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Offline Lastpilot

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #50 on: Sat, 15 November 2014, 15:14:12 »
WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW. WAY TO OUTDO ALL OF US.

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LOL! JK!

That is awesome, mang. Great battlestation, and great audio set up <3 Jelly to the max.



Hahahaha yeah it was a lot of work getting this video. There were more than a couple bad takes due to knocking over a danbo, police sirens, card corruption , LED flickering, etc... BUT THEN I FINALLY GOT IT!

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #51 on: Sat, 15 November 2014, 17:55:35 »

I guess forum youtube previews aren't working right now. :o

Behind the scenes picture. Tadaa!

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YouTube preview probably works if you remove the "s" from "https" to make it just "http".

Clears - perfect switch in the iceboard.  Fantastic!
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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #52 on: Sun, 16 November 2014, 09:21:35 »

I guess forum youtube previews aren't working right now. :o

Behind the scenes picture. Tadaa!

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Beautiful! :thumb:

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #53 on: Fri, 21 November 2014, 03:38:02 »
Couldn't get a good camera and only had a recording device so no videos

Here they are:
62g Lubed Ergo Clears on a Poker 2 with IMSTO Plate

Vintage Blacks with MX red springs on a Poker 2 with the_beast plate

edit: Please read the track info for more info and what I am doing at a particular time because there's no video. These two tracks may sound the same but that's how they kind of sound in real life.
« Last Edit: Fri, 21 November 2014, 03:42:36 by frosty »

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #54 on: Sat, 29 November 2014, 12:15:15 »
Request:  Beamspring with solenoid. :D


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #55 on: Sat, 29 November 2014, 12:50:38 »
Request:  Beamspring with solenoid. :D

Shoutout to GameTheory

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #56 on: Sat, 29 November 2014, 14:48:18 »
Thanks, although it says solenoid is disabled.  Surely a video must exist with one enabled.


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #57 on: Sat, 29 November 2014, 15:03:13 »
Request:  Beamspring with solenoid. :D

In this video, around the 1:20 mark -
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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #58 on: Sat, 29 November 2014, 15:43:41 »
Thanks.  Ofc I watched it again but I've seen this before.  Maybe its the best I'll hear but since it's only a few seconds of typing, I was hoping that someone who had converted one had, or could make a video or sound capture.


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #59 on: Mon, 08 December 2014, 11:32:49 »
Here's my keyboards! ;D

1.HHKB Pro 2 with, white keycaps.
2.Topre Realforce 87UB 55G, stock keycaps.
3.Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2013, stock keycaps.
4.CM Quickfire Rapdid MX Red with blank ABS keycaps and an acrylic case.
5.Random rubberdome from Compaq.

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #60 on: Tue, 09 December 2014, 21:26:38 »
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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #61 on: Sun, 07 June 2015, 18:52:40 »

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #62 on: Tue, 23 June 2015, 17:52:47 »
I'd really like some longer ones because I actually find them nice to listen to while working. The only longer recording I've found was someone typing on an older (still cherry) Razer Blackwidow on youtube.

Lastpilot's video is beautiful, gives the impression of playing musical instruments.
« Last Edit: Tue, 23 June 2015, 17:54:34 by kebby »

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #63 on: Sun, 12 July 2015, 06:55:03 »
Took my goldtouch out of the closet, and it sounds surprisingly nice.


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #64 on: Sat, 25 July 2015, 11:04:28 »
This is my CM Novatouch silentmod with Granite set. Spacebar, shift and backspace are not modified.


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #65 on: Sun, 26 July 2015, 02:42:24 »
This is my CM Novatouch silentmod with Granite set. Spacebar, shift and backspace are not modified.


Welcome to Geekhack!

Argh!  Too silent!  Not enough thock!  :p
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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #66 on: Sun, 26 July 2015, 07:49:36 »
Hahaha! Thanks! Love silence..

