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Funday Edition.

>Buyer's template:
http://pastebin.com/33S1gVkG
>Where to Buy:
http://pastebin.com/8Yku80VL
>FAQs:
http://pastebin.com/M5w7QtKp
>Keyset wiki
http://keypuller.com (https://web.archive.org/web/20161101152119/http://keypuller.com/)

Previously, in /mkg/... >>62582210

>> No.62616986
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first for overpriced membrane keyboards

>> No.62617078

>>62616908
>For law enforcement only
I thought there was nothing against folding stocks as long as the barrel is longer than 18.5 inches?

>> No.62617165
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62617165

Everytime I look at this piece of shit I'm reminded how dumb and ignorant I was. It feels wasteful to buy another mechanical switch keyboard but I hate having to look at this garish Christmas tree every time my computer boots up.

I was thinking of getting a board from wasd and coloring it to look similar to gun posting op's keyboard. Nearly everything on my desk is black anyway so I might even get their backlit code instead and replace the blank OS key with a Linux one.

Maybe, I'm posting to ask for suggestions.

>> No.62617192

>>62617165
Can you disable, change or subdue the LEDs on that keyboard? Surely it's not permanently locked in christmasmode. It would go a long way to derice it.

>> No.62617202

>>62617192
Maybe it's set up so that your lighting settings reset every power off unless you download the Corsair malware.

>> No.62617281

>>62617192
>>62617202
I turn the backlighting off doing boot as soon as I can. It has nothing to do with software, the LEDs starting to break only a few months after owning it. I tried to file a return from the manufacturer but couldn't find a simple phone number to call it didn't want to give them my email. Now it's too late. I bought that thing less than a month after my cat died in it caused me to make a terrible purchasing decision.

that was about 2 years ago. I hate having backlighting I can't use and I really miss having a numpad. I'm not even sure if I care about having backlighting. . .

>> No.62617407

>>62617165
Why not just sell it on eBay or something? I'm sure some idiot with shit taste will buy it, and just spend that money on a keyboard that actually makes you happy? Better to just lose a little bit of money and invest in something you'll actually enjoy.

>> No.62617476

>>62617165
just get a filco and call it a day
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1823
Or if you are poor getting something cheap like a Ducky with PBT keycaps
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=2424

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torn between buying 55g topres and being a smart boy who doesn't fall for memes

>> No.62617623

>>62617607
Think of all the keycaps you CAN'T put on a topre

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My feeble attempt at trying to be as cool as OP.

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>>62617407
I know people can be stupid but who's going to buy a RGB keyboard with broken LEDs and no disk to install the software needed to control the back lights? By the way, I haven't even begun to explain what a terrible keyboard This is. It needs to hold USB ports to work and doesn't work in the Bios. I don't think I like Cherry MX Reds that much either. Blues helped a lot nicer but they were too loud. I could hear them through my headphones are playing games. I like having some feedback noise but they went beyond that.

>>62617476
> no numpad
> overly loud Blue switches
> Windows logo
I appreciate your recommendation but I can already see how this keyboard could annoy me.
By the way this is what my desk looks like now. Ignore the mouse pad, I'll replace that as well someday. It's all a work in progress. The only color is from the mouse RGB light and three amiibo figures on top of my gaming console. Kind of like it this way.

>> No.62618052

>>62617680
nigga you retarded. just get the full size ones with whatever switch you want

>> No.62618101

>>62617680
>overly loud Blue switches
>Concerned about windows logo when that's easily changed with a mod keyset.
They have other options dunkass. Get cherry clears or gateron tactile variants.
And get a separate numpad. It really has no business being on the right side of a keyboard. Or buy a full keyboard, every major company has numerous models.

>> No.62618333

>>62616908
Is there any noticeable difference between cherry reds and browns?

>> No.62618369

>>62618333
yes, browns are noticeably and annoyingly scratchy

>> No.62618577

>>62618369
reds it is then

>> No.62618586

Bought a used keyboard with the gaelic layout, man I feel dumb but it's only marginally different than standard qwerty and it's was dirt fucking cheap. Offset capslock key aside that killed any chance of replacing these low profile keycaps...

>> No.62618595

>>62618577
Make sure they're new produciton/RGB housing, old reds are just as noticeably and annoyingly scratchy - Source: I bought a Filco Minila Air with reds recently and they're awful compared to new production Silent Blacks.

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>>62618101
>get a separate numpad
could you explain why? Once I upgrade my CPU I plan to play Dwarf Fortress at my desk instead of my laptop. A numpad is almost mandatory for that game. clear switches sound like the middle ground. I want and I have months to decide on what keyboard I want to replace my current one with. I want to upgrade the rest of my computer first.

I should mention that I'm not willing to spend more than $200 on a new keyboard. That includes aftermarket keycaps. It's very tempting to go for a black and white color scheme that would remind me of my cat. I really miss my cat.

I think I have issues.

>> No.62618639

>>62618595
>RGB housing
???
I'm not a l33t gaymer

>> No.62618656

>>62618639
I only say that because an RGB housing is a guarantee of the switch being new production, otherwise you're going to have to ask the seller/manufacturer how recently the switches were made.

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>the function keys are also multimedia keys

>> No.62619233

>>62618636
don't listen to that anon. you should never buy a keyboard that is missing a bunch of keys just because some autists meme about it on an anime forum

>> No.62619730

>>62617641
What switches?

>> No.62620543

>>62616908
w2c shotty?

>> No.62620683

Looking to buy an Anne Pro for using on my iPad/Steam Link, where's the best place to buy keycaps from in Australia?

>> No.62620700

Has anyone got one of those 'force curve graphs' for rubber dome actuation for comparison with MX/Topres?

>> No.62620705

>>62620683
aliexpress/banggood

>> No.62620717

>>62620705
thankyou

>> No.62620754

>>62616908
I have a Ducky Shine Zero TKL and feels fantastic to type on but every 1 in 20 keypresses doesn't register at all and around the same amount ends up repeating itself. WTH is wrong with my keyboard?? its frustrating as hell and I end up using a £3 board I got from asda most of the time as its an absolute pain to have to go through every thing i write and correct all the mistakes. Ive tried playing with the typematic rate but it dosnt appear to have helped at all other than when the keypress repeats it repeats more.

>> No.62620916

What is /g/'s opinion on mechanical keyboards that look like typewriters? Is it okay to buy the keyboard from the link or should I prefer the classic keyboard design?
>Example: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06ZZ3X3P5/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_c_api_k0GYzbVDT5359

>> No.62620922

Why is it called tenkeyless when they are missing more than ten keys?

