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by kbdfr
26 minutes ago
Forum: News
Topic: Switch height DIN standard (maybe) found
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: Switch height DIN standard (maybe) found

TNT wrote:
Today, 16:26
kps wrote:
Today, 01:17
Yes, it's true: the Germans killed the beam spring.
You're telling me if it wasn't for them I could be typing this on a brandnew and affordable beamspring keyboard?
No. You would be typing on an insanely high/thick rubber dome keyboard.
by kbdfr
24 Jan 2021, 18:36
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24365
Views: 2220947

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Cherry G80-3000 HFMDE, i.e. with Windiws keys, MX blue switches, doubleshot keykaps and 1.25u modifiers.
Buy It Now price is ~80€

https://www.ebay.de/itm/143926973154
by kbdfr
22 Jan 2021, 14:38
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24365
Views: 2220947

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

raoulduke-esq wrote:
22 Jan 2021, 14:08
[…] Anyone feel like posting a review to YouTube saying FLS sucks so we can bring the price back down?
What about Chy… Image
by kbdfr
21 Jan 2021, 11:13
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Tipro POS Question
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Re: Tipro POS Question

To put it simply, for programming purposes Tipro keyboards with a PS/2 controller require a computer with a 32 bit Windows version (and a native PS/2 socket), while Tipro keyboards with a USB controller require a computer with a 64 bit Windows version. Once programmed, though, all Tipro keyboards ca...
by kbdfr
15 Jan 2021, 09:13
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24365
Views: 2220947

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

[…] he responded by saying (direct quote; I have it in my ebay mail): "In the future, I suggest that you buy the ALPS keyswitches from other sellers, not from me. At age <deleted>, any sensitivity to color is likely for me to get worse, not better." :shock: […] Now at least it’s a straightforward a...
by kbdfr
15 Jan 2021, 09:11
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Cherry G81-3015HAK
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: Cherry G81-3015HAK

Wow. Just wow.
by kbdfr
07 Jan 2021, 08:18
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Keyboard layout presentation, come and tell me how can I improve it
Replies: 12
Views: 588

Re: Keyboard layout presentation, come and tell me how can I improve it

I'm just wondering in which language you're typing most of the time.
I suppose it won't be Spanish, as I can see no ñ. So what's the use of a ¿ key?
by kbdfr
04 Jan 2021, 09:00
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24365
Views: 2220947

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

[…] I feel your frustration though. No question about that. International shipping rates can be ridiculous these days. :-( On the other hand, shipping actually isn’t inexpensive for the carriers themselves. Not to forget the folks who deliver the stuff to our doors, and rightfuly would expect a dec...
by kbdfr
15 Dec 2020, 17:59
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Matias Tactile Pro 4 Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: Matias Tactile Pro 4 Problem

Spammer and his post now deleted, thanks!
by kbdfr
15 Dec 2020, 11:21
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Matias Tactile Pro 4 Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: Matias Tactile Pro 4 Problem

John Doe wrote:
15 Dec 2020, 08:14
:roll: Whats the purpose of the operating?
The opening post has now been edited by the scammer and 3 links added. That’s the obvious purpose.
by kbdfr
15 Dec 2020, 06:53
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24365
Views: 2220947

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/alte-computer-tastatur/1587602112-225-1296 For all my fellow germans. Unfortunately the seller seems to be adamant about not wanting to send it via postal service. Most probably comes with these switches: https://deskthority.net/wiki/Ericsson_RMD_973_seri...
by kbdfr
15 Dec 2020, 06:43
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Matias Tactile Pro 4 Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: Matias Tactile Pro 4 Problem

This thread again is a simple copy and paste of a previous post (albeit with modified title):
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=23908

When you see a thread opened by a brand new member,
a simple search will often reveal the steal.
by kbdfr
13 Dec 2020, 17:37
Forum: Vendors
Topic: [IC] CYBERBOARD XMAS SPECIAL - Same shape different thoughts (CHECK THE PROTO)
Replies: 2
Views: 324

Re: [IC] CYBERBOARD XMAS SPECIAL - Same shape different thoughts (CHECK THE PROTO)

I'll never understand why anybody would want to use a platform named discord.
by kbdfr
13 Dec 2020, 17:36
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: How to improve MX Blacks?
Replies: 6
Views: 361

Re: How to improve MX Blacks?

