Been lurking here for a few months now. Pretty much since I saw that WASD TKL on Silicon Valley, I had to know what kind of keyboard that was and I knew I had to have one.
Fast forward a few months browsing here and r/mk, drooling over expensive customs and agonizing over which switch to choose, I finally decided to pull the trigger and get my first mech keyboard!
It’s an ISO Vortex Race3 with Cherry MX Blues, and I’m very happy with it.
Few things I noticed:
it’s loud as FUCK! Much louder than I expected from that one MX Blue switch I tried on a tester I got from Kbdfans. I love it, as I’m definitely a clicky switch type of guy, but I hope my coworkers are not gonna want to kill me. They haven’t said anything yet, but it’s only been a day. Might have to take it home and get another one for the office with tactile switches, or maybe get some O-rings for it
the ISO enter is not DSA profile, seems to be DCS, it kind of sticks out and it bugs me.
some keys seem to sit slightly higher/lower than the rest. not sure if the keycap stems are of uneven length, or it’s the switches themselves. has anybody experienced anything similar?