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Title: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Fri, 05 July 2013, 06:43:49
I don't know if this thread will be relevant, but here goes...

I decided to switch to my Model M for now...loving the crunchiness.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Fri, 05 July 2013, 06:50:11
Work: Filco MJ2 104 with MX Blues
Home: Pure with MX Whites, Orbweaver with MX Blues

I rotate through A LOT of boards though. Yesterday while I was typing my review, I typed on my Leopold with Blues, the QFR with Greens that I still haven't disassembled, and a QuickFire TK with Blues I'm borrowing for a later review.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ksm123 on Fri, 05 July 2013, 06:51:02
I'm using my ErgoDox since the day I built it. It feels awesome.

My BlackWidow is connected to my PC, my fiancé uses it.
My previous daily driver, blank Das Keyboard lays nearby, I convinced my wife to be, to learn to touch type, blank keyboard is ideally suited to this.
Noppoo Choc Mini waits for better days.
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Post by: ImperfectLink on Fri, 05 July 2013, 06:51:22
Until my Ducky 9087G2 pro arrives, I'm using an Apple aluminum board   :-[
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Post by: Danule on Fri, 05 July 2013, 07:05:47
Work: Realforce 87U 45g

Home: Filco TKL mx brown with PBT keycaps.
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Post by: bueller on Fri, 05 July 2013, 07:23:49
Home: Quickfire TK (while I wait for my Filco TKL to arrive)
Work: Truly Ergo (probably swap this for a 60% soon, not sure I like it)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: daerid on Fri, 05 July 2013, 07:31:33
ErgoDox w/ 65g ergo clears. I tried my 660c a little while ago but got tripped up by the layout.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tym on Fri, 05 July 2013, 07:33:12
Steelseries 6gv2 while I wait for my new filco to get its arse here.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: nsrexler on Fri, 05 July 2013, 08:51:26
Ducky Shine II with Clear switches and thick PBT dyesub caps borrowed from my G2 Pro. I liked the Greens for a while, but in the end I couldn't stay away from those Clears.
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Post by: JPG on Fri, 05 July 2013, 09:00:40
Work: FM2 TKL camo with browns
Home: Same  ;D
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Post by: keymaster on Fri, 05 July 2013, 09:02:03
Home: QFR w/ 65g Clears
Work: G84-4100 or IBM Rubberdome
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Rafen on Fri, 05 July 2013, 09:04:51
Desktop: Ducky Zero w/reds
Laptop: QFR w/reds
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Post by: AKIMbO on Fri, 05 July 2013, 09:22:17
Work: Rosewill 104 with mx reds.
Home: Realforce 87UW with 55g topres & mkawa's beta ssk.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: affect656 on Fri, 05 July 2013, 09:26:13
Filco MJ2 TKL with reds
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: infiniti on Fri, 05 July 2013, 09:53:56
Work: QFR w/ Blues (Vintage Browns to be installed when the switches clears customs)
Home: Shine II w/ Browns
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jkercado on Fri, 05 July 2013, 09:55:06
Work: Ducky 1087XM blacks
Home: Ducky 1087XM greens
Carry-on: Cherry G84-4100
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Larken on Fri, 05 July 2013, 10:55:39
ergodox with 55g clears. only box I use nowadays.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photekq on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:00:03
Broken rubber dome.
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Post by: CPTBadAss on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:01:45
Poor Photekq. I told you this before but I'd send you a board if Royal Mail didn't hate me.
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Post by: Shadovved on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:03:58
iPad with touchscreen :p

When I'm on my desktop then a '93 industrial Model M :cool:
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Post by: snoopy on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:07:42
Semi-Industrial 93' SSK
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Post by: Shadovved on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:10:27
Semi-Industrial 93' SSK

Whoo! Same year, bro! :))

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photekq on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:14:41
Poor Photekq. I told you this before but I'd send you a board if Royal Mail didn't hate me.
'preciate it, man  :'(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Jack Karneval on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:21:51
Home: CM Storm Trigger (MX Greens)
Work: Some Dell rubber dome keyboard. It's not half bad, but obviously I much prefer my mechanical keyboards
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:29:58
Work: Ducky Shine 2 with Clears and Imsto Thick PBT Caps

Other: Rosewill with Vintage Black's (primarily for showing off key caps), Poker X with Reds NIB for future switch, spring testing. Soon to have a Phantom or two.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: insilica on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:49:44
Work: Filco MJ2 TKL.
Home(Mac): FC660
Home(Workstation): RF 87U silent variable
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: DaveyG on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:56:18
Home: RF 87u 55g. Work: about 5 quids worth of HP's finest  :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: oTurtlez on Fri, 05 July 2013, 11:56:49
Home: FC660C
Work: RF 103u (Hopefully going to be an 87u Silent soon!)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tribade on Fri, 05 July 2013, 12:04:22
I'm typing on a KMAC mini with 55g blacks, and I love it!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: The_Beast on Fri, 05 July 2013, 12:07:15
Switching between my poker and SSK every couple of days
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Badwrench on Fri, 05 July 2013, 12:08:50
Home:  I swap between my QFR w/ Blues and thick PBT, or my Pure w/ reds.
Work:  IBM KB-0225.  Pulled this one from a storage bin on site as everyone else uses the chicklet style Dell boards (which I can't stand).  I also found an old Compaq RT-101, but it needs a cleaning before I put it in rotation. 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: vatin on Fri, 05 July 2013, 12:11:45
Work : Kinesis Advantage
I also carry it back to use at home.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aggiejy on Fri, 05 July 2013, 12:13:40
FC660C-only for a couple months now... still phantom-type on all my other keyboards about once a day, just because I'm weird like that.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: badcop on Fri, 05 July 2013, 12:15:08
right now i have

work: Poker w/ greens and goldtouch TK pad with whites
Home: Filco TKL with variable weight blues

QFR sits on my shelf crying itself to sleep everynight because no one touches it  :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: davkol on Fri, 05 July 2013, 12:20:35
Noppoo Choc Mini (MX Red, black, Cherry keycaps) at my standing setup
thinkpad keyboard everywhere else

I have to force myself to finish my ergodox and clean the endurapro that lies in the closet.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: komar007 on Fri, 05 July 2013, 14:14:41
Cherry G80-3000 HFU with ghetto-greens. My current favourite.
I'm waiting for the Noppoo Mid 87 to switch to tenkeyless, at least for some time, and have something to put the R4 keycaps on:)
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Post by: PointyFox on Fri, 05 July 2013, 14:43:35
Filco Multicam TKL with MX Black and Round 3 keycaps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Fri, 05 July 2013, 14:44:57
My Poker with Clears is my Daily Driver. I use it the most no doubt. every few days i use the Pure, but i don't like it as much for a few reasons.

Broken rubber dome.

hang in there m8  :'(
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Post by: dndlmx on Fri, 05 July 2013, 14:56:12
Black HHKB, white printed keycaps.
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Post by: nubbinator on Fri, 05 July 2013, 14:59:57
My QFR is my usual beast.  That might change when I get my GH60 and Pure put together.  If I were doing more typing, it would be my RK9000 with Clears (speaking of that, I need to desolder it and lube it with Krytox since the silicone lube I used isn't cutting it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: czarek on Fri, 05 July 2013, 15:03:52
Currently at desktop: I'm using Filco 104 Metallic Blue AI with MX blues and PBT blank caps. I can't say it's my best feeling board but it's definitely best looking one (my previous daily driver was Unicomp Spacesaver M and then Realforce 87UB for a short while). Don't get me wrong about the feel. It's definitely good enough to be a daily driver, at least for now.
As a portable keyboard: I will probably always use HHKB Pro 2. I used it as a daily driver but when I switched back to a keyboard with more keys on it I realized they're there for a reason.
At my wife's desktop: (well a MacBook Pro connected to Apple Thunderbolt display) she's currently got unbranded QFR with MX Reds and Filco keycaps (kinda ghetto Filco keyboard) and she actually likes it more than her previous all black EnduraPro (converted to SpaceSaver as I removed the pointing stick and replaced G, H and B keys because it got in my way when I typed on it).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Fri, 05 July 2013, 22:51:29
Home (Windows - games): Ducky Shine 1 MX blues red LEDs
Home (Mac - everything else): HHKB 2 Pro
Work (Windows): alternating between QFR MX black and Filco yellow keycaps, and KeyCool MX red with PBT whites

It is amusing that most GHers have separate keyboards for home and work :))
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Post by: calavera on Fri, 05 July 2013, 22:54:19
55g lubed blacks. Currently breaking them in. They get better the more I type. :D
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Post by: DuckNorris on Fri, 05 July 2013, 23:00:23
I switch out between  a Razer BlackWidow Ultimate and a Coolermaster Storm Trigger( these were picked when I was a complete newbie in the keyboard world).
SOON, IBM Model M(in mail) and after that a Filco Ninja 2 or Ducky Shine 3 (still deciding).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: TimIsABat on Fri, 05 July 2013, 23:36:36
I rotate between a Poker X with reds and a Leopold FC7660M with reds when my "w" key decides to conk out on my Poker X (going to fix this once I get soulder equipment and mx clears and 62g or black springs).

I am also planning to use a Dell AT101 on my family's home computer when I get a PS/2 to USB (it is a combo computer...don't judge...I voted against it XD), and when I finish cleaning it up.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: The_Beast on Fri, 05 July 2013, 23:39:02
This board right now!

(http://i.imgur.com/SX4fNSuh.jpg)


I was using the SSK earlier today, but I switch to this since it has my favorite cap set and some sick purple mods so the least I can do is type on it for a bit
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: JDrive on Fri, 05 July 2013, 23:53:06
Choc Mini with MX Red
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: TimIsABat on Sat, 06 July 2013, 00:03:34
This board right now!

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/SX4fNSuh.jpg)



I was using the SSK earlier today, but I switch to this since it has my favorite cap set and some sick purple mods so the least I can do is type on it for a bit

Purple is my favorite color. This is sex
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Sat, 06 July 2013, 00:14:58
I just switched to using my GON board today that I finished assembling yesterday. It's aight. Spacebar's a bit awkward since it's a 6.25 on a 7.
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Post by: noisyturtle on Sat, 06 July 2013, 00:17:42
Lubed and stickered ergo-clear Filco TKL. Honestly I haven't even had the inkling to use any of my other 6 boards since this one was finished. Dat grail.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rao2100 on Sat, 06 July 2013, 00:36:01
Home: KMAC Titan LE Vintage blues
Work: QFR Blues
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Post by: jabar on Sat, 06 July 2013, 00:39:59
FC660C at home.

work is many computer with mostly ****ty rubber domes and a few scissor switch keyboards.
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Post by: rsantos97 on Sat, 06 July 2013, 00:58:27
Work : Kinesis Advantage
I also carry it back to use at home.

I was doing the same thing before I finished putting together my ergodox. Now my kinesis stays at home but I take my ergodox back and forth to work.  I also have my Choc mini with browns hooked up to the rig.  All three have brown switches, but I am dying to give reds another try.  And if could get some light korean springs I would try blues again as well.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: knotra on Sat, 06 July 2013, 05:08:35
Work: Realforce 87 TKL 45g
Home: Leopold FC200R w/ Browns
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Reomero on Sat, 06 July 2013, 05:54:37
Just a humble graphite Leopold FC700R with Browns.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: czarek on Sat, 06 July 2013, 05:59:38
Currently at desktop: I'm using Filco 104 Metallic Blue AI with MX blues and PBT blank caps. I can't say it's my best feeling board but it's definitely best looking one (my previous daily driver was Unicomp Spacesaver M and then Realforce 87UB for a short while). Don't get me wrong about the feel. It's definitely good enough to be a daily driver, at least for now.
As a portable keyboard: I will probably always use HHKB Pro 2. I used it as a daily driver but when I switched back to a keyboard with more keys on it I realized they're there for a reason.
At my wife's desktop: (well a MacBook Pro connected to Apple Thunderbolt display) she's currently got unbranded QFR with MX Reds and Filco keycaps (kinda ghetto Filco keyboard) and she actually likes it more than her previous all black EnduraPro (converted to SpaceSaver as I removed the pointing stick and replaced G, H and B keys because it got in my way when I typed on it).

Scratch that. Unicomp is back as a daily driver. This keyboard is just a joy to use compared to just about anything else. Key weight is just right, tactile response is perfect and the sound is so damn nice!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ikoma on Sat, 06 July 2013, 07:57:35
Currently using one of my Model M2's.
I like to switch between keyboards every week.
(http://i.imgur.com/KVnZ1Mj.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: naokira on Sat, 06 July 2013, 08:40:34
Poker II as my daily driver. Would likely be replaced in the future because the layout is not video editing friendly (especially the arrow keys)

Nearby is  a Blackwidow Ultimate Mass Effect 3 Ed. I keep it because of Commander Shepard :)
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Post by: margo baggins on Sat, 06 July 2013, 09:33:00
(http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/lymph/DSCF0157_zps63b6c1f9.jpg) (http://s13.photobucket.com/user/lymph/media/DSCF0157_zps63b6c1f9.jpg.html)

I fully love this keyboard. Like I never thought I would! It's G80-1192, which is nkro and has a little speaker that makes an electronic click when you strike a key. And it has Ivan's CMYK caps and original cherry ds caps. Mx-Black with a grey space.
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Post by: fadlanfz on Sat, 06 July 2013, 11:29:49
leopold fc700r and CM storm QFR  :D
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Post by: quickcrx702 on Sat, 06 July 2013, 15:02:29
Black on Black Realforce 55g uniform with crayon and marker all over it.  I gave up cleaning it, my little boy loves my keyboard almost as much as I do, and it adds character LOL.  As soon as I clean it, he messes with it when I'm not looking.
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Post by: CommunistWitchDr on Sat, 06 July 2013, 15:17:15
Rockin my edox.
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Post by: ImperfectLink on Sat, 06 July 2013, 15:28:09
Rockin my edox.

So it's not "Coming Soon!" anymore?  :)
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Post by: CommunistWitchDr on Sat, 06 July 2013, 15:31:38
Rockin my edox.

So it's not "Coming Soon!" anymore?  :)
And my poker is sold, I need to update that
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Post by: smknjoe on Sat, 06 July 2013, 15:51:37
I love it!
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Post by: rowdy on Sat, 06 July 2013, 20:11:09
I love it!


Nice :)
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Post by: Grim Fandango on Sat, 06 July 2013, 20:34:07
I really only use one keyboard , whether it is at work or at home. Filco majestouch 2 with browns.
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Post by: smknjoe on Sat, 06 July 2013, 20:38:46
My phone cam sucks but it's all I have. These pics are a little better. I tried to get the texture of the caps in there but I don't think you can see it. They are like new. No shine at ALL.
 
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Post by: Glod on Sat, 06 July 2013, 22:05:19
Oh i like a thread where i can share that i alternate many keyboards :P

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5348/9228301058_916d507fd2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/panicfx/9228301058/)

On bottom tier mounted to its own tray, Using one of my 2 ErgoDox (no surprise there) with Lubed Reds for all work related activities which makes up most of my time at this desk and on keyboards.

For Personal Computer (gaming, browsing, folding, etc), the keyboard on top tier of the desk is my newly modded backlit KBT RACE with lubed reds also. Typing on it to write this.  last week it was my HHKB.
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Post by: smknjoe on Sat, 06 July 2013, 22:13:56
Oh i like a thread where i can share that i alternate many keyboards :P

(http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5348/9228301058_916d507fd2.jpg) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/panicfx/9228301058/)

On bottom tier mounted to its own tray, Using one of my 2 ErgoDox (no surprise there) with Lubed Reds for all work related activities which makes up most of my time at this desk and on keyboards.

For Personal Computer (gaming, browsing, folding, etc), the keyboard on top tier of the desk is my newly modded backlit KBT RACE with lubed reds also. Typing on it to write this.  last week it was my HHKB.

Are those wood or leather wrist rests on there? If padded leather then awesome! If wood - still pretty cool.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Glod on Sat, 06 July 2013, 22:20:12
they are wood.
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Post by: Kiraaaa on Sun, 07 July 2013, 00:53:06
Using a Logitech G15 v1  ;D
I have a CM Storm QFR Stealth w/ MX Blues.. but I'm not a fan of Blues and actually trying to sell it. I prefer rubber dome over blues
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Post by: Rule16 on Sun, 07 July 2013, 01:54:43
My new Poker II with reds, and I'm loving it!
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Post by: Masterchief79 on Sun, 07 July 2013, 03:26:14
Right at the moment, I'm typing on an G80-1501HAD with black switches and vintage blue springs. That equals something I call "Frankenstein Reds". :D Difference to real reds is, despite these are in fact the real parts (blue, red and brown spring are all the same), these ones are soo smooth :) Whereas new reds on a QFR or something may feel more precise, they are also really scratchy. I like mine very much :)
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Post by: Lupizza on Sun, 07 July 2013, 06:40:58
In school: Disgusting scissor switch laptop crap  :'(
At home: Ducky PBT MX greens  ;D :-* ^-^
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Post by: Leslieann on Sun, 07 July 2013, 06:52:04
My custom painted (watermellon pink) Vortex/Filco with custom aluminum feet, lubed Jailhouse Blues, cut springs, Klaxxon key caps (all RoW, w/WoR Winkeys), Zinc esc cap, Cherry sticker.

I have yet to install my HID liberator and stainless plate.
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Post by: meiosis on Sun, 07 July 2013, 06:58:24
Currently: Filco Mj2 104-key.
Work: HHKB2 Pro
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Post by: bigcity_ on Sun, 07 July 2013, 11:30:22
Steelseries 7G Ten-Keyless.
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Post by: HongKongFui on Sun, 07 July 2013, 11:58:29
Poker II in Aluminium- Case, MX Blacks with pbt- dyesubs
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Post by: HendyZone on Sun, 07 July 2013, 12:12:53
Ducky DK9008S2 Pink Keycap Version - White LED  :D
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Post by: jwaz on Sun, 07 July 2013, 12:16:27
Home: HHKB/ 55g RF87
Work: SSK/ HHKB/ Microsoft Natural Elite
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Post by: Lupizza on Sun, 07 July 2013, 14:49:29
Steelseries 7G Ten-Keyless.

Uh, the 7G doesn't exist in tkl-versions afaik, so how did you get one? :P
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Post by: mapple on Sun, 07 July 2013, 15:24:56
Work: razer blackwidow (cherry mx blue --->> please don't judge me by this, it's only work i don't wanna waste cool stuff for them:)).
Home : ducky g2pro PBT cherry mx green (mostly gaming)
Lab : IBM Model M (but every month i put some other keyboard, cause i admire too much ibm....)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aznsilvrboy on Sun, 07 July 2013, 15:33:17
Filco MJ2 MX Red.
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Post by: Lighthouse1 on Sun, 07 July 2013, 15:41:44
Work: Filco MJ2 TKL with browns
Home: Filco MJ TKL with blues
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Post by: Puddsy on Sun, 07 July 2013, 18:30:05
When I'm at home, my QFR.
School, HHKB.
Playing dota, miniLA (anyone know where I can get one of those dota keycaps?)

My ducky doesn't get much love even though it's may favorite.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PythoN on Mon, 08 July 2013, 23:27:14
atm I'm typing on a quickfire stealth with blues. wouldn't give it up for (ALMOST) anything in the world. :D
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Post by: Photekq on Tue, 09 July 2013, 06:40:36
When I'm at home, my QFR.
School, HHKB.
Playing dota, miniLA (anyone know where I can get one of those dota keycaps?)

My ducky doesn't get much love even though it's may favorite.
Qwerkeys (http://www.qwerkeys.co.uk/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=59_68&product_id=97) and feng (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Custom-R4-Dota-2-PBT-Cherry-MX-Keycap-/330853924490?hash=item4d086e3e8a) sell them.
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Post by: Quardah on Tue, 09 July 2013, 09:33:12
This board right now!

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/SX4fNSuh.jpg)



I was using the SSK earlier today, but I switch to this since it has my favorite cap set and some sick purple mods so the least I can do is type on it for a bit

Damn that's a neat looking keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Tue, 09 July 2013, 10:56:52
Until I finish fixing my Model M, I'm stuck with a Compaq rubberdome.
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Post by: Tarzan on Tue, 09 July 2013, 10:59:39
TG3-82 with MX CLears.

Lovely.  The first less-than-fullsize board I've tried that could make me a TLK convert.   :D

(I said could, the Unicomp 122-key is my preferred backup work keyboard.)

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Tue, 09 July 2013, 11:07:02
Nice. What do you think of the clears? Are you just using the stock springs, or did you do an ergo clear mod?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tarzan on Tue, 09 July 2013, 11:09:41
Nice. What do you think of the clears? Are you just using the stock springs, or did you do an ergo clear mod?

Stock Clears are great, as I tend to like the heavier springs.  Several buckling spring keyboards and a CM Trigger with Greens are my fallback options.  I recently bought some MX Whites, now looking for the optimal PCB/case to try these with.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Tue, 09 July 2013, 11:19:37
Whites! Ooh... I'm really curious as to white(see what I did there) they feel like. You might be able to find some old cherry boards on ebay. You could just replace the switches.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Tue, 09 July 2013, 11:23:24
Thimplum, if you're interested in a review on MX Whites, I just wrote a review on my Pure with MX Whites. The review is in my signature.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Tue, 09 July 2013, 11:48:27
Nice review! But reading about switches isn't the same as typing on them. I wish that I had signed up for the UST tour when I had the chance.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Galaxy on Tue, 09 July 2013, 12:19:16
At work: Ducky Zero DK2108 (w/ browns)

At home: Filco Majestouch 2 (104 key w/ browns)


I have half a mind to sell my Ducky Zero and buy another MJ2 for work. The Ducky just feels..... cheap; in comparison.
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Post by: neoezekiel on Tue, 09 July 2013, 12:19:50
one of my M13s  :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Paljas on Tue, 09 July 2013, 12:40:17
Work: Razer BlackWidow
Home: Logitech UltraX (hiding in shame), QFR somewhere over the ocean right now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tony on Tue, 09 July 2013, 23:21:34
Work: Filco 104 brown, Choc mini blue (for fun), Choc mini red (for fun)
Home: Filco 87 brown, Compaq MX 11800 brown, CMstorm QFR black
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ajcfernandes on Wed, 10 July 2013, 04:39:55
At home: Filco Majestouch 2 Mx Blue
At work: Some Lenovo membrane keyboard
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mauri on Wed, 10 July 2013, 04:42:48
I keep switching between my topre and filco u_u I think I should just sell the other just to get peace of mind, especially when I've got another board coming up too but I can't decide which to part with :///

Currently using logitech membrane due to having to evacuate my apartment.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: bueller on Wed, 10 July 2013, 04:45:55
I have half a mind to sell my Ducky Zero and buy another MJ2 for work. The Ducky just feels..... cheap; in comparison.

They should call that the "Filco effect". Every board I've touched since I got mine has felt like utter ****.

Home: Filco TKL (how can something so simple be so GOOD?)
Work: Quickfire TK (soon to be sold, after using the Filco I cringe when I have to use the TK).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: TheSoulhunter on Wed, 10 July 2013, 07:14:39
Using Pokers for like 2 years now, first with reds then with clears, and right now I use one with mixed* clears...
*65g ergo clears on alpha, panda clears on numrow, grey on space, and regular clears on the other bottom row keys
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: bigx333 on Wed, 10 July 2013, 16:54:57
Quickfire TK with Reds, getting really tired of pressing the spacebar without noticing  :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: xtn5021 on Thu, 11 July 2013, 03:56:03
I just got my CM Storm QFR in the mail this afternoon. This is my first mechanical keyboard and I must say, I'm NEVER going back to membrane keyboards ever again! Before this I was previously typing on a Logitech K120 and thought it was suitable for my needs. But typing on a mechanical keyboard is MAGICAL. I can't wait to try out all the switches I can!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Thu, 11 July 2013, 04:58:21
I just got my CM Storm QFR in the mail this afternoon. This is my first mechanical keyboard and I must say, I'm NEVER going back to membrane keyboards ever again! Before this I was previously typing on a Logitech K120 and thought it was suitable for my needs. But typing on a mechanical keyboard is MAGICAL. I can't wait to try out all the switches I can!

This.

This is why people join.

Glad you are enjoying it :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Jack Karneval on Thu, 11 July 2013, 10:22:23
I just got my CM Storm QFR in the mail this afternoon. This is my first mechanical keyboard and I must say, I'm NEVER going back to membrane keyboards ever again! Before this I was previously typing on a Logitech K120 and thought it was suitable for my needs. But typing on a mechanical keyboard is MAGICAL. I can't wait to try out all the switches I can!

Welcome to the family my friend!  ^-^

Keep an eye out in the "Keyboards" section of the forum for the next time Hashbaz runs the Ultimate Switch Tester tour. This will give you an opportunity to try all of the available Cherry MX switches, as well as many modified switches for basically next to nothing!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Thu, 11 July 2013, 10:24:07
I'm also running a switch/keycap tester tour if anyone is interested. Link is in my signature.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ekw808 on Thu, 11 July 2013, 10:24:14
HHKB 55g Type S
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: InAComaDial999 on Thu, 11 July 2013, 12:18:15
Work: Filco MJ Ninja TKL with Reds
Home: Ducky 9008G2 Pro PBT keycaps with Clears
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: GLaDOS on Thu, 11 July 2013, 12:30:37
AT102W. Black ALPS.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Thu, 11 July 2013, 21:06:18
Switched to CM QFR Blue.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hypersphere on Thu, 11 July 2013, 21:13:05
IBM Model M. I enjoy experimenting with today's boards, and I like the aesthetics and design economies of the 60% models, but nothing compares with the Model M for its feeling of certainty and precision; it's almost as if it reads my mind and types what I want it to type without conscious effort on my part.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mr626 on Thu, 11 July 2013, 21:42:04
My Lexmark aircraft carrier. Bit of a change from the Poker at home...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: geekTH on Fri, 12 July 2013, 01:00:43
I'm using KEYCOOL K-9 104 Keys Mechanical Keyboard-Cherry MX Brown Switch

I'm really enjoy it ,typing with brown is wonderful, I can typing a whole day and not feel tired....that's the true!!!

(http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1557113/) keycool k-9 with original keycaps,jusst looks normal

(http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1557125/) all the leds without keycaps, I'm replacing the keycaps

(http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1557131/)

(http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1557132/) we got 10 keycaps available for led lighting, come with the package

(http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1557133/)

(http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1557134/) oh I fall in love with the lighting green "K"
 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: knotra on Fri, 12 July 2013, 01:40:16
Filco Ninja Majestouch-2 with Red Switches
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ferociousfingerings on Fri, 12 July 2013, 04:13:18
Still the g710+
Still like it.
Still want a smaller board (ie: the GH60 due around october! ... or a poker 2 if i can't wait).
Still worried that i'll miss the F-keys... but knowing i'll love having my typing area centered, instead of way off to the left, to allow for mouse room past the TK area.
It's a bit dusty, i never use the "media keys," i occasionally use the volume roller, i frequently use the mute button, and having a column of dedicated macro keys is rather nice.
It's a little rattle-y on the mods, the space is loud and bounces (double-spaces if i'm not careful)
Love the black and grey with the white backlit keys. The coating which forms the black color, into which the legends are engraved/etched-out, has held up quite well, so far, with only ever-so-slight "shining," which has not yet altered the textured feel of the keys. Aside from the dust, and some slight alpha-shine, it looks and feels brand new.
I was planning to sell it once the GH60 is here, but... i'm not so sure.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Paljas on Fri, 12 July 2013, 06:12:18
Quickfire TK with Reds, getting really tired of pressing the spacebar without noticing  :))
Well... they probably call it quickfire for a reason :cool:.

PS: when I press the spacebar of the QF Pro, not just me but the rest of the country notices.. as it is likely the most audible noise at home.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Fri, 12 July 2013, 09:00:19
I have half a mind to sell my Ducky Zero and buy another MJ2 for work. The Ducky just feels..... cheap; in comparison.

They should call that the "Filco effect". Every board I've touched since I got mine has felt like utter ****.

Home: Filco TKL (how can something so simple be so GOOD?)
Work: Quickfire TK (soon to be sold, after using the Filco I cringe when I have to use the TK).

I take it you've never used a Model F?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jcrouse on Fri, 12 July 2013, 09:14:01
Be happy

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Fri, 12 July 2013, 10:20:20
Be happy

Wow mate your keyboard really look neat. The color scheme is sweet.

What model is this little baby?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Fri, 12 July 2013, 10:27:45
Be happy

Wow mate your keyboard really look neat. The color scheme is sweet.

What model is this little baby?

I think it's an HHKB Pro 2, if that's what you're wondering.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photekq on Fri, 12 July 2013, 10:28:46
I think it's an HHKB Pro 2, if that's what you're wondering.
It's a KMAC Happy with HHKB layout. http://kbdmod.co.kr/product/detail.html?product_no=15&cate_no=4&display_group=1

Very nice keyboard John. How are you liking it so far? :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: oTurtlez on Fri, 12 July 2013, 10:28:51
Be happy

Wow mate your keyboard really look neat. The color scheme is sweet.

What model is this little baby?

I think it's an HHKB Pro 2, if that's what you're wondering.

I believe it's actually a KMAC-Happy, Notice the raindrop keyset, which is only available on Cherry MX.

GAH Photekq, you beat me by 5 seconds because I was fixing something!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jcrouse on Fri, 12 July 2013, 10:29:33
Be happy

Wow mate your keyboard really look neat. The color scheme is sweet.

What model is this little baby?
It is a kmac happy, hence my comment, "be happy".  :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jcrouse on Fri, 12 July 2013, 10:33:09
I think it's an HHKB Pro 2, if that's what you're wondering.
It's a KMAC Happy with HHKB layout. http://kbdmod.co.kr/product/detail.html?product_no=15&cate_no=4&display_group=1

Very nice keyboard John. How are you liking it so far? :)
I like the default hhkb layout but I need to get the programming right. I was not a real fan of the silver at first but it is pretty versitile, looks good with Rain Drop, CC&G, RA and so forth. I also like the build quality.

John
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Post by: SeriouSSpotS on Fri, 12 July 2013, 10:35:22
Be happy

That looks awesome.
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Post by: esoomenona on Fri, 12 July 2013, 10:49:06
I agree, John. It is very nice. I've really come to like the HHKB layout. Before using it, I couldn't understand why jd was always trying to make Cherry keyboards in it's image, but now I understand. Oh, I understand...
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Post by: Thimplum on Fri, 12 July 2013, 11:19:00
Ahh. Sorry. I though he had painted the case.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Glod on Fri, 12 July 2013, 14:03:44
Ahh. Sorry. I though he had painted the case.

well then there is fact that those are MX key caps.......
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Fri, 12 July 2013, 14:05:12
Be happy

Very nice John
Hopefully someday i can own a hhkb cherry layout board...the happy looks so sweet

raindrop goes well with the silver too :)
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Post by: aggiejy on Fri, 12 July 2013, 14:27:35
Wawwwaaww..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Fri, 12 July 2013, 14:29:28
Are you selling or trading?

I can spare 5$ or a Starbuck coffee. You're call.

:)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BobBagwill on Sat, 13 July 2013, 18:06:23
KBtalKing Pure orange.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Sat, 13 July 2013, 18:07:33
Okay now I'm switching back and forth between the LZ-S and the NS LED86... exact same specs in regards to the switches, but still has that slightly different feel. It's awesome.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: LinkPro on Sat, 13 July 2013, 22:31:28
I'm using the G710+ and loving it so far. It's a little too big but the macro keys are pretty handy.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: xredman on Sat, 13 July 2013, 23:51:12
Currently HHKB Pro 2. Saving up for a KMAC :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Glod on Sun, 14 July 2013, 00:09:12
MODEL M (my first ever one arrived tuesday) All day long Saturday for work, my ergodox got a break saturday. :O
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: boost on Sun, 14 July 2013, 00:12:53
356mini 😔
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: hashbaz on Sun, 14 July 2013, 00:27:25
Be happy

You're making me regret not getting one of these... :-/

At work I primarily use my KMAC with 62g blacks.  At home I rotate between a 45g Realforce and a Rosewill with blues.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jcrouse on Sun, 14 July 2013, 02:11:32
356mini 😔
Pics?
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Post by: jcrouse on Mon, 15 July 2013, 06:33:47
A little Alps action today ....

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Mon, 15 July 2013, 06:45:02
A little Alps action today ....

$w@ggerz like it's monday.

Oh wait it's monday.

$w@ggerz.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: phetto on Mon, 15 July 2013, 06:47:40
Nice GH SS John!!!!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Ultratude on Mon, 15 July 2013, 08:00:22
Poker 2 brown and HHKB Pro 2.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tarzan on Mon, 15 July 2013, 08:03:53
Marquardt HEROS keyboard.  First time I've tried these switches, they do have a certain amount of tactility, but I wouldn't call them scratchy by any means.  I replaced the stock caps with thick Cherry DS ones, that may also help to smooth out the key feel.

Switching back to ISO is a bit of a learning adjustment, especially that 1.25 left shift, but it's not too bad.  Now if I could just get the trackball to work...

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: boost on Mon, 15 July 2013, 08:05:39
IBM ssk. 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Caaaarrrt on Mon, 15 July 2013, 08:13:52
HHKB Pro 2.

Poker is on my desk too which I switch between every now and then.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jcrouse on Mon, 15 July 2013, 09:12:21
IBM ssk.
Pics?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Mon, 15 July 2013, 09:17:40
My wonderful Ducky Shine.  Until others are finished.  But I just love this keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mcbonz on Mon, 15 July 2013, 11:04:49
I've been using this rubber dome DELL L100 USB Keyboard for 2 years now.  :'( Given that I type quite a lot and spend a significant amount of time in front of my computer every day it is quite surprising that all the keys still work. :-X

What's special about it? nothing.
but It got Chinese labels and being a linux enthusiast I couldn't stand the windows keys so I have a nice smiley sticker "mod" for them  ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: daerid on Mon, 15 July 2013, 11:13:00
You seriously need an upgrade dude
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jwaz on Mon, 15 July 2013, 11:39:46
I've been using this rubber dome DELL L100 USB Keyboard for 2 years now.  :'( Given that I type quite a lot and spend a significant amount of time in front of my computer every day it is quite surprising that all the keys still work. :-X

What's special about it? nothing.
but It got Chinese labels and being a linux enthusiast I couldn't stand the windows keys so I have a nice smiley sticker "mod" for them  ;D

These things are the bane of my existence.  :-X
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mcbonz on Mon, 15 July 2013, 11:41:52
You seriously need an upgrade dude

that's so true.
soooooon  ;)
time goes so slow when one is waiting  :'(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jcrouse on Wed, 17 July 2013, 08:29:57
A little kmac2 action for a couple of days ....

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Post by: badcop on Wed, 17 July 2013, 08:33:23
(http://i.imgur.com/g861zv4.jpg)
 ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: esoomenona on Wed, 17 July 2013, 08:39:04
A G81, of course. What else would I be using...?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Wed, 17 July 2013, 09:09:25
A G81, of course. What else would I be using...?

Pics?

And I'm using my good ole' ducky with clears for the time being....
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Thu, 18 July 2013, 10:52:13
Dell Quietkey. 

Best rubber dome keyboard not named Topre that I've ever used.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: oTurtlez on Thu, 18 July 2013, 10:55:36
This might be my 7th post about it today, but Realforce 87U Type S and it's fantastic.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SidusNare on Thu, 18 July 2013, 11:00:52
I have 2 keyboards I use regularly:

My main keyboard on my desktop at home is a Noppoo chock mini with MX browns and a GoldTouch keypad with browns as well.

At work / mobile, I use a full leopold with MX blues. I carry it and my M570 with me, the dust shield makes a decent cover for stowing in my laptop backpack and the detachable USB cable reduces the chance of damage in transit.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Danule on Thu, 18 July 2013, 11:19:23
I have 2 keyboards I use regularly:

My main keyboard on my desktop at home is a Noppoo chock mini with MX browns and a GoldTouch keypad with browns as well.

At work / mobile, I use a full leopold with MX blues. I carry it and my M570 with me, the dust shield makes a decent cover for stowing in my laptop backpack and the detachable USB cable reduces the chance of damage in transit.

they let you use a cherry blue at work? daymn.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Thu, 18 July 2013, 14:13:28
I have 2 keyboards I use regularly:

My main keyboard on my desktop at home is a Noppoo chock mini with MX browns and a GoldTouch keypad with browns as well.

At work / mobile, I use a full leopold with MX blues. I carry it and my M570 with me, the dust shield makes a decent cover for stowing in my laptop backpack and the detachable USB cable reduces the chance of damage in transit.

they let you use a cherry blue at work? daymn.

Yeah Sidus, Danule is right n00bs would totally kill me if i was using some blues at my office.

Some people are lucky i guess.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Thu, 18 July 2013, 14:37:08
I use a Filco MJ2 at my office. It's loud as hell here. No one really hears my Blues.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Yzeets on Thu, 18 July 2013, 15:26:42
ducky shine but really want to try realforce :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: danrew on Fri, 19 July 2013, 08:22:56
I use a Filco MJ2 at my office. It's loud as hell here. No one really hears my Blues.

I'm trying to imagine a workplace where no one would notice a Cherry Blue keyboard...do you work at the stock exchange?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Fri, 19 July 2013, 08:28:05
I use a Filco MJ2 at my office. It's loud as hell here. No one really hears my Blues.

I'm trying to imagine a workplace where no one would notice a Cherry Blue keyboard...do you work at the stock exchange?

No, I'm an engineer. My work place is filled with arguments, phone calls, people smashing their RDs in frustration, air conditioning, and other white noises. It's definitely not library quiet. People do hear it but it's not annoying since it's not louder than anything else.

You kids always act like typing on Blues is like setting off firecrackers indoors. It not *that* loud.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: danrew on Fri, 19 July 2013, 08:35:51
Was using a Filco with MX Blues until yesterday. Just got a Realforce 87U this morning.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: velvetdon25 on Fri, 19 July 2013, 08:44:39
Typing on my recently obtained HHKB Pro 2. Came from Filco Majestouch TKL brown and red and never going back.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Fri, 19 July 2013, 08:58:06
I use a Filco MJ2 at my office. It's loud as hell here. No one really hears my Blues.

I'm trying to imagine a workplace where no one would notice a Cherry Blue keyboard...do you work at the stock exchange?

No, I'm an engineer. My work place is filled with arguments, phone calls, people smashing their RDs in frustration, air conditioning, and other white noises. It's definitely not library quiet. People do hear it but it's not annoying since it's not louder than anything else.

You kids always act like typing on Blues is like setting off firecrackers indoors. It not *that* loud.

I heard it was as loud as an AK-47 but i am unsure i have not tested them yet.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: danrew on Fri, 19 July 2013, 09:49:01
I think the reason MX Blues are perceived as being very noisy is because of the high pitched click they make. I think that all three of my Filcos are about equally loud because, for me personally, a majority of the noise comes from bottoming out. Regardless of the switch type, the sound of the keys bottoming out on a metal plate sound the same to me. I've never tried the o-ring mod (where people put o-rings on the key stems) but I believe that would reduce a lot of the noise. The blues just have that extra higher pitched click that I think a lot of people have a hard time adjusting to.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Fri, 19 July 2013, 09:54:18
I've never tried the o-ring mod (where people put o-rings on the key stems) but I believe that would reduce a lot of the noise. The blues just have that extra higher pitched click that I think a lot of people have a hard time adjusting to.

O-rings on blue switches don't help *that" much. The actuation noise is still heard but the bottom out is muffled. I wrote a review (http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=40227.0) on this that has a video showing the sound differences.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CommunistWitchDr on Fri, 19 July 2013, 10:03:36
Brb, installing firecrackers in my keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: danrew on Fri, 19 July 2013, 10:18:13
Brb, installing firecrackers in my keyboard.

^ This
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: davkol on Fri, 19 July 2013, 13:52:27
Logitech UltraX Premium Keyboard. I've sanded some shiny keys, and I'd like to know how it feels. BTW those scissor switches are stiff even for scissor switches...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SkyCorrigan on Sat, 20 July 2013, 23:37:39
Filco Majestouch 2. Blue switches, 50 a o-rings, and thick cherry profile keycaps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SkyCorrigan on Sat, 20 July 2013, 23:38:14
If you don't use a Filco you're dumb
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Sat, 20 July 2013, 23:39:01
^

I too, have a Filco sitting on my shelf.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Sat, 20 July 2013, 23:39:29
My Laptop's keyboard...dem scissor switches
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: The_Beast on Sat, 20 July 2013, 23:40:31
My Laptop's keyboard...dem scissor switches

Same, but I did bring my poker just encase I get a chance to use it
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Sat, 20 July 2013, 23:49:17
My Laptop's keyboard...dem scissor switches

Same, but I did bring my poker just encase I get a chance to use it

I didn't think to bring of mine...thought i would be on my laptop less
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Sun, 21 July 2013, 00:03:15
Filco with freshly finished "Jailhouse" Blues and thick PBT keycaps.  Mmmm dreamy.  So soft, quiet, and the caps feel powdery.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: bahamot on Sun, 21 July 2013, 03:28:29
Stock Ducky Shine 2 with brown switch and red backlit.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sun, 21 July 2013, 03:31:08
Ha!  Right this second I am using a newly refurbished Model M! :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Thu, 25 July 2013, 07:23:51
Just got a DIN5 to DIN6 adapter for my Siig Minitouch with Monterrey Blues. Been using that at home and I'm in total love. I'm sad I'm at work using this Filco because it's not the Minitouch. I miss my Alps already :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Thu, 25 July 2013, 08:21:59
Hi, new here, and pretty new to the world, no, universe of mechanical keyboards. I have:
Main rig - Topre Realforce 103UB-55G
2nd Rig - Filco Majestouch NINJA Black (white case)
3rd Rig - CM Storm Trigger Green
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Ekruceal on Thu, 25 July 2013, 09:35:48
I'm using a Ducky 9008G2 Pro w/PBT keycaps (Cherry MX blue).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Thu, 25 July 2013, 10:20:33
Ducky 9008G2 Pro/Browns

Dell (Old Logo) AT101 Black Alps..........very nice
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: reiuorw on Thu, 25 July 2013, 10:52:47
A.87 ps2avr acrylic. very nice
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Niomosy on Thu, 25 July 2013, 12:24:48
I was using the SGI Granite with white Alps I'd pulled out from a box in the garage but forearm pain started coming in despite me trying to be pretty careful after using it for a couple days.  I'm back to an MS Ergo 4000 at both home and work.

Dammit, someone make an MS Ergo 4000 in MX Reds :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Thu, 25 July 2013, 12:33:11
Dammit, someone make an MS Ergo 4000 in MX Reds :(

Wish Granted (http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=12439.0). It's in Browns...but close enough.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ayrsen on Thu, 25 July 2013, 12:40:34
Ducky year of the dragon tkl black switch, love it
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: foxtrott on Thu, 25 July 2013, 12:51:08
WASD Version 1 with browns..  with PBT Kaps from an old typewriter Adler Gariele 7007L.  ;D

.. and i looking for a TKL with ISO and Blues..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Thu, 25 July 2013, 13:08:38
Main Machine : Steelseries 7G Black MX with additional custom keycaps (for some []\/[]@D$\/\/@G) with French Canadian Qwerty layout
At the Office : Poker II Brown MX (with Blank Spacebar) with US english Qwerty layout.
My netbook is an HP Mini 1000 the keyboard is crap lol. It has US english Qwerty layout also.

Ipad has iOS6 keyboard on US english layout even if i type french.
Iphone has iOS7 keyboard on US english layout too.

iOS7 Keyboard is way better than any other virtual keyboard for mobile, trust me. I use both everyday and i feel the difference between the two. iOS7 keyboard is a blessing for the newer mobile operating system.

My dad has an IBM Mech. Keyboard which i don't know the model but it has Canadian Acnor layout and that's pretty badass that makes it a little unique. Acnor is very rare.

I used to own a Corsair K90 Red MX but Red just isn't for me after second tought. It was pretty sweet at first and it taught me how to type with less aggressiveness, but it's really not meant for gaming in my opinion. It's too light and i'm a man.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: uJalled on Thu, 25 July 2013, 14:21:01
Filco Majestouch 2 with Mx Blues
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Xenderwind on Thu, 25 July 2013, 14:27:09
QFR with browns.  Just ordered a QFR with reds that I plan on modding to either 62g or 65g clears
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: StylinGreymon on Thu, 25 July 2013, 23:25:38
Filco TKL with blues and some geekfeng PBT caps.
It's my first foray into the world of mechanical keyboards, and I'm quite pleased with it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tormentor on Fri, 26 July 2013, 00:58:44
a crappy cheap logitech k120. It's embarrassing. Waiting for the Shine 3. Unless someone puts up a deal I can't refuse between now and release I'll be waiting.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Niomosy on Fri, 26 July 2013, 13:44:40
Dammit, someone make an MS Ergo 4000 in MX Reds :(

Wish Granted (http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=12439.0). It's in Browns...but close enough.

Heh, I've seen that keyboard.

Believe me, there are days when I'm tempted to try to do this.  Yet I know I don't have the skills or tools to do so.  Plus I'd really want to be able to use all the media keys on it - have my Windows registry set to use the 1 and 2 programmable buttons as previous/next for Winamp.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: microjackson on Fri, 26 July 2013, 13:48:45
Im rocking a brand new realforce 87u.  First topre switch kb ive used.  Its just like McDonald's.... Im luvin it!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Fri, 26 July 2013, 14:08:21
Im rocking a brand new realforce 87u.  First topre switch kb ive used.  Its just like McDonald's.... Im luggin it!

