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by sharktastica
less than a minute ago
Forum: Keyboards
Replies: 26
Views: 3173

New post [Keyboards] [Find & Restoration] IBM 5281 Beamspring loot

Damn, that's gorgeous! Nice work! :D
by sharktastica
7 minutes ago
Forum: Reviews
Replies: 7
Views: 618

New post [Reviews] Chyros's Holy Panda switches review

A younger person here (23). I think it's a matter of approach for getting (younger) people interested - if you just 'scream' "IBM is better" or "Alps > Cherry" at someone even regardless of age, they're probably not going to pay much attention. However, I usually keep my Model F bigfoot in my office
by Findecanor
13 minutes ago
Forum: Off-topic
Replies: 2
Views: 63

New post [Off-topic] Headphones

They lasted for 15 years, and the only problem is a frayed wire? :shock:
I've known that they have classic audio quality and comfort, but not that they would be that durable. I've got to get myself a pair.
My headphones tend to break at the hinge. My Audio Technica M40x lasted two years of heavy
by mr_a500
Today, 12:26
Forum: Keyboards
Replies: 1
Views: 55

New post [Keyboards] Mystery KeyTronic 65-0375-11 Keyboard. What Machine is it for?

That's from some version of the Incoterm SPD.
by vvp
Today, 11:33
Forum: Keyboards
Replies: 5
Views: 377

New post [Keyboards] hi friends , sorry but total newbie question

@Rayndalf: A contoured DIY keyboard! Nice! Post some pictures of the overall shape when you are ready.
by CL4P-TP
Today, 10:56
Forum: For sale
Replies: 231
Views: 40758

New post [For sale] Walnut Mojo60, NEC PC-9800 (tested working!), AEK parts, QX3 parts

Bump, mojo price now with shipping included to EU
by Wazazaby
Today, 09:36
Forum: Want to buy
Replies: 2
Views: 99

New post [Want to buy] [WTB] Zeal65 PCB

up :D
by Rayndalf
Today, 09:10
Forum: Workshop
Replies: 10
Views: 595

New post [Workshop] Alps / Genovation KPX-17

I don't mind a little soldering, but the breakout board might make things more compact to mount. If I understand correctly if I use a BOB-11189 then some of the connections would be straight from the Teensy to the serial device and others would be wired through the BOB-11189 breakout.
Are most serial
by edlee
Today, 08:45
Forum: Keyboards
Replies: 17
Views: 3802

New post [Keyboards] Software-less programmable keyboards

Here are some modern USB keyboards that record and play back macros on-the-fly at a fixed speed without the need for external software:
1. Inland OMK-X
2. Redragon K586-PRO Brahma Pro
3. Thermaltake Meka Pro
The Inland OMK-X might be the cheapest and is available from in the USA.
by Muramasa
Today, 08:35
Forum: For sale
Replies: 4
Views: 673

New post [For sale] [EU] [WTS] NEC 8801 MKII SR Blue Alps, Soviet Hall Effect, Razer Orbweaver, Spirit Springs, Vortex 3

Added a Vortex 3 and a collection of spirit springs, dropped some prices
by Ellipse
Today, 06:57
Forum: Group buys
Replies: 5675
Views: 747673

New post [Group buys] F62+F77 orders now open! New Kishsaver+Industrial Model F Keyboards

DeScruff (and anyone else with QMK issues) please do PM pandrew with the details of your setup and of the issue you are having. Yep every board sent out in the past several months has been sent out with QMK firmware. pandrew updated the beta firmware recently but I am still using older firmware until
by Rayndalf
Today, 06:29
Forum: Keyboards
Replies: 1
Views: 66

New post [Keyboards] PK-111 POS Keyboard

Are you on a modern Windows machine? I would reccomend running it in compatibility mode for Windows XP. Worst case scenario it only works on a 32 bit Windows 98 / XP, but compatibility mode has saved me a few times.
by Glove
Today, 06:26
Forum: For sale
Replies: 1
Views: 85

New post [For sale] [WTS] NMB RT-101+ tactile grey space invader

What about the pictures?
by lhutton
Today, 05:01
Forum: Keyboards
Replies: 7
Views: 335

New post [Keyboards] Are these dye subbed keycaps?

Yup, laser ablations leave a through, but they could be lasered and filled in with paint or dye.
That would be some mighty sharp and thin dye sub work especially for a keyboard chucked in a box with a vintage Compaq. Usually dye subs have thicker legends. Could just be some other printing method like
by starhawk
Yesterday, 23:31
Forum: Want to buy
Replies: 2
Views: 243

New post [Want to buy] A Few Little Compaq Portable III (?) Keyboard Parts

by shine
Yesterday, 22:29
Forum: Keyboards
Replies: 271
Views: 34486

New post [Keyboards] IDENTIFY THE KEYSWITCH thread

Thanks man! <3
by ddrfraser1
Yesterday, 20:49
Forum: Other external
Replies: 24096
Views: 2056181

New post [Other external] Great/Interesting Finds

That is an interesting specimen. The inconsistent yellowing and varying styles of the mods is bizarre.
by headphone_jack
Yesterday, 20:40
Forum: Try before you buy
Replies: 0
Views: 69

New post [Try before you buy] Desperate to try out a beamspring

Really want to give one for a spin. I currently have a beamspring of my own, but its in non working condition, with not even a single switch working properly. I realize it's a huge risk to ship a stranger a keyboard worth this much, but if anyone is willing to take the plunge then I can assure the safety
by mr_a500
Yesterday, 17:28
Forum: Gallery
Replies: 453
Views: 71909

New post [Gallery] Keyboards in movies/TV series!

Whew. That helps... a bit. Now do a reenactment for the visually impaired. (...then for the mentally impaired :mrgreen: )
No, I don't think I'll ever get over seeing a beam spring in flames. I'll never get over Macho Grande either.
by sharktastica
Yesterday, 17:04
Forum: Gallery
Replies: 0
Views: 60

New post [Gallery] IBM keyboard pixel art wallpaper generator

Hi all!
Hopefully, this is the right place to post this (I couldn't find anything specific for art). But anyway, as per interest over at r/ModelM and deskthority Discords, I've developed a wallpaper generator using the IBM (and co) keyboard pixel art I've made over the last few months for my website