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by kbdfr
Today, 08:33
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Alternate Reality IBM colours
Replies: 9
Views: 200

Re: Alternate Reality IBM colours

[…] the Thinkpad book. "Thinkpad a different shade of blue." I had seen this section before about how in the late 1970s Germany introduced new workplace laws. These laws as well as other concerns basically resulted in most things being gray or off white. The relevant pages are here. link […] Precis...
by kbdfr
27 Mar 2020, 11:54
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: G81 MX3000 ??? Platemount MX on a g81?? How?!
Replies: 13
Views: 469

Re: G81 MX3000 ??? Platemount MX on a g81?? How?!

Myoth wrote:
27 Mar 2020, 02:13
[…] there definitely is no plate in the pictures you've linked
mike52787 wrote:
27 Mar 2020, 03:27
This is 100% not plate mounted. […]
Nuum wrote:
27 Mar 2020, 11:47
That's the PCB, not a plate.
I agree.
by kbdfr
26 Mar 2020, 10:51
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Clone CHERRY MX brown switch on the old keyboard, the upper cover is also brown
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Clone CHERRY MX brown switch on the old keyboard, the upper cover is also brown

(I don't quite get why it was necessary to open a new thread instead of continuing in the old one.)
by kbdfr
24 Mar 2020, 07:07
Forum: Vendors
Topic: Cyberboard | Do you like this cybertank ?
Replies: 13
Views: 665

Re: Cyberboard | Do you like this cybertank ?

I wanner share with you the latest information I got from the designer. Welcome to my discord . […] Discord? Why not simply post here? Is DT just an entry gate for other channels? By the way, this was just your second post. Your first one , yesterday, was simply the word "Interesting" in the thread...
by kbdfr
24 Mar 2020, 06:57
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 23184
Views: 1508838

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Hi JP!
Thanks for all your hints, it would be nice if you could always specify what you are linking to.
by kbdfr
19 Mar 2020, 07:42
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Computer Reset Conundrum
Replies: 80
Views: 3062

Re: Computer Reset Conundrum

Meanwhile, in a completely unrelated thread: You stole this from Computer Reset. We are calling the police. And here is the profile of the hero who posted that: looookfureye.png I have reported the post and expect both it and the profile to disappear soon. As previously expressed, I don’t quite appr...
by kbdfr
18 Mar 2020, 14:53
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Computer Reset Conundrum
Replies: 80
Views: 3062

Re: Computer Reset Conundrum

[…] I’d like to see one of you finding 30 NIB SSKs and give it away for free or donate all the money. […] Having registered with DT a year ago, obviously you missed a lot of what commonly happened here before all you youngsters with $ signs in your eyes started flooding the site. Oh, by the way: ht...
by kbdfr
17 Mar 2020, 19:23
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Computer Reset Conundrum
Replies: 80
Views: 3062

Re: Computer Reset Conundrum

I had to think a long way back before I knew what this thread reminds me of. Look at the date :lol: Jeez you guys are really desperate to bash Trump aren't you? You essentially just called him satan with a bunch of false claims. This, of course, is not to say i think Redmaus did steal anything. Afte...
by kbdfr
11 Mar 2020, 09:05
Forum: Group buys
Topic: GMK HADapter & HADditionals kit (Sold out, 100% shipped)
Replies: 359
Views: 34911

Re: GMK HADapter & HADditionals kit (Sold out, 100% shipped)

Zorbak wrote:
10 Mar 2020, 18:42
[…] keebs […]
You have disquaified yourself :lol:
by kbdfr
11 Mar 2020, 09:02
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Cherry G80-3000HAQ
Replies: 3
Views: 385

Re: Cherry G80-3000HAQ

Congratulation, that's a really nice board. :D
by kbdfr
11 Mar 2020, 09:01
Forum: Want to buy
Topic: ISO-DE Cherry OG Dyesubs, Double Shots, Thick Lasered PBT
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Re: ISO-DE Cherry OG Dyesubs, Double Shots, Thick Lasered PBT

Doubleshot sets in various condition and one thick lasered PBT set available.
by kbdfr
07 Mar 2020, 16:05
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: DT Pro role for Discord
Replies: 13
Views: 770

Re: DT Pro role for Discord

Another old man rant:
Why not also a DT Facebook site, a DT Twitter account, a DT Instagram group, a DT App, a DT credit card and so on?

Oh, by the way:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deskthority
by kbdfr
05 Mar 2020, 11:57
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Ideal keycap mount?
Replies: 18
Views: 1363

Re: Ideal keycap mount?

[…] All other things being equal, it is better for the keyboard to be lower to the desk. […] " All other things being equal "? As long as your hands hover over the keyboard (like they should), its actual height is completely irrelevant. https://www.repetitive-strain-injury.de/ergonomie-am-arbeitspl...
by kbdfr
03 Mar 2020, 16:12
Forum: News
Topic: Everest
Replies: 5
Views: 279

Re: Everest

Some rather nice ideas in there, like a removable number pad and a "media dock",
but…
We believe gaming is a lifestyle
Oh, really? Image
by kbdfr
28 Feb 2020, 14:46
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Hacking a PS/2 onto a Raspberry Pi for Tipro's reprogramming?
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: Hacking a PS/2 onto a Raspberry Pi for Tipro's reprogramming?

