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post #21 of 41
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Should clarify, I have an IBM M in my office, however I don't use it. It is the full size one with the dual mouse attachments on it and the springs squeak a bit from lack of usage. It is basically in storage. I like the press, however it would be a better comparison if I could use it in working condition. My only first hand experience is with the Das Keyboard with Cherry Blues. The keypress on the Blues were good, however I'm not fond of the loudness.
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post #22 of 41
You can fix it up if you do this.

Dual mouse attachments? Like the trackpoint?
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post #23 of 41
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It has a ball (thumb ball) in the upper right corner and in the center it has the joystick with mouse buttons below the spacebar. I would assume it is a higher end model and is the first one of this nature that I've seen personally like this much less have sitting in my office.
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post #24 of 41
Oh wow, a Unicomp On The Ball Plus!

At some point, would you be able to open yours up and take a picture of the inside?
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post #25 of 41
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Oh wow, a Unicomp On The Ball Plus!

At some point, would you be able to open yours up and take a picture of the inside?
I could. I'm the ONLY IT guy in my work place and the rest of the workforce is computer dumb. They didn't even know what keyboard it was. I could possibly open it up sometime. It is one beastly keyboard tho
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post #26 of 41
If you get MX Brown switches don't expect them to be as tactile as the blues and buckling springs. They are very different from both of those.
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post #27 of 41
Well, if you have a 5.5mm nut driver to hand, they're easy to open up. I (and some others) would be interested in seeing pics of the front, back, and the the front with the cover off. Don't go out of your way for it though!
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post #28 of 41
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Originally Posted by magna224 View Post
If you get MX Brown switches don't expect them to be as tactile as the blues and buckling springs. They are very different from both of those.
I have tried a Blue key Das Keyboard before and it does have a very strong tactile feel to it and I wouldn't mind if it was scaled back. In fact, it was a little too epic of tactileness for my taste
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post #29 of 41
Then mabey browns would be your thing. Clears are pretty close to browns but I like them better personally. Browns are a lot more common in keyboards though.
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post #30 of 41
Dare I suggest Topres?
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