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I tried out a Meka G1 the other day and wasn't really a fan of it. I way prefer my Ducky DK9008(B) with blues. The black switches just felt too stiff and I kept missing keys because I wouldn't press the key far enough (yeah I've fully adapted to the light touch of the blues).
That's a switch preference.

Since I have so many keyboards, and many switch types (Real Clicky Alps, Fukka Clicky Alps, Fukka Tactile Alps, Strongman Alps, Buckling Springs, Cherry MX-Blues, Cherry MX-Reds, Cherry MX-Clears, Cherry MX-Browns, & Cherry MX-Blacks) I've adapted to ignoring the switch type (and switching over rather easily.)

My pinky is still a bit weak for blacks. So I often switch and use my ringer finger to backsplace on blacks.It's not that it's that big of a deal, it just makes it easier on my fingers that way.

Personally, I still love Clears (which are more or less about the same weight as blues, 50cN vs 55cN.) Though I definitely like the blacks more than Reds, Blues, or Browns in the Cherry MX variety.

I'm going to get an MX-blue board and a MX-Black board and make a Ghetto Red keyboard (blue spring + black stem) and a Ghetto Green board (MX Black Spring + MX-Blue stem.)

Still though, I keep getting more keyboards and nothing to do with them but type
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I love blacks. <3

Too bad I can't find any model Ms in finland. The only big online auction (where I got my monitors from for example) hasn't had them ever. I would probably enjoy the BSs quite a bit
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I love typing away at the laptop in my sig rig.
While they're still scissor switches, they're beefy and amazing to type on.
Nothing like the new kind of switches you find on new laptops.
post #1394 of 3106
Yes. Scissor switches in older laptops are quite nice.


Now those tile like keys found in newer acer netbooks. o.o . I cannot even type on those. I mean.... why did the designer create something so horrible?

This looks somewhat like the ones I used. Dunno. But it was horrible

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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
Yes. Scissor switches in older laptops are quite nice.

Now those tile like keys found in newer acer netbooks. o.o . I cannot even type on those. I mean.... why did the designer create something so horrible?

This looks somewhat like the ones I used. Dunno. But it was horrible
I wish they would make them like they used to. They're a gem to type on. I mean, it's no mechanical keyboard. But still. I could type away on this keyboard for a while and not get tired of it. On my newer laptop, pfft. No way.

But wow. Is that a netbook or a notebook? I don't know how people could type on flat keys like that.

My only issue with this keyboard on this laptop is that the DEL key, is in a really funky spot. I'm used to it being up near the Backspace on other laptops.

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Originally Posted by Tator Tot View Post
That's a switch preference.

Since I have so many keyboards, and many switch types (Real Clicky Alps, Fukka Clicky Alps, Fukka Tactile Alps, Strongman Alps, Buckling Springs, Cherry MX-Blues, Cherry MX-Reds, Cherry MX-Clears, Cherry MX-Browns, & Cherry MX-Blacks) I've adapted to ignoring the switch type (and switching over rather easily.)

My pinky is still a bit weak for blacks. So I often switch and use my ringer finger to backsplace on blacks.It's not that it's that big of a deal, it just makes it easier on my fingers that way.

Personally, I still love Clears (which are more or less about the same weight as blues, 50cN vs 55cN.) Though I definitely like the blacks more than Reds, Blues, or Browns in the Cherry MX variety.

I'm going to get an MX-blue board and a MX-Black board and make a Ghetto Red keyboard (blue spring + black stem) and a Ghetto Green board (MX Black Spring + MX-Blue stem.)

Still though, I keep getting more keyboards and nothing to do with them but type
True, blues are my switch preference, I didn't quite finish my thought as I got distracted while posting. My bad. I also didn't like the ergonomics of the Meka G1 that much. I prefer the clean cut front and minimalist border on my Ducky and like you find on Filcos, Leopolds and the Steelseries 6Gv2.
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budden: Those keys are much much much worse than they look like. The keys are unstable as heck to the point where I can't type above 35WPM. So horrible. x.x
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Acer laptops really messed up. It's really bad. Lenovo's flat keyboard (x120e) is better.
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I wish they would make them like they used to. They're a gem to type on. I mean, it's no mechanical keyboard. But still. I could type away on this keyboard for a while and not get tired of it. On my newer laptop, pfft. No way.

But wow. Is that a netbook or a notebook? I don't know how people could type on flat keys like that.

My only issue with this keyboard on this laptop is that the DEL key, is in a really funky spot. I'm used to it being up near the Backspace on other laptops.

My laptop keyboard is almost identical to that, and I'm quite fond of it. I'm not a fast typer by all means, but I've been typing on this type of board for years so it's where I'm fastest. I'm actually rather slow with a desktop keyboard.
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My laptop keyboard is almost identical to that, and I'm quite fond of it. I'm not a fast typer by all means, but I've been typing on this type of board for years so it's where I'm fastest. I'm actually rather slow with a desktop keyboard.
I started typing on a laptop and had the same thing as you. But then I bought a gaming desktop and got rid of the laptop so for the past 3 years I've used nothing but desktop keyboards and can't type to save my life on a laptop anymore. I have been thinking of getting another laptop though because I do miss having something I can take around when I can't be at my desktop.
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