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Plum 87/108 water-resistant EC keyboards

mech greenhand
http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XMjQ5NDgy…

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The division system of mechanical keyboard types

Luxanna
Hello there! I am Luxanna, and while I am not quite active here (or should I say I am not active here at all) I have been into mechanical keyboards for some while now and maybe it's because I come…

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Random Blue Alps
Random Blue Alps

Brett MacK
So I was cleaning up a Focus 2001 I recently picked up and found some blue alps mixed in. I have never seen this in any of my other boards. Have any…

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Keyboard find: Unitek K-157
Keyboard find: Unitek K-157

cml
I just bought the keyboard I was asking ID for in this post not knowing what it could be, but suspecting it could be a nice surprise, and sure it…

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[Question] Novatouch case swap with a Realforce

mannoso
Hello! Quick question, for which I was unable to find an answer Googling around: does the Novatouch pcb fits inside the Realforce case? I already possess the former, plus a set of PBT keycaps, so I…

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BTC-5050

Retro-Kazek
Hello, i come from germany ( that's why the bad english on my part ;-) ! ) and have a question about this keyboard: Have anyone a BTC-5050 keyboard ( it looks like the BTC 5060 on this sites ! ) …

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Teardown - Futaba MA series "clicky switch"
Teardown - Futaba MA series "clicky switch"

Chyros
Kicking off the new year with a new installment in the Teardown series - this time we're looking at Futaba MA! Hope you enjoy the video! :) …

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TMK PS/2 Converter with ISO or ANSI modded F AT

Darkshado
Hello, It looks like I need to add a few unassigned scancodes to properly deal with my ISO modded F AT (as per http://www.seasip.info/VintagePC/ibm_6… I'd need 13, 19, 39, 53, 78; ANSI mod…

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ErgoHack 3.3
ErgoHack 3.3

ErgoHack
ErgoHack3.3.jpg This is my fourth revision of the key layout of Input.Club's Infinity-ErgorDox. I have a custom switch plate cut, which moves 11…

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Tandy 1000 Keyboard
Tandy 1000 Keyboard

OldIsNew
I'm still in mourning over the demise of Radio Shack so when I see one of their boards that looks reasonable, I'm inclined to pick it up. This is a…

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Quick Rundown on Unicomp color keys?

Redmaus
Hi, I was thinking of grabbing some of these for my Unsaver: http://www.pckeyboard.com/page/product… Does anyone have any experience with these keycaps? I want some red keys but am unsure if…

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Tell me your first keyboard!
Tell me your first keyboard!

Neil
My first keyboard was IKBC Poker2 . The feeling was amazing. My friend told me, I need a mechanical keyboard. Then I search the Google and…

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Keyboard-themed music album

Cattus_D
Well, this has to be the best possible start to the new year! An album which is completely keyboard-themed: 'Caps Lock' , by Capsule - various songs on Youtube: Control Shift Return The…

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Worst modern keyboard layout?
Worst modern keyboard layout?

DustGod
In my opinion, this is a pretty strong candidate: https://i.imgur.com/b1c7Yn… Bonus extra pain if you're Italian or use Italian…

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Trying to locate a Dell AT102W

Alekaei
So im not too familiar with keyboards but saw a video on youtube of someone taking out the leaf springs in the keyboard and making the black alps linear switches (too my understanding that means i…

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Identify the Keycaps
Identify the Keycaps

cml
I think they're a DSA set but I don't know which. https://cdn.shopify.com/s/… Image retrieved from …

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I hate glossy plastic...
I hate glossy plastic...

rich1051414
So I decided to play around with some matias switches, so in order to get a taste of the full range, I went with a switch that could be modded into…

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Blue Alps Question???
Blue Alps Question???

Polecat
In digging through my blue Alps boards looking for branded upper housings I found something even stranger, to me anyhow. These are in a very early…

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[Giveaway] 3 Free brand new keyboards for you! To enter:

Varmilo
https://www.facebook.com/varmilozhh/po…

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UL File Numbers, AKA E numbers

Daniel Beardsmore
As noted on Product identification , we have a new way to identify keyboards: UL File Numbers. I've noticed for some time that "E" numbers appear on PCBs. These are numbers like…

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Aristotle Yellow … or Cherry
Aristotle Yellow … or Cherry

Daniel Beardsmore
Something weird — I got some MX Silent Black switches today, with old-style shells, and the underside is (notwithstanding the lack of pins)…

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First “real” computer keyboard?
First “real” computer keyboard?

mwichary
Hi, new member here. I’m doing a bit of research on the first real computer keyboard, and HaaTa suggested this might be a good place to tap into…

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Strange alps clones found inside arcade machine buttons
Strange alps clones found inside arcade machine buttons

andrewjoy
So i got a arcade machine clone thing that plugs into your TV for christmas , https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pandora-Box… and i noticed that the…

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Vintage hall effect keyboards for gaming?

PlacaFromHell
Hello. I would appreciate it if someone can tell me how good would be for example a keyboard with Micro Switch SD1A3S switches for gaming. I enjoy using Cherry vintage black switches from the 80s and…

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Twinkling Christmas tree made of full RGB mechanical keyboards
Twinkling Christmas tree made of full RGB mechanical keyboards

ingeniousmonkey
As these kinds of mechanical keyboards, user can DIY full RGB lighting effects completely . For the similar models: iGK61, 61P, 62 and iGK64,…

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Leeku MX1800 L3 v1.6 Borked

Gouty
Hi, So I pretty much finished up building my dream board, Leeku PCB, Steel plate, lubed vintage blacks with 67g springs, orange LEDs, and even had a Dolch PAC case ready to modify to put it in, and…

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Do you want to try Varmilo contactless EC switch numpad? Stay tuned!

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Identify a meaningless switch
Identify a meaningless switch

Daniel Beardsmore
What is this thing? ID.jpg I don't know what keyboard it came out of, but whatever this thing is, it takes Futaba keycaps, so I'm guessing that…

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True confession: The newer Macbook KB is one my favorite laptop KBs

vivalarevolución
Never thought I would type that sentence. And I’m swear that I’m not trolling. But it’s true. When compared to all the other laptop keyboards out there, I type faster and more accurate on the…

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[HELP] Switch tester

Claraval23
Hello all! I am new in this world of the mechanical KB and looking for some help. Sorry to the mods if this post should not be here, but I couldn't figure out where to do it. I am looking, and I…

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First DIY keyboard project - need some advice

Rezrex
Hi! I'm new to the community and while I was lurking around here on and off for many months, I've just decided to register since I'm starting my first DIY keyboard project. What I'd like to build is…

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Macintosh Portable
Macintosh Portable

Muirium
Back in the late 1980s, Apple made its first Mac laptop: the Macintosh Portable . The only one before the PowerBook introduced the ubiquitous…

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Black M122 Battlecruiser?
Black M122 Battlecruiser?

JP!
I took a bit of a gamble was able to win this M122 from an eBay auction earlier. Either someone did a damn fine job dyeing the case black or the…

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Finally got my 3101 beamspring keyboard
Finally got my 3101 beamspring keyboard

PlacaFromHell
Hello guys! After lost the Amkey board I was a bit skeptical of this one. Anyway, the fact is that I finally got a beamer (and for less than 180 U$D).…

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