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/mkg/ - Premium ABS Keycaps editions

>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 (Never ever coming back)

Previous thread: >>60340288

>> No.60380990

Rubber dome masterrace

>> No.60381061
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>>60380990

>> No.60381083
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post your keyboards

>> No.60381142
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The mito canvas samples are looking alright

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>>60381083
I gave most of them to my friends so I can't post them all. So have a meme board instead

>> No.60381219

>>60381172
That is a fucking meme

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>>60381083
okie

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>>60381083

>> No.60381262
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>>60380977
I wish I have more money for keycaps.

>> No.60381263

>>60381142
Great taste

>> No.60381414

poker II with ergo-clears and pbt backlit caps

>> No.60381559

>Budget

Less than $120

>Location (continent at least)

USA

>Preferred switch type

I think MX Browns would be a good fit, but this would be my first mechanical keyboard

>Layout

Something traditional

>Form factor

I'd like to keep tenkey

>Backlight

Not if it's going to jack up the price.

>Previous/current keyboards

Right now i'm using a shitty Dell $30 combo piece of crap that makes my fingers hurt.

I like this one. But I'm not sure if it's any good. I like the clean aesthetic.
https://pcpartpicker.com/product/RP648d/rosewill-keyboard-rk9000v2br

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Nth for 75%

>> No.60382046

Shit's expensive, man.

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>>60381083
Only one poor me. :(
Sorry.

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>>60381083
Konnichiwa senpai! Here is ore-san's kiibodo!

>> No.60382135

>filco ninja
>cherry blue
>gf threatened to leave within first 24 hours

still keep it around as backup when we starts stupid arguments
decent alternative to "you're just like your mother"

>> No.60382342

>>60381142
did you use an f660m as the base for that? Did you make the case yourself?

>> No.60382423

What is the best way to rebind my function keys? For example, I can press FN+F3 to increase volume but I'd rather just F3 be volume up and have FN+F3 be "F3". Will sharpkeys do the job or is there something better?

>> No.60382458

>>60381830
Which one is that? Maybe I'm just looking on the wrong sites but I'm having a hard time finding a nice 75% with a white body.

>> No.60382506

>>60382458
Probably a noppoo choc mini of some sort

>> No.60382607
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tfw hasu mod is 85usd...

>> No.60382692

1) Budget
About $100
2) Location
Canada
3) Preffered switch type
Black
4) Layout
ANSI
5) Form factor
60%, but with the numpad available through function keys preferred
6) Backlight
No
7) Previous/current keyboard
A laptop keyboard

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>> No.60383826

>>60381559
>>60382692
Get fucked nerds

>> No.60383841

has anyone tried the ortholinear meme? what are your thoughts on it?

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>>60383849

>> No.60383876
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What's typing on DSA like? I want to get some replacement keycaps, but I'm not sure about the non-sculpted profile since I hate flat keycaps.

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>>60383871

>> No.60384004

>>60381142
Is that numbpad DIY?

>> No.60384076
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What is your guys opinions of this?

>> No.60384080

>>60380977
OP what keyboard is that? I know the keycaps.

>> No.60384084

>>60384076
Was cool when it was first announced but now it's in a saturated market.

>> No.60384137

>>60383886
what keyboard is that?

>> No.60384235

Anyone have the Lambo case can you measure the height of the front edge and the height of the back edge? Please, thanks!

>> No.60384261

>>60383886
>>60383849
>That Sun Microsystems key.
Unf. Very nice, Anonymous.

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Any possible way to find or buy SA translucent legend (lettering) keycaps? or maybe some that look like it? those would be my endgame

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>>60381083

>> No.60384633
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>>60381083
HHKB Pro 2, Varmilo VA87M, Varmilo VA22M. Waiting on Mito's XDA Canvas for the Varmilos.

>> No.60384650

>>60384080
A 96-key

>> No.60384690

>>60384076
Too unfocused.

It's trying to be a normie gamer board with hot swap and rgb backlighting, while also being an enthusiast board with full programming and a lack of gamer aesthetic.

So you end up with a $200 keyboard that most normies will look at and go "why would I pay that much when corsair exists and looks cooler???" and a decent chunk of enthusiasts will look at and go "ew costar stabs i can't tune and why am i paying for shitty kailh switches and tai-hao keycaps???".

>> No.60384862

>>60384690
>costar stabs

They got cherry stabs and the kailh switches are supposedly the best of the knock offs. I anxious to see what the 3rd custom switch they plan to offer. I will agree though, the tai-hao caps are garbage even if they are PBT.

>> No.60384873
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Custom Keyboard anon here. I called around and found a local place that will let me print PCBs for like ~40 a per 5. My keyboard is BACK ON!

>> No.60384886

>>60384873
Share the link dude

>> No.60384892

>>60384886
It's a local place that I got to through a friend. That isn't a normal going rate and the offer is not an extendable one. Sorry.

>> No.60384897

>>60384862
Huh, I swear I read Costar. I wonder why they switched over after using Costar for both the Whitefox and Ergodox Infinity.

And Kailh aren't anything special, some people really like them but generally it's considered Gateron/Cherry > Kailh/Greetech > other chinkshit

>> No.60384919

>>60384897
Yeah, well see. I'm gonna jump on it just to see, if the custom switch they offer turn out to be shit i'll just put a set of MX Clears in (with RGB housing) and be happy

>> No.60384952

>>60384897
Kaihua only get a bad rep because they made them shitty Razor switches. Kaihua Blues feel great.

>> No.60384961

>>60384873
do you plan on designing an alu case for this as well? seems like a neat project.

>> No.60384996

>>60384961
I'm currently working on the board layout. Once its done I'll take it any my plate and throw them into autoCAD and then design a case that the plate sits on and screws in. I'll most likely make it out of either aluminum or steel.

I'll probably make a few prototypes first before actually spending the extra money on ergo-clears and stabilizers. I'm hoping to learn about the fab processs. Maybe I'll start a little business or something. As it stands my design is 100-keys so it certainly sounds nice.

>> No.60385072

is there a better material for keyboard keys than plastic?

