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by Maarten
12 Jun 2012, 10:46
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: What's your favorite mouse for CAD work?
Replies: 19
Views: 4627

For 2D CAD work im not very picky when it comes to mice, i usually bring the mouse i use at home (i do dislike switching back and forth between different mice all the time). For 3D stuff i prefer the Space Pilot Pro tho its not technically a mouse but more something you use in conjunction with one....
by Maarten
12 Jun 2012, 10:39
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Who cycles?
Replies: 286
Views: 24518

When it comes to cycling to work/to the shops im the laziest cyclist ever;

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I just dont like arriving at work all sweaty and stuff.. My hobby bike is a mountain-bike on slicks.
by Maarten
10 Jun 2012, 13:35
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What is so special about this keyboard?
Replies: 19
Views: 1466

Edel wrote:nice switches (wich ones btw?)
I think these have the blues ;)
by Maarten
10 Jun 2012, 11:34
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: What is so special about this keyboard?
Replies: 19
Views: 1466

Well its a decent board, but i guess youd like to know why its 150+ euro nice? That i cant tell you unfortunatly. Its got nice switches and doubleshot caps but i for one would not pay that kind of money for those parts. It is not new in box so its also not the collectors value......
by Maarten
05 Jun 2012, 23:38
Forum: News
Topic: GROOVE87-FR4 from IDFactory
Replies: 38
Views: 4414

Pwn your opponents with N-Key ROLLPVER! Groove-NKey_PVER.jpg No only does it feature ROLLPVR but it also uses a printed circuit board board! Yes, thats TWICE as awesome as a regular one! Dont you just love it how the Chinese just try to make words look like what they think they should look like (wi...
by Maarten
05 Jun 2012, 13:29
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: eBay identification
Replies: 33
Views: 2500

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Keyboards-job-lot-qty-10-so-/120926343634 They've put them back up after raising a resolution case against me. I've put the bit on there, same arrangement as before... Bet they mess me around again... First they offered a lot of 12 'or so' boards, now they have relisted wi...
by Maarten
05 Jun 2012, 11:46
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Pocket Computer Keyboard
Replies: 7
Views: 923

BTW, alps makes plenty of this kind of stuff;
http://www.alps.com/WebObjects/catalog. ... list1.html

Something like these could be perfect for your application.
http://www.alps.com/WebObjects/catalog. ... AE010.html
by Maarten
05 Jun 2012, 11:39
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Pocket Computer Keyboard
Replies: 7
Views: 923

woody wrote:Check Cherry ML, but it could still be too big.
LOL, google pocket computer, there's no way in heck you want something as huge as am ML on one of those. I think hes looking for SMD switches....
by Maarten
05 Jun 2012, 09:16
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Rapoo mechanical keyboard
Replies: 16
Views: 1473

Don't know how your guys math skills are but $50 still isnt even close to 20 euros in my book.... I want one for 40 shipped (tho that one for 50 shipped is getting close, to bad tax will add another 30 where i could probably get one for 40 in without added stuff) cuz for that it would make a wicked ...
by Maarten
05 Jun 2012, 09:10
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Raspberry pi
Replies: 63
Views: 5272

Oh darn, a power supply i got (5v 3A switching adapter from some D-Link network hub) but i just need my PI!!!
by Maarten
04 Jun 2012, 23:13
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Rapoo mechanical keyboard
Replies: 16
Views: 1473

Half-Saint wrote:About 20€ + shipping from China.. total shouldn't be more than 40-45€ per board
Link?
by Maarten
04 Jun 2012, 23:07
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: eBay identification
Replies: 33
Views: 2500

http://plato.ccsscorp.com/course/Appendix%201/008a.html

<edit> also google for 'VT520 Terminal' for some interesting stuff</edit>
by Maarten
04 Jun 2012, 17:38
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Which keyboard size do you prefer?
Replies: 35
Views: 2137

Main concern is just to use the space of the case as efficient as possible in regard to the PCB. No case at all is smallest 8-) IMG_8535 (Medium).JPG Maybe when i have some more time ill even remove that space below the spacebar (where the label sits now) but to be brutally honest it doesnt bother ...
by Maarten
04 Jun 2012, 07:42
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: Identify this mouse!
Replies: 31
Views: 5236

