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And here we go down the rabbit hole...



$70, free wrist wrest, 104 keys, USB and PS/2... I talked to my mom about this since I've (almost) run out of money for stupid stuff and asked her about pianos, and she said that going from an old upright to a Steinway really helps out technique and was worth it. Best part? If I hate it, I'll sell it at a small loss and learn a valuable lesson.
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why would you hate it?

if anything, you'll just want to have boards with all the different switch types.
*stares down, sees the two on my desk, and remembering my ohter at the office*
post #14433 of 36842
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Got tired of my bleh razer blackwidow, so yeahhh smile.gif

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You know I had to get the futurama keycap lol

Which keyboard is that?... LOVE the simplicity.
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Only thing that might throw you off is that reds/blues/browns take less force to type on than membranes, so you might up with more mistakes until you get used to them. I actually passed on reds because I'm not that great a typist and made way too many mistakes - the bump on blues and browns helped me out a lot.

I've only tried all the main switches in store demos (I have a kb with browns), but none of them feel like rubber domes to me at all, it's just a very different mechanism. I'd say forget about your old kb and just get the switch you think you'll like best:

Awesome guide there! +rep! So after reading what you said I'm leaning toward browns now. I'm a horrible typist as well (very unorthodox). I think I would like the feedback of a brown over none from a red. Does corsair make a similar one to the one I linked above but with browns? I like corsair products alot. This was the closest thing I found http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823129005
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Which keyboard is that?... LOVE the simplicity.

Cooler Master Quickfire Rapid with blank keycaps from WASD.

I like to keep things simple smile.gif
 
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why would you hate it?

if anything, you'll just want to have boards with all the different switch types.
*stares down, sees the two on my desk, and remembering my ohter at the office*

I plan for all plausible scenarios. I'll probably be adverse to it until I get used to, but it'll be a huge upgrade over the $10 rubber dome keyboard I have in any case. The real question for me is how it compares to the scissor switches on my laptop, since I am quite fond of those.
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So any particular vendors have good return policies for returning if you don't like the switch?
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So any particular vendors have good return policies for returning if you don't like the switch?
Amazon is amazing with returns.
 
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Amazon is amazing with returns.

I returned a board to newegg no problems.
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I returned a board to newegg no problems.
I got screwed by newegg restocking fees and return shipping costs before, not worth it. Bought a psu for 90 dollars, wanted to return it, had not opened . I ask to return it, have to pay return shipping and restocking fees, I walked away with around 60 dollars after the return....

Meanwhile on amazon, they pay for return shipping and I have never had to pay for restocking. They even paid the return shipping on a 20+ lb big box triple screen stand I bought, opened and setup, and didn't like recently.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jayjr1105 View Post

Which keyboard is that?... LOVE the simplicity.
Awesome guide there! +rep! So after reading what you said I'm leaning toward browns now. I'm a horrible typist as well (very unorthodox). I think I would like the feedback of a brown over none from a red. Does corsair make a similar one to the one I linked above but with browns? I like corsair products alot. This was the closest thing I found http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823129005
Corsairs are red only unfortunately.

According to this they were supposed to have other switches out in July, but who knows what's happening with that: http://forum.corsair.com/v3/showthread.php?p=666817
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