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Anyone know where I can buy a custom filco cable that won't cost an arm and a leg after shipping?
 
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I have a 750D and honestly don't get all of the negativity towards it. It's not case labs quality but it's not case labs money either.

I agree, i have the baby brother a 350D and im fine with it.
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Hey, what is it that you don't like about Tek Syndicate? I quite like their vids, especially the macro shots of the hardware. Beautiful. I feel linus is more commercial, calling overviews reviews and such, not really in depth. I like Slick though, and their WAN show is pretty awesome too. The mech boards seems to get a lot of attention right now from LinusTechTips and TekSyndicate. Hopefully this incentivises the manufacturers to come up with even nicer keyboards biggrin.gif God I love typing on these browns.

Logan is straight up incompetent. He's done reviews whose methodologies were fundamentally flawed in a way that anyone who has worked with computers should have immediately seen. He routinely gets impossible results or results that contradict other professional reviewers and competent user reviews (like saying the Dark Knight II beat out the H100 by something like 5-10C and his AMD vs Intel reviews), then claims everyone who contradicts him is wrong or in bed with a competing company. He gives horrible advice that can ruin your components, like telling people to lap an HDT style heatsink. Then there's the personal. I find him to be obnoxious and unprofessional.

Linus is definitely more commercial, but every now and then he still does some good reviews. He'll bust out some good video card or CPU reviews sometimes and do some interesting other reviews, like his CLC shootout with the H220. He's not perfect, of course, and I do have issues with his methods sometimes, like when he had a Thermalright Silver Arrow SB-E and H100i comparison and stuck 120mm Noctua fans on both when the Thermalright fans were just as quiet and performed better on the heatsink.

And, honestly, I think it was Slick who really got Linus talking more about mechanical keyboards. That seems to be his little area that he really loves.
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Anyone know where I can buy a custom filco cable that won't cost an arm and a leg after shipping?


You want a sleeved one?
if so just make one yourself, $10 and done.
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You want a sleeved one?
if so just make one yourself, $10 and done.
If I could find out where to get just a couple filco end pieces I would consider it.
 
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Anyone know where I can buy a custom filco cable that won't cost an arm and a leg after shipping?

Pexon PCs and mimic cables both have pretty fair pricing depending on your location considering the labor required to sleeve the filco cable tbh. It's not as cut and dry as a lot of other keyboards since filcos don't terminate at the shell with a USB mini or anything like that.
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Why reinvent the wheel with the filco connection? Replace the USB plug. Very easy to find those for cheap. That's what I'm doing for sleeving my ducky cables.
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If I could find out where to get just a couple filco end pieces I would consider it.

Hit me up, I should have the stuff you need to make your own or to make your own removable cable.
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Hit me up, I should have the stuff you need to make your own or to make your own removable cable.
Sounds good, Ideally is it possibly to just make a break away short cable that would let me continue using my usb cable for the poker? I like being able to just use a single cable.

This cable


Also I don't want a ferrite bead thing on it at all.
 
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you can solder can't you?

snip, sleeve, solder and done. cake.

In fact, I should do one of mine when I get home,
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