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MX Browns Edition

>> No.53888830
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>MX Browns Edition

>> No.53889147

Found a Compaq MX 11800 (one with the trackball from the late 90's early 00's), for 10 dollars on craigslist. About to pick it up now.

Apparently all the models have brown cherry mx switches. I'm pretty hyped.

>> No.53889276

>Where to Buy:
>Buyers template for new blud:

>> No.53889928
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>tfw power supply on computer crapped out
Thank god I can still shit post from my tablet using my HHKB :^)

>> No.53889999

> bought a ducky shine 4 last september
> loved every second of it, thinking about buying one of the more collectors type keyboards to see what its like

bye bye money

>> No.53890011


Just dive in, anon.

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>not having a back up PC for emergency shitposting
step up

>> No.53890240

Dw about nick
He tries too hard

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yeah, what a fag
posting his airshit guns, thinking he's fooling anyone :^

>> No.53890305

Recommend me a cheap Chinese one.

>> No.53890318

one what

>> No.53890339
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>buy topre keyboard
>done been memed

feels like bags of sand

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they really are just glorified rubber domes
but now you can shitpost hard af and trick other people into falling for the meme

>> No.53890405

But..but I like my Realforce..
But tell me I always wondered about you switch pref

>> No.53890445

browns right now
not even joking
i'll try a clear board soon though

nothing beats topre for gaymin tho

>> No.53890575

Suprised with that...
My experience with browns is so off. I like them for the wrong reasons. I dont think they are that tactile, just a werid bump if you press slowly. Barely noticable when typing IMO. I like them in my numpad/macropad/fkeypad you get the idea

Well nice to know Ill speak you after the clears

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Yeah but if I had a spare PC I couldn't sit on the couch and watch movies while shit posting.

I wish I had never called you out on having a shit keyboard.

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God these are the worst, anyone have tips on seating model M flippers without removing the whole plate??

>> No.53891258
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I need new pictures at some point. what up family

>> No.53891397


Ajazz AK33

Other ones are total shit

>> No.53891842
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this is all your fault
you did this to me

>> No.53892110
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>all these Americans posting guns next to their keyboards

>> No.53892210
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i think there's just two of us :^

>> No.53892214

should i get a white or black case if my other two colors are going to be white/black and orange

>> No.53892472
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I'm with you bro, it's fucking annoying. Here in India we have pretty strict gun laws.

Just took pics of my costume CM Storm Quickfire TKL with my new keycaps. Ducky PBTs.

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Shoe for scale.

>> No.53892505

>mfw I can't watch any EDC (every day carry) videos on youtube because all of them are mainly about the guns
Cringey as fuck.

>> No.53892535

Whats a good quality tenkeyless mechanical keyboard?

>> No.53892550

it's ok to be jealous of our freedoms anon.

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oh god what the fuck

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Well Burt comes in occasionally, remember?

Annoyed that you can't own guns or that your country is horrible?

>Wah people carry guns
Watching EDC videos in general is cringy as fuck. Seriously, do you want a breakdown of why everyone carries what they carry on a daily basis? Why do you have a fascination with what people carry? Everybody has an every day carry, so why give a shit?

>> No.53892611

Fuck your pictures on the lawn and sidewalk,
This is a new era of keyboardposting

>> No.53892648


>watching edc videos
>saying cringey

literlee reddit

>> No.53892728

But I just said I don't watch them, since 'look at muh guns' :^)

>> No.53892811

>I don't watch them specifically because of guns!
So what you're saying is that you're autistic enough to want to watch EDC videos, but also autistic enough not to watch them because of guns? You're a rare breed, and that's not a complement.

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>> No.53892970

60% is the best keyboard size

>> No.53892978

white or black HHKB?

>> No.53892990
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never falling for this meme ever again

>> No.53893026

stupid frogposter

>> No.53893153

am i the only one that prefers a lighter switch

>> No.53893180

Am i the only one who chugs huge amounts of Meme Tech Lite™

>> No.53893323

/g/'s verdict on the Ozone Strike Battle Black/Red? thinking of buying this, yes I have options I like way more but they are too expensive or not available in plebtugal

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>> No.53894196

Nice meme you dip

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I need this

>> No.53894413


>he wants a shitty chinese rubber dome

um...wrong thread?

>> No.53894442

>have ultraportable keyboard
>attach huge heavy non-detachable wrist rest to it

what's the point?

>> No.53894474

>not wanting a JiZZ proof keyboard

>> No.53894495

What is this?

>> No.53894515


afaik the wrist rest drops aronud the outside. still looks dum imo.