FTFY!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: i3oilermaker on Fri, 26 July 2013, 14:09:53
Hooked on Poker 2...dat Pn layer!

I find myself reaching for Pn and Fn on regular boards now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PointyFox on Fri, 26 July 2013, 19:22:20
Hooked on Poker 2...dat Pn layer!

I find myself reaching for Pn and Fn on regular boards now.

Same, er, well not the Pn yet.  I need to figure that out.  ^-^  Thanks for the Poker 2!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Sat, 27 July 2013, 01:29:22
Hi, new here, and pretty new to the world, no, universe of mechanical keyboards. I have:
Main rig - Topre Realforce 103UB-55G
2nd Rig - Filco Majestouch NINJA Black (white case)
3rd Rig - CM Storm Trigger Green
I had changed the keyboard on my 2nd rig. I had gotten a Ducky DK9008 Cherry Blue in preparation of the Miami key set I'd gotten a friend to order for me, before I'd joined the excellent forum, so I painted it white. While awaiting the arrival of the key caps, I decided to use my spare Ducky white on white key caps just so that I can use the keyboard. The Filco has gone back into its box and is with the rest of my collection. It looks too much like a Mac KB for my liking, but heck, I'm learning to like the look.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v333/mikeysg/20130727_134613_zps7af1cdd5.jpg)
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v333/mikeysg/20130727_134556_zps65bd1586.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: davkol on Sun, 28 July 2013, 17:38:29
Noppoo Choc Mini (MX Red, black, Cherry keycaps) at my standing setup
thinkpad keyboard everywhere else

I have to force myself to finish my ergodox and clean the endurapro that lies in the closet.

...and this is typed on a TypeMatrix 2030 with blank skin.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Null Hypothesis on Sun, 28 July 2013, 18:28:04
Typing this on my first Model M (clunk), which I just finished putting back together after initial cleaning. I suspect it will become my new home keyboard since my co-workers already think MX Blues are too loud. I may be switching out the Ducky 9008 with Reds I use at work for the WASD with Browns that was my home keyboard until today. Just for fun. I swap keyboards around a lot.

Clunk.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Jalberstone on Sun, 28 July 2013, 18:35:42
I switch off using my DK9008G2 PRO PBT Grey keycaps with cherry mx clear or my Ducky Shine II TKL with cherry mx blue.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Mackem on Sun, 28 July 2013, 19:16:32
Call me mad, but I got a BNIB QFR for free so I sold my Filco. Haven't regretted it so far and got more for the Filco than what the QFR would've sold for :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: neoezekiel on Mon, 29 July 2013, 15:21:02
I switch off using my DK9008G2 PRO PBT Grey keycaps with cherry mx clear or my Ducky Shine II TKL with cherry mx blue.

I recently got that exact DK9008G2, it is pretty nice.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Mon, 29 July 2013, 15:31:08
I've basically found my "Topre"--my Master Switch--in Jailhouse Blues.  Nothing else will do now.  Browns are no longer my favorite, ergo-Clears no longer interest me.  Looks like I should add one of them to the Classifieds now.  Kinda sad, but on the other hand whenever I type on my modified Blues, I get my smile back on :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Mon, 29 July 2013, 16:23:00
F AT
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jameslr on Mon, 29 July 2013, 17:25:48
QFR with MX blues. Only until my Shine III with MX blues comes in.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Zeal on Tue, 30 July 2013, 03:06:54
Ducky 9087G2Pro LE with Brown & Clear switches.
Took the keycaps off, and apparently the "\" key isn't clear like advertized, but is brown.  :'(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: LONGZILLA on Tue, 30 July 2013, 11:34:01
Just hit my 4 year anniversary with my Kinesis Advantage (also happens to be the first mechanical keyboard I ever laid my fingers on).

It was an office hand-me-down, is in dire need of a cleaning and new set of pads.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Flyersfan1 on Tue, 30 July 2013, 12:00:15
Quickfire XT w/ Brown switches.  Going to be putting on Qtan's Vortex Black on Black Dye-Sub set soon! :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Danule on Tue, 30 July 2013, 12:22:03
Currently using a Filco MJ Ninja with browns that I replaced the stock caps with Cherry doubleshots.

http://imgur.com/KAyN6Vo
http://imgur.com/DjR5SLH
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: lazerpointer on Tue, 30 July 2013, 12:29:40
What I believe to be the best of the best (until i get my DKS3 TKL);

A (non-branded) QFR browns with black on black dyesub Vortex PBT caps and black soft landing pads from EK.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Fragil1ty on Tue, 30 July 2013, 14:13:02
Currently: Noppoo Choc Mini - MX Cherry Red
Awaiting: Keycool Grey 84 - MX Cherry Black (Should be here in 2 weeks, cannot wait!?)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: czarek on Tue, 30 July 2013, 15:40:22
Back to Filco with MX Blues. They feel and sound nowhere as nice as BS but I am surprisingly much faster on those! I don't know if it's the lighter force required or the high pitched clicks but my WPM goes up from 85-95 to 95-105.
Of course HHKB is still my travel keyboard, although I haven't travelled much recently.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: esoomenona on Tue, 30 July 2013, 15:40:58
HHKB Pro 2. I'm also using my 1800 as a number pad...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Tue, 30 July 2013, 15:45:14
HHKB Pro 2. I'm also using my 1800 as a number pad...

pics!! :eek:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: esoomenona on Tue, 30 July 2013, 15:46:28
Pics will be coming sooner or later...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: compgeke on Tue, 30 July 2013, 15:56:54
Plain '87 Model M, nothing special about it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: inteli722 on Tue, 30 July 2013, 15:57:39
My only Mechanical (for the moment)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: i3oilermaker on Tue, 30 July 2013, 15:58:06
Poker 2 (Browns) - Titanium Spacebar
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: IFL on Tue, 30 July 2013, 15:58:44
Sadly still my Blackwidow w/ blues, but waiting for my Poker II to get in the mail, which also has blues.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: orlando on Tue, 30 July 2013, 16:00:00
HHKB pro 2.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tricheboars on Tue, 30 July 2013, 16:19:28

Work:   Custom Poker with MX Blues, 50a O-Rings, low profile aluminum case and iMav Plate, POM Alphas and Ivan's Purple Mods. 

Home:   Custom QFR with MX Blues, pink case, and R4 Spherical Keycaps (Space Cadet Style)

those are the ones i will use today. i have many more but i go through phases.   my next major purchase will be a RealForce 87u 55g. the only reason why i dont own one now is that there is a total lack of custom caps options for topre.  but i would love to replace my QFR with a realforce for my SC2 addiction...

Poker 2 (Browns) - Titanium Spacebar
nice spacebar but i want cap info! especially from you !3oilermaker! i know you have the dopest caps in town.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Tue, 06 August 2013, 11:35:05
Switched back from F AT to SSK
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Tue, 06 August 2013, 11:37:38
Replaced the DK9008 with a HHKB Pro2....
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Seize on Tue, 06 August 2013, 12:19:28
90% of the time Steel Series 7G cherry mx blacks

10% of the time if i miss that clicky noise razer black widow 2013 mx blues, but i quickly get irritated with the noise haha xD
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Tue, 06 August 2013, 13:07:03
90% of the time Steel Series 7G cherry mx blacks

10% of the time if i miss that clicky noise razer black widow 2013 mx blues, but i quickly get irritated with the noise haha xD

I totally feel you about the SteelSeries 7G. Most probably the most gorgeous keyboard i've ever come to use in my entire life so far. The build quality is very good for a popular gaming brand, and what i really like is both headset 3.5 jacks so i can freely walk away from my desk since the wires start at the keyboard.

I can also plug my Poker II into the SteelSeries USB... Keyboardception.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: crek on Tue, 06 August 2013, 13:20:52
Currently using the Filco Majestouch 2 with brown switches. It is my first mechanical keyboard but i am strongly considering buying Poker II to try the 60% thing out.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jonathanyu on Tue, 06 August 2013, 13:44:17
i am using a filco ninja87 red switch right now. and i am pending to get a GON NS PS2AVR87. i really love that board ;D of course, i love my filco too
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Cropzy on Tue, 06 August 2013, 13:58:56
CM Storm Quickfire Rapid Tenkeyless Cherry MX Blacks


HNNNGG
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hypersphere on Tue, 06 August 2013, 17:25:21
Tex Beetle.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: inteli722 on Tue, 06 August 2013, 17:38:27
Quickfire Rapid Greens.

*fingergasm*
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sent on Tue, 06 August 2013, 19:40:09
Switched from the KMAC Mini over to the 38GT with reds at home.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tribade on Tue, 06 August 2013, 20:15:19
I'm mostly using my KMAC mini with 55g blacks now, but I still use my HHKB pro 2 occasionally.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: microsoft windows on Tue, 06 August 2013, 20:27:28
Right now I'm using a Gateway2000 rubber dome keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: spiceBar on Tue, 06 August 2013, 20:38:20
Right now I'm using a Realforce 88UB (it's just a black on black ISO FR version of the Realforce 87).

http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=topre_keyboards,rftenkeyless&pid=rf_se1700 (http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=topre_keyboards,rftenkeyless&pid=rf_se1700)



Just before I was using a slightly modded KBT Pure Pro (not to be confused with a KBT Pure) with greased browns, that I'm going to use again later because I have managed to make it more silent than the Realforce. Its silence and backlighting are needed because my girlfriend and our 2 years old son will be sleeping nearby.

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 06 August 2013, 21:15:54
Right now I'm using a Gateway2000 rubber dome keyboard.

They're nice - they have MX-compatible keycaps (mostly).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Wed, 07 August 2013, 07:05:45
Right now I'm using a Realforce 88UB (it's just a black on black ISO FR version of the Realforce 87).

http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=topre_keyboards,rftenkeyless&pid=rf_se1700 (http://elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=topre_keyboards,rftenkeyless&pid=rf_se1700)



Just before I was using a slightly modded KBT Pure Pro (not to be confused with a KBT Pure) with greased browns, that I'm going to use again later because I have managed to make it more silent than the Realforce. Its silence and backlighting are needed because my girlfriend and our 2 years old son will be sleeping nearby.

(Attachment Link)

Ton clavier est incroyablement beau. C'est rare sur Geekhack de voir des claviers Azerty!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: spiceBar on Wed, 07 August 2013, 16:45:13
Merci!

C'est du AZERTY de France, et c'est l'occasion pour moi de te demander si vous utilisez le même au Canada (ou plus précisément au Quebec où tu dois être, je suppose).


Let me translate this to English so everybody can follow:

Quardah tells me that my keyboard is beautiful and that AZERTY keyboard are not often seen here. I answer that it's a French AZERTY and I'm asking if they use the same in the French-speaking region of Quebec in Canada.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Wed, 07 August 2013, 18:51:50
Oh man... who would have thought I would love stock Clears as much as I'm loving them right now!  Traded with someone for a Ducky Shine II with MX Clears for my OH and have been testing out the keyboard for the past hour.  I love it!  It's a wonderful switch.

I actually put 62g springs into Clears for my Filco and did not really like the result.  I was sure that stock Clears would be far too heavy for me.  But actually they feel just right, whereas 62g "ergo-Clears" feel too heavy!!  Why?  Because ergo-Clears are kind of "wobbly"... the only way I can summarize the feeling.  The long bump feels shaky and awkward. Stock clears are cushiony and feel very solid, and I only need to touch-type to the actuation point without any accidental bottoming out.  The result is cushiony smooth and very pleasant.  And this is coming from someone who loves light switches like Browns.

Anyway, I gave away my stock Clear springs, so I'll be putting in vintage Black springs into my Filco's Clears now!  Good thing those springs should be close enough according to a recent spring stiffness analysis :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jameslr on Wed, 07 August 2013, 19:07:52
Oh man... who would have thought I would love stock Clears as much as I'm loving them right now!  Traded with someone for a Ducky Shine II with MX Clears for my OH and have been testing out the keyboard for the past hour.  I love it!  It's a wonderful switch.

I actually put 62g springs into Clears for my Filco and did not really like the result.  I was sure that stock Clears would be far too heavy for me.  But actually they feel just right, whereas 62g "ergo-Clears" feel too heavy!!  Why?  Because ergo-Clears are kind of "wobbly"... the only way I can summarize the feeling.  The long bump feels shaky and awkward. Stock clears are cushiony and feel very solid, and I only need to touch-type to the actuation point without any accidental bottoming out.  The result is cushiony smooth and very pleasant.  And this is coming from someone who loves light switches like Browns.

Anyway, I gave away my stock Clear springs, so I'll be putting in vintage Black springs into my Filco's Clears now!  Good thing those springs should be close enough according to a recent spring stiffness analysis :D

Sounds like a Topre switch to me. I've never used a MX clear switch, but that's pretty much what my Topre 55g uniform feels like. That's what I'm typing on right now. :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Wed, 07 August 2013, 19:10:35
I've yet to try Topre =/  Someday!  But in all honesty, I feel like my hands get more of a workout on lubed and stickered 62g ergo-Clears vs stock Clears.  I can't bottom out stock Clears, because I'm a soft touch-typist, so I definitely only go as far as the actuation point with most fingers.  The end result feels like less overall exerted force.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: compgeke on Wed, 07 August 2013, 19:13:50
Currently using a Thinkpad T410 keyboard. As far as laptop keyboards go it's pretty decent. However, compared to the 90s Thinkpads it isn't as great as you might like.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tehsprayer on Wed, 07 August 2013, 20:15:42
My beautiful realforce 87u !
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Thu, 08 August 2013, 00:49:28
Dell QuietKey....

It's actually the best rubber dome (not named Topre) that I've ever used. This thing is the real deal, I love how it's so smooth and responsive. Using this at work is a joy. Some day I will bring my browns, but this thing is serious.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Thu, 08 August 2013, 04:38:47
Replaced the CM Storm Trigger on my 3rd rig with a Keycool 84 LED with Cherry Black....
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v333/mikeysg/20130808_152609_zps94b616a5.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Thu, 08 August 2013, 05:16:19
Model M!

On a Mac.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Ultratude on Thu, 08 August 2013, 06:35:57
HHKB Pro 2.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Thu, 08 August 2013, 07:05:45
HHKB Pro 2.

Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

Thanks. If it arrives in good shape within a month i'll leave 5 star feedback.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Ultratude on Thu, 08 August 2013, 07:17:14
HHKB Pro 2.

Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

Thanks. If it arrives in good shape within a month i'll leave 5 star feedback.

Sent, please check your mail box regularly. :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Thu, 08 August 2013, 11:43:02
HHKB Pro 2.

Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

Thanks. If it arrives in good shape within a month i'll leave 5 star feedback.

Sent, please check your mail box regularly. :P

Wow that was incredibly fast! One thing i love in business is professionalism, and same-day shipping really turns my 5-stars-feedback-and-ultimate-recommendation-to-everyone-i-know switch on.

Looking forward to do more business with such a professional stormtrooper in a close future.

With Much Thanks From Canada,
J-P. B.D.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Thu, 08 August 2013, 11:48:52
my laptop keyboard
half the scissor switches are starting to die :(
i miss my poker :'(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Jack on Thu, 08 August 2013, 11:51:32
Cherry G80-11900LUMEU-2, blacks.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wmoxam on Thu, 08 August 2013, 12:01:18
Matias Mini Tactile Pro, just arrived today!
(http://i.imgur.com/8eQ6NcMh.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Fri, 09 August 2013, 08:06:18
Matias Mini Tactile Pro, just arrived today!
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/8eQ6NcMh.jpg)



Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

Thanks. If it arrives in good shape within a month i'll leave 5 star feedback.

It'll be my first white keyboard. I'm so exited! I do not currently own a white setup but that's a good place to start!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Fri, 09 August 2013, 08:10:17
Matias Mini Tactile Pro, just arrived today!
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/8eQ6NcMh.jpg)



Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

You're a brave man, putting out your personal info on GH.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Fri, 09 August 2013, 08:26:45
Matias Mini Tactile Pro, just arrived today!
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/8eQ6NcMh.jpg)



Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

You're a brave man, putting out your personal info on GH.

I fear none, as no one here lives into my province.

And maybe one of you guys will ship me a brand new keyboard for free. Or the switch tester. Or some love.
Anyway since you guys know my address come pass by for a good ol' coffee and i'll show you my battlestation.

:/ :[
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: davkol on Fri, 09 August 2013, 11:09:22
Matias Mini Tactile Pro, just arrived today!
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/8eQ6NcMh.jpg)



Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

You're a brave man, putting out your personal info on GH.

In some cases anyone who can use `whois` alrready knows it. Not much of an issue then.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BrokenGame on Fri, 09 August 2013, 11:15:27

I fear none, as no one here lives into my province.


I do :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HendyZone on Sat, 10 August 2013, 09:43:18
Leopold FC700R- White Housing MX Red  :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: listokei on Sun, 11 August 2013, 09:57:18
KMAC, Realforce, A87, Alps :blank:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Game Theory on Sun, 11 August 2013, 10:22:44
KMAC LE with Greens (for now)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ping111 on Sun, 11 August 2013, 10:45:05
Matias Mini Tactile Pro, just arrived today!
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/8eQ6NcMh.jpg)



Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

You're a brave man, putting out your personal info on GH.

I fear none, as no one here lives into my province.

Je ne voudrais pas être si sûr...
Tu ne dois pas avoir peur des meurtriers, mais pas tout le monde révèle son location...

EDIT: Pardon pour la mauvaise grammaire, s'il y a d'erreurs.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Sun, 11 August 2013, 11:29:56
Dell QuietKey....

It's actually the best rubber dome (not named Topre) that I've ever used. This thing is the real deal, I love how it's so smooth and responsive. Using this at work is a joy. Some day I will bring my browns, but this thing is serious.

what i use at the office............it is the real deal for a rubber dome and quite cheap to be had, plus nobody wants it- so it is safe
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: microsoft windows on Sun, 11 August 2013, 11:51:02
RIGHT NOW I AM USING AN IBM MODEL M.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kmiller8 on Sun, 11 August 2013, 11:52:45
I am using my birthday Model M. huehuehue
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: microsoft windows on Sun, 11 August 2013, 16:24:33
I HAVE NOW SWITCHED FROM USING AN IBM MODEL M TO AN APPLE KEYBOARD WITH ALPS SWITCHES ON A POWER MACINTOSH G3.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Mon, 12 August 2013, 02:40:52
My sexy Filco.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: IPT on Mon, 12 August 2013, 02:47:40
Real force 87 with 45g/55g
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Mon, 12 August 2013, 07:53:55

I fear none, as no one here lives into my province.


I do :)

Sup wanna meet up and smoke?

Matias Mini Tactile Pro, just arrived today!
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/8eQ6NcMh.jpg)



Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

You're a brave man, putting out your personal info on GH.

I fear none, as no one here lives into my province.

Je ne voudrais pas être si sûr...
Tu ne dois pas avoir peur des meurtriers, mais pas tout le monde révèle son location...

EDIT: Pardon pour la mauvaise grammaire, s'il y a d'erreurs.

There's plenty of mistakes lol. You must be from a province very far from Quebec!

RIGHT NOW I AM USING AN IBM MODEL M.

OMG IS IT INTERNET EXPLORER 6 READY?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ping111 on Mon, 12 August 2013, 08:58:50

I fear none, as no one here lives into my province.


I do :)

Sup wanna meet up and smoke?

Matias Mini Tactile Pro, just arrived today!
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/8eQ6NcMh.jpg)



Ship To :
J-P B.D.
8934 Rue Basile-Routhier
Québec, Canada
H2M 1T3

You're a brave man, putting out your personal info on GH.

I fear none, as no one here lives into my province.

Je ne voudrais pas être si sûr...
Tu ne dois pas avoir peur des meurtriers, mais pas tout le monde révèle son location...

EDIT: Pardon pour la mauvaise grammaire, s'il y a d'erreurs.

There's plenty of mistakes lol. You must be from a province very far from Quebec!

RIGHT NOW I AM USING AN IBM MODEL M.

OMG IS IT INTERNET EXPLORER 6 READY?
Is it really that bad?  Oh well.  I'm from Montréal but I grew up in Toronto XD
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: vsdubstep on Mon, 12 August 2013, 09:11:34
38gt with vintage browns.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rbarco on Mon, 12 August 2013, 09:23:15
CM Storm Trigger w/browns
My first mechanical!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Mon, 12 August 2013, 09:38:45
CM Storm Trigger w/browns
My first mechanical!

 :thumb: I started with that exact one--it was a nice keyboard, very comfortable.
Title: .
Post by: esoomenona on Mon, 12 August 2013, 10:11:08
.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Mon, 12 August 2013, 13:00:57
I use SwiftKey
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Mon, 12 August 2013, 13:01:39
Moose is such a hipster with his iPhone.
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Post by: Potologue on Mon, 12 August 2013, 13:02:38
Poker II
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Mon, 12 August 2013, 13:14:59
Moose is such a hipster with his iPhone.

That's an android (4.0+) icon bar at the bottom :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Mon, 12 August 2013, 13:15:40
Moose is such a hipster with his iPhone.

That's an android (4.0+) icon bar at the bottom :)

He had an iPhone last time I saw him. Hm.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Mon, 12 August 2013, 13:18:00
Moose is such a hipster with his iPhone.

That's an android (4.0+) icon bar at the bottom :)

He had an iPhone last time I saw him. Hm.

So new.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: oTurtlez on Mon, 12 August 2013, 13:19:23
I use SwiftKey as well. Great aftermarket keyboard. I can't stand the on screen function buttons, Galaxy Note 2 for life.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: pdpfortune on Mon, 12 August 2013, 18:30:47
I'm the opposite. I can't stand not having them now. Not sure why but I have actually grown to like it a lot.

Stock android keyboard ftw!

Oh typing this on a Ducky Shine 3.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Moosecraft on Mon, 12 August 2013, 18:35:37
Typing on a KBT Pure atm.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Mon, 12 August 2013, 18:37:01
Typing on my GON board again ^_^ been rotating a lot the past few days .
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: The_Beast on Mon, 12 August 2013, 20:35:22
My new wood cased poker!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HoffmanMyster on Mon, 12 August 2013, 20:39:03
Typing on the new Dolch.  Loving the layout.  I like to think that Flynn would be proud, even though it's not a Cherry.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Mon, 12 August 2013, 20:44:58
Swapped ergo-Clears to vintage MX Blacks (left the same 62g springs in to try out) on my copper Filco.  Loving the change very much!  Seems like light Blacks are perfect for low Cherry profile thick PBT + skinny silicone o-rings.  Was actually going to swap stock vintage Black springs too, but somehow with the shortened key travel and the thick PBT caps, lighter felt right.  I didn't like how ergo-Clears felt in that keyboard at all (but love stock Clears on my OH's Ducky Shine).  Anyway, both of my Filcos are super quiet now, light, and a delight to type on.  I'll probably save the Clears for my future Poker II + LEDs project.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: The_Beast on Mon, 12 August 2013, 20:46:31
Typing on the new Dolch.  Loving the layout.  I like to think that Flynn would be proud, even though it's not a Cherry.

Don't worry, it's close enough. I have a dolch board too and love it. Too bad I don't have the stock caps.... 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HoffmanMyster on Mon, 12 August 2013, 20:55:40
Typing on the new Dolch.  Loving the layout.  I like to think that Flynn would be proud, even though it's not a Cherry.

Don't worry, it's close enough. I have a dolch board too and love it. Too bad I don't have the stock caps....

No stock caps??    :'(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: geekTH on Mon, 12 August 2013, 21:09:31
Ducky DK9087 G2 pro  :cool:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: muad on Tue, 13 August 2013, 01:50:20
Logitech classic keyboard 200...

until my fc660m and fc660c come in :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BliTzKiN on Tue, 13 August 2013, 02:11:30
62g lubed ergo clear TKL
Blue swtich TKL

Love em both but I prefer the ergos just slightly more
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Post by: jkercado on Tue, 13 August 2013, 09:40:48
I went back to my dear Unicomp Ultra Classic. Why? Because buckling springs.

(https://7autxq.sn2.livefilestore.com/y2p3gfG764dkpolE1HDGXOe5xuSXVrAS_mYyzzse1YZ03alGZWWbdFnqf6DlVMeVT78AlylNpyqVFWxrLGoCVJbuIZ4g7RrjxuKA2KBzN3jqTVHDnb8akakb5J_dJVbCOgN/fotor_(33).jpg?psid=1)
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Post by: compgeke on Tue, 13 August 2013, 11:20:50
Right now I'm using a Thinkpad T410 with it's standard keyboard. Not into carrying a Model M to school (maybe a space saver if I had one).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Tue, 13 August 2013, 12:21:58
Right now I'm using a Thinkpad T410 with it's standard keyboard. Not into carrying a Model M to school (maybe a space saver if I had one).

IBM, pls. produce moar space suvur fur ur fanz!
:( I also wish i had one.
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Post by: snoopy on Tue, 13 August 2013, 12:54:43
Right now I'm using a Thinkpad T410 with it's standard keyboard. Not into carrying a Model M to school (maybe a space saver if I had one).

IBM, pls. produce moar space suvur fur ur fanz!
:( I also wish i had one.

Build a timemachine, travel back in the late 80s and ask them. And bring me an industrial iso ssk when you're back in the future
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wiredPANDA on Tue, 13 August 2013, 13:35:18
Ducky 9087G2Pro to type this at work.  Just swapped out the Poker.
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Post by: Emospence on Thu, 15 August 2013, 04:00:31
Filco MJ2 104 with MX Browns  :)
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Post by: Linkbane on Thu, 15 August 2013, 04:11:46
I just woke up, so my laptop's Steelseries keyboard, but before it was a CM Storm Quickfire TK Blue.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CalmB4tehPwn on Thu, 15 August 2013, 04:54:49
a $15 logitech K120.

It's really destroying my soul, but my BWU shat the bed, and I'm still waiting for my WASD and QFR to come in.
Any day now.
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Post by: rowdy on Thu, 15 August 2013, 05:30:47
a $15 logitech K120.

It's really destroying my soul, but my BWU shat the bed, and I'm still waiting for my WASD and QFR to come in.
Any day now.

Hang in there!  Salvation is on its way!!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Thu, 15 August 2013, 07:46:18
I just woke up, so my laptop's Steelseries keyboard, but before it was a CM Storm Quickfire TK Blue.

Steelseries Laptop?

What?

Picture/More Explain. Please.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hypersphere on Thu, 15 August 2013, 08:38:47
CM QFR Stealth TKL w/ Cherry MX Green
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Post by: skuko on Thu, 15 August 2013, 08:54:58
QFR stealth with MX reds and caps from my beige filco majestouch 2 (since the stock ones feel cheap and i found out i don't really like the side prints  :-[

shoutout to greystroke, proxy bought through him. it's probably the only one in Slovakia, if not EU lolz

[attach=1]
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Post by: lazerpointer on Thu, 15 August 2013, 10:49:35
I just woke up, so my laptop's Steelseries keyboard, but before it was a CM Storm Quickfire TK Blue.

Steelseries Laptop?

What?

Picture/More Explain. Please.

I second this motion. Laptop keyboard? They only make full size boards...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: thebeargentile on Thu, 15 August 2013, 10:55:20
I just woke up, so my laptop's Steelseries keyboard, but before it was a CM Storm Quickfire TK Blue.

Steelseries Laptop?

What?

Picture/More Explain. Please.

I second this motion. Laptop keyboard? They only make full size boards...


The MSI GT series laptops use keyboards designed by Steelseries:

http://www.msi.com/product/nb/GT70-0NC.html (http://www.msi.com/product/nb/GT70-0NC.html)
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Post by: SpAmRaY on Thu, 15 August 2013, 10:57:28
an 1800 as soon as I can find my ps2 port.....
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: lazerpointer on Thu, 15 August 2013, 10:58:17
I just woke up, so my laptop's Steelseries keyboard, but before it was a CM Storm Quickfire TK Blue.

Steelseries Laptop?

What?

Picture/More Explain. Please.

I second this motion. Laptop keyboard? They only make full size boards...


The MSI GT series laptops use keyboards designed by Steelseries:

http://www.msi.com/product/nb/GT70-0NC.html (http://www.msi.com/product/nb/GT70-0NC.html)

Clarification appreciated!
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Post by: calavera on Thu, 15 August 2013, 10:58:28
kingsaver. most. awesome. alps. ever.
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Post by: FoxWolf1 on Thu, 15 August 2013, 11:07:19
Just picked up a Das with MX Blue (the blank kind..."Ultimate"?) at the thrift store for $6.50. Trying it out now. So far, the Blues feel rather awkward compared to my usual MX Blacks, and there's something a bit odd about the keycap texture that makes my hands go out of position more than usual-- but I'll stick with it for a little while and see how it is after I've adjusted.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Thu, 15 August 2013, 12:09:49
I just woke up, so my laptop's Steelseries keyboard, but before it was a CM Storm Quickfire TK Blue.

Steelseries Laptop?

What?

Picture/More Explain. Please.

I second this motion. Laptop keyboard? They only make full size boards...


The MSI GT series laptops use keyboards designed by Steelseries:

http://www.msi.com/product/nb/GT70-0NC.html (http://www.msi.com/product/nb/GT70-0NC.html)

Clarification appreciated!

Indeed!

Last question, is it mechanical in any way?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: oTurtlez on Thu, 15 August 2013, 12:30:00
I just woke up, so my laptop's Steelseries keyboard, but before it was a CM Storm Quickfire TK Blue.

Steelseries Laptop?

What?

Picture/More Explain. Please.

I second this motion. Laptop keyboard? They only make full size boards...


The MSI GT series laptops use keyboards designed by Steelseries:

http://www.msi.com/product/nb/GT70-0NC.html (http://www.msi.com/product/nb/GT70-0NC.html)

Clarification appreciated!

Indeed!

Last question, is it mechanical in any way?

No. If anything it's a scissor switch which is still technically a dome.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: muad on Fri, 16 August 2013, 01:06:27
Using my fc660m with browns that I got today! Waaay better than the temporary logitech rubberdome I was using :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Phillip_J_Fry on Fri, 16 August 2013, 08:00:28
Logitech K120 :-D

Waiting for my Filco TKL =)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Flamingchook on Fri, 16 August 2013, 08:12:02
I cleaned up my Model M and switched to it today. Loving it! :thumb:
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Post by: morpheus on Sat, 24 August 2013, 10:35:02
FC660C Topre and loving it!
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Post by: Game Theory on Sat, 24 August 2013, 10:37:49
Realforce 91u.
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Post by: Emospence on Sat, 24 August 2013, 12:47:03
Tempted to get a Rosewill with blue switches for work..
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Post by: bahamot on Sat, 24 August 2013, 13:04:10
Right now using stock poker2
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Post by: GeeGee on Sat, 24 August 2013, 17:03:07
Using a Realforce 87u 55g right now.
Topper.
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Post by: chill1217 on Sat, 24 August 2013, 17:05:39
Also using a Realforce 87U 55g :)  Used to have a 87U variable but switched to 55g and prefer it much more
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Post by: GeeGee on Sat, 24 August 2013, 17:13:31
Also using a Realforce 87U 55g :)  Used to have a 87U variable but switched to 55g and prefer it much more
Indeed.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Phillip_J_Fry on Sat, 24 August 2013, 17:28:39
Logitech K120 :-D

Waiting for my Filco TKL =)

My Filco has come =)
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Post by: peter79 on Mon, 26 August 2013, 10:53:44
Filco majestouch 2 AI blue switch and Topre Realforce 104UB

 (http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn316/peternmelly/20130826_103215.jpg)
(http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn316/peternmelly/20130826_184806_LLS.jpg)
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Post by: M-88 on Mon, 26 August 2013, 13:17:45
Right now KT800P1 from the late 90s. A keytronic.

I switch at my work desk all the time. My coworkers think I'm strange.

For a dome keyboard, these always have had excellent feedback.

Don't care for the small backspace key, but not too much I can do about that one.
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Post by: ften on Mon, 26 August 2013, 14:23:35
Ducky DK2108 with MX Blues.

Trying my hardest to find an older keyboard with alps on ebay for cheap but that's proving difficult.
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Post by: Neo.X on Mon, 26 August 2013, 14:25:44
I am rotating my keyboards to use in work, now I am typing on RF 86 version
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: MOZ on Mon, 26 August 2013, 14:30:51
Finally teh ErgoDox.
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Post by: Kagusaki Wolf on Wed, 28 August 2013, 07:25:33
Work:  Dell SK-8115 which is a decent keyboard.  A bit mushy like a wet sponge but easy to type with.  I also use this one other Dell that sucks so much.  It's got slim laptop style keys and little legs that doesn't lift the keyboard when you extend them.  The keyboard itself is so flat that it feels like you're typing on an ipad.

Home:  I rotate my keyboards around.  I was using a SIIG Suntouch K101 for a short while then busted out the Keytronic Lifetime Series that I got from the dumpster at work (I work for a storage company and dumpster diving is a major sport in the field lol.)  Its a pretty good keyboard but some of the keys are so worn out that you can see your reflection.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ften on Wed, 28 August 2013, 07:31:32
Home:  I rotate my keyboards around.  I was using a SIIG Suntouch K101 for a short while then busted out the Keytronic Lifetime Series that I got from the dumpster at work (I work for a storage company and dumpster diving is a major sport in the field lol.)  Its a pretty good keyboard but some of the keys are so worn out that you can see your reflection.

I can't blame you, I was amazed at some of the stuff people just throw out.
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Post by: TLSC.wipeOut on Wed, 28 August 2013, 14:10:30
Currently using my Corsair Vengeance K65 (which was a recent buy for me) with Cherry MX Reds. Planning to maybe add in some O-ring dampeners on them for an even smoother and quieter typing experience !
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: demik on Wed, 28 August 2013, 14:11:28
iPhone onscreen keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Wed, 28 August 2013, 14:14:57
switched to hhkb
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Post by: Lawngahnome on Wed, 28 August 2013, 14:16:56
Gigabyte Aivia Osmium. It has MX Reds and sweet backlights. I enjoy it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: GeeGee on Wed, 28 August 2013, 14:27:32
iPhone onscreen keyboard.
Using the IPad one.
Get on my level.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ynrozturk on Wed, 28 August 2013, 14:30:38
Currently using a Razer Blackwidow TE.

I know it's not great, or even good. I just didn't have a lot of knowledge when I first bought it, but having said that, I am pleased with it. At least it's not a rubber dome pos.

That said, I'll hopefully have my hands on a Filco and a Poker by the end of the year  :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Inklebert on Wed, 28 August 2013, 18:42:02
Currently using DK9008G2 Pro with Cherry MX Green Switches  :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Kagusaki Wolf on Wed, 28 August 2013, 19:17:20
Home:  I rotate my keyboards around.  I was using a SIIG Suntouch K101 for a short while then busted out the Keytronic Lifetime Series that I got from the dumpster at work (I work for a storage company and dumpster diving is a major sport in the field lol.)  Its a pretty good keyboard but some of the keys are so worn out that you can see your reflection.

I can't blame you, I was amazed at some of the stuff people just throw out.

Home:  I rotate my keyboards around.  I was using a SIIG Suntouch K101 for a short while then busted out the Keytronic Lifetime Series that I got from the dumpster at work (I work for a storage company and dumpster diving is a major sport in the field lol.)  Its a pretty good keyboard but some of the keys are so worn out that you can see your reflection.

I can't blame you, I was amazed at some of the stuff people just throw out.


Ohh yeah.  I got a few lcd monitors from the dumpster, and Thorens turntable.  That turntable was over $1000 new and the stylus on it was $500 lol 
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Post by: The_Beast on Wed, 28 August 2013, 19:29:58
Typing on my F AT!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hofy on Wed, 28 August 2013, 23:46:41
Home: Leopold  FC200RC/AB MX/BLU

Work: Induproof sealed, if I am lucky.  Otherwise it is a virtual keyboard on a touch screen.  :'(

(https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-SFS2GmrqWDI/Uh7RGeIdnXI/AAAAAAAADIc/_P9bm5GmrgI/s800/indukey_induproof_basic_silicone_keyboard_p1_1200x630.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: demik on Wed, 28 August 2013, 23:52:22
iPhone onscreen keyboard.
Using the IPad one.
Get on my level.

completely forgot i posted here
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Post by: JohnDiew0107 on Thu, 29 August 2013, 01:43:24
Home: Leopold FC500RR/EB MX Red
Office: PLUM Morphling MX96 MX Blue
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BliTzKiN on Thu, 29 August 2013, 02:05:07
Home: Leopold FC500RR/EB MX Red
Office: PLUM Morphling MX96 MX Blue

Blues as the office and reds at home? Hmm.. why not the other way round?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Thu, 29 August 2013, 02:44:12
I'd swapped around my keyboards a little since getting my YOTS....
Main - Topre Realforce 103UB-55G
2nd - Ducky Shine 3 YOTS Blue
3rd - HHKB Pro 2/CM Storm Trigger Green (swap around between them
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Moosecraft on Thu, 29 August 2013, 09:07:18
Swapped to R2 phantom with 62g clears.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Thu, 29 August 2013, 09:10:33
iPhone onscreen keyboard.

ow
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Gundogan on Thu, 29 August 2013, 10:00:45
Steelseries 6GV2 with MX black
Focus FK-6000 with Futaba clicky (Cherry MX)

Don't know which I like more. The Focus is a bit nicer for typing and Starcraft (which I don't play too much though), but much louder. The 6GV2 is a bit nicer for gaming in general and usable in the evening/night. So I end up using them both.

Funny to switch between them. The blacks feel quite 'mushy' after using the futaba's. :)

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Post by: oscillik on Fri, 30 August 2013, 09:43:18
Using my Steelseries 7G (Cherry MX Blacks) at the moment,  but waiting for the HHKB Pro 2 to arrive!

This Steelseries is starting to get a bit long in the tooth for me. Key legends are fading, and I don't know if it's me not really being able to type on MX Blacks or if there is a debouncing issue, but I get key chatter on a few keys. Can't wait to move onto the HHKB Pro 2.

(http://i.imgur.com/16UohKE.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Krigo on Fri, 30 August 2013, 10:23:16
Using a Leopold TKL [MX Black] at work.
Using a Poker 2 [MX Red] at home.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jameslr on Fri, 30 August 2013, 10:57:27
Realforce 87U

(http://i.imgur.com/VpXwc5n.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Fri, 30 August 2013, 11:01:47
Finally teh ErgoDox.

ErgoMoz, you mean? :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: MOZ on Fri, 30 August 2013, 15:15:49
Finally teh ErgoDox.

ErgoMoz, you mean? :)

LOL. Yeah.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: melt on Fri, 30 August 2013, 15:27:00
typing on this now....

(https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-52eMt76-psU/Uh0PR4QUByI/AAAAAAAAAQE/zkMAm1g9v-s/w799-h599-no/L1000578.JPG)
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Post by: h2gofast on Fri, 30 August 2013, 15:31:16
model m ssk all day
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Sat, 31 August 2013, 16:27:15
Finally teh ErgoDox.

ErgoMoz, you mean? :)

LOL. Yeah.

How are you adjusting to the matrix layout?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: MOZ on Sat, 31 August 2013, 16:29:18
Finally teh ErgoDox.

ErgoMoz, you mean? :)

LOL. Yeah.

How are you adjusting to the matrix layout?

For typing alone, I'm doing good, I'm still undecided on my layout for mods though (Ctrl and Alt mainly)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Sat, 31 August 2013, 16:37:45
Finally teh ErgoDox.

ErgoMoz, you mean? :)

LOL. Yeah.

How are you adjusting to the matrix layout?

For typing alone, I'm doing good, I'm still undecided on my layout for mods though (Ctrl and Alt mainly)

Yeah, I don't see an obvious place for those keys on the ergodox.

How long would you say that it took you to get back up to say... 80% of your previous speed?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: MOZ on Sat, 31 August 2013, 17:05:09
Not there yet :P

But I presume a 10 days of good usage.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Sat, 31 August 2013, 17:06:25
Not there yet :P

But I presume a 10 days of good usage.

Ah. I just realized that It's only been a few days. Sorry!

Where are you now compared to before?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: MOZ on Sat, 31 August 2013, 17:24:52
Not there yet :P

But I presume a 10 days of good usage.

Ah. I just realized that It's only been a few days. Sorry!

Where are you now compared to before?

I'd say 40%, I'm happy given the limited amount of time I've had.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Thimplum on Sat, 31 August 2013, 17:30:59
Not there yet :P

But I presume a 10 days of good usage.

Ah. I just realized that It's only been a few days. Sorry!

Where are you now compared to before?

I'd say 40%, I'm happy given the limited amount of time I've had.

Nice. Is it noticeably more comfortable?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: MOZ on Sat, 31 August 2013, 17:45:57
Not there yet :P

But I presume a 10 days of good usage.

Ah. I just realized that It's only been a few days. Sorry!

Where are you now compared to before?

I'd say 40%, I'm happy given the limited amount of time I've had.

Nice. Is it noticeably more comfortable?

Definitely, and I see mt improving speeds and accuracy on this over time.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: AndyCapets on Sat, 31 August 2013, 19:59:01
For now only CM Storm QFTK, looking to get a custom PCB to build my own keyboard!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Sun, 01 September 2013, 02:08:41
Currently using a Razer Blackwidow TE.

I know it's not great, or even good. I just didn't have a lot of knowledge when I first bought it, but having said that, I am pleased with it. At least it's not a rubber dome pos.

That said, I'll hopefully have my hands on a Filco and a Poker by the end of the year  :thumb:

I am actually more than pleased with my blackwidow, in fact it's one of my favorite keyboards. It too was my first, but it has stood the test of time. It is so solidly built in comparison with my other acquisitions, that I can only guess that much of the criticism is due to ignorance or elitism. My Das Ultimate pales in comparison. The blackwidow is THE tank (with absolutely no annoying spacebar noise) and the typing feel of the cherry blues is amazing.

The only criticism is that it is hella loud - louder than buckling springs (Unicomp) even! I used to bottom out when I first started out and it sounded like a gattling gun meting out unmitigated fury on my pitiful neighbours. I now type much better and have installed the grey (firm) soft landing pads from Elitekeyboards so now I can use it in the room adjoining my parents.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HendyZone on Sun, 01 September 2013, 07:34:06
NOW using POKER 2 MX Red  :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: nden on Sun, 01 September 2013, 09:11:53
NOW using POKER 2 MX Red  :p

Right now, I'm currently using Ducky DK9008 Shine II White LED Backlit (MX Brown).

I want something smaller size, so I'm ordering one like yours on MK.com just few minutes ago.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Sun, 01 September 2013, 09:18:20
Went back to my HPE 87 for today, felt like mashing away them for the nostalgic factor.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ragnarok95 on Sun, 01 September 2013, 09:19:54
Using a filco minila red now ~
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: uzoc on Sun, 01 September 2013, 10:22:07
I have not been able to find anything more quiet, less key travel and ergonomic (very little for my taste, just a little curve) keyboards than membrane type, and cheapest (of course). My all day user is the Microsoft Arc: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/p/arc-keyboard/J5D-00001
The only drawback for me is the small arrow keys (in a single key no less) and hard to see greyed out lettering for both the black and white versions (but that's an easy fix just buy yellow large keyboard stickers $5 on EBay and done). Another pro is it's wireless.

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hyde on Sun, 01 September 2013, 10:57:05
I'm using Das Keyboard MX Brown at work.

Was using a Filco MX Red at home but now I got myself a Topre Type Heaven.

:)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Sun, 01 September 2013, 11:26:59
With the arrival of my Leopold, I've swapped things around a little:
Main rig - Ducky YOTS Blue
2nd rig - Leopold FC660M Clear
3rd rig - HHKB Pro 2
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: nuclearsandwich on Sun, 01 September 2013, 16:44:57
I just switched out my DasKeyboard (Blue) for a Ducky 9008G2 with MX Green switches. I've got a QFR with DSA blanks for gaming StarCraft 2 while my fingers adjust to the weight of the greens. On the go I have a Poker II with Browns.

This was my "desk" when working yesterday.
(https://f.cloud.github.com/assets/358882/1064784/6898e7a2-134f-11e3-9c3d-8d11d639d418.png)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: GeeGee on Sun, 01 September 2013, 16:50:28
Typing on Listokei's KMAC Blue and White edition right now.
God this feels so good!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hypersphere on Sun, 01 September 2013, 18:43:51
Just got my Leopold FC660C with Topre switches, and so I have made it today's daily driver for testing. This is a GREAT keyboard. However, it needs a source of high-quality dye-sub PBT keycaps of comparable quality to those on the HHKB Pro 2 or RF 87u. Until then, I will probably revert to my IBM SSK.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jkercado on Wed, 04 September 2013, 16:34:57
I have not been able to find anything more quiet, less key travel and ergonomic (very little for my taste, just a little curve) keyboards than membrane type, and cheapest (of course). My all day user is the Microsoft Arc: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/en-us/p/arc-keyboard/J5D-00001
The only drawback for me is the small arrow keys (in a single key no less) and hard to see greyed out lettering for both the black and white versions (but that's an easy fix just buy yellow large keyboard stickers $5 on EBay and done). Another pro is it's wireless.

(Attachment Link)


This baby is a great travel keyboard. Nice keys with good travel (around 3 mm). Snappy, almost clicky. And it's really comfy and looks great. Currently it's my computer bag keyboard. I switched to it from my Cherry G84, just because being wireless is so much more convenient.

