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Ugh. Am I the only one that can't stand loud keys? Granted, I understand the point of mechanical keyboards, but they are just too damn loud for me.
Anyway, the typewriter I am sure will please some of the same crowd.

I tried out a friend's mechanical keyboard and it wasn't any louder than my rubber dome k/b ... headscratch.gif

It all depends on what keys you use. He probably used one with blue switches.
post #42 of 84
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Ugh. Am I the only one that can't stand loud keys? Granted, I understand the point of mechanical keyboards, but they are just too damn loud for me.

Anyway, the typewriter I am sure will please some of the same crowd.

The noise from a mechanical keyboard is almost like taking a time machine to the past when computers were not so mainstream. /hipster tongue.gif
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The noise from a mechanical keyboard is almost like taking a time machine to the past when computers were not so mainstream. /hipster tongue.gif

True. IBM Model M keyboard. I remember those. I am way too young to remember typewriters though tongue.gif

I think the one I used were reds. Not sure where that is on the quiet scale.
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I have an IBM electric mechanical typewriter, I'll do some wiring and make it my main input device..


Stupid and pointless..
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post #45 of 84
damn its too pricy but i do want.


I want to see someone playing fps or some sort of game with it, it would be hilarious
Edited by akromatic - 11/6/12 at 10:28pm
post #46 of 84
Hey don't knock it, were all gonna wish we had one when electricity stops working...
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post #47 of 84
i want one but $699 mad.gif
post #48 of 84
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Ugh. Am I the only one that can't stand loud keys? Granted, I understand the point of mechanical keyboards, but they are just too damn loud for me.
Anyway, the typewriter I am sure will please some of the same crowd.

I think with the right switch and some O-rings under the keys a mechanical can be pretty silent. As seen here

As for the typewriter I think it's kinda cool but not worth that much money to me...
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post #49 of 84
Fuark I hated using typewriters make a mistake and you had to start all over again.
post #50 of 84
i still use a typewriter to type up my papers and what no for school, i just think a lot better typing on a typewriter or writing it down in ink than typing it up on a computer,
i usually just retype what i wrote into word if it needs to be emailed or what not.
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