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HI I am new to this site and have been scouring for a mechanical keyboard at local peddlers malls and etc. I have happen to come across a compaq rt6656tw and a Wang 724. I will post pics with the keyboards. I believe from what I have read and seen after removing the key caps the wang is mechanical with orange or pink switches and the compaq is a scissor type dome switch. If the wang is a mechanical I need a cable or adapter to use it with my ps/2 input. Can you help me decide which cable. I know they make a rj11 to ps/2 but will a 5 pin to 6 pin adapter cable work the same? Thanks and here is my finds so far. Right now I am using a logitech g15. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 450450450450
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HI I am new to this site and have been scouring for a mechanical keyboard at local peddlers malls and etc. I have happen to come across a compaq rt6656tw and a Wang 724. I will post pics with the keyboards. I believe from what I have read and seen after removing the key caps the wang is mechanical with orange or pink switches and the compaq is a scissor type dome switch. If the wang is a mechanical I need a cable or adapter to use it with my ps/2 input. Can you help me decide which cable. I know they make a rj11 to ps/2 but will a 5 pin to 6 pin adapter cable work the same? Thanks and here is my finds so far. Right now I am using a logitech g15. Any help would be greatly appreciated. 450450450450
First 2 pics are the compaq the last two are the wang!!!
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I missed your post until the reply above. I had the Trigger and had a defective unit. Both the caps and scroll lock lights lit together regardless of which key was pushed. I also had other issues that were more a lack of love from the company. Still I wouldn't be surprised if you have a defective unit. Have you tried a different USB port on the computer and also not going through a hub. Not all ports are created equally. It is drawing more than typical power so that could be an issue. Are you inside the return privileges of the seller? Good luck,if you have to RMA with CM that's a big box to ship.

Doesn't matter which USB port it is, which computer it is on, or USB 3.0 or 2.0. So you guys think this is a defective unit. I will put in an RMA request to the retailer. I love the keyboard so I am definitely not going to move away from it at the moment. The solid-nes of it really makes it good for a rager like me.
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Nice! I have a couple of questions. Is it one of the Max Keyboards? By the keys it looks like a cousin of my Durandal. The photo with the backlight on seems to show the whole top half of the blue keys lit up. Is that how your eye sees it or is it more subtle? Which keys did you order specifically. Would lettering etched on those keys light through like the OEM keys, do you know?
Thanks and enjoy them!
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Thanks for the info. Yeah, your key set markings match mine more than when I looked up your model online. I have the long line on the spacebar not the logo as pictured at other sites. Mine are Brown too. They all must come from the same factory in China. biggrin.gif
Edited by Joe221 - 7/15/12 at 8:00pm
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Anyone?
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Anyone?

Why not start a separate thread to ask about it? I'm sure it will receive more attention that way.
     
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Anyone?

Man, you got to give it a bit more time. 0 hrs is not enough for anyone lo look at it.
This is the right thread. Give if a day or so and the peoples that know will let you know. You know?
 
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My Filco MJ with MX Reds:

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Retired my Ducky Shining with MX Blacks to save some desk space for now.
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My Filco MJ with MX Reds:

Retired my Ducky Shining with MX Blacks to save some desk space for now.
As much as I like having a numpad there on the off chance a game would decide to use one of those keys, full-size keyboards take up way too much space. I love how my desk looks with a Tenkeyless.
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Damn, thats awesome. Were can one buy a tenkeyless Filco with media keys? I tried searching but I only found the camo one. Maybe my searches haven't been good enough. biggrin.gif
Edited by Evangelion - 7/15/12 at 11:09pm
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