(http://imgur.com/EWOuNdT)

EDIT: For some reason the IMG tag doesn't work...Click here! (http://imgur.com/EWOuNdT)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aggiejy on Wed, 04 September 2013, 17:48:58
Dell AT101W today... it's the only full-size keyboard I own somehow, and I had a lot of numbers to enter today.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Wed, 04 September 2013, 19:20:37
Happily back on my greasy poker  :-*
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: pagosElite on Thu, 05 September 2013, 01:21:40
Currently my IBM Model something keyboard. Waiting for my QFS to come in though.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Grendel on Thu, 05 September 2013, 14:17:47
Unicomp UB4044A (BS) at work, XArmor U9BL-S (MX Brown) at home. Preordered a Corsair K70 MX Brown... :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: InAComaDial999 on Tue, 10 September 2013, 13:43:47
WASD V2 Browns at home, Filco Ninja TKL Reds at the office.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: metalliqaz on Tue, 10 September 2013, 13:50:06
Leopold FC200R (browns) at work and KMAC2 (62g blacks) at home.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: regack on Tue, 10 September 2013, 13:53:23
I've got a Model M on the primary computer along with my MX ghetto-greens gamepad, the other computer has a ghetto-greens Pure.   There's another Model M tucked on top of the mediaserver in the closet, but I don't really have to type on that much.  I'm required to use a Dell SK3205 on the desktop at work, but on the second work machine I have a Race.  The ErgoDox is about 75% assembled... then I'm not sure where it's going to go...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tarzan on Tue, 10 September 2013, 13:55:25
G80-1501HAD or Ducky Pro w/MX Greys at work.

Ducky Shine 3 or TG3-BL82 at home (backlit for gaming).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: metalliqaz on Tue, 10 September 2013, 14:32:10
I can't imagine what hands would feel like to type on greys all day long.  Must be so tiring!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Findecanor on Tue, 10 September 2013, 14:53:25
Cherry G80-3000LQCDE-2 /00. Cherry Clears! I used to use this keyboard at work.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ch_123 on Tue, 10 September 2013, 14:58:45
(http://i.imgur.com/CiA4saE.jpg)

Thanks xwhatsit!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Tue, 10 September 2013, 15:01:04
What is that ch_123?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ch_123 on Tue, 10 September 2013, 15:02:42
It's a beam spring keyboard. I have some more pics of it here - http://deskthority.net/photos-videos-f8/ibm-3276-data-entry-keyboard-t1113.html (http://deskthority.net/photos-videos-f8/ibm-3276-data-entry-keyboard-t1113.html)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Gunni on Tue, 10 September 2013, 17:19:11
At this second I'm typing on the keyboard that is built-in to my school laptop (Acer Aspire One), ew.

But at the moment and in the next hour or so I will use my only mechanical keyboard; CM Storm Quickfire TK with Cherry MX Brown Switches.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Cafeine on Tue, 10 September 2013, 18:07:45
Leopold FC660C (Topre) on the Mac for writing. Just got a FC660M (MX Clear) to try those switchs but i think I'll use it on PC, for gaming. Just replaced my Realforce 88UB by a Keycool 84 (MX Black) for that. So I guess I'll just switch sometimes.   8)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hypersphere on Tue, 10 September 2013, 18:58:05
Leopold FC660C (Topre) on the Mac for writing. Just got a FC660M (MX Clear) to try those switchs but i think I'll use it on PC, for gaming. Just replaced my Realforce 88UB by a Keycool 84 (MX Black) for that. So I guess I'll just switch sometimes.   8)
You replaced an RF with a KC? What compelled you to do that? Are you actually satisfied with the KC?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Cafeine on Tue, 10 September 2013, 20:57:11
Leopold FC660C (Topre) on the Mac for writing. Just got a FC660M (MX Clear) to try those switchs but i think I'll use it on PC, for gaming. Just replaced my Realforce 88UB by a Keycool 84 (MX Black) for that. So I guess I'll just switch sometimes.   8)
You replaced an RF with a KC? What compelled you to do that? Are you actually satisfied with the KC?


Very satisfied but let be clear about one thing : for me Topre > *  ;)  But the 45g for gaming is just meh. I will sell it soon I guess and hunt for a 10th Anniv. Ed. in 55g when I'll be in Japan, hopefully in 2014 max. That hunt will concern a HHKB too I think... I want all the Topre. -_-


The KC is very good for me because I really like the layout, I wanted to REALLY try MX Black, and so I bought one. It was the same for the 600M in MX Clear : I was tired of "wondering" and just bought one.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hypersphere on Tue, 10 September 2013, 21:38:02
Leopold FC660C (Topre) on the Mac for writing. Just got a FC660M (MX Clear) to try those switchs but i think I'll use it on PC, for gaming. Just replaced my Realforce 88UB by a Keycool 84 (MX Black) for that. So I guess I'll just switch sometimes.   8)
You replaced an RF with a KC? What compelled you to do that? Are you actually satisfied with the KC?


Very satisfied but let be clear about one thing : for me Topre > *  ;)  But the 45g for gaming is just meh. I will sell it soon I guess and hunt for a 10th Anniv. Ed. in 55g when I'll be in Japan, hopefully in 2014 max. That hunt will concern a HHKB too I think... I want all the Topre. -_-


The KC is very good for me because I really like the layout, I wanted to REALLY try MX Black, and so I bought one. It was the same for the 600M in MX Clear : I was tired of "wondering" and just bought one.
Thanks for clarifying things a bit. So, if I understand correctly, you do like the FC660C with 45-gram Topre switches, but you do not particularly like your RF TKL with 45-gram Topre switches. You said you would like to get a HHKB Pro 2, but I suppose you realize that it comes only with 45-gram Topre switches. And you would like to get a 10th anniversary RF TKL with 55-gram Topre switches. I guess that the feel of Topre switches varies among different kinds of keyboards.

I wish I could try both a 45-gram and 55-gram RF 87U. I anticipate that I would prefer the 45-gram, but I could not know for certain without actually trying both switch weights.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Cafeine on Tue, 10 September 2013, 23:05:14
Leopold FC660C (Topre) on the Mac for writing. Just got a FC660M (MX Clear) to try those switchs but i think I'll use it on PC, for gaming. Just replaced my Realforce 88UB by a Keycool 84 (MX Black) for that. So I guess I'll just switch sometimes.   8)
You replaced an RF with a KC? What compelled you to do that? Are you actually satisfied with the KC?


Very satisfied but let be clear about one thing : for me Topre > *  ;)  But the 45g for gaming is just meh. I will sell it soon I guess and hunt for a 10th Anniv. Ed. in 55g when I'll be in Japan, hopefully in 2014 max. That hunt will concern a HHKB too I think... I want all the Topre. -_-


The KC is very good for me because I really like the layout, I wanted to REALLY try MX Black, and so I bought one. It was the same for the 600M in MX Clear : I was tired of "wondering" and just bought one.
Thanks for clarifying things a bit. So, if I understand correctly, you do like the FC660C with 45-gram Topre switches, but you do not particularly like your RF TKL with 45-gram Topre switches. You said you would like to get a HHKB Pro 2, but I suppose you realize that it comes only with 45-gram Topre switches. And you would like to get a 10th anniversary RF TKL with 55-gram Topre switches. I guess that the feel of Topre switches varies among different kinds of keyboards.

I wish I could try both a 45-gram and 55-gram RF 87U. I anticipate that I would prefer the 45-gram, but I could not know for certain without actually trying both switch weights.

That's the weird problem of the RF : the 45g feels too light on their board, the 55 fantastic. BUT the 45g feels perfect on the FC660C and HHKB. Go figure. Of course, those adj applies to ME. I have friends who don't understand why I would like to change the "perfect" 45g RF. ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HAL9000 on Tue, 01 October 2013, 10:18:22
IBM Model M Space Saver (ANSI) at work
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Tue, 01 October 2013, 11:36:56
IBM Model M Space Saver (ANSI) at work

one of the best keyboards out there! welcome to gh!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: bahamot on Tue, 01 October 2013, 11:45:10
Right now desktop: Ducky Shine3 YOTS, laptop: Leopold FC660C
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Phedran on Tue, 01 October 2013, 11:58:35
Right now.. Logitech G710+.
Soon.. Leopold FC660C.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Tue, 01 October 2013, 14:01:36
at the moment my vintage battleship cruiser

g80-1000 had with blacks
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mini66 on Tue, 01 October 2013, 14:32:59
I'm using a Steelseries 6Gv2

Its a great keyboard (soon as I hit the keys I knew it was well made!) I love Mechanical Keyboards but I'm now wanting a LED keyboard but I'm not sure which Q-Pad 80 Mechanical to go for...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: genkidama on Tue, 01 October 2013, 15:23:02
Are Rubberdomes okay?
Right now I'm using a Logitech Internet 350 Keyboard. You'll type like the wind effortlessly and with grace.
So I'm just waiting to get my mechanical keyboard to replace it ^^
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 01 October 2013, 18:03:30
IBM Model M Space Saver (ANSI) at work

Welcome to Geekhack!

Have you had your SSK long?

They seem to be popular around here.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Cafeine on Tue, 01 October 2013, 19:09:08
Right now.. Logitech G710+.
Soon.. Leopold FC660C.

My daily work  driver atm, the FC660C. LOVE IT. Need keycaps that DO NOT fade (or blank ;) ) though...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: C5Allroad on Tue, 01 October 2013, 19:12:17
Right now before I find money for a PCB mounted board a ducky shine 3 and a K90 on my old laptop.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: pichu23 on Tue, 01 October 2013, 19:21:52
Poker II : )
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Morwrath on Tue, 01 October 2013, 19:38:40
Ducky Mini
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Phedran on Tue, 01 October 2013, 20:32:11
Right now.. Logitech G710+.
Soon.. Leopold FC660C.

My daily work  driver atm, the FC660C. LOVE IT. Need keycaps that DO NOT fade (or blank ;) ) though...

I can't wait! Mine should arrive any day now. Early Christmas present from my Dad. <3
I am a bit sad about lack of keycap options (one of the only cons I had when considering), but hopeful that they'll start offering more soon.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Cafeine on Tue, 01 October 2013, 20:58:21
Right now.. Logitech G710+.
Soon.. Leopold FC660C.

My daily work  driver atm, the FC660C. LOVE IT. Need keycaps that DO NOT fade (or blank ;) ) though...

I can't wait! Mine should arrive any day now. Early Christmas present from my Dad. <3
I am a bit sad about lack of keycap options (one of the only cons I had when considering), but hopeful that they'll start offering more soon.

Indeed and the feeling is SO GOOD anyway. You will love it. :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 01 October 2013, 22:41:23
Ducky Mini

You're using a Ducky Mini?

i didn't think they were available yet.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mapple on Wed, 02 October 2013, 01:47:40
Ducky Mini

You're using a Ducky Mini?

i didn't think they were available yet.

they r in europe thru ducky nordic but soon they will be out of stock, i supose that guys in asia got lot more of them:D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Zeal on Wed, 02 October 2013, 03:05:23
Ducky minis have only been distributed in Europe atm..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: genkidama on Wed, 02 October 2013, 04:26:47
Ducky Mini

So how you like that Ducky mini you lucky bastard? :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HAL9000 on Wed, 02 October 2013, 08:20:24
IBM Model M Space Saver (ANSI) at work

Welcome to Geekhack!

Have you had your SSK long?

They seem to be popular around here.
I have been using Model Ms for ever. At home and at work. Recently I switched from German ISO to ANSI. And since the switch went well I got myself an SSK from ebay last month.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Morwrath on Wed, 02 October 2013, 09:03:07
Ducky Mini

So how you like that Ducky mini you lucky bastard? :)

Barely left the computer yesterday so I think that speaks for itself hehe.
It's really nice, especially since I have the nordic layout back again now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Phedran on Mon, 07 October 2013, 00:54:05
Leopold FC660C!  :-*
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 07 October 2013, 04:05:57
Switched back to my HHKB Pro 2.

Thorpe luv :-*
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Mon, 07 October 2013, 07:14:06
Switched back to my HHKB Pro 2.

Thorpe luv :-*

I was going to type out some stuff with my HHKB last night but my ms word decided it was invalid. :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ynrozturk on Mon, 07 October 2013, 08:44:54
Logitech rubber dome. Hell yeah!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Mon, 07 October 2013, 08:50:12
Using my Model M to type this, I love this beast.
Unicomp needs to make a Buckling Spring TKL, YOLO.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mr_a500 on Mon, 07 October 2013, 08:54:22
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ynrozturk on Mon, 07 October 2013, 10:24:02
That is all sorts of awesome.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Mon, 07 October 2013, 10:40:14
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

Show Image
(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)


This is why I stick around here....the obsession.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: xyeLz on Mon, 07 October 2013, 11:23:47
I like my 87U for gaming and 103UB for work since it's variable and has the numpad. :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Ewanhen on Mon, 07 October 2013, 12:22:06
Filco Majestouch 2 with Cherry browns
TKL Version
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: pichu23 on Mon, 07 October 2013, 12:54:33
Filco Majestouch 2 with Cherry browns
TKL Version

Solid choice. Browns on Filco. You can never go wrong.  :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: unicomp_uc on Mon, 07 October 2013, 13:02:05
Filco Majestouch Minila with browns

My O-rings and a few custom caps come in the mail today. I hope the profile is right on the caps and can't wait to hear the difference with the O-rings.

**UPDATE** : My keys and O-rings have arrived. This is my first key cap mod and the profile is perfect and I love the simple addition of some color. Even though they aren't PBT (Minila options are nil at the moment since I would want to do the whole board if I changed material) I like the mod very much...

[attach=1]

Typing this on my Unicomp ultra classic as I add the O-rings to Minila. Nerdily excited :cool:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Computer-Lab in Basement on Mon, 07 October 2013, 13:04:48
Home: CM QFR (Blues)
Work: Ducky DK1087 (Blues)

Blues ftw
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: keymaster on Mon, 07 October 2013, 13:06:00
G84-4100 Cherry ML

I just sold my 103UB Thorpe, but I haven't gotten around to putting back my QFR together ;_;
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Mon, 07 October 2013, 14:46:25
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

Show Image
(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)


Which monitor is that?  Or does it have a custom bezel?  Very thin--looks great.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: metalliqaz on Mon, 07 October 2013, 14:47:19
G84-4100 Cherry ML

I just sold my 103UB Thorpe, but I haven't gotten around to putting back my QFR together ;_;

Dude that's brutal.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: bazemk1979 on Mon, 07 October 2013, 14:49:07
TrikX Korean board
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mini66 on Mon, 07 October 2013, 14:58:46
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

Show Image
(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)



Love the keyboard on the left, what is it and how old?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iAmAhab on Mon, 07 October 2013, 14:58:48
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

Show Image
(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)


I imagine this is where you sit and plan the destruction of the universe while stroking a long haired white cat.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Mon, 07 October 2013, 15:08:39
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

Show Image
(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)


That's gorgeous...i'm really jealous haha
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dorkvader on Mon, 07 October 2013, 15:44:52
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

Show Image
(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)



Love the keyboard on the left, what is it and how old?
Looks like a kaypro layout keyboard to me. If so, that would date it to the middle 1980's

edit: according to his post of the same picture on DT (check the image URL) it's a DEC VT100
http://deskthority.net/photos-videos-f8/post-your-desktop-t1919-480.html#p123899

The VT100 was out from 1978-1983 or so.
---
The monitor has clearly had the bezel removed. I did the same on mine. According to his DT post, it's an HP.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Findecanor on Mon, 07 October 2013, 16:36:04
(http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b345/DarthLars/Keyboard/CherryG80-3000withdoubleshots.jpg)
.. but I'm using it mostly because I am working on my Phantom's case.

And... Yes, my desk is always very messy.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SNF on Mon, 07 October 2013, 17:00:30
Was using a Poker 2 w/Reds for a daily driver for a while.

Tried a Poker X w/Reds for a bit to see how different pcb vs plate cherry felt.

Now I'm in the process of putting together a 30g Realforce, so I'm pretty excited for that since it's my 1st time using a RF and 30g domes :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Mon, 07 October 2013, 17:07:42
The monitor has clearly had the bezel removed. I did the same on mine. According to his DT post, it's an HP.

That's what I was thinking, though it looked so neat.  Generally, removed bezels leave behind some bolt holes and what not--from photos I've seen, it's frequently very apparent that a bezel is missing.  This one looks like it was intended to be manufactured that way.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: swill on Mon, 07 October 2013, 23:25:34
Filco M2 TKL with Browns

IMSTO thick PBT with front legends
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: sprit on Tue, 08 October 2013, 02:24:33
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Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Oobly on Tue, 08 October 2013, 05:31:11
Roccat Arvo....  :'( I chopped up my Ducky  :eek:  But I'm making an ergo board from the pieces  ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: skuko on Tue, 08 October 2013, 06:32:52
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

Show Image
(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)


oh wow, that is so awesome. may i ask what screen that is? :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mr_a500 on Tue, 08 October 2013, 06:48:23
I imagine this is where you sit and plan the destruction of the universe while stroking a long haired white cat.

That's where I plan the destruction of all the long haired white cats. Universal destruction is just a secondary hobby.

Looks like a kaypro layout keyboard to me. If so, that would date it to the middle 1980's

edit: according to his post of the same picture on DT (check the image URL) it's a DEC VT100
http://deskthority.net/photos-videos-f8/post-your-desktop-t1919-480.html#p123899

The VT100 was out from 1978-1983 or so.
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The monitor has clearly had the bezel removed. I did the same on mine. According to his DT post, it's an HP.

Nice detective work.  ;)

It's a VT100 (probably 1980/81) with unusual colours. I've never seen another one with the same colours. The Kaypros are behind the desk. (not visible in the picture)

I didn't remove the bezel for fun - the damn thing broke and fell apart when I moved it. I thought I was screwed, but discovered it works perfectly fine without it and looks much better. I never liked the shiny plastic case. Now the non-shiny thin metal bezel more suits the matte screen. The only problem is the lack of a stand. Luckily, it balances fairly well on the beam spring keyboard case.

I've got to say that every input device in that picture (besides the phone) is there due to help from geekhack / Deskthority members. I wouldn't have the VT100 if it wasn't for Parak's help. The 3278 beam spring would be useless without xwhatsit's excellent controller. The NOS hall effect keypad is from HaaTa. I got a great deal on the DT225 trackball thanks to csarek.

Edit: screen is an HP 2211x
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: keymaster on Tue, 08 October 2013, 07:15:48
QFR with lubed 62g clears. It feels better than 65g because I don't get sore from typing after long periods of time.

Feels good, man.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: phatdood9 on Tue, 08 October 2013, 12:16:41
leopold fc500r reds, waiting for some 60%s to come in!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Tue, 08 October 2013, 13:21:59
QFR with lubed 62g clears. It feels better than 65g because I don't get sore from typing after long periods of time.

Feels good, man.

Strangely, I feel a lot less finger fatigue typing on stock Clears than either 62g or 65g ergo-Clears (I've used all 3).  Stock Clear springs are amazing--they give you light actuation force and then the force to bottoming out ramps up a lot.  So basically they result in a very cushiony typing experience, and it's very easy (for me anyway) to press just past the actuation point, then release and move on to the next key.  With 62 and 65g springs, it wasn't as easy to know when to stop quickly, and the switches felt a bit wobbly, taking longer to rebound.  Personally, I think stock springs are the perfect springs for Clears.  I've reverted my ergo-Clears to stock springs, and have 2 stock Clear keyboards in my household now (love both of them).

This is from a person who likes light switches, like Browns and lubed 62g vintage Blacks.

If anyone gets Clears and decides to mod them immediately to ergo-Clears--do try them stock first.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kenmai9 on Tue, 08 October 2013, 13:33:27
****ty dell rubber dome piece of **** at work
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: gameaholic on Thu, 10 October 2013, 22:18:37
I'm using IBM 3278 beam spring and Honeywell hall effect keypad.

Show Image
(http://deskthority.net/resources/image/9145)


What would you need to get one of these to work with a pc?  Nice old school phone too btw. 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: IMHB on Thu, 10 October 2013, 23:33:29
currently using pokerX (blue/red)
but also use QFR Green, and Corsair K65 Black switches......
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: exousia7 on Fri, 11 October 2013, 10:24:32
Got my hands on a Ducky 9087 G2 Pro with Cherry MX blue switches, along with side-printed ABS keycaps :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: boost on Fri, 11 October 2013, 10:26:50
CM Storm with blues
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tarzan on Fri, 11 October 2013, 10:40:08
Model M.  October 1996 creation date.

Whackity-whackity-whackity....  Glorious. 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: saturnotaku on Fri, 11 October 2013, 10:58:34
CM Storm QFR with Browns and 40A-R WASD o-rings. Though I slightly prefer the Cherry stabilizers of my previous Poker II, I am much more comfortable with the Storm's standard TKL layout. It's a solid board at regular price and an outstanding one when you can get it on sale as I did ($65 at Amazon w/2-day Prime shipping).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Fri, 11 October 2013, 11:08:58
CM Storm QFR with Browns and 40A-R WASD o-rings.

Just wondering, if you don't bottom out, do the o-rings help?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Fri, 11 October 2013, 11:12:41
Unmodified 91 SSK.... clicketyclicketyclick... spring boing clonk... all night long
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: saturnotaku on Fri, 11 October 2013, 12:14:01
Just wondering, if you don't bottom out, do the o-rings help?

In terms of noise? No, but I bottom out anyway so I need the o-rings for noise reduction. To hear yourself, go here (http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/videos) and scroll down to the last video. They have regular and touch typing demos with Blue, Brown, and Black switches both with and without o-rings.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Fri, 11 October 2013, 13:00:10
Just wondering, if you don't bottom out, do the o-rings help?

In terms of noise? No, but I bottom out anyway so I need the o-rings for noise reduction. To hear yourself, go here (http://www.wasdkeyboards.com/videos) and scroll down to the last video. They have regular and touch typing demos with Blue, Brown, and Black switches both with and without o-rings.

Don't mean noise (I use Blues, heh), I mean typing speed.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: saturnotaku on Fri, 11 October 2013, 13:11:11
For my heavy handed bottoming out style, I type a bit faster, albeit with a few more errors, with the o-rings than without. The reduction in noise more than offsets this, though obviously that's not an issue for you.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Fri, 11 October 2013, 22:02:15
For my heavy handed bottoming out style, I type a bit faster, albeit with a few more errors, with the o-rings than without. The reduction in noise more than offsets this, though obviously that's not an issue for you.
I see, thanks for that. I've learned that typing more lightly increases speed by more than I'd think and mitigates carpal tunnel symptoms, so I've just had to train myself to do that. I would like to try out o-rings on Browns and definitely Reds, but I couldn't justify the price because I don't use them a whole lot.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tony on Fri, 11 October 2013, 23:26:38
Right now I am typing on a Compaq MX 11800 brown, dated 1986. It's still working very well.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: oscillik on Mon, 28 October 2013, 20:32:31
currently typing with the keyboard on my new ThinkPad X230 (the one with the island keyboard (http://blog.laptopmag.com/thinkpad-type-off-is-lenovos-new-island-style-keyboard-better-or-worse)), and I really really like it. I'd probably go so far as to say that it's the closest I'll ever get to a HHKB feel on a laptop integrated keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: frvrngn on Mon, 28 October 2013, 20:43:52
Topre Type Heaven or Matias Quiet Pro. Like both for different reasons, just depends on my mood at the time.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: giltyler on Mon, 28 October 2013, 20:45:49
RAZER Ultimate 2013
Love the feel and sound but I am twice as fast on my Laptop Samsung Island style with chicklet keys
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Mon, 28 October 2013, 20:47:04
QFR with lubed 62g clears. It feels better than 65g because I don't get sore from typing after long periods of time.

Feels good, man.

62g lubed ergo clears = best cherry switch <3 i use the kbd 62g which is slightly lighter than the korean group buy and it works perrrrfectly ~

right now, i'm using 55g thorpe, which is best thorpe.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Emospence on Mon, 28 October 2013, 21:00:47
Just got a HHKB. Now I feel like putting PBT keycaps on my Filco..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Mon, 28 October 2013, 21:01:56
VesperSAINT, I love reading about your enthusiasm for ergo-Clears! :D  Even though I didn't like them on my Filco, I want to give them a try again on my LZ-GH, just in case I will appreciate them more in a very dampened heavy case.  Never say never is a rule I try to stick with.

Just got a HHKB. Now I feel like putting PBT keycaps on my Filco..

Thick Cherry-profile PBT keycaps are my favorite by far, for almost every switch.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Mon, 28 October 2013, 21:19:15
VesperSAINT, I love reading about your enthusiasm for ergo-Clears! :D  Even though I didn't like them on my Filco, I want to give them a try again on my LZ-GH, just in case I will appreciate them more in a very dampened heavy case.  Never say never is a rule I try to stick with.

Just got a HHKB. Now I feel like putting PBT keycaps on my Filco..

Thick Cherry-profile PBT keycaps are my favorite by far, for almost every switch.

Thankies ~ Yeah... I had my crazy ergo-clear phase where I went all out and did much research and experimenting with clear switches with a whole bunch of different combination of springs, lube, and no lube. After using the kbd 62g springs, krytox mix for stem, victorinox oil, my Filco hasn't changed to anything else. I have yet to try 55g and 65g, but I think 55g would be the only thing that my cause me to opening up my Filco again. 65g would be too stiff for a typing board imo, and the stiffer you go, the less tactility, and ergo clear is all about smooth tactility! I also think ergo clears only get better with more use and wear because it only gets smoother, but maybe i'm crazy.

And, I also agree with you that thick cherry-profile PBT keycaps are the best. The only other thing that comes close is GMK & original Cherry thick doubleshot keycaps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Larken on Mon, 28 October 2013, 22:51:30
VesperSAINT, I love reading about your enthusiasm for ergo-Clears! :D  Even though I didn't like them on my Filco, I want to give them a try again on my LZ-GH, just in case I will appreciate them more in a very dampened heavy case.  Never say never is a rule I try to stick with.

Just got a HHKB. Now I feel like putting PBT keycaps on my Filco..

Thick Cherry-profile PBT keycaps are my favorite by far, for almost every switch.

Thankies ~ Yeah... I had my crazy ergo-clear phase where I went all out and did much research and experimenting with clear switches with a whole bunch of different combination of springs, lube, and no lube. After using the kbd 62g springs, krytox mix for stem, victorinox oil, my Filco hasn't changed to anything else. I have yet to try 55g and 65g, but I think 55g would be the only thing that my cause me to opening up my Filco again. 65g would be too stiff for a typing board imo, and the stiffer you go, the less tactility, and ergo clear is all about smooth tactility! I also think ergo clears only get better with more use and wear because it only gets smoother, but maybe i'm crazy.

And, I also agree with you that thick cherry-profile PBT keycaps are the best. The only other thing that comes close is GMK & original Cherry thick doubleshot keycaps.

55g ergo clears are awesome for a typing board. But I have a feeling that worn clear stems (meaning old one that's been in use for more than a while) really makes a difference for this. The brand new clear stems I'm using in another board doesn't feel quite as nice as those I harvested from a old cherry board - and I actually have 1-2 switches sticking with the new stems, even lubed.

One thing I'd say for 62g ergo clears though - it is really much quieter to use as it's easier not to bottom out on those. I'm pretty much dead silent on 62g while I thock away on 55g. But I saw your typing video on the other thread (very nice filco there by the way), and saw you bottom out anyway, so that doesn't really matter.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Flamingchook on Mon, 28 October 2013, 22:56:44
My new 45g Topre Realforce 87u (courtesy of the BunnyLake raffle, kindly donated by goobus). It's my first topre board and I'm already itching to try out the 55g version. It really never ends does it  :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Mon, 28 October 2013, 23:41:33
VesperSAINT, I love reading about your enthusiasm for ergo-Clears! :D  Even though I didn't like them on my Filco, I want to give them a try again on my LZ-GH, just in case I will appreciate them more in a very dampened heavy case.  Never say never is a rule I try to stick with.

Just got a HHKB. Now I feel like putting PBT keycaps on my Filco..

Thick Cherry-profile PBT keycaps are my favorite by far, for almost every switch.

Thankies ~ Yeah... I had my crazy ergo-clear phase where I went all out and did much research and experimenting with clear switches with a whole bunch of different combination of springs, lube, and no lube. After using the kbd 62g springs, krytox mix for stem, victorinox oil, my Filco hasn't changed to anything else. I have yet to try 55g and 65g, but I think 55g would be the only thing that my cause me to opening up my Filco again. 65g would be too stiff for a typing board imo, and the stiffer you go, the less tactility, and ergo clear is all about smooth tactility! I also think ergo clears only get better with more use and wear because it only gets smoother, but maybe i'm crazy.

And, I also agree with you that thick cherry-profile PBT keycaps are the best. The only other thing that comes close is GMK & original Cherry thick doubleshot keycaps.

55g ergo clears are awesome for a typing board. But I have a feeling that worn clear stems (meaning old one that's been in use for more than a while) really makes a difference for this. The brand new clear stems I'm using in another board doesn't feel quite as nice as those I harvested from a old cherry board - and I actually have 1-2 switches sticking with the new stems, even lubed.

One thing I'd say for 62g ergo clears though - it is really much quieter to use as it's easier not to bottom out on those. I'm pretty much dead silent on 62g while I thock away on 55g. But I saw your typing video on the other thread (very nice filco there by the way), and saw you bottom out anyway, so that doesn't really matter.

Thanks for the compliment on the Filco :) I put a lot of heart into it :P

Yeah, I've heard that 55g ergo clear is more tactile than 62g, which I think would make it an even better typing keyboard, but I guess I'll see because I think my current 62g is pretty much the perfect balance between tactility and weight. I can also float type but I personally find it more satisfying when bottoming out lightly :)) And yes, used clear stems are much smoother than brand new stems (as mentioned in previous post), which may be harder for some to believe, but it's kind of like the controversial vintage black phenomena. My clear switches were older and used when I got them, and they are magical compared to newer stems. I'd say that new clear stems would require at least black springs and lube to get them working consistently without sticking. I may buy a batch of new clear switches in the future and put them in my QFR which has a stainless steel custom plate (Filco has an aluminum custom plate), and compare it to my Filco in terms of difference in sound and feel.

I also agree with you that ergo clears are a very quiet switch, even when bottoming out, especially with Victorinox oil. Unfortunately, my video makes them out to be louder than they really are because the volume/sound is enhanced by my camera mic, which is very sensitive.

My new 45g Topre Realforce 87u (courtesy of the BunnyLake raffle, kindly donated by goobus). It's my first topre board and I'm already itching to try out the 55g version. It really never ends does it  :))

You really should try them out when you get the chance! I originally wanted to start my Topre experience with 55g but they have been out of stock for a long time, so I got a Leopold 660C. After that, I thought I was never going to need another Topre board because the 660C felt so good, but when I came across an opportunity for a 55g, I grabbed it, and I've never looked back ~ Yes, 45g Topre feels amazing, but 55g feels better, but that's just my opinion :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Emospence on Tue, 29 October 2013, 01:14:03
You really should try them out when you get the chance! I originally wanted to start my Topre experience with 55g but they have been out of stock for a long time, so I got a Leopold 660C. After that, I thought I was never going to need another Topre board because the 660C felt so good, but when I came across an opportunity for a 55g, I grabbed it, and I've never looked back ~ Yes, 45g Topre feels amazing, but 55g feels better, but that's just my opinion :))

God damn hurry up and be back in stock already!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Tue, 29 October 2013, 10:48:29
QF TK with Blues and medium-thick PBT caps! :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Tue, 29 October 2013, 10:53:44
Work: Still rocking the Filco MJ2 with Blues. A mix of Raindrop and Valentine's caps.

Home: SSK!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: daerid on Tue, 29 October 2013, 11:21:53
Need to build another 'dox. Only have the two, need backups!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: teilo on Tue, 29 October 2013, 14:17:22
Home: Razer Black Widow Ultimate
Work: Type Heaven

Prefer the latter
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Tue, 29 October 2013, 20:27:56
Home: Razer Black Widow Ultimate
Work: Type Heaven

Prefer the latter

Truer words have not been spoken on a first post.
What a distinction between quality..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: demik on Tue, 29 October 2013, 20:39:43
siig minitouch with white alps that i want to destroy
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: alosec on Tue, 29 October 2013, 20:41:50
Leopold fc660c <3
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sniping on Tue, 29 October 2013, 20:43:18
Need to build another 'dox. Only have the two, need backups!

You switched back to stock clears, any reason for that?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Tue, 29 October 2013, 20:45:22
Need to build another 'dox. Only have the two, need backups!

You switched back to stock clears, any reason for that?

Stock Clears are best Clears  :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PewMcDaddy on Tue, 29 October 2013, 21:38:35
Home: Realforce ergonomically weighted for long programming.
           HHKB white for short programming
           Filco Majestouch TKL Blues for Starcraft
           Noppoo Mini with  browns for Starcraft when I'm on skype with someone
School : HHKB Black
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Cafeine on Tue, 29 October 2013, 21:50:14
Just switched from my Leopold FC660C (on Mac, work rig) to my FC600M (MX Clear) (PC- Gaming. ;) ) Love them both. ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PewMcDaddy on Tue, 29 October 2013, 21:54:00
I was typing on a Noppoo but now I'm typing on the HHKB white that I have beside it. I want to comment about the ergonomic weighting on the realforce. At first I was disapointed because the lighter keys don't feel expensive (they feel great when typing, but they don't feel expensive which is not necessary but is still something you would like to have on a keyboard of that price) like the heavier topre keys. However, since I got the realforce board at the same time as the HHKB, I was excited about both and I found that I once started working on an assignment on the HHKB and I felt like getting on the realforce. So now I like it very much.

Another thing I was unsure about was the extra space above the F-keys on the Realforce board. I really lust after small keyboards so I was kind of wondering about that. When I took the keyboard out of the box, I instantly fell in love. I don't know why, maybe it gives it a more pleasing height:width ratio but that shape on the Realforce (TKL), but that extra space makes the keyboard absolutely sexy! Don't know why but I love it!

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Tue, 29 October 2013, 22:58:33
Another thing I was unsure about was the extra space above the F-keys on the Realforce board. I really lust after small keyboards so I was kind of wondering about that. When I took the keyboard out of the box, I instantly fell in love. I don't know why, maybe it gives it a more pleasing height:width ratio but that shape on the Realforce (TKL), but that extra space makes the keyboard absolutely sexy! Don't know why but I love it!



You, me, and every other Realforce owner feels the same way, dood. There's just something really sexy and beautiful about the large bezel at the top of a Realforce board. I know I wouldn't have mine any other way...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Tue, 29 October 2013, 23:04:37
siig minitouch with white alps that i want to destroy

Burn it with fire!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 29 October 2013, 23:38:10
siig minitouch with white alps that i want to destroy

Burn it with fire!

Soak it in acetone!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wetto on Tue, 29 October 2013, 23:56:24
I'm currently using a CM Storm Trigger (MX Brown), but these are the main ones:

Laptop and Mobile use: Matias Mini Quiet Pro
Home & Gaming: CM Storm Trigger (MX Brown)
Work: Das Keyboard Model S Professional Silent (MX Brown)

Kinda still trying to get accustomed to Matias Quiet switches (only been 2 weeks since I got it and barely had the time to use it properly), after using only MX Browns for a year and a half it just feels strange to have a very strong tactile feel when typing (I'm still making some minor mistakes), but overall I really did enjoy making the change.

I've tried Cherry MX Reds and Blacks over with other keyboards (seen on my signature) but honestly, neither of them really interested me much (especially the MX Red, which doesn't feels nice to type on), while the Matias switches just feel new and nice to me, they're very comfortable even if my fingers aren't still used to them.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kolonelkadat on Wed, 30 October 2013, 00:05:49
My newest keyboard is a Corsair k95 (MX red).

I see that many people say that reds arent nice for typing, but I dont see why not. As a programmer and non-gamer, I quite like the reds. Granted, Ive never gotten to try anything but red and blue.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Wed, 30 October 2013, 01:55:38
My newest keyboard is a Corsair k95 (MX red).

I see that many people say that reds arent nice for typing, but I dont see why not. As a programmer and non-gamer, I quite like the reds. Granted, Ive never gotten to try anything but red and blue.

How could one like a red for typing after experiencing a blue?  :p
Just kidding, love reds for typing, just not for speed, for comfort.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Wed, 30 October 2013, 13:59:42
My newest keyboard is a Corsair k95 (MX red).

I see that many people say that reds arent nice for typing, but I dont see why not. As a programmer and non-gamer, I quite like the reds. Granted, Ive never gotten to try anything but red and blue.

How could one like a red for typing after experiencing a blue?  :p
Just kidding, love reds for typing, just not for speed, for comfort.

Technically you can type faster on reds because there's no resistance/bump to overcome.  Especially reds with o-rings.  Blues are fun, but reds or blacks with lighter springs + o-rings are cushiony and soft, and you can type fast on them.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kenmai9 on Wed, 30 October 2013, 14:13:27
I'm using a dolch android keyboard
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: oscillik on Wed, 30 October 2013, 14:39:20
I'm using a dolch android keyboard

why didn't I realise this before with Android?!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: unicomp_uc on Wed, 30 October 2013, 16:28:42
I was switching between my Unicomp and HHKB for desk use at home, but now I'm 100% HHKB for home and internship and my Filco Minila for laptop use.

Life is good.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kansas city shuffle on Wed, 30 October 2013, 16:54:16
IBM Model M (1391401) 1990
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Grendel on Wed, 30 October 2013, 18:33:26
Unicomp UB4044A (BS) at work, XArmor U9BL-S (MX Brown) at home. Preordered a Corsair K70 MX Brown... :)

Well, the K70 was a dud; Hated the backlight (flickers) so I went for a Ducky shine 3 -- same problem. I ended up w/ a Deck Legend Fire (MX clear) for home and moved the Xarmor to work (re-soldering the down arrow seems to have fixed it for now). Waiting for a CM Storm QuickFire XT (MX green) to show up, need something to annoy my co-workers ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Sun, 03 November 2013, 22:10:38
Quickfire rapid ghetto greens
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: goobus on Sun, 03 November 2013, 23:25:12
Realforce 104UB at work
Filco TKL brown switches/thick blank PBT caps for SC2
HHKB anytime I'm not gaming
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: swill on Sun, 03 November 2013, 23:36:23
My daily driver at home...
Filco TKL w/ Browns and O-Rings.  IMSTO Thick PBT keycaps with Banggood RGBY OEM profile bottom row...

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 04 November 2013, 03:06:42
Switched back to my HHKB at home.

I was getting too many sidelong glances using the Model M late at night.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Mon, 04 November 2013, 09:21:23
Successfull thread is successfull.

I am using pretty much only the Poker II as of now. Luckily i had the 7G this weekend cause the X-Arcade needs a native-PS/2 keyboard to be reprogrammed.

First i told myself browns were good for typing, therefor bring it to the job, and blacks were good for gaming, therefor leave it home. But since i left job and have both keyboards on the desktop, i'm using the Poker II for both gaming and typing since its small form factor combined with the good wrist rest i recieved from Smeagol_RP, it kinda feels like a nostromo or orbweaver but with more inputs.

I really feels bad for the 7G :/ it's damn good but the Poker II made me realise fullsize isn't much of my thing anymore.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wetto on Mon, 04 November 2013, 09:28:57
I really feels bad for the 7G :/ it's damn good but the Poker II made me realise fullsize isn't much of my thing anymore.

Most of us have been through that, it's just a natural part of the proccess...  :rolleyes:

I love my modified Costar Das Keyboard, but I think I really do like to use the Matias MQP and the Noppoo Choc Mini a lot more.

Also, dang... I've used the Corsair K70 for a few weeks, but trying the Noppoo Choc Mini (also with MX Reds) just felt weird, because it was a lot better and MX Reds didn't actually suck.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Battou62 on Mon, 04 November 2013, 09:33:44
I picked up a Ducky 2108 with MX Blacks this weekend at Microcenter. This is a very solid and well made keyboard, I would say it is definitely a step up from my Rosewill with Reds. I have heard from more than one source that these keyboards may be discontinued, so if your thinking about getting one I would recommend you do it sooner than later.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Tue, 05 November 2013, 22:18:44
I've been using my HPE 87 browns this week, i needed to get some work done in a fury.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Tue, 05 November 2013, 22:20:47
I've been using my HPE 87 browns this week, i needed to get some work done in a fury.
I need an HPE board :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: buni on Tue, 05 November 2013, 22:49:06
I'm using my noppoo choc mini with blue switches. I just got it last week and it's my first time using a mechanical keyboard. So far I'm loving it!  ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 05 November 2013, 22:57:13
I'm using my noppoo choc mini with blue switches. I just got it last week and it's my first time using a mechanical keyboard. So far I'm loving it!  ;D

Welcome to Geekhack!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Tue, 05 November 2013, 22:58:00
I'm using my noppoo choc mini with blue switches. I just got it last week and it's my first time using a mechanical keyboard. So far I'm loving it!  ;D
Yeah, welcome, love your sig  :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Tue, 05 November 2013, 22:58:45
I'm using my noppoo choc mini with blue switches. I just got it last week and it's my first time using a mechanical keyboard. So far I'm loving it!  ;D

Yes, you started with a blue! Now no other switches will ever feel good! Muahuahaha!
As you can see, I'm quite unbiased.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ComradeSniper on Tue, 05 November 2013, 23:02:45
I'm using my noppoo choc mini with blue switches. I just got it last week and it's my first time using a mechanical keyboard. So far I'm loving it!  ;D

Yes, you started with a blue! Now no other switches will ever feel good! Muahuahaha!

Except maybe Topre  :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 05 November 2013, 23:26:06
I'm using my noppoo choc mini with blue switches. I just got it last week and it's my first time using a mechanical keyboard. So far I'm loving it!  ;D

Yes, you started with a blue! Now no other switches will ever feel good! Muahuahaha!

Except maybe Topre  :))

Or MX greens.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Wed, 06 November 2013, 14:08:59
They all come back to Blues eventually.
Or they are brainwashed into the Church of Topre  :-X
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: davkol on Wed, 06 November 2013, 16:09:03
They all come back to Blues eventually.
Or they are brainwashed into the Church of Topre  :-X

#vintageBlack #ergoClear
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: babyface on Wed, 06 November 2013, 16:19:23
Dk9008G2 with browns and thick PBT caps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Wed, 06 November 2013, 16:24:15
They all come back to Blues eventually.
Or they are brainwashed into the Church of Topre  :-X

#vintageBlack #ergoClear

#stockClear!  The Church of ergo-Clear shall burn!  >:D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: plastboks on Wed, 06 November 2013, 16:33:26
HHKB at work. Leopold 200 with Miami at home.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: nubbinator on Wed, 06 November 2013, 16:33:36
They all come back to Blues eventually.
Or they are brainwashed into the Church of Topre  :-X

#vintageBlack #ergoClear

#stockClear!  The Church of ergo-Clear shall burn!  >:D

Just you try 67g lubed Clears and you'll change your tune.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Wed, 06 November 2013, 16:36:23
They all come back to Blues eventually.
Or they are brainwashed into the Church of Topre  :-X

#vintageBlack #ergoClear

#stockClear!  The Church of ergo-Clear shall burn!  >:D

Just you try 67g lubed Clears and you'll change your tune.

I've tried 62g-, 65g-, and vintage Black (~68g)- lubed Clears.  I prefer the stock spring, given its unusual force curve.  Light acutation, cushiony bottoming out.  And stock Clears are quieter too.  #stockClears for me!
(I've also tried them with 45g, 55g, and 60g springs from MX Browns).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: theMANtonio on Wed, 06 November 2013, 17:15:30
Currently using a CM Storm QuickFire XT (MX Browns) at work (on Win7) and a HHKB at home (Mac OS X). Still waiting for an all 55g RealForce to pop up for sale to try them out.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: davkol on Wed, 06 November 2013, 17:18:07
They all come back to Blues eventually.
Or they are brainwashed into the Church of Topre  :-X

#vintageBlack #ergoClear

#stockClear!  The Church of ergo-Clear shall burn!  >:D

Just you try 67g lubed Clears and you'll change your tune.

I've tried 62g-, 65g-, and vintage Black (~68g)- lubed Clears.  I prefer the stock spring, given its unusual force curve.  Light acutation, cushiony bottoming out.  And stock Clears are quieter too.  #stockClears for me!
(I've also tried them with 45g, 55g, and 60g springs from MX Browns).

QFT... well, except bottoming out—why bottom out if you don't have to?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Wed, 06 November 2013, 17:23:34
Right, stock Clear springs help preventing me from bottoming out.  I should say though that if I had to type for 5 hours a day straight professionally, I WOULD go for something lighter.  But for average amounts of coding and forum/e-mail writing, Clears are perfect.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: phoenix1234 on Thu, 07 November 2013, 23:57:37
They all come back to Blues eventually.
Or they are brainwashed into the Church of Topre  :-X

#vintageBlack #ergoClear

#stockClear!  The Church of ergo-Clear shall burn!  >:D

Just you try 67g lubed Clears and you'll change your tune.

I just tried 67g lubed Clears and I can tell that it is very good.
The feeling is something between Pandar Clears and Ergo Clears.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jevvix on Fri, 08 November 2013, 00:14:40
Daily driver is still my CM Storm Quickfire XT w/blues.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Fri, 08 November 2013, 01:16:00
Daily driver is still my CM Storm Quickfire XT w/blues.

Its a start
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Beca on Fri, 08 November 2013, 02:30:06
I would be typing on my Noppoo Choc Mini with blues if the goddamn O and L keys worked properly :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tipo33 on Fri, 08 November 2013, 04:46:10
Typing away on one of my M's.  A silver label today..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Grim Fandango on Fri, 08 November 2013, 05:39:49
Both at work and at home:

Filco majestouch 2 with brown switches, 40 A-L O-rings, and PBT keycaps.

Kind of boring compared to some of the exotic stuff people are rocking here on the forums. But I like them to much too switch to anything else.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: unicomp_uc on Fri, 08 November 2013, 08:32:59
Both at work and at home:

Filco majestouch 2 with brown switches, 40 A-L O-rings, and PBT keycaps.

