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post #11 of 16
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Second the Model M. They're quite cheap used ($20-$40) and the quality is awesome. I've had 1986 ones work perfectly when hooked up to a modern PC.
Hey, first time poster here
so just wondering on this topic, where does one get a Model M?
post #12 of 16
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Hey, first time poster here
so just wondering on this topic, where does one get a Model M?
Welcome to OCN!
eBay, Craigslist, thrift stores, etc.
If you want a new one, Unicomp still makes them.
post #13 of 16
i got a cherry board with cherry mx clears for 7.50 and throwing in shipping ~20 or so.

But yea really old and has a card reader and a trackpad
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post #14 of 16
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Hey, first time poster here
so just wondering on this topic, where does one get a Model M?
Thanks!
post #15 of 16
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Originally Posted by Shub View Post
Welcome to OCN!
eBay, Craigslist, thrift stores, etc.
If you want a new one, Unicomp still makes them.
Thanks!
post #16 of 16
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I'm also considering stepping a bit out of my budget and purchasing a Das keyboard with a student discount.

Is Das keyboard much better than the Black Widow? Is that a worthwhile upgrade?
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