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Considering the seeming elusiveness, I almost feel like considering it.
For $236 I'd buy something with Topre switches instead.
    
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I quote myself with hopes that someone will kindly answer
there are online retailers in British Columbia that sell the Das Model S but no stores. sometimes people are not prepared for the noise other than that I haven't met anybody that didn't like a mechanical keyboard.

you can buy the Das Model S Ultimate for $104 CAD and Das Model S Professional Silent for $121 CAD at BestDirect but they are back order. DirectCanada has them even cheaper but they are listed as not available I think BestDirect and DirectCanada are owned by the same company.
Edited by lmnop - 6/27/10 at 1:30am
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post #4793 of 14567
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there are online retailers in British Columbia that sell the Das Model S but no stores. sometimes people are not prepared for the noise other than that I haven't met anybody that didn't like a mechanical keyboard.

you can buy the Das Model S Ultimate for $104 CAD and Das Model S Professional Silent for $121 CAD at BestDirect but they are back order. DirectCanada has them even cheaper but they are listed as not available I think BestDirect and DirectCanada are owned by the same company.
How about this guy below. He didn't like his too much

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Originally Posted by technodanvan View Post
Haven't decided if I'm keeping it yet. It's nice in some ways, but it's also not nice in others. If I try a mechanical after this it would need to be a linear variant...but honestly I doubt it's worth the money as a wireless keyboard seems a more beneficial/appropriate peripheral in a home office setting.
But seriously, you'll like any mechanical we hand you once you've had some time to actually use it. Then compare it against a rubber switch and tell me you'd go back. lol
    
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there are online retailers in British Columbia that sell the Das Model S but no stores. sometimes people are not prepared for the noise other than that I haven't met anybody that didn't like a mechanical keyboard.

you can buy the Das Model S Ultimate for $104 CAD and Das Model S Professional Silent for $121 CAD at BestDirect but they are back order. DirectCanada has them even cheaper but they are listed as not available I think BestDirect and DirectCanada are owned by the same company.
Oh I'm sure I will love it, but I'm just wishing for a test run to know how much. $130 is quite a bit to be spending on a mere keyboard. I'm haveing a tough time deciding between a keyboard or an SSD.
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Oh I'm sure I will love it, but I'm just wishing for a test run to know how much. $130 is quite a bit to be spending on a mere keyboard. I'm haveing a tough time deciding between a keyboard or an SSD.
I'd say as an SSD owner (for my laptop) get one. They are VERY quick. And honestly worth it as the difference is noticeable.

Though I do love my Mech Keyboards.
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I'd say as an SSD owner (for my laptop) get one. They are VERY quick. And honestly worth it as the difference is noticeable.

Though I do love my Mech Keyboards.
I have asked tons of people and half of them say SSD, other half say keyboard. I think it would just really make a difference if I had the chance to try a mechanical keyboard before I make my decision.
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Ok, first off, I'm not just trolling, I've got an honest question. Having tried many different mechanical keyboards, each borrowed from friends for several days of normal use, I've decided that I don't like any mechanical keyboard, with any type of switch, enough to justify spending an obscene amount of money on. Mechanical keyboards offer no features over my G15v2, and what (minimal) features they have cannot make up for the disparity in price. My G15 has many features that I use every day, and it was only $60 after rebate. Compare that to these mechanical keyboards that have no media buttons, no macro buttons, no backlighting (ok, some of the $100+ keyboards have them...), sometimes no numpad... I find typing on my G15 extremely comfy, and while typing on some mechanical keyboards is kind of comfy, what am I supposed to find to justify the price? The quality? Please, my cheapo rubber dome keyboards have lasted for years with no degradation. My G15 has lasted through plenty of abuse. The features? What features, clickyness? If mechanical keyboards had the same features as my G15, at a sub $100 price point, I'd consider it, but... Why should I bother with a more expensive, less useful keyboard? Sorry if this is a bit harsh, but I don't see anything to justify the obscene price tag on these things.
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My G15 feels like mushy goop when I type on it, my mechanicals don't.
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Well, that's just an opinion. I happen to like the soft feel.
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post #4800 of 14567
Which ones have you used? There are crappy mechanical keyboards out there. If you've used a G81, then that would explain it.
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