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NKRO is only available with PS/2 connector. USB (or the OS) limit is 6 keys +4 modifiers. Many will point out that it is very hard to hit 6 keys at the same time, especially with one hand on the mouse, but we like to use it if we have it.

The x4 is rubber but it has a cheat (or as they say, clever programing) that lets them do more key presses at a time than USB normally allows.

For you I would suggest a Brown switch or scissors switch board. Look at irocks KB-6230 and see if its ok for you. I know its a small del key, but I like it. Don't make mistaks and you don't need to derlet. LOL
 
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The irocks KB-6230 comes out to be ~90.
At that prices I would just go with a Das or a Filco.
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Originally Posted by Kip69 View Post
NKRO is only available with PS/2 connector. USB (or the OS) limit is 6 keys +4 modifiers. Many will point out that it is very hard to hit 6 keys at the same time, especially with one hand on the mouse, but we like to use it if we have it.

The x4 is rubber but it has a cheat (or as they say, clever programing) that lets them do more key presses at a time than USB normally allows.

For you I would suggest a Brown switch or scissors switch board. Look at irocks KB-6230 and see if its ok for you. I know its a small del key, but I like it. Don't make mistaks and you don't need to derlet. LOL
they keyboard looks good, but not so sure about the config for the keys and missing a few aswell.. i could do it, but def want to see a couple more..
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The irocks KB-6230 comes out to be ~90.
At that prices I would just go with a Das or a Filco.
90$! I did get a good deal here then. I got it for just under $60.

Ebay for a model m
 
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The x4 is rubber but it has a cheat (or as they say, clever programing) that lets them do more key presses at a time than USB normally allows.
Microsoft R&D would disagree with the "cheat" statement - they got quite a few patents on that one and have and they will license to others. It IS a true 12KRO and the only limit is that pesky Windows OS and the inability of most apps to recognize more than 12 keypresses without freaking out. This makes the N in NKRO kind of a theoretical construct more than a practical consideration.

Technically none of the Logitech Gaming keyboards like the G11, G15, G19 are even 6KRO for example. Neither is the upcoming Razer BlackWidow a true 6KRO although the $80 price would be considered "midrange".

NKRO is kinda complicated in other words.
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Would anyone kindly give me a few examples of relatively compact Topre switch keyboards?
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Would anyone kindly give me a few examples of relatively compact Topre switch keyboards?
http://elitekeyboards.com/products.p...&pid=rf_se0500

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http://elitekeyboards.com/products.p...oards,hhkbpro2
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I wish the HHKB was more around the $200 range. >$250 on a keyboard is just more than I can afford.
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HHKs look very interesting, how durable are they?
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HHKs look very interesting, how durable are they?
they don't have a steel plate like Topre. should last you 10 years at least.
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