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Originally Posted by W4LNUT5 View Post
http://translate.googleusercontent.c...bo8WGWAuCdOpLg

Link to the Program as I wanted it. lol

Hopefully the link still works after I post it.
That looks like an old version, here's ver 1.
This is ver2 Beta 3 (Beta 4 is latest but rar needs a pass)
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I have used program called keyjam (key jammer). It came in with some open source game. The program should give same results as any other tester.
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This is because it all boils down to personal preference. In the end, the only person in the entire world who can decide what the best keyboard is for you is you.
I think you're missing the point he's making, which is that it could very well be worth the large price difference for the small difference between the keyboards, even if you prefer the filco slightly.
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here is a unbox video if anyone is interested.

http://www.viddler.com/explore/TestFreaks/videos/371/

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If TwoCables didn't have salesman talents, I would have chosen the DasKeyboard.

I'm serious.
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My cousins got back to me, the shop said that it will take around a month to get the Cherry 3494 in stock. Aunt leaves in 2 1/2 weeks though :/.

Here's hoping that Taobao might be able to deliver this under 2 weeks :x.
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I think you're missing the point he's making, which is that it could very well be worth the large price difference for the small difference between the keyboards, even if you prefer the filco slightly.
Actually, what he was saying was that after he ordered the Filco, he started to notice that some people on here prefer the Das keyboard over the Filco, and that scared him; it made him begin to think that perhaps he made a bad purchase (which is something that he has expressed several times now in a different way each time). It made him think that perhaps he just made a huge mistake and that he bought an inferior, or perhaps a "bad" mechanical keyboard.

So therefore, I felt that I needed to once again tell him that they're almost equals and that the reason why some people prefer it over the Filco is simply due to personal preference. It's like comparing two of the best shoes in a particular category (like running shoes) and then having varying opinions on these shoes all over the place. I'm not saying that these are the two best keyboards, but I'm just saying that since we're only comparing these two, then it's like my comparison.

Crazy9000, I know that you don't know the following, so I'll fill you in: our friend Yann has been going back and forth on his feelings of the Tactile Click NKRO ever since he ordered it. He hasn't received it yet, but he's flip-flopping due to seeing some people say that the Tactile Click NKRO is superior to the Model S Professional, and yet others saying that the Model S Professional is the superior keyboard.

Unfortunately, some people (who shall remain nameless) tried to convince Yann that the Model S Professional crushes the Tactile Click NKRO. So therefore, when I saw him say "Seems like some of the OCN'ers prefer the Das over the Filco, that scared me.", I knew that I had to once again ease his mind by saying that it all boils down to personal preference.

So no: I didn't miss anything at all.
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What's up with these "Ducky" keyboards I've come across recently? They look like a filco clone
    
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Unfortunately, some people (who shall remain nameless) tried to convince Yann that the Model S Professional crushes the Tactile Click NKRO. So therefore, when I saw him say "Seems like some of the OCN'ers prefer the Das over the Filco, that scared me.", I knew that I had to once again ease his mind by saying that it all boils down to personal preference.
I agree, the Das doesn't "blow the filco out of the water." That is an exaggeration. They both have things people might prefer. I just wish you wouldn't jump on people when they make their argument for the Das, and just point out why you prefer the filco.

From what I've seen, Yann had to get the keyboard imported because they don't sell them where he lives. That will mean you'll be the only one with that keyboard pretty much, which I think will add to the cool factor. I'm sure he will be satisfied with his purchase, as Twocables has pointed out, it is a nice keyboard.
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What's up with these "Ducky" keyboards I've come across recently? They look like a filco clone
The DK-9000 and DK-9008 are like better Filcos with a few more features.

http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?t...ight=ducky+kbc

And where to buy. Will cost a lot to get imported though.

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