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I'm looking for a mechanical keyboard with red backlighting to replace my Sidewinder X6. Can I get some suggestions please!
    
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The deck has red back lighting. Expensive though :x
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Logitech G510...make it red or any other color you'd like. wait a little while and see if you can get it dented box from logitech. It's tough to beat those deals and everything I've ever gotten that way looked perfectly fine.
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Umm. what kind of switch??
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Deck is the only mech option
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Originally Posted by VW_TDI_02;13889225 
Umm. what kind of switch??

I have no idea, very new to mechanical keyboards.


On a side note, why do people and companies insist on using backlighting that effects your vision, IE blue, purple, yellow... instead of using a color like red that does not effect your night vision at all?
    
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Originally Posted by OfficerMac;13889321 
I have no idea, very new to mechanical keyboards.


On a side note, why do people and companies insist on using backlighting that effects your vision, IE blue, purple, yellow... instead of using a color like red that does not effect your night vision at all?

Everyone likes blue apparently it looks high tech rolleyes.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OfficerMac;13889321 
I have no idea, very new to mechanical keyboards.


On a side note, why do people and companies insist on using backlighting that effects your vision, IE blue, purple, yellow... instead of using a color like red that does not effect your night vision at all?

People have different favorite colors, lol. Well here are the most common switches:

Black: Linear switch that is quiet
Blue: Tactile switch that is clicky
Brown: Tactile switch that is clicky

Definitions:
Tactile: There is a definitive bump in the keystroke that tells you when the key is activated
Linear: No bump and is a smooth key press
Clicky: Makes a clicky noise that indicates that the key is activated
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There's this

http://www.deckkeyboards.com/product_info.php?products_id=53

Then this

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823114018&cm_re=razer_blackwidow-_-23-114-018-_-Product

And this which is not released yet btw

http://www.overclock.net/keyboards/1042348-i-introduce-new-mx-black-switch.html
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