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/mkg/ - Ergodox Edition

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

Previous thread >>59143966

>> No.59182528
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First for over priced chink shit

>> No.59182576

Second for 60%s are cute! CUTE!

>> No.59182605

looks likes SP to me? are thry knock offs or what

>> No.59182624

Speaking of knock-offs, the Chinese SA clones look pretty decent

>> No.59182634
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n-th for interesting design

>> No.59182648

SA knock offs? PogChamp
where? price?

>> No.59182650


>Location (continent at least)
Land of the fat, home of the cowardly

>Preferred switch type
Cherry MX silver or quiet


>Form factor
TKL or smaller with function keys

Doesn't matter.

>Previous/current keyboards
V60 Matias quiet click, cherry red fuck huge chinese brand.

>> No.59182667

>>TKL or smaller with function keys
you know what fully programmable means right?

>> No.59182683


Yes, and I want fully implemented function keys, no function layers for them.

>> No.59182767

Aliexpress and they range from 40-100 bucks.

>> No.59182822

MaxKey, apparently $65-70 before shipping

>> No.59182861

Smallest keeb with dedicated function keys is the 60%+ F row PCB at keyboarddiy.taobao.com

>> No.59182945

If you want silver MX Ducky and Leopold have some

>> No.59182954

Looks like the Tada68 is back for a while on KBDfans on AE.
Worth getting the plastic case? Or should i stick to 20$ off and just get the anne pro? The arrow keys are nice, and all but I dunno if it's gonna be a deal breaker.

>> No.59183685

If you need the arrow keys and don't care about RGB backlight and Bluetooth, get the TADA68, otherwise go for the Anne PRO.

>> No.59183830

I guess I'm a bit more worried about longevity and quality. For one thing, I'm sort of waiting on the brown switches for the Anne PRO to come back. On the other hand, it's still 20 buckaroos off and I am a cheapskate for buying for myself.

>> No.59183847

The TAD68 is fully programmable and has a nice white backlight and some of the best keycaps money can buy. The anne pro is cheaper, has bluetooth, RGB lighting and okay keycaps, but it isn't programmable like the TAD68.

>> No.59183881

You can program the Anne Pro on the app. It's a bit finicky, but you can assign pretty much anything to any key besides some special ones like Fn+B for Bluetooth.

>> No.59183891

You can get the TADA68 for around 60 bucks and the Anne Pro for like 50 on Taobao

>> No.59183918

Programming the tada68 is much easier and more versatile since its completly programmable.

>> No.59183941

Interesting propositions. I'm not so sure about taobao, though. What are the chances I'll get chinked? More so than banggood or ali express?
I'm looking up some guides on how to buy from them in the meantime, but I'm not super sure if they can send to the (philippines)

>> No.59183953

That's why I said it's finicky. You can rebind stuff for multiple profiles, but it's annoying and not as versatile as the TADA68, but it's 'programmable'.

>> No.59183971

how does one go about initiating a group buy with SP or whomever?

>> No.59183993

You can use an agent like taobao trends if you cant speak chinese. There is another one, but I just used google translate and made a chinese paypall account. Suprisingly it worked and they shipped a keyboard to me. Look for sellers with a bunch of positive reviews

>> No.59184030

First make an original design, or if its an existing one get permission from the creator. Next just talk to them

>> No.59184039

You'll have to pay a service fee and possibly end up spending the money you've saved on shipping, but you can use an agent. Since you're from the Philippines the shipping might not be that expensive though. I've ordered a TADA68 through Basetao, and the experience was pretty positive overall, but the shipping ended up being a bit expensive.

>> No.59184097

Agents seem pretty straight forward, I'll look around on other websites as well regarding their experiences.
Do you happen to know the different switches when they're translated from ching chong to english?
I'm seeing things like Tea shaft, Green axis, , red axis, black tea shafts, among other things.

Thanks for the responses.

>> No.59184113

Is there a full size keyboard with the numpad and arrow keys on the left side? Or at least the numpad on the left?

>> No.59184123

Tea is just browns
The chinese names are different

>> No.59184128

Tea is brown, but the rest is pretty straight forward. Axis/shaft is just how Google translates shit, but that means switch.
Also, green probably means blue if the kanji used is 青.

>> No.59184131

why not just get an external numpad?

>> No.59184140

Yes google left handed keyboards

>> No.59184167


I won't have to if the keyboard already has it.


ok, thanks.

>> No.59184194

"lefty" mech keyboards are incredibly rare and costly, getting an external numpad will be cheaper in the long run.

>> No.59184210



>> No.59184244

Thanks, anons. I'll be looking around for cheaper boards, then. Do you happen to have a taobao link for the ~$50 anne pro? checking around now and the closest I can get is roughly ~$53 for the bluetooth edition, which would make the most comfort for both laptop and desktop.

>> No.59184251

I don't speak chink and it means the same thing in Japanese, so it's not like it makes a difference. Still, thanks for the correction I guess.

>> No.59184265


Then I will settle for an external numpad, I guess.

Why the fuck is the right side the norm for numpads? You can't keep your right hand in the mouse and your left hand in the numpad for office work...

>> No.59184290

Seeing as mandarin has been simplified and kanji to hanzi doesn't always translate directly, hanzi is different from kanji.

>> No.59184482

Ask IBM, they are nostly at fault for the "standard" keyboard layout.

