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The RK-9000 seems to no longer be available. It was completly pulled from newegg about a week and a half ago. Now its back as a deactivated item.
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We don't know, but they might have the Leopolds in by the end of January.

However, do you know about the Rosewill RK-9000? It's just like the Filco Majestouch Tactile Click, only it has a braided cable, a different logo, and a cool red metal plate inside instead of a black one!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823201040
Yea, honestly though I'd go for the das over a filco. Plus I want blank keys for sure and I've been leaning toward cherry browns. I have been slightly thinking about blues though recently, now I'm not set on browns. The high pitched click of the blues might irritate me, idk I have to decide on that.
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The RK-9000 seems to no longer be available. It was completly pulled from newegg about a week and a half ago. Now its back as a deactivated item.
I'd say it's a hard sell for them now that Razer is offering a cheaper keyboard with the same switches, and more features.
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Yea, honestly though I'd go for the das over a filco. Plus I want blank keys for sure and I've been leaning toward cherry browns. I have been slightly thinking about blues though recently, now I'm not set on browns. The high pitched click of the blues might irritate me, idk I have to decide on that.
The click is nowhere near as high-pitched (or perhaps ear-piercing) as some videos make them sound. It's just a little mechanical click.
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Compared with a Model M, it's quieter, but more likely to irritate people.
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post #10336 of 14567
You must have oneness with the cup rubber.
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So is it a defect? I mean, are those rubber pads definitely clean and spotless?


The reason why tactile is more preferred is because it provides a nice balance between gaming and typing (well, not in some cases). Linear mechanical switches are the "worst" type of mechanical switch for typing. This isn't to say that they flat-out suck for typing or anything like that, but the tactile response of tactile switches just makes for a superior typing experience. It's as though it increases the sense of precision.

So, the resistance during the keystroke that we can call the "tactile feedback", or "the tactile bump" is nowhere near enough to stop you from bottoming out. Instead, it just feels nice to type and to press.

Again, rubber domes try to mimic tactile switches (but do a bad job). So, it's not hard to get used to at all. For me, I was like a fish to water. However, if I had gone from rubber dome to something linear like the Cherry MX Blacks, then I definitely would have had to get used to it. I think it would feel kinda strange typing on a keyboard that provided zero tactile feedback. But at the same time, I think it would provide for a nice smooth feeling or something - I don't know. But I do know one thing: the tactility of good mechanical switches is just there to provide a nice feeling to the keystroke. It's certainly far superior to the lame tactile feedback provided by rubber domes because with a rubber dome, the tactile bump basically throws you to the bottom of the keystroke (there really isn't much key travel at all). But with good tactile mechanical switches, there's still some key travel left after the tactile bump. It's really nice!

But then there are some tactile switches that have the tactile bump closer to the bottom of the keystroke, such as the Buckling Spring type. Some people actually prefer this quite a bit over something like the Cherry MX Blues.
Yeah the bottom is definitely spotless on the rubber feet. Not quite sure what to make of it, I'll try some other things in the mean time and see if it fixes it. Also when I powered down my computer the keyboards LED stayed on. Is that normal on the ps/2 version of the deck? Not like it's a big deal just wondering.
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post #10338 of 14567
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Yeah the bottom is definitely spotless on the rubber feet. Not quite sure what to make of it, I'll try some other things in the mean time and see if it fixes it. Also when I powered down my computer the keyboards LED stayed on. Is that normal on the ps/2 version of the deck? Not like it's a big deal just wondering.
Does the keyboard wobble in the least bit?

(I don't know whether or not it's normal for the lights to remain on)
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Does the keyboard wobble in the least bit?

(I don't know whether or not it's normal for the lights to remain on)
Not really. Perhaps a mm if height change when I try to wobble at the corners. If that much. And clearly both feet are touching because I shined a flash light underneath to see if their was any room I was unaware of.
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Not really. Perhaps a mm if height change when I try to wobble at the corners. If that much. And clearly both feet are touching because I shined a flash light underneath to see if their was any room I was unaware of.
So then is it wobbling? I'm confused. But if it's wobbling, then that's the answer. I mean even though the rubber might be touching, it may be just barely touching thereby allowing that side to slide easier.
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