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Cheapest. Not the best looking.

http://cgi.ebay.com/TG3-Data911-Back...#ht_917wt_1135
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Originally Posted by B757
http://www.staples.com/office/suppli...1&fromUrl=home
LOL

Thing is. Let's say I get a mechanical keyboard, cheapest one, with a numpad and isn't ugly, about $80 for the regular black widow. +$30 for the first lamp on that page, =$110. For only another $10 I can then get the cheapest mechanical backlit keyboard.
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Originally Posted by magna2224
No numpad, that's definitely a con. And Definitely not even good looking. lol
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LOL
No numpad, that's definitely a con. And Definitely not even good looking. lol
Might be a con for you, but a lot of people actually like ten keyless keyboards (no numpad)
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What in the world is a unicomp keyboard? Lol Forgive me, but I've never heard about those.
Basically it's a modern IBM Model M. A company called Unicomp now owns the rights to the Model M.
Google it
http://www.pckeyboard.com/
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Quote:
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What in the world is a unicomp keyboard? Lol Forgive me, but I've never heard about those.

Are mechanical key boards really necessary? Does any one feel like it improves their game? I mean if it doesn't, the sidewinder and cyborg would be great choices for me. I mean the only reason I'd get anything more than that if I try and don't like a mechanical keyboard much, would be because they don't let you pick the LED color where as the logitech G110 does. Green LED keyboard would be pretty sweet since for my next rig I am heavily considering the CM HAF X Nvidia edition. That's off topic though, let's stick with keyboards por favor
Unfortunately, the G110 will only allow you to choose colors between red and blue. The only Logitech keyboards that allow you to choose any color between red, blue, and green are the G510 and the G19.
If you're looking for a green backlit mechanical keyboard, your best bet is the Mionix Zibal 60 or the Deck Legend Toxic.
I suggest picking up a Filco from Amazon if you want to try out a mechanical keyboard. Amazon's return policy is great, so you can return it after a week or two of trying it out. You'll just have to eat the return shipping.
Edited by VanillaCena - 5/30/11 at 12:27pm
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Thread Starter 
How much is the Mionix Zibal?

What would be the cheapest non mechanical can-be-green backlit keyboard?
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The Zibal isn't out yet but it's announced at $150 when it does come out (June). It may turn out to cost less than that, you know how MSRPs are.
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That was my guess. :/ I wish they didn't have to be so expensive just because they are mechanical >_> Any ideas on the cheapest non mechanical green back lit key board?
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