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post #1591 of 14551
I'm happy to announce that Phase 1 - which is eliminating the need to have a USB port on my keyboard - is complete. I purchased a 6-foot USB extension cable from MonoPrice.com and attached it to a convenient place for my mouse. This allows me to retain a completely wireless feel by eliminating the weight of the cable. Now the entire weight of the cable is resting on my keyboard tray!

I also purchased a little 1.5-foot USB extension cable to extend the short cable of the Majestouch Tactile Click NKRO. After measuring, I discovered that I'm going to need it!

So yeah, I'm 1 step closer!
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The guide has been updated again.

But it's still got a ways to go.
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Regarding the Filco full KB would it be possible to add a mini usb hub? I can't seem to find any pics from the front and side right to see if there is any room. Is there?
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post #1594 of 14551
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Regarding the Filco full KB would it be possible to add a mini usb hub? I can't seem to find any pics from the front and side right to see if there is any room. Is there?
Yes, but it'll have to be one of those ultra small ones.
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post #1595 of 14551
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Regarding the Filco full KB would it be possible to add a mini usb hub? I can't seem to find any pics from the front and side right to see if there is any room. Is there?
I don't think there is. I suppose you could mod it, but it would probably be easier to get a board that already has one. I recommend Das if you want a keyboard with a USB hub and/or media keys.
post #1596 of 14551
The Das doesn't have the Mini-B 5-pin USB port on it. It just has the Female A-type.
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post #1597 of 14551
Well I just had a look at the DAS this weekend and didn't like the feel of the whole KB and didn't like the clicky cherry blues (too loud) so I'm thinking browns will be better for me, I also had a look at Steel Series G7 and keys are too hard for everyday typing didn't like it.
I've been looking around online for cherry reds but nothing so far just that miniguru which won't be out until this fall but then that doesn't have Fn keys.
Filco seems pretty solid so I was thinking of mod to it.
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Originally Posted by Kaankin View Post
Well I just had a look at the DAS this weekend and didn't like the feel of the whole KB and didn't like the clicky cherry blues (too loud) so I'm thinking browns will be better for me, I also had a look at Steel Series G7 and keys are too hard for everyday typing didn't like it.
I've been looking around online for cherry reds but nothing so far just that miniguru which won't be out until this fall but then that doesn't have Fn keys.
Filco seems pretty solid so I was thinking of mod to it.
Have you seen any YouTube videos of what the Cherry MX Browns sound like? They're still loud, but they just don't have that tiny little metallic-like click. It's still kinda clacky.

Here are my search results for "filco majestouch cherry mx brown":

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...rch_type=&aq=f
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post #1599 of 14551
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Have you seen any YouTube videos of what the Cherry MX Browns sound like? They're still loud, but they just don't have that tiny little metallic-like click. It's still kinda clacky.

Here are my search results for "filco majestouch cherry mx brown":

http://www.youtube.com/results?searc...rch_type=&aq=f
They only make a sound when they're bottomed out. And of course when they snap back into the rest position, but every keyboard does that.
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Yes, but it'll have to be one of those ultra small ones.
Cool thx!
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