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That would all have to be done in the hardware of the keyboard including storing the macros. USB can actually send a unique signal that is your macro key, then when the software sees it, it will know to send the macro commands. Of course now I want someone to actually mod a keyboard to do this cmon it's a hell of a challenge.
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post #12 of 41
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That would all have to be done in the hardware of the keyboard including storing the macros. USB can actually send a unique signal that is your macro key, then when the software sees it, it will know to send the macro commands. Of course now I want someone to actually mod a keyboard to do this cmon it's a hell of a challenge.
Yep. I Have seen a few devices for game consoles that do it.

Most people would rather have the USB though, especially the ones that tend to want macros. The demand for a ps/2 device with macro is low, and the difficulty of making one is higher.
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post #13 of 41
I'm guessing some of those crazy expensive 3rd party controllers?
Edited by Scrappy - 5/13/11 at 3:03pm
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post #14 of 41
Anything is possible but the odds of a gaming keyboard manufacturer doing this in 2011 is pretty low.

I predict the next Steelseries 8g will be USB.
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post #15 of 41
Get a Razer (Belkin) n52te game controller if you want it for games

Supports macros and is very comfortable for the hand and wrist
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Get a Razer (Belkin) n52te game controller if you want it for games

Supports macros and is very comfortable for the hand and wrist
And has crappy switches, no thanks.

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BTW, whenever I read something about NKRO I wonder if people at the other side of the pond have more fingers than I do or something.

Kinda hard to imagine why would anyone need more than 3-4 KRO unless you like to smash the keyboard and look at the result
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I do indeed have 30 fingers, thanks for asking
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post #18 of 41
I've seen some sunbeam and logisys keyboards that might fit the bill, but they're usually of lower quality and have glitchy drivers for the macros and such.
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I've seen some sunbeam and logisys keyboards that might fit the bill, but they're usually of lower quality and have glitchy drivers for the macros and such.
im gonna go ahead and say logisys keyboards would be like their power supplies
 
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post #20 of 41
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im gonna go ahead and say logisys keyboards would be like their power supplies
Well... My GF has one(keyboard, not firecracker Power Supply), and the quality certainly could be better, but it's usable and looks nice.
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