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post #41 of 74
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Originally Posted by Cyclonicks View Post
heh .. problem solved
Very cool.


I've got a small scissor keyboard like rip posted. I've also used a irocks mechanical brown switch keyboard. I recommend a mx brown based mechanical keyboard. I used mine during morning hours for typing up school work in the living room with roommates in their rooms. It's more quiet than my G15 dome based keyboard when one doesn't bottom out. The scissor switch keyboard is okay in terms of sound as well. But it was a bit louder than the browns if you don't bottom out on browns.
    
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post #42 of 74
OP said he bangs on keyboards, so you'll need to compare bottoming out hard on browns with bottoming hard on scissors. I bet the scissors will be a lot quieter.
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post #43 of 74
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logitech illuminated, dead silent and one of the best keyboards ive used
I've used the logitech illuminated and it IS very very very very silent!
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post #44 of 74
Them flexible rubber keys are very bad to type on, trust me, don't get one. I could give you one free for shipping cost. Look at the Sidewinder X4 and give it a click, if you want a good and quiet keyboard, but its not silent.

Oh. Never post before refreshing

Its out of stock and not great for gaming. But yes, its darn cool. They had on in CSI. Projection!

Or an I-rocks. They are quite good too:
Small one you won't like
Bigger one.

Look around the sight, they have a few different models. But can you get in Canada Eh? I don't know. Let me know and I can ship you one from Taiwan.
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Buckling springs!
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post #46 of 74
Buy a touch screen monitor? lol
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I dont think you can get even a half decent tying set up without having at least a little noise. Living in a 1 bedroom apartment there is unlikely anything that will be quiet enough that isn't a touchscreen or the like.

If your case fans were too loud, I don't think any keyboard is going to be quiet enough, unlike case fan noise which is mainly just airflow (maybe a little bearing noise, although that isn't an issue unless you are running high RPM fans or just have crappy fans in general), and for the most part is "background noise," the constant, but staccato nature of typing is going to be an issue.
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Buy a touch screen monitor? lol
I wish.
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post #49 of 74
1. Hit Start
2. Type: "On-Screen Keyboard"
3. Select the program
4. Click on the keys that you want.
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10. Profit!

(Make sure you have a silent mouse though)
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post #50 of 74
Those apple keyboards were alright I think. But if you can find one I'd recommend a silicone cover for a membrane keyboard. You basically type with the cover on the keyboard. Prevents yellowing and dust build up as well. Where do you find one? Hell if I know, sorry. lol
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