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Another point for the Deck, it makes an excellent teddy bear?

For the guide, I suggest trying to migrate away from any "third party" pictures as much as possible, given the popularity it's been receiving. A lot of the pics are just stock shots you found on geekhack, right? I can send you any pics you need of the Deck, das, or Realforce.
I'm actually working on that already. The only problem is that I don't have a proper digital camera (DSLR w/ macro lens), nor do I have a photo booth with flash umbrellas and an illuminated background, nor do I have a digital microscope to get up close and personal with the keycap printing. So the best I can do is what I'm trying to do with the keyboard pics. Like if you look at the first couple of them, they're all taken at the same angle and don't have a background (except for the iRocks one, which I couldn't find).

Then again, a DSLR might not be a bad investment anyway.

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Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
Manyak you should find a software and make your own force graphs.
The software's the easy part, I'd just need some sort of machine that can press down on the key gradually and record how much pressure the switch is putting on it.

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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
You need to update the bit on doubleshots, Cherry officially announced the discontinuation of all doubleshot models. Only TG3 (Deck) still makes keyboards with doubleshot keycaps; and Signature Plastics and Fentek Industries make custom doubleshot keycaps.
Well that just sucks

Thanks for letting me know though.

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Mechanical Keyboard Guide started as Guide but now it's like a book of random information. need a sense of direction. point A-Z. like when I lay the Deck hammer on people
That can be done, but at this point it's easier to put all the info into it and THEN reorganize
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I have an optical microscope, which my grandfather gave me after he retired (he was a Biology and Chemistry teacher at U of Cincinnati). I'll see how well my point&shoot can take pictures through it.
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Damn, even at 4x magnification the tiny ` symbol is HUGE. I'm gonna take a look at the GeekHack key under this...
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I'm actually working on that already. The only problem is that I don't have a proper digital camera (DSLR w/ macro lens), nor do I have a photo booth with flash umbrellas and an illuminated background, nor do I have a digital microscope to get up close and personal with the keycap printing. So the best I can do is what I'm trying to do with the keyboard pics. Like if you look at the first couple of them, they're all taken at the same angle and don't have a background (except for the iRocks one, which I couldn't find).

Then again, a DSLR might not be a bad investment anyway.


Send me stuff and I'll take pics.
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Jeez. Obsoleting my pictures already - they don't even have my obnoxious watermark!

Anyway, this was always one of my favorites. I used this trick to power up in Oblivion all the time.


I shoot the macro shot with Dexter's rig - but with a D200 body.


Edited by ripster - 8/30/10 at 4:40pm
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This is beautiful. But I need someone to hold the flashlight, so I can't take pictures right now. Still, though... Damn I'm good.
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lol ripster, I used to do that too in oblivion. Just find a dumb rat in a cave, then sneak against the wall. You had to come back every once in awhile though, to click okay to the level up screen.
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It may hurt your brain switching from the HHKB straight to buckling springs. lol
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Well I'm already switching between two switches, so what harm could one more do.
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