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I guess O-rings are just used to reduce the travel distance of the keys? After a few days of using my first mechanical keyboard I'm loving it and will definitely never go back. However I can see what you're saying about finger strain over long periods of use.
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I guess O-rings are just used to reduce the travel distance of the keys? After a few days of using my first mechanical keyboard I'm loving it and will definitely never go back. However I can see what you're saying about finger strain over long periods of use.
It also softens and reduces the bottom noise.
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It also softens and reduces the bottom noise.
Ah alrighty
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It also softens and reduces the bottom noise.
Yeah thats what I'm looking for. Hard for me not to bottom out on the board because if I don't, I double tap / feel unsure I actually activated the key.
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My Quickfire's backspace went doa after like a week of gaming. RMA will take 1 month
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My Quickfire's backspace went doa after like a week of gaming. RMA will take 1 month


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I lold too.

That said, I did used to game on arrow keys, and in that time backspace was my PTT key.

I'd probably still do it too, if I had the desk space and wasn't so lazy regarding rebinding all my games.

That, and too many PC games these days don't fully allow proper keybinding, and having to switch between WASD and arrows constantly gets confusing.
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My Quickfire's backspace went doa after like a week of gaming. RMA will take 1 month

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I lold too.

That said, I did used to game on arrow keys, and in that time backspace was my PTT key.

I'd probably still do it too, if I had the desk space and wasn't so lazy regarding rebinding all my games.

That, and too many PC games these days don't fully allow proper keybinding, and having to switch between WASD and arrows constantly gets confusing.

He made mistakes in-game and he had to go back? Duh
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I think this is more of a preference issue than a case of a right way and a wrong way. Some people like a flat profile better, especially if they are accustomed to low-profile keyboards and/or like being able to slide between keys very easily. Others, well, don't. So why would it be dumb for the industry to offer options for both types?


It's all about ergonomics.

 

Our fingers are not flat, so why would you want the keys? Like wise, it's harder to distinguish a W from an A key at first touch if it wasn't for the sculpting, different profiles, and those little nubs on the J & F keys.

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