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I just typed on my G80-8200 again. Ahhh, the soft feel of MX browns. They just feel so soft and light compared to MX blues. If only the G80-8200 wasn't so huge and had an ANSI layout.

I want an MX brown board in a G80-1800 style layout, except instead of a numberpad that's just a solid block of hardware reprogrammable keys with relegendable tops. In black. Mmmmmm.
You sir may have to go and make that yourself. I want in.
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Yea I saw that too. Its a pretty innovative idea, too bad the price tags are ridiculous.
updated post.
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updated post.
Well Christine that's still way out of my budget there. If you ever pick one up send one to me as well
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All those ML switch keyboards are have small layouts

I found other Cherry keyboards!
http://www.materiel.net/ctl/Claviers..._euro_USB.html
http://www.materiel.net/ctl/Claviers..._euro_USB.html

I think the LSCEU has blue switches and the LQCEU has white ones, but I'm not sure.

Between blue, black and white, which would be better for someone who loves Thinkpads (it will be as much for gaming as typing)?
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That is the case with almost all rubber dome keyboards today as well.
Are you sure? I thought the usual arrangement was to have the inside of the rubber dome lined with graphite, and this made the contact. It's certainly the way just about every rubber dome keyboard I've ever seen works.
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Art Lebedev has a new one called the Optimus Polaris or Popularis. it's supposed to be under $1000.
$999.99?
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Are you sure? I thought the usual arrangement was to have the inside of the rubber dome lined with graphite, and this made the contact. It's certainly the way just about every rubber dome keyboard I've ever seen works.
Of the half dozen or so I've opened up they've all either had discreet rubber domes with graphite on a PCB (older ones) or two membranes and a spacer, no graphite.
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Graphite on a PCB, whaaa?

The older ones did use two part membranes, but I think a lot of newer ones use graphite on the dome. The one depicted in the picture at the front of the guide works as such
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Graphite on a PCB, whaaa?

The older ones did use two part membranes, but I think a lot of newer ones use graphite on the dome. The one depicted in the picture at the front of the guide works as such
I'm pretty sure graphite is the older style. Two membranes and a spacer seems most common in modern membrane keyboards and is probably cheaper to manufacture anyway.
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