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Wow. I like the second picture because of the colored up, down, left, and right keys.
Arrow keys.
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Arrow keys.
Boy do I feel stupid but I never looked into keyboards and what each part's called but I still feel stupid.
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I was tempted to ask "Which up/down/left/right keys?" but I thought that some people might miss the joke...
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I was tempted to ask "Which up/down/left/right keys?" but I thought that some people might miss the joke...
Yeah. Sorry. My vocabulary on keyboards are off. Again I never really care what's on my keyboard. As long as I can use is and that it's useful.
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$2/key with a minimum order of $10 for printed ones, and the blank ones are cheaper (might be 50c or something) They're dyesub'd, but you're limited to black writing, and the quality is a bit inconsistent - the letters tend to be a bit all over the place, particularly if you want something non-standard printed on the keys. Here's a picture of my 'pimped' M13 -

*snip*

You can see that the location of the letters on the lavender WASD keys is a bit wonky. However, if you can put up with that, it's quite good value for money. I'd imagine that custom Cherry/Alps keys have much larger minimum orders.
Those do look great; the lettering looks 'good enough' in my book. Especially since I didn't have anything standard in mind. Rather, keys labeling my Korean Pop collection.
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I use my ones a regular basis. What specifically do you want to know about them?
Just your general opinion about them in the sense of "I like specifically this, or I dislike specifically that or I find it to be a generally excellent keyboard"
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What Phaedrus said on the previous page pretty much sums up most of my opinions about them, except I can live with the size issue, particularly if using something like the Unicomp Spacesaver/Endurapro. They give pleasant tactile feedback, I don't find them stiff, the keyboards themselves are well built... I just wouldnt use one if I had to share the room with someone
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Someone here has a Deck and could compare the typing feel of it to another black cherry board? Would be very nice.
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Someone here has a Deck and could compare the typing feel of it to another black cherry board? Would be very nice.
Technically if they are both black cherries, they'd feel the same. Only differences would be in the build quality and materials in the remainder of the keyboard. Otherwise a cherry black switch is a cherry black switch.
    
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Someone here has a Deck and could compare the typing feel of it to another black cherry board? Would be very nice.
Cherry MX Blacks are Cherry MX Blacks. The feeling of the board will always be 99% because of the switches used - the rest because of the flex in the keyboard. The only really mentionable difference except for that is the sound, but that doesn't really change the typing experience of the MX Blacks that much.
They suck for typing. Get some MX Browns instead - I've heard they should be a good middle grund between MX Blues and MX Blacks when it comes to typing.
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