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post #1 of 76
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What a damn mouthful!
Anyhoo, I like the MX Browns and they feel sharper than the Poker.
Box:


Open it up...:

The KB with all the accessories (the covering is transparent, pics make it look brown for some odd reason):

KB with roof in background:

On a colorful background:

By the way. NO PING! None at all! Ripster is correct! Only when I put my ear next to the keyboard and listen for it and even then it's subtle. And it's only when I hold the key for a long time and then release it.
Here's how it looks when I put the PANIC and clear WASD keys:






Ooooh close up:

Here's the whole setup:

So, to summarize, high quality keyboard, no audible PING! unless you listen for it, and awesome keycaps. 10/10

Video of me typing on it:
www.tinyurl.com/3ejpr9g
Edited by csm725 - 9/10/11 at 12:12am
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Man that text on the side is ugly.
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that's a sexy keyboard
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thanks iceh!
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By the way. NO PING! None at all! Ripster is correct!
Actually no, Ripster claims that they all ping, and that some people are just overly sensitive. But as you clearly describe, yours does not ping, which is good. I was unfortunate and got one that would ring loudly. So you've helped confirm that indeed not all Filcos ping/ring, and therefore those that do are in some way deficient in design or assembly.

Nice board, though. Did you get the clear keycaps from signature plastic?
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Actually no, Ripster claims that they all ping, and that some people are just overly sensitive. But as you clearly describe, yours does not ping, which is good. I was unfortunate and got one that would ring loudly. So you've helped confirm that indeed not all Filcos ping/ring, and therefore those that do are in some way deficient in design or assembly.

Nice board, though. Did you get the clear keycaps from signature plastic?
Ah, yes, but as I said, if I hold the key for two seconds then release it, there is a very subtle ping if I try to discern it. Very very soft and I don't type like that and even if I did it's not audible even in a totally quiet room.

Yes, clear keycaps from SP. $1 each + $3.50 shipping.
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Ah, yes, but as I said, if I hold the key for two seconds then release it, there is a very subtle ping if I try to discern it. Very very soft and I don't type like that and even if I did it's not audible even in a totally quiet room.
That's a good! That's how it should be. Sounds like you got a good board.

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Yes, clear keycaps from SP. $1 each + $3.50 shipping.
Good to know, thx, repped. Do you happen to know if they also make the larger keys?
Edited by redpill - 7/6/11 at 1:18pm
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Man that text on the side is ugly.
I prefer it SO much to text on top or none at all.
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What is so special about these things lol, they look like something you'd find in k-mart
    
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What is so special about these things lol, they look like something you'd find in k-mart
Once you type or game on one, you understand. They're significantly superior to any rubber dome keyboard.
    
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