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mkg/ - Getting Laid 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/)

Last thread >>63006550

>> No.63037428
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>>63037365
Sorry for the shit meme. I noticed the thread was on page 10 and I had to come up with something semi original fast

>> No.63037665
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I won a raffle for five of these. They come today. Super hype.

>> No.63037694

>>63037665

>gemstone keyboard keys

how is this not a thing yet.. its beautiful !

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>>63037694

I think they're more like starry skies kinda looks. Apparently they're 30 bucks each so that's neat. And mass drop actually has a gemstone one up ATM.

>> No.63038430

Bump

>> No.63038598
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Where my AT101/2W bros @?

Pic not mine, don't have a working camera atm

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>>63037428
better than half the shit I post

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Is there no left handed ANSI keyboard? I'm not a lefty but I would benefit from such a keyboard.

>> No.63039901

>>63039602
Just buy a TKL and a separated numpad.

Optimal positioning is Keyboard Mouse Numpad tho.

>> No.63040107

>>63039602
There are, but you can't afford them

>> No.63040894
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The best layout ever made is ISO and ANSI COMBINED.

>> No.63040908

>>63040894
No, the best layout ever made was the original ANSI prototype

>> No.63040943

>>63040908
No, retard. Enter key across two rows (ISO) combined with large left shift (ANSI) is best.
Don't be a normie all your life.

>> No.63041064

>>63040943
wrong.
the original ANSI enter is the best enter key

>> No.63041087

>>63041064
The original ANSI key was absolutely pointless. You are wrong.

>> No.63041184

>>63041087
>t. cuck
what ever happened to this community? I bet you hate any switch that has an actuation force above 100g.

>> No.63041187

>>63040894
No, unless you have girl hands there's no reason for having double width left shift. The return key position is debatable though. As a European I'm used to the ISO return key but honestly it feels pretty stupid to waste two keys for what could obviously be done with just one. There's no obvious way in which the extra vertical area makes it easier or faster to hit return other than preventing you from mistakenly hitting backspace or enter when trying to hit the button between them.

>> No.63041213

>>63041184
>calling people cucks because their preferences differ to yours
You are what happened to this community. Fuck off.

>> No.63041228

>>63041187
The vertical enter and split left shift give you one more key than ANSI.

>> No.63041237

>>63041213
no you sissy fags are the worst. always coming in and shitting up things real men have been using for decades

>> No.63041249

>>63041237
>boohoo he doesn't like what I like
Cry more you little nerd.

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>> No.63041295

>>63041249
did the little man baby get triggered?
Go back to your boyfriend fag this isn't a safe space

>> No.63041362
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>>63041295
>I can't accept other peoples opinions so I'm going to cry about it instead

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>>63040908
>>63041064
>>63041184
>>63041237
Autism defined

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>>63041285
that's an old picture

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63041540

So I'm using a4tech kv-300h right now and I want to try mechanical keyboard. I'm using it only for internet and programming. What keyboard should I try(the cheaper, the better)?

>> No.63041582

>>63041540
get an emacs mechanical keyboard

>> No.63041603

how does /mkg/ deal with keychatter?

>> No.63041630

>>63041603
by buying a capacitive keyboard

>> No.63041672

>>63041603
you don't deal with it, you fix it

>> No.63041718

>>63041672
how does /mkg/ fix keychatter?
just resoldering the entire board?

>> No.63041737

>>63041718
Replace the switch that's chattering, then learn what keychatter is so that you understand why you replaced the switch.

>> No.63041892

>>63041630
Examples?

>> No.63041897
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>>63041533
People complaining about new ones

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>>63041897
was there a time when they didn't?

>>63041892
HHKB Pro 2 BT

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>>63041924
There might have been a week in 2010

>> No.63042015

>>63041924
What about 104 key ones?

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>>63041992
eww

>> No.63042040

>>63042015
Realforce or Model F

Or just get any keyboard you want, keychatter isn't a widespread issue in the first place and is also easily fixed.

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My Ducky Zero One has a missing rubber pad

Where do I get a new one

>> No.63042152

>>63041892
IBM model f or any of the BTC foam and foil keyboards

>> No.63042176

>>63042152
>BTC foam and foil keyboards
those aren't capacitive

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>>63042176
nevermind what I just said

>> No.63042264

>>63042086
get a 3m pad from amazon

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Shitty phone camera

Poker 3
Cherry MX Brown
DSA Granite Keycaps

>> No.63043516
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Thoughts on these?

>> No.63043778

I want to swap springs on my board and need to desolder but keep hearing I could really mess up my pcb doing this. Think it will be fine?

>> No.63043882
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Bought expensive keycaps to better match mouse and KB and they match worse than the stock ones.
I'm very sad

>> No.63043909

>>63043882
They matched fine to begin with

>> No.63044041

>>63043909
Yes that's what I just said

>> No.63044092

>>63043882
Wait, how did you ever think those light grays matched closer to your mouse's dark gray?

