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Hey guys,

I just noticed I've been typing a little bit slower on my mech keyboard and I have been making more mistakes than normal.

Is this the transition that happens when you switch from membrane to mech?
post #10802 of 36817
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Originally Posted by TinDaDragon View Post

Hey guys,
I just noticed I've been typing a little bit slower on my mech keyboard and I have been making more mistakes than normal.
Is this the transition that happens when you switch from membrane to mech?
You're using red's I guess?
NM-saw an earlier post of yours. I made a ton of typing errors using reds and far fewer using blacks. Reds are so easy to accidentally depress for me.
Edited by BulletSponge - 12/16/12 at 3:56pm
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Yeah, I am getting used to my mx blues finally, I still make mistakes, but this is odd. I went from a laptop keyboard that I did not type amazingly on, then I went to the mechanical keyboard and I was making a ton of mistakes (which I still kind of do) and when I went back to the laptop keyboard I was typing insanely fast and accurately, idk.

But now I am really getting the hang of the mechanical keyboard, although I still am not perfect as I have stated. I guess I shouldn't be so hard on myself because I never really used anything other than a laptop since I was a kid until 18 now when I finally got a desktop.
 
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Hey guys,
I just noticed I've been typing a little bit slower on my mech keyboard and I have been making more mistakes than normal.
Is this the transition that happens when you switch from membrane to mech?

you just gotta get used to it, once you get used to it it just flows lol, the only thing i've found hard was pressing the space bar, thats really really hard. LOL. the space bar seems to be harder to activate than any other key, which is oddly annoying in a sense, might just be my keyboard's design but still lol
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have any of you noticed pain from any type of switch? my datadesk trackboard has some knockoff alps, or perhaps cream-colored alps switches and I think that the tactile click is sto stiff it's hurting my joints, or that i'm bottoming out. I'm not sure...
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have any of you noticed pain from any type of switch? my datadesk trackboard has some knockoff alps, or perhaps cream-colored alps switches and I think that the tactile click is sto stiff it's hurting my joints, or that i'm bottoming out. I'm not sure...

nope, mines just glide down, or pop up, very smooth.

im pretty sure I extend every key stroke all the way down, maybe force of habit.
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Hey guys,

I want to buy a Ducky Shine II, but unsure of which switch I should buy. It costs quite a bit of money so I want one that will definitely work for me. I love blues and browns but want to know if I should give reds a try. I haven't tried them personally for an extended period of time. I've tried them in store at Fry's and they felt good but as I said, I haven't used them for an extended period of time. Is it worth the risk?
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Hey guys,
I want to buy a Ducky Shine II, but unsure of which switch I should buy. It costs quite a bit of money so I want one that will definitely work for me. I love blues and browns but want to know if I should give reds a try. I haven't tried them personally for an extended period of time. I've tried them in store at Fry's and they felt good but as I said, I haven't used them for an extended period of time. Is it worth the risk?

duckies have pretty good resale value, so its not like your at a total loss.
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Hey guys,
I want to buy a Ducky Shine II, but unsure of which switch I should buy. It costs quite a bit of money so I want one that will definitely work for me. I love blues and browns but want to know if I should give reds a try. I haven't tried them personally for an extended period of time. I've tried them in store at Fry's and they felt good but as I said, I haven't used them for an extended period of time. Is it worth the risk?

I personally have not used reds before, mine are blues, and i love them, but, i have not extensively used any other switch... so take that into consideration.

i game a lot, and im sure i could have gone with a different switch to suit your needs.
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Hey guys,
I want to buy a Ducky Shine II, but unsure of which switch I should buy. It costs quite a bit of money so I want one that will definitely work for me. I love blues and browns but want to know if I should give reds a try. I haven't tried them personally for an extended period of time. I've tried them in store at Fry's and they felt good but as I said, I haven't used them for an extended period of time. Is it worth the risk?

duckies have pretty good resale value, so its not like your at a total loss.

I don't like to sell my keyboards because I get attached to them no matter what. I just don't want to get a keyboard and not use it. I might get browns but I'm gonna go to Fry's again and check out the Corsair reds to see if I like them. tongue.gif Can someone just quickly list out the big online keyboard sellers?

Thanks guys.
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