>> No.53894534

Don't create the thread yourself if you're too dense to include the pastebins.

>> No.53894577

>anon wants jizz
>more news at 8

>> No.53894647


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>> No.53894864

random gaymer shit, the aluminum top _might_ be good.

>> No.53894910

blacks are the best stock mx switch desu

browns are bad, reds too light, blues are meme, greens are for crazy people, and clears are just practice blacks

>> No.53894934
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miami caps reporting in

>> No.53894948
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best keycaps

>> No.53894958

is that a KBP V60 White??, looks to be pretty similar to my black edition

>> No.53894974

the black shift key pisses me off every day

>> No.53895013

nope its a KBT pure
was a black one but i got a white case from china for 10 dorra
my non standard pack is "60% shipped" whatever that means


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>> No.53895076

Ugly gaymer garbage. Get something that actually looks decent and is built well.

>> No.53895596

everything is functionally exactly the same, this hobby is entirely aesthetics

>> No.53895858

Keep me posted if it is actually mechanical

>> No.53896126


>> No.53896155

damn thats a big bucket of JiZZ

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looks nice anon!

>> No.53896417

>different switches
>exactly the same
keep crying, anon.

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Where can I get that clock?

>> No.53896485

We've told you to get rid of that fuckugly fore-grip twice now. Just do it, you fucking faggot.

>> No.53896560

You have to make one.

>> No.53896671

this. you can get the kit from here!

>> No.53896933
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What is the justification of getting a keyboard without numpad\f-keys\number keys?

>> No.53896955

don't know about no number keys, but I never really use a numpad. it's a matter of personal preference, sure there are some peeps who need it, but I use it exactly never.

>> No.53896965


>> No.53897471

tai-haos are garbage

>> No.53897491

ty anon
explain why.

>> No.53897519


>> No.53897543

>black shift key

>> No.53897557

Did they stop making cherry blues? I can't find any of the keyboards I want with blues.

>> No.53897560

>non standard miami one is in the mail
its like you cant read or something

>> No.53897715

Showing off on /g/ to look cool.
There are no other advantages, it just reduces performance.

>> No.53897874

not having a numpad that i don't use anyway so my hand needs to travel less when i need to use the mouse = less performance? sure thing, anon.

>> No.53897935

Putting your mouse closer to your keyboard, reducing the angle between your hands.
It's more comfortable.
Myself I wanted to get a keyboard with a numpad on the left side they are rare and expensive as fuck so I settled for a TKL and a detachable non-mechanical numpad I can use on my laptop as well.

>> No.53897977

I don't know man.
Having mouse close to keyboard feels really cramped, like having to share the computer and a seat with someone else.

>> No.53898004

the distance between the keyboard and the mouse is the same, dufus. since the keyboard is narrower, the hands travel less, you win the width of the numpad.
are you really this dense?

>> No.53898011

Or the keyboard closer to the mouse.
When I had my numpad on the right my right arm was much more angled than my left arm. The QWERTYUIOP row was basically much more to my left so I can fit my mouse more comfortably.
Now I have the row straight in front of me and typing is very comfortable, and the mouse is in the same comfortable position anyway.
With a numpad you are kind of forced into positioning. If I had put the row right in front of me my mouse would've been too far away to be comfortable.

>> No.53898050

what are you even talking about
my mousepad starts like 10cm away from the numpad, putting it closer feels horrible

I guess it's a personal kind of thing, but makes sense.

>> No.53898071

Is there a decent tenkeyless, MX blue, wireless capable, OSX layout mech?

>> No.53898205

>anno 1970+46
>unironically using any switches other than buckling spring
wew lads

>> No.53898279

pretty overrated desu

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To convey my point - right side is what I am using right now.

>> No.53898478

Makes sense, mine is closer to "general" only the pad is lots farther to the right.

>> No.53898538

The issue with keypad on the left is that most people are going to input numbers with their right hand. In fact, most keypads are even designed for this since you have a big 0 button for the thumb.

>> No.53898546


i love the feel of browns when scrolling through a textfile with page-up / page down or in general when spamming a single key multiple times, feelsgood man.

prefer browns over blues a lot, have never tried clears though

>> No.53898580

I just shift to to the left when I need to type a lot.
Usually don't even bother and type with 1 hand.

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>order chinkboard 20 days ago
>just ships from central China

Holy fuck this wait is going to hurt

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cant be any worse than how i'm feeling with massdrops

>tfw when 2 month estimated wait
>tfw it will probably get delayed another month

>> No.53898682

I will never order shit on massdrop.

Its over priced chinkshit marketed to wannabehipster neets.

