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post #6171 of 14551
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Originally Posted by Tatakai All View Post
So there's MX and MY switches? How confusing.
There's also ML switches. And Cherry makes their own rubber domes and scissor switches too.

That's nothing compared the arcane mastery required to understand the different types of Alps switch...
Edited by ch_123 - 8/22/10 at 2:33am
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Does anyone know of a website that sells the cheaper mechanical keyboards in Europe?
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Does anyone know of a website that sells the cheaper mechanical keyboards in Europe?
getdigital.de
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getdigital.de
keyboardco.com
Thanks!

What I meant was that I'm looking for the cheaper keyboard models, not necessarily cheap websites. All I could find were 100+ euro models like Das or Filco keyboards on getidigital.de. Looks like keyboardco.com has some cheaper G80 Cherry's though
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Thanks!

What I meant was that I'm looking for the cheaper keyboard models, not necessarily cheap websites. All I could find were 100+ euro models like Das or Filco keyboards on getidigital.de. Looks like keyboardco.com has some cheaper G80 Cherry's though
Best you can do is browse those sites and see what they have probably, unless you want to find some boards on ebay or something.
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Best you can do is browse those sites and see what they have probably, unless you want to find some boards on ebay or something.
Yeah I found a G80 that I like, it has a US layout (UK/European layouts are weird... left shift key is twice as small so I keep hittin "/" by accident), but it's still more than 100 euro

I'm keeping an eye on ebay. Does anyone know which switch a Cherry G80-1861 uses? and what does "rackable" mean?
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Yeah I found a G80 that I like, it has a US layout (UK/European layouts are weird... left shift key is twice as small so I keep hittin "/" by accident), but it's still more than 100 euro

I'm keeping an eye on ebay. Does anyone know which switch a Cherry G80-1861 uses? and what does "rackable" mean?
do you have the eBay ad?
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do you have the eBay ad?
Actually never mind that one, it doesn't have Windows keys.
Here the picture looks like a US-type layout (by that I mean it has a big left shift key), but the description says DE (German), which usually means it has a small shift key.

CHERRY G80-3000LPCDE-2 means it has black Cherry switches right?
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Actually never mind that one, it doesn't have Windows keys.
Here the picture looks like a US-type layout (by that I mean it has a big left shift key), but the description says DE (German), which usually means it has a small shift key.

CHERRY G80-3000LPCDE-2 means it has black Cherry switches right?
yes I am pretty sure they are Cherry MX Black Linear. the picture is just a promotional picture a lot of eBay sellers use them. DE would be the layout.

when they say rackable I think it was designed for a server.
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yes I am pretty sure they are Cherry MX Black Linear. the picture is just a promotional picture a lot of eBay sellers use them. DE would be the layout.

when they say rackable I think it was designed for a server.
That sucks, I can deal with not having QWERTY but the small shift key gets me every time on my French keyboard

Thanks. Will have to look some more later. For some reason only Germans sell mechanical keyboards on ebay.
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