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CAD design for G80-1800 keyboard

mannoso
Does anyone have a CAD design for a G80-1800 compatible plate? Someone used to but I don't remember the username. Thanks.

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Looking for "Futaba friendly" switches.
Looking for "Futaba friendly" switches.

PlacaFromHell
Hi guys. About a year ago I got a Televideo TS 803H. The keyboard itself is beautyful, but uses crap Futaba MR switches. Scratchy, super heavy and…

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IBM 6112883 Relegendable Keycaps; Need Help
IBM 6112883 Relegendable Keycaps; Need Help

Phulax
Hello, I recently bought an IBM 6112883 and I would like to use the relegendable keycaps, however I have never done such a thing. I have tried…

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Need help to identify the space-cadet keyboard front-printed symbols
Need help to identify the space-cadet keyboard front-printed symbols

hhkbp2
Hi there, I'm doing some work about the symbols in the space-cadet keyboard. I know its alpha area has APL legends on top of these normal…

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Trying to convert an old keyboard and could use a hand

Diskmikey
I am working on a project that is bringing an old Grid systems computer into the 20th century. What we are doing is keeping the computer looking just like the old Grid systems computer, but replacing…

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Help adapting the NCR 4950

consideringquiet
I recently came into owning this keyboard in pretty great condition, and was hoping to find someone who had previously adapted it to USB before. Unfortunately after searching awhile I wasn't…

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Help converting Pingmaster
Help converting Pingmaster

kaboom36
So after lurking around for a while I figure its about time I ask help from people who actually know what they are doing and not my dad, I…

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xwhatsit Beamspring and Lock LED wiring - help required
xwhatsit Beamspring and Lock LED wiring - help required

darkcruix
I want to add a lock LED and need some guidance on the wiring. Actually, the problem I would like to solve is to have an indicator whenever I press…

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Magicforce 68 english guide?

FrankeyStein
Hey guys, I just got my 68 today and the guide is'nt in English, do you know where I can find a guide on the functions of the keyboard(Dip switches for exmple) that is writen in English? thank you!

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Help troubleshooting F-122 keypress not registered
Help troubleshooting F-122 keypress not registered

gorgeous_george
Hi all! I wrote couple days ago about my recently found F-122. Today I was able to connect it with Soarer's converter to a pc, to discover that half…

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When do you decide to desolder switches from old boards?

keimura
I recently got some older keyboards (M0116, Monterey KB108) and I really like the switches, but I just hate the layout. I know I can use converters or software to remap the keys but I also can't get…

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What bothers me about IBM Model M

Wodan
Every time I am expressing my dislike for IBM Model M keyboards, people ask me whether I am kidding. But I am not and it's not just an attempt to be edgy. Instead of having a discussion…

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Did anybody ever buy this keycap for a Dell AT101(W)?

TapewormAdmiral
Hi everyone, I'm interested in buying a Dell AT101. However, since this is Alps-land, I know that keycap availability is a myth, in comparison to Cherry-land. Has anybody ever bought this keycap?…

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FK-2001 6 PIN DIN to PS2

consideringquiet
Hey again. Despite the fact I still haven't quite finished a bunch of other keyboard projects, I still managed to stumble across more boards... Anywho, I found an FK-2001 for 10 bucks at a local…

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model F 122 XT replacement parts

gorgeous_george
Hi all! I recently came across an abandoned model F XT, in a forgotten basement at a university, and I promptly adopted it. It is missing a dozen stems though, and I was wondering if those of a model…

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Das Keyboard 5Q Cloud Connected

Elrick
Here it is, mass surveillance finally achieved; https://www.daskeyboard.com/p/5q-cloud… Soft Tactile Smart Mechanical Keyboard (using Omron switches same as what's in the Logitech G810, etc.)…

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REALFORCE R2 "PFU Limited Edition" impressions thread
REALFORCE R2 "PFU Limited Edition" impressions thread

blighty
20180809_083540.jpg I've been typing on the new Topre Realforce x PFU R2 silenced TKL board for the last few days. So far, so good. …

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A centered alphanum block?
A centered alphanum block?

depletedvespene
My attention was drawn today to a common enough factor on the keyboards' main cluster. Let's take a run-of-the-mill US ANSI keyboard layout (TKL for…

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5 pin DIN to PS/2 not working?

