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Finally got my OCN Ducky 1008 with Cherry MX Blues. First mechanical and I am loving it thus far, though it takes a moment to adjust to the difference in feel from the cheap domes I was used to. Anyway, couple pics, and a giant thank you to OCN.

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Tv that close cannot be too comfortable
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For our Mac friends:

http://www.daskeyboard.com/model-s-professional-for-mac/

6KRO
IBM Model M switches
$113 pre-order ($133 normally)

Model M switches? They are called bucking spring. And from my understanding only unicomp can make those, and they are mx blue switches on the das
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post #5403 of 36807
The spreadsheet says I have the Black Widow Ultimate, I only have the regular one tongue.gif
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God damn how can you play like that?
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I use a 42" TV for my monitor.tongue.gif However, my TV is mounted to the wall (good idea living in Cali), so it isn't actually sitting on my desk... so I'm a little further away from the screen. In the beginning it was weird seeing things big... especially the icons... but you get used to it. IMO, it's like gaming on 3 monitors in portrait... but that isn't as strange as seeing a 40+ inch TV on a desk.
    
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God damn how can you play like that?

It's not permanent guys, I usually have a 24" 1920x1200 sitting there. But lately I have been playing Mass Effect 2 with a controller a lot, which I usually sit farther back when using a controller, so I moved the TV over for now. I am actually picking up a 23" IPS to accompany my 24" within the next few days, probably won't stop me from moving the TV over now and then though. Anyway, this keyboard is splendid...thinking of ordering a replacement keycap set, not sure if I really need one right away now that I see the board in person.
     
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It's not permanent guys, I usually have a 24" 1920x1200 sitting there. But lately I have been playing Mass Effect 2 with a controller a lot, which I usually sit farther back when using a controller, so I moved the TV over for now. I am actually picking up a 23" IPS to accompany my 24" within the next few days, probably won't stop me from moving the TV over now and then though. Anyway, this keyboard is splendid...thinking of ordering a replacement keycap set, not sure if I really need one right away now that I see the board in person.

I have a few PC games that my kids and I play that works better with a hand controller (e.g. batman arkham city), plus the TV monitor is hooked up to the PS3 also... so the TV/Monitor is strategically placed with a couch behind my desk... so we can play further away. I still don't have any issues playing FPS games at my desk with a mouse and keyboard. The mouse and keyboard is on a slide out tray... so I'm still further away from the TV since it is mounted to the wall and not sitting on my desk. At first... I was thinking it won't be permanent... but I've been liking it a lot... so I am not in a rush to buy my 3 monitor surrounds.
    
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So I love my Corsair K90, MX Reds are pretty awesome. The switches itself don't make any noise, but the actual keys bottoming out make a little bit of noise.

So I was looking at a way to silence the keyboard. I saw that elite keyboards sells soft landing pads.
http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=access,slpads&pid=sl120_cs

I also found a video of a guy putting O-Rings around the inside of the caps to silence the keys.

Anyone use any of these, any thoughts on this?
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A lot of people have tried out both EK soft landing pads and WASD (or similar) O-rings and the general consensus is that O-rings are better overall for both feel and noise dampening
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^ Yup, I have both but prefer O-rings from WASD Keyboards over that EK's soft landing pads.  They just feel better...  here's the link in case you're interested. 

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