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by Peter
23 Oct 2013, 22:51
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Cherry doubleshot donor board for cheapness - which one?
Replies: 7
Views: 896

That's a pretty sweet deal on the G80-8113HRDUS-2
If you are in the US..
I think it even has diodes for NKRO .
by Peter
23 Oct 2013, 22:18
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: European IBM Trackpoint II keyboard?
Replies: 38
Views: 2516

It's still :
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by Peter
23 Oct 2013, 21:24
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: European IBM Trackpoint II keyboard?
Replies: 38
Views: 2516

Nice find ! I guess you could say the French-Canadian layout is really more French-UK/US layout .. Canadian_French_text.svg.png The real French do it their very own way, as always : (Note how the numbers are shifted !) KB_France.svg.png It helps a bit that it's a IBM, the caps have the same profile,...
by Peter
23 Oct 2013, 15:50
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: USB-retrofitted 8-bit computers...
Replies: 8
Views: 764

Agreed. Imagine having to work for the rest of your life on a ZX81... possibly even worse than typing on a smartphone. Maybe. It was worse than a smart-phone, at least you don't have to type in all the programs again every time your smart-phone crashes ! (Don't get me started on the horrors of usin...
by Peter
22 Oct 2013, 17:40
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Canon AP400
Replies: 18
Views: 4572

Ooh, cool! Makes sense it would be something good, sensitive and linear. As far as I know they just sample at two points, but a fully tracked system comes to mind! Reminded me of this : prodikeys_dm.jpg Knowing Creative, the keyboard is probably just rubber-dome mush .. Maybe even both of them :( N...
by Peter
21 Oct 2013, 23:58
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: Cherry G80-1306 - LK201-clone for DEC VT220
Replies: 2
Views: 746

thanks ..
by Peter
21 Oct 2013, 15:40
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: Announcement of server move, Sunday 20 October 12:00 UTC
Replies: 53
Views: 3556

webwit wrote:It's in Bavaria instead of Texas. Same thing really, the idiot south :twisted:, only different location.
LOL !!
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by Peter
21 Oct 2013, 15:36
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: Cherry G80-1306 - LK201-clone for DEC VT220
Replies: 2
Views: 746

Cherry G80-1306 - LK201-clone for DEC VT220

I've uploaded some photos here :
http://deskthority.net/wiki/Special:ListFiles

If somebody wants to add them, please do .
Sorry, but I don't have time to mess about getting it to look nice ..
by Peter
18 Oct 2013, 02:26
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Pr1me PST100 (ITW magnetic valve)
Replies: 26
Views: 2787

Is there a difference? Trying to visualise how those switches function : valve.jpg Mullard_EL_34_output_valve.jpg In Danish the first one is called 'ventil', the second is called 'radio-rør'(tube,like in US-lingo). You won't believe how many times Danish Tv has told us the computers at Bletchley Pa...
by Peter
18 Oct 2013, 00:29
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What keyboard is this from ?
Replies: 1
Views: 478

What keyboard is this from ?

What keyboard is this from ?
Image

Are there some more photos of it somewhere ?
by Peter
18 Oct 2013, 00:19
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Pr1me PST100 (ITW magnetic valve)
Replies: 26
Views: 2787

Congratulations - I'm not jealous at all :)

BTW : 'Magnetic Valve'
is that UK-English 'Valve' or US 'valve' ?
by Peter
17 Oct 2013, 23:52
Forum: News
Topic: FILCO releases high-profile doubleshot keycaps
Replies: 96
Views: 17104

Muirium wrote:For thirty quid? Yes!
+ shipping from Japan
+ customs processing fee(s)
+ VAT/Sales tax ..
+ shipping from GB-organiser

But still, a good price and no 400 sets MOQ to battle with ..

We could have them sent to Guernsey I guess, then someone could smuggle them out of there
and mail them on :D
by Peter
17 Oct 2013, 14:01
Forum: News
Topic: FILCO releases high-profile doubleshot keycaps
Replies: 96
Views: 17104

4,980 yen and no 400 sets MOQ ? :o

Hopefully they will make a language-pack or other layouts than English ?
by Peter
15 Oct 2013, 20:00
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: BAD-A** Cyrillic keyboard !!
Replies: 7
Views: 1079

BAD-A** Cyrillic keyboard !!