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>>63044092
They're not light in the aliexpress listing. Oh well they still look great even if I hate anime. I'll just buy a nice aluminium keyboard for them then buy another darker set for my MX silver board

>> No.63044277

>>63044245
what listing did you look at? I have yet to see one where they look even remotely dark gray

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>>63044277

>> No.63044347

>>63044327
either calibrate your monitor or tell kbdfans to take better images of their products

>> No.63044391

>>63044347
Nah I'll just keep then they're still nice. Might put them on my other board or maybe leave them

>> No.63044403

>>63042176
Erm yes they are capacitive...

>> No.63044446

>>63044403
see >>63042218

>>63044391
You can probably flip them on reddit for a decent price.

>> No.63044448

>>63042176
>>63044403
Just to add on to this, I think you confused BTC dome with slider with BTC F&F

Dome with slider - Conductive
Foam and Foil - Capacitive

>> No.63044466

>>63044446
Fair enough, never read the reply.

Apart from the silly shit you get wrong you seem to know your cherry / clone switches. Where can I get a decent MX keycap set with a stepped caps lock and off-centre mount?

>> No.63044504

>>63044245
>hate anime
>get the penultimate weaboo keyset
???

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>>63044466
GMK/EnjoyPBT sets have that kind of cockslap iirc. Not sure if SP also offers that with their caps, but you should be buying EnjoyPBT anyway.

>> No.63044581

>>63044327
You have a shit monitor m8, the listing clearly shows light grey

>> No.63044629

>>63043516
The one with the blatantly repeated pattern on green and the bottom one look lame.
What's the process to make these?

>> No.63044822

Thoughts on https://world.taobao.com/item/556355165762.htm?spm=a312a.7700714.0.0.6419a3bcbuXJRW ?

Looks like a better Anne Pro for a few more bucks, but I can't read Chinkspeak.

>> No.63044941

>>63044822
Looks really good to me. Type C, bluetooth, metal case. It has cherry switches though

>> No.63044971

what are some good o rings for a keyboard with OUTEMU Brown switches? And can I use o rings for cherry switches for OUTEMU switches?

>> No.63044990

>>63044971
You should be able to use the same o-rings. Outemu browns have the same style cross stem as Cherry.

>> No.63045008

>>63044971
o rings go on the keycaps, not the switches

>> No.63045057

>>63044581
You're probably looking at a different kit. One is light with dark modifiers and one is all dark. Although yes my monitor is not calibrated for accuracy, its calibrated to not look totally different than my second monitor(6 year old 1080p tn).

>> No.63045219

>>63045008
That has nothing to do with his questions.

>> No.63045264

>>63045219
yeah it does
>And can I use o rings for cherry switches for OUTEMU switches?
o -rings go on the keycaps meaning it doesn't matter what the switch is.
Next time try reading his post

>> No.63045369

>>63045264
O-rings don't fit on all types of switches. He's asking about specific switches.

Where the o-rings go is irrelevant.

>> No.63045473
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What are some good accessories/advice for ergonomics for a standard keyboard?

>> No.63045530

>>63045473
arm rests, negative tilt keyboard trays, palm rests, lighter springs, and a split keyboard. If you're wondering about switch height, don't. Scientific research has found no correlation between RSI and switch height. Now heavier switches and wrist rests do indeed cause some from of RSI. If you're interested in the details then the office ergonomics research committee has a whole bunch of papers going in depth about all these topics
http://www.oerc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Historical-Research.pdf

>> No.63045544

I have a magicforce 68 with Outemu Blacks.

I ordered some Kailh BOX switches to replace them.

Is it difficult to desolder the switches and solder in the new ones, or can I just watch a few videos online and get it done?

>> No.63045628

>>63038598
AT101W Black with Late (shit) ALPS Black here. Got it for cheap and it keeps on chugging.

>> No.63045713

>>63045628
>ALPS Black
Have you considered click or linear-modding them?

>> No.63046281

>>63045530
is it bad if I keep my arms floating?

>> No.63046300

>>63046281
that's good

arms floating wrists straight is optimal ergo position

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>>63046281
ideally you want your hands to hover over the keyboard, but for long typing sessions arm and palm rests are okay

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>>63038598
Checking in

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>>63041924

>> No.63048130
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63048130

>Budget
$100-$200
>Location (continent at least)
Burger
>Preferred switch type
Its for work, so I want it quiet, not clangy. I like tactile. So probably clear? Tactile, quite, medium weight.
>Layout
ANSI, I ain't no commie.
>Form factor
Full or TKL
>Backlight
I should say no but I'm going to say yes because I'm a fag

>> No.63048629

>>63048130
I performed the ritual as requested.

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sup bois
anyone else get m i a m i?
never used this type of key before, it feels weird

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how is my photo?

