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by The Keyboard Oracle
05 Aug 2012, 02:04
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Cherry MX Reds are desired, nay, REQUIRED in every key depressed by her delicate touch. Dedicated media keys are not a luxury to be dismissed and may yet even determine whether the gift is received with exuberance or pensive resignation. A 10 key is preferred, though if it be as such that the devic...
by The Keyboard Oracle
05 Aug 2012, 01:54
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Oh Keyboard Oracle, my passion for mx boards is waining and my desire for Topre is increasing by the day. I have a HHKB2, do I need the type s too? The Keyboard Oracle has decided: No, unless your environment dictates that you make a not very loud and rather pleasantly sounding keyboard a bit more ...
by The Keyboard Oracle
04 Aug 2012, 22:45
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

The Keyboard Oracle has decided: Yes, this is an alternative of the same quality level.
by The Keyboard Oracle
04 Aug 2012, 22:20
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

The Keyboard Oracle has decided: You will obtain a Poker. To begin with.
by The Keyboard Oracle
04 Aug 2012, 19:45
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

The Keyboard Oracle has decided: A Leopold keyboard for the edges and case height.

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by The Keyboard Oracle
04 Aug 2012, 16:12
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

The Keyboard Oracle has decided: Sunday Electronics.
by The Keyboard Oracle
03 Aug 2012, 00:40
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

I have been searching recently for a keyboard matching the following specs : [*] Mechanical / Cherry MX Brown keys [*] Backlighting [*] With a wrist palm rest plate [*] With dedicated multimedia keys [*] Full keyboard (= not a tenkeyless) Do you know at least one keyboard matching these critieras ?...
by The Keyboard Oracle
03 Aug 2012, 00:19
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Is there a keyboard with Cherry MX PCB-mounted Red or Brown switches that has full NKRO (or at least 18NKRO) over USB? (It will be used on a computer without a ps2 port.) I really need at least 18NKRO. I looked at the Nopoo Choc, but it is plate-mounted and I must have PCB-mounted switches. The Key...
by The Keyboard Oracle
03 Aug 2012, 00:03
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

I regret to inform the Oracle that I need full ISO, with winkeys, as I don't intend to waste space on a 40% board. Does the almighty Oracle have any other suggestions? The Keyboard Oracle has decided: You will be looking at keyboards such as the more modern G80-3000 series from Cherry, because the ...
by The Keyboard Oracle
29 Jul 2012, 00:24
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Through my acquisition of a true mechanical keyboard, I have grown hungry for a new board with special requirements. -Must have Cherry Brown switches -Must be TKL -Must use Costar stabilizers -Must be in ANSI format -Must be cheaper than $150 The Keyboard Oracle has decided: The Cooler Master Storm...
by The Keyboard Oracle
29 Jul 2012, 00:13
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

In my quest to achieve enlightenment I have been led to the mighty altar of APL. The ancient writings on the walls of this temple are difficult to decrypt and harder to reproduce with my mortal input device. Where should I go in search of a tool worthy of A Programming Language? I feel that Cherry ...
by The Keyboard Oracle
29 Jul 2012, 00:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

I am looking for a small ISO board, think 40% pure poker, race etc size but since there seem to be none in ISO, I will attempt to make my own. What is a cheap board that would be relatively easy to cut and retrace ? Case and caps do not matter as I can pick my won and have my own case made. It need...
by The Keyboard Oracle
22 Jul 2012, 16:23
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

I've been looking for so long that i don't remember when i started. Here a my requirements mac & french layout (i spend most of my developpement time on mac OS) backlit if possible Cherry MX switch red/brown or blue If i have to move keycaps around it's not a problem. Oh please oracle give me a way...
by The Keyboard Oracle
22 Jul 2012, 16:05
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Eyemento wrote:Please enlighten my path, must have: 87-key layout, Cherry MX Browns, keyboard must be black of color, rather cheap.
Preferred: Key lightning.
The Keyboard Oracle has decided: The Keycool 87LED.
by The Keyboard Oracle
22 Jul 2012, 15:58
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

I am looking for an extremely cheap mechanical keyboard, for under $50/USD. I am ok with a used keyboard, don't mind beige, but need it to be quiet (MX Browns?). I may be interested in modding it down the road. I have not used a mechanical keyboard before except for buckling springs (which are too ...
by The Keyboard Oracle
22 Jul 2012, 15:53
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

