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Stupid question, but are there any low profile keycaps that will fit a Leopold Tenkeyless? I can deal with the space bar not being changed, but I do love low profile keys...
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Stupid question, but are there any low profile keycaps that will fit a Leopold Tenkeyless? I can deal with the space bar not being changed, but I do love low profile keys...

I'm not 100% sure what you mean by low profile, but if you mean shorter, then no. The stem of Charry MX switches makes it pretty well impossible to have shorter keycaps than what is already on the board. If you pop a keycap off you will see what I am talking about.
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post #13073 of 14567
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I'm not 100% sure what you mean by low profile, but if you mean shorter, then no. The stem of Charry MX switches makes it pretty well impossible to have shorter keycaps than what is already on the board. If you pop a keycap off you will see what I am talking about.

It would be possible to have the tops like laptop keys though, just with longer travel distance. I just don't know of any tongue.gif

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Yes it would, and you can also take a look at the "wet newspaper" Cherry MY's which are low profile. tongue.gif
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Have you looked at scissor switch boards? They may be low like what you are wanting. The X4 is a good board and Irocks makes a nice one too.
Here is an Irocks list:

This one has a nice look: KR-6402-BK

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post #13076 of 14567
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Have you looked at scissor switch boards? They may be low like what you are wanting. The X4 is a good board and Irocks makes a nice one too.
Here is an Irocks list:
This one has a nice look: KR-6402-BK
Good luck

No sadly, scissor switches don't have the key rollover or the polling that I need for gaming from my experience...
post #13077 of 14567
The sidewinder should work good. 26 key rollover.

Polling shouldn't be an issue with any keyboard, even free Dell ones... if there is any amount of delay something is incredibly wrong with your keyboard.
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post #13078 of 14567
Look for Cherry G84-4100 with ML switches, or a SIIG Minitouch (make sure you get the mechanical version, I believe they also do a horrid membrane version too).
ML switches do have issues with baulking or sticking when keys are hit off-centre though, so they aren't always a great choice.
I'd just get a leopold if I were you though. I was a long-term scissor switch user and thought I would have issues going to a higher profile mechanical keyboard, but the tactility and feel more than make up for it. Not had any finger strain.
post #13079 of 14567
Hey guys, I don't know if it's appropriate to ask it here but my backspace and enter keys are having problem right now, it feels really "itchy" and "sticky" if you know what I mean, should I take them out and clean them ? first thing in mind is there is Coke liquid under the keys, however, I don't know why it only happens to 2 keys but not the rest.
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Are there any MX Blue boards with old school layouts? By that I mean the double row Enter key and the short single key sized backspace key. I've been using this keyboard, minus a 2 year or so break for literally my entire typing life. I have no idea what switches it has, just that it's a Chicony KB-2961. Some say it's a dome keyboard, but it does type much better than the G15 I had, which makes me doubt that it has domes. No idea how to take the keys off, don't want to damage it.
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