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OCN needs to add an anthropomorphised wallet crying money just for this club. Seriously, I'd love to get one, but $110 just for a numpad?!?! I mean hell, I just spend $140 on the PuLSE buy on MD.

 

 

Haha yea! I couldn't find a good numpad that i liked.  the closest was the Leopold.  Since i figured I may need a numpad mine as well match it to a Topre one.  :D

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Here are the keyboards I'll be keeping long term. Most likely I'm going to sell the rest of them, though it might be hard to get rid of some of my boards that have Alps... Here I have:

  1. BOS Model M (Buckling Spring)
  2. Apple Adjustable Keyboard (Alps SKFS)
  3. NeXT 2237 (Alps SKCM Black)
  4. Cooler Master QuickFire XT (Cherry MX Blue & Green)
  5. KBP V60 (Alps SKCM Blue)


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nice collection. interested to see what other boards you get rid of
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LOL! I got one of those also... that toprelife man! 









Looks great man! thumb.gif
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Those board drool.gif
The hhkb ones are definitely something i'd want. Cheapest I've ever found them was in japan...with the realforces being even cheaper
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I actually took some pictures of my Poker II keyboard for photography class.




and in B/W since what the professor says goes. But I think it's still a neat effect anyways.
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The V60 Matias Mini just showed up on Massdrop, was planning to get a V60 with Gateron browns(with o-rings) initially, but how do these Matias quiet switches fair?

From what I understand:
Quiet Pro: smooth tactile bump
Quiet Click: Inaudible but feel-able click.
Fuhua: Alps that aren't actually made by Alps, how do these feel/sound?

There's also an optional Dolch keycap set, which I quite like.

Would love to hear your opinion on Matias Quite's/Fuhua alps compared to Cherry brown with o-rings.
Edited by Gilles3000 - 2/4/16 at 8:08am
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I much prefer Alps and Matias to Cherry switches, in fact, I have a V60 of my own. A few pages back I explained:
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Alps stopped manufacturing switches many years ago and sold the rights to Forward Electronics who stopped making them a few years ago. Matias had been getting their switches from Forward and so had to get a new source, which ended up being their own manufacturing process.

Tai Hao, Xiang Min, Hua Jie, Fuhua, and a couple of others are the only other brands of Alps clones still being produced at this time. Since Cherry continues to make switches, they are the ones that happened to become swept up in the popularity boom of mechanical keyboards and thus the reason that keycaps are made almost exclusively for Cherry (and the multitude of clones now that their patent expired) and not for Alps and Matias.

So yes, Fuhua switches are clones and not actually made by Alps (who no longer make keyboard switches). I have both the Dolch and Olivetti keycap sets and they are great in my opinion, much better than the stock V60 caps. Additionally, there are three kinds of Matias switches:

Quiet Click: A quiet switch which is a clone of the Alps SKCM Cream Damped switches, which are most commonly found in vintage Apple Extended Keyboard II and Silicon Graphics Granite Bigfoot keyboards.
Click: A louder switch which is a clone of the Alps SKBM White (the simplified version of Alps SKCM White).
Quiet Linear: A clone of the Alps SKCL linear switches like Yellow and Green.
Edited by Blaise170 - 2/4/16 at 8:35am
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I much prefer Alps and Matias to Cherry switches, in fact, I have a V60 of my own. A few pages back I explained:
So yes, Fuhua switches are clones and not actually made by Alps (who no longer make keyboard switches). I have both the Dolch and Olivetti keycap sets and they are great in my opinion, much better than the stock V60 caps. Additionally, there are three kinds of Matias switches:

Quiet Click: A quiet switch which is a clone of the Alps SKCM Cream Damped switches, which are most commonly found in vintage Apple Extended Keyboard II and Silicon Graphics Granite Bigfoot keyboards.
Click: A louder switch which is a clone of the Alps SKBM White (the simplified version of Alps SKCM White).
Quiet Linear: A clone of the Alps SKCL linear switches like Yellow and Green.

Thanks for the info.

Seems like I got confused by Massdrop calling the quiet click, quiet pro. Just assumed they were different things.

I looked into it a little more and it seems that the Click's are quite well liked, but also very loud. I'm pretty tempted to just replace my desktop keyboard with a V60 Matias click instead of going with my initial plan of using it as a portable quiet keyboard.

Also, would you happen to have an idea which what the equivalent alps switches are of the Fuhua switches Massdrop is offering?
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Fuhua switches are Alps SKBM White, originally made by Forward. So while they are technically clones, they are technically the same as the original simplified Alps.
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