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Offline What is X?

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« on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 00:56:48 »
Anyone wanna fill me in on this?

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« Reply #1 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 02:35:30 »
It is a "HHKB killer" if you perceive the HHKB's only advantage to be portability.

Personally, although I find short-throw, scissor switches fun to type on ocassionally, there is no way such a keyboard could replace my HHKB.

I often use my HHKB Pro 2 as my daily driver.  GREAT layout with near-perfectly-designed function layer.  Nice feel.  Useful detachable USB cable and built in USB hub.  

Both are smaller then a "regular" keyboard.  That is where the similarity ends.

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« Reply #2 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 02:50:18 »
Yeah, it would be more appropriate to call it an Apple Keyboard Knockoff.
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Offline What is X?

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« Reply #3 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 03:14:23 »
I mean, why is it good? Are the switches tactile? How does it compare to a cherry switch?

Offline manfaux

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« Reply #4 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 03:17:14 »
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I mean, why is it good? Are the switches tactile? How does it compare to a cherry switch?


good because it's portable and cheap. does not compare to cherry/HHKBs whatsoever.

I prefer the Microsoft Arc , similar size/layout, wireless, a little more expensive than this.

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« Reply #5 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 05:38:46 »
****in lol..
What happens when you discover GeekHack:
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« Reply #6 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 06:29:52 »
Ripster is busy creating memes.

Offline db_Iodine

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« Reply #7 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 07:14:50 »
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Yeah, it would be more appropriate to call it an Apple Keyboard Knockoff.


This is what I would call it. This makes the similar Apple keyboard look just as overpriced as it really is.
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« Reply #8 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 07:41:59 »
Also, I'm assuming it's 2-kro. Right?

Offline db_Iodine

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« Reply #9 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 08:01:28 »
Like most domes and scissors, I'd say it's most likely 2-kro.
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Offline killy

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« Reply #10 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 10:43:24 »
Scissors and domes aren't that different. Both immediately present the tactile bump to you, while mechanicals have a bit of travel before you get over the cusp.

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« Reply #11 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 10:50:36 »
I don't hate on scissors TOO much. What I really hate are those chiclet keys.

Scissors gonna scizz. Chiclets gonna chic. Haters gonna hate.

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« Reply #12 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 11:04:30 »
I can tell what that keyboard feels like just by looking at it..
Eww.

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« Reply #13 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 11:11:07 »
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You guys gotta check this one out too next time you are at Costco.

The Logitech RealForce Killer
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now you've got to put that in the geekhack wiki, it's now officially the "realforce killer"

Offline db_Iodine

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« Reply #14 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 11:25:54 »
Why the hell am I spending almost $300 on a Realforce when I could just buy that logitech for something like $50? I and many other geekhackers must be out of their minds to spend so much on a Realforce..
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« Reply #15 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 11:32:21 »
And as we all know, auto hot key can magically make a single physical key become two physical keys...
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« Reply #16 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 11:59:19 »
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... as an extra added bonus has these:
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What are you referring to?

If you mean the page movements layered on the cursor keys with fn, Apple started doing that with the G3 Powerbooks, in 1998. It sucks because fn is on the far left, so you can't page through documents one-handed. On older Apple laptops fn was seen by the OS as a modifier, so you could at least fix that with uControl or fKeys, but when it's handled in the keyboard, ain't no way.

If you mean the one-cap-for-two-keys thing, that is characteristic of the recent Apple chiclets, as yet another one of Steve Jobs' techniques to promote touch screen by making keyboards that are hardly any better.

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« Reply #17 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 12:23:47 »
Quote from: kps;290326
What are you referring to?

If you mean the page movements layered on the cursor keys with fn, Apple started doing that with the G3 Powerbooks, in 1998. It sucks because fn is on the far left, so you can't page through documents one-handed. On older Apple laptops fn was seen by the OS as a modifier, so you could at least fix that with uControl or fKeys, but when it's handled in the keyboard, ain't no way.

If you mean the one-cap-for-two-keys thing, that is characteristic of the recent Apple chiclets, as yet another one of Steve Jobs' techniques to promote touch screen by making keyboards that are hardly any better.


He means the arrow keys.

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« Reply #18 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 12:25:53 »
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With AutoHotkey it sure works like a HHKB but as an extra added bonus has these:
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Poorly pad printed keys? No, I wouldn't consider that much of a bonus.

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« Reply #19 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 13:58:12 »
Check out these Lego killers.


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« Reply #20 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 14:05:37 »
Zooey Deschanel killer:


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« Reply #21 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 14:33:14 »
Well this went in a hilarious new direction! haahaaaa.

This thread does remind me though that I need to retry one of those mini ML boards.

And indeed like iMav I often use the HHKBpro2/1 as a daily driver.

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« Reply #22 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 14:34:54 »
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Zooey Deschanel killer:

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Meh.

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« Reply #23 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 14:42:25 »
Woody killer:



Also woody killer:


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« Reply #24 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 15:23:39 »
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Meh.


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« Reply #25 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 15:26:44 »
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Woody killer:

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My woody is permanently killed :(
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« Reply #26 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 18:00:21 »
Fat chicks needs love too.
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« Reply #27 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 18:20:05 »
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Fat chicks needs love too.

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« Reply #28 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 18:34:30 »
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From God, not from me bro


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« Reply #29 on: Sat, 05 February 2011, 20:03:52 »
Already did my part, but I could always use another keyboard.. :D
What\'s in the back of my car? A cdr lol

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