>> No.53898783

Best browns tkl keyboard i can get in europe without shipping fucking me in the ass? Preferrable something around or below 100€.

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gmk is german, but i guess they're lying to me

>> No.53898902


> JiZZ
> Waterproof
> Mechanical Hand feel
> My sides

>> No.53898949

My ducky 0 just arrfived. As per /g/s reccomendation. Thank youi, it feels completely different, I've never a keyboard of such quality. Takes a while to get used to

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granite is love.

>> No.53899465


>> No.53900206 [DELETED] 

yep you caught me cause i'm autistic enough to care which special snowflake tripfag you are and what you wrote in the past.

it's like you think we care more about you than we actually do, grow up kid.

>> No.53900222

>non standard miami one is in the mail
who are you quoting again? oh right nvm you're just a faggot.

>> No.53900231

>Location (continent at least)
>Preferred switch type
Not sure but it should be linear, silent(most important), soft
>Form factor
Full keyboard.
>Previous/current keyboards
Rubber dome ones.

>> No.53900273

you really are autistic. its written right under the pic you replied to.

why bother posting at all if you aren't gonna look at the thread?
and why get so mad?
this isn't /b/.
good thing you deleted your other post. it made you sound really butthurt.

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i can't believe you're this fucking stupid, are you american?
blue is the distance your right hand needs to move to reach the mouse. note how the mousepad is the same distance from the kb on both occasions but the travel distance is less on a TKL kb.
now fuck off.

>> No.53900330

cause i'm here for the keyboards/keys not tripfags posting guns, defending guns. sucking off other trips.

>> No.53900358

so FILTER THE TRIPCODES. how fucking hard is it? that's literally the reason i trip. so people like you can carry on pretending /g/ is your personal safe space.

>> No.53900396

given that you don't have a budget you should probably go with a silenced Topre board

maybe a 45g realforce

>> No.53900436

why filter them when some of them might have something useful to say every once in a full moon.it's not even the trips that are the problem just no actual coversation. most of the threads are just the same 2 gun fags posting guns and everyone else who just posts the same picture as the day before. with no actual conversation about mks. i pretty much come for the pictures now and read anything tagged to the pictures, unless a post catches my eye that's about a recent massdrop or something.

what are you faggots planning on copping next?
how to make custom keys?
have any of you made any custom keys recently?

>> No.53900636

Can you recommend a board? The 45g does not have a numerical keypad.

>> No.53900664

>you are this stupid
>understood that other anons point from his first post
>you are still making unintelligible gargle noise

>> No.53900697

you are literally autistic. good job.

>> No.53900721

>still doesn't get the point
>still thinks i'm the stupid one

>> No.53900865
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so who else is joining the drop for the ultimate meme board?

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look what came into the mail

no it isn't, haven't had buyers remorse this hard in a few years.

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>artisan keycaps
how much did you pay for that?

>> No.53901013

what calculator do you have there? also what case is that? did you paint it?

>> No.53901048

that's not mine
just google 'penis keycap' and you'll find it

>> No.53901054

did you buy that obnoxious shit just to post it on here? like dragondildoes?

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>> No.53901069

Probably not very much, you can find those things for something around 20 bucks a pop on taobao.

>> No.53901081

Those keycaps are kawaii as fuck

>> No.53901102

nah, i've got other obnoxious shit to post>>53890071

>freedom envy

>> No.53901148


>> No.53901170

If some company came up with a new keyboard with buckling springs, would you NIGGERS buy it?

>> No.53901202
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that company is called unicomp
i already did buy it

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better watch yourself mate, I went assasin mode

>> No.53901217

Depends on the build quality and various other factors.

If the only particular matter is buckling springs, then I'd be glad to see a TKL.

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>his keyboard isn't an edgelord

step it up /mkg/

>> No.53901307

hol up
where's streetguru?
did his family evict him?

>> No.53901337

I see, another /mkg/-/bst/ crossposter

He's probably still chilling it in his shed, he tends to post rather infrequently.

>> No.53901374


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>Nixie tube clock
Excellent taste/10

>Black shift
Every fucking time. Replacement when?

>Getting rid of the donkey dong
What am I, some Bosniak Turkscum faggot? Also, this is the original furniture that came from the Yugoslav wars,
So why would I swap it out with shittier, uglier, non-phallic furniture?

Portability, everything being closer together at the expense of using the function key.

>tfw the only thing I ordered from Mass Drop was the wrist mat and it arrived in less than a week.
Second best shipping experience I've had; only beaten out by the time I ordered gearqueer shit from Ukraine.

