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Offline Whiskey in the Jar-o

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« on: Wed, 06 February 2008, 06:45:24 »
Any idea what kind of switches this thing uses?

Offline iMav

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« Reply #1 on: Wed, 06 February 2008, 07:46:26 »
Wow, really going out on a limb:

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Also for those who love gaming or need to use this keyboard for Braille, you will be happy to learn that our 400-SKB001 will be able to recognize two or more key input simultaneously.

Offline zillidot

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« Reply #2 on: Wed, 06 February 2008, 08:48:17 »
The LEDs and volume control keys remind me of the KBtalKing keyboard. I wonder if they are related...
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Offline Nonmouse

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« Reply #3 on: Wed, 06 February 2008, 11:33:54 »
Well, the specs from here match up with tactile Cherry MX switches- 20 million keystrokes, 4mm travel, 65 gram (2oz) keyforce, as well as "fast input key support for three different types of angles on stage." (from here) which sounds like the angled keycaps that Cherry supplies for different rows.  "mechanical key characteristic lilting sound of typing.  Comfortable keystrokes can enjoy." sounds like Cherry blues, to me.  (Maybe.)

And it claims 6-key rollover in USB use, or 11-key with the PS/2 adapter.  Here's Sanwa's page for it.  (For some reason, Google translation doesn't work on it- Babelfish does, though)

Offline Whiskey in the Jar-o

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« Reply #4 on: Wed, 06 February 2008, 18:28:04 »
Quote from: zillidot;2808
The LEDs and volume control keys remind me of the KBtalKing keyboard. I wonder if they are related...

Yeah, I can definitely see the resemblence.