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Peripherals Have you fallen prey to Bit-tech's mech keyboard obsession?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Shirty, 9 Jun 2012.

  1. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    Even the £60 mech keyboards will be better than any rubber dome


    For £100-£150, you'll get a very decent board
     
  2. Virus44

    Virus44 New Member

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    Good i shall keep the filco keyboard in mind for now then would i see a massive difference from my current keyboard which is cyborg v7 ?
     
  3. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Yes. Filco is the best board in that price range, go tenkeyless and never look back :)
     
  4. Ferino

    Ferino Active Member

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    Yeah got the steelseries heavy mouse mat, it's way larger than I thought, covers over half the desk!
    Vesa mount up and new mouse working well, just got to wait for the keyboard to arrive from Hong Kong now.
     
  5. hamza_tm

    hamza_tm Well-Known Member

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    Lol good going mate!

    Must be great to have a lovely clean new desk!
     
  6. hamza_tm

    hamza_tm Well-Known Member

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    @virus44 I noticed a massive difference from my Cyborg V5.

    I don't know anyone (at all) who was ever not impressed by a mechanical the first time they tried them (not including the massive old clicky IBM model M ones)

    Not that there is anything wrong with the massive old click IBM Model M ones..
     
  7. Virus44

    Virus44 New Member

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    As you may have noticed in the mechanical keyboard thread i have decided to get a HHKB2 :)
    So i should see a massive improvement from my cyborg v7.
     
  8. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Oh hell yes you will!
     
  9. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    You're jumping straight into the deep end of mechanical boards



    I don't get Topre board, they just seem like fancy rubber domes. But then again, I've never typed on one.
     
  10. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    They feel nothing like rubber domes, you need to buy one.
     
  11. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    I'll be buying a buckling spring next, since I've tried all the MX switches I've wanted too. Then I'll think about a topre.
     
  12. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Can you get new boards with buckling springs?
     
  13. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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  14. hamza_tm

    hamza_tm Well-Known Member

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    And unicomp sells em too
     
  15. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    That's cool, I'd like to try one soon. I also have to try alps but I just can't afford any new boards at the moment! Got to save up for Trebl's up coming sales :D
     
  16. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    The linky The_Beast posted is unicomps site :)
     
  17. Grimloon

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    I definitely bought in, Filco TKL at work and the Quickfire at home. Does it make me a better typist? I miss fewer letters so make less typos than when I was using a rubber dome keyboard so maybe a touch.

    I spend all day typing so feel is probably a touch more important to me than most and there's no way I'll be going back to a dome keyboard after this. Scissor I can live with for shorter periods of time but it has to be mechanical for me for all day use. It just feels a lot nicer.
     
  18. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    If anyone is worried about blues being too noisy at work then this should help reduce the noise:

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  19. bagman

    bagman Well-Known Member

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    Your kidding right? It looks like a femdom for a keyboard.
     
  20. hamza_tm

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    O-rings with blacks is pretty darn silent!
     

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