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16 minutes ago, luigi90210 said:

Just got my combatterwing China special mechanical keyboard. Cost me $29.99 and it uses some knock off blue switch. 

 

This is my first mechanical keyboard and I have switched forever. I hate typing in membrane keyboard now. 

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How are those QWERASD shaped keys when typing? Seems like that would be quite off-putting.

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Just now, iFreilicht said:

 

How are those QWERASD shaped keys when typing? Seems like that would be quite off-putting.

you get used to it, i got those keys from best buy, it was a corsair gaming kit iirc

it helps me out when im playing overwatch

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I just bought a Masterkeys Pro S. Feels very odd not having a numpad, but I'm sure I'll get used to it. Brown switches seem to have significantly quicker actuation point than blues that I previously had, not sure I like that. But I wanted the quiet tactile switches so ain't got much choice.


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36 minutes ago, treeroy said:

I just bought a Masterkeys Pro S. Feels very odd not having a numpad, but I'm sure I'll get used to it. Brown switches seem to have significantly quicker actuation point than blues that I previously had, not sure I like that. But I wanted the quiet tactile switches so ain't got much choice.

I have the same keyboard, and the only thing I don't like about it is how easy it gets dirty.


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2 hours ago, treeroy said:

But I wanted the quiet tactile switches so ain't got much choice.

There are a lot of different tactile switches, but not as easy to come by. Tactile Greys, MX Clears, Zealios in 4 different weights, Matias Quiet Clicks. There are probably more but those come to mind immediately.

 

But for most of those you'd have to build a keyboard yourself. Clears and Tactile Greys can sometimes be found in retail boards, but that's not common. And Matias switches are exclusively in Matias keyboards, which are quite expensive.

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6 hours ago, luigi90210 said:

you get used to it, i got those keys from best buy, it was a corsair gaming kit iirc

it helps me out when im playing overwatch

they look rly cool, is there any for razer keyboards (going to get shit on for having a razer keyboard) 

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1 hour ago, DisguisedDemise said:

they look rly cool, is there any for razer keyboards (going to get shit on for having a razer keyboard) 

Any mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX or Cherry MX-like switches will be compatible with those. So yeah, they will fit the Blackwidow.


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6 hours ago, DisguisedDemise said:

they look rly cool, is there any for razer keyboards (going to get shit on for having a razer keyboard) 

as long as your keyboard is compatible with cherry style keycaps than it will work for your keyboard

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Hey!

 

I’ve recently joined the mechanical keyboard clan, with a budget option. (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01EMWLL1I/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_eTayzbXXSNEDN)A friend of mine had it and I surprisingly liked the knock-off keyswitches more then the blues I tried out at microcenter. My keyboard is nice, with a metal backplate and water resistance. The only problem being the keycaps are horrible quality. I hate them. 

 

I’m looking for some PBT keycaps for my ten keyless keyboard that have ninja, or side printing. Black keycaps are what I’m looking for. If you have any suggestions for a site, that would be great. It’s a 6.25 bottom row, if that helps. Thanks!!


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25 minutes ago, Muirj101 said:

Hey!

 

I’ve recently joined the mechanical keyboard clan, with a budget option. (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01EMWLL1I/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_eTayzbXXSNEDN)A friend of mine had it and I surprisingly liked the knock-off keyswitches more then the blues I tried out at microcenter. My keyboard is nice, with a metal backplate and water resistance. The only problem being the keycaps are horrible quality. I hate them. 

 

I’m looking for some PBT keycaps for my ten keyless keyboard that have ninja, or side printing. Black keycaps are what I’m looking for. If you have any suggestions for a site, that would be great. It’s a 6.25 bottom row, if that helps. Thanks!!

http://www.maxkeyboard.com/max-ansi-pbt-104-key-cherry-mx-keycap-set-front-side-print.html

 

Also allows 6.25 bottom row

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15 hours ago, jpgrandi said:

Any mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX or Cherry MX-like switches will be compatible with those. So yeah, they will fit the Blackwidow.

11 hours ago, luigi90210 said:

as long as your keyboard is compatible with cherry style keycaps than it will work for your keyboard

Thank you, i shall buy them in an attempt to blame my keyboard for my shite ability to play OW

 

 

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On 08/07/2017 at 10:22 AM, DisguisedDemise said:

Thank you, i shall buy them in an attempt to blame my keyboard for my shite ability to play OW

No need to, you already got a razer for that ;) jk man, whatever floats your boat.

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16 hours ago, iFreilicht said:

No need to, you already got a razer for that ;) jk man, whatever floats your boat.

Lmao, tbf i dont even use it as i dont have the space for it right now, using a laptop instead of a bulky setup

 

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5 minutes ago, MxZeal said:

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GMK Hydro on a TADA/SABER 68?

 

 

Derp, didn't see the text you said in first post.

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4 minutes ago, ADCBot said:

GMK Hydro on a TADA/SABER 68?

 

 

Derp, didn't see the text you said in first post.

 

That's because I just edited it in :P

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13 hours ago, MxZeal said:

 

 

TADA 68 WITH GMK HYDROS [snip]

 

Nice cable as well, where'd you get it from? My curled orange cable from Pexon was shipped today, soooo excited!

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Hi all I'm looking for some side lit PTB keycaps in a UK format but am having some difficulties sourcing them any help would be welcome.

thanks

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2 hours ago, Add2017 said:

Hi all I'm looking for some side lit PTB keycaps in a UK format but am having some difficulties sourcing them any help would be welcome.

thanks

I don't think those exist in PBT. You can find ABS ones on aliexpress, but front print backlit caps are already quite a niche, and backlit PBT caps are quite hard to produce because they have to be made as doubleshots and the transparent inlay is then required to be made from POM.

 

Sorry to disappoint you.

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2 hours ago, iFreilicht said:

I don't think those exist in PBT. You can find ABS ones on aliexpress, but front print backlit caps are already quite a niche, and backlit PBT caps are quite hard to produce because they have to be made as doubleshots and the transparent inlay is then required to be made from POM.

 

Sorry to disappoint you.

Ok thanks anyway

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Hey all,

 

I current have a Cooler Master CMStorm TK and am looking to upgrade. It's a decent keyboard, but I only bought it because it was a ridiculously good offer. I have a few requirements that I'd like for a new one:

 

- Preferably brown switches (what I'm used to), but open to suggestions. I don't care if it's Cherry.

- Must have a full layout, including numpad - my biggest gripe with my current one is that it is tenkeyless. 

- Backlighting of some sort - RGB would be cool but not a priority.

- Has to be black - although it's hard to find one that isn't.

- Wrist rest might be nice - although have heard that it can be good to get these aftermarket?

- Macro keys would also be a plus

 

My budget is $150

 

If this isn't the right place to ask, lemme know. Thanks!

 


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3 hours ago, KeithD said:

Hey all,

 

I current have a Cooler Master CMStorm TK and am looking to upgrade. It's a decent keyboard, but I only bought it because it was a ridiculously good offer. I have a few requirements that I'd like for a new one:

 

- Preferably brown switches (what I'm used to), but open to suggestions. I don't care if it's Cherry.

- Must have a full layout, including numpad - my biggest gripe with my current one is that it is tenkeyless. 

- Backlighting of some sort - RGB would be cool but not a priority.

- Has to be black - although it's hard to find one that isn't.

- Wrist rest might be nice - although have heard that it can be good to get these aftermarket?

- Macro keys would also be a plus

 

My budget is $150

 

If this isn't the right place to ask, lemme know. Thanks!

 

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