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/mkg/ Good morning Edition!

>Buyer's template:
>Where to Buy:
>Use the buyer's template
>Keyset wiki

Previous thread >>56921621

>> No.56949209

I want to get a buckling spring for work, but I feel like that's a bad idea.

>> No.56949221
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If your coworkers don't mind the loud noise then you could get one. This is one of the louder keyboards out there. Even if I close my doors you can still hear me typing in the room next door

>> No.56949347

This is a stupid ass question, is the only way to get the delete key on an hhkb pro 2 to function as backspace and delete with function if the dip switch is off? When it's on, it's fn delete for backspace, but when it's off it just functions as backspace. I figureed one mode would have fn delete as delete, but that doesn't seem to be the case. Is there a 3rd party progam i can use to bind keys with the hhk pro 2? I'd really like to be able to use fn+delete as "DEL" and use the key normally as backspace.

>> No.56949360
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What do you guys think of Das Keyboard Ultimate?

>> No.56949527

>ordered corsair k70 lux, the one with red led not the rgb version
>visit /g/
>see there is a thread about mechanical keyboards
>read the faq

FUCK. I was not aware of this.
How fucked am I?
How common are these problems?

>> No.56949659

I think it looks sexy as fuck

>> No.56950384
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What happened to the approved keyboard list?

>> No.56950493

First for fuck all of you, I hate all your reposted keyboards. Click in hell you motherfuckers.
Clack my balls on your 60% keyboards, you faggots.

>topre is skub

>> No.56950622

The numpad has your system keys plus your arrows.
Does anyone make a 'syskeyless?' All your letters, F keys, and a numpad? It's only 1 extra column compared to a tenkeyless. Isn't that the whole point of num lock?

>> No.56950649
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This is the KBParadise V80 TKL with vintage style abs keycaps and clear or brown switches.

Are there any other keyboards like this that have a vintage aesthetic? I wan't to look around more before I commit.

>> No.56950867

unicomp model ms

>> No.56950926

>no number pad

>> No.56950968

Can anyone recommend a Cherry keyboard to a nablet?

I don't have any particular preferences or budget constraints, although I would like a "full" keyboard (with a numpad) if possible. Backlight would actually be nice as well since I live on the dark side of the house and it gets 2spooky even with two desk lamps and a ceiling light on at night.

>> No.56951033

Unfit curator.

>> No.56951058
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Are "Romer G" switches better than Cherry MX?

Anyone who has used them - how would you describe the feel?

>> No.56951081

Like touching a womans vagina

>> No.56951108

Man I wish omron would start making mechanical keyboards again. Their amber swithces were one of the most tactile around

>> No.56951128

The worst shot ever. And the caps are a sin against mankind

>> No.56951130

Ducky one backlit version. 90 bucks and loaded with features.

>> No.56951153
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You mean something like this?

>> No.56951223

They're also horrifically unreliable.

>> No.56951261

Thats because they used cheap materials to save on costs. Everyone did that back in the 90s when rubberdome keyboards became popular. Alps tried that to but they just were not profitable ans sold of their mechanical switches to fukka. Now that mechanical keyboards have exploded in popularity and production has become cheaper they can afford to sell their switches at a premium and still have a profitable market

>> No.56951275

Pretty much, although I'd rather have ALL the function keys along with pause/break, scroll lock, and print screen/sysrq.

>> No.56951284

>full size

>> No.56951346
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The only other keyboard that I can think of is this.

>> No.56951377

What's the actual difference in the Ducky keyboards?

I can't see any real difference between a One and a Shine for example

>> No.56951410

RGB lighting and they borh use different PCBs

>> No.56951414

Looks like shit but thanks for the effort.

>> No.56951534

What switches would you recommend for a tactile non-clicky keyboard?
something quiet that I can still feel the trigger bump?

>> No.56951606

Matias quiet click switches. Not only are they more tactile then cherry browns they are also quieter then rubberdomes

>> No.56951706


Does PCB make that much of a difference?

>> No.56951732

One PCB has the leads for LED lighting, while the other doesnt

>> No.56951764

>Location (continent at least)
>Preferred switch type
Blue I think although I'm not certain. I'm a heavy typer and I don't give a fuck about noise, I'm open to suggestions
Full keyboard, I won't compromise on this.
>Form factor
Full size
Would be nice but not a requirement
>Previous/current keyboards
I'm using a shitty Microsoft curve or some bs, it's OK but I desperately need something better.

>> No.56951848

Do you want the layout to be ANSI or ISO?

>> No.56951878


Guys? Pls respond.
Corsair keyboards, how bad are we talking here?
Can't cancel it now, it's too late.

I just wanna know if I'll be ok because the faq fucking scared me.

>> No.56951898

Ducky makes a couple of keyboards in that budget range. Just pick anyone that is in stock as they are all solid choices

>> No.56951918


>babby hands

>> No.56951920

LEDs arent the worst issue, you can always turn them off when one breaks. The bigger problem is the nonstandard bottom layout means you will have a bad time replacing the poor quality stock keycaps.

>> No.56951928

I think it's ISO I would prefer although I'll consider either if the keyboard is right for me.
Thanks I'll check it out.

