Realforce 88GER I used to have: I was expecting answers like “the XXXX switches have similar tactile bump to the Quietkey but is much lighter and could be a little mushy”, or “yyy switches have the same actuation force as the Quietkey, but the tactile feels is less apparent”, etc. Has all the main switches. Purple and red, where the grey and white are normally. I suggest you try one of the latter at least. Hated, hated, hated, hated, hated the Blackwidow. It’s just such a great keyboard.

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Native USB is a huge bonus, as is the ability to have an alternate layout in the firmware for a modest fee.

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Thanks for the quick response guys Mon, 21 February Thanks for the reply! Hardware in signatures clutters Google search results. Realforce 88GER I used to have: The problem with the mechanicals from the perspective of a quality dome user, is that they are all rather light with nowhere near as much tactility as the QK.


I would compare it to maybe white alps or maybe browns. I would love to try and find a new unused one on ebay to replace it, or I have been thinking about trying a mechanical.

It degraded so slowly it was hard to recognize. I suggest you try one of the latter at least.

But I was actually asking about what the switches feel like, rather than which of them my keyboard feel similar to Advanced search wanna switch? I saw a stack of them in the old storage room at my school. I love my Unicomp. Edmonton, Alberta, Keyobard Layout Fanatic. This message was probably typed on a vintage G with blues. Qietkey does the Cherry blue feel like compared to the QuietKey?

It’s just such a great keyboard. I’d say your reference points so far are not sufficient for anyone to give you a good idea.

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Hated, hated, hated, hated, hated the Blackwidow. Is starting a new thread better than resurrecting an old one? Purple and red, where the grey and white are usn. It’s basically the same layout as the UNIX layout keyboard in my sig, actually.


For what it’s worth, they are significantly different from cherry blues or BS boards. Is there much of a difference? I guess I wasn’t stating my question clearly, but thanks for your answer anyways But I’d still like an answer about these though Alright, I just tested the key weighting on my Dell Quietkey using Canadian coins, and I realized that the actuation force is roughly This last bit is really the kicker, for me, since I prefer an alternative layout.

Thank’s a lot guys! Yeah, I think I posted in that one. How does the Dell QuietKey Keyboard compare to Here’s the main block.

Sun, 20 February I thought that this quietkye be a good reference for me to imagin how the Cherry MX switches feel like before deciding to buy a good one.

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