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Thanks +1

Gonna try and snipe a Model M on ebay and if that doesnt work Ill just get the m1 after Christmas.
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Thanks +1

Gonna try and snipe a Model M on ebay and if that doesnt work Ill just get the m1 after Christmas.
I'm going after one too; hope we don't get into a bidding war. There are a couple of Model Ms with a starting bid of $2.99. Take the one with no bids, k?
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Why the bloody hell is it so damn hard to find used mechanical keyboards in Australia been looking for one for months
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Is there any USB keyboard that has a working n-key rollover? I know daskeyboards has tried it with their boards by having it count as two keyboards, but they don't seem to have done it very well.
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*** is a mechanical keyboard?
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*** is a mechanical keyboard?
read the first post! clue is in the title
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Is there any USB keyboard that has a working n-key rollover? I know daskeyboards has tried it with their boards by having it count as two keyboards, but they don't seem to have done it very well.
http://elitekeyboards.com has n-key rollover Filcos.

USB supports up to 6 regular keys, and 4 modifiers, so USB is the bottleneck.

Regardless of the number of keys you can actually press, this still guarantees that you won't have key blocking with any random combination of keys, up to the 6 key maximum.
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http://elitekeyboards.com has n-key rollover Filcos.

USB supports up to 6 regular keys, and 4 modifiers, so USB is the bottleneck.

Regardless of the number of keys you can actually press, this still guarantees that you won't have key blocking with any random combination of keys, up to the 6 key maximum.
The problem is I need more then 6 key presses at the same time. I am seeing ps/2 being slowly phased out on motherboards today, with them only offering a combination KB/mouse port instead of both now. I think the approach of making the keyboard appear as two is a way around it, if someone gets it working well.

Does anyone know if this is being worked on at least? I'm afraid that the average consumer is too ignorant to care, and the money may just not be there to perfect it. It looks like Daskeyboard has ditched their dual-keyboard attempt with their latest model, due to the issues the older one caused.
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The problem is I need more then 6 key presses at the same time. I am seeing ps/2 being slowly phased out on motherboards today, with them only offering a combination KB/mouse port instead of both now. I think the approach of making the keyboard appear as two is a way around it, if someone gets it working well.

Does anyone know if this is being worked on at least? I'm afraid that the average consumer is too ignorant to care, and the money may just not be there to perfect it. It looks like Daskeyboard has ditched their dual-keyboard attempt with their latest model, due to the issues the older one caused.
PS/2 isn't being phased out. Asus has that multi-PS/2 port but I think it's only on their top of the line models they still continue to use 2 PS/2 ports on their budget and medium models. other manufacturers continue to use 2 PS/2 ports.
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The problem is I need more then 6 key presses at the same time. I am seeing ps/2 being slowly phased out on motherboards today, with them only offering a combination KB/mouse port instead of both now. I think the approach of making the keyboard appear as two is a way around it, if someone gets it working well.

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Just as a curiosity, what do you need more than 6 keys at a time for?
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