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by shallot
Today, 01:54
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Space Cadet Keyboard on eBay
Replies: 89
Views: 3108

Re: Space Cadet Keyboard on eBay

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by shallot
Yesterday, 00:05
Forum: Other
Topic: Videowriter Conversion Service - Don't harvest that Videowriter!
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Videowriter Conversion Service - Don't harvest that Videowriter!

I am on a mission - a mission to save as many Videowriters as possible. For too long, Videowriters have been ruthlessly shucked and discarded, when they're actually one of the nicest small form factor boards out there. No more. The service is pretty simple. Have Videowriter? I'll convert it to USB f...
by shallot
18 Apr 2021, 17:41
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Apple AEK II, strange behavior combi de and lkjn
Replies: 8
Views: 265

Re: Apple AEK II, strange behavior combi de and lkjn

https://github.com/kb-elmo/aek2_usb

Failing that, you can always scrape up some traces and solder diodes in, has the chance to go wrong though
by shallot
13 Apr 2021, 01:49
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Orange or White Alps - Ultrasonic Clean?
Replies: 9
Views: 356

Re: Orange or White Alps - Ultrasonic Clean?

absolutely try just housing on oranges first - if they still feel bad you can do sliders afterward, try it on a few switches first.
by shallot
09 Apr 2021, 04:29
Forum: Gallery
Topic: I have done something wrong
Replies: 29
Views: 1150

Re: I have done something wrong

I can be indignant on my own behalf if you want. samsung laughing emoji
by shallot
08 Apr 2021, 22:28
Forum: Gallery
Topic: I have done something wrong
Replies: 29
Views: 1150

Re: I have done something wrong

this thread

the forum is called "knowledge base & media", not "post dinosaur tier jokes that ensure that this remains a sausagefest hobby"
by shallot
08 Apr 2021, 13:07
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Longterm Daily Drivers
Replies: 71
Views: 2172

Re: Longterm Daily Drivers

Muirium wrote:
08 Apr 2021, 13:00
What adapter are you using?
Self-made one with QMK/VIA - I will be polishing up the product and selling it soon
by shallot
08 Apr 2021, 12:47
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Longterm Daily Drivers
Replies: 71
Views: 2172

Re: Longterm Daily Drivers

Boards I keep coming back to:

Videowriter with SKCM Amber
NeXT Keyboard with SKCM Cream
Displaywriter beamspring

other boards get a look in now and then, some more than others, but those are my three that keep entering the rotation
by shallot
08 Apr 2021, 11:57
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: Deskthority Awards discussion
Replies: 18
Views: 767

Re: Deskthority Awards discussion

+1 to preferring prizes that are not off-the-shelf keyboards, if there are prizes at all
by shallot
02 Apr 2021, 01:50
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Canon Typewriter Keyboards
Replies: 48
Views: 13788

Re: Canon Typewriter Keyboards

Sorry, I was waiting to strip it down - here we go:
by shallot
01 Apr 2021, 01:32
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Canon Typewriter Keyboards
Replies: 48
Views: 13788

Re: Canon Typewriter Keyboards

AP810 is SKCM Cream and SKCL Green. No weird double action switches.
by shallot
31 Mar 2021, 03:13
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Adapter (+converter?) needed
Replies: 7
Views: 352

Re: Adapter (+converter?) needed

I reckon you might have commented looking for help on my YouTube channel today? Feel free to PM me here if you need any help with conversion.
by shallot
29 Mar 2021, 10:11
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] NOS SMK 2nd Gen MX Mount Clicky or Linear
Replies: 5
Views: 263

Re: [WTB] NOS SMK 2nd Gen MX Mount Clicky or Linear

Yeah, I tried asking after those linears and they're out of stock.
by shallot
27 Mar 2021, 16:41
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Colleagues say my keyboard is too loud...
Replies: 29
Views: 1374

Re: Colleagues say my keyboard is too loud...

I am looking forward to the return to the office, if for no other reason than to take in something with a solenoid and get sent home forever
by shallot
26 Mar 2021, 23:35
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] NOS SMK 2nd Gen MX Mount Clicky or Linear
Replies: 5
Views: 263

[WTB] NOS SMK 2nd Gen MX Mount Clicky or Linear

Looking for about 70 count - more is also fine. Can do paypal, local cash (in UK).
by shallot
24 Mar 2021, 18:36
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] Jack's Buying Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 598

Re: [WTB] Jack's Buying Thread

no sorry







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by shallot
24 Mar 2021, 16:19
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Canon Typewriter Keyboards
Replies: 48
Views: 13788

Re: Canon Typewriter Keyboards

Bought an AP810. Will update this thread when it arrives.
by shallot
24 Mar 2021, 12:45
Forum: For sale
Topic: [SOLD] [US-OR] NOS NeXT Non-ADB ABP Keyboard with Pine Black Alps + USB Adapter (Tested)
Replies: 6
Views: 511

Re: [WTS] [US-OR] NOS NeXT Non-ADB ABP Keyboard with Pine Black Alps + USB Adapter (Tested)

Muirium wrote:
22 Mar 2021, 12:16
The classic NeXT boards are sleek indeed. Thanks for linking to the ready-made converter. I may get one myself.
I'd dodge a drakware - I'm bringing out a much more advanced converter for these boards fairly soon.
by shallot
22 Mar 2021, 10:39
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: Please welcome the new owners of Deskthority
Replies: 244
Views: 9017

Re: Please welcome the new owners of Deskthority

depletedvespene wrote:
22 Mar 2021, 02:44
shallot wrote:
22 Mar 2021, 02:42
As a 100 year old boomer, I think we should close the website and go back to writing each other letters.
Okay, but... handwritten? Or can we still use those things called "word processors"?
Handwritten. All this new-fangled technology ugh
by shallot
22 Mar 2021, 02:42
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: Please welcome the new owners of Deskthority
Replies: 244
Views: 9017

Re: Please welcome the new owners of Deskthority

As a 100 year old boomer, I think we should close the website and go back to writing each other letters.
by shallot
20 Mar 2021, 01:07
Forum: Try before you buy
Topic: Matias Ergo Pro UK Giveaway
Replies: 23
Views: 1485

Re: Matias Ergo Pro UK Giveaway

kinda wanted to try matias just to see hehe
by shallot
09 Mar 2021, 02:53
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Is there an Alps caps set for looks, feel AND sound?
Replies: 15
Views: 1025

Re: Is there an Alps caps set for looks, feel AND sound?

ppCircle wrote:
09 Mar 2021, 02:33
TH-5539-2 but same keycaps can be found in TH-5539-5 TH-5539-3 and Unknown variant
Yeah watch out though - I have unknown variant and it came with pads.
by shallot
07 Mar 2021, 01:36
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Canon Typewriter Keyboards
Replies: 48
Views: 13788

Re: Canon Typewriter Keyboards

Note how they used an SKCL Green without LED top left, but then for some reason have SKCL Double Action bottom right. This makes sense - I have an AP360 with SKCM Cream and the assortment of various switches on the side panels. They only used double action switches for the double action keys, all s...

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