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Peripherals Mechanical Keyboards

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

  1. hamza_tm

    hamza_tm Well-Known Member

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    A good act! GH will be proud
     
  2. GMC

    GMC Well-Known Member

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    If you have numlock pad on your board (don't know what board you got) then turning that on will allow entry of alt codes.

    Alt 0163 or Alt 156 will provide £ Pound sterling
    Alt 0128 € Euro currency symbol

    Or if you want the cool quick version all the kids are using.... :thumb:

    Ctrl+Alt+5 gives you €
    Shift+Ctrl+Alt+4 gives you £
    and whilst I'm spouting forth, in case anyone ever needs it: Ctrl+Alt+- provides ¥

    You are all welcome :D :bows and waits for rep:


    BTW Longweight, nice clack :naughty:
     
  3. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Thank you! It's an F2 so not top quality but the money is going to a good cause!

    Those shortcuts are awesome! I couldn't find them anywhere on the net!
     
  4. GMC

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  5. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    I can't give you rep at the moment as I recently rep'd you!

    You need to stop winning at keyboard things!
     
  6. IvanIvanovich

    IvanIvanovich будет глотать вашу душу.

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    Got my TA typewriter yesterday. The Cherry blue legend dye subs are awesome of course... but not as awesome as the bizzare MX linear whites that are half between reds and blacks. Will need to practice desoldering so I can get these out... blasted plate mount.
     
  7. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    I'm after another mech lads, thread in the marketplace if you have anything of interest ;)
     
  8. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    I just sold my Rosewill with blues, I could have made a lot more money on it, but I got what I paid for it +$1. I sold it for $65 + Shipping and on newegg it's $110 + Shipping so he got a good deal and I got rid of it.


    Hopefully my poker comes soon. I sent payment on the 19th of July to imsto so it should be here semi-soon..... I hope
     
  9. Mrmelon98

    Mrmelon98 When's a Dremel?

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    Razer Black Widow every time....
     
  10. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    That opinion won't get you far in this thread :)

    That's coming from someone who owns one. At least until it sells on Saturday anyway!
     
  11. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    Blues truly are the best gaming switch ;)
     
  12. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    In all seriousness though, unless you have issues with your motor skills or a broken keyboard, any switches - or for that matter domes - will do you for gaming. Typing is the thing that's most transformed by mechs in my opinion.
     
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  13. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    I've said this many times and I'll say it again, blues aren't bad for gaming, they just take a while to get used to. The switch with the lowest learning curve are reds, IMO they might not even have a learning curve. Blue defiantly do tho
     
  14. longweight

    longweight Possibly Longbeard.

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    We've all said it ;)

    They are fine to game on for most people. But the release point is above the actuation point so you can get missed key presses.
     
  15. hamza_tm

    hamza_tm Well-Known Member

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    George said it too: any switch will do once you get used to it

    And like Shirty said, when gaming you won't give a tosh what switch you have. It's true with me, I don't notice blues or anything. The time when double tapping blues (have a chance to) fail for me is when typing!!

    I've given that advice before too, buy the switch that you like best when typing!
     
  16. Andy Mc

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    Does anyone have any experience of buying from qtans vendio shop? He finally has the Key Cool 84 listed and I'm very tempted.
     
  17. hamza_tm

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    many people have bought from his shop, no problems and no customs charged yet!
     
  18. Andy Mc

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    That's good to know. With regards to the duty, is that using his standard shipping option or the alt eu shipping method?
     
  19. hamza_tm

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    Definitely his shipping method! The alt EU is for people in the EU who want to get shipped via the UK so as to avoid customs, but it takes 2 months. Not for us
     
  20. Andy Mc

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    In that case come the end of the month when I know how much money I have I'll be getting one.
     

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