>> No.53901497

How edgy~

>> No.53901557
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i got like 5 orders on mass drop, at least one has got to ship on time, right?

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I was not expecting this kind of development when I told you that a HHKB JP would be quite meme.

What have I done.

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yeah and it happens to be the worst purchase i've made so far

my hands are just too big for this tiny board :^

>> No.53901646
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Do me a favor and get a workshop with all kinds of nice equipment.

I'd be building keyboards all day if I had that much money to blow.

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well i've got an area for different things, but i'll have to have a space when that infinity board gets here

>> No.53901708


Mind if I ask what you earn your money with?

>> No.53901725

Thanks to you guys I put an old keyboard with din-5 to work with my laptop.
It has white Alps switches which are clicky and quite hard to press. I wonder how are those switches better than a rubber dome? It has the same feel but a little sharper.

>> No.53901753

Post pictures, and the exact model while you're at it.

I dunno what type of alps you're talking about, but the cream alps I've had my hands on felt nothing like rubber domes to me.

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a full time job

>> No.53901815

Fair enough.

Hopefully I'll earn just as well as an electrical engineer.

>> No.53901994

replacement 70% shipped
whatever the fuck that shit means.

>> No.53902068

just for you bb

gotta get meme switches on my meme board

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It's a ntc kb-6251ea

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>> No.53902247

Anyone has experience with the Everglide/IKBC backlit doubleshot PBT keycaps sold on Aliexpress? Will they be better than the stock ABS keycaps on my Rapid-i?

>> No.53902330
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>thinks people here buy portable keyboards for their portability and not because they "look kewl and clean"

trust me, the only reason people here buy hhkb is because they look clean. You really think they would sacrifice function for just like 5% more portability?

>> No.53902642
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hay goys check out my new Artisan Key Caps that my mum got me

>> No.53902837

They'll be better than stock simply by being double-shot PBT. That on its own means some pretty serious durability.
In my experience buying chink keycaps there may sometimes be some minor molding errors, but they'd still absolutely be good enough to replace stock caps.

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>> No.53903270
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>desoldering a board with leds on

>> No.53903410

>doubleshot PBT
that can not be my friend

>> No.53903452

>madrid loosing to WB 2-0

>> No.53903689

Why not

>> No.53903724

That's awesome tho

t. neutral

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Nope; that's the beauty of mass drop :^

Every time I see him post I wonder the same thing. I wish I'd just left him on /k/.

Well, that's 70% more than my power supply. EVGA decided I don't need a computer until Monday.

>> No.53904147

Vortex makes doubleshot PBT

>> No.53904161
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It's possible to make keycaps out of PBT and use ABS for the legends, you just need some specialized equipment and more careful legend typesetting to minimize problems.

Vortex even figured out how to do true double-shot PBT, like the ones in this picture. However, you can see the legends look really wonky and the very unique manufacturing process is difficulty and expensive. From what I heard they had to throw away around 30% because of too big defects.

>> No.53904683

well then i was wrong
thanks for correcting me
any chance that they become proficient at it and they lower prices?

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>test the board after one row
>I put half the leds back in backwards

>> No.53905060

I wouldn't count on fully PBT double-shots getting much better.
Having ABS just in the legends isn't so bad anyway. The surface of the legends will wear a bit quicker, lose texture and get shiny, but you would hardly notice unless we're talking like +10 years of use.

>> No.53905173

Fuck yeah, green jelly pom set came in. Time to sort through it and find out a key is missing or some shit, I'm sure.

>> No.53905280

i dont know why but this thread gav me good cringle.

I really want to ask why?? What is the point?

>> No.53905315

What's on the right of the clock?

>> No.53905322
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does it matter

>> No.53905341

A wire for the mouse.

>> No.53905377


>> No.53905524

Okay, these jelly POM are tight like you're waifu's grip on my dick. I'm not sure they're ever going to come off again.

Oh well, might as well finish putting them on - nothing ventured, nothing gained.

>> No.53905561

jesus, do you not know how to use a multimeter? it's trivial to test which way the led should be before you solder it back on.

>> No.53905572

Some people collect stamps. I collect keyboards and keycaps.
Some people buy a dress for $500 that they'll wear twice in their life. I buy a keyboard for $200 that I'll use at least every other day for many years.
Some people enjoy discussing wines. I enjoy discussing keyboards.
It's just a hobby, something to enjoy and look forward to.

>> No.53905577

looks like a random lcd module with some components and a breadboard.

>> No.53905723

looks like a VFD display

>> No.53905727

i heard good things about lioncast LK20, it has german layout but you can always get new keycaps

>> No.53905796
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Certainly more obvious than the point of your post.
Talk about ironic cringe.

