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Ah, the Cherry Overhyp...*coughs* Red switch. What do you think of the keyboard?
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post #1952 of 36817
I just got it a few minutes ago. No time to play with it, I'm about to get a haircut then visit the grandparents smile.gif
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post #1953 of 36817
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Originally Posted by ch_123;12731451 
Ah, the Cherry Overhyp...*coughs* Red switch. What do you think of the keyboard?
I've used the reds and I can say it's all 100% hype on the switches.

Unless you like very light, bouncy switches that give no feedback unless you bottom out; they're not for you.
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post #1954 of 36817
I've used a keyboard with a single Red switch and it didn't impress me much.

Some would say that pressing a single switch doesn't give an indication of what it's like to type on one properly. Given that 90% of my opinion is formed when I press on it initially, I'd be inclined to disagree.
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post #1955 of 36817
Well I agree, as long as I can click the switch a few times for a cherry MX switch, I've got a good idea what it will be like.

Clears, besides feeling slighty more tactile than browns, feel almost exactly as I imagined they would be.
With that said; I knew what I liked about browns (the tactility) and what I didn't like (how light they were) so when I moved to clears I was more than happy.
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post #1956 of 36817
I tried a Cherry Brown keyboard once upon a time before very promptly selling it onto someone at a price which covered all my costs. Admittedly, it was an old Compaq one that was probably quite worn, but I think I found it shockingly unimpressive. I was expecting something a little bit more than a glorified linear switch.
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post #1957 of 36817
I finally gave in and ordered a Das Model S Professional Silent, gets here tomorrow. That is the one with the browns right? I'm coming from the Logitech G-series, I don't think the lack of backlighting will be that big of an issue for me with 3 monitors lighting it up now.
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Seeing that R pics really makes me regret selling my tenkeyless otaku mx blue keyboard.
    
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I've always felt that typing skills are a more efficient and eco-friendly alternative to backlit keyboards.
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post #1960 of 36817
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aden Florian;12732141 
I finally gave in and ordered a Das Model S Professional Silent, gets here tomorrow. That is the one with the browns right? I'm coming from the Logitech G-series, I don't think the lack of backlighting will be that big of an issue for me with 3 monitors lighting it up now.
Yep! The Silent is indeed the one with the Cherry MX Browns!

You're going to love it.
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