Das Keyboard launches 'Quiet' mechanical keyboard for office use

By Shawn Knight ยท 9 replies
May 16, 2013
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  1. Das Keyboard, one of the most popular mechanical keyboard manufacturers on the planet, has announced a new model that eliminates the iconic audible feedback they are most known for. The Model S Professional Quiet utilizes Cherry MX Red switches to...

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  2. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +172

    Um no, Reds are linear and have no tactile feel and is in no way similar to Blues or Browns.

    Also not sure why it would cost more, just the "quiet office" marketing I guess.
  3. MrBlkfx1

    MrBlkfx1 TS Evangelist Posts: 863   +204

    Without the racket huh? But but but...that sound is the only reason I buy mechanical keyboards ._.
  4. umbala

    umbala TS Maniac Posts: 197   +176

    What will they think of next? A suckless vacuum cleaner? Or maybe an alarm clock with a silent alarm.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    149 bucks for a simple office keyboard eh? What pen pusher is too good to use a rubber dome keyboard?
  6. Next we'll hear das making mice with no buttons on them.... oh wait...
  7. lipe123

    lipe123 TS Evangelist Posts: 718   +236

    Apple already has that trademark =P

    Also lmao at the suckless vacuum cleaners! Good on you umbala for making my morning brighter.
  8. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,223

    This is a solution in search of a problem. I work in an office and of all the noises I hear all day, keyboard clatter is probably the easiest to ignore.
    Kezhen Gao and xcylent like this.
  9. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    DAS keyboards seem nice. But this (quite version) seems like it ruins the classic clicky mechanical we all know and love.
  10. NTAPRO

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    Always wanted one of these. I love the regular keyboards, but when I'm trying to be quiet, it gets annoying when there's nothing else to drown the sound out lol.

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