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/mkg/ - two days without a thread edition

>Buyer's template:
http://pastebin.com/33S1gVkG
>Where to Buy:
http://pastebin.com/8Yku80VL
>FAQs:
http://pastebin.com/M5w7QtKp
>Use the buyer's template
http://pastebin.com/33S1gVkG
>Group Buys
Deskthority, Geekhack, Massdrop
>Keyboard wiki
https://deskthority.net/wiki/Main_Page

Previous Thread: >>68819340

>> No.68855713

first for Akari

>> No.68856741

Where can I get something similar to an Ergodox for 100-150 bucks tops?

>> No.68856843
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68856843

What's /g/ opinion on tenkeyless keyboards?

>> No.68856875

>>68856843
superior in every way.

>> No.68856886

>>68855698
Why did you post the buyer's template twice, pls give me the buyer's guide

>> No.68856925

>>68856741
It might be possible to make one out of the b-stock section from falba.tech, but I've no idea what you'll pay for it in total from the US.

>> No.68857806

Im working on my tactical keyboard, what type of velcro should i use?

>> No.68857859

>>68857806
>velcro
use picatinny rails instead

>> No.68858117

any zealios chads that didn't order from the Massdrop GB get their zealios yet?

>> No.68858423
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>>68857859
but its to attach my keyboard in a hip bag, how is this supposed to work?

>> No.68858460

>>68858423
ok ok i figured it out, i could buy some of those and attach my keyboard into the bottom part of my table, but are they actually easy to release?

>> No.68858802

>>68858117
I got my bag of 62g zealios last Friday and they feel horrible compared to the old version becuase they moved the bump right at the top
You memed me again, /mkg/

>> No.68858879

>>68858802
>he doesn't like the bump being near the top
If you don't wanna try a different stem you could likely sell them without losing much.

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topre.

>> No.68859029

>>68858802
Man mine haven't even shipped yet. I wouldn't know the difference between V1 and V2 anyways.

>> No.68859055

>>68858879
what stems would move the bump lower?

>> No.68859061

>>68858802
>they moved the bump right at the top
Who told switch manufacturers this was a good idea? I fucking hate the way the Box brown and burnt orange on my tester feel compared to my full Gateron brown board for this exact reason.

>> No.68859073

>>68859055
Probably V1 stems (or any of the other mx clear clones). Would probably make the bump smaller though.

>> No.68859243

can someone help me with keycap purchase

i want to buy this one but i have a novatouch ISO

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/kprepublic-139-Japan-Japanese-root-font-Cherry-profile-Dye-Sub-Keycap-Set-PBT-for-gh60-xd60/32877674607.html

the seller said i can request what caps i want to add but I'm not sure what keys i need to add to make it iso, because i believe i also need some with characters like "\|"

>> No.68859275

>>68859243
they have pictures of all the keycaps so just use your eyes to compare them to your keyboard.

>> No.68859289

>>68859275
that is actually very good advice thank you

>> No.68859608
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>>68858937
I'd love a Leopold FC660C with BKE domes but I'm never going to be able to afford it.

>> No.68859824

Logitech G413 is on sale for 49€. It has Romer G switches. Yay or nah?

>> No.68859852

>>68859824
meh, go with chink shit instead. no one should really spend over 30 on a keyboard anyway since you only get diminishing returns past that

>> No.68859969

>>68859852
The buyer's template pastebin seems to say otherwise. Says prices start at 70.
Where should I look for chink shit? Does it have good switches? That's all I really care about.

>> No.68859985

>>68859969
aliexpress has a bunch in the $30 range. You can also try your local amazon since those also have some for under 30 with good switches.

>> No.68860010

What's some cheap decent PBT keycap set? I'd use it on a 75%

>> No.68860039

>>68860010
what kind of style are you looking for?

>> No.68860074

>>68860039
Something simple and not so colorful

>> No.68860141

>>68860074
get this and ask him to send you the extra keycaps when checking out
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/dsa-pbt-top-Printed-legends-black-Keycaps-Laser-Etched-gh60-poker2-xd64-87-104-xd75-xd96/32852927837.html

>> No.68860179

>>68860141
How's laser printing for legends?

>> No.68860195

>>68860179
Laser printing is shit. Get dyesubs at minimum, or PBT doubleshots if you want lettering that will last.

>> No.68860212

>>68860179
pretty terrible. the problem with PBT is that since it's harder to mold double injection molding is rare so the cheapest option would be to dye-sub it, but then you can't dye something light on a dark base so all over dye-subbing is used, but that is more expensive.

>> No.68860312

>>68860010
I've got some Tai Hao PBT double shots on my board, they're actually really nice. Decent thickness, sharp legends and a nice texture which doesn't get oily. You can get sets off of Amazon for about $40-50.

>> No.68860470

>>68858879
Yeah, I'll wait until the GB on their site ends and sell them

>> No.68860524

>>68860212
double shot is a meme, you can achieve the same by pressing two plastic pieces together. People are getting scammed by this ancient technique and that's why there's a hand full of companies that do it.

>> No.68860578

>>68860524
>you can achieve the same by pressing two plastic pieces together.
But that's just what the doubleshot process is?

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>>68860524
Most chinks can't even get normal PBT right, so adding a second mold will just give you worse build quality

>> No.68860619

>>68860589
This is why you stick to PBT+POM

>> No.68860620

get pmk pbt its top tier stuff

>> No.68860630

>>68860620
>misaligned and warped keycaps
no thx

>> No.68860642

>>68860619
Vortex has been doing that for almost a decade and they still have minor problems with their keycaps

>> No.68860646

>>68860630
proof of this?

>> No.68860661

>>68860646
Just read through the old DSA granite groupbuy thread. They did make replacements at least.

>> No.68860669

>>68860642
Doesn't Ducky also do PBT/POM doubleshots?

>> No.68860679

Can /g/ point me to a switch with high actuation force (55-60g bare minimum) and a very notable tactile bump? The more tactile the better. Non-clicky preferred

>> No.68860681

>>68860669
Ducky uses vortex's keycaps so yes.

>> No.68860686

>>68860679
Box royal, hako royal, memeios v2, box navy, etc.

