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This is how I view the mechanical keyboard fad.

How dare you sir.
post #12 of 84
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Originally Posted by KhaoticKomputing View Post

I have this image in my head of someone trying to play BF3 with this thing and constantly having to slide it back and forth.. lol. Made my day thanks.

Or have it jam so you're stuck jumping or running in one direction in game haha
post #13 of 84
it's cool until you realize how far away you have to sit from your screen. and that the keys on your normal mechanical keyboard are better anyway
post #14 of 84
I want video footage of someone playing UT99 with this and a trackpad.
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How dare you sir.

Valiantly! I have no confidence in the seriousness of yon thread and find thus warranted the allowance of completely useless mindfartings! What say you?
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This is how I view the mechanical keyboard fad.
Very much so, although I think this one has some novelty factor to it. I don't really get mechanicals, I've played with several but to me they're just noisy and heavy to press. Oh well.
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This is how I view the mechanical keyboard fad.
Very much so, although I think this one has some novelty factor to it. I don't really get mechanicals, I've played with several but to me they're just noisy and heavy to press. Oh well.

Then you haven't tried all the switches.

I would say Browns and Reds both feel lighter than your standard rubber dome fairings, I know Blacks are heavy and I haven't tried Blues however.

If you find they are too loud then you shouldn't use Blue and you can also buy dampeners to keep them a little quieter.

When I got my Filco I thought other than the build quality it wasn't going to help my typing speed, but I've gone up by 15wpm and I don't even touch type or type properly. thumb.gif
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Oh wait. No. It can't print. Yep completely useless. Unless you want some strenuous finger and wrist exercise in which case I can no longer admit to understanding your motives.
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Oh wait. No. It can't print. Yep completely useless. Unless you want some strenuous finger and wrist exercise in which case I can no longer admit to understanding your motives.

It can, the article says you can type on a real paper while typing to your PC.
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You can even type with ink on paper, while simultaneously typing on your digital device.
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This is how I view the mechanical keyboard fad.

wut?

Crucify this man! mad.gif
     
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