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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5 View Post
I'm typing on the M1 now. It's ok. Has a better feel than a rubber dome, but typing is relatively awkward.

The keys don't all seem to take the same pressure at the moment (might just need to be broken in). It also seems louder when you do not bottom out, because you can hear the spring ringing along with the plastic shifting on the switch. Bottoming out gives you a deeper thud (that doesn't continue to ring for a second), which in this case is the more appealing sound. lol

I suppose if they had a click as well as tactile feedback, the sound of the springs and plastic would be less noticeable. With some breaking however, I think the added noises will subside.

It really is a starter mechanical keyboard. Better served as a gateway to get into mechanical keyboards. I can feel the difference in quality in comparison to my Deck. The difference in price between my Deck and the ABS (after shipping) is $150+, and this ABS keyboard certainly doesn't feel quite that far away from the deck by any means.

If this had been my first mechanical board, I'd probably be in love right now. But as it is, I'm already married to my Deck.
that's because there is $75 of LED on a Deck keyboard! Deck has a thicker casing, better keycaps, controller and a thicker, longer steel plate! look at it lol



if the IBM Model M is a tiger tank, this is easily a panzer.

Christine
Edited by lmnop - 4/21/10 at 7:13am
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post #3212 of 14567
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that's because there is $75 of LED on a Deck keyboard! Deck has better keycaps, controller and a thicker, longer steel plate.

Christine
Oh I know all about the differences.

For $20 bucks, this thing is great, but it does have quite a few annoyances that come with it.

The LEDs really is blinding if you look straight into them also. I'm thinking of going to radio shack and grabbing something less powerful (frequency. maybe red), and some resistors. It would be worth the effort.

Oh, and the blocking really is terrible around the wasd cluster. You can only push 2-3 at a time. Pressing W+S+D (w+e+d also does this) at the same time produces nothing at all. I haven't spent much time on it, and I suspect there might be more combos like this.

At other place on the keyboard, you can push 6 keys at one time with no repercussions at all.
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Oh I know all about the differences.

For $20 bucks, this thing is great, but it does have quite a few annoyances that come with it.

The LEDs really is blinding if you look straight into them also. I'm thinking of going to radio shack and grabbing something less powerful (frequency. maybe red), and some resistors. It would be worth the effort.

Oh, and the blocking really is terrible around the wasd cluster. You can only push 2-3 at a time. Pressing W+S+D (w+e+d also does this) at the same time produces nothing at all. I haven't spent much time on it, and I suspect there might be more combos like this.

At other place on the keyboard, you can push 6 keys at one time with no repercussions at all.
try clear nail polish.

Christine
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if KBC doesn't find a distributor in North America... i'm sending Gunny in, the man that has stolen the heart of my boyfriend.

YouTube- take that.avi


IMDB has a thread of people smitten by Gunny.

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I thought you were talkin about "The Gunny"
YouTube- Full Metal Jacket - Motivational Speech
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try clear nail polish.

Christine
Hmmm. That is indeed a simpler solution.

Leave it to an engineer to over complicate a simple solution. Still might be fun to bust out the soldering iron for some mods
    
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Just tried gaming it up with the ABS M1 ( BC2, TF2, and SC2 ). I completely understand now why having a tactile bump is a disadvantage. Although the M1 was pretty good overall and will blow out most non-Mechanicals, people who really buy peripherals primarily to game should get a Linear switch.

For other uses though, I definitely see the appeal of the Tactile clicky and non-clicky Keyboards. Now i want a Tactile Clicky KB, this is a damn addiction.
Yep thats what I feel. Im looking in to Cherry Blacks from 6gv2 hopefully they release it soon.
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After missing out on the ABS M1 as my 1st mech. keyboard, I am craving one, but man they are expensive for some nice ones. My g15 has served me well, but with my now MUCH smaller desk, I cant use the keyboard tray with the keyboard and mouse, so I want to find something much smaller, maybe even something without the numpads or an ultra slim numpad or something.

from what I have read something with MX Blacks for gaming is ideal, but not so good for typing? and blue is more for both?
     
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Could I ask : How do you feel when typing on your majestouch?

How is it superior to rubber dome, in your opinion?

I'm just trying to get some opinions because I did order a majestouch but it was a last minute buy.

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Like I said: I have the Tactile Click NKRO, and I can almost guarantee you that you're going to love it; for the first time in my entire life, I am happier with my keyboard than I am with my entire computer system. I wouldn't trade the Tactile Click NKRO for anything in the world.

And yeah, the Tactile Click is indeed the board with the Cherry MX Blues.
seconded. really. if i had just one belonging, i think my filco would win over a pair of shoes. huge, huge improvement from my Razer Lycosa. every time i sit down at my computer i think of how wonderful it is to type with this keyboard.
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Got purple WASD keys and a red ESC key for my filco today. Not sure if I like them on together though...seems too many colours considering everything else I have is black. Might put the black ESC back on..will see if it grows on me first though.
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if KBC doesn't find a distributor in North America... i'm sending Gunny in, the man that has stolen the heart of my boyfriend.

YouTube- take that.avi


IMDB has a thread of people smitten by Gunny.

Christine
i agree, i would buy these only if it were easy to buy (english- like elitekeyboards) with blank keys and extra

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Got purple WASD keys and a red ESC key for my filco today. Not sure if I like them on together though...seems too many colours considering everything else I have is black. Might put the black ESC back on..will see if it grows on me first though.
pics please, i wanna see how it looks too
    
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