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The one thing I forgot to get input on: Wrist/Palm rests.

Getting the Das, I've used the palm rest attachment on my kb for years, will it be a big adjustment going to no rest? Right now I'm hoping it won't be a big diff since the Das looks thinner than my current one, and has no excess bulk below the keys.... Seems like most mechanical don't have any. Anyone go from a rest to none with these?
I've been typing by hovering my wrists above my keyboard a tiny bit. I used to have a wrist rest but decided that it wasn't a big deal. When I play games such as FPS' where I usually bottom out the keys, I just rest my wrist on my desk.
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3M Silicone Wrist Rest. it's leatherette with silicone and a metal base.

the one elitekeyboards sells is leather with foam and a metal base but it can cost up to three times as much depending on where you buy the 3M Silicone Wrist Rest.
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I actually have that wrist rest for another keyboard. Its comfy indeed!
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4+ Deck 82 Toxic available on eBay.




4x Deck 82 Toxic for Buy $99 /ea here.

1x Deck 82 Toxic for Bid starting at $32 here.

1x Deck 82 Toxic for Bid starting at $36 here.

if you don't like the Font or wish to Modify it. Performance-PCS sells 2 Piece Blank PBT Keycaps for $21 and Deck sells casings for $15 /ea.
Edited by lmnop - 8/26/10 at 12:59pm
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post #6185 of 14566
Oh god I want a Deck all of a sudden now rofl.
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if they are all in that condition it's the best I have seen. every couple months a TG3 82 is posted on eBay and a bit beat up. good buy especially if you can get one for under $75. maybe you have a younger sibling, another computer or want another keyboard to add to your collection.

Deck 82 Toxic has a Small Form Factor and a Layout designed for FPS Games. 7 degree angle. weight is 2lbs. Cherry MX Black Linear switches mounted directly to the PCB. the PCB is reinforced with fiberglass. the Keyboard casing is made out of thick polycarbonate, the bottom of the Keyboard casing is a sheet of aluminum with rubber feet adhered to it. 1 extra LED in the USB Cable. memory to remember last Backlight level. Backlight Control is Fn + 0-7 or Cursor Up-Cursor Down (0=OFF, 1=Lowest, 2=Lower, 3=Low, 4=Med, 5=High, 6=Higher, 7=Highest, Caps Lock=Locks the Status LED indicators).

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post #6187 of 14566
I have been looking at this on ebay ... is it a "clicky" keyboard? I can't really tell if it's even mechanical?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Cherry-MY-7000-C...Terminals#shId

Also, this one ... I have one similar to it that I got a loooong time ago. What about it?
http://cgi.ebay.com/Acer-6511-C-Stan...ht_3940wt_1137


I have 2 original Model Ms and a Unicomp and this Acer. I had the on-so-desireable Dell keyboard but it died and I couldn't fix it. Such a shame, too. I got it for $5 with free shipping on ebay haha!
    
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The Chery G81 keyboards have mechanical switches, but they are absolutely terrible. One to miss...
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check out the Cherry MY section in the Cherry Switches and Boards wiki at Geekhack.
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post #6190 of 14566
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if they are all in that condition it's the best I have seen. every couple months a TG3 82 is posted on eBay and a bit beat up. good buy especially if you can get one for under $75. maybe you have a younger sibling, another computer or want another keyboard to add to your collection.

Deck 82 Toxic has a Small Form Factor and a Layout designed for FPS Games. 7 degree angle. weight is 2lbs. Cherry MX Black Linear switches mounted directly to the PCB. the Keyboard casing is made out of Fiber Glass, the bottom of the Keyboard casing is a sheet of aluminum with rubber feet adhered to it. 1 extra LED in the USB Cable. memory to remember last Backlight level. Backlight Control is Fn + 0-7 or Cursor Up-Cursor Down (0=OFF, 1=Lowest, 2=Lower, 3=Low, 4=Med, 5=High, 6=Higher, 7=Highest, Caps Lock=Locks the Status LED indicators).
Haha I'm the only child and since I'm a college student money is kind of hard to come by I already bought a Das haha. I guess I'll just keep an eye on it ^^
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