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Originally Posted by Kokin;15553129 
Looks like a backlitless version of it.

Makise Kurisu!! biggrin.gif

Where can I get the backlit version? Is it out yet? I've searched this thread and many people have said they've gotten it but I can't find it anywhere.

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Originally Posted by apav;15553139 
Makise Kurisu!! biggrin.gif

Where can I get the backlit version? Is it out yet? I've searched this thread and many people have said they've gotten it but I can't find it anywhere.
You've got to import it, they're not in stock on TankGuys yet.
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;15553158 
You've got to import it, they're not in stock on TankGuys yet.

Thanks I'm either looking at that or this keyboard:

http://www.techpowerup.com/144124/Mionix-Announces-Zibal-60-Gaming-Mechanical-Keyboard.html

Or even the Deck Legend but I'm not sure if I like the looks.

Is the Ducky Shine worth paying the $10 extra +shipping ( found a link on last page)?

Edit: It's $180 with shipping for the Ducky, I'd probably go for the Mionix then.

Edit again: Same goes for Deck Legend, its the Mionix or something cheaper like the Black Widow.
Edited by apav - 11/2/11 at 11:56pm
post #844 of 1497
The Minonix, Deck, & Ducky boards are all better built than the Razer. They all also have 6KRO (USB) / NKRO (PS/2.)
Razer doesn't.

As for board, go Deck if you want MX-Clears but it'll be around $200 shipped. $190 shipped for the MX-Black versions.
The Mionix board only comes with blacks but is a solid board.
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post #845 of 1497
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;15553273 
The Minonix, Deck, & Ducky boards are all better built than the Razer. They all also have 6KRO (USB) / NKRO (PS/2.)
Razer doesn't.

As for board, go Deck if you want MX-Clears but it'll be around $200 shipped. $190 shipped for the MX-Black versions.
The Mionix board only comes with blacks but is a solid board.

I've never owned a mechanical keyboard, and I heard mx blacks are the most resistant. I hope they aren't too bad for typing! I will be playing rpg's as well so I won't be button mashing like I would normally in fps.. thats the only thing that's holding me back. I hope they feel good!
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Originally Posted by apav;15553358 
I've never owned a mechanical keyboard, and I heard mx blacks are the most resistant. I hope they aren't too bad for typing! I will be playing rpg's as well so I won't be button mashing like I would normally in fps.. thats the only thing that's holding me back. I hope they feel good!
The clears feel better than Blacks IMO; but for someone that's used to rubber domes or stiffer switches in general; it's not that hard to get used to blacks.

On the other hand, if you've been on laptops or chicklet keyboards for awhile, you may wish to look elsewhere. As Black's resistance can easily become tiring to y ou then.
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I feel like blacks aren't very good for typing - I make a lot of typos and accidental keypresses/doubletaps with them. They are exceptional for gaming though, so I don't mind. I have a Das with browns at work which is perfect for typing, but I brought it home and tried gaming on it and it was a little awkward for FPS/RTS stuff.

I think you have to decide what you'll be doing more of, or just get two keyboards. a TKL for gaming while you have a full-size tucked away for regular work might be a good option.. if only we had 2 PS/2 ports on our motherboards wink.gif...

Really happy with my shine and the OCN version will be great!
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Just to put my two cents in on the Mionix. I just bought one and it arrived two days ago. I've never used a mechanical and have been on a laptop for the past 3 years. The two feel miles apart and I already wish I hadn't gotten a keyboard with black switches. I feel finger fatigue very fast coming off of the laptop. I am slowly getting used to it, but I plan on buying a brown or red switch keyboard in the next few months. Besides the Mionix using black switches it is a really good keyboard.
post #849 of 1497
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Originally Posted by Tator Tot;15553380 
The clears feel better than Blacks IMO; but for someone that's used to rubber domes or stiffer switches in general; it's not that hard to get used to blacks.

On the other hand, if you've been on laptops or chicklet keyboards for awhile, you may wish to look elsewhere. As Black's resistance can easily become tiring to y ou then.

Since you're the pro around here what type of switches do you recomend if i'm coming from a logitech illuminated keyboard? Mine is getting worn out and i plan on getting a ducky shine when they have white led available. I tried going back to my saitek eclipse II but it was hard to adjust back because i had to press so hard on the keys and i kept making typos. I had the opposite problem when I first got the logitech illuminated cause i used to press really hard and the keys would come off.
post #850 of 1497
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Originally Posted by Bundy;15540564 
My Shine has 5 brightness settings.

Same.
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