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Do they make any split-key mechanicals? I can't use straight ones anymore.
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post #32 of 40
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Originally Posted by esocid View Post
Do they make any split-key mechanicals? I can't use straight ones anymore.
Mostly not affordable.
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Mostly not affordable.
Ah, guess I'll stick to my dome then.
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post #34 of 40
Phaedrus had an ergonomic mech in the for sale section for under $100 bucks. I don't think it was actually split, but it might be worth looking into. You could check ebay for the model # if it's not available anymore.
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post #35 of 40
I PMd him. He was looking for something similar to the MS Ergo 4000. Nothing exactly like that in the mechanical repertoire, but my KB-7061 is probably as close as he's going to get.
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Originally Posted by Oh wow Secret Cow View Post
It's like comparing microwavable TV dinners to actually going out to a nice restaurant. They both fulfill the same purpose - getting you full - but the experience is completely different. Since some people type or game frequently, it would seem logical to want to invest a little more money to get the nicest experience they can get.
No its like comparing going out to a French restaurant to a Chinese restaurant.

Personally after growing up on Mechanical KBs I love not having to use them anymore. Granted I never tooled mine with special switches. But I suppose the same could be said for any KB. I use what I like. Right now that is a my 4 year old MS wireless entertainment 7000. no key rub, no button wear. Is it the best KB ever? No.. but it is comfortable and works well. I type ALOT.. so minimal key movement is important to me. as well as relaxed hand positions.

It is a preference thing completely. But anyone that compares one to a microwave dinner and another to a restaurant meal.. well.. obviously has not gotten out much. (Or sucks at microwaving meals).
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B/C they rawk!!
    
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this. i actually "type" on keyboards and have a mix of mechanical and other. i also game but i actually TYPE far more often.

the mechanicals are actually harder to type on. i don't understand the fascination. it is ridiculous.
What kind of mechanicals do you have? I find my keyboard with MX browns much easier to type on that any of the rubber domes I've used before, but because of how easy they are to press some people make more typos on them. Really, there's a ton of different mechanicals, it's just a matter of finding one you like.

Some people don't want to take the time to find the switch they like, and some people just don't care enough to spend the money. I certainly won't say they're wrong, everyone is welcome to their own opinions and whatever works for them.
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>Why do you spend so much on mechanical keyboards?
I can't hear you over the sou- CLACK CLACKCLACK

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post #40 of 40
This has to be as stupid as asking why you spend so much on mechanical fans.


I expect to see water cooling posts now.
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