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post #5521 of 14567
I read all of the 1-egg reviews of the ABS M1, and not one of them said that ABS was advertising this as having full NKRO. But some of them were saying that ABS advertised this keyboard as being capable of performing 6 simultaneous key presses. One reviewer said, "I get a lousy email that they "checked" and this keyboard cannot perform 6 key simultaneous keystrokes."

So from the way it looks, ABS wasn't saying that this keyboard has full NKRO, but they were ignorantly advertising the USB spec which is 6 simultaneous key presses plus 4 modifiers. But that doesn't mean that any 6 keys can be pressed at the same time; it depends on the matrix.
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post #5522 of 14567
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Out of stock, allegedly, ETA is September 6th, at which point it may or may not be offered with the $30 discount.

As I said on Geekhack, I feel trolled and will probably buy it when it comes in stock anyways. If it's really awful I could return it under a restock of ten bucks or so.
Rosewills almost always have sales... unless it's super popular at $100
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post #5523 of 14567
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I read all of the 1-egg reviews of the ABS M1, and not one of them said that ABS was advertising this as having full NKRO. But some of them were saying that ABS advertised this keyboard as being capable of performing 6 simultaneous key presses. One reviewer said, "I get a lousy email that they "checked" and this keyboard cannot perform 6 key simultaneous keystrokes."

So from the way it looks, ABS wasn't saying that this keyboard has full NKRO, but they were ignorantly advertising the USB spec which is 6 simultaneous key presses plus 4 modifiers. But that doesn't mean that any 6 keys can be pressed at the same time; it depends on the matrix.
Oh I thought you asked for proof that the keyboard didn't have NKRO. Sorry, my mistake, haha.
post #5524 of 14567
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I read all of the 1-egg reviews of the ABS M1, and not one of them said that ABS was advertising this as having full NKRO. But some of them were saying that ABS advertised this keyboard as being capable of performing 6 simultaneous key presses. One reviewer said, "I get a lousy email that they "checked" and this keyboard cannot perform 6 key simultaneous keystrokes."

So from the way it looks, ABS wasn't saying that this keyboard has full NKRO, but they were ignorantly advertising the USB spec which is 6 simultaneous key presses plus 4 modifiers. But that doesn't mean that any 6 keys can be pressed at the same time; it depends on the matrix.
Lmnop might have pictures of it somewhere; but the original release on the ABS Site & Newegg product pages said NKRO. Which was later removed when it didn't have that.
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post #5525 of 14567
I bought the M1 when it was $20, owned it for a week before I gave it away to a buddy. I didn't mind the feel of the Alps copies too much, was okay, just didn't like the bad roll over capabilities of the board.
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post #5526 of 14567
Received my Das Professional S today. Absolutely loving it so far. So much better than my ABS M1. Just another case of you really do get what you pay for. Well...except for those Logitech/Razer keyboards. There you're paying for a whole lot of marketing. I can't believe I used to use a G15. It seems so...crappy and inferior now. Plus I think the Das looks better as well. Much more sleek looking.

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post #5527 of 14567
Damn, I love that picture. I don't know why, but that picture gives me a better idea of its size, weight and quality than the ones on their own website!

Anyway, welcome to the "club" so to speak! And what a great keyboard too!
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post #5528 of 14567
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Deck Keyboards


Link: http://www.deckkeyboards.com/
Price: $119-$176
Switch Type: Cherry MX Blacks or Clears
Switch Mounting: Plate
Keycap Printing: Double Shot Molded and Dye Sublimated
Key Shape: Flat
Interface: PS/2 or USB
Rollover: NKRO
Layout: US ANSI (Legend), Tenkeyless modified (Deck 82)
Extra Features: Backlit using a single industrial grade LED on each switch with controllable brightness
Drawbacks: Requires the addition/removal of a resistor on the controller PCB to switch between USB and PS/2
Other: The warranty allows for modding, and they encourage it. Deck is a subsidiary of TG3 Electronics, which also makes mechanical keyboards.
Deck Legend (105-key models at least) key shapes are actually cylindrical - much to my delight
post #5529 of 14567
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Deck Legend (105-key models at least) key shapes are actually cylindrical - much to my delight
I was talking about flat vs sculpted, like they are all the same height.
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post #5530 of 14567
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Damn, I love that picture. I don't know why, but that picture gives me a better idea of its size, weight and quality than the ones on their own website!

Anyway, welcome to the "club" so to speak! And what a great keyboard too!
Thanks! I just had to take a pic as soon as I took it out of the box.

I really do love this thing. I can't get over how much fun it is to type on. Much easier too, I've noticed I've picked up some WPM.
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