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The new 1.03 firmware fixes the common problems (charge duration included).

And I can't stand wired mice in the first place, so no to the Lachesis. Plus I keep my computer way up on top of my desk (it's a tall desk), so wired mice are impractical for me (unless they've got a monster cord. but that would probably be eaten by my dog or something). As it is, my Deck cord is just barely long enough (but I don't have to move that).

I really wanted to see what the fuss is about with Razer mice. I've grown tired of any logitech mice I've owned.

I used to have an MX600 until the thing started spacing out constantly. I currently own an LX8 because I couldn't find another MX600 in a store near me (I didn't have internet access at home then so newegg and other online retailers were out of the question)

I'm not changing my decision. There is no other wireless mouse I'd rather try.
that was the firmware update that increased it lol
Edited by lmnop - 6/10/10 at 7:02am
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7 Cherry G80-8113HRBUS-2 available on eBay. US Layout, Cherry MX Brown or Clear switches that are PCB Mounted, Double Shot Keycaps and Full Rollover. $15 + $8 shipping /ea

Phaedrus if you are patient they will come
Edited by lmnop - 6/10/10 at 10:30am
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7 Cherry G80-8113HRBUS-2 available on eBay. US Layout, Cherry MX Brown or Clear switches that are PCB Mounted, Double Shot Keycaps and Full Rollover. $15 + $8 shipping /ea
A friend of mine needs a new keyboard. Time to get him a gift.
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You do realize there are things called extension cables, right?
Well, I have these things called dogs, and they like to chew on cables if the dangle on the floor lol. So I just avoid the problem
    
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I've just gotten a Topre realforce (black, 55g keys), it is certainly very different from the other mechanical keyboards. I can already say it owns the blues for gaming . It will take me awhile to compare it to the deck for a real test though.

As for typing, it's pretty different so it will take some getting used to. I think I'm already starting to like it, only have had it today. At first I thought it didn't seem that good, but it's growing on me .
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I've just gotten a Topre realforce (black, 55g keys), it is certainly very different from the other mechanical keyboards. I can already say it owns the blues for gaming . It will take me awhile to compare it to the deck for a real test though.

As for typing, it's pretty different so it will take some getting used to. I think I'm already starting to like it, only have had it today. At first I thought it didn't seem that good, but it's growing on me .
That's because it's not mechanical!
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Thanks to the inordinate kindness of Phaedrus, I have been provided with a great introduction to mechanical keyboards:




The G84-4100. I hear it's not the best, but as far as I'm concerned, the typing feels nice, except that I'm constantly missing the shift, enter, and backspace keys because of how small they are. That part is just acclimation though, I'm sure I'll fall in love with it after a couple of days.

I was also the little scoundrel who snatched up the G80-8200 yesterday. I rationalize it like this. First, I just don't think the G84 is going to find a good home as my main keyboard, simply because I'd rather have a full one. It would be much better off at my dad's house, where my keyboard is half hanging off my desk. Second, for the $40 I got it for, I could partially reimburse myself by selling off my merc stealth. (I'm considering making this a freebie, which only seems proper considering the stuff I've won lately)

So, mechanical keyboarders, hi.
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That's because it's not mechanical!
Well it's partially .
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7 Cherry G80-8113HRBUS-2 available on eBay. US Layout, Cherry MX Brown or Clear switches that are PCB Mounted, Double Shot Keycaps and Full Rollover. $15 + $8 shipping /ea

Phaedrus if you are patient they will come
Interesting. Have you ever tried the clears? Thinking about grabbing one of these, but I don't want one if mx clears feel like black alps . IIRC they both require nearly the same force to activate. I know there's a chance of getting browns, but I want to be happy either way
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Interesting. Have you ever tried the clears? Thinking about grabbing one of these, but I don't want one if mx clears feel like black alps . IIRC they both require nearly the same force to activate. I know there's a chance of getting browns, but I want to be happy either way
no I haven't. a couple members here have a Deck Legend Frost with Cherry MX Clear switches. Simplified Alps in Black actuate at 65-70g. Cherry MX Clear actuate at 55g. also the G80 is PCB mounted so it won't be as clunky.

if you are thinking about picking one of these up I would do it sooner rather than later, 2 have already sold today and these will sell quickly.
Edited by lmnop - 6/11/10 at 1:44am
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