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Best mechanical keyboard?

Discussion in 'Smalltalk / Helpdesk' started by trainfan, Apr 1, 2019.

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    mariorunhue Registered User

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    I really enjoy the plam rest, cant use the keyboard without it, if its not on the keyboard feels too high and uncomfortable imo
     
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    doslobos Registered User

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    I'm using a ducky shine 6 with black mx switches
    http://www.duckychannel.com.tw/page-en/Ducky-Shine-6/
     
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    trainfan Registered User

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    Ran across this keyboard today, the "Ultimate Hacking Keyboard". Only mechanical I've seen with a trackball or a clit. I was going to impulse buy but at 330+ with touchpad/trackpad I balked.

    Sure does look cool though. Choice of Blue, Brown, Red, Black, Clear, Green switches.
    https://ultimatehackingkeyboard.com/product/uhk60
    [​IMG]
     
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    F0x Registered User

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    I'm using a Logitech G910 i like it :)

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    KickassAMD Registered User

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    The new SteelSeries Apex keyboards look really interesting. Probably more gimmick than worth, but interesting tech none the less.

    https://steelseries.com/apex uses Halifax sensors to register key presses and you can adjust at what push depth the key press registers.
     
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    mamaru2 Registered User

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    Been using my trusty Camo Filco Majestouch for 8 years without any problems.
     
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    Tikves Registered User

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    Filco Majestouch Convertible 2
     
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    Rekt Registered User

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    I have a Razer Hunstman Elite, its definitely worth. I would recommend it man.
     
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    sw0rmz Registered User Reverser

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    I started out with the Corsair K95 Platinum with MX Brown keys and then switched to the K70 RGB because I prefer MX Blue keys. I've had other mechanical keyboards but I think this is the sturdiest I've owned. The platform is metal and it has an excellent weight to prevent slipping. Zero complaints over the two years I've been using it.

    [​IMG]
     
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    sinip Registered User

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    Ah yes, I have three of them, one in use, two "in reserve". I'm pretty sure they'll outlive me. :) Great keyboard and even better is that I've picked them long time ago "for peanuts" from those people importing used stuff from EU. :D
     
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    Growltiger Registered User

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    I am typing this on the same keyboard. The date on the back of this one is 1993, but I have a collection of them, some dating back to the 1980's.
    • I bought the special screwdriver to open them, so they can be cleaned properly.
    • I have the proper USB adapters which support them fully.
    • I have the right Ctrl key mapped to the missing Windows key, so they work perfectly with Windows 10. (Use KeyTweak)
    These are becoming valuable collectables, they are brilliant, far better than any modern keyboard.

    If you can't find or can't afford a genuine one, then there is a company that makes nearly identical ones, even including a Mac version. The company is Unicomp:
    https://www.pckeyboard.com/
     
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    sinip Registered User

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    Yes, and they produce and sell spare parts too. I might need new conductive foil for one of those, if I don't manage to fix it using "silver paint/glue".
     
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