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by Excelso
06 Sep 2020, 17:43
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Shit, I fell for it
Replies: 41
Views: 1656

Re: Shit, I fell for it

For me the trick is that we all know that this is a honey trap. The switches were not changed to be quieter but because original switches have a lot of value. Even the phrasing "genuine Alps" it's made up so someone could fall speed reading or reading with a translator app. Refusing to cancel before...
by Excelso
24 May 2020, 12:26
Forum: Workshop
Topic: DEC LK201
Replies: 14
Views: 1306

Re: DEC LK201

You are doing an amazing job. Thanks for sharing.
by Excelso
30 Apr 2020, 11:39
Forum: Gallery
Topic: IBM 3741 Data Station
Replies: 15
Views: 2696

Re: IBM 3741 Data Station

So much beauty... Love it.
by Excelso
16 Apr 2020, 02:29
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Alternate Reality IBM colours
Replies: 49
Views: 11606

Re: Alternate Reality IBM colours

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by Excelso
08 Nov 2019, 00:42
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: Deskthority Fundraising Campaign 2019
Replies: 77
Views: 41301

Re: Deskthority Fundraising Campaign 2019

My two cents are sent.
by Excelso
12 May 2019, 12:02
Forum: For sale
Topic: Nothing
Replies: 33
Views: 4536

Re: Tipro (MX blacks), Free G81 parts + more!

They have a PS/2 port however you will need to use a 32 bit OS/virtual box if you want to reprogram the keyboard over PS/2 (I think?) Ok. Thanks. To program a Tipro over PS/2 requires a 32 bit OS,virtual machines will not work,see https://deskthority.net/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=18949 for the work aroun...
by Excelso
12 May 2019, 11:52
Forum: For sale
Topic: [SOLD][EU]Drevo gramr gateron green
Replies: 3
Views: 674

Re: [FS][EU]Drevo gramr gateron green

Green are always tempting but... How much would the postage could be to Spain?
by Excelso
12 May 2019, 11:08
Forum: For sale
Topic: Nothing
Replies: 33
Views: 4536

Re: Tipro (MX blacks), Free G81 parts + more!

Aran.E99 wrote:
11 May 2019, 16:15
Excelso wrote:
11 May 2019, 02:59
I'm interesteed in one Digipro. Which connection do they have?
They have a PS/2 port however you will need to use a 32 bit OS/virtual box if you want to reprogram the keyboard over PS/2 (I think?)
Ok. Thanks.
by Excelso
11 May 2019, 02:59
Forum: For sale
Topic: Nothing
Replies: 33
Views: 4536

Re: Tipro (MX blacks), Free G81 parts + more!

I'm interesteed in one Digipro. Which connection do they have?
by Excelso
04 May 2019, 18:32
Forum: For sale
Topic: [WTT/WTS] [IC] MITO Laser SA - Mitowaves extras
Replies: 3
Views: 627

Re: [WTT/WTS] [IC] MITO Laser SA - Mitowaves extras

Ok. Count then reserved. I'd make an update later. My first intention is trading them so I'll check before what you have. Thanks.
by Excelso
02 May 2019, 23:09
Forum: Workshop
Topic: PingJunior: 60% PingMaster build
Replies: 37
Views: 11146

Re: PingJunior: 60% PingMaster build

That's simply awesome. That last picture is keyboard porn in it's maximum expresion.
by Excelso
02 May 2019, 22:18
Forum: For sale
Topic: [WTT/WTS] [IC] MITO Laser SA - Mitowaves extras
Replies: 3
Views: 627

[WTT/WTS] [IC] MITO Laser SA - Mitowaves extras

Today I've made my preorder of the Mito SA Laser keyset. One of the child kit I've preordered is called "Mitowaves" and includes several novelties. In my case I'm only interested in a small fraction of this keys (9 out of 42) so I've decided to open the rest if anyone is interested in any of them fo...
by Excelso
02 May 2019, 22:10
Forum: For sale
Topic: Ducky Legend ( AZ - BE )
Replies: 2
Views: 424

Re: Ducky Legend ( AZ - BE )

Price?
by Excelso
02 May 2019, 15:35
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: tapwithus "keyboard"
Replies: 15
Views: 1799

Re: tapwithus "keyboard"

__red__ wrote:
02 May 2019, 06:51
Right - it's a chording keyboard.

Here's a video of someone doing 62wpm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AI8X4JTBrew
As I supposed, a third of the "words" counted are 1-3 characters long. I doubt than a third of words used in "real world usage are this long.
by Excelso
01 May 2019, 21:20
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: tapwithus "keyboard"
Replies: 15
Views: 1799

Re: tapwithus "keyboard"

That 60 wpm with this device seems pretty difficult. It's a tap for each letter so we are talking about 250 "precise" taps in a minute. I would guess you need a lot more taps than one for each letter. How else would you type 26 diffent letters + numbers and special characters with only 5 fingers? I...
by Excelso
01 May 2019, 13:27
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: tapwithus "keyboard"
Replies: 15
Views: 1799