And it has TESLA written all over the place :
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/BIG-vintage-ger ... 3382585eae
by Peter
15 Oct 2013, 18:49
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: Announcement of server move, Sunday 20 October 12:00 UTC
Replies: 53
Views: 3556

What he said ..
And thanks for letting us know, so we don't think somebody
made a GH on the site :)
by Peter
15 Oct 2013, 13:50
Forum: Group buys
Topic: GB -cherry mx OEM profile :: silver keycaps - taking orders.
Replies: 7
Views: 820

Pure silver by that I mean there's no additional mix metal addition. Hallmark : 925 Sorry to be smart-alecky, but 925 means 925/1000, so its not pure (the 75/1000 should be copper). Is that an "Argentium Sterling silver alloy ", which wont get tamished like old silverware? Pure Silver would probabl...
by Peter
14 Oct 2013, 21:09
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model M Internals cleaning/moding tips?
Replies: 15
Views: 1542

Game Theory wrote:He means the membrane.
OK, that makes sense :)
by Peter
14 Oct 2013, 21:00
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model Ms, UK RJ45 connector - can these be made to work?
Replies: 9
Views: 700

Also :
It's a 'English'-language keyboard -
Yet, it has 'AltGr' !!
by Peter
14 Oct 2013, 20:55
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model Ms, UK RJ45 connector - can these be made to work?
Replies: 9
Views: 700

http://i.ebayimg.com/t/IBM-Model-M-3151-1395764-Clicky-Keyboard-Changable-Key-Caps-RJ45-/00/s/Njc0WDE2MDA=/z/XSMAAOxy4M5R~Bct/$T2eC16NHJG8E9nyfmZZSBR+Bctoef!~~60_10.JPG Just the caps ... Not to mention the Grey-label Logo/case !! 'JUMP' - 'Send Line' etc etc .. Yes, they can be made to work - -You ...
by Peter
14 Oct 2013, 20:53
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model M Internals cleaning/moding tips?
Replies: 15
Views: 1542

the rubber layer is filthy
That caught my attention !
Exactly what 'rubber-layer' do you mean ?
Because 'normal' Model M's don't have it !
by Peter
14 Oct 2013, 20:23
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Triumph-Adler typewriter (Cherry M6)? - Gabriele 8008L
Replies: 10
Views: 2241

Those are [wiki]Cherry M9[/wiki] switches. For some reason, MY and M9 were more popular with typewriters than they were with computers. Computers tended to go with M8. Before there was computer-keyboards .. Typewriters ruled the World ! Are the STEMS to big or ....? EXACTLY how don't the caps fit ?...
by Peter
10 Oct 2013, 14:39
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Interest Check for a GMK group buy
Replies: 58
Views: 4005

What he ( BimboBB ) said above ! Also : What's this BULLSHIT about X company 'not having a ISO-RETURN mould' and demanding THOUSANDS of credits to make one ? Seriously, we should stop discussing this 'in public' and together make the 'production-layout' for : 1 : " US-ANSI/UK-ISO key-cap (USAKI) pac...
by Peter
10 Oct 2013, 13:01
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Interest Check for a GMK group buy
Replies: 58
Views: 4005

i paid a lot times for the ANSI only users, now they can pay for me to get my language pack. ;) I don't think it's that easy. What did we actually pay for the ANSI users? We joined some GBs, but we didn't participate to help them in first place, but to get the nice sets that wouldn't be availabe ot...
by Peter
09 Oct 2013, 22:38
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Post your Lego!
Replies: 26
Views: 1160

That business will be pioneered, but probably not by Lego Nope, the Kirk Kristiansen family will spend some of their billions on lobbying the politicians for never-expiring patents instead - If that fails, they will start to monitor your smart-printer and have their lawyers send you 'pay-up or else...
by Peter
09 Oct 2013, 21:30
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Post your Lego!
Replies: 26
Views: 1160

Muirium wrote:Special pieces are the stuff of ideological warfare! Is Lego a general purpose tool, capable of building universally, or is it a three dimensional jigsaw puzzle? To the barricades!
Some of those new sets look like heavily pixelated Airfix-sets !
by Peter
09 Oct 2013, 19:01
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Interest Check for a GMK group buy
Replies: 58
Views: 4005

sherryton wrote:So if I was to do a set in UK layout, will others accept it? It will look consistent because every key will have a legend.
I would spend the cash on buying a bunch of TA-typewriters instead,
can't stand not having my ÆØÅ ..
But I'm pretty certain all the UK-layout guys would love it .
by Peter
09 Oct 2013, 16:02
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Post your Lego!
Replies: 26
Views: 1160

The goal of this subreddit is simple. THIS IS A FUCKING WHINY BITCHING FIRST WORLD PROBLEMS SUBREDDIT WHERE RIPSTER BLOWS OFF STEAM. Who IS this Ripster Character? The Number One Keyboard Expert On Planet Earth. It started at GeekWhack.organ. http://www.reddit.com/r/Ripster/ :D I'm almost embarrass...
by Peter
09 Oct 2013, 15:55
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Interest Check for a GMK group buy
Replies: 58
Views: 4005

..but it has to look consistent
Yes, that's the right word !
by Peter
09 Oct 2013, 15:22
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Interest Check for a GMK group buy
Replies: 58
Views: 4005

Of course there are certain keys in each set that sets them apart but if a few touch typists are fine with blanks then we can accommodate for that easily That's what I thought when first infected by the cap-virus - Or that I could live with using a German-layout set . Unfortunately, it's not how it...

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