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If you pay attention to how it actuates it does actuate a lot later than it resets...
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I am looking at a Filco. It supports OS X but i don't know if you can disable the Windows key (i can do it by modifying the registry but i am looking for a quicker method).

Currently i am using an Altec keyboard which i bought back in 1995 with my first PC. It is heavy, mechanical (white switches) and has a metal back-plate.
Being so old it doesn't have a Windows key and unfortunately doesn't support anti-ghosting.
It is amazing that although i use it on a daily basis all keys work perfectly and the lettering hasn't rub-off!
You can easily change the windows key to be the cmd key and the alt key to be the alt key or vice versa in the system preferences in OS X.
No tool needed, everything built in already.
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If you pay attention to how it actuates it does actuate a lot later than it resets...
Just check the force diagrams. go to page one of the MKG. they are all basically the same for the operation point and reset point. the only one that does not have the same operation point and reset point is blue, and it is VERY close. we are talking 1mm. Any difference in the "BUMP" that you feel is not related to the operation and reset point. the bump is there for you to just feel the key. the bumps have not been syncronized with the operation and reset points. maybe cherry will make one in the future where the bump is the same on the stroke and backstroke, with the operation point and reset points set at the "crest" of the bump. i doubt it tho.
I have a 7G on one of my gameing computers and a Noppoo choc with blue switches on the other. i game on both. i have never had a problem with double tapping or anythign on the blue switches. but then again i do not play starcraft 2 compedatively, and i dont make 120 opperations per second....
Edited by BigT - 9/14/11 at 3:36pm
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If you pay attention to how it actuates it does actuate a lot later than it resets...
A lot of people seem to be able to use them fine anyways. I'm not one of them.
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Actually it actuates and resets earlier than the bump (going in either direction), if anything you'll release it without meaning to, instead of not releasing enough for it to reset, which is why some people don't like blues for gaming.
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Actually it actuates and resets earlier than the bump (going in either direction), if anything you'll release it without meaning to, instead of not releasing enough for it to reset, which is why some people don't like blues for gaming.
That's what I wanted to say too. The force diagram does not say anything about reset and actuation points.
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does the force diagram not point with a line and a dot to the operation point and reset point on the force curve. to show you where it happens as the key travles?? i am not talking about the animated picture of the switch. i am talking about the graph that shows the travel distance of the switch related to force. it shows you everything. for each switch.
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does the force diagram not point with a line and a dot to the operation point and reset point on the force curve. to show you where it happens as the key travles?? i am not talking about the animated picture of the switch. i am talking about the graph that shows the travel distance of the switch related to force. it shows you everything. for each switch.
Yes, the graphs are showing that.
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Well I wanted to read the hole post and all the reply's but that will take me ages and am using my iPhone, witch not mechanical Or any type of keyboards u wrote lol

Any way I would love tO buy a mechanical keyboard and noise or price is not a big problem the main issue it's I play lots of games and type alot I have MacBook pro and I find the keyboard is super good but when I touched the razorback widow I know wt u guys mean by mechanical keyboard it's amazing and ye if I get used to it it will be way better then another type.

But I was thinking Of razor anansi I need these extra keys especially for gaming I macro crazily and the backlit ofc so am confused between mechanical keyboards and anansi plz give some advice guys
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