>> No.60385230

>>60385072
I wonder. We can rule out wood or stone straight away due to basically requiring milling, I'd say. Cast metal might be as easy and possibly cheap as injection molded plastic, but I'm not sure how you'd do legends? Stamp them in afterwards, have molds for each cap with raised legends, or some kind of double-cast system where you use two different metals with sufficiently different melting points so that casting the cap doesn't mess with the legend? I don't think stamped metal would be possible because of the stem, and welding a stem on after stamping the main cap from would be too complex probably.

There's probably a reason mass production of keycaps is done with injection molded plastic.

>> No.60385272

>>60385230
PBT keys will last years with only minor wear. The only thing that I say you might gain from changing materials is the feeling when it hits the plate of the keyboard. I've heard that even between ABS and PBT, certain backplate materials that can make the keys feel better.

>> No.60385576

>>60385230
I swear I've seen stamped metal keys

>> No.60385665

>>60380977
>2017
>still using a password manager
>not saving your login sequenses as keyboard macros

plebs

>> No.60385774

>>60385665
>2017
>using macros

kys

>> No.60385834

>>60385774
>not saving copypastas to your keyboard's memory for efficient shitposting

>> No.60385998
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>>60381911
what? looks like a standard incline. git gud

>> No.60386056

>>60384952
in that case you can get several cheaparse kailh boards instead of this $200 meme

>> No.60386059

>>60380977
So I got a dead LED on my masterkeys pro L.

I bought it not even 3 months ago. How do I replace the LED?

Can I REM it?

>> No.60386062
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Currently in the process of cleaning the caps from the MX Blue board so I can switch to the MX Clear board.
I also have some caps and replacement switches for the MX Red board so I can finally retire these horrible 'murrica caps.

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>>60386059
pic related. The F1 key.

>> No.60386093

>>60386069
It's probably better to just RMA it since it's almost new.

>> No.60386117

>>60382458
that's noppoo choc mini.

plum84 which is the same design (but comes with topre clones or regular switches) also comes in white. plum84 is quite cheap with gaterons but i don't know what the shipping and other fees would cost from taobao.

https://world.tmall.com/item/538579660599.htm

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>>60386117
I think the plum iis the new choc mini. Noppoo's store has no products available for sale and the stock of their keyboards that was on newegg, amazon, etc is just about gone.
If you look at the plum it IS a choc mini. The same tooling was used to make iit. The legends are the same and in the same position, the branding is in the same spot on the space bar.
Anyway if that guy wants to change keycaps I would stay away from the choc. The keycaps it comes with are all larger than standard so if you replace them there is more room between the keys than there should be. It's very slight but it's there. Pic related.

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>>60382129

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>>60386376
i think it's normal just that you have a bright backplate so the gaps are more visible

>> No.60386632

>>60383876
i also wish i knew.
i've come to the conclusion i will just have to buy a set or a board with them to find out.

>> No.60386755

I accidently fucked the cable on my WASD V1. What kind of cable can I replace it with or do I need to contact WASD?

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"ergonomic" keyboards are such a meme. pic related isn't how a touch typist angles their hands. with a proper typing technique your wrists are naturally straight and you would have to flex your wrists purposefully to put them in this weird position.

>> No.60387238

What's the best website or software to take typing lessons?

>> No.60387250

>>60387238
keybr.com

>> No.60387284
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>>60382342
a clueboard and yes custom case

>>60384004
cluepad from the clueboard guy, felt like it was the best option next to going custom

>> No.60387830

>>60381246

how much did that EarthBound cartridge cost? Reproduction or original?

>> No.60387949

>>60383876
>>60386632
I actively dislike the non-sculpted rows for both typing and gay game gayming.

>> No.60387953

>>60386376
Speaking about Noppoos - I have recently replaced my old keyboard, which is a Noppoo Choc Mini. It still works well, except for some issue when at random times keystrokes are multiplied.
Do you think Noppoos will rise in price (rarity etc.) or should I just keep it as backup?

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>>60386504
But you see how your choc doesn't have it? The black is so nice. Mine is stuck on the otgersode of the country and my asshole uncle won't mail it

>> No.60388010

>>60387953
Its possible. Im fanatical about it but with the drevo gramr and Excalibur undercutting it so hard it is difficult to guess. Keep it for now, I switch between keyboards all the time

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Does anyone make boards with Blacks and decent caps anymore? Seems everyone has moved to Reds, which are too light to me.

t. using a Deck Legend that's 6 years old now.

>> No.60388039

>>60380977
please what keycap set is that

>> No.60388101

>>60381083
where do I aquire the two--tone beige keycaps you have on that poker?

>> No.60388131

>>60388039
japanese girls doing gay things: the set

>> No.60388138

>>60388039
it's in the filename

>> No.60388151

>>60388131
>burger education
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuri_Gagarin

>> No.60388343

>>60388032
Ducky is still around

>> No.60388370
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>>60388101
Those ones look like DSA granite. That color scheme is very common and even the chinks make copies of it. EnjoyPBT makes a set modeled after the Ducky One with Dye-sub PBT keycaps, but in cherry profile for 50 bucks

>> No.60388390

>>60388151

Yuri is named after Gagarin's fetish. When asked in 1965 what kept him going through the awfully strenuous physical tests before he went into space he replied

>"2 hot manga babes rubbing their spicy minges against one another. I traded some vodka for some porn back in Vladivostok, and I was enraged to find it was drawn by some chinaman. After calming down, I had a look and had a cock harder than the dome of the kremlin. I love drawn dykes going at it."

>> No.60389614

>>60388151
>He doesn't know where he is
>>>/u/

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>>60388390

>> No.60390073
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The magicforce is such a nice board for the price. I want another in black with brown switches.

Post you are magicforce?

>> No.60390125

>>60390073
just get this beauty for 5x the price

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-x-input-club-k-type-mechanical-keyboard

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>>60390125
Jesus that's insane. I know the parts legitimately cost that much but still. We're in the golden age of keyboards now that the patents have expired. They're barely more expensive than an average rubber dome at this point. Even total casuals with no interest can easily afford a nice board with the switch of their choice.

Also I have a clear picture of my 75% finally. It was the stock app on the s4 causing the grain.