>> No.53905825

7 color led and no detachable usb looks like average gaymer stuff.

>> No.53905835


no sense in explaining hobbies to people. most who question them lead vacuous existences and complain about being bored half the day.

>> No.53905868
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Browns are pretty great.

>> No.53905901

When is Ducky going to release year of the monkey Mk?

>> No.53905905
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Now with added weeb numpad

>> No.53905917

>having a multimeter

>> No.53905926

"thick PBT"

>> No.53906109

Any store ship Filco TKLs to Canada?

>> No.53906153

>considering nerd an insult
top kek, jockie.

>> No.53906173

memory house

>> No.53906176
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Of course, instead of missing keys, the spacebar sticks if I push it down all the way. Works okay if I don't do that, but it looks kinda dumb and is somehow noisier (upstroke on the stabiliser, I guess). The picture doesn't do it justice - the green colour is more vibrant than you see here and is very nice against the black. I can't into photography though, so whatever.

>> No.53906201

Is there any software or malware or virus or whatever known for making keyboards shit themselves? Think

>two keys starts stuttering
>think switch has shit itself
>mins later both work again at finger tips

>> No.53906206

Yes, one of the most popular electronics retailers has them in stock.

>> No.53906261

Is there any better barebones TKL with cherry switches other than majestouch and quickfire rapids?

>> No.53906279

>long lead is positive
>short lead is negative

It was my privilege.

>> No.53906280

Barebones means "without caps". Those come with caps.

>> No.53906306

Sorry, by barebones I meant they don't have any extra features or gimmicks. I just want something that is of good quality that will last me a few years that does not have a numpad or key lettering that comes off in a few months.

My original Quickfire Rapid was my favorite keyboard but its lifespan was too short and is currently out of stock in my country, replaced with a backlit model I don't want.

>> No.53906346

>they don't have any extra features or gimmicks
The costar-made ones are like that. QFR, Filco MT, WASD v2.

>its lifespan was too short
What happened?

>> No.53906414

Spacebar died if I remember correctly. I have been using a G710+ ever since, and even though I got it for free I despise it. It takes up way too much of my desk, the numpad and macro keys are useless to me, and the surface is glossy and a fingerprint magnet.

I have held off getting a replacement since our dollar is so shit and I've been investing in audio equipment instead, but I don't think I can take it any longer.

>> No.53906425


sounds like an intermittent contact on the switch, or a bad solder/cap

>> No.53906439


GANSS GS87 and KUL ES-87

>> No.53906458

>Spacebar died if I remember correctly.
It was probably fixable.

>I have held off getting a replacement since our dollar is so shit
There are a number of places in Canada that sell mechs. Did you look at the pastebin?

>> No.53906488
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do you like ducks?
real shitty keycaps though

>> No.53906523

im reusing the old ones, they're same length

>> No.53906632

you are a complete pleb.

>> No.53906669

I see two brands mentioned for the exact same set, IKBC and Everglide. Is it just a branding thing with them made in the same factory or is one of them

>> No.53906745

either get a multimeter or pray to got you don't mix up how you took them off (but you will).

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>> No.53907049

it's the guy with the weird-ass cable again.

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It doesn't look that weird on my desk

>> No.53907187

I'm being careful with out how pull them out now. Also testing after each one if they fall out and I dont know the way

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this takes time

>> No.53907580


it might actually be a filco tkl rebrand

>> No.53907590

>I'm careful about how I pull out now

>> No.53907608

pretty weird switch to go to from reds.

its still weird.

>> No.53907657

It's zealios 78g

>> No.53907729

yeah, going from lady-finger-switches to almost greens is a weird switch.

>> No.53907761

What monitors are those?

>> No.53907765

Browns are dope son

>> No.53907781

Reds are the most boring switches so why would I use the boards with reds I have to put in Zealios? Why would I use a brown or clear board?

>> No.53907800


>> No.53907808

I figured that was your only board/you've only used reds. i dunno brah.

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Took a couple more pictures of the Tex case. I wish this thing had detachable USB and didn't plug directly into the PCB.

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>> No.53908228

I'm new, what keyboard is that on top?

>> No.53908252


>> No.53908298
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Yup I like there feel.

>> No.53908335


Fucking. It's THEIR.

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Turns out it could be the black wire that due to godawful placement in the shell and all the twisting kinda stripped itself, not hanging by a thread but it's definitely exposed and stripped.

Do they sell cables like these anywhere?

