Are mechanical keyboards better?

 
 
 

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Manic Mouse
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I love my Das keyboard professional S (Cherry MX Brown switches)
http://www.daskeyboard.com/model-s-professional-silent

It has me spoiled rotten to the point where I absolutely hate rubber dome keyboards.

The only downside to this keyboard is that there are no media keys to control the audio volume. It is "clicky" but not offensively so. If it does get to loud, daskeyboard also offers this:

http://store.daskeyboard.com/Reusable-Earplugs/dp/B003ALN3QE

Mark Baker

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Sorry, forgot to login.

I suggest that if people who have watched this video and don't know already about mechanical keyboards yet, then to google on MX cherry switches and other mechanical keyboard switches. Not all switches are the same, from tactile to no tactile, from loud to not-so-loud (makes some noise).

I like MX cherry browns and reds. Blues and blacks feel nice, but they are loud. But really in the end, it comes down to preference.

And mechanical keyboards register your keystrokes more effectively, and you can hit multiple keys at the same time and each one will register. You can not have that on a standard keyboard, especially when a lot of keys have been pressed at the same time.

EDIT: I have no idea how I sent this message twice. Sorry for that, even though it wasn't my fault, lol. Perhaps Rodney, or a mod can delete the duplicate message.

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Sorry, forgot to login.

I suggest that if people who have watched this video and don't know already about mechanical keyboards yet, then to google on MX cherry switches and other mechanical keyboard switches. Not all switches are the same, from tactile to no tactile, from loud to not-so-loud (makes some noise).

I like MX cherry browns and reds. Blues and blacks feel nice, but they are loud. But really in the end, it comes down to preference.

And mechanical keyboards register your keystrokes more effectively, and you can hit multiple keys at the same time and each one will register. You can not have that on a standard keyboard, especially when a lot of keys have been pressed at the same time.

Anonymous

I suggest that if people who have watched this video and don't know already about mechanical keyboards yet, then to google on MX cherry switches and other mechanical keyboard switches. Not all switches are the same, from tactile to no tactile, from loud to no-so-loud (makes some noise).

I like MX cherry browns and reds. Blues and blacks feel nice, but they are loud.

Lvaneede
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I hate old keyboards with clicky keys almost as much as I hate ball mice.

marijanovic
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That video is so wrong. Absolutely wrong. Durablity is totaly unimportant.
What is important - key registration, the feel while typing, comfort, typing speed, key response, ...
Rodney totaly neglected that in his video.

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I really don't need one. A keyboard that I can use 2 years is more than enough for me

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I've got a mint IBM model M with the PS/2 plug and I absolutely LOVE IT!

Anonymous

Wow, that was alot of stuff about keyboards. :O

I wonder what a flat "laptop" like keyboard is called. I like those.

metal571
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Everything you need to know is right here: http://www.overclock.net/t/491752/mechanical-keyboard-guide