>> No.60390219

>>60390125
if you have unlimited money, why would you want this chinkshit that looks like shit, for $200 + the cost of better switches + the cost of better keycaps, just because it has hotswappable switches, you can get a much nicer custom keyboard for $200-300

>> No.60391016

>>60387830
Original. $200 back when I bought it (around 2012) with the original big box and guide.

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>> No.60392092
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Looking for a matching number pad for my ikbc new poker 2 black like pic related, also looking for a matching macro pad or small 4-8 key keyboard that i can bind to arrow keys and possibly other various functions so i will have a full sized keyboard that i can just pick and choose what parts of the keyboard i need atm. I am looking for the number and macro pad to have matching cherry mx reds but if the only option in it is gateron reds that's fine too

>> No.60392115

>>60392092
also keycaps dont matter because i am in the miami dolche drop for a full set of keycaps

>> No.60392349
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>>60392092
>60%
>numpad
>macro pad

>> No.60392493
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My enjoypbt caps arrived yesterday, and I stuck them on my old rosewill board. Also, they did come with a keypuller, even though some anon in a previous thread said that they didn't.

The caps look awesome, except my numpad +, numpad enter, and left shift are slightly warped. The numpad enter and left shift are manageable, but the numpad + will totally stick down if I press it. Super disappointing given the cost of these things.

Has anyone here done anything to de-warp PBT caps? I've been reading online that you can possibly heat them up in some hot water, then try to bend them back into the right shape, or weigh them down on a flat surface. Are there any risks to doing that, seeing as how at least one of the caps is already unusable?

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>>60392493
Additional picture of the warping on my numpad +

>> No.60392510

>>60392493
>Also, they did come with a keypuller, even though some anon in a previous thread said that they didn't.
depends on the seller probably

>> No.60392531
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SA keycaps with transparent lettering/legends ? or keycaps that look similar?

>> No.60392591

>>60392510
I bought them directly off of the kbdfans' shopify site.

>> No.60392648
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60392648

Please talk me out of buying this as my first mechanical keyboard. I haven't even worked on a desktop for years (normally use my laptop on my kitchen table)

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/RGB-Backlit-Wired-Wireless-4-0-Bluetooth-PBT-Double-Shot-Keycaps-Antighosting-60-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard/32776752673.html

PS: I ordered a UHK but those guys are taking their goddamn time.

>> No.60392676
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spoonfeed me pls

>Budget
Whatever it costs to get a nice mid-range keyboard
>Location (continent at least)
burgerland
>Preferred switch type
white I think
>Layout
ANSI
>Form factor
~80%
>Backlight
yes pls
>Previous/current keyboards
I actually use a ergonomic Microsoft keyboard right now. It seems like it gets harder and harder to find ergonomic keyboards though and I'm not set on continuing to use them.

>> No.60392740

>>60392648
60% memeboards are retarded, just go for something practical like a TKL. $110 is a ridiculous price for fewer keys. Also, wireless is unnecessary if you're using a laptop, since you'll basically always be right next to your computer.

There, tried to talk you out of it.

>> No.60392788

>>60392648
get a $40 magicforce from amazon if you're just waiting for the UHK to arrive. the shipping from from china with aliexpress could take 2-3 weeks or longer

>> No.60392830

>>60392676
https://www.amazon.com/DREVO-84-Key-Mechanical-Keyboard-Backlit/dp/B01K4GNLMS

>> No.60392921

>>60392830
Doesn't look like this has white switches?

Also, I thought these shits were supposed to be expensive or something.

>> No.60393012

>>60392921
>Also, I thought these shits were supposed to be expensive or something.

It's cheaper clones of the MX switches and made in China. The quality is almost as good because it's a keyboard and not a motor car thankfully.

>> No.60393048

>>60392921
white switches are less common. are you sure you don't want blue or green?

https://deskthority.net/wiki/Cherry_MX_White
>The Type B has been reported to feel identical to modern Cherry MX Blue.[Citation needed] Because of the harder types' similarity to Cherry MX Green, it is sometimes called "albino green".[Citation needed]

>Also, I thought these shits were supposed to be expensive or something.
you probably want to upgrade the keycaps which can cost like $40+. there are fancier options such as https://kbdfans.myshopify.com/products/kbd75-keyboard-set (keycaps not included) if you want to spend more.

>> No.60393317

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/gummy-worms-sleeved-usb-cable

should I buy the peach one for my fc660c

>> No.60393348

>>60393048
Oh! Well middle of the road resistance sounded nice to me but I guess I can start out with blues.

Well if the DREVO is good then I'm fine not spending more money. Thanks!

>> No.60393920

70 euro, 100%, blued, no rgb, iso layout
Any suggestions?

>> No.60394010
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Is the Glorious keyboard good as an entry-level board?
I like this hot-swappable idea

>> No.60394055
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60394055

>tfw you run you finger through it and pull out a huge ball of hair

>> No.60394063

>>60393920
Nope

>> No.60394151

Bought the Rosewell Blues
did I fuck up or what ?

>> No.60394181

>>60394151
Yep

>> No.60394217

>>60392349
>outdated history channel meme from 2012
kill your self

>> No.60394342

>>60382692
bumping this

>> No.60394511
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60394511

>>60394010
>Glorious

>> No.60394541
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60394541

I can't pick an accent color.

>> No.60394591

>>60394541
What set is that?

>> No.60394636

>>60394541
red or blue

>> No.60394648

>>60394591
Some DSA-esque thing I whipped up on the keyboard layout editor. Uses GQN for the alphas and GSF for the mods.

>> No.60394668

>>60394648
I would go with the blue, I think.

>> No.60394710

>>60394541
purple

the other colors are too harsh in contrast

>> No.60394895
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60394895

>>60392509
Fixed this shit. Poured some hot water in a pan, put the key faceup in the water, then balanced a brick on the key. Waited for the water to be cold again, and then the key didn't stuck anymore. Pretty easy desu

>> No.60395035

Do costar stabilizers work OK with enjoypbt caps?

I've read online that the bent part of the wire can bump into the inside of thicker caps, preventing you from pressing the key properly, but I was wondering if anybody here had personal experience regarding this.

