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/mkg/ - Mechanical Keyboard General - Clean and simple thread

previous thread >>57353184

>Buyer's template:
http://pastebin.com/33S1gVkG
>Where to Buy:
http://pastebin.com/8Yku80VL
>FAQs:
http://pastebin.com/M5w7QtKp
>Use the buyer's template
http://pastebin.com/33S1gVkG
>Keyset wiki
keypuller.com
>>

>> No.57388636

Whats the best keyboard for typing? I don't do gaming, maybe some times but not too much.
My budget is 150$ or less

>> No.57388802

How do I make my Cherry blues click louder?

>> No.57388957

Are there any mechanical keyboards in or just out of production that have a small backspace and bigass enter key?

>> No.57389116

>>57388802
get greens

>> No.57389166

Are model M keycaps compatible with model F keycaps?

>> No.57389206

>>57388957
What kind of layout is that?

>> No.57389259
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>>57389206
>>57388957
You guys mean ISO

>>57389166
yes

>> No.57389282

>>57389259
>Massive right shift
>Umlaut button
>that abomination to the left of 'Z'
ISO a shit

>> No.57389291
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>> No.57389292
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>>57389259
No they mean a 1u backspace and an Enter key the size of ANSI enter and backslash combined.

>> No.57389364

>>57389259
No, but ISO is good nonetheless

>>57389292
Yes, this

>> No.57389427

>>57389292
steelseries and Addeso have enter keys like that, but I wouldn't recommend it as buying replacement keycaps will be a pain

>> No.57389530

>>57389427
Steelseries has a normal backspace tho

>> No.57389614
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>>57389427
>>57389364
>>57389292


Really unusual layout really dont see the point

>> No.57389634

>>57388462
How bad are cheap chink ones?
I want a backlight but it's just overpriced here local.

>> No.57389646

>>57389634
You can get nice ones in PBT, just be sure its the same layout before buying

>> No.57389673

is this actually good or is he shilling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvQkrx-y4iM

>> No.57389688

>>57389634
Eagletech sells some for 40 bucks

>> No.57389695

>>57388957
get a keyboard with japanese layout

>> No.57389700

>>57389673
The tomoko is better and its on sale right now on amazon so its cheaper

>> No.57389704

Anyone have the image for that modified ISO layout? Some anon was posting it a while back calling it perfection over and over. I think it had some dolch colour scheme on it as well.

>> No.57389710

>>57389646
>PBT
I'm new to mkg, sorry not sure what that means.

I currently have cherry MX reds for my desktop, but I can't see myself typing fast on that. What would you recommend for typing and occasional gaming? Browns?

>>57389688
I'm in aus. Is that usd? Do they ship here?

>> No.57389721

>>57389614
I'll be honest, I like to slam down on the return key like a retard and the bigass enter does it for me

>> No.57389744

>>57389710
PBT is a different type of plastic used for keycaps. They won't shine up with use like ABS caps will.

>> No.57389784

fuck me this is cheap right now


https://www.amazon.com/TOMOKO-Mechanical-Keyboard-Water-Resistant-Anti-ghosting/dp/B01DBJTZU2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1478302494&sr=8-1&keywords=Tomoko

>> No.57389834

>>57389744
Thanks

>> No.57389835
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57389835

Just bought my first ever mechanical, needed something for my new pc build. Mostly gaming, but a bit of typing as well. My god does it feel good to type on these things. Between getting a mechanical keyboard and a SSD for my PC I feel like I'm in a whole new world of tech.

Side note, I had typed on mx blues before and liked the feel but they were a bit too loud, and wanted a bit more feedback than reds so I figured browns would be a good mid point. Tried them in the store today and they felt mushy and shitty, glad I went with mx reds

>> No.57389873

>>57389710
Man it really sucks to be in Australia everything is like 50 bucks more, but I did find this. Its 35 bucks more then the US equivalent:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/RGB-backlight-E-Element-Z-77-Mechanical-Keyboard-Outemu-switches-Black-Blue-Switches-104-key-ABS/32480654823.html?spm=2114.01010208.3.1.Nr40Ff&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_2_10091_10090_10088_10089,searchweb201603_1&btsid=9ebd53c1-c326-43e4-8721-a5316cd4390f

>> No.57389897

>>57389835
Man I feel bad for you. My only hope is that you didn't overpay for it.

>> No.57389929
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57389929

Apparently non-rgb versions of the new topre realforce boards are going to retail for around $230

I hope they don't fuck it up with the variable actuation meme.

>> No.57390056

>>57389929
This is the one thing I don't get. Topre clones are becoming cheaper and cheaper, with more options to choose from, yet Realforce decides to discontinue their most popular and only budget board with CM and instead choose to make their own copy and sell it for more.

Its like they want they don't want to enter the mass market

>> No.57390074

>>57390056
Imagine a world where Topre is cheap

>> No.57390142
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>>57390056

They're releasing a type heaven version as well that will retail in the low $100s and that will be the successor to the NovaTouch

Realforce is their boutique series.

>> No.57390199

>>57390142
You can actually get topre clones as low as 80 bucks now. Hopefully Realforce manages to stay competitive with them like how cherry does with Gaterons and Kailh

>> No.57390214

>>57390074
Why not get topre clones
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1434
Heck if you want used you can get them for even cheaper

>> No.57390244

>>57390199
I guess we'll wait and see. Personally the type heaven is my favourite looking keyboard. I just hope they release a UK ISO version this time around.

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Speaking of topre I was thinking of getting pic related for the SA profile keycaps, but for some reason they bundled it with these audiophile headphones so i skiped it. $380 was way too much

>> No.57390302
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why are there 3 threads

>> No.57390315

>>57390302
Nice puffy vulva there.

>> No.57390337
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>>57390302
It seems that we are getting popular. Maybe we have taken the memes too far.

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>>57390337
nah

they're good memes

>> No.57390386

>>57389929
Are these actually similar quality to the $200 Topre boards?

>> No.57390479

>Budget
Up to $150

>Location (continent at least)
Mexico (yeah, yeah, I know)

>Preferred switch type
Nothing overtly loud, I remember an anon posted last thread about Cherry Clears and Matias Quietclick and I'm interested in those

>Layout
QWERTY

>Form factor
TKL preferred

>Backlight
Not necessary

>Previous/current keyboards
None

So I've been setting my sights on getting my very first mechanical keyboard and wandering a bit I found this one: https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1941 but I need a bit more guidance. Any help?

