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/mkg/ - Premium bezel MemePad Edition

>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
http://keypuller.com

Previous thread >>59090429

>> No.59115273
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59115273

first for meme switches

>> No.59115335

Is this worth 40€?
http://www.gearbest.com/keyboards/pp_591295.html?wid=21

>> No.59115340

second for 80% > 60%

>> No.59115357

>>59115335
If you want ANSI

>> No.59115384

>>59115273
that aussie cocksucker needs to get shipping to fucking europe

>> No.59115444

>>59115245
As said previously I'm a noob when it comes to building everything from scratch, I don't think that building my own would be a good idea.
If I learn more about it I could do it though.

>>59115250
Yeah I'm going to look on Amazon, most of the time I try not to because a lot of it is just chinkshit.

>>59115293
>>59115265
Thanks for the links but those look pretty bad.

Honestly I just want the simplest keyboard that could exist, just without any fat bezels and grainy plastic.
Thanks for the help Anons.

>> No.59115527

I want a tada68
I don't speak chinese, how can I get from taobao.
The store that listed it on AE 16 days ago is not selling it anymore.

>> No.59115604
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59115604

>>59115444
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/IKBC-C87-TKL-mechanical-keyboard-tenkeyless-C-87-PBT-keycap-cherry-mx-switch-brown-blue-87/32580388291.html
Would this be worth it ?
It looks pretty nice but I wonder if it'll hold for more than a month.

>> No.59115609

>>59115444
then get a ducky one tkl for 80€

>> No.59115612

>>59115273
Why is everything that isn't Cherry or Gateron a meme?

Anyway I'm keen to try these, want to see how they compare to Vintage Blacks for muh smoothz

>> No.59115646
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Is there a better keyboard with a hybrid numpad yet?

>> No.59115743

>>59115604
That's ANSI tho?

>> No.59115765

>>59115743
ISO is a plus but not a necessity, I think I could get used to ANSI.
Is there any other issue that could cause ?

>> No.59115794

>>59115765
No but if you can go with ANSI there are much cheaper alternatives on like Amazon
Magicforce 68 for example, mix between 60% and TKL, Outemu switches are legit

>> No.59115799

>>59115646
I think they've fixed the non standard bottom row in the new version (Masterkeys Pro M) not sure tho

>> No.59115826

>>59115794
Yeah that one https://www.massdrop.com/buy/magicforce-82-key-mechanical-keyboard looks pretty good.
Only thing that bothers me is the lightning which I dont want plus the fact that there's a metallic border around the edges.
Seems like a good option to me thought.
And I think that I could still add some keycaps to it.

>> No.59115844

>>59115604
>ikbc

you'll be fine

>> No.59115859

>>59115844
Mind explaining what's 'ikbc' ?

>> No.59115866
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>>59115826
Thats one option, but I meant. You can get it without backlighting £30 on Amazon

>> No.59115893

>>59115859
It's a keyboard brand. Their boards are manufactured by Vortex, who made the Poker II and Pok3r keyboard. All in all pretty decent OEM

>> No.59115923

>>59115866
these keycaps are looking terrible anon

>>59115893
oh, nice then

>> No.59115944

>>59115923
I never said the keycaps were great looking
But you get a really good board for £30

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>>59115799
That's actually an old pic and I managed to find fitting keycaps for the bottom row of mine eventually.

They do look to have fixed it with the new board at least. Shame it looks like the casing/keycaps are as garbage as the Quickfire TK though.

>> No.59115959

>>59115944
Link?

>> No.59116010

>>59115959
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Qisan-Mechanical-Keyboard-68-Keys-Magicforce/dp/B01A9QP0MC/

There are other versions as well, like black body and with backlights etc.

>> No.59116114

>>59115944
hell yeah then


Just saw that: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Hhkb-mechanical-keyboard-kit-anode-aluminum-cnc-custom-cherry-shaft-with-light/32719978752.html
What is it exactly ? A copy of the HHKB layout ?

>> No.59116145

>>59116114
yea, a GH60 PCB with a custom made case to look like HHKB

>> No.59116330

96 key layout vs 1800 layout, what does /mkg/ prefer?

Leopold FC980M or ZZ96?

>> No.59116345

personally ZZ96

>> No.59116364

>>59116330
I prefer a bit of spacing between the clusters, so 1800 appeals more to me.

>> No.59116686

I've bought an AULA F2012 on Ali (no idea if it has Gaterons), but there is still time to cancel it.

Should I get a Magicforce 68 - OUTEMU for £7 more from Amazon?

>> No.59116856

Ay I might buy that one:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/IKBC-C87-TKL-mechanical-keyboard-tenkeyless-C-87-PBT-keycap-cherry-mx-switch-brown-blue-87/32580388291.html

It looks really neat.
What switches would you guys recommend ?Currently on a G810 and thinking about which switch the Romer-G is the closest to.

>> No.59116986

Can someone recommend a case like >>59093613, but with about just half that bezel ?

>> No.59117011
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>>59116986
Ducky Shine Mini?

>> No.59117176

CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK CLACK

>> No.59117250
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>>59117176
You forgot this pic

>> No.59117308

>>59117011
Yeah, that looks pretty neat, but i forgot to mention, that arrows are a must have for me.