>> No.60395089

>>60395035
>Do costar stabilizers work OK with enjoypbt caps?
yes. IF you run into problems it's supposed to be easy to fix it

>> No.60395137
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60395137

Bling bling faggots

>> No.60395169

>>60394055
Your lucky you had hair. Mine had some sort of jam that is now a permanent part of the keyboard.

>> No.60395176

>>60395137
nice dual TN trash.

>> No.60395231
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60395231

>>60381083

>> No.60395370

Whats the cheaper decent mechanical keyboard?

>> No.60395388
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60395388

I spilled a drink into my mechanical. I can't really get to the parts where the spill went into. The only key that isn't working to my knowledge is the control key. I'm thinking an alcohol bath on just that side of the board might be my only option. Does anyone have any advice? I'm pretty bummed about this. It's a Ducky DK2108S.

>> No.60395408

>>60395370
Tomoko, Magicforce, Royal Kludge, and all the other chink brands

>> No.60395414

>>60380977

>a keyset named after lesbian sex

Well done, Russia.

>> No.60395466

>>60395388
>Does anyone have any advice
I have some:
Don't drink next to your keyboard
Suicide is always an option
Consider distilled water instead
Also use a needle to make sure the water/alcohol gets into the switch, and mash it a few times
If it doesn't work then desolder the switch and replace it with a new one.
If that doesn't then get a new keyboard
Maybe now you'll stop acting like a buffoon, but I doubt it.

>> No.60396307

>>60395466
It was actually my cat's fault and this has never happened in my three years of owning this kb but whatever fuck you thanks

>> No.60396723

>>60394055
I'm pretty sure buckling spring keyboards actually come from the factory like that

>> No.60396969

Logitech g710+ and razer blackwidows are on sale at my Walmart for 50 bucks. Is it a good deal?

>> No.60396979

>>60396969
No, romer g switches are terrible, and the razer ones are also gay.

>> No.60397024

>>60396979
Sorry should have clarified, The g710+ has cherry mx browns. The razer has its own green switches.

>> No.60397057

>>60396979
>romer g switches are terrible

you have to wonder how Logitech fucked up so hard by creating those romer g switches

>> No.60397086

>>60397057
presumably the same department of fucking up that decided to not make any more g9s.

>> No.60397295

>>60382129
>>60383871

nice what boards are those

>> No.60397385

>>60396969
no. get >>60392830 or a magicforce 68 instead

>> No.60397441

Looking at an XD60/XD64 on massdrop, thinking of trying out MOD-H or SH switches, yay or nay?

>> No.60397623

>>60382120
Shields in 9mm and .45?

>> No.60398804

>>60397295
ALU68

>> No.60400031

Hi /mkg/, I'm new here. Currently using a Ducky One with blue switches and looking for another. Is Corsair K70 Lux RGB a good board?

>> No.60400105

>>60400031
Why do you want another keyboard?

>> No.60400167

>>60396307
>Blaming the cat
Stop blaming your own idiocy on a poor animal

>> No.60400273

>>60396307
>I have a cat that walks on my desk and put a drink there anyway
Yeah that's definitely your fault for getting in that situation in the first place

>> No.60400391

Recommendations for some inexpensive neon red PBT keycaps for my Leopold FC750R?

I mean as blindingly bright red as possible, blank preferred.

>> No.60400464

>>60400167
>>60400273
samefag

>> No.60400763
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60400763

>bought a Unicomp Ultra Classic in 2014
>been my main keyboard since then
>typing on it everyday, even using it for gaming
>have never cleaned it

it still works and feels great, but I'm afraid to look under the keys
damn thing just took half a cup of coffee a few days ago and I just shook it out and wiped off

>> No.60400931
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60400931

do you guys know if i can saw off the numpad, and still have the keyboard working? There is a guide to dell keyboard but not the logitech k120

>> No.60400984

>>60400931
Thats the dumbest thing I've heard all day. Why not buy a tkl mechanical keyboard for 20-30 bucks?

>> No.60400998

>>60400931
i want rubber dome, I knew i was gunna get shilled by mechshit. ITS FUCKING LOUD

>> No.60401032
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>>60400998
I have a logiteck k120 and its actually louder then a mech with blacks.

>> No.60401045

>>60400998
Buy a rubber dome then, don't be a faggot and complain about how hard you got peer-pressured like an idiot

>> No.60401090
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60401090

I'm about to order a WASD 61 key for work, I have their fullsize at home. Been years since I've looked at keyboards, any other 61 key boards I should consider instead? My WASD has been great, spilled beer on it at least 20 times and it's come back to life. Going to be spilling all sorts of strange and corrosive liquids on whatever I get for my work keyboard so need something decent.

>> No.60401116

>>60401090
damn those are some disgusting keys

>> No.60401121

>>60401045
I own one i want to modify it. You guys seemingly know a lot about the internals of a keyboard. Don't want to break it and have to buy another.

>> No.60401138
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60401138

>>60400931
Conductive membrane sheets don't handle being cut too well and don't take to soldering jumpers very well either.

>>60400998
They do make non-clicky and dampened mechs you know.

>I knew i was gunna get shilled by mechshit
>mechanical keyboard general

You don't say.

>> No.60401160

>>60401090
>Going to be spilling all sorts of strange and corrosive liquids on whatever I get for my work keyboard

Acepad Tech in China makes resin-sealed hall effect keyboards that should be pretty resilient to that. Might not be as primo to type on though.

>> No.60401296

>>60401116
Thanks man

>>60401160
Pretty interesting, going to take a look into these

>> No.60401484

>>60400763
fuck is your problem just clean it

>> No.60401591

>>60400998
Rubber dome actually louder than some mechanical switches.

If you want rubber dome that much, instead of wasting your time, buy a compact keyboard.

>> No.60402417
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60402417

this the best keyboard I've ever had

>> No.60402424

>>60384076

fucking gross m8

>> No.60402463

>>60401591
rubber dome tenkeyless is hard to find. Also I already have a keyboard. I just want to mod it... for free. I dont know how the underlying circuit board works tho

>> No.60402513

Do PS/2 to USB converters exist?

I'm thinking about buying an old IBM keyboard from eBay.

Thanks

>> No.60402540

>>60402513
Yes, they do. But remember to restart the computer if you plug it in if the computer is on because they're not plug-in-and-play

>> No.60402830

>>60400105
Because reasons, and I'm thinking about getting brown switch with this one.

