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by Muirium
29 Aug 2019, 10:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: How to gain access to recycling centers?
Replies: 14
Views: 1532

Re: How to gain access to recycling centers?

SneakyRobb and Polecat’s posts are well worth bearing in mind! This stuff may be a huge volume industry, but face to face contacts are what it’s all about.
by Muirium
28 Aug 2019, 16:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: How to gain access to recycling centers?
Replies: 14
Views: 1532

Re: How to gain access to recycling centers?

The name’s Ghost. Private Investigator.
by Muirium
28 Aug 2019, 10:50
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: How to gain access to recycling centers?
Replies: 14
Views: 1532

Re: How to gain access to recycling centers?

No junkyards here. The closest thing is metal scrapyards, and they don’t like civilians wandering inside any more. Our public recycling centres are just as serious about the dividing line between “customer” and processing. Once it’s crossed the threshold on arrival, it’s strictly no touch. Wire fenc...
by Muirium
23 Aug 2019, 18:35
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Cherry MX 5000 Board Repair - help needed - ZC86963P
Replies: 11
Views: 2224

Re: Cherry MX 5000 Board Repair - help needed - ZC86963P

... The trouble with a direct one for one controller replacement is that Cherry *programmed* it. These are general purpose chips, and you don’t have access to their code.
by Muirium
22 Aug 2019, 09:44
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Re: I'm 99% convinced in buy a topre keyboard, anything I should know before pressing the "buy" button?
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Re: I'm 99% convinced in buy a topre keyboard, anything I should know before pressing the "buy" button?

... actually, you did raise a good point in your "OP": I don't have an HHKB, but on Poker style 60% board with hhkb bindings I found holding Fn to access the arrow keys/pgup/pgdn was quite hard on my right hand over time. The true HHKB layout where Fn is beside RShift is probably less straining, ...
by Muirium
19 Aug 2019, 11:04
Forum: Workshop
Topic: CM Novatouch MX stem repair
Replies: 11
Views: 1362

Re: CM Novatouch MX stem repair

... do to fit damping rings (that’s what me and my friend were doing) so if you’re interested in those, consider installing them while you have full access.
by Muirium
16 Aug 2019, 00:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: MX blacks: random impressions
Replies: 95
Views: 7978

Re: MX blacks: random impressions

... . When throwing shade, aim right! @Choc I’ve never come up with a satisfactory use for that grid of extra keys, up above the useful stuff on my Access-IS. I’ve plenty of legends to throw at them, but the very geometry defies my attempts at a sensible, let alone intuitive, system. I don’t need ...
by Muirium
05 Aug 2019, 22:49
Forum: Workshop
Topic: What the hell? (IBM 5556?)
Replies: 14
Views: 2538

Re: What the hell? (IBM 5556?)

... when you try to plot them in a grid. That’s what you ultimately want, after all, for your controller. Here’s a particularly gnarly example: an Access IS ortholinear board with columns running down diagonals! https://deskthority.net/viewtopic.php?p=422407#p422407 So many boards have hidden connections ...
by Muirium
23 Feb 2019, 20:01
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Converting a Tandy 1000 keyboard module into USB
Replies: 1
Views: 328

Re: Converting a Tandy 1000 keyboard module into USB

The ribbon cable is a good sign. Likely direct access to the switch matrix. However, according to the wiki there’s no diodes so ghosting and masking could be a problem.

wiki/Tandy_1000
by Muirium
07 Feb 2019, 22:06
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: DT Update Log and TODO
Replies: 447
Views: 37261

Re: DT Update Log and TODO

Feature request: a filter for posts with attachments in the search function. Example, I'd like to find the pictures I posted of my Access-IS matrix keyboard. The best search I can do currently is this: https://deskthority.net/search.php?keywords=access&terms=all&author=muirium&sc=1&sf=all&sr=posts&sk=t&sd=d&st=0&ch=300&t=0&submit=Search ...
by Muirium
07 Feb 2019, 22:02
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: [Newbie and DONE] Building an Ortholinear mechanical keyboard
Replies: 68
Views: 5776

