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1 year ago#1
What is the major difference between mechanical keyboards and regular keyboards?
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1 year ago#2
The way the keys work.
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1 year ago#3
Awesomeness

For the most part, mechanicals use switches for the keys rather than springs. The end result is simply a much better "feel" and response from the keyboard.
1 year ago#4
Worknofun370 posted...
Awesomeness

For the most part, mechanicals use switches for the keys rather than springs. The end result is simply a much better "feel" and response from the keyboard.


Oh i see. thanks.
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1 year ago#5
jokrayz posted...
Worknofun370 posted...
Awesomeness

For the most part, mechanicals use switches for the keys rather than springs. The end result is simply a much better "feel" and response from the keyboard.


Oh i see. thanks.



If you're at all thinking about getting one. Get one. They're worth every cent.
1 year ago#6
Worknofun370 posted...
For the most part, mechanicals use switches for the keys rather than springs.

Rubber domes, not springs. Springs are what mechanical switches use.
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1 year ago#7
Dorami posted...
Worknofun370 posted...
For the most part, mechanicals use switches for the keys rather than springs.

Rubber domes, not springs. Springs are what mechanical switches use.


Buckling spring user representing.
1 year ago#8
Worknofun370 posted...
jokrayz posted...
Worknofun370 posted...
Awesomeness

For the most part, mechanicals use switches for the keys rather than springs. The end result is simply a much better "feel" and response from the keyboard.


Oh i see. thanks.



If you're at all thinking about getting one. Get one. They're worth every cent.


I'm planning for the future. :) I don't currently have a job (full time student + internship) but when i do i plan on getting one.

silveryounglink posted...
Dorami posted...


I think I know what you are talking about, the rubber part on the bottom side of the keys.
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1 year ago#9
Dorami posted...
Worknofun370 posted...
For the most part, mechanicals use switches for the keys rather than springs.

Rubber domes, not springs. Springs are what mechanical switches use.


Back in my day... :)

Actually on my last cheap ass keyboard they were just springs. I know because I remember the headache after popping a key off. :D
1 year ago#10
Not sure if the das Keyboard is still doing some things for students, but try checking it out. I have a das Keyboard and it's awesome.
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