>> No.57390499
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57390499

The Omron romer g switches have two actuation points therefore half the chance of failure. Cheery MX is over and finished.

>> No.57390562

>>57390142

How good is Real Force vs Type Heaven?

Next board getting either RF or ducky shine whites

>> No.57390594

>>57389873
I feel bad for aussies. Shitty telecom companies screwing them over and shitty price ranges on components. They even censor the fucking kids cartoons if some character uses a stick as a weapon.

>> No.57390607
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57390607

ducky at computex

"Flaretech Switch, Optical Lens Mechanical Switch."

>> No.57390658

>>57389873
Not a big fan of the design desu.

What about this?

Brand Mantistek GK2 104 Keys Mechanical Keyboard NKRO RGB Blue Red Black Brown Switch Computer Gaming Keyboard LED Backlit
http://s.aliexpress.com/IrU3uyAB
(from AliExpress Android)

>> No.57390715

>>57390658
Or this, 69 during the sale?
Motospeed CK104 Metal 104 Keys RGB Blue Switch Gaming Wired Mechanical Keyboard LED Backlit Anti-Ghosting for Gamer Computer
http://s.aliexpress.com/Z77NrMbY
(from AliExpress Android)

>>57390594
Telcos here aren't bad 2bh. I'm getting unlimited calls and texts with 30GB 4g data for 60 a month.

>> No.57390746

>>57390715
Our ISPs are pretty shit though, I'm paying over $100 a month for roughly 10 megabit speeds and a 300GB download cap, and that's the best possible deal we could get from them in this area.

>> No.57390747
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>>57390499
Omron switches always had terrible build quality.
Its a shame though since they look very fun to type on. One day I'll try out Omron Ambers

>> No.57390826

>>57390746
We're on Optus here, not sure about our data cap but we've never gone over.
Paying for 20mbit, getting 14.
Could be worse I suppose, but it's honestly enough for me and my family

>> No.57390827
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>>57390746
Be glad with what you have. And before you ask yes this is real

>> No.57390847

>>57390827
man that's fucked

>> No.57390915

>>57390827
What is this? Somalia?

>> No.57390926

>>57390826
Optus are absolute dogshit around here, they have very little coverage and 4G is practically non-existent. You'll get Telstra or another company piggybacking off Telstra's shit and you'll like it.

>> No.57390972

>>57390827
Do you just use lynx to browse everything or what

>> No.57390974
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>>57390915
Nope America.
Also that's an old image We got an upgrade here!

>> No.57391014

>>57390056
This is bad.. wanted to order a NovaTouch but apperently the vendor can't manage to get another model.. :(

>> No.57391035

>>57391014
looks like you have to either wait for a sale on Type Heaven keyboards or to buy a clone

>> No.57391093

>>57390926
I never liked Telstra.

Whereabouts are you? I'm in the hills and Optus is great here.

>> No.57391124

>>57391093
Mid-east QLD

>> No.57391141

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B015MPQQ0A/ref=cm_sw_r_other_apa_PhthybPWVZ1DP

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01M0QEYR4/ref=cm_sw_r_other_apa_Bithyb0K93C8G

Which one looks better?

Don't know about the Blues because they are loud as fuck.

>> No.57391203

>>57391141
here is a sound test
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrdmxymB6F8

To be honest they both look bad. I'd spend the extra money and get something like CM or Rosewill. But if you must choose then get the cheaper one because it looks the best.

>> No.57391218

What's a good carrying case that fits 60% keyboards like my Pok3r?

>> No.57391259

>>57388462
I don't get it, why would you want anything other than a model M?

>> No.57391264

>>57391259
Smaller is better.

>> No.57391272

>>57391203
Shit they are noisy as fuck... Right now I have a Cooler Master Devastator keyboard (It's kinda shit I guess) so any mechanical will literally be cheaper. I don't want to spend so much, unless I can get a really good black friday deal or something.

The cheaper one uses no name brown switches, my only problem with the keyboard it's self is that in a review it said they have no legs and sit a little bit high. I am used to using the keyboard flat on the table.

>> No.57391288
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>>57391259
First of all the model F is superior and that is a fact.
Secondly maybe because you want to save space on your desk. Not everyone can fit a 122 Battleship on their desk

>> No.57391290

>>57391264
But heavier, noisier, and more keysier is better.

>> No.57391317

>>57391288
You are right My mechanical friend, the Model F is something I should be typing on.

>> No.57391328

>>57391272
The problem with cherry based switches is that they are loud no matter which one you get.
Maybe check out matias quiet switches
https://www.mechanicalkeyboards.com/search.php?keyword=&brand=&switch=32&size=&led=&capmat=&capprint=&model=&availability=in_stock_pre&show_kb=off&show_kb=on&show_acc=off

Sound comparison:
https://youtu.be/I-5kiJoE8Wo?t

>> No.57391336

>>57391290
That's a bad thing.

>> No.57391342
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>>57388462
Any beige keyboards with red switches?
I want to match the aesthetics of my desktop as much as possible

>> No.57391346
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>>57391317
They truly are a thing of beauty. Shame Unicomp doesn't have the tooling for them.

>> No.57391382

>>57391328
Shieet. So from the two keyboards I should go with the one with brown switches? I don't even know mate.

>> No.57391452

>>57391342
If you really want to match the aesthetic then get a model M

>> No.57391468

>>57391452
Or a Model F
See >>57391346

>> No.57391482

>tfw there is no decent wireless clickety clack Keyboard available in the EU

>> No.57391489

>>57391288
There are things called SSK Model M

if just Unicomp would get their ass on doing anything

>> No.57391498

>>57391346
There are new model F's being made at least. They're expensive though.

http://www.modelfkeyboards.com/

>> No.57391523

>>57391468
Model Fs are really hard to come by and are very expensive, except for the old 83 key ones you can get them for 80 bucks. You also need an adapter to be able to use them with a modern PC

Model Ms on the other hand are made brand new on unicomps website for $84 and come with USB so they should have no issue using them with your PC

>> No.57391545
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>>57391468
>>57391452
Lol.

Anything cheaper? Or with red switches at least?