I bet lefties can either put it upside-down or just use it on the ceiling.
by Maarten
03 Jun 2012, 13:21
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Rapoo mechanical keyboard
Replies: 16
Views: 1473

Any way to get them for cheap in Germany or Europe? Thinking about buying one and replacing the switches by Cherry MX. Id like to know this as well, and also how much these actually go for. Ive read some reviews here that stated this board costs $35 or something but prices i can find start at at le...
by Maarten
03 Jun 2012, 13:14
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Which keyboard size do you prefer?
Replies: 35
Views: 2137

5x14 here 8-)

Voted 5x13.5 as its the closest thing.
by Maarten
02 Jun 2012, 10:50
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Howto determine the difference between ABS, PBT and POM
Replies: 87
Views: 20345

Where's Limmy at? This is how AMERICANS got #1 in Nobel Prizes! :mrgreen: http://britam.org/NobelPrize.jpg Oh no they didnt! The US has 5 times the population of the UK so per head they actually have made waaay less prizes (about half in fact)! Heck, even us Dutchies have more nobel prizes per head...
by Maarten
02 Jun 2012, 10:36
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: What's a nice allround mouse?
Replies: 18
Views: 5209

http://www.ebay.de/itm/370617883405 If you can snipe that one for a couple bucks you can give it a try (its a very decent mouse actually and should tick most of your boxes) and after you learn what yo do or do not like about it you can either sell it and get something different or maybe youll even ...
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 23:24
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Raspberry pi
Replies: 63
Views: 5272

STOP MAKING ME MORE JEALOUS!

no really.... please stop its not nice ;)
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 23:23
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Replacing a poker's microcontroller
Replies: 27
Views: 3621

ripster wrote:My 87u has dip switch 4 for reprogramming the firmware.

Never used it though.
Does that have the same chip thingy as the Pokers?
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 22:08
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Replacing a poker's microcontroller
Replies: 27
Views: 3621

Wait... isnt the Holtek thing an MCU? Its got RAM and everything, shouldn't that mean that in theory it should be possible to re-flash it given the proper hardware?
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 18:54
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: Identify this mouse!
Replies: 31
Views: 5236

Yeah whats that supposed to be anyways.... Looks to me like something conceived by a trio between a joystick, a mouse and a D-size battery...
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 18:34
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: Identify this mouse!
Replies: 31
Views: 5236

Whoa, you can throw that first one up in the air REALLY REALLY high and NOBODY would be able to see it on radar! OMG such a useful feature..... must..... resist.....
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 18:32
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Replacing a poker's microcontroller
Replies: 27
Views: 3621

well... never say never but you always gotta ask yourself if its worth the trouble (especially if youre not a electronics nutcase). If i were you id keep it 'simple' at first and try a teensy or chameleon.
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 18:25
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Howto determine the difference between ABS, PBT and POM
Replies: 87
Views: 20345

Wanna know what kind of plastic it is? Burn em and feel like a real MAN!!

http://www.boedeker.com/burntest.htm
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 14:43
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: Identify this mouse!
Replies: 31
Views: 5236

Mouse:Elecom M-PGURBK(M-PGURWH)
by Maarten
01 Jun 2012, 14:39
Forum: Mice & other input devices
Topic: What's a nice allround mouse?
Replies: 18
Views: 5209

I myself am pretty fond of Roccat and Steelseris stuff, but seeing you dont like zhe zhiny ztuff then Roccat is probably out of the question. Steelseries however have a nice range of very 'dull' looking mice with great quality in a range of sizes most of which you can find used for 20 or so bucks an...
by Maarten
29 May 2012, 08:20
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Model M controller swap
Replies: 5
Views: 1218

I just wonder why Unicomp just don't set up a FAQ page with all common answers. Lets not get too demanding on them, at least they have a website now that looks like its from only one century ago... If we ask them now to make a FAQ page ill bet they'll have it finished by the time reading from a scr...
by Maarten
28 May 2012, 18:56
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Raspberry pi
Replies: 63
Views: 5272

JEALOUS!! I want want SOOO badly....
by Maarten
26 May 2012, 23:53
Forum: Deskthority wiki talk
Topic: The wiki thread
Replies: 874
Views: 74456

My first (and only LOL) article on the wiki here;

http://deskthority.net/wiki/Chameleon_k ... controller

:lol:

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