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Originally Posted by TomatoBasket View Post

I just received my replacement Quickfire and I have a strange issue. It seems that anytime I press a key, there is a metallic sound coming from the keyboard. It's like the spring was hitting a metal plate and bouncing back. I don't remember that annoying sound from my previous board.

Man, what a mess, I just want a mechanical keyboard. I'll stay away from cheap ones from now on.

http://www.mediafire.com/?36wg8hrb9zi0ccz
http://www.mediafire.com/?284q88yba7hucvu

It's a CM Quickfire with browns. My previous CM ALT key failed.

Are you sure they didn't replace it with MX Blues instead of MX Browns?? Pop off a key and make sure that the switch is brown and not blue.

If it is indeed MX Browns, they shouldn't be making that noise mad.gif

If they are MX Blues, they should sound something like that (kind of hard to tell by a recording) but that's not what you wanted so you'd be entitled to exchange it if they sent you the incorrect replacement.

Like I said though, the recording makes it hard to tell because recordings always sound different.. if I hit my browns hard enough they sound just like your recordings on my QF Rapid... My blues sound like that when I hit them normally on my other QF Rapid..
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Are you sure they didn't replace it with MX Blues instead of MX Browns?? Pop off a key and make sure that the switch is brown and not blue.
If it is indeed MX Browns, they shouldn't be making that noise mad.gif
If they are MX Blues, they should sound something like that (kind of hard to tell by a recording) but that's not what you wanted so you'd be entitled to exchange it if they sent you the incorrect replacement.
Like I said though, the recording makes it hard to tell because recordings always sound different.. if I hit my browns hard enough they sound just like your recordings on my QF Rapid... My blues sound like that when I hit them normally on my other QF Rapid..

I just checked the keys and they are indeed Browns. I added 2 more files that showcase the issue.

http://www.mediafire.com/?j756rqqsrciexqd
http://www.mediafire.com/?yh9rf8ia2n582xe

Here is a youtube link with someone with the same issue. Though it seems to be limited to 1 or 2 specific keys.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzEAWDfeqjs&feature=player_detailpage#t=17s
Edited by TomatoBasket - 1/4/13 at 3:54pm
post #933 of 1084
The you tube one sounds like a ping issue but that's usually normal. Maybe i'm hearing it wrong.

I think it's just a scratching noise and that appears to be normal on the browns
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Looks like the Quick Fire Rapid Stealth and Quick Fire XT where announced at CES,







Link to more, warning a lot of pretty girls.
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Looks like the Quick Fire Rapid Stealth and Quick Fire XT where announced at CES,
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)





Link to more, warning a lot of pretty girls.

If I'm understanding what they showed correctly the XT is the QFR in 10 key format where as the Trigger is the same but backlit.

When they showed the Trigger Greens I noticed the LEDs were color matched to the switch color. Do the Triggers now use the same Switch LED color pairings as the TK?
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post #936 of 1084
sounds like ping, my browns do it too..
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The stealth looks nice. When's it available?
post #938 of 1084
According to CES and the coolermaster rep, the stealth should be on the market in 1-2 months.
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The Stealth looks really nice. I really like how they're going with full size detachable USB cable over the mini-USB that has been used by everyone up until now.
     
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post #940 of 1084
Hey guys, I decided to make an account because I just got my CM Quickfire (Cherry MX Browns) from Amazon (ordered Saturday) and wanted to say that for the time being, everything works. Tested the left alt and P-key which a couple people said they had issues with and mine (again, for the moment) was fine though I may have just lucked out. I was really worried about getting one with some DoA keys but so far so good.

Also, in case anyone was interested, I can confirm from my MX Browns that Amazon is shipping the newer unbranded version.
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