>> No.62620935

>>62620916

Awful, can't even imagine having to type on one of those for any period of time, but to each their own.

>> No.62620970

>>62620922
Because the numpad is also referred to as a tenkeypad because it has all ten digits. Don't think too hard about it.

>> No.62621056

>>62620970

Well it should be referred to as seventeenkeyless

>> No.62621062

>>62617641

Are those BB guns?

>> No.62621103

>>62621056
Personally I'd prefer something short and sweet, like calcless or numless.

>> No.62621118

>>62621103

Full keyboards should be refereed to as work keyboards, TKL as leisure keyboards.

>> No.62621133

Recommend me a comfy switch. I have a 60% MX Green board because I fell for the "heavy being better" meme and it turns out I prefer lighter switches, and Cherry's scratchiness is shit.

>> No.62621180

>>62621133
Gateron Reds/Blacks with o-rings, variable/35/45g topres, or rubber dome

>> No.62621190

/g/ should I get a keyboard from WASD Keyboards or should I get filco majestouch2?

>> No.62621255

>>62621133
Buckling springs, topre, alps/matias

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>>62617641
>feeble
lel

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>>62616908
I've had this keyboard for a couple months now. I really like it.
The weird thing is, is that it was only £50, and I never hear them mentioned.
Also weird, is that it looks almost identical to the one in the OP (and a few other ones I've seen around, specifically Filco boards).
Now, I've never seen one of these Filco boards in real life, but they seem almost identical, and I can't imagine the quality could be much better since it's so great on this board.

>> No.62621424

>>62621383
Forgot to say what board it is. Rosewill RK-9000V2 with blue switches. Would have liked Browns, but they seem to have disappeared off the planet.

>> No.62621443

>>62621383
those keycaps suck do
not because of the color but for the fact that its incomplete

>> No.62621516

>>62621443
I agree. They were only £6, and the plastic is horrible. Looking into getting a new set, honestly the only reason I haven't is because I haven't seen one I particularly like.

>> No.62621784

>>62621255
I actually have a Matias Quite Click board, but the key chatter and constant double inputs put me off from using it.

>> No.62621899

>>62621784
Matias switches can be disassembled: try open them and clean them thoroughly.

>> No.62622089

>>62621301
What keyboard is that? And and those the Tai-Hao Miami keycaps?

>> No.62622170
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Found a topre realforce se170 87ub for £150
Is this a good price? Should I go back to the shop and try it out?

>> No.62622176

>budget
around 150€
>location
Finland
>switch type
cherry mx blue
>layout
US or FI, ISO or ANSI doesn't matter
>form
100%
>backlight
no
>previous keyboard
irrelevant, I don't like it

>> No.62622357

>>62622176
Filco Majestouch 2
Ducky One
In alternative, since you want a clicky switch
Unicomp
IBM Model M

>> No.62622358

>>62617680
Perhaps it's worth trying the brown switches. I prefer blues myself but I have a board with brown switches that I use a lot since I always use that one when I'm not alone. It's got the same tactile bump as blues so you get some feedback but it doesn't have the clicking sound. And they are as good as quiet with o-rings on the keycaps.

If you want to sell your keyboard, btw, you can but I guess you'll have to cut the price somewhat. Be honest about the RGB lights being broken in the advertisement so you don''t get bugged or asked for a refund later. Someone will buy it just because it's a mechanical keyboard, if you just want one cheap and you don't care about back-light then it would probably be fine.

You should also know that there is free GNU/Linux software for Coirsair keyboards on github so it's easy to have the lights turn off early in the boot process.

>> No.62622383

>>62617078
The stock was only sold to Law Enforcement as a part of riot-gun configuration 870 Wingmaster police shotguns during the 60s. They command up to $200 on the market and they're pretty gucci on 870 Police Magnums. Speaking of which...

>>62616908
That is a gorgeous goddamn 870, especially the condition of that stock - it's like new. Mine's pretty beat but hey, $70. Is it an actual older Wingmaster or a modern 870 police?

>> No.62622406

>>62618101
>separate numpad
That's just silly, it's as silly as those man-let tenkeyless keyboards. I am guessing you never ever do any real work in a spreadsheet or don't know how to use your keyboard. The symbols you regularly use for entering formulas such as ()= and so on would be on the keyboard and now you're moving your arm back and forth over the numpad to enter numbers? Don't you realize how idiotic that is? Using the number keys above the letters on a keyboard would be preferable, but that's slow compared to just having a real functional keyboard with a numpad instead of those silly man-let keyboards without one.

>> No.62622417

>>62622357
aren't the majestouch 2s and ducky ones switches clicky?

>> No.62622462

>>62620916
I have no idea how it is to type on one of those boards but my initial reaction is man, that's one ugly-looking keyboard. I don't know why but I do think that looks absolutely disgusting.

If you really want, though: There are full set ABS keycaps like that on AliExpress for $10 or something like that.

Also, the keyboard in your link claims to have standard cherry mx stem switches so if you buy it and don't like it then you can always just spend $10 or $20 on some cheap normal-looking keycap set.

>> No.62622480

>>62616908
You post all the time in /k/. Once you got in a really good shot of your desk and all the little divots and dents from placing guns next to that filco showed up. I'm jelly of your collection, but I'll keep my Adesso with cherry blues. It's ugly, bulky, heavy, and the little props on the back for tilting it up broke but I love it anyway.

>> No.62622581

>>62622417
Are you retarded?

>> No.62622589

Just bought these. I probably should have asked about them first, but, whatever.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/87-Double-shot-Backlit-Thick-PBT-Keycaps-OEM-profile-Cherry-MX-switch-FOR-Cherry-NOPPOO-Filco/32801910605.html
Anyone bought these and have anything to say about them? They look a little sketchy but since they're dirt cheap I'm willing to see if they were a meme or not.
I'll post about them when they arrive, I guess

>> No.62622598

>>62621383
>>62621424
The old rosewill 9000s used to be rebranded Filcos, but they changed that with the v2. The case is still the same, but the build quality is much worse

>> No.62622609
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>tfw buy nice keyset
>get here and it all fits nicely.....
>forget that because I use UK keyboard I just wasted the money

>> No.62622613

>>62622089
its an anne pro with aliexpress tai-hao
https://es.aliexpress.com/store/product/Free-Shipping-NPKC-61-87-104-Keys-Miami-Thick-PBT-OEM-Profile-Keycap-For-MX-Switches/429151_32694274773.html

its a pink color not neonish

>> No.62622614

>>62622598
That makes sense, considering the price difference.

Still a very good board for £50, though. Although I can't find them for that price anymore.

>> No.62622627

>>62622609
>I use UK keyboard
Killing yourself is not so hard. You should try it.

