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post #11311 of 14567
Wow,

It sure looks awesome! Don't know if I can wait that much though!! Argh...

My laptop's a toughbook with japanese QWERTY keyboard, so I'm used to exotic keyboard and typing.

As long as I can specify from which region it should operate as, having a Q actually written on the key, but with an actual A on screen, that does not really matter that much .

French Filco Majestouch uses brown switch. Anything with Clear switches? Just wondering.

Oh another feature I'm just thinking of while watching the steel series keyboard: any chance some of these keyboards having NO left windows key? Thought it was brilliant that they removed the left windows key from their G7 / G6v2.

Yours,
--Jay
post #11312 of 14567
Overclock.net Edition DK-9008's by Ducky do. You can set both Windows keys to disabled. Requires no software for any of it's features.

The only thing is that you'll have to contact TankGuys on the forums via PM and have them setup an international order for you.

The keyboards are US ANSI layout. Though as you said, that's not a problem for you.
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Yeah, Tator, that song is probably her most pop-y. It's got a catchy 40's/50's vibe. If you listen to some of the other songs off of her album, like "New York" and "Do you want the truth or something beautiful?", they are much more melodic, vocally speaking.

Not Melody Gardot levels of vocals, but she has a wonderful edge to her voice which I love. Plus the fact that she is British, and her actual speaking voice is very timid and cute.

Now I just need to find someone to go with, London is a scary place on your own.

Anyhow, enough about her, this is a keyboard thread!
    
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post #11314 of 14567
Tator_tot,

You just made my day

Well actually it's my night...

Who cares?! You made my week

Trully yours,
--Jay
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I'm glad I could help out.

I forgot to mention before, but right now; only Deck Keyboards come with Cherry MX-Clear switches sadly. I own one, and I love my clears. There are some Cherry brand keyboards that come with them. Though it's kinda grab bag unless you can directly ask.
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post #11316 of 14567
Quote:
Originally Posted by helius View Post
Just wanted to read someone's opinion about it before I get it, I found couple on geekhack though.
Well I was just going to say that I own a Filco Majestouch Tactile Click, and I think that it is a very high-quality keyboard. It just makes me want to type! So without writing a mini-essay, all I can say is that I highly recommend it.


Tator Tot: Can you incorporate something into the Guide about how good mechanical keyboards just make you want to type? I am stealing this from the Amazon.com product page for those colored Filcos, and I think it's a great way to briefly explain one reason why mechanical keyboards can be a far superior choice to rubber dome keyboards. The phrase was "These keyboards must make you want to type.". But, I think that this applies to all good mechanical keyboards. So, I think we can say something like, "Why should you consider a mechanical keyboard? One reason is because they just make you want to type!"

Quote:
Originally Posted by SmokinWaffle View Post
I sent off my BlackWidow today, and went back to my Sidewinder X4.

It's weird, but I actually prefer it over the blues that I had. I like the silence, and it feels really good, and my WPM is up. This is rubber domes with almost laptop style keys.

Not sure if it's because my BlackWidow switches went stiff or what, but now I have £130 to buy a Filco, and I'm not even sure I want it.
I think that as long as you don't get another BlackWidow or an actual iOne-branded board, then you will love it for its entire life. For example: I've had my Filco Majestouch Tactile Click for almost a year (since last March 9th), and it still feels and sounds just as good as it did when I unboxed it.
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post #11317 of 14567
Quote:
Originally Posted by jayblast View Post
French Filco Majestouch uses brown switch. Anything with Clear switches? Just wondering.
Only the Deck and some Cherry-made keyboards have the Clear switches. They are going to become even more rare now that Cherry has announced that the clear switches are going to be discontinued.
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post #11318 of 14567
i thought cherry was making the minimum order 10x larger, and not fully canceling them.
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post #11319 of 14567
Quote:
Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
Modern Mechanical Keyboards
Overclock.net Edition Ducky DK9008

Link
: Overclock.net
Price: $110 ($140 for special edition)
Switch Type: Cherry MX Blues or Cherry MX Browns
Switch Mounting: Plate
Keycap Printing: Pad Printing (standard) Laser Etched and dye filled (special edition)
Key Shape: Sculpted
Interface: PS/2 or USB
Rollover: NKRO (PS/2) | 6+4 key (USB)
Layout: US ANSI
Extra Features: Detachable USB Cable, Fn Media Keys, Swappable Caps Lock & Control, Windows Keys Disable, 4 macro keys, Windows Key & Alt keys switchable.
Drawbacks:
Really looking for one solid place of information on this board. My question is where do you find the special edition? Tankguys doesn't list the keycap printing.
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Quote:
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Really looking for one solid place of information on this board. My question is where do you find the special edition? Tankguys doesn't list the keycap printing.
Special Edition is the $140 model. They are PBT caps that are lazered and infilled.
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