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Typing Demo XL - Scorpius dome with slider (Qtronix Scorpius 104)
Typing Demo XL - Scorpius dome with slider (Qtronix Scorpius 104)

Chyros
As requested by a viewer, Scorp DwS. IMO these are the best-sounding and feeling domes around :) . Hope you enjoy the video! QMAKqNhqpvA

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Generic ISO NorDe Swedish white-on-black doubleshot,blank Win,WHR get?

mik1
Hi everyone, I want something generic that's not on the market: * Doubleshot key caps (preferably PBT but I guess ABS is fine), * White on black (or black with a dark brown nuance or similar), *…

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Xiaomi Mechs First look
Xiaomi Mechs First look

Wingklip
TLDR: SOFTWARE IS BUGGED, ONLY 2KRO FOR SOME KEYS, NOT THE ADVERTISED SIX FOR ALL. DOUBLE TAPPING DOES NOT REGISTER. BUGS WHEN TYPING DOUBLE BRACKETS …

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Can you tell me some info about this keyboard?
Can you tell me some info about this keyboard?

petrdolezal
Hello good people, I am new here, I got this keyboard for 5$, it is on the way to my house, I have only these pictures, can you tell me what…

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Need some info about this company
Need some info about this company

watchman
I found "DCM" logo IBM model M. Number 1394946 seen very common. But I cant find any information about the "DCM". Hope someone…

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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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buckling spring type writers?

nickg
I finally tracked down an ibm selectric touch keyboard(model m 2), and i dont think any selectrics used a model m(or even f) as a keyboard I have heard rumblings about some ibm type writers using both…

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Keys Not Registering on 122-Key Model M
Keys Not Registering on 122-Key Model M

HanSoloCup
Hey everyone! I just made an account here because I need help with a terminal Model M I bought recently. Its missing 3 key caps and was in some pretty…

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Topre testers

vometia
Curiosity got the better of me, as it does; but £200+ of curiosity for a keyboard whose attributes I don't otherwise like (font, layout, colours etc) meant I actually went for the set of Topre…

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IBM Beam Spring - MX mount
IBM Beam Spring - MX mount

darkcruix
I tried to get companies to make keycaps for beam spring keyboards, but the primary issue for all of them was the mount. The tooling / molds…

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Refurbished Focus keyboard Before and After
Refurbished Focus keyboard Before and After

lumpybutt33
Finally finished cleaning up my focus Omron switch keyboard! Its not much to look at but compared to the way i received it Its WAY better! This was my…

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My C64x keyboard for some reason doesn't work
My C64x keyboard for some reason doesn't work

bhl88
https://pcpartpicker.com/user/bhl88/sa… Trying to speed up my C64x (and hoping that there's a C64 VM). Unfortunately the keyboard is sparking…

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What is your review of the FEXT pcb?

ultraboss101
I'm currently very interested in making a model m/f hybrid but would like to know if it is worth it before spending a ton of money. How well does the pcb work? Does the keyboard actually feel like a…

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Can anyone identify the keyboards in this 1982 Bell Labs video?

pixelatedvolume
Hello friends, first post here. Today I watched this video https://www.youtube.com/wa… and I was struck by the keyboards -- they look awesome and super sturdy (as most terminal…

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An unusual (vintage) NOS Tipro find...
An unusual (vintage) NOS Tipro find...

Denis_HR
Hi everyone, My first post here: I thought my today's find might interest some of you here... Anyway, I came across a NOS Tipro programmable…

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Typing Demo XL - Alpsplate spring (IBM P70)
Typing Demo XL - Alpsplate spring (IBM P70)

Chyros
As requested by a viewer, we have one of the more unique sounding specimens in my collection. Hope you enjoy the video :) . zm6opfnxhk0

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Need help remapping key combos in Karabiner Elements

xxhellfirexx
I am not sure what I am doing wrong, but I am unable to do a double tap of left shift+right shift to give me a backspace, yet alone a option+backspace. Here is what I have so far: …

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Wtf is the name of these keyboards?

wobbled
First of all, apologies for creating a pretty stupid thread but this has been bugging me for hours now. I'm trying to remember what these keyboards are called. On someone's profile on Deskthority…

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The SB147. A custom made 2 foot long monster with a complete build log
The SB147. A custom made 2 foot long monster with a complete build log

sealclubber
https://i.imgur.com/VWGHzf… Obligatory picture first. Had a lot of fun making this bad boy. Customized 100% for myself,…

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My new favorite ALPS keyboard: focus fk-555 - Cyan Omron B3G-S series
My new favorite ALPS keyboard: focus fk-555 - Cyan Omron B3G-S series

lumpybutt33
Found a pretty cool keyboard this past weekend. I didnt think much of it when I pussed it out of the dump but upon further investigation Ive sort of…

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Wang 725-3770 PS2?

