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Offline iMav

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Gently used Dell AT101W's
« on: Wed, 26 November 2008, 05:44:55 »

Offline skriefal

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« Reply #1 on: Wed, 26 November 2008, 11:38:08 »
Somehow I'm not surprised that the "seller is high" seller is recycledgoods.com.

Offline itlnstln

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« Reply #2 on: Wed, 26 November 2008, 12:27:08 »
Shocker...

On another note, these keyboards aren't too bad if you are looking for a cheaper, quieter mechanical keyboard.  See my review in the reviews forum for more details (I would like, but I am too lazy to do so).  There are a couple of things I didn't like, but, for the price, they are good 'boards.


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« Reply #3 on: Wed, 26 November 2008, 12:55:27 »
I really like them, if I'm in the right mood.  (Does anyone else find themselves switching boards several times a day depending on your mood?  Probably a silly question.)

I do wish that the keys had more "heft" to them, and maybe heavier keycaps.  There's a very "plastic" feel to these boards.  It's the exact opposite of that feeling of solidity that you get with a Model M.
IBM Model M 1391401 (1989)
IBM Model M 52G9658 (1993) x2
Unicomp Customizer 101 (black)
Solidtek ASK-6600U
Dell AT101W (way too many)
Dell AT101W (black)
Silicon Graphics AT-101 (1993)
Cherry G84-4100

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« Reply #4 on: Wed, 26 November 2008, 14:06:23 »
Quote from: skriefal;12558
Somehow I'm not surprised that the "seller is high" seller is recycledgoods.com.


lol

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« Reply #6 on: Fri, 28 November 2008, 18:25:11 »
for $40 it should be delivered by someone dressed up as a french maid

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« Reply #7 on: Fri, 28 November 2008, 20:10:43 »
The black ones are nice, but they seem to lose the printing on the keys fairly quickly with use.  It's hard to judge in photos, which is why I wouldn't bother with the ones on ebay at the moment.  But the one I have is so faded that it's almost unusable.  The font on the caps is pretty fine to begin with and apparently is just painted on.  At this point I'd only buy a black one if it were NIB.

What I'd like is one with nice bold letters like on my black G84-4100.
IBM Model M 1391401 (1989)
IBM Model M 52G9658 (1993) x2
Unicomp Customizer 101 (black)
Solidtek ASK-6600U
Dell AT101W (way too many)
Dell AT101W (black)
Silicon Graphics AT-101 (1993)
Cherry G84-4100