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Originally Posted by Plex;13377838 
What? Blues can be terrible for double-tapping. The actuation point is actually below the release switch on blues.

Like all Cherry MX switches and most other switches...
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I also think topre is the best. If your gaming however I would rec a realforce over hhkb pro 2. I own both. The lack of standard placement of the ctrl button gets pretty annoying in cs on the hhkb pro 2. I have played cs 1.6 at the highest levels and I can tell you from personal exp you wont regret a realforce (variable is fine too if your questioning that).
    
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Originally Posted by thiru;13402120 
Like all Cherry MX switches and most other switches...

Well, that's not technically true. I think you mean tactile versus actuation point. Different thing. Unfortunately the keyboard guide here doesn't go into that level of detail.
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Originally Posted by ripster;13467569 
Well, that's not technically true. I think you mean tactile versus actuation point. Different thing. Unfortunately the keyboard guide here doesn't go into that level of detail.

It is technically true. All the graphs show the actuation point to be very slightly lower than the release point (or much lower in the case of the blue cherry).

Which makes sense considering you don't want a switch that deactuates when you press it further down.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ripster;13384238 
Buckling Springs technically have far more hysteresis.

Except you don't feel it in the same way you do on a Blue Cherry switch. At least I never noticed it.
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Originally Posted by thiru;13473141 
It is technically true. All the graphs show the actuation point to be very slightly lower than the release point (or much lower in the case of the blue cherry).

Which makes sense considering you don't want a switch that deactuates when you press it further down.

Yep, any tactile keyboard I've seen has hysteresis, in fact, I think it's actually an essential part of any tactile mechanism. It just depends on whether it gets in the way or not.

I love how in this thread, the OP has asked for comparison between Browns and Topres, and a gazillion people go "Blacks".

Either way, both are fine for double tapping. I find the Topres more pleasant, but others may disagree depending on their preference.
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There seems to be less hysteresis hysteria around here 2 months later.

I'm just happy that in the two months since this thread was necro'd that Elitekeyboards finally got around to fixing his Blue Cherry force diagram.
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The thread was necro'd by a Russian spammer.
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I love blacks, but I feel they have the worst response for double tapping.

I can double tap on my buckling spring and cherry blues way easier. Double tapping ain't too bad on the browns either wink.gif.
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