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I considered the blues but I think they will be too noisy for me...?
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I considered the blues but I think they will be too noisy for me...?
did you watch the video I posted?
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did you watch the video I posted?
I'll watch it right now.
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Watched it. I think I like the browns better. The blues have a piercing sound I dislike.
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Originally Posted by james... View Post
I considered the blues but I think they will be too noisy for me...?
The sound of the click is very similar to the click that a retractable pen makes, but only it's quieter and sounds really nice.

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Watched it. I think I like the browns better. The blues have a piercing sound I dislike.
Then I'd like for you to watch more videos. Some videos just have too much treble and some microphones represent the click incorrectly. Or, it could be that your treble is cranked up way too high. I mean, it is not piercing at all. Consider this: why would so many people love the Cherry MX Blues switches if they had a piercing sound like that? Now, don't get me wrong: I have to agree that the Das Keyboard Professional in that video does have a piercing sound, but it is an inaccurate representation of the actual sound it makes.

Here are some videos I'd like for you to watch:

As you can hear, the click that the Cherry MX Blues has does not have a piercing sound, but instead a pleasing one.

Anyway, I hope that you watch all of these videos; especially the last one.
Edited by TwoCables - 6/20/10 at 9:11pm
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Those videos just made my eardrums bleed..... What a terrible noise.

Ok, all jokes aside, the noise from the click of the blues is rather subtle. Maybe it's just me, but the sound of the blues on how they sound in person vs. youtube/internet vids was different. I can understand why people might eventually get annoyed at the constant clicking, but it is a rather pleasant clicking noise to me.
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Those videos just made my eardrums bleed..... What a terrible noise.

Ok, all jokes aside, the noise from the click of the blues is rather subtle. Maybe it's just me, but the sound of the blues on how they sound in person vs. youtube/internet vids was different. I can understand why people might eventually get annoyed at the constant clicking, but it is a rather pleasant clicking noise to me.
As it is to most people. I haven't seen a computer enthusiast who hasn't enjoyed the clicking of the Blues/Buckling springs. Granted, I haven't shown it to many. (I haven't been around these parts long, fella's.)
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Those videos just made my eardrums bleed..... What a terrible noise.

Ok, all jokes aside, the noise from the click of the blues is rather subtle. Maybe it's just me, but the sound of the blues on how they sound in person vs. youtube/internet vids was different. I can understand why people might eventually get annoyed at the constant clicking, but it is a rather pleasant clicking noise to me.
that is why I post the hothardware video for consistency. marco is a member of geekhack and showcases most mechanical key switches in the video.
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that is why I post the hothardware video for consistency. marco is a member of geekhack and showcases most mechanical key switches in the video.
+1 to this.

The sounds that Marco captures is probably most consistent with how it actually sounds in real life. I link that vid to my friends also who might be interested in Mech KBs.
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I see TwoCables linked my video.

When I get back from LA I'll make a video of the click without the keys bottoming out.

YouTube- Filco Majestouch Tenkeyless Tactile Click Otaku

Anyways, I absolutely love the click of the blues. In person, even with the keys bottoming out, the sound is really pleasant.
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