I am looking for a Gaming Keyboard that has the following: 1. Cherry MX Red (Brown at a push) Switches 2. Backlighting 3. Programmable Keys (Pref. Macro Keys) 4. At least 6NKRO Over USB 5. Excellent Build Quality I have in mind the ttMeka G-UNIT, CM Storm Trigger and MK-85 Pro. I owned a BWU on Fri...
by The Keyboard Oracle
16 Jul 2012, 21:38
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

I have searched high and low and have not found these special possessed key markings, nary even a thought that they might even be backlightable. Is that even a word O great one? In your travels have you ever spied such a wonder? The Keyboard Oracle has decided: The Oracle is not aware of those spec...
by The Keyboard Oracle
15 Jul 2012, 18:57
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

I wish to consult you on my forbidden love: the XT layout. I have a working IBM PC keyboard, but my colleagues won't tolerate its eldritch noises. Is there a somehow-available Cherry MX clone which thee has encountered so that I could type in near-silence? Modern varieties could be nice, as legacy ...
by The Keyboard Oracle
15 Jul 2012, 18:53
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Wisest oracle, I humbly approach thee. I would like a compact layout with real arrow keys, real F-keys, and real Home/End/PgUp/PgDn buttons with Cherry Reds PCB mounted so that I might swap their springs. The Race looks perfect, but it is backlit and I would have to desolder a LED from each keyswit...
by The Keyboard Oracle
15 Jul 2012, 18:48
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Oh Great and wise Keyboard Oracle. I am looking for a keyboard, to help a freind in his search i turn to you o' grandiose one. The keyboard must be fullsize. It must be available in ISO (Danish regional is preferred but not really important) It must have backlighting, (Blue backlight was mentioned ...
by The Keyboard Oracle
15 Jul 2012, 18:26
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Oh Great Oracle, I do not wish to offend you in the slightest, but that proposed wristrest is out of said budget UK£ 36.00 = 55.5516 U.S. dollars, plus tax and shipping Does the great one have any other prophecies that would match within my price range? The Keyboard Oracle has decided: The Ducky Le...
by The Keyboard Oracle
12 Jul 2012, 21:39
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Oh great one, I really want a topre keyboard... but I can't decide which keyboard. Hint, I really like the Happy Hacking Keyboard Professional 2. But I'd still like your opinion, of course... oh great one. The Keyboard Oracle has decided: Your Higher Self is ready for your heart to be light and fre...
by The Keyboard Oracle
12 Jul 2012, 21:33
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

What would his righteousness recommend as a wristrest for a Filco Majestouch 2 104key? I used to use a Microsoft Sidewinder X4 and found the wristrest soothing as I tend to drop my wrists, and I hear that the Steelseries 7G wristrest is also quite comfortable. I am not opposed to soft wristwrests e...
by The Keyboard Oracle
10 Jul 2012, 19:28
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

The Keyboard Oracle has decided: ETA is the second week of August.
by The Keyboard Oracle
09 Jul 2012, 08:35
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

The Keyboard Oracle has decided: Buy Unicomp for a fresh set of buckling springs.
by The Keyboard Oracle
05 Jul 2012, 23:18
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Whoa, an Oracle. Gotta try this out. I first ordered a Cherry MX Blue Filco that was black but I wanted white beige a lot more so I got the white beige Cherry MX Brown Filco instead. What will happen to me? The Keyboard Oracle has decided: You have entered only the first steps on the path of enligh...
by The Keyboard Oracle
05 Jul 2012, 23:14
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

Furthermore, i am still confused about the switches, will it be blue? brown? red? (im only doubting the linear switches because i dont press that hard but only cause the rubberdomes NEEDS me to bottom out my keyboard The Keyboard Oracle has decided: MX Browns are the safest choice, and avoid the MX...
by The Keyboard Oracle
05 Jul 2012, 22:31
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

So far, the best I could find is the QPAD MK-50 (£63 and comes with a mouse mat): http://www.kustompcs.co.uk/acatalog/info_30037.html This keyboard seems like it has everything that I want, but your opinion on its quality and also whether there are any better options would be much appreciated. The ...
by The Keyboard Oracle
05 Jul 2012, 22:20
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

The Keyboard Oracle has decided: It is a unique Wang design.
by The Keyboard Oracle
04 Jul 2012, 19:53
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: The Oracle Answers
Replies: 1533
Views: 152939

The Keyboard Oracle has decided: Teket Innovation.

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