>> No.59117388

>>59115923
MagicForce = £30, TaiHao PBT keycaps = £30.

For £60 that's a pretty decent daily keyboard

>> No.59117409

>>59117388
oh fuck that looks like a good idea
now i am confused because i have too many options

fuck

>> No.59117441

>>59117409
What are your needs / budget?

>> No.59117446

>>59117441
around 80~90€

>> No.59117447

>>59117388
As a fan of the Magicforce, would you recommend it over the AULA F2012 (liked by /csg/)

>> No.59117503
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59117503

>>59117446
>>59117447

I can't fault the Magicforce either desu. It might not be programmable but it's decent quality, has built-in functions, DIP switches for some layout adjustability. I think you get it as low as about £30 with no backlighting, to put towards some decent keycaps.

I haven't owned any other similarly priced boards to compare it to, to be fair, but it does seem to get good ratings in general. You just need to find one with Cherry / Gateron switches, as I think some of them come with Kailh?

>> No.59117519

>>59117503
I might just buy it then.
What keycaps are those ?

>> No.59117544

>>59117503
I doubt the one I bought has Gaterons as it was very cheap and they didn't say...

I like the small form factor of the Magicforce, I think I'll cancel the AULA

>> No.59117578

>>59117503
Mine has OUTEMU blue
they're really good

>> No.59117603

Where can I find Mac keycaps?

>> No.59117631
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59117631

Bought this fucker for $15. Was it a good deal?

>> No.59117655

>>59117603
WASD has them.

>> No.59117658

>>59117631
nicca this shit don't even have no USB

>> No.59117664
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>>59117519
TaiHao PBT, from Overclockers UK (they sell a lot of TaiHao sets)
>>59117544
Should say on top of the switch if they're Gateron or Cherry
>>59117578
Fair play, haven't tried them
>>59117603
A lot of keysets in groupbuys etc either come with, or have an option for, Mac caps. Pic related

>> No.59117666

>>59117658
what the fuck I need usb for

>> No.59117703

>>59117664
I've cancelled the AULA now, and will order the Magicforce

>> No.59117870

>>59117664
Thinking of buying these with the Magicforce, I shouldn't have any issues, right ?
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/PBT-keycaps-RGBcolor-keycap-slaser-print-blank/32734413330.html

>> No.59117895

is tada68 the best Chinese mechanical keyboard?

>> No.59117977

any recommendations on how to clean pbt keycaps? I heard alcohol can ruin them, also brand new cherry mx blacks feel great on my pok3r

>posted from my new Cherry MX Black Pok3r

>> No.59117981
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>>59117870
Nope you wouldn't. Though I wouldn't get laser etched keycaps. Doubleshot is much nicer

>> No.59118045

>>59117895
Anne Pro is best.

>> No.59118134

>>59117977
warm soapy water

>> No.59118203

>>59117981
What would be the advantage of buying doubleshot instead of laser ?

>> No.59118206

>>59118134
thanks, also how do the pok3r stock caps hold up? I hear that there is some legend fading but i'm more worried about shine

>> No.59118227

>>59118206
It's laser-etched PBT. They won't fade.

>> No.59118286
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>>59118203
Laser is scratchy. You can feel laser legends but doubleshot is flush with the surface.

>> No.59118309

>>59118227
how about texture retention?

>> No.59118339

>>59118045
What do people think about Anne Pro vs Magicforce?

>> No.59118340

>>59118286
Where'd you get these keycaps?

>> No.59118363

>>59118203
Laser etched legends will wear off, while doubleshots never will.

>> No.59118391

>>59118340
Looks like GMK

>> No.59118406

>>59118340
>>59118391
Nope it looks like tai-hao lavender which cost around 30-40 bucks

>> No.59118426

>>59118406
much cheaper then^^

>> No.59118460

>>59118363
>>59118286
Eh, guess I'll buy doubleshots then.

>> No.59118623

where can i get some cheap pbt caps that are labeled pls (87 keys)

>> No.59118665

>>59118623
u american? just go on amazon there's super many choices

>> No.59118684

>>59118623
Aliexpress has tons of options

>> No.59118694

>>59118623
search for npkc on aliexpress

>> No.59118913
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59118913

>>59118340
Assdrop, but I've seen them on eBay since. Tai Hao Purple PBT Doubleshot.

>> No.59119470

Some background: I'm german, have used QWERTZ layout keyboards all my life, use GNU/Linux-based operat and a programmer. I type mostly english.

>Budget
125€ (~ 132$)

>Location (continent at least)
Germany

>Preferred switch type
Blue, I think.

>Layout
QWERTZ preferably, unless I find a good way to remap the keys. Although I feel like I should be able to do so using my desktop environment (KDE) relatively easy. Ideally, I'd want to somehow keep the keys for '<' and '>' that's usually located on the bottom left, next to the capslock key.

>Form factor
Full/Tenkeyless

>Backlight
Not necessary, but cool

>Previous/current keyboards
Logitech K310 (don't laugh)


Some help / suggestions would be greatly appreciated for german babby's first mechanical keyboard.

