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Really? Ok great I won't give up then. I was about ready to give up and buy something with cherry switches . I was having a hard time getting them to not bottom out even with my fingers flat, I can't even imagine doing it with curved fingers at normal speed .

That seems odd though, of course I've just always typed with my fingers curved I guess since that's the way it's done for piano (like holding a ball in the palm of your hand).

Once I can get this down, the tactile one will be much quieter...then maybe I can do some mods to it
Well, I guess I was saying that my fingers used to be more curled/curved than they are now. But the way I'm doing it now is straighter/flatter and my accuracy has improved. It also feels easier to type. But there does come a point where if my fingers are TOO straight, then it's slightly more difficult.

I would say that I'm trying to use the pads of my fingers as opposed to the tips. Making this effort seems to force me to use the best typing technique possible in order to maximize my speed and accuracy. But this is difficult if I keep my wrists planted. Hovering the wrists while typing also increases typing accuracy and speed because your hands have complete freedom of movement.

Here are some videos I found of people typing on Majestouch boards (hehe I love the Majestouch) who I feel have fairly correct technique, including hovering wrists.

film_go.pngYouTube- Filco Majestouch Tactile Keyboard Pink
film_go.pngYouTube- Filco Majestouch N Key Rollover Tactile Keyboard

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoxRABlCWIw#t=0m7s (mute your volume first before watching this one and only watch until he stops typing which is basically the end of what I'm looking to show)

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film_go.pngYouTube- AOUR打éµä¸*6(FILCO FKBN87ML/EB 黒軸) ã€HD】
film_go.pngYouTube- Tenkeyless Non Click
Edited by TwoCables - 4/10/10 at 1:00am
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any idea if I can do this on the sidewinder x6 detatchable NUMPAD only? thx
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any idea if I can do this on the sidewinder x6 detatchable NUMPAD only? thx
uh do what?

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Hey, I live in Canada and I want to get my hands on a Das Keyboard Professional or Silent but I kinda wanted to see it first before I drop ~$130 on a keyboard... Are there any stores that carry these so I can see it/try it out? I don't really have the money to buy a cheap keyboard to test, then buy one of these afterwords. If there are no stores, is there a Canadian retailer I can use so I don't have to order from the states and pay the insane customs fees?
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I have a buddy in Toronto with a Das Professional S. Maybe I could put you guys in touch? He's up near Oshawa I think.
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I have a buddy in Toronto with a Das Professional S. Maybe I could put you guys in touch? He's up near Oshawa I think.
That would be sweet, he lookin to sell? Oshawa is probably a 20-30 minute drive, so its pretty close.

Just found out NCIX has the Professional as well .
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No, I don't think he'd sell it. He effing loves it and just got it a month or two ago.

But he might let you take a look at it, try it out, decide if you want one.


I have to go for a bit, but when I get back I'll IM him and ask if he'd be up to it.
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No, I don't think he'd sell it. He effing loves it and just got it a month or two ago.

But he might let you take a look at it, try it out, decide if you want one.


I have to go for a bit, but when I get back I'll IM him and ask if he'd be up to it.
Haha fair enough, that would be sick. Wouldn't be able to do it until after the 18th since I'm at school until then, but after than anytime works.
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Just IMd him, he's AFK, but he should be on later. If he's interested I'll put you guys in touch.
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Just IMd him, he's AFK, but he should be on later. If he's interested I'll put you guys in touch.
Alright, sweet, thanks!
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