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well im considering the leopold, but im having this feeling where i might hate it then im not able to refund
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Cherry MX Clears are tactile like Browns but clicky. I wish I could find a cool Clear board.
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Clears are not clicky, they are stiffer browns.
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post #34 of 43
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so right now im stuck between the two. the leopold with blue switches or the das professional
The Rosewill is another to consider if you want a keyboard with a numpad that is otherwise similar to the Leopold.
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post #35 of 43
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That's bizarre. I could have sworn that there were mechanical keyswitches made by companies other than Cherry.
To the best of my knowledge nobody recommends a Buckling Spring keyboard for gaming, people may use it, but it is hardly the switch of choice.

The vast majority of mechanical keyboards feature Cherry switches; other than Unicomp BS keyboards what is a readily available mechanical switch keyboard? (Topre keyboards aren't mechanical)
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post #36 of 43
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well im considering the leopold, but im having this feeling where i might hate it then im not able to refund
In the unfortunate case that you dislike the Leopold, I'm pretty sure you'd be able to sell it in the classifieds pretty easy. If you order one with blue switches and hate it, PM me and I might pick it up from you
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post #37 of 43
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Clears are not clicky, they are stiffer browns.
Thanks I was mistaken, do you have anything I could read about clears?
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Originally Posted by TickleMeElmo View Post
To the best of my knowledge nobody recommends a Buckling Spring keyboard for gaming, people may use it, but it is hardly the switch of choice.
Why not? For one, it's a better choice than the Blue Cherry because of the lack of hysteresis problem. There's no reason why they are not a good choice for gaming. The fact that people don't recommend them is probably a reflection on the fact that most people around here have only used Cherry switch keyboards.

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(Topre keyboards aren't mechanical)
Yes they are. Why wouldn't they be?

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Thanks I was mistaken, do you have anything I could read about clears?
See the mechanical keyboard guide.
Edited by ch_123 - 3/20/11 at 5:09am
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post #39 of 43
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any clue where i can find some keycaps with faces on them?
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post #40 of 43
just buy one youll get addicted and buy them all anyways.
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