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post #11 of 27
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Strange he said he DIDN'T want a compact MK.
http://www.amazon.com/Super-Slim-Keyboard-Windows-Vista/dp/B003PHJJV6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1301079628&sr=8-1

Good catch, I thought OP was looking for a "last ditch effort" MK before calling it quits. Hmm.... a NKRO keyboard that's compact but NOT mechanical.... as I have suggested and the poster above, Topre would be great for you, OP. It's like typing on clay tablets.

The problem is though, finding a tenkeyless non-mechanical will be relatively difficult as I cannot think of any models off of the top of my head.
post #12 of 27
I assume people ask why you don't like Mech to find a board that does not have the same faults not to pick on any anti mech sentiment. More like another way of asking what you DO like.

I found this 78 key Compact

Oh. There are several there on DE. I like the lenovo
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I won't go as far as saying that I hate mechanical keyboards, but my G11 feels so nice, that when compared to a mechanical there's almost no reason to drop €100 in a similar layout keyboard.

Plus I'd be lacking backlight and G-keys.


As for tenkeyless keyboards, I've found one:

Genius LM i202. Retails at €8, probably not the quality you're looking for. Scissor type switches, you're not gonna like the feeling most certainly.


If I were you I'd pick a Cherry Tenkeyless mechanical, though. It'l be hard to find a tenkeyless rubber dome keyboard that feels stiff.
   
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post #14 of 27
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Thanks everyone for helping out in a constructive manner. I just bought a Luxeed from here on the message board due to it being a keyboard I have not tried in the past.

I have had Topres before and like them the most, but was not a huge fan of the layout. Might try to figure out a way to get my hands on an anniversary real force and see if my thoughts have changed.
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I assume people ask why you don't like Mech to find a board that does not have the same faults not to pick on any anti mech sentiment. More like another way of asking what you DO like.

I found this 78 key Compact

Oh. There are several there on DE. I like the lenovo
Doesn't hold a candle to the Apple Aluminum though.

http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?29637-Ripster-s-Review-ofThe-DealExtreme-Tenkeyless-Apple-Clone-keyboard

http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?24492-In-Praise-Of-The-Apple-Aluminum-Wireless

Just don't BE this guy!
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So thrilled to have ripster bless us by showing up.

Can't wait for the hate once it is seen I bought the Luxeed.
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Wish I would have read all of the scissor switch thread and seen the Enermax keys. I know what I am on the lookout for now!
post #19 of 27
Yep, some NICE scissor switch keyboards out there now.

I should figure out how to host some of these guides at OCN so I can update them with stuff like the Luxeed.
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I should figure out how to host some of these guides at OCN so I can update them with stuff like the Luxeed.
Just let Manyak take credit for them.
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