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If you're concerned about the noise of the blues, check out a few sound clips of the blues, browns, blacks, etc @ GeekHack's forum. http://geekhack.org/forumdisplay.php?36-audio-clips&

I'm leaning towards a Filco TKL with browns or blues myself.
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I can personally reccomend the filco majestouch tenkeyless. I hate it with black switches and it's really nice to type and game on.



Looks pretty good too.
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What is your verdict on red vs blacks? You think blacks are better suited and quieter?
For me, reds are that much lighter and requires some effort not to bottom out when typing (also easier to make mistake if you hold down the keys just a little too long). But of course, some people will prefer reds since it feels lighter, easier to navigate with those WASD keys when gaming (ie. requires lighter touch). It all boils down to personal preference.
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I can personally reccomend the filco majestouch tenkeyless. I hate it with black switches and it's really nice to type and game on.
I gotta keep up with British slang. Is "hate it" the new "cat's ass" or did you mean "have it"?
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I meant have, touchscreen typo. Sorry.
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Np.

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What type of gaming do you do? If your not too hard on the keys, I can recommend arcosa/lycosa(if u want back lit keys). They are a lot cheaper than 150 and not mechanical (so its a bit quieter).
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What type of gaming do you do? If your not too hard on the keys, I can recommend arcosa/lycosa(if u want back lit keys). They are a lot cheaper than 150 and not mechanical (so its a bit quieter).
Way too big, I think I'm gonna go with the Tenkeyless Tactile Touch "Otaku" Brown MX Keyboard. From what I've read it's basically a refresh of the similar Filco model that came before it.
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Excellent choice.

Start memorizing the diacritics and other shifted characters on the number row.
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post #30 of 40
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Not really a budget, but anything over 150 I would think is unreasonable for a keyboard. I'll check out the Filco, it seems to match most of what I'm looking for, but lacking just a bit in style.

EDIT: Backlit keys would also be a major plus for me, as I at times am in dim-lit areas
The Deck 82-key is the only Tenkeyless I can think of with backlighting.

HHKB Lite is meant to be a particularly poor rubber dome keyboard.
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