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Go for it if you want to pay the restocking fee.
I don't think I'll be doing that then. I mean paying to return? That's just pathetic.
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I live in Waterford.
What's up with Americans naming all their cities after Irish places? Damn confusing to me... >.>
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What's up with Americans naming all their cities after Irish places? Damn confusing to me... >.>
I didn't even know that. LOL.
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What's up with Americans naming all their cities after Irish places? Damn confusing to me... >.>
Because there were a lot of Irish immigrants coming to the U.S way back when.
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I have a question for you, ch_123. How does the sound of the SpaeSaver compare with the larger Customizer? I've been contemplating my decision, and it dawned on my that the difference in space on insides of the keyboards should obviously effect the sound.
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I got my unicomp yesterday, it's well good very clicky i really like it.
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Because there were a lot of Irish immigrants coming to the U.S way back when.
I know, but I'm still amused that almost about every place in Ireland has an equivalent in the US. Sometimes even two.

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I have a question for you, ch_123. How does the sound of the SpaeSaver compare with the larger Customizer? I've been contemplating my decision, and it dawned on my that the difference in space on insides of the keyboards should obviously effect the sound.
Largely the same, although it seems to me that the larger Model M derivatives are somewhat louder. The ones I have encountered have a louder "clack" than the Unicomp Spacesaver, and the IBM Space Saving Keyboard. The fullsize Model Ms have quite a good deal of hollow space in them, so there's going to be some additional reverb going on.

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Edited by ch_123 - 9/11/10 at 10:36am
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I always thought it was a shade of blue, but I could be wrong.

Also forgot to add that they don't use blue switches which are my favs so far.
White LEDs actually look just a tiny bit blue (at least the ones I have seen do).

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Originally Posted by Little Overclocker/Gamer View Post
Quick question. I wanted to choose between these keyboards (please no suggestions) and it didn't go so well in my thread but here they are...

Logitech G19
Logitech G510
Logitech G110

I wanted to know which one I should get. Sorry but thanks in advance if anybody helps!
None of them. I owned both the Razer Lycosa and the G15, and both of them now feel like absolute trash in comparison to the Filco Majestouch (which is one of the "good" mechanical keyboards).

If you're willing to spend this much money on a keyboard, then get a good mechanical keyboard instead of one of a rubber dome keyboard. It will cost the same and be roughly 100 times better in every way imaginable.

If you're worried about not having media keys, then there are these programs:
  1. SharpKeys
  2. KeyboardLink
  3. AutoHotKey

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Originally Posted by Little Overclocker/Gamer View Post
Really? I'm using an old model my mom got for me and its great. Really nice for a laptop docking station. I didn't have the money so I used this old TV and when my mom got me this wireless keyboard and trackball mouse, I was soo happy and it satisfied me.
I felt exactly the same way when I upgraded to the Razer Lycosa and the Logitech G15 (although, I preferred the simpler design of the Lycosa). I liked the Lycosa so much that I was strongly recommending it every chance I got.

But, then both the G15 and the Lycosa failed on me very hard. So, long story short, I ended up with the Filco Majestouch. The result is that for the first time ever, using my keyboard is fun. For the first time ever, my keyboard is perhaps my most favorite possession. I like my keyboard more than I like anything in my entire computer system. The feelings I had toward the G15 and the Lycosa were nowhere near this level.

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Edit - Oh yeah. You typed he instead of the. Typo.
Forgive him: he's a human being.

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You're posting random crap too. So is the person who posted for a skullcandy audio recommendation on 3 headphones (no recommendations).

Edit - Steak is still awesome (*Off Topic*)!!!!!!

Edit 2 - I like the Burger King and Big Mac part though
The reason why they posted that stuff was to make a point. Their point was that you came in here asking us to help you choose between three rubber dome keyboards. You see, this thread is basically like a mini mechanical keyboard forum. So by asking us to help you pick between three rubber dome keyboards is like some random person making a new account here on OCN just to ask us to help him decide between three pre-builts.

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I don't want recommendations though so why bother if I don't?
If you don't want recommendations, then it's important to say that at the time you ask for help.

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I'll be happy with any Logitech Keyboard with the next 15 or so years as long as it doesn't die on me within a year which I don't expect.
Most rubber dome keyboards will only last 5-7 years. Some might last longer if they're not used that much, or if the user has a really gentle touch on the keys. But in contrast, almost all good mechanical keyboards will easily last 15-20 years. Better yet, unlike rubber domes, a mechanical keyboard that's 10 years old will not feel like it's 10 years old. Instead, it will still feel new while a rubber dome would most certainly feel like it's 10 years old!!!