>> No.59119497

>>59119470
*operating system and am a programmer

>> No.59119504

>>59118045
anne pro seems plasticy compared to the tada that everyone says has a great build (just from reviews I've been watching)

>> No.59119527

>>59118913
>someone actually bought that piece of shit
https://youtu.be/aTzS4sQfn4U

>> No.59119644

>>59119470
>>59119497
I'm thinking about getting a MagicForce 68 by Qisan (reseller?) for now and see how I like it. Blue Switches (OUTEMU), which are Cherry MX compatible apparently. Sorry if I'm mixing some stuff up.

>> No.59119667

>>59118391
>>59118406
>>59118913
Thanks.

>> No.59119814

Miami Dolch when?

>> No.59120083

>>59119470
Since you're in germany get a cherry g80-1851 for 10 bucks

>> No.59120124
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>> No.59120138

>>59120083
Thanks, but I can't find a good seller or reseller, except on ebay for a higher price. They also have black switches and I'd prefer a newer, unused keyboard.

>> No.59120581
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59120581

Just popping in to say thanks to you guys.

Earlier this week I posted about being filthy laptyper and wanting a wireless keyboard with a standard, non-bullshit layout and you guys helped me out. Pic is what I posted with, because that's what I may end up falling back to if things don't work out.

I went ahead and bought the Varmilo VB87M from massdrop.

My credit card also wants to give you guys a big "fuck you" for pointing me to massdrop. Seriously, fuck you guys.

>> No.59121018

>>59119814
It's 'in the queue' for 2017.. I'd say Q3.

>> No.59121092

>>59120581
this is only the beginning

>> No.59121399

>>59115231
That pic looks neat. Is it some kind of custom keyboard?

I always wondered if there was soke website that'd let you select everything about your keyboard so you could craft the perfect one

I'd love to make customized keyboards with Unicode symbols for stuff like math

>> No.59121478

What's the verdict on WASD V2, is it worth the money

>> No.59121506
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59121506

Just finally built my numberpad for my engineering course.

>> No.59121530

>>59121506
it's using mx blue keys arranged in a 4x3 matrix then they're wired into a voltage divider so a single analog io pin can read all the key presses.

>> No.59121809
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59121809

>>59120581
Wait till you start looking at keycaps.

>> No.59121969

>>59121478
Barebones - yes
Keycaps - no

>> No.59122223

>>59121506
what does that red box thing do?

>> No.59122284

Tfw just paid 48$ for the EXENT.

>> No.59122297

>>59122284
Oops

481$

>> No.59122578
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59122578

Has anyone had experience with a Magicforce 82 Key?
I already have a pok3r with clears. I'd get greens with this.

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/magicforce-82-key-mechanical-keyboard

>> No.59122590

To you anons with Tai Hao PBT sets--how do you feel about the antibacterial coating? Did you give the keys an alcohol bath to melt it off or do you just stick with it?

>> No.59122667

>>59122590
I just threw them on the bin and got better caps with a uniform profile

>> No.59122698

>>59122667
>better caps
>uniform profile

>> No.59122744

>>59122698
I can't stand the height differences, when I try to go up rows my fingers hit the side of the caps.

>> No.59123101

>>59122744
You should try learning how to type properly.

>> No.59123129
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59123129

What keyboard is this?

>> No.59123142
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>>59123129
woops, retarded thumbnail. here's more pixels.

>> No.59123279

>>59123142
kira 96
http://www.keyrenders.com/interest-checks/

>> No.59123784

good night /mkg/

>> No.59124117
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>>59123784
You forgot image.

>> No.59124168

Is it normal for keys to feel a bit different after you've taken them out and put them back on?

they feel almost de-vriginized, first time having a mech keyboard no bully

>> No.59124348

>>59124168
what did you do exactly?

Desolder the switches?
(And/or) Pull the switch tops off and mess with the insides?
Pull off the keycaps?

>> No.59124446

>>59117631
ew your tile styles are gross dude

>> No.59124467

Any suggestion for a good mechanical keyboard for Mac beside a Das?

>> No.59124477

>>59122223
>labjack.com
can you read, faggot?

>> No.59124496

I got an old M keyboard, what kind of converter do i need for it?

>> No.59124503
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59124503

>>59115231
I don't know if this is the best place to ask since I don't know the switches, but is there anywhere I could cop a Space Cadet keyboard?

>> No.59124541

>>59123279
are these just renders and not actual products for sale? lmao how fucking annoying

>> No.59124563

>>59124348
just pull the caps off and put them back on
they feel different compared to the ones I haven't taken out (brand new keyboard)

>> No.59124593

>>59124503
I don't think you could get them to work with modern hardware without designing a keyboard for them. You could try begging to buy one on the collectors forums or set up an alert on ebay and hope one comes up. They go for at least several hundred dollars.

>> No.59124604

>>59124593
Damn, I meant designing a controller for them. They do not use a modern keyboard interface.

>> No.59124674
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59124674

>>59124503
This is the closest I could find that sold on ebay, It is a newer Symboics keyboard without the "space cadet" color scheme.

>> No.59124683

Why dont you bunga bunga me yes mmmm

>> No.59124910

Whats a good Numpad only Keyboard

>> No.59125051
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59125051

where can I get a quality DCS set of keycaps for my ergodox? PMK has a translucent set for $40 which is nice and cheap, but I'm not sure if I'm into the aesthetic.

