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Last post Author Topic: Mechanical Keyboards  (Read 16189 times)

Deozaan

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #50 on: August 20, 2018, 10:15 AM »
Oh... and the RGB.  Mustn't forget the RGB.

I hate how colored LEDs in everything somehow makes it "gamer." >:( It's hard to buy decent computer equipment these days without it coming with garish lights all over it. I had hoped it was a fad when I first started seeing the LEDs in case fans, but it's only gotten much, much worse over the years. :(

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #51 on: August 20, 2018, 10:28 AM »
Oh, don't start. I own a ROG Zephyrus M. The colors are the only reason why I dislike its hardware. Everything else is perfectly fine.

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #52 on: August 20, 2018, 01:57 PM »
Yeah... it's one of the things I look for in order to steer away from boards, and one of the reasons I like QMK so much, as I can turn off some of the worst offenders.  I like a reasonable underlight; I've found that it helps me when the room is dark (which is most of the time unless I open a window).  But I don't like the more garish combinations.

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #53 on: August 21, 2018, 04:29 AM »
I played a game on my Unicomp yesterday. No. Just no.

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #54 on: December 13, 2018, 08:39 AM »
I did a thing with my hardware at work.  :-[

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #55 on: December 13, 2018, 02:14 PM »
Hahaha. Remapkey.exe, old-style.    :Thmbsup:

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #56 on: December 13, 2018, 02:27 PM »
Actually, a programmable XT->USB converter to fix the worst problems.  ;D

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #57 on: December 13, 2018, 10:21 PM »
I did a thing with my hardware at work.  :-[

That's ... a thing.  Yup.  Definitely a thing.  I haven't posted any of my latest.

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #58 on: December 14, 2018, 01:29 AM »
Two HHKBs and one, uh, not HHKB?

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #59 on: December 14, 2018, 08:31 AM »
Actually no HHKBs  ;D

I tried Topre before and found it overrated. Those sre Tokyo60s- same layout as HHKB, but Mx based switches (using Kailh speed copper) and QMK firmware.  The last one is a Clueboard 66 v4 and is my daily driver, also using QMK.

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #60 on: December 14, 2018, 11:17 AM »
I would go crazy with this layout.

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Re: Mechanical Keyboards
« Reply #61 on: December 14, 2018, 01:11 PM »
I would go crazy with this layout.

And as an alternative, I can't see myself ever going back to even a TKL, let alone a full sized.  I'm preparing to build an 1800 (the TKC 1800), as that might tempt me.  But I'm doing that more for the exercise in making a cool board, as anything else.