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by Raumfahrer
16 Aug 2019, 17:26
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

I noticed some keyboard enthusiasts here using alps switches for their split type keyboards - and they have deep pockets
by Raumfahrer
09 Aug 2019, 17:34
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

those Filcos are on Mercari as well

I wish more normal TLK alps boards would come out, I want to replace the switches on those cases/PCBs without spending 99999999 on a custom
by Raumfahrer
03 Aug 2019, 17:40
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

are those IBM SSKs or Unicomps?
by Raumfahrer
03 Aug 2019, 14:05
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Copam K-450 review (Copam mecha-membrane) (a.k.a. LogoStar KU-450)
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: Copam K-450 review (Copam mecha-membrane) (a.k.a. LogoStar KU-450)

I have a couple of sets of these caps - possibly from the same seller in Slovenia. Glad I did not spring for the whole board
by Raumfahrer
30 Jul 2019, 12:43
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

JP! wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 16:23
Raumfahrer wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 07:12
I lost the bid on it - was curious to see what it had
I'm guessing blue, brown, green, or early white Alps.
shucks, I wonder if I should have went for it more strongly
by Raumfahrer
29 Jul 2019, 14:34
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Vacation
Replies: 40
Views: 3570

Re: Vacation

depletedvespene wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 14:32
matt3o wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 08:57
who knows maybe Brexit will bring Unified Ireland and Scotland to EU.
What about the Isle of Man?
Financial center naturally
by Raumfahrer
29 Jul 2019, 07:12
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

JP! wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 03:39
- ??? CP10A012AB - https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/u291826700
- Auction Start - 1,000 JPY

^ That I think was an Alps Electric oem keyboard. I see it's already ended though.
I lost the bid on it - was curious to see what it had
by Raumfahrer
27 Jul 2019, 18:24
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

those salmon switches went way over ...
by Raumfahrer
26 Jul 2019, 08:31
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

gone in a flash - the colour scheme is great.

Also Salmons with RO-59... nice for a TKL
by Raumfahrer
23 Jul 2019, 12:35
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [GB] DSA Magic Girl on TKC
Replies: 19
Views: 1420

Re: [GB] DSA Magic Girl on TKC

There is no need for the vitriol, congratulations on the success of your kit.
one member does not speak for all and for the most part, most members here did what you suggested - not replying.
by Raumfahrer
23 Jul 2019, 05:31
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

JP! wrote:
22 Jul 2019, 22:58
MCK-91DOS/V - White Alps
https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/h409901142
that is a very nice specimen, I have the Filco EN model and a Filco-clone JP model that look just like that.
both with the simplified white Alps

they may or may not house some Blue Alps in the near future :?:
by Raumfahrer
20 Jul 2019, 07:53
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

8801 converter this is the guy... http://ixsvr.dyndns.org/profile that page has his email address. you would have to email to inquire anyway since that site is not a shop. He goes by Hasegawa, a very nice and helpful fellow. There is a configurator that he made for this converter. converter page: ht...
by Raumfahrer
19 Jul 2019, 08:45
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

It is also configurable with some software (not sure what since I didn’t try it yet) , I’ll share the details here when I get home as its in my Pc !
by Raumfahrer
19 Jul 2019, 07:31
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

no worries, the cover does look nice though.

In other topics, I am enjoying the 8801 converter that I got here from a maker - it works for the Type A (that strange 5 pin PS/2 like connector). Works like a charm
by Raumfahrer
19 Jul 2019, 01:13
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

this is the link for the one with the cover
https://page.auctions.yahoo.co.jp/jp/auction/r336402482

the one above is a duplicate of the first link
by Raumfahrer
18 Jul 2019, 05:17
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

taking into account at least $50-60 shipping, +$15-$20 import duties and taxes, and you can have a max premium of almost $100 just to bring a board in
by Raumfahrer
15 Jul 2019, 03:57
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Computer Reset Dallas, TX is clearing everything
Replies: 31
Views: 5217

Re: Computer Reset Dallas, TX is clearing everything

the guy in the video describes it perfectly, it is like an odd dream
by Raumfahrer
10 Jul 2019, 16:33
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

subcat wrote:
10 Jul 2019, 01:12
does a kana iigs exist? i don't think i've ever seen one, actually
Actually you're right - somehow I was thinking of the AEK or m0016 - I haven't seen a IIgs with kana either
by Raumfahrer
09 Jul 2019, 18:06
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

Those IIg keyboards aren't the kana version, interesting
by Raumfahrer
07 Jul 2019, 03:54
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

nice set of Plate Springs coming out! I have the 002 variant with RICOH branding - very nice board

The Filco has a cool looking chassis, if it were cheaper I might relent
by Raumfahrer
05 Jul 2019, 19:37
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

mysterious Type C ...
by Raumfahrer
05 Jul 2019, 14:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Unicomp SSKs are coming later this year
Replies: 21
Views: 1255

Re: Unicomp SSKs are coming later this year

I'd take a gander
by Raumfahrer
03 Jul 2019, 06:32
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

Damn, there really is demand to use the 8801 PC that they made an adapter from ps2 to the retropc. Also I'm gonna bid on the SORD M343-KB also if nobody has bid on it yet. I found the store that sells them. they have all kinds of adapters for the retro PC crowd here in JP. Their webshop even has a ...
by Raumfahrer
02 Jul 2019, 17:22
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

oh wow a converter! do you know for which type of 8801 board it will converrt? there are at least two types of connectors is I recall I did not know these existed.... https://www.amazon.co.jp/PC-8801%E3%82%B7%E3%83%AA%E3%83%BC%E3%82%BA%E3%81%B8PS-2%E3%82%AD%E3%83%BC%E3%83%9C%E3%83%BC%E3%83%89%E3%82%...
by Raumfahrer
01 Jul 2019, 07:46
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

an omnikey here! that is very rare! also it is now at 26000 JPY
by Raumfahrer
29 Jun 2019, 17:33
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

That same Apple board was on Mercari - seems he moved it to Yahoo Auctions (not sold for 2-3weeks)

The photo and starting price are the same
by Raumfahrer
28 Jun 2019, 16:45
Forum: Other external
Topic: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread
Replies: 208
Views: 10207

Re: Yahoo! Japan Auctions Thread

thank for putting this together @subcat
I visit Yahoo oku every so often but you putting it together really shows there is a lot I do not even look at.
by Raumfahrer
24 Jun 2019, 06:48
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Need help making a firmware for my apple iic project (Rewards available) : closed
Replies: 7
Views: 355

Re: Need help making a firmware for my apple iic project (Rewards available) : closed

a salvaged IIc ! this is a great project, so glad to see the poor boards not get butchered for their switches
by Raumfahrer
18 Jun 2019, 06:12
Forum: Gallery
Topic: AKB-3320
Replies: 18
Views: 1561

Re: AKB-3320

I saw that as well, lovely looking specimen
by Raumfahrer
17 Jun 2019, 05:06
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Some of my best finds from Computer Reset
Replies: 63
Views: 3436

Re: Some of my best finds from Computer Reset

I thoight it was 4 SSKs, but then the text says .... 30 - great finds!

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