>> No.68860740

>>68860681
That makes sense. What about Varmilo?

>> No.68860743

>>68860686
thanks fren. what do you mean by memeios tho?

>> No.68860753

>>68860740
Varmilo dye-subs their keycaps and they still do dye-subbing for ducky

>> No.68860758

>>68860743
TL note: "memeios" means "zealios".

>> No.68860765

>>68860743
reddit switches
https://zealpc.net/products/zealio

>> No.68860780

>>68860758
>>68860765
they're not /g/ approved, it seems. Why?

>> No.68860795

>>68860780
someone made a clone of them for 1/3 the price, but since they're reddit exclusives they used their autistic power to make them illegal and now we don't have them so poorfags on /g/ hate them.

>> No.68860807

>>68860780
They're overpriced, is why. But there are substantial changes compared to other gaterons to be fair.

>> No.68861029

>>68860578
doubleshot: letter gets transferred from first mold to the second mold, the second mold fills the whole key
what i mean: you have to plastic parts already done and press them together.

>> No.68861131
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remember to buy a QMK compatible board anons, or you'll end up having to do this, and it's still not ideal

>> No.68861136

>>68859824
previous owner of Romer G's. don't do it. they are basically browns. get Ducky or something with MX clears for much better tactility.

>> No.68861393

>>68860679
box navy https://novelkeys.xyz/collections/switches/products/novelkeys-x-kailh-box-thick-clicks

protip box switches are the best bang for buck you can get dont fall for over priced meme switches

>> No.68861457

>>68860010
>75%
Hard to find sets for and they're rarely cheap. I went with EnjoyPBT's 9009.

>> No.68862037

uhave a kbparadise and i want another for at my work. Should i get another or i get something else like pok3r? Worried it would be hard getting used to two 60% keyboards

>> No.68862046
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68862046

Anything comfier than a small form factor keyboard?

Picked this 66key Leopold off eBay for $90 6 months back. I want one for work now.

Silent reds out of stock though.

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>>68862037
I have*

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68862299

these worth it?

>> No.68862420

>>68862299
I've gotten a few Drevo's before. they are not bad quality for the price if you are just cutting your teeth on mechs.

>> No.68862459

>>68862420
just need a second one and would like to try wireless. When i saw the price i was intrigued

>> No.68863186
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68863186

Know-nothing here, please excuse my ignorance.
>budget: $175 or under
>location: mainland USA
>switch pref: the quietest ones while still having tactile response
>form factor: 65%
>backlit: yes
>previous kb: Lofree Four Seasons. I love it, I just don’t own a Mac anymore and this one is insanely loud anyway. Pic related.
>hard mode: absolutely no gamer shit. No RGB lights. No cringe and bluepilled custom keys. No weird fonts or strange ergonomic layouts. Just a nice, clean, mech keyboard.

>> No.68863204

>>68863186
Tada68 with zealios from KBDfans, then install some silencing clips from Zeal or GMK

>> No.68863251

>>68863204
Getting zilents would be better than clips to be honest. Takes away less travel distance and it silences the bottom out & upstroke.

>> No.68863317

>>68863251
silencing clips do a good job at silencing both the upstroke and down stroke. Also the prebuilt tada68 doesn't come with zilents

>> No.68863389

>>68863317
Only if you use cherry profile keycaps. The clips don't do much to silence the downstroke on other profiles.

>> No.68863399

>>68863389
good thing the tada uses cherry profile keycaps

>> No.68863475
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>> No.68863519

>>68863475
Based filcoposter.

>> No.68863708
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>>68863186
GK64 with Aliaz 70g (basically Gateron Silent Brown with a bit more tactility. Software is complete dogshi but I managed to setup a Dvorak layer on it and turn off all LED bullshit except a straight white light that I can toggle off. Would recommend.

>> No.68863726

>>68863519
Based gun poster; we've missed you anon

>> No.68863736

>>68863708
>bit more tactility
wut? they use the same stems and the increased weight helps soften the tactile feeling.

>> No.68863785

>>68863736
I've got a switch tester with 60, 70, 80 and 90 and then 70 is definitely more tactile than the 60, which when pressed rapidly is basically linear. They are nowhere near as tactile as zealio v1 though, of which I also have all 4 weights on my switch tester. Haven't got a zilent for comparison as kbdfans didn't have them when I got the board, otherwise I probably would have got 67g zilents.

>> No.68863852

>>68863785
>70 is definitely more tactile than the 60
The stem is identical m8, you're imagining things.

>> No.68863989

>>68863708
Perfect layout. I just wish I wasn’t paying $55 more than the Tada68 for gamershit that I’ll never use.

>> No.68864081

>>68863989
Yeah I had the same feeling but in the end I chose the hotswap and USB C over the TMK/QMK firmware of the tada. If you know for sure what switches you want, get the tada as its awesome

>> No.68864124

Best hot-swappable tenkeyless body under $200?

>> No.68864169

>>68864124
ALT

>> No.68864183

>>68864124
Gmmk. You'll have plenty of change from $200 to get some nice caps too. https://www.pcgamingrace.com/products/gmmk-full-customized

>> No.68864228

>>68864183
Or the CTRL right at the top of your budget: https://www.massdrop.com/buy/massdrop-ctrl-mechanical-keyboard

>> No.68864262

>>68864169
I think I'd be more into the CTRL since it's a more standard 80% layout. I considered ordering it without caps or switches, I think that's like $150.

>> No.68864560
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68864560

I got my wasd v2 and holy shit I fucking love it
I honestly didn't expect to love a keyboard so much. Pic related is it with my ThinkPad.
I'm interested in getting a back-lit one with brown switches. This one has black and I like them better than red or blue, but I'd like to give the brown ones a try and have a keyboard with backlighting, preferably one that's also usb C, so it's easy to swap out with my wasd depending on the occasion.
Ducky one?

>> No.68864589

>>68864560
>running the discord botnet program on your computer
>especially on linux
at most just use the web browser version if you want to be a fag like that

>> No.68864592

>>68864560
>brown switches
No, they're shit.

