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well i have an australian bank account but i don't think that would work.
Oh, so you don't have like a check card or something like that?
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Australia? Here you go.

Three Model Ms at the bottom ranging from $10-$15. Though, I'd pay particular attention to those two $10 Model Fs at the bottom of the page.
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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!


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.
Thank you.
I Don't Know if that will narrow the number of keyboards but my father gave that keyboard with my first PC,but he had it for about 15-17 year,also i manege to destroy the keyboard,and from what I understand the Model M is durable,i find it hard to believe that i destroy that keyboard,i was just 6 y/o.
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Model Ms are nowhere near as durable as people make them out to be. Still more durable than just about anything else that wasn't a prior IBM design.
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Australia? Here you go.

Three Model Ms at the bottom ranging from $10-$15. Though, I'd pay particular attention to those two $10 Model Fs at the bottom of the page.
can you provide specific links please?

http://www.a1usedcomputers.com.au/sh...idproduct=2662

that one looks like a model M but i can't see any others
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Thank you.
I Don't Know if that will narrow the number of keyboards but my father gave that keyboard with my first PC,but he had it for about 15-17 year,also i manege to destroy the keyboard,and from what I understand the Model M is durable,i find it hard to believe that i destroy that keyboard,i was just 6 y/o.
and once again thank you.
You're very welcome!
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can you provide specific links please?

http://www.a1usedcomputers.com.au/sh...idproduct=2662

that one looks like a model M but i can't see any others
Whoops, other ones are sold out.

Model F here. It says 83 keys instead of the 84 that an AT Model F would have, but the fact that it says "Personal Computer AT" is the giveaway.



Actually, if you get in touch with those people, let me know. There's a rather interesting item they have elsewhere that I would like to get my grubby mits on.
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that one also says out of stock on the right

Any others?
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http://www.a1usedcomputers.com.au/sh...idproduct=2651

If they have them at $10 a pop, you would be mad not to buy one. They are one of the finest keyboards ever made. People gladly cough up $100 or more for one.
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Just picked up this NMB rt101+ with Hi-Tek (space invader) switches for $3, man I love thrift stores. Just needs a mild cleaning. Also seems to have very little use considering all keycaps are still textured and not smoothed out.



I love the way these space invaders feel with their relatively low actuation pressure compared to my dell at101 with black ALPS. Now I just need to find an AT to ps/2 adapter.
Edited by vspec - 12/24/10 at 4:50am
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