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rjohn

27 Dec 2019, 17:29

WASD VP3 ISO 62 keys
cherry black switch with 0.2mm o-ring
Tai-Hao rubber key caps
hotkeysproject skull-face esc key
DIY cable with aviation connector
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sharktastica

27 Dec 2019, 20:47

Got most of my fleet together to gang up on a pesky ThinkPad.
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rjohn

27 Dec 2019, 21:04

nice collection!

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sharktastica

27 Dec 2019, 21:29

rjohn wrote:
27 Dec 2019, 21:04
nice collection!
Thanks! :D

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Myoth

03 Jan 2020, 23:54

sharktastica wrote:
27 Dec 2019, 20:47
Got most of my fleet together to gang up on a pesky ThinkPad.
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wew, impressive W700, got a W701 recently, and I was amazed by the sheer size of it :"D
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unfortunately, I can't get it to run, because of the stupid plug, will I really shell out the literal hundred of euro for a charger ? ....

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sharktastica

04 Jan 2020, 00:27

Myoth wrote:
03 Jan 2020, 23:54
unfortunately, I can't get it to run, because of the stupid plug, will I really shell out the literal hundred of euro for a charger ? ....
By plug, do you mean that the wall power cord is faulty/incorrect for your country or the brick itself faulty?

If you can afford a charger, I think it's worth it! The machine has got a tonnne of character, and my Core 2 Duo powered W700 is still a fairly capable machine once you've got an SSD in it and a USB 3 ExpressCard on the side. On Linux at least, YouTube 1080p is definitely playable and most of my web/software development tools work just fine. The 1920x1200 screen is a pretty decent example, especially for its age. And your first-generation Core i7-powered W701 is obviously going to be a better performer!

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Myoth

04 Jan 2020, 00:38

sharktastica wrote:
04 Jan 2020, 00:27
Myoth wrote:
03 Jan 2020, 23:54
unfortunately, I can't get it to run, because of the stupid plug, will I really shell out the literal hundred of euro for a charger ? ....
By plug, do you mean that the wall power cord is faulty/incorrect for your country or the brick itself faulty?

If you can afford a charger, I think it's worth it! The machine has got a tonnne of character, and my Core 2 Duo powered W700 is still a fairly capable machine once you've got an SSD in it and a USB 3 ExpressCard on the side. On Linux at least, YouTube 1080p is definitely playable and most of my web/software development tools work just fine. The 1920x1200 screen is a pretty decent example, especially for its age. And your first-generation Core i7-powered W701 is obviously going to be a better performer!
I mean the "laptop" came without a charger, battery is drained, so I never was able to power it on. It was also missing the Drive caddies, but it wasn't too hard to 3d print those :P

I also think it's going to be a fun machine ... not sure what I'll do with it, but I sure am looking forward to the day it'll be useful. I will have struggled to get it to work, but I'm sure it'll have been worth it.

P.S. : I'm actually surprised there is no thinkpad thread on this forum, might make one :")

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sharktastica

04 Jan 2020, 00:49

Myoth wrote:
04 Jan 2020, 00:38
I mean the "laptop" came without a charger, battery is drained, so I never was able to power it on. It was also missing the Drive caddies, but it wasn't too hard to 3d print those :P

I also think it's going to be a fun machine ... not sure what I'll do with it, but I sure am looking forward to the day it'll be useful. I will have struggled to get it to work, but I'm sure it'll have been worth it.

P.S. : I'm actually surprised there is no thinkpad thread on this forum, might make one :")
I gotcha!

There's been one or two in the past. This one is quite an informative one: viewtopic.php?t=15457

yuppie

06 Jan 2020, 00:57

TGR Alice with GMK Oblivion and monochrome mods

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Rauha

07 Jan 2020, 16:23

Received this "Ericsson Type 1050-005 US" today.

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Can't really find any info about it online, but it has the same Ericsson RMD 973 series -switches as Ericsson Type 1121 that is on deskthority Wiki (wiki/Ericsson_1121)

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AEK2ish monopod feet.

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Comes with DIN5 connector, but it did not work with my external AT converter. Will try making XT converter for it on the weekend.

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emacs -nw

16 Jan 2020, 16:26

Finally had some time to build my quefrency 65% keyboard, with Zilent switches, Panda linears (POM) for modifiers and Devlin keycaps:
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