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Offline cdutoit

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Unicomp Model M (Buckling Spring) video review
« on: Fri, 16 February 2018, 06:38:02 »
Hey all - Just finished reviewing the Unicomp Model M Spacesaver. Would welcome your comments and feedback...also, curious for existing Unicomp owners what the build quality of your model is like, because I had some concerns with this particular model.


Offline Altis

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Re: Unicomp Model M (Buckling Spring) video review
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 22 February 2018, 00:09:38 »
I get a kick out of Unicomp.

I really like that they still make and sell buckling spring keyboards at a reasonable price, modernized with USB even.

But their finish quality in some respects is nearly comical. I actually think it almost adds to the character at this point.

I was looking forward to their 75% that never came. I hope they aren't just giving up but sometimes I get that impression.
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Offline etatauri

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Re: Unicomp Model M (Buckling Spring) video review
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 06 April 2018, 12:11:30 »
I convinced my coworker to get this for his new MK purchase. I've never had the chance to try buckling springs before and I could see why people rave about it. But I also agree about the quality of the product. The legends are a mess and the plastic case could be a lot better. I've also noticed some of the keys bind when not pressed on center, such as the alt modifier.
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Re: Unicomp Model M (Buckling Spring) video review
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 06 April 2018, 12:23:36 »
Unicomp is well known as the death of the Model M. Their quality is absolutely horrid. I once bought a Unicomp Model M and it died within the first two weeks of only being powered on for a few hours/day.
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