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Do any of you know, is it possible to remove the tenkey from a standard size keyboard without ruining it?
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post #2522 of 14564
it is possible. a couple months ago another person asked the same question and I remember seeing some guide on geekhack how to do it but when I went to go look for it I couldn't find it. should ask there.

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post #2523 of 14564
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Yea i was just checking i happen to hear it when i was moving it but its not biggie i guess, ill be squeezing it for the next few days cause i know its there but until i forget about it.
I tried squeezing mine in all sorts of places and I couldn't even get a tiny peep out of it :/

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Do any of you know, is it possible to remove the tenkey from a standard size keyboard without ruining it?
Yes it is. But to do it, you need to follow the matrix and make sure that you solder some wires on to recreate any circuits that you'll be breaking when you cut it off.
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I tried squeezing mine in all sorts of places and I couldn't even get a tiny peep out of it :/
Not even a slight creaking of the plastic?
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Not even a slight creaking of the plastic?
Nope. I can get the part of the case underneath the spacebar (the side facing you) to flex a bit, but the keyboard doesn't squeak, creak, peep, or anything.
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post #2526 of 14564
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Nope. I can get the part of the case underneath the spacebar (the side facing you) to flex a bit, but the keyboard doesn't squeak, creak, peep, or anything.
Whoa. Mine creaks a little bit (similarly to the Lycosa, but nowhere near as much). This makes me wonder if the quality of these keyboards has been reduced a little bit.
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Whoa. Mine creaks a little bit (similarly to the Lycosa, but nowhere near as much). This makes me wonder if the quality of these keyboards has been reduced a little bit.
I really hope not....

Though only 2 keyboards is hardly enough of a sample size to come to that conclusion.
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I really hope not....

Though only 2 keyboards is hardly enough of a sample size to come to that conclusion.
Two purchased within about 2-3 weeks from each other.
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post #2529 of 14564
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Two purchased within about 2-3 weeks from each other.
But that doesn't really show a general trend, that could just be because of a bad batch.
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post #2530 of 14564
that is pretty loud. why don't you convert it to WMV and try to post it on Youtube again. message majestouch on geekhack or email elitekeyboards support. they will probably tell you whats wrong with it in 2 seconds.

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Edited by lmnop - 3/22/10 at 5:19am
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