>> No.56951987
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Return it while you still can. The lux adressed the LED problem, but the layout isnt the best thing there is. Espicially when you want to get high quality PBT keycaps you'll find that it will be difficult finding a compatible set

>> No.56951990


Thank you for replying.
Hope the leds don't die.
I guess there's always the warranty, 2 years.

Are their keycaps that bad? Fuck.

>> No.56952000

Is the pok3r the best value 60% keyboard with standard sized keys?

I wanted the tada68 until I noticed it would be a pain in the ass to replace keycaps with the weird sized right shift key

>> No.56952003
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Does anyone have experience with Greetech switches? Making sure they're decent before I commit.

>> No.56952053
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>Are their keycaps that bad?
They use really thin keycaps. On the right is what corsair uses compared to other higher quality keycaps. Hope this picture helps

>> No.56952092


Hmm, I see.
Do they break or feel bad or something because they are thin?
I mean, what does it actually do?

Sorry for the retarded questions.

>> No.56952149

Magiforce 68 on massdrop

anyone use one? Default keycaps are ugly as fuck, are they easy to replace? Also thinking of getting these gateron instead of cherry switches

>> No.56952185

Not him, but I don't know.
We use cheap ass rubber domes in an industrial environment and replace them every few years, typically because of blunt force trauma.
I have yet to see someone wear a key's facing so much that it falls off the keyboard.

>> No.56952224

They just shine really easily like pic related. Unless you hammer the keys there shouldnt be a problem PBT keycaps are more resistant to this and are also physically stronger. They also have a softer feeling. This wiki page should help

>> No.56952242

>I have yet to see someone wear a key's facing so much that it falls off the keyboard.
You should ask Richard Stalman.

>> No.56952350


Is the shine just cosmetic or do the keys start feeling different?

I'm obviously new so I don't know about this stuff.

>> No.56952453

If you like grease build up and hard to clean keycaps then get abs. If you want keycaps that you can clean with strong alcohol and not worry about them then get PBT

>> No.56952622
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where do i buy this?

>> No.56952669

I have $100 on amazon, what keyboard should I get?

Was thinking I was going to get a CM Storm QuickFire TK W/Browns. But thats $80 so I have more room, willing to go over $100 a bit though. I do want a smaller keyboard like a Ten keyless

Anything I should look at?

>> No.56952713

Its not the same color

>> No.56952759

The cheapest TKL keyboard that I would recommed is the Tomoko, also on amazon.

>> No.56952795

Sounds weird to say but id perfer to spend more. Non cheapest?

There is a lot of asian brands that I don't really know if they have the rep or not.

>> No.56952814

Are these keyboard too noisy?

>> No.56952825

Yes, but some are quieter the rubberdomes.

>> No.56952841

Ducky is an excellent choice, but they are closer to the $100 price point

>> No.56952891
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Black widow reporting in

>> No.56952949

I'm not sure if I should ask here, but I want a not so expensive and good membrane keyboard, what brands would you recommend? I would use it for regular purposes and gaming.

I would buy a mechanical keyboard, but I don't have much money now.

>> No.56952993

Logitech k120 is a good rubberdome

If you want a cheap $35 mechanical keyboard there is the Tomoko, it is water resistant and has no numpad

>> No.56953088

The Tomoko isn't in my country apparently.

I need a keyboard right now, and a mechanical keyboard requires more analysis, and maybe 1 month shipping from ebay. I'll just buy the Logitech k120 or other similar Logitech keyboard.


>> No.56953592


Where you at senpai? It's called Victsing on the european amazons.

>> No.56953627

So i have a problem, one of my keyswitches doesnt bottom out, it is cherry mx blue and it works fine but it feel like i have an o ring on it.

>> No.56954273

sorry you have that

>> No.56954499
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Wasdkeyboards got mx clears back in stock for their 88 barebones keyboard, just ordered one. Super hyped, been wanting a tenkeyless ISO board with clears for ages.
Which leads me to my question: I have a Novatouch keyboard that I got for free cause amazon is weird, but I don't really like it, and am considering selling it. Have any of you had experience with selling your keyboards?
Pic related, it's my Novatouch in front.

>> No.56955205

sup /mkg/

I'm looking for a TKL board with red switches in a floating design similar to the k65 / noppoo lolita spyder but I don't like other things about those boards.

Are there any other options or am I shit out of luck?

>> No.56955254


>> No.56955261

whitefox :)

>> No.56955330
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Check out my convertible coffee table.

>> No.56955336
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any recommendations on 60% keyboards with cherry mx clears? I was thinking about getting the vortex pure MK edition.

>> No.56955345
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Qisan MagicForce - Cherry MX Greens

>> No.56955382

>Always associate mechanical keyboards with loud satisfying clicks
>Figure that's the whole point
>Recently do a little research in buying one
>Find out the most popular ones use silent switches

My life is a lie.

>> No.56955400

Loose $150
>Preferred switch type
MX Brown
>Form factor
Full keyboard
RGB Prefered
>Previous/current keyboards
Work keyboard is a macfag board and i hate this thing

>> No.56955427

ca 100 USD
>Location (continent at least)
>Preferred switch type
Cherry MX red, I'm interested in bucking spring but I don't know what they feel like.
ISO (I think, not 100% sure what this means)
>Form factor
No thanks
>Previous/current keyboards
CM storm (XT? unsure don't exactly remember)

Been looking around at Unicomp, but their shipping prices are way to high.
Also I really like it when the keycaps are blank.


