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So, does anyone make a mechanical switch keyboard with some multimedia keys??????
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I just ordered a Majestouch otaku with cherry browns.

I thought about it a lot, and the noise of the blues is just not for me, no matter how comfortable they are. I'm not the only one that lives in my house.
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Originally Posted by skycyclepilot View Post
So, does anyone make a mechanical switch keyboard with some multimedia keys??????
I have a G80-8200, and it comes with some software that lets you program media keys and macros on the relegendable keys with relative ease. Though, I snatched it up for a ridiculous price, and even I'll admit to pay full sticker for this board is insane.
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post #4694 of 14567
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I just ordered a Majestouch otaku with cherry browns.

I thought about it a lot, and the noise of the blues is just not for me, no matter how comfortable they are. I'm not the only one that lives in my house.
Do you have a Frys near you? They stock SIIG mechanical KBs with cherry blues. You should at least give them a shot. I'd hold off on ordering from EKBs also like Imnop said, they have a strict no return policy. Order from Das' store and try them out before making a commitment.
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Just got my MBP from college. So I'm thinking about getting a HHKB Pro 2 for it and setting it up like this.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/xsphat/3413262807/
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post #4696 of 14567
Quote:
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I just ordered a Majestouch otaku with cherry browns.

I thought about it a lot, and the noise of the blues is just not for me, no matter how comfortable they are. I'm not the only one that lives in my house.
You did the right thing. I mean, you went with the switch type that you think you will like the most!

However, are you ready to avoid bottoming out so that you're not making a bunch of noise? I mean, as I pointed out before, the clicks of the Cherry MX Blues are quieter than the sound of bottoming out the keys; the clicks are not that loud at all.
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Nah I know I will bottom out. In fact I want to.

I LOVE the lower pitched hit of the cherry browns. The blue's click is just annoying to me.
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post #4698 of 14567
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Just got my MBP from college. So I'm thinking about getting a HHKB Pro 2 for it and setting it up like this.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/xsphat/3413262807/
That's why I'm getting a Thinkpad. The keyboard isn't great, but at least I don't need to spend money on a space saving keyboard to make up for it.

(though if I did I'd get a SIIG Minitouch )
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Even a Thinkpad wouldn't be sufficient.
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Regarding the SIIG Minitouch, what's the difference between the Minitouch & Minitouch Plus ?
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