>> No.53908358

when you say that, are you asking about the keyboard or the keycaps

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>> No.53908426
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Spilled candle wax on my keyboard and it still works, but I decided I should use the opportunity for cleaning my K70. I understand I can let the keycaps sip for a while in soapy warm water, what is the best strategy for removing this shit from my board itself?

>> No.53908445

Cotton swab

>> No.53908449

Compressed air to blow out loose pieces, alcohol-soaked toothbrush for the shit that stays behind. Repeat.

>> No.53908451


>> No.53908454

Absolutely disgusting.

>> No.53908457


that definitely might be it, try wrapping any exposed parts with electrical tape for now.

you can just buy standard 20-22 gauge wire off Amazon and snip/splice a new piece in if that doesn't help.

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>having a whole general dedicated to fucking keyboards

>> No.53908629


hmmm I guess both, although just the black keycaps not the colored ones.

>> No.53908656


oh wow, that's really fucking bad. can you post an in-focus pic going into the black piece?

might be able to snip of the neck of it, and rewire it with something like this


>> No.53908663

I have a budget of $150 and I want browns. Other than that, I have no idea what I want. Any suggestions? It will also be used for gaymen.

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Hard to get a clean shot, it's dark here. Anyway, there's enough leftover cable between the wire and the plug, and I've done it in the past on a rubberdome, but I'd rather not do it here unless I absolutely have to, so for now I just taped it as tightly as I could, I'll see for how long the two keys don't shit themselves, then I'll decide. I just wish someone sold those usb cables though. I mean, they can be unplugged after all.

>> No.53909007

Starting my Masters soon, want to splurge on a good keyboard

~$100 USD
>Location (continent at least)
>Preferred switch type
MX Brown
Doesn't matter, used to ANSI
>Form factor
60-80%, arrow keys a must, a few programmable navigation keys preferred, FN-activated function keys are okay
>Previous/current keyboards
Chiclet Logitech and x220

>> No.53909032

Some kind of Filco TKL board.

>> No.53909039

You can save games properly.

>> No.53909050

filco majestouch

>> No.53909061

stop pushing overpriced crap.

>> No.53909074

filcos aren't programmable

buy a coolermaster quickfire rapid (NOT BACKLIT) on the cheap and then get a frosty flake controller to make it fully programmable

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why don't you just fuck off instead

>> No.53909099


Maybe this


Should be able to turn backlight off

>> No.53909100

sorry im stupid you can do the same with a filco board

filco more expensive though

>> No.53909124
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overpriced crap is stupid.

>> No.53909135
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>> No.53909161

what combination of colors (orange/white/black) should i have on my keyboard (case/modifiers/alphanumeric)

>> No.53909170
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black black black

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green and white

>> No.53909232
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Thanks. Their 67 key options (Minila I believe) looks like exactly what I want, but being Canadian makes it a bit too pricey. Will keep an eye out for sales
Thanks. It's a bit bigger than my perfect (imagined) keyboard but might settle for it
Thanks. Too big, no backlight was just to save money, I don't mind it

From a quick search, pic related seems to by my dream keyboard but it looks like there's no way I'm getting it in my budget in Canada. Looks like the Minila might be my best options, thanks fellas

>> No.53909259

look into the keycool 84 or noppoo choc mini

>> No.53909355

Well, both of these are exactly what I wanted. Seems like the keycool 84 has practically no availability for Canada (whats up with keyboard supply issues anyways?). However, the choc mini is actually available for purchase, exactly how I wanted it configured and is right in my budget. I'll do the due diligence of reading reviews but it looks to be a winner. Thanks.

>> No.53909387

Three tips for the Noppoo Choc Mini (as an owner)

- The PBT caps on the white version are quite nice (the black version has POM caps which will have a different, smoother texture)
- Make sure you get the latest model, you can tell by looking at the left modifiers. Make sure the ctrl, alt, and win keys are all the same size.
- If you ever feel like replacing the keycaps, you'll need a 1.75u right shift key (same size as the capslock key, these are relatively easy to find) and a 5.5u spacebar (this is very hard to find. there is a guy offering custom printed 5.5u spacebars on Shapeways though)

>> No.53909446

I'll keep that in mind. Also, turns out both the keycool and choc mini are on sale locally, lightly used, both for the same price. Is one immediately preferable over the other? Will that change if the choc mini turns out to be an older model?

>> No.53909448

/g/ thank you for influencing me to buy the hhkb2
I love it so much

>> No.53909461

>sacrifice functionality
How? You know that there is a function layer that keeps these things right?

>> No.53909582

The Keycool has a standard spacebar, but has small right modifier keys to compensate (which are much easier to find replacements for than the 5.5u spacebar). Most Keycools will also come with backlighting, while the Noppoo rarely comes with backlighting (make sure to ask the sellers). Of course, ask for pictures of the Noppoo so you can see if it's the newer or older version.