>> No.63049224

>>63044245
looks garbage my relation

>> No.63049334

>>63049040
needs more guns

>> No.63049348

Does a black switch feel the same as blue just without the noise? I want a typist keyboard but blues might be too noisy

>> No.63049359

>>63048130
Ajazz ak33 ledless black switch

>> No.63049388

>>63048702
Mine still hasn't arrived in Australia yet

Massdrop's international shipping really shits the bed recently

>> No.63049413

>>63049388
hasnt it always been shit?
heard its like 2x the price of the actual item for anywhere outside conus

>> No.63049439

>>63049413
Used to be good for me, cheaper than any other US business including Amazon and all the other major retailers, with the product always arriving in about two-four weeks (depending on how lazy AusPost decided to be) and tracked the whole way.

Now it's still cheap, but takes ages and is completely untracked so I have no fucking clue where it's at or what's happening with it.

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Endgame layout, no strings attached. Do you like?

>> No.63049559
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what keeb is this? is it mechanical?

>> No.63049592

>>63043778
You can mess it up if you heat the joint too much. Just get a desolder pump and add fresh solder to the joint as you go and it will be alright. It's not hard but a bit time consuming.
Dont forget to get a proper switch opening tool though, I have messed up a few switches when I tried to open them with screwdrivers.

>> No.63049594

>>63049502
>reddit keycaps
pretty cool tho

what switches?

>> No.63049901

>Budget
$100-130 plan on spending some on replacement keycaps
>Location
United states
>Preferred switch type
Tactile, maybe Brown's but they might be too light. Linear Is fine as well
>Layout
ANSI
>Form factor
prefer tkl
>Backlight
No

>> No.63049911

>>63049901
>Tactile

Well you're gonna want an IBM Model M/F, Alps, or BKE topre domes

>> No.63049919

>>63049901
>tactile
>linear is fine too
waht?

>> No.63050015

Sorta want a nice keyboard, this one is pissing me off with the space, shift, and backspace keys sticking.

>Budget
50-200 usd
>Location (continent at least)
'murika
>Preferred switch type
never used any, but blacks caught my eye from the description. I want silence and my current keyboard requires alot of pressure do to keys freezing in place.
>Layout
murikan
>Form factor
full keyboard, I wont buy a new one that doesnt have a 10 key.
>Backlight
lighting on the keys would be nice for when I need to press a single key late at night. I would prefer this to be controllable, rgb is a plus.
>Previous/current keyboards
logitech dinovo edge, and currently using a $12 logitech k120, other than that just standard keyboards you'd find bundled with a prebuilt computer.

huge bonus if the fucking cable is removable so that it can easily be replaced, no usb micro though.

>> No.63050038

>>63050015
>but blacks caught my eye from the description. I want silence and my current keyboard requires alot of pressure do to keys freezing in place
also I like to rest my heavy ass man fingers on the keyboard, are blacks going to be strong enough to support my hands without actually pressing the keys? I can do that with my membrane logitech k120 but its just at the line and sometimes it accidentally presses the key in.

>> No.63050153

>>63044245
>hate anime
What kind of brainlet denounces an entire category of media just because it comes from Japan? I guess the same kind that directly associates japanese legends on a keyboard with anime.

>> No.63050175

>>63050153
He probably hates anime because he doesnt like cartoons

>> No.63050218

>>63049901
gateron brown

https://kbdfans.myshopify.com/products/tada68-mechanical-keyboard-gateron-swtich-65-layout-dye-sub-keycaps-cherry-profils
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Plum87-gateron-mx-brown-blue-mechanical-keyboard-RGB-backlit-TKL-gaming-keyboard-PBT-keycap-87-tenkeyless/32598358025.html

>> No.63050312
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>>63050218
>>63050218
>Gateron

>Brown switches

>> No.63050333

>>63041672
fuck off namefag kill yourself and your kike family

>> No.63050353

>>63050312
post a better suggestion

>> No.63050367
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Who /EnjoyPBT/ here?

>> No.63050369

>>63050353
Model M since he wants a tactile switch

>> No.63050404

>>63050367
GMK

>> No.63050413

>>63050369
"tactile" implies that he doesn't want a loud/clicky switch, and model m doesn't come in tkl at that price point

>> No.63050427

>>63050413
Then he's screwed

>> No.63050584

>>63048130
IKBC MF-87, Code Keyboard.

The main issue here is:
>Tactile
>medium weight.

Browns are barely tactile, clears are stiff. If you want something tactile and not stiff, you have to mod it yourself.

>> No.63050608

>>63049559
Nope.

>> No.63050671
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Would you buy pic related if you really wanted mx greens and were from Europe?
100€ i.e. about 118 USD

>> No.63050699
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>>63050671
Comes with keycaps and everything, of course. Esc and space are particularly ugly.

>> No.63050719

>>63050671
Weird how the modifiers are lighter than the alphas. I would prefer them to be heavier.

>> No.63050760

>>63050719
Why? Pinkies are weaker than other fingers.

>> No.63050802

As someone that's too lazy to bother with soldering and all that, what's the best keyboard I can buy right now that has light linear switches?

