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keyboard casing style for PCs is back

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The keyboard casing style for PCs is back!
http://www.cybernetman.com/default.cfm?DocId=602

Any opinions? I think it looks neat and has everything needed. If I find a German distributor, I'll buy one :)
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Just want to add: at least a distributor in the UK is available:
http://www.3ctech.co.uk/
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Post by Heavy Stylus »

Hoorah! A welcome return to the 'home-computer' look! Just needs an Atari decal sticker on it and STEEM running in full-screen mode...
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Post by ggn »

Well, it's an expensive gadget to get my hands and feet warm, but what the hell :)

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Post by MSueper »

Looks nice, but

- if you have no place for a "big" maschine, get yourself a notebook, the monitor is already buildin

Edit: surfed there page now for a while and i fell in love with the white and silver one. In the late 80s i designed my study/work room with the atari in mind. This case can solve my cable problems...

Thanks for the link. Do they ship to germany?
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Post by prog99 »

At the prices they are quoting I think a laptop looks a better bet.
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Post by Sarek »

That's really nice... It's like a laptop without a screen, and 4 times the power consumption. I wonder if there is a FreeKeys upgrade, like with the ST :lol: Sorry SSB, I'm just on a high right now...

But really... it does look nice, except for that touchcursor which I've never liked. At least it uses a full size keyboard too, which is better than what you get with laptops.

You could probably try knocking something like that up oneself. microatx mb + guts of a keyboard + sloping universal project box (electronics store) + external psu housing with heavy cable suitable for all those wires in the atx connector.
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Post by 030falcon030 »

Is it the same aesthetics as the atari and its very nice but i dont know how then can call it an "Evolution of the desktop pc" when atari did it like over 20 years ago.
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Post by beeka »

Just goes to prove computing is like fashion - going in circles... How long before we are back using central mainframes [maybe in our homes]? (some might argue virtual machines do that already.)

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Hmmm,

Might have considered it this time last year, with an alternative o/s like Linux, and Aranym as the Atari compatible layer as a bonus.

But I got a Mac Mini instead ;-)
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Post by simonsunnyboy »

I see a main point to distinguish yourself from other PC users if you want to use a PC anyway.
It is more a "I'm different" attitude than an "oh, such case is so practical" one.

I'd do it for exactly that reason - to be different!
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