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Wiki Q and A

Daniel Beardsmore
Ask your wiki questions here — syntax, style, convention, anything.

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Futaba MA (MX variant) still in production for Korean arcade buttons
Futaba MA (MX variant) still in production for Korean arcade buttons

rymut
Recently I bought some Samducksa Crown SDB-201 Screw In Arcade Buttons that uses some kind of Futaba switches. 20171018_151741.jpg I thought that…

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Undocumented Mitsumi Hybrid Switch?

codemonkeymike
Has this half height switch been documented? I can't seem to find any information on this, also the Magnavox Video Typewriter page seems to have disappeared, was there anything on it before? …

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스카페이스

Daniel Beardsmore
I realise that ties to the Chinese and Japanese communities are virtually non-existent (and both KBtalKing and EnjoyClick have closed down). However, ties to the Korean community are much stronger…

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ML oops!

Daniel Beardsmore
The force curve on the wiki for Cherry ML is wrong. Cherry ML has 3 mm travel, but the graph shows 4 mm travel! I was looking at the Datalux Space Saver Keyboards specs, and comparing them with that…

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SKFL tactile

Chyros
Question; do we know of a tactile SKFL switch yet?

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Found keyboard with White Mitsumi Mini Mechanical (Cherry MX mount)
Found keyboard with White Mitsumi Mini Mechanical (Cherry MX mount)

Cavemanthe0ne
Not entirely sure where to post this but thought this was fairly close for adding to wiki possibly? Some pics: …

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Mitsumi KPQ/KPR

Daniel Beardsmore
Mitsumi KPQ-E99ZC has two model numbers: KPQ-E99ZC (moulded into the case) and KPQ-EA4ZA (documented model, given on the label on thee bottom). You can see this here: …

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Region-specific layout pages

Daniel Beardsmore
ANSI vs ISO and ANSI vs JIS should be on the same page, I feel. I've composed a draft of Region-specific layouts that moves the two pages above onto the top under its own heading, with the…

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New keyboard from the "Alpha POS keyboard" product line of IBM

Myoth
https://world.taobao.com/item/52513946… This isn't mechanical but I thought that since we now have two of them and that it seems to be a product line pretty unknown, we might do a wiki page…

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Apple /// double-action switches

Daniel Beardsmore
Apparently, the Apple /// has double-action cursor key switches. Apparently. I love unreferenced claims. I have no proof to offer, but you can see the switches here, which seem to be from another…

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[Duel] SGI Granite vs. Bigfoot

7bit
Before we have an edit war: Please google "SGI Granite" vs. "SGI Bigfoot". Everybody knows the SGI peripherals in that grey sprinkled design as Granite. Nobody calls it…

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Datacomp MTX-124 or DSK-131 ?

Myoth
Hi, so I while browsing ebay and searching for nice keyboards to snatch, I stumbled upon this http://www.ebay.co.uk/… . After I fell in love with it, and searched for info on…

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BTC 53 series: dome with slider, or foam and foil?

davkol
The BTC 53 series reads but and other remarks. I've personally come across one (5339 or 5369, linear) and it was definitely foam and foil. Is the article introduction wrong? Or is it more…

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How to speak "wiki"

elecplus
OK, I think the message has gotten through that any registered member can add to, edit, or create new wiki pages. Please, for those of us who are totally uninitiated to "wiki speak", point…

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Topics requiring translation
Topics requiring translation

Daniel Beardsmore
I have created a new category, Category:Translation required , into which I am placing all the pages which are dependent on references to other…

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Poll: What aspects of the wiki have you found to be the most useful?

Daniel Beardsmore
I'm allowing up to six options per user since there's no "winner", only an overall indication of what the wiki is actually valued the most for. This can be both what you use the wiki for…

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Tasks for Chinese readers
Tasks for Chinese readers

Daniel Beardsmore
Wiki update tasks for people who can read and write both English and Chinese. Trantek KS4 series Wiki page: Trantek KS4 series Chinese pages:…

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Companies to be contacted
Companies to be contacted

Daniel Beardsmore
Just off the top of my head. I am sure there are others. German speakers ⋅  Sasse — we need details on Sasse series 25 (Baureihe…

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The wiki thread

sixty
Hey guys, If you know your way around mediawiki, please feel free to help out by creating content or even simple stuff like templates for our wiki . Bugfix currently started working on…

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Switch photos for the wiki
Switch photos for the wiki

ohaimark
TL;DR: I'm going to take switch photos that the wiki can use. I will post updates with links or place the photos on the wiki myself. I'm doing some…

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Cherry MX Space Black, MX switch with 100-120g

hansichen
Hi guys, some of you have probably seen the pictures of the G80-0418 board. This board came with a "new" space bar switch. It's a heavy plate mount switch (heavier than the normal mx linear…

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White Damped SKCM Alps switches
White Damped SKCM Alps switches

2ter
Hey, I never edited the Wiki and don't want to add anything wrong, but i found that some suggestions might not be true regarding the Alps SKCM White…

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Worth taking pics for the Wiki?
Worth taking pics for the Wiki?

snuci
Thought I'd post a thread that I can come back to for finds that may or may not be worth putting in the wiki. How about this keyboard (in process…

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Lead-in for GRI KBR

002
Should start with "KBR" instead of "KBM"? https://deskthority.net/wiki/GRI_KBR

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A "will it work? / how it will work" addition?

chip chop
Hello, I am circling the event horizon of the mechanical rabbit hole. But, I have a unhealthy attraction to terminal keyboards with weird propriety connections, 5 pin DB-9's etc. Onto the question,…

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Hi all ! I'm in search in M13s

Myoth
Hi, everybody :D A few weeks ago I found out that there was no M13 wiki page so i told myself to make it since I love Model Ms. I search on reddit for M13 and found 5 different P/N. I'm sure there…

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First contribution looking for feedback

codemonkeymike
Just looking for someone to quickly check out my first contribution so I can know I am not screwing anything up. http://deskthority.net/wiki/File:Filco… . I found the source of the image and…

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IBM 3278 Manual - PDF included

MrDuul
From my beamspring thread: https://deskthority.net/keyboards-f2/m… I took pictures of the full IBM 3278 Manual and compiled a PDF file. PDF is uncompressed, 200MB. Download IBM 3278…

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Model F page sections

Daniel Beardsmore
On the IBM Model F page, most keyboards are grouped under the Datamaster section. Is this just a mistake, or was there some reason to do that? I was about to bring all those sections up a level,…

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Cherry MX Documentation

ArtoriasEdgeworth
Hello! I was wondering if we could better document Cherry and their derivatives by taking photos of their stems.

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MX RGB Nature White photo
MX RGB Nature White photo

Daniel Beardsmore
This is Cherry's RGB Nature White picture, found on the wiki: https://deskthority.net/w/imag… Does anyone have one these switches,…

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Is "parabolic" a switch type?

codemonkeymike
Is "parabolic" a switch type? If so does it belong here? https://deskthority.net/wiki/Keyboard_… I personally think the "switch type" subgroup of Terminology is a bit weak…

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Wiki talk pages

Daniel Beardsmore
A small number of people create wiki talk pages. Can I please suggest that you don't do that, and use the forum instead. The Talk namespace may work for Wikipedia, but here where few people if anyone…

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List of Cherry keyboards by number?

citrojohn
I've been researching Cherry keyboards for a while now, and having spent a bit of time chasing obscure numbers it occurred to me: would a list of board numbers with brief descriptions be welcome?…

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