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by dionb
30 Sep 2019, 20:09
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Can you find me a budget ISO keyboard?
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: Can you find me a budget ISO keyboard?

[...] `preferences are personal, `i can definitely understand that. `many `european language layouts do make use of that extra iso key. `but you learned on ansi yet type better on iso? `better how? I honestly have no idea. But my little finger keeps hitting backslash on ANSI, expecting enter to sti...
by dionb
30 Sep 2019, 00:50
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Can you find me a budget ISO keyboard?
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: Can you find me a budget ISO keyboard?

[...] I need a black, ISO, Blue switch, no LEDs keyboard which costs around 40$. The reason for the price point being this low is a. This is my first keyboard and b. My custom made keycaps are very niche and aren't cheap. I share your ISO-preference. Despite having every reason to prefer ANSI (grew...
by dionb
18 Sep 2019, 00:21
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 3801
Views: 212493

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

The first one looks like SMK Vintage linear. I know I have seen the second one somewhere… Are SMK Vintage switches supposed to be even remotely smooth? These aren't in any event, and the build quality (plastic used in the cross) looks lower than on pics of SMK Vintage switches. [...] Took me a whil...
by dionb
17 Sep 2019, 23:29
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 3801
Views: 212493

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

Hi there - new here but very much bitten by the bug... Picked up these two recently, expecting to easily be able to identify them, but neither has any identifying marks I can find. Both seem pretty CP/M-ish. The first has incredible thick ABS keycaps, but other than that feels very cheap & rough. Th...
by dionb
17 Sep 2019, 20:24
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: has the trackball landscape changed in any way lately?
Replies: 41
Views: 2561

Re: has the trackball landscape changed in any way lately?

Problem with the Slimblade is scrolling with the whole wheel. Makes it almost impossible to move and scroll at same time. I'm biased as I have a pile of hoarded MS Trackball Explorers, but despite trying pretty much every other trackball out there, only the Elecom Huge comes close, with probably Ken...

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