When did double-shot keytops disappear?

woodelf bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Sun Dec 18 00:14:20 CST 2005

Chuck Guzis wrote:

>I was looking at a not-very-old HP keyboard today and noticed that the
>lettering on the keys is wearing away after only a few years of use.  
>Another corner quietly cut, I suppose.
>Used to be that keytops were double-shot molded, with the lettering all but
>indestructible.  Is this a practice that's gone forever, or is there still
>a vendor who makes keyboards the old way?
I think that went out when M$ started to have function keys defined for them
but with $10 keyboards it hard to spend $$$ for real keys.

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