All Keycools come with PBT caps I believe (grainy texture) while the White Noppoo comes with PBT and the Black comes with POM (very smooth).

Make sure to ask what switches are in each. Keycool comes with Cherry or Kailh (not great Cherry clones), Noppoo comes with Cherry or Gateron (awesome Cherry clones).

>> No.53909638

>no it isn't, haven't had buyers remorse this hard in a few years.

why? it's possibly the best thing I've ever bought for a computer. they look good, feel great, and travel well.

>> No.53909713

Thanks. The seller is driving distance so I'll check them both out in person. I'd prefer the grainy texture so hopefully one of these keyboards turns out to be PBT and Cherry/Gateron

>> No.53909981

Don't let them know it's hilarious to make people on /g/ waste money

Sent from my NT TKL

>> No.53910020
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>jizz keyboard
complete life

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>that spacebar

>> No.53910111
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Any idea if this Choc Mini is genuine? The colour scheme of the media keys is slightly off compared to what I'm seeing on Google images. The Choc Minis on aliexpress have the same colour scheme as this which makes me think it's a knockoff

>> No.53910160

>worried that you are going to buy a shit chink knockoff of something that is already chinkshit

>> No.53910228

No need to play double jeopardy if I don't have to

>> No.53910284

there are multiple versions of the keyboard

>> No.53910400

Being on a budget is struggling

>> No.53910617

/k/ here, what's the lever above your trigger guard? is it a battery assist? I've been seeing more of these

>> No.53910660

antiwalk pins
no you don't need it
no it doesn't do anything

>> No.53910738


Should I buy or not

>> No.53910951

>Corsair shit
>Nonstandard spacebar

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>> No.53911517


>edgy amerifag manchildren

You're not cool because you stole your dad's guns to take a picture

>> No.53911548

>yuro jelly of freedom

>> No.53911664

Gateron Switches?

>> No.53911666
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Who excited about carbon black PBT set here?

>> No.53911700

>the freedom to shoot people

Thanks for reminding me why your country is so shit

>> No.53911784

Feel good, less friction than cherrys

>> No.53911841

I want a german version with swastikas on the super key

>> No.53912021


I picked up my votex PBT doubleshot set for I believe around $20-30 shipped and the only defect I could find was that the left shift and one other key had noticeably lower legend fill and wasn't even with the rest of the cap. It's not obnoxious unless I focus on it and rub my finger on it. Some of the others might be not dead even but it wasn't noticeable to me with typing or gaming. Only when I autisticaly rubbed each one to see if I could feel it. They are actually my favorite set of keycaps. Even more so than new vintage cherry double shots or the realforces PBT. It's really a steal.

>> No.53912103

Hey guys, is there a decent option out there for a tenkeyless with browns or similar, and a dedicated volume rocker/roller/buttons? Backlight would be nice but isn't essential.

>> No.53912116

you don't need dedicated buttons for volume. literally do not understand why anyone asks for these.

just use function buttons like a normal person

>> No.53912270

More autistic than railfans desu

>> No.53912317


Wait whats that num pad? Peerless?

>> No.53912388

Not him but desu Fn keys kinda suck when you start messing with keycaps.

>> No.53912419

come on bb, surely you can memorize a few keys. you already memorized the 60% of the keyboard, right?

>> No.53912435

In my case, I'm receiving a QFR-i this Monday and I''ve already ordered a set of PBT keycaps from Ali

>> No.53912519


third-gen tactile Fujitsu leaf springs

>> No.53912580

Just got a Leopold FC700R for cheap. First mech. Excited for it to arrive and see what this fuss is about.

>> No.53912609

get ready for MEME CITY, next stop TOPRE VILLAGE

>> No.53912623

>Visit the Mechanical Keyboard General for the first time
>for some reason, people post photos of their KB's with guns next to them

ok i know everything i need now

>> No.53912626


really think he's gonna want to go back to rubber that quick? have some faith, anon.

>> No.53912637

I'm already watching keycap sets on ebay. What am I turning into?

>> No.53912644

>Yuro cuck detected

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>two tripfags

I'm not sure if two guys is enough to justify using the term "people", but here's a keyboard in a dyson fan.

>> No.53913366

I want to buy a quiet mechanical keyboard since I don't want to keep waking up my girlfriend, so I'm stuck between buying:

A) Matias Quiet Click Keyboard

B) Buy a MX Cherry Keyboard with Red Switches and install some O-Rings

and I've never bought or used a mechanical keyboard so it's all very new to me. Can anybody give me some tips?

