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by imdatperson
14 Jan 2021, 01:44
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

Anyone recognises this board? It has rather unusual f-key layout. Backside has no label. https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/C5gAAOSw3PRf82tL/s-l1600.jpg I would actually say that this a quite odd board, one that I only know of because I own one. It looks about identical to my hk-101, a board made by ho...
by imdatperson
16 Nov 2020, 08:04
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

https://i.redd.it/g7u10wsfgjz51.jpg This looks like a Futaba MA switch keyboard. But I cannot identify what keyboard it is. The paper next to the keyboard says TS1000, but that seems to be a totally different keyboard. This is not my photo, so I cannot further inspect this keyboard. What keyboard i...
by imdatperson
02 Oct 2020, 23:01
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Once in a life time keyboard find!
Replies: 15
Views: 1365

Re: Once in a life time keyboard find!

Wow that's quite the steal! That ZKB-2R sounds interesting with the unknown switches. Hope you have fun with storage! I'm currently spending quite a bit of time on storing my keyboards properly :lol: It’s so hard to find space :lol: Being a vintage collector with as many boards as I have, it’s just...
by imdatperson
30 Sep 2020, 12:16
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Once in a life time keyboard find!
Replies: 15
Views: 1365

Re: Once in a life time keyboard find!

Wow that's quite the steal! That ZKB-2R sounds interesting with the unknown switches. Hope you have fun with storage! I'm currently spending quite a bit of time on storing my keyboards properly :lol: It’s so hard to find space :lol: Being a vintage collector with as many boards as I have, it’s just...
by imdatperson
13 Aug 2020, 10:27
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYSWITCH thread
Replies: 314
Views: 39664

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYSWITCH thread

Chyros wrote:
13 Aug 2020, 09:33
Looks like Micro Switch ST to me.
I concur with Chyros- looks like Micro Switch ST with a sort of contamination shield over the switches.
by imdatperson
17 Jun 2020, 05:39
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NMB RT101+
Replies: 9
Views: 2718

Re: NMB RT101+

NIce! I love mine- it seems to be a mid-transition board that has the newer style case, but the older, stepped keycaps as yours has. NMB really did make some amazing shit back in the day. Imagine if this was the standard today.. Right? The funny thing is, if you look at old catalogs and advertiseme...
by imdatperson
16 Jun 2020, 07:32
Forum: Gallery
Topic: NMB RT101+
Replies: 9
Views: 2718

Re: NMB RT101+

NIce! I love mine- it seems to be a mid-transition board that has the newer style case, but the older, stepped keycaps as yours has. NMB really did make some amazing shit back in the day.
by imdatperson
16 May 2020, 11:07
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

Lekrafter wrote:
16 May 2020, 07:16
Is this, what I think it is!?

Screenshot_20200516-011456_Gallery.jpg
Kinda looks like a Futaba MA board with those caps. Diggin the look of it!
by imdatperson
23 Apr 2020, 04:15
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The World is going Pro
Replies: 16
Views: 2446

Re: The World is going Pro

Sounds slightly similar to the clicky HTK Switches I have in an old board- quite a unique switch as well.
by imdatperson
24 Mar 2020, 20:59
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

keg0death wrote:
24 Mar 2020, 20:32
Sun Microsystems Type 4. What switch is that?
Keytronic Tactile Foam and Foil :)
by imdatperson
18 Feb 2020, 05:42
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Who knows about this switch?
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Re: Who knows about this switch?

These are Oak Full Travel Membrane switches, meaning that, like the Model M, they use a membrane sheet underneath the keys, instead of a PCB. I've always been interested in trying these out- how are they, I assume not too great? The wiki has a little write-up on them: https://deskthority.net/wiki/Oa...
by imdatperson
17 Jan 2020, 01:13
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Oldest Model M In The World
Replies: 19
Views: 2379

Re: Oldest Model M In The World

I just recently acquired a terminal Model M122 from Dec. of 1985, along with a silver badge M with lock lights from sometime in '86 :D
by imdatperson
04 Dec 2019, 06:33
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24364
Views: 2217481

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Keybord-Beamspring-metall/184068649650?hash=item2adb58b2b2:g:fPUAAOSw7EJdy8AF Anybody know something about the board? Seller used "beamspring" description but couldn't see any switch info. Whatever it is I can say it's not IBM or a beamspring. I agree- looks very vi...
by imdatperson
03 Dec 2019, 19:09
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: List of keyboards. Any good one?
Replies: 5
Views: 1141

Re: List of keyboards. Any good one?

