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Originally Posted by Maytan View Post
Yeah, I'm aware that 2KRO is talking in the minimum state. Like 2Cables said, my current board is indeed NKRO. Not that I use nearly that or anything.

My concern about the key rollover on the Unicomp's matrix comes up over a few different combinations. I mostly play first person shooters; but even when I do go for an RTS I try not to use the arrow keys. Using your mouse for screen movement is much faster, and preferred by pretty much every serious RTS player out there. Basically, it comes down to the usual WASD etc. combinations.

Would you mind testing a few for me, actually?

ctrl/shift + w + a + q/e/f/r
ctrl/shift + w + d + q/e/f/r
ctrl/shift + s + a + q/e/f/r
ctrl/shift + s + d + q/e/f/r



He's a travelin' man.
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post #8212 of 14567
Thanks! That helps a lot, but there's still others I'm curious about. (mostly involving ctrl/shift)
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Quite an excellent idea, as usual.
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Sorry. I just like to lurk here. And seemingly annoy the mods when I bring up a technical issue.

Plus I already said the OCN Mechanical Keyboard Guide was probably good enough for OCN members.
Edited by ripster - 9/27/10 at 1:22pm
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Pictures are nice too.
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ripster are you going to answer the man or not?
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Originally Posted by Maytan View Post
Yeah, I'm aware that 2KRO is talking in the minimum state. Like 2Cables said, my current board is indeed NKRO. Not that I use nearly that or anything.

My concern about the key rollover on the Unicomp's matrix comes up over a few different combinations. I mostly play first person shooters; but even when I do go for an RTS I try not to use the arrow keys. Using your mouse for screen movement is much faster, and preferred by pretty much every serious RTS player out there. Basically, it comes down to the usual WASD etc. combinations.

Would you mind testing a few for me, actually?

ctrl/shift + w + a + q/e/f/r
ctrl/shift + w + d + q/e/f/r
ctrl/shift + s + a + q/e/f/r
ctrl/shift + s + d + q/e/f/r



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Two caveats with my testing -

1) Im using an IBM M13 as I dont have a Unicomp with win keys. The matrix is very similar, but I can't guarantee that it will be the exact same. Perhaps someone like Ripster with access to a Unicomp Spacesaver could test further.

2) The test Im using is browser based. This rules out testing combinations with Ctrl (try pressing Ctrl + W or Ctrl + Q in your browser, it's awesome, I swear!) On the non-Windows key Model Ms, I'm almost certain that Ctrl gets its own matrix column anyway, so blocking shouldn't be a huge issue anyway) Not sure how the presence of Windows keys changes this.

Anyway, to the test!

shift + w + a -

Q is blocked. E, F, R work. EF works, ER works, FR does not work.

shift + w + d -

E is blocked. Q, F, R work. QE works, QF works. Again, FR does not work.

shift + s + a -

(Same results as the first one)

shift + s + d -

(By the wonders of symmetry, same as the second one)
Edited by ch_123 - 9/27/10 at 2:08pm
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