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by amospalla
23 May 2014, 22:22
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Ask for advice on Cherry MX clear ISO keyboard.
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Form factor I am interested in is full size or tenkeyless.

Changing the switches is another option. These blacks switches have some electronic component in them each one, how does affect that?
by amospalla
23 May 2014, 21:57
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Ask for advice on Cherry MX clear ISO keyboard.
Replies: 8
Views: 766

Ask for advice on Cherry MX clear ISO keyboard.

Hello guys, I would like to ask for advice for a Cherry MX clear based keyboard, with ISO layout. Preferably with PCB mount, so I could easily modify it. Now that I said it, the real question should be, does it even exist ? I know the g80-3000 which is exactly this, but I'm wondering if there is som...
by amospalla
20 May 2014, 14:50
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Change cherry mx by just removing stems/springs?
Replies: 14
Views: 3942

Thank you, I am starting to understand lots of things and terminology I see when I read.

Now I see having the ideal keyboard that suits one needs is something difficult, in terms of commercial availability.

EDIT: I've seen that being an ISO layout user doesn't help neither :roll:
by amospalla
20 May 2014, 09:20
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Change cherry mx by just removing stems/springs?
Replies: 14
Views: 3942

Well, i can almost predict that, if you buy a PCB mount keyboard, after a while you will still want a plate-mounted one ... (for stability, feeling etc.) I have a PCB mounted blue keyboard, the CM plate mount tester, and a PCB mount tester. I feel a big difference between the CM plate mount blue sw...
by amospalla
19 May 2014, 22:08
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Change cherry mx by just removing stems/springs?
Replies: 14
Views: 3942

I think I could buy a Cherry MX Clear keyboard, and play with it some time, and progressively go down through vintage black or blue springs I've got from another old keyboards. I've searched and G80-3000 is PCB mounted, so I could easily mod it. I'm quite new to this world, I already bought an IBM M...
by amospalla
19 May 2014, 21:52
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Change cherry mx by just removing stems/springs?
Replies: 14
Views: 3942

Right, I get it now, both are soldered, so plate mount means one should first desolder switches, and after that, extracting them from the plate. Is that correct?

Thank you again.
by amospalla
19 May 2014, 21:40
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Change cherry mx by just removing stems/springs?
Replies: 14
Views: 3942

Thank you Mu.
by amospalla
19 May 2014, 21:32
Forum: Keyboards
Topic: Change cherry mx by just removing stems/springs?
Replies: 14
Views: 3942

Change cherry mx by just removing stems/springs?

Hello,

I have a simple question. Is it posible to convert, say, a black cherry mx keyboard, by just changing stems/springs of a blue one?
by amospalla
29 Apr 2014, 21:20
Forum: Try before you buy
Topic: Cherry MX Switch Tester
Replies: 120
Views: 28132

Right, having real keyboards maybe help me to better understand the tester.
by amospalla
29 Apr 2014, 20:48
Forum: Try before you buy
Topic: Cherry MX Switch Tester
Replies: 120
Views: 28132

Hi, first post on this forum!

Got one of these! I've got blue and black keyboards, but I want to buy a modern one, with the best switch for me, let´s hope this clarifies how all these are!

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