Lalanda wrote:
03 Dec 2019, 18:34
kmnov2017 wrote:
03 Dec 2019, 18:12
They are all junk... Not worth a cent...
I thought so. Thanks
There might be a couple of boards in there worth having. I do see an MCK 500, which should be an Ortek with white alps or clones. I definitely would not say that they are all trash.
by imdatperson
21 Oct 2019, 09:14
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Packard Bell Keyboard Switches
Replies: 9
Views: 2325

Re: Packard Bell Keyboard Switches

Hi, A bit new on keyboard switches, since most of my keyboards are ibm buckling spring. I wanted to venture on keyboard switches and see the difference with buckling springs. Can anyone point me to the right information on this packard bell keyboard. I just need to know what type of key switch it h...
by imdatperson
10 Jul 2019, 03:43
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24364
Views: 2217481

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

JP! wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 02:26
I assume this was a BIN? This must be the year of the F77 pending delivery of my new F77 :D
imdatperson wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 02:25
I spy, with my little eye, someone with a looooot of money XD
You're dat person :lol:
I am! :D
by imdatperson
10 Jul 2019, 02:25
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24364
Views: 2217481

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

I spy, with my little eye, someone with a looooot of money XD
by imdatperson
04 Jul 2019, 09:09
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Unpopular opinions thread
Replies: 395
Views: 61650

Re: Unpopular opinions thread

Chyros wrote:
04 Jul 2019, 09:00
Consoles are a pathetic excuse for a gaming platform and controllers are the worst input devices in recorded history.
UNACCEPTABLLEEEEEEEE
by imdatperson
24 Jun 2019, 18:50
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24364
Views: 2217481

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Redmaus wrote:
24 Jun 2019, 18:47
Looks like its not worth the price tag then :roll:
Nah probably not. I know most Samsung branded boards have blue alps, but I’m pretty sure I distinctly remember this having Futabas.
by imdatperson
24 Jun 2019, 18:46
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24364
Views: 2217481

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

IBM model M trackpoint board for $100 https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Lexmark-IBM-M5-2-AT-Serial-Combination-Mechanical-Keyboard-w-Trackball/173908210007?hash=item287dbcb157:g:U6EAAOSwhnZc4hvA What switches does this Samsung have? https://www.ebay.com/itm/Samsung-900012117-Click-Key-Mechanical-Ext...
by imdatperson
24 Jun 2019, 05:17
Forum: For sale
Topic: Redmaus Megasale
Replies: 84
Views: 16522

Re: Redmaus Megasale

Keyboards made it in. Don't have time right now to clean up the Hi-Tek RT101 but the Old Logo AT101 has the cleanest Alps switches I've ever gotten without cleaning them myself. oldlabel_spaceinv.jpg Congrats man. These are some really nice and interesting boards. Just recently bought a board on he...
by imdatperson
21 Jun 2019, 20:18
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24364
Views: 2217481

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

2 interesting keyboards in this lot https://buyee.jp/item/yahoo/auction/o324638687 First one looks to have very good keycaps and my gut says Cherry/Alps. Second one is a beauty too. First one should have futaba switches. I can confirm that the 1st one does have futabas. I have one in my collection ...
by imdatperson
17 May 2019, 00:55
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Keyboards in movies/TV series!
Replies: 457
Views: 76602

Re: Keyboards in movies/TV series!

zslane wrote:
16 May 2019, 23:43
John Wick 3:

jw3.png
Looks like a C64 to me :)
by imdatperson
19 Mar 2019, 23:12
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

madrobby wrote:
19 Mar 2019, 23:07
This is a screencap from "The Farthest", a documentary on the Voyager spacecraft. What's the keyboard? The caps are gorgeous. IMG_4279.jpeg
I would guess an old ADDS terminal. Nothin better than some orange computer stuff!
by imdatperson
07 Mar 2019, 05:04
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24364
Views: 2217481

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Noobmaen wrote:
07 Mar 2019, 04:43
Keybug wrote:
28 Feb 2019, 14:47
Spoiler:
Very cool-looking Siemens keyboard dinosaur! Kinda like the Siemens beamspring...
I might go for this if it doesn't get too expensive.
Nice man GL! Looks awesome :)
by imdatperson
04 Mar 2019, 05:24
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

ZedTheMan wrote:
04 Mar 2019, 05:07
Hey, don't beat yourself up! Odds are it was just a very mediocre dome with slider, right?
Heh, yeah.................... XD
by imdatperson
04 Mar 2019, 05:02
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

BTC foam and foil. Some of the 5060s had MX mount stems, others had Keytronics style split stems, but both were foam and foil. No actually- I was going to get this board, but I waited too long (still a bit salty lol). I asked the seller for a pic and it appears to be some sort of prototopre of some...
by imdatperson
04 Mar 2019, 04:56
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

Do these look like cherry doubleshots to anyone? If not, what do you suppose is in this thing? https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F303083471036 BTC foam and foil. Some of the 5060s had MX mount stems, others had Keytronics style split stems, but both wer...
by imdatperson
26 Feb 2019, 05:00
Forum: Other
Topic: [Giveaway] The Boneshaker (NMB PC-122)
Replies: 67
Views: 14433

Re: [Giveaway] The Boneshaker (NMB PC-122)

Thanks for this, someone will really love this board! Maybe even me ;)
by imdatperson
19 Feb 2019, 02:11
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 457252

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

Found it: Sejin Electron SKM-1040 , which means Futaba clickies. I'd just never seen it in all white before. If anyone wants it, I can direct you to it. I have the same board, left handed and everything. It's a pretty cool board- does yours have the same extremely nice double shots? Mine does! nice...

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