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post #2201 of 36842
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Originally Posted by Boyboyd View Post
So the new commodore 64 is said to have a "clicky" keyboard.

Does that mean it will be mechanical? Or just click?
I think, from what I read, it will be mechanical. They didn't say what type of switches it'll use. I would guess MX-Blues or White Alps
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post #2202 of 36842
It was in the press release.
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The new Commodore 64 features genuine Cherry brand key switches, which provide a feel much better than the original, with a lovely IBM classic mechanism and click sound.
EDIT: Apparently "F M L" is censored by the glorious Great Firewall of OCN. Another young soul saved from subversion and damnation!
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post #2204 of 36842
Same trick as Das Keyboard pulled. Mention IBM because if people know about a mechanical keyboard, it is the IBM Model M.
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I'd simplify that equation further to "If I like this keyboard, it is an IBM Model M".

It's when they start talking about Model Fs in marketing material that I will start to get very scared indeed.
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post #2206 of 36842
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I'm not so into that font. That's one funky @.
The Blackwidow font does take some getting used to but I love it. I'll get a pic of mine.
post #2207 of 36842
Man today has been an IBM day for me. Started the day off by buying a typical model m, then I was offered a IBM typewriter that's mechanical for free at work. Now I just bought a model m mini Now I just need to find a nice black m13..
post #2208 of 36842
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IIRC, a Selectric II is early 70s vintage. I think for Ripster we might be looking more into something like an IBM Model B
Hmmm... Do you think a tablet PC counts as a suitable facsimile for a stone tablet?
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any one know where to get etched keys for the das
    
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ROFL



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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Hmmm... Do you think a tablet PC counts as a suitable facsimile for a stone tablet?
No.

I was going to say this qualifies...


...until I saw ripster using a slightly newer one

Needless to say, neither of those count.
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