>> No.68864628

>>68864589
Ah yes, I'll just have a hissy fit with everyone else in my senior project group and insist we use tox instead

>> No.68864725

>>68864628
well if you have to use it at least just use the web browser version instead

>> No.68864918

>>68861131
None of my boards use QMK and I don't even know what that is. Generally I just plug in my board and it works.

>> No.68865829

>>68864918
A custom keyboard firmware that lets you do all sorts of shit. Just give this a read:

https://docs.qmk.fm/

>> No.68867492

>>68865829
I know what QMK is, I don't know what that weird shit the poster had up.

>> No.68867496
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UwU what's this?

>> No.68867513

>>68867496
>I'm an Adult

>> No.68867687

>>68867496
acute keyboard

>> No.68867860

>>68867496
i like the blueish keycaps. where can i buy?

>> No.68868013

Ordered my first mech keyboard, white Ducky One 2 TKL.
Did I do good?

>> No.68868038

>>68864124
either gk64 or kbd67

gk64 has shitty software kbd67 uses qmk and has a bigger Rshift which is better imo

>> No.68868045

>>68868013
>not a 4704 model F 300
Nah

>> No.68868418

>>68867860
those are very pale keycaps anon, i would buy something like that

>> No.68869374

I know the pastebin says you guys hate corsair boards but would I be making a terrible mistake to get the K95? I really like the layout of it, don't like the LED shit but assuming I can disable that anyway, also having a scroll wheel on the keyboard seems strange but I can see myself finding it comfy when I get used to it

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>>68869374
Also if it is a bad choice any alternatives with a bunch of extra mappable buttons like that? I love that kinda shit. Chose my mouse as well for similar reason.

>> No.68869778

Recommend me a good cheap keyboard /mkg/ I know nothing about keyboards.
>budget $30 or under
>location US
>backlit if possible

>> No.68869929

$200
US
mx cherry green or equivalent
104 key
no backllight

why is WASD always out?

>> No.68869959

noticed the C key on my mechanical keyboard is not clicky anymore, what gives

>> No.68870316

>>68869778
sounds like you want a Red Dragon K552

>> No.68871074

>struggle to learn to touch type on a mechanical keyboard
>become god-tier when touch typin on my membrane laptop

>> No.68871216

>>68867860
KBDFans Baby keycap set

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>>68869374
Here's a picture of the board btw, anything similar out there? (Though without the backlight is fine.) Especially as far as the extra side keys go, want something like that if possible.

>> No.68871906

Any recommended keyboards that support USB 3.0 passthrough?

>> No.68871944

>>68871906
Found this one https://www.amazon.com/Das-Keyboard-Professional-Mechanical-DASK4MKPROSIL/dp/B00JG01QTY/ any opinions? Might get this over the Corsair due to the USB 3.0 hub, right now have to get up and go behind my case on the other side of my desk to access any USB 3.0 slots so it'd be convenient to have one right on my desk for file transfers. Lacks the extra buttons the K95 has though it does have that big knob which also looks like it could be used for comfy scrolling, possibly even more so than the wheel on the K95.

>> No.68871962

>>68871870
It's not a scroll wheel dummy, it's a volume knob.
By the way I have one, the build quality is meh, caps are trash ABS that shine in a few months, and the LEDs tend to die out in a year or so.
However if you like the aesthetics it's ok I suppose, just know if you're going to disable the LEDs anyway make sure the get the LUX or whatever it is called now version that only has one color LEDs, the full RGB ones cost substantially more money.

>> No.68871978

>>68871962
>It's not a scroll wheel dummy, it's a volume knob.
Yeah I'm aware but seems like it'd be trivial to remap it in AHK into one

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TOPRETODDLERS BTFO

>> No.68872049

how are complicated black Alps switches without the tactile leaf springs? I like my shitplank at101w but I would rather have linear keys.

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>>68871962
>>68871978
Anyway I decided I will actually probably get the Das 4 Professional instead... Unless anyone has any reason I should not?

>> No.68872160

>>68872147
It's expensive? Either way it's a much better choice than Corshit.

>> No.68872173

>>68872160
Well I was thinking of getting the Used - Very Good one from warehouse deals for like $94, had decent experience with their stuff so far and saves me like 40 bucks

>> No.68872368

>>68872173
Sounds good. But I've never owned a Das so don't take my word for it.

>> No.68872375

>>68863708
how do they feel? just as sloppy as zealios?

>> No.68872584
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>>68872368
Ok here goes nothing!

Also anyone know if original warranty applies when you get stuff from warehouse deals? Always assumed it applied but might be decreased based on whenever the 1st guy purchased it but idk if that's actually true. Figure worst case I can always just gloss over it and be like "yeah I got it from Amazon" but...

Well, even if the warranty's void I figure it's worth it to save $45 or so, assuming there's a less than 1/3 chance the thing would have crapped out during the warranty period anyway.

>> No.68872837

What does /g/ think of MX Blacks (for general use and some gaming)? Tried Reds but they felt so light.

>> No.68872971

>>68872837
go for kalih box blacks instead, they are almost the same thing but alot smoother.

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Nice.

>> No.68873080

>>68872584
Honestly that's still to much money for one since Ducky keyboards cost around the same and have much better build quality. Plus they have this stupid mouse emulation feature built in that adds stuff like a scroll wheel to your keyboard without the need of software.

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>> No.68873421

>>68873080
I'm probably gonna sound like a dumbass for saying this but honestly a big part of my purchase decision was based on that big knob in the corner. I can't wait to map that thing as a second scroll wheel and enjoy comfy fast scrolling again. One of the things I miss a lot since replacing my logitech g700 with a roccat leadr since it doesn't have the dual mode scrolling thing, it does have the side paddle but it's not really as precise...

Also USB 3.0 passthrough is nice, my current keyboard has USB 2.0 passthrough but if I want to move files into a flash drive I gotta get up and stick it in the back of my case (front ports are also 2.0 only) which is hardly convenient.

Don't really know how much the other features compare, that mouse emulation thing on the ducky keyboard seems interesting but more often than not I tend to just use stuff like vimium to bypass mouse need entirely rather than rely on clumsy stuff like that when I feel like going keyboard-only for whatever reason.

