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So I currently have a Black Widow with cherry blues and I just looked at the video below and it seams like the Cherry Browns are just as loud as the Cherry Blues on my Black Widow. The comments say that he is apparently bottoming out the keys way more than anyone should hence the loud noise. So are there any relatively quiet mechanical switches with the tactile bump? I know browns aren't supposed to be clicky but they sure do seam pretty loud.

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its the bottoming out if you dont bottm out then that sound is not there
or get the ek soft landing pads
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There are clears, you won't be bottoming out on them unless you try and they have a larger tactile bump than the browns.
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its the bottoming out if you dont bottm out then that sound is not there
or get the ek soft landing pads
That's what I was thinking myself but i wasn't really sure. I'm looking for a mechanical keyboard that doesn't sound like a type writer and still has a tactile bump. I really like the force needed for my Cherry blues but they may be a little to easy to trip and I tend to hit a few keys on accident so those clears are sounding pretty nice.

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There are clears, you won't be bottoming out on them unless you try and they have a larger tactile bump than the browns.
Based on the mechanical key board guide don't all the switches have the same distance to actuation and bottom?
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That's what I was thinking myself but i wasn't really sure. I'm looking for a mechanical keyboard that doesn't sound like a type writer and still has a tactile bump. I really like the force needed for my Cherry blues but they may be a little to easy to trip and I tend to hit a few keys on accident so those clears are sounding pretty nice.



Based on the mechanical key board guide don't all the switches have the same distance to actuation and bottom?
with clears you get the tactile bump and then you know you are good and can stop

nothing reallly stops the bottoming out sound
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Light switches like the browns tend to be quite easy to bottom out on. Something like the Clears with strong springs will be harder to bottom out on simply because it requires more effort.

Too bad Clears are hella rare.
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Light switches like the browns tend to be quite easy to bottom out on. Something like the Clears with strong springs will be harder to bottom out on simply because it requires more effort.

Too bad Clears are hella rare.
That's the problem I'm finding. All I've found is the Deck Legend but that thing is running at about $170 which is way too much for me.
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The eternal cynic inside me makes me doubt that the clears are all that great, but hey, I'll suspend judgement till I type on one of them.

Which may be never
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just made me ergo clears from clears u can get off ebay
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Clears sounds like what you are looking for, they take more force, thats why you won't bottom out.
I hate them though, they gave me severe hand pain after a day. :/
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