>> No.59184497

Numpad would have been put there before computer mice became a thing, perhaps even before computers, and I don't know if you've noticed but standard layout is reluctant to change

>> No.59184588
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What keyboard is this?

>> No.59184589
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Its because back then the nav cluster was on the numpad and you had to toggle between them with numlock

>> No.59184606


>> No.59185202

if anyone cares, ive been talking to a ducky rep, and he said a tkl shine 6 will be out by may. im just praying it has nature whites.

>> No.59185264

Nice. My dad works for Unicomp and he said a SSK is comming soon

>> No.59185426
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I must say, it's nice to see new switch technology creep into the market. New Cherry revision, new colors, new clones, and entirely new stuff from the likes of Logitech.

Incidentally, has anyone actually bought the new Logitech mechanical switches? What are they like?

>> No.59185432

Any tenkeyless wired/wireless convertible keyboards?


>> No.59185491

Varmilo VB87 for 140 bucks. It might still be on massdrop for cheap

>> No.59185859

Are silvers any better than reds for typing? Corsair offers them universally now

>> No.59185972

No difference, but if you really want them get a Ducky or Leopold instead

>> No.59186451

why are you pretending to be full of sage advice and probing questions about mech keyboards? You just repost your filco with the very same keycaps each and every day.

fucking hell, get a fucking life you sad cunt.

>> No.59186786

if anything they'd be more prone to mistype errors due to the shorter actuation point

>> No.59186820
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>tfw $40 stabilizers


>> No.59186876

Any reason to not get the verminillo currently on massdrop?

>> No.59186922

caps-unlocked.com are gonna run it in ISO

>> No.59186994
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Are Topre memeboards welcome here even though they're rubber dome?

I've owned boards with Cherry blues, browns, and Gateron reds, but I always go back to the Topre. Typing on this thing feels so fucking good.

>> No.59187113

The biggest /mkg/ meme is an HHKB, so yes its welcome here

>> No.59187216
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best switch

>> No.59187332

Why not just get a k120

>> No.59187633
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I honestly never understood this meme.
A lot of functionality is sacrificed to save a little space. Are that people really space-compromised as to require a keyboard that small? On top of that here is very minimal cool factor with the normies.

Then again I bring my 108-U to work and home. My co-workers think I'm batshit for bringing a keyboard into work every day.

I digress, but the Topre does actually slow down my typing compared to Cherry by 5-10 wpm. But it's still worth it for dat cuprubber feel.

>> No.59187687

not really losing functionality on that form factor. all the keys not physically present are just moved to the Fn layer

>> No.59188027

>Topres make you type slower

Why even use them then?

>> No.59188263

some people bottom out by habit so for them they gotta be nice because they feel very nice when you bottom them out

>> No.59188344

So if one would want to improve their typing what switch would you go for?

How do you train yourself to not bottom out?

>> No.59188379

The HHKB has been around for over 20 years and it got its prestige from all the big linux users so its very popular among that community. Plus if you are an emacs user all the keys that you need are right there. It also got high praise from the Linux Journal back in 1998 and it cost $190 back then.

>> No.59188401

>How do you train yourself to not bottom out?
you can type slowly, or get a heavy switch like mx super blacks

>> No.59188438

The switch won't matter much but a set of blank keycaps and maybe a new layout will force you to properly relearn touch-typing. That could make you faster.
Training yourself to not bottom out is kind a hard depending on your switch, with linears it feels close to impossible, with some clicky and exceptionally tactile switches it is pretty easy. Are you sure you want to not bottom out? Maybe soft orings could reduce the chances, but not bottoming out makes most switches feel pretty bad imo.

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Back to using this again, god it is so nice.

>> No.59188549


>> No.59188575
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There's no need to be rude, anon. I enjoy being exposed to new things, and these threads are a good enough aggregator of new niche keyboard products that I don't need to bother tolerating reddit or forums.

You should try something new sometime! If you live in Oregon I'd be happy to show you something new, maybe help you get past your agoraphobia and hoplophobia with a trip to the range!

The whole point of clicky switches is to give you a nice loud indicator that the switch has been activated so you can back off it. If you really want to learn, the louder and more prominent the feedback, the better. So buckling spring would help you do that, or MX blue otherwise. IMO, bottoming out isn't a big deal.

>> No.59188741

Anyone using Linux and has created their own custom keyboard layout using XKB? I just did, because I bought a Magicforce 68 which uses an ANSI layout, but I'm actually German and want to type my beloved Umlauts easily: äöü߀ -- these are now mapped to the respective keys on the third layer (Right Alt/AltGr/ISO Level 3 Shift) of my keyboard and nothing else, which I quite like. (I did not remap Z and Y though, I want to force myself to get used to the regular ANSI layout).

If anyone wants some advice on how to do this I might write something a bit more detailed regarding the process.

>> No.59188769

PS: I could also have used the Composite key to type these, but doing it this way is much more complicated and requires as much as 4 different keys and two chained hotkeys, which is just bothersome.

>> No.59188973
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They suck ass. The closest I can get to comparing them is reds with a rubber pad at the bottom. Not a rubber dome, just a springy pad of rubber.

Like another anon here said, that's what you get when you design a switch all around backlighting

>> No.59189048

selling a ducky shine yellow edition tkl with mx browns and a white fox in true fox layout with mx clears if anyone's interested reply with email

>> No.59189137

Just send it to me for free, kthx.

