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Hi everyone is now time for me to get a new keyboard. I'm looking for a keyboard that not ultra expensive but dosent have to be 20-30$ either


The keyboard have to be able to get deliver in canada


Whats a would like.
Wired, White Backlight, POssibility to install a RED ESC key, that make a small noise when you type but not too loud either.

Num pad will be nice too, and engrave letter on key will be nice too because paint never last long.


Thanks to everyone.
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I love my Deck Legend Frost. The options are pretty limited when it comes to mechanicals with backlights. A lot, err some, people like the BlackWidows but the blue switches on them can be loud depending on how you type.
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Your limiting factor is your budget. I don't know of any keyboards that meet your requirements other than the aforementioned Deck Legend, and it costs about US$200. What is your actual budget? What are the most important features for you?
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Black widows are definitely pretty loud since they have the Cherry MX Blues. First we need to know what kind of switch you want. Do you want the tactile bump like that of a Cherry Blue or Brown? You can either opt for that or go with a more linear and smooth switch like a Cherry Black. A lot of people will say the linear switch is a better gaming switch because to them it is easier to double tap but in reality it's all personal preference and what feels right to you.

I went with the black widow because I really wanted either blues or browns for that tactile bump. The black widow hit the price point perfectly at $70 and I love it now.

Any keyboard with Cherry switches can get the red escape key but it's going to be after market. The only thing is that the keys themselves might be a little different between the original ones and the new ones.

So in conclusion:
Do you want a linear or tactile switch?
What is your budget?


[Edit]
Reread OP, not going to lie you are a bit too picky for your budget right now. You can get a blue backlight XArmor for around $100. What is your budget?
Edited by VW_TDI_02 - 5/19/11 at 11:30pm
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The tactil bump will be nice to feel and i meanly only browse/msn/manage server etc on my pc so no gaming, at least not with the keyboard.

Like i say i dont have the biggest budget in the world but if you find me the perfect keyboard for 200$ or more, might be interesting too but will have to be perfect.

I presently have a Logitech Di novo Edge and a Revolution MX, wich togheter cost me almost 350+tx when they came out 3-4 years ago.

I've see the HHKB wich look amazing but dosent have a numpad or backlite.

And i forgot i want one that could work PS2 and Usb or USB only. Because the time i fiishing to pay my build i will use it on my keyboard.
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Link to black widow?
    
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i just look at the deck and blackwindows. blackwindow i have to say look nice, the deck (sorry) is really ugly IMO
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