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Offline berserkfan

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weird and crazy keyboard
« on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 06:13:17 »
This is not being posted in great finds, because I don't consider it a great find.

Seller obviously bought the 11900 for the genuine Cherry keycaps, then scrounged up a bunch of keycaps from his crap bags. This keyboard is practically unusable for any non-pecking typist given the ridiculous number of key profiles on it. There are barely two keys side by side with a similar profile!

But just look and laugh. It really does look artistic.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cherry-MX-Black-Mechanical-Keyboard-with-misc-Keycaps-/251465739838

« Last Edit: Tue, 04 March 2014, 06:15:28 by berserkfan »
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Re: weird and crazy keyboard
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 06:33:35 »
You're right about it looking artistic.  Ignoring that this keyboard only has Cherry switches, the keyboard, through its keycaps, is a metaphor for the mechanical keyboard community being made up of a plethora of people with various likes and dislikes all pursuing the insatiable desire for keyboard perfection...dare I say...NIRVANA!

P.S. My fingers hurt just looking at it and imagining to type on it. :))

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Re: weird and crazy keyboard
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 07:01:44 »
Gotta give the seller some credit, they threw that together fairly well considering the crap bags just went out. :D

AND if anyone didn't know that is a fellow geekhacker's ebay  :))

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Re: weird and crazy keyboard
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 09:14:15 »
Gotta give the seller some credit, they threw that together fairly well considering the crap bags just went out. :D

AND if anyone didn't know that is a fellow geekhacker's ebay  :))

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Re: weird and crazy keyboard
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 04 March 2014, 13:25:13 »
Either way it would be a cheap source for Cherry Blacks.
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Re: weird and crazy keyboard
« Reply #5 on: Thu, 13 March 2014, 04:27:39 »
Cant imagine typing on that thing. Wonder if anyone could get used to that keyboard.
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Re: weird and crazy keyboard
« Reply #6 on: Thu, 13 March 2014, 04:33:46 »
Cant imagine typing on that thing. Wonder if anyone could get used to that keyboard.

Just wear really think gloves and you'd probably not notice.
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Re: weird and crazy keyboard
« Reply #7 on: Thu, 13 March 2014, 05:16:40 »
Cant imagine typing on that thing. Wonder if anyone could get used to that keyboard.

Just wear really think gloves and you'd probably not notice.

Yup, you will just press 4 keys at the same time.
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Re: weird and crazy keyboard
« Reply #8 on: Thu, 13 March 2014, 08:18:20 »
Cant imagine typing on that thing. Wonder if anyone could get used to that keyboard.

Just wear really think gloves and you'd probably not notice.

Yup, you will just press 4 keys at the same time.

I want this keyboard framed and hanging on wall. Not much use for anything else, though.
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