Kind of boring compared to some of the exotic stuff people are rocking here on the forums. But I like them to much too switch to anything else.

Filco w/Browns isn't boring... it's classy my friend.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuxsavvy on Fri, 08 November 2013, 19:04:38
[attach=1]

^ This.  :-*

... and yes I am still fighting over the keycodes....
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Fri, 08 November 2013, 19:06:10
(Attachment Link)

^ This.  :-*

... and yes I am still fighting over the keycodes....

Love the keyboard, hate the layout
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SamirD on Fri, 08 November 2013, 19:11:03
I'm always using IBM Ms.  I'm even packing them on business and leisure trips.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Fri, 08 November 2013, 19:13:58
(http://i.imgur.com/CAI1eAg.jpg)

boop
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Sun, 10 November 2013, 10:22:35
i have 2 computers on my desk............

apple 3501 with cream alps from nub on 1 computer

luga g80 with reds from binge on the other
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Sun, 10 November 2013, 12:29:33
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/CAI1eAg.jpg)


boop

It's.... it's...

beautifull...

:o
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: alosec on Sun, 10 November 2013, 13:27:02
Well. currently I am using a Filco with browns as my daily driver, but it changes almost daily. I have, however been using this set up for almost a week! o_o

Still can't decide if I like topre or mx better. For now, it's mx because of the mushiness of topre. mx feels so much more responsive when gaming & typing.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kgrad5 on Sun, 10 November 2013, 14:48:55
At home I use my Poker II w/ Browns. At work I'm currently using fc660m w/clears and I switch between a DAS with browns.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sniping on Sun, 10 November 2013, 14:50:53
Well. currently I am using a Filco with browns as my daily driver, but it changes almost daily. I have, however been using this set up for almost a week! o_o

Still can't decide if I like topre or mx better. For now, it's mx because of the mushiness of topre. mx feels so much more responsive when gaming & typing.

55g/30g Topre board will alleviate feelings of mushiness.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Sun, 10 November 2013, 15:12:25
Well. currently I am using a Filco with browns as my daily driver, but it changes almost daily. I have, however been using this set up for almost a week! o_o

Still can't decide if I like topre or mx better. For now, it's mx because of the mushiness of topre. mx feels so much more responsive when gaming & typing.

55g/30g Topre board will alleviate feelings of mushiness.

Is HHKB 55 or 45?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Moosecraft on Sun, 10 November 2013, 15:14:22
HHKB is 45 and its what I'm using right now :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: genkidama on Sun, 10 November 2013, 17:31:38
Right now I'm using a DELL KB212-B Keyboard, but waiting for my replacement Ducky Shine 3 DK9008 :)
I'm already missing it so bad and the Dell is so mushy while typing.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: lazerpointer on Mon, 11 November 2013, 17:42:12
Just got my Ducky Shine 3 TKL (Blue LEDs with Cherry Brown switches) and I LOVE IT  ;D

---the new stabilizers (new Cherry stabs, introduced in the Ducky Zero I believe. They're supposed to be less frictiony) kick ass!!! I now prefer these to Costar as there is no squeak or need to lube, AND I can replace the set very easily.
---the repeat rate / repeat delay is freaking insane! I don't know what I'm going to use it for yet, but LOL it's awesome.
---This keyboard is freaking solid. It's nice and heavy, I swear I can feel the additional heft because of the dual layered PCB (probably not but it's nice and hefty)
---The alternate space bar that came with it doesn't quite fit. It's a bit tight, and I need as little friction as possible, especially for one of the most commonly used keys. (oh well, replacing all keys with SP clear set soon)
---last but never neglected, the LED modes are super cool.. Especially in a room that's not very well lit. I love this crap!! Hahah.

On a final note, this thing comes at a premium which is probably not worth for most, but to an enthusiast like myself, I believe every penny spent was worth it. This will be used as my home / gaming keyboard so I can use the repeat rate / delay for... something, lol.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BucklingSpring on Mon, 11 November 2013, 18:18:01
New Ducky 9008G2 with MX Green. So far so good.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wetto on Mon, 11 November 2013, 18:22:01
At college right now, my laptop's dead and I'm being forced to use a DELL QuietKey 583-13321,

Jesus, I knew membrane keyboards can be bad, but this one is just unnaceptable... I want to throw it against a damn wall every time I have to press the space key...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kansas city shuffle on Mon, 11 November 2013, 21:08:59
Switched from ibm model m to realforce 104u.

Definitely a polarizing typing experience between the two.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 11 November 2013, 22:44:45
Switched from ibm model m to realforce 104u.

Definitely a polarizing typing experience between the two.

I get that, but even more so, switching between Model M and HHKB!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: justnits on Tue, 12 November 2013, 01:43:58
was swapping between ducky shine 2 mx blue, keycool 87 mx blue and ikbc f104 mx brown.
since i've sold off my keycool 87, right now i'm only using ikbc f104 as my ducky is under my current modding project :P
i miss them clicky :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kansas city shuffle on Tue, 12 November 2013, 02:16:54

I get that, but even more so, switching between Model M and HHKB!

LOL, I think one 200+ dollar keyboard is enough for me, have all the switches I care to have. (MX blues, buckling springs and topre)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: hojunski on Tue, 12 November 2013, 21:36:04
leopold FC660M w/ browns hehe
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Tue, 12 November 2013, 22:26:24
leopold FC660M w/ browns hehe

Currently I'm using your keyboard's better cousin: the FC660C (topres).
:P
Do you like the FC660M's layout? I like it a lot. It only took me a couple of days to learn the arrow keys / escape location, and now everything feels natural.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: hojunski on Tue, 12 November 2013, 22:40:02
dat top-RAH tho haha
yeah, the reason why I bought this keyboard was because of the layout~
which is funny cause a lot of people think it's weird/don't like it but I love it
currently holding off on the topre, gonna thoroughly enjoy mx switches first  :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Tue, 12 November 2013, 22:53:29
dat top-RAH tho haha
yeah, the reason why I bought this keyboard was because of the layout~
which is funny cause a lot of people think it's weird/don't like it but I love it
currently holding off on the topre, gonna thoroughly enjoy mx switches first  :))
[/quote

Lol wut?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: misterbobster on Tue, 12 November 2013, 22:54:52
Just switched from mx-browns to Realforce 87u 45g. Definitely a well built and solid keyboard, still getting used to the feeling
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: hojunski on Tue, 12 November 2013, 23:02:52
dat top-RAH tho haha
yeah, the reason why I bought this keyboard was because of the layout~
which is funny cause a lot of people think it's weird/don't like it but I love it
currently holding off on the topre, gonna thoroughly enjoy mx switches first  :))
[/quote

Lol wut?

lol huh?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: atlas3686 on Wed, 13 November 2013, 01:01:45
I'm currently using a Filco MJ2 (browns) at home. Just put some PBT side printed caps and PBT RGB (poker) modifiers on. At work I am using a Filco MJ2 TKL (blacks) but it's just a stop gap until my HHKB arrives.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Wed, 13 November 2013, 06:54:24
Random rubber dome one TT
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: infiniti on Wed, 13 November 2013, 18:53:40
Using my bro-in-laws QFR with blues at the office today to test it out before I return it this weekend...I've been using browns for so long that I've missed the clicky!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BliTzKiN on Wed, 13 November 2013, 19:38:48
Phantom ergoclears
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: frvrngn on Thu, 14 November 2013, 08:15:10
Switched out to my new to me G80-1800 with ergoclears and so far I love it.  Still figuring out the new layout but its coming to me fairly quickly.  Like the switch too, first time trying them out.

(http://i1358.photobucket.com/albums/q777/CHD_Dad/PB131849_zps3b2cd253.jpg) (http://s1358.photobucket.com/user/CHD_Dad/media/PB131849_zps3b2cd253.jpg.html)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Thu, 14 November 2013, 11:23:40
Switched out to my new to me G80-1800 with ergoclears and so far I love it.  Still figuring out the new layout but its coming to me fairly quickly.  Like the switch too, first time trying them out.

(http://i1358.photobucket.com/albums/q777/CHD_Dad/PB131849_zps3b2cd253.jpg) (http://s1358.photobucket.com/user/CHD_Dad/media/PB131849_zps3b2cd253.jpg.html)

I actually really like the layout there, it reminds me of the QF TK a lot. Now if only they'd trim the ridiculous bezel..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: eth0s on Thu, 14 November 2013, 11:46:14
Everyday I'm using the HHKB Pro 2 Type-S.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: guywithtwohands on Thu, 14 November 2013, 13:15:34
Currently using a Filco Majestouch 2 TKL with MX blues.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Thu, 14 November 2013, 22:53:30
Finally, a change from the poker, I'm on my 1813HFU
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: meiosis on Thu, 14 November 2013, 23:05:02
356CL DGE :3
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: olivier.nyc on Thu, 14 November 2013, 23:49:39
at work I now have replaced my company-issued hp piece of $#)(@*$ with a Ducky 9008G2 Pr :eek: and
at home the Apple Aluminum Keyboard with Numeric Keypad.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: monday on Fri, 15 November 2013, 01:35:14
 Mx blacks on a tt esports meka g1 with checkerboard double shots. While I look for a 60%! :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: JoeUser on Fri, 15 November 2013, 02:19:59
Some vintage "Laser" branded keyboard with SMK switches and double shot keys all around. AT to PS/2 adapter required!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Tue, 19 November 2013, 13:06:08
(http://cs616131.vk.me/v616131724/1c55/ywfLCF_8VTs.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Valis on Tue, 19 November 2013, 13:29:02
Topre 88UB variable. For longer typing tasks, IBM Model M 1391411.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: daerid on Tue, 19 November 2013, 13:30:40
(http://i.imgur.com/ZzX5bAU.jpg) mmmmmm
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Mikey Mo on Tue, 19 November 2013, 13:59:14
filco and cherry they are good
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Mr. C on Tue, 19 November 2013, 23:30:27
I'm currently switched from CMS QFR blue to Realforce 87UW 45g. On primary computer The jury is still out on the Realforce but it's growing on me. Not to happy with noisy spacebar.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Tue, 19 November 2013, 23:35:51
I'm currently switched from CMS QFR blue to Realforce 87UW 45g. On primary computer The jury is still out on the Realforce but it's growing on me. Not to happy with noisy spacebar.

Did you take out the spring from the spacebar?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: TravisW on Wed, 20 November 2013, 07:22:02
New SteelSeries 7G.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jwaz on Wed, 20 November 2013, 11:12:33
Still on my HHKB at work and Type-S at home, I'll occasionally switch to SSK at work and a custom RF/55 RF for games.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dreamre on Wed, 20 November 2013, 11:13:24
Ducky Shine 2 with white LEDs and ergo clear switches :D.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Wed, 20 November 2013, 11:15:10
thock thock thock
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Michael on Wed, 20 November 2013, 11:19:24
Always.

Modified HHKB Pro2 w/ 55g rubber, silence and lubed.

(https://i.imgur.com/mtIiXcc.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Wed, 20 November 2013, 11:21:04
Always.

Modified HHKB Pro2 w/ 55g rubber, silence and lubed.

Show Image
(https://i.imgur.com/mtIiXcc.jpg)


Do you leave the OG on it all the time or just for photos? :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jwaz on Wed, 20 November 2013, 11:22:05
It just isn't right not to use it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Wed, 20 November 2013, 11:23:32
Always.

Modified HHKB Pro2 w/ 55g rubber, silence and lubed.

Show Image
(https://i.imgur.com/mtIiXcc.jpg)


I really need to do that silence mod to my hhkb
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Wed, 20 November 2013, 11:40:31
Ducky Shine 2 with white LEDs and ergo clear switches :D.

Dood, that must have been hard work, desoldering all those LEDs... the satisfaction when finished must have been tremendous.

Always.

Modified HHKB Pro2 w/ 55g rubber, silence and lubed.

Show Image
(https://i.imgur.com/mtIiXcc.jpg)


So very jelly of that HHKB.

55g Topre is my favorite Thorpe and I'd love to try case mounted 55g but don't want to take out of my RF55 87UB... may need to find another in the future to take apart to mod a HHKB.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Melvang on Wed, 20 November 2013, 12:19:02
Currently using costar built Das III with a mix of lubed ergo clears, getto greens, a stock clear, stock browns and lubed browns.  Caps are thin dye subbed PBT alpha numerics, and the stock blank black caps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Wed, 20 November 2013, 12:35:01
Rubber dome  HP laptop board. Definitely not my favorite.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Internetlad on Wed, 20 November 2013, 12:42:14
Rosewill RK-9000BL (MX Blacks) at work. PBT Hazards for the F row and a grey on white doubleshot escape I got from a grab bag from SP, but crappy stock keys other than that on it.

Hoping to pick up a new 'board for work and take this one back home. I couldn't stand using the provided 'board (inherited and beat to **** microsoft ergo split thing) so I just brought mine in. Got a Unicomp M on my Linux machine (which sees little use, unforutnately) and a Kensington dome board on my main gaming pc.

Basically, mech on a budget.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Mr. C on Wed, 20 November 2013, 15:05:55
Today I am using my IBM M SSK born on 3/10/93. Sweet! I forget how good this keyboard is.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: JaccoW on Wed, 20 November 2013, 15:14:29
I've been using my Déck Legend with MX clears and o-rings the last few weeks again.
My preferences have changed to smaller boards but this thing is still a dream to type on and feels so much nicer and more solid than my other Clear board.
I'll have it lubed and stickered soon.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Emospence on Wed, 20 November 2013, 19:20:10
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/ZzX5bAU.jpg)
mmmmmm

Love your wood
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: opensecret on Sun, 24 November 2013, 23:44:44
For something a little different from all the shrunken, mostly keyless boards that seem very popular with this crowd, I'm typing on my own personal favorite, a Northgate Omnikey Ultra in its ultimate maxi-key format, coupled with a RollerMouse Pro.  I have this combo at home and at my office (which is 1300 miles from home, but that's another story).

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Mon, 25 November 2013, 05:01:40
Does this Omnikey have white alps?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Flamingchook on Mon, 25 November 2013, 05:33:52
Back on my Filco ever since my Dolch set arrived. Put some foam behind the pcb to deaden the sound a bit and it's wonderful.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: randomist on Mon, 25 November 2013, 05:55:47
Right now? HP POS chicklet laptop board on an ultra portable 11" lappy.

Home use: Filco MJ2 MX-Browns
ITX rig: temporarily an M$ Sidewinder X4
Work: Dell POS (about to be replaced by a Filco MJ2 TKL MX Browns with o-rings which will also travel occasionally for the ITX rig).
Lab: M$ "ergonomic" wave keyboard, second most uncomfortable thing I can think of that I've typed on. No way a mech keyboard is going in there, too many nasty things could happen to it.
Sofa: Logitech wireless rubberdome thingy.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mapple on Mon, 25 November 2013, 07:16:43
Right now? HP POS chicklet laptop board on an ultra portable 11" lappy.

Home use: Filco MJ2 MX-Browns
ITX rig: temporarily an M$ Sidewinder X4
Work: Dell POS (about to be replaced by a Filco MJ2 TKL MX Browns with o-rings which will also travel occasionally for the ITX rig).
Lab: M$ "ergonomic" wave keyboard, second most uncomfortable thing I can think of that I've typed on. No way a mech keyboard is going in there, too many nasty things could happen to it.
Sofa: Logitech wireless rubberdome thingy.

and a bathroom?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: opensecret on Mon, 25 November 2013, 09:08:09
Does this Omnikey have white alps?

Yes -- I've had 5 or 6 of them going back more than 20 years, and I've never seen a Northgate with anything except white alps.  (I think the same was true of the Avant Stellar -- I had one of those, but even though it looked like a Northgate, it didn't type like one.  Didn't have the staying power either.)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Internetlad on Mon, 25 November 2013, 15:26:33
If only the Northgate were ANSI. Can't stand BAE.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SUPER432 on Mon, 25 November 2013, 22:16:32
Realforce 87u 45g. There's also a Filco TKL with blues on the desk. Mostly use the Realforce - blues too loud but still love em!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Mon, 25 November 2013, 22:17:19
Switched to GON again while I clean the LZ-S ^_^ been using my laptop's stock keyboard a lot too because lazy when traveling to bring out a $500 keyboard...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 25 November 2013, 22:18:14
Aha!  Now using QFS MX green with PBT dyesubs at work (and switched back to HHKB at home).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SUPER432 on Mon, 25 November 2013, 22:21:10
Switched to GON again while I clean the LZ-S ^_^ been using my laptop's stock keyboard a lot too because lazy when traveling to bring out a $500 keyboard...

Did anything happen or is it just a regular cleaning?

Yikes to that price, but it looks absolutely amazing.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Mon, 25 November 2013, 22:21:35
Nope just some regular cleaning ^_^ Noticed the caps were getting a little dirty.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Tue, 26 November 2013, 00:27:05
Aha!  Now using QFS MX green with PBT dyesubs at work (and switched back to HHKB at home).

Those are such different switches...does it not bother you to switch between them so frequently?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dustinhxc on Tue, 26 November 2013, 00:32:34
HHKB Pro 2 Silenced

(http://i42.tinypic.com/34qmbys.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: simon_C on Tue, 26 November 2013, 17:29:57
WASD v1 with blank filco caps and CUSTOM™ Wrist wrest.
(http://i.imgur.com/vBpef0B.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: infiniti on Tue, 26 November 2013, 20:29:44
Using my bro-in-laws QFR with blues at the office today to test it out before I return it this weekend...I've been using browns for so long that I've missed the clicky!
I've returned the QFR with blues to my bro-in-law already so I'm back to using my QFR with lubed vintage browns at work.

I miss the clicky and surprisingly enough, the guy at the desk near mine does too.  He misses what he called "that old school clicking keyboard".

Anyway, I'm decided to go with blues for my 60%. :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Sifo on Tue, 26 November 2013, 20:34:13
Back to the LZ-S, good as new!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Tue, 26 November 2013, 21:48:32
Back to the LZ-S, good as new!

Pics or it didn't happen :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: theMANtonio on Tue, 26 November 2013, 22:10:43
Currently using a Siig Minitouch w/ Monterey Blues. I have it mapped out correctly for Mac using KeyRemap4MacBook, but I just need to get accustomed to the key placement and key sizes. I'm also noticing my iMac is missing a lot of keypresses. It's connected AT -> AT to PS/2 adapter -> PS/2 to USB adapter -> plugged into powered USB hub.

Long string of adapters/connection, but the feel of these switches is definitely worth it.  :thumb:


Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PointyFox on Tue, 26 November 2013, 22:21:26
Just cleaned this thing up:

(http://i44.tinypic.com/bhejvp.jpg)

A few of the larger keys are marked PBT, but they are "thick" keycaps and feel like ABS.  I think they're from a G80.  Are they probably ABS?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: opensecret on Tue, 26 November 2013, 23:19:26
Currently using a Siig Minitouch w/ Monterey Blues. I have it mapped out correctly for Mac using KeyRemap4MacBook, but I just need to get accustomed to the key placement and key sizes. I'm also noticing my iMac is missing a lot of keypresses. It's connected AT -> AT to PS/2 adapter -> PS/2 to USB adapter -> plugged into powered USB hub.

Long string of adapters/connection, but the feel of these switches is definitely worth it.  :thumb:

That's the same cable arrangement I use with my Northgates.  Kind of Rube Goldberg, and I've found that not all PS/2/USB adapters are created equal, but the setup works reliably with Windows machines, except that after sleeping the machine, I often have to pull and reseat the USB cable to bring the keyboard to life. 

With my Mac, I didn't have a problem with missing keypresses, but I could never find an iOS keyboard remapping app that would give me the layout I wanted.  I finally switched back to a Mac keyboard with that machine. 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: theMANtonio on Tue, 26 November 2013, 23:27:32
That's the same cable arrangement I use with my Northgates.  Kind of Rube Goldberg, and I've found that not all PS/2/USB adapters are created equal, but the setup works reliably with Windows machines, except that after sleeping the machine, I often have to pull and reseat the USB cable to bring the keyboard to life. 

With my Mac, I didn't have a problem with missing keypresses, but I could never find an iOS keyboard remapping app that would give me the layout I wanted.  I finally switched back to a Mac keyboard with that machine.


Thanks for the heads-up. I finally gave up and switched back to my RF. I've tucked the Siig back into it's box for the night..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Tue, 26 November 2013, 23:47:41
Trying out my HHKB
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: n0rdlad on Wed, 27 November 2013, 02:15:33
Im getting the picture that there are no strict favourites.. Maybe just favourite singular aspects about certain keyboards. Like food your "favourite of the moment must tend to be whatever you're in the mood for.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Wed, 27 November 2013, 02:27:58
Trying out my HHKB

Let me know how it all goes, my good sir. MUST KNOW.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SUPER432 on Wed, 27 November 2013, 02:36:07
Im getting the picture that there are no strict favourites.. Maybe just favourite singular aspects about certain keyboards. Like food your "favourite of the moment must tend to be whatever you're in the mood for.

That's definitely true, and I think hanging around this place is a bad, bad influence - you're a lot more likely to swap around and buy new crap because of this forum!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: n0rdlad on Wed, 27 November 2013, 04:56:43
Yip! Money comes & goes but happy memories are forever man!! @least thats what the consumerism cortex in my head is convincing me haha
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ynrozturk on Wed, 27 November 2013, 09:54:10
(http://i644.photobucket.com/albums/uu169/ynrozturk/IMG_20131127_175009_zps9cd04d08.jpg)

Poker II, MX Brown.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Wed, 27 November 2013, 09:55:42
Show Image
(http://i644.photobucket.com/albums/uu169/ynrozturk/IMG_20131127_175009_zps9cd04d08.jpg)


Poker II, MX Brown.

Is your monitor on a shoebox stand? 'Cause that's awesome
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ynrozturk on Wed, 27 November 2013, 10:05:52
Haha, it's actually a modem box. Just temporary for now as we're in the middle of changing offices.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dante on Wed, 27 November 2013, 12:41:34
I think you guys hit it on the head - there isn't only ONE keyboard but MANY.

You can say "Oh this is the best keyboard I've ever typed on!  I can sell the rest."

And maybe you'll be satisfied for some time but you will always eventually crack.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuxsavvy on Wed, 27 November 2013, 14:38:16
I think you guys hit it on the head - there isn't only ONE keyboard but MANY.

You can say "Oh this is the best keyboard I've ever typed on!  I can sell the rest."

And maybe you'll be satisfied for some time but you will always eventually crack.

To each their own, not everyone would share the same taste. Just as well I guess most of us are searching/longing for the "perfect" keyboard.

Not all people maybe comfortable with selling their other keyboards. Some of them may like to do keyboard rotation in a bid to prevent excess wear and tear on one particular keyboard. Others I guess one could crudely say "hoard" their spare keyboards as such keyboards maybe rare (or eventually will get rare). Just as well I am sure one can find collectors of various sorts. They have their own reasons.

Eventually crack is part of the game, almost everything involves money. Not trying to grill you for this but I am sure people have constantly moaned about the fact that they have been "wallet hacked". I am sure these are the tell tales signs of one's seriousness to be a collector of some sort.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jkercado on Wed, 27 November 2013, 16:26:24
Still using my Unicomp Ultra Classic at the office. I've tried different things but always come back to buckling spring goodness.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Thu, 28 November 2013, 02:35:10
Show Image
(http://i644.photobucket.com/albums/uu169/ynrozturk/IMG_20131127_175009_zps9cd04d08.jpg)


Poker II, MX Brown.

Is your monitor on a shoebox stand? 'Cause that's awesome
mine stands on a magsafe box.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Thu, 28 November 2013, 03:13:50
Show Image
(http://i644.photobucket.com/albums/uu169/ynrozturk/IMG_20131127_175009_zps9cd04d08.jpg)


Poker II, MX Brown.

Is your monitor on a shoebox stand? 'Cause that's awesome
mine standas on a magsafe box.

My monitor sit on the desk, and is as low as I can get it.  Due to a neck problem, I cannot look up for long, and I prefer to have my head angled slightly down.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Thu, 28 November 2013, 05:40:43
(http://i.imgur.com/tcxm8CV.jpg)

How this?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: n0rdlad on Thu, 28 November 2013, 06:07:06
Old school rig :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Thu, 28 November 2013, 19:00:49
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/tcxm8CV.jpg)


How this?

Hey, those look great on that keyboard!  Much better than they looked on my color cases.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: h2gofast on Fri, 29 November 2013, 04:51:10
Model F 122 key with soarer's converter.  snickity-snickity-snick-snick-snickity
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Emospence on Mon, 02 December 2013, 06:10:40
They're here! So good, was afraid they might be too stiff, but nope, perfecto!

(http://i.imgur.com/YMpfWaU.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/OuZNK4e.jpg)

Swopped the ctrl and caps, HHKB did that right heh
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuxsavvy on Mon, 02 December 2013, 06:14:42
(http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-7TGcSoqbEdE/Upw0EoBaBrI/AAAAAAAAAMs/W_6FDUSVibM/s1600/20131202_037.jpg)

Via DIN to PS/2 adapter. I am only going to use it for a few days or virtually until I get sick of it. For an old keyboard it still has issues even though I have tried my best to try and address them. I guess the keyboard is either aging and/or the switch design seems to be pretty weak.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Mon, 02 December 2013, 10:09:36
topre 86ub | iri's insane short throw mod

(http://cs314330.vk.me/v314330724/4f0d/BPHOvwnnsac.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Mon, 02 December 2013, 10:13:11
topre 86ub | iri's insane short throw mod

Show Image
(http://cs314330.vk.me/v314330724/4f0d/BPHOvwnnsac.jpg)


give us the mod details...don't tease ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Mon, 02 December 2013, 10:34:34
i bought a flexible 2mm thick plastic carving board, cut it into 4mm wide and 28cm long stripes and put them under the keys. it's insane, i told ya.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Flyersfan1 on Mon, 02 December 2013, 10:41:51
They're here! So good, was afraid they might be too stiff, but nope, perfecto!

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/YMpfWaU.jpg)


Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/OuZNK4e.jpg)


Swopped the ctrl and caps, HHKB did that right heh
congrats! greatest switch ever!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 03 December 2013, 04:15:27
They're here! So good, was afraid they might be too stiff, but nope, perfecto!

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/YMpfWaU.jpg)


Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/OuZNK4e.jpg)


Swopped the ctrl and caps, HHKB did that right heh

Heh I have the same lavender WASD on my HHKB :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Tue, 03 December 2013, 04:53:59
but nobody's keyboard has such light green background as mine!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: n0rdlad on Wed, 04 December 2013, 03:18:08
Membrane POS, but not for long  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: geekhead on Thu, 05 December 2013, 02:35:17
keycool 84 that arrived few days ago, loving it  :thumb:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/PowerSlide/IMG_20131203_140201_zpsa2968c3c.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: berrymxblue on Thu, 05 December 2013, 02:40:15
Poker II and All white Nopoo Choc Mini
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BGD on Thu, 05 December 2013, 02:54:59
QFR w/ Blues at work and White Poker II w/ Browns at home :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Thu, 05 December 2013, 03:52:48
Still HHKB at home, but eyeing my Model M, and also wondering whether I should dig the old NEC keyboard out again now that I have the PS/2 to USB adaptor (although the missing left arrow switch is kinda annoying).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Phagocytosis on Thu, 05 December 2013, 07:01:02
(http://img837.imageshack.us/img837/2933/3she.jpg)

leopold tkl! mx ghetto greens. and milestone wristrest
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Thu, 05 December 2013, 15:57:00
SS 7G and Poker II

Both mint condition even after intense usage in the last 6 months

(http://i.imgur.com/fnsM1XJ.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/3Dcqrrd.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/P1Vc96R.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/4YQIw1m.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/BFxXqg7.jpg)


The Poker II needs a little pimpin' but i'm switching the brown to green beforehand. Then it'll be unique enough for me to modify the keycap set.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Fri, 06 December 2013, 03:44:15
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/4YQIw1m.jpg)


Those (SP is it?) faded function row actually look pretty good on there :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Fri, 06 December 2013, 17:58:13
NEC APC H4100E.  It is AT keyboard, I am using AT to PS/2 adaptor, and also PS/2 to USB adaptor.  Works fine on a Mac :)

Coiled cable, anyone?

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ideus on Fri, 06 December 2013, 17:59:11
Leopold FC660M, just awesome.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Fri, 06 December 2013, 22:34:06
NEC APC H4100E.  It is AT keyboard, I am using AT to PS/2 adaptor, and also PS/2 to USB adaptor.  Works fine on a Mac :)

Coiled cable, anyone?

(Attachment Link)

I think a key might have been left off.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sat, 07 December 2013, 02:26:24
Damn it!  Apple aluminium.

The NEC frankly didn't do it for me any more.  I used one of those to death a few years ago, but this one just feels ... different.

Now I am doing some really deep Mac stuff and absolutely need to hit the right keys at the right time, so I dug my Apple aluminium keyboard out again.

I used to think these scissor switches were pretty good but they almost pale into uselessness when compared to MX and Thorpe and BS switches!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Fullcream on Sat, 07 December 2013, 02:32:47
Brand new IBM KB 7953
Why do dome switches feel so good to me? I will sell all my MX boards, right now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Sat, 07 December 2013, 03:03:43
Even since I'd gotten the multi-colored LED covers for my YOTS, I've been using it more often, so:
Main rig - YOTS MX Blue
2nd rig - Charcoal Grey HHKB 2
3rd rig - Topre Type Heaven with blue PBT key caps
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Sat, 07 December 2013, 03:15:34
Even since I'd gotten the multi-colored LED covers for my YOTS, I've been using it more often, so:
Main rig - YOTS MX Blue
2nd rig - Charcoal Grey HHKB 2
3rd rig - Topre Type Heaven with blue PBT key caps

That YOTS sounds way too cool! Any pics by any chance?  :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Sat, 07 December 2013, 03:18:49

That YOTS sounds way too cool! Any pics by any chance?  :)
Why sure, always happy to share my YOTS + LED cover love....
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v333/mikeysg/20131130_154642_zps65d863fa.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Sat, 07 December 2013, 03:27:36

That YOTS sounds way too cool! Any pics by any chance?  :)
Why sure, always happy to share my YOTS + LED cover love....
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v333/mikeysg/20131130_154642_zps65d863fa.jpg)
[/quote]

**drools** that is a very beautiful piece of keyboard and also professional looking. But where is your RGB lit snake spacebar?  ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Sat, 07 December 2013, 04:10:27
**drools** that is a very beautiful piece of keyboard and also professional looking. But where is your RGB lit snake spacebar?  ;)
I actually prefer the regular Ducky logo spacebar, here's a pic of it before I'd put on the LED covers, I'd left it basically the same color since it sort of matched some of the LED covers...
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v333/mikeysg/20130829_202353_zps5e5890f8.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Sat, 07 December 2013, 04:22:41
**drools** that is a very beautiful piece of keyboard and also professional looking. But where is your RGB lit snake spacebar?  ;)
I actually prefer the regular Ducky logo spacebar, here's a pic of it before I'd put on the LED covers, I'd left it basically the same color since it sort of matched some of the LED covers...
Show Image
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v333/mikeysg/20130829_202353_zps5e5890f8.jpg)


Very tastefully done indeed. Where did you order the led covers?

P.S. have admired your collection since a few months back at LTTs ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Sat, 07 December 2013, 04:27:46
I'm currently using Matias Quiet Pro Mini for PC but am missing the click. Tomorrow going to bung out the CM Storm with greens. Not sure if my fingers are gonna appreciate the rude shock though.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Sat, 07 December 2013, 04:41:30
Very tastefully done indeed. Where did you order the led covers?

P.S. have admired your collection since a few months back at LTTs ;)
I didn't order the LED covers per se, they were imported by an enterprising fellow from a local forum, I'd bought mine thru him. Jeez, seems everyone from LTT recognizes me here, but I haven't the foggiest who any of you guys are over at LTT, other than Jokrik that is. :-[

I'm currently using Matias Quiet Pro Mini for PC but am missing the click. Tomorrow going to bung out the CM Storm with greens. Not sure if my fingers are gonna appreciate the rude shock though.
I'm a small Asian guy, yet I have no problem punching away on Blacks, Clears and Greens.....anyway, heavier/stiffer switch types like those I'd mentioned are just awesome to type and game with. I love my Trigger Green while I was using it. In any case, all it takes is a little getting used to, and Green would feel so good to type on that you may not like lighter switch types any more. While I don't dislike Blue, Brown and Red, they aren't anywhere close to being my fave switches anymore (they used to be), but having tried Black, Clear, Green and even a 55G Topre, I've grown quite attached to these switches, or any heavy ones like the BS on my Model M.

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Sat, 07 December 2013, 05:04:29
Very tastefully done indeed. Where did you order the led covers?

P.S. have admired your collection since a few months back at LTTs ;)
I didn't order the LED covers per se, they were imported by an enterprising fellow from a local forum, I'd bought mine thru him. Jeez, seems everyone from LTT recognizes me here, but I haven't the foggiest who any of you guys are over at LTT, other than Jokrik that is. :-[

I'm currently using Matias Quiet Pro Mini for PC but am missing the click. Tomorrow going to bung out the CM Storm with greens. Not sure if my fingers are gonna appreciate the rude shock though.
I'm a small Asian guy, yet I have no problem punching away on Blacks, Clears and Greens.....anyway, heavier/stiffer switch types like those I'd mentioned are just awesome to type and game with. I love my Trigger Green while I was using it. In any case, all it takes is a little getting used to, and Green would feel so good to type on that you may not like lighter switch types any more. While I don't dislike Blue, Brown and Red, they aren't anywhere close to being my fave switches anymore (they used to be), but having tried Black, Clear, Green and even a 55G Topre, I've grown quite attached to these switches, or any heavy ones like the BS on my Model M.

I thought I recognized you  :D

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Sat, 07 December 2013, 07:06:47

I thought I recognized you  :D

(Attachment Link)
LMAO! :D That made my day! :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Sat, 07 December 2013, 09:20:20

I thought I recognized you  :D

(Attachment Link)
LMAO! :D That made my day! :thumb:

Underestimate the small asian dude with strong fingers at your own peril!

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Sat, 07 December 2013, 22:58:44
I'm using my CM Storm with greens today and am really feeling it in my right front delts (like a sharp pain at the biceps tendon insertion point, but slightly more lateral). I've maybe done 60 races on Typeracer and this is the first time I've had pain on that side (I've had it on the left before). Better take it easy..or go get a massage  :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: gh_pp on Sun, 08 December 2013, 03:00:44
Brand new IBM KB 7953
Why do dome switches feel so good to me? I will sell all my MX boards, right now.

yes, along with keytronic, one of my fav rubber dome
sadly all rubber dome suffer the same problem, they deteriorate within a year.
i remember i had a stack of brand new keytronic just so i can swap one out when the daily driver goes "bad".

really if you like rubber dome and have not tried topre yet, you should. but i heard people saying topre suffer the same problem, albeit much later down the cycle
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: gh_pp on Sun, 08 December 2013, 03:01:40
keycool 84 that arrived few days ago, loving it  :thumb:

Show Image
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v313/PowerSlide/IMG_20131203_140201_zpsa2968c3c.jpg)


mx-clear? do want the 87 key version, but they only had 5 and sold out in minutes.


since collecting TKL after discovering this community, i found that i can fit two keyboards on my desk just fine. (previously full size model M with huge bezel).  and since i was having some neck pain tilting my head between two big 24" screens, having two keyboards works wonder to alleviate the issue. now i just need to get used to using left hand for the mouse while i'm working on the 1st monitor and right hand while on the 2nd...

but yeah i also get to switch it up between topre and cherry constantly since i have ADHD (who here doesn't :) so i got to remind myself the awesomeness of each switch type. now if only there is a TKL BS with thin bezel with win key...

whenever i can convince myself to upgrade to jeff atwood's 3 x 27"  2560x1440 setup, i need to get a bigger desk so i can have 3 TKL at the same time, but probably won't have enough space for 3 mice lol

(http://img.gawkerassets.com/img/181oe89u58tyqjpg/ku-xlarge.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: phatdood9 on Sun, 08 December 2013, 03:25:04
hhkb pro 2

master race!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Mon, 09 December 2013, 07:25:47
Finally remembered to bring my modded HHKB to work to actually try it out and use it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 09 December 2013, 15:09:11
Finally remembered to bring my modded HHKB to work to actually try it out and use it.

How did it make you feel?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Mon, 09 December 2013, 15:24:34
Finally remembered to bring my modded HHKB to work to actually try it out and use it.

How did it make you feel?
Superior I would hope
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Mon, 09 December 2013, 15:47:53
Finally remembered to bring my modded HHKB to work to actually try it out and use it.

How did it make you feel?

It made me feel like I want a full size HHKB lubed with 55g domes hahaha :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 09 December 2013, 15:51:08
Finally remembered to bring my modded HHKB to work to actually try it out and use it.

How did it make you feel?

It made me feel like I want a full size HHKB lubed with 55g domes hahaha :P

"Full size HHKB" - you mean a RealForce?

I'm kinda leaning that way, but I have too much MX stuff that I don't want to part with, so I just enjoy my HHKB at home.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Mon, 09 December 2013, 15:55:12
Finally remembered to bring my modded HHKB to work to actually try it out and use it.

How did it make you feel?

It made me feel like I want a full size HHKB lubed with 55g domes hahaha :P

"Full size HHKB" - you mean a RealForce?

I'm kinda leaning that way, but I have too much MX stuff that I don't want to part with, so I just enjoy my HHKB at home.

Nah a realforce isn't the same either....well the TKL anyways. I think the HHKB has a different feel since it's not plate mounted, it's 'case' mounted. The 55g realforce is super awesome itself, don't get me wrong....
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Snigeln on Mon, 09 December 2013, 16:01:56
I'm on a Ducky Mini here at work, waiting for my HHKB to arrive ;D

First post on this great (but expensive..) forum
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 09 December 2013, 16:04:13
I'm on a Ducky Mini here at work, waiting for my HHKB to arrive ;D

First post on this great (but expensive..) forum

Welcome to Geekhack!

Starting out strong - mind your wallet ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Snigeln on Mon, 09 December 2013, 16:13:05

Welcome to Geekhack!

Starting out strong - mind your wallet ;)

Thanks!

Yeah, I've got a G2Pro and a Blackwidow at home (that one started it..). There are so much that I want now.. But hey, it's not like I HAVE to eat every day..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 09 December 2013, 16:25:27

Welcome to Geekhack!

Starting out strong - mind your wallet ;)

Thanks!

Yeah, I've got a G2Pro and a Blackwidow at home (that one started it..). There are so much that I want now.. But hey, it's not like I HAVE to eat every day..

Get a Ducky Shine - you can mesmerise yourself by staring at the lighting effects and forget about food altogether!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Mon, 09 December 2013, 16:28:29

Welcome to Geekhack!

Starting out strong - mind your wallet ;)

Thanks!

Yeah, I've got a G2Pro and a Blackwidow at home (that one started it..). There are so much that I want now.. But hey, it's not like I HAVE to eat every day..

Get a Ducky Shine - you can mesmerise yourself by staring at the lighting effects and forget about food altogether!

You know I wonder if the ducky shine really feels different because all those led's being soldered on making the connection between pcb, switch, plate that much firmer.....I never use the lights but I really like the keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 09 December 2013, 16:31:55

Welcome to Geekhack!

Starting out strong - mind your wallet ;)

Thanks!

Yeah, I've got a G2Pro and a Blackwidow at home (that one started it..). There are so much that I want now.. But hey, it's not like I HAVE to eat every day..

Get a Ducky Shine - you can mesmerise yourself by staring at the lighting effects and forget about food altogether!

You know I wonder if the ducky shine really feels different because all those led's being soldered on making the connection between pcb, switch, plate that much firmer.....I never use the lights but I really like the keyboard.

I've felt that my Ducky Shine (the first one with red LEDs) was a really tight, consistent board.  The second one with green LEDs some of the MX blue switches did not click consistently across the board, and it felt ... looser.  Not as nice to use.

Otherwise they are identical.

Colours aside, there could be something in what you say.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: IMHB on Tue, 10 December 2013, 04:07:02
Currently I'm using my self-modded poker X....with ghetto greens (blue with black springs) on alphas, clear on rest. It's in an aluminum case.

Switching from a 80% to a 60% is somehow weird from the beginning...but when I got used to it....it's actually not that bad.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: n0rdlad on Tue, 10 December 2013, 06:04:42
Filco MJ2 104 w/ browns .. Waiting on mods from da   ^-^
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kyb on Tue, 10 December 2013, 12:01:05
HHKB Pro 2 (white, printed).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: suby4me on Tue, 10 December 2013, 12:57:35
A ducky shine III.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Tue, 10 December 2013, 13:17:23
A ducky shine III.

First post, welcome!
And I'm hoping to get one of those in the mail soon.  ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: suby4me on Tue, 10 December 2013, 23:52:09
A ducky shine III.

First post, welcome!
And I'm hoping to get one of those in the mail soon.  ;D

Thanks  ;D It's my first tkl. After reading reviews here and seeing the light patterns, I caved so fast lol. This is about a couple of days after getting a daskeyboard too. And the key caps is a whole another story.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Tue, 10 December 2013, 23:55:14

A ducky shine III.

First post, welcome!
And I'm hoping to get one of those in the mail soon.  ;D

Thanks  ;D It's my first tkl. After reading reviews here and seeing the light patterns, I caved so fast lol. This is about a couple of days after getting a daskeyboard too. And the key caps is a whole another story.

Congrats! Which do you prefer for typing and what switches does the Ducky have?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Tue, 10 December 2013, 23:57:06
Using mainly my laptop scissor switch keyboard right now   :'(

But when I do heavy typing I take out the keykool 84 with browns

my 11900 is being modded right now, its 1/2 clears 1/2 blacks, going to finish the mod in a couple weeks then use that for the desktop
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Fullcream on Tue, 10 December 2013, 23:59:32
Brand new IBM KB 7953
Why do dome switches feel so good to me? I will sell all my MX boards, right now.

yes, along with keytronic, one of my fav rubber dome
sadly all rubber dome suffer the same problem, they deteriorate within a year.
i remember i had a stack of brand new keytronic just so i can swap one out when the daily driver goes "bad".

really if you like rubber dome and have not tried topre yet, you should. but i heard people saying topre suffer the same problem, albeit much later down the cycle
I certainly do plan on trying Topre sometime soon. I am quite certain I will like it  ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Air tree on Wed, 11 December 2013, 00:11:05
Using mainly my laptop scissor switch keyboard right now   :'(

But when I do heavy typing I take out the keykool 84 with browns

my 11900 is being modded right now, its 1/2 clears 1/2 blacks, going to finish the mod in a couple weeks then use that for the desktop
I'm typing on a Laptop Scissor switch also.. (http://www.cute-factor.com/images/smilies/onion/th_083_v2.gif)


But i will soon be liberated from this laptop keyboard soon.

My fingers are going to be on a vacation from 62g Scissor switches. 45g topre is going to feel so light compared to this keyboard (http://www.cute-factor.com/images/smilies/onion/70bff581.gif)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: suby4me on Wed, 11 December 2013, 00:14:43

A ducky shine III.

First post, welcome!
And I'm hoping to get one of those in the mail soon.  ;D

Thanks  ;D It's my first tkl. After reading reviews here and seeing the light patterns, I caved so fast lol. This is about a couple of days after getting a daskeyboard too. And the key caps is a whole another story.

Congrats! Which do you prefer for typing and what switches does the Ducky have?

Hrmm, the ducky came Monday so I'm still getting used to that. I don't know if I can explain it right, but I can sorta hear a slight softer clack sound compared to the daskeyboard. Also it feels slighty harder to press. Although this is funny since both the Das and Ducky are blue switches. I think it's just all in my head ;) I'm tempted to get that sampler with the various switches to give a feel of how each feels. I've read descriptions and the mechanics behind it, but I think actually experiencing them will give me a better understanding.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Wed, 11 December 2013, 00:17:52

A ducky shine III.

First post, welcome!
And I'm hoping to get one of those in the mail soon.  ;D

Thanks  ;D It's my first tkl. After reading reviews here and seeing the light patterns, I caved so fast lol. This is about a couple of days after getting a daskeyboard too. And the key caps is a whole another story.

Congrats! Which do you prefer for typing and what switches does the Ducky have?

Hrmm, the ducky came Monday so I'm still getting used to that. I don't know if I can explain it right, but I can sorta hear a slight softer clack sound compared to the daskeyboard. Also it feels slighty harder to press. Although this is funny since both the Das and Ducky are blue switches. I think it's just all in my head ;) I'm tempted to get that sampler with the various switches to give a feel of how each feels. I've read descriptions and the mechanics behind it, but I think actually experiencing them will give me a better understanding.

The same switch in different boards can feel quite different, especially keyboards from different manufacturers.

Also the switch sampler will only give you a vague idea of what a single switch feels like - it is quite different to typing on a whole keyboard of switches.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Melvang on Wed, 11 December 2013, 00:20:31

A ducky shine III.

First post, welcome!
And I'm hoping to get one of those in the mail soon.  ;D

Thanks  ;D It's my first tkl. After reading reviews here and seeing the light patterns, I caved so fast lol. This is about a couple of days after getting a daskeyboard too. And the key caps is a whole another story.

Congrats! Which do you prefer for typing and what switches does the Ducky have?

Hrmm, the ducky came Monday so I'm still getting used to that. I don't know if I can explain it right, but I can sorta hear a slight softer clack sound compared to the daskeyboard. Also it feels slighty harder to press. Although this is funny since both the Das and Ducky are blue switches. I think it's just all in my head ;) I'm tempted to get that sampler with the various switches to give a feel of how each feels. I've read descriptions and the mechanics behind it, but I think actually experiencing them will give me a better understanding.