>> No.57391569

>>57391482
What about Filco?
They have UK, German, Swedish/Finnish, French, Nordic, and Italian

http://www.keyboardco.com/category.asp?sr=&path=mechanical+keyboards&lan=United+Kingdom&lan=German&lan=Swedish%2FFinnish&lan=French&lan=Nordic&lan=Italian&ss=de&rtv=100


Or why not buy from china?
http://www.banggood.com/APP-Control-Anne-PRO-Blue-Red-Switch-RGB-Bluetooth-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard-p-1064055.html

Here is also a video review
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJ1fsALtGXo

>> No.57391606

>>57391545
Don't by Model Fs unless you want to go through the hassle of converting them.

Buy brand new Model Ms here
http://www.pckeyboard.com/page/category/UltraClassic

>> No.57391623

>>57391545
Not the 83 key one, the 122 key.
It's not cheap, but you will achieve great aesthetics.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/IBM-Model-M-5-Pin-DIN-122-Key-Keyboard-Vintage-P-N-1390572-/201605098256?hash=item2ef099ab10:g:RboAAOSwNSxVOVXo

>> No.57391645

>>57391545
If you have the desk space buy one of these

http://www.pckeyboard.com/page/category/Classic

>> No.57391665

>>57389614
>unusual
>mfw I saw only big ass Enter keyboards 20 years ago

>> No.57391668
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>>57391606
>>57391645

This is perfect. Hows shipping to aus?

>> No.57391685

>>57391668
Probably 30-40 bucks. Ask them their customer service is pretty good, at least here in the US

>> No.57391697

>>57391668
>spacesaver
>it's just a full-size keyboard
How big were standard old keyboards if that's space saving?

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>>57391697

>> No.57391729
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>>57391697
Its different from PC to PC. Some only had 50 keys while others like this were called battleship keyboard

>> No.57391755

>>57391729
Beautiful.

>>57391685
Cheers mate.

>> No.57391761
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>>57388462
I'm currently having an RSI crisis and trying to get my shit together. I have a cherry brown keyboard atm, should I consider something different or it would just change my keyboard noise practically?

Also, I always believed that ergonomic layouts were just a meme. Should I reconsider?

Thanks for any help :3

>> No.57391767

>>57391729
Lookie here, a literal battleship keyboard.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Rare-Large-Vintage-Original-Royal-Navy-Frigate-Ops-Room-Keyboard-ESM-Console-/391089043656?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item5b0eb938c8&afsrc=1&rmvSB=true
Maybe not battleship, but it's a frigate keyboard.

>> No.57391786
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>>57391761
>Also, I always believed that ergonomic layouts were just a meme

Anon let your memes be dreams

>> No.57391794
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>>57390607
>Optics
>Detachable
These should be the least in the make-it-better list

>> No.57391831

>>57391697
Unicomp's definition of "space saver" is that they take a lot of bezel off the top/back of the keyboard (above the F-row).
Normally with regards to model Ms, space saver refers to TKL, but those are much rarer than run of the mill model Ms, and Unicomp doesn't make them.

>> No.57391832
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Model F 122 battleship

>> No.57391847
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>>57391832
4704 107

>> No.57391851

>>57391832
Did the keyboard always have blank key caps or were they replaced with blank ones?

>> No.57391862
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>>57391761
Depends how far you want to go. Maltron and Kinesis both make these ludicrous ergonomic mechanical keyboards.

If you want something a bit less crazy then check out ergodox
https://www.massdrop.com/buy/infinity-ergodox

If you want just want a split mechcanil keyobard then you can by either from VEA or Mistel.

>> No.57391880
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>>57391761
For now the ergodox is your best bet imo. Until this thing comes out that is.

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>>57391851
They came with 24 F keys, I removed the top ones and left the underlying keys on. Any blank keycaps were added as the keys weren't assigned to do anything

Here's a Model F 84 key AT I converted to ANSI

>> No.57391891
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Got my WASD keycaps the other day, they feel far better than the caps that came with this keyboard.

>> No.57391937
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57391937

>>57391891
WASD keycaps are pretty bad anon

http://i.imgur.com/ktKQsOB.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/r4tJWBh.jpg

I would have recommend you get pic related instead. Sure its from china but it has much better build quality then WASD.
The PBT key caps will last you longer then that keyboard too

>> No.57391961

>>57389259
Where the fuck can I buy this exact keyboard?

>> No.57391963

>>57391786
>>57391862
>>57391880
Do you guys use ergonomic layouts?
I think the benefits worth the adaptation, but i'm a web developer so I really have no way of removing mouse from workflow (no vim magic for me). My point is, ergonomic layouts are really intimidating to me mostly because I imagine switching between keyboard and mouse will be much more overwhelming even after the adaptation phase.

Can anyone share their experiences with keyboard/mouse switching on ergonomic layouts?

>> No.57391988

>>57391937
I'll cross that bridge once I get to it, from what I understand as long as they last me longer than the original caps that came with this eastern times tech board. Within 2 weeks the characters were fading off. I'll look into that board though when it is time to replace my current one though.

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>>57391963
Yes. It only took me about a week to get used to this layout. Moving between the board and mouse is no problem either.

>> No.57392026
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57392026

>>57391961
that keyboard is a Ducky Shine 3 with aftermarket Ducky Nordic keycaps. Ducky doesn't make the shine 3 anymore, but you could maybe get one used.

As for the keycaps you could message Ducky Nordic on the deskthority forums to see if they still make some sets

>> No.57392056

>>57391988
THAT IS NOT A KEYBOARD.
Those are just PBT keycaps worth 40 bucks.
nice dubs also I forgot the link, but you could've also reverse image searched.

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/mechanical-keyboard-thick-PBT-keycap-cherry-mx-OEM-height-side-print-grey-white-similar-granite-classic/32745591886.html?spm=2114.01010208.3.10.KHxXDE&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_2_10091_10090_10088_10089,searchweb201603_1&btsid=ca8a808c-4b25-465e-a2a3-16101b5c5a48

>> No.57392087

>>57391994
Good to know, thanks!
Have you researched before buying this one?
I mean why didn't you picked a curved one? Just having the hands positions to be independent is good enough you think?

>> No.57392127

>>57392087
>I mean why didn't you picked a curved one?
You mean like a kinesis? I wanted to be able to adjust the two halves as I saw fit. Having the tilt makes a world of difference to me.