Kankurou1010
Hi, recently I got 5 pin DIN to PS/2 adapter for my keyboard. When I plugged it in, the numlock light is on, my device manager recognizes a "Standard PS/2 Keyboard" (which I tried to update…

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Model M Ping

njm
I did a screw mod on a Model M 1390120 last month (following Madhias' excellent guide) and I'm pretty happy with how it went. One thing that I've noticed is that this keyboard seems to have a lot more…

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Picky hunt for feature list

detritus45
I've been through a few keyboards over the years and built up a wish list... unfortunately I can't find something that ticks all the boxes. Is there anything that has all of these? - Tenkeyless,…

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White alps binding

Leshe
I am currenly testing a white alps board I found, I cleaned it and opened all the switches to clean them out. Is it normal they still bind? It is quite used, the keycaps have quite a lot of shine on…

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Keyboard recommendations based on a few preferences?

xTek
Hey guys, I'm looking to build a custom keyboard or to get an existing one, based on a few of the parameters. As far as the switches go: - Short Key Travel - Light to Medium actuaction force - High…

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Re-routing custom keys on a Tandberg TDV 5000

snufflecat
Hi guys, So I recently acquired two Tandberg keyboards (TDV5000 series) and have had some time to play around with them. For those who don't know they have a small heap of "custom" keycaps…

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[Help] Which cable do I need?

xTek
Hey guys, I've bought an Apple Adjustable Keyboard (with ALPS SKFS switches) in a mint condition at a local flea market for 2$. An awesome find yes... but it came without the apple's ADB cable. Now…

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Muni's Calendar 2019
Muni's Calendar 2019

muni
https://massdrop-s3.imgix.… https://massdrop-s3.imgix.… https://massdrop-s3.imgix.… …

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CTM-70 keyboard for late 70's 16-bit German business computer
CTM-70 keyboard for late 70's 16-bit German business computer

strandtentje
Hi, I'm long time lurker and keyboard-geek, finally signed up- Today I was handed the keyboard to the German CTM-70 business computer, by a friend…

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What is this switch
What is this switch

Macence
I have seen a nice keyboard on a local ad webiste. One key is broken (keycap missing) and the seller has provided me a picture of the switch to help…

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Do anyone has one of this Wyse clones?
Do anyone has one of this Wyse clones?

BrutalOnionMayhem
I was going to put this in IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD but I already know what is. Well, I found three Link keyboards, two rubberdomes that I already have…

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Help Identifying Keyboard (edit: it's a DeltaGold Elite)

gobraves2018
Hi everyone-- I'm fairly new here, so please tell me if this is posted in the wrong section. Anyways, I purchased a keyboard from elecplus on Friday with Blue Alps switches. Shout out to Cindy for her…

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Tai-Hao keycaps on Dell AT101W problems?

abrahamstechnology
Hi, I'm refitting a Dell AT101W with Tai-Hao keycaps, I already bought a set on AliExpress. However, I have some concerns, I hear that the TH sets don't have a stepped capslock key. Does Tai-Hao sell…

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KBParadise V80MTS-Q (Matias Quiet Click) review (+ AppleDesign caps)
KBParadise V80MTS-Q (Matias Quiet Click) review (+ AppleDesign caps)

Darkshado
Hello everyone, I had wanted an ISO layout Alps TKL board for some time and I liked the Matias Quiet Click Tactile when I got to try them at a…

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Clicky rubberdome?

snuci
What keyboards can be classed as a clicky rubberdome? Is there such a thing? I have a Xerox board that is exactly this and was wondering how many more there are like this. It's actually quite nice.…

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Model M vs Unicomp actuation weight

desertrobot
I've been using a real model M for a couple of days now, after coming from a Unicomp Ultra Classic I used for 2 years, and have noticed that the spring weight for the original Model M (1993 Lexmark in…

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Post a picture of your ideal keyboard layout!
Post a picture of your ideal keyboard layout!

Chyros
If you could have any keyboard layout, what would it be? Post a picture (doesn't have to be pretty, doesn't have to specify keys that are…

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