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I like blues and reds equally, and thats why i have 2 keyboards on my desk.

I'm still thinking of making a hybrid keyboard, of reds and blues.

basically make the gaming cluster reds "wasd etc" and the rest blues.

Just not sure how it will feel when typing though since the difference between the two switches is pretty drastic.
post #14452 of 36807
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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post


Rubber domes feel terrible - subjective.

Browns are the closest MX switch to rubber domes - objective.

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post #14453 of 36807
yeah no
im going to say MX brown has nothing to do with rubber domes.
this G710 is sooooo different for key stroke feeling than the G19, its easily noticable man. the closest thign to rubber domes would be mx reds or blacks since each keyboard has different actuation forces. (to my knowledge)
     
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the closest thign to rubber domes would be mx reds or blacks since each keyboard has different actuation forces. (to my knowledge)

i dissagree, reds and blacks are lineiar, while domes collapse under pressure, completely different feeling.
post #14455 of 36807
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Finally finished my homemade wood 60% keyboard case. The case is made of poplar, the feet of redheart, and it's lined with black dyed suede. I'm loving it. I don't know why, but it feels more solid than the stock Poker/Pure case and seems like there's not a ton of flex from the PCB even though it is PCB mounted.

The keyboard is a Pure PCB with what I call Ghost Blacks and Ghost Reds (Blacks and Reds with Clear spings), lubed switches, white and pink 2x3x4mm water clear LEDs, Cherry white on black doubleshot set with a stem modded stepped caps lock, GMK CMYK and White on Purple modifiers, and a Bunnycap. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)







I need an updated shot with the lights off and the black suede lining, but it's not dark enough here yet.

I'll definitely be entering this one into the keyboard of the month contest.

That is a very nice case, I love working with wood and would consider doing something like that for myself. Are u planning on doing any engraving on the front or top for your name?
post #14456 of 36807
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It is VERY subtle, only time I can really feel the actuation point is if I am pressing really light and slow, otherwise it feels very similar to reds. I prefer blues and I don't think I would switch to anything else.
The only difference I can feel from using the browns over the reds, is the browns have a Crispier feel to them. I can't really feel the tactile bump like the MX Blues. But that's just my opinion.
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i dissagree, reds and blacks are lineiar, while domes collapse under pressure, completely different feeling.

i would agree with this statement, the rubber domes have a definitive feel. pressure required to start the actuation. Blacks and Reds are very linear
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So I'm leaning toward this one . I really like the hybrid number/directional pad on the right side, plus being backlit. Why is the brown $10 more than the blue and $20 more than the red?
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So I'm leaning toward this one . I really like the hybrid number/directional pad on the right side, plus being backlit. Why is the brown $10 more than the blue and $20 more than the red?
Popularity pretty much, blues and reds are most common, therefore cheaper, browns are more expensive/rare, same with greens, kb models which feature greens as an option almost always end up being 50 dollars more expensive than their blue counterparts.
 
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Rubber domes feel terrible - subjective.

Browns are the closest MX switch to rubber domes - objective.

Those are both subjective statements tongue.gif
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