>> No.59191280
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i'll bump this thread with memes so it doesn't die

>> No.59191309
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That was a close one, but it seems that the mechanical keyboard meme has finally ended. It was fun while it lasted, but good night and good bye /mkg/

>> No.59191332

good night
see you tomorrow

>> No.59191589
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that tiny hair

>> No.59191720

literally no one even mentioned anything about your gun fetish faggot but thanks for your baseless assumption

>> No.59191829

>1) What keyboard do I buy?
> - See the buyer's guide

Where is the buyer's guide?

Anyway, looking for a new keyboard with more of a tactile bump than Cherry MX browns which are just too mushy. Cherry MX blues are OK, but can be loud. As a writer, sometimes I prefer it, but sometimes I just want more quiet.

<= $150 ish -- getting really tired of spending +$100 on mechanical keyboards that just crap out. Filco Majestouch and a few more.

>Location (continent at least)
North America

>Preferred switch type
Undecided, what's the most popular for professional writers?


>Form factor
80% / TKL

Nice feature but not required

>Previous/current keyboards
Multiple Cherry MX blue and browns. Tired of browns. I am curious about Cherry MX clear, but not sure if it's the right fit. I type non-stop for a living and try to type as light and fast as I can.

>> No.59191869


>> No.59191886

Cherry mx clears will suit you if you're looking for a more tactile version of browns.

>> No.59191970

probably a pok3r or kbparadisev60

>> No.59191990

Thank you!

>> No.59193347
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Just made my dream board, pbt miami keycaps and a poker 2 with cherry mx reds

>> No.59193945
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one of these days i'll take my keyboards out and try to take better pictures of them

>> No.59194342

>implying you arent the same witless cowardly fuck who constantly spam shitposts about his guns thread after thread instead of ever making a single keyboard related contribution
>implying you arent the problem

>> No.59194793

I don't get it either, personally I couldn't ever use a keyboard without dedicated function keys.

>> No.59194832

Has anyone tried doing the ergo clear mod on tactile greys? Is the tactile bump in them bigger than the one in clears? I want to do an ergo clear mod but I don't want to deal with the tight stems on clears.

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Should i wait? Im just about to buy a ducky one tkl rgb but this new one will probably be alot better. Need a keyboard pretty bad..

>> No.59195351

Yeah and then they wasted space by removing two extremely useful modifier keys. There is no reason to get an HHKB over a pok3r that you can reprogram to have exactly the same layout without the wasted space.

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>removing two extremely useful modifier keys

But they didn't?

Half the reason to get HHKB is topre switches, I mean that's why they're so expensive. So you can't really compare it to the pok3r that way

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I tried just now using some spare switches I have. There's no noticeable difference. I used an MX Red spring in MX Clear and MX Grey switches. The tactile bumps are identical.

>> No.59195628

greys are to clears as blacks are to reds

>> No.59195756
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Tactile greys are identical in stem shape to clears.

>> No.59197255

What is the purpose of those fucking lights? Just, why

>> No.59197268

>cherry mx reds


>> No.59198079

you can get it without the lights for a bit less if you want. i guess the reason was that the normies demanded rgb.
you can use it to indicate layers though, which is nice i guess.

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guys help blis ;_;
Is the VA68M of high quality? because I want a 60% with arrow keys. Any other options?

>> No.59198481

TADA68. Same amount of keys, only four non-standard caps, full programmability.

>> No.59198605

Are they sold anywhere? I like the seperated design of the VA68M a lot though, the arrow keys look sorta cramped on the tada. (also i wanna be able to use some of my meme keycap sets)

>> No.59198628

The VA68M itself is well built, has a nice alu case and its stock keycaps are quality PBT with nice legends. It's only downfall is the lack of programability.

>> No.59198737

can't one just mimic the programability with AHK scripts or something like that?

>> No.59198940

If I really like bottoming out Cherry Browns would there be any other switch that would be a better choice for me?

>> No.59198961

Sure, if you want to only ever use it on one computer and have the software running at all times.

>> No.59199019

That wont be problematic.
I'm sorta curious, what do people program boards to do? The only nonstandard thing i have is caps as something else. What functionality can one need (and add) ?

>> No.59199039

I like having media controls on the fn layer of my arrow keys, caps as F24 for push-to-talk and a dedicated media play/pause key.

>> No.59199293

Assuming you want to bottom out even easier, in terms of tactile, MX Brown is the lightest there is (55g bottom out) so you'd need to make customs ones with even lighter springs.

The lightest 'out of the box' switch AFAIK is the Gateron Translucent White with a 40g linear bottom out. I don't know which keyboards come with that switch off the top of my head.

>> No.59199438

Gateron browns are nice. you could go even lighter with gateron clears.

>> No.59200584

i would

>> No.59201236
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Come up with some colors for my rainbow setup lads

>> No.59201750

Is that gonskeyboardworks software?
If so, what kind of stuff can it do in terms of light effects?

>> No.59201799

is /mkg/ kill?

>> No.59201887
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it's winkeyless' software and honestly I'm not entirely sure what it can do aside from pic related

>> No.59202935
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Never tried Gaterons. Didn't like the red switches because of the accidental keypresses

Does a Cherry Clear even exist in a 65%/68% keyboard?
(Compact but still with arrow keys like this.)

>> No.59203089

how is the Clear stem + Red spring combo? is the spring stiff enough to push back the bump of the stem?

