IDENTIFY THE KEYBOARD thread

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Keybug

23 May 2019, 10:27

Thanks Chyros, I should have remembered. I actually have one sitting in the basement, I think.

@Monster-Toys: That's exactly what happened to me. You'll get over it. ;-)

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Chyros

23 May 2019, 13:53

Might still have it, you never know with vintage boards - or I could be wrong and it's not even a DFK555! When you get it, please do let us know though, for future reference :) .

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Monster-Toys

23 May 2019, 14:34

Of course i will (but after seeing some pics i am pretty sure that you are almost right, i might also be a DFK-501F/502F ... still futuba switches tho).

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Dingster

23 May 2019, 17:46

Monster-Toys wrote:
23 May 2019, 14:34
Of course i will (but after seeing some pics i am pretty sure that you are almost right, i might also be a DFK-501F/502F ... still futuba switches tho).
I think futaba MA are great switches tbh, its rare to find them in an actually good chassis :)

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Monster-Toys

23 May 2019, 17:59

Yeah, should keep the board and wait until they get hyped, too (and then sell for an insane amount of money) :D

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Keybug

24 May 2019, 09:58

They're actually still produced (or still in stock NIB): https://www.ergocanada.com/products/key ... 040ps.html

consideringquiet

27 May 2019, 04:55

Saw this in a "viral" video stop motion of a man eating his previous keyboard.

Anybody got an idea as to what this board may be?
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Monster-Toys

27 May 2019, 14:19

Can be found all over ebay, mostly send from china, no manufacturer info: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Desktop-USB-Wi ... 3099181255

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bronz

29 May 2019, 09:17

Anyone can identify this keyboard
with some info please ??

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Chyros

29 May 2019, 11:21

*Something* tells me it's Cherry :p .

Wazrach

29 May 2019, 11:30

Keybug wrote:
24 May 2019, 09:58
They're actually still produced (or still in stock NIB): https://www.ergocanada.com/products/key ... 040ps.html
Really? :O I had one of the beige ones and gave it to a friend for free. I'd love to try the switches NOS. I sent them an email and asked if they do indeed still have them, namely the black ones.

Edit: They got back to me and confirmed they don't have any in stock anymore.

IKSLM

29 May 2019, 23:37

consideringquiet wrote:
27 May 2019, 04:55
Saw this in a "viral" video stop motion of a man eating his previous keyboard.

Anybody got an idea as to what this board may be?

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Looks nice (keycap profile especially), anyone owns one of these? Looks like some cherry mx clone switch.

Puree

29 May 2019, 23:44

consideringquiet wrote:
27 May 2019, 04:55
Saw this in a "viral" video stop motion of a man eating his previous keyboard.

Anybody got an idea as to what this board may be?

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AJAZZ AK510 ;)

Wazrach

29 May 2019, 23:55

Puree wrote:
29 May 2019, 23:44
consideringquiet wrote:
27 May 2019, 04:55
Saw this in a "viral" video stop motion of a man eating his previous keyboard.

Anybody got an idea as to what this board may be?

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AJAZZ AK510 ;)
That is soooo weird. Looks like Ajazz have went with the increasingly-popular vintage keyboard theme and mixed it with a gamery, angular case design with RGB.

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bronz

30 May 2019, 15:50

bronz wrote:
29 May 2019, 09:17
Anyone can identify this keyboard
with some info please ??

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Anyone??
I know it is Cherry, but nothing except that...

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Myoth

30 May 2019, 15:54

bronz wrote:
30 May 2019, 15:50
bronz wrote:
29 May 2019, 09:17
Anyone can identify this keyboard
with some info please ??

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Anyone??
I know it is Cherry, but nothing except that...
it's a CB80 12AA, probably Cherry M7

what other info do you want ?

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ZedTheMan

30 May 2019, 18:57

Anyone have any idea what keyboard this might be?
Unfortunately it is the only photo I have.
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SneakyRobb

30 May 2019, 20:24

Looks like a daisywheel/dotmatrix printer. probably Hewlett Packard or brother or some such

Sort of like this setup. This is a thinkjet printer

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bronz

30 May 2019, 20:33

Like what kind of switches it has,
and keycaps quality.

w/images/1/1c/1979_Cherry_Keyboard_Price_List.pdf

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SantiGo

31 May 2019, 00:09

hi guys) can you help what a switch in this laptop :?:

MODEL - Bondwell mod.14

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Myoth

31 May 2019, 00:12

I would guess SKCC cream, but what do I know

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SantiGo

31 May 2019, 00:46

Myoth wrote:
31 May 2019, 00:12
I would guess SKCC cream, but what do I know
ok thx in principle, I thought so, but they told me that there could be SKCC green

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zrrion

31 May 2019, 01:36

That is indeed SKCC. It could very well have green, but all the ALPSaver's I've seen have used cream.
It looks like it is in fantastic shape too!

Findecanor

31 May 2019, 02:14

ZedTheMan wrote:
30 May 2019, 18:57
Anyone have any idea what keyboard this might be?
Unfortunately it is the only photo I have.
I wonder if it could be a computer or Word Processor with built-in monitor, kind of like the Bondwell posted further down but with a printer. Especially Word Processing machines would have been built that way, although those did not often come with a numeric keypad, but a few actual all-in-one computers or terminals did have built-in printers like that.

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SneakyRobb

31 May 2019, 16:23

Findecanor wrote:
31 May 2019, 02:14
ZedTheMan wrote:
30 May 2019, 18:57
Anyone have any idea what keyboard this might be?
Unfortunately it is the only photo I have.
I wonder if it could be a computer or Word Processor with built-in monitor, kind of like the Bondwell posted further down but with a printer. Especially Word Processing machines would have been built that way, although those did not often come with a numeric keypad, but a few actual all-in-one computers or terminals did have built-in printers like that.
Hi, Yes I should have been more clear above. This definitely looks like a word processor or very early laptop-esque sort of device

Sometimes you just over think it and you look too far in too many places.... I think its just a IBM 6770 Wheelwriter System/40 Typewriter
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Monster-Toys

31 May 2019, 16:36

Chyros wrote:
23 May 2019, 07:24
Looks exactly like a Datacomp DFK555. Should be Futaba MA.
It arrived today.
100% correct. DFK 555 version 4.0, Futuba MA... i do not like them at all *shudder*.
If any german user wants to have it for shipping + optional voluntary donation PM me, else i will throw it away next week (i do not have enough space to keep keyboards i do not like).

Edit: New owner found, board no longer available.
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Chyros

31 May 2019, 18:29

Cool, thanks for the info :) .

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PlacaFromHell

01 Jun 2019, 10:48

This LOOKS like a BTC, but ISN'T a BTC. What could be?

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Wazrach

01 Jun 2019, 13:22

Monster-Toys wrote:
31 May 2019, 16:36
Chyros wrote:
23 May 2019, 07:24
Looks exactly like a Datacomp DFK555. Should be Futaba MA.
It arrived today.
100% correct. DFK 555 version 4.0, Futuba MA... i do not like them at all *shudder*.
If any german user wants to have it for shipping + optional voluntary donation PM me, else i will throw it away next week (i do not have enough space to keep keyboards i do not like).

Edit: New owner found, board no longer available.
Speaking of Futaba MA, I heard somewhere that you can "restore" the clickyness in some of them by pressing them super hard with a flathead. I tried this on a completely dead Chicony 5160XT with inconsistent switches, and ended up completely removing the tactility by doing this, while some switches did become very sharp and tactile.

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Monster-Toys

01 Jun 2019, 22:30

Any Idea what switches are in this one (and further info about it)?
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