[Review] Unicomp Model M review (rubber domes)

Here's a Model M you don't see every day; it's the rubber dome version! Hope you enjoy :) .

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Unread post12 Aug 2017, 10:40

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Enjoyed indeed. Last month, I bought a (regular IBM-branded) unit for my kid (mostly because it was manufactured on his birthday), and now I know exactly what he is in for when he gets his hands on it. :-)

If I dare make a criticism of this video, I missed a side-by-side typing comparison of this unit against a buckling spring (and perhaps against a Model F as well).
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That rubber dome model still manages to sound really cheap! It might be IBM but it's not a patch on the sound of a tactile Alps keyboard.
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I dodged a bullet some time ago, avoiding an IBM branded rubber domes Model M (I tried and it felt nice, although the guy would have sell it to me for a price more suited to an actual M). It's good to see what it could have been. Keep it going man!
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Wonder how these feel in comparison to the old trackpoint and Thinkpad boards Unicomp did. Those were stiffer domes as well, but I oddly enjoyed them as an interesting change of pace.
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