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post #21 of 74
Try the Logitech Classic Keyboard Plus.
It is cheap, well-built for a keyboard that price (I bought it for less than 5 bucks new) and the spacebar is non-noisy unless you have tendencies to type hard.
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My Deck Legend is nearly silent, but I lack the typing skill to prevent each keystroke from bottoming out. There's a small noise when the key resets, but even that can be minimized through careful discipline that I don't have.

As for scissor switches, I find them to be just as loud as my Deck, though it's a different noise that may be more or less irksome. Don't get anything that costs a significant amount of money unless you really want it for yourself, because you'll probably still annoy the others no matter what you end up with.
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post #23 of 74
You find a scissor switch as loud as your Deck?
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this is the keyboard I use for all my PCs, newegg doesn't stock it anymore, but I'm sure you can find it. It was like $18.99 when I got 'em. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823126022 Logitech UltraX, great feal, imho, and silent.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ripster;12818218 
You find a scissor switch as loud as your Deck?

Yes, I do. My typing technique is well-suited for a mechanical typewriter, and I tend to hammer the keys. Subjectively speaking, both my notebook keyswitches and my Deck's keyswitches are about the same volume, but very different in character.
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Cherry MX Blues, quietest keys out there wink.gif
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scissors, it sucks though because scissors feel terrible
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I have this keyboard OP, I can relate tongue.gif
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post #29 of 74
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by InTeNsE;12818285 
Cherry MX Blues, quietest keys out there wink.gif

Please, if you're going to suggest mechanical keyboards, tell me where I might find them here in canada

and price. I doubt I'd be able to convince her to get anything over $100 CAD
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sirrush;12818383 
Please, if you're going to suggest mechanical keyboards, tell me where I might find them here in canada

and price. I doubt I'd be able to convince her to get anything over $100 CAD

He was just trolling you. They are loud tongue.gif (the blues he suggested)
Edited by BlahBlahBlah - 3/21/11 at 5:48pm
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