>> No.57392173

>>57392127
>You mean like a kinesis?
Yes, but there is splitted versions of that too.
Sorry, I'm just curious about the reasoning behind your choice... thanks!

>> No.57392186

>>57392026
They're German/Nordic keycaps. Nordic keyboard wouldn't have the O and A with umlauts.

Source: currently typing on a nordic keyboard.

>> No.57392225

>>57392173
>Yes, but there is splitted versions of that too.
Is there? The only kinesis with a curve to the main cluster I know of is pic related.

Once this >>57391880 becomes available it'll replace my ergodox in all likelyhood.

>> No.57392234
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57392234

>>57392225
Woops, forgot my pic.

>> No.57392376

>>57392225
I was not referring to the kinesis specifically, but I'm glad to know you think that kind of layout is a good investment.
Thanks for the help senpai ^_^

Does that trope board in >>57391880 has a estimated release date or something? I want can keep tracking info about it.

>> No.57392410

>>57392376
Nah, so far the dude making it just has some prototypes (including the controller board).

https://deskthority.net/workshop-f7/designing-a-custom-topre-board-t11734.html

>> No.57392452

>>57390315
Where did the puffy vulva even originate from? Is it a line in the novel or some shit?

>> No.57392468
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>>57390974
>Has a data limit
Holy shit anon, what state/city are you in?

>> No.57392473

>>57392468
What the fuck is wrong with you?

>> No.57392505

>>57389291
I came

>> No.57392549

>>57391498

Really needs a slimmer bezel and a layout more like the tada68 before I'd be willing to shell out.

>> No.57392602
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57392602

My desk while waiting for keycaps and replacement parts, also the memeami is not going to be on that keyboard just needed a place to put them while fixing the other keyboard

>> No.57392707

>>57392468
I think the data caps are the least of his worries. Did you even see the monthly price

>> No.57392757
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57392757

>>57392468
If you want to know those specific data plans are for Nome, Alaska. If you live in Fairbanks then its much better (pic related).

Here is the ISPs website so if you want to see how low things are then check it out.
https://www.gci.com/internet/plans

>> No.57393040
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57393040

I scored this junk for $3. Is it worth anything or should I just salvage the keycaps and switches like I planned?

Doubleshot keycaps
ALPS yellow

It probably won't work with a passive adapter on a modern system but otherwise it should work on XT systems.

>> No.57393102

>>57393040
If you google Emerson Yellow Alps Keyboard you can find some top results on geekhack about the same exact problem you have. If it doesn't answer your question then make a post there or at deskthority

>> No.57393145

>>57393102
I bought it for the caps, I have no idea if it actually works or not. I'd just rather not part out something that is actually worth something to someone. I googled the model # (KFCLEA916A) and I only got one result which mentions the XT/AT problem so I just assumed it won't work.

>> No.57393149

>>57388462

Didn't someone here want some Fugus?

>https://world.taobao.com/item/539591777396.htm#detail

>> No.57393216

>>57388636
Ducky Zero w/ cherry MX blues. Hands down best keyboard I've ever used. I use it primarily for work and some gaming. 8-10 hours a day and still feels amazing. My job revolves around data entry and this is the best keyboard I've ever used. I've used a das keyboard with browns before and they feel like crap compared to the blues. If the noise bothers you get some O dampening rings but don't go brown. MSRP is ~$120.

>> No.57393283

>>57393149
How to order from this website without giving away my liver?

>> No.57393289

>>57388636
Unicomp Model M is 84 dollars + shipping

>> No.57393381

>>57391141
Anybody?

>> No.57393425

>>57393283
Use an agent like http://www.taobaotrends.com/

>> No.57393512

>>57388957
JIS has these features.
Be aware that the legends will not match what comes out when you type on the keyboard.
You can change this; I did with mine today, but I find the US layout to be better for typing English (I don't speak Japanese).
You can buy JIS boards from amazon.co.jp and use a forwarding service.

>> No.57393543

>>57390199
I just want an unlabeled JIS 108 key Realforce with MX stems.
I remember PFU did some thing like an analogue HHKB and what Topre is doing with the Realforce RGB's variable activation seems like it. That would be a neat feature.
>>57390337
That one on the right was mine.

>> No.57393580

>>57391847
What kind of plastic does Unicomp use for their keycaps?

>> No.57394155

>>57393580
pbt

>> No.57394893

I just bought the KB Paradise V60 mini with Cherry MX Blues, anyone have much experience with it? Additionally where in Australia is a good place to get Vortex keycaps?

>> No.57395219

I bought a switch tester because it's really hard to gauge what type of switch I'd like purely from descriptions.

Always thought tactile would be best, and the stiffer the better but I prefer the Cherry blue to the green. But the tactile grey feels nice.

Also the Gateron blue feels awesome. I thought it was supposed to be the knock off brand, but I think I prefer it to the Cherry blue.

And throwing out my preconception that tactile/clicky would be the way to go, I think the Cherry black feels rather sexy.

I'm a little bit more informed now but also so fucking confused too. I feel like over the next 6 months I'll end up buying a couple more boards. And then I'll just end up wondering about Zealio switches or something.

>> No.57395527
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57395527

bought a japanese mech keyboard for like 80 dollars, blue switches p retty good

>> No.57395566
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57395566

>>57395527
lights out

>> No.57395835

Why does a HHKB with little foam rings on the slider to reduce upstroke noise cost $115 more than a standard HHKB? That's fucking ridiculous.

>> No.57396308
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57396308

>>57395219
>I feel like over the next 6 months I'll end up buying a couple more boards. And then I'll just end up wondering about Zealio switches or something.
Nah man, just get browns. Browns are the totally best switch for everything and you'll love them just like I did on my first board.

>> No.57396395
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57396395

KBC international board. 67key jis. Cherry MX green. I learned how to type in Japan so I can't get used to the American layout. It felt so good I bought two of them. Century Black pawn

>> No.57396542

Going to osaka/kyoto, anyone can rec good places to pick up a mech there?

>> No.57396743
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57396743

>>57391880

The Dactyl? It was already released. You can build one dirt cheap if you have a 3d printer.

>>57393149

Now all we need is a Booper clone.

