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Teach yourself to touch type... press the key down just till it register and your wpm will increase
ive been doing this ever since i got the mech. like when i feel the resistance it registers so i dont have to press it all the way. it reduced my typos too. i had SO MUCH typos with my lycosa.
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post #102 of 163
I just bought this keyboard with the 30% discount.

I just got tired of trying to decide on which mechanical keyboard to buy so I pulled the trigger.
post #103 of 163
Just got my 6Gv2 today and it's quite heavy. Have the same cheap packaging as the OP and also had the ? and Right Shift buttons popped out. I don't know what the big deal is about requiring more force to press a keystroke. It does however bottom out for me faster since the Cherry MX Black swtiches are linear. It's quite heavy compared to my 8 year old HP Elite keyboard (like a college textbook). It feels pretty good to actually type on this keyboard.
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post #104 of 163
Your hands will eventually get used to not bottoming out on it. It's all muscle memory.
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post #105 of 163
Guess I'm pressing too hard then on my keyboard, but it does feel very good to type on it. I have to agree with mechanical keyboards, they seem to be more durable than I thought compared to rubber dome. I tend to press hard on my keys, but I think I can adjust my keystrokes to press lighter than before. Might as well try Blue or Brown switches next whenever I have the funding for them.
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post #106 of 163
When I had a Black Cherry keyboard for evaluation purposes, I was able to just tap on the keycaps to type on them. There's very little travel involved in making them actuate, and they're very smooth.

That said, I'd prefer the Blue Cherry switch over them. Not sure about the Browns though, a bit wimpy for my liking.
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post #107 of 163
I don't think I would go with Blue switches if they make as much noise as pen clicking. The smooth keystrokes must explain why the Black switches are linear.
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post #108 of 163
Well, I think they're smooth because they are linear, not linear because they are smooth, if you get me
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post #109 of 163
Might as well learn how to touch type and not look down on my keyboard then. I'm starting to like the 6Gv2 anyway and I seem to adapt quickly on it. I just need to make less mistakes on spelling when I type.
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post #110 of 163
Mine just came in. The thing is a tank. Taking some getting used to (not a big fan of the smaller right shift key than my previous keyboard). It feels pretty good, and could be used as a weapon in case of emergency.
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