>> No.63050816

>>63050671
no, uniform keys are a must. get a keyboard kit or something

https://kbdfans.myshopify.com/products/tada68-keyboard-diy-kit

>> No.63051182

>>63050802
Any keyboard with gateron clears will do, like
https://www.amazon.com/Mechanical-Keyboard-GATERON-Magicforce-Qisan/dp/B01E57PW7Y

>> No.63051210

>>63051182
That looks pretty damn gaudy, more so because it's in white.

>> No.63051291

>>63050802
https://mykeyboard.eu/search/?q=leopold+silent+red

>> No.63051323

>>63051182
The magicforce is so ugly

>> No.63051621

>>63051323
So is your mom, but that didn't stop your dad from fucking her

>> No.63051679

>>63037365
>2017
>being this buttfucked by a meme

>> No.63051699

>>63051621
kek you actually bought one

>> No.63051861

>>63051699
When did I say that?

>> No.63051916

>>63045530
I love stock cherry clears, been using them all day long at work for a few weeks. Are they going to cause RSI?

>> No.63051962

>>63048702
Nice, got this set for my pok3r too. The international shipping just says it arrived in my country though. Only got 60% + blue modifiers. Hope import tax won't kill me

>> No.63051975

>>63050671
Only issue with that is the spacebar isn't also a green.

>> No.63052331

Friendly reminder that cherry MX silver is the best switch currently available

>> No.63052345

>>63052331
The best cherry switch

>> No.63052371

>>63052345
I'm just being a faggot. I've tried cherry red, outemu black, gateron blue, romer g, and the Razer switches and I like solver significantly more for both typing and video games

>> No.63052399

>>63052371
I've tried almost every cherry style switch and I hate all of them.

>> No.63052693

What's a good Cherry MX switch for someone who likes TOPRE?

>> No.63052722

>>63052693
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7QXi8Ks2ho

>> No.63053050

>>63052693
None

>> No.63053067

>>63052693
>What's a good Cherry MX switch for someone who likes TOPRE?
I thought that the sound cherry silver with pbt caps make sound like topre.
But if you just want compatible stems check out plum keyboards. They're topres with cherry stems

>> No.63053108

>>63053067
>But if you just want compatible stems check out plum keyboards. They're topres with cherry stems

Stop giving bad advice, if he wanted compatible stems he would get novatouch stems or JTK sliders

>> No.63053117

>>63053108
No.

>> No.63053123

>>63053067
>>63053108
Plum isn't topre btw

>> No.63053127

>>63053108
>novatouch
discontinued
>JTK sliders
scratchy shit

>> No.63053158

>>63053127
I said buy the sliders, or you could buy a used novatouch if you want.

>> No.63053341

>>63053108
>>63053127
>>63053158
Plum EC 45gs are ever so slightly lighter than novatouches and have a lighter-feeling plunge. All in all I'd say it's a more accessible substitute without having to strip down a novatouch.

>> No.63053558

>>63053341
It's not even topre though

>> No.63053730

>>63053558
>gateron isn't even cherry mx though

>> No.63053760

>>63053730
Saying Plum is as good as Topre is like saying Zorro is as good as Cherry.

>> No.63053787

>>63053760
*tips neckbeard*

>> No.63053843

>>63053787
Not an argument

>> No.63053882
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63053882

>>63049040
Thematic/10

>> No.63053892

>>63048702
>never used this type of key before, it feels weird
you got memed SON

>> No.63053918

>>63049040
h-how much did you pay for that skull keycap?

>> No.63053965

>>63053918
Probably like $2

>> No.63053975
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63053975

>>63050333
nice trips

>> No.63054895

>>63049919
I mean I'm not picky. If there's a board someone would recommend that doesn't have linear switches I'm open to consider other options

>> No.63054956

>>63054895
does the $100-130 budget include the price of the keycaps? cuz good keycaps aren't cheap and the highly meme'd keyboards (leopold, ducky, filco) basically cost that much by themselves

>> No.63055702
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63055702

>>63053882
I still like you but I liked you better before I was aware of your taste in music

>> No.63055824

>>63053843
Excellent shilling, Yusuke. ¥100 has been added to your account.

>> No.63056070
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63056070

>>63055702
I found those in a box sealed for the last 15 or so years, pic related was also in there ICP is shit

>> No.63056089

>>63056070
>Mechwarrior 3
Nice.

>> No.63056278

>>63039473
owo what keycaps?

