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Nanos10645131dFollow up question:
How long does a brand new WiFi light switch last ?
Less than 2 years.
How long does a 25 year old light switch last ?
I think I'm beginning to notice a pattern..
What do both things have in common ?
I wonder how small you can get vacuum tube lights..
Elyz8780131dYeah I mean. Things aren't built to last anymore 🤷🏻♀️ can't sell people more shit if their things never break I guess.
AlmondSauce13216131dLEDs themselves tend to last forever, even the cheap crappy ones. It's the drivers that usually fail due to being designed & built with the cheapest, shoddiest components known to man.
It's a bigger problem in consumer light bulbs tbh. The actual LEDs could last for decades, but the things crap out after a few years because they couldn't be arsed to spend a few more bucks on a decent driver. The amount of landfill and unnecessary waste that must cause is criminal.
Linux44652131dThats is why I bought a model M
Not left handed, and not with lights in each key.
Also, I don't think anyone does a true lefthanded numberpad, since it should be mirrored, as our thumb is otherwise in the wrong place !
Eg. numberpad on the right, your right hand thumb presses 0 key.
If the numberpad was mirrored correctly on the left hand side, then your left hand thumb would also press the 0 key.
But instead its positioned for the enter key, and no easy way to press the 0 key ..
All you have to do is design a keyboard with screw in light blubs so its easy to fix when a light goes..
Or maybe a fibre optic feed and just one light bulb to power all the lights..
And, make the key legend big enough so old folk can read them without their glasses on !
(Like on the Model M..)
I guess design better keyboard is till on my todo list then..