>> No.53913520


V80 quiet click

>> No.53913537

damn, I've seen that around, but if I got that one I'd have to buy a separate number-pad.

>> No.53913616

Built it myself from an old AEK II

See my buildlog here

https://geekhack DOT org/index.php?topic=78992

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Not the other guy, but I got some Matias QC as well.
If your gf isn't sleeping in the same room as you're typing, it really isn't about the switch you get. The case is way more important.
A high-profile case with a lot of space will resonate more and be rather loud. A good example is the case of the Pok3r.
There is a lot of space beneath the PCB, which results in the keyboard being quite loud. Also you should get something to put under the keyboard (pic related), it quiets it down a lot.

Even clicky switches aren't that loud in the correct case and the frequency of the click itself is dampened by a simple wall/door a lot already.

That being said, the Matias QC are an excellent switch, but not as quiet as one would think. Their keywobble makes them quite hearable and not as quiet as they could be. Lubed, tactile Cherry switches in a good, low profile case aren't much louder, imho even quieter. But then again you have to desolder the switches to lube them, so if you don't want to do that, go with the Matias QC.

KBP makes quite good keyboards. If you're interested in upgrading the case, Tex makes some CNC aluminium TKL ones that fit it and look quite nice. It will also quiet the keyboard down (a lot).
Hey man, I got my hands on a batch of good orange Alps (last ones I had were used a lot). Damn those are nice. I'll copy your build (little different, I want ANSI mods) soon.

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Whadya think, for a first time I don't think it's too bad.

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this just in, outemu blue switches.

>> No.53913914


Bought mine with reds. Where did you buy it? I bought it from the chinks from AliExpress last week, I expect it for the next week or the other.

>> No.53913977

Aliexpress, ordered it sometime in the middle of last month and it arrived today.

It seems that not all models have backlighting (which I'm quite glad about in my case since desoldering LEDs is a horrible pain).

>> No.53914387


Agreed. They have smaller holes at least on the chinese kbs I've messed with with LEDs. They are annoying.

>> No.53914460

Dont get WASD caps.

>> No.53914883

Just a quick question before I start reading the large manpages, can I use Soarer's converter if I want to simply switch two keys, for example map the letter A to Q and Q to A?

>> No.53914924

If you want a simple change, perhaps you would be better off remapping at the OS layer.

But you can use a USB to USB converter if you want:

>> No.53914973

I use a metric ton of VMs, remotes and boot multiple OSs so remapping at the OS is pretty much nope, but thanks for your advice.

>> No.53914980

Nah, wasn't gonna get from there. I live in the UK anyway so the shipping would be fucking ludicrous. Any recommendations on where to buy from?

>> No.53914990

>I'm not responsible enough to own guns and be independent of my parents and therefore they aren't either!
Sorry your country is so shitty that they can't trust you with guns and that your parents coddled you into failure.

You still mastering plurals? Don't worry, eventually you realize that more than one person = people.

It's alright, I feel like something just looks off, though.

>> No.53915024

swissfag here, your gun culture makes me sick.
>hurr durr can't trust with guns
pretty much everyone here has a gun but they're not autismal about it.

>> No.53915183

I just tried blacks for the first time in a store on a Steelseries.

Jesus Christ how horrifying. Felt like you couldn't even push the keys completely down because they had so much resistance, yet you didn't know when the keys were actually pressed. This is unironically worse than rubber domes.

>> No.53915188

The reason people aren't Autismal in Switzerland about guns is because Swiss people are, for the most part, learned on the subject and owe their country service through conscription. In the United Ststes guns are thought of as taboo by a large majority because they seem to think guns will just kill people by sitting on a desk; I shit you not I've had people tell me they think a gun will go off simply because it's loaded and leaned against a wall.

This extremely fucked perception of guns, unfortunately, causes retaliation on our part to defend our hobby, but I'm just shit posting on 4Chan. That being said, I know more than enough French-speaking Swiss people who absolutely hate guns as well; unsurprisingly many of them don't know shit about guns and live in cities.

Either way, I'm just glad my grandpa taught me about guns using knowledge he gained in the Swiss military; I was shooting by the age of two thanks to him :^.

>> No.53915215

>It's alright, I feel like something just looks off, though.
How do you mean? Honestly I didn't just wanna go with the standard grey/ orange because it's really boring.

>> No.53915276

s-someone want to make a new one?

I'm on phone on a long ass train trip and don't have any memes to upload as OP but I could use some shitposting now

>> No.53915347


hokay, bring the comfy pls >>53915339

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