>> No.63056343
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63056343

>>63056278
EnjoyPBT

>> No.63056349

>>63053918
It was a few dollars from Shapeways

>> No.63056586
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63056586

Well these are coming off

>> No.63056655
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63056655

Way too lewd

>> No.63056660
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63056660

nth for bad advice

>> No.63056851
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63056851

>>63048130
holy shit the fucking jpeg artifacts on that image

>> No.63057107

>>63039602
>not flipping the numpad layout horizontally
do they even put any thought into it whatsoever

>> No.63057135

>>63057107
looking at the rest of the layout, I don't believe they did

>> No.63057658
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63057658

Why are tai hao caps so fucking thin? Anyway, I think these look better than the bright green caps did. More consistent with the intended Halo theme

>> No.63057708

>>63057658
Tai hao is garbage that's why

>> No.63057729

>>63057658
>$20 keycaps
>why are they so thin?
All what you had to do was look at the cheapest EnjoyPBT set to get an idea of quality

>> No.63057744

>tfw no 96key

>> No.63057802
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63057802

>>63057729
I have a tada68 kit on the way so I'm about to find out.

>> No.63057805

>>63057744
get one from aliexpress

>> No.63057882

In looking for a cheapo 80% with gaterons. Any suggestions?

>> No.63058022

>>63057107
They could put the Enter and Plus key on the left side, but would they flip the arrangement of the number keys too?

>> No.63058052

>>63057882
james ass on gearbest

>> No.63058255

Does anyone know a good, cheapish board with Brown switches, small bezels, full layout, media keys (or at least just a volume control), modest design? Leds preferably none or red. Bonus points for real cherry, but I'd take a knockoff switch if the board is still great. US btw.

>> No.63058344

>>63058255
Ducky one

>> No.63058943

so ive noticed that on my unicomp model m different keys seem to take slightly different amounts of force to activate. would boltmodding fix this? also could i get a thicker steel plate for it somewhere?

>> No.63059034

>budget
Sub $120
>location
USA
>switch
Blues, maybe black
>layout
ANSI
>form factor
60% or smaller
>backlight
No
>previous
CM masterkeys Pro M (current)
IBM model M (sometimes use it)

Basically want a small keyboard to lug around with my ThinkPad. Should have a decently rugged housing.

I'm open to something with some assembly required, even just a PCB and housing, and probably gonna put new keycaps on it.

Hell I'm fine with even making a custom wood housing.

>> No.63059233

>>63059034
skip those and get an IBM space saver 2

>> No.63059247

why do old ibm keyboards get shilled so hard in this thread?

>> No.63059460

>>63059233
that's a nope

>> No.63060736
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63060736

How does /mkg/ feel about the GMMK? I've one with gateron blues and the caps in pic related and I've just an absolutely enormous hard-on for it

>> No.63061338

>>63053892
its not too bad desu
id probably like it more on my kul, but i want to paint the case black first before i put them on there

>> No.63061350

>>63051962
post a pic when you get them i would like to see it with all blue mods and stuff

>> No.63062777
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63062777

>Budget
less than $200
>Location (continent at least)
south america
>Preferred switch type
cherry blue/red
>Layout
ANSI
>Form factor
tenkeyless
>Backlight
yes
>Previous/current keyboards
none

i had previously posted here and some anon recommended a RS84 but, as he also informed, it's kinda rare so i shouldn't be able to get one.
also, is there any place that provides information about rarity of certain models?

>> No.63063326

>>63058022
0 and comma would be flipped. 1-9 would be configurable by the user.

>> No.63063336

>>63062777
YMD75 and KBD75 are similar to RS84

>> No.63063375
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63063375

>> No.63064299

>>63058344
Availability seems sparse. How would you say it compares to Rosewill rk9000-V2?

>> No.63064508
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63064508

>>63039602
>>63057107
>>63058022
wew lad they do make them with the numpad layout mirrored too

>> No.63064538
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63064538

>> No.63064805

recently got the pok3r with nature white switches, but found the stabilizers on the right side of the keyboard are very lose and make a rattling sound whenever i press them in a certain way. compared to the space bar stabilizers they feel very lose. is there an easy way to fix this without returning the keyboard, because i have already done that once.

>> No.63065386

Does anyone know if a new model of james donkey mech keyboard is coming ? I want the 619 tenkeyless (75%) in black with browns, but it is out of stock on GB, their support said it was discontinued. I can also order the full-sized one, but if a newer model is coming, it might be worth waiting.... wwyd ?

>> No.63065662

>>63059247
>Shilling a keyboard that isn't made anymore

Are you retarded?

>> No.63065808

>>63065386
they have two new fullsize keyboards

https://jamesdonkey.aliexpress.com/store/group/NEW-Arrival/2653196_511645520.html

>> No.63065851

>>63060736
Disgusting, like every "floating key" board.

>> No.63065873

>>63065808
>https://jamesdonkey.aliexpress.com/store/group/NEW-Arrival/2653196_511645520.html
thx, wasnt aware of the 612, altho the perfect for me would be 75-80% and browns.

>> No.63066098

>>63064299
>Availability seems sparse
Do you live in alaska?

>> No.63067368

>>63049502

Why is that noppoo nano glowing?

>> No.63067511

>>63067368
its cum you faggot.