>> No.62622636

>>62622614
Rosewill is owned by newegg, so here in america we still have them here for around that price.

>> No.62622641

>>62622609
>>62622627
>you use the keyboard layout that you learnt how to type on
What are you fucking retarded?

>> No.62622647

>>62622636
That's a bitch. I wanted another one for work, but went back to buy one and found they go for 80ish now. I mean, I'll probably still end up buying one, just feels like shit considering the last one was only £50

>> No.62622651

>>62622609
>buy nice keyset
Killing yourself is not so hard. You should try it

>> No.62622656

>>62622641
>you put yourself through all this trouble because you're too afraid to step out of your comfort zone and try something new that would benefit you in the long run
Maybe you're the retarded one.

>> No.62622662

>>62622656
Explain to me what is retarded about using a UK layout keyboard when that's what you've been using all your life. What would I gain from trying a different one?

>> No.62622670

>>62622656
>>62622662
Also, what are you even advocating for? What layout would you prefer people used?

>> No.62622676

>>62622662
Well for one thing, >>62622609 would never happen again

>> No.62622679

>>62622647
Filco and their downgraded rosewill versions are made by Costar, who also make other keyboards. If you want just get a plain costar keyboard if you can find one, or just get a chinese keyboard of aliexpress

>> No.62622685

>>62622676

Sure it could you do realise that US layout is not the only layout on the planet that is catered for.

>> No.62622690

>>62622676
>>62622609
So you're proposing everyone across the world uses the US layout, for example? Maybe eveyone should use the UK layout, did you consider that?

>> No.62622700

>>62622685
International ANSI layouts exist

>> No.62622710

>>62622690
Yeah I did. ANSI is more common though, so nah get fucked. It's just like how you bongs, nips and strayans should all start driving on the right side of the road because that's what the vast majority of the world does.

>> No.62622719

>>62622700

And that is the only layout catered for? There are no keysets sold for the nordic layouts? The French use a completely different order but use a big enter key too, it seems it's the US that are the weird ones.

>> No.62622730

>>62622710
There is no objective reason ANSI is better. I have no power to force standardization on to anyone else, and would gain nothing from switching.

>> No.62622731

>>62622710

You drive on the right because Napoleon sperged out one day, what a great legacy, while civilised countries drive on the left.

>> No.62622733
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This thing is sexy as fuck. I just wish it wasn't so expensive.

>> No.62622738

>>62622719
>the US
You mean everywhere except Europe and Japan.

>> No.62622743

>>62622733
is that ugly slab of... something in the top right part of the keyboard? It looks nice besides that.

>> No.62622752

>>62622731
>civilised
>Australia
hahahahahahahahahah oh man you almost had me going for a second there

>> No.62622757

>>62622733

Why would you want that over a Shine 6 which is a lot cheaper? That plastic thing on the top right ruins it.

>> No.62622761

>>62622656
>implying all layouts aren't borderline random
>implying there is a unique single layout that is universally better than all the others

>> No.62622763

>>62622730
There is tho ANSI is just more convenient for programming compared to ISO, which is why it became so popular early on.

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>>62622761
this

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>>62622743
>>62622757
That's actually what I like the most. Gives off this oriental vibe.

>> No.62622779

>>62622763
Do you have any kind of source on this? Cause as someone who programs on an ISO layout every day, I can't imagine there being any advantage what so ever. Not saying it's worse, but can't see that it'd be better by any metric.

>> No.62622783

>>62622768
If I wanted a cock on my keyboard I would've just bought an apple one

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>>62622768
>ugly random shit stuck to the keyboard.
I don't understand.

>> No.62622806

>>62622779
Its more convenient for typing specific characters like slashes and brackets

>> No.62622825

>>62622768

For $200 I would expect it to be made out of metal at the very least.

>> No.62622838

>>62622825
I thought it was ceramic?

>> No.62622870

>>62622838

Even if it is what purpose does it serve? You lose the top 4 calc + volume keys and get an ugly rectangle in their place.

>> No.62622897

>>62622806

Where is your source for this information? What you mean is it is more convenient for you after having used the layout your entire life.

>> No.62622906

>>62622806
the black slash is under your left hand, yes, every bracket <,[,{,( are in the exact same place.

>> No.62622918

>>62622906
refer to >>62622906
They're not different enough for it to be a thing.

>> No.62622921

>>62622406
I used to do a shitton of spreadsheet work that I bought an external numpad for my laptop. I spend more of my time typing now but I'd rather leave my right hand for navigation with the mouse or arrow keys, and use left for numpad. Keeps the keyboard centered for typing without displacing the mouse all the way over to the right. Seems better for ergonomics and why I got a keyboard without the tenkey.

But if you have plenty of deskspace to move things around and need it to make Urist have fun, then get a full keyboard.

>> No.62622935

>>62622897
Eurkey

>> No.62622953

>>62622935


>use our thing it's much more convenient

A source not an advertisement. Any sort of real source, a UK programmer against a US programmer typing the same things and checking the speed would do.

>> No.62622996

>>62622627
>>62622641
>>62622656
If you're living in the UK and you're not using the UK keyboard layout on your home computer then you'll quickly run into trouble when you're in front of any other computer. Using that retarded US ANSI layout with it's small manlet Enter key outside of that backwards country which doesn't even have the metric system is just silly.

I use a nordic keyboard layout myself. At home. At friends. At work. At any other place for that matter. And I'll keep using that unless I move to another country.

>>62622700
Nobody uses the "International" ANSI layout outside of the US. The rest of the world uses some variant of ISO, just like the rest of the world uses the metric system.

I know there's fluoride in the water in the US which has reduced the IQ of the entire population but saying ANSI should be used elsewhere is retarded beyond what fluoride poisoning can account for.

>> No.62623034

>>62622953
PFU uses ansi for their programming keyboards despite being located in iso land. Many programmers are prefer ansi layout over iso. Heck the old ansi layout was based of ISO, but those dumb programmers ignored it and used the modern versions, until it was formally adopted.

>> No.62623057

>>62622996
Stop sucking jamals cock and take a minute to look at things. ANSI is more popular then ISO, ergo eveyone should use. You say the same thing about metric so I'd say it also applies to keyboard layouts.

>> No.62623058

Alright, first time in here. Looking for a new keyboard.

>Budget
200€ max.
>Location (continent at least)
Spain.
>Preferred switch type
Linear with low actuation force, so red or silent red.
>Layout
Standard US layout (this is important).
>Form factor
100%
>Backlight
Not necessary but would be a plus, even if only white.
>Previous/current keyboards
Corsair K70 gaymeme.

