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Heh, you overestimate my ability. :\\
It's really easy to learn, just go on typingweb.com you don't even need to register. Touch typing is hard at first but it's worth it.
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It's really easy to learn, just go on typingweb.com you don't even need to register. Touch typing is hard at first but it's worth it.
Hmm, I'll try this website out. Thanks!
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Alright, Filco gave me a refund. I almost feel bad, though. Considering they were nice enough to give me a refund because I accidentally ordered the wrong keyboard. (the full NKRO version is $25 more expensive when including shipping, I really don't want to spend even more than I am now.)

I'm going to try my luck with the Das. Thanks for the help, TwoCables and Christine.

EDIT: Only problem is, that Das uses Cherry Blues doesn't it? I really wanted browns, as blues seem to be louder and worse for gaming.

And what do I make of this? (3-key rollover?)
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The "Das Keyboard Model S" constitutes the latest addition to the lineup, as of late 2009. It contains revised electronics to address some of the common complaints along with supporting media keys and PS/2 operation. Again, it is shipped in both Ultimate (unlabeled) and Professional (labeled) versions, both 104- and 105-key, with the addition of a labeled Professional Silent model featuring non-clicky but tactile MX brown stem keyswitches. The latter is intended for applications demanding lower noise levels than obtained with the regular clicky MX blue stem switches while retaining a similar tactile characteristic. [4] [5] [6] First samples showed improvements in areas where the previous model had problems, however they did not bear out the manufacturer's claim of "N-key rollover", instead being capable of 3-key rollover only. -Wikipedia

Edited by Maytan - 5/7/10 at 3:49pm
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try scorpius m10?
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try scorpius m10?
Perhaps. I was getting pretty excited about the Das' media keys though.... I'm almost tempted just to get a cheap keyboard and live with it.
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Perhaps. I was getting pretty excited about the Das' media keys though.... I'm almost tempted just to get a cheap keyboard and live with it.
I thought Das stopped making the media keys version? I'd send the place you're ordering from an email to be sure before ordering.
    
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http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/daskemospr.html

^this place that Christine mentioned.

I don't know for sure, but I'd be happy with any mechanical keyboard at that price. (with NKRO, mind you.) But I really wanted Browns, so I don't know now...
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http://www.sidewindercomputers.com/daskemospr.html

^this place that Christine mentioned.

I don't know for sure, but I'd be happy with any mechanical keyboard at that price. (with NKRO, mind you.) But I really wanted Browns, so I don't know now...
It does say that it has them in the description, yet I only see 1 picture with them. At worst you can complain
    
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It does say that it has them in the description, yet I only see 1 picture with them. At worst you can complain
Yeah, even then I could live without them. (I'd just prefer them) I'd jump right on this if it were the silent model, but it's not. :\\
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Alright, Filco gave me a refund. I almost feel bad, though. Considering they were nice enough to give me a refund because I accidentally ordered the wrong keyboard. (the full NKRO version is $25 more expensive when including shipping, I really don't want to spend even more than I am now.)

I'm going to try my luck with the Das. Thanks for the help, TwoCables and Christine.

EDIT: Only problem is, that Das uses Cherry Blues doesn't it? I really wanted browns, as blues seem to be louder and worse for gaming.

And what do I make of this? (3-key rollover?)
when the Das Model S was launched last year it had a firmware problem. Metadot recalled it and it's been corrected.

there is nothing wrong with the Das Model S.
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