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I was saying sound wise, seen a few youtube videos they don't sound all that different to me. The clicks are pretty light compared to bottoming out. I'm not saying theres not a difference, but i imagine it's only a few db. Certainly not the hype around mx blues being super loud.

Thanks for the info and confirm, when i was reading about it was seemingly more hearsay, I tried to keep up with them on geekhack, it's a little hard sometimes but hilarious.



I think you are gonna like it. CAREFUL!!!, you might not be able to use a regular keyboard again.
I haven't seen any hype that the Cherry MX Blues are super loud. Instead, I see many people assuming that they are loud just because they're called "clicky". People see that word and run away assuming it's going to be loud, like typing on a cheap, clacky rubber dome keyboard. So it's my goal to say this as often as possible: "it's just a satisfying, subtle, and crisp mechanical click sound that is quieter than the sound of bottoming out." I also like to compare the mechanical click this switch makes to the click that a retractable pen makes; only a retractable pen is a bit louder and doesn't have as pleasing of a sound.

Unfortunately, most of the YouTube videos are done by people who are still bottoming pretty hard out on their keyboards. They don't know how to press the keys; instead, they hit them. :/ All these switches require is just a light tap. But they hit each key as though it's a stiff rubber dome keyboard.
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^ indeed.

Oh how I long for another mx blue keyboard. Browns gets boring after a while. People keep on bottoming out all over youtube. If you just learn to type without pressing hard and bottoming out, you'll love that experience.
    
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post #973 of 36906
Hello guys im looking for a little help.
I bought a Filco ZERO tenkeyless the other day:



I must say i do like the board, BUT, it is very loud... Is there anyway to combat this?
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Hello guys im looking for a little help.
I bought a Filco ZERO tenkeyless the other day:



I must say i do like the board, BUT, it is very loud... Is there anyway to combat this?
try touch typing..not bottoming out the key when u type.
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Hello guys im looking for a little help.
I bought a Filco ZERO tenkeyless the other day:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4005606/IMG00148-20101014-1108.jpg[/IMG]

I must say i do like the board, BUT, it is very loud... Is there anyway to combat this?
You can get those little dental rubber bands and put them on the bottom of each key.
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It has clicky XMs, that's not just bottoming out noise. And I don't think that works with Alps switches anyway since the stem isn't round.
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Jeci:

Try typing with a light touch. I mean, when you're typing, just keep your wrists up in the air; this will make it significantly easier to type with a lighter touch thereby making it easier to avoid bottoming out.

In other words: just press the keys instead of hitting them.
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I just had a random idea:

The biggest criticism of this thread is that it's too wordy, yet people like me find it useful. Is it possible to write two guides, one aimed towards people new to mechanical keyboards and a more "advanced" one to those of us who already know about mechanical keyboards but want to learn more?
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I just had a random idea:

The biggest criticism of this thread is that it's too wordy, yet people like me find it useful. Is it possible to write two guides, one aimed towards people new to mechanical keyboards and a more "advanced" one to those of us who already know about mechanical keyboards but want to learn more?
Ha, wrong thread.

I'm only laughing because I've confused the two threads at least a few hundreds times now. I mean, it's all the same to me.
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post #980 of 36906
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Ha, wrong thread.

I'm only laughing because I've confused the two threads at least a few hundreds times now. I mean, it's all the same to me.


They both start with "Mechanical Keyboard"! I need to start reading the entire titles
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