons? -10%OFF For Everything in FalbaTech
Do you like discount coupons? -10%OFF For Everything in FalbaTech

Falbatech
Discount coupons -10% OFF "e1rg0d0xft". Works on orders over 150 EUR :) in https://falba.tech For everything;) …

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post and enjoy typing sound of keyboard
post and enjoy typing sound of keyboard

retro&classic
수정됨_20180112_184027.jpg all of this video is mine. please enjoy my keyboard history. and i want to hear your keyboard typing sound! …

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IBM Japan monster keyboard - mystery revisited
IBM Japan monster keyboard - mystery revisited

Menuhin
Recent posts triggered my curiosity to find out how a monstrous IBM keyboard operate, and I revisited a few posts (e.g. Mystery IBM Japan monster…

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IBM 6112884: pics inside
IBM 6112884: pics inside

Cattus_D
A few weeks ago, I finally bit the bullet and bought one of the IBM 6112884 keyboards offered on E-Bay (the link is to Chyrosran22's review). As…

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mec.Numpad - Homemade Keypad
mec.Numpad - Homemade Keypad

Afferscheim
Hi All, I mad a small keypad as a first build: https://i.imgur.com/B7HRSI… You can check out the full post there …

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SKCC Alps Project

consideringquiet
Hey deskthority! This is officially my first ever post on here, though I've been meaning to make an account on here for a while. I wanted to ask for some help on a project of mine, thats been going on…

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Cybernetic Data Products Keyboard
Cybernetic Data Products Keyboard

just_add_coffee
I got this from a local Goodwill store. I didn't know anything about it other than it's totes adorbs. <3 …

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Got IBM 5251 display terminal
Got IBM 5251 display terminal

soviet9922
Hi guys got this nice ibm 5251 terminal, including the keyboard. See some videos on youtube that says that this keyboard is the best ever so i'm…

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Zenith Z-150 green alps board ideas
Zenith Z-150 green alps board ideas

tobo
I'm looking for suggestions for the below board that I got from my secret santa. From searching around it doesn't seem possible to connect this board…

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An interesting find: NIB IBM Model M blue Alps(?) Keyboard
An interesting find: NIB IBM Model M blue Alps(?) Keyboard

neozhou
Hi folks, I have recently gotten an IBM model M 1390119 keyboard with blue Alps-like switches. This is seen as a clone variant or even a…

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Wang Workstation Keyboard, xwhatsit
Wang Workstation Keyboard, xwhatsit

OldIsNew
I recently acquired this Wang keyboard as a Christmas gift. I don't know which system it was part of and can't find any identifiable markings on the…

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Alps Appreciation

ohaimark
Oh Alps, your price high Your colors, shapes unending Like namesake mountains (Thread started due to Chyros' "DO ITTTTTT.")

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Need help with Cherry G80-3464

bearwool
Hi, Recently I got a Cherry G80-3464HKGMB, but the wire is gone. I searching for a while but there are not much information about this keyboard. All I know is it using PS/2 port. I ask for a friend…

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Strange keyboard find
Strange keyboard find

rich1051414
I found a keyboard a while back that arrived today. I couldn't find any information on it, and it only suspeciously meantioned 'mechanical' in the…

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[Survey] We are designing the ultimate TrackPoint Mechanical Keyboard,

xtac-keyboards
It started off as a one-off hobby project. A friend and me wanted a 60% TrackPoint mechanical keyboard with backlighting, ThinkPad style buttons, and fully programmable. We asked our enthusiast…

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Troubles with Ergodox EZ Layout

Rockwell
Hi. I got an Ergodox EZ for Christmas, and I have been having trouble getting a good layout on it. I tried using the graphical layout editor on their website, which put the right keys (except Y and Z)…

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Alps Plate Spring vs. IBM Beam Spring
Alps Plate Spring vs. IBM Beam Spring

ohaimark
Alps Plate Springs have been experiencing a hype bubble that I'm going to partially pop, as they are regularly compared to IBM Beam Springs. I'll go…

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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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Help identify a switches
Help identify a switches

hailang215
I was got those from a 'Xiao Ba Wang'(Clones Nintendo FC but with Keyboard),which made in China of course. It looks like Alps clone but could not…

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I got something old for Christmas. Micro SD 4B3S switches.
I got something old for Christmas. Micro SD 4B3S switches.

wgffwgf
Hi Deskthority, I registered for this post as reddit couldn't ID my new vintage thing. They're saying it may be a DEC VT100 aftermarket thing but I'm…

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Custom Toshiba T3100 Help

driftke70
Hoy hoy chaps. Long story short, I have purchased a toshiba t3100 with plans of "retro modding" it. I have long built cars and motorcycles and have found myself getting an 80s laptop…

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Rec for Mac keyboard (w/ numpad) w/ exceptionally "cushioned" keys?

alexcr
Due to a medical issue, I experience significant pain in the top joints of my fingers, particularly my pinkies, when I type for an extended period. This is especially the case when I type on…

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Amiga 1000 keyboard switch replacement
Amiga 1000 keyboard switch replacement

Trantor
Hello guys, I need to replace a couple of switches from my beloved Amiga 1000 keyboard (I use it for retrocomputing programming stuffs). According to…

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