>> No.60402852

>>60402830
Slow down.

>> No.60403023

>>60402852
I've been using the current board for about 2 years now so I don't think it's that fast anon

>> No.60403129

>Lightsaver V3
>$375
wow

>> No.60403175

>want to sell current keyboard to get a different one
>tfw live in a shitty country with a weird layout so nobody wants an ansi keeb
Living in the US is easymode for this hobby

>> No.60403447

>>60402463
>rubber dome
>underlying circuit board
>board

>> No.60403512
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60403512

>>60403129

Does anyone know how much that Kira96 will cost?

>> No.60403557

I paid 5€ for my mechanical keyboard. Now i want to step up. I guess i have to go to the next bigger electromarked and test some switches. Ist there a way to get a cheap switch tester? I dont need to own a tester. Is there a page where i can borrow such a thing and send it back?

>> No.60403966

>>60394895
...wut, I know keycaps are sturdy and all but won't a fucking brick break or at least damage the keycap?

>> No.60404304

is there a better case for the KBD75?

whats the point of under-lighting when the light comes out of a tiny little slit

>> No.60404332
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60404332

>>60402463
>rubber dome tenkeyless is hard to find
TKL often associated with mechanical keyboard, try with COMPACT keyboard and you will see.

>> No.60404492

>>60404304
Buy a B.mini PCB and case from winkeyless if you want a 75% with good, well-distributed underglow. The entire bottom half of the case is a piece of frosted translucentacrylic that distributes the lighting perfectly.

>> No.60404638

>Budget
$150
>Location (continent at least)
USA
>Preferred switch type
Red or brown, for gaming
>Layout
ANSI
>Form factor
100%
>Backlight
Optional; indifferent
>Previous/current keyboards
Saitek Eclipse II

>> No.60404735

need buying advice.
>Budget: $150-ish
>Location: US
>Preferred switch type: brown
>Form factor: Full size with no [no more than 1 column of] macro keys
>Keycap color: black
>Backlight: natural white/RGB (16 million)
>Previous/current keyboards: Corsair K70 with red switches and red backlight

>> No.60404796
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What do you guys think would be a nice cap set for a VA68M?

>> No.60404916
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60404916

I'm in need of a new keyboard, it has to be wireless and clean and simple. Flatness is most important.

I'd prefer not to have mechanical keys since they are so tall. I'd have to get a whole set of new low profile keys if I'm forced to.

>Budget
No real limit.
>Location (continent at least)
Sweden.
>Preferred switch type
Chiclet.
>Layout
Nordic.
>Form factor
Below 70% with arrow keys.
>Backlight
Eh.
>Previous/current keyboards
Logitech K810, CM Storm quickfire rapid-I browns.
The battery in the K810 has failed me over and over now, I'm tired of it.

>> No.60405018

>>60404916
>chiclet
>mech keyboard
sven...

>> No.60405047

>>60405018
I don't want a mechanical keyboard.

But this is the only keyboard general thread that exists.

>> No.60405141

>>60405047
Do you think we know a single thing about chiclet keyboards

>> No.60405164

>>60405141
You may not, someone else might.

>> No.60405411

>>60402540
I have one and usually unplug and plug again the usb is enough

>> No.60405457

Posting from my new Chinese Aliexpress keyboard that cost me €29 and wasn't stopped at customs because it was labelled at $11

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>> No.60405628

>>60380977

>Budget
£70 tops?
>Location
UK
>Preferred switch type
I'm easy. Currently using MX Silent
>Layout
Winkey, QWERTY
>Form factor
Something small and portable. 60%, most likely. Learning to use Vim so probably won't need arrow keys. I'd like to use it with a laptop if I can.
>Backlight
Nice to have but not a necessity
>Previous/current keyboards
Yes, I fell for the Corsair meme. STRAFE RGB.

>> No.60405729

>>60405628
Found this. Thoughts, /g/? https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Mini-Bluetooth-Mechanical-Keyboard-Backlit-Wireless-And-USB-Wired-Protable-61-Keys-Blue-Black-MX-Switches/32759068455.html?ws_ab_test=searchweb0_0,searchweb201602_4_10152_10065_10151_10130_10068_436_10136_10137_10157_10060_10138_10155_10062_10156_10154_10056_10055_10054_10059_100032_100033_100031_10099_10103_10102_10096_10147_10052_10053_10050_10107_10142_10051_10084_10083_10080_10082_10081_10110_10111_10112_10113_10114_10179_10181_10183_10182_10185_10184_10078_10079_10073_10123,searchweb201603_2,ppcSwitch_7&btsid=db9525b5-e08b-4fa3-86fd-2ac94026a086&algo_expid=9408198f-e280-484f-baea-f4e6ae8abc98-4&algo_pvid=9408198f-e280-484f-baea-f4e6ae8abc98

>> No.60405751

>>60405729
Nice one dumbass... you couldve stopped after html

>> No.60405778

>>60403966
The end of that brick was smooth, and it ended up doing no damage as far as I could tell. Ideally, I would have used a small piece of glass or metal between the brick and the key, but I couldn't find one

>> No.60405792

>>60405778
Adding to this I don't see how a brick would break a thick pbt cap, it's not like I was trying to smash it. I just set the brick on top of it

>> No.60406619

Hey /mkg/ I know this probably is really not the place to ask this but idk where else to go and google isn't helping - sorry in advance.

I have a basic wireless mouse and keyboard combo with a USB dongle. I've since lost the keyboard but still have both other parts. The computer is recognizing the attached dongle just fine but the mouse won't work by itself. Is there a way to remedy this or do I just need to buy another mouse?

>> No.60406759

>>60404916
Get a Varmilo VB87 :^)

>> No.60406913

>>60404916
applel keyboard

>> No.60407365

>>60406759
That's pretty nice.

But why is it 200usd?

Available on aliexpress.

>>60406913
Actually been considering that...

>> No.60407439
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Opinions on the quickfire tl as babbie's first mk? Getting it cheap (nos). Using it for coding and documents only. MX blues, plan to put on orings.

>> No.60407476

>>60407439
how cheap?

