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post #4511 of 14564
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Has anyone used these mythical red switches? Are they actually any good?
http://www.overclock.net/8601572-post1870.html

That's a comparison of all the switches (and boards) I've worked with so far.

And yes, MX-Red's are mythical. Though, not as great as I thought they would be, I've found I much more enjoy a stiffer switch.
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post #4512 of 14564
that controller is pretty old. 1977.
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post #4513 of 14564
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Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
need a better picture. the whole keyboard and take a keycap off.
It looks like some Alps AT-101 keyboard.

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that controller is pretty old. 1977.
Intel stamps chips with the date of the design, not manufacture. If there are variations upon the design, there will be multiple dates.
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post #4514 of 14564
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It looks like some Alps AT-101 keyboard.



Intel stamps chips with the date of the design, not manufacture. If there are variations upon the design, there will be multiple dates.
that is what I thought. I couldn't find any keyboards on Sandy's that resembled the pictures posted. I seen a couple with controllers placed above the cursor keys but 1980 was printed on them or the keycaps were the wrong color.
Edited by lmnop - 6/14/10 at 3:14am
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Front View


Back View


The switch


Sorry if the last pic is blurred, it's already dark and hard to get macro shots.
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I think we have a winner.
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Is it good or bad? Also the controller is placed differently on mine. Lastly can I still use this? (given that it is still working). USB adapter?
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post #4518 of 14564
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Is it good or bad? Also the controller is placed differently on mine. Lastly can I still use this? (given that it is still working). USB adapter?
why did you take a picture of the switch upside down? does it say Alps on the bottom of it? yeah you can.
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post #4519 of 14564
No there is nothing scribbled on the switch except, A08. BTW The keycaps are Double-Shot Injection Molding. hahaha.That's why they haven't quite faded even if the case looks like something from a junkshop. I don't think it's the one you posted. The internal component layout is very different.
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post #4520 of 14564
I think it's some Focus 2001 OEM. the switches are Simplified Alps in White.

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