There's nothing to be improved in MX blacks.
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Spoiler:
This, of course, seems to be a minority opinion :lol:
by kbdfr
09 Dec 2020, 13:17
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24365
Views: 2220947

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

A Tipro MID series keyboard with a USB controller (not shown in the pics, but I asked the seller),
i.e. you can use and program it with a modern Windows computer (or swap the PS/2 controller of your existing Tipro keyboard):
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/184570625445
by kbdfr
08 Dec 2020, 15:46
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24365
Views: 2220947

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

1 minute left, still US$10.45
by kbdfr
06 Dec 2020, 07:15
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Cortron 2825903-00C
Replies: 3
Views: 547

Re: Cortron 2825903-00C

This thread with its opening post is a simple copy and paste of an older thread opened by Haata years ago: https://deskthority.net/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=12166 I had simply wondered how someone who registered 2 months ago and posted just twice before could have bought something from Ascaii "a number o...
by kbdfr
04 Dec 2020, 07:59
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 3093
Views: 398059

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

I had already feared nobody would answer my rants :mrgreen:
Thanks for your details and insights, guys.

On a related note:
Spoiler:
Image
by kbdfr
04 Dec 2020, 07:43
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread
Replies: 4479
Views: 458008

Re: IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

I found this old Bosch keyboard at my school, looks like a mechanical but I don't really know much about it. Is it rare or just trash? No tactile clicks and quite hard to press http://imgur.com/gallery/UyH6PmS http://imgur.com/gallery/WvXqN8O http://imgur.com/gallery/sJjFSXX Cherry MY 1800. Shit sw...
by kbdfr
03 Dec 2020, 16:20
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 3093
Views: 398059

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

By the way, all those obscure switches (with special lube added!) people are so proud of remind me of gold faucets. Ready for the next rant :mrgreen: Nothing obscure about MX blacks […] I know, of course. It was kind of a reference to all the switches people seem to be so eager to use to replace th...
by kbdfr
02 Dec 2020, 18:43
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 3093
Views: 398059

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

ramnes wrote:
02 Dec 2020, 17:09
The caps are not original ones, kbdfr!
Perhaps, but ranting felt good :lol:
By the way, all those obscure switches (with special lube added!) people are so proud of remind me of gold faucets.
Spoiler:
Ready for the next rant :mrgreen:
by kbdfr
01 Dec 2020, 16:41
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 3093
Views: 398059

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

OPIV wrote:
12 Nov 2020, 05:47
Image

68g vintage blacks with krytox 103/107 :D
Rare case + rare keycaps = ridiculous show off item.
And I’d rather not mention the box.
by kbdfr
26 Nov 2020, 15:08
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: RANKING VINTAGE SWITCHES thread
Replies: 30
Views: 1884

Re: RANKING VINTAGE SWITCHES thread

Blue, orange and CBS are in the lead! I'm going to register 50 accounts just so I can vote for Cherry MX Brown :P. No need, just hold this poll on Reddit or something and 99% of the votes will be for MX xD . Funny how elitist MX bashing seems to have gained ground on DT for some inexplicable reason...
by kbdfr
21 Nov 2020, 16:27
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] Cherry G80-1800 ISO keycaps
Replies: 2
Views: 208

Re: [WTB] Cherry G80-1800 ISO keycaps

A (much!) cheaper alternative in Germany: albeit with different sized modifiers and spacebar:
https://www.ebay.de/itm/124446140842
by kbdfr
20 Nov 2020, 13:13
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: My luck lol
Replies: 8
Views: 677

Re: My luck lol

:mrgreen:
by kbdfr
17 Nov 2020, 19:50
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] 1.75U shift OG Cherry (or clone)
Replies: 1
Views: 174

Re: [WTB] 1.75U shift OG Cherry (or clone)

Have a look there (not OG, but looks close):
https://www.ebay.com/itm/222478502911
by kbdfr
16 Nov 2020, 12:36
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: [WTB] Cherry G80-1800 ISO keycaps
Replies: 2
Views: 208

Re: [WTB] Cherry G80-1800 ISO keycaps

Exact same physical layout (winless, 1.5u modifiers, with ISO-DE), US seller:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/254745847661
by kbdfr
06 Nov 2020, 18:53
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A bit of help on this Schneider
Replies: 4
Views: 621

Re: A bit of help on this Schneider

Very nice find indeed.
by kbdfr
03 Nov 2020, 08:19
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 24365
Views: 2220947

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

zzxx53 wrote:
02 Nov 2020, 22:37
[…] A forum member made his own version a few years back:
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That member was the revered (and well-named) webwit, one of the founding fathers of DT:
viewtopic.php?p=16143#p16143

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