The same switch in different boards can feel quite different, especially keyboards from different manufacturers.

Also the switch sampler will only give you a vague idea of what a single switch feels like - it is quite different to typing on a whole keyboard of switches.

I would have to agree with rowdy on the switch tester.  I had the wife try it and she only like the stock reds.  I have since modded my Das with a bunch of different stem/spring/lube combos and she told me she could use lubed browns or the reds.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BlackWidowMan777 on Wed, 11 December 2013, 00:39:01


A ducky shine III.

First post, welcome!
And I'm hoping to get one of those in the mail soon.  ;D

Thanks  ;D It's my first tkl. After reading reviews here and seeing the light patterns, I caved so fast lol. This is about a couple of days after getting a daskeyboard too. And the key caps is a whole another story.

Congrats! Which do you prefer for typing and what switches does the Ducky have?

Hrmm, the ducky came Monday so I'm still getting used to that. I don't know if I can explain it right, but I can sorta hear a slight softer clack sound compared to the daskeyboard. Also it feels slighty harder to press. Although this is funny since both the Das and Ducky are blue switches. I think it's just all in my head ;) I'm tempted to get that sampler with the various switches to give a feel of how each feels. I've read descriptions and the mechanics behind it, but I think actually experiencing them will give me a better understanding.

Interesting, I think I've heard a few mention that about the Shine 3's modifiers.  A harder key press may suit those who find the blues too light. I've got a das ultimate and am still tossing up between the Shine 3 with blues and the Deck Francium again with blues. Well enjoy your cool keyboards and dat reactive typing at night!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: n0rdlad on Wed, 11 December 2013, 04:50:44
What is a good lube for switches I could aquire locally in Australia?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: n0rdlad on Wed, 11 December 2013, 04:55:24
Filco MJ2 Brown 104.. What type of lube would be good to use for switches available in Australia?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuxsavvy on Wed, 11 December 2013, 07:17:27
What is a good lube for switches I could aquire locally in Australia?


Filco MJ2 Brown 104.. What type of lube would be good to use for switches available in Australia?


I was about to say that I was pointed out by OO2 there is a bloke selling Ro-59 lube. I am unsure if they are ok for use with Cherry MX but I do know they were used on Topre switches:

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PadawanGeek on Wed, 11 December 2013, 07:29:39
Kept my YOTS for now, using a Yellow DS3 MX White board and loving the feel of White......oh yeah, it's for my main rig, my 3rd rig is still on a Topre TH with blue PBT key caps.
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v333/mikeysg/20131211_210211_zps55c8f295.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: yasuo on Wed, 11 December 2013, 07:47:29
What is a good lube for switches I could aquire locally in Australia?


Filco MJ2 Brown 104.. What type of lube would be good to use for switches available in Australia?


I was about to say that I was pointed out by OO2 there is a bloke selling Ro-59 lube. I am unsure if they are ok for use with Cherry MX but I do know they were used on Topre switches:

  • http://deskthority.net/marketplace-f11/ro-59-for-sale-t6860.html
hey,002 or OO2 actually? :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuxsavvy on Wed, 11 December 2013, 07:52:13
What is a good lube for switches I could aquire locally in Australia?


Filco MJ2 Brown 104.. What type of lube would be good to use for switches available in Australia?


I was about to say that I was pointed out by OO2 there is a bloke selling Ro-59 lube. I am unsure if they are ok for use with Cherry MX but I do know they were used on Topre switches:

  • http://deskthority.net/marketplace-f11/ro-59-for-sale-t6860.html (http://deskthority.net/marketplace-f11/ro-59-for-sale-t6860.html)
hey,002 or OO2 actually? :))
002 on the geekhack forums but OO2 on IRC.  :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Wed, 11 December 2013, 16:16:13
Started using my HHKB again last night, after a few days on my Filco MJ2 w/ Ergo Clears. It's so purrdy.

Yes, the Lime Green cap does not match the profile, and that's because I used them all on other boards.

(http://i.imgur.com/lQDjxaU.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: joelk2 on Wed, 11 December 2013, 16:46:08
im using a coolermaster quickfire tk on reds.

ive come from a coolermaster quickfire rapid on blacks and im not sure if i like the reds or not yet, i think i need some o's to reduce the travel a bit.

i know the travel distance is the same but i think due to the forces required to bottom out it feels like a longer throw. Failing that i will pick up a poker 2 on blacks.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Wed, 11 December 2013, 16:52:43
Switched to my semi-industrial ssk. Typing on it in combination with listening to some classic rock is awesome. :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Snigeln on Wed, 11 December 2013, 18:14:18
I REALLY want a yellow one, but this will have to do for now :(

(http://i.imgur.com/XkeaFSb.jpg)
(the G2Pro sits silently in the background..)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VolantPhalanx on Wed, 11 December 2013, 19:03:45
I've been using my Das Keyboard Ultimate Model S I think with mx blues, very clicky and fun. I have problems with not bottoming out when i type fast however. I'm happy to say that I've ordered myself a blank white HHKB pro 2 for my second board, and am very excited to try topres.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Wed, 11 December 2013, 19:05:13
I've been using my Das Keyboard Ultimate Model S I think with mx blues, very clicky and fun. I have problems with not bottoming out when i type fast however. I'm happy to say that I've ordered myself a blank white HHKB pro 2 for my second board, and am very excited to try topres.


Not bottoming out when you type fast is not a problem!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VolantPhalanx on Wed, 11 December 2013, 19:37:40
I've been using my Das Keyboard Ultimate Model S I think with mx blues, very clicky and fun. I have problems with not bottoming out when i type fast however. I'm happy to say that I've ordered myself a blank white HHKB pro 2 for my second board, and am very excited to try topres.


Not bottoming out when you type fast is not a problem!
Heh, yeah of course not. That was a mistype, my bad. When I start one of those speed tests or whatever, its just so tempting to just push down hard and leap to the next key but the more i type the better i get at just fluttering from key to key and now I'm getting closer and closer to my 120 wpm goal. The sound is drastically different when you don't bottom out as well, and I think i prefer it to the harsher smashing of the keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: arieswu on Wed, 11 December 2013, 19:57:51
Poker+Trackpoint+scroll wheel encoder

(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/IMG_1559X.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Morwrath on Wed, 11 December 2013, 20:00:38
I REALLY want a yellow one, but this will have to do for now :(

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/XkeaFSb.jpg)

(the G2Pro sits silently in the background..)

Is that a Ducky Mini? :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: _howsyourcat on Wed, 11 December 2013, 21:44:44
Work: QFR with browns

Just ordered a Filco MJ2 with browns  :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Wed, 11 December 2013, 21:49:34
I've been using my Das Keyboard Ultimate Model S I think with mx blues, very clicky and fun. I have problems with not bottoming out when i type fast however. I'm happy to say that I've ordered myself a blank white HHKB pro 2 for my second board, and am very excited to try topres.


Not bottoming out when you type fast is not a problem!
Heh, yeah of course not. That was a mistype, my bad. When I start one of those speed tests or whatever, its just so tempting to just push down hard and leap to the next key but the more i type the better i get at just fluttering from key to key and now I'm getting closer and closer to my 120 wpm goal. The sound is drastically different when you don't bottom out as well, and I think i prefer it to the harsher smashing of the keyboard.

Best of luck in your journey, young one.
Light touch and quick thought.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: n0rdlad on Thu, 12 December 2013, 15:26:11
Work: QFR with browns

Just ordered a Filco MJ2 with browns  :)


So happy with mine :) just waiting on some replacement pbt caps & she'll be complete.

Enjoy!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Thu, 12 December 2013, 15:30:41
Poker+Trackpoint+scroll wheel encoder

Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/IMG_1559X.jpg)


Please point out where you manage to get the sweet trackpoint/click/unknowndevice front panel for me.

I have a Poker II aswell, and your mods interests me.

Please, tell me your secrets.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Mr. C on Thu, 12 December 2013, 16:15:23
I swapped out the white and grey keycaps from my 87UW 45g to the new 87UB 55g I bought. I love that particular color combination of black case and white and grey keys.  That is what I'm typing on. But it's so heavy. I'm trying to get used to it. It's like just starting an exercise program when you are out of shape. 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Thu, 12 December 2013, 16:22:21
I swapped out the white and grey keycaps from my 87UW 45g to the new 87UB 55g I bought. I love that particular color combination of black case and white and grey keys.  That is what I'm typing on. But it's so heavy. I'm trying to get used to it. It's like just starting an exercise program when you are out of shape. 

It's really not that heavier than the 45g. It's just snappier and more responsive. Once you get used it the weight, which usually only takes a couple days, it'll be a breeze to type on it. I think slower typists tend to feel the weight more than those who type fast. I feel that the 55g domes are designed for quick and fast switch presses, where one lifts off quickly on each press.

Give it a couple days; you'll fall in love!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: russm on Thu, 12 December 2013, 16:37:07
New MX Board 3.0 with reds, it is a lot faster than me!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Fri, 13 December 2013, 15:31:17
Typing on a QFR with reds right now. Ordered some Filcos yesterday, so I'm definitely going to try those out when I get 'em. Also Ducky thick PBT caps (ISO) incoming in January, can't wait! :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Fri, 13 December 2013, 20:27:25
Started using my HHKB again last night, after a few days on my Filco MJ2 w/ Ergo Clears. It's so purrdy.

Yes, the Lime Green cap does not match the profile, and that's because I used them all on other boards.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/lQDjxaU.jpg)

Delicious
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: eddie on Fri, 13 December 2013, 20:28:55
i'm using a k90  :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: peter79 on Fri, 13 December 2013, 21:47:05
My first Mechanical keyboard is Filco Majestouch 2 AI blue switch. Using it for 2 months.
Then I bought Realforce 104 UB Variable.
Next 2 Months I bought 104 UB-DKI 45 gr Weight, and 87U 55 gr force with Digilog Aluminium case.
The 87U still in USA, will receive it in a week, while the Aluminium case already waiting patiently for a month  ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: PointyFox on Fri, 13 December 2013, 22:36:11
Typing on a $15 Cherry ML4100  :cool:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: StylinGreymon on Sat, 14 December 2013, 00:15:00
My Poker II with mx blacks
Trying to figure a way to remap fn+wasd to fn+hjkl
[attach=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: yasuo on Sat, 14 December 2013, 05:13:37
Nice variations color :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: BGD on Sat, 14 December 2013, 14:03:27
My Poker II with mx blacks
Trying to figure a way to remap fn+wasd to fn+hjkl
(Attachment Link)
Really like your color scheme.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sat, 14 December 2013, 15:59:05
We're starting to see some imaginitive combinations coming out of the Tao Hao group buy.

This is a Good Thing (tm) :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sat, 14 December 2013, 16:01:13
We're starting to see some imaginitive combinations coming out of the Tao Hao group buy.

This is a Good Thing (tm) :)

I'd have some rainbow puke if I joined earlier enough to be part of the GB...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sat, 14 December 2013, 18:53:40
We're starting to see some imaginitive combinations coming out of the Tao Hao group buy.

This is a Good Thing (tm) :)

I'd have some rainbow puke if I joined earlier enough to be part of the GB...

KeyPop are selling sets ...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VP on Sat, 14 December 2013, 19:05:41
Hello!
This is my first post on this nice forum.
I have Das Keyboard Ultimate with MX Blue. It's my first mechanical keyboard and I very like it.
I found this forum and I am reading discussions on this forum often. Interesting.
Thank You
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sat, 14 December 2013, 19:38:30
Hello!
This is my first post on this nice forum.
I have Das Keyboard Ultimate with MX Blue. It's my first mechanical keyboard and I very like it.
I found this forum and I am reading discussions on this forum often. Interesting.
Thank You


Welcome to Geekhack!

Hope you enjoy your stay :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Flyersfan1 on Sat, 14 December 2013, 19:42:33
Went back to my 87u 55g! I love this keyboard so much.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sat, 14 December 2013, 19:50:31
Been talking about SSK so I switched back to my Model M for a little while.

Loving the feel and sound, but already missing the Thorpe goodness.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Canious on Sat, 14 December 2013, 21:26:47
Using topre 55gu and filco brown 10key less. Can't decide which one to keep :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: keymaster on Mon, 16 December 2013, 00:32:07
Using topre 55gu and filco brown 10key less. Can't decide which one to keep :)

Look deep in your heart. You know it be Topre true.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Mon, 16 December 2013, 13:40:01
TK with Blues for now, and going to switch to a Ducky Yellow TKL with Blues when it comes in, hopefully by next week's end.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Flyersfan1 on Mon, 16 December 2013, 13:58:55
TK with Blues for now, and going to switch to a Ducky Yellow TKL with Blues when it comes in, hopefully by next week's end.
Nice!! I'm really tempted to get one of those limited edition yellow versions too!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Mon, 16 December 2013, 14:02:27
TK with Blues for now, and going to switch to a Ducky Yellow TKL with Blues when it comes in, hopefully by next week's end.
Nice!! I'm really tempted to get one of those limited edition yellow versions too!

Those lighting modes, I'm definitely going to get to see firsthand what typing 150+ on them will look like.  ;D
Also, seeing that it had not just PBT, but a very thick looking PBT, while somehow still letting light through, made me quite happy.
I'd recommend it! Still going for $150 shipped at mechanicalkeyboards.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Mon, 16 December 2013, 14:37:29
TK with Blues for now, and going to switch to a Ducky Yellow TKL with Blues when it comes in, hopefully by next week's end.
Nice!! I'm really tempted to get one of those limited edition yellow versions too!

Those lighting modes, I'm definitely going to get to see firsthand what typing 150+ on them will look like.  ;D
Also, seeing that it had not just PBT, but a very thick looking PBT, while somehow still letting light through, made me quite happy.
I'd recommend it! Still going for $150 shipped at mechanicalkeyboards.
Actual video of someone typing 150+ wpm on that reactive mode would be so cool!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Mon, 16 December 2013, 14:40:56
TK with Blues for now, and going to switch to a Ducky Yellow TKL with Blues when it comes in, hopefully by next week's end.
Nice!! I'm really tempted to get one of those limited edition yellow versions too!

Those lighting modes, I'm definitely going to get to see firsthand what typing 150+ on them will look like.  ;D
Also, seeing that it had not just PBT, but a very thick looking PBT, while somehow still letting light through, made me quite happy.
I'd recommend it! Still going for $150 shipped at mechanicalkeyboards.
Actual video of someone typing 150+ wpm on that reactive mode would be so cool!

I'll put up a video when I get it!
10FF will be good for it. If you consider the errors as wpm, it will be more like 160 wpm.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Mon, 16 December 2013, 15:13:41
TK with Blues for now, and going to switch to a Ducky Yellow TKL with Blues when it comes in, hopefully by next week's end.
Nice!! I'm really tempted to get one of those limited edition yellow versions too!

Those lighting modes, I'm definitely going to get to see firsthand what typing 150+ on them will look like.  ;D
Also, seeing that it had not just PBT, but a very thick looking PBT, while somehow still letting light through, made me quite happy.
I'd recommend it! Still going for $150 shipped at mechanicalkeyboards.
Actual video of someone typing 150+ wpm on that reactive mode would be so cool!

I'll put up a video when I get it!
10FF will be good for it. If you consider the errors as wpm, it will be more like 160 wpm.
I am looking forward to it.
Have you ever measured how many apm you have while testing your wpm (with errors) ?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Mon, 16 December 2013, 21:58:56
Actual video of someone typing 150+ wpm on that reactive mode would be so cool!

I'll put up a video when I get it!
10FF will be good for it. If you consider the errors as wpm, it will be more like 160 wpm.
I am looking forward to it.
Have you ever measured how many apm you have while testing your wpm (with errors) ?

Well, I wouldn't know in games like SCII, if that's what you meant, but 10FF does take into account your total keystrokes and corrections, but not at the same time. I guess my keypresses/minute is something more like 800.

EDIT: jk, just poked in a 157 wpm with 810 characters inputted, not counting a few backspaces. So maybe like 820 or so.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: arieswu on Mon, 16 December 2013, 22:06:23
Poker+Trackpoint+scroll wheel encoder

Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/IMG_1559X.jpg)


Please point out where you manage to get the sweet trackpoint/click/unknowndevice front panel for me.

I have a Poker II aswell, and your mods interests me.

Please, tell me your secrets.



(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_1559Y.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Mon, 16 December 2013, 22:40:27
Poker+Trackpoint+scroll wheel encoder

Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/IMG_1559X.jpg)


Please point out where you manage to get the sweet trackpoint/click/unknowndevice front panel for me.

I have a Poker II aswell, and your mods interests me.

Please, tell me your secrets.



Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_1559Y.jpg)


damn thats cool
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Mon, 16 December 2013, 22:44:42
Poker+Trackpoint+scroll wheel encoder

Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/IMG_1559X.jpg)


Please point out where you manage to get the sweet trackpoint/click/unknowndevice front panel for me.

I have a Poker II aswell, and your mods interests me.

Please, tell me your secrets.



Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_1559Y.jpg)


but where did you get it?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: arieswu on Mon, 16 December 2013, 23:46:36
Poker+Trackpoint+scroll wheel encoder

Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/IMG_1559X.jpg)


Please point out where you manage to get the sweet trackpoint/click/unknowndevice front panel for me.

I have a Poker II aswell, and your mods interests me.

Please, tell me your secrets.



Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_1559Y.jpg)


but where did you get it?

The front panel and trackpoint were parts of the  keyboard of T60
, the wheel encoder was from an used mouse.

And it's programmable, the controller was from KBC imsto.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Mon, 16 December 2013, 23:58:40
Poker+Trackpoint+scroll wheel encoder

Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/IMG_1559X.jpg)


Please point out where you manage to get the sweet trackpoint/click/unknowndevice front panel for me.

I have a Poker II aswell, and your mods interests me.

Please, tell me your secrets.



Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_1559Y.jpg)


but where did you get it?

The front panel and trackpoint were parts of the  keyboard of T60
, the wheel encoder was from an used mouse.

And it's programmable, the controller was from KBC imsto.

link to the controller?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: arieswu on Tue, 17 December 2013, 00:30:22
Poker+Trackpoint+scroll wheel encoder

Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/IMG_1559X.jpg)


Please point out where you manage to get the sweet trackpoint/click/unknowndevice front panel for me.

I have a Poker II aswell, and your mods interests me.

Please, tell me your secrets.



Show Image
(http://aries.armake.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_1559Y.jpg)


but where did you get it?

The front panel and trackpoint were parts of the  keyboard of T60
, the wheel encoder was from an used mouse.

And it's programmable, the controller was from KBC imsto.

link to the controller?


poker pcb, mouse wheelencoder  link to the controller
the controller and Trackpoint link to an extra usb hub
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: hasu on Tue, 17 December 2013, 21:59:39
arieswu, great work and welcome back.
Two years!! from your last mod/post.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: indiatechnewscom on Thu, 19 December 2013, 03:43:04
I just got the CM Storm Devastator Gaming bundle, a super cool entry level Gaming keyboard and mouse
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Thu, 19 December 2013, 03:43:54
I just got the CM Storm Devastator Gaming bundle, a super cool entry level Gaming keyboard and mouse

Hey thats not a mechanical keyboard
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: moonexe on Thu, 19 December 2013, 05:36:14
Hey thats not a mechanical keyboard
Neither is mine at the moment. Logitech G11, which will go into retirement as soon as I receive my G80-3000...
Left shift gets stuck all the time, I think some keys are even missing stabilizers. Oh yeah, and F4 activates on its own whether I press it or not. Constantly. So I have it disabled. :rolleyes:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Thu, 19 December 2013, 08:21:44
Hey thats not a mechanical keyboard
Neither is mine at the moment. Logitech G11, which will go into retirement as soon as I receive my G80-3000...
Left shift gets stuck all the time, I think some keys are even missing stabilizers. Oh yeah, and F4 activates on its own whether I press it or not. Constantly. So I have it disabled. :rolleyes:

Im suprised that you are still using it . If it were me, it would be thrown out the window the first time a problem arises
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Wildcard on Thu, 19 December 2013, 09:49:16
Still typing on my Typenow Solid with MX blues. It has served me well, but it will be retiring soon once I finish the Topre board I'm working on.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: moonexe on Thu, 19 December 2013, 17:28:21
Hey thats not a mechanical keyboard
Neither is mine at the moment. Logitech G11, which will go into retirement as soon as I receive my G80-3000...
Left shift gets stuck all the time, I think some keys are even missing stabilizers. Oh yeah, and F4 activates on its own whether I press it or not. Constantly. So I have it disabled. :rolleyes:

Im suprised that you are still using it . If it were me, it would be thrown out the window the first time a problem arises
Oh I will, when I have a replacement. :rolleyes:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ComradeSniper on Thu, 19 December 2013, 17:30:59
Using the Model M now for some buckling spring goodness, but I think I'll go back to the HHKB soon since this full size layout really bugs.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VolantPhalanx on Thu, 19 December 2013, 17:58:48
Now using my new HHKB pro 2, incredibly nice switches and great noise. I actively want to type things on it, it's that much fun. Takes the cake for my favorite Christmas present, and I got it early.  :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Thu, 19 December 2013, 18:37:23
Now using my new HHKB pro 2, incredibly nice switches and great noise. I actively want to type things on it, it's that much fun. Takes the cake for my favorite Christmas present, and I got it early.  :D

Congratz on your topre :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Thu, 19 December 2013, 23:55:07
Using the Model M now for some buckling spring goodness, but I think I'll go back to the HHKB soon since this full size layout really bugs.

I switched to my Model M at home for a few days, but my other half made a few remarks about it, so I switched back to HHKB ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Fri, 20 December 2013, 00:35:53
Using the Model M now for some buckling spring goodness, but I think I'll go back to the HHKB soon since this full size layout really bugs.

I switched to my Model M at home for a few days, but my other half made a few remarks about it, so I switched back to HHKB ;)

Your other half?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: StylinGreymon on Fri, 20 December 2013, 01:09:04
Using the Model M now for some buckling spring goodness, but I think I'll go back to the HHKB soon since this full size layout really bugs.

I switched to my Model M at home for a few days, but my other half made a few remarks about it, so I switched back to HHKB ;)

Your other half?
His spouse.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: arieswu on Fri, 20 December 2013, 02:21:22
I just got the CM Storm Devastator Gaming bundle, a super cool entry level Gaming keyboard and mouse
arieswu, great work and welcome back.
Two years!! from your last mod/post.

thank you hasu!!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Fri, 20 December 2013, 03:48:41
Im suprised that you are still using it . If it were me, it would be thrown out the window the first time a problem arises
how many people can you kill by throwing a model f out the window in singapore?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Fri, 20 December 2013, 04:23:50
Using the Model M now for some buckling spring goodness, but I think I'll go back to the HHKB soon since this full size layout really bugs.

I switched to my Model M at home for a few days, but my other half made a few remarks about it, so I switched back to HHKB ;)

Your other half?
His spouse.

Yes.

Perhaps I should have clarified that, it might have been a reference to my other personality :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Fri, 20 December 2013, 08:10:02
Im suprised that you are still using it . If it were me, it would be thrown out the window the first time a problem arises
how many people can you kill by throwing a model f out the window in singapore?

If my estimate are correct, The model f will fall through the ground , tunneling towards the core of the earth at 200mph and shoot out on the opposite side of the planet and cause the entire Earth to collapse to a singularity . Creating a black hole and sucks in the entire solar system.

So about 7 billion people will die
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Fri, 20 December 2013, 10:57:18
Using my green ALPS XM Ducky for the first time in like 3-4 months

I missed it so much.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Snigeln on Fri, 20 December 2013, 11:29:59
I've only been using it for like 30 min, but I'm really liking it so far! Feels kinda weird going from blues though..

Oh well, it has a REALLY cute space bar :-*

(http://i.imgur.com/2J7nBvr.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Fri, 20 December 2013, 12:23:00
switched back to the HHKB and 3700
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tgujay on Fri, 20 December 2013, 12:29:00
Rosewill RK-9000I with Blues with yellow and green Tai Hao doubleshots to make a ghetto Turtle Power set.  Try to keep my coworkers on their toes and switch up my caps periodically.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Fri, 20 December 2013, 19:13:11
Started using my HHKB again last night, after a few days on my Filco MJ2 w/ Ergo Clears. It's so purrdy.

Yes, the Lime Green cap does not match the profile, and that's because I used them all on other boards.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/lQDjxaU.jpg)


Vesper, when you're in a topre mood, do you usually use your Leopold or your HHKB? I think I remember you mentioning somewhere that you prefer the feel of the Leo, but dat HHKB is damn sexy...
Also, have you tried modding either to 55g? (ik you have a 55g realforce as well)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Fri, 20 December 2013, 19:51:51
Started using my HHKB again last night, after a few days on my Filco MJ2 w/ Ergo Clears. It's so purrdy.

Yes, the Lime Green cap does not match the profile, and that's because I used them all on other boards.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/lQDjxaU.jpg)


Vesper, when you're in a topre mood, do you usually use your Leopold or your HHKB? I think I remember you mentioning somewhere that you prefer the feel of the Leo, but dat HHKB is damn sexy...
Also, have you tried modding either to 55g? (ik you have a 55g realforce as well)

I usually use my 55g 87UB :)) But when needing to type a lot, I use HHKB a lil' more than the 660C, only because it's so pretty :P The 660C does feel better overall though, but the HHKB feels great in its own way. The HHKB is just awesome fun to type on. The all plastic construction is just so addicting.

I have not modded anything into 55g. I like my 87UB just the way it is, I don't think I want to take things out of it (even though I have taken it apart before). Modding wouldn't take very long, as it would just be a matter of switching out rubber cups.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Fri, 20 December 2013, 20:05:37
Started using my HHKB again last night, after a few days on my Filco MJ2 w/ Ergo Clears. It's so purrdy.

Yes, the Lime Green cap does not match the profile, and that's because I used them all on other boards.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/lQDjxaU.jpg)


Vesper, when you're in a topre mood, do you usually use your Leopold or your HHKB? I think I remember you mentioning somewhere that you prefer the feel of the Leo, but dat HHKB is damn sexy...
Also, have you tried modding either to 55g? (ik you have a 55g realforce as well)

I usually use my 55g 87UB :)) But when needing to type a lot, I use HHKB a lil' more than the 660C, only because it's so pretty :P The 660C does feel better overall though, but the HHKB feels great in its own way. The HHKB is just awesome fun to type on. The all plastic construction is just so addicting.

I have not modded anything into 55g. I like my 87UB just the way it is, I don't think I want to take things out of it (even though I have taken it apart before). Modding wouldn't take very long, as it would just be a matter of switching out rubber cups.

I see. Your HHKB is gorgeous :) I'm just very curious to know what a 55g 660C would feel like -- better than a 55g RF?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Fri, 20 December 2013, 20:15:23
Started using my HHKB again last night, after a few days on my Filco MJ2 w/ Ergo Clears. It's so purrdy.

Yes, the Lime Green cap does not match the profile, and that's because I used them all on other boards.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/lQDjxaU.jpg)


Vesper, when you're in a topre mood, do you usually use your Leopold or your HHKB? I think I remember you mentioning somewhere that you prefer the feel of the Leo, but dat HHKB is damn sexy...
Also, have you tried modding either to 55g? (ik you have a 55g realforce as well)

I usually use my 55g 87UB :)) But when needing to type a lot, I use HHKB a lil' more than the 660C, only because it's so pretty :P The 660C does feel better overall though, but the HHKB feels great in its own way. The HHKB is just awesome fun to type on. The all plastic construction is just so addicting.

I have not modded anything into 55g. I like my 87UB just the way it is, I don't think I want to take things out of it (even though I have taken it apart before). Modding wouldn't take very long, as it would just be a matter of switching out rubber cups.

I see. Your HHKB is gorgeous :) I'm just very curious to know what a 55g 660C would feel like -- better than a 55g RF?

That is actually a very very interesting idea... ****...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Fri, 20 December 2013, 20:31:12
Started using my HHKB again last night, after a few days on my Filco MJ2 w/ Ergo Clears. It's so purrdy.

Yes, the Lime Green cap does not match the profile, and that's because I used them all on other boards.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/lQDjxaU.jpg)


Vesper, when you're in a topre mood, do you usually use your Leopold or your HHKB? I think I remember you mentioning somewhere that you prefer the feel of the Leo, but dat HHKB is damn sexy...
Also, have you tried modding either to 55g? (ik you have a 55g realforce as well)

I usually use my 55g 87UB :)) But when needing to type a lot, I use HHKB a lil' more than the 660C, only because it's so pretty :P The 660C does feel better overall though, but the HHKB feels great in its own way. The HHKB is just awesome fun to type on. The all plastic construction is just so addicting.

I have not modded anything into 55g. I like my 87UB just the way it is, I don't think I want to take things out of it (even though I have taken it apart before). Modding wouldn't take very long, as it would just be a matter of switching out rubber cups.

I see. Your HHKB is gorgeous :) I'm just very curious to know what a 55g 660C would feel like -- better than a 55g RF?

That is actually a very very interesting idea... ****...

Time to bust that RF open again :P
If you do end up doing it, please please please tell me how it feels! I'd love a comparison to the standard RF 55g (I have a thread about this, you could post it there if you like)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: seredin on Sat, 21 December 2013, 07:35:20
First post hype.
(https://i.imgur.com/CK7gwMt.jpg)

I alternate between that beauty and a 1390120 (silver label from 1986), depending on what I'm doing that day.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Sat, 21 December 2013, 08:34:50
First post hype.
Show Image
(https://i.imgur.com/CK7gwMt.jpg)


I alternate between that beauty and a 1390120 (silver label from 1986), depending on what I'm doing that day.

Welcome!

what is that next to the spacebar?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Sat, 21 December 2013, 08:38:18
First post hype.
Show Image
(https://i.imgur.com/CK7gwMt.jpg)


I alternate between that beauty and a 1390120 (silver label from 1986), depending on what I'm doing that day.
That Island card  :))
Very nice keyboard you got there. Welcome to Geekhack!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: seredin on Sat, 21 December 2013, 09:46:58
Welcome!

what is that next to the spacebar?
That alt key came with the older M I have. It was used in a chemistry lab (I'm a chemical engineer), so I keep it on there for nostalgia. Plus it matches BMO  :thumb:
That Island card  :))
Very nice keyboard you got there. Welcome to Geekhack!
Thanks! I'm very happy with how it looks, and am working on making the typing experience on it as good as my 1390120.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: threejean on Sat, 21 December 2013, 11:27:23
My first mech is a CM QF Pro w/ Browns (loves it!) that I use at work, and I'm typing this on a CM QF TK White w/ Blues at home. I love them both but I think I like the brown switches better (the clickyness of the blues takes some getting used to).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Sat, 21 December 2013, 11:52:14
Welcome!

what is that next to the spacebar?
That alt key came with the older M I have. It was used in a chemistry lab (I'm a chemical engineer), so I keep it on there for nostalgia. Plus it matches BMO  :thumb:
That Island card  :))
Very nice keyboard you got there. Welcome to Geekhack!
Thanks! I'm very happy with how it looks, and am working on making the typing experience on it as good as my 1390120.

You're a chemical engineer?

COOL

I've always thought chemistry was kinda boring, but everyone likes different things.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: seredin on Sat, 21 December 2013, 12:13:48

You're a chemical engineer?

COOL

I've always thought chemistry was kinda boring, but everyone likes different things.

My apologies, I didn't mean to mislead you. Chemistry is incredibly boring. I was just giving the backstory on why I would have a keyboard from a chemistry lab ha
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sat, 21 December 2013, 21:45:27
Now on my Yellow Shine 3 TKL with Blues! Loving the keyboard, although the switches feel different, perhaps because of the lube.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuananh_bkk on Sat, 21 December 2013, 21:47:38
vanila HHKB printed. Looking to switch to blank keycaps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: cinnamoncider on Sat, 21 December 2013, 21:59:48
Ducky DK9008S3 MX Brown Blue LEDs

I also bring this baby into my work :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Sat, 21 December 2013, 22:44:43
I was using dorkvader's beamspring not too long ago.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Sat, 21 December 2013, 22:52:19
aek m0115 with orange alps currently
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Sat, 21 December 2013, 22:55:01
I've been switching between a Model M (clicktastic) and an ergo-clear QFR (heavenly, tactile cloud of something), but I'm typing this on a MBP chiclet, and my fingers are sad.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HoffmanMyster on Sat, 21 December 2013, 22:58:03
Welcome!

what is that next to the spacebar?
That alt key came with the older M I have. It was used in a chemistry lab (I'm a chemical engineer), so I keep it on there for nostalgia. Plus it matches BMO  :thumb:
That Island card  :))
Very nice keyboard you got there. Welcome to Geekhack!
Thanks! I'm very happy with how it looks, and am working on making the typing experience on it as good as my 1390120.

Hey, cool.  I'm also a chemical engineer (in training).   :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sun, 22 December 2013, 03:37:01
Now on my Yellow Shine 3 TKL with Blues! Loving the keyboard, although the switches feel different, perhaps because of the lube.

These come pre-lubed? :eek:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuananh_bkk on Sun, 22 December 2013, 05:04:49
Ducky DK9008S3 MX Brown Blue LEDs

I also bring this baby into my work :D

isn't it a bit too big to bring it to work?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sun, 22 December 2013, 05:39:10
Now on my Yellow Shine 3 TKL with Blues! Loving the keyboard, although the switches feel different, perhaps because of the lube.

These come pre-lubed? :eek:

From what others have said, their boards are all supposed to come pre-lubed. I'm not a fan of the feeling they have on Blues, though.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: cinnamoncider on Sun, 22 December 2013, 10:33:14
isn't it a bit too big to bring it to work?
Not if you have a huge bag  :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Sun, 22 December 2013, 13:02:04
Now on my Yellow Shine 3 TKL with Blues! Loving the keyboard, although the switches feel different, perhaps because of the lube.

These come pre-lubed? :eek:

From what others have said, their boards are all supposed to come pre-lubed. I'm not a fan of the feeling they have on Blues, though.

Source? This is curious...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Gniourf on Sun, 22 December 2013, 14:23:35
Leopold FC200RC (tkl, MX blue). HHBK pro 2 and RealForce 87U in their box in the closet  :rolleyes:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sun, 22 December 2013, 15:19:18
Now on my Yellow Shine 3 TKL with Blues! Loving the keyboard, although the switches feel different, perhaps because of the lube.

These come pre-lubed? :eek:

From what others have said, their boards are all supposed to come pre-lubed. I'm not a fan of the feeling they have on Blues, though.

Source? This is curious...

I'm not sure.  :'(
I saw it in a thread just a few days ago.

EDIT: Found it here:
Anyone notice that ducky lubes their switches?  I have noticed this on 2 differnt ducky keyboards a brown and a black.  They felt super smooth compared to any other band new black or brown I have tried.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Sun, 22 December 2013, 15:28:58
Far from confirmation, I feel like ducky would use that as a selling point if it was true..
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sun, 22 December 2013, 15:31:19
Far from confirmation, I feel like ducky would use that as a selling point if it was true..

All I can say is that the Blues feel more like Greens. Even when I swapped out the thick PBT, it felt quite heavy compared to my very frequently used TK.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Sun, 22 December 2013, 15:32:43
Far from confirmation, I feel like ducky would use that as a selling point if it was true..
Indeed, even tho I don't know how lubed switches feel Ducky ones seem very similar to other boards
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Sun, 22 December 2013, 16:31:46
Far from confirmation, I feel like ducky would use that as a selling point if it was true..

All I can say is that the Blues feel more like Greens. Even when I swapped out the thick PBT, it felt quite heavy compared to my very frequently used TK.

I really don't think lube would make blues feel like greens and just because switches feel smooth to one person doesn't mean ducky lubed anything lol
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: fourzeropooh on Sun, 22 December 2013, 16:36:27
Now on my Yellow Shine 3 TKL with Blues! Loving the keyboard, although the switches feel different, perhaps because of the lube.

These come pre-lubed? :eek:

From what others have said, their boards are all supposed to come pre-lubed. I'm not a fan of the feeling they have on Blues, though.

Source? This is curious...

I'm not sure.  :'(
I saw it in a thread just a few days ago.

EDIT: Found it here:
Anyone notice that ducky lubes their switches?  I have noticed this on 2 differnt ducky keyboards a brown and a black.  They felt super smooth compared to any other band new black or brown I have tried.

Wouldn't lubing switches require ducky to open each one and apply more lube? Thats an extremely time wasting task, especially since they get their switches from Cherry premade and put together.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Sun, 22 December 2013, 16:47:28
Now on my Yellow Shine 3 TKL with Blues! Loving the keyboard, although the switches feel different, perhaps because of the lube.

These come pre-lubed? :eek:

From what others have said, their boards are all supposed to come pre-lubed. I'm not a fan of the feeling they have on Blues, though.

Source? This is curious...

I'm not sure.  :'(
I saw it in a thread just a few days ago.

EDIT: Found it here:
Anyone notice that ducky lubes their switches?  I have noticed this on 2 differnt ducky keyboards a brown and a black.  They felt super smooth compared to any other band new black or brown I have tried.

Wouldn't lubing switches require ducky to open each one and apply more lube? Thats an extremely time wasting task, especially since they get their switches from Cherry premade and put together.

Yes and so far nothing has led me to believe there is anything but smoke being blown in regards to ducky lubing switches.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Sun, 22 December 2013, 19:35:43
That has nothing to do with lubing switches--different batches of switches feel differently.  You can't remove friction sufficiently just by lubrication--I have tried.  Scratchy lubed switches still don't feel very smooth.  But I've also had brand new keyboards be very smooth or quite scratchy right out of the box.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: demik on Sun, 22 December 2013, 19:38:15
Far from confirmation, I feel like ducky would use that as a selling point if it was true..

All I can say is that the Blues feel more like Greens. Even when I swapped out the thick PBT, it felt quite heavy compared to my very frequently used TK.

I really don't think lube would make blues feel like greens and just because switches feel smooth to one person doesn't mean ducky lubed anything lol


lube makes a switch feel heavier now?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sun, 22 December 2013, 20:06:22
Far from confirmation, I feel like ducky would use that as a selling point if it was true..

All I can say is that the Blues feel more like Greens. Even when I swapped out the thick PBT, it felt quite heavy compared to my very frequently used TK.

I really don't think lube would make blues feel like greens and just because switches feel smooth to one person doesn't mean ducky lubed anything lol


Wouldn't it be the other way around - lubing green switches would make them smoother and perhaps a little more like blues?

Unless it was a really thick heavy lube that dampened the blue to make it feel like a green?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: johndavis33 on Mon, 23 December 2013, 21:24:32
My ducky 9008g2 pro. Greens with pbt caps and leprosy. My favorite board
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Idarzoid on Tue, 24 December 2013, 10:58:53
Deleted.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: bueller on Tue, 24 December 2013, 11:00:44
SSK at the moment and all I have to say is meh.

My Filco will be going back on the desk, don't think buckling spring is my thing really.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 24 December 2013, 16:32:16
SSK at the moment and all I have to say is meh.

My Filco will be going back on the desk, don't think buckling spring is my thing really.

Unless BS really aren't your thing, this could be a SSK in dire need of a bolt mod.

I have two Model M, one is firm and consistent, the other one feels loose and inconsistent across the board.

The loose one I know has lost at least a dozen plastic rivet heads, so that one needs a bolt mod.

The other one there is nothing rattling, and I haven't needed to take it apart, but I'm guessing that the plastic rivets are still holding it well.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Wed, 25 December 2013, 00:47:16
Away from home so I'm now using Swype on my phone for a week :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Wed, 25 December 2013, 18:09:07
My weapon of choice.
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Wed, 25 December 2013, 18:15:45
My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


Yellow ... looks good :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: eddie on Wed, 25 December 2013, 18:20:21
So happy to have finally been giving my noppoo choc mini. :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Stevenator21 on Wed, 25 December 2013, 18:30:36
Finally got my first mech today, a Ducky Shine 3. Lovin' it so far.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Snigeln on Wed, 25 December 2013, 19:13:12
My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


That is f**king beautiful!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Wed, 25 December 2013, 19:16:21
My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


lovin the blue caps
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Wed, 25 December 2013, 19:20:21
My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


lovin the blue caps
They are actually black :P , my monitor reflected off the keycaps. I spent a good month deciding if I wanted the blue or black legends, and I decided black because I didn't want two shades of blue.

My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


That is f**king beautiful!
IKR, 4x larger letters and numbers with high contrast colors! :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: billnye on Wed, 25 December 2013, 19:26:51
Just got a Filco Majestouch 2 with reds today! It's my fourth mech, but my first Filco. I really like the solid feel of the board, however, I can't stand the reds for typing. I'm just gonna use it for gaming.  :-*
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: neunelfer on Wed, 25 December 2013, 19:36:49
My brand new HHKB  ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Wed, 25 December 2013, 21:21:32
My brand new HHKB  ;D

What else? :)

Do you like it?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Wed, 25 December 2013, 22:11:53
QFR with greeeeeeeeens

I think that they're too stiff, so I'm gonna put 45g (That's all I have on hand) springs in them. That might be too light though.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Wed, 25 December 2013, 22:21:21
QFR with greeeeeeeeens

I think that they're too stiff, so I'm gonna put 45g (That's all I have on hand) springs in them. That might be too light though.

but then its just a qfr with ghetto blues
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Snigeln on Wed, 25 December 2013, 22:33:15
My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


That is f**king beautiful!
IKR, 4x larger letters and numbers with high contrast colors! :D

Where can I get a set?! The other board is pretty as well, I hardly noticed it the first time ;)

Oh, I'm using my HHKB JP, effin love it!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: audioave10 on Thu, 26 December 2013, 10:58:44
I use a Cherry G80-3000 with Blues. Its not a heavy build quality, but it still works well and is comfortable.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Thu, 26 December 2013, 11:01:33
My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


That is f**king beautiful!
IKR, 4x larger letters and numbers with high contrast colors! :D

Where can I get a set?! The other board is pretty as well, I hardly noticed it the first time ;)

Oh, I'm using my HHKB JP, effin love it!
You can't get a set :P It's an EZ EYES rubber dome keyboard my friend got for me as a gag gift, he told me it was a ducky shine.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Zeal on Thu, 26 December 2013, 11:05:53
My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


That is f**king beautiful!
IKR, 4x larger letters and numbers with high contrast colors! :D

Where can I get a set?! The other board is pretty as well, I hardly noticed it the first time ;)

Oh, I'm using my HHKB JP, effin love it!
You can't get a set :P It's an EZ EYES rubber dome keyboard my friend got for me as a gag gift, he told me it was a ducky shine.

http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=26
(http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/images/products/large_26_KB-DS-BF-I-113_A.jpg)
Close enough, right? :P It's actually mechanical too! haha.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Snigeln on Thu, 26 December 2013, 11:25:42
My weapon of choice.
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/NIoDl7T.jpg)


That is f**king beautiful!
IKR, 4x larger letters and numbers with high contrast colors! :D

Where can I get a set?! The other board is pretty as well, I hardly noticed it the first time ;)

Oh, I'm using my HHKB JP, effin love it!
You can't get a set :P It's an EZ EYES rubber dome keyboard my friend got for me as a gag gift, he told me it was a ducky shine.

http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=26
Show Image
(http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/shop/images/products/large_26_KB-DS-BF-I-113_A.jpg)

Close enough, right? :P It's actually mechanical too! haha.

Haha, that actually looks kinda nice, the yellow one was more "I want one because it's so ugly"-nice

Would be good for old people, I guess :rolleyes:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tgujay on Mon, 30 December 2013, 10:13:23
QFR with greeeeeeeeens

I think that they're too stiff, so I'm gonna put 45g (That's all I have on hand) springs in them. That might be too light though.

That's dumb.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: moonexe on Mon, 30 December 2013, 11:38:37
That's dumb.
That's sweet. :rolleyes:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: adion227 on Mon, 30 December 2013, 16:44:55
Now using a ducky shine 3 blue switches and loving it so far. Switched from a QFR red switch
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jabar on Mon, 30 December 2013, 18:39:11
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Mon, 30 December 2013, 19:10:09
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: moonexe on Tue, 31 December 2013, 10:12:06
This thing with my iPad... At least it does a better job than the on-screen keyboard. :rolleyes:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Nixietube on Tue, 31 December 2013, 12:39:20
my poker II with blues and vintage dye sub keycaps. the moogle kit is in the mail
shout out to feng for the nice ds esc key and the cherry sticker.

(http://i.imgur.com/J6oKJRb.jpg)
(http://i.imgur.com/BXe5iah.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tgujay on Tue, 31 December 2013, 12:44:37
my poker II with blues and vintage dye sub keycaps. the moogle kit is in the mail
shout out to feng for the nice ds esc key and the cherry sticker.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/J6oKJRb.jpg)

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/BXe5iah.jpg)


That wrist wrest is awesome.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ideus on Tue, 31 December 2013, 12:46:37
my poker II with blues and vintage dye sub keycaps. the moogle kit is in the mail
shout out to feng for the nice ds esc key and the cherry sticker.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/J6oKJRb.jpg)

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/BXe5iah.jpg)


That wrist wrest is awesome.


Is it a wrist wrest or a wrist pillow? Haha! Just joking.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Nixietube on Tue, 31 December 2013, 12:58:50
my poker II with blues and vintage dye sub keycaps. the moogle kit is in the mail
shout out to feng for the nice ds esc key and the cherry sticker.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/J6oKJRb.jpg)

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/BXe5iah.jpg)


That wrist wrest is awesome.

my poker II with blues and vintage dye sub keycaps. the moogle kit is in the mail
shout out to feng for the nice ds esc key and the cherry sticker.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/J6oKJRb.jpg)

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/BXe5iah.jpg)


That wrist wrest is awesome.