Re: tapwithus "keyboard"

That 60 wpm with this device seems pretty difficult. It's a tap for each letter so we are talking about 250 "precise" taps in a minute.
by Excelso
26 Apr 2019, 16:09
Forum: Marketplace Help
Topic: PANASONIC BUSINESS PARTNER KEYBOARD
Replies: 7
Views: 4890

Re: PANASONIC BUSINESS PARTNER KEYBOARD

I get nothing with that number.
by Excelso
22 Apr 2019, 14:56
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 23892
Views: 1870697

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Not the usual "interesting" find but... quite interesting to me... and quite a nice banner if I were able to put my hands in it https://www.etsy.com/listing/668456738/ibm-typewriter-poster-1975-selectric?ref=hp_rv I'd love to get a scan of this as a desktop wallpaper. I've asked the seller to see i...
by Excelso
21 Apr 2019, 22:22
Forum: Other external
Topic: Great/Interesting Finds
Replies: 23892
Views: 1870697

Re: Great/Interesting Finds

Not the usual "interesting" find but... quite interesting to me... and quite a nice banner if I were able to put my hands in it

https://www.etsy.com/listing/668456738/ ... ?ref=hp_rv
by Excelso
15 Apr 2019, 22:34
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Round 7 / ALGOL-style / Deadline 2018-11-30
Replies: 988
Views: 145374

Re: Round 7 / ALGOL-style / Deadline 2018-11-30

I recieved a mail from de bot past thursday but I'm waiting any answer before really knowing if it was delivered (The mail had instructions for PGP encryption and it's the first time I use it)
by Excelso
08 Apr 2019, 16:16
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Yet another beamspring refurb (5251)
Replies: 49
Views: 9526

Re: Yet another beamspring refurb (5251)

Hi Luca, In the end it was about 2 mm thick. But I fear that information isn't worth much, unless you have foam with the same firmness... Thanks for the information. I'm restoring a Model F "BigFoot" and I used 1 mm thick Eva art foam and It works well after I failed with 3 mm insulation foam. The ...
by Excelso
18 Mar 2019, 22:51
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: IBM Model M without SDL cable
Replies: 3
Views: 616

Re: IBM Model M without SDL cable

I may have a cheaper (used) one and I'm in europe so shipment would be cheaper also. If you are interested I'll look for it. I can order a usb to sdl Soarer's converter from orihalcon sooner this way.
by Excelso
29 Dec 2018, 17:44
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Anyone in Italy? Go rescue those beams man!
Replies: 41
Views: 4055

Those Magnetic Tape Units are wet dreams for me.
by Excelso
26 Dec 2018, 15:41
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Round 5 and Round 6 kits for sale!
Replies: 15475
Views: 1328383

Excelso wrote: Dear @7bit May I have tracking information about the last shipment the robot says is done?
It's not necessary. I did the traditional shouting in the Post-Office because I had a missing package marked as delivered (and it wasn't) and magically it appeared with yours as a bonus.
by Excelso
24 Dec 2018, 02:14
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: iPhone 6 jailbreaking - anyone done it?
Replies: 25
Views: 5324

What do I need for that? A hot air soldering station I guess? A real reballing needs profesional hardware but a non-professional approach can be made with hot air and flux and even with an oven If you are really in despair. you know I ain't buying an X grand worth of hardware just to fix an iPhone ...
by Excelso
23 Dec 2018, 20:17
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: iPhone 6 jailbreaking - anyone done it?
Replies: 25
Views: 5324

tatsurou wrote:What do I need for that? A hot air soldering station I guess?
A real reballing needs profesional hardware but a non-professional approach can be made with hot air and flux and even with an oven If you are really in despair.
by Excelso
23 Dec 2018, 20:10
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Round 5 and Round 6 kits for sale!
Replies: 15475
Views: 1328383

hypkx wrote:
Excelso wrote:
hypkx wrote: Is there any progress in shipping leftovers?
I sent a WASSUP yesterday and the robot says almost all I had pending (but a couple of keys) is already sent but I have no shipment tracking information so no way to verify.
Got my order 8-)
Glad to hear. Mine shouldn't take long... I'll ask Santa.
by Excelso
23 Dec 2018, 20:09
Forum: Workshop
Topic: FIFTYBTNS prototype
Replies: 1
Views: 545

I'm unable to use ortho keyboards but I do appreciate the brilliant ideas put together here. Great work.
by Excelso
23 Dec 2018, 19:58
Forum: Vendors
Topic: BT-USB-Hybrid controllers for Model M 122, M2, Unicomp M
Replies: 41
Views: 8939

I would be interested in a Model M 122 kit but I'm unaware of how much would that cost.

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