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  • 55% (21)
    Printed Keys
  • 44% (17)
    Non-printed Keys
38 Total Votes  
post #21 of 28
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Yea! I don't know ahh. I think I might wait and see, just to be safe.
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post #22 of 28
I would go with printed keys to be safer in case you need the extra symbols and what not.
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post #23 of 28
My first mech keyboard was a Filco "Otaku" and it was a pain to get used to. Since this is going to be your first, I'd recommend you get the printed keys. Oh and yeah, wait for Leopold from EK.
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post #24 of 28
Useless anecdotal evidence. People saying stuff like: I don't know where the # is located without looking, so you should buy printed keys. Now here's something to think about: If you don't know where the # is located without looking, you should buy blank keys if you want to fix that.
post #25 of 28
Or, just use a typing tutor (like a good typing tutor book) to teach you the entire keyboard.
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post #26 of 28
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Won't the blank keys force you to learn where the keys are..
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post #27 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by maximus20895 View Post
Won't the blank keys force you to learn where the keys are..
yup. it will.
post #28 of 28
Quote:
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Won't the blank keys force you to learn where the keys are..
I suppose, yeah. But here's where I'm coming from: I wouldn't have the patience to deal with that. Plus, a good typing tutor would have you memorize it by having you use it repeatedly over and over in several different ways with several different combinations which could cause you to learn it faster and to end up knowing where everything is just by feel (as though the keyboard is a part of you).

When I used whatever book it was 15 years ago to learn how to type, I remember finishing the entire thing, and it taught me the entire keyboard. As a result, I never have to look down unless I'm afraid I might fat-finger something due to clumsiness or something.
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (C:\) 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (D:\) 150 GB WD VelociRaptor Samsung SH-S243N 24x DVD Burner 
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Samsung SH-S203N 20X DVD Burner Thermaltake Frio Win 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 Retail AOC G2460PG (24" 1920 x 1080 144Hz G-SYNC) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Filco Majestouch 104-key Cherry MX Blues w/NKRO Corsair HX650 (Bronze, ordered on 12-12-2009) CM 690 Intellimouse Optical (1.1A) 1000Hz polling rate 
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