Is it a wrist wrest or a wrist pillow? Haha! Just joking.

you can make a wrist rest like that really quick with some stuff that almost every one has at home.
http://imgur.com/a/lgb2b
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Blusey on Tue, 31 December 2013, 13:25:13
Ducky Shine 2 TKL, MX Blues. Got it from another GHer at i-Series in the UK, still no idea who he is though :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: DarkIrish on Tue, 31 December 2013, 13:26:48
my poker II with blues and vintage dye sub keycaps. the moogle kit is in the mail
shout out to feng for the nice ds esc key and the cherry sticker.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/J6oKJRb.jpg)

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/BXe5iah.jpg)

Where does one get those cherry stickers from?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Tue, 31 December 2013, 13:33:42
Using my filco, this is pretty much my daily keyboard. I give the vortex case a 8.5 out of 10, it has some flaws but nothing that wasn't a big problem.
(http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1816157/)
Mini review because why not:
The only cons were I needed to remove the plastic LED standoffs and just straight solder the leds to get the top piece to fit, there is some very slight signs of CNC milling near the esc key and a tiny inconsistency in the anodizing near the spacebar(both of which are only visible from under 3 inches away I would say). Design wise I think its great, the stock angle without the feet is perfect for me, only downside to their design is the somewhat large gap between the top on bottom case but it doesn't bother me one bit.

Overall it's great, if I was okay with a grey color I would probably just bought a KMAC but the thought (and cost) of getting a KMAC and then hunting down a place to reanodize it blue wasn't the most fun sounding thing to me.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Nixietube on Tue, 31 December 2013, 13:35:09
my poker II with blues and vintage dye sub keycaps. the moogle kit is in the mail
shout out to feng for the nice ds esc key and the cherry sticker.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/J6oKJRb.jpg)

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/BXe5iah.jpg)

Where does one get those cherry stickers from?

geek_feng sells them on ebay.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Wildcard on Tue, 31 December 2013, 13:40:52
My dream board is almost done. It's a custom Topre I've been working on for almost 3 years and it's full of win. Pictures to follow soon.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Tue, 31 December 2013, 13:42:16
My dream board is almost done. It's a custom Topre I've been working on for almost 3 years and it's full of win. Pictures to follow soon.

Oh boy oh boy
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Wildcard on Tue, 31 December 2013, 13:47:34
My dream board is almost done. It's a custom Topre I've been working on for almost 3 years and it's full of win. Pictures to follow soon.

Oh boy oh boy

I feel bad that I still have other "responsibilities" I have to finish up before I start posting this stuff. Gotta get my priorities in line.

Regarding the Topre board, I've learned quite a bit about several of the boards construction in the process. You really have to admire how well the Realforce TKL's were built.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Tue, 31 December 2013, 13:50:18
Using my filco, this is pretty much my daily keyboard. I give the vortex case a 8.5 out of 10, it has some flaws but nothing that wasn't a big problem.
Show Image
(http://www.overclock.net/content/type/61/id/1816157/)

Mini review because why not:
The only cons were I needed to remove the plastic LED standoffs and just straight solder the leds to get the top piece to fit, there is some very slight signs of CNC milling near the esc key and a tiny inconsistency in the anodizing near the spacebar(both of which are only visible from under 3 inches away I would say). Design wise I think its great, the stock angle without the feet is perfect for me, only downside to their design is the somewhat large gap between the top on bottom case but it doesn't bother me one bit.

Overall it's great, if I was okay with a grey color I would probably just bought a KMAC but the thought (and cost) of getting a KMAC and then hunting down a place to reanodize it blue wasn't the most fun sounding thing to me.

I think it looks amazing! I absolutely love the color! I would grab one for the looks but the small drawbacks you mentioned would kill me inside slowly :( looks great tho.

My dream board is almost done. It's a custom Topre I've been working on for almost 3 years and it's full of win. Pictures to follow soon.

O_o wut dis. I shall look forward to this with great anticipation!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Nixietube on Tue, 31 December 2013, 14:00:27
My dream board is almost done. It's a custom Topre I've been working on for almost 3 years and it's full of win. Pictures to follow soon.

Oh boy oh boy

(http://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20130217042649/victorious/images/2/23/Oh-boy.gif)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Tue, 31 December 2013, 14:40:38
cooler master qfr with ghetto greens i got from hpe1000

he did a great job............tight, awesome board
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Stevenator21 on Tue, 31 December 2013, 16:54:49
Ducky Shine 3 White LEDs + Cherry MX Browns.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Ewanhen on Tue, 31 December 2013, 18:07:35
Realforce 88ub 45g
Black on Charcoal colour.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terran5992 on Tue, 31 December 2013, 19:56:13
Realforce 88ub 45g
Black on Charcoal colour.

Hooray another topre fan
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jabar on Tue, 31 December 2013, 21:29:48
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
I don't use my ergo clear board because it was shipped with a broken ESC switch. Didn't get a response from the shipper to fix it and haven't followed up since.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: geogga on Wed, 01 January 2014, 18:30:32
that
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
I don't use my ergo clear board because it was shipped with a broken ESC switch. Didn't get a response from the shipper to fix it and haven't followed up since.

That's a shame...What's so special about clears and ergo clears?
I heard that the WASD code was quickly sold out in clears because it was so rare or something? Like what are clears similar to?

Currently using a DS3 YOTS in blues...looking to get a RF 87U 55G, I hope that it's a bit more heavy in force required than blues.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tgujay on Thu, 02 January 2014, 08:18:49
that
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
I don't use my ergo clear board because it was shipped with a broken ESC switch. Didn't get a response from the shipper to fix it and haven't followed up since.

That's a shame...What's so special about clears and ergo clears?
I heard that the WASD code was quickly sold out in clears because it was so rare or something? Like what are clears similar to?

Currently using a DS3 YOTS in blues...looking to get a RF 87U 55G, I hope that it's a bit more heavy in force required than blues.


Clears are very tactile and not clicky.  Kind of like MX Green without the click, or MX Browns with more tactility and a heavier spring.  If you have some Blacks and Browns you can make kind of like a ghetto Clear.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Thu, 02 January 2014, 08:39:24
More
that
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
I don't use my ergo clear board because it was shipped with a broken ESC switch. Didn't get a response from the shipper to fix it and haven't followed up since.

That's a shame...What's so special about clears and ergo clears?
I heard that the WASD code was quickly sold out in clears because it was so rare or something? Like what are clears similar to?

Currently using a DS3 YOTS in blues...looking to get a RF 87U 55G, I hope that it's a bit more heavy in force required than blues.

Clears are very tactile and not clicky.  Kind of like MX Green without the click, or MX Browns with more tactility and a heavier spring.  If you have some Blacks and Browns you can make kind of like a ghetto Clear.

I don't particularly agree with this. Since the clear stem is different, what you'd really just be making is a heavy brown. I've actually heard that the heavier the spring, the less pronounced the tactile bump, so I think heavy browns would feel quite bad. Almost linear, but scratchy at one point during the keypress.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tgujay on Thu, 02 January 2014, 08:59:45
More
that
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
I don't use my ergo clear board because it was shipped with a broken ESC switch. Didn't get a response from the shipper to fix it and haven't followed up since.

That's a shame...What's so special about clears and ergo clears?
I heard that the WASD code was quickly sold out in clears because it was so rare or something? Like what are clears similar to?

Currently using a DS3 YOTS in blues...looking to get a RF 87U 55G, I hope that it's a bit more heavy in force required than blues.

Clears are very tactile and not clicky.  Kind of like MX Green without the click, or MX Browns with more tactility and a heavier spring.  If you have some Blacks and Browns you can make kind of like a ghetto Clear.

I don't particularly agree with this. Since the clear stem is different, what you'd really just be making is a heavy brown. I've actually heard that the heavier the spring, the less pronounced the tactile bump, so I think heavy browns would feel quite bad. Almost linear, but scratchy at one point during the keypress.

That's why I said kind of.  I also said that Clears have more tactility than Browns.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Thu, 02 January 2014, 11:55:30
I put a clear spring and an 80g spring in a brown switch, neither made the bump more pronounced.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tgujay on Thu, 02 January 2014, 11:58:52
More
that
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
I don't use my ergo clear board because it was shipped with a broken ESC switch. Didn't get a response from the shipper to fix it and haven't followed up since.

That's a shame...What's so special about clears and ergo clears?
I heard that the WASD code was quickly sold out in clears because it was so rare or something? Like what are clears similar to?

Currently using a DS3 YOTS in blues...looking to get a RF 87U 55G, I hope that it's a bit more heavy in force required than blues.

Clears are very tactile and not clicky.  Kind of like MX Green without the click, or MX Browns with more tactility and a heavier spring.  If you have some Blacks and Browns you can make kind of like a ghetto Clear.

I don't particularly agree with this. Since the clear stem is different, what you'd really just be making is a heavy brown. I've actually heard that the heavier the spring, the less pronounced the tactile bump, so I think heavy browns would feel quite bad. Almost linear, but scratchy at one point during the keypress.

I put a clear spring and an 80g spring in a brown switch, neither made the bump more pronounced.
" or MX Browns with more tactility and a heavier spring"
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: M-88 on Thu, 02 January 2014, 12:01:51
Brought one of my compaq trackball keyboards to work.

Been typing on it quietly so my cubemates do not complain about it
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: itzmeluigi on Thu, 02 January 2014, 13:06:56
Using a Shine 3 TKL MX blue with Ducky PBT sideprint keycaps :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Fri, 03 January 2014, 01:59:50
Ducky Shine TKL Yellow Edition, much yellow, very shine, such MX black :)

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Fri, 03 January 2014, 09:24:26
Matias Quite Pro....and I like it....
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: catbuster on Fri, 03 January 2014, 09:26:05
Poker 2 with reds :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Glod on Fri, 03 January 2014, 13:10:43
orbitouch lol
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ynrozturk on Fri, 03 January 2014, 13:34:33
Poker II with Browns. Such a sexy and comfortable little board.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Sat, 04 January 2014, 15:17:53
Matias Quite Pro....and I like it....
it's not quite pro i'd say.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Sat, 04 January 2014, 20:23:08
Matias Quite Pro....and I like it....
it's not quite pro i'd say.

Yeah its not much fur spelling either and it double spaces randomly.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Zeal on Sat, 04 January 2014, 20:27:27
Matias Quite Pro....and I like it....
it's not quite pro i'd say.

Yeah its not much fur spelling either and it double spaces randomly.

He was referring to your typo :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Sat, 04 January 2014, 20:28:12
Matias Quite Pro....and I like it....
it's not quite pro i'd say.

Yeah its not much fur spelling either and it double spaces randomly.

He was referring to your typo :P

*whoosh*
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sat, 04 January 2014, 20:28:54
Using a g80-11900 with a broken trackpad with 62g clears and blacks. Left side is clears, right side are blacks. Its helping me not bottom out, but I will do full clear mod when I get some stickers
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: demik on Sat, 04 January 2014, 20:32:07
the god keyboard, hhkb pro2.

all hail topre.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ricercar on Sat, 04 January 2014, 21:40:23
Kinesis Evolution. Complicated white ALPs. Very clickey.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Sun, 05 January 2014, 04:41:50
Matias Quite Pro....and I like it....
it's not quite pro i'd say.

Yeah its not much fur spelling either and it double spaces randomly.

He was referring to your typo :P

Hence the sarcasm...and intentional misspelling in my reply......:-X
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Sun, 05 January 2014, 04:46:05
Le banana Ducky
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: yasuo on Sun, 05 January 2014, 05:54:29
More
that
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
I don't use my ergo clear board because it was shipped with a broken ESC switch. Didn't get a response from the shipper to fix it and haven't followed up since.

That's a shame...What's so special about clears and ergo clears?
I heard that the WASD code was quickly sold out in clears because it was so rare or something? Like what are clears similar to?

Currently using a DS3 YOTS in blues...looking to get a RF 87U 55G, I hope that it's a bit more heavy in force required than blues.

Clears are very tactile and not clicky.  Kind of like MX Green without the click, or MX Browns with more tactility and a heavier spring.  If you have some Blacks and Browns you can make kind of like a ghetto Clear.

I don't particularly agree with this. Since the clear stem is different, what you'd really just be making is a heavy brown. I've actually heard that the heavier the spring, the less pronounced the tactile bump, so I think heavy browns would feel quite bad. Almost linear, but scratchy at one point during the keypress.

That's why I said kind of.  I also said that Clears have more tactility than Browns.
I can't feel tactile on that,i think Rubber dome still good
What alps tactile better than MX tactile? intersted matias

Kinesis Evolution. Complicated white ALPs. Very clickey.
I like the positions
http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=33196.0
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: moonexe on Sun, 05 January 2014, 06:14:08
I can't feel tactile on that,i think Rubber dome still good
What alps tactile better than MX tactile? intersted matias
Is this English? :eek:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: yasuo on Sun, 05 January 2014, 06:25:07
I can't feel tactile on that,i think Rubber dome still good
What alps tactile better than MX tactile? intersted matias
Is this English? :eek:
AE (American English)
BE (Brtish English)
YE (Yasuo English) ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Sun, 05 January 2014, 11:25:38
 :)) :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Nixietube on Mon, 06 January 2014, 09:23:41
My moogle arrived today and it looks great!

(http://i.imgur.com/LBiv7pk.jpg)

here are a few more pictures: http://imgur.com/a/09fUD (http://imgur.com/a/09fUD)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tgujay on Mon, 06 January 2014, 10:20:42
More
that
Been using my Max Keyboard Nighthawk X8, MX Browns, Purple LEDs with a custom white painted top. Probably my favorite, consistent keyboard.

You like browns more than ergo clears? :eek:
I don't use my ergo clear board because it was shipped with a broken ESC switch. Didn't get a response from the shipper to fix it and haven't followed up since.

That's a shame...What's so special about clears and ergo clears?
I heard that the WASD code was quickly sold out in clears because it was so rare or something? Like what are clears similar to?

Currently using a DS3 YOTS in blues...looking to get a RF 87U 55G, I hope that it's a bit more heavy in force required than blues.

Clears are very tactile and not clicky.  Kind of like MX Green without the click, or MX Browns with more tactility and a heavier spring.  If you have some Blacks and Browns you can make kind of like a ghetto Clear.

I don't particularly agree with this. Since the clear stem is different, what you'd really just be making is a heavy brown. I've actually heard that the heavier the spring, the less pronounced the tactile bump, so I think heavy browns would feel quite bad. Almost linear, but scratchy at one point during the keypress.

That's why I said kind of.  I also said that Clears have more tactility than Browns.
I can't feel tactile on that,i think Rubber dome still good
What alps tactile better than MX tactile? intersted matias

Kinesis Evolution. Complicated white ALPs. Very clickey.
I like the positions
http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=33196.0

Haven't tried Matias but ACER Black switches are fantastic, tactile and clicky and oh so satisfying.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: yiajiipamu on Mon, 06 January 2014, 15:00:14
Filco Majestouch 1
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 06 January 2014, 22:17:39
Filco Majestouch 1

Welcome to Geekhack!

Any custom keycaps?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Tue, 07 January 2014, 08:18:00
Filco Majestouch 1

Yeah show us the board bro.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Fri, 10 January 2014, 04:45:34
Right now, I'm using the first mechanical keyboard I ever bought (first one I used was Model M when I was a wee lad). Ducky DK9008 with Blues (sky blue) w/ stock caps except the red ones. It came with a Cherry MX Black spacebar, but I modded it into Greens, and now Blues. Bought it back in 2011, it looked awesome then, and it still looks awesome now. I'll never let this one go, as it holds a special place in my heart, and it's still super fun to type on... when I type on it, which is almost never anymore :P

Another reason I won't sell it is because this is by far the best feeling Cherry MX Blue keyboard I've ever owned/used, and I've owned/tried many blues keyboards (Filco, Das, Leopold, CM QFR, XArmour, Razer, Ducky Shine II). I don't know if it's because of the older "sky blue" switches, or if it's just the construction of this keyboard, but it definitely has the most pronounced and crisp tactile click out of all the boards I've tried. Every switch is clicking perfectly and going strong.

(http://i.imgur.com/g0iF73X.jpg) (http://i.imgur.com/wpS54Hx.jpg)

(http://i.imgur.com/IzrJNsz.jpg)

NOT MY PICTURE but it shows the LED on, which I couldn't be bothered taking pictures of:

(http://xahlee.info/kbd/imk/ducky_keyboard_DK9008.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mapple on Fri, 10 January 2014, 05:17:06
(:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Fri, 10 January 2014, 16:57:11
Right now, I'm using the first mechanical keyboard I ever bought (first one I used was Model M when I was a wee lad). Ducky DK9008 with Blues (sky blue) w/ stock caps except the red ones. It came with a Cherry MX Black spacebar, but I modded it into Greens, and now Blues. Bought it back in 2011, it looked awesome then, and it still looks awesome now. I'll never let this one go, as it holds a special place in my heart, and it's still super fun to type on... when I type on it, which is almost never anymore :P

Another reason I won't sell it is because this is by far the best feeling Cherry MX Blue keyboard I've ever owned/used, and I've owned/tried many blues keyboards (Filco, Das, Leopold, CM QFR, XArmour, Razer, Ducky Shine II). I don't know if it's because of the older "sky blue" switches, or if it's just the construction of this keyboard, but it definitely has the most pronounced and crisp tactile click out of all the boards I've tried. Every switch is clicking perfectly and going strong.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/g0iF73X.jpg)
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/wpS54Hx.jpg)


Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/IzrJNsz.jpg)


NOT MY PICTURE but it shows the LED on, which I couldn't be bothered taking pictures of:

Show Image
(http://xahlee.info/kbd/imk/ducky_keyboard_DK9008.jpg)


Very nice Ducky.

My first modern mech is also a Ducky - Shine MX blue red LED.  It doesn't get much use these days, but when I do use it I am still surprised at the quality.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: YoungMichael88 on Fri, 10 January 2014, 18:38:41
The worst most filthy HP rubber dome board you have ever seen. Never forget to bring your own keyboard to work!! Lesson learned.
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/yzebunyn.jpg)(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/e5a2esa7.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Fri, 10 January 2014, 18:55:52
The worst most filthy HP rubber dome board you have ever seen. Never forget to bring your own keyboard to work!! Lesson learned.
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/yzebunyn.jpg)
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/e5a2esa7.jpg)


For health and safety reasons you should be able to get away with disassembling it and giving it a good clean.

Shouldn't take more than half the day.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: AKIMbO on Fri, 10 January 2014, 19:00:17
I rebuilt my blue ALPs Kingsaver...so that's what I'm using. 

(http://i42.tinypic.com/11tsawz.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Fri, 10 January 2014, 19:06:42
Very nice Ducky.

My first modern mech is also a Ducky - Shine MX blue red LED.  It doesn't get much use these days, but when I do use it I am still surprised at the quality.

:D thankies! Yeah, Ducky's are great! I'm so glad I started with mine.

I rebuilt my blue ALPs Kingsaver...so that's what I'm using. 

Show Image
(http://i42.tinypic.com/11tsawz.jpg)


So good. I have yet to try ALPS. I really need to get my hands on one sometime... I think they sound absolutely amazing. I'd love to try a non-clicky tactile one. Need to look for a cheap one, to test, in the future.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: YoungMichael88 on Fri, 10 January 2014, 19:07:11
The worst most filthy HP rubber dome board you have ever seen. Never forget to bring your own keyboard to work!! Lesson learned.
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/yzebunyn.jpg)
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/e5a2esa7.jpg)


For health and safety reasons you should be able to get away with disassembling it and giving it a good clean.

Shouldn't take more than half the day.
Honestly, I don't want to touch the thing. I won't forget mine tomorrow. Am I crazy for wearing these?(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/nysypany.jpg)
Luckily I only need to type a few minutes at the end of my shift.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: katushkin on Sat, 11 January 2014, 03:20:44
The worst most filthy HP rubber dome board you have ever seen. Never forget to bring your own keyboard to work!! Lesson learned.
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/yzebunyn.jpg)
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/e5a2esa7.jpg)


For health and safety reasons you should be able to get away with disassembling it and giving it a good clean.

Shouldn't take more than half the day.
Honestly, I don't want to touch the thing. I won't forget mine tomorrow. Am I crazy for wearing these?
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/nysypany.jpg)

Luckily I only need to type a few minutes at the end of my shift.

No you aren't crazy. We have the exact same keyboards at my workplace too. One of the guys sheds skin like it's snowing outside, so I brough in my BW within a week of working here. Then I ordered a WASD specifically for work so I don't annoy people with my MX Blues. Gonna carry that **** around with me everywhere.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: YoungMichael88 on Sat, 11 January 2014, 05:21:31
I had a co-worker on a different shift than me who uses the same keyboard as I pictured above ask "why do you bring your own keyboard to work" with a puzzled look on his face. Just look at what your typing on! Do you really think it's so odd? We don't even have running water in the little trailer we are in so I'm stuck with hand sanitizers. There's no way I'm using that keyboard then eating my lunch. So yea, I bring my own keyboard to work. You definitely should too Mr. Co-worker.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: clickclack123 on Sat, 18 January 2014, 22:29:34
I had a co-worker on a different shift than me who uses the same keyboard as I pictured above ask "why do you bring your own keyboard to work" with a puzzled look on his face. Just look at what your typing on! Do you really think it's so odd? We don't even have running water in the little trailer we are in so I'm stuck with hand sanitizers. There's no way I'm using that keyboard then eating my lunch. So yea, I bring my own keyboard to work. You definitely should too Mr. Co-worker.

We use the exact same horrible hp membrane keyboards at my work. I can't believe how dirty people let them get. And I'll just say that this is a workplace that should be very clean. It's like people have an aversion to thinking about keyboards/computers. They just think, "I don't know how that works, so I'll just ignore it completely". Meanwhile my job forces me to have to touch their filthy keyboards. Then I go wash my hands. Luckily there is running water and ample cleaning products where I am.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dante on Sun, 19 January 2014, 12:13:45
I just got a new keyboard at work (Lenovo RD) which replaced my HP RD.

I like it a lot - probably the best mass produced rubber dome I've tried.  It's very quiet and comfortable.  That being said, we do have several different Lenovo models and the one in my sig is definitely the most silent and easy to press out of all of them.

At home I'm still typing on a Lenovo chiclet built into a laptop.

I'm officially done with Cherry MX and Alps.  I'll buy a Unicomp buckling spring SSK if it ever surfaces but other than that I'm done with that also.

I've discovered that for me personally Sound (or lack thereof) > Profile > Switch mechanism.  I prefer a stealthy silent keyboard with low profile keycaps.  As long as those two criteria are met I can withstand a lot.

So currently saving my pennies for a Realforce 87U Silent - but will hold off purchasing it until I get a chance to try out the CM Storm NovaTouch.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: YoungMichael88 on Sun, 19 January 2014, 13:13:45

I just got a new keyboard at work (Lenovo RD) which replaced my HP RD.

I like it a lot - probably the best mass produced rubber dome I've tried.  It's very quiet and comfortable.  That being said, we do have several different Lenovo models and the one in my sig is definitely the most silent and easy to press out of all of them.

At home I'm still typing on a Lenovo chiclet built into a laptop.

I'm officially done with Cherry MX and Alps.  I'll buy a Unicomp buckling spring SSK if it ever surfaces but other than that I'm done with that also.

I've discovered that for me personally Sound (or lack thereof) > Profile > Switch mechanism.  I prefer a stealthy silent keyboard with low profile keycaps.  As long as those two criteria are met I can withstand a lot.

So currently saving my pennies for a Realforce 87U Silent - but will hold off purchasing it until I get a chance to try out the CM Storm NovaTouch.
The other office I use from time to time has a Lenovo also. As far as rubber domes go it's ok. If I was forced to use rubber domes I would prefer it over other I have tried. (http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/20/ydaqesuh.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Sun, 19 January 2014, 13:18:48
Typing on my Filco Majestouch 2 with Blues now, needed an escape from Topre Heaven for a bit! I love swapping through my keyboards, keeps 'em fresh!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Sun, 19 January 2014, 13:21:06
The worst most filthy HP rubber dome board you have ever seen. Never forget to bring your own keyboard to work!! Lesson learned.
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/yzebunyn.jpg)
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/11/e5a2esa7.jpg)


Yuck! That's disgusting.   :eek:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: YoungMichael88 on Sun, 19 January 2014, 13:22:02
Hell yea it is!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Sun, 19 January 2014, 17:03:37
My filco, I took the classic beige keycaps off of it because they are going on my custom board I have decided. Looks aggressive now :P

It's a bit dirty though, needs cleaned soon I guess.

(http://i.imgur.com/P54B9xp.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sun, 19 January 2014, 17:04:15
My filco, I took the classic beige keycaps off of it because they are going on my custom board I have decided. Looks aggressive now :P

It's a bit dirty though, needs cleaned soon I guess.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/P54B9xp.jpg)


What color paint is that s
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Sun, 19 January 2014, 17:07:00
My filco, I took the classic beige keycaps off of it because they are going on my custom board I have decided. Looks aggressive now :P

It's a bit dirty though, needs cleaned soon I guess.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/P54B9xp.jpg)


What color paint is that s
It's the blue aluminum vortex case actually, the color is outstanding. I didn't think I would like it as much as I do.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sun, 19 January 2014, 17:08:23
My filco, I took the classic beige keycaps off of it because they are going on my custom board I have decided. Looks aggressive now :P

It's a bit dirty though, needs cleaned soon I guess.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/P54B9xp.jpg)


What color paint is that s
It's the blue aluminum vortex case actually, the color is outstanding. I didn't think I would like it as much as I do.

Where did you get that? Its sexy af
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: demik on Sun, 19 January 2014, 17:10:21
iPad on screen  keyboard. In the living room watching niner game.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Sun, 19 January 2014, 17:16:06
My filco, I took the classic beige keycaps off of it because they are going on my custom board I have decided. Looks aggressive now :P

It's a bit dirty though, needs cleaned soon I guess.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/P54B9xp.jpg)


What color paint is that s
It's the blue aluminum vortex case actually, the color is outstanding. I didn't think I would like it as much as I do.

Where did you get that? Its sexy af
Mechanicalkeyboards.com

The cases themselves are very hit or miss, quality isn't the best for most people. Scratches aren't all that rare, sometimes they don't line up, etc. Mine doesn't have many flaws. Tiny little spot by the spacebar that is a shade lighter and small milling marks by the esc key that are visible only from under 2-3 inches away. Other than that I don't think mine has any flaws. Only other thing worth mentioning is a decent size "gap" between the bottom and top. Which seems to be by design, for whatever reason.
More
(http://i.imgur.com/GNW0Nzx.jpg)

I also had to desolder the leds and take the plastic riser off of them then resolder because the case wouldn't close with them on it lol.

It isn't the best aluminum case out there, the price shows that, but for a stock case upgrade, it is simply amazing. The keyboard weighs 4.4 pounds now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sun, 19 January 2014, 17:24:08
My filco, I took the classic beige keycaps off of it because they are going on my custom board I have decided. Looks aggressive now :P

It's a bit dirty though, needs cleaned soon I guess.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/P54B9xp.jpg)


What color paint is that s
It's the blue aluminum vortex case actually, the color is outstanding. I didn't think I would like it as much as I do.

Where did you get that? Its sexy af
Mechanicalkeyboards.com

The cases themselves are very hit or miss, quality isn't the best for most people. Scratches aren't all that rare, sometimes they don't line up, etc. Mine doesn't have many flaws. Tiny little spot by the spacebar that is a shade lighter and small milling marks by the esc key that are visible only from under 2-3 inches away. Other than that I don't think mine has any flaws. Only other thing worth mentioning is a decent size "gap" between the bottom and top. Which seems to be by design, for whatever reason.
More
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/GNW0Nzx.jpg)

I also had to desolder the leds and take the plastic riser off of them then resolder because the case wouldn't close with them on it lol.

It isn't the best aluminum case out there, the price shows that, but for a stock case upgrade, it is simply amazing. The keyboard weighs 4.4 pounds now.

Thanks for the help!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: YoungMichael88 on Sun, 19 January 2014, 20:32:41
The color looks beautiful and I am currently looking for options for my phantom. Unfortunately I don't want gaps, scratches or any flaws so I'm going steer clear of vortex. It sounds like you got lucky with the flaws you have and you're not the first person I have heard of with issues. It's too bad because the color is so beautiful.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dustinhxc on Sun, 19 January 2014, 21:42:52
Poker X . Clears Lubed. Aluminum Case.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 20 January 2014, 03:10:41

I just got a new keyboard at work (Lenovo RD) which replaced my HP RD.

I like it a lot - probably the best mass produced rubber dome I've tried.  It's very quiet and comfortable.  That being said, we do have several different Lenovo models and the one in my sig is definitely the most silent and easy to press out of all of them.

At home I'm still typing on a Lenovo chiclet built into a laptop.

I'm officially done with Cherry MX and Alps.  I'll buy a Unicomp buckling spring SSK if it ever surfaces but other than that I'm done with that also.

I've discovered that for me personally Sound (or lack thereof) > Profile > Switch mechanism.  I prefer a stealthy silent keyboard with low profile keycaps.  As long as those two criteria are met I can withstand a lot.

So currently saving my pennies for a Realforce 87U Silent - but will hold off purchasing it until I get a chance to try out the CM Storm NovaTouch.
The other office I use from time to time has a Lenovo also. As far as rubber domes go it's ok. If I was forced to use rubber domes I would prefer it over other I have tried.
Show Image
(http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/01/20/ydaqesuh.jpg)


I have a couple of keyboards just like these, but with IBM badges.  One is NIB.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kilogeek on Mon, 20 January 2014, 04:03:57
just received a Compaq 11800 (MX Brown), never used, in its original package, for 10 euro + national shipping, good deal no ?

I read that someone got one from 1986 ??? Sounds strange as this looks like recent design, no windows keys but Euro symbol.

I hated MX black but I love brown feeling. This compaq is made in germany (by Cherry I guess, the caps lock symbol is cherry signature), and plastic and keycap quality is not as goos as what you can find on old keyboards, but typing is awesome, quite light so if there is a plate I don't think it's metal, this makes it a bit more noisy than if switches were fixed on a metal plate. I have no problem with noise^^  The thing I like with this one is that space or enter keys feel different to other keys, there must be some king of rubber pad under the keycaps to absorb shocks.

The layout is not classic but close enough to classic so you are not lost, left alt, ctrl and shift are not far from each other and I love that. Also the pause key is alone, nice idea as I use it to hibernate my PC :)

I also like the size factor, not too small, not too big, the trackball don't take too much space if you don't use it.

Well, for 10 euro it's a good deal IMO.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Mon, 20 January 2014, 04:05:09
just received a Compaq 11800 (MX Brown), never used, in its original package, for 10 euro + national shipping, good deal no ?

I read that someone got one from 1986 ??? Sounds strange as this looks like recent design, no windows keys but Euro symbol.

I hated MX black but I love brown feeling. This compaq is made in germany (by Cherry I guess, the caps lock symbol is cherry signature), and plastic and keycap quality is not as goos as what you can find on old keyboards, but typing is awesome, quite light so if there is a plate I don't think it's metal, this makes it a bit more noisy than if switches were fixed on a metal plate. I have no problem with noise^^  The thing I like with this one is that space or enter keys feel different to other keys, there must be some king of rubber pad under the keycaps to absorb shocks.

The layout is not classic but close enough to classic so you are not lost, left alt, ctrl and shift are not far from each other and I love that. Also the pause key is alone, nice idea as I use it to hibernate my PC :)

I also like the size factor, not too small, not too big, the trackball don't take too much space if you don't use it.

Well, for 10 euro it's a good deal IMO.

whoa sweet NIB? Where'd you get it? I want a trackball cherry board
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kilogeek on Mon, 20 January 2014, 04:28:37
just received a Compaq 11800 (MX Brown), never used, in its original package, for 10 euro + national shipping, good deal no ?

I read that someone got one from 1986 ??? Sounds strange as this looks like recent design, no windows keys but Euro symbol.

I hated MX black but I love brown feeling. This compaq is made in germany (by Cherry I guess, the caps lock symbol is cherry signature), and plastic and keycap quality is not as goos as what you can find on old keyboards, but typing is awesome, quite light so if there is a plate I don't think it's metal, this makes it a bit more noisy than if switches were fixed on a metal plate. I have no problem with noise^^  The thing I like with this one is that space or enter keys feel different to other keys, there must be some king of rubber pad under the keycaps to absorb shocks.

The layout is not classic but close enough to classic so you are not lost, left alt, ctrl and shift are not far from each other and I love that. Also the pause key is alone, nice idea as I use it to hibernate my PC :)

I also like the size factor, not too small, not too big, the trackball don't take too much space if you don't use it.

Well, for 10 euro it's a good deal IMO.

whoa sweet NIB? Where'd you get it? I want a trackball cherry board

A guy from Paris area was selling that on the web, but these are AZERTY layouts FYI (I use azerty), and it's not so easy to replace AZERTY by QWERTY as not only lettering differs, physical layout is not the same too :

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As you see, it's brand new, I think this guy works in an IT company and got KBs sold with rack mounted servers.

new : just looked the packaging, all seems dated 1997, but this keyboard has never been used, not a single trace of dust on the plate under the keys and plastic is bright white. Even the package looks new, probably stocked in a locker for years :)

When it comes to coding, QWERTY is much better, azerty sucks, but writing in french with a qwerty is almost impossible (even the common fr azerty lacks crucial keys)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: stonejoint on Mon, 20 January 2014, 04:40:36
Poker 2 browns at work.

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Mon, 20 January 2014, 11:11:53

I just got a new keyboard at work (Lenovo RD) which replaced my HP RD.

I like it a lot - probably the best mass produced rubber dome I've tried.  It's very quiet and comfortable.  That being said, we do have several different Lenovo models and the one in my sig is definitely the most silent and easy to press out of all of them.

At home I'm still typing on a Lenovo chiclet built into a laptop.

I'm officially done with Cherry MX and Alps.  I'll buy a Unicomp buckling spring SSK if it ever surfaces but other than that I'm done with that also.

I've discovered that for me personally Sound (or lack thereof) > Profile > Switch mechanism.  I prefer a stealthy silent keyboard with low profile keycaps.  As long as those two criteria are met I can withstand a lot.

So currently saving my pennies for a Realforce 87U Silent - but will hold off purchasing it until I get a chance to try out the CM Storm NovaTouch.
The other office I use from time to time has a Lenovo also. As far as rubber domes go it's ok. If I was forced to use rubber domes I would prefer it over other I have tried.
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good luck with the legends............they will not be there long hombre

have the same lenovo kb
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Mon, 20 January 2014, 12:24:55
just received a Compaq 11800 (MX Brown), never used, in its original package, for 10 euro + national shipping, good deal no ?

I read that someone got one from 1986 ??? Sounds strange as this looks like recent design, no windows keys but Euro symbol.

I hated MX black but I love brown feeling. This compaq is made in germany (by Cherry I guess, the caps lock symbol is cherry signature), and plastic and keycap quality is not as goos as what you can find on old keyboards, but typing is awesome, quite light so if there is a plate I don't think it's metal, this makes it a bit more noisy than if switches were fixed on a metal plate. I have no problem with noise^^  The thing I like with this one is that space or enter keys feel different to other keys, there must be some king of rubber pad under the keycaps to absorb shocks.

The layout is not classic but close enough to classic so you are not lost, left alt, ctrl and shift are not far from each other and I love that. Also the pause key is alone, nice idea as I use it to hibernate my PC :)

I also like the size factor, not too small, not too big, the trackball don't take too much space if you don't use it.

Well, for 10 euro it's a good deal IMO.

whoa sweet NIB? Where'd you get it? I want a trackball cherry board

A guy from Paris area was selling that on the web, but these are AZERTY layouts FYI (I use azerty), and it's not so easy to replace AZERTY by QWERTY as not only lettering differs, physical layout is not the same too :

(Attachment Link)

As you see, it's brand new, I think this guy works in an IT company and got KBs sold with rack mounted servers.

new : just looked the packaging, all seems dated 1997, but this keyboard has never been used, not a single trace of dust on the plate under the keys and plastic is bright white. Even the package looks new, probably stocked in a locker for years :)

When it comes to coding, QWERTY is much better, azerty sucks, but writing in french with a qwerty is almost impossible (even the common fr azerty lacks crucial keys)

That's sweet. I have a 11900, which is the same board but has a trackpad instead of a ball. Really want to try out the ball one day tho
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kilogeek on Mon, 20 January 2014, 13:42:15
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Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: YoungMichael88 on Mon, 20 January 2014, 14:31:02


I just got a new keyboard at work (Lenovo RD) which replaced my HP RD.

I like it a lot - probably the best mass produced rubber dome I've tried.  It's very quiet and comfortable.  That being said, we do have several different Lenovo models and the one in my sig is definitely the most silent and easy to press out of all of them.

At home I'm still typing on a Lenovo chiclet built into a laptop.

I'm officially done with Cherry MX and Alps.  I'll buy a Unicomp buckling spring SSK if it ever surfaces but other than that I'm done with that also.

I've discovered that for me personally Sound (or lack thereof) > Profile > Switch mechanism.  I prefer a stealthy silent keyboard with low profile keycaps.  As long as those two criteria are met I can withstand a lot.

So currently saving my pennies for a Realforce 87U Silent - but will hold off purchasing it until I get a chance to try out the CM Storm NovaTouch.
The other office I use from time to time has a Lenovo also. As far as rubber domes go it's ok. If I was forced to use rubber domes I would prefer it over other I have tried.
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good luck with the legends............they will not be there long hombre

have the same lenovo kb
Yea, this is the second one so far. The first one could blind you with the key shine. The legends, tho still there, were very very faded.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: iri on Mon, 20 January 2014, 16:18:34
So currently saving my pennies for a Realforce 87U Silent
you'd better save you some pennies by buying a realforce 87u and doing a dental mod.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ynrozturk on Mon, 20 January 2014, 16:39:03
Currently using my Blackwidow Tournament Edition after a few months of it being on the shelf. I missed the blues so here we are.. click click clackity click.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dustinhxc on Mon, 20 January 2014, 16:46:37
So currently saving my pennies for a Realforce 87U Silent
you'd better save you some pennies by buying a realforce 87u and doing a dental mod.

ditto, then you can get all 45 or 55 too!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Mr. C on Tue, 21 January 2014, 16:20:50
I'm currently using my IBM model M SSK. I've owned for years but seldom used it.   
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Fragil1ty on Tue, 21 January 2014, 16:47:01
Alternating between my Noppoo Choc mini and my Filco TKL (both red switches).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Tue, 21 January 2014, 17:04:38
The past few days, I've been going back and forth between my HHKB, RF 55g, and Filco with 62g Ergo Clears... My brain is hurting but my fingers are purring.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Tue, 21 January 2014, 17:08:03
G80-11900, 1/2 of alphas and mods are ergo clears, other half is stock black. Likin it so far, but when stickers come, alphas will be 100% clears
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Tue, 21 January 2014, 17:18:29
The past few days, I've been going back and forth between my HHKB, RF 55g, and Filco with 62g Ergo Clears... My brain is hurting but my fingers are purring.

lolol nice. I can't wait until my clears are worn in enough for me to lube 'em and swap out the springs. Using them now is kind of icky (especially compared to vintage blacks--but unfortunately that board has switch chattering...lol).
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Tue, 21 January 2014, 17:25:14
The past few days, I've been going back and forth between my HHKB, RF 55g, and Filco with 62g Ergo Clears... My brain is hurting but my fingers are purring.

lolol nice. I can't wait until my clears are worn in enough for me to lube 'em and swap out the springs. Using them now is kind of icky (especially compared to vintage blacks--but unfortunately that board has switch chattering...lol).

When did it become a thing to wear out switches before you lube and swap springs?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Tue, 21 January 2014, 17:27:43
The past few days, I've been going back and forth between my HHKB, RF 55g, and Filco with 62g Ergo Clears... My brain is hurting but my fingers are purring.

lolol nice. I can't wait until my clears are worn in enough for me to lube 'em and swap out the springs. Using them now is kind of icky (especially compared to vintage blacks--but unfortunately that board has switch chattering...lol).

When did it become a thing to wear out switches before you lube and swap springs?
Idk, everyone says it. I have seen it from 1 week of use all the way to 1 year before lubing. I just lubed my clears the day they showed up, I probably ruined them.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Tue, 21 January 2014, 17:36:49
The past few days, I've been going back and forth between my HHKB, RF 55g, and Filco with 62g Ergo Clears... My brain is hurting but my fingers are purring.

lolol nice. I can't wait until my clears are worn in enough for me to lube 'em and swap out the springs. Using them now is kind of icky (especially compared to vintage blacks--but unfortunately that board has switch chattering...lol).

When did it become a thing to wear out switches before you lube and swap springs?
Idk, everyone says it. I have seen it from 1 week of use all the way to 1 year before lubing. I just lubed my clears the day they showed up, I probably ruined them.

I did the same thing. But i don't really feel any difference
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Tue, 21 January 2014, 18:22:57
kind of funny.......

this thread-- what keyboard r using now?

seems like if i see somebody asking a question on here or DT about a certain switch, board, etc. and if i have it then i typically go to my cabinet, grab the board and attempt to answer their question

problem is i never put it back and it winds up in my rotation to where i am all over the place

i think i have way too many keyboards and need medical attention
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Tue, 21 January 2014, 18:24:57
kind of funny.......

this thread-- what keyboard r using now?

seems like if i see somebody asking a question on here or DT about a certain switch, board, etc. and if i have it then i typically go to my cabinet, grab the board and attempt to answer their question

problem is i never put it back and it winds up in my rotation to where i am all over the place

i think i have way too many keyboards and need medical attention

hey how does rd work?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: patachu on Tue, 21 January 2014, 18:27:09
i'm currently on my t61p, and on the desktop, that C1405B which is surprisingly comfy and silent (http://geekhack.org/profile_pictures/34004_1390345685.jpg) but i got some projects for my Model M...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: KangarooZombies on Tue, 21 January 2014, 18:31:11
i'm currently on my t61p, and on the desktop, that C1405B which is surprisingly comfy and silent
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but i got some projects for my Model M...

i dig it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: terrpn on Tue, 21 January 2014, 18:32:15
kind of funny.......

this thread-- what keyboard r using now?

seems like if i see somebody asking a question on here or DT about a certain switch, board, etc. and if i have it then i typically go to my cabinet, grab the board and attempt to answer their question

problem is i never put it back and it winds up in my rotation to where i am all over the place

i think i have way too many keyboards and need medical attention

hey how does rd work?

help me out here..........

rd-- rubber dome?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: yasuo on Wed, 22 January 2014, 01:04:10
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How you uses the trcakpoint? looks trackpads
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: arieswu on Wed, 22 January 2014, 07:50:42
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How you uses the trcakpoint? looks trackpads

use right index finger to push it....
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuxsavvy on Thu, 23 January 2014, 07:44:19
Cherry G80-5000 HAMDE (big kudos to kint of deskthority forums):
(http://imageshack.us/a/img132/6783/sezz.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Thu, 23 January 2014, 07:46:31
Cherry G80-5000 HAMDE (big kudos to kint of deskthority forums):
Show Image
(http://imageshack.us/a/img132/6783/sezz.jpg)

If only it wasn't for the ISO layout that keyboard would've been the perfect one for me. For how much did you get it if it's not too much to ask?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuxsavvy on Thu, 23 January 2014, 07:50:48
Cherry G80-5000 HAMDE (big kudos to kint of deskthority forums):
Show Image
(http://imageshack.us/a/img132/6783/sezz.jpg)

If only it wasn't for the ISO layout that keyboard would've been the perfect one for me. For how much did you get it if it's not too much to ask?

ANSI layout for this keyboard the last I recall fetches a high price, besides my HHKB Pro JP has JIS layout, nothing wrong with having Cherry G80-5000 with DE/ISO layout. My APC Clicker F-21 has big-ass enter layout and the somewhat broken Northgate Omnikey 101 has ANSI layout. viva la difference!


I paid €200 for this.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Mr. C on Thu, 23 January 2014, 11:22:44
I'm currently using my IBM model M SSK. I've owned for years but seldom used it.   

I am supprised at similar in feel (not sound) the SSK is to my Realforce 87U 55g. Anyone else think that?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Thu, 23 January 2014, 19:15:51
I'm currently using my IBM model M SSK. I've owned for years but seldom used it.   

I am supprised at similar in feel (not sound) the SSK is to my Realforce 87U 55g. Anyone else think that?

I would be shocked if they were anything near the same. I tried a Model F and the feel was probably the furthest from a Topre (on a HHKB, though) I'd ever tried.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Thu, 23 January 2014, 19:23:21
I'm currently using my IBM model M SSK. I've owned for years but seldom used it.   

I am supprised at similar in feel (not sound) the SSK is to my Realforce 87U 55g. Anyone else think that?

Please send me SSK and RealForce so I can make my own comparison.

Naturally this will be a detailed comparison over the corse of many months.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kilogeek on Thu, 23 January 2014, 19:46:17
Using my AT-101 type keyboard (the one on my avatar) with old black complicated ALPS (keyboard was made in Japan in 1988 and the PCB has the ALPS logo on it). Just lubed all switches, it took me several hours but result is awesome, feels even more tanky and if you close your eyes you feel you're using wooden keycaps^^ So I just put back my Compaq g80-11800 in its box :p
I guess these switches, once lubed, shall last even longer than what they're expected to.
Waiting for an UV light to retrObright it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dodzylla on Fri, 24 January 2014, 06:00:30
Roccat ryos MK , Cherry my black :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tgujay on Fri, 24 January 2014, 08:36:43
Using my AT-101 type keyboard (the one on my avatar) with old black complicated ALPS (keyboard was made in Japan in 1988 and the PCB has the ALPS logo on it). Just lubed all switches, it took me several hours but result is awesome, feels even more tanky and if you close your eyes you feel you're using wooden keycaps^^ So I just put back my Compaq g80-11800 in its box :p
I guess these switches, once lubed, shall last even longer than what they're expected to.
Waiting for an UV light to retrObright it.

