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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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Selectric/72
Selectric/72

y11971alex
Today, I went on a day trip to the Niagara Falls on the Canadian side. While I was touring the neighbourhood, I found a Selectric for sale for $50…

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What is the oldest keyboard in your collection?

elecplus
Some really old keyboards are starting to pop up. What is the oldest one in your collection?

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Fully programmable 60% keyboards?

pietergen
Hi, I'm looking for a 60% that is programmable. I only know of the HHKB (with a retrofitted Teensy). The Pok3r is programmable but not fully, I do not know how easy it is to put a Teensy in it. KBP…

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Grid Correction (Mod Planck)
Grid Correction (Mod Planck)

Jimi
Just a little doubt. I see that Q, A and Z are one above the other in Planck KBs, but that makes the Z row too far from the original position.…

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HERMES Rocketeer (SA) keyset proposal
HERMES Rocketeer (SA) keyset proposal

zslane
The recent thread on Tom Hanks' typewriter collection inspired me to whip up an SA keycap set for 60% keyboards based on my favorite vintage manual…

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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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Programming and installing a DIP switch on shop-bought boards

lancre
This is a really crazy idea, but I got a Realforce 104uw from Massdrop a while back, I went with the 104 because I like large keyboards and this one looked particularly nice. But Massdrop kind of…

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dell laptop us international is it ansi or iso?

pupmonster
I am looking to buy a Dell laptop with a US International keyboard from a Swiss Dell website. Does anyone know if it has ANSI or ISO layout (it must be ISO). Would anyone have a picture of a Dell…

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Break-in period for HHKB?

face
Hey, I clearly remember people saying, a HHKB feels like someone meltet butter over it. This isn't the case with my one. Although most keys are very smooth and way smoother than Cherry…

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The reverse keyboard
The reverse keyboard

elecplus
I know I am dyslexic, but this would absolutely confound my typing brain! ReverseQWERTY.jpg

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Just picked up an Omnikey Ultra. Few Q's: glue, interface and colour
Just picked up an Omnikey Ultra. Few Q's: glue, interface and colour

lancre
This was on Ebay for quite a bit of money, I let the seller relist a few times and then messaged them with an offer. I picked it up for…

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Convince me to not buy the Filco Ninja Majestouch 2
Convince me to not buy the Filco Ninja Majestouch 2

Stalast
The Filco Ninja Majestouch 2 UK Layout - with Cherry MX Brown key switches. So I'm looking to purchase my first Mechanical Keyboard. I've…

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Tom Hanks loves his typewriters (New York Times article)

XMIT
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/04/opin… Tom Hanks clearly loves his mechanical typewriters. I do wonder what he would think of a Selectric typewriter, or a Model M. Maybe I'll ask him. He'd…

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Keyboard + Switch + Keycap

Wodan
Much of the discussion I see about keyboards, switches or keycaps focus on one of these components alone. My personal impression is, that is missing the point a little in many situations. An absract…

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GMK Interview is going to happen next month/collecting questions

Orson
Hello folks, being German myself MassDrop has asked me to have an interview with GMK. I'm going to ask for questions that people might have at the known places until the end of this month and then…

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Tactile Alps clones without tactile leaf?
Tactile Alps clones without tactile leaf?

Lynx_Carpathica
I recived this Mac keyboard with my PMacintosh 7500. And it contains non-clicky, tactile Alps colnes (Are they actually clones, or an other alps-mount…

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Packard Bell Packard Bell KCLEA907L SKCL Brown
Packard Bell Packard Bell KCLEA907L SKCL Brown

klennkellon
Hey everyone, nice to meet you. I posted this over at Geekhack but thought you guys might be interested. Found it at a thrift shop for $4 …

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Experience with GH60 from FalbaTech?

face
Hallo, since I am waiting on my Pok3r for four weeks now I'm thinking of cancelling the order and getting a GH60 from FalbaTech. Does anyone have experience with them? How is their quality…

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30 levels of backlighting

MannyH
Hello all. I am not an active member of the community, but I joined the forum with the hope that maybe somebody here can guide me in the right direction. I am a contractor and working on a job for a…

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got an Amiga board today

Phenix
Today I aquired my first Amiga board. keyfeel is quite nice.(reminds me of mx reds somehow at the first place) http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn…

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Vintage ALPS-mount spherical keyboards?

drossaphus
Been doing some looking around to see what older keyboards/computers used ALPS-mount spherical caps. From what I can tell in some limited research, most of the ALPS keyboards post-SKCC used…

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Fujitsu Peerless Stabilizer Improvements
Fujitsu Peerless Stabilizer Improvements

drevyek
I have a Epson Q203A with Fujitsu Peerless switches that I have been trying to restore/improve. The board has a lot of personal significance to me (my…

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Destroying typewriters for fun and keycaps.
Destroying typewriters for fun and keycaps.

atrere
On today's trip to the local thrift store, I picked up two electric typewriters - one for the keycaps (which we'll get to later), and one because the…

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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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DIY wood keyboard using Apple M0110A switches and keycaps
DIY wood keyboard using Apple M0110A switches and keycaps

CaptainCrounche
Hi everyone! In the coming months I am planning to build a keyboard from scratch using switches and keycaps from a vintage Apple keyboard: the…

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Xerox with Tactile Green Alps
Xerox with Tactile Green Alps

nubbinator
This is a first for me. I bought the keyboard on the off chance that it might be Brown Alps, but was surprised when I saw green sliders. …

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HHKB - struggle with modifiers?

Phenix
I thought about getting a HHKB several times and Im still unsure. I am using CTRL/ALT/WIN all the time (and would like to have a layer switch also) my current setup on my ISO TKL was:…

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Please welcome... The S.I.K.
Please welcome... The S.I.K.

mathieubolla
Hi everybody, I just released the S.I.K., a mechanical, ergonomic, compact keyboard. It is handmade, with love. It is on GitHub, for you to build (I…

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Magicforce 68 Key Fake Cherry MX Brown?

haroldmechanical
Hello guys, This is my first post to the forum. I just bought a Magicforce 68 key with Cherry MX Browns and I noticed something immediately after using the keyboard for a few minutes - that the…

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[SOLVED] Tipro OSX command keys

mecano
Hello, curious to know how you come over this one : programming a key to send command on OSX with a Tipro. Especially having Left command and Right command. So far, I have been using this…

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Problem after bolt modding my Model M

manna
Hello everyone. I recently bolt modded my Model M; I had too because I spilled some soda and had to open the keyboard to clean it thoroughly. The problem is that now everytime I turn on the pc the…

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Keycaps for ALPS & Topre?

Jimi
It probably doesn't exist keycaps to fit both ALPS and Topre (as far as I could look for it), but the question is: It's possible?

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Rescued a Cherry Olivetti keyboard with original PBT dyesub keycaps
Rescued a Cherry Olivetti keyboard with original PBT dyesub keycaps

lejboua
Well, the title says it all. I've recovered a keyboard from my parents house from when I was a kid. I only remembered that the legends on the keys…

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NumLock LED stays on even when computer is off

Geroximo
Hi, i have a little problem with my G80-1000. The NumLock LED stays on all the time, even when the computer is off. It doesn't matter if the NumLock was active or inactive while shutting down, the LED…

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