  1. The RS232 in question is an interface of the computer, not the keyboard.
  2. The "other" PS/2 socket of the keyboard is a pass-through for a second keyboard.
  3. I also have a hint for you: why not simply ask Tipro themselves?
by kbdfr
27 Feb 2020, 17:13
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Help programming PS2 Tipro/Cherry RC128BM
Replies: 9
Views: 493

Re: Help programming PS2 Tipro/Cherry RC128BM

A pic of the PCB of your keyboard would help understand what you mean. Concerning double keys: Tipro matrix keyboards normally have a full matrix, "double keys" are just double keycaps sitting on two switches with only one of them programmed (are you aware you can open the ChangeMe software and expl...
by kbdfr
27 Feb 2020, 07:50
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Tipro KM128A PS/2 - Can I rip out the controller?
Replies: 19
Views: 568

Re: Tipro KM128A PS/2 - Can I rip out the controller?

[…] Is it possible to program keys to output single keypresses that aren't otherwise used on a normal computer? I want to set it up to open certain programs when I press certain buttons. You can program any decimal Unicode character, but there's a more direct way to open programs (or switch between...
by kbdfr
26 Feb 2020, 18:10
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Tipro KM128A PS/2 - Can I rip out the controller?
Replies: 19
Views: 568

Re: Tipro KM128A PS/2 - Can I rip out the controller?

On paper, these keyboards are awesome, 128 programmable keys, 4 layers, beep, delays in keypresses etc. […] Not just on paper :mrgreen: My daily driver is a staggered Tipro (MID, the older range) with a 8x8 unit coupled on either side. I have been using it for years, first with a PS/2 controller, t...
by kbdfr
23 Feb 2020, 09:17
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Help programming PS2 Tipro/Cherry RC128BM
Replies: 9
Views: 493

Re: Help programming PS2 Tipro/Cherry RC128BM

And now to programming itself, here's a guide how you can program your Tipro on-the-fly, i.e. while actually seeing what you are doing instead of programming "blind", plus more useful tips: Programming a Tipro board on-the-fly […] Any more questions, simply ask. Here's how my multi-module Tipro look...
by kbdfr
22 Feb 2020, 07:56
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What are you listening to at the moment?
Replies: 1488
Views: 120522

Re: What are you listening to at the moment?

"I played this song for a few friends. None of them liked it. Clearly, I need new friends"
by kbdfr
22 Feb 2020, 07:53
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your keyboard/keycaps!
Replies: 2900
Views: 271346

Re: Post your keyboard/keycaps!

kelvinhall05 wrote:
22 Feb 2020, 04:01
[…] Would appreciate some help with programming the Tipro […]
I would suggest you
  • search your way through the forum or
  • ask specific questions in e.g. the following thread: viewtopic.php?f=7&t=23085l or
  • simply open a new thread with a recognisable title.
by kbdfr
10 Feb 2020, 07:43
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 23184
Views: 1508838

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Neat job, and well done :lol:
But a lost opportunity to do a few really thrilling things,
e.g. using the space bar as on/off switch and the up/down arrows for a dimmer.
by kbdfr
07 Feb 2020, 08:11
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Is it just me?
Replies: 21
Views: 1817

Re: Is it just me?

[…] But I have been surprised more than once trying something that apparently everyone hates and finding out that they actually aren't as bad as the community says they are. For example, I have read the worst things about MX blacks, (stiff sandpaper, etc) but i got to actually try them […] And they...
by kbdfr
02 Feb 2020, 08:18
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: ZN0054 Keyboard Oddity
Replies: 2
Views: 461

Re: ZN0054 Keyboard Oddity

[…] Does anyone want to try what looks like a painful to use keyboard? The physicians using this whole machine (which I do see more often than I would like) typically do not use the alpha part of the keyboard at all, except perhaps when the ID of the patient has not been entered before or retrieved...
by kbdfr
26 Jan 2020, 11:41
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Wish me luck...
Replies: 28
Views: 1665

Re: Wish me luck...

I would suggest you also take your chair when leaving.
After all, your boss also paid for it.
Good luck then.
by kbdfr
24 Jan 2020, 07:14
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 23184
Views: 1508838

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

MMcM wrote:
23 Jan 2020, 23:15
https://www.ebay.com/itm/333485384192

I think "Condition: New" may be an exaggeration.
:lol:
by kbdfr
20 Jan 2020, 18:29
Forum: For sale
Topic: Cherry G80-1000HAY (C date code)
Replies: 8
Views: 918

Re: Cherry G80-1000HAY (C date code)

Dingster wrote:
20 Jan 2020, 18:13
[…] Asking price is 60eur (not including shipping) and ships within the EU :)
Now that’s more than a fair price for such a rare item.
A pity I’m not buying keyboards anymore, I would have jumped on it at once.
I would suggest you reserve it for a seasoned member like photekq :D
by kbdfr
16 Jan 2020, 20:00
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Oldest Model M In The World
Replies: 19
Views: 1413

Re: Oldest Model M In The World

What a useful and insightful continuation of the discussion :roll: I had to read the post several times before I knew what it was about. As a non-native English speaker, I found it irritating to have to disentangle things like "the post it came from". But of course, adding your rant to mine helps t...
by kbdfr
16 Jan 2020, 09:57
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Oldest Model M In The World
Replies: 19
Views: 1413

Re: Oldest Model M In The World

I actually found here on Deskthority one from May of 1985 im trying to find the post it came from the lot of terminal model m's that was sold and in that lot was this lowly May 1985 terminal 102 model m I suspect what you mean is: I actually found here on Deskthority one from May of 1985. I'm tryin...
by kbdfr
12 Jan 2020, 09:25
Forum: News
Topic: Possible Unicomp SSK
Replies: 74
Views: 5814

Re: Possible Unicomp SSK

[…] We always love fellow Buckling Spring fanatics here because this is DT and we still all use and worship these super fine examples of ancient tech. […] Oh, come on… I for one would never use a buckling spring keyboard. I'm old enough to remember what a thrill it was to be able to work on devices...

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