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post #4021 of 14564
Nice to see so many fans of mechanical keyboards

I've been using a Raptor K1 for 4-5 years now and it's the best keyboard i've ever owned.Just managed to pick a brand new up off ebay for £10.00 as the person had listed it in the wrong section,should keep me going for a while.
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post #4022 of 14564
I got a Filco Majestouch Tactile Touch NKRO Otaku with Cherry Browns two weeks ago... in love with it.

I'm trying to decide if I should keep my ABS M1 as a backup or give it away to a person who missed out on the deal
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post #4023 of 14564
What Cherry switch would the M1's switch compare to the most in terms of actuating and reset point?
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post #4024 of 14564
Quote:
Originally Posted by Marin View Post
What Cherry switch would the M1's switch compare to the most in terms of actuating and reset point?
MX Reds or MX Blacks.

The difference between the two is the force needed.
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post #4025 of 14564
Cherry MX Red are Linear 45g 2/4mm
Fukkas are Tactile 60g 1.5/3.5mm
Cherry MX Clear are Tactile 55g 2/4mm
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post #4026 of 14564
Cherry 3494 has finally shipped, will post pics once it gets here.
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post #4027 of 14564
congratulations

Edit: how did you order it?
Edited by lmnop - 5/23/10 at 11:15pm
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post #4028 of 14564
Hi guys,

Just want to let you know I now have a Red Cherry MX keyboard. Typing wise, this is the best of the bunch that I have tried, 10x better than the blacks for typing and slightly more comfortable than the brown's. Very light to the touch yet bouncy enough for gaming. Though I still think the blacks in the end are better for game, the reds is really the true jack of all trades.

Lastly, I just want to say that the G80-3494 keyboard has a somewhat cheap feel to it. Though the key action is fine, the keyboard is very light. In comparison, the Steelseries 7G weight x5 the weight of one of these cherry boards. Also the keycaps are not as good as the Steelseries ones, they are too slippery and are somewhat low profile. This is probably a personal preference. I now have filco keycaps on the G80 keyboard and it works pretty well (though the 7G's keycaps were the best of the bunch but I had to return the whole thing).
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post #4029 of 14564
of course it weighs more it has a multimedia hub and wrist rest.
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post #4030 of 14564
Quote:
Originally Posted by lmnop View Post
of course it weighs more it has a multimedia hub and wrist rest.
Not to mention the wrist rest is like half the weight.
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