Extra: where do I look for keyboards with US layout in EU without being ripped off?

>> No.62623059

>>62623034

>Many programmers are prefer

What are you even talking about? Do you go around to companies and force them to use certain keyboard layouts? When I worked in Germany programming guess what? They didn't use ANSI, not one of them, even I just used the German layout as it does not take that much getting use to compared to ANSI.

>> No.62623081

>>62623058

Just get a Shine 6.

>> No.62623095

>>62623058
Get any keyboard with gateron clears instead.

>> No.62623172

>>62623058
>where do I look for keyboards with US layout in EU without being ripped off?
Best option is keyboardco.com
Pounds to euro conversion will fuck you in the ass sideways, but you won't have to deal with customs and VAT since the UK is still inside the EU.

>> No.62623187

>>62623058
Alternate has a limited selection of ANSI keyboards

>> No.62623199
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Why is ducky one the best quality board for the best price? All this quality for $90

>> No.62623207

>>62623172

£ to € won't fuck him, the £ is way down compared to what it was before the referendum.

>> No.62623219

>>62623199

>such a manlet that he needs the keys to be labeled at his eye level to know which key he is pressing

>> No.62623279

>>62623207
1£ is 1.139€
It's 14% in euro disfavor.

>> No.62623282

>>62623199
Because the tada68 is cheaper and better

>> No.62623312

>>62623279

It's not disfavour it's that the Euro is worth less than the £ just like the $ is worth less than the £.

>> No.62623357

>>62623219
i love the look of blanks but i was to scared to just go blank

>>62623282
>cheaper
what did he mean by this

>> No.62623384

>>62623312
It's irrelevant: we're talking from a consumer perspective, so every price you read in pounds has to be increased by 14% to match the corresponding value in euro. Consider that many times when it comes to pricing the actual value of the product or the relative worth of the currency is not taken into account: USD prices in the US are often converted with 1:1 conversion ratio in Europe.

>> No.62623435

>>62623384

As they often are with £ which is unfair as the € and $ are practically the same yet it means it costs more in £'s. It works both ways. If something costs you €11.40 and me £10 we pay exactly the same for it.

>> No.62623523

>>62620683
my anne pro wont pair with my phone just saying

>> No.62623549

>>62623523
What phone? Note 3 works just fine.

>> No.62623938

>>62623172
Thanks for the recommendation, one of the best options seems to be this one:
http://www.keyboardco.com/keyboard/filco-majestouch-2-nkr-104-ascii-with-red-switch-usa.asp

Everyone seems to agree it's excellent, but I'd like your take on it.
There's also a convertible version than can go wireless.

>> No.62624022

>>62623938

This is the superior choice.

http://www.keyboardco.com/keyboard/filco-majestouch-2-camouflage-r-nkr-soft-linear-action-usa-keyboard.asp

Regards from /k/,

>> No.62624069

>>62624022
OH SHIT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdmhyEqCINM

>> No.62624270

What would you guys recommend for a full-size board? I have a ducky mini but now I want a full-size. Was thinking of the Ducky One. 150 is the most i would spend.
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=2881

>> No.62624327

>>62619730
MX Brown

>>62621062
Yes, Tokyo Marui G17 and HK45.

>> No.62624352 [DELETED] 
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>LG V30 might be commercialized worldwide in the second half of October
I'm beyond mad.

>> No.62624501

>>62622581
most likely, do you know where I can get majestouche 2 with cherry mx blue switches though?

>> No.62624561

>>62622719
>weird
>literally invented computers and computer keyboards

>> No.62624627
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>>62624561

>Americans
>invented computers

>> No.62624632

>>62624561
>he uses latin letters
>he doesn't speak italian

>> No.62624679

>>62624632
>he uses hindu-arabic numerals
>he doesn't speak hindu or arabic

>> No.62624690

>>62622719
top kek, didnt france just get the internet like 2 years ago? you guys are a fucking joke and wouldn't be a country if it weren't for the US

>> No.62624758
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>>62624561
HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHA

>> No.62624883
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>>62616908
Who keeps posting these sexy pics? Is this the OP?

Also, have a link to those attachments on that remington?

oh and how do I get that Filco? I have wanted one just like that for years. pls help

>> No.62625016

>>62624883
https://www.diatec.co.jp/en/

>> No.62625042

>>62624883
Thats just a normal Filco keyboard anon. You can get them from almost anywhere that sells mechanical keyboards.

>> No.62625173

kek there is a review of a ducky shine 6 on Amazon US website where someone gave it a bad review because his spacebar had a bit broken off. Well I bought a UK Ducky Shine 6 and low and behold the piece broken off his (from the photo) was in my box.

Should I send it to him?

>> No.62625409

>>62616908

Why the hell do people keep placing guns, knives, etc in the frame?

>> No.62625446

>>62625173
Wonder what the odds of that are

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62625610

>>62625409
you don't like tactical keyboards?
What should we put, shoes?

>> No.62625842

Tell me why buying this at refurb cost saving 44% off the retail price yet getting the board as brand new quality plus 1 year warranty was a bad idea

protip you can't

>> No.62625875
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>>62625842

>> No.62625998

>>62625875
Eww that looks like shit. But I guess if you're 13 years old its a good deal

>> No.62626218

>>62625409
WAHHHH IM TRIGGERED
WAHHHHHHHH IM A BABY AND U TRIGGERED ME
WAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

>> No.62626571

>>62625842

A. It's corsair
B. Someone probably came all over it

>> No.62626729
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62626729

plan on selling my Alps V60, already got to fix my Model M and sell that as well

>Budget
.05 - $125, $150 max
>Location (continent at least)
Land of Freedom (USA)
>Preferred switch type
Heavy Linears (Black, Linear/Dark Greys), might get Topre
>Layout
Standard US layout
>Form factor
75%, Wireless
>Backlight
Not needed; White if required
>Previous/current keyboards
KBParadise V60 w/ Fuhua/Fukka Alps (feat. Dolch keyset)
Monoprice 100% from ~2012 w/ Cherry MX Blues (given to cousin as gift)

Ideally, something like a wireless Keycool 84 or MK84 with Blacks would be an ideal compromise. There was a wireless Noppoo Choc Mini, but it seems like its been discontinued for years now. If worst comes to worst, I'm gonna have to go full-autism and design&mail-order a PCB and carve my own case for it.

>> No.62626787
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>>62616986
Beautiful though aren't they

>> No.62627195

>>62616986
>>62626787
What is this? A smaller model m?

>> No.62627619

>>62625409
To bait you into calling attention to it.

