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Sculpted vs flat is really just about preference. Just like picking a switch type.
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I wasn't overly concerned about the deck having flat keys when I bought it. It's going to take time to get adjusted one way or another.
    
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Paulie Walnuts.

has anyone looked at the iOne Xarmor U9BL User Manual?

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Plug your keyboard into the PS/2 port of your computer.
- Please note that there are 2 USB cables (one has a PS/2 adapter
attached to it is for keyboard functionality and the other USB cable is
to power the LED backlighting)
4 cables! microphone & headphone extension, backlighting and keyboard.

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Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
Paulie Walnuts.
I was given the nickname by my italian boss the last place I worked at. A few of my friends worked under me there, and the name just kinda stuck with me. lol

I had no idea what they were talking about until I finally sat down and watched the Sopranos. He's an interesting character to say the least. lol

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has anyone looked at the iOne Xarmor U9BL User Manual?


4 cables! microphone & headphone extension, backlighting and keyboard.

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So the microphone and headphone cables are just extension cords, not a built-in cheap-o USB sound card? Beautiful
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Originally Posted by yellowtoblerone View Post
That is kinda weird. Oh well.







Them good ramen.
this picture is such a cliche, the only thing missing in the picture is a bottle of ketchup.

finally a keyboard that highlights more dirt than a Das

some poor guy at geekhack (9600 baud warning) went through the trouble of transplanting one of his Filco 87 models with double shot keycaps, the contrast of those keycaps are so high you would think you have the power of jesus on your side, but they look nice and I bet feel even nicer.

Christine
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this picture is such a cliche, the only thing missing in the picture is a bottle of ketchup.

finally a keyboard that highlights more dirt than a Das

some poor guy at geekhack (9600 baud warning) went through the trouble of transplanting one of his Filco 87 models with double shot keycaps, the contrast of those keycaps are so high you would think you have the power of jesus on your side, but they look nice and I bet feel even nicer.

Christine

Hey, that poor guy was me. I replaced a faulty cherry blue switch, completely cleaned the board and swapped in the DS keys. They are MUCH nicer than the standard thin Filco caps. Wasn't an easy swap, but it was fun and stress relieving. Minus the DS keys, my total cost on that board was $55 shipped.

Thanks to Manyak here, I've turned into an keyboard-aholic. Just picked up an IBM Model M Space Saving BS keyboard today and I'm happily cleaning the thing inside out. Another GREAT keyboard.

Next up......a Realforce and hopefully a Guru-Board when/if it's available.

skc
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Quote:
Originally Posted by skcheng View Post
Hey, that poor guy was me. I replaced a faulty cherry blue switch, completely cleaned the board and swapped in the DS keys. They are MUCH nicer than the standard thin Filco caps. Wasn't an easy swap, but it was fun and stress relieving. Minus the DS keys, my total cost on that board was $55 shipped.
What made the swap difficult (or, just not easy)?
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Thanks to Manyak here, I've turned into an keyboard-aholic. Just picked up an IBM Model M Space Saving BS keyboard today and I'm happily cleaning the thing inside out. Another GREAT keyboard.

Next up......a Realforce and hopefully a Guru-Board when/if it's available.

skc
Oh, do you mean the Unicomp SpaceSaver 104? I am actually considering getting that board just for kicks.
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
What made the swap difficult (or, just not easy)?

Oh, do you mean the Unicomp SpaceSaver 104? I am actually considering getting that board just for kicks.
Check out that thread that Christine linked. Ripster started the "anti-Otaku" thread and I just sort of added to it. Took 2 keyboards to complete the swap and I'm still stuck with the Filco spacebar until I have time to modify a Cherry spacebar. And I moved the stem on the Caps Lock in order to use it on the Filco. Kinda nutty.......

I meant the vintage IBM Model M Space Saving (aka Mini) keyboard. Here is a picture of a few of these keyboards:

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Quote:
Originally Posted by skcheng View Post
Check out that thread that Christine linked. Ripster started the "anti-Otaku" thread and I just sort of added to it. Took 2 keyboards to complete the swap and I'm still stuck with the Filco spacebar until I have time to modify a Cherry spacebar. And I moved the stem on the Caps Lock in order to use it on the Filco. Kinda nutty.......
Oh wow. That sounds like a bunch of work.
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I meant the vintage IBM Model M Space Saving (aka Mini) keyboard. Here is a picture of a few of these keyboards:

Oh, nice! And here I thought that tenkeyless boards were a bit of a new thing.
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