ANSI > ISO but otherwise it's alright

>> No.60407509

>>60407439
I used one with browns and o-rings for 3.5 years and was pretty happy with it, if it is cheap, why not?

>> No.60407579

>>60382692
New Poker 2 or Ducky One

>> No.60407646

>>60407476
Sorry, pic unrelated, it's ANSI.
>>60407509
About $40 dollarydoos

>> No.60407656

>>60381559
Ducky one or Leopold FC750r - FC660m

>> No.60407669

>>60407646
yeah that's good then. you could look at drevo gramr and magicforce 68 on amazon but if you prefer the quickfire tk form factor then go for it

>> No.60407694

https://youtu.be/jO5IaAKTKsQ

>> No.60407697

>>60407669
Thanks. Any similar priced boards but full sized?

>> No.60407768

>>60404796
You could look into the Taihao Carbon set on Taobao, it could be decent. That is if Taobao is practical for you.

>> No.60407823

>>60407697
there are some like tomoko and velocifire but i'd prefer the quickfire tk because of the more compact form factor and the cherry mx switches (tomoko and velocifire have no-name chinese clone switches)

>> No.60407856
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60407856

Check my updated split TKL case design, for 5mm acrylic. It now supports only costar stabilizers, since cherry stabilizers won't work with a thicker acrylic plate.

Also, I remembered to add spaces for the USB and connecting cable (I'm going to use a 9-pin serial cable) this time.

>> No.60407898
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60407898

>>60407856
That higher-resolution export makes it hard to see, here's a lower resolution version. I'll probably laser cut it later today.

>> No.60407907

>>60407365
Its 120 here in america :^)
Or the rk61 is 50 bucks US and comes with real cherry mx switches, not chink knockoffs

>> No.60408330

>>60400763
>bought a unicomp ultra classic in 2014
>been my main keyboard since then, used it every day at work
>some keys go dead, obviously a faulty column in the membrane
>don't trust myself to open it to repair it, due to its shoddy construction with tape and plastic rivets
>sending it in for repairs costs 50 fucking dollars, only $30 less than getting a new one
>do it anyway because it's just too nice to type on and I'm a bitch
fucking unicomp

>> No.60409955

Hey guys, quick question; currently on a rubberdome board (Microsoft Sidewinder X4), I think its slowly starting to give way after many good years of service.
Saw an ad on Facebook promoting three keyboards.
One looks like a no-name and has very little details, so I'm ignoring it.
The other two are:
>Razer Blackwidow Chroma Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
> Corsair Gaming STRAFE RGB Cherry MX Blue Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Is Razers mech switches any good? Or is it all just PR speak and memes? I know Razer is gamer shit but its potentially okay, right?
The Corsair board is using blue switches, which looking up on google, might not be ideal. I also don't like the fact that WASD sticks out so much, looks really tacky IMO. At least with the Razer board, I can turn off the LED's and have it look less tacky.

Anyone mind helping out a poor pleb who has no mech keyboard experiences to fall back on? If I could, I would just google it - but its all about preference and experience, so coming to you lot seems like the best idea.
Link to the website selling it in case anyone is wondering about extra details; https://www.overclockers.co.uk/peripherals/input-devices/keyboards?stockids=KB-086-CS,KB-066-ST,KB-092-RA

Like I say, sorry to make it seem like I want to be spoonfed, but I don't think there's a real alternative to asking people who might actually have some experience, in this case.

>> No.60409985

>>60405628
Oh, you're perfect to ask - the STRAFE RGB is one of the two keyboards I was considering, but I thought its probably not too great and just relying on brand name.
Shit experience with it, I take it?

>> No.60410009

>>60409955
Skip that shit and get a Ducky since they have much more stable macro support

>> No.60410038

>>60410009
>Macro support
Not an issue for me. I've got macro keys on my current keyboard and never use 'em.
However, I will definitely look for a ducky to see what they offer. All I really want is a standard QWERTY layout and numpad included.

>> No.60410099
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>>60410038
Ducky has much better build quality then corsair and razer. I used to have a one and its a solid 8/10 keyboard

>> No.60410265

>>60410099
Two that caught my eye were Ducky Shine 4 Fire 69 (https://www.overclockers.co.uk/ducky-shine-4-fire-69-series-6-colour-led-9-switches-usb-gaming-keyboard-kb-21z-dk.html) and Ducky Zero SZ (https://www.overclockers.co.uk/ducky-zero-sz-mechanical-keyboard-red-cherry-mx-switch-blue-led-uk-kb-21q-dk.html)
Doesn't look like there's much difference between them, no reviews on either. Are these possibly good options or should I raise my ideal price cap above £100?

>> No.60410304

>>60386389
Kek, glad I wasn't the only one who noticed that.

>> No.60410332

>>60394055
Absolutely disgusting, that's why you clean your fucking keyboard every few months.

>> No.60410349

>>60410265
Those are old ass keyboards. The problem is that due to brexit ducky has stoped sending new keyboards.

>> No.60410383

>>60410349
Would that be a problem? How old a design is on something doesn't strike me as an issue, but like I say, I've no experience in mech keyboards, nor do I have any knowledge of how the technology has progressed.

>> No.60410466

>>60405628
Anne Pro is about £70 shipped from Candy keys: https://www.candykeys.com/anne-pro/

Not all switch options in stock however. I'd drop them a line and see when they're expecting more to arrive, as I'd personally want Gat Browns given the choice.

Alternatively, a Pok3r or KBP V60 you'll be looking closer to £100 for, but check out /r/mechmarket and you could find a used one for around your budget.

>> No.60410505

>>60409985
No no, it's actually been very nice. Only problem is I get an input interrupt endpoint issue on startup sometimes, no matter the distro, so you have to restart a few times to actually get the damn thing going. Flawless on Windows, ironically.

>> No.60410526

>>60410466
Forgot to mention the Anne Pro has Bluetooth which probably helps your portability requirement; PBT keycaps which although not very aesthetic are nice to type on, and RGB backlighting if you're on that boat..

>> No.60410663

why don't they make combined rgb+pure white leds. it's just 4 leds instead of 3 you just have to make them a bit smaller maybe and adapt the circuitry and the controller/software.

