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by cdaman
20 Aug 2019, 18:32
Forum: Gallery
Topic: 30 Years later : Before & After with Datacomp DFK101
Replies: 6
Views: 3415

30 Years later : Before & After with Datacomp DFK101

Hey guys, Two years ago when I started this hobby, I found this photo in the old family album and I was determined to find the keyboard within the pictures but couldn't figure it out. So I was asking around and later got information that it called "Datacomp DFK101". So my hunt has begin, trying to f...
by cdaman
11 Mar 2019, 17:35
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Sold my car... then I made-to-order this IBM SSK
Replies: 10
Views: 1581

Sold my car... then I made-to-order this IBM SSK

Hey, Here is my board it is BS keyboard from Full Size IBM Model M made to SSK with Lotus Elise Theme (Chrome Orange) I owned this car back in 2011 and I sold it because my lifestyle just simply change (I have a baby boy), then our family need a bigger car. I asked one of the Thai keyboard artist by...
by cdaman
19 Jan 2019, 15:26
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Can't afford that industrial gray model M and still love Alps?
Replies: 7
Views: 1025

Can't afford that industrial gray model M and still love Alps?

Hey guys, There is a Thai modder, his nick name is 6664 and his latest creation is this, Industrial gray Model M which is cut off from some NEC keyboard, that need to go through ANSI Mod and that transplant blue Alps switch that intend to make it looks like IBM Model M. He took quite sometime to com...
by cdaman
24 Aug 2018, 18:54
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Differences between Cherry keycap and NCR keycap (colorway)
Replies: 4
Views: 745

Differences between Cherry keycap and NCR keycap (colorway)

Hello, Today I have a chance to get a hold of NCR G80-0528, so I clean the keycap and compare the colorway with the Cherry G80 Double shot ABS keycap. The NCR cap is slightly grayish tone with Dark gray legend. when comparing to Cherry, its more beige and black legend. What do you guy think? Which o...
by cdaman
31 Jul 2018, 17:18
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM Model M Industrial Restoration / result
Replies: 14
Views: 1542

Very nice indeed! How did you make your black badge and did you start out with white keycaps prior to dyeing blue, or were they pebble? The process of making the black badge, I started with A4 aluminum sheets which is pre-treated for sublimation printing. I use sublimation printer and heat press ma...
by cdaman
30 Jul 2018, 20:53
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM Model M Industrial Restoration / result
Replies: 14
Views: 1542

andrewjoy wrote: Nice work mate.

That square label!

Does it have the extra thick backplate ?
Unfortunately this one doesn't come with the shiny rainbow backplate.
depletedvespene wrote: Good work. Did you dye all the now-blue keys?
Yes, I use Dylon dye for 15 mins at 95c temp
by cdaman
30 Jul 2018, 16:27
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM Model M Industrial Restoration / result
Replies: 14
Views: 1542

IBM Model M Industrial Restoration / result

Hello! I recently obtained IBM Model M Industrial 1987, that has one a missing badge, a few keycaps and dusty as hell. What I've done to the keyboard, I do screw mod to it. Also I make sublimation printing on the aluminum plate (A4 size, 0.4mm thick) to mimic the original IBM black badge (I happened...
by cdaman
20 Jul 2018, 13:14
Forum: Workshop
Topic: XT/AT/PS2/Terminal to USB Converter with NKRO
Replies: 779
Views: 153766

I'm a newbie and I just have my first M122 converted and remap. My problem is that everytime my Windows restart, I will need to remap my keyboard again. I thought the remap stick with the keyboard perminately? Are there some step I missing, how do I fix this. Thank you.
by cdaman
14 Jul 2018, 17:48
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: I recently acquire an industrial Model M with a missing badge, help
Replies: 5
Views: 414

Replacement black badges are a very difficult proposition. Silver badges are difficult as well (and expensive), BUT... fellow DT member Quartz64 had a bunch of reproduction badges made. We should page him, to ask him whether he still has one to spare (or whether more can be made). Thank you so much...
by cdaman
14 Jul 2018, 16:53
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: I recently acquire an industrial Model M with a missing badge, help
Replies: 5
Views: 414

I recently acquire an industrial Model M with a missing badge, help

Good day, I felt really lucky to get a hold on one of the industrial M from a local recycling center here in Thailand. The thing is that it has a missing awesome black badge :( Can I find a replacement for it? What options do I have. Thanks in advance. Cheers, 37189504_2073218112943399_9206451476321...
by cdaman
17 Jun 2018, 06:08
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Laser SMK switch keyboard + GMK Penumbra
Replies: 4
Views: 588

