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Interesting Lexmark Model M

Half-Saint
Recently I picked up an interesting Lexmark Model M from 1994. No Lexmark label on top cover, just an empty square. Made in USA yet the layout is ISO, one-piece key caps. It also has drainage channels…

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The price for doubleshots is skyrocketing

Spharx
--click .... Something is really really wrong here :? What happened ?? I am confused a little bit. 50€ for a old Cherry keyboard with a din plug? No regular normal person without knowledge…

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Just accidentally won a Model M on Ebay!

grasshopper
OK, strictly speaking it wasn't an accident. What happened was that I was browsing Ebay to see how much Model Ms are currently going for because I'm considering selling (or trading) an old ANSI model…

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Are black switches crap on a fullsize PCB?

courtesi
Can you confirm or deny this? As I understand it, the PCB will flex a bit much under blacks - but I don't have one to confirm. I see a lot of love for reds and blues on the 3000 but not much for…

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Got a new board with cherry clears today

Gerk
And do I ever feel wimpy. You really have to stand on these suckers to get them to actuate. It makes my fingers feel like un-learning the whole "not bottom out" approach to things and just…

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Can anyone recommend a source for some THICK Otaku keycaps?

courtesi
I've asked this question twice on GH and had no replies. The only leads I have is that Cherry corp may have sold nice thick ones on Tao Bao a while back but I have no model # or anything to search…

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Double Shot Blacklit Dream Comes True?

pita
Hopefully not a repo. Apparently Fujitsu's LIFEBOOK SH771 uses double shot keys for their back lit keyboard. http://www.houseofjapan.com/electronic… Something that only jap would think of…

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Wow -- crazy board
Wow -- crazy board

Gerk
Anyone we know? Stumbled across this while looking up some stuff for a buddy in the UK last night. http://mykeyboard.co.uk/microswitch/ …

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Alphameric POS keyboard - which switches?
Alphameric POS keyboard - which switches?

kbdfr
http://www.ebay.co.uk/… http://i.ebayimg.com/00/$(… Does anybody happen to know what kind of…

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Does anyone know of any more blank Cherry boards than these?

courtesi
DAS 2 - a rebranded black G80-3000 with mx blues; I've heard rumors of it having issues - not quite sure what they were - but I believe they were electronics related (can someone put this rumor to…

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Cherry G80-1000HAD / 23

steinimbrett
Hi, I'm new to the community, so first I'd like to say hello. :) Since I'm also new to the whole mechanical keyboard thing, I'd like to purchase a few cheap Cherry keyboards on ebay to see which…

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Magnetic Keyswitch
Magnetic Keyswitch

HaaTa
Now this is an interesting mechanism... https://lh4.googleusercontent&… Unfortunately there are some dead components on this boards…

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Cherry switch blocker.

fossala
I am looking for cherry switch blockers like the RF ones, do they exist?

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Looking for advice on Poker and Taobao :)

443330
Hey guys, first post here. I have been doing a bit of research lately deciding which mech kb do I want for my first. Would just like to ask for some help. I am looking for a very small compact kb. So…

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The effects of rivet loss on Model M feel
The effects of rivet loss on Model M feel

Tycn
I've been using the lovely '87 Space Saver I received from cactux for the past x. Recently I managed to get my hands on some other Model Ms and was…

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Model M in "Source Code"?

Grond
I saw "Source Code" today. I won't spoil the plot, but the movie involves a fictional US governative program with hi-tech headquarters... well, I think I spotted a black Model M13 in it!…

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Ringing Filco

chew
I've had two Filcos and both have rang. Are all Filcos like this? I bought both from the same seller and I'm considering getting another for Christmas and hope I get lucky. Here are some sound…

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Help about new keyboard

s0b
Hi all! Since 1 year I have a Filco Majestouch with browns and I want to get a new keyboard. I have readed a lot but I can't decide between the 3 options, help please! - Filco Majestouch with blues…

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KBC Poker 40%  New design of the keyboard frame part.1
KBC Poker 40% New design of the keyboard frame part.1

bl1978
KBC Poker 40% New design of the keyboard frame part.1 Hi, I"m a keyboard fan from Taiwan Very pleased to come here to share with you…

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Optical Switch Keyboards

HaaTa
Other than the DataHand, have Optical Switch Keyboards been seen out in the wild?

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Topre 45g vs 55g

igro
Good time of the day deskthority user! Can you tell me the difference in tactile action of 45 vs 55 g switches? Which one gives the most "bump"? I've never tried a topre switch before and…

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Germans Stole My Idea! Haptic Feedback Keyboard
Germans Stole My Idea! Haptic Feedback Keyboard

ripster
http://www.engadget.com/20… "Near surface attraction" trM7mXOjNFY I proposed this sometime ago at Geekhack. …

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Cherry springs

fossala
I like the clears I just got of biniris but the normal springs are too heavy and the brown springs sometimes don't bounce back up. Is there any other spring options?

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Keypot KPT-102: ALPS or not?
Keypot KPT-102: ALPS or not?

dicho
I have seen plenty of reference about the smaller KPT-84 having ALPS, but I could not find any info about its 102-key "brother". Do anyone…

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Filco Ninja 104 key with Cherry laser keypads
Filco Ninja 104 key with Cherry laser keypads

heliar
my newly purchased Filco Ninja 104 keyboard, with Cherry laser POM keypads mixed in, which come from a G80-1865, not a very good source, but I am on…

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"Handedness", modifiers and remapping

nathanscribe
I've been noticing more and more recently how much I'm moving my hands while typing, and am starting to think about where they are moving to and from, particularly since hurting my left hand a few…

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Old Cherry numpad

Half-Saint
Just won this on eBay.de http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/350500838422… Let's hope the caps are Cherry compatible :)

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Do anybody know about this keyboard?

dicho
Howdy, guys! Someone is offering this keyboard here in Brazil: http://img1.mlstatic.com/s… The seller says the manufacturer is "ERISON ELETRONICS,INC", model is…

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Got my first model m coming.

fossala
I have never owned a model m so I couldn't pass up one for 20 gpb. It is white label in perfect condition. I think I'm starting to get an interest in keyboards. :roll:

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Separate Keypad Suggestions?
Separate Keypad Suggestions?

pineapplopolis
I'm a programmer, but I work with numbers and have to do quick calculations and the keypad makes that easy. But I don't want a built in keypad in my…

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$10 for one of these here in Brazil... is it worthy?

dicho
Hey guys, I am tempted to try an item equal to this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/FK… it is about $10 (15 BRL) here in Brazil, but I have no idea of which switch type is this. I…

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What do you mean by "silencemod"?

Grond
What's exacly a "silencemod"? I found several references to it here and on GH, but I could not understand what it is, and neither did I find a topic or wiki explaining what it…

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Space Cadet keyboard

webwit
I have finally acquired a legendary Space Cadet keyboard . I've been looking to get one for a long time, no collector has one, only LISP beards. The bad news is that it's without case. The good news…

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Converted my whole family.

fossala
I have wanted a poker ever since I got interested in mechanical keyboards (about 2/3 months ago) and I have just pulled the trigger and ordered pbt mx brown verity from qtan should be here in 3-5 days…

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Realforce 87U Tenkeyless 45g White

s0b
Hi all, Someone know where can i buy a Realforce 87U Tenkeyless 45g White with ISO layout? Very much thanks!

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