>> No.56955509

I think it's a good keyboard. Caps are easy to replace and I have them in Gateron Browns. I might want to pick another up in Gateron Greens

>> No.56955521

Czeched. Also what is the keyboard on the top?

>> No.56955644


home theater?

>> No.56955662


>> No.56955759
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I have the Cherry MX Green MagicForce. My only complaint is that you can't use modifiers in conjunction with the FN key, so, for example, if you use Linux and you use Ctrl + Alt + F2 to access terminal, you won't be able to do that on the MagicForce
It's a minor nuisance though. Work around is simple enough.

It's a good solid keyboard and a great value for the money.
You should definitely replace the keycaps.

>> No.56955771


>> No.56955813


what the fuck am I looking at?

>> No.56955934

The keycaps are as easy to replace as any other mx board. I got mine on a whim with gateron browns. Its pretty good.

>> No.56956241

That one isn't ISO though.

>> No.56956492

Don't trust the image scroll a little bit down and you'll see it's UK ISO. If you want a Nordic layout you will need to buy that separately.

>> No.56956745

anyone know where you can get a ducky year of the goat ANYWHERE? willing to spend a lot of money.

>> No.56956776
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I need to stop buying keyboards

Waiting for the delivery of:
HHKB Pro 2
IBM Model F 107 (already own this)
IBM Model M SSK (non industrial)
IBM Model M New in box

Exciting stuff

>> No.56956808

how much money do you plan on using? also its ok. we all buy what we like

>> No.56956853

I have no idea, it's become an addiction and there always seems to be something else I want to buy.

>> No.56956932

your ankles must hurt

>> No.56957009

Kensington Slimtype is a pretty satisfying rubber dome scissor switch keyboard

>> No.56957096

do memchanics feel more mechanical or like a membrane

>> No.56957111


>> No.56957140


I imagine most of the fags using these unmarked keyboards need to use some sort of diagram for reference or don't even know how to touch type in the first place.

>> No.56957185

Question, what do you guys have against numeric keypads?

>> No.56957213

Nothing, but if I have one I want it to go on the left. The right side is where I put my mouse. My desk is only so big.

>> No.56957284


Fair enough, didn't see many of them so I was wondering what the deal was.

>> No.56957588

What's the quality on 3D printed keycaps? I've never real interacted with 3D printed anything, so how shit is something I order from Shapeway gonna be?

>> No.56957640

Downright godawful. Industrial printers that cost more than a house are capable of 0.1mm resolution, but that's still not very good for keycaps. Get out a micrometer and see for yourself.

>> No.56957768

I'm looking at getting a model m 1392595 for a pretty good price, but I don't know the first thing about if it would work on a modern computer. It doesn't have a ps2 connector, it has a ethernet looking connector. Is there some sort of adapter I can get?

>> No.56957787
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Is this the kind of connector you mean?

>> No.56957903

Someone should put this in the FAQ already, along with a lot of other things.

>> No.56957934

Wait a few months and sell that shit, nigga. Novatouches got discontinued, but there are still some around. They're hot shit since they're MX-compatable Topres. The only other MX-compatable Topre keyboard is the Realforce RGB, and that's full-size and expensive as shit, so you could probably find a sale.

>> No.56957968

As a die-hard buckling spring fan, the storm of noise is nice, but the tactile feedback of a click as I type is more important to me.

>> No.56958002

I'm the same as
Except my desk is plenty big. I just almost never use the numpad, and that's the ideal place for my mouse to be.

I know a lot of people that love the super reduced, 60% and all just do it out of a sense that the keyboard taking no more space than necessary is more elegant (or because they take their keyboards with them to use with their laptops or tablets).

>> No.56958038

3D caps are awful. You'd be better off building a silicone mold in your garage for less then the cost of a 3D printer and get better quality keycaps

>> No.56958126

>model m 1392595
luckily there is an active adapter that also adds extra functionality like macros and key remapping

>> No.56958664
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Don't you 404 on me now thread!

>> No.56958781
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>> No.56959000
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Sorry buddy but you got Jewed. If you can still get your shekels back do so now.

>> No.56959256

I think don't like the look of otaku dsa.

>> No.56959284
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It's nothing special, but it's mine.

>> No.56959297
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Is Hiragana more of your thing?

>> No.56959365


Accountant by trade, I need my keyboards to have the numeric pads or they just don't feel right to me.

>> No.56959400

Dis me >>56959284. I don't like leaving home row if I don't have to + it looks cool.

>> No.56959422
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>more than a year ago
>still didn't ship
Will 3d printing make double-shot caps less expensive?

>> No.56959437

Is there anything wrong with buying cheap stabs from ebay? I want to imagine the ones you see on stores are the same cheap shit being sold through ebay

>> No.56959457

I want new keycaps for my HHKB2 and my poker 3

Price no object.

What's out there?

>> No.56959479

my idiot self bought a MX BLUE keyboard like three or four years ago. I used it for a few days and then never touched it.

How the fuck do I make this thing quieter? are O-rings my only option? I hate the way O-rings feel, they just smash down. anything I could put the keyboard itself on to dampen the sound?

>> No.56959501

The clicky part is inherent to blues. You can cut down on a bit of the 'bottoming out' noise but you're pretty fucked tbqh senpai

>> No.56959524

Doesn't really help that I type really heavy and bottom out the keys every single time. I either have to bite the bullet and use O-rings or sell it I guess.

