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Optimus Keyboard Gets New Name at CeBIT

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Looks like its going to feel like a laptop keyboard . . . yuck
 
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Are you kidding me!!!! Anyone who buys one of those needs to take a long look at themselves... That is way over the top man.. Go and buy a G15 or something and spend the rest on some toys for the homeless kids...

Thats rediculous!!!!!! :eek:
 
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I agree. Speaking of toys, this looks like a kid's toy. Not something I would ever want....
 

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$1,490 HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAA Bankrupt in the future due too a keyboard that NO ONE will buy.
 
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I think $100-$250 would be an ok price range for this keyboard, but >$500 is pushing it... and >$1000 indicates the CEO needs to be fired for pure incompetance.

Optimus Maximus Rex? Nequaquam! Optimus Maximus Columnarius. :shadedshu
 
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P.S. For $15, I'd like to see a chinese imitation of the Optimus... using color keys like the one shown in the picture... only non-programmable keys. They could make it look 100%.
 
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#9
Wow.


It was cool years ago when it was all color and was supposed to cost a hundred dollars.



Now it's more expensive, shorter lived, and still vaporware (except for the little 3 button thing).

Honestly, I'm not looking forward to this at all, it's all hype and I can't imagine it will be received well.
 

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Wow.


It was cool years ago when it was all color and was supposed to cost a hundred dollars.



Now it's more expensive, shorter lived, and still vaporware (except for the little 3 button thing).

Honestly, I'm not looking forward to this at all, it's all hype and I can't imagine it will be received well.
ditto
 

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That is the most beautiful keyboard I've ever seen. Oh how I wish I could afford that. Screw spending 1200 on sli gtx's that will lose there crown in mere months. This keyboard will last for years. I doubt anyone will ever come out with anything better.
 

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OPTIMUS MAXIMUS. Sounds like a new transformer to me. That price is ridiculous though. You can buy a whole computer or laptop for that!
 

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OPTIMUS MAXIMUS. Sounds like a new transformer to me. That price is ridiculous though. You can buy a whole computer or laptop for that!
lol optimus prime ftw... but seriously that price is crazy
 
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1500 smackers...GOD DAMN!!!! I completely agree w/ DaMulta. Even if I am a millionaire, I'd not buy it, period. That money could feed a lot of people in Africa you know.
 

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This keyboard looks cool, but it doesn't look cooler than 3 8800s.
 
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this keyboard is going to bomb. no one in their right mind will spend 1500 on a keyboard that will have to be replaced in 5 years!
 

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Cost of one single key is 10$ so only the 103 keys are already 1030$. 10 key OLED version for 500$ coming in 2008 and extra keys for 10$. In few years this will be maybe a lot cheaper :)

Everything about the keyb:
http://community.livejournal.com/optimus_project

ps. not buying, but it sure looks nice (not real pictures, rendered ones still).