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Then i'd go for a filco, but the one in your original post uses Black switches (non-clicky, no feedback).
The Das is fine too, the main things I dislike about it are the glossy finish (gets dirty quick) and the usb ports being on the right side instead of the back.
Are you a student by any chance? because if you are, I believe if you buy from the official das site you can get a significant student discount...

http://www.daskeyboard.com/education-discount-program/
     
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post #12 of 41
I agree with the Model M. I have one and I freaking love it and now actually can't type on any other keyboard nearly as well
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post #13 of 41
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Yeah, I thought about a Model M.

But eh, they are expensive for what you are getting. Not a Student, discount sounds nice though.

Filco & Das seem to be the recommended of the hour, so is there a Filco with the Blue switches then? I mainly game and type on forums.
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post #14 of 41
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Yeah, I thought about a Model M.
But eh, they are expensive for what you are getting. Not a Student, discount sounds nice though.
Filco & Das seem to be the recommended of the hour, so is there a Filco with the Blue switches then? I mainly game and type on forums.

http://www.amazon.com/Filco-Majestouch-2-Keyboard-FKBN104MC-EFB2/dp/B004Z0XS0K

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For $90, you can't go wrong with the unicomp customizers.
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post #15 of 41
Blues are fun for the first week then the novelty wears off. Do yourself a favor and get browns. The clicking on the blues is still VERY audible even with closed headphones on.
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Yeah, I thought about a Model M.
But eh, they are expensive for what you are getting. Not a Student, discount sounds nice though.
Filco & Das seem to be the recommended of the hour, so is there a Filco with the Blue switches then? I mainly game and type on forums.

I payed 40$ for mine? Not expensive.
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post #17 of 41
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Blues are fun for the first week then the novelty wears off. Do yourself a favor and get browns. The clicking on the blues is still VERY audible even with closed headphones on.

what favor would he be doing himself? getting a subpar switch that doesn't know if it's linear or tactile?



fyi, the "novelty" doesn't wear off after a week like he said.
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post #19 of 41
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What I really wanted as this Keyboard, but it cost nearly 1500$:450

Oh man, I'd love to have a steampunk themed keyboard. lol
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post #20 of 41
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what favor would he be doing himself? getting a subpar switch that doesn't know if it's linear or tactile?
fyi, the "novelty" doesn't wear off after a week like he said.

I take great offense with this. Again maybe because I just bought a keyboard. But I never liked blue just to let you know tongue.gif.

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