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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
According to the OP of this thread/guide, the Clears are 55g. They also have the internal mechanism of the Browns, but with the spring of the Blacks.
My own in-house testing done with mouse weights and all the change I had on me confirmed that Cherry Clears (or the ones used in the Deck Legend at least) don't actuate below 65g. They seemed very close though - I'm guessing around 70g is their actuation point.
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post #1642 of 14551
I want a tenkeyless with reds... anyone find one let me know!
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post #1643 of 14551
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"That guy didn't give a Unicomp a 10/10 for typing! "

Uh oh hahaha.


Hey Manyak, for a person who've used both the tenkeyless and the 104 version of the filco, which one do you like better in terms of desk organization and spacing? Does it feel any different for not having a num pad at all?
My desk couldn't care less about the extra space. The section I sit at is 72"x48", just about big enough to be a small dining table lol.

But the tenkeyless was better in that it let the mouse stay closer to the center, so I didn't have to reach out as far to the right to use it. But I found that with how much I type in IP addresses and stuff while working at it I was going absolutely nuts not having the keypad.

When I get myself a separate gaming keyboard it won't have a numpad for sure though.

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I want a tenkeyless with reds... anyone find one let me know!
Here. You'll have to wait a little bit though.
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My own in-house testing done with mouse weights and all the change I had on me confirmed that Cherry Clears (or the ones used in the Deck Legend at least) don't actuate below 65g. They seemed very close though - I'm guessing around 70g is their actuation point.
Yeah those graphs are a bit off, even though they are directly from the Cherry Corp datasheet. So I went with other user's reports over the graphs.

Can you retest them using just nickels?
Edited by Manyak - 2/17/10 at 7:22pm
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I want a tenkeyless with reds... anyone find one let me know!
Greetings ya'll. Heres a cheap option (non nkro) for spacesaver keyboard with reds. Requires some modifying but you aren't afraid of a little elbowgrease?
http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?t=8795
Total is $47 shipped, spacesaver board with cherry reds, (not NKRO) do it yourself style.

Check out geekhack for more info about mech keyboards then you would ever want.

Just wanted to chime in about spacesaver size and midline mouse positioning-
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My keyboards: Compaq MX 11800, G86-62410EUAGSA "Ricecar SPOS", Topre 86UK, Pinkalicious Filco Blue Cherry, Chicony KB-5181, Dell AT101W

Keyboard dimensions in inches (Length X Height) - Length is most important for a midline mouse position
HHKB: 11.6 x 4.3
Filco Tenkeyless: 14 x 5.3
Cherry G86-62410EUAGSA: 14 x 7.75
Topre Realforce 86u 14.4 x 6.65
IBM Model M Spacesaver: 15.3 x 7
Compaq Mx11800 / Cherry G80-11900: 16.25 x 7.5
Filco Standard: 17.3 x 5.4
Unicomp Endurapro: 17.9 x 7.1
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Yup there's always the option to make them yourself
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Yeah those graphs are a bit off, even though they are directly from the Cherry Corp datasheet. So I went with other user's reports over the graphs.

Can you retest them using just nickels?
I want to, but I keep forgetting to pick up a roll when I'm at the bank. I'll try to remember though.
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I wanted to buy some keyboards off the classified from Geekhack. However during my registration it asked the question what was the first three letter synonym for input devices like keyboard, mouse. I tried three times and couldn't get the answer. Then I said screw it and ordered a tenkeyless from elitekeyboards XD


I'm not very smart, no.
    
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I wanted to buy some keyboards off the classified from Geekhack. However during my registration it asked the question what was the first three letter synonym for input devices like keyboard, mouse. I tried three times and couldn't get the answer. Then I said screw it and ordered a tenkeyless from elitekeyboards XD


I'm not very smart, no.
USB?

Although I'll admit I tried PS2 first.
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