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Originally Posted by CynicalUnicorn View Post

You can buy an abandoned missile silo for a few hundred grand and just live there. I'm not saying it would be fun to be a supervillain, but...

There's actually an abandoned missile silo about a kilometre form my house. The soviets even kept nuclear missiles there back in the day. Just need to get internet and electricity in there...

To get back on the topic of keyboards, I'm currently typing on my mom's cheap make-do keys... If only WASD products were sold around here... I would have the perfect idea for her next birthday gift. biggrin.gif
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post #52 of 58
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I really need to make the switch (harharhar) over to these things. So what would a game / new programmer want? Looking at blues and browns. I don't want it to be ultra loud or hurt the fingers.

A full-size MX Brown board is the ticket for you. I've tried all of them except for the 80g force switches like Green and Dark Gray. I have a board with MX Clears at 60g of force and I found that to be about as hard as I would like a switch to be. Browns are nice when they're mounted on a dense and heavy board with a good plate. I have CoolerMaster Quickfire Rapid TK with Browns and the build on the board is good but not very dense or heavy so the feedback on the Browns is wishy-washy compared to my Ducky(s) or Corsair.

If you don't care about backlighting I would recommend a Ducky Pro2 with Dye-Sublimated keycaps in MX Brown. You'll never go back.
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I'm going to pick one up soon for my 2nd build tongue.gif
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post #54 of 58
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Originally Posted by AJR1775 View Post

A full-size MX Brown board is the ticket for you. I've tried all of them except for the 80g force switches like Green and Dark Gray. I have a board with MX Clears at 60g of force and I found that to be about as hard as I would like a switch to be. Browns are nice when they're mounted on a dense and heavy board with a good plate. I have CoolerMaster Quickfire Rapid TK with Browns and the build on the board is good but not very dense or heavy so the feedback on the Browns is wishy-washy compared to my Ducky(s) or Corsair.

If you don't care about backlighting I would recommend a Ducky Pro2 with Dye-Sublimated keycaps in MX Brown. You'll never go back.

Thanks, will deff look into browns. Was also looking into that Cooler Master one as well, as I've had great success with all their products and prizes. thumb.gif
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post #55 of 58
These look great! The dip switches are an interesting idea. thinking.gif
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The V2 Code is now up here: http://www.codekeyboards.com/
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The V2 Code is now up here: http://www.codekeyboards.com/
That thing looks SWEET!
I always wanted to try Cherry mx clears. thumb.gif
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post #58 of 58
Ah that code is what the WASD V2 should have been. Too bad you can't get custom keycaps with it, or pick the led/steel plate colors.

Also not entirely sure about using the menu key (of which there is only one and which actually play a role, albeit not a frequently used one, on modern operating systems) as a Fn key. Why not use a more redundant key, like the right OS key?
Edited by Zero4549 - 8/28/13 at 4:32pm
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