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Well, I'm not satisfied with my filco purchase. I just tested my typing abilities on it vs my laptop's keyboard, and needless to say, there is a big difference. I can type 15wpm faster on my laptop than on this thing with less errors (98% vs. 93%). Once the newness wore off, I finally grasped how dumb of a purchase this was. It has cherry browns and is otaku (no key printing (what a mistake that was)) and tenkeyless.

So... How much should I sell it for?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MahiMahiMahi View Post
Well, I'm not satisfied with my filco purchase. I just tested my typing abilities on it vs my laptop's keyboard, and needless to say, there is a big difference. I can type 15wpm faster on my laptop than on this thing with less errors (98% vs. 93%). Once the newness wore off, I finally grasped how dumb of a purchase this was. It has cherry browns and is otaku (no key printing (what a mistake that was)) and tenkeyless.

So... How much should I sell it for?
Are you sure the problem isn't your laptops irregular keyboard?

Or is the fact that you can't find keys on your board itself (because their is no printing.)

I had to get used to laptop keyboard when I first got it because of it's irregular key spacing. And because it was all flat island type keys. Made things very hard for me.
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Does eliteboards ever have sales?
post #9344 of 14551
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Does eliteboards ever have sales?
Occasionally.

The last sale I saw was on Topre boards though.
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post #9345 of 14551
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
Are you sure the problem isn't your laptops irregular keyboard?

Or is the fact that you can't find keys on your board itself (because their is no printing.)

I had to get used to laptop keyboard when I first got it because of it's irregular key spacing. And because it was all flat island type keys. Made things very hard for me.
I never look at my keys when I'm typing lol, but it does make typing in long strings of numbers (5+) hard. My laptop has a normal sized keyboard AFAIK and I type beautifully in it (perhaps I'm just very used to it). I make WAY more mistakes when I'm typing on my filco than on my laptops keyboard. I'm talking 52WPM w/ 93-95% accuracy on my filco VS. 68WPM w/ 96-100% accuracy on my laptop. The keys seem way too hard to press and I find myself either bottoming out each time (WHICH IS A LOUD NOISE AT UPWARDS OF 50 WPM) or not getting the keys to actuate. It has been 5 months since I bought this, so it is not a brash decision--I want to sell it.
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post #9346 of 14551
Quote:
Originally Posted by MahiMahiMahi View Post
It has been 5 months since I bought this, so it is not a brash decision--I want to sell it.
If you can't get used to it and want to sell it, check Geekhack's classifieds and do a relative comparison. Also, list it in your sig.

If you're willing to be very skimpy on stating the customs value (which affects VAT, import fees, and the like) you might be successful in attracting an international buyer. Of course, international buyers have risks...I would go domestic if possible.
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post #9347 of 14551
Well, I suppose people just need to get used to the travel. Seeing as you're talking about a laptop keyboard, you're going to be used to the small travel of the scissor switches, and are thus, more likely to bottom out, because there is no real feedback unless you do.
post #9348 of 14551
Who's with me.

Enough of this blacks' better for gaming. I found better, quicker actuation with blue/browns over blacks I've tried over long periods in mmo, fps, and generally in all online PvP situations.

Enough with these bottoming out blacks
    
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post #9349 of 14551
I find it ridiculous to choose blacks over browns or clears just for gaming. Unless you're pro and you actually prefer blacks.
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post #9350 of 14551
Yea, I agree. The resistance is a bit much. I much prefer the blues. I haven't yet had the chance to sample browns yet.
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