>> No.59125150

>>59124910
Ducky Pocket

Numpad + mechanical calculator

Or if you wanna go the cheap route, a B.pad fake from China.

>> No.59125193
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>Originativeco renamed TADA68 to Saber.
http://www.kbdist.com/

>> No.59125195
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59125195

Why did they use this ugly rubber-like plastic for body?

>> No.59125531

>>59125193
lol holy shit

they went from a name already colloquially known as being exceptionally good for the price to a name sounding like any random MECHANICAL FEEL chink board

>> No.59125551

>>59125531
I have to wonder if they changed it to try and distinguish themselves from the chinky associations of the TADA68 being sold on aliexpress and taobao.

>> No.59125629
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59125629

LIking my Ducky so far. I have some red o rings on the way so we'll see how they feel. Overall I don't know why I didn't buy a mechanical sooner.

>> No.59126081

>>59121530
Is this how it's normally done?

>> No.59126343

>>59126081
No.

>> No.59126362

>>59125629
>red O rings
Should have gone for the blue ones, they run much cooler. The keys can get kind of warm with reds.

>> No.59126381

>>59126362
I was thinking that but I think if I run the lights blue I'll be within safe operating temperatures.

>> No.59126451

rama is bae

should I buy a mx black fc660m or wait for clueboard

>> No.59126488

I'm gonna fall for the /topre/ meme.
The HHKB is too crippled for my use and the habits I took over the years (especially "open parenthesis, close parenthesis, use arrow key to type stuff inside the parenthesis") so I'll get a Realforce.

My question is :
Is the "ergonomic key weight" worth it?
What about the silenced version?

>> No.59126546

>>59126451
Clueboard duh

Why would you ever choose the non-programmable option?

>> No.59126563

>>59126546
it's because the alu case already makes it more than the 660m and i dont like the look of the new clueboard alu case design

>> No.59126591

>>59126563
Isn't the clueboard compatible with any FC660M case? Just buy a regular alu one off Taobao or Aliexpress if it's that big a concern to you.

>> No.59126698

>>59126591
o yeah, but there is a clueboard case coming soon w/ integrated plate. Might wait till that comes

>> No.59126738

New to the whole mech keyboard thing, so please forgive the following stupid question.

I got a magicforce 68, back-lit keyboard. What keypads do I need if I want to replace them? As I'm not a massive fan of the fontype on the keys

>> No.59126756

>>59126738
Any standard ANSI TKL/fullsize keyset. The great part of the Magicforce 68's layout is it uses all standard key sizes and rows.

>> No.59126784

>>59121506
Get some diods and a teensy 2.0.
Couldn't be easier..

>> No.59126795

>>59124563
Make sure to press down all the keys some extra to make the rod go all the way in.

>> No.59126816

>>59126756

Superb! And stupid question number two...

Where's the best place to buy them?

>> No.59126833
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>>59126738
50.00 United States Dollars.
Naturally my shit is custom.

http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/index.php/products/keycap-set/104-key-cherry-mx-keycap-set.html

>> No.59126844

I just got a mechanical keyboard for £30 and I love it. I never want to use a membrane keyboard again although I will have to, sadly :(

It's a 60% OUTEMU Blue Siwtch keyboard by meagicforce. not the best you can get, but it's sure cheap and compact.

>> No.59126845

>>59126833
>wasd

please

>> No.59126859

>>59126845
wasd is the best way to turn your $135 das keyboard into a $200 das keyboard.

>> No.59126943

What's the best and /g/ recommended mechanical keyboard that fits these conditions:

- Black
- No faggy RGB lighting
- White backlight with minimal spill outside the keys
- Great feel
- 104 keys

>> No.59127076

>>59126943
>White backlight with minimal spill outside the keys
18+

>> No.59127112

>>59127076
What? Is that a brand?

>> No.59127131

>>59127112
No, he's calling you a child.

>> No.59127142

>>59127131
Why? Is ugly light spill outside the keys supposed to look good somehow?

Retard.

>> No.59127164

>>59127142
Because some people here get triggered by the entire concept of backlighting. Even underlighting can be too much for them.

>> No.59127180

>>59117176
THOCK THOCK THOCK THOCK THOCK

>> No.59127316

Anyone know of any good places to find a coiled, fabric wrapped, mini USB cable?

>> No.59127343

Does anyone get vibration feedback with their topres? I feel like a vibrating sensation whenever I release the key and I don't know what it's coming from.

>> No.59127494

>Budget
Preferably around $100aud
>Location (continent at least)
Australia
>Preferred switch type
Red, brown, black or clear (no mechanical keyboard experience)
>Layout
Either
>Form factor
100% (full) or close to it
>Backlight
Yes, doesn't have to be RGB, but can be
>Previous/current keyboards
Currently using a SteelSeries Apex RAW, but it's 3 or 4 years old

Thanks in advance for any replies.

>> No.59127503

>>59126488
Ergonomic key weight is the worst meme. Look at the Leopold 660c or the 980c.

>> No.59127510

Should I get the Ducky Zero DK2108?

>> No.59127518

>>59127494
You can get a k70 for 140 from MSY

>> No.59127560

>>59127494
>100 AUD
So about $10 usd? Gonna be tough.