>> No.68873422

>>68872971
False. Lubed retooled MX blacks are smoother than box blacks.

>> No.68873510

>>68873422
>spending hours just to rub grease keyswitches.
stock box blacks are still smoother than cherry mx blacks

>> No.68873576

>>68873510
What's the point of building if you're gonna use subpar stock switches?

>> No.68873722

>>68869929
GMMK with Box navies

>> No.68873791

>>68873422
>modded thing is better than stock, other thing
the IQ of the thread just dropped tremendously

>> No.68873939

>>68873791
Stock retooled blacks are still smoother then box blacks tho

>> No.68874030

Why bother with mechanical keyboards when rubber domes are better and cheaper?

>> No.68874047

>>68874030
you actually want an answer?

>> No.68874106

>>68874047
yes

>> No.68874162

>>68856843
the absolute best.

>> No.68874171

>>68874030
Because I like how they feel and look.

>> No.68874312

>>68874106
The main advantage is the freedom to chose what ever you want to build, mechanical switches are modular enabling people to:
Create interesting layouts, ergonomic, small, big, 60%, 20% you name it
Tune every single switch with springs, lube, stickers...
Buy standardized keycaps of all sort of colors textures and forms knowing that they will fit.
Mechanical keyboards are easy to manufacturer because they are modular, a pcb matrix is very easy to build its so easy that you can find sites that will generate layouts for you.
And that's not it, firmware are more accessible, chinks that sell pcbs wont fuck around with firmware and will relay on opensource projects like QMK this allows the user to configure is keyboard with tons of features that normal keyboards wont ever deliver.

Other retarded mentions that if you actually buy you should be hanged for:
Artisan keycaps.
Cables with massive connectors.

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https://www.amazon.com/Glorious-Modular-Mechanical-Gaming-Keyboard/dp/B01D8YNJH0

What do you think guys? Meme trash or decent for the price? I've been thinking about getting a hotswappable RGB for a bit.

>> No.68874664

>>68856843
Totally fine unless you play a shit load of nethack or crawl.

>> No.68874693

>>68855698
Any cons to DSA and sa for gayming and typing? Will one be better for touch type?

>> No.68874695

>>68874602
Buy it bare. The stock keycaps were a waste of $20.

>> No.68874990

Is there any point in getting a mechanical keyboard if I don't give a shit about customization

>> No.68875020

>>68874990
If you care about muh feels then go ahead.

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I finally got around to building a WhiteFox. With hako clears

They're awful

>> No.68875353

>>68875254
Surely someone told you that regular hakos aren't very tactile at all. Either get hako royals or, if you want the more meme switch, pandas.

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If this is wrong I don't want to be right

>> No.68875858

>>68875634
that wouldn't be all that bad if it properly matched everything.

>> No.68875880

Replacement cherry plate stabs for my GK64 have arrived today. Any recommendations for lubing them etc?

>> No.68876116

>>68875254
I put box navies in mine. Tried the trues, they sucked ass.

The backspace placement is my new favorite thing. What other keyboards use this? Kind of considering a HHKB but dunno about topre (or spending the money to try it).

>> No.68876154

>>68873791
Because lube doesn't really affect box switches you absolute fucking retard

>> No.68876188
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>>68876116
If you build it yourself and the plate supports it, any 60% can have split backspace.

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Whats your fav boomer key board?

>> No.68876305
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>>68876284
Any of the pre 90s IBM keyboards, with an honorable mention for vintage MX blacks

>> No.68876390

>>68876305
100% based boomer

>> No.68876525

>>68876305
>not using a CRT
not boomer enough.

>> No.68876568

>>68875880
Use a small brush. Not much to do with plate mount. Clipping isn't necessary.

>> No.68876623
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>>68876525
I do have one for my "retro" build

>> No.68876685

Anyone have experience with gasket mount boards? Probably going to try to get in on the group buy for the TGRxSinga Unikorn. Is the flex of the gasket more pronounced with tactile switches or does it have the same effect regardless of switch type?

>> No.68876804

There is nothing wrong with cherry mx brown

>> No.68877073
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>>68876568
what lube would you recommend? pic related?

>> No.68877160

>>68877073
I've been using Permatex Dielectric Grease. I had some on hand and saw a popular streamer say it was what he'd use if he had to pick one for stabs. It helped but didn't work miracles on some OEM stabs. I just did some PCB mount Cherry stabs (clipped and bandaid) and they're great so far.

>> No.68877188

>>68877160
Yea, sometimes OEM plate mount stabs are just too shitty to remove the rattle no matter how much lube you use.

>> No.68877379
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ALIGHT cocksuckers, I want to get a Cherry MX Green keyboard but it HAS to have PS2 and NOT USB because usb is for KEKS, any recommendations I cant find one anywhere

>> No.68877444

>>68877379
possibly because what your asking for is autistic and retarded?

>> No.68877480

>>68877444
this whole board is autistic and retarded whats your point?

>> No.68877785

>>68877160

Cheers heaps for the advice, I'll try and get my hands on some!

>>68877188
Yeah the OEM stabs rattle heaps and stick out like dogs balls compared to the silenced Aliaz switches. I've watched a couple of YouTube videos where a guy tried everything to fix the OEM stabs but couldn't and swapped them for cherry.

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>>68859608
Just got some bke heavies for my hhkb, waiting on some lube and silence x rings before I install everything

>> No.68878082
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68878082

Mill-Max sockets worked out great. I did them a row at a time, using masking tape to keep them in place. There was a small outline of solder on the tape afterwards but no issues with overflow. Easy work but a lot to solder.

For the larger holes of the top row I used a switch to keep the sockets in place. I put one on each corner to keep things somewhat level and worked my way to the middle. One socket was sticky but none ended up soldered together. They're slightly recessed compared to the other rows but it doesn't seem to affect anything.

>> No.68878326

Anyone have any recommendations for someon that has Carpal Tunnel that types all day? From what I see I should be going for Cherry Brown switches.
I have access to Microcenter if that means anything.

