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post #21 of 47
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What company is that? Unicomp?
yeah.

They also make dome keyboard too which I accidently bought off Ebay thinking Unicomp only made clicky keyboards.
    
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post #22 of 47
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The Model M is a legendary keyboard design. It is truly epic for typing papers.

Its just too bad the company who owns the patent now wants way too much for one
$79? Cheap for what you get, especially given that lesser mechanical keyboards can cost 50% more.
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post #23 of 47
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$79? Cheap for what you get, especially given that lesser mechanical keyboards can cost 50% more.
really? I always thought duckys were top notch...... *looks down at my Ducky 9008-G2* *Wishing I got a topre keyboard* *Sighs*
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really? I always thought duckys were top notch...... *looks down at my Ducky 9008-G2* *Wishing I got a topre keyboard* *Sighs*
Duckies are alright. But Topre is a whole nother category
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post #25 of 47
In terms of finish, the Unicomps are a bit lacking, but the design and durability is excellent.

Topres are really well made, which is what you'd want on a keyboard that costs that much...
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post #26 of 47
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$79? Cheap for what you get, especially given that lesser mechanical keyboards can cost 50% more.
I just can't bring myself to spend more than than 30 bucks total on a keyboard, even the Model M's.

I feel like I could money to buy a better video card or processor,etc.
    
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post #27 of 47
Yeah, I thought it was Unicomp -- I don't think their prices are in any way high... $80 for a solid keyboard like that when Deck charges $160+ (!)... I wouldn't want buckling springs for myself but $80 seems fair to me, no?
post #28 of 47
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I just can't bring myself to spend more than than 30 bucks total on a keyboard, even the Model M's.

I feel like I could money to buy a better video card or processor,etc.
A graphics card is obsolete within 2-3 years. I type on a 25 year old keyboard. Remind me, which is the better investment?
Edited by ch_123 - 3/27/11 at 9:06am
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post #29 of 47
Not worth even close to $300.
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post #30 of 47
$200 used to buy one of the uber-rare Industrial SSKs when they were on the market

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