Do you not get sun in France?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kilogeek on Fri, 24 January 2014, 12:31:36
yes we have (I'm in the south) but my flat is in a tiny street and windows are north oriented, so in winter it's night all day, and when it's cloudy it's worst, well, it's sunny outside, but won't stand 2 or 3 hours in a park with my keyboard and my furious dog, too risky, lots of psychiatric clinics lack customers here^^

But I'll soon receive a nice "made in Germany" full spectrum light, these have very good customer feedbacks, some people say it's just like having sun directly in your room, good for mood in winter, and good for skin or keyboards too :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tribade on Fri, 24 January 2014, 16:33:00
Using my KMAC mini right now.  Love it, although now that I've been using it for a while I wonder whether or not the 55g blacks may or may not be a bit too light for me without the real tactile feedback of a blue switch.  Still, love the layout, and the construction of it!  Although recently I've been longing a bit for my HHKB, which is unfortunately across the country collecting dust  :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HelloAaron on Sat, 25 January 2014, 00:55:01
Using the Feenix Autore right now.  I own a Logictech G710+ though.  Just testing out the Autore for a couple of days.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dongulator on Sun, 26 January 2014, 23:33:22
Leopold FC500RR/AB .. looking to get a Filco w/ browns soon though
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Mon, 27 January 2014, 02:53:30
Just having a lil' fun switching things up. For now:

(http://i.imgur.com/wVeydDw.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tototo on Mon, 27 January 2014, 05:06:15
Poker II at home and Ducky Mini at work. It's not the best setup as it means switching between ISO/ANSI at a regular basis but works ok. Waiting to see if the ergodox will be even better but am right now extremely happy with the 60% format.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: luminor on Mon, 27 January 2014, 07:49:44
Ducky YOTS, will getting topre if i can cannibalize novatouch switch onto RF/HKKB, if not i'll stick with my brown YOTS
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tarzan on Mon, 27 January 2014, 07:54:15
CM Storm Trigger w/MX Greens.  I've been using the Ducky with MX Grays for quite a while, I'd forgotten that Greens are actually kind of clicky.   :rolleyes:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Mon, 27 January 2014, 17:49:04
I've been using a Realforce 87U/55g and and an IBM SSK.
But thinking of selling the SSK and picking up another 87U.
The IBM SSK is a really nice keyboard; but the Realforce has
become my keyboard of choice. Anyone interested in a new
SSK? I've got two and will likely keep the one I've been using.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Mon, 27 January 2014, 18:52:31
Just having a lil' fun switching things up. For now:

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/wVeydDw.jpg)


Don't you miss 55g when you switch do your HHKB?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Mon, 27 January 2014, 20:19:14
I've been using a Realforce 87U/55g and and an IBM SSK.
But thinking of selling the SSK and picking up another 87U.
The IBM SSK is a really nice keyboard; but the Realforce has
become my keyboard of choice. Anyone interested in a new
SSK? I've got two and will likely keep the one I've been using.

Don't blame you. 55g Thorpe is feels so damn good it's hard to break away from.

Just having a lil' fun switching things up. For now:

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/wVeydDw.jpg)


Don't you miss 55g when you switch do your HHKB?

As I said above, it's really just hard to break away from 55g Topre. However, because HHKB is just so much fun and light, and ergo clear feels just as good, it's always an internal conflict when I'm typing on one of my boards because they all feel so great LOL!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Mon, 27 January 2014, 21:33:27
Topre 45g on an FC660C, enjoying it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 28 January 2014, 03:29:04
I've been using a Realforce 87U/55g and and an IBM SSK.
But thinking of selling the SSK and picking up another 87U.
The IBM SSK is a really nice keyboard; but the Realforce has
become my keyboard of choice. Anyone interested in a new
SSK? I've got two and will likely keep the one I've been using.

I am!

But I suspect the cost to ship it to Australia will put it beyond my almost non-existent budget and kill the idea.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Tue, 28 January 2014, 08:18:26
Topre 45g on an FC660C, enjoying it.

LOL! I never thought I'd hear those words from you!
I love my 660C :D welcome to the club.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Tue, 28 January 2014, 18:02:54
Topre 45g on an FC660C, enjoying it.

LOL! I never thought I'd hear those words from you!
I love my 660C :D welcome to the club.

Psh, I gave up my Topre hate a while ago. Still don't like the 'Cherry sux #toprelife' fanboys. Also there's just as much wobble in these keycaps as my Cherries, it might just seem less because there's less noise from said wobbling.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: neunelfer on Tue, 28 January 2014, 18:06:45
Topre 45g on an FC660C, enjoying it.

LOL! I never thought I'd hear those words from you!
I love my 660C :D welcome to the club.

Psh, I gave up my Topre hate a while ago. Still don't like the 'Cherry sux #toprelife' fanboys. Also there's just as much wobble in these keycaps as my Cherries, it might just seem less because there's less noise from said wobbling.

Really? The keys on my HHKB do wobble a little bit, but much less than my Filco. When depressed they barely move at all.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Tue, 28 January 2014, 18:52:43
Really? The keys on my HHKB do wobble a little bit, but much less than my Filco. When depressed they barely move at all.

I mean, the only time I can get any wobble out of either of my boards is when I take a finger and make little circular motions with it. Otherwise when I depress the keys on my Ducky, there's no wobble, just like on the Topre.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kilogeek on Wed, 29 January 2014, 06:12:23
Just having a lil' fun switching things up. For now:

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/wVeydDw.jpg)


OMG, nice pic but I would not be able to use that, are you an E.T. ? ;p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: yasuo on Wed, 29 January 2014, 08:28:21
Cherry G80-5000 HAMDE (big kudos to kint of deskthority forums):
Show Image
(http://imageshack.us/a/img132/6783/sezz.jpg)

tuxsavvy make art pixl for your G80-5000 on signature :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Wed, 29 January 2014, 08:50:19
At home I've been using a Northgate Omnikey 101 with complicated Blue Alps. I actually just got really sad thinking about it leaving me this upcoming Saturday/Monday. I really love the board...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: spuriousgeorge on Wed, 29 January 2014, 12:14:42
Lenovo Preferred Pro. Came with my new Lenovo desktop, and for a rubber dome, it's not the worst thing in the world. Very squeaky spacebar.

Looking to get my first mechanical with buckling springs, topre 55g, mx blues, mx greens, or mx clears.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Warduke on Thu, 30 January 2014, 10:07:14
The one I just got a few minutes ago...a QuickFire Stealth with Greens!

The difference between these and blues is pretty evident, they're much stiffer. But is that a bad thing or a good thing? Only time will tell but so far, I'm liking it.

As for the rest of the keyboard, loving the new black case (coming from the uber branded gray QFR) and the stealth/ninja caps are awesome. Beautiful keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tyra on Thu, 30 January 2014, 11:09:28
Poker 2 Blue MX  with PBT caps - love it!!  :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wrwhoami on Thu, 30 January 2014, 11:17:54
I am waiting GH60
NOW I use tex+gmk+poker two's PCB
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Altis on Thu, 30 January 2014, 17:21:53
DAS Ultimate Silent, and Apple BT keyboard, interchangeably.

I'd probably use the Apple one most of the time as I type much quicker, quieter, and more accurately on it, but my motherboard doesn't like my SSD much... so I have to hit F2 to boot, before Bluetooth is enabled. Then I end up just sticking with it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wetto on Thu, 30 January 2014, 18:49:51
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)

CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photoelectric on Thu, 30 January 2014, 18:53:20
WEY HK2000!  Love this keyboard so much.  Disassembled, cleaned it up, layered some shelf liner, and lubricated all the springs/stem shafts.  Super nice stock Clears.

[attach=1]

Almost used to the ISO layout now though still think it's less ergonomic than a US ANSI layout.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Thu, 30 January 2014, 18:54:19
Show Image
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)


CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.

is that a prototype?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wetto on Thu, 30 January 2014, 19:04:27
Show Image
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)


CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.

is that a prototype?

Yes, they've said so. Is there any info in particular you want?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Thu, 30 January 2014, 19:08:16
Show Image
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)


CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.

is that a prototype?

Yes, they've said so. Is there any info in particular you want?

Is the bottom row the same as the regular QFR? The qftk had a really weird bottom row that I hope they didn't use when designing a new pcb for the backlit qfr
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Thu, 30 January 2014, 19:11:59
Show Image
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)


CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.

is that a prototype?

Yes, they've said so. Is there any info in particular you want?

Is the bottom row the same as the regular QFR? The qftk had a really weird bottom row that I hope they didn't use when designing a new pcb for the backlit qfr

There's a picture…

In the picture, there's a keyboard…

On the keyboard, there's a bottom row…

On the bottom row, there are 3 1.25x mods, a spacebar, and 4 1.25x mods…

It stands to reason that the bottom row is the same.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wetto on Thu, 30 January 2014, 19:12:33
Show Image
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)


CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.

is that a prototype?

Yes, they've said so. Is there any info in particular you want?

Is the bottom row the same as the regular QFR? The qftk had a really weird bottom row that I hope they didn't use when designing a new pcb for the backlit qfr

Yes, both the CM Quick Fire Rapid, Rapid-I and the CM Storm Trigger Z have the same modifiers size.

(http://imageshack.com/a/img41/6905/0e5l.jpg)

But the weird thing is that the CM Storm Trigger keycaps are VERY different from Rapid-I/TK (Solid Year) and Rapid/Trigger (Costar) and actually a lot more like the keycaps from the "Sentey GHO5T" (rebranding of the iOne Scorpius U9BL) I tested earlier here.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HoffmanMyster on Thu, 30 January 2014, 19:13:27
Show Image
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)


CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.

is that a prototype?

Yes, they've said so. Is there any info in particular you want?

Is the bottom row the same as the regular QFR? The qftk had a really weird bottom row that I hope they didn't use when designing a new pcb for the backlit qfr

There's a picture…

In the picture, there's a keyboard…

On the keyboard, there's a bottom row…

On the bottom row, there are 3 1.25x mods, a spacebar, and 4 1.25x mods…

It stands to reason that the bottom row is the same.

Are there any updates on the size of those keycaps?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Thu, 30 January 2014, 19:15:15
Show Image
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)


CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.

is that a prototype?

Yes, they've said so. Is there any info in particular you want?

Is the bottom row the same as the regular QFR? The qftk had a really weird bottom row that I hope they didn't use when designing a new pcb for the backlit qfr

There's a picture…

In the picture, there's a keyboard…

On the keyboard, there's a bottom row…

On the bottom row, there are 3 1.25x mods, a spacebar, and 4 1.25x mods…

It stands to reason that the bottom row is the same.

Are there any updates on the size of those keycaps?

Let me check…

(http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view6/2812907/enhance-o.gif)

No.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: The_Beast on Thu, 30 January 2014, 19:28:40
Show Image
(http://imageshack.com/a/img839/1424/q48j.jpg)


CM Quick Fire Rapid-I with MX Browns here at Campus Party Brazil (it's not mine, it's property of Cooler Master Brazil)

Thing looks quite nice, there are several improvements, but I still dislike the keycaps from this OEM...

PS: That's not its original cable, that's the cable from my Matias Mini Quiet Pro, but yes, it's micro-USB.

is that a prototype?

Yes, they've said so. Is there any info in particular you want?

Is the bottom row the same as the regular QFR? The qftk had a really weird bottom row that I hope they didn't use when designing a new pcb for the backlit qfr

There's a picture…

In the picture, there's a keyboard…

On the keyboard, there's a bottom row…

On the bottom row, there are 3 1.25x mods, a spacebar, and 4 1.25x mods…

It stands to reason that the bottom row is the same.

Are there any updates on the size of those keycaps?

Let me check…

Show Image
(http://stream1.gifsoup.com/view6/2812907/enhance-o.gif)


No.

Can I get a reupdate on that update?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: syNRG on Sat, 01 February 2014, 16:27:00
Filco Majestouch 2 TKL with Blacks
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: smknjoe on Sat, 01 February 2014, 16:43:13
I've switched back and forth between my Leopold TKL(otaku) with blues, HHKB, and my '87 SSK recently. I just can't stop yearning for my SSK when I'm using the other boards. It just feels so right...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rotovator on Sat, 01 February 2014, 16:44:16
IBM KB-8926
(http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3727/12258907856_8282a01c25_c.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sat, 01 February 2014, 17:12:50
IBM KB-8926
Show Image
(http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3727/12258907856_8282a01c25_c.jpg)


Strongly digging the font there, what switches does it use?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rotovator on Sat, 01 February 2014, 17:32:43
IBM KB-8926
Show Image
(http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3727/12258907856_8282a01c25_c.jpg)


Strongly digging the font there, what switches does it use?

It is a rubber dome keyboard. But of a sturdy build quality and a very nice feel.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sat, 01 February 2014, 18:26:17
IBM KB-8926
Show Image
(http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3727/12258907856_8282a01c25_c.jpg)


Strongly digging the font there, what switches does it use?

It is a rubber dome keyboard. But of a sturdy build quality and a very nice feel.

Not too bad, then. It does make me sad, though, when really cool features come out and they can't be incorporated onto mechanical boards.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: katushkin on Sat, 01 February 2014, 18:28:27
Sat on the bridge at work on my Black Widow ith Blues. Getting evil side looks after I posted a massive wall of text on another thread.

Eheheh. Eheheh.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: domesticbark on Sat, 01 February 2014, 18:36:54
I'm using a Ducky Shine 3 with browns until my poker II with blues comes.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sat, 01 February 2014, 20:04:32
I'm using a Ducky Shine 3 with browns until my poker II with blues comes.

TKL Shine? Why abandon the Shine for the Poker?  :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Tarzan on Sat, 01 February 2014, 20:14:23
Back to using the Marquardt military keyboard, with the Commando keycaps from JilJil's GB.
[attach=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sun, 02 February 2014, 19:28:30
I've started using my FC660C after I shipped my G80 3000 off to Ivan for repairs. Loving the thock, but I'm missing vintage blacks and especially cherry profile keycaps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sun, 02 February 2014, 20:00:33
I've started using my FC660C after I shipped my G80 3000 off to Ivan for repairs. Loving the thock, but I'm missing vintage blacks and especially cherry profile keycaps.

Since I've never used Cherry profile, how do Leopold keycaps compare? Are they pretty much like OEM?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jonathanyu on Sun, 02 February 2014, 20:13:50
WEY HK2000!  Love this keyboard so much.  Disassembled, cleaned it up, layered some shelf liner, and lubricated all the springs/stem shafts.  Super nice stock Clears.

(Attachment Link)

Almost used to the ISO layout now though still think it's less ergonomic than a US ANSI layout.
:-X i am so jealous
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sun, 02 February 2014, 20:19:56
I've started using my FC660C after I shipped my G80 3000 off to Ivan for repairs. Loving the thock, but I'm missing vintage blacks and especially cherry profile keycaps.

Since I've never used Cherry profile, how do Leopold keycaps compare? Are they pretty much like OEM?

Yeah they're pretty much OEM profile. Cherry is a bit lower and flatter, and feels much better IMO.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sun, 02 February 2014, 21:39:27
I've started using my FC660C after I shipped my G80 3000 off to Ivan for repairs. Loving the thock, but I'm missing vintage blacks and especially cherry profile keycaps.

Since I've never used Cherry profile, how do Leopold keycaps compare? Are they pretty much like OEM?

Yeah they're pretty much OEM profile. Cherry is a bit lower and flatter, and feels much better IMO.

I see, should try them out sometime. Always liked the look of OEM, but if it feels nicer, who knows.  :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sun, 02 February 2014, 21:55:54
I've started using my FC660C after I shipped my G80 3000 off to Ivan for repairs. Loving the thock, but I'm missing vintage blacks and especially cherry profile keycaps.

Since I've never used Cherry profile, how do Leopold keycaps compare? Are they pretty much like OEM?

Yeah they're pretty much OEM profile. Cherry is a bit lower and flatter, and feels much better IMO.

I see, should try them out sometime. Always liked the look of OEM, but if it feels nicer, who knows.  :D

You can harvest some cherry double shots from a G81 3000. That's probably the easiest/cheapest way to try it. They pop up on eBay all the time.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kansas city shuffle on Sun, 02 February 2014, 22:14:05
Realforce 87u TKLS White
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sun, 02 February 2014, 22:14:16
You can harvest some cherry double shots from a G81 3000. That's probably the easiest/cheapest way to try it. They pop up on eBay all the time.

Are there PBT Cherry profile caps anywhere, or are they all ABS?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: luis911 on Sun, 02 February 2014, 22:20:32
(http://i.imgur.com/ir0f7z3.jpg)

Ducky Shine 3 Mx White switchies  :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sun, 02 February 2014, 22:31:00
You can harvest some cherry double shots from a G81 3000. That's probably the easiest/cheapest way to try it. They pop up on eBay all the time.

Are there PBT Cherry profile caps anywhere, or are they all ABS?

Cherry made some thick PBT dyesubs as well, but those go for insane amounts of money. Your best bet is to get a modern cherry profile PBT set. Take a look at Ivan's black PBT dyesub GB. If you want other colors, though, I'd buy a set through IMSTO.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sun, 02 February 2014, 23:08:49
You can harvest some cherry double shots from a G81 3000. That's probably the easiest/cheapest way to try it. They pop up on eBay all the time.

Are there PBT Cherry profile caps anywhere, or are they all ABS?

Cherry made some thick PBT dyesubs as well, but those go for insane amounts of money. Your best bet is to get a modern cherry profile PBT set. Take a look at Ivan's black PBT dyesub GB. If you want other colors, though, I'd buy a set through IMSTO.

Ah, thank you for the advice. I'll try to find some for a low price, harvesting seems to be the best bet for now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: moonexe on Mon, 03 February 2014, 01:43:32
Stock caps on white boards are PBT too, pretty thin though
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Mon, 03 February 2014, 05:56:00
Stock caps on white boards are PBT too, pretty thin though

Yeah, they don't feel that bad honestly, but thick is much better.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Thu, 27 February 2014, 14:59:56
I'm on day two using a ducky shine 3 with blacks and they are not as bad as I remember. I'm even using the stock key caps still :eek:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Thu, 27 February 2014, 15:01:15
I'm on day two using a ducky shine 3 with blacks and they are not as bad as I remember. I'm even using the stock key caps still :eek:
Black switches are awesome.

Using my model m for the first time in months, all it does it make me wish my kishsaver was converted now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Vibex on Thu, 27 February 2014, 15:06:37
Currently I'm using a WASD v1, but I ordedered a Tex Yoda recently, and as long as that keyboard lives up to it's promises, it will be my board of choice.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Thu, 27 February 2014, 15:35:45
For the next two weeks, daily driver will be my phone's keyboard. It's not even mechanical!

/me sobs
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Thu, 27 February 2014, 21:17:07
For the next two weeks, daily driver will be my phone's keyboard. It's not even mechanical!

/me sobs

Don't Worry. After 2 weeks.  ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ideus on Thu, 27 February 2014, 21:18:21
2 weeks? are you going to be in the hospital? no wait: In jail?  :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Schwarz on Thu, 27 February 2014, 21:20:04
Filco Majestouch 2 (Ninja) with browns is my current daily driver.

Previously HHKB.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Melvang on Thu, 27 February 2014, 21:22:02
I would say hospital from trying to steal someones steel framed beam spring then getting beat with it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ideus on Thu, 27 February 2014, 21:23:50
(...)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Melvang on Thu, 27 February 2014, 21:24:27
(...)

That would be CPTBadAss trying to steal a board from Sifo.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: simon_C on Thu, 27 February 2014, 23:26:27
Currently, at this very moment, a 2nd gen Noppoo Choc Mini with blacks.
At home, its a Rosewill RK9000 with blues, silicone dental bands, and transparent SP keycaps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tricheboars on Thu, 27 February 2014, 23:29:18
mx blue qrf with SA Round 4 caps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: missalaire on Thu, 27 February 2014, 23:34:13
Realforce 87U 55G
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: daerid on Thu, 27 February 2014, 23:36:59
I think I need to pick up another 55g. Just to have one.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Shayde on Fri, 28 February 2014, 03:14:00
Deck Francium Pro with browns.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Fri, 28 February 2014, 03:15:10
Filco TKL at the moment but I am in a dire need for a standalone numpad now  :-\
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Fri, 28 February 2014, 03:29:49
Rowdybeit :))

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Fri, 28 February 2014, 03:36:34
Rowdybeit :))

(Attachment Link)
Haha nice, aren't different profiles annoying to type on or you just made it for taking pics?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: keymaster on Fri, 28 February 2014, 08:30:04
Realforce 87U 55G

One of us...one of us..  >:D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Fri, 28 February 2014, 08:44:42
Realforce 87U 55G

One of us...one of us..  >:D

By any chance, would this lovely quote come from here? And if so, are you insinuating that the user is a freak?

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SirReallySam on Fri, 28 February 2014, 08:45:05
Ducky Zero with MX Reds :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: lonedruid on Fri, 28 February 2014, 09:02:09
hhkb pro 2
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Tue, 04 March 2014, 03:21:50
Dell Quiet Key

After going through several mechanical switches, I decided to bust out my Dell Quiet Key.
Imagine my surprise when I started typing, it felt like Topre.
Now, I've only typed on 45g Topre, but for some reason, I imagine this is what a 55g might feel like.
It has that tactility, but is quiet and very soothing, almost like a silenced Topre.
It's by far the cheapest board that I own (other than the ML), but I'm strangely drawn to it currently.

Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: hwood34 on Tue, 04 March 2014, 16:38:02
Just switched to a Unicomp spacesaver from my ducky
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Tue, 04 March 2014, 16:45:15
Just switched to Unicomp Ultra Classic from Razer BlackWidow.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Tue, 04 March 2014, 17:08:07
Compaq 11800

all stock brown except for spacebar with stock clear

cherry ds on most of the keys
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: davkol on Tue, 04 March 2014, 17:09:41
I'm back to TypeMatrix 2030 from Kinesis Advantage. I'm torn.

I don't like the kinesis (I need Ctrl and AltGr all the time, but it's too far there), nor do I want to let TM's ABS keycaps shine and the skin makes typing slow. Meanwhile, my ErgoDox is basically work in progress once again, because I've grown tired of MX Clear switches. I don't want to go back to staggered layout either...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Tue, 04 March 2014, 17:17:04
G2Pro with clears, still not sure if I like clears or not. I think 62g ergo-clears would be better for me because I actually prefer to bottom out, and with stock clears I don't bottom out much at all.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Tue, 04 March 2014, 17:18:54
G2Pro with clears, still not sure if I like clears or not. I think 62g ergo-clears would be better for me because I actually prefer to bottom out, and with stock clears I don't bottom out much at all.
You prefer to bottom out?  :confused:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Tue, 04 March 2014, 17:21:45
G2Pro with clears, still not sure if I like clears or not. I think 62g ergo-clears would be better for me because I actually prefer to bottom out, and with stock clears I don't bottom out much at all.
You prefer to bottom out?  :confused:

Yes, it feels better to bottom out in my opinion, hence why reds are my favorite. :) Also, it's quite boring without the sound from bottoming out.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Computer-Lab in Basement on Tue, 04 March 2014, 17:47:38
Ducky YotD w/ Blues.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: apharas on Wed, 05 March 2014, 20:25:45
Kinesis Maxim which is back in service due to a defunct Kinesis Classic.

--
A
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: yasuo on Thu, 06 March 2014, 00:09:56
Kinesis Maxim which is back in service due to a defunct Kinesis Classic.

--
A
Pic :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Thu, 06 March 2014, 07:50:12
Using my Topre Realforce 104UB-DK.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kansas city shuffle on Fri, 07 March 2014, 17:33:35
Realforce 87U TKL (white)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dustinhxc on Sat, 08 March 2014, 02:15:34
Leopold FC 660C, All 45G, Dental Banded, Lubed.

(http://i58.tinypic.com/28bh5zk.jpg)

Sounds amazing and feel great!  :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Sat, 08 March 2014, 02:19:34
Leopold FC 660C, All 45G, Dental Banded, Lubed.

Show Image
(http://i58.tinypic.com/28bh5zk.jpg)


Sounds amazing and feel great!  :thumb:

Can you please show me a picture of what the keys look like underneath? Thanks!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dustinhxc on Sat, 08 March 2014, 02:23:14
Leopold FC 660C, All 45G, Dental Banded, Lubed.

Show Image
(http://i58.tinypic.com/28bh5zk.jpg)


Sounds amazing and feel great!  :thumb:

Can you please show me a picture of what the keys look like underneath? Thanks!

I took a bunch of photos, Ill upload them tomorrow.

But here is my Realforce which is the same setup. Plastic Case, Steel Plate(Leo's is black), PCB, Sliders, Slider Housings, Rubber Domes (45G Weight), Springs.

(http://i60.tinypic.com/fcrk8.jpg)

(http://i62.tinypic.com/1ig4lu.jpg)

(http://i58.tinypic.com/2przeky.jpg)

(http://i59.tinypic.com/2w6tilu.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CommonCurt on Sat, 08 March 2014, 03:13:37
Leopold FC 660C, All 45G, Dental Banded, Lubed.

Show Image
(http://i58.tinypic.com/28bh5zk.jpg)


Sounds amazing and feel great!  :thumb:

Nice.   I have been considering getting one of these for my first Topre board, but I'm trying to wait for the Novatouch.


Back on topic  -  Right now I'm using a Filco Ninja with 62g blues and clear springs in the spacebar & lock keys.   Also white LEDs .

(http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd490/CurtisandCrystal/Watermarked/imageedit_7_6131407473.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Moosecraft on Sat, 08 March 2014, 04:59:12
LZ-FE with 55g lubed blacks :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: katushkin on Sat, 08 March 2014, 05:13:10
Using mynew WASD V2 with clears. they are my new favourite switch. Nice and quiet, great feel, and my blue and white caps are lovely :) also loving my blue gasmask.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Macsmasher on Sat, 08 March 2014, 21:24:41
This thread should be titled, 'what keyboards are you using now'. I have three boards I rotate throughout the day, all connected at the same time, as well as a numpad. I just push one back and grab something else depending on work at hand. Coding is usually on the 55g 87U. Documents and extended typing sessions, the HHKB rules the desk. And the 87U variable silent is there when I'm tired or in the mood for more relaxed typing with it on my lap and feet on my desk.

How could I pick just one!!

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dustinhxc on Sun, 09 March 2014, 01:37:50
This thread should be titled, 'what keyboards are you using now'. I have three boards I rotate throughout the day, all connected at the same time, as well as a numpad. I just push one back and grab something else depending on work at hand. Coding is usually on the 55g 87U. Documents and extended typing sessions, the HHKB rules the desk. And the 87U variable silent is there when I'm tired or in the mood for more relaxed typing with it on my lap and feet on my desk.

How could I pick just one!!

(Attachment Link)

Exactly why I keep buying more and more boards! :D  :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Djankie on Sun, 09 March 2014, 03:01:58
@work: Leopold FC 660C
@home: realforce u87sw

But sometimes for gaming: nopoo red switches. And sometimes for fun: filco mx blue or ducky 2 brown
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: charlaph on Sun, 09 March 2014, 08:59:18
Home: KBT Oni w/reds
Work: Horrible HP generic
Linux/media: MS Reclusa

Thinking of getting a Keycool 84 w/blacks. If I like it I'll use it at home, if not I'll take it to work, or relegate it to the linux box.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Sun, 09 March 2014, 09:07:53
Work: Horrible HP generic
Me too! It's goddamn awful! I'd changed it for another, but, alas, it frown upon by my boss...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: katushkin on Sun, 09 March 2014, 09:32:55
We have the horrible HP ones at work too. The ones with the silver bits on the top and crappy plastic legs that come out sideways instead of backwards.

I brought my own board in on my second day. I've changed it between my three boards, but I am never going to use a non-mech if I can help it.Especially not for prolonged periods.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Schattendolch on Sun, 09 March 2014, 09:47:27
realforce 55g. My preference changes monthly between a 45g, filco blue, and model m. But eventually I want to sell all my keyboards and just keep one
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Sun, 09 March 2014, 09:53:39
We have the horrible HP ones at work too. The ones with the silver bits on the top and crappy plastic legs that come out sideways instead of backwards.
Same ones. It's company policy - nothing I can do :) Well... I can, but I work shifts and don't want to leave my keyboard to be spoiled by another. And I don't want to carry it with me...

Hmm... now I think... Maybe I should think about some compact and lightweight mechanic keyboard with tactile and clicky switches? Anyone can advise me in that matter?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: katushkin on Sun, 09 March 2014, 10:12:46
Same ones. It's company policy - nothing I can do :) Well... I can, but I work shifts and don't want to leave my keyboard to be spoiled by another. And I don't want to carry it with me...

Hmm... now I think... Maybe I should think about some compact and lightweight mechanic keyboard with tactile and clicky switches? Anyone can advise me in that matter?

They won't let you bring in your own board? What the ****? Surely you can just get it DSA tested and it will be fine? That's what my boss has said, but I'm on shifts as well so I bring mine in with me every day. I use a full size as well so it's a bit awkward with only a small messenger bag.

You could go for a QFR or a Ducky? Don't know how light they are but you can get them with clicky switches for sure.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Sun, 09 March 2014, 10:40:46
They won't let you bring in your own board? What the ****? Surely you can just get it DSA tested and it will be fine? That's what my boss has said, but I'm on shifts as well so I bring mine in with me every day. I use a full size as well so it's a bit awkward with only a small messenger bag.

You could go for a QFR or a Ducky? Don't know how light they are but you can get them with clicky switches for sure.

QFR... well, tenkeyless keyboard - now THATS a thing to consider! Thankee, mate. And yes, you can get in with Cherry Blue. Or something like Poker 2... but that's for maniacs. Personally I'm a fan of Buckling Spring keyboards, but that's a pain to carry around  ;D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: pbtforever on Sun, 09 March 2014, 10:49:52
Filco brown cherry
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: davkol on Sun, 09 March 2014, 12:36:01
I'm back to TypeMatrix 2030 from Kinesis Advantage. I'm torn.

I don't like the kinesis (I need Ctrl and AltGr all the time, but it's too far there), nor do I want to let TM's ABS keycaps shine and the skin makes typing slow. Meanwhile, my ErgoDox is basically work in progress once again, because I've grown tired of MX Clear switches. I don't want to go back to staggered layout either...

Hehe, problem solved. I brought an armchair to my desk and use the kinesis on my lap. It feels much better. I've remapped Caps Lock to AltGr and it's better than nothing, but I need to find a new spot for Esc now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dr Xav on Mon, 10 March 2014, 08:46:57
I am using a filco majestouch TKL (brown), with a custom case and red braided USB cable ;)

(http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg589/DrXav/photo-1.jpg)



Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Mon, 10 March 2014, 09:42:48
Realforce 87UBW with 55-gram key switches.


Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: charlaph on Mon, 10 March 2014, 18:30:49
I am using a filco majestouch TKL (brown), with a custom case and red braided USB cable ;)

That is one lovely looking keyboard. Well done sir.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: elttaboi on Mon, 10 March 2014, 18:59:30
Rosewill RK-9000RE
Random SA caps from crap-bag. Modded the indicator LEDs to RGB.
This is the oldest mech keyboard I have, so the red switches are buttery smooth.
Definitely my favorite keyboard to type on.

I'll post pics later.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dr Xav on Tue, 11 March 2014, 04:32:09
I am using a filco majestouch TKL (brown), with a custom case and red braided USB cable ;)

That is one lovely looking keyboard. Well done sir.

Thanks much appreciated, it is my first stab at customizing keyboards ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: babuinix on Tue, 11 March 2014, 05:47:37
(http://s27.postimg.org/mv6ub339f/IMG_6341.jpg)

Only mech I ever had was hiding in my garage for 20 years!

Just got reunited and im loving it!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Tue, 11 March 2014, 10:03:54
Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/mv6ub339f/IMG_6341.jpg)


Only mech I ever had was hiding in my garage for 20 years!

Just got reunited and im loving it!
Nice one - very clean and pristine-looking!

Probably you're from USA too? *sigh* So much good thing hidden in garages there...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: EvillePanda on Tue, 11 March 2014, 13:25:40
I currently use a Typematrix 2030 at work and I just ordered a TECK with blues from MassDrop's Bazaar for home.  I know, I know, crummy customer service,  etc., etc.  But due to an old injury that didn't heal right, I really need the non-staggered layout.  I have tiny hands and the Matrix layout feels so nice on my joints.

I was considering buying a Corsair K70 Vengeance for my boyfriend's gaming computer, but after what I've read here, I think I want to get him a Ducky Shine III, but they're all sold out except for the gold edition and the yellows and I think the man might kill me if I put one of those on his desk.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: snoopy on Tue, 11 March 2014, 13:40:26
Don't know why, but can't stop using this guy:

[attachimg=1]

mx black, internal dampening, lubed and stickered, 62g korean springs


I didn't touch my SSK or HHKB since quite some time.  :confused:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mapple on Tue, 11 March 2014, 13:46:38
I currently use a Typematrix 2030 at work and I just ordered a TECK with blues from MassDrop's Bazaar for home.  I know, I know, crummy customer service,  etc., etc.  But due to an old injury that didn't heal right, I really need the non-staggered layout.  I have tiny hands and the Matrix layout feels so nice on my joints.

I was considering buying a Corsair K70 Vengeance for my boyfriend's gaming computer, but after what I've read here, I think I want to get him a Ducky Shine III, but they're all sold out except for the gold edition and the yellows and I think the man might kill me if I put one of those on his desk.

that's great news that there are other than my wife girls on earth who thinks as you:)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: EvillePanda on Tue, 11 March 2014, 13:54:16
I currently use a Typematrix 2030 at work and I just ordered a TECK with blues from MassDrop's Bazaar for home.  I know, I know, crummy customer service,  etc., etc.  But due to an old injury that didn't heal right, I really need the non-staggered layout.  I have tiny hands and the Matrix layout feels so nice on my joints.

I was considering buying a Corsair K70 Vengeance for my boyfriend's gaming computer, but after what I've read here, I think I want to get him a Ducky Shine III, but they're all sold out except for the gold edition and the yellows and I think the man might kill me if I put one of those on his desk.

that's great news that there are other than my wife girls on earth who thinks as you:)

I replaced his monitor last year.  This year his complaint is with his crappy Razer rubber dome POS.  I just started learning about mechanical keyboards and I've been researching.  Thankfully, I talked him out of the Razer 2014 Ultimate with the cherry knockoffs.

If anyone knows where I can get a Shine 3 with green LED and reds, I would much appreciate it.  Or suggest a good alternative until the Shines are available.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mapple on Tue, 11 March 2014, 14:16:33
I currently use a Typematrix 2030 at work and I just ordered a TECK with blues from MassDrop's Bazaar for home.  I know, I know, crummy customer service,  etc., etc.  But due to an old injury that didn't heal right, I really need the non-staggered layout.  I have tiny hands and the Matrix layout feels so nice on my joints.

I was considering buying a Corsair K70 Vengeance for my boyfriend's gaming computer, but after what I've read here, I think I want to get him a Ducky Shine III, but they're all sold out except for the gold edition and the yellows and I think the man might kill me if I put one of those on his desk.

that's great news that there are other than my wife girls on earth who thinks as you:)

I replaced his monitor last year.  This year his complaint is with his crappy Razer rubber dome POS.  I just started learning about mechanical keyboards and I've been researching.  Thankfully, I talked him out of the Razer 2014 Ultimate with the cherry knockoffs.

If anyone knows where I can get a Shine 3 with green LED and reds, I would much appreciate it.  Or suggest a good alternative until the Shines are available.

http://mechanicalkeyboards.com/
amazon
ducky distibutor in singapur -> they are responding each few minutes on facebook page and they send stuff so it's cool.
ebay:)
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?minorcatid=101&manufactureid=4689
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: EvillePanda on Tue, 11 March 2014, 14:24:14
Thanks for the fast reply. Mechanical Keyboards are all pretty much sold out on the regular Shine 3s.  Amazon too and I don't have the cash for the gold edition.  I'll check ebay and the other sites you mentioned. Thanks.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Tue, 11 March 2014, 14:46:49
Don't know why, but can't stop using this guy:

(Attachment Link)

mx black, internal dampening, lubed and stickered, 62g korean springs


I didn't touch my SSK or HHKB since quite some time.  :confused:

(http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_NOjUry5s4I/Uv7zXmkoCHI/AAAAAAAACjU/c-e4J2aNthY/s1600/1.gif)

****ttt

looking good
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: babuinix on Tue, 11 March 2014, 15:55:26
Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/mv6ub339f/IMG_6341.jpg)


Only mech I ever had was hiding in my garage for 20 years!

Just got reunited and im loving it!
Nice one - very clean and pristine-looking!

Probably you're from USA too? *sigh* So much good thing hidden in garages there...

Nop :P , its in my intro

More
"Greeting from Lisbon, Portugal! My name is José and im a recent lurker in this amazing forum.

What brought me here was the recent discovery that my father had kept my very first keyboard in the basement for arround 20 years.

Talking about bulky IBM Model M from 1990. I was so glad just to see it, brought back so many good memories!! (My dad looked at me like if I was an alien:])

Anyway enough talking, heres some pics taken while cleaning this old beast:

(http://s27.postimg.org/q5v7ayt6r/IMG_6316.jpg)

(http://s27.postimg.org/tzonk4air/IMG_6349.jpg)

(http://s27.postimg.org/a6cjrex4z/IMG_6322.jpg)

(http://s27.postimg.org/s5bt2dnib/IMG_6321.jpg)

(http://s27.postimg.org/i31mddxz7/IMG_6326.jpg)

(http://s27.postimg.org/8jrxjxagz/IMG_6327.jpg)

(http://s29.postimg.org/th8yuu5vb/IMG_6334.jpg)

(http://s29.postimg.org/f9ja66t6f/IMG_6337.jpg)

(http://s29.postimg.org/4chyhf6ev/IMG_6339.jpg)

(http://s27.postimg.org/mv6ub339f/IMG_6341.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Tue, 11 March 2014, 16:13:27
Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/mv6ub339f/IMG_6341.jpg)


Only mech I ever had was hiding in my garage for 20 years!

Just got reunited and im loving it!
Nice one - very clean and pristine-looking!

Probably you're from USA too? *sigh* So much good thing hidden in garages there...

Nop :P , its in my intro

More
"Greeting from Lisbon, Portugal! My name is José and im a recent lurker in this amazing forum.

What brought me here was the recent discovery that my father had kept my very first keyboard in the basement for arround 20 years.

Talking about bulky IBM Model M from 1990. I was so glad just to see it, brought back so many good memories!! (My dad looked at me like if I was an alien:])

Anyway enough talking, heres some pics taken while cleaning this old beast:

Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/q5v7ayt6r/IMG_6316.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/tzonk4air/IMG_6349.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/a6cjrex4z/IMG_6322.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/s5bt2dnib/IMG_6321.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/i31mddxz7/IMG_6326.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/8jrxjxagz/IMG_6327.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s29.postimg.org/th8yuu5vb/IMG_6334.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s29.postimg.org/f9ja66t6f/IMG_6337.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s29.postimg.org/4chyhf6ev/IMG_6339.jpg)


Show Image
(http://s27.postimg.org/mv6ub339f/IMG_6341.jpg)


Ohhh, geek porn :) But still - nice condition for something lying in the garage :) But a pity there was only one :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: zeroni13 on Tue, 11 March 2014, 16:58:00
Sadly I'm stuck with my Razer Black Widow with MX Blue's, I bought this because I'm mostly gaming on my computer and I wanted a gaming keyboard. That said I'm not really pleased with it, and I'm now in the progress of getting parts for my first real keyboard wich is a custom phantom.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Tue, 11 March 2014, 17:23:09
Sadly I'm stuck with my Razer Black Widow with MX Blue's, I bought this because I'm mostly gaming on my computer and I wanted a gaming keyboard. That said I'm not really pleased with it, and I'm now in the progress of getting parts for my first real keyboard wich is a custom phantom.
I bought mine because if was only mechanical keyboard available in my vicinity... before I discovered wonders of Internet shopping :)

That glossy case... brrrr...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: zeroni13 on Tue, 11 March 2014, 17:36:34
Sadly I'm stuck with my Razer Black Widow with MX Blue's, I bought this because I'm mostly gaming on my computer and I wanted a gaming keyboard. That said I'm not really pleased with it, and I'm now in the progress of getting parts for my first real keyboard wich is a custom phantom.
I bought mine because if was only mechanical keyboard available in my vicinity... before I discovered wonders of Internet shopping :)

That glossy case... brrrr...
I feel the same about the gloss! Not pleasing at all.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Tue, 11 March 2014, 17:41:58
Sadly I'm stuck with my Razer Black Widow with MX Blue's, I bought this because I'm mostly gaming on my computer and I wanted a gaming keyboard. That said I'm not really pleased with it, and I'm now in the progress of getting parts for my first real keyboard wich is a custom phantom.
I bought mine because if was only mechanical keyboard available in my vicinity... before I discovered wonders of Internet shopping :)

That glossy case... brrrr...
I feel the same about the gloss! Not pleasing at all.
It could be pleasant only for someone who is fascinated by his own fingerprints :)
Well, my BlackWidow now tucked away in the box :) It's the proper place for it. Still, switches weren't that bad.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Tue, 11 March 2014, 17:42:37
Don't know why, but can't stop using this guy:

(Attachment Link)

mx black, internal dampening, lubed and stickered, 62g korean springs


I didn't touch my SSK or HHKB since quite some time.  :confused:

Wow this is awesome!
Did you paint the case? Also how did you internally dampen it?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: blackbox on Wed, 12 March 2014, 09:27:29
I have an dell AT102W with alps black. I have plans to upgrade to something with mx greens.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: histevenhere on Wed, 12 March 2014, 10:08:49
RF87u with 55g... from a variable weight RF
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Fri, 21 March 2014, 20:07:05
RF87u with 55g... from a variable weight RF

Was it a silent variable? When I have the dough, I plan to buy a white silenced variable and swap the stems and domes with my 87UB 55g to create a ghetto 55g "type-s."
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Darkleaf84 on Fri, 21 March 2014, 20:15:45
After much digging on the internet looking at pictures I have a micro innovations membrane keyboard..../shame. But I have ordered a filco MJ2 - brown switches this will be my first mechanical I have high hopes.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Fri, 21 March 2014, 20:16:54
back to the 11900. waiting for moz to send stickers so I can finish up this mod....right now its still 1/2 clear 1/2 black
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Fri, 21 March 2014, 20:20:45
Started using my old Model M again. It's the first mech I ever used. After a couple days of use my ergo clears feel mushy and way too light :-\
This thing is amazing, but the lack of a windows key (which I use as alt on mac) is a pain in the a**. I've forgotten how nice clicky boards are, and I can't wait to try the Omnikey from akimbo's blue alps tour.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sat, 22 March 2014, 00:21:34
At home I seem to be alternating between HHKB and Model M.  Using the HHKB early in the morning and late at night when others are sleeping, and Model M during the day, like now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Sat, 22 March 2014, 11:13:24
A just-purchased TKL Filco M2/MX Black keyboard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sat, 22 March 2014, 13:28:58
A just-purchased TKL Filco M2/MX Black keyboard.

And...how do you like it?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Kliee on Sat, 22 March 2014, 20:21:27
Right now, my daily driver is my Realforce 104UB. Maybe next time I'll switch keyboard I'll go for my Customizer 101...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: hwood34 on Sat, 22 March 2014, 20:23:58
Can't stop using my new Pure w/ MX greens
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Sun, 23 March 2014, 05:58:54
A just-purchased TKL Filco M2/MX Black keyboard.

You got that thing for real real cheap (if it was the white one on ebay).  I almost bid on it but decided not to :P Congrats either way!

Black switches are so solid :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: blackbox on Sun, 23 March 2014, 10:08:10
My daily keyboard is an Dell at102w but I am planning on buying a wasd tkl iso v2
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: lowmagnet on Sun, 23 March 2014, 13:04:16
One Truly Ergonomic 109 blank key model.
One Poker II green LED.
Both Browns.
I also have a Unicomp something or other as well.

I love browns. I tried reds briefly, and while I loved their linearity, I wanted some feedback.
The stabilizers on the Poker are really nice. Lack of arrow keys is meh though. Fn-wasd is alright.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Smasher816 on Sun, 23 March 2014, 14:47:12
HHKB Pro 2 Type-S.

Someone save me before I throw more money at a 55g topre.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: blackbox on Sun, 23 March 2014, 16:35:41
HHKB Pro 2 Type-S.

Someone save me before I throw more money at a 55g topre.
No one can save you from doing that on GH :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: missalaire on Sun, 23 March 2014, 16:44:53
KMAC LE (MX Clear)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Sun, 23 March 2014, 17:28:17
KMAC Winkeyless (MX blacks)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Sun, 23 March 2014, 17:48:11
A just-purchased TKL Filco M2/MX Black keyboard.

And...how do you like it?

I'm really enjoying the Filco M2/MX Black keyboard. I may sell my 87U/55-gram. MX Black switches really suit me.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sun, 23 March 2014, 19:07:09
A just-purchased TKL Filco M2/MX Black keyboard.

And...how do you like it?

I'm really enjoying the Filco M2/MX Black keyboard. I may sell my 87U/55-gram. MX Black switches really suit me.

