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The Thermaltake Meka G1 mechanical doesnt look too bad. i wounder if it has a metal plate in it??? i like how in the first video hey saisd it is "the first keyboard in the universe with 1000 polling rate" lol. razer has done that before. but i gues when any company does anythign they always say they were the first to do it. an your right that usb cable is THICK. i wounder why they needed it to look like the keyboard is on viagra.
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the Cherry MX Black switches are plate mounted. I think the cable is essentially a sleeve housing 4 individual cables. I don't know what makes it military spec but the Plantronics Gamecom 777 has a military spec cord which is essentially a woven plastic cable reinforced at both ends.



it looks like a cord you would find on a vacuum cleaner.
Edited by lmnop - 10/4/10 at 10:30pm
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Mill spec for cords had to do with break forces, anti friction and amount of noise given off. So they were usually shielded and sleeved in smooth plastic.
 
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By kiph69 at 2010-06-10
Looks exactly like the irocks mechanical i used to have .
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Looks exactly like the irocks mechanical i used to have .
What you talking about bone? This has green lights and the Irocks has blue LED

As I said, they are the same, except its black switch vs brown and the TR has more flashing and trim. When I asked him if it was the same oem he just smiled and touched his nose.
 
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The Thermaltake Meka G1 mechanical doesnt look too bad. i wounder if it has a metal plate in it???
It will. Any Cherry switch keyboard not made by Cherry will have a metal plate in it.

Not that it really makes much difference.
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i just like really heavy keyboards. haveing metal in it really helps add to the weight. thats why my lycosa bugged me, it was so light and moved around so easily. so keyboards made by cherry are not mounted on a metal plate? asre they atleast heavy? i was concidering buying one with red switches, but i wont if they are not very heavy.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kip69 View Post
What you talking about bone? This has green lights and the Irocks has blue LED

As I said, they are the same, except its black switch vs brown and the TR has more flashing and trim. When I asked him if it was the same oem he just smiled and touched his nose.
I've seen you say it a few times now and I feel the need to correct you, it's Thermaltake and not Thermalright.
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Quote:
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i just like really heavy keyboards. haveing metal in it really helps add to the weight. thats why my lycosa bugged me, it was so light and moved around so easily. so keyboards made by cherry are not mounted on a metal plate? asre they atleast heavy? i was concidering buying one with red switches, but i wont if they are not very heavy.
Heavy as in general keyboard weight or heavy as in key switch weight? Reds are a PITA to get btw.
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