>> No.59127608

>>59127560
$100 USD would be the most i'd spend

>> No.59127815

Noob question, but where am i supposed to buy cherry switches while being in germany ?
Apparently they have a not-to-private selling policy and it seems idiotic to me, to import them and paying 19%Vat on top of that.

>> No.59128037

>>59126816
Aliexpress, mechanicalkeyboards.com, pimpmykeyboard.com, even overclockers.co.uk

>> No.59128044

>>59126943
cm masterkey L , the non rgb with white led version

>> No.59128062

>>59127316
Massdrop, Amazon, Aliexpress, literally everywhere.

>> No.59128207

What would be better ?
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Hhkb-mechanical-keyboard-kit-anode-aluminum-cnc-custom-cherry-shaft-with-light/32719978752.html
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/IKBC-C87-TKL-mechanical-keyboard-tenkeyless-C-87-PBT-keycap-cherry-mx-switch-brown-blue-87/32580388291.html
Buying one of these two and wait for keycaps later or buying the Magicforce 68 and keycaps at the same time.

>> No.59128442
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59128442

>been looking for a full size ISO keyboard with Gateron Blacks for ages
>gave up a while ago
>check again today
>Varmilo VA109M has an option for gateron blacks
>group buy expired last week

T-there will be another one soon right?

>> No.59128681

>>59124467
Matias and Magicforce has some

>> No.59129009

>>59128442
Why not get a cherry board with vintage blacks since those are cheap, and if you don't like it then sell them to some autist for double the price you paid for it

>> No.59129136

>>59128442
Just build one you lazy fuck.

>> No.59129617

>>59127815
There is a german guy on ebay selling cherry browns at reasonable prices if that helps any.

>> No.59130169
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59130169

Reminder that I still unironically play Maplestory and Scroll Lock is my screenshot button. Please belittle me and/or call me a faggot.

>> No.59130210

>>59130169
the screenshot button is right next to it tho

>> No.59130299

>>59130169
So you bought the cheapest, shittiest mechkb you could find, then instead of replacing the shit keycaps, you bought one single keycap?

>> No.59130510
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59130510

>>59130210
It's the DESIGNATED in-game screenshot button. I could use a screen capturing program, but the native Maplestory screenshots are lower quality and usually in kilobytes instead of megabytes.

>>59130299
Yes. I was actually going to order a higher quality keyboard after I moved somewhere different, but I might as well order new caps in the meantime, now that you mention it. They're really gross, and no matter how much you clean them ,they still have that grimy gloss to them.

>> No.59130552
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59130552

I'm just waiting for my magicforce 68 to come in so I ditch this keyboard and be able to put space bars on

>> No.59130792

Hey /mkg/, what's a good alternative to the GH60 if I don't want to build one ?

>> No.59130800
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59130800

>Budget
Under $150

>Location
USA

>Preferred switch type
Mx Brown

>Layout
QWERTY ANSI

>Form factor
Full 100%

>Backlight
Preferrably no but these days theyll sell rocks with rgb

>Previous/current keyboard
Logikek G15

Are there any clean boards besides the filco majestouch/ cm masterkey and ducky zeros that im overlooking at this price range? I would like to find something stylistically like picture related but without the horrendous backlight and giant branding

>> No.59130864

What's an aesthetic wrist rest for a TKL realforce?
> foam, gel or leather
> no wood please

>> No.59130881
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59130881

Massdrop just reopened their Das 4 Pro Clear drop.

>> No.59130908

>>59130864
It's more aesthetic without a wrist rest.

>> No.59130957

>>59130908
B-but RSI

>> No.59130975

>>59130957
you shouldn't be using a wrist rest if you have RSI

>> No.59130984

>>59130975
It's to prevent

>> No.59130997

>>59130984
lol, that helps cause RSI

>> No.59131019

>>59126784
>teensy 2.0
Better off with a pro micro given the cost.

>> No.59131020

>>59130997
That's not what I read on the internet.

>> No.59131093

>>59131020
Yeah, there's a lot of misinformation out there. Don't put pressure on your wrists while typing.

>> No.59131097

>>59131020
whoa something on the internet isn't correct.
STOP THE PRESSES!
In proper typing your hand should hover over the keyboard. Getting something like an arm rest should help

>> No.59131098

>>59115612
>everything that isn't Cherry or Gateron a meme
Gateron is a good meme.

>> No.59131132

>>59115866
I have the same keyboard here. I think they have changed the keycaps or something since you bought yours because mine doesn't have keycaps (too) ugly. I will probably just replace them some time though because they are pretty cheap.

>> No.59131182

>>59117578
Same here. I haven't had a problem with my blues. The only problem with the outemu switches are that a friend of mine got reds and they were absolutely garbage compared to other switches. The browns are too as of what I have heard. The blues are great and they seem to be outliving my old kaihl switches by 2 months. The kaihl board my friend got for me (razer) only lasted about 3 months.

>> No.59131264

>>59131093
>>59130997
That makes sense,
I bought a long gel pad for my wrists, and couldn't play CS for 10 mins without cramping.

>> No.59131348

>>59131264
You should support your forearms with chair arms instead.

