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equalunique
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Dec 27, 2018
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Nice to see the advent of world's first PBT backlit SA keycaps. I just wish these Chinese manufacturers had the common sense to do 1-1-2-3-4-4/3 sculpting - only SA 9009 got it, and the several other PBT SA keycaps since have been 2-2-3-3-3-3 :'(
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Dec 27, 2018
MeeskMiser
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Dec 28, 2018
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Can you explain what this means? I’m someone who’s looking at this as a good affordable first MK, wanted to get something at this price point before jumping to a ducky or master keys. Any advice?
Dec 28, 2018
equalunique
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Dec 28, 2018
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For a first time user it could be okay. For folks who have already been using SA kits from Signature Plastics or MaxKey, the sculpt on this will be different from what most are used to (1-1-2-3-4-3), with the small exception of SA kits Signature Plastics makes for Filco (2-2-3-3-3-3). Chinese manufacturers of PBT SA keycaps seem to be favoring the latter, even though 2-2-3-3-3 has historically been rarely used. Personally IMO it's not a great choice because 1-1-2-3-4-3 brings out the best in SA. To each their own I guess. Here's some more discussion on the difference by someone interested in 2-2-3-3-3-3: https://geekhack.org/index.php?topic=71484.0
Dec 28, 2018
MeeskMiser
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Dec 28, 2018
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Thank you so much this article was great help, seeing as I haven’t developed much taste for any particular layout I will probably jump on this drop. Was considering a Durgod Aurora but that’s near a $100 price point, perhaps this would be a better starter
Dec 28, 2018
equalunique
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Dec 28, 2018
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I agree it seems like a good value. The SA profile quirk is not going to be a problem for everyone. Also I like the case on this because it looks like it's got a comfortable place for the thumbs to rest below the space bar.
Dec 28, 2018
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