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Originally Posted by DF is BUSY View Post

can someone please explain to me how the key cap sizing/layout works?

i been meaning to buy some cherry key caps but everytime i run into r1,r2,r3,r4 i get all  kookoo.gif

i've tried looking but the purest info i've found was that they stand for ROW 1,2,3,4 etc etc but which rows are which?

Standard profiles going from the bottom up:
Row 1: modifiers + spacebar; shift + zxcv
Row 2: asdf
Row 3: qwer
Row 4: numbers; f-keys

Signature Plastics, which produces the majority of double shot keys for various group buys has this reversed—normal R1 = SP R4 and R4 = SP R1—so if participating in a group buy it may be worth clarifying.

It's also worth noting that, while this is not standard, certain keyboards may have an even taller profile for the top row—R5, if you will. The only keyboards that come to mind are the KBT Race and certain Cherry boards with keys in excess of ANSI standard.
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For those of you with a ten keyless keyboard and you don't want to spend $70 on a wrist rest, I highly recommend the grifiti pad.
Totally worth the $10 and free shipping!

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thanks for the tip! picked one up myself.
post #10633 of 36817
Got my Ducky 2 in the mail today from mechanicalkeyboards.com but I can't open it until my birthday next week. Its just sitting here taunting me!!!
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Got my Ducky 2 in the mail today from mechanicalkeyboards.com but I can't open it until my birthday next week. Its just sitting here taunting me!!!
You can't even test it out for a little bit?
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You can't even test it out for a little bit?

No that would be against the law. rolleyes.gif
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No that would be against the law. rolleyes.gif
Probably for the best, you'd have a hard time putting it back in the box. biggrin.gif
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Probably for the best, you'd have a hard time putting it back in the box. biggrin.gif

Sigh ok I couldnt resist, nobody was home!! I opened it up and took it out in order to be able to type on it a bit. Didn't plug it in but put it in place at my desk and typed for a bit. Wow its loud! It's a brown, as people said that would be a good compromise between gaming and typing. I am coming from a Logitech Illuminated however, which is very soft and has half height keys more similar to a laptop.

This is gonna take a while to get used to. I wonder if I shoulda bought a red. The keys are slightly more narrow as well, so as I typed I ended up missing keys sometimes, it feels a bit cramped.

Maybe I should order some of those dampening rings, see if that helps the noise. With other people in the room with me I am afraid I am gonna drive them crazy.

Keyboard is back in it's box though, nobody needs to know I tried it out!
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You should try blues lol. Clickidly click click clack

Happy early Bday though
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Sigh ok I couldnt resist, nobody was home!! I opened it up and took it out in order to be able to type on it a bit. Didn't plug it in but put it in place at my desk and typed for a bit. Wow its loud! It's a brown, as people said that would be a good compromise between gaming and typing. I am coming from a Logitech Illuminated however, which is very soft and has half height keys more similar to a laptop.
This is gonna take a while to get used to. I wonder if I shoulda bought a red. The keys are slightly more narrow as well, so as I typed I ended up missing keys sometimes, it feels a bit cramped.
Maybe I should order some of those dampening rings, see if that helps the noise. With other people in the room with me I am afraid I am gonna drive them crazy.
Keyboard is back in it's box though, nobody needs to know I tried it out!

Happy birthday!

I got a Ducky Shine II as well last week. I have the blues, and wife and oldest son were complaining. They're getting used to it all now, thank goodness. biggrin.gif
    
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What is that website where you can order a sample set of the dampener rings and different cherry keys?
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