>> No.57396756

>>57396743
>The Dactyl?
Nope, this thing will be much more customizable. See >>57392410

>> No.57396764

>Budget
70 - 80,-€

>Location (continent at least)
Germany

>Preferred switch type
Linear, silent and soft

>Layout
ANSI

>Form factor
100%

>Backlight
No

>Previous/current keyboards
CM Storm Quick Fire Ultimate

>> No.57396791

>>57392410
>>57396756

Neato.

Shame it is Topre though instead of a good tactile switch.

>> No.57396805

>>57396791
The plan is to eventually support MX switches as well. Eventually™

>> No.57396829

>>57390357
which keycaps are those?
are they from a typewritter?

>> No.57396836

>>57392549
ellipse is working on a compact case

>> No.57396862

>>57393040
what the fuck is wrong with your foot

>> No.57396877

>>57396862
I dunno, I guess it's just out of the frame

>> No.57397553

Is there a way to get a keyboard delivered to the UK?

Finally decided on the keyboard, but I can currently only see it being sold in US

I don't mind paying the extra shipping costs, so is there some sort of thing that posts stuff overseas for a charge, or something, or am I shit out of luck?

>> No.57397701

>>57388636
in this order
Maltron
Kinesis advantage or ergodox
Keyboardio
Anything else

>> No.57397809

>>57397553
Thanks for being super vauge really helps a lot.

>> No.57397878

>>57397553
Who did you buy it from?
Was it on eBay?
It depends on who does the shipping. USPS, FedEx, DHL, and UPS all have overseas shipping with tracking.
Usually the seller should list who they use to ship stuff abroad

>> No.57397884

Where can I find a good, simple and cheap (<=70$) mk on amazon?

>> No.57397901

>>57397884
E-Element Z-77

>> No.57397954

>>57397901
Is it possible to find one without logo and numpad?

>> No.57397992
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57397992

>>57397884
>>57397901
Like this one (found on /bst/)

>> No.57398036

>>57397809
Oh. Well, I was asking if there was something that does it for whatever.

Otherwise, specifically for what I'm after, I'm referring to the Tesoro Gram Spectrum, and I can't currently find it anywhere that delivers to uk.

There's UK sellers listed on their website, half of which have a functional website, and they don't have it. I looked through the US sellers, but none ship out.

Bit of an anti climax ending if it turns out UK is too third world to deliver to.

>>57397878
I did check eBay too. There is actually one listing from some guy, but it's blue switches, not really what I'm after.

>> No.57398092

>>57398036
Does amazon not ship to the Uk?
https://www.amazon.com/Tesoro-Mechanical-Individual-Illuminated-TS-G11SFL/dp/B01EISADWE

>> No.57398106

>>57397954
You could buy a tomoko a scrub off the logo

>> No.57398114
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57398114

>>57398092
apparently not

>> No.57398171

>>57395527
>japanese
are you sure

>> No.57398400

Are there any good brown switch keyboards in the $40-$60 range?

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B015MPQQ0A/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=AXZ7TDMJNMJSZ
This blue one is great but is loud as fuck!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M0QEYR4/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A1YCJEIYRL1NFE
And this generic brown switch keyboard is also good but sits high and has no legs or anything to lower it.

Any recommendations?

>> No.57398441

>>57389897
Had it for a while its a good keyboard for $100

>> No.57398528

>>57398400
There's the Magicforce 68 if you don't need the F keys too often

>> No.57398537

>>57398400
Monoprice sells some keyboards in that range
https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=13790
There is a\ version without the backlight for 10 bucks cheaper

>> No.57398562

>>57398528
I use the F keys occasionally, I would need them.

>>57398537
Are they blue switches? Also judging the reviews they are not the all that good.

>> No.57398583

>>57398562
If you want blues they also sell them with that. The one I linked was reds

>> No.57398585

>>57398562
>occasionally
That's what I mean though, if you need them less than ten times a day and you're okay with pressing Fn+4 instead of F4, then this should be fine

I mean at least you've got dedicated arrow keys and dedicated Insert, I don't know what I would do without Insert

>> No.57398611

>>57398583
Was looking for browns, they are the ones I would like the most.

>>57398585
True. I play a game called The Isle where I have to press F1 to join a group, so maybe I can live without it.

>> No.57398677
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57398677

>>57398611
If you want browns + full size + Backlight why not get this. Also it has double shot keycaps which is much more durable then those shitty laser etched ones that you were going to buy and only for 60 bucks! (Pic related is what double shot is)
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1933


If you want other switches then
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_list&c=93

>> No.57398715

>>57398677
That keyboard looks nice! Can I get it on Amazon? Because if I get one there and it's under the Computer section I can get $20 off because I have a discount code.

>> No.57398750

>>57398715
Nope its only available at mechkeyboards

>> No.57398763

>>57398750
Shoot. It look's very good though.

>> No.57398767
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57398767

Will Miamis look good on a black Ducky One?

>> No.57398793

>>57390302
what do you think of that watch? thinking of getting one (can't decide between silv/black)

>> No.57398814

>>57398715
If you have a $20 off code you can get this and bring the price down to $54
https://www.amazon.com/Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard-Kludge-Backlit/dp/B013YHXP98/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1478360238&sr=8-2&keywords=Royal+Kludge

>> No.57398817

>>57398767
I don't remember exactly what that case looks like, but black and pink go together well.

>> No.57398844
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57398844

>>57398817
It has a thin minimalist case, with extra buttons over the numpad. Those extra buttons are the ones that are worrying me.

>> No.57398875

>>57398814
Hmm that single review throws me off a bit, saying the quality isn't great and uses unknown switch (Probably a generic)
I do like the look of it though.

>> No.57398919

>>57398875
how about this. It has plenty of reviews, though I don't like the look of it

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KJTG62M?th=1

>> No.57398951

>>57398919
Yea reviews on that one are good but I don't like the look either, especially with lighting and shit on the sites.

https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Backlit-Mechanical-Keyboard-920-007857/dp/B01CDYB8F6/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&qid=1478360817&sr=8-12&keywords=brown+switch+mechanical+keyboard

The G610 looks pretty good, I like it.

>> No.57398989

>>57398951
g610 is good, but it seems like its out of your budget, unless you don't mind spending 70 bucks

>> No.57399016

>>57398989
Yea it is somewhat out of my budget but if it's gonna last me and be good I can do it. Wonder if for Black Friday it might drop in price, because if it does that motivates to get it even more.

