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I like the growing popularity of greens, but they still command a $20-30 increase in price.

I can't wait for christmas, gonna buy myself an ipad as well as really considering a filco mini air, ( 60% bluetooth ) with blues, and i'm hoping its pcb mounted so I can pop the tops and throw some heavier springs in there ) But $200 for an ipad keyboard is alot.

Though there is a usb camera connection kit, and I could get a cheaper 60% and possibly buy/make a shorter usb cord for it.

It seems like that combo of a ipad+mech board would be the perfect 'laptop' for me.
Edited by Jixr - 11/27/13 at 7:19am
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I like the growing popularity of greens, but they still command a $20-30 increase in price.

I can't wait for christmas, gonna buy myself an ipad as well as really considering a filco mini air, ( 60% bluetooth ) with blues, and i'm hoping its pcb mounted so I can pop the tops and throw some heavier springs in there ) But $200 for an ipad keyboard is alot.
Well for a mechanical it's nothing ... Logitech wants 100$ for a dome bluetooth keyboard. iPad or not (To be fair i know Logitech products pretty well as i used to be a promoter for them and got fired just earlier this weekend ...
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I'm interested in trying clears at some point since I like my browns so much. not sure about the greens. I'd like to try one at some point. I figured I'd either love them or hate them, but would want them for a keyboard only really used for typing purposes.
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post #17734 of 36843
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I like the growing popularity of greens, but they still command a $20-30 increase in price.

I can't wait for christmas, gonna buy myself an ipad as well as really considering a filco mini air, ( 60% bluetooth ) with blues, and i'm hoping its pcb mounted so I can pop the tops and throw some heavier springs in there ) But $200 for an ipad keyboard is alot.

Though there is a usb camera connection kit, and I could get a cheaper 60% and possibly buy/make a shorter usb cord for it.

It seems like that combo of a ipad+mech board would be the perfect 'laptop' for me.

I was considering a Minila Air aswell, it's just a shame it doesn't have a rechargable battery + cable, then I'd buy it in a heartbeat. tongue.gif
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Well for a mechanical it's nothing ... Logitech wants 100$ for a dome bluetooth keyboard. iPad or not.

thats pretty true, most ipad case/keyboard combos are $50+, the apple keyboard is $60 i think, cheaper BT mac like keyboard runs $20-30

Mainly I just would like a keyboard for it for writing for my website on the go and away from my desk.
( sometimes its better for me to be in bed writing away than it is to be at my desk in front of a 27" monitor.)

and a 60% can be had for around $100, plus the lighting to usb kit is $30, so thats $130 keyboard. ( not to mention i'll want a case, etc ) and it will give me a good reason to buy a blue/green keyboard. ( love them for typing, hate them for everything else. )

Really I need a macbook air, but $1k for a laptop that I won't get that much use off, considering a laptop pretty much requires a desk or a flat surfface for proper use. But i'm de-railing this thread a bit anyway.

Though the filco BT has a tiny tiny spacebar and looks near impossible to replace the entire keyset. but the BT would allow me to easily hot swap it between my desktop, ipad/iphone, my server and my intel NUC
Edited by Jixr - 11/27/13 at 8:16am
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Been a lurker on this thread for a long time... i'll work on the form later ...


Main workhorse, metal plate feels w/ topre is so fresh.


Edited by Blindrage606 - 11/27/13 at 8:34am
 
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Oh dear.

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While having macros on a mechanical can be nice, good God the marketing and looks.

Yeesh.

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Oh dear.


Reminds me of every boys' toy commercial I saw growing up, with some overexcited guy exaggerating the coolness.
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Not going to lie, I always loved commercials like that as a kid. Totally worked on me.

Usually my parents would just tell me no it's garbage, you're not getting it. I don't care how bad you want it.
But the few times they caved and I got some stupid over hyped nonsense I was always so disappointed.

It looked so much cooler in the commercials!
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I like the growing popularity of greens, but they still command a $20-30 increase in price.

I can't wait for christmas, gonna buy myself an ipad as well as really considering a filco mini air, ( 60% bluetooth ) with blues, and i'm hoping its pcb mounted so I can pop the tops and throw some heavier springs in there ) But $200 for an ipad keyboard is alot.
Well for a mechanical it's nothing ... Logitech wants 100$ for a dome bluetooth keyboard. iPad or not (To be fair i know Logitech products pretty well as i used to be a promoter for them and got fired just earlier this weekend ...

I'm thinking clears or greens might be the switch for me.

I still love my blues, but I'd like a little more actuation force.
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Not played with Clears or Greens myself yet
must have a go

Nice board Blindrage606 smile.gif
    
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Hmm... Which caps to buy - the age old question.

Qtan has some nice offerings for a 37-key set of PBT caps. Lots of colors to choose from!

Any thoughts?
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I still love my blues, but I'd like a little more actuation force.

There's a noticeable difference between blues and greens. I'm enjoying my CM XT in greens a great deal. So much so some days I can't wait to get to the office to use it.


Anyone know if the Triggers used Cherry or Costar stabilizers?
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