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Originally Posted by yayitsdan View Post
That make sense lol. I've been using a g15 for the longest time. This new keyboard is like a breath of fresh air.

I'm relatively new to mechanical keyboards (as you can probably tell). Is it easy to replace the switches (or springs if I'm understanding this right). Is it likely that I will have to do that for maintenance or anything?
It's very easy, it's just a matter of soldering/desoldering two contact points. You can just swap switches out with less-used keys on your board (like scroll lock), or buy replacement switches from digi-key for between $0.50-$1.00 per switch depending on which type you have.

But no it's not likely you'll have to do it, at least not for many, many years.


Switching the springs, like I intend to do, doesn't fix anything. It just changes the feel of the switch. MX Blacks are pretty stiff, so I want to swap their spring with a lighter one. Basically making them the equivalent of MX Reds, except since you can't really find them here in the US I gotta do it this way.
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| Hi Nathanael,
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| I'm sorry you are having trouble with your keyboard, however I will be happy to assist you with an exchange.
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| Please send your keyboard and all accessories to:
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| Das Keyboard
| Attn: EMA ******** (censored )
| 9020 North Capital of Texas Highway
| Bldg 1, Suite 365
| Austin, TX 78759
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| ***Please print this correspondence and include in your shipment.
| ***Keyboard must be received within 30 days of this number assignment.
|
| The keyboard must be properly packed for shipping. If damage occurs as a result of improper packaging your exchange may be affected. For more details on the EMA process please review here: http://www.daskeyboard.com/guarantee.php
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| All keyboards are tested before replacements are sent. Replacement keyboards are typically shipped within five (5) business days of receiving the keyboard.
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| Kind regards,
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| Erin
Thank you Metadot!
Edited by Maytan - 5/21/10 at 10:30pm
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I find it ironic when a keyboard company makes a typo lol. (EMA not RMA).
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
I find it ironic when a keyboard company makes a typo lol. (EMA not RMA).
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We will provide you with a RMA number for refund or an EMA number for repair and exchange
^Actually, Metadot is a bit different.
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
I find it ironic when a keyboard company makes a typo lol. (EMA not RMA).
Perhaps they were using their own keyboards.

*troll smile*
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Perhaps they were using their own keyboards.

*troll smile*
I lol'd.
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Just got my Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless Tactile Click "Otaku" today! Im loving it, so much better to type and even game on then my crappy Logitech g11. This keyboard is pure sex. Here are some pics:





Sorry about quality taken with my phone camera.
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^Actually, Metadot is a bit different.
What the heck does EMA mean then? lol. RMA simply is return material authorization, which fits perfectly for both situations :l.
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Yeah, that's true. I think it means exchange, though. (as opposed to return) They got a bit more specific about it.
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post #4000 of 14551
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
What the heck does EMA mean then? lol. RMA simply is return material authorization, which fits perfectly for both situations :l.
Exchanged Material Authorization.

It's used when just a small piece is broken. An RMA Is usually when the whole item is broken and needs to be shipped back.

Though, say you get a bad backplate to PCI/PCIe card on a server, you won't RMA the server as a whole, just EMA the bracket:

IE: they send you a new bracket and you fix it yourself.
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