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Ok cool, that's fine with me. So how can I prove it to others when I tell them?

(by the way, that is not Manyak's graph - that's taken straight from the Cherry MX series catalog PDF)
Check Cherry's MX switches catalogue, the MX with pressure point ergonomic. That's the correct graph.
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I got bad news. I went back to that store, ya know, to buy a USB stick. So I went over to the keyboard section where they have the Filco's lined up in a row, like Duckies I love tapping on the blue, brown and black just to see how they sound. So I asked the guy if they have 10key less. He said no. Then looked around for a second and reached down and pulled out 10! 5 in black and 5 in Brown (I think). Group buy I may swing a discount but they are sticker at 3200NT ($106.845 right now). So let me know who wants and how many
So, are you saying that you have 5 Linear Force boards, and 5 Tactile Touches?

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Originally Posted by thiru View Post
Check Cherry's MX switches catalogue, the MX with pressure point ergonomic. That's the correct graph.
It's the same graph.

http://www.cherrycorp.com/english/sw...pdf/mx_cat.pdf (page 2)


Edit: Ha, I see. Someone put the wrong words on the original graph. Low-paid Data Entry workers...
Edited by TwoCables - 12/22/10 at 6:46am
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Kinda looping back to that Fruit Dealer Filco Cherry BROWN I posted earlier.

I went through the threads at Geekhack and now remember why we are certain it's a Brown (despite sounding like a Zero - cheap camcorder microphones).


Sometimes the "Hive Mind" does work.


And I think it's hilarious that his keyboard is the 2KRO model (as shown by the Silver Logo versus Gold Logo).

I've said this before but it's like any sport. True PROs can play with a 2x4 and drive 200 yards, hit a home run, or win Starcraft tournaments.
Edited by ripster - 12/22/10 at 7:10am
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And I think it's hilarious that his keyboard is the 2KRO model (as shown by the Silver Logo versus Gold Logo).

I've said this before but it's like any sport. True PROs can play with a 2x4 and drive 200 yards, hit a home run, or win Starcraft tournaments.
That's because you only need 1 key + 2 modifiers to play Starcraft 2. There really isn't anything you can do that needs NKRO or even 2KRO.
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Ah, silver and gold labels on them for NKRO. I forgot to look for that. Dang it, now I have to go back

And I don't know the actual model name of the keyboard, the box and all documents are in Chinese. Some of the boards probably have Chinese on the keys too, under the English. I will have to loo at that as well. Woot
 
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Ok cool, that's fine with me. So how can I prove it to others when I tell them?

(by the way, that is not Manyak's graph - that's taken straight from the Cherry MX series catalog PDF)
Send them a Black Alps switch in the mail.
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That's because you only need 1 key + 2 modifiers to play Starcraft 2. There really isn't anything you can do that needs NKRO or even 2KRO.
Same goes for typing, but yet I still end up having multiple keys depressed from time to time.
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Just thought I'd put it out there that I just ordered a Black Widow normal. It was open box so it was only 72$ before tax and shipping.

I decided I don't really want Razer's 40$ back lighting, extra mic and usb port (which would be as useless as the back lighting), not to mention the coating that would most likely wear away after a month anyway.

Anyway I think it was a good buy, you cant get very many half decent mechanical keyboards for under 100$ shipped.
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Same goes for typing, but yet I still end up having multiple keys depressed from time to time.
Why are you comparing typing to playing Starcraft? you don't even use 2 hands on the keyboard in Starcraft.
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Kinda looping back to that Fruit Dealer Filco Cherry BROWN I posted earlier.

I went through the threads at Geekhack and now remember why we are certain it's a Brown (despite sounding like a Zero - cheap camcorder microphones).


Sometimes the "Hive Mind" does work.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GNGc9zmpK5M

And I think it's hilarious that his keyboard is the 2KRO model (as shown by the Silver Logo versus Gold Logo).

I've said this before but it's like any sport. True PROs can play with a 2x4 and drive 200 yards, hit a home run, or win Starcraft tournaments.
That's the last time I 2nd-guess my first instincts when it comes to this. I was right the first time when I heard it for the first time earlier today.

Damn microphones.

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Ah, silver and gold labels on them for NKRO. I forgot to look for that. Dang it, now I have to go back

And I don't know the actual model name of the keyboard, the box and all documents are in Chinese. Some of the boards probably have Chinese on the keys too, under the English. I will have to loo at that as well. Woot
It goes like this:

Tactile Click = Cherry MX Blues
Tactile Touch = Cherry MX Browns
Linear Force = Cherry MX Blacks



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Send them a Black Alps switch in the mail.
Why? Do you know what we were talking about there?
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