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I do fine with my Blues when gaming.
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post #4912 of 14567
It depends on how you game I guess. With the blues, you need to lift your finger all the way up before pressing the key down again.

For me, I'm trying to switch too fast so the blues aren't very good.
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post #4913 of 14567
hmm not sure if the blues will be good for me sense i do have too hit the keys really fast in some games like driving cars in apb or gtas which requires alot of fast switching and i hold the key half way down...

but i still have time sense i just got the m1 a week ago and loveing it so problee in couple months or so pretty much depens on how the abs m1 holds up over time.
Edited by gordesky1 - 6/30/10 at 11:22pm
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post #4914 of 14567
It's an unfortunate trend that more and more PC games (obviously designed with consoles in mind) have these QTEs (quick time events) that require insanely fast key pressing to win.
post #4915 of 14567
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post
The Das uses blues which are the loudest switch I know of.

Here's a video I posted a little bit back of the Deck and the Das keyboard. You can really see how loud the das is, lol. http://eps-clan.com/videos/deckvsdas.wmv
Believe it or not, the Buckling Springs are even louder.

Edit: I apologize in advance for asking, but can you remove the embedding of your video and just turn it into a plain text link like I have in the quote? I mean, for some reason, Firefox tells me that I need to "Install Missing Plugins" with each page load, and I have "100 Posts Per Page" selected in my User CP (which means for me, it's going to be a very long time before this thread gets a new page). I have looked around the internet for a solution to this strange problem, but no matter what I do, Firefox just seems to think that I don't have WMP 11 installed.

So can I have some mercy?

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Originally Posted by gordesky1 View Post
hmm that is loud maybe the das will be in my future pick

could be me bottoming out on the abs m1 which gets loud. its little less noisey if i soft touch the keys but i like the sound so i bottom out which is really loud even in the youtube videos.


also i keep hearing the cherrys blues wasint that good for gaming because of the click or something? but i wouldint think it would bother me at all.

not sure if thats true.

also nice video sound is much better than the youtube ones.
Perhaps the Das Model S is louder than the Filco Majestouch Tactile Click, but Crazy9000's video makes the Das Model S sound way louder than my Tactile Click. However, I've seen a few dozen different YouTube videos of people demonstrating their mechanical keyboards, and there are many that make the Das Model S sound much quieter than that. It just depends on the recording equipment used as well as other technical variables at play.

But it's true that very serious, very professional gamers feel that the Cherry MX Blues are the worst choice for gaming. However, for casual gamers like me, I love them to pieces.
Edited by TwoCables - 7/1/10 at 1:50am
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post #4916 of 14567
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Believe it or not, the Buckling Springs are even louder.

Edit: I apologize in advance for asking, but can you remove the embedding of your video and just turn it into a plain text link like I have in the quote? I mean, for some reason, Firefox tells me that I need to "Install Missing Plugins" with each page load, and I have "100 Posts Per Page" selected in my User CP (which means for me, it's going to be a very long time before this thread gets a new page). I have looked around the internet for a solution to this strange problem, but no matter what I do, Firefox just seems to think that I don't have WMP 11 installed.

So can I have some mercy?


Perhaps the Das Model S is louder than the Filco Majestouch Tactile Click, but Crazy9000's video makes the Das Model S sound way louder than my Tactile Click. However, I've seen a few dozen different YouTube videos of people demonstrating their mechanical keyboards, and there are many that make the Das Model S sound much quieter than that. It just depends on the recording equipment used as well as other technical variables at play.

But it's true that very serious, very professional gamers feel that the Cherry MX Blues are the worst choice for gaming. However, for casual gamers like me, I love them to pieces.
Aw, it was one of the few videos I can embed since youtube got broken on OCN .

Well I was doing some "hardcore gaming" so I'm really bottoming out the keys. If the youtube videos are just pressing down enough to click, that would explain it.
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post #4917 of 14567
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Aw, it was one of the few videos I can embed since youtube got broken on OCN .
Oh man, I owe you one. Thank you!

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Well I was doing some "hardcore gaming" so I'm really bottoming out the keys. If the youtube videos are just pressing down enough to click, that would explain it.
Yeah, some were! Good call.
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3M Silicone Wrist Rest. it's similar to the one EliteKeyboards sells but much cheaper.

The EK one is leather. That one is plastic. The EK one costs more. Makes sense...
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The EK one is leather. That one is plastic. The EK one costs more. Makes sense...
yes but when I said similar I meant in construction. it's not plastic. 3M Silicone Wrist Rest is leatherette with silicone and a metal base. EliteKeyboards Wrist Rest is leather with foam and a metal base.

3M Silicone Wrist Rest cost $8-12, widely available and has positive feedback. EliteKeyboards Wrist Rest cost $42. KBC gives you the same one for free.
Edited by lmnop - 7/1/10 at 2:18pm
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Got the HHKB case. It's built nicely but for some reason it's smells like sulfur. So I sprayed the crap out of it with Febreze and it's airing out outside.
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