>> No.59203215

i said gateron clear, and yes you can get gateron clears in a 68.

>> No.59203488

Red spring is the same Brown. No sticking in my experiment, though my Clear stem is slightly lubed.

I still prefer Clears in their standard weight (or even heavier) but Ergo Clears definitely feel nicer than Browns. It'd be nice if Cherry produced them themselves.

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There are fast and slow threads. This one is the latter.

>> No.59204209

top row, 2nd gun from the right. which one?

>> No.59204656

Thanks anon.

>> No.59204696


>> No.59204808
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The IBM Model M is the most powerful keyboard in the world.

>> No.59205015

Cheers. Now I just have to check out the gonskeyboards software and decide which PCB to get.

>> No.59205252

I have blues on the KB I use for gaming. would o-rings help me pew pew faster? I figure if I travel less between button presses I can get back above the actuation point quicker.
I use SA caps but might use DSA.
what thickness should I get?

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How bad did I do, /mkg/?

Strafe RGB MX Silent

>> No.59205381

>the peasant IBM model M
>not the IBM Model F

>> No.59205469

>How bad did I do, /mkg/?

>> No.59206065

I know you said Gateron clears. I think I would need heavier not lighter to avoid accidental key presses.

>> No.59206384

Should I get a Pok3r RGB or wait for the Shine 6 tenkeyless?

I currently have a Shine 2 tenkeyless with reds, but thinking of getting browns.

>> No.59207482

where to get a keyboard dakimakura?

>> No.59207741

Do you mean something like a cover/sleeve?
Now I kinda want one with cute girls on it.

>> No.59207747

depends if u want a 60% or a tkl, the poker has great build quality and i love mine and i have only heard good things about both keyboards. Just go with whatever layout you want

>> No.59207820

mx silent? i havn't seen that switch before and it's just a more expensive red marketed as more silent than reds, which is impossible because reds dont make any noise, the only noise you hear is the "clack" of your keycaps hitting the base plate

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Just got my white Cherry G84-4100 PS/2. I already have a couple black USB versions.

>> No.59209069
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The switch is actually more silent than MX Reds. They added rubber dampeners to the bottom and top of the stem's slider to reduce the sound from bottoming out and from the upstroke

>> No.59211190

Doesnt deserve a 35 dollar premium on amazon when o-rings/dental bands exist

>> No.59211258

I bought the switches themselves at the same price as any other MX switch so I can't speak for how they're priced on existing keyboards.

I'd normally agree with the o-ring sentiment but the upstroke dampening makes a big difference. This is something that can't be done w/ o-rings or dental bands.

Dampeners like zealencios are a different story, but that itself carries its won price premium.

>> No.59211444

no. i meant i want a dakimakura cover with a keyboard on it.
what you described is nice too, though

>> No.59211953

What are o-rings for and are they /mkg/-approved
Are they just to reduce noise?

>> No.59212049

They're for making bottoming out feel really gross and soft, like pushing something into a bowl of mashed potatoes

>> No.59212497

If they are the same price the its good, how much of a difference can it really make though?

>> No.59212573

Any suggestions for a "travel" small (not 60% small) board that I can take with me between school and home? Currently have a Ducky One for my home PC. Need one for my laptop for school use.

>> No.59212632

Magicforce68 or TADA68 come to mind for something like that

>> No.59214633

I've never used a mechanical keyboard and I'm looking for a cheap, good and reliable mechanical keyboard for gaming. I like the rgb and clicky sounds. Do you have any thing to recommend for me? I was looking at Redragon INDRAH

>> No.59214708

your laptop keyboard lol

>> No.59214751

Bangood has an unpredictable delivery service. My friend's Anne Pro took him a month, same location (PH).

>> No.59214777

Earn more and buy both. OR you could just get a non-rgb one. You won't be missing out.

>> No.59214789

Both Gats and CMX Browns are bretty nice, with Gats being noticeably smooth.

>> No.59214796

up to 100€ / cheaper the better

>Location (continent at least)
Yuropoor - I surrender (France)

>Preferred switch type


>Form factor
65% to TKL


>Previous/current keyboards
Logitech Illuminated.. yeah.

I'm obviously not looking for the best keyboard ever with that budget, just something that works alright as it'll be temporary anyway, and I reckon it cannot be any worse than my current keyboard.

>> No.59214805

Love your posts meng. Lovely guns n mkb collection.

>> No.59214818

If you enjoy it, it's fine but for the money, you could've got better mKBs.

>> No.59214879

Redragon is okay, I've seen some modular ones but forgot the specific model. Similar KBs are Aula, MagicForce 108, Maxin and Rapoo.

>> No.59214981

the analogy is good when comparing mx green to blue, or linear grey to black to red.
Although tactile grey's stem mold is same as clear's, the latter's spring is more optimized for it to accentuate tactility. This is apparent when pushing the tip of a panda clear (clear stem + black spring) and stock clear against one another. The stock clear overcomes its bump first, even though the panda clear is a lighter spring; the shorter length of the stock spring exploits certain parts of the mx switch design.
On the other hand, the springs used in both tactile grey and linear grey are identical; Cherry didn't really bother making an essentially a stiffer version of clear's special spring for the tactile grey.

