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Dante
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2003-04-18T22:02:39Z
I just bought this keyboard today:
http://www.macally.com/spec/usb/input_device/icekey.html 

It's a full sized keyboard, but the keys are "scissor" keys as you would find on a laptop keyboard. I've been looking for a keyboard like this for months, and I finally found it! Don't be discouraged by this price though. I bought it for $40 at MicroCenter, and plenty of online places sell it for $40 as well. Seems like a lot, but this keyboard is great!!!
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RudyR1999
2003-04-18T22:49:57Z
I also like the laptop type keyboard. I also did my little search after you posted this thread. I have to say that I think that keyboard is only Mac compatible. I guess you will find out when you get it. Let us know!
Dante
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2003-04-18T23:39:55Z
No, it works fine with the PC (although it is intended for use with a Mac). It is a USB keyboard and even is acknowledged by Plug and Play. I typed this thread with the very same keyboard.
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2003-04-19T01:04:19Z
Nice, should be easy to clean & everything. Do you think the keys are up to heavy duty gaming? The main thing that has stopped me from buying a (downsized) laptop-type keyboard in the past has been the quality of the keys... I wish I could find one here.
Dante
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2003-04-19T01:43:54Z
I read a review that said that the only difference between the normal keys and the scissor keys are the way they look and feel... the durability should be the same. I'll try to fish up the link again. If I find it will post it.

But I just have to say, once again, that this keyboard is heaven! I've seen keyboards with the scissor keys before, but they were also compact just like a laptop keyboard. I can't believe I finally found a keyboard that is full sized and has these buttons!!!
Timbo
2003-04-27T21:22:48Z
cool keyboard, does it come in black?
Dante
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2003-04-27T22:57:27Z
No, only in pure white.
IQ_180
2003-04-28T01:27:38Z
I like that keyboard.
I once heard there was a type of keyboard that is so thin
that you can roll up into a scroll when you are not using it.

Is there such a thing?
superman_5050
2003-04-28T02:02:28Z
yeah those keyboards exist it is just like flat plastic with the keys on it 15 australian i seen it for i will try to find a pic
Dante
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2003-04-28T06:54:12Z


This keyboard is $16 on Newegg. If I were to buy it at CompUSA it would cost me $39.99 plus tax (what a rip off). This keyboard feels like jelly so it would take a while to get used to.
Heavertron
2003-04-28T08:56:25Z
Finally!
A keyboard that can survive when I s[censored] my tea/coke/beer all over it
Dante
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2003-04-28T12:08:28Z
Quote:

Originally posted by Heavertron
Finally!
A keyboard that can survive when I s[censored] my tea/coke/beer all over it



That's actually the picture that is on the box of this keyboard. A can of soda s[censored]ed all over the keys.
IQ_180
2003-04-29T01:46:46Z
The roll up keyboard is so cool.
so Dante why didnt you buy this keyboard instead?
is there any bad reviews of the roll up keyboard?
Dante
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2003-04-29T07:46:04Z
Quote:

Originally posted by IQ_180
The roll up keyboard is so cool.
so Dante why didnt you buy this keyboard instead?
is there any bad reviews of the roll up keyboard?



I've used it and I don't like the feel. Like I said, the thing feels like jelly. It would take some time to get used to typing with that thing. I prefer the laptop feel.
superman_5050
2003-04-29T19:49:25Z
it all depends on the type of feel of the keys that u like