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #67 on: Thu, 05 November 2015, 21:26:05 »
I've been saving all these videos for a while and figured I would post the list somewhere so everyone can enjoy :)


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #68 on: Tue, 24 November 2015, 22:15:50 »
First typing test no clips, second typing test has clips


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #69 on: Tue, 24 November 2015, 22:47:25 »
I've been saving all these videos for a while and figured I would post the list somewhere so everyone can enjoy :)

VesperSAINT


An honor to be part of the list <3


First typing test no clips, second typing test has clips


Dood, thank you so much for this video! I was so very curious to hear what the QMX would sound with 55g linears!

Do they change the feel at all? Reduced key travel?

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #70 on: Tue, 24 November 2015, 23:10:37 »
First typing test no clips, second typing test has clips


Dood, thank you so much for this video! I was so very curious to hear what the QMX would sound with 55g linears!

Do they change the feel at all? Reduced key travel?

It was recorded with my webcam, sorry lol. When I bottom out it feels a lot firmer - in a good way, but it doesn't reduce key travel. I think it's because these have a hole for the keycap stem unlike o-rings which attach onto the stem. Now it's pretty much as quiet as my Type-S which surprised me  :)

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #71 on: Wed, 25 November 2015, 01:31:15 »
It was recorded with my webcam, sorry lol. When I bottom out it feels a lot firmer - in a good way, but it doesn't reduce key travel. I think it's because these have a hole for the keycap stem unlike o-rings which attach onto the stem. Now it's pretty much as quiet as my Type-S which surprised me  :)

hmmmm ~ makes me kind of want to grab some for my raptor 1800. too bad these only work on PCB mount :(

no need to be sorry! i'm more than happy enough that you posted it <3

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #72 on: Wed, 16 December 2015, 10:20:16 »
First typing test no clips, second typing test has clips


Dood, thank you so much for this video! I was so very curious to hear what the QMX would sound with 55g linears!

Do they change the feel at all? Reduced key travel?

It was recorded with my webcam, sorry lol. When I bottom out it feels a lot firmer - in a good way, but it doesn't reduce key travel. I think it's because these have a hole for the keycap stem unlike o-rings which attach onto the stem. Now it's pretty much as quiet as my Type-S which surprised me  :)

I really really like the sound that the QMX clips give to the switches. I know someone who plans on throwing some of these into their custom build, so it's nice to hear what a full board of these sounds like. :)

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #73 on: Wed, 16 December 2015, 10:23:12 »
Just for the sake of indexing my typing videos along with the rest, here are some I made with my Hammer Eagle Alps board and my FAME w/ blue Alps. The Hammer is really quiet with its CF plate and sorbothane dampening beneath the PCB. The FAME has a plastic top case and a metal bottom, so it has a pretty unique sound. I like it!



« Last Edit: Wed, 16 December 2015, 10:25:43 by E3E »

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #74 on: Wed, 16 December 2015, 11:08:33 »
First attempt at making a video.

The background noise is pretty bad.

Have no idea what it was.

Ill need to make another.



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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #75 on: Sat, 19 December 2015, 22:57:48 »
I took videos of an unlubed stock hhkb and a stock lubed hhkb. Check out the difference! :D





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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #76 on: Sun, 20 December 2015, 02:24:06 »
i recorded these like 18 months ago. the point wasn't to record the sound but to examine how i type, i do touch type but i appear to only use two fingers on my right hand, it got me upset. I am also a jack-hammer when i type, which why all my rubber dome keyboards died so quickly.



(these are flickr video so you have to click on the picture/link to see them)

Model M (note is sitting on my metal base for my monitors, i think it made it even louder than it is)


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #77 on: Thu, 14 January 2016, 17:58:16 »
Keeping this thread alive. It may be strange, but I love listening to keyboard audio; sometimes just to relax while heading home from work.

Here are a few short clips of my Pok3r while doing some tests with sound dampening in the case. Bonus points if you can guess the switch type without reading ahead.

