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Do the "Majestouch-2" boards have plate-mounted switches, or PCB?
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post #22 of 35
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Do the "Majestouch-2" boards have plate-mounted switches, or PCB?
Plate-mounted. All Filcos are plate-mounted to my knowledge.
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post #23 of 35
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All Filcos are plate-mounted to my knowledge.
Technically not correct but close enough.
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post #24 of 35
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Technically not correct but close enough.
So then even the Majestouch-2 boards have plate-mounted switches?
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post #25 of 35
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So then even the Majestouch-2 boards have plate-mounted switches?
The Majestouch-2's do, yes. Ripster pointed out that Filco also has some scissor switch boards. Forgot about them, lol.
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post #26 of 35
So then what's different about the Majestouch-2? Is there anything that nathaniel_h should worry about? I mean, should he try to find one of the original Majestouch boards, or are the Majestouch-2 boards just as good?
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post #27 of 35
The only difference is the upgraded PCB which has no noticeable difference to the user.
So I would say, yes they are both pretty much just as good.
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post #28 of 35
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While the Das boards are high quality, I have to agree: the high gloss finish would irritate me because they're magnets for dust and finger prints.
It's not as bad as you might think, unless your a freak and have to have everything looking great all the time. I myself have both a glossy keyboard and monitor, so a little bit of dust or finger prints doesn't bother me.

@OP The das silent model will do you well, it uses brown switches and I personally love my das keyboard. Very high quality and I love the function keys, couldn't live without them.
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post #29 of 35
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Originally Posted by keyboardlover View Post
The only difference is the upgraded PCB which has no noticeable difference to the user.
So I would say, yes they are both pretty much just as good.
Oh good! I'm glad I asked now. Thank you!


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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
It's not as bad as you might think, unless your a freak and have to have everything looking great all the time. I myself have both a glossy keyboard and monitor, so a little bit of dust or finger prints doesn't bother me.
I'm not a freak, but a little bit does bother me.
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post #30 of 35
Thread Starter 
@ChoboGuy How would you rate the Realforce you're selling compared to a Filco or Leopold? Why are you selling it? I understand it doesn't use the MX Browns or Blues, how do you compare the different switch type?

@Phaedrus2129 Sorry man, the Cherry G80-8200LPDUS looks a tad bulky for my taste.


So, basically what I've compiled are these keyboards:

Leopold Tenkeyless Tactile Touch "Otaku" Keyboard Brown

Majestouch 2 Tenkeyless N-Key rollover Brown - Where do I buy this?

The Ducky 1087 looks good, although again, I don't know where to buy them. Anyone know?

Also, anyone ever paint a keyboard? I'm still in love with grey and I was wondering if there was a safe way to paint them in a way that would last a very, very long time.
Edited by nathaniel_h - 7/19/11 at 8:43pm
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