>> No.56959542
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3D printing will never produce high quality key caps at a reasonable price. Injection molding will always be cheaper, if anything it might help drive the prices down
If its for your ppk3r then any cherry compatible keycaps will do, but I would recommend Miami (pic related).
If its for your HHKB then you options are much more limited. Elite keyboards has a few options
You can also find stuff on amazon
Open up the switch and lube it up. That should help remove the clicky noise

>> No.56959557

why not get heavier springs, say 100g? They are only 15-20 bucks for a full keyboard set.

>> No.56959572

would that help with bottoming out? I'm assuming it would. thanks for the suggestion anon

>> No.56959588

What set is this? I've been looking for Japanese/English keycaps.

>> No.56959626
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not him, but my guess would be originative modern beige

>> No.56959628

Thanks, dig the miamis for sure, I"ll look into 'em.

>> No.56959639
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Hopefully it ships by early November.

>> No.56959669

That's a lovely keyboard. Is it possible to switch the Win key with a key that has a Linux symbol on it or something?

Sorry, I've never visited these threads before.

>> No.56959671

100g of force is double that of cherry blues which has 50g.
It would help but if you really want to go all out them maybe a combination of spring replacement, some o-rings on massdrop
(under $10 for 120), and some silicone lubricant.
Here is a guide on how to lube your switches
just get rid of the W between geek and hack

>> No.56959694
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>Is it possible to switch the Win key with a key that has a Linux symbol on it or something?
yes you can replace it with whatever you want as long as its the same size key and fits the same stem

>> No.56959732

Now, if only it could also be wireless...

>> No.56959772

How to live without arrow keys?

>> No.56959776

there are many options for a %60 wireless mechanical keyboards.

>> No.56959811

Are there ones with rechargeable batteries that look pretty much exactly the same?

>> No.56959817

Is that a troll bid or was that thing hand painted by Dali or something?

>> No.56959825
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Here you go. If you don't like the RGB LEDs you can just turn them off



>> No.56959833
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nope they are just clack factory keycaps and its normal for retards to buy them for a high price. That 1560 is a legitimate purchase.

>> No.56959893

I don't think I'd be able to survive without arrow keys.

>> No.56959914

I spoke too soon.

>> No.56959925

they are there on the keyboard in the same place as WASD you just have to press FN to switch between them

>> No.56959954
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You just have to press FN to access some of the keys on full size keyboards

>> No.56959974
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>> No.56960011

Will Cherry MX keycaps fit on Gateron switches?

>> No.56960019


>> No.56960042

What's that next keyboard he says he's going to review? IK 61?

>> No.56960080

Its overpriced
Main good thing about it is its a tank
If it gets LEDs it may be worth it

>> No.56960120

anyone here novatouch, hypersphere, or put a hasu controller in their hhkb?

>> No.56960153

He can't articulate for shit. It's the RK61.

>> No.56960154

are gaterons really better than cherry mx

>> No.56960167

>own a Cherry G80-1800, canNOT get used to cherry mx black switches and the nav cluster positioned above the numpad
>recently purchased my first 60% (V60 w/ Matias Click switches) and love it but miss the arrow and nav cluster
>just pulled the trigger on the tada68 (also purchased the recently revived DSA Granite set to accompany it)
>keycap set-wise, only the danger zone and skull squadron sets are on my wishlist
>all i need is a buckling spring kb to complete my collection and im done with keyboards forever
FSCKING SHIT and i thought i saw the end in sight for keyboard collecting

>> No.56960536
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>> No.56960583
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I really like the form factor of this Appleshit

What are my options to clone it as an MKG

>> No.56960640

those half height keys are gonna fuck you up so hard your ears will pop

>> No.56960702

I can maybe figure an alternate configuration for the arrow keys and use fullheight Function keys.

My main concern is the caps lock LED and the function key. If the LED isn't viable, do toggle buttons exist? And what about the function key? Something I should know?

>> No.56960789

lots of board have fn keys

for the caps lock led just use a led, whats the problem

>> No.56960850

This thing is perfect. Why don't they sell the black version one though?

>> No.56960941

i dunno, i've never built one

>> No.56960991

cherry mx switches have a socket for leds, put one in there, use a keycap with translucency

>> No.56961209

Sure is hard to find different designs of backlit 1x1.25 keycaps.

I'm pretty sure I can only find a "Portal" variation one.

>> No.56961230
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>> No.56961274

nigga, you're not going to get in trouble or anything for posting that, are you?

>> No.56961414

>Location (continent at least)
United States
>Preferred switch type
Cherry MX Brown or anything quiet ideally
>Form factor
Bonus but not necessary
>Previous/current keyboards
Logitech K120 currently bc poorfag for years

I'm looking to upgrade bc I've become fed up with having to use this shit kb for years. I don't have a very large budget but I'm hoping there are some decent chink keyboards or something in my price range.

>> No.56961442

Has anyone here tried buying blank keycaps from Aliexpress?

>> No.56962880

Want to do everything myself, is this correct?

>Buy switches
>Buy keycaps
>Buy Teensy
>Laser cut a comfy plate full of holes + a few other planks
>Connect everything in place and solder the wires into each other and Teensy
>Connect caps to the switches
>Connect USB cable to Teensy
> ? ? ? ?