>> No.57399040

>>57399016
I don't think codes work on top of black friday deals, unless they are gift cards

>> No.57399103
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57399103

u jelly poorfags?

>> No.57399126

>>57399040
You think so? I fucking wish man, I would do it in a heart beat if I could get it to $60. I mean for $70 it isn't that bad though.

>> No.57399130
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57399130

>>57399103
If you bought hem from CF they're like 30-40 bucks. If you bought them from a scalper then you are retarded.

>> No.57399154

>>57399126
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are three weeks away, but if you can't wait that long then you can go for it.

>> No.57399178

>>57399130
That's still 900-1200 americoins for plastic pieces

>> No.57399183

>>57399154
I can totally wait, but like you said the coupon might not be able to be added on the already discounted product (If it even gets one)

>> No.57399200

>>57399130
>>57399178
Who the fuck waste so much on keys? Might as well make your own for that price.

>> No.57399229
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57399229

>>57399178
>Only 1200
Do you think I'm some kind of poorfag?

>> No.57399252

>>57399200
Yeah, if I was going to buy expensive keycaps it would be something like sterling silver keycaps (yes, someone made some).

>> No.57399275

>>57399252
Haha foreal, anybody that spends thousands just to put some keys on a keyboard is fucking stupid. I don't even understand the point of it.

>> No.57399300
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57399300

>>57399275
Some people spend thousands of dollars on a shitty cherry mx keyboard

>> No.57399319

>>57399300
Yup but at least that is not as bad as burning it on some keys.

>> No.57399342

>>57399300
eww

>> No.57399588

>>57395835
I heard that the sliders are longer to compensate for the foam rings. I don't have another Topre board to test this unfortunately.
Any switch testers with both Cherry MX and Gateron switches? Is this a good one?

>> No.57399596

>>57399588
Forgot link.
http://www.maxkeyboard.com/max-keycap-cherry-mx-switch-gateron-switch-o-ring-ultimate-sampler-tester-kit.html

>> No.57399862

Are whites trash and does mechanicalkeyboards.com ever restock

>> No.57399892

>>57399862
They do restock. They did so recently on some of their keyboards but now they are sold out again.

>> No.57399911

>>57399862
Which white switch?

>> No.57399929

>>57399911
cherry sorry

>>57399892
guess i missed it, seems like they have been sold out on a lot of stuff for months

>> No.57399950

>>57390562
this, does anyone have a type heaven?
I'm not worried too much about the sound difference but I hate key wobble; will the type heaven be a waste or should I save the 80 bucks extra?

>> No.57399963

>>57399929
why would you want cherry whites? Just go for blues or greens. Whites are too inconsistent and greens are just better whites

>> No.57399981

>>57399963
Thats why I asked, ive got blues but I want more and greens are sold out at the moment

>> No.57399988
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57399988

What mechanical memeboard do you guys use?

>> No.57400046

>>57399981
here are some greens
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00EM7L600/ref=twister_B01CJNHEEK?_encoding=UTF8&th=1

https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1944

(You have to buy separate key caps for this, but you can get those on massdrop for like 30 bucks)
http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/products/mechanical-keyboard/wasd-v2-104-key-barebones-mechanical-keyboard-704.html


https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1888

>> No.57400189

>>57400046
After a white case if possible, I could always paint one but id prefer to buy it as is
The ducky looks like a good one to fall back on if I do have to paint something though

>> No.57400239

>>57400189
You can get a pok3r with greens and a white case, but I don't know if you want 60%

>> No.57400320

>>57399988
I have a POK3R with clears and a CODE with greens

Kind of wish I'd skipped the CODE and got a Model M

>> No.57400403
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57400403

>>57392026
>still waiting for the shine 6

They have a pre order up with 2 month guesstimate
I just want something to type in the dark with

>> No.57400514
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57400514

I have a Pok3r with browns, I'm interested in clears. When should I try clears? I've read they're a bit heavier. When I go back to my Quickfire TK with blues now, they feel pretty heavy to me. Almost too heavy compared to the browns. Are clears anything but heavier browns?

>> No.57400643

>>57400514
They are more tactile, i think you'll like them, but they might be a bit on the heavy side if you think blues are to heavy

>> No.57400652

>>57399103
a keyboard is supposed to have a single, cohesive asthetic. this is why they're pretty--everything is in its right place and every key fits in with the whole layout.

I don't understand why you would ruin a keyboard with artisans. with few exceptions, it seems like changing one of the wheels on your car to a handcrafted aftermarket one while leaving the rest the same--it just looks ridiculous

>> No.57400883
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57400883

>>57399300
Isn't that just a modded cherry g80-1800?

>> No.57400959
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57400959

>>57400883
you can get 1800 style PCBs from china for cheap and do whatever you want with them

>> No.57401397

I recently came in possession of two packard bell 5130 keyboard.
The problem is that one work fine once connected to the pc through the adapter, while the other one has the blinking light problem.
Obviously the adapter is the same, so can anyone please help me to find out what's the problem?

>> No.57401594

>>57401397
does it have a pin on the back to switch AT/XT

>> No.57401714
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>>57401594
Nope. By the way I took a picture of the back of the pcb, I don't know if that goo may part of the problem.

>> No.57401739

>>57401714
Leaky capacitors my favorite.

>> No.57401850

>>57399988
Razer Blackwidow 2013, their last model to use original Cherry MX blues.

>> No.57401922
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57401922

Hey /mkg/, are there any sites I can buy or preorder the full white Pok3r RGB boards besides mechanicalkeyboards.com? Preferably closer to Europe.

>> No.57401974

>>57401922
I don't know where you live but here is a list of some resellers

vortexgear.
tw/vortex4.asp

>> No.57402053

>>57401739
So i guess that's the problem and I have to replace those?

>> No.57402079

Did anybody compare Matias switches to complicated white ALPS? I heard good and bad things, not sure what to believe.

>> No.57402106

>>57402053
I don't know. Its an old keyboard and there could be some other problem with it. Most likely that is the problem. If you do replace them then get all Japanese capacitors. The Taiwanese ones will just leak again.

>> No.57402111

>>57401974
Thanks. I forgot about coruskb but it seems theirs is already sold out (or was never for sale to begin with and that's a placeholder).

