Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby Chozon1 » Wed Apr 16, 2014 2:52 am

Only time I've broken a mechanical keyboard is when I poured milk on it.

I've actually got one sitting beside my desk at the moment, but the lappy doesn't have a PS/2 port.

Hmm...wonder if I can build a USB to PS/2...
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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby IBJamon » Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:09 pm

You can buy a PS/2 to USB adapter for peanuts. I am using one at work.

I prefer Browns over Blues because of the lighter touch, since finger/hand/wrist pain is a big deal to me. But Blues are indeed great, and I use them on my Orbweaver without complaints. I doubt you can go wrong with either. I will say that if keystroke volume (noise) level is an issue, then don't get Blues. You may not realize how much you miss quiet keys until they are gone. Voice chatting/phone calls can be annoying for example. ;)

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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby ChickenSoup » Thu Apr 17, 2014 12:17 pm

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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby ArchAngel » Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:00 pm

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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby Emwok » Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:12 pm

Lol that's awesome. XD
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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby TheCreeper » Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:56 pm

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This is the keyboard I have. I have had it for a year or so and haven't had any issues with it. I use it to type things and play video games. It is a really great keyboard.

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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby IBJamon » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:28 am

Chiclet keyboards aren't bad, I almost went that route before I went mechanical. I'm glad I went the mech route, though. :)

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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby ChickenSoup » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:03 am

I mean, I mostly do a poop-ton of writing for school, so part of deal is I drive myself and my parents nuts with the jibberjabber of constant typing on a mechanical :P
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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby ArchAngel » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:37 am

I don't know, it's pretty cathartic to me, even just listening to it.
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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby IBJamon » Fri Apr 18, 2014 4:39 pm

Loudness is one of the reasons why I got a Logitech G710+ - it's mechanical MX Brown (tactile + quiet) and it has O-rings on each key, so it doesn't *clack* as loud when it hits bottom. It's really not all that loud, and it's still full of tactile goodness. :)

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Re: Finally bought a mechanical keyboard!

Postby ChickenSoup » Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:32 pm

Loudness is one of the reasons why I got a Logitech G710+ - it's mechanical MX Brown (tactile + quiet) and it has O-rings on each key, so it doesn't *clack* as loud when it hits bottom. It's really not all that loud, and it's still full of tactile goodness. :)

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