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Don't think there is such a thing as 60g topre, but maybe I am wrong.
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Don't think there is such a thing as 60g topre, but maybe I am wrong.
I'm pretty sure that's why he described such a keyboard as "[his] dream". It doesn't exist; hence, he must fantasize about it.
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Isn't the 55g close enough?
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Isn't the 55g close enough?
Yeah definitely, but only if it were in stock!! I really want the 87u 55g.

I just showed my coworker my keyboard and now he is getting an HHKB2 He also agreed that the Topre is better than the Filco (letting my office mate use my Filco Blue 10keyless as I am not using it anymore). He said Filco was too loud, and the bottoming out is much nicer on the Topre. Plus the Topre has an AWESOME sound of bottoming out, he really liked it, I do too

It all started with this link: http://www.node.mu/2009/03/24/topre-realforce-86u/

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I’ve had the Topre Realforce 86U tenkeyless (no numeric keypad) board for several months now. It is my all time favorite when it comes to keyboards. It’s got a superlative key feel and a fantastic build quality. Plus it comes with a red esc key. That has to count for something

The tactile feedback; the soft, rhythmic thock thock of the keys on the way back up; the sheer poetry of cutting code in Vim while I’m in the zone. That’s the drug I live on. The creative high that I keep chasing. The reason why I program.
It's so true though, I love the way this feels. It's like harmony on your fingers. I think though I would really like the HHKB too, so I'm glad he is getting one because I want to check out the 45g uniform goodness. Also though would buy the 87u 55g uniform immediately if it ever comes back. If someone has one for sale and you know about it, please lmk
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Soooooo, apparently the HHKB is not as good as the Realforce in terms of key feel.

This is disappointing. I've told my friend to cancel his order! Now I realllllllllly want an 87u 55g, DANG COME BACK IN STOCK PLZ! ripster? want to sell yours?

http://geekhack.org/showwiki.php?tit...ight=realforce
http://geekhack.org/showwiki.php?tit...87&do=comments
http://geekhack.org/showthread.php?t...highlight=hhkb

Relevant threads comparing HHKB2 key feel to Realforce.
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Not as good, but it's still good.
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You should try a DataHand.

Edited by ripster - 10/27/10 at 9:52pm
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Thought i would ask i bought a rosewill rk-9000 and i love the keyboard, but it did not come with a usb to ps2 adapter. Anyone know where i can pick up one that is confirmed to work with keyboards? I ask confirmed just due to the fact i ahve seen many that people say do not work.
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ripster, please undelete or post something else

btw all,

maybe i should just skip this 55g realforce quest and go straight to the datahand




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You should try a DataHand.

loool. maybe. man, i wonder if they do loaners?
Edited by LarsMarkelson - 10/27/10 at 10:11pm
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I need a new keyboard and have a budget of $150, can anyone recommend me to something good?
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