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Originally Posted by neo0031 View Post

I have the best of both worlds (TKL size with numpad toggle) with some inconvenience accompanying, to which I do no mind.
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That's the one I originally wanted but its $20 more expensive than the Rapid and people here seemed to push me towards the Rapid and away from the TK.
Edited by Jayjr1105 - 8/27/13 at 8:17am
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post #14492 of 36807
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So why does everyone go for the 10 key-less design (did I use the correct term there?) Working in IT, I use the number pad pretty often but at home not so much. I'll be using the keyboard at work to start to see if I like the brown switches. Is is the clean/minimalist look?

How about the o-rings? Do people usually go for these to improve sound/feel?
It saves space on the desk. That's always nice. I mostly use my computer for gaming, but if I actually need to do something like entering tons of numbers, I'll just switch back to my Model M.
post #14493 of 36807
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people here seemed to push me towards the Rapid or away from the TK as well.

Good call, I tried a rapid out for a week or so, and its pretty sup par compared to the rapid.
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Has everybody forgotten the RK9000? It's made by costar isn't it ... costs the same as a Rapid and is full keyboard
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Good call, I tried a rapid out for a week or so, and its pretty sup par compared to the rapid.

The Rapid is worse than the Rapid?

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Has everybody forgotten the RK9000? It's made by costar isn't it ... costs the same as a Rapid and is full keyboard

It's not a bad keyboard, not a great one either. I've seen quite a few that have needed repairs, including the one I got. If you're good at soldering and resolder the switches, it should be a good board for you.
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The Rapid is worse than the Rapid?

Sounds good to me tongue.gif
 
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The Rapid is worse than the Rapid?
Obviously.
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Rubber domes: Non-clicky, medium-low tactility, medium-low force.

MX Browns: Non clicky, low tactility, low force.

Short of jailhouse blues (which aren't standard mx switches), you aren't going to find a MX board with a closer feel to a rubber dome. That is an objective statement.

"MX Browns have a similar actuation force to a Dell SK-8115 rubber dome" - objective statement

"MX Browns feel like rubber domes more then any other cherry switch" - subjective statement

MX Blacks or Clears definitely "feel" more like some rubber domes then Browns.
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har har har, obviously i meant the tk is worse than the rapid.
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har har har, obviously i meant the tk is worse than the rapid.

I don't think it's obvious since some people love the TK, but I was assuming that's what you probably meant.
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