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I called Kinesis today. Local company for me... They no longer have the cables but have tested their product with cables from:

http://piengineering.com/

However they did not give me an exact part number...
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I talked to Kinesis today and they indicated that the Conture Keyboard (Labeled Advantage in the guide) comes with brownes only.

I was hoping cherry blues...
Wow, thanks a lot. Much appreciated,

I knew it had MX Browns, and it also has doubleshot keycaps, but not much more about it. The seller confirmed that it uses a standard 6 pin PS/2 cable.
    
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post #11562 of 14551
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3.5 years old is relatively old, but I guess that's a decent enough price
My favorite keyboard is ~25 years old, and still is good to type on the day it came out of the factory.
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OCN needs a Vintage Computer SubForum.
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post #11565 of 14551
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ZOWIE Gear CELERITAS

Link: Newegg
Price: $120
Switch Type: Cherry MX-Brown
Switch Mounting: Plate
Keycap Printing: Pad Printed
Key Shape: Sculpted
Interface: USB or PS/2
Rollover: 6KRO (USB) | NKRO (PS/2)
Layout: Modified ANSI Layout
Extra Features: Multimedia Keys, Swappable Windows & CTRL keys, Real Time Response function (only works on PS/2)
Drawbacks:
Other: Reported as Nylon keycaps, durability may be a concern?
Pretty sure the CELERITAS uses lasered keys. (Unless it was changed?)
post #11566 of 14551
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Old Blue Cherry keyboards tend to lose their tactility. I'd say you're better off with browns, but old Brown Cherry keyboards tends to lose their tactility too
How old are you talking about? 5 years? 10?
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In this case, 10 years. When typed on side by side with a relatively new Filco, the difference was night and day.

I'm sure the wear starts a long time before that, and it's hard to say when it starts to get to a stage where the experience of typing on the keyboard diminishes, but it's definitely something to bare in mind if getting an old Blue Cherry keyboard.
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post #11568 of 14551
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Pretty sure the CELERITAS uses lasered keys. (Unless it was changed?)
That was my mistake, I'm changing it.

I read a bad review of it that stated as such but I can confirm my board is lazered.
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"Laser-etched". Or if you must, then "Lasered". However, "lasered" isn't a word.
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"Laser-etched". Or if you must, then "Lasered". However, "lasered" isn't a word.
what?

EDIT: Fixed it.

But Z's make everything cooler.
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