>> No.62628633

>>62623199
Name of this kb? Looks just like the filco ninja

>> No.62628767

>>62628633
Nevermind hehe

>> No.62628818

>>62627195
Its just a TKL model M in an industrial case

>> No.62629032

>>62628818
It's not 'in an industrial case' it is an industrial space saver. Big difference since you can buy full size industrial cases. Plus this model has the custom IBM blue keycaps.

>> No.62629281

hi i just got my first cheap chink mech keyboard and i have a problem: the space bar works like shit on the left side - it's smooth on the right, but starting at the middle and to the left it's a little bit "woobly" and the sound is different, something like when the wire in membrane space bars doesnt cover the other side.

>> No.62629923

Where is the best place to buy ~65 Cherry Clear switches?
I'm in Canada

>> No.62630164

https://www.massdrop.com/buy/keywalker-68-bluetooth-mechanical-keyboard

is this good?

>> No.62630687

>>62629281
update:
the middle bit of the left stabilizer is placed lower than the right one, which results in a noticeable rattle even with a slightest touch. anyone knows how to fix it?

>> No.62630927
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62630927

Wanted to make and learn my own keyboard layout to improve efficiency beyond Dvorak/Colemak/etc. Was looking good, but...


>tfw my Dell rubber dome/membrane keyboard was dirty from never cleaning it once for 5+ years of use.
>tfw opened it up, worse than I thought, spend the time to use CO2 and rubbing alcohol to clean the whole thing, clean each and every keycap by hand, and re-assemble in new layout.
>After all of my work cleaning the keyboard, a bunch of the keys don't bounce anymore, so I have to use an even older Dell school-tier keyboard with very stiff actuation force instead.

Do you want to see pics, /g/? Beware...you're in for a scare.

>> No.62631049

getting the vortex pok3r but have the option of cherry browns, blacks, blues and nature whites.
coming from reds would nature whites be the better option?

>> No.62631348

>>62621118
And 60% keyboards as faggot keyboards.

>> No.62631395

>>62616908
What keyboard has:
cherry mx reds/browns
numpad
function keys that don't double as multimedia keys
is les than $110
and doesn't have gamer autism LED's
?

>> No.62631541

>>62631395
Ducky One, not completely sure about the function keys thing though.
Still the best full-size option for the price.

>> No.62631553

>>62630927
Go away Sandro

>> No.62631561

>acquire a 1990 IBM-made Model M
>very good conditions, works perfectly, but open it to clean it nonetheless
>only two rivets broken, no bolt mod necessary yet
>spend quite some time carefully cleaning everything
>right before putting everything together, notice that the inside of the barrels are coated with extremely fine white powder
>dust the barrels with a qtip
>looking closely there's still dust in most barrels, especially in the corners of the barrels' insides
>still, I try with a clean keycap to feel if it made any difference
>notice that the barrels that correspond to the less used keys are noticeably smoother than the most used ones, although the difference is not *that* dramatic
What can I do to properly clean them? Would isopropyl alcohol and qtips do the trick, maybe lubing them with some oil that isn't aggressive towards plastic, or are the barrels just worn out meaning there's nothing I can do to improve the feel?

>> No.62631601

>>62631561
The lexmark model ms are water resistant so make sure its unplugged and pour some water on it.

>> No.62631629
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>>62616908
>>62617641

>> No.62631733

>>62631541
As long as i don't have have to hold down an "Fn" key to use the function keys

>> No.62631757

>>62631733
that's not how the keyboards with media functions on the function keys work, it's function key by default, hold fn to turn it into media

>> No.62631777
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>>62631553
No. Now gaze into this image and suffer!

>> No.62631862

>>62631777
this is a blue board

>> No.62631883
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>>62631862
What's that? You can't see it closely enough? You want more?

Don't worry, I took more.

>> No.62631951
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62631951

Well I suppose here's this.

>> No.62631958

>>62631951
should i get a used iMac? It seems so comfy, a Unix all-in-one

>> No.62631983

>>62631958
Only use it for work, it's got a lot of developer rich baked in packages. I enjoy it, but when I'm home I run Ubuntu 16.04, and a Windows 10 Dual boot for gaming.

Really Mac dependability just isn't what it used to be, do what you want.

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>>62631862
>>62631883
You can't run away from me, Anon.

>> No.62632008

>>62631541
too expensive

>> No.62632033
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>>62631862
>>62631986
Don't you know what they say about wild rides?

>> No.62632051
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>>62632033

>> No.62632091

>>62632008
It's under $110.

>> No.62632434

>>62632091
where? not that cheap on amazon. also, I don't want any LED's. I forgot single color autism was a thing

>> No.62632504
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62632504

>>62632434
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/search.php?keyword=&brand=1&switch=&size=Full+Size&led=none&capmat=&capprint=&model=&availability=in_stock_pre&show_kb=off&show_kb=on&show_acc=off
The white and grey ones are out of stock

>> No.62632594

>>62632504
How do I get this with proper keycaps?
or where could i order some of those dank white and grey keycaps

>> No.62632658

>>62632594
>How do I get this with proper keycaps?
I don't know what you mean, they have over 5 different color schemes including standard all black on the site
>or where could i order some of those dank white and grey keycaps
Aliexpress/ Banggood

>> No.62632692

>>62632594
The ones with PBT keycaps are fine anon. If you want that exact color scheme it will end up costing more then 110 bucks

>> No.62632737

>>62632658
i like the black keycaps, but with the letters printed on top

>> No.62632807

>>62632737
those are in stock. I'd recommend you get clears instead of those meme brown switches
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=2741

>> No.62632836

>>62632807
what's the difference between reds browns and clears?

>> No.62632906

>>62632836
Clears are more tactile then browns will being just as quiet since they have a bigger tactile bump. Reds are a linear switch with no tactile feedback at all. The tactile bump in browns isn't that big and many people often call browns "dirty reds" because it feels like you took red switches and put some dirt in them. If you do want browns or reds both versions are in stock as well

>> No.62633073
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62633073

Just came in the mail today. It's loud but a wonderful keyboard.

Missing some keys to make it good for Mac though.

>> No.62633310

>>62632906
yeah, the picture was throwing me off, thought it was a wierd black/white keyboard
I swear to god i'm not retarded

>> No.62634171

>budget
~$100
>location
US
>switch type
Cherry black or equivalent
>layout
US with sensible legend
>form
100%
>backlight
white, no rgc faggotry
>previous keyboard
membrane genius

I don't care about additionals (media keys)

>> No.62635187
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62635187

Would silicone lubricant be okay to use on mx reds? Pic related is the exact stuff I have.