What now? I have a Mac.

>> No.56962893

Do nothing but shitpost on /g/

>> No.56962923

A CM storm rapid-i with blues. Which is why I wanted clears to begin with, so I could bring a keyboard to work that doesn't make too much noise.

>> No.56963011

Yes. Bought a set of pbt blank whites from there. Didn't have any trouble, other than them being sent to a neighbor street with a similar name - but that happens often to us, so they always bring over the mail when it happens.

>> No.56963044

Rec me some quiet ones

>> No.56964164

flash firmware onto the teensy and program it

>> No.56964183
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Hey, noob here

Me likey that, me likey a lot.

How do I get it? Model?

>> No.56964208


>> No.56964398

what are all the keyboards like the k70 without the border? full keyboards only

or is k70 the only one? i like to clean my board

>> No.56964682

I bought an ergodox and typing on it makes me feel brain damaged. Help

>> No.56964683

>need a new gaymen keyboard
>old one was a razer lycosa with the rubber finish that had come off most keys and felt horrible
>decide to get a mechanical for the first time
>get a corsair k70 lux red led with cherry mx red switches
>kinda don't like the feel
>keep pressing q while resting my fingers
>also, they sent me a british version with the small shift key and the fuckhuge enter
>I'm not fucking british
>on top of that keep making mistakes while typing this

Will I get used to it?

>> No.56964698

Give it about a week or so to get used to it. Afterwards you won't want to go back to the staggered layout.

>> No.56964720
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If you are still there I wouldn't get the corsair due to the non standard bottom row. There are other options with a similar aesthetic like E-element
you mean a full size keyboard with raised switches?

>> No.56964722

I'm looking for a keyboard to use in the office. I think I'll get a TKL realforce over a HHKB to please my autism while reducing the /special snowflake/ effect.

I also want to get a dank keyboard to plug to my old thinkpad / microATX Linux station.
I was thinking to get a HHKB. Recommendations for the keycaps?

>> No.56964777

Eventually you'll get used to it, but it sounds like you should have gone for black switches. Rubber domes have an actuation force of around ~80g. Cherry reds have half of that. Blacks are a bit heavier at 60g. Linear greys are even heavier at 80g of force similar to rubber domes. There are also tactile and clicky switches but if you like linear switches then check some of these out just fill the filters at the top and buy what you want:

>> No.56964831

Your thinkpad has black keys, so why not get black keycaps to match?

>> No.56964925

>Rubber domes have an actuation force of around ~80g. Cherry reds have half of that.

Ah, so that's why.
I dunno, don't want to buy another keyboard right now. I like that I'm able to press keys faster but right now I keep making mistakes while typing all the time and press shit when resting my fingers. I guess I'll get used to it.

I have no fucking idea why they sent me a british version though, I live in the yuropean shithole of Grease and bought it from a local seller. I guess that's a minor problem so whatever.

Also, the wrist rest on this thing feels fucking amazing. Feels soft and smooth but it's hard, don't know how to describe it.

>> No.56964973

You could always buy heavier springs and swap them out

>> No.56965529

You bought a switch type specifically designed to make noise. Not much you can do about that without a shitton of work, like glue each individual clicker to its respective slider to turn them into ghetto browns.
Should have got Matias quiets.

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>> No.56965810

yeah.. like the one in your image. what are keyboards like the k70? im only interested in mx reds

>> No.56966024

are those white alps?

>> No.56966040

Don't recommend switch mods for plate mount MX boards.

>> No.56966088

White complicated.

>> No.56966104

How's the base of the Ducky one? It will be my first mechanical keyboard and I will be replacing the keycaps with blank pbt ones. I just wanna make sure the case itself has some quality on it before I commit.

>> No.56966229
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No bully pls

>> No.56966275
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Its pretty good for a plastic keyboard. The default PBT keycaps are also thick

>> No.56966383

what keyboard? looks nice
That's good to hear. I like the keycaps. If it's not much trouble can you post more pics? I'd like to take a closer look at the case.

>> No.56966439


>> No.56966459

Anyone in the buffalo area want to cop these dank keycaps?


>> No.56967066

Is this a good keyboard/company?

>> No.56967392

They arent that bad, the keycaps arent the best out there

>> No.56967404

How is it? I was considering bying it but went with a CM Storm Quickfire XT because it was on sale.

>> No.56967412
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Sorry for the poor camera quality

>> No.56967429
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And here is one more with the keycaps off

>> No.56967440
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The LEDs are also pretty bright

>> No.56967646
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150 euros / 160 dollarinos, less preferably

>Location (continent at least)

>Preferred switch type
would prefer alternative like gateron and topre just because cherrymx is a meme, but if it's good idk


>Form factor

Honestly don't care too much, if I'm going to use it, it'll be only white backlight

>Previous/current keyboards
laptop keyboard and this Dell SK-8115

I was planning on getting the CM Storm NovaTouch TKL and buying seperate PBT keykaps a few months ago, but I postponed the purchase and now it's only available at a single store online for 140 euros.
Just want a entry-level mech rn and maybe spend 200-300 in the future

>> No.56967670

It's decent, the board itself is functional with no flashy extras or anything. Just how I like it. The keycaps are to your tastes and are UV coated ABS. But WASD do have a PBT option, it's just not customisable

>> No.56967719
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I'm sure it is considered a MEEM keyboard in this circle, but what do you guys think of the WootingOne? I play a lot of racing games and think it would be useful for that. Or is this just another kickstarter burn out meme that all the backers will regret (I haven't backed it).

