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Originally Posted by ripster View Post
Still could be a Cherry Brown. Could be a Zero.
It definitely sounds like it has Alps. Bottoming out would be more of a "thunk" or "clunk", but that's a "tick tick tick", almost like Blues; except Majestouches with Blues use different LEDs, so it's not that, so it would be the Zero.

Edit; and TL already seems to be aware of this: http://www.teamliquid.net/forum/view...entpage=22#428
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post #10182 of 14566
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Well, if you're American you're out of luck for either! At least with Filcos.
well they will come back in stock sooner or later... I really am not well versed in keyboards, which deck is gonna be better for the continuous rapid clicking for sc2? i feel like brown would be because there is no click? and a click kind of sucks if u are trying to hit the button 3 times in a row in a millisecond?
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Ripster: can you remove the kbdmania photos, or maybe have them hosted somewhere else? For some reason, every single time a kbdmania image is posted, it makes the thread take about 100x longer to load for me. If I press Esc, it can mean that I end up missing some of the thread.
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Ripster: can you remove the kbdmania photos, or maybe have them hosted somewhere else? For some reason, every single time a kbdmania image is posted, it makes the thread take about 100x longer to load for me. If I press Esc, it can mean that I end up missing some of the thread.
I didn't notice it with chrome, but yeah in steam the page just took forever to load.
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well they will come back in stock sooner or later... I really am not well versed in keyboards, which deck is gonna be better for the continuous rapid clicking for sc2? i feel like brown would be because there is no click? and a click kind of sucks if u are trying to hit the button 3 times in a row in a millisecond?
The Filco Majestouch boards are not going to be sold at EK anymore. However, he (Brian) does plan to bring in something better, like those Leopolds.

As for the click: why would it suck? Because of the sound?
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so the absolute only difference between the brown and zero is that the zero makes a noise when u press it?
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Np. I'll link to it.
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post #10188 of 14566
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As for the click: why would it suck? Because of the sound?
I think he's refering to what he's heard about some people having issues with blues. That's only potentially the case with blue switches, any others shouldn't have that problem.
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so the absolute only difference between the brown and zero is that the zero makes a noise when u press it?
There's a difference in feel as well. And I imagine that since the Zero uses White ALPS copies, then it may not have as smooth of a key travel as genuine ALPS or Cherry MX switches. But I'm only able to go by what I've heard about the Black ALPS Copies in the ABS M1. The Black ALPS Copies are a tactile, but non-clicky switch, and are said to have more of a clunky key travel - almost like it sticks on the way down, but not really. I get the impression like it could be made from cheap plastic or something and therefore perhaps not as precise (or, less consistent from switch to switch).

If the White ALPS Copies feel anything like the Cherry MX Blues, then I can say that the White ALPS Copies (in the Filco Zero) should provide slightly more resistance, and should provide a little bit of a crisper, more precise feel when pressed. But don't quote me on this because I've never seen a description of what the White ALPS Copies feel like, nor have I seen a description of the genuine White ALPS.

The browns lean more towards a linear switch. The tactile feeling is still there, but it's less pronounced, and it provides less resistance than many mechanical switches. Also, the reset point is actually beneath the actuation point which makes this a great middle-ground switch between professional gaming and typing. But since fruitdealer seems to be using the Zero, I'd imagine that the Zero must be good for gaming too. heh

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Np. I'll link to it.
I owe you one, Ripster!
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post #10190 of 14566
I think over the last few posts in this thread we learned one thing:
Don't second guess yourself too much

Why hasn't someone just asked FD what keyboard he has?
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