>> No.57402130

>>57402106
I'll try that, thanks. It's a BTC dome with sliders over pcb by the way, so I think it's worth a cheap repair.

>> No.57402170

How many of you here would admit that you type faster on scissor switches / chiclet keyboards than on any mechanical keyboard you've tried.


It's a bit silly to admit considering how much money I've spent on them, but I definitely type faster and with fewer errors on chiclet keyboards.


It's due to the travel distance probably.


Guess it's time to try the Microsoft Ergo Sculpt.

>> No.57402211

>>57402170
typing speed for me is about the same since I don't bottom out my switches

>> No.57402392

>>57402211

I don't bottom out on most of the keys either, but I don't really tryhard at it.

>> No.57402441

>>57402392
I do bottom out on some of the keys too, the 100g of force needed to bottom out does help not bottoming out.

>> No.57402538
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>>57391891

Don't listen to >>57391937 anon. They have decent caps which will last you a few years unless you are a filthy beta who has disgusting greasy hands all the time, the big reason to chose a WASD keyboard though is their actual keyboards (not key caps).

They are one of the few companies who produce minimalist boards and will build them to your specifications. I ordered mine a while back with mixed MX blue and green switches and is by far the best board i have ever had the pleasure of using.

I chose to have greens installed on the majority of the board but the WASD and L-Shift are blues. Pic related.

>> No.57402629
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>>57402538
>I chose to have greens installed on the majority of the board but the WASD and L-Shift are blues. Pic related.
That's the most disturbing thing I've read all day.
WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT

>> No.57402656

>>57390302
whats the name of that watch?

>> No.57402665
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>>57402629
I can very much understand why you'd have the l-shift, or even most of the modifiers be lighter switches, but why in fucks name you would have different switches throughout the alphas is beyond me.

>> No.57402801
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>>57402665
Gaming.

Blues are lighter than greens and for sustained presses (walking and holding shift for running) it puts less strain on your hands. Conversly stiffer switches across the reactive skill keys means less misclicks.

>> No.57402830

>>57402801
>Gaming
I guessed that much, but doesn't that feel like shit when typing?

>> No.57402863

>>57402801
at least get a keyboard with hotswapable switches so it doesn't feel like shit when you type.

>> No.57402871

>>57402170
I type faster on most of my mechs
but it's not how fast you type, but how confortable you're and having fun while typing

>> No.57402879

>>57402830
I was a bit worried about that when I ordered it, but honestly its not very noticable. I think it's because when I am touch typing my pinky, ring, and middle fingers on my left hand are weaker than my index finger or right hand in general. So those keys actually benefite having less resistance any way.

I would suggest it to anyone who games frequently.

>> No.57402902

>>57402863
>get a keyboard with hotswapable switches
Not him, but are there any keyboards being sold right from vendors, fully SIP-socketed and all?

>> No.57402905

>>57402863
I'm autistic enough to order a keyboard with different switches for gaming. I'm not autistic enough to need to swap them out every time I want to change from gaming to typing. Glad to know there are people more spergy than me out there though.

>> No.57402915

>>57402106
there's other things you think I should look into, just to be sure?

>> No.57402931

>>57402665
>using a digital readout caliper
what are you, a brainlet?

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>>57402931
what's wrong with convenience?

Are you posting from a 2016 macbook pro?

>> No.57403091
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57403091

>>57399988
is that spray painted? I just did my memewidow few hours ago. gonna order some caps soon

>> No.57403180

>>57403091
Jason please. Stop.

>> No.57403208

>>57403180
ok i'll stop posting famry

>> No.57403674

>>57399588
On normal silenced topre boards they are, HHKB specifically uses the standard slider and advertises reduced key travel as a consequence.

>> No.57403977

What mechanical keyboard should I use so that I can have the respect and approval of strangers on the internet?

>> No.57404104

>>57403977
For true respect? You need beam springs.

>> No.57404275

>>57403674
I downloaded something like a HHKB catalogue about the Type-S from PFU.
It said that the travel is 3.8mm.
"New design pursuing high-speed typing 3.8 mm stroke model"
I used Google Translate on the Japanese document.

>> No.57404434

>>57404275
And a typical Topre switch has a travel of 4mm, the o-rings in a Type-S reduce it by 0.2mm.

>> No.57404536

>>57403977
I don't get why you would care about that, but probably something like an old blue alps keyboard if you can find one.

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>>57389291
Just purchased this from deskthority! I'm finally going to be able to get my hands on a Beamspring. This is the exact one I will be getting and it's for sure going to be my main keyboard. I've finally found my 'endgame'
IBM 3278

>> No.57404763
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57404763

>>57404707
Looks like you have a solid IBM collection. Do you also plan on getting all the Alps switches, or an IBM M15

>> No.57404823

>>57404763
I've owned an acer kb101a with blue alps in the past which felt incredible so yes I'll probably buy some others to see what they're like. I definitely want to give an AEK2 a try but they're hard to come across in decent condition.

If I saw an M15 for a decent price I'd definitely get it but that sort of keyboard would be wasted on me. I wouldn't use it, simply because I can't. I suck with anything 'ergonomic'.

>> No.57404875

How’s the realforce 87u and fc660c?

>> No.57404891
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57404891

>>57404875
they are overpriced rubberdomes

>> No.57404899

>>57404891
Spot on

>> No.57405572
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57405572

i bought one of those $30 rk9100x keyboards and plan on swapping out the keycaps with gray and white keycaps with blue lettering then swapping out the top right 3 red LEDs with white LEDs, did i do good?

>> No.57405631

>>57405572
Is that the Rosewill Apollo keyboard?
Where did you get the keycaps?
Also why did you post a picture of a Ducky One?

>> No.57405723

>>57405631
yeah the RK-9100xRBR, it has a $50 rebate so i bought it for the price alone or else i would have bought a TKL mech on blackfriday.

i'm probably going to buy a custom ABS set because it's pretty hard to find companies making full customized PBT sets, and they're expensive.

and because its the same color palate that i'm going to put on the 9100x except for the letters.

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>>57404891
>overpriced
Can't argue with that. I'd really rather buy a clone, but I might go mad waiting for someone to restock the motherfuckers.

