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Re: Keyboards

Post by TheMix » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:36 am

Kasey Chang wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:34 am
It also depends on the typing style. If you are the type that mashes keys no amount of internal silencing will make that quiet. :)
Heh. When my wife types, I always wonder why she's so mad at the keys. 8-)

Edit: Added post quote since being the top of the page loses all context.
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Re: Keyboards

Post by Dave Allen » Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:50 am

Three days with my new, "silent" mechanical keyboard and I'm ready to return it.
I've discovered that pressing the keys on mechanical keyboards is silent, but its the releasing of them that makes a loud rattle.
So I'll get my 100 bucks back tomorrow. and order a $50 scissor-type keyboard that WILL be silent. There really isn't a lot choice in scissor-types if you want one that's backlit. I'm getting the Perixx PX-1900 (not the membrane one) from Amazon.
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Re: Keyboards

Post by MonkeyFinger » Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:44 am

TheMix wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:36 am
Kasey Chang wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:34 am
It also depends on the typing style. If you are the type that mashes keys no amount of internal silencing will make that quiet. :)
Heh. When my wife types, I always wonder why she's so mad at the keys. 8-)

Edit: Added post quote since being the top of the page loses all context.
Ha! Been there, done that. I don't quote something because it's right there and then I'm starting a new page with no context. :doh:

The keyboards we have at work aren't any kind of silent and people in proximity have been known to ask why I'm "angry typing". Not angry, just fast and loud. :)
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Re: Keyboards

Post by Dave Allen » Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:10 pm

Dave Allen wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:50 am
I'm getting the Perixx PX-1900 (not the membrane one) from Amazon.
I love the feel of my new scissor-type keyboard. As far a I could find, only Perixx sells a scissor-type keyboard with backlighting. I wish there had been other choices, because this one doesn't come with any programming. Every time I boot my computer, I have to reset the color and intensity to my preference. What a pain. Any suggestions?
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Re: Keyboards

Post by Kasey Chang » Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:56 pm

Dave Allen wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:10 pm
Every time I boot my computer, I have to reset the color and intensity to my preference. What a pain. Any suggestions?
Does your USB port power down COMPLETELY?
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Re: Keyboards

Post by Dave Allen » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:54 am

Kasey Chang wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:56 pm
Dave Allen wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:10 pm
Every time I boot my computer, I have to reset the color and intensity to my preference. What a pain. Any suggestions?
Does your USB port power down COMPLETELY?
Just unchecked that option in the device manager. Now it should stay set. Thanks!
Jesus said, "Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body."[Matt 10:28] God can totally destroy us.

Jesus also said, "For my Father's will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”[John 6:40] Eternal life is conditional.

His disciple John wrote, "Whoever has the Son has eternal life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have eternal life. [1 John 5:12] Eternal life is optional.

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Re: Keyboards

Post by morlac » Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:36 pm

I got this for Christmas:

https://www.hyperxgaming.com/us/keyboar ... g-keyboard

They have a choice of non RGB as well so I went with that for $65.00 on super sale at a Microcenter. Cherry Reds FTW! Great "simple"mechanical keyboard that cuts out features I didn't need to get the price down. You can find them pretty easily at $80 with a little effort. Reviews are excellent as well.

I will never use a non mechanical keyboard again. Bonus points: My thumb tendinitis is going away thanks to less smashing of space bar.

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Re: Keyboards

Post by McNutt » Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:17 pm

That keyboard looks pretty good. I have the same volume roller on my Corsair and I love it.

Cherry Reds are the best I've ever tried. I like them so much that I bought a Logitech to use at work to replace the crappy membrane keyboard they gave me. I installed a set of o-rings on my work computer to minimize the noise from bottoming out and nobody has said a word about the noise. It's not loud at all and the feel is still excellent.

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Re: Keyboards

Post by Kasey Chang » Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:06 pm

Next to try: Cherry "silent reds"... Cherry red with built-in dampers so they make much less noise.
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Re: Keyboards

Post by wonderpug » Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:10 pm

Cherry Browns for life, you heathens.

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Re: Keyboards

Post by AWS260 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:06 pm

wonderpug wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:10 pm
Cherry Browns for life, you heathens.
Same here. Although I'm interest in Hako Violets.

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