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post #3921 of 14567
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FKBN87Z/EB-Y = XM
FKBN87Z/EB = Fukkas

KeyboardCo sells FKBN87Z/EB-Y

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* USB with PS/2 adapter (PS/2 must be used for full N-key Rollover)
* 87 Key US ANSI Layout
* XM White key switches with clicky mechanical feel, 3.5mm travel, 20 million actuations
* Blue LEDs
* Red "Esc" and "FILCO" keys included
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post #3922 of 14567
Yeah, when they came out with the Fukka models, Diatec sold B-grade XM switch Zeroes at a cut price (I think they might have been ones that people used an then returned after experiencing the horrors of XMs) and these were sold as the -Y model. They supposedly had defects, but it was often out of the way that you'd have to go out of your way to find a scratch or blemish.

When the XMs were in regular production, they didn't have the -Y suffix obviously, so it's very very difficult to figure out what you're getting if you're buying a second hand one on a place like eBay.
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post #3923 of 14567
I should email ABS and ask if they are going to put another mechanical keyboard on the market.
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post #3924 of 14567
Well, after spending some time with the keyboard, I quite love it. The only problem I have, is that the backspace appears to squeak sort-of often. I'm going to try to use it a bit more, and maybe try to work it in or something.
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post #3925 of 14567
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Well, after spending some time with the keyboard, I quite love it. The only problem I have, is that the backspace appears to squeak sort-of often. I'm going to try to use it a bit more, and maybe try to work it in or something.
try and work it, if it doesn't help inspect the stabilizer.
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post #3926 of 14567
I've notice it only happens as the key is ascending, never descending.

Horribly nubbish question, but where exactly is the stabilizer? I know it's under the key, but what would I be looking for?
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post #3927 of 14567
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Originally Posted by Maytan View Post
I've notice it only happens as the key is ascending, never descending.

Horribly nubbish question, but where exactly is the stabilizer? I know it's under the key, but what would I be looking for?
see here. if you need instructions how to take keys with stabilizers off see here.
Edited by lmnop - 5/20/10 at 5:53pm
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post #3928 of 14567
^Thanks. Gonna' go try hitting it for a minute or two.

EDIT: Also only happens when I hit the top half of the key.

Yeah... not going away. I can feel it rubbing on something, though. Are you positive this has to do with the stabilizer?
Edited by Maytan - 5/20/10 at 6:15pm
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For the record, Ripster is a thieving, lying, cheating sunova splork who molests lego statues of George Clooney while listening to the sound of cats being put through a blender (aka, Sanjaya) I'm pretty sure he has a bizarre keyboard sexual fetish. Weeeiiiirrrrd.

He's just an all-around doo-doo head.


naaaah, just kidding, he's awesome

Edited by Phaedrus2129 - 5/20/10 at 6:29pm
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For the record, Ripster is a thieving, lying, cheating sunova splork who molests lego statues of George Clooney while listening to the sound of cats being put through a blender (aka, Sanjaya) I'm pretty sure he has a bizarre keyboard sexual fetish. Weeeiiiirrrrd.

He's just an all-around doo-doo head.


naaaah, just kidding, he's awesome
He's also got one hell of a macro lens
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