Nice! Glad you like them. You should get your hands on some vintage blacks—they're much smoother than stock blacks. I'd recommend picking up a G80-3000 with OG doubleshots if you can find one. Most of those are old enough to have vintage blacks.
I love linear switches as well, and will probably be putting some vintage blacks (with brown springs) in my JD40...once it comes.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wharrislv on Sun, 23 March 2014, 19:23:45
HHKB Pro 2 (not S because I work in my own office and I don't care about noise  :p  ) at work on my desk, HHKB lite on the KVM in the server rack because I like the layout and needed something small, a Filco majestitouch with blues on my test station, 1993 Model M at home on my desktop, a logitech wireless scissor switch thing with a track pad for my HTPC, Pure Pro in blue with Browns and rainbow gradient PBT caps from qtan in my bag with my laptop, multitool, spare battery for charging usb stuff, pen and mini moleskin, gym stuff and a RIA 1911 with spare magazines for on the go.  Those are the ones I use on a daily basis, and currently the only things I have in the mail are a jdcarpe 40% with honey40 caps, and ergodox with clears and aluminum top plate.   Still haven't decided on the caps for the ergodox, but I will probably get some blanks for now until the next groupbuy that I like comes along.  I should have ordered some of the honeywell caps for it, I wish I could still get hyperfuse!  Someday I'll get a gon built board in 60%, but that is really the only thing on my radar besides maybe a red colored topre brobot or two to balance out my red escape keys.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: blingcaps on Sun, 23 March 2014, 20:45:36
filco minila brown at home.  pure pro red with o-rings at work.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ajunakey on Sun, 23 March 2014, 21:45:07
HHKB Pro 2 here. I've made a huge mistake going non-printed caps
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sun, 23 March 2014, 21:51:34
HHKB Pro 2 here. I've made a huge mistake going non-printed caps

Welcome to Geekhack1

You can get a set of printed keycaps for HHKB at EK: http://www.elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=access,toprekeys
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Sun, 23 March 2014, 21:58:49
I'm using a blue Alps Duck Mini V2 that I finished up yesterday :)

It's the first clicky keyboard that I seriously love.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ajunakey on Sun, 23 March 2014, 22:00:19
HHKB Pro 2 here. I've made a huge mistake going non-printed caps

Welcome to Geekhack1

You can get a set of printed keycaps for HHKB at EK: http://www.elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=access,toprekeys

haha thanks rowdy. so tempting but my wallet doesnt seem to agree lol
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sun, 23 March 2014, 22:18:06
I'm using a blue Alps Duck Mini V2 that I finished up yesterday :)

It's the first clicky keyboard that I seriously love.

You don't seriously love your Model M? :(

Can't wait for that blue alps tour though :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Sun, 23 March 2014, 22:29:45

I'm using a blue Alps Duck Mini V2 that I finished up yesterday :)

It's the first clicky keyboard that I seriously love.

You don't seriously love your Model M? :(

Can't wait for that blue alps tour though :thumb:

The M is good, but form factor is important for me. Blue alps also give buckling spring over membrane a serious run for their money.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sun, 23 March 2014, 22:40:07

I'm using a blue Alps Duck Mini V2 that I finished up yesterday :)

It's the first clicky keyboard that I seriously love.

You don't seriously love your Model M? :(

Can't wait for that blue alps tour though :thumb:

The M is good, but form factor is important for me. Blue alps also give buckling spring over membrane a serious run for their money.

Well I just bought an F, so I'll have to see how they hold up against capacitive!
Glad you're enjoying your Duck Mini though. Do you have that dolch replica on there?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Sun, 23 March 2014, 22:42:20


I'm using a blue Alps Duck Mini V2 that I finished up yesterday :)

It's the first clicky keyboard that I seriously love.

You don't seriously love your Model M? :(

Can't wait for that blue alps tour though :thumb:

The M is good, but form factor is important for me. Blue alps also give buckling spring over membrane a serious run for their money.

Well I just bought an F, so I'll have to see how they hold up against capacitive!
Glad you're enjoying your Duck Mini though. Do you have that dolch replica on there?

Yessir. (http://i.imgur.com/9AOYUH4.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sun, 23 March 2014, 22:45:39
Do you have that dolch replica on there?

Yessir. (http://i.imgur.com/9AOYUH4.jpg)

:eek:
much jealous!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Smasher816 on Sun, 23 March 2014, 22:55:54
HHKB Pro 2 here. I've made a huge mistake going non-printed caps

Welcome to Geekhack1

You can get a set of printed keycaps for HHKB at EK: http://www.elitekeyboards.com/products.php?sub=access,toprekeys

Well I think its that or touch typing.
haha thanks rowdy. so tempting but my wallet doesnt seem to agree lol
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CommonCurt on Sun, 23 March 2014, 22:56:28


I'm using a blue Alps Duck Mini V2 that I finished up yesterday :)

It's the first clicky keyboard that I seriously love.

You don't seriously love your Model M? :(

Can't wait for that blue alps tour though :thumb:

The M is good, but form factor is important for me. Blue alps also give buckling spring over membrane a serious run for their money.

Well I just bought an F, so I'll have to see how they hold up against capacitive!
Glad you're enjoying your Duck Mini though. Do you have that dolch replica on there?

Yessir. (http://i.imgur.com/9AOYUH4.jpg)

Very Nice Riot :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ajunakey on Sun, 23 March 2014, 23:21:36


I'm using a blue Alps Duck Mini V2 that I finished up yesterday :)

It's the first clicky keyboard that I seriously love.

You don't seriously love your Model M? :(

Can't wait for that blue alps tour though :thumb:

The M is good, but form factor is important for me. Blue alps also give buckling spring over membrane a serious run for their money.

Well I just bought an F, so I'll have to see how they hold up against capacitive!
Glad you're enjoying your Duck Mini though. Do you have that dolch replica on there?

Yessir. (http://i.imgur.com/9AOYUH4.jpg)

beast mode
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Mon, 24 March 2014, 11:10:55
Alternating CMQFR/MX Blue and Realforce 87U/55-gram KBs.   
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: admiralvorian on Mon, 24 March 2014, 15:50:12
Ducky DK9008G2 Pro blue/grey caps. love these caps! (the board is solid as a rock, too)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Mon, 24 March 2014, 16:04:44
Alternating CMQFR/MX Blue and Realforce 87U/55-gram KBs.

MX BLUE? I can't believe you're flirting with the darkside...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Mon, 24 March 2014, 17:44:04
Alternating CMQFR/MX Blue and Realforce 87U/55-gram KBs.

MX BLUE? I can't believe you're flirting with the darkside...

Kind of the medium-dark side; but for a 55-gram Topre guy, this is a foray into the dark side. Since double-dampening, I have two layers of shelf liner in the CMQFR's case except for a single layer under the R1 space-bar row. The keyboard sounds and feels great; far better than the stock CMQFR and far better than using a single layer of shelf liner. I bottom out my key strikes and after the additional dampening, the keys sound 'thocky' Gotta love the thock. Also eliminated interior echoing.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: wthefourth on Tue, 25 March 2014, 15:00:27
Using a Ducky DK9008P with MX Blues at home, CM Storm Quickfire XT with MX Browns at work.

Everyone hated me when I brought my Ducky to work. I thought it was out of envy. Nope, turns out it's because you could hear the click clack all through the building.

It made me sad.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: blackbox on Tue, 25 March 2014, 15:03:12
Using a Ducky DK9008P with MX Blues at home, CM Storm Quickfire XT with MX Browns at work.

Everyone hated me when I brought my Ducky to work. I thought it was out of envy. Nope, turns out it's because you could hear the click clack all through the building.

It made me sad.

Thinking about buying the same keyboard for work.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: chibishin on Tue, 25 March 2014, 15:13:39
Currently using a Realforce 87UB EK edition 45G with a modded detachable USB at home and work. Thinking of picking up a Unicomp, and possibly jumping on a 60% at some point, too.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Tue, 25 March 2014, 15:47:16
Currently using a Realforce 87UB EK edition 45G with a modded detachable USB at home and work. Thinking of picking up a Unicomp, and possibly jumping on a 60% at some point, too.
Get yourself an Unicomp one, yes ;) It's something else...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Tue, 25 March 2014, 19:50:43
Currently using my new 87UB 55g. 55g topre is my new favorite switch.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Tue, 25 March 2014, 20:33:46
Currently using my new 87UB 55g. 55g topre is my new favorite switch.

Back to my 55-gram 87UB and lovin' it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Wed, 26 March 2014, 03:55:24
Currently using my new 87UB 55g. 55g topre is my new favorite switch.

Currently using my new 87UB 55g. 55g topre is my new favorite switch.

Back to my 55-gram 87UB and lovin' it.

You guys are sure living the good life :D I think I'm going to use mine right now too :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Nixietube on Wed, 26 March 2014, 12:44:11
IBM Model M
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: pichu23 on Wed, 26 March 2014, 15:52:09
Poke-her too.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Ethaniel on Wed, 26 March 2014, 18:00:35
Compaq MX-11800 with WYSE keys.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Wed, 26 March 2014, 18:06:23
Pink RF 45g

(http://i.imgur.com/Ad0rODz.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Wed, 26 March 2014, 18:07:36
Compaq MX-11800 with WYSE keys.

where'd you get the 2x shift? Does the WYSE come with one? If so thats sweet
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: zig_ziglar on Wed, 26 March 2014, 18:52:04
(At work) Cherry MX2.0 with blues on aftermarket Cherry profile blank white keycaps. The blank factor gets more questions than the obnoxious switch noise!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Wed, 26 March 2014, 19:08:53
Pink RF 45g

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/Ad0rODz.jpg)


My daughter would kill for something like that :p

Or at least seriously main :))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Puddsy on Wed, 26 March 2014, 19:27:26
Pink RF 45g

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/Ad0rODz.jpg)


My daughter would kill for something like that :p

Or at least seriously main :))

I was hype when I saw the pink one, I just knew I had to have it.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: kaz on Wed, 26 March 2014, 21:15:29
Using a black 11900 modded with Cherry blues at work and a Compaq 11800 with Cherry browns at home.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: zig_ziglar on Wed, 26 March 2014, 21:28:27
I don't quite get how geekhackers are ok using non ergonomically profiled keysets :/
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Wed, 26 March 2014, 21:40:36
I don't quite get how geekhackers are ok using non ergonomically profiled keysets :/

Masochism :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Thu, 27 March 2014, 02:35:58
I don't quite get how geekhackers are ok using non ergonomically profiled keysets :/

Masochism :p

Real men don't use flimsy ergo-keyboards and quiet linear switches. Because LIFE IS PAIN :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: skuko on Thu, 27 March 2014, 03:29:48
at work - Filco TKL MX brown with RETRO DSA

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at home - Filco TKL MX blue with WYSE DSA

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Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: sakai4eva on Thu, 27 March 2014, 03:47:46
At work, KBT Oni TKL MX Brown.
At home, Realforce 104-key 45g uniform.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Thu, 27 March 2014, 04:58:34
at work - Filco TKL MX brown with RETRO DSA

(Attachment Link)

at home - Filco TKL MX blue with WYSE DSA

(Attachment Link)

DSA fan? :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: skuko on Thu, 27 March 2014, 05:00:07
at work - Filco TKL MX brown with RETRO DSA

(Attachment Link)

at home - Filco TKL MX blue with WYSE DSA

(Attachment Link)

DSA fan? :p

damn! what gave me away? :P

i also have HF DSA and MACROSS DSA on the way and getting the PBT DSA too :thumb:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Thu, 27 March 2014, 09:39:07
Filco Majestouch 2. :)

(http://oi57.tinypic.com/w1f88.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Thu, 27 March 2014, 09:49:47
Using my Filco MJ2 as well. Kinda developed a love hate relationship with this over the past few months. After a good year of using cherry mx blue switches, I am getting a bit tired of them. Once the novatouch comes out, that will probably be my daily driver.

(http://i.imgur.com/vrMTdxY.jpg)

Had a friend over recently and they tried to lift it not knowing it was aluminum, quite funny XD
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Candyflip on Thu, 27 March 2014, 10:08:19
Using my Filco MJ2 as well. Kinda developed a love hate relationship with this over the past few months. After a good year of using cherry mx blue switches, I am getting a bit tired of them. Once the novatouch comes out, that will probably be my daily driver.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/vrMTdxY.jpg)


Had a friend over recently and they tried to lift it not knowing it was aluminum, quite funny XD
I had a friend who tried to lift my normal filco and he was very surprised by its weight, I can only imagine with a metal case :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Thu, 27 March 2014, 10:11:39
Using my Filco MJ2 as well. Kinda developed a love hate relationship with this over the past few months. After a good year of using cherry mx blue switches, I am getting a bit tired of them. Once the novatouch comes out, that will probably be my daily driver.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/vrMTdxY.jpg)


Had a friend over recently and they tried to lift it not knowing it was aluminum, quite funny XD

I wish you had put some white keycaps on, would be such a beauty. :3
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Thu, 27 March 2014, 10:13:05
Using my Filco MJ2 as well. Kinda developed a love hate relationship with this over the past few months. After a good year of using cherry mx blue switches, I am getting a bit tired of them. Once the novatouch comes out, that will probably be my daily driver.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/vrMTdxY.jpg)


Had a friend over recently and they tried to lift it not knowing it was aluminum, quite funny XD

I wish you had put some white keycaps on, would be such a beauty. :3
I regret getting rid of my white banggood keycaps, I might order them again, they are so cheap it doesn't matter much :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Thu, 27 March 2014, 10:24:00
Using my Filco MJ2 as well. Kinda developed a love hate relationship with this over the past few months. After a good year of using cherry mx blue switches, I am getting a bit tired of them. Once the novatouch comes out, that will probably be my daily driver.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/vrMTdxY.jpg)


Had a friend over recently and they tried to lift it not knowing it was aluminum, quite funny XD

I wish you had put some white keycaps on, would be such a beauty. :3
I regret getting rid of my white banggood keycaps, I might order them again, they are so cheap it doesn't matter much :P

Yeah, they're dirt cheap lol. :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CommonCurt on Thu, 27 March 2014, 15:55:18
QFR with 62g clears.

(http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd490/CurtisandCrystal/Watermarked/Curts_QFR_ERGO-CLEARS_1.jpg)

(http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd490/CurtisandCrystal/Watermarked/Curts_QFR-MXclears_1.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Smasher816 on Thu, 27 March 2014, 17:01:48
I'm curious why F9 has an LED. And wouldn't greens be more fitting for a clicky key on a clear board then blues?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Thu, 27 March 2014, 17:09:14
And wouldn't greens be more fitting for a clicky key on a clear board then blues?

its an ergo clear board
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Thu, 27 March 2014, 17:13:16
I'm curious why F9 has an LED. And wouldn't greens be more fitting for a clicky key on a clear board then blues?

On a QFR pressing Fn-F9 toggles the Windows key.  The LED under F9 lights when Win key is inactive.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Thu, 27 March 2014, 19:21:30
Went from 55g 87U to Filco MX Black; and end-of-day it's CMQFR/MX Blue.
The 55g down force of the MX Blues feels good at day's end.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Thu, 27 March 2014, 19:24:38
f xt
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Zeal on Thu, 27 March 2014, 19:48:27
Frankenstein-ed YOTS. :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Ethaniel on Thu, 27 March 2014, 20:29:43
Compaq MX-11800 with WYSE keys.

where'd you get the 2x shift? Does the WYSE come with one? If so thats sweet

I just cheated a bit. XD
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: blackbox on Fri, 28 March 2014, 09:57:01
Got myself an CM QF XT mx brown today for work :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CPTBadAss on Fri, 28 March 2014, 09:59:22
For the next two weeks, daily driver will be my phone's keyboard. It's not even mechanical!

/me sobs

To all those who were concerned, I have been reunited with my Filco and SSK. Happy endings do come true :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Fri, 28 March 2014, 12:38:22
It's CMQFR day. The more I use this sound-dampened keyboard, the more I like it.
I can't break away from these great feeling, tactile, Cherry MX Blue key switches...
not even with 55g 87U on my desk.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Beca on Fri, 28 March 2014, 14:19:38
I just got the Realforce 55g; I thought it would too heavy for my weak, spindly fingers but I am loving how it feels.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Sat, 29 March 2014, 12:11:35
Realforce 87UB/55-gram.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Lurch on Sat, 29 March 2014, 12:19:49
Leopold FC500RC with Cherry Blues

Anxiously awaiting my first topre board in the mail.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: jabar on Sat, 29 March 2014, 14:15:31
Been using my Max Nighthawk X8 with purple LEDs for many months now...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: thestage on Sat, 29 March 2014, 17:35:15
Just got my Leopold FC660c today.  It's my first experience with topre and I'm pretty much an instant convert.  I kind of want to do something about the crappy space bar sound, though.

Like everyone else who falls for topre, I'm no pretty interested in the realforce 55 switches.  Down the rabbit hole....
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Sat, 29 March 2014, 17:49:54
It's CMQFR day. The more I use this sound-dampened keyboard, the more I like it.
I can't break away from these great feeling, tactile, Cherry MX Blue key switches...
not even with 55g 87U on my desk.

Realforce 87UB/55-gram.

Thank god! If you'd stuck with MX blues over 55g topre, something would have had to be very, very wrong with the world.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Sun, 30 March 2014, 06:26:57
It's CMQFR day. The more I use this sound-dampened keyboard, the more I like it.
I can't break away from these great feeling, tactile, Cherry MX Blue key switches...
not even with 55g 87U on my desk.

Realforce 87UB/55-gram.

Thank god! If you'd stuck with MX blues over 55g topre, something would have had to be very, very wrong with the world.

You mean if he'd stuck with clicky and tactile switches and not rubber-domish mushy Topre ones?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Sun, 30 March 2014, 06:39:32
It's CMQFR day. The more I use this sound-dampened keyboard, the more I like it.
I can't break away from these great feeling, tactile, Cherry MX Blue key switches...
not even with 55g 87U on my desk.

Realforce 87UB/55-gram.

Thank god! If you'd stuck with MX blues over 55g topre, something would have had to be very, very wrong with the world.

You mean if he'd stuck with clicky and tactile switches and not rubber-domish mushy Topre ones?

 :blank:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Sun, 30 March 2014, 11:03:52
It's CMQFR day. The more I use this sound-dampened keyboard, the more I like it.
I can't break away from these great feeling, tactile, Cherry MX Blue key switches...
not even with 55g 87U on my desk.

Realforce 87UB/55-gram.

Thank god! If you'd stuck with MX blues over 55g topre, something would have had to be very, very wrong with the world.

You mean if he'd stuck with clicky and tactile switches and not rubber-domish mushy Topre ones?

 :blank:

Relax, I'm joking around :) I don't love Topre, but then again, I don't have nothing against them :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Sun, 30 March 2014, 11:42:06
It's CMQFR day. The more I use this sound-dampened keyboard, the more I like it.
I can't break away from these great feeling, tactile, Cherry MX Blue key switches...
not even with 55g 87U on my desk.

Realforce 87UB/55-gram.

Thank god! If you'd stuck with MX blues over 55g topre, something would have had to be very, very wrong with the world.

I agree . The MX Blue switch is a nice alternative; but it's not a replacement for Topre's 55g switch.
I'm using my 87U more of the time; and the more I use it, the more it feels like 'the' keyboard for me.
Whenever I stray from the 87UB, returning to it is an absolute in key-switch feel.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: lotus1109 on Sun, 30 March 2014, 12:03:51
Ducky shine2 stock brown switches with gray imsto blank :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: nuclearsandwich on Sun, 30 March 2014, 15:44:23
For the past week I've been typing (and doing just a bit of gaming) on a KingSaver with tactile salmon Alps. It's the nicest typing experience I've had. It makes enough noise to satisfy my preference for noisy, clicky, keyboards but is quiet enough I think I could take it to work without an injunction from my coworkers. The Wang keycaps on it have unusual legends in places and the bottom row modifiers are really really short compared to the spacebar but it doesn't affect the typing experience all that much. It also has scooped F & J instead of raised dots or dashes, which took longer to find at first but now I'm used to them are far more comfortable than the raised bumps.

Since it's a winkeyless board and I make frequent use of the Windows/Command key in my regular work and play I've remapped the keyboard to use my "soft spoken" layout. Caps lock -> RControl. RControl -> Windows/Command. Beyond that I use a standard 84 key layout. I haven't decided if this is a keyboard for the office or a keyboard for home. At least while I'm only in the office once a week it will probably stay home.

Edit: Mentioned also the F & J scoops <3
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Thu, 03 April 2014, 10:14:51
Corsair Vengeance K65/MX Red key switches.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Thu, 03 April 2014, 13:45:56
Have been using an FC660C for quite a while now, haven't switched to an MX board in a while. Haven't really used my computer recently as I'm waiting on a new battery.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: hasu on Thu, 03 April 2014, 19:41:48
I'm on the road now and using Lenovo ThinkPad X201s. To be honest, it is awful if not the worst.
I'm looking for better laptop these days.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Smasher816 on Thu, 03 April 2014, 19:43:16
I'm on the road now and using Lenovo ThinkPad X201s. To be honest, it is awful if not the worst.
I'm looking for better laptop these days.

Put your hhkb on top of your thinkpad's keyboard :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Fri, 04 April 2014, 14:00:21
Typing on HHKB for general usage and gaming on lubed 62g ergo-clears for gaming.

(http://i.imgur.com/Tn6gqdw.jpg)

55g Realforce for EVURRTHANG whenever the craving comes, which is often lol :D

(http://i.imgur.com/bWwgdUe.jpg)

Going back and forth between 3 keyboards is a lot of work, and a lot of desk space :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ynrozturk on Fri, 04 April 2014, 15:00:54
My Razer Blackwidow Tournament Edition.

(http://i644.photobucket.com/albums/uu169/ynrozturk/1010693_10151961362961481_76504229_n_zps245da0b5.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Demetrium on Fri, 04 April 2014, 15:41:01
I use...

Das Keyboard browns at work (formerly blues)
CM Storm Trigger reds at home

I really like this setup. The browns are great for work since they're not as loud (as they could be) and I really enjoy the feel of reds for gaming. Das Keyboards are kind of expensive but it was the first mechanical I got a very long time ago, and their build quality is really good/sturdy.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mougrim on Fri, 04 April 2014, 15:45:05
Right now I'm alternating between my Unicomp BS one and new Poker II. As poker is better for gaming but writing long text is far more enjoyable on buckle spring board.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HoffmanMyster on Fri, 04 April 2014, 20:59:41
Typing on HHKB for general usage and gaming on lubed 62g ergo-clears for gaming.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/Tn6gqdw.jpg)


55g Realforce for EVURRTHANG whenever the craving comes, which is often lol :D

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/bWwgdUe.jpg)


Going back and forth between 3 keyboards is a lot of work, and a lot of desk space :P

Time for a bigger desk, methinks.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: 1pq on Fri, 04 April 2014, 21:03:04
Typing on HHKB for general usage and gaming on lubed 62g ergo-clears for gaming.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/Tn6gqdw.jpg)


55g Realforce for EVURRTHANG whenever the craving comes, which is often lol :D

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/bWwgdUe.jpg)


Going back and forth between 3 keyboards is a lot of work, and a lot of desk space :P

Time for a bigger desk, methinks.

Time for a custom cable for that 23u, methinks :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: swill on Fri, 04 April 2014, 21:06:24
BlackBerry Q10

One hand warrior... :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Fri, 04 April 2014, 21:12:22
Typing on HHKB for general usage and gaming on lubed 62g ergo-clears for gaming.

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/Tn6gqdw.jpg)


55g Realforce for EVURRTHANG whenever the craving comes, which is often lol :D

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/bWwgdUe.jpg)


Going back and forth between 3 keyboards is a lot of work, and a lot of desk space :P

Time for a bigger desk, methinks.

:)) You're most probably right, good sir! My desk is actually really freaking huge because my dad made it so my brother and I could study on it together...STUDY PPPFFFFFFFFFFFFFF. It's just I have too much crap on it. Looks like I'll have to remanage my desk space later this week!



Time for a custom cable for that 23u, methinks :p

UGH! I've considered this but I'm too scared to do eeeet. A royal purple type color would be so sweet on it... I have so much MDPC-X sleeving too. Have so much Aquamarine???







This morning (4/5/14):

(http://i.imgur.com/M6IIY2P.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sat, 05 April 2014, 00:10:58
I've been alternating between QFR MX black and Model M for a while at home.

During the week I switched back to HHKB, and was amazed how much more fun it was to type on Topre.

And also how light the 45g is.

Needs a 55g Topre board and run out of money - welcomes himself to Geekhack and Wallethack.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Sat, 05 April 2014, 14:45:39
@VesperSAINT

Those pictures are super cool! I like the HHKB design with the 4 color keycaps only haha

@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Sat, 05 April 2014, 14:52:31
@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.

Okay

(http://i.imgur.com/tBTSjpC.png)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sun, 06 April 2014, 00:45:54
Snap!  Mirror image :)

[attachimg=1]
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ajunakey on Sun, 06 April 2014, 02:19:31
Snap!  Mirror image :)

(Attachment Link)

that red esc & control key makes the board look pretty alpha
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Sun, 06 April 2014, 04:49:27
@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.

Okay

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/tBTSjpC.png)


Snap!  Mirror image :)

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<33333333 Imma do the blank version tomorrow!!!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Sun, 06 April 2014, 06:54:30
2Pac - Killuminati, too good.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Quardah on Sun, 06 April 2014, 11:45:53
@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.

Okay

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/tBTSjpC.png)


The bent spacebar is ****ing cool. How did you mount it that way bro?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Sun, 06 April 2014, 11:48:12
@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.

Okay

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/tBTSjpC.png)


The bent spacebar is ****ing cool. How did you mount it that way bro?

Flip it upside down, it's not hard.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:08:53
@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.

Okay

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/tBTSjpC.png)


Snap!  Mirror image :)

(Attachment Link)

My brothers...

(http://i.imgur.com/ClOaRKf.jpg) (http://i.imgur.com/m5yixA2.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:11:07
@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.

Okay

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/tBTSjpC.png)


Snap!  Mirror image :)

(Attachment Link)

My brothers...

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/ClOaRKf.jpg)
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/m5yixA2.jpg)


Looks awesome :)

I really want a set of red blanks…
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:14:54
@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.

Okay

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/tBTSjpC.png)


Snap!  Mirror image :)

(Attachment Link)

My brothers...

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/ClOaRKf.jpg)
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/m5yixA2.jpg)


Looks awesome :)

I really want a set of red blanks…

Yours looks just as awesome, if not better. I want a black blank HHKB, which I could mod to 55g :\
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Glissant on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:15:16
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The one true cup rubber. ALL HAIL HYPNO CUPS
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:16:56
And so enters a beautiful black blank HHKB, just as I mention it :P Love it, brewski.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:18:36
@Everyone

More pictures please post some keyboards in here.

Okay

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/tBTSjpC.png)


Snap!  Mirror image :)

(Attachment Link)

My brothers...

Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/ClOaRKf.jpg)
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/m5yixA2.jpg)


:blank:

:))
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:19:41
Hee hee ~ I told you I would, so I did :D Mine is literally the blank version of yours ~
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Glissant on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:20:35
And so enters a beautiful black blank HHKB, just as I mention it :P Love it, brewski.

You summon, and I come. PURPLE BROS UNITE!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:24:30
Hee hee ~ I told you I would, so I did :D Mine is literally the blank version of yours ~

Indeed it is!

There is something about blank keyboards that make them more a work of art than a workhorse.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Sun, 06 April 2014, 17:26:12
And so enters a beautiful black blank HHKB, just as I mention it :P Love it, brewski.

You summon, and I come. PURPLE BROS UNITE!

(http://img.4plebs.org/boards/pol/image/1386/34/1386340357753.jpg)

MFW last picture I hotlinked of manly tears was turned into goatse. damn you, internet.


Hee hee ~ I told you I would, so I did :D Mine is literally the blank version of yours ~

Indeed it is!

There is something about blank keyboards that make them more a work of art than a workhorse.

I can see what you're saying. Just something about the purity of blank boards, but lettered HHKB's look elegant ~ I like lettered just as much. I'm tempted to buy a set.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dustinhxc on Sun, 06 April 2014, 19:22:43
Nordic Ducky Mini and Pure Limited!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tricheboars on Sun, 06 April 2014, 21:22:53
my just finished ergodox! full aluminum hand version with clears and SA caps.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Dubsgalore on Sun, 06 April 2014, 23:45:11
my just finished ergodox! full aluminum hand version with clears and SA caps.

niceeeee

I know youve been waiting on that for months
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Photekq on Sun, 06 April 2014, 23:48:40
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My favourite reaction face now in full colour. Glorious!
(http://i.imgur.com/KBSbLLG.jpg)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: morpheus on Mon, 07 April 2014, 00:03:12
Using my brand new TG3 with MX Blacks. Odd thing was, it came installed with some weird rubber dome cover underneath the keys. I removed it because it made the switches even heavier than it already is. I've been typing on it for a while now, and I can see why some people say it can get fatiguing.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tricheboars on Mon, 07 April 2014, 00:05:23
my just finished ergodox! full aluminum hand version with clears and SA caps.

niceeeee

I know youve been waiting on that for months

it was worth the wait.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Mon, 07 April 2014, 02:55:37
Show Image
(http://img.4plebs.org/boards/pol/image/1386/34/1386340357753.jpg)

My favourite reaction face now in full colour. Glorious!
Show Image
(http://i.imgur.com/KBSbLLG.jpg)


:D Man... I was posted some other picture from FotNS via Google image and it was turned into Goatse while being hotlinked... Let's just say I changed it to that one in a heartbeat. LOL.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SSIPAK on Mon, 07 April 2014, 14:31:13
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
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Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Mon, 07 April 2014, 14:32:44
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

Enjoy the feels! The 660C is hands down the best feeling 45g Topre, evarrrrrrr~
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Mon, 07 April 2014, 14:34:16
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

Everyone is going FC660C! Leopold and EK must be happy.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: JaccoW on Mon, 07 April 2014, 15:19:05
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)
Everyone is going FC660C! Leopold and EK must be happy.
It's a brilliant layout. I even find myself Fn + left arrow when I want to use Home on my TKL now. :P
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 07 April 2014, 17:29:16
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

The orange keyboard!

Now you need some pink keycaps to match your mouse :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Shayde on Mon, 07 April 2014, 23:05:14
Just upgraded to a Ducky YOTS with MX blacks.

(http://imgur.com/o8dWLp6.jpg)

I wasn't a fan of the reds but I'm quite liking the blacks.  I thought I didn't like the reds because they were linear but maybe it was because they were just too soft.  Blacks seem just the right stiffness for me, and I'm not missing the tactile feedback.

This is also my first aluminium board, and it's rather sharp - literally as well as figuratively.  I've already taken some skin off with the bottom edge of the luma top.   :))

It's a shame Ducky didn't do a YOTS TKL board.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Mon, 07 April 2014, 23:08:22
loving the thrwang of the model f
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Mon, 07 April 2014, 23:21:16
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)
Everyone is going FC660C! Leopold and EK must be happy.
It's a brilliant layout. I even find myself Fn + left arrow when I want to use Home on my TKL now. :P

For real. I can't really think of anyone who really would want an HHKB layout over FC660 layout given that it's only one key wider with so much more functionality and (apparently) the best feeling 45g Topres available, unless the appearance was a big deal. Still think that creative and functional > minimalist.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: CommonCurt on Mon, 07 April 2014, 23:34:03
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

Everyone is going FC660C! Leopold and EK must be happy.

I really want to get one for my first Topre board, but the last few times I got the funds together to get one EK was sold out of the printed version.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: VesperSAINT on Mon, 07 April 2014, 23:48:37
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

Everyone is going FC660C! Leopold and EK must be happy.

I really want to get one for my first Topre board, but the last few times I got the funds together to get one EK was sold out of the printed version.

PM sent :)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Mon, 07 April 2014, 23:50:13
Just upgraded to a Ducky YOTS with MX blacks.

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(http://imgur.com/o8dWLp6.jpg)


I wasn't a fan of the reds but I'm quite liking the blacks.  I thought I didn't like the reds because they were linear but maybe it was because they were just too soft.  Blacks seem just the right stiffness for me, and I'm not missing the tactile feedback.

This is also my first aluminium board, and it's rather sharp - literally as well as figuratively.  I've already taken some skin off with the bottom edge of the luma top.   :))

It's a shame Ducky didn't do a YOTS TKL board.


Nice one!

White LED?  They seem to go well with the aluminium case.

First time I have heard of someone injuring themself on the case though :p
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Shayde on Tue, 08 April 2014, 02:11:00
Nice one!

White LED?  They seem to go well with the aluminium case.

First time I have heard of someone injuring themself on the case though :p

White LED, yup.  The picture was taken with the lowest LED brightness too, so those suckers sure show up well.

Maybe no-one else has admitted to hurting themselves on one.  ;D  The base edges don't feel like they've had any machining done to them, so they are quite razor-like.  But it's hard to be mad at this keyboard.  ;)
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SSIPAK on Tue, 08 April 2014, 02:43:09
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

The orange keyboard!

Now you need some pink keycaps to match your mouse :)
I really wish that Topre keycaps were still in production.  :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: rowdy on Tue, 08 April 2014, 05:28:05
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

The orange keyboard!

Now you need some pink keycaps to match your mouse :)
I really wish that Topre keycaps were still in production.  :(

Sets do turn up in Classifieds from time to time.  You have to be right place right time though.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SSIPAK on Tue, 08 April 2014, 06:56:08
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

The orange keyboard!

Now you need some pink keycaps to match your mouse :)
I really wish that Topre keycaps were still in production.  :(

Sets do turn up in Classifieds from time to time.  You have to be right place right time though.
I will try but I am usually bad at these things  :(
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: ironic moustache on Tue, 08 April 2014, 08:22:50
This is the keyboard I'm currently using at home:

(http://i.imgur.com/Hpqw9JY.jpg)

CM Quickfire Stealth with MX Browns and a set of front printed white PBT keycaps of unknown provenance. Given the price, it's probably a set from Banggood? It's not a perfect fit, but only insofar as I had to swap F9 and F12 around. Pretty inconsequential as far as I'm concerned.

Enjoying the PBT keycaps quite a bit.

Work keyboard is a bog standard CM Quickfire TK, also with Browns, that I'm planning to sell/trade/something soon. Probably getting something with Blues for home (or wait for the Novatouch? OR BOTH???) and bringing this keyboard to work.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: amigastar on Tue, 08 April 2014, 15:28:20
I stepped up from QPad Mk-50 (Brown) to Ducky DK2108 (also Brown switches)
I had the TTe sports meka to test with Black switches and what i really love about it was that every key was riggid like they were embedded in concrete.

But i plan to send the qpad back because it registers some keystrokes 2-3 times at once.
And with doing that i will change it to black for the mk-50.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Wed, 09 April 2014, 14:17:36
Realforce 87UB/55-gram:

Began the day with my K65/MX Red--could not get a feel for this keyboard today, too many typing errors, which was my fault.
Then I switched to my 87UB/55-gram; no typing errors; nothing but the sweet feel of 55-gram Topre key switches.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Wed, 09 April 2014, 15:04:21
Realforce 87UB/55-gram:

Began the day with my K65/MX Red--could not get a feel for this keyboard today, too many typing errors, which was my fault.
Then I switched to my 87UB/55-gram; no typing errors; nothing but the sweet feel of 55-gram Topre key switches.

SSKGuy, will you ever find the keyboard for you?                     
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Computer-Lab in Basement on Wed, 09 April 2014, 15:06:21
Poker 2 w/Blues at work.

It's been three days, and my boss hasn't complained about the noise yet, so I think I'm in the clear...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Wed, 09 April 2014, 15:08:05
kc84 w/ blacks

pretty nice for typing once u get used to it. havent gamed with it yet
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Wed, 09 April 2014, 15:18:02
Typing on my first experience with WASD keybords, a CODE full size board.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Wed, 09 April 2014, 15:47:05
Realforce 87UB/55-gram:

Began the day with my K65/MX Red--could not get a feel for this keyboard today, too many typing errors, which was my fault.
Then I switched to my 87UB/55-gram; no typing errors; nothing but the sweet feel of 55-gram Topre key switches.

SSKGuy, will you ever find the keyboard for you?                     

I think you mean 'keyboards'! Settling on one keyboard is tantamount to wearing the same socks day-after-day. Now, about my sock drawer...
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Thu, 10 April 2014, 12:15:00
Typing on my first experience with WASD keybords, a CODE full size board.

Clears, I presume?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Thu, 10 April 2014, 12:16:22
Typing on my first experience with WASD keybords, a CODE full size board.

Clears, I presume?

Oh yeah definitely. I forgot the CODE comes with other switches now.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Linkbane on Thu, 10 April 2014, 12:17:08
Typing on my first experience with WASD keybords, a CODE full size board.

Clears, I presume?

Oh yeah definitely. I forgot the CODE comes with other switches now.

Hehe, very nice. And that response speed..   :eek:
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: dustinhxc on Thu, 10 April 2014, 12:30:41
It's finally here! My first Topre keyboard!  :p
(Attachment Link)

It's gorgeous! Good buy, my favorite board.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Thu, 10 April 2014, 14:48:22
HHKB Pro 2. <3
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Kliee on Thu, 10 April 2014, 18:35:19
After 1 year of infidelity, I'm going back to Buckling Springs with my "new" Model M 1391401!

Slowly but surely readapting to strong switches after one year of Mx Blues and Topres... Definitely worth it!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HPE1000 on Thu, 10 April 2014, 18:50:15
Using my mx black poker 2, I am probably done with the mx blue filco.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Thu, 10 April 2014, 19:01:49
AT F at home, HHKB 2 everywhere else.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Thu, 10 April 2014, 19:09:22
Realforce 87UB/55-gram
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: compgeke on Thu, 10 April 2014, 23:49:15
Rosewill RK9000 with MX Reds, 50A O-Rings and a Black Petal controller. Takes a while to get used to after coming from a Model M 10 minutes ago.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Fri, 11 April 2014, 12:42:22
Corsair Vengeance K65/MX Red --> Realforce 87UB/55-gram

I changed the keyboard's elevation to 7/8" (KB base to tabletop), which is a bit more than
double the height when the on-board legs are extended; the additional pitch feels good.
The MX Red is fun to use, but... I ended the day in keyboard Satori: 87UB/55-gram
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Fri, 11 April 2014, 12:45:00
Switched back to my ducky shine 2 with clears and dolch :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Fri, 11 April 2014, 12:50:12
Switched back to my ducky shine 2 with clears and dolch :D

How do you like your WASD Code/MX Clear? Are the Clears similar to another switch you've used?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: riotonthebay on Sat, 12 April 2014, 08:47:05
AT Model F

This thing is fk'n amazing. It makes my Model M feel dull, sluggish, and muted by comparison. I'm told that I still need to try a bolt-modded SSK before making the final judgement call, but I'm having trouble believing it can hold a candle to the Model F.

I dream of one of these fellas with a HHKB layout…

need… kishsaver…
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: aref on Sat, 12 April 2014, 18:27:09
Corsair K65 sans red o-rings

I added red o-rings to my MX Red keyboard and lived with them for one day.  It turns out the o-rings brought
about a considerable, negative, change in feel for me. I removed them today and the keyboard and I are again
working as one. Some love o-rings. I vacillated between using them and had to satisfy my curiosity. In a line
taken and  edited fromTreasure of the Sierra Madre, "O-rings! We don't need no stinkin' o-rings." I prefer
the feel of the switch sans anything restricting its 4mm travel--I, for the most part, bottom-out the majority of
my key strikes. Approaching harmony, emphasis on approaching, with a new key switch is a fine feeling.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sat, 12 April 2014, 18:36:05
kc84 blacks

amazing to type on idk why
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: blighty on Sun, 13 April 2014, 06:52:44
kc84 blacks

amazing to type on idk why

Because it warms your heart knowing that any keyset you put on the board will be worth more the the board itself?  I rotate between a kc84 (mx black with R4 SPH), 2 Filcos (both mx black, one with filco doubleshots, other with WoB Cherry doubleshots and white pbt spacebar), and a Type Cover 2, depending on what computer I am in front of/working on/gaming with...   
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: tuxsavvy on Sun, 13 April 2014, 11:46:44
Northgate Omnikey 101.

I finally got around to try and fix my self created issues with the keyboard and understood some of the quirks that comes along with it. The only thing left for me now is to try and get used to the tactility of the keyboard which initially I have to admit was a little harsh on my fingers which were mainly accustomed to linear or Topre switches.

Also, I love the DIP switch functionalities along with some of the cool things restricted to keyboards like this. Swapping of Caps Lock with Control (which mimicks Sun-like layout), Dvorak (which I don't have it enabled currently) and apparently the keyboard will also print the version of its firmware when one holds down both shift keys along with F8.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: mrelectric on Sun, 13 April 2014, 13:50:32
Filco MX Blues full sized :D
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sun, 13 April 2014, 13:54:16
kc84 blacks

amazing to type on idk why

Because it warms your heart knowing that any keyset you put on the board will be worth more the the board itself?  I rotate between a kc84 (mx black with R4 SPH), 2 Filcos (both mx black, one with filco doubleshots, other with WoB Cherry doubleshots and white pbt spacebar), and a Type Cover 2, depending on what computer I am in front of/working on/gaming with...

Well not any...KC84 cost $51 and I'm using an Cherry DS set that I got for $25
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: blighty on Sun, 13 April 2014, 15:05:25
Well not any...KC84 cost $51 and I'm using an Cherry DS set that I got for $25
Nice.  Kind of surprised that you were able to get both the 1.25 and 1u mods for that. 
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sun, 13 April 2014, 15:06:46
Well not any...KC84 cost $51 and I'm using an Cherry DS set that I got for $25
Nice.  Kind of surprised that you were able to get both the 1.25 and 1u mods for that.

its kinda incomplete, the 1x mods are 123 on numpad and spacebar and shift are still stock.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Hypersphere on Sun, 13 April 2014, 16:17:46
IBM XT with Mac, Linux and Windows using a Hagstrom Electronics converter. Remapped the keyboard to a pseudo Mac HHKB layout using KeyRemap4Macbook and fitted the remapped spots with keys from IBM 122 and Model M boards along with some purchased from Unicomp.

The XT board makes my IBM SSK seem mushy by comparison, and at nearly six pounds, it certainly outweighs my HHKB!
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: epzy on Sun, 13 April 2014, 16:21:31
Tried to use my Filco for a little while after just getting used to my HHKB... was like NOPE, and went back to my HHKB promptly. The HHKB backspace and control placement is just too good. I guess I'll set up some AHK script to mimic the HHKB layout, because I still like MX switches.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: neunelfer on Sun, 13 April 2014, 17:47:39
Tried to use my Filco for a little while after just getting used to my HHKB... was like NOPE, and went back to my HHKB promptly. The HHKB backspace and control placement is just too good. I guess I'll set up some AHK script to mimic the HHKB layout, because I still like MX switches.

The same thing happened to me. I would recommend just keep trying to adapt to the difference, after a little while I can now switch seamlessly between the two different layouts.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Pacifist on Sun, 13 April 2014, 17:48:58
IBM XT with Mac, Linux and Windows using a Hagstrom Electronics converter. Remapped the keyboard to a pseudo Mac HHKB layout using KeyRemap4Macbook and fitted the remapped spots with keys from IBM 122 and Model M boards along with some purchased from Unicomp.

The XT board makes my IBM SSK seem mushy by comparison, and at nearly six pounds, it certainly outweighs my HHKB!

Does the hagstrom have NKRO?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: SpAmRaY on Sun, 13 April 2014, 21:08:01
Switched back to my ducky shine 2 with clears and dolch :D

How do you like your WASD Code/MX Clear? Are the Clears similar to another switch you've used?

The code is ok I guess. I need to get some GMK caps for it.

The clears in the code seem to have a different sound than the ones in my ducky, not sure what that is about but they feel pretty much the same.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: AuRinBei on Sun, 13 April 2014, 23:03:06
I recently switched back to my Poker II. I got one of those low-rider aluminum TEX cases for it not too long ago. Never underestimate the effect a metal case can have on the feel of a keyboard. It went from OK to great. Bottoming out feels much better than it did before, the board feels like it's bolted to the desk, and the spacebar no longer feels like garbage. I don't know if I prefer it to my FC660C for typing, but at least now it holds its own. I'm now waiting on some POM caps for it. Really exited to see how those change the feel.
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: Melvang on Mon, 14 April 2014, 00:09:54
I recently switched back to my Poker II. I got one of those low-rider aluminum TEX cases for it not too long ago. Never underestimate the effect a metal case can have on the feel of a keyboard. It went from OK to great. Bottoming out feels much better than it did before, the board feels like it's bolted to the desk, and the spacebar no longer feels like garbage. I don't know if I prefer it to my FC660C for typing, but at least now it holds its own. I'm now waiting on some POM caps for it. Really exited to see how those change the feel.

You just made me think of something.  Anyone ever tried building a keyboard into their desk?  I mean using the desktop itself as the "case" for the keyboard?
Title: Re: What Keyboard Are You Using Now?
Post by: HoffmanMyster on Mon, 14 April 2014, 00:45:04
I recently switched back to my Poker II. I got one of those low-rider aluminum TEX cases for it not too long ago. Never underestimate the effect a metal case can have on the feel of a keyboard. It went from OK to great. Bottoming out feels much better than it did before, the board feels like it's bolted to the desk, and the spacebar no longer feels like garbage. I don't know if I prefer it to my FC660C for typing, but at least now it holds its own. I'm now waiting on some POM caps for it. Really exited to see how those change the feel.