>> No.59215026

Thanks anon

>> No.59215810

Is it worth the effort to lube switches? I've had a gateron brown v60 for half a year now and it feels like a lot of the switches have gotten a lot worse, I think it might be the lube wearing off. When you don't press them directly down you can feel the friction on the housing or generally some keys aren't as smooth as others. It's made typing fucking terrible, the inconsistency and extra force you need for some makes it so uncomfortable to type on this anymore.
Otherwise I think I might just buy a new set of gateron browns off taobao and solder them on myself, they're dirt cheap anyway.

>> No.59215903

Why did Cherry fuck up their one great switch, clears, by making them heavy as shit?
Even without bottoming out this is a workout, god help you if you do bash the keyboard, because their final weight is even heavier than blacks.

>> No.59216553

>Even without bottoming out this is a workout
Sounds like your fingers are extraordinarily weak, anon.

>> No.59216648

Model M's are still a lot better than half the gay 60% boards posted here.

>> No.59216649

Why can I not find a 60% with arrows & clears or milk whites.
It's like looking for a unicorn.

>> No.59216691
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Just received the Drevo Tyrfing
Feels pretty solid
Brown switches are nice but loud as fuck

>> No.59216699
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You literally missed a group buy for exactly that by three days. Deadline was the 28th of February.

>> No.59216776

Is logitech mech keyboards good?

I have mx master and i think it's the best wireless mouse i wonder how their keyboards are

>> No.59216805

they're shit

non-standard layouts, non-standard stabilisers, poor quality construction
if you want a mech board that's actually good, go ducky or just get a cheap tomoko or something

>> No.59216976

Eh, that's pretty much what I want. Would be good to have the bottom row full though.

See pic >>59202935

>> No.59216996

That's where Ergo Clears come in. But I do kinda agree, Clears are a better stem than Browns, it would be good if Cherry OEM'd Ergos

>> No.59217036 [DELETED] 

How hard is to file Cherry Clears and Tacticle Greys on anything these days?

>> No.59217074

That's a 65%, one column wider.

>> No.59217104

Nothing crazy (I.E £200+) but more concerned with finding something.

>Location (continent at least)

>Preferred switch type
Want suggestions for Cherry Clears and Tactile Greys


>Form factor
60% with arrows

Not bothered if yes or no, or RGB or not.

>Previous/current keyboards
Brown switch QuickFire TK

I'm probably going to have to make this aren't I?

>> No.59217165

Nothing crazy (I.E £200+) but more concerned with finding something.

>Location (continent at least)

>Preferred switch type
Want suggestions for Cherry Clears and Tactile Greys


>Form factor
65% with arrows

Not bothered if yes or no, or RGB or not.

>Previous/current keyboards
Brown switch QuickFire TK

I'm probably going to have to make this aren't I?


>> No.59217213

TADA68 with Mod M switches from originative

>> No.59217215
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Any RGB keyboard that /g/ recommends that has media keys or at least a volume control wheel?

>> No.59217253


The ONLY keyboards that have dedicated media keys and volume control are gamer trash and overpriced das.

>> No.59217281

>obscure layout that looks like it was made for retards
>not even dvorak

Did they even try?

>> No.59217285

I want to get a gaymen keyboard though...

>> No.59217298
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>bought two boards this week
>coworker wonder wtf im doing

>> No.59217304

>obscure layout
It's just regular qwerty, split in half and with the most commonly used mods relocated to the thumbs.

>> No.59217324
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Yes, that's what I said or implied.

Good boy.

>> No.59217346

Then you want to buy a bad keyboard. Cooler Master are the only decent gaming mechanical keyboard manufacturer and guess what, they don't offer media key shit. So you're gonna have to make a choice princess, give up on your shiny lights and media controls, buy a low quality, non-standard layout keyboard that will probably break within a few months, or shell out extra for an external DAC/AMP to go with your new keyboard if you're that desperate for a fucking volume wheel.

>> No.59217352

Varmilo VA69M

>> No.59217385

Who would win in a battle for cleanliness?

> Keycaps in the dishwasher

> Keycaps in the washing machine

>> No.59217394
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Jesus christ mate, calm the fuck down. Thanks I guess for helping(?)

>> No.59217396

This is one of the most beautiful keyboards I've yet seen.
Which keyboard and keycaps are that?

>> No.59217769

>Varmilo VA69M
That looks perfect but if it's an out of stock group buy how would I even get my hands on that?

>> No.59217838

They said that they're doing a new sell in mid march

>> No.59217932

Why not get something like a Ducky Shine since they have volume controls and programmable media keys

>> No.59217954 [DELETED] 

From an official source?

>> No.59217959
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Anyone got any experience with Royal Glam wrist rests?

>> No.59217996

>not colemak or carpalx optimized

>> No.59218288

TADA68 looks like exactly what I want but can you even still buy it now?

>> No.59218346 [DELETED] 


Ducky Shine

If you don't need RGB, there's a lot more options with media keys that don't look terrible (Ducky One and Das are two off the top of my head)

>> No.59218482

You can, but not with cherry clears or Mod switches

>> No.59218941

where do i get a tada68 in gatereon clear?

>> No.59219040

Thanks, is it from those chinese websites listed earlier in the thread?

Apparently we can't. Closest I can see are Gateron Browns. Which looks like it will cost me $160 before shipping.

>> No.59219097

God dammit, not this shit again. The OP seriously needs a "Gateron Clears are ultralight linear switches, not Cherry Clear clones" thing somewhere so people get it through their thick skulls.

>> No.59219285

Are linears the best switch if I always bottom out?