>> No.62635507

>Budget
Preferably $50 or less, I'd rather not but I can also go $60

>Location (continent at least)
US, Hawaii

>Preferred switch type
Cherry blue or equivalent

>Layout
The one Americans use

>Form factor
Preferably 100% but I'm okay with 80% and 60%

>Backlight
Yes

>Previous/current keyboards
Glorious X230 keyboard, still the best chiclet keyboard on a laptop
>dat trackpoint

>> No.62635526

>>62635187
yes, I use it, don't spray it on though

>> No.62635612

I had such a weird dream.
I was dreaming that I posted my keyboard here and then random people were stealing my keycaps.

>> No.62635790

>>62635507
Qisan Magicforce. You're only getting chink garbage at that price.

>> No.62636347

>>62631601
I've clearly stated it's IBM-made, and not a Lexmark one

>> No.62637482

Bought this https://www.amazon.fr/aLLreLi-Clavier-Mécanique-Touches-dactylographes/dp/B06XKFFB5M?th=1

It has brown outemu switches. I don't give a fuck about the lights, they'll stay off anyway. How much did I fuck up ?

>> No.62637611

>>62623199
honestly, the ducky one is trash.

>> No.62637636
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>>62631049
none, clears are the best.

>> No.62637666

>>62631629
qt Dostojevskij. Where'd you get and for how much?

>> No.62637782

So what's /mkg/'s take on cherry chinese knock-offs?

>> No.62637807

>>62637782

You get what you pay for.

>> No.62637816

>>62637807
What do you mean? That you buy marketing when you buy original cherry switches?

>> No.62637838

>>62637636
clears? funny way to spell topre there

>> No.62637862

>>62637816

No I mean by buying cheap chinese knock offs don't expect them to work as well as the originals.

>> No.62637879

>>62637862
Why? They're probably made in the same manufactories on the same machines by the same people. Is there a witch throwing a spell on the cherry branded ones or something ?

>> No.62637905
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62637905

I mean look at this, the gateron actually looks like it has better built quality.

>> No.62637917

>>62637879

Lots of stuff is made in China, lots of knockoffs are made in China.

>> No.62637941

>>62637782
Gateron are good, Kailh are supposed to be great now, apparently Outemu got their shit together as well with the ice line, there's basically no reason to buy Cherry anymore unless you like the silent reds/blacks. And Gateron's making clones of those (and browns) soon.

>> No.62637969

>>62637905
All these types of pictures are about a year out of date, Cherry updated their moulding and currently produce switches that basically match Gateron on smoothness, beat them in wobble and lose terribly in price.

>> No.62637987

>>62637941
I bought a keyboard with outemu brown, will report when I get it delivered.

>> No.62638687

>>62631951
Oh, the things I would give for a white M570 mouse.

>> No.62638771

>>62631951
throw that kids toy and learn how to coin roll

>> No.62638989
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HELP /MKG/ HOW DO I FIX THIS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NheWR1HiHjo

>> No.62639018
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Any recommendations for a full sized wireless board? RGB would be nice for labeling shortcuts, but not really necessary. Macro keys would be nice as well.

>> No.62639055

Are there literally any TKL board with dedicated media keys and no hideous LED backlighting?

I mean hell I'd even accept the backlighting at this stage, I can't find a single TKL with proper dedicated media keys.

>> No.62639078

>>62639055
There is a bunch of over priced shit like corsair and DAS, or you can get a programmable keyboard instead for less with much better build quality

>> No.62639089

>>62639018
Azio MKC

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62639095

>>62639078
>DAS
>TKL

>> No.62639098

>>62639055
The thing you seem to be missing is that dedicated media keys are typically done by filling in the empty space above the numpad on a fullsize. A TKL has no convenient spaces for dedicated media keys to go. therefore, there are no TKL keyboards with dedicated media keys.

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>>62639098
>No space

>> No.62639491

>>62631601
Lol wtf dont ever do this... They are not water resistant. They just have little tunnels that let the water escape in a certain direction. If you spil water in the wrong place then its game over

>> No.62639514

>>62617680
I like the cat picture.

>> No.62639533

>>62631951
Why would you take caffeine pills instead of drinking coffee or an energy drink for that matter?
Do not tell me you do not like the taste of coffee---It is an acquired taste and if you get used to it, you will tolerate it.

>> No.62639920

>>62638989
flip it, that's what i did to mine and it just werks

>> No.62640557

>>62639920
the problem is with the stabilizer so even after flipping the spacebar the left side still works like shit

>> No.62642239

>>62640557
Try lube

>> No.62642369

>>62640557

Why doesn't it just have two non-working keys either side?

>> No.62642414

>>62638989
Remove it and put it back in.

>> No.62642804

>>62640557
stabilizers where a mistake, they all cause problems and the real reason that they exist is to safe manufacturers some cents, the spacebar shouldn't have stabis just two switches at each end.

>> No.62642863

>>62642804
>He doesn't use wire stabs

>> No.62642878
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>>62640557
First check if the stabilizer housing is stable itself, this seems to be worse on plate mounted ones and can cause some rattle if it is not solidly secured to the plate or has some give. Just secure it with anything really, I've used blu-tack before and it's helped. If that is not the problem then use thick lube on contact areas of plastic and the metal wire, usually where it inserts into the stabilizer stem. It doesn't necessarily need to be lube in the stem insert, some people have used foam or cotton ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7gRnpe7oyw ), the goal is just to prevent the rattle of metal on plastic. A lot of the time it just depends on the tolerances and quality of the stabilizers in the first place, but these two things will get you most of the way to silent. I've heard a lot of people say to get genuine cherry manufactured stabilizers as they supposedly rattle less or have higher tolerances. There are also screw in pcb stabilizers which are also supposed to help I guess.

>>62642369
there needs to be a wire connecting both sides so that the entire bar comes down together when just one side is pressed otherwise it would depress one side and lever up the other.

Fuck this stabilizer shit. I've spent way too long trying to silence all this shit just because cherry stabilizers are designed like garbage with too many moving parts. Costar is easier to get quiet but then it's a fucking pain to take on and off.

>> No.62643064

>>62616908
OP do have you imgur or some gallery for your gun+keyb pics?

>> No.62643556

>>62637941
Kailh being great is a meme. I have Kailh Box Black switches that appear to have originated from different batches. The later batch is awfully scratchy and lubing doesn't seem to help.

>> No.62643714

>>62616908
Post the pistol one!

>> No.62644077

>>62642414
i did that like 10 times

>>62642878
thanks for the reply, can you take a look at this: https://imgur.com/a/zxIJk i think it's because the left stabilizer's prong doesn't extend all the way, but i have no idea how to raise it.

