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Anyone else want to try their luck?

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Just ordered a Max Nighthawk x8 with blue backlighting. Very excited for the day when it arrives smile.gif
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I personally wouldn't put rings on a tactile switch. As far as I'm concerned, the whole point of a tactile switch is to know when you've actuated and can stop applying force. Without some extra space under the actuation point, there isn't enough tolerance for human response time, key variance, etc.

To put it another way, orings don't do anything unless you bottom out, and you shouldn't be bottoming out tactile switches to begin with.

Could be just me though.I do love some heavy rings on blacks, although I'm not crazy about blacks overall so I guess that's a bit moot.
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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

I personally wouldn't put rings on a tactile switch. As far as I'm concerned, the whole point of a tactile switch is to know when you've actuated and can stop applying force. Without some extra space under the actuation point, there isn't enough tolerance for human response time, key variance, etc.

To put it another way, orings don't do anything unless you bottom out, and you shouldn't be bottoming out tactile switches to begin with.

Could be just me though.I do love some heavy rings on blacks, although I'm not crazy about blacks overall so I guess that's a bit moot.

Unless you're stacking the O-rings two per switch, then there is still room under the actuation point, O-rings are approximately 1mm thick.
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Are buckling springs the loudest keyboard switch?
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I just fit thick ABS keycaps with a mix of doubleshots and tripleshots onto my beloved Topre wubsmiley.gif
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Originally Posted by frickfrock999 View Post

Are buckling springs the loudest keyboard switch?

 

Pretty much. 

 

Though metal on metal clack on any of heavier cherry MX switches with metal keycaps ends up being more noticable and more annoying. 

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This is not finished yet, the grey keys are thick PBT and feel great, very different to the stock Ducky keys. The rest of the keys will be replaced as soon as I find the ones I need, but the overall colour scheme will remain the same.

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You like the backwards space bar? It looks a bit lighter than the rest of the keys is that just the camera or is it really like that?
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You like the backwards space bar? It looks a bit lighter than the rest of the keys is that just the camera or is it really like that?
I like it turned backwards for fps gaming, I find it a lot more comfortable.
It's exactly the same colour as the rest of the keys, part of the same set. It must look different because it's on an angle, reflecting a bit more light.
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