>> No.59219375

No, you can bottom out on any switch.

>> No.59219466

Any good chink mech keyboard offers?

>> No.59219495
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Using the qwerty layout for the first time is pretty hard.
Now I just have to wait for the keycaps to be delivered.

>> No.59219711
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memes that need to die
>non Cherry profile keycaps
>floating design
>numpad on the right standard

>> No.59219724

>Using membrane keyboards
wew lad

>> No.59219788

Hey can someone recommend me some cheap-ish retro keycaps for a 68-key US layout for someone in the UK?

>> No.59219831

retro keycaps? something like this? $40 on amazon US


>> No.59219847

agree with all but floating keycaps

>> No.59219880

Not bad, but I'm uk and would like a bit of colour.

>> No.59219982

Try MX clears

>> No.59219991

get a topre

>> No.59220070
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Dishwasher has jets of water, washing machine does not. Just contain them sufficiently or you'll find keys melted to the heating element. Or turn disable the drying cycle.

SAR K2 .45 if I take your description correctly. Walther P99 AS if I don't.

Search Tai Hao, Basil, lots of cheap stuff to choose from!

>> No.59220103


>> No.59220236
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>> No.59220643

What keyboards have Topre Type-S switches in them?

I tried the HHKB Type-S a while ago and really liked the feeling of them but didn't like the layout.

Is it possible to get them in a larger keyboard? Like a TKL or full size? Pls reccomend.

>> No.59220671
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Is there any withdraw on DIY builds?
Usually I like to craft stuff myself, but everyone just buying premades makes one worry...

>> No.59220696

Yes. Realforce has keyboards with silenced topres

>> No.59220714

DIY builds are a whole lot more expensive then a premade with similar quality. If you want a GH60 is a great platform to start with

>> No.59220722
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it tends to end up being more expensive than buying a premade keyboard, but there's nothing wrong with making one yourself. That's the nice thing about mechanical keyboards, you can customize everything to your liking.

>> No.59220831

How autistic are you people?

>> No.59220854

This is 4chan. Where did you think you were?

>> No.59221271
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Look at this picture for a minute and then you'll know the answer.

>> No.59221398

I tried researching it on the mechanical keyboard subreddit and stuff, but I somehow failed to discover the information: which keycaps (and where) would I buy so that they are compatible with my Magicforce 68? I would like rainbow colored ones I guess

>> No.59221427

Any standard set

>> No.59221448

So keycap sizes are standardized? I have the OUTEMO Brown switches if it makes any difference.

>> No.59222092
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OK, that seems reasonable.
I already put together my list and comes about 160€ and that's fine with me.

>pic related

>> No.59222364
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Is it mechanical? Should i get it for 5€. Also, what is that connection?

>> No.59222403
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>> No.59222432

Massdrop has the Poker II for $80, is it worth it? I just want a white 60% keyboard with browns and good build quality.

>> No.59222764

It's USB-C too isn't it? but apart from that I don't know why they're selling an old model..

>> No.59222802

yeah. i'd rather have a pok3r but i don't know how long it will be until i can get a new one with browns and a white case for a sane price.

>> No.59222823

is magicforce82 a good keyboard

>> No.59223016

Lads I want a mechanical keyboard for my Excelstation at work

Needs a numpad

What can you suggest that isn't dorkshit?

This is for a professional setting so the most unbranded, not special looking keyboard is what I'm after

But still good. Also the cheaper the better

>> No.59223116

Someone pls answer?

>> No.59223158

make the jump to ANSI, it takes less time than you think to adjust.

Only thing that trips me up is the occasional need to write '£' at work. Copy pasted that one from your post.

Aside from that I prefer the ANSI \| '" # @ locations

Someone else suggested Varmilo who do an ISO version of their 65% now. Group buys at caps unlocked (uk site) and I think there was a massdrop recently that may still be running.

>> No.59223388
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Yes, it's mechanical.
Connection should be ps2, but can't be sure from the side.
Dunno, what's 5$ worth for you.

>> No.59223415

I found out it's this. Connection is XT :(

>> No.59223882

is the ergodox ez the best ortholinear?

>> No.59224710

Best keyboard coming through.

>> No.59225466

it's a WASD V2, but you can get the same look with any black keyboard. the keycaps are the real beauty here, they're Modern Beige from Originative

>> No.59225923

The GOD of keyboards


Prove me wrong

>> No.59226012

There's a similar one out there from the 80s or early 90s that has the keys in alphabetical order, rather than qwerty.
That's clearly the master race keyboard.

>> No.59226016
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Perfect for /g/!

>> No.59226228
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>> No.59226236

Does anyone here use an Ergodox or another similar board? What kind of layout are you using at the moment?
I feel like it probably has too many keys, especially when you consider that modifiers can play a double role. At the moment I have two enter and backspace keys, just because. The inner columns and bottom row could easily be dropped.

>> No.59226277

Rainbow pastels, stupid font, 65% and sold by Filco. This was really ahead of its time.

>> No.59226413
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It's pretty much AEK keycaps with a different color.

>> No.59227184

Is a 60% alps with pbt miami caps a pipe dream? It's all I truly yearn for anymore, and I will likely never see it. I could build my own, but the caps don't exist for alps stems and it makes me genuinely sad

>> No.59227291

SOL my dude

>> No.59227532
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best mkb for under 50$ ?