>> No.68878426

>>68878326
First, see a doctor. Second, mx browns are shit, avoid them. After that, if you really want try out something like an ergodox, dactyl, or kinesis advantage to see if that'd help.

>> No.68878473

>>68874602
Everyone should have a hotswappable just to test out switches without having to solder.

>> No.68878689

>>68878473
Agree, I've got a cherry switch tester and a kbd fans tactile tester which help but at the end of the day they're nothing like typing on a board. Why anyone would buy a non-hotswap mech for over say $75 unless they have extensive experience with different switches is beyond me.

>> No.68878807

>>68856843
Just got one and I'm pretty happy with it. Was concerned I'd miss the numpad but honestly not enough to be worth desk space

>> No.68879138

>>68875634
If you gave me one of these for free I would proudly display it on my keyboard.

The real meme here is spending 60 dolalrs on that.

>> No.68879430

What's the best keycap profile?

>> No.68879444

>>68879430
MT3 to be honest.

>> No.68880774

>>68879430
Uniform R4 cherry profile

>> No.68881130
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68881130

>keycaps arrived from China in two weeks instead of 2 months
>haven't ordered my first keyboard yet
what do

>> No.68881154

>>68881130
>OEM profile
Yuck!

>> No.68881159

Are there any good hotswap + BT 60-65% keyboards out there?

>> No.68881196

>>68881154
Not many cheap options for this layout, it's this or DSA. And not many expensive ones either.
I'll only bother with other keycaps if I greatly dislike these, which I doubt will happen.

>> No.68881217

>>68881196
>it's this or DSA
So go DSA???

>> No.68881220

>>68878082
I'll be building a KBD75 soon too.
Which case did you get?

>> No.68881245

>>68881196
You can get cheap blank PBT keycaps in cherry profile for under 30 bucks tho.

>> No.68881314

>>68881217
>>68881245
>I'll only bother with other keycaps if I greatly dislike these

>> No.68881339

>>68881196
Don't listen to the PBT shills. POM is a better material since it's softer then PBT and as a result it feels nicer to type on while being more durable then PBT. They're right about OEM profile tho, that shit just sucks. Get cherry profile at least.
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/pom-blank-keycap-cherry-profile-pom-material-for-cherry-mx-mechanical-keyboard-ansi-layout-104keys/32814729789.html

>> No.68881362

>>68881314
that's the most retarded thing i've read in this thread.
How will you know if you dislike them if you've never tried anything else?

>> No.68881503

>>68881339
>They're right about OEM
This is one of those things I won't understand until I actually get the whole keyboard together.
Nobody ever says why it sucks, so I assume it's just the looks thing, in which case it doesn't matter I don't want to hear about it ever again.

>>68881362
It's fuckin keycaps, dude. It's obvious that if there's a flat piece of plastic over a stem then I'll be fine. But I reserve my right to look for something else on the off chance that I projectile vomit upon pressing on an OEM key for the first time.

>> No.68881706
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Planning on getting my first mech. Got my sights on the Ducky One 2 TKL but would I be okay getting the cheaper Redragon K552?

>$85 vs. $30
>Cherry MX Blue vs. Outemu Blue
>PBT Doubleshot vs. ABS Doubleshot
>no LED vs. Red LED.
>subtle look vs. edgy gamer look

As far as styling and LEDs go, I'm okay with Red and I can put a sticker over the tacky logo so really it comes down to the switches and keycaps.

I will be using it mostly for typing and coding. I've tried some Corsair keyboards (with Cherry MX switches) at the store display and I definitely prefer it clicky but I'd like to know how Outemu compares.

Also don't know how to feel about the keycaps because the 'shine' on the Lenovo rubber dome I've been using for years doesn't really bother me but it might just be because I'm used to it. Not fond of the idea of getting custom/aftermarket keycaps because then I'd have this extra set of keycaps that will clutter my space.

>> No.68881764

>>68881706
If you're just gonna leave it stock, the Ducky wins by a mile. Those Cherry blue clones are louder, more rattly and more high-pitched in sound so they'd get anoying much quicker, the caps on the Ducky are much nicer and I personally really hate the way that Redragon case looks.

>> No.68881965

Are gold plated keycaps worth it or a meme?

>> No.68882255

>>68881965
this entire hobby is a meme

>> No.68882264

>>68881965
>gold plated
what kind of poorfag are you?
Cast gold keycaps are what the real patricians buy. Gold plating is for niggers and plebeians.

>> No.68882276

>>68881706
Neither. Get a GMMK and a kailh sample pack from novelkeys. If you're going to spend more then 30 bucks on a keyboard make sure it's something you will enjoy.

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Box Navies snapped onto to the plate. I did the left ctrl for the winkeyless 7U spacebar layout by accident so I had to solder another pair of sockets.

>>68881220
I got the whole V2 kit. It looks like they're still not selling the case separately.

>> No.68882530

>>68882347
>I got the whole V2 kit.
That's my plan as well.
Would love to see some photos of it (especially if you got the black case), there's not a lot of them out there.

Also, If you got the USB Type-C version, could you take a photo of how the port hole on the case looks like (with the PCB in the case)? I heard something about cables not fitting on the USB-C version or something like that.

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>>68882530
>Also, If you got the USB Type-C version, could you take a photo of how the port hole on the case looks like (with the PCB in the case)? I heard something about cables not fitting on the USB-C version or something like that.
I think V2 is Type-C only. Hard to take a good pic with it balanced on its side. I was surprised how heavy it was. Weighs over 3 lbs built. Anyway, I can see why some cables would be an issue. Also, the gaps on top and bottom make it difficult to plug into without looking.

>> No.68882897

>>68882711
Thanks.
Did you request/make a different colored weight plate thing? Or did they just send it like that?
I feel compelled to ask dumb questions like this because I've heard enough bad things about KBDfans' quality control and such.

>> No.68883096

>>68881503
For me, the lower profile of cherry is more comfortable than OEM. That said, OEM is pretty similar to cherry, but caps that come in OEM profile are usually pretty shitty. If the OEM caps were nice and thick, I'm sure I wouldn't notice the difference between them and cherry as much, but the difference between thin and thick plastic is might and day to me so I stick to caps like ePBT or GMK.