>> No.57405804

>>57405731
that's a lot of money for a topre clone. You can get that keyboard for around 80 bucks when its in stock.
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1434


Heck if you spend an extra 20 bucks you can get an official topre board
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/search.php?keyword=&brand=&switch=42&size=&led=&capmat=&capprint=&model=&availability=in_stock_pre&show_kb=off&show_kb=on&show_acc=off

>> No.57405835

>>57405723
If you want that white and grey color scheme you not buy this:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/mechanical-keyboard-thick-PBT-keycap-cherry-mx-OEM-height-side-print-grey-white-similar-granite-classic/32711894266.html?spm=2114.01010208.3.28.RWekkm&ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_2_10091_10090_10088_10089,searchweb201603_1&btsid=ac2a71b2-1065-4153-9788-bd002b4c3b95

>> No.57405929

>>57405804
I've been checking MK every day

I looked on AliExpress because MK hasn't restocked it

It's possible I have already gone mad

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>>57402863

I think he is nuts.

My board is solid greens, and I have never had issues from steain while gaming, even considering I came to this board from browns.

>> No.57406097

>>57405929
If you really are impatient you could go for these
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Noppoo-new-108-electrostic-capacitive-pro-mechanical-keyboard-topre-clone-switches-gaming-keyboard-PBT-keycap-detachable/2039433313.html

>> No.57406119

I bought a cheap black gateron board for ~$45
My buckling spring unicomp has some qc issues (stuck keys, ghost press, etc)

>> No.57406454

Guys, I've been spoiled by my HHKB and now anything larger than a laptop keyboard feels huge and annoying. My full size cherry blue board just sits gathering dust and being a total waste until I need the numpad for some niche thing like Blender. Has anybody else found themselves in a similar situation? What do you do to make sure your KBs don't go to waste?

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>>57406454
a display cabinet

>> No.57406747

>>57398441
>Paying $100 for a Corsair keyboard

Gonna be disappointing when the cable dies or the LEDS start failing.

>> No.57407501

>>57406454
craigslist / ebay

Or just save your old keyboards until you inevitably need another keyboard.

Or bring it to work.

Whatever.

>>57401714
You could always trace the matrix and replace the intel controller with a teensy running custom gh60 firmware or something. I had an old keyboard like that except I ended up cutting the plate and removing the numberpad and function row to make it a 60% and then I just wired up a new matrix.

>> No.57407713

I'm getting my first mechanical keyboard in about a week, what cord do you guys recommend I buy that will last a really long time and looks good?

>> No.57407739

>>57407713
Firstly does your keyboard have a detachable cable?

Some decent cables can be bought here:
https://www.keyclack.com/product-category/usb-cables/

>> No.57407751

>>57391342
that looks comfy as fuck

>> No.57407824
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57407824

>>57407739
>>57407739
Yes, it's a micro USB.

>> No.57407841

>>57407739
>>57407824
Also, thank you.

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57407862

Good night /mkg/

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>>57407862
Goodnight!

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>>57407862
>>57407898
Goodnight senpai

>> No.57407993

Looking for an all black, maybe black coloured aluminium casing (if it's possible) mechanical keyboard that is backlit. Doesn't have to be rgb or anything fancy, just good white light would be fine, rocking the quietest cherry MX switches, whatever they are. Need an ANSI layout and would like to have a numpad as well, don't need macros or any of that fancy shit either.

TL;DR What's a quiet, backlit, ANSI + numpad mechanical keyboard that's all black ('stealth' sort of look) with a decent build quality?

Also, how do O-rings work? I heard they can be added to cut down on noise but do they have any shit 'side effects?'

>> No.57408140

>>57402079

They're on par with simplified white ALPS, which is none too surprising considering that's what they're cloning.

Not as good as complicated, but then neither are genuine simplified white alps.

>> No.57408156

As a person who has never owned a mech, is it a bad idea to just jump straight to a HHKB?

>> No.57408311

>>57408156
if you have the funds, go for it.

>> No.57408398

>>57399950
I'm not 100% sure but I think type heavens have abs keycaps

>> No.57408404

getting rid of my my blakwidow ultimate after 4 years of service since it's just too damn rice. do I go pok3r or would the kb60 olivette do just as well? I'm liking the olivette since it already comes with a nice looking key set.

>> No.57408769

>>57408156
Wouldn't you at least want to try a switch tester?
If you like a smooth tactile switch with the bump at the top of the stroke then it's probably for you.
>>57399950
>>57408398
It uses ABS for all of the keycaps.
Source is Topre.
http://www.topre.co.jp/en/products/elec/keyboards/index.html
You might notice that it is topre.co.jp and you can switch the site to Japanese to see the other boards.

>> No.57408774

>>57408769
Well it looks like it doesn't say ABS :P
The people here say it's ABS if you don't believe me.
https://www.amazon.com/Topre-Type-Heaven-104-key-Keyboard/dp/B00DGJALYW/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1478412346&sr=8-1&keywords=topre+type+heaven

>> No.57408785

>>57408769
>Wouldn't you at least want to try a switch tester?
I've tried out keyboards in passing through stores and like the feel of greens and blues the most. Linear switches felt "lacking".

>> No.57408859

>>57408785
But Topre are basically linear. You get a perfectly even resistance until the dome collapses and the switch actuates right near the end of travel.

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57408867

Being a Canadafag sucks when looking for mech keyboards..

I'm currently looking at this Cooler Master Masterkeys Pro one in browns, since it's on sale and I'd like to take a break from my mx blue pok3r

>> No.57408870

>>57408859
So... bad idea?

>> No.57409192

>>57408859

Topre aren't linear at all. They behave like any other rubber dome in that the resistance mounts until the dome collapses, then there's suddenly zero resistance and you bottom out immediately afterward.

>> No.57410002

>>57392757
>Nome
I always post rates from MTA in Palmer for the (you)s, but you win this time m8.

>> No.57410827
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57410827

about to buy black anne pro

hold me my niggas is it a good idea? been wanting it for a month or so now

>> No.57411090

>>57388957

SIIG JK-US0112-S1. Just out of production a couple years ago.

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>>57388462
My first arrived today.
Instant love, although I am horrible at touch typing. The satisfaction of typing with a mechanical inspires me to learn to touch type. I am embarassed to score 46 wpm on tpye racer.
Still waitin' on my o-rings and keycaps as well.

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57412338

>>57411966

i thought people who typed below 90-100 wpm are a myth

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