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post #8611 of 14551
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Well there is no reason for them to do so. Its not a marketing buzzword. Same story as with mice. Everyone was on PS/2 200Hz and complaining(linux was @1000Hz) and mousemakers didnt make a slightest move, until the .dll wasnt hacked. And 1kHz is in spec. Then again newest mice arent exactly mice too. Same could happed to keyboards, They could stop being keyboards, but just multimedia devices and get as many buttons as they want. But noone really cares... It has to come from users, but i dont think the majority cares either, since they have to fight with blocking keys. As for today its difficult to find even 6 keys to press, let alone 100. Razer's "gaming" keyboards have a WASD matrix...
At the risk of sounding like I'm trolling: full NKRO provides peace of mind that there will never be any blocked keys.
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post #8612 of 14551
I sure don't care about the 6+4 USB limit. I only have five fingers on my left hand.
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post #8613 of 14551
But again: NKRO guarantees that there will never be any blocked keys. Ever.
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post #8614 of 14551
I think 6+4 is just fine. If it was just 6, then it wouldn't really have been enough

I can sensibly click 6+2 buttons with my left hand alone (4 buttons + space + any key near space + ctrl + shift). I can obviously click more than that, but that wouldn't really be sensible input
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post #8615 of 14551
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
But again: NKRO guarantees that there will never be any blocked keys. Ever.
Yes. Most people could do on 6+4, but most USB keyboads have 2KRO. They can press up to 7-10 keys at a time, but some common key combinations won't do that.

Razer and logitech have keyboards like this.

But AFAIK deck has a reliable 6+4..... That would be fine.

But most USB keyboards

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post #8616 of 14551
I think bragging rights is a good thing.

Oh Nooooo! RealForce is only 6+4 over USB!!!!!

Edited by ripster - 10/6/10 at 8:57am
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post #8617 of 14551
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At the risk of sounding like I'm trolling: full NKRO provides peace of mind that there will never be any blocked keys.
Just lifting the 6+4 limit doesnt make the keyboard to be able to process 100 keypresses simultaneously. It still has to implement this functionality. And only a select few and expensive ones do at the moment. Thats the primary problem.
post #8618 of 14551
A NoMultimediaKeys Keyboard?? I'll pass thanks. The mute button saved my ass way to many times. Especially at late hours, hehe.......
post #8619 of 14551
I have been typing on the model M for quite some time now, and my accuracy/typing speed appeared to have improved dramatically. I now also generally feel extremely natural and comfortable when typing on it, it was definitely a good idea to dig this thing out.
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post #8620 of 14551
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A NoMultimediaKeys Keyboard?? I'll pass thanks. The mute button saved my ass way to many times. Especially at late hours, hehe.......
It's really easy to bind the Fkeys to volume, and it's not like you use them much (except F1,5,10,11). Or you can set modifiers.
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