>> No.59227577
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Is there any mouse for fingertips user? I bought a EC1-A Zowie but i find myself constantly using my fingers when i play, especially when i play leagues of cancer or Titty fall 2, i seem to be using wrist alot and using my thumbs to move my mouse lately.

Any recommendation?

>> No.59227946
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So I have an ergodox, and I wanted to know what the best way to get used to typing on it as quickly as possible was. I've edited it a little bit (moved ctrl and tab to standard keyboard positions for gayman and a few other minor changes) but I haven't changed the vast majority of it. The default position of the ," key kind of baffles me because it's apparently set up for programming but this feels like a super fucking awkward spot for it since it's not exactly easy to hit if your fingers are on the home row.

The key spacing is really fucking me up, I'm not used to them not being staggered.

Are typing games a valid way to get back up to speed or is there a better way? The faster the better.

>> No.59228144
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Is this gay?

I'm gay, aren't I.

>> No.59228426

Using your keyboard the way you'd normally use it is the way to get back up to speed. If you want to use a typing game, get one where you can input your own corpuses and make a code one. Although I'd practise with standard english text as well.

>> No.59228612
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Got memed

>> No.59229322

I want a cheap(ish) mechanical keyboard that doesnt wake up the wifey while I porn. Chink shit friendly Recommendations?

>> No.59229387

Why are you watching porn when you have a perfectly good wife available?

>> No.59229425

May be a dumb question but winkeyless' ps2avr driver is linux compatible right?

>> No.59229507

Any keyboard firmware should be crossplatform. At worst you get minor problems like the treatment of the command key on OSX and media keys.

>> No.59229544

yeah, thanks. having trouble compiling it :/ readme's are useless though. will figure it out eventually

>> No.59229567


>> No.59229630

Oh, the build process is not necessarily cross platform, or easy to port.
What kind of issues are you having and what OS/Distro are you running?

>> No.59229758

If you want to call it ortho yes, it is among the best.

>> No.59229765
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Just got that excact keyboard and they made a new poker 2 which features full nkey instead of the old poker 2 whichchaf 6 key and some build quality improvements, would recomend completely

>> No.59229780

Which had* sorry phoneposting

>> No.59229791

I use my dox with a custom maltron layout sometimes, mostly i am still a qwertz pleb because i have no time.
I agree that it could have less keys, maybe 72.
I would rather drop two of the harder to reach keys of the thumb cluster.

>> No.59229905
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I like my Nixeus Moda, got it on a steal (they're pretty cheap for mechanicals)

Have literally never seen /g/ talking about them though.

Probably means it's shit.

>> No.59230032

I need caps for a B.mini EX, should I get GMK Hydro or wait for the DSA Hana R2 that's supposed to be coming in a month or two?

>> No.59230103

><75% *

>> No.59230214

>want split ergonomic keyboard
>look at the ergodox, seems like a good option
>costs $240

what the FUCK

might as well buy a kinesis advantage if i have to spend that much money for an ergonomic keyboard

>> No.59230240

Build it yourself. You can probably do it for about $150.

>> No.59230559
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>TriC 80
What is this fuck

>> No.59231004

Fedora 24.
avrlib is having a hard time
lots of:
../avrlib/timer.c: At top level:
../avrlib/timer.c:418:25: error: attempt to use poisoned "SIG_OVERFLOW2"

>> No.59231024

you can get it far cheaper. falbatech, aliexpress and switchtop might help.

>> No.59231333
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Why the fuck does every single keyboard separate their f keys like pic related even gaymen keyboards?
Are there any keyboards with f keys not separated and properly aligned?

>> No.59231360
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75% layout boards.

>> No.59231369

F4 quickload
F5 quicksave

>> No.59231386


It is like $170 assembled from falbatech.

>> No.59231416
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Are there any nice keypads to go with this? I much prefer using that for doing quick number input over the top row.

>> No.59231444

I'm looking into buying a HHKB. I've been really wanting to get a 60% and recently I've gotten into using emacs bindings. How much of a meme is it? How do Topres compare to MX Browns?

>> No.59231445

Separate or attached? winkeyless.kr has the B.mini EX which is exactly that but with a numpad attached to the side. Otherwise you've got the b.pad also from wkl, chinese b.pad clones from keyboarddiy.taobao.com or something like the ducky pocket if the idea of a separate numpad that can also be unplugged and used as a standalone calculator appeals to you.

>> No.59231482

you should test one before paying that much imo.
you could also use a gh60 with hhkb layout, maybe even make some additional keys for the wasted space.

>> No.59231493

Any recommendations?

>> No.59231518


Where can you try one? I'm in leafland and there are no resellers here.

>> No.59231676

seems like the guy originally made it for winblows/mac and is using ancient libraries. shit's bloody messy. not sure if worth.

>> No.59231700

So I just got my Topre 87ub 55g. How do I go about silencing this thing?

>> No.59232300

I mean if comes to it, buy that's already in the country, and if you don't like it, sell it fro what you paid. You're not gonna lose much on one

>> No.59232341

There's a good list here, ranging from cheap Chinese to silly-money kustoms. https://www.massdrop.com/vote/Best-75-Mechanical-Keyboard

>> No.59232369

I love how retarded the Massdrop community is with these polls, adding stuff that will never be sold there and stuff that doesn't fit the category at all.