>> No.68883155

>>68883096
Hey, thanks for explaining it! I see your point, I'll try to look around for other good cap options once I get out of keyboard-induced debt.

>> No.68883289
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All together now. Assembly would be easy if the screws for the PCB were magnetized. Shown is the default layout. I moved Pause over and put Delete in its place after this.

>>68882897
They sent it that way. It wasn't what I wanted but at least it isn't visible when in use. The default underglow is red so maybe that was their thinking.

>> No.68883396

>>68883289
>They sent it that way
Damn it, man.
I guess I'll literally have to put the exact specifications of every single atom of the keyboard in the order notes (and/or ask before hand if shit I order is in stock or not).

>> No.68883493

just broke my cm storm quickfire rapid :( looking for a new tenkeyless.
>inb4 not my personal tech support

does anyone have any recommendations? I had it for 5 years and im lost when it comes to keyboards

>> No.68883601

>>68883396
that's how it typically works with chinks I think

>> No.68883605
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Topre!
I want to desolder an mf87 and put lubed cherry rgb blacks with 62g springs in it tho.

>> No.68883729

>>68883601
I was hoping shenanigans like that wouldn't happen when it comes to >150$ kits.
I realize that small production runs have flaws, so stock is uneven, refunds are costly, and for them not selling is infinitely worse than selling an almost-as-described product, but I also don't want to be the one paying for all that.

>> No.68883922

>>68883493
Get another costar keyboard if you liked the one you had.

>> No.68884020

>>68883493
Depends on your budget.
On the high end the MF87 and the Mistel Sleeker are great.
GMMK offers the best possible typing experience as you can have BOX white/pale blue/navy/jade, ergoclears(clears lubed with 62g springs), or good linears(lubed cherry black with 62g spring is sick).
Midrange is leopold 750pd. They have the best keycaps and case of any plastic TKL.
Cheap is coolermaster PBT s, ducky one tkl, ikbc tkl's, etc.
My suggestion is GMMK but if you're too lazy to spend 30 minutes lubing your switches once(don't have to redo it) then leopold.

>> No.68884285

>>68883396
>>68883729
Yeah, I wish they wouldn't get cute and just ship what's in the pic. It's still a good kit. My biggest annoyance right now is the misaligned up arrow. I don't know if it's me, the plate or the PCB but reseating the switch only made a small improvement. I'll fight with it more later. Thankfully no issues with the case and the reset button. I don't know if they did a revision or people were using the V1 case or what.

Minor annoyances aside it's a dream to type on. Super solid. The Cherry board I was using before was ping city. Box Navies are everything I wish Cherry Blues were. Supremely tactile and they don't sound like a hundred mice clicking.

>> No.68884317
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>almost 2019
>still no modern buckling spring TKL keyboard

>> No.68884484

>>68877073
that diluted out with a little 51004 oil turned out really well for my switches

>> No.68884510
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>>68884317
You're blatantly wrong but okay

>> No.68884555

>>68884510
show me one MODERN buckling spring TKL

>> No.68884571

>>68884317
>not just buying full size instead of cucking yourself

>> No.68884599

>>68884571
not everyone is an accountant m8. IBM knew this in the 80s and made TKL versions of their keyboards. Some admins did get full size keyboards like the 122 or the 400 because their jobs needed them.

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Pls r8

>> No.68884670

>>68884604
that keyboard is way overpriced

>> No.68884682

>>68884670
Okay, is that bad?

>> No.68884733

>>68881339
Why the hell is POM not used more often?

>> No.68884765
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>>68884555

>> No.68884815

>>68884682
yes it is. i highly doubt it costs anywhere near 200$ to make one of those keyboards.

>> No.68884831

>>68884815
Well of course it doesn't, silly. If it did, they'd sell it at a much higher price. Do you not understand how the market works or what?

>> No.68884835

Today I purchased a Ducky One with Cherry MX-Brown switches. How fucked am I?

>> No.68884844

>>68884835
>MX brown
Very.

>> No.68884850

>>68884765
that's not a TKL tho

>> No.68884861

>>68884733
more expensive. also pom is commonly used in doubleshot keycaps since it doesn't warp like pbt

>> No.68884975

What does everyone think is the best linear right now?
I've heard that just straight up retooled blacks with lube and replaced springs are very good.
I've also heard like greetech black is very good.

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>>68884975
>greetech
retooled MX switches are okay with silvers being the best stock switches you can buy.

>> No.68885016

>>68884994
I actually agree that silvers are the best stock switches because they're lubed but I'm not asking about stock. I'm totally willing to mod.
Also koreans love lubed greetech blacks for whatever reason.
I was thinking maybe gateron yellow springs in mx silent blacks with l00b.

>> No.68885023
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So, my chinkshit €12 Keycool arrived, and...
It has black switches. It's gonna take me a while to adapt to this thing, coming from a BTC 5140, which was tactile as fuck.
However, there's an upside to it: I have desk space now!

>> No.68885067

>>68885023
Link?

>> No.68885078
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Where can I find something like this, with high quality scissor switches, but without the numpad? This is only $40 and I like the way it feels.

>> No.68885084

4 keys on my two years old keyboard feel slightly different when bottoming out, could it be the new keycaps or just that the mechanical meme is not dust resistant?

>> No.68885107

>>68885067
I got it from a second hand store, they sell brand new stuff every now and then and this was one of the things they had. They only had this one, though.

>> No.68885401

>>68884975
Good vintage blacks (my favorite), retooled blacks, gat yellow, tealios (overpriced imo). All lubed for best results. Any gateron linears are quite smooth, but too wobbly for my tastes, yellows are neat because of their unique spring, but you could swap that into something else. I'd avoid box linears because they're not very smooth stock and lubing doesn't help them.

>> No.68885415

>>68885401
So what exactly is the deal with Gateron yellows? Do their springs have a different force curve or something?

