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Bought an Omni Key 101 mechanical keyboard at thrift store!

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I was at the local thrift store and saw this:

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I knew it was mechanical and I just couldn't pass it up!
It has white alps switches and it is great to type on. It is probably about three or four pounds because of the steel plate. I bought the keyboard for $2.50 so I think it was a good deal biggrin.gif
Does anybody know what it's worth?
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A lot more than $2.50 if the switches are still in good nick.

See http://www.northgate-keyboard-repair.com/.

EDIT: They dont seem to have prices up, odd.
Edited by ch_123 - 12/19/10 at 2:20am
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Yeah the switches are great! I tested each key and they are perfectly uniform and the keyboard is VERY clean.
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Originally Posted by ch_123;11700430 
A lot more than $2.50 if the switches are still in good nick.

See http://www.northgate-keyboard-repair.com/.

EDIT: They dont seem to have prices up, odd.

Da*n, you made me click that link again.

Nevertheless I bought my Omnikey Evolution NIB from there a while back (my first attempt to get one was eaten by the mail system). Well advised, Bob knows his business. Turn down your volume though.

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They look like good boards, even though I feel complete apathy towards Alps CM boards. Or anything that isn't a buckling or beam spring switch really.
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