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Not one of my favorite boards though its the only way to get the Cherry MX RGB Silent switches that I do like...

I more or less got it since it matches my mouse, has Reds (which seem like they'll be my fave). I wouldn't have minded getting a K65 RGB, but that's a good deal more expensive. :/

 

Anything smaller than my Apex [RAW] at this point would be great. Thing is massive.

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Not one of my favorite boards though its the only way to get the Cherry MX RGB Silent switches that I do like...

 

How are those switches? 

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well get to desoldering them or just send me the board and I will do it so they can be put to good use.

Speaking of desoldering, i should probably get a de solderer if i want to safely remove the switches from the sacrificial data911 keyboard, correct?

And how do they detatch from the plate?


n0ah1897, on 05 Mar 2014 - 2:08 PM, said:  "Computers are like girls. It's whats in the inside that matters.  I don't know about you, but I like my girls like I like my cases. Just as beautiful on the inside as the outside."

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well get to desoldering them or just send me the board and I will do it so they can be put to good use.

yeah I do but my computers need to stop breaking first. We also need to research the plate a diffuser

 

 

How are those switches?

Nice but their reds which so they will be getting new springs. I like the dampening you can definitely tell its inside the switch and not some mod like an oring. Really the only noise on my keyboards after modding is on the way back up and this helps with that. Maybe I should do a quick sound test video before I rip it apart.

 

 

Speaking of desoldering, i should probably get a de solderer if i want to safely remove the switches from the sacrificial data911 keyboard, correct?

And how do they detatch from the plate?

I have a Hakko 808 but its been discontinued for a year or two now. I think they replaced it though...

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yeah I do but my computers need to stop breaking first. We also need to research the plate a diffuser

 

 

Nice but their reds which so they will be getting new springs. I like the dampening you can definitely tell its inside the switch and not some mod like an oring. Really the only noise on my keyboards after modding is on the way back up and this helps with that. Maybe I should do a quick sound test video before I rip it apart.

 

 

I have a Hakko 808 but its been discontinued for a year or two now. I think they replaced it though...

you are an rma center there is no stop breaking for you. As for the diffuser that is far lower on the list when you need a plate first since the diffuser could be added later

@spwath doesn't need anything like a hakko 808 just a cheap soldering iron and a cheap desoldering pump

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you are an rma center there is no stop breaking for you. As for the diffuser that is far lower on the list when you need a plate first since the diffuser could be added later

@spwath doesn't need anything like a hakko 808 just a cheap soldering iron and a cheap desoldering pump

umm did you get the update on the caps cause who knows when those are actually going to show. Id like to just do it all in one go.

Ah yeah grab a Edsyn Soldapullt http://goo.gl/Lt5cNN

For one handed use the challenger is great

normal: http://goo.gl/Y1RS7B

pico tip: http://goo.gl/Ew51TD

@spwath You can get them direct or I pick up most of my soldering tools from All-Spec.

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umm did you get the update on the caps cause who knows when those are actually going to show. Id like to just do it all in one go.

Ah yeah grab a Edsyn Soldapullt http://goo.gl/Lt5cNN

For one handed use the challenger is great

normal: http://goo.gl/Y1RS7B

pico tip: http://goo.gl/Ew51TD

@spwath You can get them direct or I pick up most of my soldering tools from All-Spec.

last think I saw about that caps was acting like they should be shipping soonTM

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umm did you get the update on the caps cause who knows when those are actually going to show. Id like to just do it all in one go.

Ah yeah grab a Edsyn Soldapullt http://goo.gl/Lt5cNN

For one handed use the challenger is great

normal: http://goo.gl/Y1RS7B

pico tip: http://goo.gl/Ew51TD

@spwath You can get them direct or I pick up most of my soldering tools from All-Spec.

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n0ah1897, on 05 Mar 2014 - 2:08 PM, said:  "Computers are like girls. It's whats in the inside that matters.  I don't know about you, but I like my girls like I like my cases. Just as beautiful on the inside as the outside."

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They work fine for me.

just tested them again they do indeed work fine....

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I tried the links on my desktop and phone with no problems.

I should get that Pico tipped one for smd work...
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and how often do you desolder smd?

far more often than id like

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Yay I can finally join thsi club. I use a Logitech G710+, awesome keyboard!


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Any ideas on what color each "Zone" should be?
The reason I have it in zones, is the orange will be a base set with legends, the white will be a modifier set, and the reds are purchased seperatly.

The colors are just plaseholders to differentiate zones.

I cant decide on the colors... I want it to be unique, somewhat retro looking.

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Buying from

http://pimpmykeyboard.com/dsa-stock-sublimated-keycap-sets/

http://pimpmykeyboard.com/dsa-pbt-abs-blank-keycap-sets/


n0ah1897, on 05 Mar 2014 - 2:08 PM, said:  "Computers are like girls. It's whats in the inside that matters.  I don't know about you, but I like my girls like I like my cases. Just as beautiful on the inside as the outside."

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trick question is there any mechanical keyboard with 18 dedicated macro keys similar to Corsair K95 but being cheaper than 200$ they ask for it?


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trick question is there any mechanical keyboard with 18 dedicated macro keys similar to Corsair K95 but being cheaper than 200$ they ask for it?

Why don't you just make a dedicated pad with 18 macro keys? That'd be much cheaper and you could keep your current board.

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Why don't you just make a dedicated pad with 18 macro keys? That'd be much cheaper and you could keep your current board.

I already have G11 with 18 dedicated macro keys.

There's nothing wrong with it except for being really old and membrane. I'm looking for a replacement but can't seem to find one - the only suitable would be K95 but it's price is outrageous.


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Here is my board. It's a Daskeyboard Model S. The older one before the media controls were implemented. It has cherry MX browns but I want to find something with MX whites as they are by far my favourite switch. I have put lavender WASD brand caps on the alphanumeric keys and a duck cap for ESC (I hate ducks and am terrified of them so it is fitting), a clear cap for F1 because my switch tester came with an extra clear cap, zinc attack on titan keys for the top row of the num pad and I have left the rest of the num pad stock with the blank black keys. I have installed 0.2mm O rings on all the keys. 

 

Tell me what you think and have a great day and a happy new year :)

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I'm here to help people and have fun. Feel free to chat! 

 

 

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My membrane keyboard broke.  Any recommendations for a mechanical keyboard for $90? I prefer Cherry MX brown switches.

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I'm very happy to see that the Asus Claymore and Spatha are coming out...finally after about 8-9 months of hype. 

 

bit.ly/1JHfHGc 

 

Some thoughts on the keyboard:

- I do not like that it doesn't have a wrist rest.

- It will use USB 3.1 but we aren't sure what type of connector and whether it is backwards compatible to 3.0?  I don't have a 3.1 port!

- Basically is uses Corsairs Cherry MX RGB keys but will be using their own "Asus Armory" software.  Better or worse than Corsair?

- It looks amazing and I really hope it is solid and not just some faux plastic

- It has no wrist rest!

- Detachable 10 key number pad is pretty awesome.

 

The Spatha mouse looks pretty cool too. 

- Magnesium chassis is an interesting design.  Isn't aluminum light enough?

- Side buttons is unique. I wonder how they feel when pressing them and how long it would take to get used to them.

- Switchable switches is nice

 

Overall I was very excited about this keyboard mouse when it was first announced long long ago last year. Now... meh not so much.

 

What do you all think?


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