>> No.68885426

>>68884850
it's not a full size either, retard

>> No.68885429

>>68885415
They feel like the same weight all the way down until the bottom out, so more linear than other springs

>> No.68885455
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Cherry low profile reds are finally available but I'm only seeing them in the new corsair boards. Probably going to be exclusive to corsair for a while like with the silvers.
>>68885078
If you like scissor switches this thing would blow your mind with the clicky versions
It's only 60 bucks

>> No.68885463

>>68885455
>If you like scissor switches this thing would blow your mind with the clicky versions
I'd really like a wireless keyboard though

>> No.68885544

>>68885455
CM also announced they will release a board with mx low profiles

>> No.68885740

>>68885463
https://www.amazon.com/Prismatic-Mechanical-Keyboard-Extra-Thin-Switches/dp/B0791LD8K9

>> No.68885775

>>68885740
>battery life on Wireless BT mode >7 hrs with low lighting >15 hrs without lighting
kek... fucking retarded
I want something with months or years of battery life, not so little that I have to literally keep it plugged in 24-7 anyway

>> No.68885802

>>68885775
yeah you'd have to plug it in before you went to bed
get the hp then? there are no good wireless mechanical keyboards if good means months of battery

>> No.68885837

>>68885802
>there are no good wireless mechanical keyboards if good means months of battery
filco majestouch 2 is good but i dont wanna pay $150

anyway thanks for your input
it's a shame about the state of wireless

>> No.68885894

>>68885426
I know, but I still want a TKL

>> No.68885987

>>68885837
>months of battery
hum, just open it up and replace the battery with a bigger one, my anne pro last for two weeks and it has the same since battery probably can fit something even bigger

>> No.68886149

>>68885837
no idea why you have a problem with plugging shit in before you go to bed. no device needs more than a day of battery

>> No.68886185

>>68874664
I do, with a TKL board. The ViM Key just werks.

>> No.68886284

>>68886149
>no idea why you have a problem with plugging shit in before you go to bed. no device needs more than a day of battery
because I may as well get a wired keyboard at that point, why would I want something with literally less battery life than I can use in a single sitting? shit is completely retarded in every way imaginable

literally what is the point of a wireless with short battery life? LITERALLY might as well just use a wired keyboard at that point

l i t e r a l l y

>> No.68886412

>>68886284
No that's a strawman. I said lasts one day. If it dies over the course of a single sitting that's an issue.
If it lasts from when you wake up until you go to bed and presumably charges to full over a nights sleep I don't see the issue.
My epic rgb gayman mouse is like that.

>> No.68886436

>>68886412
firstly it's only *advertised* as 15 hours with the lights off, aka it will get significantly less in practice, and I can most certainly pull >15 hour sessions especially if I'm working under a deadline when it actually matters

anyway argue all you want but it's a piece of shit with no purpose, I'm not buying a fucking wireless KEYBOARD, an appliance/tool that SITS AT A FUCKING DESK, with less battery life than a god damn smartphone

>> No.68886458

>>68886436
yeah you're right it just sits at your desk which is why wireless is fucking retarded for a keyboard
you are best served by that hp thing so you should get it!
wireless mechs are all shit because wireless is a useless shit feature for keyboards.

i have moved the goal posts because you want to keep talking about that keyboard instead of admitting one day of battery life is fine

>> No.68886471

>>68886458
>instead of admitting one day of battery life is fine
only autists think this
also it's <1 day, not even 1 day
again I may as well get wired if this is my standard

plenty of wireless keyboards have >6 month battery life including at least two decent mechanicals

you just insist on being autistic!

>> No.68886500

Should I get the Holy Pandas? I'm really on the fence right now.

>> No.68886542

>>68886500
You might as well, even before the meme blew up you still had to pay over $1 to make the switch.

>> No.68886820

>Budget: under $200
>Location: US
Backlight is fine. I'm not sure about any of the rest. Thinking about asking for a mechanical keyboard as a Christmas gift because I've kicked around the idea of getting one for years. It would mostly be used for gaming. Any advice is appreciated.

>> No.68886933

>>68886820
Any of the new Leopold keyboards from mechanicalkeyboards.com will work

>> No.68887005

>>68886820
Switch tester, a bare GMMK (or any other hotswap board), a nice aftermarket set of keycaps and a 120-pack of whichever switch on said tester you liked most.

>> No.68887132

>>68886933
>>68887005
Thanks for the replies. If I'm understanding >>68887005
correctly, I can get different switches and keycaps for my board? Is it ok just to go with stock?

>> No.68887185

>>68887132
You can get a variety of switch types on most boards. The GMMK is just nice because it allows you to swap out switches without any soldering.
Most "gaming" boards come with awful stock keycaps, with only a few exceptions. It's almost always worth switching them out for nicer ones.

>> No.68887318

>>68884317
bucking spring tkl is like an oxymoron.

its like a bus with two seats

>> No.68887338

>>68887318
Because everyone's a secretary who's inputting numbers all day long, right? Or is it because you can't play your dorf fort?

>> No.68887355

>>68887338
what the fuck are you even talking about.
i'm saying bucking springs tend to be like BUSES and having a BUS WITH TWO SEATS is pointless.

yall are fucking retarded

>> No.68887359

>>68887318
How so? IBM made TKL versions of all their buckling spring keyboards. Also that analogy makes no sense.

>> No.68887384

>>68887355
>bucking springs tend to be like BUSES
wut
Are you actually referring to the size of the keyboard itself?

>> No.68887398

>>68887355
Brainlet here how are they like buses

>> No.68887445

>>68887384
>>68887398
sweetie

theyre like a bus because they're big
big and buckling
having two seats makes no fuckign sense because the point is to be big.
a buckling spring is big and allows for tk but tkl is supposed to be for minimalism and space saving.

you guys sure are brainlets.

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>>68887445
Are you fucking stupid?
This is an IBM M2, buckling spring.

>> No.68887484

>>68887445
What about the Kishsaver?

>> No.68887506
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>>68887476
yeah its a bus with tkl you moron.
without TKL it would be like a bus without seats.

just plain stupid anon

>>68887484
didnt they filed bankruptcy so who cares??

>> No.68887548

>>68887506
I honestly cannot tell if you're severely autistic or just baiting at this point.
>captcha: Select all images with a bus

>> No.68887598

What does /mkg/ think about ortho boards?

