Keyboards By Nerds on Draft

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1. Why do nerds love keyboards

2. Layouts

2.1. Ten keyless

2.1.1. I like desk space

2.1.2. Easy to move

2.2. Full size

3. Features

3.1. Bluetooth

3.2. Micro USB sucks

3.3. Key rollover

3.3.1. May depend on connection type

3.3.2. I think there’s a limit for USB

4. Switches

4.1. Alps

4.1.1. Out of business

4.1.2. Tactile Pro

4.1.3. Ducky

4.2. Scissor switch

4.2.1. Apple MacBook Pro

4.3. Cherry

4.3.1. Buy a tester if you like

4.3.2. MX Blue

4.3.2.1. Loud/Hard

4.3.3. MX Cherry Brown

4.3.3.1. Lighter version of blue

4.4. Buckling Spring

4.4.1. Super loud

4.4.2. Feels cheap to me

4.5. Sound

4.5.1. Dampeners available

4.5.2. Usually caused by plastic contact not switch

4.5.3. Tested a variety at work

4.6. Kaihua Kailh

4.7. Topre

4.7.1. Electrostatic

4.7.2. Not as clicky

4.7.3. Supposedly more reliable

4.7.4. Attached to circuit board

5. Happy Hacking Keyboards

5.1. Topre keys

5.2. Grey on black labeling

5.3. Lots of built in key combinations to keep a small footprint

6. CODE

6.1. Basically a WASD custom model

6.2. Cherry MX

7. Apple Keyboards

8. Filco

8.1. Cherry MX

9. Das Keyboard

9.1. Model S

9.2. Cherry MX

10. Leopold

10.1. Cherry MX

10.2. Massdrop

11. Matias TactilePro

11.1. Alps replicated

12. Majestouch Minila

13. Guides

13.1. http://www.overclock.net/t/491752/official-mechanical-keyboard-guide

13.2. http://www.daskeyboard.com/blog/mechanical-keyboard-guide/

13.3. http://www.mechkeyboard.com/switch-types/