Laser SMK switch keyboard + GMK Penumbra

Hello, I just recently finished this built and clean up of vintage Laser keyboard with SMK 2nd gen. Want to share with you on the GMK Penumbra set, what do you think?? :) [attachment=4]20180617_093753.jpg[/attachment] [attachment=3]20180617_095030.jpg[/attachment] [attachment=2]20180617_094950.jpg[/...
by cdaman
07 Jun 2018, 15:52
Forum: Vendors
Topic: BT-USB-Hybrid controllers for Model M 122, M2, Unicomp M
Replies: 41
Views: 8227

I want to join in for M122!!
by cdaman
31 May 2018, 19:05
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM Model M Ninja M modification process
Replies: 19
Views: 1963

This is basically a modified IBM Model M Terminal in which mixed with Chicony KB5181's frame as the surround frame around the IBM. All the material use are very low cost, he told that the cost of making this work is only around $21USD, but the amount of time he actually spend on the keyboard to make...
by cdaman
31 May 2018, 18:55
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM Model M Ninja M modification process
Replies: 19
Views: 1963

IBM Model M Ninja M modification process

Hello guys, I'mma newbie from Thailand I recently purchased this keyboard from one of my friends that really got me into the mech keyboard community. Hes the one who do all the work in this Model M. As an professional full-time architect/interior design, he has a part-time of modified junk, useless,...
by cdaman
31 May 2018, 18:31
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Tomcat AT101
Replies: 11
Views: 1256

That's funny, my Dell AT-101 on Tomcat too!! And It just also arrived today in Thailand! It suit my keyboard really well, I like it! 34075965_10155610626518105_2033900317279518720_n.jpg 34274629_10155610626428105_7296822885245517824_n.jpg 14435070_1582183618757839_8736891981179335486_o.jpg 14468602_...
by cdaman
23 May 2018, 15:54
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Is it possible to transplant a Unicomp Ultra Classic Guts?
Replies: 6
Views: 494

I'm also thinking about this project too, so that's mean it is very possible right? Just the sticker on the lock light! got it
by cdaman
21 May 2018, 18:42
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Finally!! I got my Blue SKCM Alps, so I compare it with my White SKCM
Replies: 5
Views: 1025

Finally!! I got my Blue SKCM Alps, so I compare it with my White SKCM

I have always wondering whats the difference between the two and what is with the hype with blue SKCM. I just got a chance to grab an Acer KB101-AS great condition for $25USD. Now I got the keyboard to tear down the switch to compare with White SKCM switch. Here is the result 33109541_10155590520763...
by cdaman
10 Feb 2018, 16:57
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Carbon Fiber IBM Model M project, what do you think
Replies: 33
Views: 2283

Thanks guy, I think the GB could be very possible as now I'm sorting out how much I can get the original Model M case on my hand, since I use the original model M as the structure for the carbon fiber overlay. Also the F122 and M122 or SSK would be very possible, only if, I can get a hold to the ori...
by cdaman
10 Feb 2018, 13:18
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Carbon Fiber IBM Model M project, what do you think
Replies: 33
Views: 2283

I could open a group buy if anyone interested. I have manage to get 10 IBM model M case now
by cdaman
04 Feb 2018, 04:08
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Carbon Fiber IBM Model M project, what do you think
Replies: 33
Views: 2283

Looks great! What effect does the carbon fiber case have on the sound? The keyboard sounds is only slightly effected by the wrap of the carbon fiber and rasin coated. The case itself is more solid however it doesn't absorb much noise from the chassis of the metal plate. It still sound like original...
by cdaman
01 Feb 2018, 18:01
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Carbon Fiber IBM Model M project, what do you think
Replies: 33
Views: 2283

Carbon Fiber IBM Model M project, what do you think

Hello, I have been working on my IBM Model M Carbon Fiber by using beat up Model M case and sending it to a fiber fabrication shop. I use real carbon fiber, hand wrap and rasin coated the whole thing again, all the these process need craftsmanship skill and I got it all done in my country here, Thai...
by cdaman
31 Jan 2018, 18:16
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Northgate Omnikey 102 Blue alps
Replies: 8
Views: 1504

This is one beautiful keyboard!! I'm hoping to get my hand on it someday.
by cdaman
31 Jan 2018, 18:14
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Can I reduce the weight of the big spacebar on IBM Model F PC AT?
Replies: 5
Views: 604

Can I reduce the weight of the big spacebar on IBM Model F PC AT?

Hello, I'm from Thailand and I'm consider to be very new to the keyboard community. I first have IBM Model M about 6 months ago and I fell in love with it. I was getting deeper into vintage mech obsession and now I have a chance to lay my hand on an Model F AT and now it become my brand new favorite...

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