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Need help making a pair of keyboards work on Win10 or Linux

dharmi
I do a lot of typing everyday, so being able to use word processors and keyboards and keyboard shortcuts is very important to me. I use my own keyboard layout, and to get that layout I have a pair of…

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Mitsumi nomenclature update

Daniel Beardsmore
Based on literature and PCB codes, we have so far (underlined = confirmed from literature): Metal contact types: KAM Type: standard mechanical type 1 (possibly momentary SPST only) KCT Type: …

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what switch is in my rapoo vpro 710 keyboard there is no logo
what switch is in my rapoo vpro 710 keyboard there is no logo

borgsChop
i got a rapoo vpro 710 but i dont know what switch it uses i looked online and most sites just said it uses a "blue switch"

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Should I buy a HHKB

DerpyDash_xAD
So my dilemma is that they are expensive, I've never tried topre and I generally use linears, I'm not a huge fan of blues/browns. That said, I'm looking for a new keyboard, my pure pro is a…

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Looking for these keyswitches
Looking for these keyswitches

UncleFan
I have been looking for these cherry switches.Please contact me if you have some of them.Whether it is a single switch or a whole keyboard.I really…

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HHKB - BT

ShivaYash
Hello chaps, I finally have got the BT version of my favourite keyboard. I am pleased to report, at this early stage, it is exactly what I wanted. Sure its not a type S but Mr Hypersphere will be…

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Realforce springs - adds to the actuation force?

ShivaYash
Hello all, Would changing out the springs on an electro-capacative keyboard, like the Realforce or HHKB, make any difference? I'm finding the 104 HiPro I have for work to be a little too light. I've…

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The Heavy-6 (or Norbapold?) for the Leopold FC660C fans!

Luna
Hell yeah! :D https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=9… You probably already knew about this but I didn't find a post about it here on DT, so here it goes. I'm getting one, I hope some kind…

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Any idea how much I can sell this?

serec
Any idea how much I can sell this? I think its an g80-3000 HAMUS. its complete and with black mx dont know if its vintage tho. https://imgur.com/a/vvTYy

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Lenovo SK-8845 Trackpoint vs Natural Multimedia vs Natural KB Pro

wawasonqo
Hi Folks, First time here and I have been reading through some of your posts. Have any of you owned all of the keyboards mentioned in the Topic title? I already have a Microsoft Natural Multimedia…

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Honeywell 86SD23 keyboard
Honeywell 86SD23 keyboard

lucar
Hello, this is my first real post here in Desktority since I've been lurking for quite some time trying to learn as much as possible from the…

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Can anyone identify this pls.
Can anyone identify this pls.

serec
Can anyone identify this pls thanks! https://imgur.com/a/4MDxi https://imgur.com/a/4MDxi And is it possible for that to fit…

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HaaTa's 2018 Matias force curves

M4dn3ss
I noticed some new force curve graphs for Matias switches by HaaTa recently and surprisingly didn't see any mention of it here, so here they are... https://plot.ly/~haata/274/ It looks like the new…

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Unicomp APL keyset - WOW!
Unicomp APL keyset - WOW!

green-squid
http://www.pckeyboard.com/… It looks fantastic! It would look great on my soon-to-arrive Dell Model M. Problem is, you…

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IBM Model M2 - are they as bad as people say?

green-squid
I have seen Thomas' review of this keyboard and it is definitely a flawed keyboard (Capacitor issues, feel issues). But is it atleast 'pretty good'? in your opinion? I think it shouldn't be that bad…

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What is wrong with my Silicon Graphics bigfoot 9500829?

glaurung
Edit: my PS/2 to USB adapter was the source of the problem. WIll update again when I find an adapter that works with this eccentric old keyboard. I love the feel of the old Apple Extended Keyboard…

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Converting an Old Typewriter Into a Mechanical Keyboard (In process)
Converting an Old Typewriter Into a Mechanical Keyboard (In process)

SpacemanToby
I'm new to mechanical keyboards and have recently gotten into learning some electronics. I came across an old typewriter at a thrift store and saw…

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Do I have a strange Model M?
Do I have a strange Model M?

