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« on: Mon, 08 October 2007, 06:44:16 »
Depending on how 1 of 2 Ebay auctions go this week, I may have a Matias Tactile Pro (version 1) very soon.  10-30 for one in good working condition and a USB 1 port at the keyboard seems a lot better than $150 for the same thing with USB2.
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« Reply #1 on: Mon, 08 October 2007, 07:26:28 »
People complaining about the build quality:

http://www.atpm.com/10.09/tactile.shtml

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« Reply #2 on: Mon, 08 October 2007, 07:56:53 »
Only $129 here.   :roll:

I've heard good things about the Kensington StudioBoard (reviewed here).  Might want to check Ebay for one of these as well.

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« Reply #3 on: Mon, 08 October 2007, 10:03:48 »
Daggummit.  I'd have bought that two weeks ago instead of the SMK-88 if I'd known about it!
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« Reply #4 on: Mon, 08 October 2007, 23:20:45 »
Quote from: ashort
Depending on how 1 of 2 Ebay auctions go this week, I may have a Matias Tactile Pro (version 1) very soon.  10-30 for one in good working condition and a USB 1 port at the keyboard seems a lot better than $150 for the same thing with USB2.

Is this one of the ones you plan on bidding on?

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« Reply #5 on: Tue, 09 October 2007, 05:33:31 »
yes

I've been outbid but now that it shows up on my page I am going to try to snipe it at the end.  But he doesn't take PayPal...I am winning another one for $1 plus $10.77 shipping that takes PayPal.  I may not bid again on that one, especially if the price goes up.

Of I win both of these bad boys, you want one?
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« Reply #6 on: Tue, 09 October 2007, 05:58:09 »
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Of I win both of these bad boys, you want one?

Is that the collective "you" of the geekhack community?  Or me in particular?  ;)

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« Reply #7 on: Tue, 09 October 2007, 06:28:12 »
You get first dibs.  If these are two NICE Matias Tactile Pro keyboards and I determine that I only want one of them (assuming I win both, which I may not) then the other is up for grabs.  They are going for cheap (I am assuming they don't get bid up at the end) so why wouldn't I give one away if I don't want it?

So...iMav....want one if I get an extra?
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« Reply #8 on: Tue, 09 October 2007, 16:25:49 »
If those auctions don't work out for you, you've got plenty of opportunities to buy new...

Here, here, here, here, and here.

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« Reply #9 on: Tue, 09 October 2007, 19:45:43 »
taking that as a no...
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« Reply #10 on: Tue, 09 October 2007, 20:41:29 »
I feel for you, man, I buy regrettable stuff on eBay all the time ...  :oops:

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« Reply #11 on: Tue, 09 October 2007, 20:52:36 »
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taking that as a no...

Unless you hack the numpad off of it.  ;)

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« Reply #12 on: Tue, 09 October 2007, 21:26:28 »
I think you know me better than that.
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« Reply #13 on: Sat, 13 October 2007, 12:08:11 »
Going out in a little bit to pick up my Matias Tactile Pro _2_ keyboard!  Thank you Craigslist and thank you iMav for looking!  =-D
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« Reply #14 on: Sat, 13 October 2007, 12:25:09 »
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Going out in a little bit to pick up my Matias Tactile Pro _2_ keyboard!  Thank you Craigslist and thank you iMav for looking!  =-D

We look forward to seeing and reading all about it.  ;)