>> No.62644263

>>62632051
this pic saved my life

>> No.62644271

>>62644077
Switch to costar stabs instead

>> No.62644444

are reds and other linears actually uncomfortable for extended periods of typing or is it just a marketing meme?

>> No.62644493
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>>62644444
NICE QUINTS FAGGOT CHECKED

>> No.62644917

>>62625409

You know how manlets and virgin losers make fun of women for taking photos of shit and always having them in the shot? This is very similar. Men with low self-worth or have low-test usually put "manly" objects in their photos to emphasis that they still have two testicles. They're the same type of guy who drives a 4" lifted F-150 or tries his hardest to shoot the biggest deer when he's hunting with his friends to compensate.

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>>62644917
woah you so smart!
tell me my testosterone levels / gender / age
plox i need your validation! so smart i admire you

>> No.62646584

>>62644444
If the only way you can be certain of actuating a key is by slamming it into the plate, then yes it's horrible for typing. This is true for any switch, but tactile or clicky switches have a bit of feedback to help prevent it without needing stiff springs.

>> No.62646923

Just got my preassembled KBD75 and tried programming it with QMK. Bootloader doesn't work.

So far my Layer 1 programming works spotty at best, and my backlights don't work at all.

>> No.62646985

>>62644444
fuggin nice
checked

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>>62622358
Brown or clear sounds like a middle ground I'm looking for. I thought it over and I think I'd like a keyboard backlit with only white LEDs. I'm not interested in messing around with colors or having special game specific color palettes for my keyboard anymore. I want my desk to have a "business" aesthetic, with figurines of anime and videa characters being the only thing going against it and the only significant color on my desk.

>>62639514
Thanks. I really miss my cat. I bought my ugly Christmas tree keyboard about a month after he passed away. I'm tempted to replace it with a keyboard that's black and white like he is but I'm afraid it would look like a piano. Now I'm thinking of looking for something with white LED backlighting. Black keyboard with white LED lighting would technically be back and white.

Pic related, it's him before he started to shrivel up into skin and bones from organ failure.

>> No.62647320

>>62647265
Browns aren't as bad as they're memed to be.

>> No.62647328

>>62647265


Browns are pretty comfy, t b h.

I switch between a blue and a brown. Just depends on my mood.

>> No.62647334

>>62647320
You're right, they're worse.

>> No.62647349

>>62647334

Go to another board where people care about your retard opinion. (which is probably nowhere)

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>>62647320
>>62647328
>>62647334
maybe I should buy one of those switch samplers. . .

>> No.62647494

>>62622768
for what purpose

>> No.62647989

RECOMMEND ME A FUCKING KEYBOARD I DON'T FUCKING CARE IF IT'S MECHANICAL OR NOT

>> No.62648005

>>62647989
put together a custom GH60 with cherry clears

>> No.62648863

>>62647989
vortex core with cherry mx reds

>> No.62648972
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Ultimeme came in today, I actually enjoy it. Still getting up to speed on typing on it though, ortho is comfy.

>> No.62649038

Why does grid layout exist when column stagger is objectively better and fits how the human hand works?

>> No.62649061

does anyone know of any modern technology 104 key keyboards with buckling springs?

>> No.62649099

>>62649061
Unicomp Model M's

>> No.62649212

>>62649099
but it only has 2 key rollover

>> No.62649222

>>62649212
Doesn't really matter unless if you were gonna game on it, in which case gaming on buckling springs isn't that fun...

>> No.62649236

>>62649212
So do cherry and rubber dome keyboards, and people don't have trouble with those. Can you even come up with one specific reason why 2kro will negatively effect you?

>> No.62649258

>>62649222
>unless if you were gonna game on it
well i already do have a model m for playing games with, but sometimes i have to switch to a different keyboard to use that has better key rollover. the buckling spring is my favorite type of switch and i like it alot better than other types of switches.

>> No.62649264

>>62649222
Does it even mater? Just because its 2kro doesn't mean that you can only hold two keys on at once all the time. The only real problem I see is with ARMAs flight controls, but thats an easy fix

>> No.62649273

>>62649258
What do you do that requires the extra rollover?

>> No.62649297

>>62649273
crouch jumping in pubg to be honest
it really doesnt even matter that much i guess but it still kinda bugs me

>> No.62649426

>>62638771
Now this is just trying too hard to be pointlessly proud of knowing useless shit.
My time is worth more than the price of that toy, man.

>> No.62649456

>>62639018
Filco Majestouch Convertible 2.
Pricey, but fucking nice.

>> No.62649507

Looking to upgrade my Filco Majestouch Brown because I've been using it since 2011. What should you recommend, /g/?

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>>62639302

>> No.62649645

>>62631883
Its odd, I always see a large clump of hair and gunk in the same areas when I clean used mech boards.

>> No.62649672

>>62633073
please throw away your mac, it will improve your memeboard immensely.

>> No.62649698

>>62635507
better start looking on ebay, theres no way you will find a memeboard with cherry blue switches otherwise.

>> No.62649718

>>62649236
Actually I have trouble with it. Shift+W+Caps Lock (F13) won't work on my 2KRO Cherry keyboard, so I can't sprint and PTT at the same time

>> No.62649733

>>62637941
This guy gets it
all these people talking about cherry switches like they are the only things that exist. "blues, browns, reds, blacks" Like other manufactures don't have switches in the same color.

>> No.62649767

>>62646466
Not that guy, but I like your digital casio watch.
The legends on your keycaps look like shit though tbqh.

>> No.62649776

>>62647320
which browns, theres all kinds. elaborate a little.

>> No.62649788

>>62647434
Get a novelkeys 25 switch tester, then you can see how each switch is a meme in its own right :]

>> No.62649959

>>62644077
it's probably because the wire is not straight so one side ends up higher than the other, and causes some give in the connections. I would just try doing what the person showed in the video I linked. Here's some photos of the problem that may help you understand https://imgur.com/a/hVgLQ . By placing something in between the wire and the stem you tighten the connection and make sure that they are always in contact so that there is no rattling or give. If you can desolder the space switch and get out the wire, straightening it would probably be the ideal solution but I suspect that it may be hard to get exactly right.

Basically I would just try stuff some tissue in the same way as in the rhinofeed video, make sure it is in the part where wire inserts into stem.

>> No.62650142

>>62649776
Cherry. Bump feels fine to me.

>> No.62650295

Are y'all ready for 4x scale (3" wide) MX switches?
https://my.mixtape.moe/puaqhw.mp4

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contributing

>> No.62651648

I'm going to Japan at the end of the year, can I get topres cheap there?

>> No.62651676

>>62651648
Cheaper, but not cheap.

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I'm having a hard time programming her. Any tips aside from the Reddit thread?

