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buckling spring mechanical keyboards

Post by nknight » Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:06 pm

talk about the various IBM Model M's and other mechanical keyboards that use buckling spring key switches, such as one that is really rare, the IBM Model M13.
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Re: buckling spring mechanical keyboards

Post by TheCanadianToast » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:40 pm

Unlike the original IBM Model M, the IBM Model M13 came out in a black color instead of the beige color. The IBM Model M13 also had an accupoint mouse in the keyboard as well. However, I guess they both have the same buckling spring keyboard typing feel on both the original IBM Model M and the IBM Model M13 keyboards...
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Re: buckling spring mechanical keyboards

Post by nknight » Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:29 pm

TheCanadianToast wrote:
Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:40 pm
Unlike the original IBM Model M, the IBM Model M13 came out in a black color instead of the beige color. The IBM Model M13 also had an accupoint mouse in the keyboard as well. However, I guess they both have the same buckling spring keyboard typing feel on both the original IBM Model M and the IBM Model M13 keyboards...
for IBM the pointing device is called the trackpoint. Also Lenovo uses the Trackpoint for the ThinkPads. I like IBM and Lenovo keyboards on ThinkPads because they feel nice to type on. :D
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Re: buckling spring mechanical keyboards

Post by TheCanadianToast » Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:03 pm

nknight wrote:
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:29 pm
for IBM the pointing device is called the trackpoint. Also Lenovo uses the Trackpoint for the ThinkPads. I like IBM and Lenovo keyboards on ThinkPads because they feel nice to type on. :D
Oops... Sorry nknight, you're absolutely right. According to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointing_ ... and_brands , I was pointing out the term for the Toshiba laptops instead.

And yeah, the IBM and Lenovo keyboards on their thinkpad laptops does feel nice to type on indeed. I have tried it before when I was still in High School. They had a bunch of Thinkpads during the time when I was there... :P
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Re: buckling spring mechanical keyboards

Post by nknight » Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:19 pm

TheCanadianToast wrote:
Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:03 pm
nknight wrote:
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:29 pm
for IBM the pointing device is called the trackpoint. Also Lenovo uses the Trackpoint for the ThinkPads. I like IBM and Lenovo keyboards on ThinkPads because they feel nice to type on. :D
Oops... Sorry nknight, you're absolutely right. According to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointing_ ... and_brands , I was pointing out the term for the Toshiba laptops instead.

And yeah, the IBM and Lenovo keyboards on their thinkpad laptops does feel nice to type on indeed. I have tried it before when I was still in High School. They had a bunch of Thinkpads during the time when I was there... :P
I don't actually own a ThinkPad or mechanical keyboard at least I think I don't because I have a Tandy keyboard that has clickyness like a mechanical keyboard and its basically as big as a model m. unfortunately it has an AT connector so I can't hook it up to a computer in my house without an adapter.
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