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by unxmaal
01 Sep 2018, 22:26
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: SGI keyboard and mouse
Replies: 1
Views: 330

SGI keyboard and mouse

I'm looking for an SGI-branded PS2 keyboard and mouse for my SGI O2.

This is to make my O2 functional. I won't be hacking the board into a 40% ortho Dell or whatever the cool kids are into these days.

by unxmaal
01 Dec 2017, 22:53
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Tell me your first keyboard!
Replies: 121
Views: 8852

First keyboard was a Northgate OmniKey of some version. It had dip switches in the back, and, although I can find no evidence this existed, I recall its numpad having a calculator function, along with a LCD screen. Sadly, it died after a lightning strike in 2004 or so.
by unxmaal
01 Dec 2017, 22:47
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model M Sticking Keys
Replies: 9
Views: 734

I would swap the adapter first. Orihalcon's Soarers Controllers (on eBay) are really worth the money, and he ships pretty quick. It will give you full programmability, too, including macros and function layers. Also, check the plate for broken rivets. You could have a flipper that is out of alignmen...
by unxmaal
01 Dec 2017, 22:41
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Black M122 Battlecruiser?
Replies: 25
Views: 1302

Ooh, I had my eye on that, but got too busy and forgot about the auction!

by unxmaal
13 Nov 2017, 20:24
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Model F Restoration - input welcome!
Replies: 12
Views: 1119

Here's a gallery of my F restoration:

Check out the bar-clamp method I used to get the plates together. It's a lot less ... percussive... than using a mallet.
by unxmaal
07 Sep 2017, 01:47
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 138110

This is for the Model F. I thought someone had written a guide for the M 122, that included where to obtain barrel stabilizer inserts, and showed which springs to move where.
by unxmaal
06 Sep 2017, 23:07
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 138110

Is there a canonical post describing how to ANSI mod an IBM Model M 122 keyboard?

I thought I'd bookmarked it, but I can't find it anywhere. I'm looking to convert the left Shift and right Enter keys into something much more betterer than ISO.
by unxmaal
28 Aug 2017, 20:19
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 23183
Views: 1508247 ... 18999.html

I'm lusting for those Model Fs. I think the top board is a XT 83.

I don't really want to find out what shipping would be for the whole pile, though.
by unxmaal
19 Aug 2017, 21:44
Forum: Workshop
Topic: IBM Model F XT 83 restoration
Replies: 3
Views: 2056

IBM Model F XT 83 restoration

198x IBM Model F XT 83: replaced foam, repainted top plate, modded spacebar spring. Also added a removable Teensy USB HID controller. This Model F was stored in an attic for many, many years. It still has the original cork pads. http://i....
by unxmaal
10 Aug 2017, 18:36
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Pet mysteries
Replies: 65
Views: 4676

I really, really want to know what happened to Soarer.

If nothing awful happened to him, it'd be really nice of him to bless any type of reverse-engineering effort for his code, or better yet, to release the source code to the community.

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