>> No.59131644
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59131644

Hey guys, I run a small business out of a warehouse that gets very dusty, and I find that the cheapo rubber membrane keyboards I get feel like sludge after a few months (from the dusty environment obviously). If I replace them with mechanical keyboards, would they be more resilient to dust? Or will the get fucked up with time as well?

>> No.59131729

>>59131644
Everything gets fucked up over time anon, but mechanical keyboards do last longer. If you want got a cheap cherry g80 keyboard for like 60-70 bucks. Its not the fanciest, but its easy to take apart the switch and clean it if dust somehow gets inside

>> No.59131745

>>59131644
I want to fuck that boy

>> No.59132081

>>59131745
Are there nudes? I refuse to believe that a boy can look this good.

>> No.59132117

I doubt this exists but is there a way to buy Topre boards in bulk for cheaper?
Is Topre a specialty, even in the eastern markets?

>> No.59132118
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59132118

Worth it for $97 you guys think?

>> No.59132168

>>59132117
>Is Topre a specialty, even in the eastern markets?
Kind off. You can buy them in bulk for cheaper, and even get them with custom branding or keycaps like those sony and justsystems ones

>> No.59132236
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59132236

>>59132168
Interesting. Thanks for the tips. If only I could read moonrunes it would be easier to find myself a supplier or importer

Being stuck with the general public on auction/supplier sites really hurts your pocket

>> No.59132616

>>59132236
mousemat for a trackball

for what purpose?

>> No.59132638

>>59132616
more comfortable padding or hand
leftover really

>> No.59133125
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59133125

>>59131644
Cover that shit dude

>> No.59133129

>>59125193
>>59125531
>>59125551
what's the difference between the originativeco version and the one being sold on taobao and AE. aren't they all the same chinese keyboard

>> No.59133170

>>59133129
originativeco has the option for MOD switches, and has a metal case

i don't know if there are any other differences. i dont have either.

>> No.59133257

>>59126081
no, I don't know how its normally done. I'm going to have more hooked to the labjack and I wanted to minimize the number of io pins I would use.

>> No.59133333

>>59132118
absolutely

>> No.59133404

>>59133333
checked

>> No.59133445

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/das-keyboard-cherry-mx-clears-massdrop-exclusive?referer=QT4KKQ

I really enjoy the aesthetic of this one and especially the media controls

but fuck that still seems overpriced, I think you could get a Topre from CM for the same price

>> No.59133484
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59133484

So I found my old Corsair K65 RGB in storage, It was my first keyboard and I didn't remember hating typing on it so much. But just playing around with it now... these switches are just as scratchy as everyone jokes about.

I have about 200 Gateron white switches laying around here I wouldn't mind putting into it, but I'm curious- how are the Gaterons when dealing with (smd I'm going to assume) lighting? It has the lighting so I may as well take advantage of it...
They're not the milky Gateron or whatever people are passing the old stock off as, they're the type in this picture.

>> No.59133508

>>59133333
quads of truth

>> No.59133514

>>59133508
look again

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59133537

>>59133514
o shit

>> No.59133549
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59133549

>>59133537

>> No.59134075

>>59133333
I guess I'm ordering it.

>> No.59134259

>>59122578
Bumping.

Can anyone recommend this?

>> No.59134285

>>59134259
If its anything like their 68 yes, it's a decent board especially good for the price

>> No.59134819

>>59124503
these go for 10k+ usually, are you sure that you want one that bad?

>> No.59134924
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59134924

Only 2 days left to jump on the GMK Coniferous buy chaps. The renders look damn nice.

>> No.59135096

>>59133333
Lmao mine is coming in the mail tommorow

>> No.59135109

>>59135096
cool, what switches?

>> No.59135125

>>59135109
Reds

>> No.59135207
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59135207

Should i get this?
>gateron switches
>backlight
>double injection keycaps
>not so bad font
>40€
http://www.gearbest.com/keyboards/pp_591295.html?wid=21

>> No.59135233

>>59135207
that bezel is pretty cancer but other than that it seems like a good deal

>> No.59135246

sup folks

poor fag just got tax returns here. what is a good medium MK that isn't budget

cherry and no need for lights and all

>> No.59135298

>>59133445
Not any more

>> No.59135343

>>59135246
I'd say put that money into a good English class at a local community college.

>> No.59135367
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59135367

>>59115231
Is ergodox a meme?

>> No.59135371
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59135371

>>59135343

>> No.59135385
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59135385

>>59135343
You got me bruh

>> No.59135455

>>59135367
Everything is a meme.

>> No.59135492

>>59135367
well probably, but it is an awesome one at that. i would build one again.

>> No.59135504

>>59130800
Get a Leopold 900r. Not quite the same look but thicc pbt caps are stock. The MK Fission is just about what you want looks wise if you can handle the meme led lighting.

>> No.59135585

>>59131644
You can get a silicon or rubber protective cover for some keyboards. Will keep almost all the dust out.
>>59135246
Leopold 750r.

>> No.59135649

are new pok3rs still being manufactured? I want a white one with MX browns and a white or RGB backlight but I can't find it anywhere.

>> No.59135779

>>59135649
There are plenty of places that sell them, but 4chan thinks its spam. Just use google and check Amazon

>> No.59135976

>>59121530
What's the rollover like? And, couldn't you just use a microcontroller and shift registers?