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #78 on: Fri, 15 January 2016, 23:45:13 »
My DC-3014 w/ blue Alps. My favorite vintage to use at the moment. My FAME is out of commission thanks to the *****in' (amazing) Hebrew doubleshots on them that I don't want to shine, so no more awesome metal backed board until I get my Focus FK-555.


PBT caps from Dell AT-101

I feel like the color fits this board, which is a naturally warm color.

You can really hear the kind of ping that blue Alps have in this video. I dislike Alps ping quite a bit. So much so that I lubed every spring in my Hammer Alps board individually just to kill the ping. Green and Blues have it the worst!
« Last Edit: Fri, 15 January 2016, 23:47:59 by E3E »

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #79 on: Sun, 17 January 2016, 17:11:38 »
Did a recording of my 60% with stock clears for the heck of it.

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/242465726

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #80 on: Tue, 19 January 2016, 12:03:54 »
Made a little typing video of my end game and all-time favorite vintage Alps board, my FAME keyboard with complicated blue Alps and Hebrew doubleshots. I will likely never type on this beauty again for fear of shining the caps.

Also ANSI-modded and painted the plate an iridescent blue while the bottom panel is painted with a colorshift paint and 2K urethane clear. :D


I love how it sounds with those caps. It's got a different sound signature to it compared to the modern Tai Hao caps I had on the board before this as well as the stock key caps it came with.

Thanks again for this, Bromono. I very much appreciate the key caps I got off of you!
« Last Edit: Tue, 19 January 2016, 12:17:15 by E3E »

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #81 on: Thu, 21 January 2016, 16:18:43 »
Here's two recordings of my HHKB from not too long ago : dental banded and dental banded + lubed. I'll post a new recording once I get my Hypersphere rings :)
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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #82 on: Fri, 05 February 2016, 20:51:56 »

Here's a sound comparison for vintage MX whites, vintage whites in Zealio housings, and then modern MX green done on a bent case Infinity w/ PBT caps. That board makes a fantastic switch tester, haha.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz7wy2NQWCera0FZUE9OLS1sdGM/view?usp=sharing

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #83 on: Mon, 04 April 2016, 21:10:06 »
Just made one for my Orion v2 and Lightpad with complicated blue Alps, as those from 2013 would call them:


Actually, people used to call them all sorts of things before SKCM and SKCL were decided on. I forget what those were though. Alps CM or Alps Bigfoot switches? Oh, the dark ages of Alps were a strange time.

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #84 on: Tue, 05 April 2016, 07:31:57 »
Just made one for my Orion v2 and Lightpad with complicated blue Alps, as those from 2013 would call them:


Actually, people used to call them all sorts of things before SKCM and SKCL were decided on. I forget what those were though. Alps CM or Alps Bigfoot switches? Oh, the dark ages of Alps were a strange time.

sounds real good!

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #85 on: Fri, 10 June 2016, 23:51:48 »
Here's a video I recorded in January. I don't have the POM or blue mods anymore  :(


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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #86 on: Sun, 12 June 2016, 18:50:20 »
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My incredibly pingy click modded skcl greens










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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #87 on: Sun, 12 June 2016, 22:15:58 »
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My incredibly pingy click modded skcl greens

This is probably the only time that I can say that the ping sounds amazing. I'm tempted to do this with whites and greens myself now, haha! I think it's because it's so musical sounding. It's not just terrible noise. :D
« Last Edit: Sun, 12 June 2016, 22:19:53 by E3E »

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Re: Post your keyboard sound recordings!
« Reply #88 on: Sun, 12 June 2016, 23:28:18 »
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My incredibly pingy click modded skcl greens

This is probably the only time that I can say that the ping sounds amazing. I'm tempted to do this with whites and greens myself now, haha! I think it's because it's so musical sounding. It's not just terrible noise. :D
Go ahead and try it! you wont be disappointed.


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