>> No.59232389

Looking to buy an HHBK and got my eyes on the Anne PRO but heard about the battery issues, have these been fixed or should I remove it asap if I order one?

>> No.59233091
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Is lube necessary for MX Clear?

>> No.59233225

Lube is not necessary for any switches. You can do it if you want, but they feel fine without

>> No.59233900

Anyone know where i can get replacement key caps for a corsair strafe?

my dog ate a few

i'm in the uk

>> No.59233958

Is it posible to get a cheaper KIT?


teensy $20
gateron 92 pices $28
top plate ?
capacitators and wire ?

>> No.59233999

fuck off mexican, if you're gonna post a link here post the english one

>> No.59234085

so brave Sempai you told a stranger on the internet to fuck off

i love you now, tell me your addres will send nudes

>> No.59234420
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I recommend finding out how to build a keyboard first

>> No.59234452
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another weekend alone with no mkb to keep me company

>> No.59234498

nice is that a mf68 without its pcb? assuming you did this for nkey rollover and full programmability?
also please tell me those are mx clears

>> No.59234619
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Yeh, that's a memeforce, though my motivations were more related to my desoldering machine not working properly and me ripping a few pads off the PCB, at which point I decided to just handwire it. Though it didn't have a very long life, since something was royally fucked, and I couldn't figure out what it was, I'm guessing I fucked something up when configuring the firmware. Alas, maybe I'll revive it again some day, the matrix and everything is still there, it's just missing a controller.

Almost, they're gateron clears.

>> No.59234864
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Can anyone recommend a similar site like mechanicalkeyboards.com,but in eu?

>Inb4: Yes I know that alichink exists

>> No.59234894

try candykeys
it's a seller of keyboards and keycaps, they're restocking soon.

>> No.59235430

I've never understood this Mechanical Keyboard meme.

Are you telling me my old IBM keyboards from 1995 are worth a lot of money as of today?

>> No.59235581

>Are you telling me my old IBM keyboards from 1995 are worth a lot of money as of today?

>> No.59235635

>Are you telling me my old IBM keyboards from 1995 are worth a lot of money as of today?
no keyboards like ibm model f, beanspring, etc were expensive as fuck back in the day

>> No.59235675

they also have a nice markup

the eu does not have a site like mechkeyboards but you can try your local tech sites or wholesalers like banggood

>> No.59236206

Almost at post limit - New thread >>59236194

>> No.59236433

The bump limit is 310, please let it it that in the future.

>> No.59236806

keyboardco, ukkeycaps, mechboards, mechsupply

>> No.59237436
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Excuse my retardation but are there any particular brands or models I should be looking for when buying a mech keyboard?

>> No.59237976

Is there any wristrest /mkg/ would recommend? The keyboard I'm getting doesn't come with one and I like having them.

>> No.59238009

For low end magicforce, royal kludge, tomoko, and Anne Pro
For mid range Ducky, Leopold, Cooler Master Filco/Rosewill
For high end look for those fully programmable korean customs

>> No.59238032

You shouldn't be using a wrist rest as any strain on your wrist is bad for you. An arm rest would be better, but if you insist then just get a towel that you like. Its better as its much easier to clean all the sweat, oils, and dead skin

>> No.59238190

I don't actually rest my wrists on it, just the bottom of my palm. My actual wrists aren't resting on anything on my current keyboard, my arms rest on the chair's armrests and then the bottom part of my palm on the "wristrest".

>> No.59238509

considering getting a CM Quickfire Rapid as my first mech keyboard. Should I spend a little more for something of much greater value or is the quickfire fine?
also, how does /g/ clean their keyboard/keycaps?

>> No.59238705

I have the Glorious PC Gaming Race one and although a little cheesy, it's actually really good quality and comfy. The negative reviews of the Grifiti pads put me off those and towards this to be honest.

I'd like a wood one too, just deciding which to buy..

>> No.59238763

The QFR is basically as high quality as mainstream keyboards (IE Can be found in a brick and mortar store) get. It's a great first mech, but i'd recommend looking at something with Gateron switches instead of Cherry's.

Gateron's are far smoother and are essentially identical to Cherry in design, but are using newer machines and smoother molds for the stems, allowing for better build quality in spite of their chinese origin.

>> No.59238838

I saw that one on Amazon, avoided it for pretty much the same reason, but it's good to know that it's comfortable at least. Wood one could be nice, but they seem to be very expensive for what they are, i.e. a piece of wood. CM is selling one for their keyboards, but I'm not going to pay ~35 EUR for a piece of wood.

>> No.59239030

a real human bean.
just build it yourself. it is really not hard.

>> No.59239168

>just build it yourself. it is really not hard.
I don't have any experience working with wood, but I'd try that before paying 35 EUR for something like that, even if I probably wouldn't get something quite as nice.

>> No.59239228

>>I don't have any experience working with wood, but I'd try that before paying 35 EUR for something like that, even if I probably wouldn't get something quite as nice.
really, wood is forgiving as hell, just get some nice looking well dried hardwood and use a handplane or a rasp and lots of sandpaper, work up to 120 grit, oil it, sand it a tiny bit with 320 grit and give it some more linseed oil that you wipe off after like 10 minutes.

>> No.59239511

Sounds pretty straightforward, I'll give it a shot.

>> No.59240628

im confused. if were to build a mechanical keyboard with lights. how would i go about doing so? do i need to buy switches WITH LED's, do they come with the PCB, or do i buy them seperately?

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