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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Not when XArmor's willing to pay the $1.50 in their $80 model. Oh, and you're welcome for that.
I wouldn't tell OCN'rs to wait tooooooooo long. Here is the Scorpius M10 BL thread from July 2009 and that never appeared.

You're welcome.
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I wouldn't tell OCN'rs to wait tooooooooo long. Here is the Scorpius M10 BL thread from July 2009 and that never appeared.

You're welcome.
XArmor is looking to be big in the US though; I doubt they'll announce products for the US and not roll them out.

I can't speak for the lifetime and such; but that's my 2cents.
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You are confusing personal preference with quality. It's like advising on a forum that apples are worse than oranges, because you don't like apples. This is a great switch if you type with force but don't want to bottom out.
unfortunately that is what goes on in OCN. people here must really hate apples. anyways, I have been using my friends filco otaku mx blue and it's grown on me, however I just returned my lycosa and pc350s for 319 dollars apparently. I think I might try and get the razer because of my credit there. but its not in stock or something


edit: who has an xarmor? thoughts?
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edit: who has an xarmor? thoughts?
I've tried other iOne products; just not the XArmor stuff and it was pretty good overall.

Hardware Aware has an excellent review of the U9BL
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iOne used to know as much about soldering as my mom but I think Xarmor (a division of iOne) uses a different PC fabricator.
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iOne used to know as much about soldering as my mom but I think Xarmor (a division of iOne) uses a different PC fabricator.
Is that a piece of bare wire soldered on at the last minute, with masking tape underneath it?
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XArmor does in fact use a different factory for SMD work:
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Thanks for the reply but I havent tried both, at the moment im on the Dell SmartCard Keyboard and I kinda like the firm clicky feeling, would you know which might suit me?

http://pcsclite.alioth.debian.org/cc...l_keyboard.png
If you like a firm feeling with a tactile response in addition to a click, then the IBM Model M might be for you because it's a tactile and clicky keyboard due to the Buckling Springs, and it requires more force to press the keys than the Cherry MX Blues. I mean, I wouldn't call the Blues "firm" at all. But in comparison to the keyboard you have now, a good keyboard with the Cherry MX Blues would be heaven - even if the Buckling Springs would be your preference.
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I wouldn't tell OCN'rs to wait tooooooooo long. Here is the Scorpius M10 BL thread from July 2009 and that never appeared.

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LOL. Im glad i didnt get that id prefer a black widow over that. and a hhkb over all.
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LOL. Im glad i didnt get that id prefer a black widow over that. and a hhkb over all.
You've also got to remember though - in July 2009 there was a choice of maybe 5 different keyboards. I don't think elitekeyboards was even open yet - the only place to get a Filco or Topre in the US was through some dude on ebay.
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