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This question just came up between a friend and myself, is there an audible difference between an MX Brown and Black, if you do not bottom it out? Obviously bottoming out depends on how much pressure you exert on the key cap itself.

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This question just came up between a friend and myself, is there an audible difference between an MX Brown and Black, if you do not bottom it out? Obviously bottoming out depends on how much pressure you exert on the key cap itself.

Thx

In the case of not bottoming out, it's mostly the keycap's plastic against the switch making the noise. So I'm guessing, not much difference if it's the same keycap/material.
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I don't know about anyone else in here, but my keys plastic don't bottom out on the switch.
 
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I don't know about anyone else in here, but my keys plastic don't bottom out on the switch.

O-Rings?

For me and most (methinks) it's not the switch making the noise unless you have blues, it's the plastic of the keycap vibrating/scraping on way up and down.
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I thought you meant that the plastic was actually striking a part of the switch, which it does not.

Here is a fully depressed brown switch with a keycap cross section on it.
 
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Pulling a keycap on my browns and just pressing on the switch, it is audible. Quiet, but audible. I don't have any blacks to compare it to, but I can vouch for the browns making some noise on their own.
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I thought you meant that the plastic was actually striking a part of the switch, which it does not.

Here is a fully depressed brown switch with a keycap cross section on it. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

I do apologize. I tend to word myself incorrectly most times.

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Pulling a keycap on my browns and just pressing on the switch, it is audible. Quiet, but audible. I don't have any blacks to compare it to, but I can vouch for the browns making some noise on their own.

*pulls out keycap* *press softly*

Oh yeah.... I guess it would be more audible than linear switches... tongue.gif
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OMG playing old fighting games with a mechanical keyboard is just so awesome.
I got Dead or Alive 2, and Soul Calibur 1 and 2 working with my ducky. And the games are just AWESOME.

Its like rediscovering the games all over again.
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Anyone here have some clacks they want to get rid of?



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OMG playing old fighting games with a mechanical keyboard is just so awesome.
I got Dead or Alive 2, and Soul Calibur 1 and 2 working with my ducky. And the games are just AWESOME.

Its like rediscovering the games all over again.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
If I liked arcade games I would be all over the razer atrox

Edited by HPE1000 - 10/10/13 at 6:18pm
 
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Anyone here have some clacks they want to get rid of?

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
If I liked arcade games I would be all over the razer atrox

I cant use controllers and fight sticks because of my dyspraxia.

My keyboard is literally flipped. fightsticks have the joysticks on the left and their keys on the right.

My keyboard when using fighitng games looks like this.

completely the oppsite.
IJKL is my up down left right
QWEASD are my main hot keys. WESD being the main depending on the game QA auxilaries, and ZX for combo keys, and for SSF4 F is grab and C is focus attack, QWE are punches ASD are kicks. Z is all punchs, X is all kicks.
I can not play the other way around, WASD/left joystick does not work with the way my brain processes and communicates signals.

So my keyboard layout is so wonderful for all the fighting games, i have a razer sabertooth, but its no longer used for any fighting games.
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