Re: [Newbie and DONE] Building an Ortholinear mechanical keyboard

... caps can really help. Fortunately, MX is well supported for custom caps and even fairly comprehensive doubleshot sets with single unit mods. My Access-IS board has a 4-unit spacebar and a few 2-unit caps for vital things like Shift and Return, which help find my way around.
by Muirium
06 Feb 2019, 21:47
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Not Sure I'm Happy with Cherry MX...
Replies: 151
Views: 7884

Re: Not Sure I'm Happy with Cherry MX...

Everywhere else, auld bastards aren’t as likely to throw a good punch!


Re: MF
I’ve been warning about the required parts issue on the thread. Lot Lizard was asking whether there was significantly more interest now. Perhaps. But significantly improved access to F components? Surely not.
by Muirium
15 Jan 2019, 05:35
Forum: Workshop
Topic: TMK keyboard firmware collection
Replies: 311
Views: 57815

Re: TMK keyboard firmware collection

... Unimap . I'm trying to add an integrated numpad mode (like my Realforce 87U) and even some mouse keys while I'm at it. The mystery is how best to access those layers. Here's what I'm trying: a whole line of layer shortcuts along the unused ZXC and V keys in Layer 1: Screenshot 2019-01-14 at 8.29.36 ...
by Muirium
06 Jan 2019, 01:12
Forum: Deskthority talk
Topic: DT Update Log and TODO
Replies: 447
Views: 37261

... stage. Once the upgrades are done we can finally focus on optimizing the design, reorganizing the content, making things fancier and easier to access. I'd like to merge some sections and possibly add new ones. Not sure if DT is big enough for an Interest Check section, but I'm open to discussion. ...
by Muirium
13 Nov 2018, 18:10
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Adding a F-row to the Whitefox
Replies: 31
Views: 1511

... with group buys, so this is an honest question: what sizes of *convex* spacebars are out there and worth support? I’ve got a 4u SA spacebar on my Access-IS (made for Tipros) and it’s super cute, but I know it’s just as obscure. Yet I see a 4u spacebar on every one of your three designs. Are they ...
by Muirium
13 Oct 2018, 01:43
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: XT Zenith Z-150 converter?
Replies: 95
Views: 9796

... Soarer box and running fine. Typing this up on my XT just now. No issues. The only annoyance was, obviously, having to open up my converter box to access the Teensy's reset button. How would you remap keys with this converter? Use your TMK web interface, like with the HHKB?
by Muirium
08 Sep 2018, 20:08
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: Do any of you use an old-school mouse as your daily driver?
Replies: 29
Views: 3454

To do what? Terminal access? I’ve toyed with using vintage computers from time to time as well, but asides from vintage gaming there’s not much use in them after initial setup. The internet they were made for (if at all) is dead and ...
by Muirium
31 Aug 2018, 17:52
Forum: Workshop
Topic: MT3 Doubleshot
Replies: 86
Views: 5368

The ortholinear kit looks tempting, given the ragtag selection I have for my Access IS. Might I suggest icon mods for the Monotone kit? As is, it’s just the dullard set.

What do MT3 caps look like in real life by the way? They’re from my away time.
by Muirium
24 Aug 2018, 23:18
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Replacing the Controller in my logitech g610
Replies: 6
Views: 2371

Yup, the Access is a nice wee piece of hardware. My favourite MX board, currently, as it’s compact and solidly made, and can wear fancy Round 5 caps quite the thing. It’s possible I’m misremembering what I did precisely, as I ...
by Muirium
24 Aug 2018, 16:14
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Full Access-IS: 15x6 Matrix POS Keyboard
Replies: 26
Views: 3404