>> No.56967821

the usual argument goes something like:
"i'm not an accountant, i have a REAL job, therefore i don't need a numpad and anyone that does needs to kill themselves"

>> No.56968017
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It's coming in tomorrow. Did I do good?

>> No.56968049

>top-graded ABS
top-graded shit?

>> No.56968063

I spilled coffee in my keyboard this morning, what do I do??

I took the caps off and cleaned them w/ sanitation wipes, did the same w/ the keyboard but made sure not to touch the switches. I wiped over and depressed the switches w/ a wet cloth, but some of the keys still sound softer than others. It's and MX Blue.

>> No.56968115

Does anyone have the van 40% board kit?

>> No.56968161

IBM model M SSK. It uses buckling springs, but they are on the pricer side aince they are rare keyboards

>> No.56968178
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Replacement keycaps from China came in. Very pleased.

>> No.56968192

>this cheap
I'd be buying one of these right this instant if they had a version with tactile switches.

...Hmm, I wonder if I can find that somewhere else.

>> No.56968204

They look nice. I little to beige on the modifiers for me, but if you like the clasic look they are nice. Are they PBT? If they are how thick are they?

>> No.56968216

Blues are tactile, or do you mean to say non-clicky

>> No.56968255

Non-clicky specifically.

Say, what happened to those Zealio switches? Is there a TKL board made with those?

>> No.56968315
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Yes they are PBT, and they feel pretty nice and thick.

The packaging was awful, it was a flimsy box wrapped a billion times in tape, and the keycaps were in a loose plastic bag surrounded by a little bubble wrap.

It got here though and it was about $20ish
Overall pleased

>> No.56968507

Model M would look disgusting on my desk. Forgot to mention that a black keyboard is a must.

>> No.56968562

ok this is the final fucking straw
I cannot type on this fucking laptop keyboard for another minute without killing myself

what 60% or smaller keyboard is best for lugging around with my laptop, I want browns

is pok3r my only option or is there a better board for this pou?

>> No.56968699

Solid construction, and the Cherry blue clones are nice and crisp.

The only con is that the keycaps are flimsy with pad printed lettering, which makes it prone to fading. I got the board for way cheap, looking to find some decent MX replacement caps

>> No.56968719

>guy who bought corsaid with mx red switch
>a few hours playing have passed
>I still sometimes accidentally press q while I'm resting my fingers


>> No.56968789

not long at all
I actually never had this problem
but I dont even think my fingers weigh 40 grams so resting them wouldnt be a problem

>> No.56968892


It's always q as well, which is weird, never w or e.
Also, I use qwes for movement not wasd. That's why I mentioned these keys.

I don't think this is the wrong switch for me though, I like the feel when I press them. Just wish I didn't accidentally do it, it kinda makes me feel like I'm not really in control and it annoys me.

>> No.56968916

if you rest your fingers rest them between keys
makes it take twice as much weight nigger

>> No.56968986

flatten your wrists or hover your fingertips slightly above the keys

>> No.56969077

Then get a matias switch TKL keyboard. You can find them on mechanicalkeyboards.com

>> No.56969104

That "anti-ghosting technology" description sounds like it was written by someone who actually has no idea what they're talking about.

>when you use this keyboard, your hands are not easily get fatigue

>the clicky sound is pleasant, which makes gamers look cool and awesome

>Moreover, you don't worry about spilling coffee all over the keyboard any more. Because the keyboard has drain holes. It is a water-resistant keyboard.

So drilling some holes in the board makes it water-resistant? Ok.

Good purchase.

>> No.56969109

Does everything go to hell if you do something like Ctrl + Alt + F2 like in >>56955759

>> No.56969274

Reds are comfy as fuck.
And it took me like 2 months for it to never happen again. You get used to how much it takes to actuate the switch.

>> No.56969434

I can type 110WPM on average. Cherry MX blue, qwerty layout. Is there anything I can do to make myself type faster? I started at around 70WPM at the beginning of this past summer, but my improvement has totally plateaued and I want to see more of it. Any help would be appreciated.

>> No.56969512

Do you use the touchtyping pose? Try to not restrict your hands to only that position, use it and then expand your technique by allowing movement in the wrists. Sometimes for certain words it's faster to let the left hand do some of the right hand letters and vice versa. Stewardesse.

>> No.56969534

Any input on this?

>> No.56969985

are model m's made by lexmark inferior to those made by ibm?

>> No.56970139

anywhere I can buy a white HHKB Pro JP keycap set? even better if I could get the type-s colours.

>> No.56970451

Guys, like, I want to get a mechinical meme for my teenager gamer cousin (their parents will buy it, not me). I just opened the thread and saw >>56949360 which is almost what I want for him. If I don't find a good one I'll tell him to buy that logitech g50 or however it's called.

One must have is a volume control key, like the one I replied, which is fucking cool.

Like 100€ or so, their parents have a disco here, so they are rich anyways.

>Location (continent at least)
Spain, so Spanish layout is a must.

>Preferred switch type
Cherry Red/Black or something similar.

ISO? I don't know, the one used at EU with the big Enter key.

