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Offline 127001

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$30 Ergologic 7.1
« on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 08:30:57 »

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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #1 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 08:38:32 »
That's super funky and I'm interested...what switch type is that? I would assume its buckling spring or rubber dome but hoggy says here that it's also called a Chicony Flex-Pro. From what I've seen, Chicony mainly sells Alps switches in their keyboards.

Edit: Found this video. Around 4 minutes he takes off the keycaps. Keycaps are Alps stem but the sliders look like Futaba? I'm not sure what the round stem is.
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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #2 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 08:41:10 »
I don't really know anything about it honestly, most of the time I've seen them up on eBay though they've been about twice the price. Could be a bunch a garb for all I know though...

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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #3 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 08:44:06 »
It seems super-nice. I regret they do not ship to my current location though.

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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #4 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 22:22:30 »

rubber dome
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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #5 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 22:25:33 »

rubber dome

What the heck did he do to the video, made me sick watching that
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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #6 on: Tue, 17 December 2013, 22:29:15 »

rubber dome

What the heck did he do to the video, made me sick watching that

It's a youtube "anti shake" feature that can be selected when videos are uploaded
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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 18 December 2013, 19:24:57 »
Edit: Found this video. Around 4 minutes he takes off the keycaps. Keycaps are Alps stem but the sliders look like Futaba? I'm not sure what the round stem is.
In the title of that video is says "key tronic". Also, when he takes the 6 key off you can see the slider: definitely a mount keytronic (and a few others) used. You can also see the buckling rubber sleeve that keeps the keycap up and acts as the rubber dome.

Also that anti shake features makes me nauseous. It wolud be much better shaky.

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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #8 on: Sun, 22 December 2013, 21:28:37 »
I ended up finding and pulling the trigger on this while browsing eBay the other night. I'll report back :)

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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 23 December 2013, 07:05:33 »
I have one and among its attributes the one I find most noteworthy is the toadstool like palm rests. It is a very clever design, is fully adjustable and works very well.
The adjustable tenting feature is nice and operates well but lacks the firmness a fixed unit would have. As well as folding flat, the adjustable tent would be good as one gradually gets use to greater angles and of course to find their ideal angle.

As kittykatmax noted in an earlier review, another unique feature is the dual action space bars. A nice feature when typing at more acute angles because of the changing thumb orientation.

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Re: $30 Ergologic 7.1
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 23 December 2013, 14:42:17 »
I really must repost that video...
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