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Old July 29, 2011, 07:03 AM
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Has anyone tried this keyboard yet?

ThermalTake Meka G1 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard w/ Detachable Wrist Rest at Memory Express Computers
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Old July 29, 2011, 09:59 AM
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From what I have read it is a good keyboard. I would have grabbed it myself if it used cherry browns or maybe blues. Blacks are far too "stiff" for me.
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Old August 6, 2011, 08:18 PM
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Personally i own a Steelseries 6Gv2, and i have to say it is one of the best upgrades [in terms of desktop perihperals] i have made in a while. I have owned it for quite some time now, around 4 months, and have to say the built quality is quite superb, the key responsiveness is amazing for gaming and typing, and overall experience with the keyboard is amazing.

Love the simplicity of the keyboard and the only complaint would be the loudness of it. BUT, the noise is made from the key hitting the body of the keyboard, and NOT from the actual MX Cherry Black switches. It is actually possible to type in complete silence, but is a hassle.

6Gv2 deff. recommend. :D
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Old August 26, 2011, 07:19 PM
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For those who are concerned with loudness my suggestion would to go w/ either Cherry browns or red switches. Then grab some key dampeners, which are just o-rings that go on the bottom of the key cap. It prevents the cap from bottoming out. I installed them on my cherry blues and it sounds fantastic. You can buy them pre-installed on WASD Keyboards.
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For those who are concerned with loudness my suggestion would to go w/ either Cherry browns or red switches. Then grab some key dampeners, which are just o-rings that go on the bottom of the key cap. It prevents the cap from bottoming out. I installed them on my cherry blues and it sounds fantastic. You can buy them pre-installed on WASD Keyboards.
That's a fantastic idea...never knew those dampeners existed. I have a DAS keyboard at work with mx browns and a Leopold keyboard at home with cherry blues that I going to have to try them on
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Old August 27, 2011, 11:15 PM
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These are the WASD key caps I bought w/ the dampeners installed. I really am digging the white on black. I haven't had any issues w/ the keys being blank in the 24 or so hours I've had it working.


EDIT: The caps, a key puller, and the dampeners came out to around $63. Just the dampeners themselves sell for around $14 for ~120 of them.
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Old August 28, 2011, 05:32 AM
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These are the WASD key caps I bought w/ the dampeners installed. I really am digging the white on black. I haven't had any issues w/ the keys being blank in the 24 or so hours I've had it working.


EDIT: The caps, a key puller, and the dampeners came out to around $63. Just the dampeners themselves sell for around $14 for ~120 of them.
That white on black looks superb!
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dampeners? what are those for? any pics of it? Thx in advance...
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Old August 28, 2011, 10:13 AM
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dampeners? what are those for? any pics of it? Thx in advance...
It is just an oring that goes on the bottom of the key cap. Prevents bottoming out so hard.
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Never knew those O-rings existed, well I know O-rings exist ffs:), anything special about them? It mean could I just use a same sized O-ring ( I should right? )
As long as it is a same size and similar density.

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