>> No.63067735

>>63065851
T-thanks

>> No.63068129

>>63050584
I'm a noob, so I guess I'll try and find a shop nearby that has different switches to try, thanks anon

>> No.63068725

Got my cherry sample kit today and I must say, I really am disappointed in MX browns. The tactile bump is significantly lighter than the tactile bump on the MX clears to the point where you can barely even feel the bump on MX browns. MX clears are really great at using minimally as you can hit the tactile bump without fully pressing the key even with a fairly heavy push.

MX greens on the other hand are way lighter than I was expecting. They are definitely lighter than buckling springs. They even feel lighter than the MX dark greys despite the dark greys supposedly having the same actualtion force.

MX whites were basically the same as MX blues but significantly quieter.

>> No.63069000

>>63068725
>implying lighter=worse

>> No.63069474

Just decided to buy a mechanical keyboard and utterly confused with all the discussion here. Just give me one recommendation. My requirement is simple: I just want one keyboard that can convince me that mechanical is the way to go

Just one that convinces me over the trash Logitech I use now. Please. Simplify.

>> No.63069514

>>63069474
Just get a cheap model m from your local goodwill. If thats not an option, then go on craigslist

>> No.63069644

>>63069474
tada68

>> No.63069993

>>63069474
IBM model m

>> No.63070261

>>63065662
well whats so good about them then

>> No.63070629

>>63037365
>2017
>being this buttfucked by keyboard manufacturers
>Yeah c'mon baybeh hump my ass with your huge mechanical keyboard

>> No.63070648

>>63070261
The low cost and high build quality. No other keyboard comes close unless you custom build one for $250+

>> No.63070749
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63070749

>>63037365
TFW you buy a memechanical keyboard and
youre still the shittiest gamer on the face of the planet

>> No.63070783

>>63070749
Mechanical keyboards are a placebo. If you bought one thinking it will make you a better typist or gaymer then you got memed. Its even worse if you thought its more ergonomic

>> No.63071150

>>63070648
what about the unicomp model m? hows the quality on that?

>> No.63071189

>>63071150
They're not really good and much worse than the IBM version.

>> No.63071215

>>63070783
What is the purpose of mechanical keyboards?

>> No.63071228

>>63071150
>>63071189
Typing wise, it apparently feels the same though

>> No.63071307

>>63071189
so is it worth the money then?
also what do you think about the rosewill rk9000v2?

>> No.63071384

>>63071307
>rk9000v2
I think it is overpriced, and the unicomp model m is worth the money, but I would try and find an IBM Model M first

>> No.63071984

>>63066098
Mechanicalkeyboards.com, Amazon, newegg,
>Out of stock
>Out of stock
>Out of stock

>> No.63072043

>>63071189
They're not 'much worse', the typing feels essentially the same. They just cheaped out on the metal plate and case thickness.

>> No.63072302

>>63071307
Unicomp model Ms, while not as good as the originals are still better that most keyboards out there, especially compared to that rosewill. The 9000v2 is too overpriced, for like 10 bucks more you can get a Ducky that's on a whole other level

>> No.63072323

>>63071984
>out of stock
Are you retarded?
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=2408
They've got several more keyboards as well. Stop being an idiot anon

>> No.63072331
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63072331

>> No.63072616
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63072616

Whoever makes the next thread, try not to make it as bad as this one.

>> No.63072711

>>63072616
make it yourself then

>> No.63073473

>>63044516
are they all put together like that?
I thought I remembered people making their own ones of these, but then all i saw was premade ones.. what motivates someone to build their own keyboard?

>> No.63073579

Anybody have experience with the MK Fusion keyboards?

I wanted to get the MX Whites because they are less obnoxious than blues and I've narrowed it down to MK Fission and the Ducky One Sideprint.

Link to both:

https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=2109

https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=2743

>> No.63073593

>>63071215
hobby
better feel for some people
modularity

>> No.63073713

>>63073473
what motivates someone to tune their car?
what motivates someone to paint a picture?
what motivates someone to build their own house?
what motivates someone to write poetry?
If only we knew the answers to all these questions

>> No.63073732

>>63071215
What is the purpose in having sex with out a condom?

Because with a condom you are feeling pussy without feeling pussy.

>> No.63073735

>>63073579
The OEM for MK keyboards is Ducky. If you want that side glow then go ahead.

>> No.63073806

>>63073735
>The OEM for MK keyboards is Ducky

Neat.

>> No.63073818

>>63073713
autism?
does it cost less or is it more durable?
this seems like a simple question, no need to be a dick.

>> No.63073879
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63073879

Where is the best place to get custom printed ABS caps? I just need simple white print on black nothing fancy. Also, is it possible use enamel model paint on the underside of caps to prevent led shine through? Tai Hao are so fucking thin that it's a problem even on the lowest brightness setting.

>> No.63073898

>>63073818
It is a simple question, he answered it.

>> No.63073977

is this keyboard good?
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=1309

>> No.63073989

>>63073818
Some times people just like to make there own shit

>> No.63074021

>>63073818
why don't you just take a quick look at the >>>/diy/ catalog. It should become pretty clear from there.

