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Would the kinesis be a good choice for him? I know they used to be mechanical, but not sure now.
 
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Ended up ordering a Das with Cherry Blues.

Was flip-flopping between it and WASD. Decided that the white keys I was gonna get with WASD were probably gonna get dirty (I'm not the best at keeping my desk clean...) sooner rather than later, and with shipping and whatnot Das came up to be about $40 cheaper (no student discount sadly, as that's only for Americans).
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Would the kinesis be a good choice for him? I know they used to be mechanical, but not sure now.
The Advantage and Advantage Pro are, they use Cherry MX-Brown switches in them.

They would be a great choice for someone looking to get an ergonomic mechanical keyboard.
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Linear Cherry MX Switches allow you to push the switch half way down and it actuates. The same as Tactile or Clicky Cherry MX switches.

As for a Red LED Backlit board; I would suggest waiting a bit for Cooler Master's offering to come out.

It should be more affordable than the Deck; feature the same Cherry MX-Black switches, but offer more features.

Build quality and details have yet to be announced but at Computex, they said it would come out this year.

does anyone have any idea when the cooler master board is planned to be released?
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With global warming the Cooler Master may take a while.
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With global warming the Cooler Master may take a while.
Keyboards are definitely your thing, but jokes...
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...are about as bad as the mistakes in the OCN Mechanical Keyboard Guide.

The 3KRO Black Widow thing really should be fixed. Embarrassing.

I think he said, "schnell Mein Herr!".


This is my earlier version, the IBM Storm Trooper.

Edited by ripster - 8/24/11 at 10:57am
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does anyone have any idea when the cooler master board is planned to be released?
They haven't said a release date yet for the US market.

You could PM CMCarter and see if he's got a rough time frame for you.
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Any other mechanical keyboards without the letters on the key?
I only know of the Das and the Happy Hacker
    
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RealForce.

Even the Black on Charcoal is almost blank.


Also see the Enter The White Ninja Filco post.
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