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New Keyboard.

ufoludek
Hi hi, I've been using few different mechanical keyboards trhough my life but right now I'm looking for something new... I'm looking for a keyboard: - fullsize (ansi, I don't like iso at all) - no…

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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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Long-term Kailh Box Navy experiences?

wilcoholic88
I was wondering if there were any users that have long-term experience with the box navy switches and if they were willing to share their persectives. Has the hype died down a bit or are they really…

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Does the ibm IBM 5251 only have 1 fly plate for the space bar?

clickboyclick
I am missing a fly plate for the other switch on the space bar. I noticed that in this guys restoration https://i.imgur.com/JzD7DXO.jpg and in this guys https://i.imgur.com/ynDb4ph.jpg they are both…

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Keyobard

Omriksi
Hi! i need to buy keyboard but i dont now which is better Corsair K70 Rapidfire Or Alienware pro gaming AW768 Kinda need the macros. Thanks!

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Just did some experiments with spray can paints on my model f XT
Just did some experiments with spray can paints on my model f XT

ag36
Restored my first XT this week, did some experiments with rustoleum. Post polishing IMG_20180615_015747 (1).jpg Before polishing …

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Does the ibm IBM 5251 only have 1 fly plate for the space bar?

clickboyclick
I am missing a fly plate for the other switch on the space bar. I noticed that in this guys restoration https://i.imgur.com/JzD7DXO.jpg and in this guys https://i.imgur.com/ynDb4ph.jpg they are both…

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Beamspring Registry
Beamspring Registry

Brett MacK
I have always thought it would be a cool idea if there was a public database where you can document beamspring keyboards, and possibly other extremely…

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PCB Help

MostProvolone
im new to the custom keyboard world but im looking to build my first keyboard. i wanna build a 65% kbd but i want a pcb thats capable of supporting underglow lighting but also rgb back lighting. i…

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Cheap 60-75% and corsair k63 compability to mods

neckol
Hey. I am not experienced in mechanical keyboards, but I had few of them. I need your help. I am looking for 60-75% (prefer 75), not black (can be gray :D). Ive only used mx cherry switches so I can't…

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Hope this is the right place to ask. IBM 5251Beamspring Question

clickboyclick
(Photos coming soon) I am currently restoring a 5251. Everything is going good ordered things I need replace broken switch and convert to USB. Very little corrosion good condition other than the…

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plum new bluetooth 84 with 35g and RGB .
plum new bluetooth 84 with 35g and RGB .

mech greenhand
New layout plum84 35g bluetooth keyboard with RGB available for now. What hurts is that the spacebar still is 4.75u.. :lol: :lol: More descriptions…

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Help with IBM model F XT

Felima
Hello everyone I have a question about my new Model F XT. I want to use it on my new windows 10 computer. But I don't know if the Din to ps2 and then ps2 to usb reduction will work.

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PCB for the 50-key IBM 4740

TerminalJunkie
After seeing the XTant, FSSK/FEXT, Model MF, and the 3277 PCBs, I'm wondering what the PCB of the 50-key IBM 4740 keyboards look like. (That's the 10 x 5 ortholinear one). I know that a number of…

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Plz help me switch to a modern keyboard

anothergol
Hello, I've been using a Mitsumi KPQ-E99YC for as long as I've been a programmer. I've maintained two of them over the years, but I'm afraid they're ending their life. I just can't find any,…

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Questions with Beamspring 3278 and 3101 (3727)

xueyao
Hi everyone! If anybody's got the 3101 (3727) and the 3278, can you please help me check if the inside assembly is interchangeable? I'm planning to do a swap and if they're interchangeable, only the…

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XMIT Hall Effect - Round 2 Design Thread

XMIT
Hi friends! I'm hard at work on the design doc for Round 2 of the XMIT Hall Effect Mechanical Keyboard. I've spent the past month looking through eleven pages of notes and about 450…

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Problems with a factory-made Soarer's Converter

