DasKeyboard

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by mikeblas, May 26, 2005.

  1. mikeblas

    mikeblas [H]ard|DCer of the Month - May 2006

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    Does anyone here have a DasKeyboard yet? How do you like it?
     
  2. Borgschulze

    Borgschulze 2[H]4U

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    Haha, I just found out about this yesterday and now I see this thread...
    I am going to paint my keyboard if I can get my lazy ass off of this chair...
     
  3. UltimaParadox

    UltimaParadox [H]ardness Supreme

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    80 dollars is pretty ridiculous
     
  4. Borgschulze

    Borgschulze 2[H]4U

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    Hence why I want to spray paint my keyboard.. :)
     
  5. mikeblas

    mikeblas [H]ard|DCer of the Month - May 2006

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    Spray paint doesn't get you the variable key rates, and that's the feature I'm most interested in.

    Eight bucks is pretty spendy, but if it works better than my IBM Model M keyboards, I'd be interested in buying a couple.
     
  6. compslckr

    compslckr [H]ardForum Junkie

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    after seeing this on slashdot the other day i wanted to see what it was like having nothing on the keys so i took a sharpie to my old dell keyboard. it does feel like it makes you a faster typer, but the thing that really slowed me down is the symbols that you use all the time, like !@#$%^&*(()_


    other than the symbols i do pretty good with nothing on the keys, i dont really look down that much anyways.
     
  7. Borgschulze

    Borgschulze 2[H]4U

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    Oh you do, you just don't realize it...
    My friend said he never looks at the keyboard, but I watched him type and he is constantly looking down even though he types great and fast with little mistakes or none.
     
  8. XSNiper

    XSNiper [H]ard|Gawd

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    ..Your not supposed to look down..I don't..I can't actually, I would be looking at desk..
     
  9. qdemn7

    qdemn7 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Das Keyboard the KB with NOTHING on any of the keys. Works with Windows, OS X, and Linux. Only $79.95 shipped. The two good things about this KB are the fact it has premium keyswitches, and different levels of key wieght depending on where the keys are located. As for me, maybe I should buy one and learn to touch type after 35 years instead of having to look at the keys. :D
     
  10. Synful Serenity

    Synful Serenity [H]ard|Gawd

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    lol....This just reminded me of a fretless bass for some reason.
     
  11. Papa-Ming

    Papa-Ming 2[H]4U

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    Hi,

    I merged the thread because the same topic and title came-up yesterday afternoon. That OK?

    gl :)
     
  12. FunkStar

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    Such a wank IMO. If you want to type faster, practice, don't buy some gimmiky shit. Best keyboard for typing is the Logitech Elite cause it has mega short travel. Raised my wpm by like 10 when i got it (i type at 85 on the average day with my mac kb).

    As for paying $80 i'd only pay that for a keyboard that was basically a logitech elite with a physical switch to change it to DVORAK and both DVORAK and QWERTY layouts on the keys :p
     
  13. mikeblas

    mikeblas [H]ard|DCer of the Month - May 2006

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    I already type fast; between 100 and 110 words per minute. This keyboard says it can double my speed; even if it gives only a fifty percent improvement, typing 150 wpm would be worthwhile!
     
  14. FunkStar

    FunkStar Gawd

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    Dude its all a gimmick. Switch to DVORAK if you want to type faster.
     
  15. MaMMa

    MaMMa [H]ardness Supreme

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    [​IMG]

    sweet keyboard, i made my own though, just sanded off all the letters really. its a good form or security and when my noob friends come over they dont get on my pc anymore!

    this is a nice keyboard

    http://www.btc.com.tw/english/news_17.htm


    :D
     
  16. mikeblas

    mikeblas [H]ard|DCer of the Month - May 2006

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    So you didn't find the variety of spring rates helpful?
     
  17. Borgschulze

    Borgschulze 2[H]4U

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    I know I would like that feature, sounds nice as I always miss some keys with my pinky because my keyboard takes too much force to press down on those keys.