But on top of all of this: almost any mechanical keyboard will feel significantly better to type on than any rubber dome. Ask yourself one question: why are there so many people who will never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever go back to rubber domes now that they know the difference? Why is there an entire thread dedicated to mechanical keyboards? Why is there an entire message board dedicated to mechanical keyboard enthusiasts? Why are there mechanical keyboard enthusiasts?

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I had a thread but I didn't get much. I was hoping I would get more answers on this thread since lots of people have viewed it.
Then you're either doing something wrong, or you're just very impatient.

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I will probably get a razer if the logitech fails me/pisses me off.
I had both the Razer Lycosa and the Logitech G15, and they are absolutely overpriced trash in comparison to good mechanical keyboards. Considering an expensive rubber dome keyboard when you could get an equally-priced good mechanical keyboard instead is like considering a pre-built computer when you could build a much better system yourself for ultimately the same cost.
Edited by TwoCables - 9/11/10 at 12:50pm
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White LEDs actually look just a tiny bit blue (at least the ones I have seen do).


None of them. I owned both the Razer Lycosa and the G15, and both of them now feel like absolute trash in comparison to the Filco Majestouch (which is one of the "good" mechanical keyboards).

If you're willing to spend this much money on a keyboard, then get a good mechanical keyboard instead of one of a rubber dome keyboard. It will cost the same and be roughly 100 times better in every way imaginable.

If you're worried about not having media keys, then there are these programs:
  1. SharpKeys
  2. KeyboardLink
  3. AutoHotKey


I felt exactly the same way when I upgraded to the Razer Lycosa and the Logitech G15 (although, I preferred the simpler design of the Lycosa). I liked the Lycosa so much that I was strongly recommending it every chance I got.

But, then both the G15 and the Lycosa failed on me very hard. So, long story short, I ended up with the Filco Majestouch. The result is that for the first time ever, using my keyboard is fun. For the first time ever, my keyboard is perhaps my most favorite possession. I like my keyboard more than I like anything in my entire computer system. The feelings I had toward the G15 and the Lycosa were nowhere near this level.


Forgive him: he's a human being.


The reason why they posted that stuff was to make a point. Their point was that you came in here asking us to help you choose between three rubber dome keyboards. You see, this thread is basically like a mini mechanical keyboard forum. So by asking us to help you pick between three rubber dome keyboards is like some random person making a new account here on OCN just to ask us to help him decide between three pre-builts.


If you don't want recommendations, then it's important to say that at the time you ask for help.


Most rubber dome keyboards will only last 5-7 years. Some might last longer if they're not used that much, or if the user has a really gentle touch on the keys. But in contrast, almost all good mechanical keyboards will easily last 15-20 years. Better yet, unlike rubber domes, a mechanical keyboard that's 10 years old will not feel like it's 10 years old. Instead, it will still feel new while a rubber dome would most certainly feel like it's 10 years old!!!

But on top of all of this: almost any mechanical keyboard will feel significantly better to type on than any rubber dome. Ask yourself one question: why are there so many people who will never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever go back to rubber domes now that they know the difference? Why is there an entire thread dedicated to mechanical keyboards? Why is there an entire message board dedicated to mechanical keyboard enthusiasts? Why are there mechanical keyboard enthusiasts?


Then you're either doing something wrong, or you're just very impatient.


I had both the Razer Lycosa and the Logitech G15, and they are absolutely overpriced trash in comparison to good mechanical keyboards. Considering an expensive rubber dome keyboard when you could get an equally-priced good mechanical keyboard instead is like considering a pre-built computer when you could build a much better system yourself for ultimately the same cost.
I've been waiting for days and weeks and only a couple people.
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I've been waiting for days and weeks and only a couple people.
Did you bump the thread once per day? In order to keep any of your threads going, it's necessary to post a new reply at least once per day. But, posting a new reply more often than just once per day (just to bump the thread) is too much and also unnecessary.

Try it: post a new reply in that thread with just the word "Bump". Even though it has been 5 days since the last reply, I can almost guarantee you that you'll receive at least one reply as a direct result of bumping your thread back up.

Here's the thread, which you created 5 days ago:

http://www.overclock.net/computer-pe...-keyboard.html
Edited by TwoCables - 9/11/10 at 1:34pm
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