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Been loving my Das Ultimate Silent since the day i got it. My college friends think its cool that they're aren't any letters on the keys while my old high school friends think its "stupid."

Haven't looked at my keyboard while typing this out though, so why would i have letters on the keys. Besides, i'd rather avoid watching the keycaps gradually fade.
    
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post #12 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kirinji View Post
Welcome to the club!

Which DAS did you get? Mine is a Professional S with MX Blues.

I've been annoying the hell out of my colleagues at work with loads of clicks
You should invest into some blank key caps to deny the inevitable counter attack!
post #13 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by tech210 View Post
I just got the Das Keyboard in the mail and it is my first mechanical keyboard! My first impression is excellent and it sure beats the crap out of my old rubber dome keyboard!
Congrats and welcome to the wonderful world of mechanical keyboards.
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Haha, I am envious of you congratz on the keyboard I've been meaning to get myself one but I still have a hard time figuring out/understanding which keys suit me best.
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post #15 of 16
Thread Starter 
I purchased the Professional S (MX Blues). It really feels awesome to type on!

I noticed an immediate improvement on typeracer.com too! I went from an average of 65-70 WPM to an average of 85-90 RPM.

I just can't wait to actually get used to this keyboard so I can unleash it's full potential. One problem I am noticing is that since I am coming from the not so wonderful world of rubber domes I am noticing that I am bottoming out the keys fairly frequently out of habit. It's hard to not do this and I am told you are supposed to try to avoid it!
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post #16 of 16
Congrats dude. Just got mine last week. Daskeyboard Ultimate Silent. Moved over from a G15, haven't looked back. Actually about to drop money a 10keyless board for a lanbox I am building lol. Its so much more pleasant to type on.
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