>> No.60410695

>>60410505
Oh, okay. Well I'm a windows user anyway; I've tried Linux, but it offers nothing to me personally so I'm fine with that then.
How are blue switches for general gaming? Looking at it, a lot of "gaming" motherboards actually have them so that makes me wonder if the red switches are only for the LEL E-SPORTS crowd who demand that slight difference for something like CS:GO.
I do type a lot, and blues are meant to be more for typing...

>> No.60410701

>>60410663
Probably because the manufacturing process for a single tiny LED with 5 leads is going to be much more difficult

>> No.60410735

>>60410695
Any switches are going to be fine for gaming. Honestly, I think reds would suck for gaming since accidental keypresses are more likely.

The only complaint I have with blues for gaming are the motherfuckers who don't mute their mics. You can always tell when some stupid kid has a blue keyboard, because their mic will get activated all the time.

>> No.60410751

>>60410735
Okay, thanks for the heads up. Figure I'll go for that then, might as well. Thank you for the advice anon, I appreciate the help.

>> No.60410780

>>60410695
I use Silents. They don't quite live up to the name, but they're comfy for a first-timer.

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Finally. I ordered another one with gateron switches so I can test and compare.

>> No.60411204

>>60411167
Gat browns blow the shit out of cherry browns.

Pretty literally so, since cherry browns are shit.

>> No.60411256
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Hey fellas, this may not be entirely on-topic but I figured you guys might know something about this.

I'm interested in changing the color of the keyboard on my Thinkpad T420. I'd like to make them red, either matte or high-gloss.
It's not possible to buy different colored keycaps for them, so if I were going to paint them or coat them in some way, what would you recommend?
I've got a couple of old shitbox Thinkpads lying around that I could take some keycaps from and practice with.

>> No.60411426

>>60387147
This

>> No.60411447

>>60391056
What keycaps are those?

>> No.60411619

>>60411256
plastidip. if it doesn't work out you can peel it off.

>> No.60411681

>>60411256
If its ABS, then don't bother. If its PBT then consider dyeing them

>> No.60411812

>>60411447
EnjoyPBT suchi. They cost 75 bucks on aliexpress. KBD also sells them on their website

>> No.60413089

>>60381172
how to press Ctrl+F4?

>> No.60413105

>>60413089
>thinking people actually use these memboards
HAHHAHAHAH

>> No.60413174

>>60413105
thanks for clearing this out
this is truly stupid ass nigger shit
as I thought

>> No.60413239

>>60381061
>>60381246
>>60381259
>>60383849
>>60391186
why the hell use a keyboad that renders 'pinky on Ctrl' lifehack useless?

is it form of self-hate?

>> No.60413327

>>60411812
I have trouble comprehending spending that much money on a set of keycaps, but they sure are nice. Maybe someday.

>> No.60413361

>>60413239
>'pinky on Ctrl' lifehack
what the fuck? fuck off

>> No.60413393

>>60413327
they have a lower priced version without the sushi

>> No.60413405

>>60413393
What's that one called?

>> No.60413414

>>60381172
The keycap aesthetic is nice but the layout is ridiculous

>> No.60413430

>>60411619
>if it doesn't work out you can peel it off.
Nice, sounds like a good option. Thank you.
>>60411681
I don't know what type of plastic it is, but either way it doesn't matter since the plastic itself is black.

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>>60413361
like so anon

no need to be nervous

you put left hand pinky finger on bottom left key

hacker ass keyboard makes it impossible, space waste

>> No.60413536

>>60413472
>being smug and elitist about this absolutely disgusting normie crap

HOME ROW MOTHERFUCKER

REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

https://donatstudios.com/UNIX-Keyboards

>> No.60413739

>>60401032
Could I get the left wallpaper please ?

>> No.60413776

>Budget
Eh, I dunno; preferably less than $150.

>Location (continent at least)
USA

>Preferred switch type
I have browns and very much like them, but think I'd like a 'heavier' switch (blues or greens, maybe)?

>Layout
ANSI.

>Form factor
Doesn't matter.

>Backlight
Eh, I guess. Not a deal breaker if it's not present.

>Previous/current keyboards
Das Keyboard Model S (with brown switches)

>> No.60413828

>>60413776
I should've stated: while I am not fully set on the color of the switch, I *do* want Cherry switches.

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>>60413828
If you're going linear, I'd recommend gateron.

>> No.60413914

>>60413776
pok3r with clears
or
kul es-87 with clears

or just build your own which would be more fun anyway

>> No.60413991

>>60413405
EnjoyPBT Japanese. Its 25 bucks cheaper
https://kbdfans.myshopify.com/collections/keycaps/products/japanese-dye-subbed-keycap-set

>> No.60414009 [DELETED] 

Spoonfeed me.

https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=N82E16823126446
https://www.amazon.com/Rosewill-Mechanical-Keyboard-RK-9000V2-RE/dp/B00UBQZPXK/
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1527

>> No.60414031

>>60413430
ABS will melt, while PBT won't. Using a dye is nice since it gives it a nice and even coating without any blemishes. If the keycaps use dye-subing then the legends will still show, unlike plastidip

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>>60413739
Thats just the legend of zelda run through photosketcher

>> No.60414126

Where to buy a nice keyboard in Europe?

>> No.60414144

>>60413776
Vortex Race 3 with clears

>> No.60414157

>>60414126
How you want it senpai?

>> No.60414165

>>60414126
Germany

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side note: does anyone really use these fucking things?

>> No.60414225

https://slickdeals.net/f/10155140-aukey-87-key-backlit-gaming-mechanical-keyboard-w-blue-switches-30-or-104-key-38-free-shipping

>> No.60414399

>>60413828
>>60413914
>>60414144
Thanks guys!

>> No.60414477

>>60414213
The microsoft mouse fuckin sucks, so no

>> No.60414510

I use palm to press ctrl.

>> No.60414627

>>60414477
i meant the keyboard drawer on the desk

>> No.60414949

Any experiences with Steelseries mechanical keyboards?

>> No.60414963

What's everyone's solution for wrist rests? Use seperately or look for boards that have them in built. Are there any good and versatile wrist rests from aliexpress worth getting?

