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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.
thanks a lot mate. How exactly do i know if that's a model M? Also, does 83 keys mean no numpad?

anyway if i don't end up getting that one i should be able to use a credit card to get a Unicomp.
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post #1142 of 36817
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thanks a lot mate. How exactly do i know if that's a model M? Also, does 83 keys mean no numpad?

anyway if i don't end up getting that one i should be able to use a credit card to get a Unicomp.
83 key would be no numpad, correct.

However, I thought the 83 keys were XT models, with the AT models being 84 key. Might be mistaken though.
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post #1143 of 36817
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thanks a lot mate. How exactly do i know if that's a model M? Also, does 83 keys mean no numpad?

anyway if i don't end up getting that one i should be able to use a credit card to get a Unicomp.
It's not a Model M, it's a Model F -



Layout is a bit odd, but an amazing keyboard nonetheless, especially you can get one for $10AUD.

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However, I thought the 83 keys were XT models, with the AT models being 84 key. Might be mistaken though.
You're right, but it says Personal Computer AT which is what the label on the front of the AT model says. I'm pretty sure someone has bought AT Model Fs from this seller before, and on the web page it said they only had 83 keys.
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hmm... the missing escape, windows and arrow/printscreen keys are quite a drawback IMO; i'll have to keep my current keyboard connected, which is a bit of a problem as it's also PS/2. Speaking of which, i'll also have to buy a $5 AT to PS/2 adapter off ebay :/

ah well, it's cheap enough i'll probably get one anyway

ed: after a bit more research, it turns out the escape key is still there, just far out of the way
Edited by T3h_Ch33z_Muncha - 12/25/10 at 3:00am
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I converted my parents!!!
I hooked up the compaq trackball keyboard to the parents' laptop. They prefer that over the mushy laptop keybaord! [/b]


Switched from the compaq trackball keyboard to a Unicomp model M. Thought it was time for a change for a couple of days.

It feels great up in my room clacking away.

Need to get another AT101
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I converted my parents!!!
I hooked up the compaq trackball keyboard to the parents' laptop. They prefer that over the mushy laptop keybaord! [/b]


Switched from the compaq trackball keyboard to a Unicomp model M. Thought it was time for a change for a couple of days.

It feels great up in my room clacking away.

Need to get another AT101
haha

It's quite interesting how my friends that try my '94 acer are amazed by it, it's quite interesting to see how people are reluctant and then they all agree that's the best keyboards in the world
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I like the stuff on EliteKeyboards....

but $200+ for a keyboard???

someone convince me
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I like the stuff on EliteKeyboards....

but $200+ for a keyboard???

someone convince me
don't do it, it's a tarp.

Convinced? Head to Unicomp
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don't do it, it's a tarp.

Convinced? Head to Unicomp
otayyy
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I like the stuff on EliteKeyboards....

but $200+ for a keyboard???

someone convince me
Those keyboards are worth the price, but only for people who have the money and who basically live at their computer.

But just wait until sometime in January because Elite Keyboards will have the much-coveted Leopold mechanical keyboards! They're said to be superior to the Filco Majestouch boards that they used to sell.
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