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62651791

it's been a long time since I last watched Neon Evangelion Genesis, can any of you weebs tell me if this is correct text? "EVA RACING"?

>> No.62651806

>>62651791
I think that's supposed to be a G but they didn't have the room to curve the thing inwards.

>> No.62651824

>>62651806
Yeah that's what I suspected. Shame. I like the way it looks a lot, but that "RACING' text will grate on me for sure.

>> No.62651842

Are Falbatech's Ergodoxes any good? I've been looking around and I see people saying their plates and PVC cases are often rough and poorly QCed, but it tempts me anyway because the alternative is a layered acrylic case from Profet which I hate or spending $100 more for a preassembled EZ.

>> No.62651843

>>62651709
qmk?

>> No.62651855

>>62651824
I had a brainfart and forgot both RACING and RAGING have a G on the end anyway, why the fuck didn't they just do it like that?

>> No.62651912

>>62651709
KBD75? Isn't that just QMK?
https://www.reddit.com/r/MechanicalKeyboards/comments/6hl837/kbd75_r3_qmk_howto_guide/

>> No.62651997

>>62651843
>>62651912
Yes I used QMK but for some reason the keys that control the backlighting (not the underglow) do not work at all.

Also my left shift suddenly became wonky. It's the stabilizer on the pcb huh...

>> No.62653077

>>62625610
What keyboard is this? It's perfect

>> No.62653269

>>62653077
anne pro, it has bluetooth and rgb

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62653284

My Tada68 w/ Gateron blues came in finally. Also, switched out the original keycaps for others I found on the same site I ordered from (KBDfans).

>> No.62653621

>>62651997
but what exactly is your problem with qmk?
If you want to add a feature and don't know how, go to the supported keyboards and copy code from other boards. thats how i "learned" to add some layers

>>62653077
anne pro but it has some wierd problems with their Bluetooth and they don't maintain their firmware, i hope some day they release their source code and instructions so we can transform it to a decent keyboard, if not then some day my brain will try to flash it for them.

>> No.62653992

>>62653284
I don't think you put Enter on all the way properly.

>> No.62654025

>>62653992

I gave all the keys a solid press before plugging it in. They are all sitting properly now.

>> No.62654268

>Budget
€200 max
>Location (continent at least)
Euroland
>Preferred switch type
Brown, Clear
>Layout
ANSI
>Form factor
TKL,75%, could go smaller maybe.
>Backlight
Not the end of the world but I'm tempted by RGB
>Previous/current keyboards
CM Quick Fire TK Cherry Red
Noppoo Choc mini 84 Noppoo Brown

My first mech board was the Quick Fire, I liked it more than the shitty cheap membrane board I had been using, I went with reds cause I'd never tried a mech board before and reds were advertised as the defacto "gaming switch". I used it for a while until the reds started irking me so I got a switch sampler. I didn't think I'd like the tactile switches but I really did, so I got the Noppoo because it was cheap and Iw as curious about the smaller form factor because muh mouse space.

I definitely perfer the noppoo to the Quick Fire, mainly because of the switches but also the keys feel nicer to the touch (they're allegedly POM but I have no way of confirming this, only that they feel better and don't shine like the ones on the Quick Fire.) The one problem I am having however is that the first key I press will sometimes not get registered, and having weapons grade autism this is pretty annoying. I was considering getting a Logitech G Pro board, because I do game a lot and the aforementioned autism made me very interested in them because they have less distance travel than cherry type switches and have brilliant response times. I got a sampler with a Romer-G switch and I'm not impressed by them at all, so I was thinking about the CM Masterkeys Pro S, it comes with cherry browns which I do like more than the reds.

Is it a good board? What do?

>> No.62654432

>>62654268
Just get a tada68, or a kbd75 if you really want F keys.

Gateron browns are better than cherry, you can also get a saber68 with mod-m memes

>> No.62654704

>>62654432
Thanks for the response. I do like the look of those 60%(?) boards. You probably already guessed this but I'm not an authority on keyboards by any stretch of the imagination. I did notice that the CM board I was looking at for example, makes reference to having a processor on board, to allow for macro recording on the fly and also optimal performance, is this stuff just advertising designed to fool tards like me? or is there actually any sort of practical application for them?

>> No.62654729

>>62649507
Just get an aluminium case and some dye-sub pbt keycaps from China. Filco is already great quality, no point in buying another keyboard.

>> No.62654734

How should I clean my Filco Majestouch Pro /g/?

>> No.62654742

>>62651648
If you buy used from Yahoo Auctions Japan. New Topre is a bit cheaper in Japan, but it's still not cheap.

>> No.62654766

>>62651842
Acrylic layer case is much better than Falba's shitty plates and PVC cases. It's either that or get Ergodox EZ or wait for next Ergodox Infinity group buy.

>> No.62654778

>>62654704
Basically on the fly macro recording is a meme - it usually takes 5 minutes to reprogram the board. "Optimal performance" is a complete buzzword - a good keyboard microcontroller is a 100-200Mhz chip on a $20 board https://www.pjrc.com/teensy/

If you want a programmable keyboard you need to make sure you look for that though - the tada and kbd75 are both programmable with qmk, but many keyboards aren't. Beware of gaming boards - they often lack an internal microcontroller and so have no hardware programmability, instead you have to use shitty proprietary software to "program" your keyboard. That's often very limited, and you have to have the software running in the background at all times for your settings to be applied. So make sure you go for proper, hardware programmability.

>> No.62654798

>>62654766
Plus I checked his album of past work, looks like he'll do stainless steel plates sandwiched between acrylic on request, which is cool.

Now I just gotta decide what I value more, the totally sexy case but exceedingly expensive case of the EZ, or Profet/Infinity's ability to be set up with the left hand as the master.

>> No.62654801

>>62654268
Get a KBD75 with Gateron brown switches. The custom firmware (QMK) allows for more functionality than the macros on a CM Masterkeys.

>>62654734
Keycap puller and some canned air.

>> No.62654855

>>62653621
The backlight keys. No matter what I map it to they won't work at all. I went through a lot of shipping issues to get this keyboard, including sending it back when the order was wrong.

I hate for any part of it to not function properly.

>> No.62654896

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>>62654890
>>62654890
>>62654890

>> No.62654959

>>62654855
maibe you forgot to enable blacklight feature in your make file , at least thats what i did to enable the mouse fucntions using the keyboard

>> No.62655108

>>62654959
how do i do that?

>> No.62655678

>>62654778
>>62654801
Thanks for the input dudes, so either the tada or the kbd are about equally as good? Guess I'll just pick one of them then. Thanks again dudes.

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