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Offline lightsout714

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Different feel on different switches?
« on: Thu, 25 July 2019, 15:18:36 »
I have hear this posted a lot but whats the deal. I have some ePBT caps, one set on gateron browns on a stock tada. And another on an 8X with T1's. The feel is quite different. I think I enjoy them more on the lighter switches.

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Re: Different feel on different switches?
« Reply #1 on: Thu, 25 July 2019, 18:51:28 »
I mean yeah Gateron Browns and T1 Are different switches after all. I guess you like lighter less tactile switches more then the T1 switches.  Or am i getting your question wrong?
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Re: Different feel on different switches?
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 25 July 2019, 21:54:54 »
It happens.

There's all sorts of things affect how a keycap set feels - switches, plate material and thickness, even the desk surface and whether you use a keyboard mat can alter the feel of the same keycap set on different keyboards.
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Re: Different feel on different switches?
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 26 July 2019, 09:08:52 »
I mean yeah Gateron Browns and T1 Are different switches after all. I guess you like lighter less tactile switches more then the T1 switches.  Or am i getting your question wrong?

No I'm talking about the caps. Of course the switches are different. I have been enjoying typing on PBT more on the light switch than the heavy switch.

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Re: Different feel on different switches?
« Reply #4 on: Sat, 27 July 2019, 18:03:08 »
I mean yeah Gateron Browns and T1 Are different switches after all. I guess you like lighter less tactile switches more then the T1 switches.  Or am i getting your question wrong?

No I'm talking about the caps. Of course the switches are different. I have been enjoying typing on PBT more on the light switch than the heavy switch.
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Ah yeah. That is totally possible i can see how the pressure of your finger on the key caps can make the difference in feel.
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Re: Different feel on different switches?
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 06 August 2019, 05:22:18 »
There are a lot of different type of caps. Some smooth some with textures in the design. It just depends on what you like