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Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Raptor77, 27 Dec 2011.

  1. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    Boards don't tend to lose too much value tbh - maybe knock off 10% or 20% if you wanted a fast sale
     
  2. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    They revised the Goldtouch pads when Windows 7 was released, grab a later model or YMMV.
     
  3. Impatience

    Impatience Active Member

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    Think I may opt for a shiny new board then! Any good suggestions for a full (non giant macro sections ala Corsair K95) Brown switch board? Was looking at the current Ducky boards, but they use these weird feet now.. And the Shine 5 RGB looks great, but it has the same casing! :wallbash:
     
  4. David

    David RIP Tel

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    My Rapid-i has lost it's first LED. Looks like this is a common fault with them.

    Debating whether to RMA or just crack it open and replace the damned thing to avoid buggeration. I know it'll kill the warranty, but I fecking hate waiting for RMAs.

    [edit] stuff it, I have spare boards lying around - I'll use one of them and return the thing.
     
  5. LennyRhys

    LennyRhys Oink!

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    Is this CM skimping on component quality? Shame on them, especially on such a high-end and expensive board!
     
  6. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    Filco? Pricey but awesome
     
  7. adrock

    adrock Caninus Nervous Rex

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    this. I've not looked back since i got my filco with browns. it was relatively expensive but i'm quite heavy handed (clumsy) and it's more stable than anything else i've tried.
     
  8. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    I've been using a tenkeyless Corsair thing with reds for a long time now. Quite like it to be fair. I still have a das keyboard pro, but haven't used it in ages as the space on the desk was key. I'd like a filco myself.
     
  10. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    :lol:
     
  11. Impatience

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  12. mansueto

    mansueto Too broke to mod

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    Quick question for you experts. I've got a CM Storm Quickfire Rapid with blues and Massdrop has some ABS double-shot keycaps for a pretty reasonable price. I'm on the fence about picking up a set, just to change things up. Are the ABS keycaps compatible? They say they work with all cherry switches, but I just want to double check before I pull the trigger.
     
  13. David

    David RIP Tel

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    ABS is just the material the caps are made from - The caps will fit MX switches no problem.

    I've had a couple of sets of the DS caps from Massdrop - they're fine as long as you have an ANSI layout.
     
  14. mansueto

    mansueto Too broke to mod

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    @Spreadie, cheers for the quick response! Upon further inspection they're all sold out unless you pay extra for the boxed versions. At least for next time I'll know.
     
  15. JaccoW

    JaccoW Overspender on keyboards

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    Seems like Geekhack won't be online for a few days...
     
  16. Yslen

    Yslen Lord of the Twenty-Seventh Circle

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    Yup, that's pretty annoying.
     
  17. JaccoW

    JaccoW Overspender on keyboards

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  18. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    I entered - has anyone heard anything yet?
     
  19. JaccoW

    JaccoW Overspender on keyboards

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    Nope, you can check your ticket on the website. If you didn't win it will just say "Submitted"
     
  20. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    Yeah - I didn't get anything :( I really want a Brobot for my IBM board/s...
     

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