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What I am interested is are they having 4+ key roll? I know that 6820 have 11-16 key rollover but I cant find anything about 6520 (wireless one).
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What I am interested is are they having 4+ key roll? I know that 6820 have 11-16 key rollover but I cant find anything about 6520 (wireless one).
yeah I know only one extensive review, 20 replies and not one word of rollover. you may want to contact the owner of that keyboard and ask him if he knows or to do the NKRO test.
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yeah I know only one extensive review, 20 replies and not one word of rollover. you may want to contact the owner of that keyboard and ask him if he knows or to do the NKRO test.
Where to contact him?
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http://geekhack.org/showwiki.php?title=Island:6264 bottom right.

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Created by itlnstln, 16 June 2009 at 18:47
Last edited by itlnstln, 16 June 2009 at 18:50
Last comment by ripster on 12 August 2009 at 19:17
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the Kensington 64365 is a standard 104 with slightly different lay out, scissor switches, wired but has 6 NKRO.
Edited by lmnop - 11/3/09 at 9:02pm
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Elitekeyboards.com got back to me and the FILCO tactile click keyboards with the MX-Blue switches will be back in stock around mid December. That gives me some time to save up some cash for one!
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http://geekhack.org/showwiki.php?title=Island:6264 bottom right.



the Kensington 64365 is a standard 104 with slightly different lay out, scissor switches, wired but has 6 NKRO.
Well, to bad, only 2 key rollover :/ I am buying kr-6820e.
Thanx for the advice!
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There's a much easier way to get an ergonomic keyboard with MX Black switches.

First, pick a keyboard you want from this list. Some of those use Alps, but I'm pretty sure that at least the Maltron and Kinesis boards use Cherry MX Browns.

Then buy the linear switches from digikey (catalog page), and replace them yourself.
I think it is cheaper for me to buy say a Cherry G80 Keyboard with Cherry MX Black Linear versus buying 100-105 Cherry MX Black Linear switches from a supplier. so I buy a Ergonomic that uses say White Alps but some Ergonomics have larger Keys than others so if I replace them with the Cherry G80 Key Caps and Switches i'm going to have a gaping hole in the face plate? and it's apparent no 2 spacebars are the same on a Ergonomic so how do I overcome that?
Edited by lmnop - 11/5/09 at 7:54pm
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I think it is cheaper for me to buy say a Cherry G80 Keyboard with Cherry MX Black Linear versus buying 100-105 Cherry MX Black Linear switches from a supplier. so I buy a Ergonomic that uses say White Alps but some Ergonomics have larger Keys than others so if I replace them with the Cherry G80 Key Caps and Switches i'm going to have a gaping hole in the face plate? and it's apparent no 2 spacebars are the same on a Ergonomic so how do I overcome that?
How about you pick an ergonomic with cherry switches, then just put the MX Black switches from the G80 into it. This way you don't have to worry about the keycaps.
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How about you pick an ergonomic with cherry switches, then just put the MX Black switches from the G80 into it. This way you don't have to worry about the keycaps.
how many use Cherry Switches, I know one uses Brown. can't remember which. most use Alps or Tactile Membrane.

this is what I mean



see the escape key, i'm sure the Switch inside whatever it may be is centered but the Keycap is really large it's pretty much 2 Keycaps so if I put a standard Keycap in there is going to be a gaping hole on a positive note it looks like it uses 2 standard size spacebars but not a lot of Ergonomics do.
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Is it possible to buy blank alps keys somewhere, or do I have to buy a board and cannibalize it?
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