>Form factor
80-100%. He won't care about numpad, but maybe about the other stuff.

Not necessary, but it will be a plus.

Mine is a Ozone Strike Pro, a gayming one that does the job, but I really miss there that volume control key, so that's why I want one for my cousin, and maybe even buy another keyboard myself.

>> No.56970584

My space bar is double tapping. MX browns. What should I do to identify/fix problem?

>> No.56970726
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Pok3r is too small.

The ability to program it doesn't help.

>> No.56970746

>One must have is a volume control key, like the one I replied, which is fucking cool.
>Spain, so Spanish layout is a must.
Then there aren't a lot of options. Das Keyboard will get you there. The only trouble is what you get for the price, which is typically a little higher than your budget. They used to have respectable build quality, but they switched to a shit tier manufacturer and kept the prices the same.

>> No.56970769

I found out that the Corsair K70 has all I want. Is Corsair good or just a meme?

Just was going to reply. The Corsair is 130€ now, I guess he can afford it (well, they definetly can).

>> No.56970828

Corsair is okay. A lot of people see LED failures within the first year. Also, enthusiasts don't like them because they do weird stuff with the layout of the bottom row (spacebar and modifier keys) and that makes it difficult to find replacement keycaps that fit.

>> No.56970891

what keyboard is that?

>> No.56971237

Depends on which model Ms we are talking about.

>> No.56971248

scroll down to the bottom if you want the full sets.

>> No.56971441

Check out the Choc mini. it might be something you want.

>> No.56972122
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The unicomp ultra classic is pretty aesthetic. I put a comfy sticker on mine too.

>> No.56972269

clean your keyboard

>> No.56972418

why? It's not even dirty.

>> No.56972521

Does anyone use brown switches? tried them today. They feel terrible. I remember some old image saying they were like reds with sand in them, and it's pretty accurate. I wanted something with a little bit of feedback but blues are so fucking loud

>> No.56972529

Get MX clears. Or some sort of alps.

>> No.56972720

matias quiet switches would be the way to go.
Also SP is starting to produce alps compatible keycaps now that they are becoming more popular so finding replacements should no longer be an issue

>> No.56973185
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Just got this sexy set

>> No.56973194

How do they feel different? I thought clears were the same thing as browns but require more force

>> No.56973219
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The bump on clears is significantly larger than on browns.

>> No.56973269
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got me this thing to put inbetween my split keyboard. mx blues, although the main kb has ergo clears.

>> No.56973282

I honestly think browns feel better than clears. Favorite is gateron blue though. They are loud though.

>> No.56973283
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clears have an extended tactile bump

>> No.56973302

waiting for my tada

>> No.56973341

>I honestly think browns feel better than clears.
It's okay, not everyone is right all the time.

>> No.56973463

Well to be fair I don't really like either. I really need to sell my keyboards that have those.

>> No.56973504

Cherry tactile switches are pretty underwhelming. I wish they would come up with a better design. All the good switches had their patents expire, so I wonder why cherry wont take some inspiration from them and give us proper tactile feedback

>> No.56973527

is topre tactile

>> No.56973553
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Topre is just a fancy rubber dome (pic related), and rubber domes are already tactile. So to answer your question yes they are tactile

>> No.56973638
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about to buy my frist mechanical keyboard thinking about this one what do you think >


>> No.56973664

Only if you don't mind the inconsistent click of mx whites.

>> No.56973684

Best tenkeyless backlit mechanical keyboard mkg?

I want real backlight illuminating letter/number on key, not just shining out the back of caps like most I've found do.

Used for typing almost exclusively, I think brown is best switch?

>> No.56973710

can you recomend me one then ?

>> No.56973973

If you want a heavier clicky switch, mx greens would work. Or matias clicky switches.

>> No.56974054

I used to be like you thinking full size was best. But It's no fun having your mouse movement stopped at a critical moment by hitting the edge of your keyboard. I have learned my lesson and gotten a keyboard with the number pad and arrow keys cut off.

>> No.56974133


I just said fuck it and got a KBP V80 with Matias switches. Only buckling springs have better tactility than Alps and you can't get those in 80% with NKRO without spending a fortune on one of those custom Model Fs with weird cases/layouts.

>> No.56974147
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painted a memewidow someone gave me for free. does it look ugly?

>> No.56974156


>> No.56974239
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first mechanical keyboard and from what I understand its like this

Blue switch for typing
Red switch for gaming
Brown switch is in between

I think im going for brown and this keyboard what do you think ?

>> No.56974256

There is no such thing as "best" since everyone plays different games.
Since you didn't give me a budget I'll assume its in the 80-100 dollar range.
I'd say go for the E-element TKL version

>> No.56974303

where can I get topre pbt spacebars that aren't horrible quality stuff from aliexpress?

>> No.56974315

Hello Dante. If you do go for browns you might be a bit disappointed with their tactile feedback.
Maybe go for cherry clears?

>> No.56974348

masdrop really

>> No.56974349

>Get standard bottom row board
>Check out included ABS for the first 3 months-ish
>See if they look shiny / more slippery
>Decide if PBT is necessary

This is my advice. Although not all ABS caps are so bad. I kept the ABS caps on my Magicforce 68 because they're quieter and feel like PBT in texture (not in thickness though). However the ABS caps I've gotten with Cooler Master boards have pretty consistently felt like shit.