Red_October
Hello! I'm new here but I've been over on Geekhack for a few years. I've been having a problem with a Soarer's Converter and I thought I'd see if anyone here knows what's up. I bought a Soarer's…

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New Alu-Case for Ducky Black Mamba
New Alu-Case for Ducky Black Mamba

Quarzer1
Hey dudes, I got a modded Ducky DK9087 G2 Pro TKL (Black Mamba) with Ergo-Clears ans I'm looking for a new case. Do you know which one would fit the…

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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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Similar Keyboards to CM Storm Quickfire - a fallen soldier

Kain
I recently destroyed my CM Storm QuickFire XT with cherry mx reds, and am currently suffering through some ergofanatic squishy mess they claim is a keyboard. I have used the CM for 4-5 years, and am…

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Options for a soft and silent full sized keyboard with nordic layout

ziphnor
Hi, I have been using a Dell SK-8115 for a while, before randomly trying out a Logitech K270. I found both of them pretty good. Unfortunately my K270 at home is no longer as soft as it used to be,…

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Does anyone know how to attach the space bar on this SILITEK Keyboard
Does anyone know how to attach the space bar on this SILITEK Keyboard

borgsChop
Hello I took of the spacebar from my silitek sk4100r-1u keyboard And i cant seem to put The spacebar key on I have tried fiddling with the wire…

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IBM Selectric 2 keycap mold variation
IBM Selectric 2 keycap mold variation

tron
I've been harvesting caps from Selectric 2 typewriters and noticed a variation with the double shot molds. I found similar typewriter models with all…

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Alpha colour code on G80-0312?
Alpha colour code on G80-0312?

pizza_is_a_lie
I'm looking for a replacement -/_ key for my G80-0312 so I can make a start on refurbing it, knowing full well that it's all in tact. However, I…

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Making cheap "double"-shot keycaps?

mcmaxmcmc
I wonder if you can make cheap double-shot keycaps by carving a letter off of a blank keycap, maybe CNC router it (so there's a hole in the cap) (ABS lets out toxic fumes when lasered, or so my little…

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TKL PCB Compatibility list
TKL PCB Compatibility list

KCD
Hello DT friends, first if you would please excuse my low post count here, I am redbanshee on GH, and have been an avid mech enthusiast for 10+ years…

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SMK MX mount vs Kailh Box White

M4dn3ss
How do these two "crisp light clicky switches" compare? I have a Box White in a switch tester and really like it, it's smoother and lighter than Blue Alps but with an inferior sound, but I…

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Help Restoring SSK

701c
Hi! I recently bought a 1988 Model M ssk for $88. When I received it, I found a lot of dirt in on the barrel plate. Apparently this was used in an auto shop, which the seller neglected to mention. I…

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A "general discussions thread"?

snufflecat
Do we have such a thing? I'm kind of missing a place where one could simply talk lightheartedly about boards without it necessary being tied to "Stuff you just bought" or "Identity the…

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Membrane Keyboard Encoder PCBs - Experience Replacing?
Membrane Keyboard Encoder PCBs - Experience Replacing?

groinksan
1138h.jpg Here's something you don't see people doing often... Every article I've found regarding keyboard encoder PCBs from membrane keyboard, the…

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Need Help Identifying This Switch
Need Help Identifying This Switch

groinksan
Aloha! I'm trying to identify this switch that I found at a local electronics store. There are over 100 of this switch, so I'm thinking of ways to…

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Model F XT and AT cables swappable?

xxhellfirexx
Is it possible to use the cable from a model F XT keyboard in a model F AT keyboard or are the pinouts different?

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Apple Keyboard (M0116 or M0118) dimensions?

odysseusgiacosa
Hi everyone, Could someone please give me the dimensions (width, length, front height, rear height) of the Apple Keyboard (M0116 or M0118? Also, photos from the front, left, right and rear side would…

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Is anyone planning to reproduce IBM PCjr keyboard?
Is anyone planning to reproduce IBM PCjr keyboard?

sl70309
I will be the first one to place order :D

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