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they should of printed a cursor icon or "back" for the backspace. longer words don't illuminate that well.
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they should of printed a cursor icon or "back" for the backspace. longer words don't illuminate that well.
Probably. I considered getting some custom key-caps for the illuminataion to make it look better.
Shift is another that if it was a smidge smaller would look perfect.
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Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
they should of printed a cursor icon or "back" for the backspace. longer words don't illuminate that well.
It's not even that. I understand that backspace, enter, shift, etc, wont be perfectly lit. My issue is even normal letters are dimmer than others below 4.

Here are the dimmest of the letters while on setting 1: (by dimmest, I mean barely barely legible)
<caps> A S F G X C N> <rightclickmenu> <fn> <ins> <pgup> 6 9 <8-npad> <3-npad> <backslash> <backspace>

Brightest keys on setting 1:
R T Y U I H J K L P B M <numlock> <pgdn> <*> <leftarrow> <rightarrow> <esc>
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maybe it's a power issue. send Deck a e-mail.
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Just joined the club!






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Attachment 172382

The mechanical ones are: the IBM Model M (1995 *UPDATE: 1992* UK built version), Happy Hacker Pro 2 & Dell AT-101 W (black Alps).

Other stuff in the picture: a BTC 5100C (interesting layout, really bad rubber dome switches) and a KeyTronic KT2001 ErgoForce (good rubber dome, bad layout).

Edited by joodie - 9/14/10 at 2:44pm
post #837 of 36805
1995? From the picture, it looks like a black text on white background label, which would suggest it was made some time before 1993. I can think of an exception - does it have a speaker?

What part number is it?
Edited by ch_123 - 9/14/10 at 2:05pm
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Quote:
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1995? From the picture, it looks like a black text on white background label, which would suggest it was made some time before 1993. I can think of an exception - does it have a speaker?

What part number is it?
You're right. I misremembered. It's a 1992 1396790 UK version. It's got a speaker grill. Don't think it has an actual speaker, but I haven't taken the cover apart, since I don't have the right tool for the bolts.
Edited by joodie - 9/14/10 at 2:46pm
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That makes sense. The speaker thing was in reference to a particular type of Model M that had the old style logo as late as 94/95.

The 1396790 was the UK-made US-layout Model M for people outside of the American continent that wanted a US layout keyboard. You aren't in the Netherlands perchance? I understand they are common there due to the fact that no one really uses the official Dutch layout.
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Model M IBM, not sure what year, too lazy to look
    
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