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Sasse Hall effect

Daniel Beardsmore
This is a challenge for a German speaker. The Wayback Machine shows that Sasse series 25 (the one that contains Sasse 200MN) used to have a switch with a four-legged black thing: …

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Picture: MX Black slider comparison - Vintage vs modern
Picture: MX Black slider comparison - Vintage vs modern

Lynx_Carpathica
There is a myth about Vintage MX Blacks being superior to modern ones in terms of smoothness. Now here are the two compared. As you can see, the…

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Spelling?

Chyros
Just a quick question; is there any official stance on whether we should use American or English spelling in the wiki?

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G80-11900

elecplus
https://deskthority.net/wiki/C… This page states that all the switches are always MX blacks, but I have some browns. It also says the keyboards are grey or black, but mine are…

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Alps SKCL Lock - New Color Found: BROWN
Alps SKCL Lock - New Color Found: BROWN

E3E
Thanks to XMIT for this board! This board has Alps SKCL Brown everywhere but the space bar which has SKCL Amber and the Caps Lock, which has an SKCL…

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Possible Friction Rating?

ArtoriasEdgeworth
Hello Deskthority. As a relative newbie, I was struck by the lack of a unit to describe keycap friction. Is there some way we can develop a way to test the friction of a keycap, and make it easily to…

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IBM Buckling Spring Keyboard

Wodan
I just want to get this discusson started so I try to keep my point short and simple. Very few of the iconic IBM keyboards (Model M & F mainly) have proper wiki pages of their own. Especially the…

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Possible successor to BTC dome with sliders
Possible successor to BTC dome with sliders

keycap
I always thought there was only one variant of BTC dome with sliders. Apparently I was wrong :P I've noticed that many of the newer BTC keyboards use…

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Omron Product News No.387 — keep or delete?

Daniel Beardsmore
I got mixed up trying to figure out what the deal is with the dead links to the Omron website. I thought that Omron Product News No.387 was at the end of the dead link, but no, that link is still…

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Lite-On SK-0002 not showing in Category

Mattr567
This entry here (https://deskthority.net/wiki/Lite-On_… isn't showing up under "Keyboards with Alps SKCL/SKCM switches" (https://deskthority.net/wiki/Category… even though it…

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need help - how to insert images as sidebar etc?

Thumper
Hey guys, first wiki post: https://deskthority.net/wiki/Holtite Somehow i cant seem to find a method to insert the right "short info" panel, as thats where i want to insert images. …

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Query: name change and formal definition of "switchplate"

Daniel Beardsmore
I don't know where the term " switchplate " came from. The implied meaning is the switch mounting plate (which does get called the "switch plate"), but the actual meaning is a…

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Cherry keyboard part numbers and descriptions

elecplus
http://www.techdata.com/re… There are several here that are not on the wiki.

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キーボードの部屋

seebart
I'm sure everyone except myself has seen this, quite a bit of information here, not that I can read it: http://www5f.biglobe.ne.jp/~silencium/…

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Idea: Finder's

paecific.jr
I think it would be cool and help people leave their mark on the world that if they write the wiki for a new key switch or keyboard discovery they should write beside it in the data table on the upper…

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Adding Haata's force curve gauge measurements?

Hking0036
After seeing the thread on the Vintage MX Black vs. Modern MX Black it makes sense to include these in the wiki articles (presuming Haata is ok with it), if put under the image of the switch in…

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IBM manuals

seebart
Thanks to micrex22 for linking these two IBM manuals, not sure where they should be added in our wiki? https://deskthority.net/keyboards-f2/t… https://deskthority.net/keyboards-f2/m… …

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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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Keyboard families, history and names

Findecanor
Last week, I reorganized the article for Razer BlackWidow . It is now not just one keyboard but a line and a range - all named "BlackWidow". Revisions have usually been made to the entire…

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SHARP X68000

Blaise170
I created a new page for the Sharp X68000 . I tried adding as much information as I know about them to the wiki, but if anyone has some photographs or similar that would be very helpful in making it…

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Space bar dimensions talk

Scarpia
Hey guys. I just updated the Space bar dimensions page since it's been severely lacking in information on Alps keyboards (in fact it had just one Alps keyboard, the Ortek 142 Pro). I added some of…

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Trackball wiki

Alkhar
Hello since that i'am currently in the process of searching for old trackball. Having information, looking for serial number, old model. Could it be possible to have an access to write some article…

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Siemens switch looking for a provisional name give me your ideas
Siemens switch looking for a provisional name give me your ideas

seebart
I am in the process of adding this old Siemens switch to our wiki: https://deskthority.net/keyboards-f2/c… Siemens T1000 switch housing.JPG …

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I-Rocks Switch

nateth
I uploaded some photos to the I-Rocks page. I'll try and get some measurements of the switch with a caliper when I have the chance to pick one up. Are my edits up to spec? :…

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Pictures of Wang Keyboard
Pictures of Wang Keyboard

r3m4
Hey guys, a coworker of mine brought a mechanical keyboard in today. Its a GS23TYCSK-1101s from Wang. I have found a wiki article but with only 1…

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BTC ghosting

Chyros
The sense mechanism page (https://deskthority.net/wiki/Keystrok… makes mention of BTCs suffering from ghosting. What's the source of this and who verified it? None of mine ever showed this…

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Rubber dome and membrane switch categories

Findecanor
I would like to rename the category "Rubber domes" to "Rubber dome switches", but it does not seem possible to rename categories. It seems that I would have to create a new one and…

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IBM PN wiki page

elecplus
I would like to create this page, with columns for the Part Number, FRU, Connector, switch type, the computer or terminal it was intended for, Model F, M, Beamspring, Number of keys I don't…

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Trackball wiki article gone ?

Alkhar
Hello, wtf happend to the trackball wiki ? Like half of them 2/3 of them are not here anymore Oo DT 225 not here anymore / Trackman wheel / and seems that a lot of the trackball wiki entry are gone…

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Cherry MX Silver/Speed Stem
Cherry MX Silver/Speed Stem

timerwin63
I'm not sure if anyone wants this info, or if this is even the right place for it, but I've got some shoddy (cell phone + bad lighting :cry:) pictures…

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What provisional name should we give to the MX blue variants?

Blaise170
After finding them in a Bondwell laptop a few weeks ago I made a wiki post detailing what I know about the https://deskthority.net/wiki/Cherry_MX… so far. Well, after some thinking I…

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Name of "Focus Layout"?

keycap
So I recently made a page for the Lite-On SK-0002 I got a while back, and it uses the Focus layout. But now that we're seeing the Focus layout outside of just Focus FK-2001 keyboards, I think we…

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Razer Blackwidow page error

KRKS
Razer_BlackWidow The page claims that the Blackwidow is 14KRO, while the source only shows 14 keys pressed at the same time. As we know, (x)KRO is the amount of keys that you can press in every…

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New NEC APC-H412 page

Ander
Hi guys—I've created my first DT page, for the NEC APC-H412 . It's such a distinctive and regularly seen vintage keyboard, I was surprised to find it didn't have a page here yet. …

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Alps SKCM Neon Green

Chyros
I propose renaming SKCM Green to SKCM Neon Green. It reflects the colour better, draws more attention to the alternative, and avoids the common confusion with SKCL Green. Who's with me? :)

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