Optical Keyboard Switches

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What are your thoughts on them and would you get one?
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Xking
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Nov 6, 2018
Yes I will buy
Nosferous
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Aug 25, 2018
Optical keyboards are the way of the future, just as optical replaced traditional roller balls and SSD's replaced conventional hard-drives. The more components you have in a product the greater the chances of said components breaking down. Optical keyboards remove a lot of the mechanical components from mechanical keyboards, yet still utilize the same design and an optical sensor inside which has the ability to detect key-strokes quicker than mechanical keyboards. This is great for gamers, and with customizable key's similar to the Cherry MX keys of old, it is a viable option for practical users as well.
TomKazansky
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Oct 17, 2016
I will definitely get one, though I want the board with my own layout.
buddertroll
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Oct 16, 2016
Just asking, would there be any benefits if they are used by programmers, editors, typists or anybody who type a lot during their day or are there only benefits for gamers?
TomKazansky
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Oct 17, 2016
one thing about optical switches is that their actuation point can be customized so I think they will