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This keyboard is typist-friendly? Which switch is the lightest?
there is a plethora of extremely detailed force curves etc in the description.
I have read it but not sure if I understand it correctly. Speed silver switch will give the feeling like topre switch?
Halo Trues are supposed to emulate the Topre feel. The majority of typers prefer the bump of a keystroke because the "tactility" give them a motoric feedback that the keystroke was registered by the computer. Some like a distinctive "clicky" sound on top of that. If you intend to use it at a open space office your colleagues might feel annoyed by the clickyness.
Do you prefer those traits? If none you have to choose among the "linear" switches.
Sure I can write everything down now, but you should research for yourself :)
Hint: The lightest switches for this drop are the Copper, Silver and Golds in their respective group.
What is different, cant really read the whole article to search for inconsistencies.
It's ok now. Problem solved! :)
Speed Silver does not feel like a Topre switch. The Halo True captures many of the desirable elements present in the Topre switch, while maintaining its identity as a Cherry MX style switch. It is not meant to mimic Topre, but to provide a superior feel using a spring-slider mechanism.
For your other question - the Speed Silver switch should be the lightest, followed closely by the Copper switch and then the Gold. I believe the Halo True and Halo Clear are the most typist friendly however, as they make it challenging to bottom out and have very smooth pre-load when you first press down the switch.
Copper does have a tactile bump like browns.
Silver is the linear switch (no bump).