>> No.63074041

>>63073977
>ABS
If you don't care for a backlight you can get the PBT one for 10 bucks more.

>> No.63074096

>>63073879
well the "best place" would be max keyboard since they are thicker then wasd. But.... they aren't as thick as keycaps from gateron or npkc. If the shine through is really bothering you just use black paint

>> No.63074108

>>63074041
can you link me it? i cant find one with top print pbt caps thats in stock.

>> No.63074135
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63074135

>>63074096
>Black paint
Thanks for the tip. Yeah it bothers me cause it makes the caps look like pic related

>> No.63074157

>>63074108
https://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=2410
you can also get it with every cherry mx switch, but the silent ones

>> No.63074270

what's the best TKL keyboard?

>> No.63074276

>>63074270
the SSK

>> No.63074355

>>63074157
do you think it will really be better than the rosewill rk9000v2? ive tried a bunch of lojewtech and cucksair keyboards and this one was so much better than those.
also i dont really like the keycaps on that keyboard you showed me though.

>> No.63074362

>>63073818
a diy keyboard is usually more exotic than a normal keyboard. unusual layouts, premium materials, fully programmable, side-/underglow etc. and it's easier to do a group buy if it's just for the parts and enthusiasts can assemble it on their own anyway and for example they might buy it without switches because they already have switches for example from taking the switches off of an recycled cherry keyboard

>> No.63074383

>>63074362
and this is for diy kits. fully custom keyboards can be as a hobby or because you want to make something unique that no one else has made before

>> No.63074575

>>63074355
Did you not read the little text? those are the old ABS keycaps from their LED keyboards, not the PBT ones. Ducky now uses a normal font. Other then the better build quality Ducky keyboards also have some dedicated media keys, which is nice, as well as five programmable layers, programmable media functions and macros, mouse emulation, etc. Most people just buy them for the minimalist non gaymer design and build quality, the other stuff is just extra

>> No.63074602

>>63074575
well i meant i dont like those keycaps >>63074157 because of the font

>> No.63074632

>>63074602
It doesn't come with those keycaps tho. Read the text at the bottom of the image

>> No.63074671

>>63074632
oh i see. what do the actual keycaps look like then?

>> No.63074680

>>63074632
not him but why do they still not have proper pics? nothing on the duckychannel site about non-led pbt doubleshot?

>> No.63074793
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63074793

Is the das keyboard a meme? My coworker said that it was one of the best keyboards out there. Thinking about getting the brown switch

>> No.63074816

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZoMbmwlPZs

>> No.63074838

>>63074793
Completely average build quality and switches, with bargain basement keycaps. People only think it's good because marketing and cleaner design than mainstream keyboards.

>> No.63074848

>>63074793
they were pretty good many years ago when mechanical keyboards were an obscure meme but their newer models use shitty greetech switches and there are so many alternatives now that mechanical keyboards are pretty much mainstream

>> No.63074851

>>63074793
I had one. It was a nice keyboard for about 8 months before it completely stopped working and damaged the usb port it was plugged into.

>> No.63074883

>Budget
Below £200.
>Location (continent at least)
UK.
>Preferred switch type
Cherry MX Greens or Blues.
>Layout
Doesn't matter, ISO or ANSI is fine.
>Form factor
100%.
>Backlight
LEDs are for homosexuals.

>> No.63074896

>>63074883
https://mykeyboard.eu/catalogue/leopold-fc980m-pd-black-ansi-mx-blue_280/

>> No.63074926

>Budget
$300
>Location (continent at least)
America
>Preferred switch type
As tactile as they come (cept buckling springs, already own a model m)
>Layout
ANSI
>Form factor
60/65/75%
>Backlight
Nah

>> No.63075214

does the unicomp model m and ibm model m have the exact same internal components? for example, could i bolt mod the unicomp but use the plate from the ibm and put it in the ibm case?

>> No.63075236

>>63075214
yes, though I don't know why you wouldn't just use all original model M parts

>> No.63075258

>>63075236
oh i was thinking because if you buy a new unicomp model m the parts would be new

>> No.63075771

Man this thread is still up. Reddit needs to stop stealing our anons away. This is a better format to talk

>> No.63075799

>>63075771
>Reddit
only corsair kiddies go there, you mean deskthority.

>> No.63075860
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Is this worth $80 ?
Don't know much about it, brand is "microtec system" and it uses a DIN plug
any info appreciated

>> No.63075922
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63075922

>>63074793
You can probably type every letter and number without looking at the keyboard. If you claim you can then I'll believe you.

Now, if you're saying you remember what all the shift and Alt-Gr combinations do then .. good luck with that keyboard. I know I have a hard time typing £ or § and a few things like that which I rarely use without looking at the keyboard. I'd have problems using that keyboard for sure.

Also, it doesn't have RGB, it doesn't even have back-light (with those caps, why would it?). It's 2017. How can it not have RGB when it's 2017?

