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Peripherals Longweight's Mechanical Keyboard Guide

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by longweight, 23 May 2012.

  1. hamza_tm

    hamza_tm Well-Known Member

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    May this be an impetus to you lw, to get that content up there!

    Sort of a helpful nudge :)
     
  2. pete*

    pete* Something witty here.

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    Yea, like the ISO / ANSI layouts at the start. You only have one of them. ;)

    However, I haven't looked (too lazy right now have to go out). But is there only a limited amount
    of colours you can get keycaps in? Especially blank ones. On WASDK at least, it gives the option
    of about 8 colours.
    I appear to be trying to buy keycaps and I haven't even bought my keyboard yet. HA!
    Oh this is gonna be expensive.
     
  3. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    There is quite a limited selection, group buys have quite a few varying colours but they take along time.

    It's going to be expensive. Cripplingly expensive to get what you want.
     
  4. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Well-Known Member

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    Instead of posting a new thread I wrote a blog post with some photos.


    Blog Post

    Sorry the images are crappy. Where taken with my phone!
     
  5. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    But what the hell do you think about the keyboard?!
     
  6. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Well-Known Member

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    Its amazing. I will post an update after I have used it some more!
     
  7. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Glad you like it!
     
  8. MSHunter

    MSHunter Well-Known Member

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    Set Layout to US intr. then press right shift + Alt gr + 4 for £
     
  9. arinmahal

    arinmahal New Member

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    Its a Manufacturers post. I read it carefully and liked.
     
  10. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Que? Spam?
     
  11. hamza_tm

    hamza_tm Well-Known Member

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    Manufacturers? Post?
     
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  12. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    I have started to add suppliers and sources, please let me know if I have missed any.

    About to start on overseas suppliers.
     
  13. GMC

    GMC Well-Known Member

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    Could add wasdkeyboards and qwerkeys...

    Sent from my HTC Desire HD using Xparent Red Tapatalk 2
     
  14. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    True :) I will do it tomorrow.
     
  15. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    No buckling spring mentions? (I'm planning to get one! :D)
     
  16. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    I haven't tried any yet!
     
  17. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    Then I'll be sure to give you guys some feedback. :rock:

    Expect it sometime next week. That's when I'll go and pick it up.
     
  18. Baz

    Baz I work for Corsair

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    Having just written up a nifty little keyboard grouptest in Custom PC, I've decided to switch from Cherry reds to the cherry blacks of the Mionix Zibal60.

    Requires noticeably more key pressure, but as a result keys feel that little more springy. So far, I like it for gaming, but i think I prefer reds for typing.
     
  19. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Interesting, which other switches did you test?
     
  20. GMC

    GMC Well-Known Member

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    Sounds cool, can you tell us the boards in the grouptest?

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