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Does Anyone Here Use Mechanical Keyboards?


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#81 Claudiu

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Posted 26 October 2017 - 09:15

I'm using das keyboard Model S Professional and it's the best keyboard I ever touched. It was a bit pricey, but I don't regret a cent, it worths every money, because it will probably stick with me for a long, long time.


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Posted 01 November 2017 - 02:19

I have a dozen or so odd mechs, including an IBM Model M that I've had for almost twenty years now, some Apple Extended Keyboard and II's (ALPS!), POK3R, Whitefox, Leopold Topre board, and a bunch of other sundry boards. The one I use most is the Leopold FC660C, followed by the WhiteFox (MX Clear), then the AEII (with ADB to USB adapter). I have a lot of different keysets, including the old Round 4 Spherical, Ivan's GMK, Dolch, Granite, and who knows what else off the top of my head  :huh:  In all honesty I need to go through put a bunch of it up for sale as I'm not using them all and it's wasting space that could be better served for my ink collection! Don't tell anyone, but I have been using my Apple Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad a lot lately too  :blush:



#83 gregamckinney

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Posted 01 November 2017 - 12:31

While I wait for my Keyboard.io (late December, sob,) I picked up a WASD keyboard with cherry mx GREENs.  I had always found blues to be too soft, and the greens are great.  Clicky and really firm.

 

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Posted 02 November 2017 - 02:50

I have a dozen or so odd mechs, including an IBM Model M that I've had for almost twenty years now, some Apple Extended Keyboard and II's (ALPS!), POK3R, Whitefox, Leopold Topre board, and a bunch of other sundry boards. The one I use most is the Leopold FC660C, followed by the WhiteFox (MX Clear), then the AEII (with ADB to USB adapter). I have a lot of different keysets, including the old Round 4 Spherical, Ivan's GMK, Dolch, Granite, and who knows what else off the top of my head  :huh:  In all honesty I need to go through put a bunch of it up for sale as I'm not using them all and it's wasting space that could be better served for my ink collection! Don't tell anyone, but I have been using my Apple Magic Keyboard and Magic Trackpad a lot lately too  :blush:

 

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 15:40

I have two mechanical keyboards.

My work keyboard is a Das 4 professional, with Cherry browns, and PBT replacement caps. For the home office I have a K70 RGB, with browns, and o-rings.



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Posted 07 November 2017 - 21:05

My mechanical keyboard (?) is a 1955 Olympia SM-3 portable typewriter.

 

I've been working in I.T. professionally for 40 years and spent a few years at the university using keyboards.  I have grown to hate almost all of the the cheap, flimsy plastic keyboards but the best I have ever used is an old HP keyboard I scrounged from the company computer scrap pile.  I've been using it for over a decade and love it but I love my typewriter even more.


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#87 Dickkooty2

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 01:14



My mechanical keyboard (?) is a 1955 Olympia SM-3 portable typewriter.

 

 

Just for fun...

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Upper L  Olympia MS3,, Upper R Olympia MS9.

 

The book is about the MS9 and its owner,








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