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Originally Posted by Sevada88 View Post

Here is my recently acquired Corsair Vengeance K90.
I had no idea a keyboard could be so darn sexy! Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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Just curious, what keys specifically are not truly mechanical on the K90? And if anyone else knows, please answer. Thanks. smile.gif
post #9222 of 36788
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Originally Posted by PCModderMike View Post

Just curious, what keys specifically are not truly mechanical on the K90? And if anyone else knows, please answer. Thanks. smile.gif

The red ones are not mechanical.

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I don't really use most of these key,m (besides DEL and ESC) but I do think that for this price, the board should have been completely mechanical.
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Originally Posted by mironccr345 View Post

I'm going with reds. If they are too loud, I'll just add some O-ring sound dampeners.

Reds aren't loud at all.
post #9223 of 36788
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Originally Posted by Crunkles View Post

You shouldn't need them.
I didn't think I would, and I probably wont use them. But the options out there.
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Originally Posted by Sevada88 View Post

The red ones are not mechanical. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
1hpjjn.png
I don't really use most of these key,m (besides DEL and ESC) but I do think that for this price, the board should have been completely mechanical.
Reds aren't loud at all.
That's what I've read, that's why I decided to go with reds over blues. Thanks for the input. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by Sevada88 View Post

The red ones are not mechanical.
1hpjjn.png
I don't really use most of these key,m (besides DEL and ESC) but I do think that for this price, the board should have been completely mechanical.
Reds aren't loud at all.

Cool, thanks for the info +rep. Good point about the price, but still looks like a great keyboard. Definitely leaning towards the reds.
post #9225 of 36788
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Originally Posted by PCModderMike View Post

Cool, thanks for the info +rep. Good point about the price, but still looks like a great keyboard. Definitely leaning towards the reds.

Don't get me wrong, this is a great keyboard. I love the looks of it, the led light, its design etc. And man that brushed aluminum looks damn good.
post #9226 of 36788
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I didn't think I would, and I probably wont use them. But the options out there.

Yeah, if you really need them they're there. Just be careful buying them, getting the right type for your need. I got three sets to figure out which I'd like on my Reds but turned out I didn't like any of them on my red switches as far as I could tell haha. Still need to try them out again now that I have 3 keyboards with Reds tongue.gif
    
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I see what you did there...
Also will these work on my IBM Model M?

Reposting in case anyone here knows the answer. Figure my best bet is Akimbo but haven't seen him post too recently.
    
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Just received my Leopold Cherry MX Blue keyboard!





I've only used rubber dome so this is my first mechanical keyboard and I just love the click it makes. For others that want to know about the "mushy" keys on the Leopolds, I can only tell that the Caps Lock, the left Shift (right Shift feels normal), and the Delete key are slightly more resistive than the rest of the keys. The Space bar feels the same to me like every other key, but then again, I've only experienced rubber dome keyboards.
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post #9229 of 36788
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Reposting in case anyone here knows the answer. Figure my best bet is Akimbo but haven't seen him post too recently.

Did someone call me?

The Unicomp keys will work with a model M. However, Unicomp's dyesubs are not as sharp as NOS IBM dyesubs (i.e. the Unicomp key cap letters are a tad bit blurrier than NOS IBM key caps....but it's barely noticeable). If you want new, old stock IBM keys check out clickykeyboards.com
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Did someone call me?
The Unicomp keys will work with a model M. However, Unicomp's dyesubs are not as sharp as NOS IBM dyesubs (i.e. the Unicomp key cap letters are a tad bit blurrier than NOS IBM key caps....but it's barely noticeable). If you want new, old stock IBM keys check out clickykeyboards.com

Any particular place to find the NOS IBMs? Is it a vendor like Unicomp? +rep for the reply thumb.gif
    
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