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I think this is all I need
the silicon graphics isnt mechanical, i know cause i have two of them
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As a very broad generality, yes. But to each his own. I type better and faster on Blacks then Browns. Not everyone presses keys down with the same force.
This does indeed go without saying, so that's why I used quotation marks in that manner. I mean, every single time I try to answer a question like that, I always feel that it's tough to answer because on the one hand, I could just say "It is completely up to you; do as much research as you can on the different switch types and then go with the one you think you'll like the most", but then I'd have to deal with certain people here on Overclock.net telling that same person exactly which switch type to go with and that there's nothing better than the one they're recommending.

Therefore, I try to compromise and make specific recommendations, qualify each recommendation, and then close it by saying that it's still completely up to them.
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Originally Posted by DaMirrorLink View Post
the silicon graphics isnt mechanical, i know cause i have two of them
You have something like this



I have one of these



They usually have dampened tactile Cream Alps switches, but mine has been modded with clicky Blue Alps. They are most definitely mechanical.
Edited by ch_123 - 7/23/10 at 8:03am
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ah sorry lol, didnt know they made two different ones
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ah sorry lol, didnt know they made two different ones
It's pretty rare for a company to just have one model of keyboard and no others.
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There were actually four different generations of Granite SGI keyboard - the original was an Alps one for the original Indigo that used a proprietary interface that used the same connector as the PS/2, but plugging one into the other would cause lots of smoke and sparks. There was also a beige version of this keyboard.

The second generation is the one I had which was an SGI branded AT-101 (same as the old-logo Dell AT-101) that used a standard PS/2 connector and was used with the Indigo 2 and Indy. Again, there was also a beige version of this keyboard.

There were then two rubber dome designs - the one I had a picture of in my previous post, then later on, a granite version of one of these -

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i have ABS M1 for now
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Got a Ducky with browns for home!

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Got a Ducky with browns for home!
I'm jealous... I wish I could get something with blues for my x25-v. I could then stop using those horrible dell keyboards at work. File the replacement under medical reasons hehe.
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Got a Ducky with browns for home!
Pretty swish, how much did it cost you?
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