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you have to realize there is shipping costs and shipping overseas aint cheap
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I know, I'm looking in to just how much it will be now

Now if only I could read the provinces >.< stupid google translate doesn't catch enough

@.@ Okay enough looking at prices for one day, my head is spinning from all the Asian characters.

Note: Sorry Tater, I'll try to condense more
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Thought I would share this with the club it's quite entertaining, it takes a bit to get going but you can tell where they're going with it from the start.
http://youtubedoubler.com/?video1=yR...rName=Not+Sure
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So advice time, I have decided to finally bite the bullet scrap my rubber dome but looking round the more i read the more im confused. So bellow would be my desired features, if anyone could advise me as to which board or switches would be most likely to display those properties that would be great

-less travel distance, I like low profile keys.
-not too noisy.
-good feedback response, dont want to be pressing keys and not noticing. and vice versus

Not important but would like:
-Ps2 rather than usb
-additional macro functionality.
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Well, there aren't really any "low-profile" mechanical keyboards that I know of. I would say that they all travel the same distance, but vary in required actuation force, which could essentially produce the same effect. You may want to look into a board with brown switches, though blues also might be agreeable if you don't mind the noise. I'm not familiar with what you would consider "too noisy," so I'm not sure if the blues would fit into that category. If you have a local shop that carries the Blackwidow, then you can go ahead and give the keys a try. In terms of buying that particular board, I personally would look for something slightly better. Will this be mainly for gaming? Will the size be an issue? Would you want a tenkeyless, or a full keyboard? I think the main question is how much you're willing to spend.
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It's mostly for typing but i do a fair amount of gaming too, finally found the guide i was looking for, seems blue's are not great for gaming as you have to let them fully release before repressing, going to give mx blacks and steel series a shot and if I dont like them im sure I can resell and keep toying with others.

unfortunately no where around here has even a reasonable selection of normal boards so im pretty much left with blind purchasing and hope ^^ same as i was with mice, hope it doesn't take as many for this (must have over 15 gaming mice : /)
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-less travel distance, I like low profile keys.
-not too noisy.
-good feedback response, dont want to be pressing keys and not noticing. and vice versus

Lots of low profile low travel mechanical switches.

None that quiet.

Scissor switches would be your best bet for that criteria. Like the DealExtreme $18 HHKB Killer.

If Logitech ever does a Apple Aluminum clone with Incurve keys, Tenkeyless, and the tactile response of their Google TV Keyboard they'll have a serious winner on their hands.

And ditch the PS/2 requirement. Never happen.
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I stand corrected. Well, I just assumed "low-profile" referred to scissor switches, such as laptop keyboards.
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Nobody mentioned cherry ML switches yet. I know they're not the best, but worth considering if you're looking at scissor switches.
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lol ripster nice cons on that review.
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