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brenda52411
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Feb 23, 2018
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YIPES! I'm over my head. I was going to join the drop, but it wants to know the type of switch .. ?? HELP ?? I like the look of the keyboard as pictured, so... ???
Thank you, Brenda
Feb 23, 2018
Durgod
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Durgod Official
Feb 23, 2018
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Cherry MX: Black, Blue , Brown , Red , Speed Sliver 。 Which one do you like?
Feb 23, 2018
deakibalint
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Feb 23, 2018
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To me it sounds like she's not familiar with the different type of key switches. If that's the case @brenda52411 check this article out https://lifehacker.com/how-to-choose-the-best-mechanical-keyboard-and-why-you-511140347 Mainly the "Get to know your switches" part, it explains and shows the differences.
Feb 23, 2018
150194222
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Feb 23, 2018
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Thank you. I think he'll be happy to meet you.
Feb 23, 2018
Locomotor
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Feb 23, 2018
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Head over to reddit.com/r/mechanicalkeyboards and check out reviews. vids of typing (so you know if you want something noisier or quieter) etc.
Feb 23, 2018
brenda52411
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Feb 24, 2018
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You are very correct. I do NOT know anything about key switches. I thought it looked like a cool keyboard... hanging my head in shame.
Feb 24, 2018
brenda52411
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Feb 24, 2018
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Am reading right now. Thank you. Sounds like you don't just pick a pretty keyboard...
Brenda
Feb 24, 2018
GobblesTZT
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Feb 26, 2018
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The type/color of the switch determines how pressing the key 'feels'. Each type/color has it's own characteristics; Blues have a loud click when pressed (very loud so not so good for an office or near a loved one) and a tactile bump that you can feel during the press, Reds are silent and have a smooth press with no bump (known as a linear switch). The type of switch you like may not be the same as the next person. It is best to go try them out. Some computer stores have keyboards with various switches out to test or you can buy a switch tester with all the switch types (they are ~$20 on amazon).
The below link is a great breakdown of each type/color of switches.
https://www.pcgamer.com/best-mechanical-switches-for-gaming/
Feb 26, 2018
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