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Offline CM-Rajiv

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Hey guys,

Our initial batch sold out fast, but we're back in stock!
Also, our EU team noticed all the comments and feedback so they added it to their store as well.

The way this works is the unit costs $15, but you get a $15 credit towards any keyboard purchase. Works the same for EU with their currency as the credit.
If you're buying from the US store, I'd recommend a TK Green or the new MECH ;)

http://www.cmstore-usa.com/mechanical-key-switch-demo-board/

EU Pre-Order:
http://www.cmstore.eu/cm-storm/keyboards/mechanical-key-switch-tester/
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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 06 December 2013, 14:05:23 »
Shouldn't this be in your vendor forum??

Or even classifieds?

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #2 on: Fri, 06 December 2013, 14:08:53 »
Does it connect to a computer or is it just switches mounted in plastic?

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 06 December 2013, 14:15:05 »
Also here is the other thread about these

http://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=50594.0

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 06 December 2013, 14:21:46 »
If you're buying from the US store, I'd recommend a TK Green or the new MECH ;)

I'd love to see an aluminum keyboard from you all with a slightly less… elaborate… design.

Offline Mackem

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 06 December 2013, 16:57:12 »
I want a QFR in MX Reds and ISO layout but can't find one anywhere.

Offline gameaholic

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 06 December 2013, 20:18:58 »
I'd love to see an aluminum keyboard from you all with a slightly less… elaborate… design.

+1
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Offline atomcracker

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #7 on: Sun, 08 December 2013, 15:28:48 »
this is excellent.  i have always wanted to try before i buy with mech keyboards, but even at microcenter you cannot try all the different types of switches.

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 08 December 2013, 16:02:32 »
Meh, 22€ is a bit too much for shipping only. ;[ Just bought x2 TK's and x2 Rapid's. Both in blue and red. Would love to try out the brown ones.
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Offline osxoep

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #9 on: Sun, 08 December 2013, 16:48:29 »
€13 shipping on a €14 item...

No thanks.
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Offline Morwrath

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #10 on: Sun, 08 December 2013, 18:36:52 »
Do you only have black switches for the QFR available? :/
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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #11 on: Mon, 09 December 2013, 06:26:20 »
Do you only have black switches for the QFR available? :/

Spaceworld, Komplett, CDON, Mpx, all have cherry mx red switches for sale =]

http://www.komplett.no/cm-storm-quickfire-rapid-keyboard-red/761192
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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #12 on: Mon, 09 December 2013, 18:06:56 »
Do you only have black switches for the QFR available? :/

Spaceworld, Komplett, CDON, Mpx, all have cherry mx red switches for sale =]

http://www.komplett.no/cm-storm-quickfire-rapid-keyboard-red/761192

I was thinking of taking advantage of the switch tester-offer Cooler Master had on their site....and I could only find 1 QFR and that one had blacks :/
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Wish CM in Australia sold these. I refuse to pay up to $180 for a green switch CM keyboard just to see if I like the switches. :(
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Wish CM in Australia sold these. I refuse to pay up to $180 for a green switch CM keyboard just to see if I like the switches. :(

Mechkb.com is selling some CM keyboards with greens for $119+

http://www.mechkb.com/catalogsearch/advanced/result/?name=&description=&short_description=&sku=&price%5Bfrom%5D=&price%5Bto%5D=&switchtype%5B%5D=73&isolate_for_page=
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Offline rowdy

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Wish CM in Australia sold these. I refuse to pay up to $180 for a green switch CM keyboard just to see if I like the switches. :(

Mechkb.com is selling some CM keyboards with greens for $119+

http://www.mechkb.com/catalogsearch/advanced/result/?name=&description=&short_description=&sku=&price%5Bfrom%5D=&price%5Bto%5D=&switchtype%5B%5D=73&isolate_for_page=

... plus $40 shipping ...

(actually US$42.55, based on my recent purchase from them of a Ducky Yellow, and the total works out slightly higher in AUD)
"Because keyboards are accessories to PC makers, they focus on minimizing the manufacturing costs. But that’s incorrect. It’s in HHKB’s slogan, but when America’s cowboys were in the middle of a trip and their horse died, they would leave the horse there. But even if they were in the middle of a desert, they would take their saddle with them. The horse was a consumable good, but the saddle was an interface that their bodies had gotten used to. In the same vein, PCs are consumable goods, while keyboards are important interfaces." - Eiiti Wada

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Wish CM in Australia sold these. I refuse to pay up to $180 for a green switch CM keyboard just to see if I like the switches. :(

Mechkb.com is selling some CM keyboards with greens for $119+

http://www.mechkb.com/catalogsearch/advanced/result/?name=&description=&short_description=&sku=&price%5Bfrom%5D=&price%5Bto%5D=&switchtype%5B%5D=73&isolate_for_page=
The greens they have in stock are the Stealth for $169. The price shows when you choose switch in drop down menu.
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Wish CM in Australia sold these. I refuse to pay up to $180 for a green switch CM keyboard just to see if I like the switches. :(

Mechkb.com is selling some CM keyboards with greens for $119+

http://www.mechkb.com/catalogsearch/advanced/result/?name=&description=&short_description=&sku=&price%5Bfrom%5D=&price%5Bto%5D=&switchtype%5B%5D=73&isolate_for_page=
The greens they have in stock are the Stealth for $169. The price shows when you choose switch in drop down menu.

Ah oops, my bad.
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Offline lrch

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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #18 on: Fri, 22 August 2014, 15:32:16 »
What happened to this over here in Europe? The link leads to "The page you were looking for appears to have been moved, deleted or does not exist. " Searching for it leads nowhere and the "new and improved" CM forum turns up nada.


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Re: CM Storm Mechanical Key Switch Tester NOW ON SALE (North America AND EU!)
« Reply #19 on: Wed, 01 October 2014, 12:52:09 »
Huge bump, I know, but is this going to be coming back in stock any time soon?

I already have a tester coming in the mail soon but I really like the design of this one.
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Another huge bump, is there any news if these will ever come back in stock for the US?

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