Shato
I got this Model M from an IBM employee not too long ago. When disassembling it to clean and bolt mod it, I saw that it has "Sample"…

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Datacomp DFK102
Datacomp DFK102

rymut
I bought keyboard from http://allegro.pl/klawiatura-m… , sadly the sticker was faded away, but board outline was strikingly similar to…

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Repair Macbook Pro keyboard?

coltrane
I have a 2012 Macbook Pro which still works perfectly fine, but for a single alpha key that works sort of intermittently. It'll go for a day or so mostly working. Then other days it's much worse and I…

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BREAKING NEWS: I have recieved my Dell Model M from ChewDrebby!!!!!!!!
BREAKING NEWS: I have recieved my Dell Model M from ChewDrebby!!!!!!!!

green-squid
https://i.imgur.com/ad2giy… OH :o MY :o GOD Yo Woah IT IS AWEEEEEEEESOME!!!!! (wish it was a bit more tactile BUT…

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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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What do I do with 4 broken Matias Quiet Pros?

glaurung
Two years ago I bought a Matias Quiet Pro (mac edition). After a month or so, one of the keys went dead. I contacted Matias and learned that they'd had a problem with their Chinese supplier…

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Current Keyboard "ALT" key seems to be failing.

Mkilbride
So, I was trying to use voice chat, which I have bound to ALT and it simply wouldn't work. ALT+TAB wasn't working. I restarted. Unplugged the Keyboard. Tried the other ALT key. It was working.…

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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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DAS KEYBOARD Ultimate S issues and repair.
DAS KEYBOARD Ultimate S issues and repair.

polemon
Hi everyone! First, I'd like to thank Chyros, his videos helped me decide which switches to get to replace my Cherry MX blue switches! So, I've been…

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Replacement keycaps for Ajazz AK47
Replacement keycaps for Ajazz AK47

Iggy
Below is a photograph of the keyboard I use at work. It's an Ajazz AK47 with Cherry MX black switches. I am looking for key-caps with a more coarse…

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Help choosing switches, please

coltrane
Hi, I'm preparing to make my first mechanical keyboard purchase (possibly a custom build), and not having the ability to try one out, I've been doing some research. However, due to so many varying…

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Retr0bright - German options
Retr0bright - German options

EspritBerlin
Dear All, since I collected Cherry keyboards in the late 90s, I stored some in a box in my cellar. A few weeks ago I found a Cherry G80-1000 HAD,…

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Best replacement keycaps for Filco Majestouch 2 TKL (UK ISO)

MichaelBurgess
Hi there, I recently got this keyboard and love everything about it apart from the quality of the keycaps. After just a few weeks some of the print is fading off them, particularly the left Ctrl and…

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Alps naming woes

Daniel Beardsmore
According to the Apple III service manual, the switches in the Apple III are "KCC" (momentary and alternate action) and "KFF" (double action). So now we have three naming formats…

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Hi-Pro vs. SA
Hi-Pro vs. SA

chuckdee
Originative has really been pushing Hi-Pro lately. They have 3 different pre-orders that are pretty pricey. By pre-order, they have…

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Are old Intergraph keyboards any good?
Are old Intergraph keyboards any good?

green-squid
I saw this keyboard on a used site. Looks very interesting. Is it any good? What switches does it have? I can't find a lot of info about it.

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Teardown - Kailh x Novelkeys BIG switches
Teardown - Kailh x Novelkeys BIG switches

Chyros
Today we have a look at the BIG switches by Novelkeys. Hope you enjoy! :) BvLN9fHCgV4

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Cheap G80 1800 (winkey) keycaps?

Dingster
Having some troubles finding any on my own, so making a seperate thread about it. :) Thanks in advance. Have german ISO atm, ISO preffered, but doesn't need to be german or anything specific.

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