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/helix-ortholinear-mechanical-keyboard-kit,36639.html

>> No.68887607

>>68887548
see even google captcha is punishing you

>>68887598
everyone will think you're autistic but theyre comfy

>> No.68887619

>>68887598
Columnar stagger is the patrician option.

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>>68887506

>> No.68887784

I prefer click bar to clicky alps.
Am I retarded?
Pale blues are really fucking good

>> No.68887790
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While on the topic of space saving buckling spring keyboards...
Post your SSKs. You guys do have one? right?

>> No.68887845

>>68887784
I like Gateron browns because of their more drawn-out tactile bump that's further down the key travel than most, and because of their lightness.
I must be the biggest retard of all.

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>>68887784
I got to try out several dozen switches at a keyboard meetup and I found clicky alps to be underwhelming when compared to clickbar switches. Pale blues were also my favorite switch of the bunch even though they are less tactile then navies.

>> No.68887890

>>68887845
Nah actually you're not. I have a board with gateron browns and while I prefer linears if my goal is to just type as fast as possible and topre in general I still find gat browns to be good.
The whole point of tactility to me is to tell yourself when you've actuated the switch, that's why it's there. While gateron browns provide the absolute minimum amount of tactility to get this benefit they still do provide it.
Clears for example are far more tactile but they get so heavy on the bottom out that they're not nearly as versatile as gateron browns.
>>68887860
I only got to test them out as well and do not own a board with them but I'm planning to build a 60% with them and high profile keycaps as my representative clicky keyboard.

>> No.68888129

>>68887890
I got to try out a keyboard with box pale blues and SA keycaps at said meet up and I'd put the typing experience on par with a model F. They were right next to each other and I'd describe them as if I was typing on a less and much quieter tactile model F, which is good because they felt just as smooth and crisp as the model F.

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>>68888129
Of course I forgot the picture
And yes I know it's the meme keyboard

>> No.68888284

My C key doesn't click anymore...

>> No.68888311

>>68888284
Hit it.

>> No.68888347

>>68888311
Yeah I tried pushing it really fast, canned air-ing it, w/e, don't help. If I push it slowly I can still feel the "bump" where the click normally would be, and it otherwise works as normal, doesn't feel sticky or anything, but the click is gone

>> No.68888365

How the fuck are you supposed to get those stabilizer things back together?

Cleaned my keyboard for the first time in years since it occurred to me it was getting fucking disgusting but every time I accidentally popped one of those things off it was a nightmare getting them back on again. Not sure if I wasn't doing it right or if it's just always meant to be frustrating

>> No.68888911

>>68888144
>the meme keyboard
which one
I want to copy this exactly
Or at least, what are those keycaps called

>> No.68888926

>>68888911
It's right there on the card below the board nigga.

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oh wtf
why the giant base

>> No.68888980

>>68888973
Because "muh bezel nostalgia" or something along those lines.

>> No.68889018

>>68888980
>we make 'em like they used to

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>>68888911
There was some good shitposts when the Exent came out. Even though his other keyboards are even more memey the Exent was the most memed keyboard of his. Also the keycaps are Round 6 SA

>> No.68889034

>>68889021
fuck that base
does that particular key layout have a name then

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>>68889018
His old apple inspired keyboard is even worse imo
>>68889034
what's wrong with big beautiful bezels #beautycomesinallsizes
the layout is just 65% you can get several cheap keyboards with that layout like the tada68 from china for around 50 bucks

>> No.68889164

>>68858937
I'd love one but, they are just too damn light for my liking. It has to be at least 60g actuation, anything lower just feel weak.

>> No.68889213

Want to switch from mx browns to topre. What are my options for a 60% kb in white?

And also if there any 60% in white that have arrow keys.

>> No.68889214

>>68889164
just get BKE domes

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>>68889213
HHKB

>> No.68889261

>>68887860
could you buy for us some switches and tell us if they are viable for keyboards?

>> No.68889379

>>68889224
are you able to customize the layout/keys?

>> No.68889392

>>68889379
To some extent with the dipswitches, or fully with a Hasu controller

>> No.68889407

>>68889392
Yeah I'm not sure if I like the CONTROL / CAPSLOCK switch. But other than that, I'd be okay with getting used to everything else

>> No.68889454

>>68889261
just get buckling springs

>> No.68889522

>almost spilled soda on another keyboard
yep im going back to my shitty rubberdome keyboard
i dont want to destroy another keyboard like that.

>> No.68889715

>>68889454
t wont cost you much. just 60 buks and you expand the collection

>> No.68889728
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Double Shot ABS or non double shot PBT?

>> No.68889738

>>68889728
I'd take dyesub PBT over doubleshot ABS.

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>>68889738
thank u

>> No.68889791

Are there any keyboards that’s like 68 keys(I don’t like 60%)that’s not a “floating” design? I was planning on buying some dsa caps, but my current one is a ‘floating’ design. Or if none exists what would be the closest above 68%?

OR Are there cases for tada68 that makes it not a ‘floating’ design?

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>Floating keycaps
its a no from me dog

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>>68889715
that's not mine tho. I just got to try out all those switches

>> No.68889845

>>68889791
the normal tada68 isn't a floating design case, unless you want a metal case

>> No.68889875

>>68889829
whats wrong with the keycap on the "zeliostrotle 62g" one?

>> No.68889912
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Hi can /mkg/ tell me best Ducky keyboard? I want 2 buy ty

>> No.68889921

>>68889829
i have gateron yellows and khail box reds and cant tell the difference, the case and place affect more than the switch

>> No.68890101

>>68889875
Switch probably just popped out of the plate.

>> No.68890304

Can you mix and match switches on the same board? Like have WASD be cherry reds and the rest be blues or something?

>> No.68890375

>>68890304
no

>> No.68890421

>>68890304
yes

>> No.68890424
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What do we think about it?

>> No.68890658

>>68855698
Is hyperx alloy elite gud keyboard? All I want are brown cherries and <$75.

>> No.68890735

>>68861136
Not him but is that just all romer-g switches or just the tactile ones?

>> No.68890840

New Thread!
>>68890837
>>68890837
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