>> No.59137068

considering buying a CM Quickfire Rapid as my first mech keyboard. Is that a good choice? or are there any better options for that price range

>> No.59137283

>>59137068
Anything over $100 and there are probably nicer options. Otherwise go for it.

>> No.59137624

>>59137068
Other brands in that pricepoint would be Ducky and Leopold. Honestly which ever one of those is the cheapest would be your best choice

>> No.59137853

>Budget
No more than $100
>Location
US
>Preferred Switch Type
Red
>Layout
80%
>Backlight
Don't care

Anything worthwhile to get with this? It's my first time trying to buy a mechanical keyboard

>> No.59137887

>>59137853
>80%
>worthwhile
Go 75% or go home.

>> No.59137939
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59137939

>>59137853
Get a tomoko for 30 bucks and call it a day.

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59138158

>>59137939
Why not this one ?

>> No.59138351
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59138351

What option should I select if I want to use them with the Magicforce 68 ?

>> No.59138612

>>59138351
6.25 its standard bottom row

>> No.59138670

1) >Budget

Anything really, but I prefer cheap (less then $70).

2) >Budget
USA

3) >Preferred Switch
Buckling Spring. Had Cherry MX browns for a while and they were okay.

4) >Layout
ANSI pls

5) >Form Factor
100% pls

6) >prev keyboards
Unicomp ultra classic - piece of shit broke
Corsair k70 rgb - sold it
shitty membrane keyboard

If one of you anon's have a spare model M in good condition I would love that
Thanks

>> No.59138767

>>59138670
https://www.pckeyboard.com/ check their amazon

>> No.59138870

>>59125195
That's what you get for trying to get cheap Topres.

>> No.59138987

>>59138767
>6) >prev keyboards
>Unicomp ultra classic - piece of shit broke

I am not buying that pos again

>> No.59139045

>>59125195
cause
>coolermaster
just sell it and get a 660c. those novatouch keyboards aren't produced anymore so they resale for more than they cost

>> No.59139510

what keycap type (DSA/DCS/G20) should I use with my ergodox once it arrives? I've only used the standard sets that came with my other keyboards.

>> No.59139554
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59139554

>>59139510
Try SA. Or matt3o's new PBT high profile caps if you don't mind waiting a few months.

>> No.59139597

https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1710

Would I run into any problems with this pad printed shit? Can't believe they are charging as much as ducky for pad printed

>> No.59139788
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59139788

>>59115231
What's currently the best Topre keyboard?

>> No.59139826

>>59139554
I won't have any keycaps at all, and I'd like to start using it once I get it in ~2 weeks.

I like the G20 semiotic set off PMK, but it's pretty expensive to get enough for an ergodox, and I don't know what typing on that would be like. is DCS considered ergonomic?

>> No.59140024

Why would I pick clears over browns??????????????????????

>> No.59140032

>>59140024
Because they feel infinitely better.

>> No.59140039

>>59140032
Even for gaming?

I don't play twitch shooters that often compared to just casual/slow gaems but it would be nice to have something not awful for it like blues

>> No.59140073

>>59140039
The only thing remotely disadvantageous about blues for gaming is the mismatched reset point making double taps always slower. And that's a clicky switch thing, any linear or tactile switch won't have that problem so it's just about what you like more.

>> No.59140126

>>59140073
Also not exactly sure about the heavier switch for ergonomics because rapidly pressing a heavy switch or even typing on it must be bound to cause problems

I have had Topre before and although I miss the feel now it definitely was tiring to type on that shit compared to something lightweight

>> No.59140155

>>59140126
Typing isn't a problem on stock clears, and rapid pressing hasn't been either. The weight only becomes a problem to me when holding keys down for extended periods of time like you often do in FPSes. That's why I've downgraded the springs in my clears from stock ~100g bottom out to aftermarket 67g bottom out.

>> No.59140175

>>59140155
Yeah fuck that i'm just getting browns then

>> No.59140546

>>59121809
this is beginning to happen to me

ordered a rama "X" cap, a couple jellykeys, and a PBT set

>> No.59140558

>>59140155
Any idea how Gateron clears compare to Cherry clears?

Eyeing >>59122578 but the Cherry clears are an extra $20 while the Gaterons don't add to the price.

>> No.59140653
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59140653

>>59140558
gateron switches are a whole lot smoother then cherry switches

>> No.59140717

>>59140653
Ok but the actuation force and everything else is the same?
Makes me wonder why people would pay more to have a lesser product - is there something else about Cherry switches other than the name that makes people choose them over Gateron?

>> No.59140726

>>59140558
Gateron clears aren't the same as Cherry clears. Gateron clears are very light and linear and Cherry clears are kinda heavy and tactile.

>> No.59140752
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59140752

>>59140558
>>59140726

>> No.59140755

>>59140717
there is no gateron clone of cherry clears. You can blame reddit for that. Gateron clears are a 35g linear switch while cherry clears are a 65g tactile one

>> No.59140799

>>59122297
>>59122284
If you can spend that many USD you can know that the dollar sign goes before the value.

>> No.59140818

>>59139597
The legends will eventually wear off.

