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post #91 of 132
Too bad you can't change the color of the entire keyboard. Still awesome though.
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post #92 of 132
I'm not really in need of another keyboard(have too many already ), but I may pick one of these up to do a review.
    
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post #93 of 132
Hello,

Do you have italian layout keyset? White lettering on black (no hurry, just knowing if is/will be available soon.
Do you plan to use higher quality plastic than ABS and heavy-duty lettering? I have a 10 years old IBM keyboard and I regularly polish the keys (white keyb with black lettering) and i have never heard what is "shining" on the keys. They are laser-etched I believe.
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post #94 of 132
I think they've said that they plan to introduce coloured (including white) lettering, make ISO keyboards (i.e. European keyboard layout with the key between left shift and Z, and the upside-down L-shaped Enter) and to introduce PBT keycaps at some point in the future.

Out of curiosity, which sort of IBM do you have?
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post #95 of 132
Bookmarked; this should be interesting. Thanks!
post #96 of 132
Very cool.

The website looks good, customizer is great!
    
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post #97 of 132
Hmm... this looks good. Need to come up with a creative design though.
post #98 of 132
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Originally Posted by ch_123 View Post
I think they've said that they plan to introduce coloured (including white) lettering, make ISO keyboards (i.e. European keyboard layout with the key between left shift and Z, and the upside-down L-shaped Enter) and to introduce PBT keycaps at some point in the future.

Out of curiosity, which sort of IBM do you have?
this one:
http://www.seasip.info/VintagePC/ibm_1391406.html
but with italian layout. like this one:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/7931334...n/photostream/

It came with my first pc, a ps/2 486 sx. The only thing i blame is that is not black.
They were not making any cost-savings in those times. I have no idea which springs they used, its clicky and noisy -just fine for me that i type a lot.
All keys have a cover, i.e I remove only the cover when I clean it, and i use pure 90° alcohol -lettering still perfect. The key covers are rugged, not smooth and never get shiny.
The spacebar got a hit loong time ago, and it's the only one without a cover, so i cant really replace it.
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post #99 of 132
That's the famous IBM Model M, which uses buckling spring keys. The keys are PBT, and use dye sublimation printing (superior to laser engraving). I have seen ones go shiny, but only after 20+ years.

If you post on either Deskthority.net or Geekhack.org, someone may be able to hook you up with a replacement spacebar. Unicomp also makes modern versions such as the Customizer and Spacesaver, both of which should be available in Italian layout on request.
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post #100 of 132
If you contact Unicomp directly, they should be able to hook you up with a replacement spacebar.
    
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