>> No.63075992

>>63075922
I'm not a europoor
On'y thing that I wouldn't be able to remember is the exact position of the F keys at the top, but idc about that really

>> No.63077722

Entry level mechanical keyboard?

>> No.63077801

>>63075992
there are still better options if you want blank keycaps

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/enjoypbt/32679207765.html
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/pom-blank-keycap-cherry-profile/32814729789.html
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/NPKC-Blank-121-Keys-Cherry-Profile/32750162619.html
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/kprepublic-150keys-cherry-profile-pbt-whitegrey-blank-keycaps/32827439843.html

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>>63072331
>brass
where did you get?

>> No.63078363
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63078363

Friendly reminder
https://www.massdrop.com/buy/capatoa-keycap-explosion?mode=guest_open

>> No.63078380

>>63078363
bleh

>> No.63078602
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kek

http://www.massdrama.com/

>> No.63079775
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63079775

>>63078602
BUT WHO IS GETTING ALL OF THE LEFT HANDED ONES?

>> No.63080349

>>63074362
>>63074383
I see, thanks for the reply

>> No.63080359

>>63078602
I'm surprised they didn't include the ducky pocket incident where they sold it at msrp, but the website inflated the price by 20 bucks. To make up for it they sent everyone $5 keychains.

>> No.63080600

>>63077722
Ibm 3277

>> No.63081187

>>63073473
>are they all put together like that?
No, people usually use PCBs, but self-hatred goes a long way

>what motivates someone to build their own keyboard?
severe autism

>> No.63081529
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63081529

>>63075860

Hello, brdude. Its not, probably has shitty foam & foil or some linear wobbly switch. Have yet to find a single national brand keyboard with a good switch.

Search for itautec dim, or Deko Avid on ML.

>> No.63081578

Anyone here know, in decibels, how much louder the gateron blue switches are than the mx counterpart? I don't want each keypress to be a gunshot.

>> No.63081628

>>63081578
>blue switches
>loud

What?

>> No.63081721

This general is literary 3 days old. It never used to be this slow.
Anyway I currently take my magic force with me to school in my backpack. I want a more portable aka smaller board. Is the vortex core a good option or should I go Anne pro for the Bluetooth?

>> No.63081788

>>63081628
yes they're freaking loud and they annoy the shit out of people you neckbeard. people can hear you type even behind closed doors

>> No.63081885

super loud clicky and super heavy tactile keys are overkill

light tactile (gateron brown), light linears (silent red, mx silver, gateron clear), topre are patrician as fuck

>> No.63082026

>need to buy a keyboard soon
>want a Anne Pro
>can't decide wether I get the ANSI version it wait until they release the ISO one.

End my misery.

>> No.63082027

>>63081578
There was some chink video that I can't find anymore, but basically they are same 72db vs 74db. Also decibels are not linear. He also put orings in them and it went down to 57 for both Every 10 decibels it sounds twice as loud. So 60 decibels is twice as loud as 50.

>> No.63082084

>>63081578
>when you measure keyboards in decibels

>> No.63082369

>>63082026
Why would you want ISO?

>> No.63082464

>>63082369
maybe he's a senile old fart >muh muscle memory

>> No.63082680

>>63082369
>>63082464
I prefer the look, personally.
Convince me on why ANSI is better pls

>> No.63082713

>>63082680
ISO is disgusting

>> No.63082723

>>63082680
shift and enter are in closer reach so you don't strain your pinkies or move your hands too much

brackets etc are infinitely better than non-UK ISO versions

>> No.63082878

>>63082680
Because ISO enter is a disgusting gigantic wobbly keycap.

It should have at least 2 stabs, like big ass enters do.

>> No.63082918

>>63082026
Ansi makes much more sense than ISO if you ask me, that enter key is to big and unecesary

>> No.63082930
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63082930

I just spilled some water on my Ducky Zero. u and i were double pressuring I'm leaving it to dry over night. What should I get in case it's dead? I liked the Ducky apart from the LEDs, it was super cheap though don't want anything more than £100

Pic related drying kb

>> No.63082942

>>63082930
Ya know, if it's only the "u" and "i" that are dead it'd be trivial to just solder in new switches...

>> No.63082959

>>63082942
this desu

It's hard to tell with the lighting, but the board as a whole looks fine. Just spend $1 and get new switches.

>> No.63082964

>>63082942
Ye I'd love to, but I don't have anything to solder with. Only soldered once before as well I'd probably destroy it. I also had problems with the backlight LEDs not working and I didn't spill a drink on it before. O 7 | keys LEDs stopped working for no reason

>> No.63082984

New thread:

>>63082980
>>63082980
>>63082980
>>63082980

>> No.63084591

>>63082027
>Every 10 decibels it sounds twice as loud
but i thought that every 10 you add it gets 10 times as loud, so that for example 60 would be 100 times louder than 40?

>> No.63084612

>>63084591
no that's power consumption. with human hearing every 10 decibels is twice as loud

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