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post #6201 of 36997
I'd like to ask the mechanical keyboard club which is the best option for me:

Waiting for the new KBT Race (Brown) or Pure (I think Red is only available) Limited Editions
or
Noppoo Choc Mini 84 (Brown)

What's most important, no numeric pad, and least important is backlit.
I've never had a mechanical keyboard, and I think brown might be a nice starting point. I like to double tap keys, and I don't know if I will like bottoming out on blacks (not like I don't already bottom out all the time with my rubber dome).
I don't mind getting use to a layout, and I'm not sure how I feel about the Race having keycaps that are irreplaceable.
They say they Pure might be the same layout as the Poker.

I'm not sure which type of keycap I prefer, because I'm so use to this shiney and slippery crappy rubber dome.
I heard PBT feels a bit more rough than POM, but the quility of PBT is preferred normally.

Any thoughts? Budget is about $115 and I'm willing to wait for the KBTs (two weeks wait).

Qucik edit: If I went with the Mini 84, I would get the white keyboard which comes with the PBT (just because of what people normally say they like here). The only downside is no backlit, but I heard a member say they might be working on a new mini (which I won't be waiting for, unless someone chimes in with some good news).
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I think my board is starting to ping. I can hear it every once it a bit. It'd better not be my desk trying to scare me to death.
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I feel your ping.
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I think my board is starting to ping. I can hear it every once it a bit. It'd better not be my desk trying to scare me to death.
You scare easily, don't watch horror movies.
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I feel your ping.

Haha. Wish my sister's friends didn't have to smash it when they came over awhile ago. After that, I just put it away. Now I'm pulling it out again.
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You scare easily, don't watch horror movies.

No. I was scared because it really is pinging.

Well, I don't know if it's pinging but I can hear some metal sound inside if I hit the key with a little more pressure than I do when I type.
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2012-03-07_16-26-58_873-1.jpg
CM Storm Red Switches with 3M Di-Noc CF Wrap and Black Engraved PBT's.
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2012-03-07_16-26-58_873-1.jpg
CM Storm Red Switches with 3M Di-Noc CF Wrap and Black Engraved PBT's.

Damn.

Edit: The ping seems to occur near the Enter key. There are small audible pings with the other keys but it's loudest at the Enter key. I can't hear it half of the time though because I'm listening to music or something.
Edited by HybridCore - 3/7/12 at 6:12pm
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post #6208 of 36997
The Filco Cherry Red I'm typing on right now USED to ping.

Now it doesn't.
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post #6209 of 36997
^ yup, my menu key used to ping and now it's gone.
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Wow I haven't seen this thread in a while, what's up keyboard nuts?
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