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post #21 of 32
It's OK. The Rosewill mechanical keyboards with the Cherry Blue switches from Newegg are simply rebranded Filco's. And $50 cheaper.
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post #22 of 32
Does the Rosewill come with a PS/2 adapter for NKRO?
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post #23 of 32
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Originally Posted by PhillyOverclocker View Post
It's OK. The Rosewill mechanical keyboards with the Cherry Blue switches from Newegg are simply rebranded Filco's. And $50 cheaper.
Well, not exactly the same as a rebranded Filco. Different PCB/cord/shell/keys and probably controller/firmware.

Most definitely $50 cheaper when on sale.
Edited by ripster - 12/22/10 at 8:58pm
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post #24 of 32
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Well, not exactly the same as a rebranded Filco. Different PCB/cord/shell/keys and probably controller/firmware.

Most definitely $50 cheaper when on sale.
I don't know how much different they can be when they are made by Filco.
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post #25 of 32
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Originally Posted by PhillyOverclocker View Post
I don't know how much different they can be when they are made by Filco.
I don't own a Filco, but I own a rosewill, it's fantastic!
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post #26 of 32
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I don't know how much different they can be when they are made by Filco.
They aren't made by Filco, they're made by the same company that makes Filco's boards. Big difference.
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post #27 of 32
Interesting, now Elite carries Realforce boards.

"Topre capacitive key switches are a patented hybrid between a mechanical spring based switch, a rubber dome switch, and a capacitive sensor that combined provide tactility, comfort, and excellent durability."

Anyone use these switches? What's the word?
    
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post #28 of 32
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Originally Posted by bleedingRoue View Post
Interesting, now Elite carries Realforce boards.

"Topre capacitive key switches are a patented hybrid between a mechanical spring based switch, a rubber dome switch, and a capacitive sensor that combined provide tactility, comfort, and excellent durability."

Anyone use these switches? What's the word?
I only use cherry switches if I have to have NKRO, otherwise I use my realforce for everything. They do take a week or two to get used to though.
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post #29 of 32
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I only use cherry switches if I have to have NKRO, otherwise I use my realforce for everything. They do take a week or two to get used to though.
What cherry switch do you think they are equivalent to?

I'm skeptical about these boards, but maybe I'll pick one up to test.
    
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post #30 of 32
They aren't anything like cherry switches . I honestly wouldn't even compare them to a cherry switch.
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