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Where to buy/try out mechanical keyboards?

post #1 of 8
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Like the title say where do you guys go to buy/try out mechanical keyboards?

I would at least like to try out the different switches before i drop 100$+ for a keyboard, so i am looking for where i can do that.
Edited by Gnomepatrol - 8/5/10 at 10:36pm
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post #2 of 8
If you've got a Fry's near you like I do, they always have hundreds of keyboards out on display to fiddle around with.

Hope that helps some and best of luck on your purchase.
    
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Fry's has only one mechanical keyboard. Its a Sigg mechanical keyboard with uses ALPS switches I believe. It cost's like $90 so .....
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I could have sworn they had like 5 or 6. Oh well.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IntelLover View Post
Fry's has only one mechanical keyboard. Its a Sigg mechanical keyboard with uses ALPS switches I believe. It cost's like $90 so .....
the Siig Keyboard is fantastic tho!
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yeah i'm gonna go check out microcenter tomorrow, but i doubt they have anything aside from the saitek/logitech/microsoft/lg that everyone carries
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I'm in the same situation...I have a logitech g11 and I'm contemplating getting a filco 10keyless (tired of how massive the g11 is) but I'm not sure if I'll like the mechanical feel, and as of now I'm not sure if it's worth it.
 
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the Siig Keyboard is fantastic tho!
Is it your first mechanical keyboard? If so, then yes its good. But their are better mechanical keyboards out there for a little bit more.
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