... but it’s actually 12x8 and runs at 45º across physical rows and columns… all to save a single controller pin! 15+6=21 versus 12+8 = 20. Thanks, Access, for giving my multimeter a real bleep out. Here’s my scribbled diagram from that session: 6F355A87-D66D-4E1F-B96B-F121084BEB72.jpeg Yes, I’m ...
by Muirium
24 Aug 2018, 15:51
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Replacing the Controller in my logitech g610
Replies: 6
Views: 2371

As it happens, I was up to something similar recently. And it worked. The keyboard I was converting was an Access-IS matrix POS board (with the proprietary PS/2 programmable controller from hell). Damn thing was utterly useless until I popped in a Teensy. Works a treat now. ...
by Muirium
06 Aug 2018, 10:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Can 1 Teensy power all Switches && RGB LEDs?
Replies: 7
Views: 852

... independent matrices. Instead, you could maybe (so goes my hunch) combine one axis of those three addresses as a ground, and use the other axis to access the individual R, G and B layers. Think of it as colour multiplexing, but it could all be strobed at the same time, hopefully. Still needs an ...
by Muirium
25 Jul 2018, 18:46
Forum: Group buys
Topic: [IC] AEK, AEK2, ASK, Wang 725 brand new and programmable PCBs ?
Replies: 13
Views: 935

I’m looking to convert it to Bluetooth, not just USB. By supplying my own controller. Just want a nice NKRO matrix I can access.
by Muirium
24 Jul 2018, 22:44
Forum: Group buys
Topic: Programmable Vintage board PCBs - Omnikey, AT101, and Z-150
Replies: 46
Views: 4451

... so the humdrum switches never much compelled me. As for the Dell, I'm looking into Bluetooth controllers. What I really want is straight up access to the switch matrix, without any vintage chips getting in the way and drawing juice. My Bluetooth HHKB got me hooked. I've a few small boards ...
by Muirium
24 Jun 2016, 14:38
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: What's Up With µ?
Replies: 196
Views: 16043

... as she's having trouble eating and drinking. The new esophagus they hooked up for her is tight or outright twisted, deep down, where it's hard to access. Right now she's home again, hooked up to a nasal feeding machine. Not the most comfortable way to wait for your round of radiotherapy — she ...
by Muirium
26 May 2016, 00:25
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Post your desktop.
Replies: 1746
Views: 174943

... lavishly on the corner of that piece of studio equipment. :o What are you shooting at? Justin Bieber records? Fucking Imgur. Won't let my browser access a full version of the image. The thumbnail is so tacky I can't zoom in enough to find a bloody rifle! This shouldn't be hard, people. It's a ...
by Muirium
14 May 2016, 11:16
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Getting a Topre for gaming. Need help choosing.
Replies: 124
Views: 7104

... you have a Topre, you won't even want to look at 90% of your other boards. Let alone use the buggers. Shift the lot up front! Since I've had 24/7 access to Topre, only my Model Fs and a handful of things like Space Invaders and Montereys have really stayed competitive. I'll pull out something ...
by Muirium
25 Feb 2016, 15:38
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Tim Cook's letter to customers
Replies: 244
Views: 11192

... the attack. http://daringfireball.net/2016/02/san_bernardino_password_reset Not even the killers' main phone. And it was wide open (for Apple to access) when the cops picked it up. Totally worth banning all security worldwide!
by Muirium
23 Feb 2016, 18:52
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Controller replacement for Zenith SupersPORT keyboard
Replies: 11
Views: 3807

You have that access. Same login as your DT forum account.
by Muirium
16 Feb 2016, 20:12
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Is it possible to make my access-is pos keyboard work in linux?
Replies: 7
Views: 670

Among my many projects is a replacement controller (Teensy, obviously) for the Access-IS boards I have: https://deskthority.net/photos-f62/topic9280.html?hilit=access As Andy says, they're well built and the small size makes them appealing. But that shitey Windows ...

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