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Posted: 19 Oct 2006, 14:43
by orlyrin
Hi,

I'm selling a Touchstream LP on Ebay (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... &rd=1&rd=1). It's used but in excellent condition and includes the latest firmware.

Posted: 20 Oct 2006, 12:15
by aegis
Will you ship to the UK?

Thx

Posted: 05 Nov 2006, 21:37
by Cerin
Hi,

I'm selling a Silver Touchstream LP on Ebay (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0046837272). It's in excellent condition.

Posted: 18 Nov 2006, 19:03
by ivanw
Let's see how high some can fly with those wired pads on eBay.... :roll:

About flying... and more of those...

Flyin' High...

Posted: 18 Nov 2006, 19:28
by optimist1125
And check the shipping charge! Maybe he/she just bought a new PSP -- and needs to recoup funds -- fast!

$850... "Buy it Now"

Posted: 19 Nov 2006, 05:57
by optimist1125
Someone must have really wanted it! And a brand new eByayer, at that.

Posted: 19 Nov 2006, 17:14
by Cerin
Good for the seller. Having sold two of these myself, I can say the average going rate is around $500, so the seller should feel extremely lucky they found a buyer so stupid.

Posted: 20 Nov 2006, 14:33
by -jeffB
Wow. It was hard enough justifying the $350 to buy one of these new; now, I have to justify turning down $850 to keep it...?

Update on Yahoo Touchstream Dvorak Sales...

Posted: 22 Nov 2006, 15:01
by optimist1125
This line was added to my purchase listing:

"Amazon Export Sales, Inc. " Before, it was blank, or maybe just said "Amazon".

Now I'm wondering if these keyboards had been designated for sale outside the US, so now they set up a company at Amazon to clear them. Thoughts, anyone?

[BTW, it still hasn't shipped.]

Posted: 30 Nov 2006, 10:11
by aegis
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... Track=true

Would anyone care to comment on usability of the Norwegian/Danish layout?

Daniel.

Posted: 30 Nov 2006, 10:35
by ivanw
:roll: As a touch-typist, you can just ignore what's printed on the surface. The firmware and the MultiTouch Editor are not aware of that. Your language selection is what makes the effective layout when you type.

You can also paint the whole surface in black like this: :wink:
<img title="SadKeyboard!" src="http://www.daskeyboard.com/images/face-profile.jpg">

Posted: 30 Nov 2006, 11:14
by TorbenGB
aegis wrote:care to comment on usability of the Norwegian/Danish layout?
This is not Danish but Norwegian: the placement of the Æ and Ø keys are swapped, everything else is the same. Here is an image of the actual layout, from the FW official website:
Image
There is also a larger version of this image.

I have a TSLP (DK) myself, and being Danish it's great for me. If you're neither Danish nor Norwegian, then nevermind. As Ivan said, you should not be looking anyway, but if you do, you will be rather confused.

There are many sublte differences between US and DK/NO layouts, especially with keys like %&$()<>'*^~´` so if you use these and don't know them by heart, you're in for a challenge!

Added: Here are more layouts:
http://www.fingerworks.com/international_layouts.html
http://www.fingerworks.com/layouts.html

Posted: 30 Nov 2006, 12:58
by aegis
Thanks for the information, I've been doing a bit of research myself. It seems to me that the differences aren't insurmountable.

Most of my typing is based around alphanumerics and the programmers punctution pad which I seem to use instinctively.

I was thinking this may make a good backup keyboard that will not go for a rediculous price (unless I get in a bidding war with Torben :D).

Daniel.

Posted: 30 Nov 2006, 19:26
by RAFH
I have a german board and its not a problem. The Z and Y are interposed, I don't even notice.

Posted: 07 Dec 2006, 09:28
by aegis
The keybord went for USD495 in the end :o , which was a little steep for me.

Today's eBay Touchstream acution...

Posted: 13 Jan 2007, 23:04
by optimist1125
... is sitting at $1425.00 as of this post... with 3d 21h to go!

iGesture NumPad on eBay

Posted: 21 Jan 2007, 14:04
by TorbenGB
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0081370038
currently at $315 with 12 hours left. (Ends Jan-21-07 17:30:52 PST.)

Posted: 24 Jan 2007, 09:44
by TorbenGB
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0075510260
is a US Qwerty MacNTouch ending Feb 1st. I'm posting this for John who can't register because the forum is partly broken at the moment.

just maybe...

Posted: 24 Jan 2007, 22:15
by Minox
If it is built like my silver MacNTouch, then you could just change the cable. Would have to remove the tabs too...

Apparently the cable is a copper foil ribbon on Kapton tape. It has 4 traces with the same pitch as the USB standard and terminate on one end in a 20 pin 1mm pitch for the ZIF socket inside the board.

Looking at the L board and the cable that goes from the board INTO the L board you do not NEED the 20 pin milling. Just a ribbon with 4 traces at the right pitch should work everywhere.

Re: just maybe...

Posted: 24 Jan 2007, 23:00
by nomaded
Minox wrote:If it is built like my silver MacNTouch, then you could just change the cable. Would have to remove the tabs too...

Apparently the cable is a copper foil ribbon on Kapton tape. It has 4 traces with the same pitch as the USB standard and terminate on one end in a 20 pin 1mm pitch for the ZIF socket inside the board.

Looking at the L board and the cable that goes from the board INTO the L board you do not NEED the 20 pin milling. Just a ribbon with 4 traces at the right pitch should work everywhere.
I would love to find a way to non-destructively replace the short cable on the white MacNTouch with a longer cable (copper foil ribbon, as you say). Removing the tabs in pretty easy with a metal file (needed to do what with my original MacNTouch that had a too long tab at the top).

I would love to be able to reuse my old white MacNTouch, either in another laptop or stand-alone.

Posted: 27 Jan 2007, 02:11
by ivanw

Canceled Touchstream on eBay 03-15-07

Posted: 16 Mar 2007, 20:39
by optimist1125
That is a different one. There were two on Wednesday; one from Montreal, and one from Iowa.