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Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
Oh snap.

Phae, I won a Compaq Rack Mounted keyboard on eBay, with MX Browns and a trackball, and I saw you wrote some stuff on GH about it. How did you like it?
It was decent enough. I <3 MX browns, especially when PCB-mounted, so of course I enjoyed using it (though mine was very worn and closer to MX reds in feel). Only complaint is the funky layout, but at least it's compact.
post #11582 of 14565
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
Lasered is not a real word. The term is lased.

Laser is the object. You lase other objects with a laser, and for past tense, you lased the keys.
If I was a physicist or an engineer I'd agree with you, but we geologists make up words all the time*, so lasered it is.


Evidence: "marl"
post #11583 of 14565
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
If I was a physicist or an engineer I'd agree with you, but we geologists make up words all the time*, so lasered it is.


Evidence: "marl"
There's a difference between completely making up a new word for something that doesn't have one yet, and using the wrong word . We should use the right one if possible.

What is that, a full page devoted to one word? At this rate, we can get one paragraph done by the end of the year!
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Originally Posted by ch_123 View Post
Well, if you want to get into semantics, it's "Laser etched and infilled" in the case of most modern keyboards using the technique. Usually when I say "Lasered", people get what I mean, which is pretty much all that matters.

EDIT: Apparently I call it Laser Engraving. Oh me.
My whole thing is about providing the highest quality content possible in the Mechanical Keyboard Guide. So "lasered" is unacceptable to me. "Lased" is too since most people wouldn't get it. Therefore, I prefer "Laser-etched" (yes, with a hyphen).


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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
Lasered is not a real word. The term is lased.

Laser is the object. You lase other objects with a laser, and for past tense, you lased the keys.
I thought you were joking!!

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lase

I wish I had looked it up sooner.
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post #11585 of 14565
Are there any tenkeyless buckling spring boards?
post #11586 of 14565
You mean like the Space Saver?
post #11587 of 14565
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Originally Posted by MKB View Post
Are there any tenkeyless buckling spring boards?
Yeah but they are IBM models and harder to find and normally go for a lot because of collectors.

Though they are not exactly small.

Ch_123 should be able to comment on exact size but I do believe the Unicomp Space Saver is around the same size.
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The Unicomp isn't tenkeyless, though.
post #11589 of 14565
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Originally Posted by Ikrin View Post
The Unicomp isn't tenkeyless, though.
As I said, I think it's about the same size as the IBM Model M Space Saver though.

The point of a Tenkeyless board is to save space but Model M's are just large. No getting around that.
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post #11590 of 14565
Well, it's not just that. Some people just don't want the numpad at all. That's where i was heading. Having the same space, including numpad=smaller overall space for letters.
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