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Originally Posted by BarBA;11759899 
Hellow everbody,sorry for my bad english,i have the SteelSeries 7G,it's the second mechanical keyboard i have used.
I would like if you will help me identify the first one(i was 5 or 6 y/o I think so i do not renumber that much,sorry),the wire looked like old phones(spiral) at the end of the cord was a PS/2 connection,and it was white,that all i renmuber.
i will also be greatful if someone will explane me what is tactile feedback.

Please if I have any mistake tell me.
Thanks,Bar
That keyboard could have been any number of keyboards, but the first one that comes to my mind is the IBM Model M.

Anyway, tactile feedback means that there is a little bit of resistance near the beginning of the keystroke as you push down, and then once you go down past that little bit of resistance, it suddenly stops resisting. It's kinda like a "bump" during the downward part of the keystroke. So when performing a normal keystroke, it adds some precision to the feeling. It's not that it increases the precision, but it just makes it feel nicer - especially for typing.

But tactile response isn't the same between different switch types. For example, the tactile feedback of the IBM Model M occurs close to the bottom of the keystroke while the tactile feedback of the Cherry MX Browns or Blues occurs at an earlier point in the downward part of the keystroke (so, it's higher up in the keystroke). Then there are also varying feels as well.

As near as I can tell, all rubber dome keyboards are trying to mimic tactile switches. But of course, there's nothing like a true tactile mechanical switch!
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha;11759946 
Anyone have any experience with Unicomps? I won $50 from OCN to go towards a $69 Unicomp Spacesaver 104 (or Customizer, but i don't really see the benefit). Is that a good choice? Also, do they accept paypal?
From what I've seen in this thread, it would be a DAMN good choice if you are already 100% sure you would like the Buckling Springs!

The main reason to get the Customizer is just to kinda pay homage to the IBM Model M. smile.gif
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you know, there is something appealing about the look of the model M clone, but i need a windows key tongue.gif

hence, black spacesaver 104.
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha;11760219 
you know, there is something appealing about the look of the model M clone, but i need a windows key tongue.gif

hence, black spacesaver 104.
They have Windows keys too.

http://pckeyboards.stores.yahoo.net/customizer.html

This is the keyboard I was referring to.
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yes i know, that's why I'm going to get one of them or the spacesaver variant, because they have windows keys. The real vintage IBM look is:
http://pckeyboards.stores.yahoo.net/cus101usenon.html
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha;11760337 
yes i know, that's why I'm going to get one of them or the spacesaver variant, because they have windows keys. The real vintage IBM look is:
http://pckeyboards.stores.yahoo.net/cus101usenon.html
I know. But I saw that you were considering the SpaceSaver 104. wink.gif
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha;11759946 
Anyone have any experience with Unicomps? I won $50 from OCN to go towards a $69 Unicomp Spacesaver 104 (or Customizer, but i don't really see the benefit). Is that a good choice? Also, do they accept paypal?

The Unicomp Customizer/Spacesaver is arguably the best value for money keyboard out there. (Well, not counting buying second hand ones)

I don't think they take Paypal, they take credit cards and possibly cheques.
Edited by ch_123 - 12/24/10 at 3:19am
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eurgh. How am i going to buy from an overseas store without paypal frown.gif
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Where I am, you can get pre-paid banking cards. They probably would work.
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Originally Posted by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha;11760459 
eurgh. How am i going to buy from an overseas store without paypal frown.gif
What forms of payment do you have? I mean, everything other than actual cash.
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well i have an australian bank account but i don't think that would work.
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