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yeah i know.. i just cant for the life of me decide between Blues or Browns
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If you game and are afraid of double tapping issues go with browns.
I'd go with blues and if you don't like it, I'm sure you wouldn't have an issue reselling it and buy browns. I think Thiru was giving you some "safe" advice by going with the browns. Personally I'd go with the blues and if you play SCII, I'm sure you're familiar with teamliquid.net and there is a mix of brown and blue users and both enjoy them.

I don't find any issues in FPS or RTS games with double tapping. My younger brother who plays 60+hrs of PC gaming used my keyboard many times hasn't had any double tapping issues. He mainly plays SCII and TF2.

I'm not trying to sell you blues, but the double tapping issue isn't as bad as people make it seem. I think I've seen maybe 10% of the people who post that use blues for gaming complain about double tapping, otherwise people don't see it as an issue.

Bottom line: Get blues, double tapping isn't an issue for most (imo), but YMMV.
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You could get a Das with either blues or browns, and return it before the end of the month in case you don't like it.

Definitely try that if you like the clickiness.
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You could get a Das with either blues or browns, and return it before the end of the month in case you don't like it.

Definitely try that if you like the clickiness.
^Even better.
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You could get a Das with either blues or browns, and return it before the end of the month in case you don't like it.

Definitely try that if you like the clickiness.
While I love my Das with browns, I was going to switch it for blues instead since I feel like that would be more suited to what I want. (When trying to not bottom out, I sometimes don't push the keys far enough to actuate them.)

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Hi,

I recently purchased a Model S Professional Silent using an educational discount(within the last two weeks). I love the keyboard, but I think I would prefer the non-silent model for the audible feedback. Can you tell me what costs I might incur for an exchange and what the turnaround time would be?

Thanks,
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| Hi Brad,
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| I will be happy to assist you with an exchange. Because the exchange is not due to a defect or error of Das Keyboard you are responsible for the shipping costs both ways. The ground shipping charge for the new keyboard is $10. We will refund you the cost different between the silent and clicky model as well.
|
| Turn around time would probably be about two weeks, maybe a little more, when you factor in the shipping times. We allow up to five business days to send a new keyboard out (we test all keyboards before replacements are shipped), but we often have a shorter turn around than that.
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| If you would like to go ahead with the exchange just let me know, and I will assign an EMA number and give further instructions.
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| Regards,
Not that I'm complaining, but when I bought the keyboard I was under the impression that I could swap it a little easier/cheaper. I'm not going to swap the keyboards now, but when I go back to work this summer I might buy the one with blues to use at home and take my browns to work (I work near other people and our office is typically pretty quiet).
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Going to throw in this for reference.

In general, keep an eye on the Deskthority wiki. Sheetloads of keyboard info coming soon* to a screen near you.

* Soon is strictly relative in this context.
Edited by ch_123 - 2/9/11 at 9:40am
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While I love my Das with browns, I was going to switch it for blues instead since I feel like that would be more suited to what I want. (When trying to not bottom out, I sometimes don't push the keys far enough to actuate them.)

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Not that I'm complaining, but when I bought the keyboard I was under the impression that I could swap it a little easier/cheaper. I'm not going to swap the keyboards now, but when I go back to work this summer I might buy the one with blues to use at home and take my browns to work (I work near other people and our office is typically pretty quiet).
I can't imagine any company being any easier or cheaper for an exchange. Most places would charge you a 10-15% restock fee on top of all that.
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Going to throw in this for reference.

In general, keep an eye on the Deskthority wiki. Sheetloads of keyboard info coming soon* to a screen near you.

* Soon is strictly relative in this context.
Wow. Has as few pics as the OP.
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Are any of the keyboards in the OP still shipping in the USA?
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Are any of the keyboards in the OP still shipping in the USA?
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