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Thanks guys. I don't know how to solder, but I will disassemble it as much as possible. I was also thinking of getting new keys and spray painting it like tot said.

Thanks for the advice.
You won't need to solder. All you'll have to do is take it apart as much as you can, clean it as thoroughly as humanly possible (and again, pay close attention to the tiny details), and the put it back together.

Then you'll have yourself a brand new Dell AT101W.
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I just got a PS/2->USB converter, and it was a disappointment and a pleasant surprise.

I intended to use my Cherry keyboard as a gaming keyboard, and the Model M as a typing keyboard. I knew that the Model M has problems with USB adapters so I planned to use the Cherry via USB.

So I got this.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812101117

Plug the Cherry in via that, play a game... AAAARRRGHHH. It has the issue where if you're holding a key, then press another key, it stops sending the first key. So if you're in a game holding W (run forward) then press space (jump) you'll stop moving forward.

So I figured I'd just wasted $10. But then I thought, hey, for the hell of it I'll try the Model M. And the M works with it! Only like 1 in 4 work with the M, most adapters can't provide the power needed.

They couldn't be bothered to fix the multi-key issue, but they could build it rugged enough to power a Model M? Bizarre. Anyway, the end result is the same. The Cherry is plugged in via PS/2 and is working as my gaming keyboard, while the Model M is plugged in via USB and working as my typing board. Magnifico.
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That is kinda weird. Oh well.







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Oh so you did post that pic here! I just came from the random pics and vids thread. But again: that white Majestouch Tactile Click "Otaku" looks beautiful in that light!
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Is it just my imagination, or do the Majestouch and ABS M1 boards look pretty much identical? I mean, I know they use different switches, but other than that, they look absolutely identical.

You see, over the past few days, I've been looking at my keyboard and thinking about how much it looks like the ABS M1. So, I decided to look at some pictures of the M1, and sure enough there appear to be only extremely minor differences. Again, I know that their switches are different, but everything else looks perfectly identical.

So, what's going on here?
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post #2597 of 14564
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Is it just my imagination, or do the Majestouch and ABS M1 boards look pretty much identical? I mean, I know they use different switches, but other than that, they look absolutely identical.

You see, over the past few days, I've been looking at my keyboard and thinking about how much it looks like the ABS M1. So, I decided to look at some pictures of the M1, and sure enough there appear to be only extremely minor differences. Again, I know that their switches are different, but everything else looks perfectly identical.

So, what's going on here?
The keys also have different print on them.
Edited by Skylit - 3/24/10 at 4:36am
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Is it just my imagination, or do the Majestouch and ABS M1 boards look pretty much identical? I mean, I know they use different switches, but other than that, they look absolutely identical.

You see, over the past few days, I've been looking at my keyboard and thinking about how much it looks like the ABS M1. So, I decided to look at some pictures of the M1, and sure enough there appear to be only extremely minor differences. Again, I know that their switches are different, but everything else looks perfectly identical.

So, what's going on here?
The M1's just a tad smaller than the Majestouch.
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They're both manufactured by Costar, I believe. Could be using similar molds.
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The keys also have different print on them.
After comparing the pictures on Newegg to my new Majestouch, I noticed one thing: regarding the appearance alone, everything about these 2 keyboards is perfectly identical with the exception of the logo and the color of the LEDs. And I mean everything.
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The M1's just a tad smaller than the Majestouch.
Then it must be by about 1mm because I honestly can't see a difference.
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They're both manufactured by Costar, I believe. Could be using similar molds.
Like I'm saying, the pictures of the ABS M1 look perfectly identical to the Majestouch I'm typing on right now. I just kinda find this to be very interesting.

Now, don't me wrong. I'd much rather have the Cherry MX Blues, NKRO as well as certain aesthetics like the red Esc key and the pretty Filco logo (oh, and these green LEDs). But it just looks like I'm using a super beefed up ABS M1.

I guess I'm not really trying to say anything, but it's just that I found this to be quite interesting.
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