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post #12 of 74
Scissors switches? Don't know if there are any like that but it would work.
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post #13 of 74
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sirrush;12817453 
Not possible, there's only 2 doors in the current place I'm living, the front door and the bathroom door.

Sounds to me like a door would be a better investment than a keyboard. rolleyes.gif

I heard these are dead silent. Waterproof is always a plus.
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post #14 of 74
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Somenamehere;12817440 
Your mother thinks a rubber dome keyboard is loud ....?

You would be surprised how much noise even tapping the keys (without enough force to register as a keystroke) this keyboard can make.

And the spacebar on it, think because of how thin the plastic is as well as the length/shape makes it very noisy, especially at night.
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a fan in your room, it should cover up most other quiet noise in your room
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post #16 of 74
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf;12817509 
Sounds to me like a door would be a better investment than a keyboard. rolleyes.gif

I heard these are dead silent. Waterproof is always a plus.
http://www.howardcomputers.com/accessories/detail.cfm?source=googlebase&id=S5797729

A new house would be an even better investment *points to edit in OP*

Hmm, wonder how hard it would be to type comfortably on one of those... might need to make something to boost it up, but that could work.
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post #17 of 74
They say you can get dental rubber bands and put them on the key stem of any Cherry MX switch. Theoretically if you don't have a clicky switch that should be fairly quiet, since it would just be a key squishing the rubber down. I have never tried it myself, so I'm not sure how quiet it would end up being compared to your current board.
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post #18 of 74
Scissors. $18.
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Handy for builds if you move to a larger place.
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post #19 of 74
Scissor switch/flat laptop keyboard is probably your best bet.
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agreed with the scissor switch comments. best bet for low noise.
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