TheMilkmen
So I have acquired an older Wang model 3770 with some salmon alps, and from what I have read on the wiki is that this is normally a 6P6C keyboard(I have no idea what that is really). Well from the…

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Heath/Zenith 150 Keyboard

DrDavesPC
I have a Zenith 158 and no keyboard. Looking to purchase a working one (5-pin DIN). I have a PS/2 MS Ergonomic KB that I used a 5-pin to 6-pin adapter. The system says "No keyboard found"…

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XT Zenith Z-150 converter?

itzmeluigi
I was curious if anyone has been able to get their black label XT Zenith Z-150 to work with a converter such as a Teensy with soarer firmware or Orihalcon's XT to USB adapter. I was going to…

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Plank + Joystick Custom Keyboard Build
Plank + Joystick Custom Keyboard Build

semaj4712
Hey guys, I have been working on this project for about the last four or five weeks. Prior I had pretty much no experience with designing my own…

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Keyboard Haul Photos
Keyboard Haul Photos

lumpybutt33
I wanted to share some of my haul photos. All the keyboards in these photos are now all fully refurbished and cleaned. Next steps for me right now are…

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Unknown Alps Switches Keyboard w/ built in Track Pad.
Unknown Alps Switches Keyboard w/ built in Track Pad.

lumpybutt33
I found this decent little unlabeled keyboard with really nice tactile alps switched in it. The layout is nice and it has a built in track pad. the…

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Ortek 142-pro restored!
Ortek 142-pro restored!

Pumaeggs
Got this old ortek board for a reasonable price and restored it to mostly its original glory. Cleaned out the switches and reshaped the click…

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PCB circuit repair suggestion - conductive ink? which brand?

Menuhin
I have one of those PCB in a group buy damage: The double-sided PCB has some keys (QWERT keys and some function keys) not working and I have identified that two traces of the circuits are damaged and…

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Typing Demo XL - tactile magnetic reeds (Fujitsu N860-8282-T002)
Typing Demo XL - tactile magnetic reeds (Fujitsu N860-8282-T002)

Chyros
As requested by a viewer, the TMR board. This thing is cool on so many levels :D . Hope you enjoy the video! F8p0gvVBgow

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HoneyWell Model M "Dell Military Service"?
HoneyWell Model M "Dell Military Service"?

lumpybutt33
This weekend at the e-waste recycle center I found this Honeywell Model M Keyboard. While doing my usual cleaning I found a few things about it that…

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Wip - Fully custom tkl with some extras
Wip - Fully custom tkl with some extras

jumpifzero
Hey guys! Want to share a little something I've been working on. Still unfinished. Features: - tkl design - additional row above the Fs for macro…

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Got my girlfriend her first mechanical keyboard - Havit HV-KB389L
Got my girlfriend her first mechanical keyboard - Havit HV-KB389L

lumpybutt33
I recently asked my girlfriend what keyboard she used at her office job and I was appalled to find that she was given a used Dell Rubber dome…

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Good office keyboard for IBM buckling miracle fan?

tatsurou
As in the title, I need something quiet for the office, which wont shake the desk and deafen coworkers like my F XT does. I like tactility, but unfortunately I wont be able to use IBMs at work :( …

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IBM Model M Clicky - Connector ?
IBM Model M Clicky - Connector ?

Tim44566
Hello, I still have an IBM Model M keyboard from 1988 at home. However I do not know, as the connection type means (see attachment), since I want to…

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Madrid Meetup this Sunday 7th of October

Yatara
We'll be hosting our first keyboard meetup in Madrid, Spain, on October 7th at 15:00 at a local hackspace, Makespace Madrid. https://www.meetup.com/es-ES/Makespace… Bring along your favourite…

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