>> No.56974381

so what would you recomend ?

>> No.56974450

Any of these keyboards


>> No.56974504


The tactility of MX browns is really meh and just isn't distinct enough to help you feel the actuation point like it's supposed to.

Instead of going for a "middle ground," if you don't want blues because they make high pitched clicking noises, you may as well just get linear switches like reds because they'll feel nicer to type on. You could also try clears. They have heavier springs requiring more force to push and the tactility is stronger than on browns, though still not great.

That or get an entirely different type of switch that actually is tactile, like Alps or buckling springs.

>> No.56974523

this will be primarly a gaming computer so i dont know what to go for

>> No.56974532

I wouldn't recommend Alps or Buckling springs since he wants to get those edgy key caps

>> No.56974609

Thing is no matter what they say about cherry reds, there isn't actually a "gaming" switch and it's all preference.
Do you want the switch to click when it actuates, or stay quiet?
(non-clicky switches will still go thock if you bottom them out though)
Do you want tactile feedback when the switch actuates before it bottoms out?
Are you a light or heavy typer?
(by way of comparison, if you're used to rubber domes they're much heavier than light switches like cherry reds)

>> No.56975085

Has anyone used the Division Zero X40 from Das?

>> No.56975118
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Excited, my first mechanical keyboard is arriving tomorrow.

>> No.56975157

My one gripe with DAS is that they lowered the build quality on their newer keyboards, while still keeping the same price. They are still good keyboards and nothing is wrong with them, but personally I don't support companies that do that

>> No.56975640

Definitely a great board for its price. It has a fair bit of weight and the popout feet have nice rubber padding. The switches rest on a metal surface and are as loud as buckling springs. It seems the only part they skimped out on were the keycaps.

>> No.56975743

yes, but only because of those godawful keycaps. change em and you'll have something that looks Decent

>> No.56976362

Learn how to use a mouse. You gaymer kids are technologically illiterate

>> No.56976502

Comfy? I was thinking of getting a numpad and tkl .

>> No.56976620
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Whats a /g/ approved, quiet keyboard? Mechanical or not.

>> No.56976701

Unicomp Customizer

>> No.56976741

I was looking for a bucking spring independent numpad. Does such a thing exist? In fact, does anybody make buckling spring stuff currently aside from Unicomp (and that one project with the Model Fs)?

>> No.56976756

you have to actively be putting force down. I use Gateron Clears (35g) and resting my entire hand across my keyboard does not actuate anything.

>> No.56976854


No and no.

Shame, really. The patent's expired so it's open season for any capacitive buckling spring chinkboards.

>> No.56977003

DSA keycaps look really weird desu

>> No.56977263

I'm curious, what's the appeal of 40% keyboards? How can they at all be efficient to type on?

>> No.56977354
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meme points

layers, and being able to do multiple functions with one switch

it's less efficient, and I don't know how anyone could pretend it wasn't, but they aren't without their uses.

>> No.56977416

What kind of paint?
How long does it last without chipping?

>> No.56977431

Lower sensitivity is better for fps bro. That means larger arm movements.

>> No.56977451

>not having a sensitivity toggle so you can 180noscope with a flick at high sens and make fine adjustments for the headshot at low sens all in one smooth motion

>> No.56977611

So I have a two part question for you gents-
preface- I'm building out a keyboard, 60% with a GH60. I have the keyswitches already, board should be here shortly, and then the plate whenever the fuck china and usps decide to give me my shit.

I just read on some forum that plate mount switches would require me to desolder every switch to swap a switch out if it's defective- that sounds odd, because I was under the impression that the plate sits between the switch and the PCB so to speak. If this were the case I should just be able to desolder the single switch means it goes in over the plate, correct?

Secondly, reading up on plate mount and pcb mount, I've read multiple places that the "disadvantage" of PCB mount is that it's required to solder the switches, which implies that if you go the PCB mount route you don't need to solder the switches in place, is this true? if so that sounds very prone to errors...

>> No.56977677
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There was CM Storm Quickfire TK if the gaymen aesthetic doesn't bother you.

>> No.56977864

Realforce 87U

>> No.56978215
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>> No.56978244

Looks good senpai
What keyboard + keycap set are you using?

>> No.56978295


shit fucking taste

>Yellow caps with stock razer on a white board.

What the fuck? Get a full set that actually looks decent on a white board.

>> No.56978518
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Stock TADA68

>> No.56978559

Guy with the k70 lux red here.
I'm worried about the LEDs.
Some anon said the lux fixed the problems but you never know.

I leave my pc on all the time, should I turn off the LEDs before I go to bed? Will that help keep them alive?

>> No.56978629
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>tfw trying to learn to touch type

How many of you guys can touch type? I'm trying to learn but numbers and punctuation are ridiculous. It's so difficult to reach.

>> No.56978637

Looks beautiful, what type of switches do you have?

>> No.56978675

>Not caressing your loli every day

>> No.56978998

Is the ducky one TKL a good board? Any better TKL options at that price point?

>> No.56979070

I've got the letters down, but the numbers/symbols are nearly impossible.

>> No.56979088

Yeah, It's good. Personally, if you don't care for the LEDs you can get a CMS Quickfire TKL. Equally decent and a bit cheaper.


>> No.56980768

So /mkg/ what switches do you use and why?

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