>> No.60415072

>>60414963
>What's everyone's solution for wrist rests?
To not rest my wrists.

>> No.60415093

Where the fuck can I get flat keycaps that aren't $2 per cap?

>> No.60415128

>You will never ever experience a 2017-made beam spring keyboard

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>>60415093
>flat keycaps

>> No.60415147

>>60415138
>needing to climb a mountain to type

>> No.60415153

>>60415093
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/gay/32679203800.html

>> No.60415165

>>60415138
Go back to your mom's basement nerd. Apple is the future.

>> No.60415167

>>60415128
aren't the schematics/(expired) patents out there? just get some nerd to design a cherry keycap compatible beam spring inspired switch

>> No.60415173

>>60414126
mykeyboard.eu
amazon

>> No.60415203

Is the Steelseries Apex M800 a straight upgrade to the M500?
Due to a promotion I can get it cheaper than the M500, but I dislike the design.

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>>60411167
Feels great.

>> No.60415344

>>60415167
>just

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>>60415203
>M800
Oh god, I had forgotten about that spacebar.

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tada force 68, these keycaps literally just came in 20 mins ago

>> No.60415520

>>60415457
Is the pattern supposed to be one image? I think you have the row profile correct, but the order mixed up.

>> No.60415561

>>60414627
Fuck keyboard trays, I don't see any practical use for this besides putting more junk on your desk.

>> No.60415609

>>60415561
A keyboard tray goes under the desk. Maybe that's why you don't understand them.

>> No.60415615

>>60415344
it's pretty well documented with the instruction manuals etc etc. i think the problem is that this "hobby" is a bit of a joke and may as well belong in >>>/toy/. the market is obviously hungry for innovation as evidenced by the demand for zealio switches and the hideous $200 chinkboard where the only distinguishing feature is the hotswappable switches.

>> No.60415625

>>60415520
Nope, btw it was ordered from mass drop if you're interested and/or want to see more pics.

>> No.60415661

>>60415615
Hey man, someone brought back hall effect switches. I am trying to say that it isn't an entirely simple process to actually design and fab switches for a modern market.

>> No.60415705

>>60415615
Hotswappable switches are nothing new. You can get $40 chink boards with those. The only reason why that was mentioned as a feature was to save face from the disgusting kailh switches.

>> No.60415762

>>60415615
Someone brought make the IBM model F 4704, and that was a huge pain in the ass for him. A beamspring is even more complicated and more of a niche then a 60% model F. If it was brought back expect a $500 prive tag

>> No.60416193

>>60415609
>reading comprehension
If keyboard is under desk on tray, keyboard is not taking up space on top of desk, thus you can put more shit on top of your desk if you have one

>> No.60416320

>>60416193
Ah, I see now.

Anyway, you should read up on proper typing ergonomics.

>> No.60416484

>>60416320
how is the tray better than a desk at the same height?

>> No.60416884

>>60416484
A good tray will make sure that your keyboard is at elbow level, and tilted slightly away from your wrists. Basic ergonomic desks that do this cost between 200-300 bucks. There are chink ones for half the price, but I've had the arms break twice on them

>> No.60416935

>>60416884
for fuck's sake, just get a non-manlet chair

>> No.60417020
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http://typing-speed-test.aoeu.eu/?lang=en

post results

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>>60417020
>tfw used to type over 150 wpm as a chat agent for universities and colleges
>tfw used to meme people with job for Obamacare when it first came out in 2013/14
>tfw diagnosed with MS
>tfw permanent nerve damage to hands and fingers
>tfw in constant pain but no treatment because neurological
>tfw can't even remember what it's like to have hands that don't hurt
>tfw can barely break 100 wpm now
life is pain

in other news, help me find a new keyboard bros

>Budget
$150
>Location (continent at least)
USA
>Preferred switch type
I've never owned a mechanical keyboard, but it's mainly for gaming. Red? Brown...?
>Layout
ANSI
>Form factor
100%
>Backlight
don't care either way, probably would never use it
>Previous/current keyboards
membrane shit

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>>60416935
Sorry this lazboy is just too comfy to sit on. I ain't switching. I switched my setup so it looks like this and it's the most comfortable I've ever been while at a computer. Spending $200 bucks on a desk might seem like a lot compared to a $40 staples one, but its well worth it. Heck you're in a general where people spend that much on a keyboard.

>> No.60417581

>>60417314
most keyboard trays are flat or slanted toward you (because of the cheap construction) but sure if it's slanted away from you it seems legit i just don't see how you'd use a mouse on a non-level surface
>inb4 "i don't use a mouse"
>inb4 "i keep the mouse on the desk 4+ inches above the keyboard tray"

>> No.60417694

>>60417581
Friction keeps the mouse in place and I just use that free mouse pad from when they were doing those a long time ago. I can see if you got a keyboard with a high incline or tall keycaps that might be a problem, but my g80 sits just fine.

>> No.60418053

>>60417581
I like the flat keyboard tray so the mouse isn't impeded. It's better to put the keyboard itself at a negative tilt, though not many have that built in (like the Matias Ergo Pro).

>> No.60418294
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60418294

Don't fall for the K70 RGB meme. It's a waste of money. I had at least 1 dozen LEDs go bad on me. Corsair told me to send it back to them to be replaced. I had to pay for shipping to send it back and now they are telling me they won't accept it and want me to pay for it to be shipped back to me.
Their reason for not accepting is "NO/MISSING WARRANTY SERIAL LABEL". However, I have not removed anything from my keyboard, incurred physical damage to it, or modified it in any way. The only possible way it could be missing a serial label is if they failed to put it there in the first place. Fuck Corsair. I will never purchase anything with their brand name on it again.

Pic related: It's my $150 paperweight I'm letting Corsair throw away for me

Don't fall for the meme!

>> No.60418343

>>60381559
>>Preferred switch type
>I think MX Browns would be a good fit, but this would be my first mechanical keyboard

that is pretty much everyone's first inclination be clears are where it's at

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>>60417020
>http://typing-speed-test.aoeu.eu/?lang=en

This was on my rosewill board with MX blacks (this one >>60392493). The best I've managed to do has been 108 or something on my Unicomp Model M, but that's currently out for repairs.

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