>> No.59140830

>>59140818
fug

the only leopold I see available is the $200 Topre or massdrop which will not come for months likely

>> No.59140901

what's the difference between ikbc poker and poker 2 and pok3r keyboards

>> No.59140913

>>59140726
>>59140752
>>59140755
Ah thanks for clearing that up, I guess I'll pass on the clears then.

Are Gateron browns a good clone of Cherry browns, other than being smoother?
This is my first mech keyboard and I'm trying not to spend too much, and I don't do a whole lot of typing anyway so I think I'll go with browns and use the experience to determine my next purchase, if I want something different.

>> No.59140936

>>59140901
use google nect time, but basically better build quality and more programmability

>> No.59141022

>Budget
Less than $150

>Location (continent at least)
North America

>Preferred switch type
Cherry MX Clear

>Layout
ANSI

>Form factor
80% preferred but 100% may be OK

>Backlight
Yes please

>Previous/current keyboards
I like tactile but not clicky. Had a few Cherry MX blue and browns, I don't like how soft the browns are but I prefer non-click because of constantly being in conference calls.

>> No.59141091

>>59141022
for around $115 you can get a magicforce with Cherry MX clears on massdrop
https://www.massdrop.com/buy/magicforce-82-key-mechanical-keyboard
other wise there is only one other choice for a TKL with a backlight that I could find
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=997

>> No.59141123

>you will never own a fully wooden keycap set

just fucking end me senpai

>> No.59141148

>>59141091
Thank you very much!

>> No.59141468

>>59141123
that would be hell

stems would be too fragile

>> No.59141546

what are the best switches for typing?

>> No.59141744

>>59141546
the ones you like

>> No.59141784

>>59141546
Cherry MX Whites

>inb4 no it's not a meme

>> No.59141887

>>59139826
It'd be moreso than any flat profile, at least.

>> No.59142116

>>59141546
topreh reh

>> No.59142269

>>59141887
jesus, I didn't think I'd fall down such a massive and expensive hole just trying to get keycaps

the only good site I've found is PMK (and massdrop, but time is a factor). are there others I can check out? Particularly interested in pre-made Ergodox kits

>> No.59142359

>Budget
150$
>Location (continent at least)
US
>Preferred switch type
Blue/Brown I guess
>Layout
ANSI
>Form factor
100%
>Backlight
Yes
>Previous/current keyboards
CMstorm

I want something like the Corsair Strafe design for easy cleaning

>> No.59142483

>>59117503
bought one but has really annoying KRO. 2KRO around WASD cluster no bueno

>> No.59142551

>>59126795
They seem to be level with the rest of them, maybe I'm just being autistic?

>> No.59142580

>>59142269
Could put up a WTB ad on deskthority/geekhack/whatever for an ergodox set.

As for pre made ergodoxes there's ergodox-ez. It is cheaper if you solder it together yourself though.

>> No.59142642

>>59133129
there's no difference

>> No.59142683

>>59142580
I mean pre-made keyset. EZ doesn't seem to sell their keyset :(.
I picked up this
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ErgoDox-Ergonomic-Mechanical-Keyboard-Cherry-MX-Blue-Fully-Assembled-NOT-Kit-/182467139349?hash=item2a7be39715:g:PXIAAOSwGotWqG4l
a few days ago when ebay had a $10 off $50+ deal going.

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>> No.59142744

>>59142737
*hisssss* get >>>out !!!

>> No.59142748

>>59142744
romer-g's are switches too!

>> No.59142749

IKBC or Varmilo for a first timer? I heard both are exceptional quality wise but I just want to make sure I'm good whichever I pick

>> No.59142795

>Budget
80-200USD
>Location
Switzerland
>Preferred
Only ever used brown switches, they feel nice. May try other ones but usually it's stick with what you know
>Layout
CH or DE I guess
>Form Factor
Only ever worked with Full Size, may try Tenkeyless though
>Backlight
Doesn't matter, if it has to be there I'd say blue
>Previous Keyboard
dasKeyboard, no idea which model though since it was a present

Also I think it's pretty important to have replacement keycaps aviable for an affordable price and in general have my keycaps stay dull.

Thanks alot in advance /mkg/

>> No.59142824

>>59142795
what do you not like about your das/why do you feel the need to upgrade?

>> No.59142834

>>59142748
He was probably talking about the Meme Emitting Diodes.

>> No.59142902

>>59131644
Either get a dust cover for your keyboard or buy one of those keyboards that can be washed in the sink without removing any keycaps

>> No.59142972

>>59142824
It was fine but the keycaps were very expensive or not replaceable and it only worked for about 3 years, which was way too short for the initial price of the thing which was something around 230USD or so.
So I'd like to try a new keyboard with none of the downsides I guess.

>> No.59142980

>>59142972
The das keyboard has a standard ANSI layout you know. You can replace the keycaps rather easily.

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>>59142834

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Just finished putting the o rings on. No idea what to do with the remaining two. They seem far too large to be used as cock rings.

>> No.59143972

new thread
>>59143966
>>59143966
>>59143966

>> No.59145358

>>59117503
That's a nice keycap set. Got a link on where to buy one?

>> No.59145380

>>59145358
massdrop.com

>> No.59145400

>>59142749
IKBC for OG CMX switches or Varmilo for Gats (they supply CMX too but only select switches).

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