Re: [hackers-il] Keyboard for real hackers.
Assaf Amitai wrote:
> Actually, it's not too bad. I have been using an earlier version ofI once considered buying that model, and evaluated it in some shop. The
> this (Cordless Desktop, without fancy shaped mouse of keyboard) for
> a year: the keyboard batteries (AA) are good for about 6 months of _
> heavy_ use, the mouse (AAA) - about 3 months.
keyboard was distorted -- the four contact points between the bottom of
the keyboard and the desk were not on a plane, so the keyboard rocked
back and forth (with appropriate noises) as I typed. Extremely annoying.
I checked 3 boxes, and all had the same problem. I sure did expect
Logitech to be better than this in making simple plastic molds.
Personally, I stick to buckling spring technology (IBM "old-school"
clicky keyboards). I'm awaiting my order of two customized buckling
spring keyboards: black, completely blank keys (exactly 101 of them, as
God intended) and integrating TrackPoint-type pointing device. (Unicomp,